Archinect - News 2015-07-29T14:10:36-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/132116336/winners-of-the-graphic-design-the-new-basics-2nd-edition-giveaway Winners of the "Graphic Design: The New Basics, 2nd Edition" giveaway Justine Testado 2015-07-17T17:56:00-04:00 >2015-07-17T17:56:31-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/yt/ytros1b8iegg6f1k.jpg" width="514" height="580" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>In Archinect's <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/131346522/type-nite-is-coming-to-nyc-on-july-16-hear-from-abbott-miller-tobias-frere-jones-and-peter-mendelsund-bonus-archinect-book-giveaway" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">latest book giveaway</a>, readers had a chance to win the new <em>Graphic Design: The New Basics, 2nd Edition </em>by Ellen Lupton and Jennifer Cole Phillips. Expanding on the successful original edition, the second edition features 64 new pages including explanations on key concepts on visual language by Lupton and Phillips.</p><p>The five winners are:</p><ul><li>Travis B.</li><li>Misha S.</li><li>Megan U.</li><li>Dana S.</li><li>Jacqueline Y.</li></ul><p>Congrats! Thanks to everyone who participated.</p><p>If you want to test your luck once more, Archinect just launched another giveaway for the Architectural League Prize's <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/129970301/win-a-copy-of-young-architects-16-overlay-from-the-architectural-league-prize" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">"Young Architects 16: Overlay"</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/130280247/architects-designers-and-students-strut-their-skills-in-azure-s-global-2015-az-awards Architects, designers, and students strut their skills in Azure's global 2015 AZ Awards Justine Testado 2015-06-24T15:22:00-04:00 >2015-07-04T22:52:34-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/u7/u7wu0rzuejfb59qr.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Leading Canadian contemporary design publication Azure Magazine celebrated a new set of winners in their international AZ Awards, touted as the only open competition of its kind in Canada. Recently concluding its fifth edition, the AZ Awards welcomes designers, architects, firms, manufacturers, and students from various disciplines to send their best work for a chance to win and to show off their skills to an international audience.</p><p>Compared to 652 entries from 36 countries last year, competition leveled up with a total of 720 entries from 43 countries. Last month, the jury narrowed the list down to <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/a_glimpse_at_some_of_the_az_awards_2015_finalists" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">66 finalists</a> and the public also had a chance to participate by voting for their favorite finalists. At the end of the competition, the jury picked 19 winners, who received trophies designed by last year&rsquo;s AZ Awards guest of honor, Karim Rashid.</p><p>Here's a selection of the winning projects:</p><p>&darr; Residential Architecture &ndash; Multi-Unit: Antonini Darmon: Oiseau des &Icirc;les Social Housing, Nantes, Franc...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/129967889/winners-of-the-hypernatural-book-giveaway Winners of the Hypernatural book giveaway Justine Testado 2015-06-20T17:36:00-04:00 >2015-06-24T16:27:21-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/se/sefuira6xiy035iq.jpg" width="514" height="625" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>In Archinect's <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/127528083/win-a-copy-of-hypernatural-architecture-s-new-relationship-with-nature" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">latest book giveaway</a>, readers had the chance to win a copy of "Hypernatural: Architecture's New Relationship with Nature" authored by Blaine Brownell and Marc Swackhamer from the University of Minnesota. Published by <a href="http://www.papress.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Princeton Architectural Press</a>, <em>Hypernatural</em> highlights 42 case-study projects that demonstrate a fresh array of possible architectural applications in the evolving connection between the built and natural environments.</p><p>The five winners are:</p><ul><li>Martin L. - Toronto, Canada</li><li>Anthony S. - California</li><li>Matt W. - Florida</li><li>Lisa S. - California</li><li>Chrysi K. - New York</li></ul><p>Congrats! Thanks to all who participated.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/128252389/winners-of-the-dwell-on-design-l-a-pass-giveaway Winners of the Dwell on Design L.A. pass giveaway Sponsor 2015-05-28T14:19:00-04:00 >2015-05-28T17:55:17-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/97/97e6ezbrqwl8s1ho.jpg" width="514" height="342" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>In the <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/127587227/win-two-3-day-passes-to-dwell-on-design-los-angeles-may-29-31" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">latest giveaway</a> on Archinect, <a href="http://dwell.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Dwell</a> gave away two sets of 3-day passes to their Dwell on Design Los Angeles trade-show, which opens tomorrow at the Los Angeles Convention Center through Sunday, May 31.</p><p>After Archinectors commented on what they're looking forward to most in the event, the lucky winners are: marli and Justin Tien.</p><p>Congrats and enjoy the event! Thanks to those who participated.</p><p>Register or learn more about Dwell on Design L.A. <a href="http://www.dwellondesign.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">here</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/125760916/2015-holcim-awards-grand-prizes-given-to-colombia-sri-lanka-and-u-s-based-projects 2015 Holcim Awards grand prizes given to Colombia, Sri Lanka, and U.S.-based projects Justine Testado 2015-04-20T19:46:00-04:00 >2015-04-28T21:24:18-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/vx/vxbulor2hizn65i5.jpg" width="514" height="381" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>The Holcim Foundation finally announced today the three winning projects for their global 2015 Holcim Awards. Every three years, the awards competition seeks architectural design interventions that address sustainable building and construction issues worldwide. As a global competition, the Holcim Awards highlight people's different lifestyles and draws attention to their specific communal issues.</p><p>At the same time, it promotes the innovative sustainable strategies that architects and designers can create in effort to improve a community's quality of life. The Holcim Awards <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/101784206/jury-members-of-the-2015-holcim-awards-are-announced" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">jury</a> -- chaired by Harvard GSD Dean Mohsen Mostafavi -- chose the three grand-prize winning teams, who each won a trophy and shared the $350,000 prize.&nbsp;</p><p>The $200,000 Gold prize went to<strong> </strong><a href="http://www.holcimfoundation.org/Projects/articulated-site" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">"Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park | Medell&iacute;n, Colombia"</a> by Colombian team Mario Camargo, Luis Tomb&eacute;, Colectivo720, with Juan Calle and Horacio Valencia, and EPM Group (Empresas P&uacute;blicas de Medell&iacute;n). Their proposal tra...