Archinect - News 2014-11-24T17:56:53-05:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/113652533/towards-biology-tells-the-metaphysical-tale-of-ricardo-bofill-s-la-f-brica "Towards Biology" tells the metaphysical tale of Ricardo Bofill's La Fábrica Justine Testado 2014-11-14T15:51:00-05:00 >2014-11-19T19:54:24-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/v0/v0g4eisskm9ik910.jpg" width="514" height="355" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Ricardo Bofill Taller de Arquitectura collaborated with <a href="http://www.onionlab.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Onionlab</a> from Barcelona to create a video-audio installation titled "Towards Biology" as part of the <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/101261428/ricardo-bofill-s-time-space-existence-exhibition-on-la-fabrica-for-the-2014-venice-biennale" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">"Time Space Existence" exhibition</a> at the soon-to-conclude <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/230035/venice-biennale-2014" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Venice Biennale 2014</a> in Italy.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/gk/gk5hpc6rcczqgyf2.jpg"></p><p>The exhibition explores going beyond the physical existence of La F&aacute;brica&nbsp;-- the repurposed cement factory in Barcelona that has served as the Taller de Arquitectura's creative headquarters and Ricardo Bofill's private residence since the mid-1970s -- and reimagines it in different contexts, specifically in Venice.</p><p>In "Towards Biology", the rotunda-shaped screen draws in viewers to listen and watch a poetic narrative about La F&aacute;brica, which symbolizes the fundamentals of Taller de Arquitectura and the firm's approaches to architecture.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/et/et77o050r53ost3g.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/f0/f0v94zd2d46fny4x.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/gl/gl6q6wyh9k2kclnx.jpg"></p><p><strong>Scroll further down to watch the installation in English or Italian.</strong></p><p>Project credits:</p><p>Produced by Ricardo Bofill Taller de Arquitectura and Onionlab<br>Technical direction: Onionlab<br>Technical Engineering: Lloc Audiovisu...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/113049453/the-architect-of-the-year-awards-2014-shortlist The Architect of the Year Awards 2014 shortlist Justine Testado 2014-11-06T18:23:00-05:00 >2014-11-06T18:31:34-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/26/26usqjj754zkofah.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The 2014 shortlist for the Architect of the Year Awards is out. Established in the UK back in 2004 and organized by BD, the awards celebrate top-notch architectural works in 13 categories. This also includes the Young Architect of the Year Award that is open to young architects practicing in the European Union for 12 years or less. Category winners will be revealed during a fancy evening awards ceremony at The Brewery in London on December 2.</p></em><br /><br /><p>It's industrial chic galore with this year's batch. Here's a few of the shortlisted projects.</p><p>&darr; Sports &amp; Leisure Architect of the Year nominee: LA Architects</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/bu/bugacfrz5crg6t6p.jpg"></p><p>&nbsp;&darr; Interiors Architect of the Year nominee: Spacelab</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/n2/n2vd08cozpmp5okf.jpg"></p><p>&darr; Housing Architect of the Year nominee: Proctor and Matthews</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/cw/cwdc7j72edq3wkj9.jpg"></p><p>&darr; Refurbishment Architect of the Year nominee: Haworth Tompkins<br>Related: <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/111493176/haworth-tompkins-everyman-theatre-wins-the-riba-stirling-prize-2014" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Haworth Tompkins&rsquo; Everyman Theatre wins the RIBA Stirling Prize 2014</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/0w/0wd7390l53k3adw5.jpg"></p><p>&darr; Public Building Architect of the Year nominee: Ryder Architects</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/70/70ex7eqpo2bfzu3d.jpg"></p><p>&darr; Education Architect of the Year nominee: Design Engine</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ua/uahclarkvld4tygp.jpg"></p><p>&darr; Young Architect of the Year nominee: MXSI</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/m0/m0pihks5hf920es8.jpg"></p><p>You can find plenty more of the shortlisted projects over at <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/the_architect_of_the_year_awards_2014_shortlist/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/112585338/new-c-city-museum-district-breaks-ground-in-the-netherlands New "C-City" museum district breaks ground in The Netherlands Justine Testado 2014-11-01T12:03:00-04:00 >2014-11-05T18:02:18-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/9h/9hulc3g02zgteegf.jpg" width="514" height="514" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Continium.&nbsp;Cube. Columbus. What sounds like characters in a comic book series is really the three defining components in "C-City", a new museum district located at the entrance into the Dutch-German border town of Kerkrade. Designed by Rotterdam-based <a href="http://www.shifta.nl" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Shift Architecture Urbanism</a>, the &euro;20.5 million project recently broke ground and is currently scheduled to open by the end of 2015.</p><p>C-City will bring technology, science, and design in one integrated museum district. Next to the existing Discovery Centre Continium will be the C-Square, a sunken-square space for&nbsp; student labs, restaurants, and other public amenities. C-Square will also serve as an underground pathway landscape that connects all of C-City's facilities.