25-year-old architect wins WWI Centennial Memorial competition in D.C.
As the cityscape of Washington D.C. continues to evolve, another project is in the works at the National World War One Memorial at Pershing Park. Today, the U.S. World War I Centennial Commission announced that 25-year-old architect Joseph Weishaar of Brininstool+Lynch and New York veteran sculptor Sabin Howard won the Centennial Memorial design competition with their proposal, "The Weight of Sacrifice". Not a bad start for Weishaar's professional career, no?
Here's a glimpse of the winning proposal:More about the project on Bustler. View full entry
2015 Phyllis Lambert grantees Pelletier de Fontenay to expand on winning Insectarium Montreal proposal
The annual Phyllis Lambert Grant puts the Montreal design scene in the spotlight. Established in 2007 by the City and named in tribute to Montreal native architect Phyllis Lambert, the grant recognizes a locally based designer or firm — who has no more than 10 years of practice — for... View full entry
Get a glimpse of the EyeTime 2015 winners' photos
Morpholio held another successful EyeTime photography competition! The popular contest for designers was established by photographers, professors and students to highlight the ongoing research and investigation brewing within today's emerging design talent.
Young professionals and students submitted their work to the guest jury (which included Archinect and Bustler founder Paul Petrunia). The public also had the opportunity to participate in picking the winning entries.Take a gander at some of this year's winners:↑ EMERGING TALENT - JURY WINNER... View full entry
Joshua Prince-Ramus of REX wins $100K 2015 Marcus Prize
Widely hailed in the architects-under-50 bracket, REX founding principal and president Joshua Prince-Ramus will receive the sixth Marcus Prize, as announced today by the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee School of Architecture and Urban Planning (SARUP). The prize is awarded to architects who have... View full entry
How an "egalitarian incubator" music venue hopes to revive Brooklyn's art scene
Music venue National Sawdust, formerly OMW workshop, slated to open this fall, hopes to revive, even temporarily, the thrill of ‘90s and early 2000’s Williamsburg, a time when anything felt possible and artistic collaboration ruled supreme. The [13,000 sq.foot] space will offer a rare outlet for musicians of lesser appreciated art forms, from opera to experimental jazz, the opportunity to study, practice, perform, and receive mentorship through an in-venue, non-profit program.
Fresh faces for new spaces. Non-profit arts group National Sawdust collaborated with architect Peter Zuspan — founding principal (and classically trained opera singer) of local emerging practice Bureau V — in designing the group's upcoming music performance space. While Brooklyn has become a... View full entry
Win a copy of "Young Architects 16: Overlay" from the Architectural League Prize
Since 1981, The Architectural League of New York has showcased the latest emerging design talent in the annual Architectural League Prize. Every year, the Architectural League selects three previous winners for the League Prize committee, who are tasked to develop the competition theme that... View full entry
8,500 bottles of beer in the wall - father and son build office out of beer bottles
The 300-square foot office, located in Chongqing city, consists of 40 layers of bottles that Li and his father laid out over four months.
— Oddity Central
Although full-scale installations in architecture are gaining ground as a method of successfully exploring and testing out spatial, material, and interstitial concepts (see the recent "Bigger Than a Breadbox" competition) Inner Mongolia University of Science and Technology graduate Li Rongjun's... View full entry
2015 Architectural League Prize "Authenticity" winners to lecture and exhibit next month
The Architectural League of New York announced a new set of winners for the 2015 Architectural League Prize, considered to be one of North America's most prestigious awards for young practitioners. North America-based Architects and designers out of school 10 years or less are invited every year... View full entry
AIA announces 14 recipients for 2015 Young Architects Award
The AIA announced the 14 recipients of the 2015 AIA Young Architects Award, which recognizes architects for their leadership and significant contributions to the profession early in their architectural career. In this case, young architects are defined as those who are licensed no more than... View full entry
Second registration period for 5th IS ARCH Awards ends January 19
Just a reminder that the second registration period for the 5th edition IS ARCH Awards for Architecture Students ends January 19. Although there's still one more registration period, the fee will increase to €90 (approx. US$105). The annual IS ARCH Awards provides for current architecture... View full entry
Bjarke Ingels offers his architectural advice to young architects
We live in the anthropogenic age, where humans don’t adapt to life, but life adapts to human needs, Ingels explains, which makes his advice to young architects designing tomorrow’s world simple and clear. The key for young architects is to acquire the tools and language to comprehend the human needs outside of the architectural bubble, and understand that they are here to accommodate - and not to be accommodated.
MoMA PS1 YAP 2015 finalists are announced
Five finalists have been selected for the MoMA PS1 2015 Young Architects Program. The popular yearly program shines the spotlight on emerging architects and invites them to develop an innovative, temporary outdoor urban installation for the MoMA PS1 courtyard in Long Island City, New York for summer 2015.
Andres Jaque / Office for Political Innovation, Madrid/New Yorkbrillhart architecture, MiamiErin Besler, Los AngelesThe Bittertang Farm, New YorkStudio Benjamin Dillenburger, TorontFinalists will now begin to work on their proposals. Their designs must provide seating, shade, and water, and also... View full entry
The Architect of the Year Awards 2014 shortlist
The 2014 shortlist for the Architect of the Year Awards is out. Established in the UK back in 2004 and organized by BD, the awards celebrate top-notch architectural works in 13 categories. This also includes the Young Architect of the Year Award that is open to young architects practicing in the European Union for 12 years or less. Category winners will be revealed during a fancy evening awards ceremony at The Brewery in London on December 2.
It's industrial chic galore with this year's batch. Here's a few of the shortlisted projects.↓ Sports & Leisure Architect of the Year nominee: LA Architects ↓ Interiors Architect of the Year nominee: Spacelab↓ Housing Architect of the Year nominee: Proctor and Matthews↓ Refurbishment... View full entry
IE SPACES FOR INNOVATION COMPETITION now open for applications
This post is brought to you by IE School of Architecture & Design:IE School of Architecture and Design announces IE SPACES FOR INNOVATION Prize for young architects and designers worldwide, seeking to attract top architecture and design talents to invite them to take part in the IE Master in... View full entry
The mythologically inspired “Shinseon Play” wins the first Young Architects Program Seoul
Jang Won Choi, Kyung Min Kwon, and Cheon Kang Park of collaborative team MOON JI BANG recently won the inaugural Young Architects Program Seoul in South Korea with their proposal, "Shinseon Play". The proposal draws inspiration from traditional Korean mythology with features like gently swaying "clouds", a trampoline, and a grassy meadow -- making it an ideal outdoor installation for the summer season.