Foster + Partners wins Upper Orwell Crossings Competition in Ipswich
Winning the Upper Orwell Crossings Competition is Foster + Partners with two new river crossings and a strategic scheme which revives connectivity in the town of Ipswich. Including the refurbishment of an existing lock, Foster + Partners have created a comprehensive way in which to... View full entry
New Competition from Archistophanes: Complicity and Defiance in Architecture
This post is brought to you by Reality Cues. Architecture is historically complicit with the policies of those in power, both symbolically and functionally. It offers not only representations of power, but also vehicles for enacting power in its most grandiose, oppressive, and physically enduring... View full entry
MADWORKSHOP announces open call for 2017 fellowships
The Martin Architecture and Design Workshop, aka MADWORKSHOP, has announced an open call for 2017 design fellowships. The proposals should comprise “innovative and life-saving design solutions in the areas of product and fashion design”. Specifically, projects should address either the... View full entry
Check out the winning entry for the City of Dreams Pavilion competition for Governors Island
The winner of the seventh annual City of Dreams Pavilion Competition has been announced: Cast & Place by Team Aesop (Josh Draper from PrePost/RPI-CASE, Lisa Ramsburg and Powell Draper from Schlaich Bergermann Partner, Edward M. Segal from Hofstra University, and Max Dowd from Cooper Union)... View full entry
Yvonne Farrell + Shelley McNamara named 2017 Thomas Jefferson Foundation architecture medalists
Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara have well made their mark in designing highly acclaimed academic buildings around the world. Most recently, the Grafton Architects co-founders were named the recipients of the 2017 Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medal in Architecture, the University of Virginia's... View full entry
16 designers to display new "Tribune Tower" models at the 2nd Chicago Architecture Biennial
The 1922 contest drew 263 entries from 23 countries and led to the construction of a landmark neo-Gothic skyscraper. In 1980, Chicago architects Stanley Tigerman and Stuart Cohen organized a "Late Entries" version of the legendary contest...Now, the curators of this year's Chicago Architecture Biennial are putting together what might be called the "Late Late Entries" to the Tribune Tower competition.
— Chicago Tribune
Although the names of the sixteen designers picked to create a new "Tribune Tower" at the Chicago Architecture Biennial haven't been announced quite yet, according to this article their designs are already being value-engineered in order to be as feasible as possible for potential construction... View full entry
D'Arcy Jones Architecture named RAIC 2017 Emerging Architectural Practice winner
Today, the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada announced D'Arcy Jones Architecture (DJA), a nine-person studio from Vancouver, as the 2017 Emerging Architecture Practice Award winner. The yearly award recognizes the principals of an emerging architectural practice that has consistently... View full entry
AIA New York announces 2017 Design Awards winners
Every year, the AIA New York Design Awards recognize the exceptional work of its members, locally practicing architects, and New York-based projects.
From large-scale urban interventions to temporary installations, this year's winning projects — which were granted either an Honor or Merit — were judged on design quality, response to its context and community, program resolution, innovation, thoughtfulness, and technique.
Here are a few of this year's winners:Architecture Category - Honor: Steven Holl Architects for University of Iowa Visual Arts BuildingPhoto © Iwan BaanArchitecture Category - Merit: Deborah Berke Partners for Cummins Indy Distribution HeadquartersPhoto courtesy 2017 AIANY Design... View full entry
Hurry up — deadline to enter the 2017 Core77 Design Awards is coming up March 29th
This post is brought to you by Core77 Design Awards. The 2017 Core77 Design Awards is officially open for entries, so choose your best design projects from last year and enter them today! 2017 marks the seventh year student and professional designers from all over the globe will submit their most... View full entry
Gabriela Carrillo named 2017 Architect of the Year in Women in Architecture Awards + Rozana Montiel wins Moira Gemmill Prize
The Architectural Review and the Architects' Journal celebrated more leading ladies in the 2017 Women in Architecture Awards today. They announced Gabriela Carrillo as Architect of the Year, while Rozana Montiel received the £10,000 Moira Gemmill Prize for Emerging Architecture. Last month... View full entry
2017 Curry Stone Social Design Circle adds eight more designers for March
The Curry Stone Foundation announced eight new members who have joined the Social Design Circle for the month of March. Instead of announcing only one winner for the 2017 Curry Stone Design Prize, the Social Design Circle was created to honor a total of 100 individual designers and practices across the globe whose work is dedicated to addressing an array of social issues in their local communities and cities.
Throughout 2017, new members will be selected in relation to the monthly question addressed by the Social Design Circle. For March, the question was “Can Design Challenge Inequality?”.The latest members include the Detroit Collaborative Design Center, design practice Project H... View full entry
UNStudio to redevelop former Deutsche Bank site in Frankfurt
It's a double-win for UNStudio in a plan to revive the former Deutsche Bank site in Frankfurt, Germany. Almost a year after being selected to design the masterplan, the practice announced today that they also had the winning architectural proposal...The mixed-use project is a key component in reviving the former bank site, which has been closed to the public for nearly 50 years.
Rafael Aranda, Carme Pigem, Ramon Vilalta named 2017 Pritzker Prize Winners
Rafael Aranda, Carme Pigem and Ramon Vilalta, all three co-founders of RCR Arquitectes, have been named the laureates of the 2017 Pritzker Prize. Dubbed as the "Nobel Prize" of architecture, the illustrious Pritzker isn't only a big deal in terms of prestige. Once the latest laureate is... View full entry
The AIA announces the recipients of the 2017 Young Architects Award
Every year, the American Institute of Architects (AIA) awards a roster of emerging architects the prestigious Young Architects Award, recognizing their “exceptional leadership” and “significant contributions” to the field.This year, the AIA has honored the following architects:Kara... View full entry
DRIVERLESS FUTURE: A challenge to shape the impact of autonomous transportation
This post is brought to you by Blank Space. The Driverless Future challenge seeks proposals that actively shape NYC’s response to driverless technology - will offer resources to help finalists transform their proposals into real companies and products.Blank Space is proud to announce... View full entry