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/124136584/2015-evolo-skyscraper-competition-winners-imagine-the-potential-of-vertical-architecture 2015 eVolo Skyscraper Competition winners imagine the potential of vertical architecture Justine Testado 2015-03-30T18:08:00-04:00 >2015-03-31T08:30:12-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/5q/5qes4pzsib0l6u02.jpg" width="514" height="257" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Behold the almighty skyscraper, both a historical architectural feat and a signifier of change&nbsp; -- whether in an idealistic sense or not -- in the urban landscape. In relation to that, eVolo Magazine hosted another year of their popular Skyscraper Competition, which gives participants worldwide the freedom to conjure up their own skyscrapers as a way to challenge how we understand vertical architecture and its relationship to the natural and built environment.</p><p>This year's competition brought in 408 entries from all seven continents, from vertical getaways, protective bio-habitats, arctic structures, to atmospheric labs. In the end, the 2015 jury (listed at the bottom) chose three top winners:</p><p><a href="http://www.evolo.us/competition/essence-skyscraper/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>1ST PRIZE: "Essence Skyscraper" by BOMP (Ewa Odyjas, Agnieszka Morga, Konrad Basan, and Jakub Pudo) | Poland </strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/lz/lzmkr9lojg16ha0y.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/9g/9gdwhcbcqrk2b9qy.jpg"></p><p><a href="http://www.evolo.us/competition/invisible-perception-shanty-scaper/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>2ND PRIZE: "Shanty-Scaper" by Suraksha Bhatla and Sharan Sundar | India</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/40/40cmsb647x8mpe5v.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/oa/oa6nbenlx9e729gw.jpg"></p><p><a href="http://www.evolo.us/competition/cybertopia-future-of-an-architecture-space-death-of-analogous-cities/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>3RD PRIZE: "Cybertopia" by Egor Orlov | Russia</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/hw/hwq028pb3vkdwz15.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/tb/tbo1bujevig65kgy.jpg"></p><p>The jury selected 15 more different skyscraper approaches as honorable ...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/123378584/winners-of-the-morphing-book-giveaway Winners of the MORPHING book giveaway Justine Testado 2015-03-20T21:19:00-04:00 >2015-03-20T21:19:38-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/30/306cgemd0f6o1rco.jpg" width="514" height="379" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>In Archinect's <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/122133783/win-a-copy-of-morphing-by-design-topology-lab-founder-joseph-choma" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">latest book giveaway</a>, we received over 100 responses for <em>MORPHING: A Guide to Mathematical Transformations for Architects and Designers</em>. Authored by <a href="http://archinect.com/designtopology" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Design Topology Lab</a> founder Joseph Choma, <em>Morphing</em> is a pedagogical guide that can help architects, designers, students, and enthusiasts to understand in greater depth the trigonometric transformations and functions behind the digital design tools they use.</p><p>The three lucky winners are:</p><ul><li><strong>Brian</strong>, Columbus</li><li><strong>Chris</strong>, New York</li><li><strong>Nicholas</strong>, Vancouver</li></ul><p>Congrats! And a great big thank you to everyone who participated.</p><p>Joseph Choma shared more details about <em>Morphing, </em>which you can read <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/122133783/win-a-copy-of-morphing-by-design-topology-lab-founder-joseph-choma" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">here</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/118210434/winners-of-the-archibet-giveaway Winners of the Archibet giveaway Justine Testado 2015-01-12T18:48:00-05:00 >2015-01-13T10:14:02-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/zr/zrraljn8vt70k5tg.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>In our <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/116677123/win-a-copy-of-archibet-by-federico-babina" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">most recent giveaway</a>, Archinectors had a chance to win a copy of "Archibet" by architect and illustrator <a href="http://federicobabina.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Federico Babina</a>, whose popularity has grown due to his quaint <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/385034/federico-babina" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">illustration series</a> that combine his love for architecture and drawing.</p><p>With only 26 letters in the English alphabet and hundreds of iconic architects, Archinectors got to pick which architect <em>they</em> would want to see illustrated in the Archibet.</p><p>The lucky winners are:</p><ul><li>IvanaSeizova</li><li>Olaf Design Ninja_</li><li>nnazemi</li><li>Jordan Fay</li><li>Mr_Wiggin</li></ul><p>Congrats! A big thanks to all who participated.</p><p>"Archibet" will be widely available from <a href="http://laurenceking.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Laurence King Publishing</a> starting January 20.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/115573667/winners-of-the-tiny-modernism-designer-shirt-giveaway-battle-it-out-with-architectural-heavyweights Winners of the Tiny Modernism 'designer shirt' giveaway battle it out with architectural heavyweights Archinect 2014-12-09T13:52:00-05:00 >2014-12-09T19:31:18-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ot/othau0qvb2x1ail9.jpg" width="514" height="514" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>We're excited to announce the three lucky winners of Archinect's <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/114977286/win-a-tiny-modernism-designer-shirt-for-your-future-architects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">giveaway contest</a> in collaboration with <a href="http://tinymodernism.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Tiny Modernism</a>.</p><p>In order to win one of the adorable architectural toddler t-shirts and baby onesies, we had asked you to tell us which dream combination of any four architects would adorn <em>your </em>shirt.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/9p/9pe9071xj38x47yp.jpg"></p><p><em>REM &amp; NORMAN &amp; RENZO &amp; JEAN, TADAO &amp; KENZO &amp; SHIGERU &amp; TOYO and ZAHA &amp; FRANK &amp; DANIEL &amp; THOM kids t-shirts by Tiny Modernism.</em></p><p>The responses in the comment section were smart and plentiful, and we surely had a tough time picking our favorites. Upon heated deliberation, and a few deflated egos, we've finally settled on this list of winners:</p><ul><li><strong>CMPickard: </strong>Denise &amp; Anne &amp; Jeanne &amp; Kazuyo</li><li><strong>pencrush: </strong>Louis &amp; Marcel &amp; Peter &amp; Wolf&nbsp;</li><li><strong>b3tadine[sutures]: </strong>Peter &amp; Michael &amp; Charles &amp; John &amp; Richard <em>[Sorry, had to do NY 5]</em></li></ul><p>Congrats to you three (we'll be in touch with you shortly), and thanks to everyone that participated in the giveaway!</p>... http://archinect.com/news/article/111970240/winners-of-the-writing-architecture-book-giveaway Winners of the "Writing Architecture" book giveaway Justine Testado 2014-10-23T19:21:00-04:00 >2014-10-29T19:54:39-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/yc/yci42uxkcl421gw7.jpg" width="514" height="386" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Written by Yale University lecturer and practitioner Carter Wiseman, <em>Writing Architecture: A Practical Guide to Clear Communication About the Built Environment<em> </em></em>is a guidebook recently published by <a href="http://tupress.org/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Trinity University Press</a> that discusses the techniques of writing architecture that is accessible and appealing, especially to non-architectural folks.