Archinect - News 2016-09-26T21:56:03-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/149969888/n-all-mclaughlin-wins-riba-2016-charles-jencks-award Níall McLaughlin wins RIBA 2016 Charles Jencks Award Justine Testado 2016-09-21T18:43:00-04:00 >2016-09-21T18:48:07-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/iq/iqsgy70dm0bqpje1.jpg" width="514" height="514" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>&ldquo;For me, architectural practice includes drawing, writing and building as interlinked activities. It is a continual ferrying between an engagement in the natural processes required to bring something reliable and concrete into being, and the need to clear a space for the expression of doubt, possibility and a half-glimpsed ideal...I am very grateful for the recognition.&rdquo; &mdash; N&iacute;all McLaughlin</p></em><br /><br /><p>The RIBA revealed&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/16093/niall-mclaughlin-architects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">N&iacute;all McLaughlin</a> as the 2016 Charles Jencks Award recipient today.&nbsp;Named after landscape designer and architectural theorist Charles Jencks, the award recognizes an individual or practice for their recent major contributions to architectural theory and practice simultaneously.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/9c/9cm6l2p746aiozjp.jpg"><br><em>Bishop Edward King Chapel. Photo &copy; Nick Kane.</em></p><p>Most recently, McLaughlin <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/141742651/ireland-s-niall-mclaughlin-architects-to-focus-on-designing-for-alzheimer-s-in-2016-venice-biennale" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">represented Ireland</a> in the 2016 Venice Biennale with his&nbsp;&lsquo;Losing Myself&rsquo; installation, which focuses on the spatial experiences of people with Alzheimer's. His firm also won the RIBA Stephen Lawrence Prize last year.</p><p>Find out more&nbsp;<a href="http://bustler.net/news/5165/n-all-mclaughlin-wins-the-2016-riba-jencks-award" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">on Bustler</a>.</p><p>Previously on Archinect:</p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/134644835/herzog-de-meuron-named-2015-riba-jencks-award-winners" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Herzog &amp; de Meuron named 2015 RIBA Jencks Award winners</a></p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/84291195/benedetta-tagliabue-wins-2013-riba-jencks-award" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Benedetta Tagliabue wins 2013 RIBA Jencks Award</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149969598/steven-holl-paulo-mendes-da-rocha-and-adc-young-guns-are-among-this-week-s-winners Steven Holl, Paulo Mendes da Rocha, and ADC Young Guns are among this week's winners Justine Testado 2016-09-20T19:30:00-04:00 >2016-09-22T23:20:55-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ka/kaz7djma34rghjgw.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Every week, we highlight some of the most recent news in competition-winning projects, commissions, awards, shortlists, and events on&nbsp;<a href="http://www.bustler.net/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>&nbsp;from the previous week that are worth checking out.</p><p>Check out recap #125 for the week of September 12-16, 2016.</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/5142/paulo-mendes-da-rocha-wins-2016-praemium-imperiale-award" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Paulo Mendes da Rocha wins 2016 Praemium Imperiale Award</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/ys/yssj2tstk3pgvpq8.jpg"></p><p>Pritzker laureate Paulo Mendes da Rocha will receive yet another prestigious prize: the Japan Art Association's 2016 Praemium Imperiale Award. Recent winners of the architecture award include Dominique Perrault and Steven Holl.</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/5149/steven-holl-named-2016-daylight-award-architecture-laureate" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Steven Holl named 2016 Daylight Award Architecture laureate</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/8d/8dn9z9jxutxfmwud.jpg"></p><p>Speaking of Steven Holl, he was named the Architecture laureate of the 2016 Daylight Award for his &ldquo;experiential and emotive architecture&rdquo; through light.&nbsp;The&nbsp;Research Award will go to&nbsp;Marilyne Andersen, Dean of the School of Architecture, Civil and Environmental Engineering at EPFL.</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/5143/winners-of-the-2016-adc-young-guns-award" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Winners of the 2016 ADC Young Guns Award</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/dg/dgs8mc17g3yhnd6j.jpg"></p><p>Every year, the Art Directors Club distinguishes rising creative talent under ag...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149969592/the-search-is-on-for-the-uk-holocaust-memorial-design-team The search is on for the UK Holocaust Memorial design team Justine Testado 2016-09-20T18:32:00-04:00 >2016-09-22T23:20:33-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/zm/zm72axbfbs8x6u1u.jpg" width="514" height="771" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Britain may soon have its own national memorial dedicated to Holocaust victims and survivors. Prime Minister Theresa May recently announced the official launch of the [UK] Holocaust Memorial international competition...The winning team will design the new Memorial and a below-ground public Learning Centre located beside Parliament in London's Victoria Tower Gardens. Plans for the memorial competition were first revealed by David Cameron this past January.</p></em><br /><br /><p>More on Archinect:</p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/147370852/frank-gehry-and-maya-lin-find-their-ancestral-roots-on-pbs" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Frank Gehry and Maya Lin find their ancestral roots on PBS</a></p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/115812125/winner-of-the-canadian-national-memorial-to-victims-of-communism" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Winner of the Canadian National Memorial to Victims of Communism</a></p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/113367275/proposal-for-the-future-of-auschwitz-birkenau" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Proposal for the future of Auschwitz-Birkenau</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149968542/12-aia-cae-awardees-riba-client-of-the-year-nominees-and-more-in-this-week-s-competition-recap 12 AIA CAE awardees, RIBA Client of the Year nominees, and more in this week's competition recap Justine Testado 2016-09-14T14:30:00-04:00 >2016-09-18T22:36:52-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/xl/xlz2ei80p2vk8uec.jpg" width="514" height="500" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Every week, we highlight some of the most recent news in competition-winning projects, commissions, awards, shortlists, and events on&nbsp;<a href="http://www.bustler.net/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>&nbsp;from the previous week that are worth checking out.</p><p>Here's midweek recap #124 for the week of September 6-9, 2016.</p><p><strong><a href="http://bustler.net/news/5120/riba-announces-2016-client-of-the-year-shortlist" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">RIBA announces 2016 Client of the Year shortlist</a></strong></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/w4/w4sireta7xmgccto.jpg"></p><p>Four clients for four projects were revealed as the nominees for the yearly RIBA award. The award recognizes&nbsp;the positive impact that clients can create&nbsp;for their local communities.</p><p><strong><a href="http://bustler.net/news/5135/rogers-partners-marlon-blackwell-gensler-among-2016-aia-cae-awardees" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Rogers Partners, Marlon Blackwell, Gensler among 2016 AIA CAE Awardees</a></strong></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/aq/aqkg8dj9d90sxc5u.jpg"></p><p>Just in time for back-to-school season, the AIA&nbsp;Committee on Architecture for Education celebrated another winning set of schools across the U.S. (and one in Canada) that were deemed as exemplary models for educational spaces.