Perkins and Will Designs Disruptive Retail Startup Spreetail's Austin Offices
Perkins and Will recently designed the new offices of Spreetail, a disruptive retail start-up on the cutting edge of e-commerce.
Center Est-Nord-Est by Bourgeois / Lechasseur Architects
Bourgeois / Lechasseur Architects recently designed a new building for Center Est-Nord-Est, in the quiet village of Saint-Jean-Port-Joli.
Ferrier Marchetti Studio Completes Grand Central
Ferrier Marchetti Studio recently completed Grand Central, a landmark scheme adjacent to the Saint-Lazare Station, Paris.
Depot Amsterdam Noord by cepezed
cepezed and cepezedinterieur have recently designed the 'Depot Amsterdam Noord,' a new repository for the capital's Stadsarchief, the city's archives. The depot almost doubles the existing archive facilities and is completely energy neutral.
World Habitat Awards 2020
World Habitat, in collaboration with UN-Habitat, has announced the 2020 World Habitat Awards. The Awards recognizes and highlights innovative, outstanding and sometimes revolutionary housing ideas, projects and programs from across the world.
Ceramics of Italy Launches 2020 Tile Competition
Ceramics of Italy is now calling for entries for its 27th Tile Competition. This annual competition awards North American architects, designers and students for their outstanding projects and creative applications of Italian ceramic and porcelain tile.
'Anatomy of an AI System' by Kate Crawford and Vladan Joler Wins 2019 Beazley Design of the Year
'Anatomy of an AI System,' an infographic map and research project by Kate Crawford and Vladan Joler, has been named the overall winner of the 2019 Beazley Design of the Year.
MPavilion 2019 by Glenn Murcutt Opens to Public
MPavilion 2019, designed by Glenn Murcutt, opened to public in the Queen Victoria Gardens, Melbourne.
The Class of 2020 Foundation Releases Inaugural Trend Report
The Class of 2020 Foundation has released its inaugural 'Trend Report 2020' during its student housing & co-living conference in Berlin.
Harvard GSD Announces 2020 Wheelwright Prize
Harvard Graduate School of Design (GSD) is calling for applications for the 2020 Wheelwright Prize. Initially established in 1935 as the Arthur W. Wheelwright Traveling Fellowship, The Wheelwright Prize was recast in 2013 as an open, international competition and has since awarded seven recipients.
SAOTA Designs Youthful yet Sophisticated Contemporary Family Dwelling on Sydney Harbor Shore
SAOTA recently completed a youthful yet sophisticated family home set in a north-facing cove in Sydney's vast natural harbor.
Kevin Daly Architects with Productora Win Houston Endowment Headquarters International Design Competition
A team led by Kevin Daly Architects (KDA) with Mexico City-based PRODUCTORA, in collaboration with TLS Landscape Architecture, has won the international competition to design the new Houston Endowment Headquarters.
Cool Gardens 2020: Call for Submissions
Once again, Storefront Manitoba and The Forks are inviting design teams to submit proposals for a temporary, contemporary garden installation to be located at The Forks in Winnipeg. Entrants are asked to put their skills to work and challenge the concept of garden and cool(ing), and create an intervention that has the power to stop people in their tracks!
Lee and Murray Kushner Family Building at Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance Breaks Ground
Lee and Murray Kushner Family Building at the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance, designed by Hollwich Kushner and HQ Architects, recently broke ground.
Rethinking The Future Awards 2020
Submissions are now open for the 2020 Rethinking The Future Awards. The competition aims to give voice to Architects, Designers, Planners and Students who are aware of the challenges humanity is facing in the 21st century, and are striving to make a difference.
The Class Conference 2019 Berlin
'The Class Conference 2019: The Future is Blended,' will be held November 6-7 at Arena Berlin. The conference will focus on the future of living.
SXSW EDU Learn by Design Competition
The fourth annual Learn by Design competition returns to SXSW EDU 2020. Learn by Design celebrates the collaboration of designers and educators in the pursuit of design-based solutions to physical learning environments for improved outcomes.
Cactus Designs Ever/Body Flagship in SoHo
Cactus recently reimagined the healthcare experience and the future of 'clinical' space for Ever/Body - a revolutionary new model in cosmetic dermatology.
