Every Monday, we highlight some of the most recent competition-winning projects, commissions, and awards on Bustler from the previous week that we think are worth checking out.
Check out Recap #12 for the week of June 2-6 2014:
Out of 10 finalists, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) selected six winners. Each winning team's proposals were judged to be the best local and resilient design solutions to help rebuild the Eastern Seaboard cities affected by Hurricane Sandy. Team leaders include BIG, Interboro Partners, OMA, PennDesign/OLIN, SCAPE / Landscape Architecture, and MIT CAU.
Summer is almost here, so that means the Genius Loci Weimar festival is coming back for another year! Three winners were recently chosen to be showcased on some of Weimar's historic buildings during the two-night façade projection festival taking place on August 15-17. See video clips of each winner's submission here.
Three dozen of L.A.'s most cutting-edge architecture and design were celebrated at the 44th annual Los Angeles Architectural Awards in the Beverly Hilton Hotel. As a headstart, Thom Mayne/Morphosis' Emerson College LA Campus took the Grand Prize, while the Los Angeles River won the Community Impact Award.
Jang Won Choi, Kyung Min Kwon, and Cheon Kang Park of collaborative team MOON JI BANG recently won the inaugural Young Architects Program Seoul in South Korea with their proposal, "Shinseon Play". The proposal draws from traditional Korean mythology with features like gently swaying "clouds", a trampoline, and a grassy meadow -- making it an ideal outdoor installation for the summer season.
After rigorous competition against other renowned firms, Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects of New York was selected by the University of California, Santa Cruz to design the university's new Institute of the Arts and Sciences. TWBTA was one of three finalists that included Allied Works Architecture of Portland, OR and Canadian firm Patkau, who worked with Fong & Chan.
See previous recaps here.