</p><p><strong><a href="http://bustler.net/news/5126/the-met-celebrates-manus-x-machina-another-blockbuster-exhibition" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The Met celebrates &ldquo;Manus x Machina&rdquo;, another blockbuster exhibition</a></strong></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/jo/jo8vcv34elaue9wz.jpg"></p><p>From the star-studded gala to its closing day, The Met's Manus x Machina exhibition was a glamorous affair. Designed by OMA partner Shohei Shigematsu...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149968339/paulo-mendes-da-rocha-wins-the-2016-praemium-imperiale-award Paulo Mendes da Rocha wins the 2016 Praemium Imperiale Award Justine Testado 2016-09-13T14:39:00-04:00 >2016-09-18T22:35:31-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/6h/6hmplysfoix4qs3l.jpg" width="514" height="341" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>A few months after winning the honorable 2016 Venice Biennale Golden Lion, Pritzker laureate Paulo Mendes da Rocha was announced today as the architecture recipient of the Japan Art Association's Praemium Imperiale International Arts Award for 2016. Comparable to the Nobel Peace Prize in prestige, the Praemium award celebrates extraordinary [lifetime] achievement [in the arts].</p></em><br /><br /><p>Well known for his elegant use of concrete and steel, here's a peek at some of da Rocha's projects:</p><p>National Coach Museum, 2015. Lisbon, Portugal</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/29/29w5s8t7kkv4dby4.jpg"></p><p>Patriarch Square Portico, 2002. S&atilde;o Paulo, Brazil</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/hr/hr0qqfs221jkxh8o.jpg"></p><p>Pinacoteca do Estado de S&atilde;o Paulo, 1993, S&atilde;o Paulo, Brazil. Courtesy of Japan Art Association</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/wl/wl7ro65lqmz5bwc1.jpg"></p><p>More details <a href="http://bustler.net/news/5142/paulo-mendes-da-rocha-wins-2016-praemium-imperiale-award" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">on Bustler</a>.</p><p>Previously on Archinect:</p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/139474588/dominique-perrault-presented-with-the-2015-praemium-imperiale-gold-medal-for-architecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Dominique Perrault presented with the 2015 Praemium Imperiale gold medal for architecture</a></p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/111338785/steven-holl-receives-praemium-imperiale-international-arts-medal-for-architecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Steven Holl receives Praemium Imperiale International Arts medal for architecture</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149968125/2017-skyscraper-competition-call-for-submissions 2017 Skyscraper Competition - Call For Submissions Sponsor 2016-09-13T09:00:00-04:00 >2016-09-17T00:43:55-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/pr/prug7o4el1mzfh4g.jpg" width="514" height="428" border="0" title="" alt="" /><a href="http://www.evolo.us/featured/registration-2017-skyscraper-competition/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/uploads/it/itytox4m50c4exq0.png"></a><em><strong>This post is brought to you by <a href="http://www.evolo.us/featured/registration-2017-skyscraper-competition/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">2017 Skyscraper Competition</a>.</strong></em><br>&nbsp;<p><strong>eVolo Magazine</strong> is pleased to invite architects, students, engineers, designers, and artists from around the globe to take part in the <strong><a href="http://www.evolo.us/featured/registration-2017-skyscraper-competition/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">2017 Skyscraper Competition</a></strong>. Established in 2006, the annual Skyscraper Competition is one of the world&rsquo;s most prestigious awards for high-rise architecture. It recognizes outstanding ideas that redefine skyscraper design through the implementation of novel technologies, materials, programs, aesthetics, and spatial organizations along with studies on globalization, flexibility, adaptability, and the digital revolution. It is a forum that examines the relationship between the skyscraper and the natural world, the skyscraper and the community, and the skyscraper and the city.</p><p><strong>SCHEDULE</strong></p><ul><li><strong><a href="http://www.evolo.us/featured/registration-2017-skyscraper-competition/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">November 15, 2016 - Early registration deadline</a></strong></li><li>January 24, 2017 - Late registration deadline</li><li>February 7, 2017 - Project submission deadline</li><li>April 4, 2017 - Winner's announcement</li></ul><p><strong>JURY</strong></p><p><strong>Eric Bunge</strong> [principal <em>nArchitects</em>]&nbsp;<br><strong>E...</strong></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149967756/vote-now-for-the-aia-2016-i-look-up-people-s-choice-award-film Vote now for the AIA 2016 I Look Up People's Choice Award film Justine Testado 2016-09-09T18:41:00-04:00 >2016-09-14T23:15:15-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/do/doga0atzqqerinn7.jpg" width="514" height="271" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Architects and filmmakers team up in the AIA's yearly I Look Up Film Challenge to create a short film responding to the open-ended prompt of &ldquo;demonstrating architecture as a solution&rdquo;...the second edition made its return with double the number of submissions. While the competition jury will decide which submissions will win the top prizes (expected to be announced this month), the public can take part in the People's Choice Award.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Voting is open now until October 3. Find more details <a href="http://bustler.net/news/5133/vote-now-for-the-people-s-choice-award-in-the-2016-i-look-up-film-challenge" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">on Bustler</a>.</p><p>More on Archinect:</p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149963381/watch-the-official-trailer-for-tomas-koolhaas-upcoming-documentary-rem" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Watch the official trailer for Tomas Koolhaas' upcoming documentary, 'REM'</a></p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/139113943/a-terrible-enjoyable-bloody-business-the-influential-films-of-charles-and-ray-eames" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">A &ldquo;terrible, enjoyable bloody business&rdquo;: the influential films of Charles and Ray Eames</a></p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/128328716/feast-your-eyes-on-do-ho-suh-s-immersive-home-installations-in-this-short-film" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Feast your eyes on Do Ho Suh's immersive home installations in this short film</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149966981/designs-of-the-year-nominees-stephen-lawrence-prize-shortlist-and-more-in-this-week-s-competition-recap Designs of the Year nominees, Stephen Lawrence Prize shortlist, and more in this week's competition recap Justine Testado 2016-09-06T15:12:00-04:00 >2016-09-14T15:31:08-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/0x/0xvnwvbq0ihrix5f.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>At the start of every week, we highlight some of the most recent news in competition-winning projects, commissions, awards, shortlists, and events on&nbsp;the newly redesigned&nbsp;<a href="http://www.bustler.net/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>&nbsp;from the previous week that are worth checking out.</p><p>Among last week's London-filled competition highlights, RIBA announced the projects going head-to-head for the 2016 Stephen Lawrence Prize. The Design Museum also revealed a lengthy nomination list of well-known firms and emerging talent for Designs of the Year. Read on for recap #123:</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/5116/design-museum-reveals-2016-beazley-designs-of-the-year-nominees" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Design Museum reveals 2016 Beazley Designs of the Year nominees</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/cr/crey8g4xlt07tj0b.jpg"></p><p>Back for its ninth installment, the Design Museum's slightly renamed Beazley Designs of the Year Award revealed&nbsp;more than 70 fascinating nominated designs.