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ar/arj0xcg6t7gf6i54.jpg"></p><p>The Continium will also be joined by the Cube and Columbus buildings. The Cube will house The Netherland's first design museum whereas Columbus was designed as an inverse planetarium theater &mdash; making it the first building of its kind in Europe. In addition to the museum gall...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/109659675/barcelona-wins-grand-prize-in-bloomberg-philanthropies-mayors-challenge-for-europe Barcelona wins Grand Prize in Bloomberg Philanthropies’ Mayors Challenge for Europe Justine Testado 2014-09-23T21:32:00-04:00 >2014-10-01T23:55:53-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/h0/h06qi83l4dfs7qjq.jpg" width="514" height="384" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Michael Bloomberg's Bloomberg Philanthropies revealed the winners of its first European edition of the Mayors Challenge. More than 150 top cities from 28 European nations entered the competition, which asked participants to send their most innovative ideas that address Europe's timely pressing issues like unemployment, energy efficiency, obesity, aging, and improving government efficiency.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Barcelona took the Grand Prize for Innovation and &euro;5 million to help implement their proposal,&nbsp;<strong>Collaborative Care Networks for Better Aging,</strong> a digital and community "trust network" for each of its at-risk elderly residents.</p><p>Innovation prizes of &euro;1 million were also given to the following cities:</p><ul><li><strong>Athens, Greece</strong>: Synathina, a Public Platform for Engaged Citizens</li><li><strong>Kirklees, in Yorkshire, United Kingdom</strong>: Kirklees Shares</li><li><strong>Stockholm, Sweden</strong>:<strong> </strong>Biochar - for a Better City Ecosystem</li><li><strong>Warsaw, Poland</strong>: Virtual Warsaw - Urban Information System for the Visually Impaired</li></ul><p>In addition to prize money, each winning city will receive technical assistance, expert coaching, and a trophy specially designed by renowned artist <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/72244607/studio-olafur-eliasson" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Olafur Eliasson</a>.</p><p>Michael Bloomberg congratulated Barcelona via a surprise phone call from Paris in the video below.</p><p>Learn more about the winning ideas on <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/barcelona_wins_grand_prize_in_bloomberg_philanthropies_mayors_challenge_for/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/108508046/winners-of-the-regional-holcim-awards-2014-for-europe Winners of the regional Holcim Awards 2014 for Europe Justine Testado 2014-09-09T12:54:00-04:00 >2014-09-25T12:27:14-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/c9/c9ksm8szktx6q95i.jpg" width="514" height="386" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The announcements of the regional winners for the Holcim Awards 2014 have begun -- with the first set of winners coming from the Holcim Awards for Europe. During a recent ceremony in Moscow, 12 projects from throughout the continent were recognized as top examples of sustainable construction that illustrate the evolving state of sustainable construction and address challenges in the building and construction industry.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Here's a couple of the winning projects:</p><p>(Pictured above): <strong>Holcim Awards Gold 2014:<em> Anthropic Park: Freshwater ecological reserve and remediation, Saline Joniche, Italy</em></strong><br>Main Authors: Francisco Leiva - Grupo aranea, Alicante, Spain; Marco Scarpinato - AutonomeForme, Palermo, Italy<br>Further Authors: Marta Garc&iacute;a Chico - Grupo aranea, Alicante, Spain; Lucia Pierro - AutonomeForme, Palermo, Italy</p><p><strong>Holcim Awards Silver 2014: <em>Public Condenser: Low-cost flexible university building, Paris, France</em></strong><br>Main Authors: Gilles Delalex - Muoto, Paris, France; Yves Moreau - Muoto, Paris, France; Thomas Wessel-Cessieux - Muoto, Paris, France</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/hv/hvkj1vovg7j7n72i.jpg"></p><p><strong>Holcim Awards Bronze 2014:</strong><em><strong> The Commons: Participatory urban neighborhood, Vienna, Austria</strong></em><br>Main Authors: Enrique Arenas Laorga - Arenas Basabe Palacios arquitectos, Madrid, Spain; Luis Basabe Montalvo - Arenas Basabe Palacios arquitectos, Madrid, Spain; Luis Palacios Labrador - Arenas Basabe Palacios arquitectos, Madrid, Spain<br>Further Authors: Andreas K&auml;fer - Traffix Verkehrs...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/105036124/jahn-s-post-tower-wins-the-ctbuh-10-year-award JAHN’S Post Tower wins the CTBUH 10 Year Award Justine Testado 2014-07-25T19:20:00-04:00 >2014-07-28T19:32:37-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/pw/pw5hlj6ad4s385cb.jpg" width="514" height="328" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat gave their 10 Year Award to JAHN's Post Tower out of seven finalists. The award recognizes a tall building that has best proven successful performance in various criteria over a timespan of at least 10 years since the building's completion.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Located in Bonn, Germany, the 163-meter Post Tower office building made itself known as one of the world&rsquo;s lowest energy-consuming tall buildings and a predecessor to sustainable tower design.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/x9/x9tnsi1tc8lxau3x.jpg"></p><p>More details on <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/jahns_post_tower_wins_the_ctbuh_10_year_award/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/104958157/rotch-scholar-christopher-karlson-publishes-yearlong-research-on-european-performing-arts-based-architecture Rotch Scholar Christopher Karlson publishes yearlong research on European performing arts-based architecture Justine Testado 2014-07-24T20:41:00-04:00 >2014-09-03T09:40:33-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/l6/l6hhfwn75s1ew8e7.