Archinect - News 2016-07-25T07:56:37-04:00 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 >2016-07-17T13:57:25-04:00 <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, an...</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> http://archinect.com/news/article/149953098/azure-s-2016-az-awards-conclude-with-18-winning-projects Azure's 2016 AZ Awards conclude with 18 winning projects Justine Testado 2016-06-21T18:56:00-04:00 >2016-06-29T22:05:26-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/hm/hmtqwwud0kcooscc.jpg" width="514" height="260" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Leading Canadian contemporary design magazine <a href="http://azuremagazine.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Azure</a> recently concluded another successful edition of their <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/competition/az_awards_2016/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">AZ Awards</a>. Claimed to be Canada's&nbsp;only international, multi-disciplinary design competition of its kind, the awards welcome architects, designers, manufacturers, and students from all design disciplines to send in the best of their work for a chance to win.</p><p>As expected, the AZ Awards continue to attract more competition from across the globe.&nbsp;The sixth edition reeled in a total of 826 submissions, which the <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/148503043/introducing-the-2016-az-awards-jury-members" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">international jury</a> narrowed down to <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149941606/2016-az-awards-finalists-are-revealed-vote-for-the-people-s-choice-now" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">66 finalists</a> this past spring. In the end, top honors went to only 18 projects, including those by well-known practices like ZGF Architects,&nbsp;Shim-Sutcliffe, Neri&amp;Hu, Lateral Office, Studio MK27, to name a few. Winners &mdash; and finalists! &mdash; were celebrated during an award ceremony in Toronto's&nbsp;Evergreen Brick Works.</p><p>Have a look at some of this year's winning designs:</p><p><strong>Best Architecture Under 1,000 Square Metres</strong> - Shim-Sutcliffe Architects: Wong Da...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149953054/three-dozen-projects-win-big-in-2016-los-angeles-architectural-awards Three dozen projects win big in 2016 Los Angeles Architectural Awards Justine Testado 2016-06-21T14:54:00-04:00 >2016-06-29T00:31:25-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/4r/4rmingnmnqfeen6z.jpg" width="514" height="330" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>A fresh set of three dozen projects were recognized in the 2016 Los Angeles Architectural Awards. Organized by the LA Business Council, the awards recognize some of L.A. County's top-notch designers and projects... &ldquo;This year designers rose to the challenge to design more eco-conscious and efficient features, and generally improve the way people live through architecture&rdquo;</p></em><br /><br /><p>Here are a few of this year's winners:</p><p>Beyond L.A. Award -&nbsp;Harbin Opera House. Architect: MAD Architects.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/ba/bab9szj0nwkwvmre.jpg"></p><p>Landscape Architecture Award - Apollo at Rosecrans. Design Architect: Ehrlich Architects | Landscape Architect: LRM Landscape Architecture and Urban Design</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/f5/f5j804bi6sskpac4.jpg"></p><p>Healthcare Award -&nbsp;Kaplan Family Pavilion at City of Hope. Architect: Belzberg Architects.&nbsp;</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/cq/cqb6y9aoojiuk3gy.jpg"></p><p>Kronish House Award. Architect/Contractor: Marmol Radziner</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/a0/a04h8nmdv69kwy3r.jpg"></p><p>(cover image)&nbsp;Civic Award - The Broad. Architect: Diller Scofidio + Renfro in collaboration with Gensler</p><p>See the rest of this year's winners <a href="http://bustler.net/news/4966/the-broad-harbin-opera-house-pterodactyl-among-2016-la-architectural-award-winners" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">on Bustler</a>.</p><p>More on Archinect:</p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/101167410/morphosis-emerson-college-los-angeles-takes-grand-prize-at-2014-los-angeles-architectural-awards" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Morphosis&rsquo; Emerson College Los Angeles takes Grand Prize at 2014 Los Angeles Architectural Awards</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149952679/the-katwijk-underground-parking-garage-and-c-f-m-ller-are-among-this-week-s-winners The Katwijk underground parking garage and C.F. Møller are among this week's winners Justine Testado 2016-06-20T13:19:00-04:00 >2016-06-26T14:54:12-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/k5/k5l5kmktacbrzbx3.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>Here's quick recap #113 for the week of June 13-17, 2016.