</p><p>In our <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/110795718/win-a-copy-of-writing-architecture-a-practical-guide-to-sharpening-your-architecture-writing-skills" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">giveaway</a>, Archinectors shared some of their biggest hurdles when writing about architecture (sometimes with a little snarky humor). It was pretty tough picking only five. But without further ado, here are our lucky winners:</p><ul><li>Jean Pierre Walker, NY</li><li>ArchKatie, MN</li><li>Pawlz, VA</li><li>tint, CO</li><li>mohiashi, Brazil</li></ul><p>Congrats! And best of luck with all your writing endeavors. Last but not least, thanks to everyone that participated.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/111270452/winners-of-the-leaf-awards-2014 Winners of the LEAF Awards 2014 Justine Testado 2014-10-14T18:18:00-04:00 >2014-10-15T12:55:43-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/24/24i8jyjdl0j1l6zx.jpg" width="514" height="771" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The results of the LEAF Awards 2014 are out! Every year, the LEAF International highlights projects that are perceived as setting the standard for the international architecture and design community in various categories. Winners were recognized at an awards ceremony at the Swissotel in D&uuml;sseldorf/Neuss, Germany on October 10. This year's overall winner was One Central Park in Sydney, Australia by Ateliers Jean Nouvel + PTW Architects -- adding one more award to the list for the project.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Overall Winner (above) + Best Sustainable Development of the Year: Ateliers Jean Nouvel and PTW Architects, One Central Park, Sydney, Australia.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/zl/zl528m5ktefasch5.jpg"></p><p>&darr; Residential Building of the Year - Single Occupancy: studio mk27, P house, Sao Paulo, Brazil.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/47/47ib7ipshbtibx3n.jpg"></p><p>&darr; Best Future Building of the Year - Drawing Board: MZ Architects, The Ring House, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/30/3024hcujrrh1rfs8.jpg"></p><p>&darr; International Interior Design Award: Wilmotte &amp; Associ&eacute;s SA, Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ay/ayio6j92z0uw5r3y.jpg"></p><p>&darr; Public Building of the Year: O'Donnell + Tuomey / London School of Economics and Political Science, Saw Swee Hock Student Centre, London, UK.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ij/ijr2we5gi74jq04u.jpg"></p><p><strong>See more of the winning projects on <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/winners_of_the_leaf_awards_2014/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>.</strong></p><p>Previously: <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/106578975/the-leaf-awards-2014-shortlist" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The LEAF Awards 2014 shortlist</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/109102383/winners-of-the-beaux-arts-ball-2014-craft-ticket-giveaway Winners of the Beaux Arts Ball 2014: Craft ticket giveaway Justine Testado 2014-09-16T14:34:00-04:00 >2014-09-18T15:59:04-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/3s/3s2qx13a3wua490y.jpg" width="514" height="514" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>We're excited to announce the two lucky winners who will get to attend the Architectural League of New York's <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/108733059/win-tickets-to-archleague-s-beaux-arts-ball-2014-craft-in-new-york-on-september-20" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Beaux Arts Ball 2014: Craft</a>, happening at the historic Weylin B. Seymour's in Brooklyn, NY this Saturday!</p><p>The winners are:</p><ul><li><strong>Brian P.</strong>, NYC</li><li><strong>George D.</strong>, NYC</li></ul><p>Congrats to you both! Hope you (and your guests) have a splendid evening at the ball. Last but not least, thanks to everyone that participated in <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/108733059/win-tickets-to-archleague-s-beaux-arts-ball-2014-craft-in-new-york-on-september-20" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">the giveaway</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/107185376/and-the-book-giveaway-winners-are And the book giveaway winners are.... Archinect 2014-08-22T17:35:00-04:00 >2014-08-22T17:46:57-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ag/agm3nko32mqhns08.jpg" width="514" height="398" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>We have some winners to announce for a couple of our recent book giveaways.</p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/1e/1epxdxgr07ygfv0g.jpg"></p><p>A copy of <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/95359906/win-a-place-in-the-sun-green-living-and-the-solar-home" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">A Place in the Sun: Green Living and the Solar Home</a> is en route to the following lucky Archinect readers:</p><ol><li>Madelene M. in New York, NY</li><li>Zach M. in Chicago, IL</li><li>Matthew W. in Somerset, NJ</li><li>Daniel D. in Dallas, TX</li><li>Wendy A. in Reno, NV&nbsp;</li></ol><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/jw/jwlzwfsn587h3ajq.jpg"></p><p>And a copy of <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/105955054/win-a-copy-of-the-reprinted-lvaro-siza-viagem-sem-programa" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">&Aacute;LVARO SIZA. VIAGEM SEM PROGRAMA</a> will soon be in the possession of these lucky readers:</p><ol><li>Shota B. in Los Angeles, CA</li><li>Carolynn K. in New York, NY</li><li>Brian S. in Philadelphia, PA</li><li>Alan A. in Seattle, WA</li><li>T. Joseph S. in Chicago, IL</li></ol> http://archinect.com/news/article/105962294/winners-of-the-behind-the-green-door-a-critical-look-at-sustainable-architecture-through-600-objects-book-giveaway Winners of the "Behind the Green Door - A Critical Look at Sustainable Architecture through 600 Objects" book giveaway Justine Testado 2014-08-07T13:00:00-04:00 >2014-08-07T13:01:09-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/et/etsckglu42rastb0.jpg" width="514" height="342" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Time to announce the winners of the Rotor + Oslo Architectural Triennale <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/103269777/win-a-copy-of-behind-the-green-door-a-critical-look-at-sustainable-architecture-through-600-objects-published-by-rotor-and-the-2013-oslo-architectural-triennale" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">"Behind the Green Door" book giveaway</a> we had last month.</p><p>Based on the acclaimed exhibition and one-year-long research of Belgian creative collective Rotor for the 2013 <a href="http://oslotriennale.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Oslo Architectural Triennale</a>, <em>Behind the Green Door</em> questions the concept of sustainability, its paradoxes, and its widespread influence in architectural development and urban planning in recent decades.</p><p>The winners are:</p><ul><li><strong>Jenny V.</strong> - Chicago, IL</li><li><strong>Wendy L.</strong> - New York, NY</li><li><strong>Michael B</strong>. - San Antonio, TX</li><li><strong>Yaprak H</strong>. - Montreal, Canada</li><li><strong>Chuck F.</strong> - Los Angeles, CA</li></ul><p>Congrats! Thanks to everyone who participated.</p><p>Want to enter another giveaway?