Archinect - News 2017-08-24T00:44:11-04:00 Winning results of the Çanakkale Antenna Tower competition in Turkey Justine Testado 2014-03-03T21:23:00-05:00 >2014-03-10T23:06:10-04:00 <img src="" width="650" height="690" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Results are out for the &Ccedil;anakkale Antenna Tower competition, Turkey's first international competition since 1997. After being shortlisted in Stage Two, Powerhouse Company &amp; IND (Inter.National.Design) won 1st Prize out of 8 finalist teams, including renowned names like Sou Fujimoto and Sn&oslash;hetta. The city's government plans to have the 100-meter broadcasting tower completed in 2015. The Colloquium and Award Ceremony will take place on March 15 in &Ccedil;anakkale.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Below is the complete list of finalist rankings.</p><p>Pictured above: <strong>1st Prize: Powerhouse Company &amp; IND (Inter.National.Design)</strong></p><p><strong>2nd Prize: Sn&oslash;hetta &amp; &Ouml;zer/&Uuml;rger Architects &amp; Battle Mccarthy</strong><br><img title="" alt="" src=""><br>&nbsp;</p><p><strong>3rd Prize: AL_A</strong><br><img title="" alt="" src=""><br><br><strong>1st Mention: TEGET (Te&#287;et Mimarl&#305;k. Consultants: Yonca &Ccedil;eltik&ccedil;i, Mehmet Okutan, Muharrem Akbulut, L&uuml;tfi Kutluay, &Ouml;yk&uuml; Kocaman)</strong><br><img title="" alt="" src=""><br><br><strong>2nd Mention: Ian Ritchie Architects &amp; Arup</strong><br><img title="" alt="" src=""><br><br><strong>3rd Mention: FR-EE/Fernando Romero Enterprise &amp; KOTU+MAPmx Studio &amp; Werner Sobek</strong><br><img title="" alt="" src=""><br><br><strong>4th Mention: Sou Fujimoto &amp; Aecom</strong><br><img title="" alt="" src=""><br><br><strong>5th Mention: OLAF GIPSER &amp; ARUP &amp; Deniz Aslan</strong><br><img title="" alt="" src=""><br><br>Head over to <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a> for more details.</p> A living heart for a modernist Campus - Erasmus University Rotterdam revitalizes its grounds Jaakko van 't Spijker 2013-10-21T11:52:00-04:00 >2013-10-21T11:54:24-04:00 <img src="" width="650" height="1186" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> <strong>Erasmus University Rotterdam has opened the new public heart of its Woudestein campus. The project can be seen as a benchmark for the way grim and gloomy '60s and '70s institutional areas can be sparked to life. </strong></p> <p> <img alt="" src="" title=""></p> <p> <strong>A new semi-sunken garage has been integrated with a new public space design and pond together with a new student pavilion mark the realization of the first phase of a unique and ambitious revitalization master plan.&nbsp; The master plan was designed by the collaborating Dutch firms Juurlink [+] Geluk and jvantspijker architects.</strong></p> <p> <img alt="" src="" title=""><img alt="" src="" title=""></p> <p> <strong>Transformation master plan: parking and landscaping as a game-changer</strong><br> The transformation primarily addresses the need for a sense of place, orientation, way-finding and identity as well as providing a high quality of public space with a pleasant experience. The Erasmus Plaza is the new central axis of the campus, a boulevard and formal entrance to the University.</p> <p> <img alt="" src="" title=""></p> <p> The garage frees the site for landscaping while it&nbsp; injects people into t...</p> COBE Wins 2012 Nykredit Architecture Prize Alexander Walter 2012-05-15T14:45:00-04:00 >2012-05-15T14:53:33-04:00 <img src="" width="650" height="464" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Copenhagen-based firm COBE, represented by architect Dan Stubbergaard, is the 2012 winner of Scandinavia's prestigious architecture prize, Nykredit's Architecture Prize of DKK 500,000 (USD 86,000).</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html>