</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/4959/closer-look-at-the-katwijk-underground-parking-garage-the-2016-best-dutch-building-of-the-year" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Closer look at the Katwijk underground parking garage, the 2016 Best Dutch Building of the Year</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/f3/f3715y5c5tedtmxn.jpg"></p><p>Hidden in plain sight along the Katwijk coastline, the Katwijk parking garage by architecture practice&nbsp;Royal HaskoningDHV won the honorable Best Dutch Building of the Year award.&nbsp;First opening in February of last year, the parking garage can accommodate 663 cars.</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/4960/zaha-hadid-pays-homage-to-artist-kurt-schwitters-in-his-new-zurich-retrospective" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Zaha Hadid pays homage to artist Kurt Schwitters in his new Zurich retrospective</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/8r/8rgkpbr7kxjy29r4.jpg"></p><p>The late Zaha Hadid transformed Zurich's&nbsp;Galerie Gmurzynska in a retrospective she designed as tribute to iconic artist&nbsp;Kurt Schwitters. The signature curved forms and sharp lines of Hadid's design complements Schwitters' works, creating an engaging atmosphere for visito...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149951163/mia-lehrer-oma-shohei-shigematsu-and-abel-feleke-are-among-this-week-s-winners Mia Lehrer + OMA, Shohei Shigematsu, and Abel Feleke are among this week's winners Justine Testado 2016-06-13T13:32:00-04:00 >2016-06-17T23:41:23-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ij/ijn6msbnw8wpqx1j.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>Here's quick recap #112 for the week of June 6-10, 2016.</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/4952/mia-lehrer-oma-to-design-new-fab-park-in-downtown-los-angeles" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Mia Lehrer + OMA to design new &ldquo;FAB Park&rdquo; in downtown Los Angeles</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/vd/vd9zc54bl8kc6osu.jpg"></p><p>Mia Lehrer + Associates and OMA had the winning proposal for a new public park in DTLA called the FAB Park. The MLA + OMA team won over finalists AECOM, Eric Owen Moss, and Brooks + Scarpa. What are your thoughts on the winning proposal?&nbsp;Join the ongoing discussion on Archinect <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149950838/mia-lehrer-oma-win-over-eric-owen-moss-brooks-scarpa-aecom-to-design-dtla-s-new-public-park" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">here</a>.</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/4948/shohei-shigematsu-oma-to-design-new-albright-knox-art-gallery-expansion-in-buffalo" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Shohei Shigematsu/OMA to design new Albright-Knox Art Gallery expansion in Buffalo</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/23/23cqm5wtxurbrbhv.jpg"></p><p>In more OMA-related news, a team led by Shohei Shigematsu was chosen to design the Albright-Knox Art Gallery expansion in Buffalo, New York. The estimated $80 million project is the museum's first expansion in the last 50 years.</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/4951/big-s-2016-serpentine-pavilion-and-the-new-summer-houses-make-their-public-debut" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>BIG's 2016 Serpentine Pavilion and the new Summer H...</strong></a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149950838/mia-lehrer-oma-win-over-eric-owen-moss-brooks-scarpa-aecom-to-design-dtla-s-new-public-park Mia Lehrer + OMA win over Eric Owen Moss, Brooks + Scarpa, AECOM to design DTLA's new public park Justine Testado 2016-06-10T14:52:00-04:00 >2016-06-16T01:20:41-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/u8/u8agzluarq1sfs9s.jpg" width="514" height="395" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Los Angeles is in for a lot of (proposed) change, especially in its downtown core. Yesterday, the City of L.A. announced Mia Lehrer + Associates and OMA as the winners of a competition to design a new public park called the FAB Park...Proposed for the well-trafficked streets of First and Broadway in downtown L.A., the 1.96-acre FAB Park will integrate &ldquo;the themes of food, art, and land.&rdquo;</p></em><br /><br /><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/qp/qpvy41ialu9tar34.jpg"><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/su/su9slv6zzatnpzfc.jpg"></p><p>Find out more <a href="http://bustler.net/news/4952/mia-lehrer-oma-to-design-new-fab-park-in-downtown-los-angeles" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">on Bustler</a>.