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>After Christopher Karlson <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/3342770/christopher-karlson-wins-rotch-travelling-scholarship" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">won the coveted Rotch Travelling Scholarship</a> in 2011, he was required to document his research as images, drawings, and text to be submitted as a compilation report to the Rotch Trustees. Now, that report is finally available to the public as a print-on-demand book.</p><p>The 363-page document shows Karlson's yearlong journey to 35 European performance arts landmarks as an exploration of commercialized culture in the 'post-Bilbao' period (1997 to the present).</p><p>More details on Karlson's research right below:</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/hb/hbr9x7sc7443xh7z.jpg"></p><p>"<strong>Research Brief: </strong>A total of 35 examples of performing-arts-based architecture - spanning almost 240 years of civic metamorphosis - was observed in 28 autonomous cities using Europe&rsquo;s crowded and competitive urban network as a point of reference and comparative analysis."</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/a8/a8v8kpq7tav4xtva.jpg"></p><p>"The intention is to investigate the results of such completed projects that all encounter distinctive urban scales, cultural settings, and political footing - with focus on engagement in urban re...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/104708119/behind-the-scenes-at-bloomberg-s-ideas-camp-for-cities Behind the Scenes at Bloomberg’s Ideas Camp for Cities Alexander Walter 2014-07-21T13:29:00-04:00 >2014-07-21T13:29:56-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/d2/d236ebbb44fd6df1cadedb6c1fc39c8f.jpg" width="514" height="300" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Serious money is in play in the Bloomberg Philanthropies&rsquo; &ldquo;Mayors&rsquo; Challenge&rdquo; for cities competing to show they have come up with promising innovations to cope with 21st-century challenges. &ldquo;It was a big surprise to hear we&rsquo;d share our ideas with competitors,&rdquo; says Gomes. &ldquo;But it works brilliantly. It&rsquo;s exactly what you need&mdash;everyone sharing and trying to help each other. It&rsquo;s crazy, but it works.&rdquo;</p></em><br /><br /><p>Previously:</p><ul><li><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/102860203/how-the-bloomberg-mayors-challenge-is-being-received-in-europe" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">How the Bloomberg Mayors Challenge Is Being Received in Europe</a></p></li><li><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/99422397/twenty-one-finalists-for-the-bloomberg-philanthropies-mayors-challenge-competition-in-europe" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Twenty-one finalists for the Bloomberg Philanthropies&rsquo; Mayors Challenge Competition in Europe</a></p></li></ul> http://archinect.com/news/article/104422375/italian-team-wins-first-place-at-the-solar-decathlon-europe-2014 Italian team wins first place at the Solar Decathlon Europe 2014 Justine Testado 2014-07-17T20:32:00-04:00 >2014-07-22T18:09:48-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/hv/hvwe7tylh6f0ut8w.jpg" width="514" height="354" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The top three winners of the Solar Decathlon Europe 2014 were recently announced during the awards ceremony this past weekend in Versailles, France. For two years, the 20 student teams worked to build a full-scale, fully functioning solar-powered house.</p></em><br /><br /><p>(Pictured above) <strong>1st Place/Overall: </strong>"Rhome for Dencity" by Team Rhome (Universit&aacute; Degli Studi di Roma TRE)</p><p><strong>2nd Place:</strong> "Phil&eacute;as" by Atlantic Challenge (Nantes, France)</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/72/7240nedqzdse327u.jpg"></p><p><strong>3rd Place:</strong> "A Home with a Skin" by Pr&ecirc;t-&agrave;-loger (TU Delft, The Netherlands)<br><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/94365163/saving-face-pr-t-loger-designs-solar-powered-skin-to-preserve-dutch-row-houses" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">(Previously on Archinect)</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/rc/rcjzocsjqyv4ikja.jpg"></p><p>Head over to <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/italian_team_wins_first_place_at_the_solar_decathlon_europe_2014/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a> for more.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/102860203/how-the-bloomberg-mayors-challenge-is-being-received-in-europe How the Bloomberg Mayors Challenge Is Being Received in Europe Alexander Walter 2014-06-27T13:09:00-04:00 >2014-07-01T22:59:17-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/7a/7ab3dc51f84367a352fa7ba9276a1da8.jpg" width="514" height="347" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Can a U.S. organization really tell Europe how to run its cities better? [...] Following a successful inaugural challenge last year, the city innovation contest crossed the Atlantic in 2014, winnowing down European applicant cities to a shortlist of 21*, all of whom attended a two-day Ideas Camp staged in Berlin earlier this month. [...] A European organization could not realistically offer anything as substantial as &euro;9 million in prize money.