Mario Cucinella Architects and WASP Launch 'TECLA' 3D Printed House
Mario Cucinella Architects and WASP have launched TECLA - a prototype for a 3D printed habitat, near Bologna, Italy.
Manifold Garden Launched on Apple Arcade
Manifold Garden is a new one-of-its-kind video game designed by William Chyr. Just released on Apple Arcade, the game focuses on a virtual world of architecture, design, and physics; and challenges players to manipulate and experience physical space in striking new ways by developing ideas of how design works.
Blank Space Launches Seventh Annual Fairy Tales Competition
Blank Space has launched the 2020 Fairy Tales competition. Fairy Tales is open to all, and invites architects, designers, writers, artists, engineers, illustrators, students and creatives to submit their own unique architectural fairy tales. A successful entry will craft a text narrative, along with 5 images, in the most spectacular way possible.
Connectic by Cooper Carry Architects Wins 2019 Radical Innovation Award
Connectic by Cooper Carry has been announced as the winner of the 2019 Radical Innovation Award.
Nice Brazil Headquarters by Mario Cucinella Architects
Mario Cucinella Architects has broken ground on a 16,000 sqm industrial complex in Brazil for Nice, the Italian multinational which is a world leader in the Home Automation, Home Security and Smart Home sector.
Plant Prefab and Brooks + Scarpa Launch Affordable Housing Toolkit
Plant Prefab has released 'Nest LivingHome' toolkit, a scalable, multi-family housing solution designed with Brooks + Scarpa.
Le Pine by SAOTA
SAOTA recently completed Le Pine, a family summer house in Saint Tropez, France. The house is a contemporary interpretation of traditional Mediterranean Riviera architecture.
SWA Completes Xiqu Center
SWA Group recently completed the public realm of Xiqu Center, the new home for Chinese opera and a prestigious world-class performance venue.
Royal Institute of British Architects Announces New Season of RIBA + VitrA Talks
The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has announced the new season of RIBA + VitrA talks.
ELS and Kuth Ranieri Architects Renovate Balboa Pool
A joint venture of ELS Architecture and Urban Design and Kuth Ranieri Architects recently renovated the Balboa Pool, a beloved fixture of San Francisco's Balboa Park neighborhood since it opened in 1956, with its beautiful natatorium, sleek horizontal form, scored concrete-clad walls, extensive glazing, exposed wood and concrete ceiling, and swooping semicircular ramp leading to the central entryway.
Orms Designs Urban Oasis in London's Spitalfields for Fora
Shared workspace provider Fora has completed its largest project to date at 35-41 Folgate Street, Spitalfields.
Open Call: Water as Leverage for IABR International Architecture Biennale Rotterdam
The ninth edition of the International Architecture Biennale Rotterdam, IABR-2020-DOWN TO EARTH, seeks proposals in response to the Open Call for the 'Water as Leverage' exhibition (working title: Flows), one core element of the 2020 biennale.
Nithurst Farm: An Exploration of a New House by Architect Adam Richards
Nestled in the South Downs National Park is an extraordinary new creation by architect Adam Richards, built for his family and drawing on sources as varied as Vanbrugh, Roman ruins and Stalker by Andrei Tarkovsky.
Designs for Different Futures at Philadelphia Museum of Art
Designs for Different Futures, on view at the Philadelphia Museum of Art from October 22 through March 8, will explore the challenges and opportunities that humans may face in the years and centuries ahead. Visitors will encounter lab-grown food, seaweed textiles, and ballet shoes made with sweat among a range of works that raise many questions, including about what technologies may hold for intimacy, identity, and citizenship.
Brooks + Scarpa and KMF Architects Unveils Expansion Designs for Mennello Museum of American Art
Brooks + Scarpa Architects & KMF Architects have unveiled their preliminary plans and a stunning architectural model for the 40,000 square-foot expansion for the Mennello Museum of American Art.
Magazine London by Nissen Richards Studio
Nissen Richards Studio has just completed Magazine London, a major new event space for the capital, located on the North Greenwich Peninsula. The building is an 8m-high, monolithic, L-shaped black box and a striking new neighbour for the O2.
