Archinect - News 2014-12-22T10:38:01-05:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/114590743/winners-of-warming-huts-v-2015 Winners of Warming Huts v.2015 Justine Testado 2014-11-26T18:51:00-05:00 >2014-11-28T11:18:14-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/jk/jkan53ty2mopaq8w.jpg" width="514" height="274" 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="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/1r/1r3eyutxw02ai7uv.jpg"></p><p>INSTALLATION WINNER: Recycling Words by KANVA, from Montreal, CANADA</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/0f/0fk4uxes8ta5umwr.jpg"></p><p>For more project details and other noted submissions, head over to <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/winners_of_warming_hut_v.2015/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/88220565/stalactite-by-aptum-architecture-warming-huts-v-2014-competition-entry "Stalactite" by APTUM Architecture - Warming Huts v. 2014 competition entry Justine Testado 2013-12-06T15:41:00-05:00 >2013-12-09T18:19:10-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/4i/4i40y6o4o33ewbf4.jpg" width="514" height="254" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Here's a pretty cool Warming Huts v. 2014 submission we received from APTUM Architecture, based in the U.S. and Switzerland. As its name states, APTUM's warming hut proposal was inspired by stalactite formations that hang from the ceilings of caves.</p></em><br /><br /><p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ad/adu9gwryhvv1m0k2.jpg" title=""></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/y5/y5iw2r5pf42s54kz.jpg" title=""><br><br><br><br><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/go/gons4fxo3l7t4dk4.jpg" title=""><br> Head over to <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/stalactite_by_aptum_architecture_-_warming_huts_v_2014_competition_entry/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a> to learn more.</p> <p> <em>Images courtesy of APTUM.</em></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/88141091/warming-huts-competition-v-2014-winners Warming Huts Competition v. 2014 winners Justine Testado 2013-12-05T15:07:00-05:00 >2013-12-09T20:55:26-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/fg/fgzsi4zfi45xs26s.jpg" width="514" height="290" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>It's that time of year again &mdash; when the Warming Huts Competition winners are announced, that is. Every year, the competition invites architects around the globe to develop their most innovative warming-hut designs. With no theme for v. 2014, the competition was met with a variety of submissions.</p></em><br /><br /><p> The international jury chose three winners out of 190 entries. As for the other three: one hut was selected for a separate University of Manitoba competition; one from an invited local architect (&Eacute;tienne Gaboury); another hut &mdash; soon to be determined &mdash; will become a class project for Kelvin High School&rsquo;s drafting program.</p> <ul><li> NUZZLES by RAW DESIGN INC. - Toronto</li> <li> Red Blanket by Workshop Architecture Inc. - Toronto</li> <li> Windshield by Kate Busby &amp; Bella Totino - Vancouver</li> <li> University of Manitoba winner: SKYBOX - Winnipeg</li> <li> &Eacute;tienne Gaboury's winner - Voyageur Hut</li> <li> Kelvin High School - TBA</li> </ul><p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/w2/w267uch150ypaddz.jpg" title=""><br> &nbsp;</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/an/anyd2q0m7hj1muv1.jpg" title=""></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/66933272/editor-s-picks-301 Editor's Picks #301 Nam Henderson 2013-02-05T10:09:00-05:00 >2013-02-07T15:03:08-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/7d/7d3hjgxxv2vnfmqs.jpg" width="514" height="289" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> Archinect released <a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/66096833/archinect-interviews-george-brugmans-iabr-part-3-s-o-paulo-rotterdam-and-beyond" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">the final and third par</a>t of a multi-part interview <a href="http://archinect.com/orhan" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Orhan Ayy&uuml;ce</a> conducted with George Brugmans, Executive Director of the International Architecture Biennale Rotterdam (IABR). The topics included: S&atilde;o Paulo, Rotterdam and Beyond. At one point Mr. Brugmans summed up "<em>when the requirement is to find the right balance between people, planet and profit, transformational and infrastructural ambitions are to all intents and purposes to be seen as part of the same &lsquo;making city&rsquo; package. It worked like that on both Test Sites, in Istanbul and in S&atilde;o Paulo. It is important to note here that this provides a unique opportunity</em>".</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x303/v9/v9kfdrdtwu9t6fdo.jpg"></p> <p> I was also interested to note the final section wherein Mr. Brugmans discussed the recent post-austerity political/budgetary challenges facing the Netherlands in general and the IABR specifically. Along those lines <a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/66092556/archinect-interviews-george-brugmans-iabr-part-1-making-city" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">in a comment after the first part of the nterview was released</a>, I referenced <a href="http://www.domusweb.it/en/op-ed/who-asked-for-a-new-institute-a-farewell-to-the-nai/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">an op-ed by S&eacute;rgio Miguel Figueiredo published last m...</a></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/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/104878/warming-huts-along-the-forks Warming huts along the Forks Nam Henderson 2011-02-28T13:50:00-05:00 >2012-12-12T15:15:53-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ah/ah2ftp9lbhtyjcb4.jpg" width="380" height="590" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> The Globe and Mail explores how these days, Winnipeg can be counted as an incubator of edgy architecture, in an article entitled <a href="http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/arts/lisa-rochon/winnipegs-forks-huts-provide-shelter-and-inspiration/article1920450/singlepage/#articlecontent" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Winnepeg's Fork huts provide shelter and inspiration</a> See related Archinect interview which featured <a href="http://archinect.com/features/article.php?id=102028_0_23_0_M" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">UpStarts: 5468796 Architecture</a></p>