&nbsp;Bjarke Ingels Group, MAD, Herzog &amp; de Meuron, OMA, and Grafton Architects are some of the Architecture category nominees.</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/5114/six-shortlisted-for-2016-stephen-lawrence-prize" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Six shortlisted for 2016 Stephen Lawrence Prize</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/nh/nhsg9c0e2ls6jhbk.jpg"></p><p>Established in memory of aspiring architect Stephen Lawrence, the prize recognizes the best UK...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149966545/oma-mad-herzog-de-meuron-among-2016-designs-of-the-year-architecture-nominees OMA, MAD, Herzog & de Meuron among 2016 Designs of the Year architecture nominees Justine Testado 2016-09-02T19:27:00-04:00 >2016-09-06T12:18:48-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ap/apcqiepnlhsxz8yt.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The Designs of the Year Award always presents a flurry of memorable projects, from Zaha Hadid's Heydar Aliyev Center to human organs-on-chips...Established by London's Design Museum, the slightly renamed Beazley Designs of the Year Award celebrates the most innovative global design in Architecture, Digital, Fashion, Graphic, Product and Transport from the last 12 months.</p></em><br /><br /><p>The 2016&nbsp;Designs of the Year Award competition is in full swing, with more than 70 projects on the nomination list.&nbsp;Will another architecture project be crowned as the overall winner next January, joining Zaha Hadid's <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/103107452/zaha-hadid-wins-the-design-museum-s-designs-of-the-year-award-2014" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Heydar Aliyev Center</a>?&nbsp;Here are a few of the Architecture nominees:</p><p>Fondazione Prada. Designer: OMA.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/4a/4axra4ah1xne0gb7.jpg"></p><p>VIA 57 West.&nbsp;Designer: BIG - Bjarke Ingels Group.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/ly/lyqmynsgxf5nq54t.jpg"></p><p>Arena for Learning, UTEC, Lima, Peru. Designer: Grafton Architects.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/fj/fjlu6dtsqdmusogi.jpg"></p><p>Better Shelter. Designers: Johan Karlsson, Founder &amp; Interim MD; Dennis Kanter, Designer; Christian Gustafsson, Industrial Designer; John van Leer, Engineer and Industrial Designer; Tim de Haas, Head of Technology; IKEA Foundation, Partner; UNHCR, Partner.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/uq/uqodptgsbyixnkyo.jpg"></p><p>Nida house in Navidad (Chile). Designers: Mauricio Pezo, Principal Architect; Sofia von Ellrichshausen, Principal Architect; Diego Perez, Collaborator Architect; Carlos Atala, Client; Ricardo Ballesta, Builder.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/v2/v26p1giafl8ouc61.jpg"></p><p>Tate Modern Switch House. Designer: Herzog &amp; de Meuron.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/us/us77j4g9m2869is7.jpg"></p><p><em>(cover image)</em>&nbsp;Harbin Opera House by MAD Arch...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149966395/riba-announces-2016-stephen-lawrence-prize-shortlist RIBA announces 2016 Stephen Lawrence Prize shortlist Justine Testado 2016-09-01T18:01:00-04:00 >2016-09-05T00:20:08-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/rr/rrqusufbm6ml53l8.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>It's already that time of year again when RIBA reveals the Stephen Lawrence Prize shortlist. The Marco Goldschmied Foundation established the annual prize in 1998 in memory of Stephen Lawrence, a teenager who aspired to become an architect but whose life tragically ended when he was murdered in 1993. The prize recognizes the best UK-based projects designed by emerging talent and was built with a construction budget of less than &pound;1 million.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Six projects made it onto this year's shortlist:</p><p>Exhibition Mews, Hampshire by Ash Sakula Architects</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/rq/rq9bosav10unev7e.jpg"></p><p>House of Trace, London by Tsuruta Architects</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/ta/ta8znyb67wxynryb.jpg"></p><p>Mellor Primary School, Stockport by Sarah Wigglesworth Architects</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/73/738ajpqcc3irg1sz.jpg"></p><p>Modern Side Extension, London by Coffey Architects</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/nk/nko0f68cbq97xp6f.jpg"></p><p>The Observatory, Hampshire by Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/xj/xjek8bv568ae39ch.jpg"></p><p>Tin House, London by Henning Stummel Architects</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/lz/lzi2uj0pe2ckyx2n.jpg"></p><p>More details <a href="http://bustler.net/news/5114/six-shortlisted-for-2016-stephen-lawrence-prize" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">on Bustler</a>.</p><p>More RIBA award news on Archinect:</p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149957645/riba-2016-stirling-prize-shortlist-announced-includes-herzog-de-meuron-wilkinson-eyre" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">RIBA 2016 Stirling Prize Shortlist announced: includes Herzog &amp; de Meuron, Wilkinson Eyre</a></p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149953365/riba-reveals-46-stunning-projects-as-2016-national-awardees" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">RIBA reveals 46 stunning projects as 2016 National Awardees</a></p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/111506058/the-2014-winners-of-the-manser-medal-and-stephen-lawrence-prize" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The 2014 winners of the Manser Medal and Stephen Lawrence Prize</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149965818/fuller-challenge-finalists-17th-international-garden-festival-winners-and-more-in-this-week-s-competition-event-recap Fuller Challenge finalists, 17th International Garden Festival winners, and more in this week's competition + event recap Justine Testado 2016-08-30T09:00:00-04:00 >2016-09-04T11:57:48-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/y3/y3tpuv0cbbfq5lji.jpg" width="514" height="385" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Just like that, August is coming to a close.&nbsp;At the start of every week, we highlight some of the most recent news in competition-winning projects, commissions, awards, shortlists, and events on&nbsp;the newly redesigned&nbsp;<a href="http://www.bustler.net/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>&nbsp;from the previous week that are worth checking out.</p><p>In case you missed any of these competition and event highlights over the last two weeks, here's recap #122:</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/5097/final-six-revealed-for-2016-fuller-challenge" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Final six revealed for 2016 Fuller Challenge</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/66/665kv67hlxtv429e.jpg"></p><p>And then there were six. The Buckminster Fuller Institute revealed the final initiatives that still have a chance at winning the $100,000 grand prize. Each project focuses on a different pressing issue, so it seems like the competition is anyone's game at this stage.</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/5086/feast-your-eyes-on-this-sleek-trade-center-by-hallucinate-a-2016-inside-shortlister" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Feast your eyes on this sleek trade center by HALLUCINATE, a 2016 INSIDE shortlister</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/iv/ivzxy22dlo4kpvb8.jpg"></p><p>Shenzhen-based practice HALLUCINATE earned a spot on the 2016 INSIDE: World Festival of Interiors shortlist with their eye-catching design for&nbsp;The&nbsp;Midwest Inland Port Financial Town, an industrial trade center in China'...