The submission "MirrorMirror" by Buffalo-based architecture practice Davidson Rafailidis has been selected by Storefront for Art and Architecture and the New Museum as the winning entry of the 2013 IDEAS CITY StreetFest Tenting Competition. — bustler.net
Here's another impressive entry to the highly popular Central Mosque of Prishtina architecture competition sent to us by Tehran, Iran-based firm TARH O AMAYESH Consultant Architects & Town Planners. — bustler.net
Jonathan Dessi-Olive, a Master's candidate at the University of Pennsylvania School of Design, has recently been announced as recipient of the 2013 RAMSA Travel Fellowship. The $10,000 prize is awarded annually by the Partners of Robert A.M. Stern Architects for the purpose of travel and research. — bustler.net
Winners of the 15th annual BERKELEY PRIZE competition have been announced. The 2013 prize program focuses on the topic: 'The Architect and the Accessible City.' 152 architecture students from 26 countries responded to this year’s question: "Provide us with an overview of what is being done in your city to make it accessible to people who have physical disabilities. In your opinion as an architect, what more can be done?" — bustler.net
An almost uncomfortable but intensely fascinating account of how some of the best architects in the world, design giants like Jean Nouvel or Frank Gehry, toil, struggle and strategize to beat the competition. — vimeo.com
Swiss/American practice APTUM has shared with us MI’RAJ, its design entry to the Central Mosque of Prishtina architecture competition whose jury recently failed to agree on a clear first prize winner (previously on Bustler).
APTUM partner and Assistant Professor at Syracuse University, Julie Larsen, suggests: "Since the competition couldn't pick a winner, maybe there should be a second vote online with the better designs because the jury clearly got it wrong from what we are seeing." — bustler.net
The sixth edition of the International Architecture Biennale Rotterdam, IABR–2014–URBAN BY NATURE–, opens in May 2014 in the Kunsthal in Rotterdam. The Dutch landscape architect Dirk Sijmons is the curator and the theme is Urban by Nature. The IABR calls for best practices from...
Last week, we had published the finalists of the international architecture competition to design the Central Mosque of Prishtina in Kosovo. One of the very few local firms among the international ones that participated in this competition was Prishtina-based architecture practice Maden Group whose entry is featured here. — bustler.net
The top ten examples of sustainable architecture and green design solutions have been selected by the American Institute of Architects and its Committee on the Environment (COTE) today. The COTE Top Ten Green Projects program, now in its 17th year, celebrates projects that are the result of a thoroughly integrated approach to architecture, natural systems, and technology. — bustler.net
The American Academy in Rome yesterday announced the winners of the 117th annual Rome Prize Competition. Winners of the prestigious prize are provided with a fellowship that includes a stipend, a study or studio, and room and board for a period of six months to two years in Rome. — bustler.net
Among many other fields, these are the two 2013-14 Rome Prize winners in the field of Architecture: Thomas Kelley (James R. Lamantia, Jr. Rome Prize) Visiting Assistant Professor, School of Architecture, University of Illinois at Chicago Partner, Norman Kelley, LLC, Chicago, IL and New York...
It seems to be big groundbreaking week for Danish firms right now: yesterday we reported about schmidt hammer lassen architects kicking off construction of their enormous International Criminal Court campus in The Hague, The Netherlands, and now we're also hearing of BIG breaking ground on the Marknagil Education Center—soon to become the biggest building on the Faroe Islands. — bustler.net
In our previous post, we published the three finalists of the international architecture competition to design the Central Mosque of Prishtina, Kosovo—which ended without a clear first prize winner.
Following outstanding mosque design entry was submitted to us as a collaboration between Colombian firm Taller 301 and Dutch practice Land+Civilization Compositions (L+CC). — bustler.net
Can it be saved? A grassroots crusade to persuade MoMA not to tear down the architecturally significant 12-year-old American Folk Art Museum at 45 W. 53rd St. has erupted, igniting the passion of architects, designers, preservationists and ordinary citizens. — amny.com
Can it be saved? A grassroots crusade to persuade MoMA not to tear down the architecturally significant 12-year-old American Folk Art Museum at 45 W. 53rd St. has erupted, igniting the passion of architects, designers, preservationists and ordinary citizens.
Robert A. M. Stern, the dean of Yale’s Architecture School, said he declined to sign the petition because he objected to its use of the word “demand,” but that he backed it in principle. “It would be wonderful for the Pritzker committee to review the situation and to offer her the prize,” Mr. Stern said. “The nature of the collaboration was so intense on every level.” — nytimes.com
Architects and designers, responding to the news that the Museum of Modern Art intends to demolish a former museum, have some ideas for MoMA.Their concepts, some earnest and others tongue-in-cheek, are being compiled on a tumblr called #FolkMoMA, created to challenge MoMA’s assertion that the former American Folk Art Museum building is not compatible with its expansion plans. — blogs.wsj.com
Architects and designers, responding to the news that the Museum of Modern Art intends to demolish a former museum, have some ideas for MoMA.Their concepts, some earnest and others tongue-in-cheek, are being compiled on a tumblr called #FolkMoMA, created to challenge MoMA’s assertion that...
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