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Previously: <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/99422397/twenty-one-finalists-for-the-bloomberg-philanthropies-mayors-challenge-competition-in-europe" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Twenty-one finalists for the Bloomberg Philanthropies&rsquo; Mayors Challenge Competition in Europe</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/102324994/analyzing-modernism-with-a-multi-faceted-view-in-the-2014-spanish-pavilion-at-the-venice-biennale Analyzing modernism with a multi-faceted view in the 2014 Spanish Pavilion at the Venice Biennale Justine Testado 2014-06-20T14:09:00-04:00 >2014-06-20T18:54:19-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/2b/2beq7050cu950wk0.jpg" width="514" height="332" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The Spanish pavilion "Interior" at the 2014 Venice Biennale conveys its multi-layered concept with an enticing labyrinth-like design. Visitors can formulate their own experience as they walk through the open maze, which is "guided" by large images of contemporary and traditional Spanish architecture.</p></em><br /><br /><p>The pavilion is set up as an interactive exploration of Spanish modernism throughout the last century, mixed in with other main points like the influence of digital technology, or comparing traditional Spanish architecture with the contemporary. <a href="http://sio2arch.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Sio2 Arch</a> (formerly <a href="http://archinect.com/f451arquitectura" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">F451arquitectura</a>) designed the exhibition, which was curated by I&ntilde;aki Abalos, Lluis Ortega, Enrique Encabo, and Inmaculada El Maluenda.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ht/htgya0wwch06y7tc.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/h5/h5dzi4c5tvsv1woh.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ds/dsr0qklhglgx4zyz.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/rg/rgfu93wws6d7jbnk.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ji/jiuwoucocnmwxu53.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/hc/hcmw6bw98n249nxj.jpg"></p><p>More photos and other details on <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/analyzing_modernism_with_a_multi-faceted_view_in_the_2014_spanish_pavilion_/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/99716164/europe-will-let-its-citizens-edit-google-search-results-for-their-names Europe will let its citizens edit Google search results for their names Archinect 2014-05-13T17:05:00-04:00 >2014-05-19T21:58:43-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/1f/1f513jpmxakj69ps.jpg" width="514" height="288" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The European Court of Justice&nbsp;said Google must remove links in search results when requested by individuals, such as the Spanish man who brought a case against the search engine in order to&nbsp;remove links to a 1998&nbsp;newspaper article about&nbsp;the sale of property to settle his debts.&nbsp;The court said that the &ldquo;initially lawful processing of accurate data&rdquo; could, over time, become &ldquo;inadequate,&rdquo; &ldquo;irrelevant,&rdquo; or &ldquo;excessive&rdquo; in the eyes of the people who feature&nbsp;in the material.</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/99422397/twenty-one-finalists-for-the-bloomberg-philanthropies-mayors-challenge-competition-in-europe Twenty-one finalists for the Bloomberg Philanthropies’ Mayors Challenge Competition in Europe Justine Testado 2014-05-08T14:58:00-04:00 >2014-05-09T13:42:28-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/sr/sr4jz2pwux1h5fvl.jpg" width="514" height="384" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Twenty-one of what was deemed as the most bold and creative ideas were listed as finalists in the first European edition of the Bloomberg Philanthropies&rsquo; Mayors Challenge Competition. European cities with populations of at least 100,000 residents were invited to submit ideas that address a variety of some of the most common and complex urban issues throughout the continent.</p></em><br /><br /><p>In the fall, one winner will get the grand prize of &euro;5 million (approx. US$6.9 million) for the most original and transferable idea, and four more cities will receive &euro;1 million (approx. US$1.4 million).</p><p>Below are the finalist cities and a glimpse into the type of issues their ideas address:</p><ol><li><strong>AMSTERDAM, Netherlands</strong> &ndash; Youth Unemployment</li><li><strong>ATHENS, Greece </strong>&ndash; Civic Engagement</li><li><strong>BARCELONA, Spain</strong> &ndash; Aging</li><li><strong>BOLOGNA, Italy</strong> &ndash; Youth Unemployment</li><li><strong>BRISTOL, United Kingdom</strong> &ndash; Health/Anti-obesity</li><li><strong>BRNO, Czech Republic</strong> &ndash; Public Safety/Civic Engagement</li><li><strong>CARDIFF, United Kingdom</strong> &ndash; Economic Development</li><li><strong>FLORENCE, Italy</strong> &ndash; Economic Development</li><li><strong>GDANSK, Poland</strong> &ndash; Civic Engagement</li><li><strong>KIRKLEES, United Kingdom</strong> - Social Capital</li><li><strong>RAKOW, Poland </strong>&ndash; Transportation</li><li><strong>LISBON, Portugal</strong> &ndash; Energy</li><li><strong>LONDON, United Kingdom</strong> &ndash; Public Health</li><li><strong>MADRID, Spain</strong> &ndash; Energy</li><li><strong>SCHAERBEEK, Belgium</strong> &ndash; Energy</li><li><strong>SOFIA, Bulgaria</strong> &ndash; Civic Engagement</li><li><strong>STARA ZAGORA, Bulgaria</strong> &ndash; Economic Development</li><li><strong>STOCKHOLM, Sweden </strong>&ndash; Environment</li><li><strong>THE HAGUE, Netherlands</strong> &ndash; Civic Engagement</li><li><strong>WARSAW, Poland </strong>&ndash; Tran...