<strong> </strong>Check out the <strong><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/105955054/win-a-copy-of-the-reprinted-lvaro-siza-viagem-sem-programa" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">&Agrave;lvaro Siza book giveaway</a></strong> we just launched!</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/103863117/a-look-at-the-results-of-the-canactions-2014-user-generated-kyiv-competition A look at the results of the CANactions 2014 “User-generated Kyiv” competition Justine Testado 2014-07-10T14:27:00-04:00 >2014-07-10T14:41:42-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/2g/2gblm64pweru23w6.jpg" width="514" height="677" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Ukraine's largest architectural event CANactions held its 2014 ideas competition, whose theme was "User-generated Kyiv". Based on reinforcing the valuable idea that a city is shaped by its citizens, the competition sought architectural ideas to help Kiev further develop towards the ideals of creativity, peace, justice, and of course, happiness.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Here's a look at the three top-prize winning entries:</p><p>Pictured above: <strong>1st prize:</strong> connecTABLE by Anna Dobrova, Dima Isaiev, Dasha Zaichenko,Daryna Bagachuk, Anna Kamushan (Vienna, Austria).</p><p><strong>2nd prize:</strong> POP-UP KIEV by Polina Timofeeva, Galyna Tolkachova, Pavel Bartov (Perm, Russia).</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/9x/9x32bt8ebr7866xh.jpg"></p><p><strong>3rd prize: </strong>Reload the symbols by Kateryna Bokatova and Frederic Vincent (Bordeaux, France).</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/hd/hdelp6wqsulv2b8e.jpg"></p><p>Head over to <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/results_of_canactions_user-generated_kyiv_competition/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a> for more details.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/103653413/winners-of-azure-magazine-s-4th-annual-az-awards Winners of AZURE Magazine’s 4th annual AZ Awards Justine Testado 2014-07-07T20:33:00-04:00 >2014-07-16T19:14:30-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/yc/yckfev64v13lap4e.jpg" width="514" height="773" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Leading Canadian contemporary design magazine AZURE celebrates the best of cross-disciplinary design in their annual AZ Awards, now in its fourth year. As the only open international competition of its kind in Canada, the AZ Awards welcomed projects from designers, architects, firms, and manufacturers from all disciplines, and from students as well.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Here's a glimpse of this year's winners:</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/sw/swyapsacvunpta1n.jpg"><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/hh/hheuvwhyi285cmjr.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/jn/jnb73w7dax6fsdrk.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/aw/aw6sgu2q169lcjts.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/tj/tj77v12gr4hy2g2z.jpg"></p><p>Find out more on <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/winners_of_azure_magazines_4th_annual_az_awards/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/101567227/winners-of-the-2014-dawntown-alternative-mobilities-competition Winners of the 2014 DawnTown Alternative Mobilities competition Justine Testado 2014-06-10T18:42:00-04:00 >2014-06-11T12:51:44-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/h8/h8hyzwwxg2ml0mq1.jpg" width="514" height="290" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Miami is one of several U.S. cities promoting the value of better city infrastructure and the existence of alternative modes of transportation, as emphasized in the Miami DDA Masterplan. In collaboration with the initiative, local non-profit group DawnTown hosted the Alternative Mobilities competition, which asked designers to create a new meeting space in Downtown Miami's Central Business District for people using these alternative transit strategies.</p></em><br /><br /><p>At the end of the competition, three winners were selected:</p><p><strong>1st place: </strong>"The Catalyst" by Studio GeKo - Bastian Gerner, Pola Rebecca Koch (Arhus, Denmark)</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/vp/vpig2dkqk226p12w.jpg"><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/s4/s4gq93x2zp91dqn9.jpg"></p><p><strong>2nd place: </strong>"Mobile Miami" by Jeff Jasinski and Matt Dureiko (<a href="http://archinect.com/CAED" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Kent State University</a>, Cleveland, Ohio)</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/7e/7ekokv8shasclbzp.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/x3/x3cdocwcigvir5c7.jpg"></p><p><strong>3rd place:</strong> "MoPAD" by Michael Barker (New York City)</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/mf/mf202ja5djjl03uo.jpg"><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/wc/wci7wwx06v88kmt7.jpg"></p><p>Check out videos of each winning submission below.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/101495681/korea-chile-canada-france-and-russia-are-among-the-distinguished-at-the-2014-venice-biennale-award-ceremony Korea, Chile, Canada, France and Russia are among the distinguished at the 2014 Venice Biennale award ceremony Justine Testado 2014-06-09T20:10:00-04:00 >2014-06-11T00:51:41-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/zv/zvsf99kxfeimb440.jpg" width="514" height="298" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>The 14th International Architecture Exhibition, "Fundamentals" -- a.k.a. the <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/news_tags/tag/venice+biennale+2014" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">2014 Venice Biennale</a> -- officially opened on a festive note with the awards ceremony that took place on June 7 at the Giardini at la Biennale.</p><p>Awards and Special Mentions were given to national pavilions and individuals to what the <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/100579935/members-appointed-for-the-2014-venice-biennale-international-architecture-jury" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Biennale Jury</a> considered to convey the most compelling approaches to the "Fundamentals" theme, which examines how societies worldwide have progressed, adapted to, or even rejected modernism. The theme also highlights countries and regions whose contributions to the global discussion on modernism are typically overlooked.</p><p>Below is a list of the winners:</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ji/ji7w06znqxi2lxag.jpg"></p><p><strong>Golden Lion for Best National Participation: <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/details_into_the_korean_peninsulas_crows_eye_view_pavilion_for_the_2014_ven/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Korea - "Crow&rsquo;s Eye View: The Korean Peninsula</a></strong><a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/details_into_the_korean_peninsulas_crows_eye_view_pavilion_for_the_2014_ven/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">"</a><br>Commissioner/Curator: Minsuk Cho<br>Curators: Hyungmin Pai, Changmo Ahn<br>Deputy Curator: Jihoi Lee<br>Summary: "The jury wishes to recognize Korea with a Golden Lion for the extraordinary achievement of presenting a new and rich body of knowledge of arch...