</p><p>Previously on Archinect:</p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/148890761/take-a-look-at-these-bold-visions-for-downtown-la-s-next-park" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Take a look at these bold visions for Downtown LA's next park</a></p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149067468/a-critical-look-at-downtown-l-a-s-ambitious-plans-for-two-new-public-parks" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">A critical look at Downtown L.A.'s ambitious plans for two new public parks</a></p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149944891/agence-ter-and-team-wins-pershing-square-renew-with-radically-flat-proposal" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Agence Ter and Team wins Pershing Square Renew with &ldquo;radically flat&ldquo; proposal</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149950307/shigematsu-led-oma-team-to-design-albright-knox-art-gallery-expansion Shigematsu-led OMA team to design Albright-Knox Art Gallery expansion Justine Testado 2016-06-08T14:19:00-04:00 >2016-06-16T00:17:12-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/su/suljw764djns52vh.jpg" width="514" height="312" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The Office for Metropolitan Architecture...has been chosen to design the Albright-Knox Art Gallery&rsquo;s first major expansion in more than 50 years...The comparatively delicate and more budget-conscious Albright-Knox expansion project, which is expected to cost about $60 million, will unfold on a small but famous plot of public parkland and will be attempt to fuse the architectural styles of three centuries.</p></em><br /><br /><p>More on Archinect:</p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149425610/albright-knox-gallery-announces-short-list-of-firms-for-80m-expansion-sn-hetta-big-oma-why-allied-works" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Albright-Knox Gallery announces short list of firms for $80m expansion: Sn&oslash;hetta, BIG, OMA, wHY, Allied Works</a></p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149941411/shohei-shigematsu-of-oma-transforms-the-met-for-the-spring-costume-institute-exhibit" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Shohei Shigematsu of OMA transforms the Met for the spring Costume Institute exhibit</a></p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149941601/a-tour-of-oma-s-pierre-lassonde-pavilion" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">A tour of OMA's Pierre Lassonde Pavilion</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149950260/last-chance-to-submit-your-world-architecture-festival-2016-entries Last chance to submit your World Architecture Festival 2016 entries! Archinect 2016-06-08T12:57:00-04:00 >2016-06-15T00:52:01-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/uz/uzsk3b7mqr4m9tkm.jpg" width="514" height="308" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Only a few days left to submit your work to the anticipated <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149945854/world-architecture-festival-2016-last-chance-to-enter-your-work" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">World Architecture Festival 2016</a>! Entries are due <strong>this Friday, June 10</strong>.</p><p>After four successful years in Singapore, WAF is making its way back to Europe in Berlin. The festival will take place on November 16-18 inside the Arena Berlin, which was previously used as Franz Ahrens&rsquo; historic former bus depot.</p><p>WAF and the INSIDE World Festival of Interiors (its co-located and just-as-popular sister event) are expected to attract more than 2,000 leading architects and designers worldwide for three days full of conference programs, awards, exhibitions, and fringe events. The World Architecture Festival competition is unique in that it everyone has a chance to win. Attendees will get to witness live presentations and critiques from talented architects and designers who come from all around the globe.</p><p>Set in the historically and architecturally rich German capital, the World Architecture Festival 2016 is expanding its fringe program, with...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149949659/spain-s-unfinished-biennale-pavilion-and-phyllis-lambert-are-among-this-week-s-winners Spain's “UNFINISHED” Biennale pavilion and Phyllis Lambert are among this week's winners Justine Testado 2016-06-06T13:59:00-04:00 >2016-06-14T00:40:20-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ar/ari7338a5k8kkg6b.jpg" width="514" height="363" 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 quick recap #111 for the week of May 30-June 3, 2016.</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/4924/winning-participants-revealed-at-2016-venice-biennale-golden-lion-ceremony" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Winning participants revealed at 2016 Venice Biennale Golden Lion ceremony</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/gy/gynzev8igbl6fwgs.jpg"></p><p>The <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/611513/2016-venice-biennale" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">2016 Venice Biennale</a>&nbsp;launched in high spirits with the announcement of the National Participation winners during opening day. <a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/149944447/previewing-the-2016-venice-biennale-spain-s-unfinished" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Spain</a>, Japan, and Peru were among those who received top honors in National Participation.</p><p><strong><a href="http://bustler.net/news/4935/phyllis-lambert-presented-with-2016-wolf-prize-in-israel" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Phyllis Lambert presented with 2016 Wolf Prize in Israel</a></strong></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/gu/gu4ckxjfq77cgeqh.jpg"></p><p>Phyllis Lambert continues to rake in architecture honors from around the globe. Most recently, the former Canadian Centre for Architecture Director was honored with the 2016 Wolf Prize in Israel for her lasting influence in the architecture profession.