</li></ol> 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/98218917/the-urban-algae-canopy-shows-the-power-of-algaetecture-for-milan-expo-2015 The Urban Algae Canopy shows the power of "algaetecture" for Milan Expo 2015 Justine Testado 2014-04-17T19:27:00-04:00 >2014-04-21T20:51:03-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ld/ld2hb4ishvmadbq0.jpg" width="514" height="357" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Here's another look at what to expect at the <a href="http://en.expo2015.org" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Milan Expo</a> in 2015. As part of the Expo's Future Food District project, the Urban Algae Canopy shows the great potential of micro algae organisms for integrative greener, cleaner bio-digital architecture. London-based <a href="http://www.ecologicstudio.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">ecoLogicStudio</a> designed the pavilion in collaboration with local architect <a href="http://cesaregriffa.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Cesare Griffa</a>.</p><p>Full-scale prototypes of the pavilion are currently being previewed at the INTERNI &lsquo;Feeding New Ideas for the City&rsquo; exhibition at Cortile d&rsquo;Onore, University of Milan, Festa del Perdono happening until April 18.</p><p>Once it's fully built, the canopy will be able to produce oxygen equivalent to 4 hectares of woodland and up to 150kg of biomass per day -- 60% of which are natural vegetal proteins.</p><p>Dig into the project details right below:</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/wv/wvemft8agvhqy7bd.jpg"></p><p>"The Urban Algae Canopy, based on ecoLogicStudio&rsquo;s six years long research on building integrated bio-digital systems, is presented here with a 1:1 scale prototype of the world&rsquo;s first bio-digital canopy integra...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/97665092/bernard-tschumi-retrospective-opens-on-april-30-at-centre-pompidou-paris Bernard Tschumi retrospective opens on April 30 at Centre Pompidou, Paris Justine Testado 2014-04-09T20:41:00-04:00 >2014-04-14T21:49:16-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/1b/1b52fejhlqwzxmnw.jpg" width="514" height="729" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Book a trip to the Centre Pompidou in Paris this summer. The Centre is hosting the first major European retrospective of iconic French-Swiss architect and theorist Bernard Tschumi from April 30 to July 28, 2014. Exploring Tschumi's work from 1975 to the present, the exhibition will feature a thematic arrangement of archival documents, films, and around 350 of his never-before-seen sketches, drawings, collages, and models -- all displayed in an installation he designed himself.</p></em><br /><br /><p>"The exhibition at the Centre Pompidou &mdash; based on <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/3418/bernard-tschumi-architects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bernard Tschumi</a>&rsquo;s work as an architect, educator, and writer &mdash; explores the making of architecture as a series of arguments, ideas, influences, and responses to the contemporary definition of architecture today."</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/7z/7z5x06y72dxqz9wy.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/7f/7fsr803lf17u3kv6.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/py/py3dt71vins6mvw9.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/gd/gdcqtzbgw81snvci.jpg"></p><p>Get more details on <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/bernard_tschumi_retrospective_opens_on_april_30_at_centre_pompidou_paris/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/97640101/david-chipperfield-wins-nobel-center-architectural-competition David Chipperfield wins Nobel Center architectural competition Justine Testado 2014-04-09T12:52:00-04:00 >2014-04-14T21:44:44-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/1g/1gipeb1duwlarpgk.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/3821/david-chipperfield" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">David Chipperfield</a>'s "Nobelhuset" is the winning design for the new Nobel Center in Stockholm, after a unanimous jury decision. Back in Fall 2013, Chipperfield was one of <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/83368103/eleven-renowned-architects-present-proposals-for-stockholm-s-future-nobel-center" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">11 famous architects who submitted proposals</a> for the future Nobel Center.</p><p>In <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/86609006/nobel-center-competition-shortlists-three-teams-to-move-onto-stage-two" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">the second stage</a>, the competition narrowed down to three proposals from: Johan Celsing - Johan Celsing Arkitektkontor (Sweden); Gert Wing&aring;rdh - Wing&aring;rdhs Arkitektkontor (Sweden); and of course, David Chipperfield and Christoph Felger - David Chipperfield Architects Berlin (Germany).</p><p>The Nobel Center will be built to become an architectural representation of the Nobel Prize and serve as a space to promote the Prize's ideals of forward thinking and innovation.</p><p>Here's more detail into the winning design:</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/o1/o1kxi3gm40lem8lv.jpg"></p><p>"According to the statement of the jury, the proposed building has an elegant, timeless and attractive external appearance with a clear identity of its own. The revised fa&ccedil;ade design, with its shimmering vertical brass elements and glass, has a l...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/94907060/lan-chosen-to-restructure-iconic-grand-palais-in-paris LAN chosen to restructure iconic Grand Palais in Paris Justine Testado 2014-03-04T21:48:00-05:00 >2014-03-10T21:02:01-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/qg/qgvenand625crrnc.jpg" width="514" height="514" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The historic Grand Palais is due for a contemporary touch-up from French firm LAN, who recently won the competition to restructure and expand the monument...Looking beyond the museum's Beaux-Arts style, LAN highlights the museum's durability and flexibility in an effort to bring out the building's full potential.