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/101167410/morphosis-emerson-college-los-angeles-takes-grand-prize-at-2014-los-angeles-architectural-awards Morphosis’ Emerson College Los Angeles takes Grand Prize at 2014 Los Angeles Architectural Awards Justine Testado 2014-06-05T13:54:00-04:00 >2014-06-10T19:30:30-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/fk/fk5i9h7bxarfjjfn.jpg" width="514" height="385" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Three dozen of L.A.'s most cutting-edge architecture and design were celebrated yesterday at the 44th annual Los Angeles Architectural Awards in the Beverly Hilton Hotel. A jury of 25 notable design professionals honored entire project teams whose projects exhibit design excellence, commitment to sustainability, and community impact in a multitude of award categories.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Check out photos of this year's winners</p><p><strong>(Pictured above) Grand Prize: Emerson College Los Angeles</strong><br>Architect: <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/42923078/morphosis-architects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Morphosis</a></p><p><strong>Community Impact Award: Los Angeles River </strong></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/1b/1bpxolkmdj7kfelv.jpg"></p><p><strong>Beyond L.A. Award: Ion Luxury Adventure Hotel</strong><br>Architect: Minarc</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/nw/nwoqbv0rz5jbn12x.jpg"></p><p><strong>City of Los Angeles Green Building Award: Step Up on Vine</strong><br>Architect: EGAN | SIMON architecture</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/dr/drjxjmuy9cwukk7m.jpg"></p><p><strong>Civic Award: Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts </strong><br>Architect: <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/78556/spf-a-studio-pali-fekete-architects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Studio Pali Fekete Architects [SPF:a]</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ww/ww5ke8bwi5u0i0qb.jpg"></p><p><strong>Commercial Office Building &amp; Headquarters Award: Red Building</strong><br>Executive Architect: <a href="http://archinect.com/gruenassociates" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Gruen Associates</a><br>Design Architect: <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/106311/pelli-clarke-pelli-architects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects</a><br>&nbsp;</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ht/ht4pgy7aa0d16qfh.jpg"></p><p><strong>Design Concept Award: 9300 Culver Blvd. Mixed Use Development</strong><br>Architect: <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/12555/ehrlich-architects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Ehrlich Architects</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/9q/9qv1sjq0nrlo8sd1.jpg"></p><p><strong>Education Award: Los Angeles City College Student Union</strong><br>Architect: <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/5052187/harley-ellis-devereaux" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Harley Ellis Devereaux</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/hw/hwt7llqxtru4z7vw.jpg"></p><p><strong>Hospitality: Ace Hotel </strong><br>Design Architect: <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/4995708/grec-architects-llc" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">GREC Architects</a><br>Executive Architect: Killefer Flammang Architects</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/me/mea2gk197seqgkqd.jpg"></p><p><strong>Housing Award: Multi-family (Affordable): 2802 Pico</strong><br>Architect: <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/450/moore-ruble-yudell-architects-planners" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Moore Ruble Yudell Architects &amp; Planners</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/7y/7yw3n8saywv25veu.jpg"></p><p><strong>Interiors Award: United Talent Agency</strong><br>Archite...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/100960550/u-s-department-of-hud-announces-the-rebuild-by-design-winners U.S. Department of HUD announces the Rebuild By Design winners Justine Testado 2014-06-02T20:40:00-04:00 >2014-06-10T18:24:00-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ts/tsfa5d94e6cvl3u1.jpg" width="514" height="421" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The winners of the Rebuild By Design competition were finally revealed! The global competition sought out the best local and resilient design solutions that would help rebuild the Eastern Seaboard cities affected by Hurricane Sandy...Out of the 10 invited multidisciplinary teams, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) selected the six winners, who were announced today by Secretary Shaun Donovan.</p></em><br /><br /><p><strong>BIG U</strong><strong> </strong>by the <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/39902/big-bjarke-ingels-group" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">BIG</a> Team for New York, New York</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/gs/gsfvv2mah11hupk7.jpg"></p><p><strong>Living with the Bay: A Comprehensive Regional Resiliency Plan for Nassau County&rsquo;s South Shore</strong> by the <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/23338874/interboro-partners" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Interboro</a> Team for Long Island, New York</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/9s/9sn4qnkwyd0cfl8i.jpg"></p><p><strong>New Meadowlands: Productive City + Regional Park </strong>by <a href="http://archinect.com/schools/cover/342/massachusetts-institute-of-technology-mit" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">MIT CAU</a> + ZUS + URBANISTEN for The Meadowlands, New Jersey</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/dj/dj0vthw2b3xu5d8z.jpg"></p><p><strong>Resist, Delay, Store, Discharge: A Comprehensive Strategy for Hoboken </strong>by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/382/oma" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">OMA</a> for Hoboken, New Jersey</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/tm/tmabz66f7fopnsaj.jpg"></p><p><strong>Hunts Point Lifelines </strong>by <a href="http://archinect.com/schools/cover/400/university-of-pennsylvania" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">PennDesign</a>/<a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/11080262/olin" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">OLIN</a> for Bronx, New York</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/rb/rbs67h8vwr0k1drz.jpg"></p><p><strong>LIVING BREAKWATERS </strong>by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/6019084/scape" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">SCAPE / Landscape Architecture</a> for Staten Island, New York</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/xf/xfm1baposxf32vgr.jpg"></p><p>Winning design solutions will be implemented through CDBG-DR funding in addition to other public and private-sector funding sources.</p><p>Find out more on <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/winners_of_the_rebuild_by_design_competition/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/100070483/winners-of-the-2014-great-places-awards-to-be-exhibited-at-edra-conference-new-orleans Winners of the 2014 Great Places Awards to be exhibited at EDRA Conference, New Orleans Justine Testado 2014-05-19T20:11:00-04:00 >2014-05-19T20:11:17-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/o3/o3bfkdmxmgk6nf20.jpg" width="514" height="342" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The annual Environmental Design Research Association (EDRA) Great Places Awards highlight the invaluable relationship between people and their experience with physical space. For its 2014 program, EDRA chose six winning projects that exemplify professional and scholarly excellence in environmental and experiential design.