</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/4933/d3-housing-tomorrow-2016-winners-explore-the-future-of-urban-residential-design" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>d3 Housing Tomorrow 2016 winners explore the future of urban residential design</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/g5/g5pmgjtykrmcwehu.jpg"></p><p>The competition invites a...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149949321/phyllis-lambert-receives-2016-wolf-prize-in-israel Phyllis Lambert receives 2016 Wolf Prize in Israel Justine Testado 2016-06-03T18:47:00-04:00 >2016-06-04T20:43:09-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/xk/xk4wd7rg8jka2ql7.jpg" width="514" height="408" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The one and only Phyllis Lambert continues to rake in architecture honors from around the globe. She received the American Academy's Brunner Memorial Prize this past April and was bestowed the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement during the 2014 Venice Biennale. Most recently, the former Canadian Centre for Architecture Director has been honored with the 2016 Wolf Prize in Israel. Past laureates include Eduardo Souto de Moura, David Chipperfield, and Peter Eisenman.</p></em><br /><br /><p>More on Archinect:</p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149938732/phyllis-lambert-recognized-with-2016-arnold-w-brunner-memorial-prize" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Phyllis Lambert recognized with 2016 Arnold W. Brunner Memorial Prize</a></p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/100116404/phyllis-lambert-named-as-2014-golden-lion-for-lifetime-achievement-recipient" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Phyllis Lambert named as 2014 Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement recipient</a></p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/88135440/phyllis-lambert-steps-down-from-canadian-centre-for-architecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Phyllis Lambert steps down from Canadian Centre for Architecture</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149948619/simon-kretz-and-david-monteiro-are-this-week-s-winners-don-t-miss-out-on-these-venice-biennale-exhibitions Simon Kretz and David Monteiro are this week's winners + don't miss out on these Venice Biennale exhibitions Justine Testado 2016-05-31T13:48:00-04:00 >2016-06-03T00:53:59-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/qq/qq9vyswm3qzqoyqk.jpg" width="514" height="374" 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 #110 for the week of May 23-27, 2016.</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/4903/david-chipperfield-selects-swiss-architect-simon-kretz-as-2016-17-rolex-arts-prot-g" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>David Chipperfield selects Swiss architect Simon Kretz as 2016-17 Rolex Arts prot&eacute;g&eacute;</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/1n/1nfy96yi38oveps9.jpg"></p><p>Chipperfield interviewed the three finalists before selecting Simon Kretz as the architecture prot&eacute;g&eacute; in the prestigious Rolex Arts Initiative. Kretz and Chipperfield will now collaborate to realize a new work by the end of the yearlong mentorship.</p><p><strong><a href="http://bustler.net/news/4890/a-closer-look-at-the-winning-2016-archiprix-portugal-entry-by-david-monteiro" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">A closer look at the winning 2016 Archiprix Portugal entry by David Monteiro</a></strong></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/dq/dqs0iesnobo7ywpk.jpg"></p><p>The yearly Archiprix Portugal&nbsp;recognizes outstanding Master's Thesis projects by Portuguese architecture, landscape architecture, and urbanism students. For 2016, architecture student David Monteiro won the coveted prize for &ldquo;Genesis of a place towards the project &mdash; Library for Pispala&rdquo;.</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/4904/six-curry-stone-winning-designers-to-be-featured-in-2016-venice-biennale-exhibition" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Six Curry Stone-winn...</strong></a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149947167/david-chipperfield-selects-simon-kretz-as-his-2016-17-rolex-arts-prot-g David Chipperfield selects Simon Kretz as his 2016-17 Rolex Arts protégé Justine Testado 2016-05-24T17:20:00-04:00 >2016-06-01T01:49:20-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/cx/cxxi14gmbzu9tjxb.jpg" width="514" height="342" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Swiss architect Simon Kretz is the lucky prot&eacute;g&eacute; who will get to work with David Chipperfield in a year-long architecture mentorship from the 2016-17 Rolex Arts Initiative. The prestigious philanthropic program allows rising young artists worldwide to team up with globally esteemed professionals in their respective disciplines in Architecture, Film, Dance, Literature, Visual Arts, Music, and Theatre. Imagine exchanging ideas with figures like <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/100587804/peter-zumthor-selects-paraguayan-architect-gloria-cabral-as-rolex-arts-initiative-prot-g-e" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Peter Zumthor</a>, <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/61377751/rolex-arts-initiative-mentor-kazuyo-sejima-selects-yang-zhao-as-architecture-prote-ge" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Kazuyo Sejima</a>, or&nbsp;&Aacute;lvaro Siza, who have all been previously appointed as the architecture mentor.