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Have a glimpse of LAN's winning proposal below:<br><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/7b/7bej9uj529z2mgad.jpg"><br><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/b3/b3vqe6lewkkts5yq.jpg"><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/iw/iwm1n98liqgt2h4f.jpg"><br><br><strong>Drawings:</strong></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/f2/f2w9u4o2safi8wge.jpg"><br><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/lu/lubyhj65w2ylfq1v.jpg"><br><br><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/h5/h5zj04jq2h6anaaj.jpg"><br><br>Find out more on <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/lan_chosen_to_restructure_iconic_grand_palais_in_paris/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/92992659/runner-up-proposals-by-estudio-lunar-for-e12-kosovo-and-e12-germany Runner-up proposals by Estudio Lunar for E12 Kosovo and E12 Germany Justine Testado 2014-02-06T12:52:00-05:00 >2014-02-10T19:20:13-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/c8/c8pslr14a76pofho.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Here comes our first Europan 12 project of this week -- and it's a double whammy. Rotterdam-based Estudio Lunar scored runner-up for both the Gjilan site in E12 Kosovo (which had no declared winner) and for Regionale 2016 in E12 Germany.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Here's a glimpse into the team's proposals</p><p><strong>"Welcome to Urban Wellness!" - E12 Kosovo, Gjilan</strong><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ho/hobvygw71zsx2x1v.jpg"><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/pu/puhd5hbfgw286eos.jpg"><br><br><strong>"Kein Land f&uuml;r alte M&auml;nner" - E12 Germany, Regionale 2016</strong><br><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/tk/tkjugi0l4ko6cjnk.jpg"><br><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/2c/2co3fpb0gtvtzw1a.jpg"><br><br>Find more about both proposals on <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/runner-up_proposals_by_estudio_lunar_for_e12_kosovo_and_e12_germany/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/92768096/arkitektgruppen-cubus-1st-place-entry-of-the-mo-i-rana-waterfront-competition Arkitektgruppen Cubus’ 1st-place entry of the Mo i Rana Waterfront competition Justine Testado 2014-02-03T15:18:00-05:00 >2014-02-03T15:19:00-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ew/ewoixswfk7s83zxo.jpg" width="514" height="212" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Norwegian firm Arkitektgruppen Cubus AS from Bergen won first prize for the Mo i Rana Waterfront competition. The competition sought for solutions to link Mo i Rana in Northern Norway to the nearby fjord and railway -- both major transit systems that connect Mo i Rana to neighboring towns and the rest of the world.</p></em><br /><br /><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/b6/b6k3u6rwgqnx24y2.jpg"><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ze/zew5yz7lfxiuedvj.jpg"><br><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/2b/2b0atrgs3x4eg0bs.jpg"><br><br>Find full details of the project on <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/arkitektgruppen_cubus_1st-place_entry_of_the_mo_i_rana_waterfront_competiti/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/92303443/bombelek-joint-runner-up-entry-for-e12-sweden-kalmar Bombelek - joint runner-up entry for E12 Sweden, Kalmar Justine Testado 2014-01-28T14:51:00-05:00 >2014-01-28T15:09:41-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/xj/xjlc2x42s9uf9x2o.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Our lovely Europan 12 collection is still growing! "Bombelek" is our first project from the Swedish competition. Designed for the Kalmar region by architects Konrad Basan, Ewa Odyjas, Agnieszka Morga, and Jakub Pudo of BOMP from Poland, the proposal won a shared runner-up prize.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Have a glimpse of their proposal here:</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/49/49dnggrktladr7ra.jpg"><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/6y/6yvn3lehwo0kxipl.jpg"><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/sp/spc3dylb3rhxw8u5.jpg"><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/y7/y7oap5tyf4lcri1w.jpg"><br><br>Find out more about it on <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/bombelek_-_runner-up_entry_for_e12_sweden_kalmar/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/91241221/inverse-boulevard-special-mention-entry-for-europan-12-germany-mannheim “Inverse Boulevard” - Special Mention entry for Europan 12 Germany, Mannheim Justine Testado 2014-01-14T20:30:00-05:00 >2014-01-14T20:30:30-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/zw/zwoh8exdubpw5ixb.jpg" width="514" height="304" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>"Inverse Boulevard" by Kawahara Krause Architects is our first entry from Europan 12 Germany for the Mannheim competition site. The Hamburg-based firm received a Special Mention for their proposal, which is based on creating a boulevard that will better connect Mannheim's north and south areas -- and retain their distinct personalities.