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149964795/2016-fuller-challenge-finalists-announced 2016 Fuller Challenge finalists announced Justine Testado 2016-08-23T12:32:00-04:00 >2016-09-01T00:37:37-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/3r/3rblsvhbtcjjpl26.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Multi-disciplinary teams from across the globe work hard for a chance to win the $100,000 Fuller Challenge grand prize that will help implement their initiative. Last month, the Buckminster Fuller Institute revealed 19 hopeful initiatives who were shortlisted for the 2016 cycle. Now, that competition pool has narrowed down to the final six.</p></em><br /><br /><p><strong>CommuniTree by Taking Root</strong></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/tx/txgzv5wimhkasyyx.jpg"></p><p><strong>Cooperaci&oacute;n Comunitaria</strong></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/ez/ezqdlj0xht3tar5s.jpg"></p><p><strong>The Rainforest Solutions Project</strong></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/zg/zgp8jjrzf80bri85.jpg"></p><p><strong>Una Hakika by the Sentinel Project</strong></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/ig/igko6yec8ok652eb.jpg"></p><p><strong>The Urban Death Project</strong></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/pf/pfrb4n8zi9cehalx.jpg"></p><p>(cover image)<strong>&nbsp;Waterbank Schools by PITCHAfrica</strong></p><p>Read more about the finalists&nbsp;<a href="http://bustler.net/news/5097/final-six-revealed-for-2016-fuller-challenge" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">on Bustler</a>.</p><p>Previously:</p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/141511609/fuller-challenge-winner-says-his-greenwave-3d-ocean-farm-concept-could-feed-the-world" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Fuller Challenge winner says his GreenWave 3D ocean farm concept "could feed the world"</a></p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/139534854/greenwave-s-3d-ocean-farm-initiative-wins-the-2015-buckminster-fuller-challenge" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">GreenWave's 3D ocean farm initiative wins the 2015 Buckminster Fuller Challenge</a></p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/111957364/living-breakwaters-wins-2014-buckminster-fuller-challenge" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Living Breakwaters wins 2014 Buckminster Fuller Challenge</a></p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/122124114/seattle-architect-seeks-to-redesign-america-s-burial-landscape" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Seattle architect seeks to redesign America's burial landscape</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149963430/sn-hetta-and-the-new-york-state-pavilion-awardees-are-among-this-week-s-winners Snøhetta and the New York State Pavilion awardees are among this week's winners Justine Testado 2016-08-15T20:11:00-04:00 >2016-09-14T15:31:01-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/hn/hntbw311bql4v4tz.jpg" width="514" height="644" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>At the start of every week, we highlight some of the most recent news in competition-winning projects, commissions, awards, shortlists, and events on&nbsp;the newly redesigned&nbsp;<a href="http://www.bustler.net/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>&nbsp;from the previous week that are worth checking out.</p><p>Here's recap #121 for the week of August 8-12, 2016.</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/5076/first-look-at-sn-hetta-s-winning-magic-box-concept-for-banque-libano-francaise" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>First look at Sn&oslash;hetta's winning &ldquo;Magic Box&rdquo; concept for Banque Libano Francaise</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/q5/q51pf3v9snucykf3.jpg"></p><p>Sn&oslash;hetta is making their mark on Lebanese soil with their &ldquo;Magic Box&rdquo; concept for the Banque Libano Francaise's Beirut office, which literally carves out the distinction between public and private space to create a stronger sense of community.</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/5070/the-new-york-state-pavilion-winning-ideas-have-been-revealed" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>The New York State Pavilion winning ideas have been revealed!</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/d9/d9s5w00hykk982xr.jpg"></p><p>The question still holds: What should happen to Philip Johnson's &ldquo;Tent of Tomorrow&rdquo;?&nbsp;From a burger museum to a Metro station to variations of botanical gardens,&nbsp;entrants worldwide sent their boldest ideas on repurposing the historic New York State Pavilion into a new public space.&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/5072/design-a-wall-separating-donald-trump-from-the-u-s-call-for-ideas-now-open" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Design a wall separating Donald Trump from the U....</strong></a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149962340/design-a-wall-that-separates-trump-from-the-u-s-in-this-call-for-ideas Design a wall that separates Trump from the U.S. in this call for ideas Justine Testado 2016-08-09T17:51:00-04:00 >2016-08-15T16:01:18-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/25/25qtxbkr8nygtpda.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Amid everything that Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump continues to recklessly spew, one of the milestones in his circus of a campaign is his apparent plans to build the U.S./Mexico border wall... Competition creator Reality Cues turns the tables in their newest installment: Good Walls Make Good Neighbors, Mr. Trump. The objective is pretty straightforward: Design a wall that separates Mr. Trump from the rest of the U.S.</p></em><br /><br /><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/7c/7ctrvnew7wkl2mk8.jpg"></p><p>&ldquo;We want to ask questions more than produce answers,&rdquo; Reality Cues emphasizes in the brief.&nbsp;Curious? Learn more about their latest snarky competition&nbsp;<a href="http://bustler.net/news/5072/design-a-wall-separating-donald-trump-from-the-u-s-call-for-ideas-now-open" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">on Bustler</a>.</p><p>More on Archinect:</p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149961829/donald-trump-usher-of-america-s-postindustrial-urban-blight" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Donald Trump, usher of America's postindustrial urban blight</a></p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149961325/donald-trump-is-architecture-s-nightmare-client" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Donald Trump is architecture's nightmare client</a></p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/89295240/eco-porn-competition-results-expose-the-sassy-side-of-green-architecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Eco-Porn Competition results expose the sassy side of green architecture</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149962262/olson-kundig-junya-ishigami-and-the-aia-national-healthcare-design-awardees-are-among-this-week-s-winners Olson Kundig, Junya Ishigami, and the AIA National Healthcare Design Awardees are among this week's winners Justine Testado 2016-08-09T13:24:00-04:00 >2016-08-12T00:50:07-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/oq/oqgt4u485zgp83pg.jpg" width="514" height="342" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>At the start of every week, we highlight some of the most recent news in competition-winning projects, commissions, awards, shortlists, and events on&nbsp;the newly redesigned&nbsp;<a href="http://www.bustler.net/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>&nbsp;from the previous week that are worth checking out.&nbsp;</p><p>With the <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/4005/olympics" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Summer Olympics</a> already underway, competition surely hasn't simmered down in architecture. Check out recap #120 for the week of August 1-5, 2016.