</p><p>In selecting his prot&eacute;g&eacute;,&nbsp;Chipperfield conducted one-on-one interviews with the three finalists, which included Kretz, Luis Callejas of Colombia, and Anna Puigjaner of Spain &mdash; who in fact, <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149946226/2016-wheelwright-prize-awarded-to-maio-s-anna-puigjaner-for-kitchenless-city-proposal" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">won the 2016 Wheelwright Prize</a> just last week.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/y4/y4ahvcblu2luag5j.jpg"></p><p>Gaining experience in Zurich-based firms as well as big-name practices like OMA Rotterdam, Kretz co-founded&nbsp;Christina Nater und Simon Kretz Architekten in 2010 and then he became founding partner of&nbsp;Chri...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149946835/canadian-governor-general-s-medalists-turner-prize-shortlisters-and-wheelwright-prize-laureate-anna-puigjaner-are-among-this-week-s-many-winners Canadian Governor General's Medalists, Turner Prize shortlisters, and Wheelwright Prize laureate Anna Puigjaner are among this week's many winners Alexander Walter 2016-05-23T14:06:00-04:00 >2016-05-31T00:28:37-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/j0/j0vhpg5ycwuwfbrk.jpg" width="514" height="514" 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 #109 for the week of May 16-20, 2016.</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/4893/raic-announces-the-2016-governor-general-s-medalists" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Napur Architect to design Budapest's new Museum of Ethnography in competition reboot</strong></a></p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/4893/raic-announces-the-2016-governor-general-s-medalists" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/0k/0kzrdj6k7qv4h17v.jpg"></a></p><p>Deemed as one of Europe's largest museum projects, the ambitious Liget Budapest Project is gradually piecing itself together, now that the architects for the multi-structure project have been selected. Most recently, Hungarian practice Napur Architect is the new winning designer of the Museum of Ethnography, while Sauerbruch Hutton and BIG won second and third place, respectively.</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/4893/raic-announces-the-2016-governor-general-s-medalists" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>RAIC announces the 2016 Governor General's Medalists</strong></a></p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/4893/raic-announces-the-2016-governor-general-s-medalists" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/jm/jmwut2fvgg4mv1ur.jpg"></a></p><p>Canadian architecture firms who recently completed a project have a chance to compete in the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada's and Canada Council for the Arts' notable Governor General's Me...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149946226/2016-wheelwright-prize-awarded-to-maio-s-anna-puigjaner-for-kitchenless-city-proposal 2016 Wheelwright Prize awarded to MAIO's Anna Puigjaner for “Kitchenless City” proposal Justine Testado 2016-05-19T14:23:00-04:00 >2016-05-21T01:10:51-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ue/uekvxo2rbfjimxk4.jpg" width="514" height="339" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The coveted 2016 Wheelwright Prize went to Anna Puigjaner, cofounder of Barcelona-based MAIO Studios...[who] won for her proposal &ldquo;Kitchenless City: Architectural Systems for Social Welfare&rdquo;. Using shared domestic spaces as a starting point, Puigjaner will spend the next two years studying various collective housing models in China, Korea, India, Russia, Sweden, and Brazil aiming to find new design solutions that address persistent housing dilemmas worldwide.</p></em><br /><br /><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/4m/4mfpx385nzzvogpg.jpg"><br><em>Anna Puigjaner, MAIO Studios cofounder.</em></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/de/dejxyf9dvvujkb9d.jpg"><br><em>MAIO Studio, Barcelona, 2011-12.&nbsp;Photo credit: Jos&eacute; Hevia.</em></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/4p/4p5u5bup4112dhz7.jpg"><br><em>Floating Columns, Chicago Architecture Biennial, 2015. Photo credit: David Schalliol.</em></p><p>The jury cited Puigjaner's proposal&nbsp;for its relevancy to the ongoing housing issues occurring throughout the world and the need for new housing models, as cities struggle to keep up with adequate housing due to rapid urbanization.&nbsp;</p><p>Find out more <a href="http://bustler.net/news/4892/anna-puigjaner-of-maio-studios-wins-2016-wheelwright-prize" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">on Bustler</a>.