</p></em><br /><br /><p><strong>2014 Place Design Award: Masoro Village Project</strong> by GA Collaborative</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/z1/z13lrb23w5tq6aye.jpg"></p><p><strong>2014 Place Design Award: Open House</strong> by Matthew Mazzotta</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/13/13youq10bvlszn79.jpg"></p><p><strong>2014 Place Design Award: Sugar Beach </strong>by Claude Cormier et Associ&eacute;s</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/z0/z079blm7karih53g.jpg"></p><p><strong>2014 Place Planning Award: Pike-Pine Renaissance</strong> by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/15545239/gustafson-guthrie-nichol" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Gustafson Guthrie Nichol</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/nj/njkc38xlsjndce7w.jpg"></p><p><strong>2014 Place Research Award: Green Alley Demonstration Project</strong> by City of Austin, The University of Texas Center for Sustainable Development, the Guadalupe Neighborhood Development Corporation, and Austin Community Design and Development Center</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/c9/c9qmevq68dbmqe1q.jpg"></p><p><strong>2014 Place Book Award: The Street: A Quintessential Social Public Space</strong> by Vikas Mehta</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/nw/nw6cpfzqzrgkq5x3.jpg"></p><p>For project details, head over to <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/winners_of_the_2014_great_places_awards_to_be_exhibited_at_edra_conference_/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/99429053/winners-of-the-competition-of-competitions Winners of the Competition of Competitions Justine Testado 2014-05-08T17:44:00-04:00 >2014-05-13T23:02:39-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/g2/g2mn0rv3p3xohgi5.jpg" width="514" height="514" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The winners were finally revealed for Storefront's Competition of Competitions, where entrants got to question the boundaries and shortcomings of competition brief formats by writing their very own. From the 18 finalists announced back in February, the jury picked 4 prize-winning projects, 7 honorable mentions, and a Storefront Special Prize.</p></em><br /><br /><p>All selected projects will be publicized and given support to reach the pertinent agents and authorities. The Storefront Special Prize winner will get to run their submitted competition as part of the 2014 Storefront for Art and Architecture program calendar.</p><p>Below are the winning competition briefs:</p><ul><li><strong>1ST PLACE WINNER - US$2,000: Deploy Yourself, Not Your Designs</strong><br>By The Coalition for the Improvement of Refugee Camps (Marcy Monroe &amp; Lee Dykxhoorn)</li><li><strong>2ND PLACE WINNER - US$1,000: Labyrinth</strong><br>By grey_matter(s) (Annie Charleston William McCommon Megan McDonough Shota Vashakmadze)</li><li><strong>3RD PLACE JOINT WINNER - US$500: Amazonia 2020 </strong><br>By Civic Projects (Kati Rubinyi, Deborah Richmond , Michael Powell, Ewan E. Branda)</li><li><strong>3RD PLACE JOINT WINNER - US$500: Open Source Open Space: Hacking the Built Environment&nbsp;</strong><br>By Boot/Trunk (Nicole Lindahl, Louise Mackie and Samantha Senn)</li></ul><p><strong>HONORABLE MENTIONS:</strong></p><ul><li><strong>The City is The Room. The Room is The City</strong> by FormFictionFormat [Elena Palacios Carral, Manijeh Verghese]</li><li><strong>dePOLITIsign: An open ...</strong></li></ul> http://archinect.com/news/article/99418974/results-of-the-2014-european-prize-for-urban-public-space Results of the 2014 European Prize for Urban Public Space Justine Testado 2014-05-08T13:37:00-04:00 >2014-05-14T07:06:38-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/hg/hglb8fmjxqsotjfo.jpg" width="514" height="346" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The 2014 European Prize for Urban Public Space adds a dose of reality to often romanticized European cities, showing that every city no matter where has its own set of pressing issues. The annual prize recognizes exemplary projects that have transformed and improved public spaces throughout the continent. Starting with a total of 274 projects from 30 European countries, the international jury selected 25 finalists, and finally two joint winners and four special mentions.</p></em><br /><br /><p><strong>(Pictured above) JOINT WINNER: The Braided Valley, </strong>Elx, Spain - 2013<br>AUTHORS:&nbsp; Francisco Leiva Ivorra, Marta Garc&iacute;a Chico, Pr&oacute;coro del Real Baeza</p><p><strong>JOINT WINNER: Renovation of the Old Port, </strong>Marseille, France - 2013<br>AUTHORS:&nbsp; Michel Desvigne Paysagiste MDP, Foster + Partners, TANGRAM, INGEROP, AIK AIK&nbsp;</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/d3/d3vdln7r3j9x0w9x.jpg"></p><p><strong>SPECIAL MENTION: Opening of Rainham Marshes, </strong>London, United Kingdom - 2014<br>AUTHORS:&nbsp; Peter Beard_LANDROOM | Peter Beard, Alexander Gore, Sabba Khan, Dingle Price, Gregory Ross, Mark Smith, Keita Tajima&nbsp;<br><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/wd/wd0rhymlf6j8jy7d.jpg"></p><p><strong>SPECIAL MENTION: Islamic Cemetery, </strong>Altach, Austria - 2012<br>AUTHORS:&nbsp; Bernardo Bader Architects&nbsp;</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/fa/falpa4jaqxb4rbhb.jpg"></p><p><strong>SPECIAL MENTION: Baana: pedestrian and bicycle corridor, </strong>Helsinki, Finland 2012<br>AUTHORS:&nbsp; Helsinki City Planning Department, Helsinki Public Works Department, Loci Landscape Architects Ltd</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/hc/hcxgyfzgg5xcpir5.jpg"></p><p><strong>SPECIAL MENTION: La Lira Theatre</strong>, Ripoll, Spain - 2012&nbsp;<br>AUTHORS:&nbsp; RCR Aranda Pigem Vilalta Arquitectes SLP, Joan Puigcorb&eacute;</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/mr/mrzhx2vkv3e0zy2n.jpg"></p><p>More details on <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/results_of_the_2014_european_prize_for_urban_public_space/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>.</p><p>Check out videos of the jurors' comments on each project below.</p>... http://archinect.com/news/article/99265439/winners-of-the-cooper-hewitt-national-design-museum-2014-national-design-awards Winners of the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum 2014 National Design Awards Justine Testado 2014-05-05T21:25:00-04:00 >2014-05-13T23:05:40-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/o2/o29uy2e7jq50rmgh.jpg" width="514" height="656" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The winners of the 15th annual National Design Awards were recently revealed, as announced by The Smithsonian's Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum. Established in The White House in 2000, the National Design Awards recognizes design excellence, innovation, and public impact in a multitude of disciplines. The awards program also aims to promote the valuable role of design in society.