Archinect - News 2017-09-20T21:38:47-04:00 North Dakota, the skyscraper state Alexander Walter 2015-03-03T14:19:00-05:00 >2015-03-05T20:51:14-05:00 <img srcset=" 1x, 2x, 3x" src="" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><em><p>Many of the tallest structures in the world are not designed by starchitects, and you&rsquo;ve likely never seen them [...] dozens of nearly anonymous towers around the United States, most in small rural communities, dwarf all but the tallest man-made structures in the world. Take the KVLY-TV Tower in Blanchard, North Dakota, a township of 26 people north of Fargo. At 2,063 feet (628.8 meters), it&rsquo;s the tallest structure in the western hemisphere and the fourth-tallest structure in the world.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html> 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 srcset=" 1x, 2x, 3x" src="" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><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> Snøhetta, Sou Fujimoto and others shortlisted in Çanakkale Antenna Tower competition Alexander Walter 2013-12-05T19:25:00-05:00 >2013-12-09T18:21:58-05:00 <img srcset=" 1x, 2x, 3x" src="" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><em><p>The Turkish &Ccedil;anakkale Antenna Tower International Competition has announced eight firms that passed the pre-selection hurdle and can now proceed to the second stage for design development. The jury selected the finalists from a pool of 130 eligible applicants. The teams will now have until February 15, 2014 to submit their design proposals.</p></em><br /><br /><p> The list of finalists comprises:</p> <ul><li> Sou Fujimoto Architects</li> <li> Sn&oslash;hetta &amp; &Ouml;zer/&Uuml;rger Architects &amp; Battle Mccarthy</li> <li> Ian Ritchie Architects &amp; Arup</li> <li> AL_A</li> <li> Powerhouse Company &amp; IND [Inter.National.Design]</li> <li> TEGET</li> <li> OLAF GIPSER &amp; ARUP &amp; Deniz Aslan</li> <li> FR-EE/Fernando Romero Enterprise &amp; KOTU+MAPmx Studio &amp; Werner Sobek</li> </ul>