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 #17 for the week of July 7-July 11, 2014:
AZURE Magazine announced the winners of its 4th annual AZ Awards, which recognize exemplary cross-disciplinary design. As the only international competition of its kind in Canada, the competition pool reeled in 652 submissions from designers, architects, manufacturers, and students.
The hefty shortlist of the World Architecture Festival 2014 was announced! Taking place at Marina Bay Sands in Singapore this October, the World Architecture Festival (WAF) Awards lets architects, regardless of status or experience, apply to the competition and have a chance to win.
Grouped in two categories - Emerging Talent and Future Voices - the shortlisted finalist entries in Morpholio's PinUp 2014 Competition represent recent work by students and young professionals, comprising studio projects, 3D printed prototypes and un-built visions.
Ricardo Bofill Taller de Arquitectura was announced as a joint winner of The Noble Qur'an Oasis competition, where entrants proposed designs for a civic complex reflective of the culture and environment of Al-Madinah Al-Munawarah, Saudi Arabia.
Celebrating top-notch New South Wales architecture, the Australian Institute of Architects' announced a total of 42 awards, 9 prizes, and 18 commendations for their 2014 NSW Awards.
Based on reinforcing that a city is shaped by its citizens -- especially in light of recent political incidents in Kiev -- the timely "User-generated Kyiv" competition sought ideas to help Kiev build towards a brighter future. The international competition was organized by CANactions, Ukraine's largest architecture festival.
The triennial Philippe Rotthier European Prize for Architecture had architects worldwide respond to this year's theme of examining the multi-faceted relationship between architecture and natural/urban landscapes. Three laureates (including SOL89's project above) and a Special Prize Jury were selected.
Simplicity can go a long way in design, as seen in the 2014 edition of the biennial Troldtekt Award. The ideas competition challenged architecture and design students to explore new applications of the Troldtekt wood+concrete acoustic panels made by the Danish company.
See previous recaps here.