</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/5054/2016-structural-awards-shortlist-highlights" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>2016 Structural Awards shortlist highlights</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/4f/4fxq1jax7lot3f1b.jpg"></p><p>The shortlist is out for the next edition of the Structural Awards, and competition is as fierce as ever. See the creme of the crop of structural engineering face off in the industry's most prestigious awards.&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/5061/first-glimpse-olson-kundig-s-winning-noah-s-ark-concept-for-the-jewish-museum-berlin" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>First glimpse: Olson Kundig's winning Noah's Ark concept for the Jewish Museum Berlin</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/8n/8na8leq1jyfcmyd0.jpg"></p><p>Alan Maskin of Seattle-based Olson Kundig Architects won the commission to design the Jewish Museum Berlin's upcoming Children's Museum, which will be a Noah's Ark-themed space with &ldquo;interactive installations [that appeal] to the imagination and scientific elements [that] e...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149962128/a-glimpse-of-the-winning-new-york-state-pavilion-revival-ideas A glimpse of the winning New York State Pavilion revival ideas Justine Testado 2016-08-08T17:06:00-04:00 >2016-08-09T23:08:05-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/eh/ehvs7eeoi2w3wm91.jpg" width="514" height="514" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Architects and non-architects alike sent their boldest ideas on how they would revive the Philip Johnson-designed [New York State Pavilion] into a contemporary public space. From a burger museum to a Metro station to variations of botanical gardens, after reviewing over 250 submissions the jury awarded the coveted first prize to &ldquo;Hanging Meadows&rdquo; by Aidan Doyle and Sarah Wan of Seattle.</p></em><br /><br /><p>The results are out for the New York State Pavilion Ideas Competition! As expected, the open ideas competition attracted an interesting mix of submissions envisioning how the New York World's Fair icon should be repurposed.&nbsp;Here's a glimpse of the top three prize winners.</p><p>1ST PLACE: Hanging Meadows by Aidan Doyle and Sarah Wan, Seattle, WA</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/5q/5qpq5wzknrx44k8b.jpg"></p><p>2ND PLACE: Civic Hub by Javier Salinas, New York, NY</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/u1/u1m752k1hkzoi4oo.jpg"></p><p>3RD PLACE: Pavilion for the Community by Rishi Kejrewal and Shaurya Sharma, Bhopal, India</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/h2/h2tdpv7c3f7wyasb.jpg"></p><p>Find out more<a href="http://bustler.net/news/5070/the-new-york-state-pavilion-winning-ideas-have-been-revealed" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"> on Bustler</a>.</p><p>Previously:&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149956295/another-chance-at-re-envisioning-philip-johnson-s-tent-of-tomorrow" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Another chance at re-envisioning Philip Johnson's &ldquo;Tent of Tomorrow&rdquo;</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149961625/transforming-the-bao-an-g107-into-a-multi-modal-organic-highway Transforming the Bao'an G107 into a multi-modal “organic highway” Justine Testado 2016-08-04T19:12:00-04:00 >2016-08-06T07:07:00-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/hq/hq7eqbsiu361co2n.jpg" width="514" height="329" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>[T]he city of Bao'an in Shenzhen is setting its sights on revamping the 30 kilometer, 12-lane G107 highway...By rethinking the notion of a highway and envisioned with a series of utopian-like renderings, [Avoid Obvious Architects + Tetra Architects &amp; Planners] proposed &ldquo;a smaller, more fluid, multi-layered thoroughfare that will be a spectacular starting point of growth for an organic smart city.&rdquo;</p></em><br /><br /><p>Here's a preview of their proposal:</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/x8/x8gmxcp3ar2c4514.jpg"></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/z1/z1kk6ufi6i5sv8i1.jpg"></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/yg/ygvveiwand4e16hm.jpg"></p><p>Find more of the project&nbsp;<a href="http://bustler.net/news/5063/redeveloping-the-bao-an-g107-into-an-organic-highway" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">on Bustler</a>. You can also watch the video below.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149961407/olson-kundig-will-design-the-noah-s-ark-themed-children-s-museum-for-the-jewish-museum-berlin Olson Kundig will design the Noah's Ark-themed Children's Museum for the Jewish Museum Berlin Justine Testado 2016-08-03T20:25:00-04:00 >2016-08-10T00:01:53-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/bb/bbz7msdgsny1t8jx.jpg" width="514" height="252" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Noah's Ark will be <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149957994/leroy-s-ark-leroy-troyer-the-architect-behind-the-noah-s-ark-replica-at-ark-encounter-kentucky-s-new-biblical-theme-park-on-one-to-one-31" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">brought to life</a> once again in the upcoming Children's Museum on the Jewish Museum Berlin campus. The Jewish Museum Berlin Foundation&nbsp;launched an invite-only international competition this past January wherein participants added their own spin in incorporating the biblical story in their proposals. Late last month, Seattle-based <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/49784837/olson-kundig-architects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Olson Kundig Architects</a> won the commission. Berlin-based Staab Architekten won second place, while Michael Wallraff ZT GmbH of Vienna received third.</p><p>Authored by Olson Kundig owner and principal Alan Maskin, their team's approach to the concept ultimately won the jury's favor with its playful depiction of the essential themes of the Children's Museum. Visitors both young and old will get to experience the museum as if they were Noah, exploring the space through interactive and imaginative installations that tailor to kids ages 5-12 years old.&nbsp;</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/ao/ao5g0dzcjvfr6wab.jpg"><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/nt/nttyhhsonl8skbnf.jpg"></p><p>&ldquo;The design by Olson Kundig has the potential to unpack the biblical story in all its relevance, as ...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149960968/new-ludgate-and-lagi-glasgow-s-wind-forest-are-among-this-week-s-winners New Ludgate and LAGI Glasgow's “Wind Forest“ are among this week's winners Justine Testado 2016-08-02T09:00:00-04:00 >2016-08-09T01:00:01-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/h6/h6ucz18zjnegfv79.jpg" width="514" height="476" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>At the start of every week, we highlight some of the most recent news in competition-winning projects, commissions, awards, shortlists, and events on&nbsp;the newly redesigned&nbsp;<a href="http://www.bustler.net/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>&nbsp;from the previous week that are worth checking out.&nbsp;</p><p>Check out recap #119 for the week of July 25-29, 2016.</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/5033/a-closer-look-at-new-ludgate-the-2016-city-of-london-building-of-the-year" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>A closer look at New Ludgate, the 2016 City of London Building of the Year</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/6h/6hnm5novktoem0k4.jpg"></p><p>Evidently, London is full of beautiful architecture that has created positive impact for its surrounding communities. The City highlights these leading projects annually in their Building of the Year Award, which was presented to the New Ludgate complex designed by&nbsp;Fletcher Priest Architects and&nbsp;Sauerbruch Hutton.