One of these crafty pavilions will win the 2017 CHART ARCHITECTURE competition
The competition's 2017 “The Living City” theme revolves around promoting public awareness of sustainable urbanization. Participants had to propose a sustainably designed pavilion for the Chart Art Fair's gastronomy partners and SPACE10 that considers upcycling and reusing materials, multifunctionality, and innovative fabrication methods. Most recently, five teams were announced as the finalists.
Here's a glimpse of the proposals:“Algae Dome” by Aleksander Wadas, Rafal Wroblewski, and Anna Stempniewicz“Paper Pavilion” by Kazumasa Takada, Yuriko Yagi and Yohei Tomioka“Stick Box” by Miki Morita, Suguru Kobayashi and Keita Shishijima“Sunday Temple” by Mia Frykholm and Astrid... View full entry
Announcing the 2017 winners of the Architectural League Prize for Young Architects + Designers!
Six talented winners were revealed today for the 2017 Architectural League Prize for Young Architects + Designers. Established in 1981 by the Architectural League of New York, the Prize carries a legacy in that many now-well-known architects received the award at the start of their careers, like... View full entry
WAF 2017 announces "Performance" as theme for this year's festival
This post is brought to you by World Architecture Festival.The only global festival that combines awards, live judging, conferences and networking, the World Architecture Festival, has announced "Performance" as the theme for its tenth anniversary edition. The notion of "performance" in... View full entry
“Gateways to Chinatown” initiative accepting proposals for a new landmark at NYC's Canal Street Triangle
“Gateways to Chinatown” is a newly launched initiative seeking design proposals for a new neighborhood landmark at New York City's Canal Street Triangle, between bustling Chinatown and the southern entrance to Little Italy’s Mott Street. The NYC Department of Transportation, the Chinatown... View full entry
AIA COTE announces 2017 Top Ten Green Projects
In time for Earth Day this Saturday, the AIA and the Committee on the Environment (COTE) announced the Top Ten Green Projects for 2017. Established 21 years ago, the rigorous awards competition recognizes projects that best demonstrate sustainable design excellence.The jury selected projects by... View full entry
More of the 2017 American Architecture Award winning projects
The American Architecture Awards has been America’s highest public tribute for architecture since its inception in 1994. Co-organized by The Chicago Athenaeum and The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies, the prize is presented to recently built top-notch projects in architecture, landscape, and planning that were either built in the U.S. or abroad by the country's leading designers and planners, like Steven Holl, Renzo Piano, and Olson Kundig, to name a few.
Over 130 projects around the world were awarded in multiple categories. Here are a few of them:BENJAMIN P. GROGAN AND JERRY L. DOVE FEDERAL BUILDING, Miramar, Florida, 2014.Architect: Krueck + Sexton Architects. Architect of Record: Gensler.Photographers: Nick Merrick/Hedrich... View full entry
BIG, Olson Kundig, Brooks + Scarpa among AIA 2017 Housing Award recipients
The AIA distinguishes new residential projects across the U.S. in their yearly Housing Awards. The competition recognizes single-family homes, multifamily residential structures, and specialized housing that exemplify high-quality housing design.For 2017, the competition jury chose winning... View full entry
RAIC distinguishes Montreal's Bibliothèque du Boisé with 2017 Green Building Award
Built to serve Saint-Laurent's diverse community in Montreal, the Bibliothèque du Boisé has collected another honorable accolade. Today, the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada awarded the public library with its 2017 Green Building Award. The award will be presented during the RAIC/OAA... View full entry
Frank Gehry to design new Krakow Academy of Music complex
The Krakow Academy of Music recently announced Gehry Partners as the winner of a competition to design the school's new complex of educational facilities and main concert hall, which will be built on a former military site in the southern part of Krakow's Grzegórzki district.When the Krakow... View full entry
Announcing the 2017 eVolo Skyscraper Competition winners!
eVolo Magazine has concluded another successful Skyscraper Competition for 2017, and Archinect and Bustler are thrilled to announce the winners! The sky is indeed the limit for this competition, which gives participants complete freedom in designing their skyscraper interpretations. At the same... View full entry
John Pawson and Hiroshi Senju named 2017 Isamu Noguchi Award recipients
The Isamu Noguchi Museum announced London-based architect John Pawson and Japanese-born painter Hiroshi Senju as the 2017 recipients of the honorable Isamu Noguchi Award, which recognizes individuals whose work embodies the collaborative, multi-disciplinary, and cross-cultural qualities of influential landscape architect and artist Isamu Noguchi.
First awarded to Norman Foster and artist Hiroshi Sugimoto in 2014, previous recipients of the award also include architect Yoshio Taniguchi and industrial designer Jasper Morrison (2015) and Tadao Ando and Elyn Zimmerman (2016).Learn more about the 2017 recipients on Bustler. View full entry
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
schmidt hammer lassen's State Library Victoria 2020 redesign
It's been almost a year since schmidt hammer lassen and Architectus' team won the competition to redevelop the State Library Victoria in Melbourne, Australia's oldest and busiest public institution...‘Our concept provides a strong 'design line' that will act as a framework to guide present and future works,’ Morgen Schmidt says.
Courtesy of schmidt hammer lassen.Read more about the project on Bustler. 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
Eva Jensen to design 2017 Folly Function installation at Socrates Sculpture Park
Eva Jensen Design + Laufs Engineering Design's “Circle Shade - 2πR4” was announced today as the winning proposal for this year's Folly Function installation at Socrates Sculpture Park in Long Island City. This year's challenge asked entrants to design four portable and deployable canopy structures for flexible use throughout the Park.
In response, the Eva Jensen team used the circle to form their design, Circle Shade - 2πR4...
New York-based Eva Jensen Design is now among the Folly Function winners to design the summer installation at Socrates Sculpture Park. Recent winners include Hou de Sousa, IK Studio, and Austin+Mergold.Learn more about Eva Jensen's winning design on Bustler. View full entry