Archinect - News 2014-10-21T13:28:19-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/41094617/editor-s-picks-254 Editor's Picks #254 Nam Henderson 2012-03-11T22:49:00-04:00 >2012-03-18T12:08:03-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/c9/c962npwup4ah84vp.jpg" width="514" height="725" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Viennese architectural firm Wolfgang Tschapeller ZT GmbH won the First Prize in an international competition that seeks to overhaul the campus of the Angewandte, a group of buildings that house the University of Applied Arts, as well as the Museum for Applied Arts in Vienna, Austria. johnszot commented "fucking hot, that".</p></em><br /><br /><p> Evan Chakroff writes about the work of the recent Pritzker Prize winner Wang Shu suggesting the selection continues a trend in which "the Pritzker Committee has gravitated towards architects who produce work with an innate understanding of place, allowing their ties to local culture to infuse their work" in the essay&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/people/cover/1935730/evan-chakroff" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Amateur Architecture: A New Vernacular?</a></p> <p> <br><strong>News</strong><br><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/40359586/before-olympics-it-s-demolition-derby" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">In advance of the World Cup and Olympic Games authorities in Rio de Janeiro are clearing people from their homes in Vila Aut&oacute;dromo and other favelas</a>, preparing the areas for redevelopment.&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/people/cover/1970535/will-galloway" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Will Galloway&nbsp;</a>believed "<em>it would be cool if they followed the lead of medellin instead.&nbsp; i have not heard any complaints about what was done there.&nbsp; anyone know if there was a downside?</em>"</p> <p> <br><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/39924433/6-points-for-a-neue-angewandte-by-wolfgang-tschapeller" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Viennese architectural firm Wolfgang Tschapeller ZT GmbH won the First Prize in an international competition that seeks to overhaul the campus of the Angewandte, a group of buildings that house the University of Applied Arts, as well as the Museum for ...</a></p>