Spotlight: Architecture x Design at 55th Chicago International Film Festival
The 55th Chicago International Film Festival has announced the line-up for this year's 'Spotlight: Architecture x Design' program with a special focus on Production Design. The Spotlight, presented on the occasion of the third Chicago Architecture Biennial, will showcase a program of films that bring a new perspective to architecture and design-related themes. As part of the event, the Festival will feature a unique 'In Focus: Production Design' program with support provided by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Berenblum Busch Architects Designs Major Expansion of Carnival's Terminal F at PortMiami
Berenblum Busch Architects unveiled its designs for the renovation and expansion of Carnival Cruise Line's Terminal F at PortMiami to support the operation of Carnival's new Excel class ship.
Building Beyond Place: RUR Engages Taiwan's Architectural Cosmopolitanism
Building Beyond Place: RUR Engages Taiwan's Architectural Cosmopolitanism, on view at TAAC Tribeca/ E.Tay Gallery in New York through October 17, features three projects by New York-based architecture firm Reiser +Umemoto (RUR) - the Taipei Music Center, Alishan Tourist Routes, and Kaohsiung Port Terminal. The exhibition explores how the architects responded to three geographically diverse post-industrial sites in Taiwan: urban Taipei, rural Alishan, and maritime Kaohsiung.
Feldman Architecture Designs Offices for Lencioni Construction
Feldman Architecture recently completed the new office space for Lencioni Construction. The newly acquired office building with its warehouse identity and retro architectural elements offered a strong potential to explore the dialectic between a rugged industrial shell and a sensitive modern intervention.
Apple and Foster + Partners Complete Fifth Avenue Apple Store
Apple recently reopened its landmark Fifth Avenue store, located on the corner of Central Park.
Cal Poly Student Housing by Valerio Dewalt Train
California Polytechnic State University at San Luis Obispo (Cal Poly) was concerned about the large number of students who left after their freshmen year and did not complete their education. They decided to build a new dorm exclusively for freshmen that would root the students in the campus.
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.
Apple and Foster + Partners Unveil an Inviting Pavilion in the Heart of Taipei
Apple Xinyi A13, Apple's newest store in Taipei, is situated on the eastern edge of the city. Xinyi is a young, cosmopolitan and vibrant area filled with cultural attractions, shops, and entertainment spaces.
M-Rad Moves to New Headquarters
Looking to expand and grow further, M-Rad moved to a brand new location and created a flexible environment that serves as a home base for employees as well as accommodates the studio's busy schedule of industry events and panels.
Hillside Sanctuary by Hoedemaker Pfeiffer
Hoedemaker Pfeiffer recently designed Hillside Sanctuary, a retreat in the San Juan Islands, Washington.
Yabu Pushelberg Designs Second Raffles Hotel in Singapore
Yabu Pushelberg has developed the masterplan for Raffles Sentosa Resort & Spa Singapore, planned for 2022.
Pickard Chilton Completes Master Plan and Tower Design for Shinagawa Development in Tokyo
Pickard Chilton has completed the master plan for Global Gateway Shinagawa, a transformative redevelopment of the northern portion of Tokyo's Shinagawa Station and railyard, reminiscent of New York's own Hudson Yards. The master plan has recently been reviewed and certified by Japan's Prime Minister Shinzō Abe.
New Museum Unveils Design of Second Building by OMA
The New Museum has unveiled plans for its second building, designed by OMA / Shohei Shigematsu and Rem Koolhaas in collaboration with Cooper Robertson. This will be OMA's first public building in New York City.
AJ100 Names Foster + Partners 'International Practice of the Year'
AJ100 has named Foster + Partners the International Practice of the Year. Picked from a shortlist of five, the Architects' Journal commended the practice for having "a stand-out year internationally, working in that sweet spot where design excellence meets business achievement."
London Design Fair 2019
Located in Shoreditch, the creative heart of London, the London Design Fair is a four-day industry event that brings together 550 exhibitors from 36 countries, including: independent designers, established brands, international country pavilions, features and exhibitions.
RIBA Future Trends Survey May 2019
Architects remain steady in the face of uncertainty, according to the 2019 May results of the RIBA Future Trends Survey. In May the RIBA Future Trends Workload Index remained at +5 for the third consecutive month.
Design that Educates Awards 2020
The 2020 Design that Educates Awards (DtEA) is now open for submissions. The Award recognizes, showcases, and promotes globally the best ideas and implementations of architecture and design that can educate.