</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/5034/the-techno-boreal-wind-forest-wins-the-lagi-glasgow-competition" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>The &ldquo;techno-boreal&rdquo; Wind Forest wins the LAGI Glasgow competition</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/hv/hvk0l7igxgow45ty.jpg"></p><p>The Land Art Generator Initiative recently revealed the results of their Glasgow competition. The winning commission went to the &ldquo;techno-boreal&rdquo; Wind Forest, a group of blade-less wind turbines that the design team says can generate enough electricity for ap...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149959718/the-2016-inside-shortlist-the-aia-hud-secretary-awardees-and-more-in-this-week-s-competition-recap The 2016 INSIDE shortlist, the AIA/HUD Secretary Awardees, and more in this week's competition recap Justine Testado 2016-07-25T14:00:00-04:00 >2016-07-29T00:40:24-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/lu/luxwyb6u63a9kyyj.jpg" width="514" height="692" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>At the start of every week, we highlight some of the most recent news in competition-winning projects, commissions, awards, shortlists, and events on&nbsp;the newly redesigned&nbsp;<a href="http://www.bustler.net/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>&nbsp;from the previous week that are worth checking out.&nbsp;</p><p>Check out recap #118 for the week of July 18-22, 2016.</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/5028/shortlist-highlights-of-the-2016-inside-world-festival-of-interiors" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Shortlist highlights of the 2016 INSIDE: World Festival of Interiors</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/xu/xuoe1z995hc4en9t.jpg"></p><p>Get a peek of which projects are currently leading the competition in this year's INSIDE contest. The just-as-popular sister event of the World Architecture Festival recognizes the best in the international interior design scene from the last year.</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/5025/four-u-s-housing-projects-win-in-2016-aia-hud-secretary-awards" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Four U.S. housing projects win in 2016 AIA/HUD Secretary Awards</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/3t/3t9cex0pvzm3yncq.jpg"></p><p>Highlighting exemplary housing projects throughout the U.S., the AIA and the Office of the Secretary of the HUD awarded David Baker Architects, Landon Bone Baker, buildingcommunity WORKSHOP, and FabCab.</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/5027/reinventing-post-war-housing-concepts-for-syrian-refugees" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Reinventing post-war housing concepts for Syrian refugees</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/ut/utapkrdeai22gya8.jpg"></p><p>What types of housing should be built for refugees returning to their home...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149959357/2016-inside-world-festival-of-interiors-shortlist-highlights 2016 INSIDE: World Festival of Interiors shortlist highlights Justine Testado 2016-07-22T15:25:00-04:00 >2016-07-22T18:27:59-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/0v/0vsf7a59fhqtfwly.jpg" width="514" height="296" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>If you're all about staying updated on the most talented interior designers around the globe, look out for the <a href="http://www.insidefestival.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">INSIDE: World Festival of Interiors</a>. Returning this fall, the just-as-popular sister event to the <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149950260/last-chance-to-submit-your-world-architecture-festival-2016-entries" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">World Architecture Festival</a> recognizes some of the most outstanding projects in the international interior design scene from the last 12 months.</p><p>Most recently, INSIDE revealed a competitive shortlist of 63 projects. Get a glimpse of some of the projects below:</p><p>Bar &amp; Restaurants: MARU | Taipei, Taiwan by Chen Interior Design</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/sc/sc9ctlp81a6g8l1e.jpg"></p><p>Creative Re-use: Riverside Centre | Brisbane, Australia by K.P.D.O.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/bn/bnepzgwljo67t1yp.jpg"></p><p>Hotels: Grand Hyatt Playa del Carmen Spa | Playa del Carmen, Mexico by Sordo Madaleno y Asociodos SC</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/2g/2g71rpu52gj0rp6q.jpg"></p><p>Office: MIDWEST INLAND PORT FINANCIAL TOWN | Xi'an, China by Hallucinate</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/im/impe6l4t61is0psd.jpg"></p><p>Civic: METEOR CINEMA | Guangzhou, China by One Plus Partnership Limited</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/t7/t7btyz5g0km8xsjf.jpg"></p><p>Office: Auer | New Taipei City, Taiwan by X-Line Design Co. Ltd.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/zg/zgmh81dvo8xyym3h.jpg"></p><p>Hotels: Ovolo Woolloomooloo | Sydney, Australia by HASSELL</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/rz/rzi98ve0kif2wze1.jpg"></p><p>Residential: SP Penthouse | S&atilde;o P...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149958464/peter-barber-architects-and-studio-daniel-libeskind-are-among-this-week-s-many-winners Peter Barber Architects and Studio Daniel Libeskind are among this week's many winners Justine Testado 2016-07-18T15:33:00-04:00 >2016-07-24T22:46:28-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/0v/0v4rpfvwo3st43y8.jpg" width="514" height="289" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>At the start of every week, we highlight some of the most recent news in competition-winning projects, commissions, awards, shortlists, and events on&nbsp;the newly redesigned&nbsp;<a href="http://www.bustler.net/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>&nbsp;from the previous week that are worth checking out.&nbsp;</p><p>Have a look at recap #117 for the week of July 11-15, 2016.</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/5016/daniel-libeskind-to-design-shiny-mixed-use-complex-in-vilnius" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Daniel Libeskind to design shiny mixed-use complex in Vilnius</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/9m/9m2hsfoyz0r4sdpx.jpg"></p><p>Daniel Libeskind is making his mark &mdash; in all its signature jagged, geometric wonder &mdash; throughout the Lithuanian capital of Vilnius. Most recently Studio Libeskind won the competition to design a new mixed-use building complex. Any thoughts on the design?</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/5011/riba-announces-2016-stirling-prize-shortlist" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>RIBA announces 2016 Stirling Prize shortlist</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/ek/ek2ck63bw95s8pgs.jpg"></p><p>And then there were six. RIBA is down to the six shortlisted projects competing for the prestigious Stirling Prize, including a revamped historic library at Oxford and a gallery for Damien Hurst's private collection, to name a few.</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/5010/the-winning-results-of-the-new-london-awards-2016" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>The winning results of the New London Awards 2016</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/0v/0v4rpfvwo3st43y8.jpg"></p><p>Celebrating the cream of the crop in recently completed projects bas...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149958192/daniel-libeskind-to-design-shiny-mixed-use-building-in-vilnius Daniel Libeskind to design shiny mixed-use building in Vilnius Justine Testado 2016-07-15T21:25:00-04:00 >2016-07-18T17:59:09-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/s8/s8t4qgov3ldmw9o5.jpg" width="514" height="303" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Daniel Libeskind is making his mark &mdash; in all its signature jagged, geometric wonder &mdash; throughout the Lithuanian capital of Vilnius. In addition to the Modern Art Centre of Vilnius and the Vilnius Beacon sports and wellness center at the Liepkalnis ski resort, Studio Libeskind won the competition to design a new mixed-use building complex on Konstitucijos Avenue 18B. Libeskind's winning scheme is a progression of glassy volumes &mdash; with the tallest tower reaching 18-stories</p></em><br /><br /><p>Get a glimpse of their winning scheme on Bustler.