Archinect - News 2017-10-18T16:19:04-04:00 Canadian Governor General's Medalists, Turner Prize shortlisters, and Wheelwright Prize laureate Anna Puigjaner are among this week's many winners Alexander Walter 2016-05-23T14:06:00-04:00 >2017-07-03T16:11:35-04:00 <img srcset=" 1x, 2x, 3x" src="" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p>At the start of every week, we highlight some of the most recent news in competition-winning projects, commissions, awards, shortlists, and events on&nbsp;the newly redesigned&nbsp;<a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>&nbsp;from the previous week that are worth checking out.&nbsp;</p> <p>Here's recap #109 for the week of May 16-20, 2016.</p> <p><a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Napur Architect to design Budapest's new Museum of Ethnography in competition reboot</strong></a></p> <p><a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src=""></a></p> <p>Deemed as one of Europe's largest museum projects, the ambitious Liget Budapest Project is gradually piecing itself together, now that the architects for the multi-structure project have been selected. Most recently, Hungarian practice Napur Architect is the new winning designer of the Museum of Ethnography, while Sauerbruch Hutton and BIG won second and third place, respectively.</p> <p><a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>RAIC announces the 2016 Governor General's Medalists</strong></a></p> <p><a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src=""></a></p> <p>Canadian architecture firms who recently completed a project have a chance to compete in the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada's and Canada Council for the Arts' notable Governor Gener...</p> RIBA announces 30 projects selected for International Prize Ellen Hancock 2016-05-10T15:16:00-04:00 >2017-07-03T16:11:14-04:00 <img srcset=" 1x, 2x, 3x" src="" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p>The 30 buildings to be visited by the RIBA awards committee and under consideration for the inaugural RIBA International Prize have been announced today. This is the first RIBA award open to any qualified architect in the world and includes projects of varying size and budget.&nbsp;</p> <p>Consequently the buildings span 20 different countries across the globe such as; Mexico, Turkey, Dublin and Vietnam. The selected projects will be whittled down to 20 and then a final six in the autumn, with the winner announced in December 2016.&nbsp;</p> <p>The six finalist chosen will be visited by the Grand Jury which includes Richard Rogers, Billie Tsien and Marilyn Jordan Taylor FAIA among others.&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>RIBA President, Jane Duncan commented:</strong></p> <p><em>&ldquo;We have been delighted with the response to our inaugural RIBA International Prize, which has brought a huge range of exceptional entries from all around the globe.It will be fascinating to see insights from the judges and entrants intothe power and value of great architecture, whe...</em></p> Top three teams prep for final design presentation of MLK Library renovation Justine Testado 2014-02-10T20:19:00-05:00 >2017-07-03T16:14:19-04:00 <img srcset=" 1x, 2x, 3x" src="" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><em><p>The historic Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library in Washington D.C. is one step closer to finding the architectural team for its major renovation project -- and competition is stiff [...] After submitting their proposals, the top three teams will have one final presentation to persuade the review panel and the public this Saturday, Feb. 15 at 10 a.m. in the MLK Library's Great Hall.</p></em><br /><br /><p><strong>Team 1: Mecanoo + Martinez and Johnson</strong><br><img src=""><br><img src=""><br><br><strong>Team 2: Patkau + Ayers Saint Gross</strong><br><img src=""><br><img src=""></p> <p><strong>Team 3: STUDIOS + Freelon</strong><img src=""><br><img src=""></p> <p>Get more details about each project on <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>.</p> Shortlist for D.C.‘s MLK Library renovation narrowed down to 3 teams Alexander Walter 2013-12-30T15:41:00-05:00 >2017-07-03T16:10:52-04:00 <img srcset=" 1x, 2x, 3x" src="" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><em><p>Three finalist teams have advanced into the last round of the search for an architect to renovate &mdash; or possibly redesign &mdash; Washington D.C.'s Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library. Back in October, the competition had already narrowed down the list of applicants to 10 teams with the invitation to create technical proposals on how they would approach renovating the Mies van der Rohe-designed library.</p></em><br /><br /><p> The three finalists are:</p> <ul><li> Patkau Architects / Ayers Saint Gross with Krueck + Sexton</li> <li> Martinez + Johnson Architects / Mecanoo Architects</li> <li> STUDIOS Architecture / The Freelon Group</li> </ul><p> Previously: <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Ten firms chosen for second stage of MLK Jr. Memorial Library renovation search</a></p> Patkau Architects chosen to design new Presentation House Gallery in Vancouver Archinect 2013-01-26T11:34:00-05:00 >2017-07-03T16:13:08-04:00 <img srcset=" 1x, 2x, 3x" src="" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><em><p>Vancouver-based Patkau Architects has been chosen to design Presentation House Gallery's new home at the foot of Lonsdale Ave. One of Canada&rsquo;s most notable architectural firms, Patkau's buildings include the Beaty Biodiversity Museum in Vancouver and the new School of Art at the University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, currently under construction.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html> Patkau Wins Fallingwater Residence Competition Paul Petrunia 2010-05-26T16:23:00-04:00 >2017-07-03T16:10:13-04:00 <img srcset=" 1x, 2x, 3x" src="" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p> As a kid growing up in British Columbia, the work of Patkau Architects was always at the top of my agenda for local weekend architectural pilgrimages. It was with great pleasure, then, to find out that Patkau has just been announced the winners of the Fallingwater On-Site Cottage competition. <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a></p>