The top architectural competitions in 2016 on Bustler
After revisiting the most popular/talked-about/award-winning Architects, Projects, and Events on Bustler in 2016 over the past few days, we're closing out our look back with the top Competitions of the year.
Regulars will recognize recurring audience favorites from 2015, like eVolo's annual Skyscraper Competition (eVolo also features the highly popular VMODERN Furniture Design Competition among the top 10 this year) and the Laka 'Architecture that Reacts' Competition.
Now that earth has completed its full circle around the sun, let's take a quick look back at some of the most visited competition posts of 2016 on our sister site Bustler that also had an impact on the Archinect news this past year:eVolo 2017 Skyscraper CompetitionRelated news on Archinect... View full entry
The top 10 architecture & design events in 2016 on Bustler
Bye-bye 2016, your time's up. A turbulent 366 days in so many regards, this year has certainly been packed with a plethora of exciting architecture and design events happening around the world. [...]
From the hundreds of entries that went up on Bustler this past year, we have compiled the top 10 most visited event posts.
Here are just some of the most visited event posts of 2016 on our sister site Bustler that also dominated the Archinect news this year:World Architecture Festival 2016Berlin, Germany - Arena BerlinNovember 16-18, 2016Related news on Archinect:Robert Konieczny/KWK Promes and Hayball among big... View full entry
Architects Alejandro Aravena and Trix & Robert Haussmann included on NYT's 2016 Creative Geniuses list
From their studios, ateliers, film sets and kitchens — and even the White House — these are the people whose inventive spirits shaped the conversation this year.
It certainly was an eventful career year for Alejandro Aravena (Pritzker Prize, Venice Biennale, et al.), and the ambitious Chilean's cultural footprint can be traced throughout a handful of our Archinect 2016 Year In Review posts:The top prize-winning architects of 2016How starchitect culture... View full entry
The Most Attention-Grabbing Projects of 2016
Every year, there are the projects the slip under the radar and projects that grab headlines. For any number of reasons, be it form or function or fracas, these are the projects that stuck out from the rest—in no particular order.Archinect's critical round-up of Snøhetta's SFMOMA... View full entry
From the border wall to the Pritzker Prize: the architectural controversies that defined 2016
As the year comes to a close, we're taking the opportunity to reflect on its defining moments. 2016 has been, for many of us, a pretty tough year—and the architecture community hasn't been immune to its trials and tribulations. Here's a round-up of some of the biggest controversies, debacles... View full entry
RIBA 2016 Stirling Prize Shortlist announced: includes Herzog & de Meuron, Wilkinson Eyre
What does it take for a project to transcend from merely eye-catching architecture to a lasting, inspirational, nationally acclaimed building? The RIBA Stirling Prize, which awards the UK's best new building each year, has narrowed 2016's contenders down to a shortlist of six (two of which, the... View full entry
Chang Kyu Lee + Dokyung Kim win the Central Park Summer Pavilion Competition, 2nd Prize 'the plaYform'
Central Park Summer Pavilion Competition was open for international architects. The CPSP was envisioned as a meeting point for different cultural and leisure circuits, with the goal of using the same space for a broad range of daytime and nocturnal activities in a sustainable fashion that... View full entry
Results of the Rio de Janeiro Olympic Port Competition
In the competition for the Olympic Port in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, the winning entries have been announced. [...] The competition aims to rebuild the old harbor area of Rio and thus be an important agent of this long-awaited process of urban renewal for the city and the entire region.