</p><p>Previously:&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149936882/four-2016-wheelwright-finalists-to-compete-for-100k-travel-grant" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Four 2016 Wheelwright finalists to compete for $100K travel grant</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149945560/agence-ter-and-team-the-graham-foundation-2016-grantees-and-the-aga-khan-shortlisters-are-among-this-week-s-many-winners Agence Ter and Team, the Graham Foundation 2016 grantees, and the Aga Khan shortlisters are among this week's many winners Justine Testado 2016-05-16T14:34:00-04:00 >2016-05-20T23:51:31-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/9e/9ewtkeufcenn2qn0.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>Here's recap #108 for the week of May 9-13, 2016.</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/4877/agence-ter-and-team-wins-pershing-square-renew-to-redesign-dtla-s-oldest-public-park" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Agence Ter and Team wins Pershing Square Renew to redesign DTLA's oldest public park</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/tq/tquheirz5pajzodu.jpg"></p><p>French landscape firm Agence Ter and Team had the winning concept for the Pershing Square Renew competition, as part of an initiative to redesign L.A.'s historic Pershing Square. The winning scheme would transform the park into an open public-plaza lawn.</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/4880/a-closer-look-at-daniel-buren-s-colorful-intervention-at-the-fondation-louis-vuitton" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>A closer look at Daniel Buren's colorful intervention at the Fondation Louis Vuitton</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/da/da0xkxpqxatl9msy.jpg"></p><p>Thanks to <em>in situ</em> artist Daniel Buren, the white glassy curved sails of the Gehry-designed Fondation Louis Vuitton in Paris have received a generous splash of vibrant color &mdash; or 13 colors, to be exact. Developed in collaboration with Frank Gehry, Buren's temporary piece, &nbsp;&ldquo;The Observatory of Li...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149944891/agence-ter-and-team-wins-pershing-square-renew-with-radically-flat-proposal Agence Ter and Team wins Pershing Square Renew with “radically flat“ proposal Justine Testado 2016-05-12T18:00:00-04:00 >2016-05-20T00:48:20-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ar/ark4h02bxywzpz88.jpg" width="514" height="333" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>The <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/685706/pershing-square-renew" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Pershing Square Renew</a> initiative revealed Agence Ter and Team as the winners of the competition to redesign Downtown L.A.'s oldest public park, exactly two weeks after the <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149942840/take-a-peek-at-the-latest-pershing-square-renew-finalist-proposals" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">four finalist teams</a> delivered their final presentations.&nbsp;The winning consortium is led by French landscape practice Agence Ter, whose major landscape work is largely based in Europe. Agence Ter collaborated with L.A.-based firms like SALT Landscape Architects,&nbsp;Deborah Murphy Urban Design + Planning, Rachel Allen Architecture, as well as arts programming organization&nbsp;Community Arts Resources LA.&nbsp;</p><p>Titled &ldquo;The Dynamic Heart of Los Angeles&rdquo;, the&nbsp;<a href="http://drive.google.com/open?id=0BwJ1rhiDp3KbZVdDN1lQNk9vRXc" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">proposal</a> is a plaza-park hybrid that would clear out the&nbsp;walls, ramps, and other such barriers along Pershing Square's perimeter, and transform the Square into an open rectangular lawn. Other elements include a &ldquo;smart canopy&rdquo; that provides shade during the day and lights up at night, a reflection pool, and new gardens and grassy lawns.&nbsp;</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/h9/h9diox0equagxis8.jpg"><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/3y/3y9xeem69vufkgnx.jpg"><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/k6/k6i3ibvmb4zqgoty.jpg"></p><p>&ldquo;Because we believe that too much topo...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149944752/graham-foundation-announces-the-2016-grantee-projects Graham Foundation announces the 2016 grantee projects Justine Testado 2016-05-12T13:54:00-04:00 >2016-05-20T00:47:43-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ys/ysqmiwkd8fnu8axp.jpg" width="514" height="289" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>It's award season at The Graham Foundation. Not long after revealing <a href="http://bustler.net/news/4821/two-ph-d-students-from-columbia-gsapp-and-duke-university-win-the-2016-carter-manny-awards" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">the Carter Manny doctorate student winners</a>, the Foundation recently announced 59 projects that will receive the 2016 individual grants, totaling at $491,500. The grants fund an array of inventive projects that are based on original ideas within the realm of architecture, whether through film, site-specific exhibitions, performances, research, or publications. The competition is open to not just architects and designers, but also to visual artists, writers, filmmakers, curators and the like. <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/133956285/exclusive-graham-foundation-announces-winners-of-2015-grants-to-organizations" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Last year</a>, the Foundation awarded $496,500 to 49 projects.