Archinect - News 2014-10-02T11:08:08-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/88216540/dispatches-from-5468796-architecture-s-table-for-twelve-rotterdam Dispatches from 5468796 Architecture's Table for Twelve | Rotterdam Amelia Taylor-Hochberg 2013-12-06T15:42:00-05:00 >2013-12-17T16:24:30-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/fz/fzt865cp4g3uasz5.jpg" width="514" height="342" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> Archinect is delighted to present <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/77818/5468796-architecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">5468796 Architecture</a>'s travelogue for their award-winning research project, <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/355906/table-for-12" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>Table for Twelve</em></a>. The Winnipeg-based firm received the 2013 Professional Prix de Rome in Architecture from the Canada Council for the Arts, awarded to emerging Canadian architects with outstanding artistic potential. The $50,000 prize will support the firm&rsquo;s worldwide travels to both strengthen their skills and expand their presence within the international architectural community.</p> <p> 5468796&rsquo;s<em> <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/355906/table-for-12" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Table for Twelve</a></em> will hold dinner parties at architectural epicenters around the world, in the hopes that picking the brains of local talent will help them identify the drivers behind a strong design culture. Archinect plays host to their global dispatches through this travel blog, updated upon each city&rsquo;s dinner.</p> <p> From 5468796:</p> <p> <strong>DINNER</strong>:</p> <p> <strong>The Trip</strong></p> <p> <a href="http://www.5468796.ca" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">5468796</a> Architecture&rsquo;s Johanna Hurme, Ken Borton and Sean Radford recollect on their travels for the second leg of their <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/355906/table-for-12" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Table for Tw...</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/84218810/second-house-first-exhibition-currently-at-the-raw-gallery-winnipeg Second House First exhibition currently at the RAW Gallery, Winnipeg Justine Testado 2013-10-15T14:17:00-04:00 >2013-10-21T19:52:31-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/qa/qaa8wp27s57nnb6o.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Check out the "Second House First" exhibition, currently at the RAW Gallery of Architecture and Design in Winnipeg, Canada until Oct. 27, 2013. Second House First gives an in-depth look into the cottages and cabins that surround Lake Manitoba in Manitoba, Canada. The exhibition explores and questions the growing differences between the cabin and the suburban house as well as the contrasting lifestyles of its residents.</p></em><br /><br /><p> <em>Contributors include Conrad Koslowsky (Roz Barr Architects); Frederik Bo Bojesen, (Herzog &amp; de Meuron); Scrap Marshall, (UCLA AUD); Yannick Guillen, (YG), and Lisa Stinner-Kun (University Of Manitoba).</em></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/62732859/warming-huts-v-2013-five-winners-selected Warming Huts v.2013 - Five Winners Selected Alexander Walter 2012-12-04T13:52:00-05:00 >2012-12-10T18:52:21-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/w2/w2wq0wj7ey4x9b97.jpg" width="514" height="229" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Warming Huts: An Art + Architecture Competition on Ice has unveiled the five winning projects of its 2013 edition. Like in previous winters, the selected huts will be built in early January on site and placed on the Assiniboine Credit Union River Trail in Winnipeg, Canada - the longest naturally frozen skating trail in the world.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/62328288/michael-maltzan-selected-to-design-inuit-art-and-learning-centre-for-wag Michael Maltzan selected to design Inuit Art and Learning Centre for WAG Archinect 2012-11-28T13:58:00-05:00 >2012-12-03T18:59:09-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/vr/vrff7ki18nr6a4m4.jpg" width="514" height="392" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> The award-winning American architect Michael Maltzan has been selected to design the Inuit Art and Learning Centre at the <a href="http://wag.ca/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Winnipeg Art Gallery</a>. The Centre will house both the WAG&rsquo;s celebrated collection of contemporary Inuit art, the largest of its kind in the world, and the Studio Art and Learning programs. Michael Maltzan will be the Prime and Design Architect for this historic project, and supporting his team will be Cibinel Architects, Ltd, led by principal George Cibinel, acting as the Associate and Technical Architect in Winnipeg.