Conscious Cities Festival 2019
The 2019 Conscious Cities Festival will take place October 15-18 at the Pratt Institute. The event will bring together leading experts, practitioners and the general public to explore how to create healthier and more inclusive cities.
Built By Women L.A. 2020: Call for Nominations
The Beverly Willis Architecture Foundation (BWAF) is calling for nominations for 2020 Built by Women. The competition recognizes the work of women architects, engineers, and contractors, in the Los Angeles metropolitan area.
UK's National Railway Museum Launches Design Competition for New Central Hall
The National Railway Museum has launched a two-stage competition for a new centerpiece building for York museum, which aims to become the 'World's Railway Museum' by 2025.
Design Museum Announces 2019 Beazley Designs of the Year Nominees
The Design Museum has unveiled the 76 nominees for the 2019 Beazley Designs of the Year. Nominees include a meme-inspired dress collection by Viktor & Rolf, a data generated proxy address system created to reduce homelessness, the world's first hands-free breast pump, Adidas's collaboration with designer Ji Won Choi, as worn by Beyoncé, food sharing app OLIO and The Shed's extendable building in New York.
Cardin Julien Designs Parc de la Rivière-des-Mille-Îles Exploration Center
Cardin Julien recently designed the new visitor center for the Parc de la Rivière-des-Mille-Îles. The exploration center features an interpretation center for the river and its ecosystems and will host sporting and educational activities on an annual basis.
Lexus Design Award 2020
The 2020 Lexus Design Award is now open for submissions. Entrants from around the world are invited to submit design concept ideas that capture the three key principles of the Lexus brand - Anticipate, Innovate and Captivate - and how they help meet the needs of both individuals and society.
2019 Sydney Architecture Festival: 'Making. Housing. Affordable.'
The 13th Sydney Architecture Festival will be held November 11-17 under the direction of the newly appointed Creative Director, Dr Barnaby Bennett. This year's theme is 'Making. Housing. Affordable.'
Iris van Herpen Debuts Major Architectural Collaboration for Naturalis
Iris van Herpen recently created more than a kilometer of hand-sanded concrete three-dimensional designs that shape the new structure of The Netherland's world-renowned Research Institute for Biodiversity.
Foster + Partners and Apple Complete Apple Aventura
Foster + Partners recently worked in close collaboration with the design team at Apple led by chief design officer, Sir Jonathan Ive to build Apple Aventura.
Cottonwood Canyon Experience Center by Signal
Signal Architecture + Research recently completed the Cottonwood Canyon Experience Center - a multi-purpose education and recreation facility in Central Oregon's largest state park that provides unparalleled access to unexplored Oregon territory.
VMWare Promontory Headquarters by Valerio Dewalt Train
Valerio Dewalt Train recently renovated VMWare's Promontory headquarters campus in Palo Alto, consisting of five 80,000-square-foot two-story office buildings on a 29-acre site, to allow the company to increase headcount, facilitate collaboration, and transition to a mostly open office layout.
Lille Langebro by WilkinsonEyre
WilkinsonEyre recently completed 'Lille Langebro' cycle and pedestrian bridge across Copenhagen's Inner Harbour.
RIBA Future Trends Staffing Index Hits Lowest Level in Almost Two Years
The RIBA Future Trends Staffing Index fell five points in July, showing a significant decrease in the appetite of practices to recruit permanent architectural staff. This is the first time that the Staffing Index has fallen into negative territory for almost two years.
Redefining Learning Spaces: International Architectural Design Competition
The University of Louisiana at Lafayette is calling for submissions to a design competition for a new laboratory school on the University of Louisiana campus in Lafayette, Louisiana. Entrants are asked to create design concepts that support the core mission: leading education for all of Louisiana.
Tsinghua Law Faculty Library by Kokaistudios
In 2014, Kokaistudios won an international architectural and interior design competition to build the Law Library of Tsinghua University in Beijing.
eVolo 2020 Skyscraper Competition
eVolo Magazine is inviting architects, students, engineers, designers, and artists from around the globe to take part in the 2020 Skyscraper Competition. Established in 2006, the annual competition is one of the world's most prestigious awards for high-rise architecture.
Cushing Terrell Completes Confluence House in Whitefish, Montana
Cushing Terrell recently completed the 'Confluence House' in Whitefish, Montana. Situated on ten acres at the meeting of two rivers, Confluence House is a fly fisherman's dream.
DesignMarch, Iceland's annual design festival organized by Iceland Design Center, will take place for the twelfth time on March 25-29, 2020, transforming the most northerly capital in the world into one big venue for design.
Noll & Tam Architects Renovates Mission Branch Library
Noll & Tam Architects recently renovated the Mission Branch Library, a mid-century library in a park in downtown Santa Clara, California.
Mackintosh Architectural Competition
The Charles Rennie Mackintosh Society has launched an open and international architectural competition. Based on two hypothetical 'ideal' houses for artists, envisaged by Mackintosh in c.1900, the competition invites participants to contribute designs for a contemporary pair of houses that explore variations on a theme.
Neil Tomlinson Architects Completes Archive Project for Royal Greenwich Heritage Trust
The Royal Borough of Greenwich recently commissioned Neil Tomlinson Architects to help transition, store and protect the fascinating and highly-varied archive of historic objects and documents managed by Royal Greenwich Heritage Trust, as it moved from its original home in Woolwich, by the Thames, to a new store in Charlton.
Hopkins Architects Wins MK:U International Design Competition
Hopkins Architects has been announced as the winner of the MK:U International Design Competition. The competition sought a multidisciplinary team for the first phase of a new model university in Milton Keynes, the UK's fastest-growing city.
GRAY Awards 2019
The third annual GRAY Awards, the Northwest's only cross-disciplinary, regionally focused design awards program, is now open for submissions. The Awards is the first program to celebrate design exclusively from Washington, Oregon and British Columbia and will recognize the 'Best Of' across 10 categories including interiors, architecture, fashion, and design.
SAOTA Completes Uluwatu in Bali
SAOTA has completed its first project in Bali. Uluwatu, a resort-inspired home in Bali's iconic surf destination, puts a contemporary spin on local materiality and vernacular architecture to create a luxurious modern holiday home deeply attuned to its beautiful surroundings.
SERA Architects Renovates and Expands Portland Playhouse
Since 2008, Portland Playhouse had been operating out of an historic, 1904-era church in the King neighborhood of Portland, making-do with sofa seating and make-shift solutions in a building long-in-need of updates.
Hofmandujardin Transforms Warehouse into Lively Office Villa
HofmanDujardin needed more space for its growing team and the new headquarters also had to foster a lively environment for creative work and social activities.
Palo Alto Residence by Studio VARA
Studio VARA recently completed a new ground-up residence for a young couple. The residence is located on a prominent yet petite corner lot in Old Palo Alto.
BDG Completes New Amsterdam Campus for WPP
BDG has completed the new Amsterdam campus for WPP as part of its global co-location strategy, which is to provide world-class spaces that bring together its people and agencies into one location, encouraging greater collaboration and giving clients easier access to all of WPP's talent and expertise.
Pininfarina Wins 2019 International Architecture Award for Cyrela
Pininfarina has received the 2019 International Architecture Award for its first-ever residential tower, Cyrela.
Waterfront Beach Residence by Tyler Engle Architects
Tyler Engle Architects recently completed Waterfront, a modern and welcoming beachfront residential located in Seattle, WA.