At the start of every week, we highlight some of the most recent news in competition-winning projects, commissions, awards, shortlists, and events on the newly redesigned Bustler from the previous week that are worth checking out.
With the Summer Olympics already underway, competition surely hasn't simmered down in architecture. Check out recap #120 for the week of August 1-5, 2016.
The shortlist is out for the next edition of the Structural Awards, and competition is as fierce as ever. See the creme of the crop of structural engineering face off in the industry's most prestigious awards.
Alan Maskin of Seattle-based Olson Kundig Architects won the commission to design the Jewish Museum Berlin's upcoming Children's Museum, which will be a Noah's Ark-themed space with “interactive installations [that appeal] to the imagination and scientific elements [that] exploit the flood narrative’s thematic diversity.”
Junya Ishigami won the prestigious BSI Architectural Award for three of his projects. He won over other top candidates like Alejandro Aravena, Sou Fujimoto, Pezo von Ellrichshausen, and Vo Trong Nghia Architects.
Well-designed healthcare facilities can help ease those daunting visits to the doctor's office, even just a tad. The AIA recently revealed seven winning projects that exhibit exemplary healthcare building design and health design-oriented research.
The city of Bao'an in Shenzhen has plans to revamp the G107 highway. A consortium led by Avoid Obvious Architects and Tetra Architects & Planners placed as a finalist in the competition with their “organic highway” approach, which brings together drones, high-speed transit, public parks, and more.
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