</p></em><br /><br /><p>This year's recipients are:</p><p>(Pictured above) Brooks + Scarpa for Architecture Design</p><p>Roman and Williams Buildings and Interiors for Interior Design</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/d4/d4wifan30t56pr72.jpg"></p><p>Andrea Cochran Landscape Architecture for Landscape Architecture</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/67/672u116nsrydpbk7.jpg"></p><p>Office for Communication Design</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ly/lyep3dm82fnkukrz.jpg"></p><p>Narciso Rodriguez for Fashion Design</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/b9/b9w0geko31ng4vt5.jpg"></p><p>Aaron Koblin for Interaction Design</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/9g/9g7tvzr1mnylrfz5.jpg"></p><p>LUNAR for Product Design</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/dq/dqg3rt3iqsbbvfgi.jpg"></p><p>Ivan Chermayeff and Tom Geismar for Lifetime Achievement</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/5u/5u1r9218jgilp86l.jpg"></p><p>Witold Rybczynski for Design Mind</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/9j/9jmo448im0clvru3.jpg"></p><p>Etsy for Corporate &amp; Institutional Achievement</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/mq/mq8hwkoyum2oyuls.jpg"></p><p>For more details, head over to <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/winners_of_the_cooper-hewitt_national_design_museum_2014_national_design_aw/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/98683464/winners-of-the-2014-canadian-national-urban-design-awards Winners of the 2014 Canadian National Urban Design Awards Justine Testado 2014-04-25T19:52:00-04:00 >2014-04-28T19:20:43-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/bb/bbq6r9xvzwip9kk4.jpg" width="514" height="284" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Stellar sustainable design around the world always deserves recognition. The 2014 Canadian National Urban Design Awards program &mdash; hosted by RAIC | Architecture Canada, Canadian Institute of Planners, and Canadian Society of Landscape Architects &mdash; recently announced this year's winners in acknowledgment of their contributions to the quality of life and sustainability in Canada's cities through architecture and urban design.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Below are the eight top-winning projects:</p><p>(Pictured above) <strong>URBAN ARCHITECTURE: Montreal Museum of Fine Arts - Claire &amp; Marc Bourgie Pavilion of Quebec and Canadian Art (Montreal, QC) </strong><br>By Provencher Roy</p><p><strong>COMMUNITY INITIATIVES</strong>: <strong>University of Winnipeg Students' Association bikeLAB</strong> <strong>(Winnipeg, MB)</strong><br>By Peter Sampson Architecture Studio Inc.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ni/ni429lmotcz8mpnh.jpg"></p><p><strong>CIVIC DESIGN PROJECTS:</strong> <strong>Westminster Pier Park (New Westminster, BC)</strong><br>By PWL Partnership Landscape Architects Inc</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/gz/gzazs3ifohzjcmz6.jpg"></p><p><strong>STUDENT PROJECTS</strong>: <strong>Collaborative Exercise 2013: An Architecture of Civility (Toronto, ON)&nbsp;</strong><br>By Ryerson University, Department of Architectural Science, George T. Kapelos, FRAIC, MCIP, Coordinator</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/f2/f24fo1gnhgdyrgxa.jpg"></p><p><strong>URBAN FRAGMENTS:</strong> <strong>Jiigew [By the Water] (Thunder Bay, ON)</strong><br>By Brook McIlroy Architects / SPMB</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/om/omk1xanistmd4u2x.jpg"></p><p><strong>URBAN DESIGN PLANS: Blatchford Redevelopment Masterplan (Edmonton, AB)</strong><br>By Perkins+Will Canada</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/7p/7p36ic87bkfcq2lq.jpg"></p><p><strong>SPECIAL JURY AWARD - SMALL/MEDIUM COMMUNITY URBAN DESIGN AWARD: City of Nanaimo Downtown Urban Design Manual and Guidelines (Nanaimo, BC) </strong><br>By D'Ambrosio Architecture + Urbanism</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/nd/nd89kvsabmuorrh1.jpg"></p><p><strong>SPECIAL J...</strong></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/98262926/winning-designs-of-cambodian-sustainable-housing-competition-now-built Winning designs of Cambodian Sustainable Housing competition now built Justine Testado 2014-04-18T13:45:00-04:00 >2014-04-21T14:42:16-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/dg/dgzm65c2dr8ukpuo.jpg" width="514" height="278" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>It's a well-known fact that a safe and comfortable home is essential to one's well-being. From Building Trust International's 2013 "The Future of Sustainable Housing in Cambodia" competition, over 600 registered entrants proposed sustainable housing solutions for low-income families in Cambodia. The jury -- which also comprised of the families who moved into their new homes -- chose 3 joint-winning designs recently constructed in Phnom Penh.</p></em><br /><br /><p>The winners are:</p><p><strong>Courtyard House</strong> by <a href="http://www.lumleykoller.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Jess Lumley &amp; Alexander Koller</a> (UK)</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/og/ogli2i8nj6otkyen.jpg"><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ky/kyeao9brp6fy06yl.jpg"></p><p><strong>Open Embrace</strong> by Keith Greenwald and Lisa Ekle (USA)</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ve/veyhx3moq1nbrs5l.jpg"><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/sb/sbmvvdldsgwz10ch.jpg"><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/jn/jni1yvjlquz72tw1.jpg"></p><p><strong>Wet + Dry House</strong> by Mary Ann Jackson, Ralph Green, Muhammad Kamil &amp; Nick Shearman of <a href="http://www.vdd.com.au" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Visionary Design Development Pty Ltd.</a> (Australia)</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/0e/0eyrkrukt035ys29.jpg"><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/1y/1y9rsf7q1zkqznm5.jpg"><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/y4/y4ktwj1jku0y5klh.jpg"></p><p>More details on <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/winning_designs_of_cambodian_sustainable_housing_competition_now_built/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>.</p><p>Also check out our recent feature of <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/97566131/moved-to-care-competition-winners-highlight-the-importance-of-safe-healthcare-for-all" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Building Trust International's "Moved to Care" competition results</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/97583873/ten-recipients-for-the-2014-aia-housing-awards Ten recipients for the 2014 AIA Housing Awards Justine Testado 2014-04-08T19:30:00-04:00 >2015-05-05T13:13:19-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/wq/wqwu6njt4z574sif.jpg" width="514" height="616" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>There's no place like a good home, simple as that. The AIA announced 10 recipients for the 2014 Housing Awards, which promotes the value of good housing and excellence in housing design. The jury gave awards in four categories: One/Two Family Custom Housing, One/Two Family Production Housing (none selected this year), Multifamily Housing and Special Housing.</p></em><br /><br /><p><strong>ONE/TWO FAMILY CUSTOM HOUSING</strong></p><p>Pictured above: Sol Duc Cabin (Seattle) by Olson Kundig Architects</p><p>Informal House (South Pasadena, CA) by Koning Eizenberg Architecture, Inc.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/so/soyq6bhoaeu24183.jpg"></p><p>Kicking Horse Residence (British Columbia) by Bohlin Cywinski Jackson</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/e5/e5kguuftnr3vqpeq.jpg"></p><p>Park Passive (Seattle) by NK Architects</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/zn/zn9ir0yte7u430xi.jpg"></p><p>Topo House (Wisconsin) by Johnsen Schmaling Architects</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/h5/h5n3sy291ekdnh9p.jpg"></p><p><strong>MULTIFAMILY LIVING</strong></p><p>221 Broadway (San Antonio) by Lake|Flato Architects</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/8f/8f466n3fot6ie5xr.jpg"></p><p>Cherokee Studios (Los Angeles) by Brooks + Scarpa</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/qr/qrg39hsf9x1twsy3.jpg"></p><p>Merritt Crossing Senior Apartments (Oakland, CA) by Leddy Maytum Stacy Architects</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/sg/sgu6csb1z4jy6xtm.jpg"></p><p>28th Street Apartments (Los Angeles) by Koning Eizenberg Architecture, Inc.