Latest from the 2016 World Architecture Festival: Day Two winners
It's Day Two at the 2016 World Architecture Festival, which concluded with seven more winners in the Completed Building category and nine Future Projects winners. Now that all the category winners have been revealed, the design teams will face off in one final round of project critiques with the super jury. One project will then be crowned as the Future Project of the Year and another will be the overall-winning World Building of the Year 2016.
Here are a few of the Day Two winners.Completed Buildings - SHOPPING: Crystal Houses by MVRDVHIGHER EDUCATION & RESEARCH: Investcorp Building for Oxford University by Zaha Hadid ArchitectsHOTEL AND LEISURE: Fushengyu Hotspring Resort by Aim ArchitectureSPORT: Grandview Heights Aquatic Centre... View full entry
2016 INSIDE: World Festival of Interiors Day One concludes with three winners
As the World Architecture Festival's just-as-competitive sister event, the [INSIDE: World Festival of Interiors] competition celebrates the best projects in the international interior-design scene from within the last 12 months...By the end of the competition on November 18, one project will win the coveted World Interior of the Year award.
From the 63 shortlisted projects, here are the first three category winners. (The remaining six will be revealed tomorrow):Bars & Restaurants: Neri&Hu Design and Research Office, Rachel's Burger, Shanghai, ChinaOffices: Woods Bagot Architects, Paramount by The Office Space, Sydney... View full entry
The 2016 World Architecture Festival Day One winners
Returning to Berlin after four years in Singapore, the 2016 World Architecture Festival is in full swing. Over 2,000 architects and design enthusiasts flock to the two-day event to watch the live competition unfold before their eyes, as architecture teams go head-to-head to be crowned as... View full entry
Grandview Heights Aquatic Centre and Herzog & de Meuron are among this week's winners
Every week, we highlight some of the most recent news in competition-winning projects, commissions, awards, shortlists, and events on Bustler from the previous week that are worth checking out.Catch up on last week's competition headliners in recap #132 below.2016 Structural Awards winners... View full entry
2016 Structural Awards winners announced
The Institution of Structural Engineers celebrated the winners of their 2016 Structural Awards today during a ceremony at The Brewery in London...From this year's shortlist, eleven category winners were announced. The Grandview Heights Aquatic Centre in Surrey, Canada — engineered by Fast + Epp — was crowned with the coveted Supreme Award for Structural Engineering Excellence, the Institution's highest accolade.
Here are a few of this year's winners:Supreme Award for Structural Engineering Excellence AND Award for Community or Residential Structures: Grandview Heights Aquatic Centre - Surrey, Canada. Engineered by: Fast + Epp. Award for Sustainability: 5 Broadgate – London, UK. Engineered by... View full entry
Herzog & de Meuron will design Royal College of Art's Battersea campus
The Swiss architects were deemed the “clear choice” for the £108m project over a competitive shortlist including Christian Kerez (Switzerland), Diller Scofidio + Renfro (US) Lacaton & Vassal (France), Robbrecht en Daem architecten (Belgium), Serie Architects (UK/Singapore), and Studio Gang (US).
As reported by Bustler: "Herzog & de Meuron's initial concept won the Architectural Selection Panel's favor with a clear organizational structure that demonstrated an in-depth understanding of the potential of the Battersea site, among other factors."Check out H&dM's initial concept... View full entry
Jury announced for 2017 Moriyama RAIC International Prize, begins tradition of including prize's prior winner
The Prize celebrates a single work of architecture that is judged to be transformative within its societal context and reflects Moriyama's conviction that great architecture transforms society by promoting social justice and humanistic values of respect and inclusiveness. [...]
"the conversation about architecture in Canada needs to include what our peers are doing around the globe ... we wish to be there when the best architecture is discussed, wherever it might have been constructed."
The new Canadian prize, which includes CAD $100,000 and a sculpture by Canadian designer Wei Yew, will celebrate its second year in 2017. Li Xiaodong won the prize's inaugural award in 2014 for his Liyuan Library in China, and will now serve on the international jury for the 2017 prize—beginning... View full entry
A glimpse of the Warming Huts 2017 winning designs
Recently concluding its 2017 edition, architects got to submit their most innovative designs for a temporary winter-hut installation. Once the winners are selected, they travel to Winnipeg near the end of January to bring their warming huts to life, and for all to enjoy during the winter months.
Winnipeg locals will get to see the latest winning designs of the highly anticipated Warming Huts Art + Architecture Competition next January, in time for the winter season. The 2017 edition recently concluded with three winners, a special invited installation by esteemed London-based artist... View full entry
How the stressful voting-poll experience can be redesigned
From longer-than-expected lines to technological fumbles, voting polls in urban cities are typically a gnarly mess on Election Day — sometimes causing some voters to end up discouraged and skip out. In response to this still-too-common situation, the Van Alen Institute launched the “Open... View full entry
LOT, the Shanghai Tower, and the 2016 Australian National Architecture Awardees are among this week's winners
Every week, we highlight some of the most recent news in competition-winning projects, commissions, awards, shortlists, and events on Bustler from the previous week that are worth checking out.Catch up on last week's competition headliners in recap #131 below.LOT's “Flatiron Sky-Line” wins... View full entry
How Do You Imagine The Skyscraper Of The Future?
This post is brought to you by 2017 Skyscraper Competition. Since 2006 eVolo Magazine invites architects and designers around the world to imagine the skyscraper of the future. The annual Skyscraper Competition explores new possibilities of building high through the use of novel technologies... View full entry
Take a look at the 2016 Australian National Architecture Award recipients
The Australian Institute of Architects celebrated the winners of the 2016 National Architecture Awards during an evening award ceremony in Sydney...Starting out with nearly 900 entries, 79 were shortlisted. The expert jury then gave honors to 40 projects based throughout Australia, with several of the winners receiving multiple recognitions.
Here are some of this year's winners:EDUCATIONAL: The Daryl Jackson Award – University of Queensland Oral Health Centre (QLD) by Cox Rayner Architects with Hames Sharley and Conrad Gargett Riddel.INTERIOR: The Emil Sodersten Award – Canberra Airport Hotel (ACT) by Bates Smart.INTERNATIONAL... View full entry
RIBA International Prize shortlist, Herzog & de Meuron wins new Berlin museum, and more in this week's competition recap
Every week, we highlight some of the most recent news in competition-winning projects, commissions, awards, shortlists, and events on Bustler from the previous week that are worth checking out.Catch up on last week's competition headliners in recap #130 below.Six buildings shortlisted for RIBA... View full entry
Shanghai Tower places first in latest Emporis Skyscraper Award
The 632-meter Shanghai Tower made it to the top once again, this time for the coveted Emporis Skyscraper Award. Since 2000, the Emporis Skyscraper Award recognizes outstanding skyscraper design worldwide...This year's competition reeled in more than 300 skyscrapers — all of which are over 100 meters tall and had to be completed in 2015.
Another skyscraper in China won first prize in the Emporis Skyscraper Award, following Zaha Hadid’s Wangjing SOHO project in the 2014 edition. Here are a few of the top 10 skyscrapers in the latest Emporis competition:Evolution Tower | Moscow, Russia by Kettle Collective, RMJM EdinburghD... View full entry
SANAA, Ian Ritchie Architects, and the AAP Architects of the Year are among this week's winners
Every week, we highlight some of the most recent news in competition-winning projects, commissions, awards, shortlists, and events on Bustler from the previous week that are worth checking out.Catch up on last week's competition headliners in recap #129 below.SANAA's Grace Farms “River”... View full entry