</p><p>More on Archinect:</p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149944862/daniel-libeskind-turns-70-designs-musical-labyrinth-for-frankfurt-opera" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Daniel Libeskind turns 70; designs Musical Labyrinth for Frankfurt Opera</a></p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/141442659/architecture-is-a-field-of-repression-daniel-libeskind-on-childhood-memories-trauma-and-architecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">"Architecture is a field of repression": Daniel Libeskind on childhood memories, trauma, and architecture</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149957424/2016-fuller-challenge-announces-19-semi-finalist-initiatives 2016 Fuller Challenge announces 19 semi-finalist initiatives Justine Testado 2016-07-12T14:04:00-04:00 >2016-07-17T17:42:17-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/is/isekvfzvggaa1amn.jpg" width="514" height="386" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The ninth cycle of the prestigious 2016 Fuller Challenge is well underway, and competition is as fierce as ever. Following the expert jury's rigorous evaluations, 19 semi-finalists were announced today...Multi-disciplinary teams work hard for a chance at winning the $100,000 grand prize that will help implement their initiative.</p></em><br /><br /><p>A few of this year's semi-finalists include:</p><p><strong>Cooperaci&oacute;n Comunitaria</strong>, which works&nbsp;with marginalized communities in Mexico's most seismically active region to build housing that is affordable, seismically sound, sustainable, and culturally appropriate.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/i2/i27lu4681ohwog8m.jpg"></p><p><strong>The African Design Center&nbsp;</strong>&ldquo;aims to transform the African built environment through a comprehensive program to recruit and train the next generation of African designers and architects.&rdquo;</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/yu/yuazuwj430knxlyi.jpg"></p><p><strong>Sustainable Health Enterprises (SHE) </strong>produces sustainably designed feminine hygiene products made out of discarded banana fiber. They call out the lacking availability of such products in developing countries, as well as broader taboos surrounding menstruation.&nbsp;</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/mc/mcooisi40f3x2ld1.jpg"></p><p>(cover image) <strong>Taking Roots' CommuniTree</strong> project works &ldquo;to&nbsp;tackle deforestation, climate change, and poverty, through a comprehensive reforestation and carbon sequestration strategy&rdquo; in Nicaragua and Guatemala, in collaboration with local rural farmers and their families.</p><p>Check out the full list of se...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149957185/2016-world-architecture-festival-shortlist-james-corner-s-icebergs-and-more-in-this-week-s-competition-event-recap 2016 World Architecture Festival shortlist, James Corner's ICEBERGS, and more in this week's competition + event recap Justine Testado 2016-07-11T15:34:00-04:00 >2016-07-17T17:41:16-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/oi/oim62ybnjlmluchn.jpg" width="514" height="344" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>At the start of every week, we highlight some of the most recent news in competition-winning projects, commissions, awards, shortlists, and events on&nbsp;the newly redesigned&nbsp;<a href="http://www.bustler.net/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>&nbsp;from the previous week that are worth checking out.&nbsp;</p><p>Here's recap #116 for the week of July 5-8, 2016.</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/4998/cool-off-in-james-corner-s-icebergs-now-open-at-the-national-building-museum" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Cool off in James Corner's ICEBERGS, now open at The National Building Museum</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/js/jskf2b9oe5gy7u6o.jpg"></p><p>The Museum's Summer Block Party is back for 2016, with a new installation and a slew of events for all ages. James Corner Field Operations worked alongside NBM to design the chilling ICEBERGS installation, which opened over the Fourth of July weekend.</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/4999/2016-world-architecture-festival-shortlist-highlights" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>2016 World Architecture Festival shortlist highlights</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/41/41v59ntanw1t9xkf.jpg"></p><p>The wheels are starting to turn for the upcoming World Architecture Festival 2016 competition. Taking place in November, the yearly Festival will relocate to Berlin following four memorable years in Singapore. As always, stunning projects from top-notch designers were among the 343 submissions shortlisted this year.</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/4996/what-should-happen-to-philip-johnson-s-new-york-state-pavilion-vote-for-your-favorite-ideas-now" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>What should happen ...</strong></a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149956295/another-chance-at-re-envisioning-philip-johnson-s-tent-of-tomorrow Another chance at re-envisioning Philip Johnson's “Tent of Tomorrow” Justine Testado 2016-07-06T14:59:00-04:00 >2016-08-08T17:09:35-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/no/no8dc9jwahqzgzmz.jpg" width="514" height="294" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>The question still holds: What does the future entail for Philip Johnson's New York State Pavilion? Following the&nbsp;1964-65 World's Fair, the elliptical &ldquo;Tent of Tomorrow&rdquo; lived shortly as a concert venue and a roller-skating rink before it eventually slipped into abandonment. But, the aging landmark has another chance at finding a shiny new purpose in the&nbsp;New York State Pavilion Ideas Competition.&nbsp;</p><p>Among recent efforts to preserve the landmark, the National Trust for Historic Preservation and the People for the Pavilion co-launched the competition&nbsp;asking&nbsp;architects (and non-architects) how the pavilion can be revived into a contemporary public space.&nbsp;Before the winning ideas are revealed in August, the public can <a href="https://savingplaces.org/new-york-state-pavilion-ideas-competition" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">vote now</a> for the Fan Favorite until July 15.&nbsp;</p><p>As these open idea competitions tend to show all too <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149939336/when-innovation-runs-shallow-what-s-the-commotion-with-evolo-winner-new-york-horizon" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">exhaustingly often</a>, the possibilities are seemingly endless. The 250 submissions include a brewery, a Metro station, a Glass House reference, drone arenas, botanical gardens, and...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149956033/todd-williams-billie-tsien-gocstudio-and-the-mchap-finalists-are-among-this-week-s-winners Todd Williams Billie Tsien, goCstudio, and the MCHAP finalists are among this week's winners Justine Testado 2016-07-05T15:15:00-04:00 >2016-07-14T22:16:02-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/37/37loq6ic538hay0k.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>At the start of every week, we highlight some of the most recent news in competition-winning projects, commissions, awards, shortlists, and events on&nbsp;the newly redesigned&nbsp;<a href="http://www.bustler.net/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>&nbsp;from the previous week that are worth checking out.&nbsp;</p><p>Last week was filled with even more stunning projects worldwide that won in notable architecture competitions. Here's recap #115 for the week of June 27-July 1, 2016.