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/hb/hbtkrmudpabibxdk.jpg"></p><p>Sweetwater Spectrum Community (Sonoma, CA) by Leddy Maytum Stacy Architects</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/92/92t47du4c5d35syv.jpg"></p><p>Further info on <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/ten_recipients_for_the_2014_aia_housing_awards/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/97566131/moved-to-care-competition-winners-highlight-the-importance-of-safe-healthcare-for-all Moved to Care competition winners highlight the importance of safe healthcare for all Justine Testado 2014-04-08T13:56:00-04:00 >2014-04-14T19:14:21-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/b4/b4fp8ljygzot99mn.jpg" width="514" height="364" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>No matter what country you live in, everyone deserves access to safe and secure healthcare. Re-emphasizing this global issue is Building Trust International's Moved to Care competition, which sought feasible design solutions for a portable healthcare facility for high-demand regions in Southeast Asia.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Out of over 200 registered entrants, a U.S. multidisciplinary team consisting of Patrick Morgan, Jhan&eacute;a Williams, and Simon Morgan won the Professional category. The jury also selected nine honorable mentions from around the world.</p><p>For the Student category, &lsquo;REFLEX&rsquo; by Christopher Knitt (University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, USA) was named the winner along with four honorable mentions.</p><p>Check out the winning entries below.</p><p><strong>Professional category winner:&nbsp;</strong> <strong>Patrick Morgan M-Arch, Simon Morgan MPH and Jhan&eacute;a Williams M-Arch (USA)</strong></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/c8/c8lmya110wzdcwvb.jpg"></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/lv/lvb1nljnli1zc937.jpg"></p><p><strong>Student category winner: "REFLEX" by Christopher Knitt (University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, USA)</strong></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/vl/vlvhl91gsrq3m7zx.jpg"></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/an/anx40mhll9mc3gqq.jpg"></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/vi/vihfdr5sql5eb36l.jpg"></p><p>Learn more about the projects on <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/moved_to_care_competition_winners_highlight_the_importance_of_safe_hea/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/97487247/rolex-arts-finalists-wing-rdhs-and-suralark-are-among-this-week-s-winners Rolex Arts finalists, Wingårdhs, and SuralArk are among this week's winners Justine Testado 2014-04-07T17:15:00-04:00 >2014-04-07T19:35:54-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/7v/7v4mxpumtvx8zleo.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Every Monday, we highlight some of the most recent competition-winning projects, commissions, and awards on <a href="http://bustler.net" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a> from the previous week that we think are worth checking out.</p><p>Check out Recap #3 for the week of March 31-April 4, 2014:</p><p><a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/peter_zumthor_selects_4_architecture_finalists_for_rolex_arts_initiative_20/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Peter Zumthor selects 4 architecture finalists for Rolex Arts Initiative 2014-2015</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/x3/x3apnz3aht6q02fk.jpg"></p><p>Four finalists still have a chance to win the prestigious one-year architecture mentorship in the <a href="http://rolexmentorprotege.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Rolex Arts Initiative 2014-2015</a> with 2009 Pritzker Prize laureate <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/peter_zumthor_named_architecture_mentor_for_rolex_arts_initiative/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Peter Zumthor as architecture mentor</a>.</p><p><a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/results_of_the_rome_motorino_check_point_competition/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Results of the Rome Motorino Check Point competition</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/t5/t5upo0y6ik9vmmx9.jpg"></p><p>Zoom, zoom! Riding a Vespa scooter has long been a common means of transportation in Rome. However, figuring out designated parking for the vehicle isn't anything new either. Check out the ideas students worldwide sent to the&nbsp;<a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/competition/rome_motorinio_check_point/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Rome Motorino Check Point (RMCP) competition</a> to address this issue.</p><p><a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/a_ltas_winning_intergenerational_residence_proposal_in_rennes_france/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>a/LTA&rsquo;s winning Intergenerational Residence proposal in Rennes, France</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/su/suseo45fabaweyp2.jpg"></p><p>Open communal living and the integration of urban structures and ...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/96962252/shigeru-ban-3xn-oma-are-among-this-week-s-winners Shigeru Ban, 3XN & OMA are among this week's winners Justine Testado 2014-03-31T18:52:00-04:00 >2014-03-31T19:02:28-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/x3/x3b41dd7dkxn7snr.jpg" width="514" height="514" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Every Monday, we highlight some of the most recent competition-winning projects, commissions, and awards on <a href="http://bustler.net" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a> from the previous week that we think are worth checking out.</p><p>Check out Recap #2 for the week of March 24-28, 2014:</p><p><strong><a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/recipients_name_named_as_2014_pritzker_prize_laureate/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Shigeru Ban named as 2014 Pritzker Prize Laureate</a></strong><br><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/q0/q0yajltji1ej5un0.jpg"></p><p>Japanese architect <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/17679/shigeru-ban-architects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Shigeru Ban</a> was announced as the 2014 Laureate of the Pritzker Architecture Prize on March 24. Ban will be the seventh Japanese architect to become a laureate of the Pritzker Prize, widely regarded as "the Nobel Prize" in the architecture profession.</p><p><strong><a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/winners_of_the_latest_fenn_young_designers_award_design_competition/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Winners of the latest FYDA competition redefine the library for today&rsquo;s digital age</a></strong><br><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/1h/1h3wu7e00uynx3ag.jpg"></p><p>In the latest edition of the Fenn Young Designers Award (FYDA) International Design Competition from Bangkok, over 300 submissions from young creatives ages 18-33 submitted designs that redefine the library for today's technological times.</p><p><a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/3xn_to_design_entertainment_complex_for_dreamcenter_in_shanghai/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>3XN to design entertainment complex for DreamCenter in Shanghai</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/gl/glz4fcz654ilten4.jpg"></p><p>DreamWorks Animation recently commissioned <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/12533/3xn-architects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">3XN</a> to design an enter...</p>