Here's our latest batch of some of the most recent competition-winning projects, finalists, commissions, and awards on Bustler from the previous week that we think are worth checking out.
Check out Recap #10 for the week of May 19-23, 2014:
The annual Environmental Design Research Association (EDRA) Great Places Awards highlight the invaluable relationship between people and their experience with physical space. For its 2014 program, EDRA chose six winning projects that exemplify professional and scholarly excellence in environmental and experiential design.
Skyscrapers designed by some of the world's biggest firms go head to head to get to the top in the yearly Emporis Skyscraper Award, the international prestigious prize for skyscrapers. Among the star-studded top 10, winning the top prize this year was Renzo Piano and Adamson Associates' "The Shard".
Phyllis Lambert, Founding Director Emeritus of the Canadian Centre for Architecture, was announced as the 2014 recipient of the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement. Aside from founding the CCA, Lambert is also widely known for commissioning the historic Seagram Building in New York to Mies van der Rohe.
Starting with 200 applicants down to the final seven, architect Jose M. Ahedo from Barcelona was named as the 2014 recipient of the Wheelwright Prize. The Harvard Graduate School of Design awards the $100,000 travel fellowship to an early-career architect whose proposal best conveys original, scholarly, and professional design.
After being selected in a juried national competition back in March, the Arctic Adaptations: Nunavut at 15 exhibition will represent the Canadian Pavilion in the upcoming 2014 Venice Biennale. The timely exhibition will also mark the 15th anniversary of Nunavut, Canada's youngest territory.
This coming July, the Philadelphia Museum of Art will soon debut Making a Classic Modern: Frank Gehry’s Master Plan for the Philadelphia Museum of Art, an exhibition showcasing the first images of Frank Gehry's master plan to renovate the museum.
Since winning the competition in 2009, global sports and entertainment firm Populous recently marked the full construction of the Main Stadium for Asia's biggest sporting event, the 2014 Incheon Asian Games -- officially known as the XVII Asiad
Our next featured pavilion for the Venice Biennale hails from Down Under in New Zealand, who will be participating in the keystone event for the first time. Curated by award-winning Auckland architect David Mitchell, the New Zealand exhibition is titled "Last, Loneliest, Loveliest" from Rudyard Kipling's The Song of the Cities poem.
See previous recaps here.