Archinect - News 2017-07-24T02:52:30-04:00 Winners of Warming Huts v.2015 Justine Testado 2014-11-26T18:51:00-05:00 >2014-11-28T11:18:14-05:00 <img src="" width="650" height="346" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The Warming Huts competition is back with its 2015 edition! The blind jury sifted through over 100 submissions from around the world for this season's most creative warming huts. The top three winning designs will be constructed at the Red River Mutual Rivertrail in Winnipeg in Manitoba, Canada. This year's competition awarded two Shelter category winners and one Installation winner.</p></em><br /><br /><p>(Above) SHELTER WINNER: This Big by Tina Soli &amp; Luca Roncoroni from Dorebak Akershus, NORWAY</p><p>SHELTER WINNER: "The Hole Idea by Weiss Architecture &amp; Urbanism Limited from Toronto, CANADA</p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p>INSTALLATION WINNER: Recycling Words by KANVA, from Montreal, CANADA</p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p>For more project details and other noted submissions, head over to <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>.</p> $450K panel of glass at Apple’s iconic 5th Avenue ‘Cube’ store shattered by snowblower Archinect 2014-01-22T14:21:00-05:00 >2014-01-23T15:26:31-05:00 <img src="" width="650" height="632" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Several readers are reporting that a snowblower has accidentally knocked into and shattered one of the large glass panels at Apple&rsquo;s iconic 5th avenue Apple Store. That&rsquo;s one of 15 panels, and those large slices of glass were installed a couple of years ago.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html> COLDSCAPES 2013 winning-design exhibition currently in Cleveland, Ohio Justine Testado 2013-11-19T15:26:00-05:00 >2014-08-06T05:53:19-04:00 <img src="" width="650" height="434" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>From the COLDSCAPES design competition earlier this year, an exhibition of the winning designs is currently on display hosted by the Kent State University Cleveland Urban Design Collaborative &mdash; a timely event as the weather grows colder in the U.S. Last Friday's exhibition opening also celebrated the book launch of "COLDSCAPES: Design Ideas for Winter Cities", the sixth volume in CUDC&rsquo;s Urban Infill Book Series.</p></em><br /><br /><p> The COLDSCAPES exhibition will be open for one month at Star Plaza in Cleveland, Ohio.</p> Halley VI Antarctic research station opens February 5 Archinect 2013-01-31T19:52:00-05:00 >2013-02-05T09:36:04-05:00 <img src="" width="650" height="488" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>When Hugh Broughton Architects won a design competition for the Halley VI Antarctic research station, which officially opens on February 5, the small London-based office had no experience working in extreme environments. But its proposal, developed with engineer AECOM, impressed the jury both for its technical ingenuity and its understanding that for up to 50 scientists, this inhospitable place is home.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html> Russia plans to build frozen community 1,000 miles from North Pole Archinect 2011-11-28T14:13:51-05:00 >2011-12-08T12:30:39-05:00 <img src="" width="634" height="340" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Russia is to build an ultra-modern city on a frozen island deep inside the Arctic Circle - in the Kremlin's latest move to back its claim to vast oil and gas reserves under the polar ice cap. Named Umka, after a popular Soviet polar bear cub cartoon hero, the initial 5,000 residents will live under a vast dome to protect themselves from temperatures sinking below minus 30C in winter.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html>