RIBA announces 85 shortlisted projects for 2017 London Awards
RIBA revealed a hefty shortlist for the 2017 London Awards today. Starting out with 215 hopeful submissions, the jury picked 85 to advance in the regional competition, including projects designed by David Chipperfield, AHMM, WilkinsonEyre, Coffey Architects, Fletcher Priest Architects... View full entry
Seven big-name architecture teams to compete for Ross Pavilion in Edinburgh
Over 125 competitive teams — made up of some 400 individual firms — representing 22 countries vied for a chance to design the £25 million Ross Pavilion, in the latest initiative to rejuvenate the culturally significant Ross Bandstand and West Princes Street Gardens in the heart of... View full entry
Shortlisted concepts for UK Holocaust Memorial revealed
On the somber occasion of International Holocaust Remembrance Day, the 10 shortlisted proposals for the UK Holocaust Memorial Design Competition have been publicly revealed. The proposals were designed by the 10 star-studded teams who were invited to submit concepts this past fall.
Here are the 10 shortlisted concepts for the Memorial and the Learning Centre.↓ Adjaye Associates and Ron Arad ArchitectsWith Gustafson Porter + Bowman, Plan A and DHA Designs ↓ Allied WorksWith Robert Montgomery, The Olin Studio, Ralph Appelbaum Associates, Allied Info Works, Arup, Curl la... View full entry
Modern Mews and The Garden House shortlisted for 2016 RIBA House of the Year
Just one spot left on the shortlist for the 2016 RIBA House of the Year, which distinguishes the most innovative house designed by a UK-based architect. The Institute announced today that Modern Mews by Coffey Architects and The Garden House by Hayhurst and Co. are the latest projects to join the... View full entry
Covert House and Murphy House join 2016 RIBA House of the Year shortlist
RIBA is taking a little more time in revealing the shortlist for the 2016 House of the Year award. Most recently, RIBA announced that DSDHA's Covert House and the Murphy House by Richard Murphy Architects have made it onto the shortlist, along with the Outhouse and Ansty Plum revealed last week.
Covert House, Clapham, South London by DSDHAMurphy House, Edinburgh by Richard Murphy ArchitectsFind more details about each project on Bustler.Related on Archinect:The first two shortlisters for 2016 RIBA House of the YearGlass and concrete tread lightly in DSDHA's London 'Covert House' View full entry
The first two shortlisters for 2016 RIBA House of the Year
Anticipation for the 2016 RIBA House of the Year winner builds up as competition grows narrower...Last Thursday, the first two houses in the shortlist were announced: Ansty Plum in Wiltshire by Coppin Dockray and the Outhouse in Forest of Dean by Loyn & Co Architects. After all seven shortlisted houses are unveiled, the House of the Year will finally be revealed on [BBC's “Grand Designs”] on December 15.
Here's a glimpse of the first two shortlisted houses.Outhouse, Forest of Dean by Loyn & Co ArchitectsAnsty Plum, Wiltshire by Coppin DockrayFind more about each project on Bustler.Related on Archinect:The Flint House wins RIBA House of the Year 2015Glass and concrete tread lightly in DSDHA's... View full entry
OMA, MAD, Herzog & de Meuron among 2016 Designs of the Year architecture nominees
The Designs of the Year Award always presents a flurry of memorable projects, from Zaha Hadid's Heydar Aliyev Center to human organs-on-chips...Established by London's Design Museum, the slightly renamed Beazley Designs of the Year Award celebrates the most innovative global design in Architecture, Digital, Fashion, Graphic, Product and Transport from the last 12 months.
The 2016 Designs of the Year Award competition is in full swing, with more than 70 projects on the nomination list. Will another architecture project be crowned as the overall winner next January, joining Zaha Hadid's Heydar Aliyev Center? Here are a few of the Architecture nominees:Fondazione... View full entry
RIBA announces 2016 Stephen Lawrence Prize shortlist
It's already that time of year again when RIBA reveals the Stephen Lawrence Prize shortlist. The Marco Goldschmied Foundation established the annual prize in 1998 in memory of Stephen Lawrence, a teenager who aspired to become an architect but whose life tragically ended when he was murdered in 1993. The prize recognizes the best UK-based projects designed by emerging talent and was built with a construction budget of less than £1 million.
Six projects made it onto this year's shortlist:Exhibition Mews, Hampshire by Ash Sakula ArchitectsHouse of Trace, London by Tsuruta ArchitectsMellor Primary School, Stockport by Sarah Wigglesworth ArchitectsModern Side Extension, London by Coffey ArchitectsThe Observatory, Hampshire by Feilden... View full entry
2016 INSIDE: World Festival of Interiors shortlist highlights
If you're all about staying updated on the most talented interior designers around the globe, look out for the INSIDE: World Festival of Interiors. Returning this fall, the just-as-popular sister event to the World Architecture Festival recognizes some of the most outstanding projects in the... 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
Shortlist for Mackintosh Building restoration contractors announced (plus, cool renderings of the fire damage!)
Restoring the fire-damaged Mackintosh Building at the Glasgow School of Art isn't just about sourcing the appropriate physical materials, but introducing a spirit of rejuvenation to the younger set, too. “We want to make sure that the restoration of The Mackintosh Building can deliver... View full entry
RIBA reveals the six 2015 Stirling Prize shortlisters
The time has come again for RIBA's 2015 Stirling Prize, the institute's highest accolade for "best new building" in the United Kingdom. Starting out with the regional London Awards followed by the National Awards earlier this year, RIBA announced today the six buildings that are still in the... View full entry
The World Architecture Festival + INSIDE live competitions return to Marina Bay Sands this November
The World Architecture Festival (WAF) is preparing for another eventful year at the Moshe Safdie-designed Marina Bay Sands in Singapore on November 4-6. Architects, designers, and clients from around the world gather to witness the happenings of the live architecture competition and form... View full entry
Mackintosh exhibition emphasizes need for careful selection of architect for Glasgow School of Art restoration
As Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s drawings go on display at the RIBA, the search is on for the architect who might best restore the glory of his fire-damaged masterpiece, the Glasgow School of Art. [...]
But the list seems to have been compiled too much on the basis of who has been there and done what when it comes to restoring historic buildings, rather than a real desire to find architects with the right sensitivity for the job.
Previously: Five firms shortlisted for Mackintosh Library renovation after devastating fire View full entry
Designers chosen for Louvre’s €60m storage outpost
Five architectural firms are on the shortlist to design the Louvre’s new storage facility, planned to open near the museum’s satellite in Lens, northern France. Corinne Vezzoni & Assoc and Zig Zag architecture, both from France, Neutelings Riedijk Architecten from the Netherlands, Roger Stirk Harbour + Partners from the UK and Estudio Arquitectura Baeza from Spain were chosen from 173 applicants.