Studio Gang Architects selected to design new U.S. Embassy in Brazil
Out of a shortlist of six firms, The Department of State's Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations has chosen Studio Gang Architects, run by MacArthur fellow and winner of 2016's Architect of the Year from the Women in Architecture Awards, Jeanne Gang, to design a multi-building campus for the... View full entry
NCMH Announces the 2015 Matsumoto Prize for Modernist Residential Design
North Carolina Modernist Houses (NCMH) announces the 2015 George Matsumoto Prize for North Carolina Modernist residential design, sponsored by Leland Little Auctions, the Southeast’s premier estate auction gallery, based in Hillsborough, NC.NCMH created the Matsumoto Prize in 2012 to... View full entry
WORKac, Henning Larsen and SO – IL compete to design UC Davis art museum
The university believes this to be the first design-build competition for an art museum in this country.
Each team gets four months to design a museum and prepare a bid for the museum.
The teams competing to build the museum are: Contractor: Kitchell; design architect: WORKac; executive architect: Westlake Reed Leskosky Contractor: Oliver and Co.; design architect: Henning Larsen Architects; executive architect: Gould Evans Contractor: Whiting-Turner; design architect: SO... View full entry
Richard H. Driehaus says, "It isn’t too late to get the Eisenhower memorial right"
Controversy has erupted over the memorial to President Dwight Eisenhower proposed by Frank Gehry for a site next to the Mall. The memorial’s large size and unconventional emphasis on Eisenhower as a “barefoot boy from Kansas” drew objections from the Eisenhower family, which in December called for it to be redesigned. A mounting public debate has since coalesced around familiar cultural positions.
— Washington Post
Related: Frank Gehry: 'There's a backlash against me' Driehaus and Krier do battle against Gehry's Eisenhower Memorial design Eisenhower Family Raises Objections to Planned Memorial Eisenhower family calls for timeout in approval of memorial Frank Gehry refines his Eisenhower Memorial design... View full entry