</p></em><br /><br /><p> Here's a little preview to their proposal:</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/lh/lhqrcrj0wblbt6jk.jpg" title=""><br><br><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/sx/sxjunptxt4aeakm7.jpg" title=""></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/v0/v0k0mdjvgk6ny99h.jpg" title=""><br><br> You can find more details at <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/inverse_boulevard_-_special_mention_entry_for_europan_12_germany_mannheim/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/90916605/en-pointe-runner-up-entry-by-the-open-workshop-lorena-del-rio-architects-for-e12-austria-kagran “En Pointe” runner-up entry by The Open Workshop + Lorena Del Rio Architects for E12 Austria, Kagran Justine Testado 2014-01-10T17:29:00-05:00 >2014-01-10T17:29:57-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ye/yenbjribbatkual8.jpg" width="514" height="465" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>After submitting "En Pointe" to the Europan 12 Austria competition, The Open Workshop + Lorena Del Rio Architects team placed as a Runner-Up in a three-way tie for the Kagran site (In other words, a "Winner" title wasn't given.) "En Pointe" uses the arcade concept and hybrid, multi-functional spaces to improve Kagran's connectivity and potentially enhance the city at an architectural and urban level.</p></em><br /><br /><p> Here's a preview of their project:</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/2h/2hkinlznmjpcmwwv.jpg" title=""><br><br><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/rd/rdvjeoc8a5qg8s78.jpg" title=""><br><br><br><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/70/702sl4tqnqqjc3r9.jpg" title=""><br><br><br><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/zw/zwebshmhh5amhweo.jpg" title=""><br><br><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/yz/yzozsxr5nl9s4ijl.jpg" title=""><br><br> Find out more on <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/the_open_workshop_lorena_del_rio_architects_runner-up_entry_for_kagran_in_e" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>.<br><br> You can also click <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/382117/europan-12" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">here</a> to see other Europan 12 entries.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/90620981/joint-runner-up-entry-complete-schiedam-connects-history-and-industry-in-europan-netherlands Joint runner-up entry “COMPLETE SCHIEDAM” connects history and industry in Europan Netherlands Justine Testado 2014-01-06T19:23:00-05:00 >2014-01-07T19:33:25-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/71/710fv2kag0ne3qkf.jpg" width="514" height="286" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Our next Europan 12 proposal comes from the Netherlands competition for the Schiedam site. As one of two runner-ups, "COMPLETE SCHIEDAM" by Team BASIC CITY A+U / Felixx was designed to connect the historic core and industrial zones of Schiedam, reinventing the city's identity over time.</p></em><br /><br /><p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/4j/4jp6viac12251g73.jpg" title=""></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/p6/p6ciwl8fnl8n7qgg.jpg" title=""><br><br> Find more proposal details on <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/complete_schiedam_-_joint_runner-up_entry_for_schiedam_in_europan_netherlan/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/90619367/open-winning-entry-by-ramon-bernabe-simo-tomas-labanc-for-amstetten-in-europan-12-austria “OPEN” - winning entry by Ramon Bernabe Simo + Tomas Labanc for Amstetten in Europan 12 Austria Justine Testado 2014-01-06T18:53:00-05:00 >2014-01-07T19:33:26-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/4m/4mevwnnx1ixcnn60.jpg" width="514" height="223" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Shanghai-based architects Ramon Bernabe Simo and Tomas Labanc collaborated to create "OPEN", the winning entry for the Amstetten site in the Europan 12 Austria competition. As suggested by its name, their team's proposal is a response to improve connectivity, livability, and "opening up" the city to leave room for potential urban expansion.</p></em><br /><br /><p> Take a peek at their proposal:<br><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/yl/ylw3s5we3160zhrs.jpg" title=""><br><br><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/i8/i8xvph78izcir7i5.jpg" title=""><br><br><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/kn/knf4d4df9nm8lyvs.jpg" title=""><br><br><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/qj/qj9b49lv41bxhve2.jpg" title=""><br><br><em>Renderings by idealarch.com</em></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/89837688/office-jarrik-ouburg-laura-alvarez-architecture-wins-second-prize-for-s-in-europan-norway Office Jarrik Ouburg + laura alvarez architecture wins second-prize for Ås in Europan Norway Justine Testado 2013-12-27T15:19:00-05:00 >2014-01-06T13:18:42-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/d6/d6y8niqramope7oj.jpg" width="514" height="289" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Architects Jarrik Ouburg and Laura Alvarez sent us their "Hortus conclusus" scheme in the recently concluded E12 of the Europan Norway competition. This year's theme focused on the future development of three Oslo-region municipalities projected to grow within the next 25 years: B&aelig;rum, Asker, and &Aring;s. Alvarez's and Ouburg's collaborative entry won second prize in the &Aring;s category.</p></em><br /><br /><p> The municipality of &Aring;s, the Norwegian University of Life Sciences, and the architects will discuss the proposal in early 2014 to develop a new and more detailed masterplan of the specific site.