Baca Architects Wins Planning Consent for Tyram Lakes Hotel and Spa in South Yorkshire
Baca Architects recently secured planning permission for the £25 million Tyram Lakes Hotel and Spa in South Yorkshire.
HENN Wins Competition for RLB Campus '25 in Linz
HENN has won a design competition for CAMPUS '25 of Raiffeisenlandesbank Oberösterreich in the state capital Linz, Upper Austria. Openness, flexibility and multi-functionality are the guiding principles for the new CAMPUS '25.
Houston Endowment Headquarters International Design Competition
Houston Endowment (HE), a leading philanthropic organization based in Houston, Texas, has launched a global search for an outstanding design team of architects and landscape architects for the philanthropy's new headquarters.
T20 by Jacques Ferrier Architecture and Sensual City Studio
Jacques Ferrier Architecture and Sensual City Studio have recently completed the T20 in Xujiahui.
ADFF Launches 11th Season with Film on Legendary Female Architects Who Shaped the Cities
The Architecture & Design Film Festival (ADFF) - the largest film festival devoted to the creative spirit that drives architecture and design - will launch its 11th season in New York this October.
Choeff Levy Fischman Designs Three-Structure Modern Manse in Miami Beach
Choeff Levy Fischman recently completed a three-structure modern manse, located on the star-studded North Bay Road in Miami Beach.
Pickard Chilton Tapped by Boston Properties to Design Google's New Cambridge HQ
Pickard Chilton has been selected by developer Boston Properties to design a 16-story, 417,000 gsf office tower at 325 Main Street in Cambridge, Mass.
AIA Film Challenge 2019
The fifth annual AIA Film Challenge is now open for submissions. The annual competition offers a chance to highlight the ways entrants helped build stronger communities alongside civic leaders.
Oppenheim Architecture Completes Ayla Clubhouse & Golf Academy
Oppenheim Architecture recently completed the Ayla Clubhouse & Golf Academy in Jordan. The building takes inspiration from the natural dunescapes and mountains of the surrounding desert as well as the architectural heritage of the ancient Bedouin.
Kloof 145 by SAOTA
SAOTA has recently completed a residential home, 'Kloof 145,' in Clifton, South Africa. The most distinguishing feature of the home is the vertically slatted box that hovers over the terrace.
Valerio Dewalt Train Designs Yelp's New Chicago Office
Consumer review website Yelp wanted a vibrant urban location for its growing Midwest offices and chose Chicago's historic Merchandise Mart, now a hub for tech companies.
CTA Completes Austin Office
CTA has recently completed its CTA ATX Office in Austin, Texas, a 13,300 SF commercial space.
Shortlist for 2019 RAIC International Prize Announced
The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) has announced the shortlist for the 2019 RAIC International Prize for socially transformative architecture.
Noe Valley 3 by Feldman Architecture
Feldman Architecture recently designed Noe Valley 3 in San Francisco. Located in the heart of Noe Valley, this urban remodel's original structure was plagued by a series of haphazard additions; creating a jumbled floor plan full of awkward, dark, and narrow spaces.
CRA Unveils Urban Vineyard for Milan
Carlo Ratti Associati has won the 'Reinventing Cities' competition, organized by the C40 Cities Group, with a project for a new office building and center for scientific research in Milan, Italy.
Cushing Terrell Renovates Hotel Theodore & Rider Restaurant
Cushing Terrell recently renovated the Roosevelt Hotel, now rebranded as Hotel Theodore, a historic and iconic building in the heart of Seattle's downtown.
Miller Hull Partnership Unveils Population Health Facility Designs
Miller Hull Partnership has unveiled its designs for the 290,000-square-foot Population Health building on the University of Washington campus.
RIBA Unveils London's Best New Buildings
The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has unveiled 47 London buildings that have been awarded 2019 RIBA Regional Awards.
SERA Designs AC Hotel in Heart of Downtown Portland
SERA Architects designed the AC Hotel by Marriott in downtown Portland. The hotel puts culture at the center of the guest experience-merging the European-inspired brand with local art and craft.
Young Guns 17: Call for Entries
The One Club for Creativity is calling for entries for Young Guns 17, the industry's only global, cross-disciplinary, portfolio-based awards competition that identifies and celebrates today's vanguard of creatives age 30 and under.