</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/4987/todd-williams-and-billie-tsien-to-design-obama-presidential-library" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Todd Williams and Billie Tsien to design Obama Presidential Library</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/fd/fda5ng7gc1ozjp0t.jpg"></p><p>Todd Williams and Billie Tsien won the competition over six other big-name contenders to design the Obama Presidential Center.&nbsp;As lead designer, TWBTA will partner with Interactive Design Architects (IDEA) as they begin this historic project.</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/4988/nine-architects-win-big-in-the-aia-2016-small-project-awards" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Nine architects win big in the AIA 2016 Small Project Awards</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/7p/7pni7ed2lxk9ez5o.jpg"></p><p>Nine practitioners won top honors in the AIA's yearly Small Project Awards, which reinforce the significant idea that architecture, regardless of scale, has the potential to create positive impact.</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/4990/riba-reveals-2016-house-of-the-year-longlist" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>RIBA reveals 2016 House of the Yea...</strong></a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149954308/see-the-winning-results-from-the-ctbuh-tall-building-awards-az-awards-modernism-in-america-awards-and-more See the winning results from the CTBUH Tall Building Awards, AZ Awards, Modernism in America Awards and more Justine Testado 2016-06-27T15:15:00-04:00 >2016-07-02T20:34:31-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/oj/ojtie38zzkiuk1zi.jpg" width="514" height="386" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>At the start of every week, we highlight some of the most recent news in competition-winning projects, commissions, awards, shortlists, and events on&nbsp;the newly redesigned&nbsp;<a href="http://www.bustler.net/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>&nbsp;from the previous week that are worth checking out.&nbsp;</p><p>Last week was filled with announcements that revealed an array of stunning projects worldwide as winners in notable architecture award competitions. Here's recap #114 for the week of June 20-24, 2016.</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/4966/the-broad-harbin-opera-house-pterodactyl-among-2016-la-architectural-award-winners" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>The Broad, Harbin Opera House, Pterodactyl among 2016 LA Architectural Award winners</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/s0/s0e15u25tvyh5t4g.jpg"></p><p>Out of more than 200 submissions, top honors went to three dozen LA-based projects, including the ever-popular Broad Museum, a LEED-certified housing complex for homeless veterans,&nbsp;Red Bull's snazzy headquarters, and drought-friendly landscape projects.</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/4968/18-designs-win-in-azure-s-6th-annual-az-awards" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>18 designs win in Azure's 6th annual AZ Awards</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/vy/vy9j1shmcw762vff.jpg"></p><p>Competition ran high once again in <em>Azure</em>'s latest edition of the AZ Awards, where architects, designers, manufacturers and students in all disciplines can send their best work for a c...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149953925/ctbuh-announces-the-2016-tall-building-awardees CTBUH announces the 2016 Tall Building Awardees Justine Testado 2016-06-24T17:47:00-04:00 >2016-07-02T00:41:15-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/2e/2ep1yceg5606dg3b.jpg" width="514" height="386" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Visually changing skylines aside, new sky-high structures get a shot at prestigious recognition in the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat's Tall Building Awards. The yearly awards highlight noteworthy tall-building projects worldwide and the impact they have on inhabitants and their urban surroundings, as well as innovative design and construction methods that push the industry forward.</p></em><br /><br /><p>A little sneak peek:</p><p>Best Tall Building - Middle East &amp; Africa: The Cube, Beirut</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/nm/nmdach14rjwho4fr.jpg"></p><p>10 Year Award: Hearst Tower, New York</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/50/50568lzyhmq1fli1.jpg"></p><p>Urban Habitat Award: Wuhan Tiandi, Wuhan</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/z9/z95tqswgjf76im03.jpg"></p><p>See the rest of the winners plus the Best Tall Building regional finalists over&nbsp;<a href="http://bustler.net/news/4977/ctbuh-reveals-2016-tall-building-award-winners" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">on Bustler</a>.</p><p>Previously on Archinect:</p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/130199884/a-glimpse-at-the-2015-ctbuh-best-tall-buildings-regional-winners" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">A glimpse at the 2015 CTBUH Best Tall Buildings regional winners</a></p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/118200781/2014-was-the-tallest-year-by-far-for-skyscrapers-ctbuh-finds" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">2014 was the tallest year by far for skyscrapers, CTBUH finds</a></p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/113124951/ateliers-jean-nouvel-s-one-central-park-wins-ctbuh-best-tall-building-worldwide-2014" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Ateliers Jean Nouvel&rsquo;s One Central Park wins CTBUH Best Tall Building Worldwide 2014</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149953365/riba-reveals-46-stunning-projects-as-2016-national-awardees RIBA reveals 46 stunning projects as 2016 National Awardees Justine Testado 2016-06-22T19:55:00-04:00 >2016-06-30T23:07:04-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/bh/bhzkrmxsy0mp4768.jpg" width="514" height="431" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The 2016 RIBA Awards competition continues! A few weeks after the London Award announcements, the Institute just revealed 46 buildings as National Award winners. The RIBA National Awards celebrate the UK's most outstanding buildings, while offering insight into construction, design, and investment trends in the country. An array of stunning projects by leading designers made the cut in this year's Nationals, with UK universities and colleges winning much of the jury's favor this time around.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Here's a few of the winning projects:</p><p>Essex University - Albert Sloman Library and Silberrad Student Centre by Patel Taylor | Colchester, England.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/eo/eoa37hx0uit5zgs4.jpg"></p><p>Outhouse by Loyn &amp; Co Architects | Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, England</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/vc/vc50fqjj77asj7hy.jpg"></p><p>Stanbrook Abbey by Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios | York, Yorkshire, England</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/8e/8e2ttwyatr5flkgs.jpg"></p><p>The Investcorp Building by Zaha Hadid Architects | Oxford, England</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/uv/uvt6sfhwo39qwret.jpg"></p><p>York Art Gallery by Ushida Findlay Simpson Brown | York, Yorkshire, England</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/kw/kwg4j6rmrf3odntg.jpg"></p><p>See the full list of winners and more photos <a href="http://bustler.net/news/4971/riba-announces-46-winners-in-2016-national-awards" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">on Bustler</a>.</p><p>Previously on Archinect:</p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149943940/see-the-riba-2016-london-awards-winners-wilton-s-music-hall-named-regional-building-of-the-year" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">See the RIBA 2016 London Awards winners, Wilton's Music Hall named regional Building of the Year</a></p>