</p> <p> This past August, 65 prospective architectural teams from 15 countries responded to the Call for Expressions of Interest for the IALC project. In September, the architect selection committee narrowed it down to six finalists who submitted expanded proposals and were interviewed last month. The selection committee was unanimous in choosing Michael Maltzan as the winning architect, and this recommendation subsequently received overwhelming approval...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/59649978/local-architects-power-winnipeg-s-reinvigorated-design Local architects power Winnipeg’s reinvigorated design Archinect 2012-10-19T20:32:00-04:00 >2012-10-21T17:13:32-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/q2/q2bz8qs02orppa27.jpg" width="514" height="290" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Like the meeting of the Red and Assiniboine rivers, there&rsquo;s a compelling confluence of urban activists standing next to each other on the sidewalk of Portage Avenue in downtown Winnipeg. To my right is a group of First Nations flood evacuees protesting (politely) against cuts to their daily living allowance. To my left, below the gleaming, mirror-polished aluminum balconies of the Avenue on Portage mixed-use development...</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/54577796/rope-pavilion-by-knestudio ROPE pavilion by KNEstudio Alexander Walter 2012-08-01T18:23:00-04:00 >2012-08-02T18:08:59-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/i9/i9iaar30vgs3e6zl.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Last week on Bustler, we published the two winning projects in the international NEXT LANDMARK Contest. The project ROPE pavilion, winner in the category "First Work", was also selected as the favorite entry in Winnipeg's 2012 Warming Huts Art + Architecture Competition earlier this year. The team that designed and built the pavilion was led by architect Kevin Erickson of New York firm KNEstudio.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/36145079/very-cool-warming-hut-designs-win-big-at-the-forks Very cool: Warming-hut designs win big at The Forks Archinect 2012-01-29T00:10:00-05:00 >2012-01-31T12:37:21-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/bv/bv6cnd5t4pfzr4z0.jpg" width="514" height="375" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Three huts were chosen from an open design competition with the winning designs coming from the Czech Republic, Norway and New York. A fourth was chosen from student submissions at the University of Manitoba while the fifth was designed by world-renowned architect Frank Gehry.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/31729790/warming-huts-competition-polar-hen-by-mj-lk-architekti Warming Huts Competition: „POLAR HEN“ by mjölk architekti Alexander Walter 2011-12-21T15:18:00-05:00 >2012-01-29T00:12:03-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/4k/4kgecemu2rdtydxl.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Czech firm mj&ouml;lk architekti has shared with us their fascinating proposal "POLAR HEN" which was - under the title "ICE PILLOWS" - just recently named one of the five winners in the internationally acclaimed Warming Huts v.2011, An Art +Architecture Competition on Ice (...with one of the other four winners being Frank Gehry!). For only one winter, the five winning huts will be created and placed on the frozen Assiniboine River in Winnipeg, Manitoba.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/26673779/conversion-seldom-gets-any-better-than-this Conversion seldom gets any better than this. Nam Henderson 2011-11-07T20:24:00-05:00 >2012-12-12T15:15:04-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/mh/mhcfpzgi7f1wo0pw.jpg" width="514" height="289" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>In Centre Village and YouCube, 5468796 has displayed fine mastery of geometry and the planning of graceful, efficient urban communities. But in Avenue + Hample, it has successfully tackled the harder jobs of bringing dead buildings back to life</p></em><br /><br /><p> John Bentley Mays reviews recent work of , the award-winning Winnipeg office known as 5468796 Architecture for the&nbsp;Globe and Mail. He finds that the office has brought striking, fresh reinterpretations of classical European modernism to their home town.</p> <p> If you haven't already (or just for a reminder) check out the&nbsp;earlier&nbsp;Archinect&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/102028/upstarts-5468796-architecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">UpStarts: 5468796 Architecture</a>&nbsp;feature, where <a href="http://archinect.com/people/cover/1970535/will-galloway" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Will Galloway</a> interviewed, two of the principals, Sasa Radulovic and Johanna Hurme, whom&nbsp;he went to grad school with.</p>