Archinect - News 2017-08-23T00:37:00-04:00 NĂ­all McLaughlin wins RIBA 2016 Charles Jencks Award Justine Testado 2016-09-21T18:43:00-04:00 >2016-09-26T23:21:25-04:00 <img src="" width="650" height="650" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>&ldquo;For me, architectural practice includes drawing, writing and building as interlinked activities. It is a continual ferrying between an engagement in the natural processes required to bring something reliable and concrete into being, and the need to clear a space for the expression of doubt, possibility and a half-glimpsed ideal...I am very grateful for the recognition.&rdquo; &mdash; N&iacute;all McLaughlin</p></em><br /><br /><p>The RIBA revealed&nbsp;<a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">N&iacute;all McLaughlin</a> as the 2016 Charles Jencks Award recipient today.&nbsp;Named after landscape designer and architectural theorist Charles Jencks, the award recognizes an individual or practice for their recent major contributions to architectural theory and practice simultaneously.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""><br><em>Bishop Edward King Chapel. Photo &copy; Nick Kane.</em></p><p>Most recently, McLaughlin <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">represented Ireland</a> in the 2016 Venice Biennale with his&nbsp;&lsquo;Losing Myself&rsquo; installation, which focuses on the spatial experiences of people with Alzheimer's. His firm also won the RIBA Stephen Lawrence Prize last year.</p><p>Find out more&nbsp;<a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">on Bustler</a>.</p><p>Previously on Archinect:</p><p><a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Herzog &amp; de Meuron named 2015 RIBA Jencks Award winners</a></p><p><a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Benedetta Tagliabue wins 2013 RIBA Jencks Award</a></p> Benedetta Tagliabue wins 2013 RIBA Jencks Award Justine Testado 2013-10-16T12:59:00-04:00 >2013-11-27T17:34:41-05:00 <img src="" width="530" height="486" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> Benedetta Tagliabue, the head architect of <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Miralles Tagliabue EMBT</a> in Barcelona, has been selected as the recipient of the 2013 RIBA Jencks Award. Architectural theorist and writer Charles Jencks of the judging panel made the announcement on Oct. 16. The Jencks Award is given every year to an individual who has recently made a major international contribution to both the theory and practice of architecture.</p> <p> Tagliabue will receive the award on Tuesday, Nov. 19 at the RIBA in London, where she will also give a public lecture, chaired by Charles Jencks. To purchase tickets for the event, click <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">here</a>.<br><br><strong>From the RIBA press release:</strong></p> <p> "Benedetta Tagliabue studied architecture at the Istituto di Architettura di Venezia (IUAV) and is now director of architecture firm Miralles Tagliabue EMBT, founded in 1994 in collaboration with Enric Miralles, and based in Barcelona and Shanghai. Benedetta&rsquo;s studio works in the fields of architecture, design of public spaces, rehabilitation, interior and ...</p> Rem Koolhaas to Receive 2012 Jencks Award Alexander Walter 2012-08-30T19:13:00-04:00 >2012-09-03T18:44:19-04:00 <img src="" width="530" height="530" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Rem Koolhaas is to receive the 2012 Jencks Award, announced the Royal Institute of British Architects. The Jencks Award is given annually to an individual (or practice) that has recently made a major contribution internationally to both the theory and practice of architecture.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html> Eric Owen Moss to receive 2011 Jencks Award Archinect 2011-08-31T17:24:00-04:00 >2012-10-03T18:45:27-04:00 <img src="" width="650" height="762" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>American architect Eric Owen Moss will receive the 2011 Jencks Award, an annual accolade recognising major international contributions to the theory and practice of architecture. The award will be presented on December 6 at the RIBA where Moss will give a public lecture, chaired by Charles Jencks, after whom the award is named.</p></em><br /><br /><p> Moss started Eric Owen Moss Architects in 1973 in Los Angeles, USA and has since become involved in lectures, exhibitions, publishing and teaching around the world. His publications include Who Says What Architecture Is?, Eric Owen Moss: The Uncertainly of doing and Architecture + Design LA.</p> <p> Recent projects include two office towers and a multi-theatre performance centre in Los Angeles, a hotel and office complex in West Hollywood, a 120,000sq m mixed-use project in Kazakhstan, and a masterplan for an ecologically integrated city in La Paz, Bolivia.</p> <p> Previous recipients of the Jencks Award include Zaha Hadid, Foreign Office Architects, Peter Eisenman, Cecil Balmond, UNStudio, Wolf D. Prix &amp; Coop Himmelb(l)au, Charles Correa and Steven Holl.</p>