</p><p>As usual, competition is fierce. 2016 reeled in 640 submissions representing 42 countries. A few familiar names from this year's winners include <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/72305734/tatiana-bilbao-estudio" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Tatiana Bilbao Estudio</a>, Alexandra Lange, <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/142365287/are-we-human-curators-beatriz-colomina-and-mark-wigley-announce-concept-for-2016-istanbul-design-biennial" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Beatriz Colomina</a>, <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/59574691/point-supreme-architects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Point Supreme</a>, and Allan Wexler &mdash; among other talented individuals and groups to keep an eye on in the field.&nbsp;</p><p>Check out the full list of grantees:</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/8d/8douxlpvwwbge6f2.jpg"><br><em>Quynh Vantu,&nbsp;Within the ...</em></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149944237/paulo-mendes-da-rocha-ultramoderne-and-wilton-s-music-hall-are-among-this-week-s-many-winners Paulo Mendes da Rocha, Ultramoderne, and Wilton's Music Hall are among this week's many winners Justine Testado 2016-05-09T13:18:00-04:00 >2016-05-18T23:50:10-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/mn/mnebkr41g2dvaor9.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;<strong>the newly redesigned&nbsp;<a href="http://www.bustler.net/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a></strong>&nbsp;from the previous week that are worth checking out.&nbsp;</p><p>Here's recap #107 for the week of May 2-6, 2016.</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/4867/paulo-mendes-da-rocha-wins-the-2016-venice-biennale-golden-lion" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Paulo Mendes da Rocha wins the 2016 Venice Biennale Golden Lion</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/hf/hfg1581db2rrgywp.jpg"></p><p>2006 Pritzker laureate Paulo Mendes da Rocha will be presented with the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement on opening day of the 2016 Venice Biennale later this month. The Board of Directors noted the Sao Paulo architect for the timeless quality of his designs.</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/4861/closer-look-cobe-mvrdv-s-rockin-new-ragnarock-museum-in-roskilde" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Closer look: COBE + MVRDV&rsquo;s rockin&rsquo; new Ragnarock museum in Roskilde</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/av/av0yo536pzryjhk6.jpg"></p><p>COBE and MVRDV joined forces to design the new Ragnarock, a museum where rock, pop, and youth culture are housed under one roof.&nbsp;The museum is part of the larger ROCKmagneten masterplan that the architects won in 2011.</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/4862/santiago-calatrava-to-design-falcon-like-uae-pavilion-for-expo-2020-dubai" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Santiago Calatrava to design falcon-like UAE Pavilion for Expo 2020 Dubai</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/de/de6lw7qcsqeqf5zj.jpg"></p><p>Not long after winning the Dubai ...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149944040/paulo-mendes-da-rocha-named-as-2016-golden-lion-for-lifetime-achievement-winner Paulo Mendes da Rocha named as 2016 Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement winner Justine Testado 2016-05-06T14:17:00-04:00 >2016-05-08T01:09:46-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/9y/9yyokapo4m5q1cyl.jpg" width="514" height="382" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>2006 Pritzker laureate Paulo Mendes da Rocha will be honored with the 2016 Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement during opening day of the <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/611513/2016-venice-biennale" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">2016 Venice Biennale</a> on May 28.&nbsp;Upon the recommendation of Biennale Curator Alejandro Aravena, the Board of Directors decided on Mendes da Rocha's selection as the 2016 winner.&nbsp;</p><p>Noted by The Board of Directors as &ldquo;a nonconformist challenger and passionate realist&rdquo;,&nbsp;Mendes da Rocha was also cited for the &ldquo;Timelessness&rdquo; of his architecture. &ldquo;Many decades after being built, each of his projects have resisted the test of time, both stylistically and physically...The role model he played for many generations of architects in Brazil, Latin America and everywhere is that of a person able to join shared and collective efforts.