<br><br> Here's a glimpse of the proposal:<br><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/c6/c630y1kq0918x9zn.jpg" title=""><br><br><br><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/jf/jffvakzttda4hb2y.jpg" title=""><br><br><br><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/wx/wxiw1a83kk6lsvp6.jpg" title=""></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/88775967/cobe-and-transform-s-maritime-museum-and-exploratorium-celebrates-grand-opening-in-porsgrunn COBE and Transform's Maritime Museum and Exploratorium celebrates grand opening in Porsgrunn Justine Testado 2013-12-13T20:23:00-05:00 >2013-12-16T20:18:24-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/lu/lu2adjnm11cb6p21.jpg" width="514" height="321" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> After winning first prize in a 2009 competition, Danish firms <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/46834/cobe" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">COBE</a> and <a href="http://www.transform.dk" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Transform</a> collaborated once again to design the new Maritime Museum and Exploratorium, which opened its doors to the public today in the Porsgrunn Harbor in Norway.<br><br> Incorporating Porsgrunn's industrial surroundings in its design, the new museum was built to become a contemporary landmark and bring more attention to the river, long considered as the town's "backside."<br><br><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/p4/p4dznkpb2dhfgze6.jpg" title=""><br><br> The new museum has already gained some recognition even before today's grand opening. Just last month, it received the Porsgrunn Municipality&rsquo;s building practice prize 2013 (&ldquo;Byggeskikkpris&rdquo;).</p> <p> Here's more info on the museum's design:<br><br> "The new museum will tell the story of the town&rsquo;s dock yard industry and its maritime history, which has employed thousands of people from the whole region. In addition, the attractive location of the museum right on the riverside opens up an important process for the city concerning the future extensive urban ren...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/88465634/bramberger-architects-wins-competition-for-the-high-tech-campus-in-villach-austria Bramberger [architects] wins competition for the High Tech Campus in Villach, Austria Justine Testado 2013-12-09T19:51:00-05:00 >2013-12-10T17:19:30-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/lv/lvsfnsw0uqaywqjk.jpg" width="514" height="364" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Bramberger [architects] from Graz, Austria had the winning scheme to design the High Tech Campus in Villach, Austria. Bramberger's clear-cut scheme integrates office and educational facilities with green space that will eventually connect with surrounding buildings to create a fully functioning campus.</p></em><br /><br /><p> The project is in the planning phase, with construction scheduled to begin in spring 2014. Completion is expected in summer 2015.</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/gb/gbd0rdahqe9yfjeb.jpg" title=""></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/cc/ccl7shy0zlcnbkbh.jpg" title=""></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/xb/xbyyc1fsd2oun78b.jpg" title=""></p> <p> Find out more at <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/bramberger_architects_wins_competition_for_the_high_tech_campus_in_villach_/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>.</p> <p> <em>Images courtesy of Bramberger [architects].</em></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/88463217/winner-of-changing-the-face-2013-to-revamp-warsaw-s-saw-toothed-rotunda Winner of Changing The Face 2013 to revamp Warsaw’s saw-toothed Rotunda Justine Testado 2013-12-09T19:07:00-05:00 >2013-12-16T19:19:11-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/6u/6umy4z5q21kc8vlx.jpg" width="514" height="308" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Bart&#322;omiej Gowin and Krzysztof Siuta of Krakow-based GowinSiuta Studio were the first-prize winners of the 2013 Changing The Face competition. Architects were invited to send their proposals to redesign central Warsaw's Rotunda, a landmark and popular meeting space that houses Central Europe's largest bank, PKO Bank Polski.</p></em><br /><br /><p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/vk/vk4qlzfu6mjp2rac.jpg" title=""></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/7b/7bgl2343hf8bmcyb.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/6n/6nqyjy26wfze8fm6.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/w2/w24l1yvw8i5i498g.jpg" title=""></p> <p> Visit <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/winner_of_changing_the_face_2013_to_revamp_warsaws_saw-toothed_rotunda/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a> for more details.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/86297041/get-lectured-tu-delft-fall-13 Get Lectured: TU Delft Fall '13 Justine Testado 2013-11-11T15:46:00-05:00 >2013-11-11T16:07:57-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ag/agwq35owjt92onl4.jpg" width="514" height="719" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/329751/fall-2013-lectures" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Archinect's Architecture School Lecture Guide for Fall 2013</strong></a><br><br> Here on Archinect we recently launched "Get Lectured", where we'll feature a school's lecture series--along with their snazzy posters--for the current season. (<strong>UPDATE:</strong> We've begun adding international schools!) Check back regularly to stay up-to-date and mark your calendars for any upcoming lectures you don't want to miss.</p> <p> Today's featured poster comes from the <strong>The Berlage Center</strong>, a post-graduate department of the <strong>Delft University of Technology</strong> in The Netherlands.</p> <p> A little history: The Berlage Center was established after the Berlage Institute in Rotterdam closed in 2012 when all funding ceased for post-academic institutions in The Netherlands. The Institute's deans included one of its founders Herman Hertzberger, Wiel Arets (1995), and Alejandro Zaera-Polo (2002). Since 2012, the Berlage Center continues to operate as a research, discussion and cultural platform for architectural, urban, and landscape issues.</p> <p> <em>Want...</em></p>