&rdquo;</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/to/to1qd3mocvl44tis.jpg"></p><p>Not long after graduating from the Mackenzie Architecture School in 1954, Mendes da Rocha first gained public recognition when he won the 1957 national competition to design the Clube Atl&eacute;tico Paulistano gymnasium. As the winner of n...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149943940/see-the-riba-2016-london-awards-winners-wilton-s-music-hall-named-regional-building-of-the-year See the RIBA 2016 London Awards winners, Wilton's Music Hall named regional Building of the Year Justine Testado 2016-05-06T03:00:00-04:00 >2016-05-07T21:54:14-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/9f/9fc3aqb87tgmz1mh.jpg" width="514" height="407" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>RIBA revealed an array of projects as the winners of the 2016 London Awards during a recent ceremony. First launched in 1966, the yearly competition distinguishes some of the area's top-notch design projects in various architectural categories. While winning in the competitive London Awards is already a great honor, they're just the beginning of RIBA's yearlong awards cycle. Now, the London Awards winners will move on to compete in the RIBA National Awards.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Take a gander at some of the winning projects:</p><p>Alphabeta by Studio RHE</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/xc/xc2xuqrqa649aqhj.jpg"></p><p>Graveney School Sixth Form Block by Urban Projects Bureau</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/o6/o62fh3qyzqnmcsqb.jpg"></p><p>Covert House by DSDHA</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/jq/jqhqoaoxv4xer58h.jpg"></p><p>Regent High School by Walters &amp; Cohen Architects</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/jj/jjlqsheedlewgpfo.jpg"></p><p>The Bath House Children's Community Centre by Lipton Plant Architects</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/2i/2i6u24bdtmb5f8zu.jpg"></p><p>Ely Court, South Kilburn by Alison Brooks Architects &amp; Hester Architects</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/08/087ndkmeg1k4is0x.jpg"></p><p>The Plimsoll Building by David Morley Architects &amp; Weedon Architects</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/31/313nigmgfaljm850.jpg"></p><p>Find the rest of the winners <a href="http://bustler.net/news/4865/restored-19th-century-wilton-s-music-hall-named-2016-riba-london-building-of-the-year" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">on Bustler</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149943904/six-emerging-practices-win-the-im-permanence-2016-architectural-league-prize Six emerging practices win the “(im)permanence” 2016 Architectural League Prize Justine Testado 2016-05-05T14:44:00-04:00 >2016-05-07T21:53:45-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/tl/tlr333ed94gs6lhk.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The Architectural League of New York highlights emerging design talent in their annual Architectural League Prize for Young Architects + Designers program. First launched in 1981, the Prize carries a legacy in the contemporary architecture scene in that many now-well-known architects have received the award at the start of their careers. This year's &ldquo;(im)permanence&rdquo; theme explores how &ldquo;time affects architecture [and alters] our expectations of permanent structures in an impermanent environment.&rdquo;</p></em><br /><br /><p>The 2016 winners are:</p><p>Rania Ghosn and El Hadi Jazairy, DESIGN EARTH, Cambridge, MA and Ann Arbor, MI</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/zt/ztsww7s4rmjfl2q2.jpg"></p><p>Juan Alfonso Gardu&ntilde;o Jard&oacute;n, G3 Arquitectos, Quer&eacute;taro, Mexico</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/eb/ebfve7bdejjf132n.jpg"></p><p>Neyran Turan and Mete Sonmez, NEMESTUDIO, San Francisco, CA</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/gy/gyyy6n2tkbuq639z.jpg"></p><p>Neeraj Bhatia, The Open Workshop, San Francisco, CA</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/fx/fx17suv9nnhdn5qe.jpg"></p><p>Hubert Pelletier and Yves de Fontenay, Pelletier de Fontenay, Montreal, Canada</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/ki/ki29ly3qiw6zgx6w.jpg"></p><p>(cover image) Yasmin Vobis and Aaron Forrest, Ultramoderne, Providence, RI</p><p>Find out more <a href="http://bustler.net/news/4864/the-im-permanence-winners-of-the-2016-architectural-league-prize-for-young-architects-designers" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">on Bustler</a>.</p><p>Previously:</p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/127295622/2015-architectural-league-prize-authenticity-winners-to-lecture-and-exhibit-next-month" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">2015 Architectural League Prize "Authenticity" winners to lecture and exhibit next month</a></p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/98624299/winners-of-the-2014-architectural-league-prize-for-young-architects-designers" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Winners of the 2014 Architectural League Prize for Young Architects + Designers</a></p>