KPF Receives City Approval for 601 West Pender Street in Vancouver
KPF has received unanimous approval from the Vancouver City Council for 601 West Pender Street. Situated adjacent to Vancouver's historic Rogers Building and sensitive in both scale and materiality, 601 West Pender Street interweaves elements of nature with architecture to create an urban oasis within the city.
Zane Grey Pueblo Hotel by JCJ Architecture
JCJ Architecture recently renovated 'Zane Grey Pueblo Hotel,' a beautiful local landmark on California's beautiful Santa Catalina Island, providing travelers with the ultimate California lifestyle experience.
Number of Architects Continues to Climb in the United States
The National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) has released its annual Survey of Architectural Registration Boards, which provides exclusive insight into data collected from the architectural licensing boards throughout the United States.
IDA Announces Winners of COVID-19 Design Innovation Grant
The International Design Awards (IDA) and the European Product Design Awards (ePDA) have unveiled the winners of the 'COVID-19 Design Innovation Grant.'
'Yeah, What Lester Said' Exhibition and Panel on Sustainability in Design
Midtown's Detroit Center for Design + Technology is hosting 'Yeah, What Lester Said,' an online event that delves in-depth to explore the impact of climate change under the lens of architecture and the built environment.
IAAC Global Summer School 2020 to Offer Online Workshops
The Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia (IAAC) has announced the 2020 Global Summer School (GSS20), the 13th edition of the international summer educational program focused on redesigning the future of our cities. The program will take place online from IAAC Barcelona from June 29 through July 24.
Wittman Estes Renovates Wendell Lovett Home Overlooking Lake Washington
Wittman Estes recently renovated the Madrona House in Seattle for a family that loves cooking, art collecting, and being outdoors.
Canadian Blood Services Facility by NORR
NORR recently completed a hub of lifesaving services for western Canada. The second-largest blood processing and distribution center of its kind, the Canadian Blood Services Production, Distribution and Testing Facility is designed to be a multi-purpose hub of life-saving services for patients and hospitals across western Canada.
Lilly Reich Grant for Equality in Architecture
Fundació Mies van der Rohe has launched the 2nd edition of the Lilly Reich Grant for equality in architecture.
International Building Design Competition 2020
The Building and Construction Authority of Singapore is co-organizing an international building design competition. The theme for this year's competition is 'Sustainable & Intelligent City,' stressing the importance of designing sustainable and smart buildings or buildings in the urban Singapore context.
Alencastre 360 by HEMAA
HEMAA recently completed the Alencastre 360 residence in the West side of Mexico City.
Carbon Counts Is Now an Online Interactive Exhibition
Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios and Studio Mothership have launched the online interactive exhibition 'Carbon Counts.'
Public Voting Opens for 2020 George Matsumoto Prize
Public voting is now open for the 2020 George Matsumoto Prize, North Carolina's highest honor exclusively for Modernist residential architecture. This year there are 21 entries, from the coast to the mountains.
Choeff Levy Fischman Completes First Residence in Weston, Florida
Choeff Levy Fischman recently completed a residence in Weston, Florida. The one-story abode is located in an area where modern design is virtually unfamiliar.
ADFF Partners with NeoCon to Present Four Nights of Great Films
In conjunction with NeoConnect, ADFF will present four nights of great films about architecture and design.
Europe 40 Under 40: Call for Entries
The 2020 Europe 40 Under 40, an annual awards program that celebrates the next new talented generation of European architects and designers, is now open for entries.
AIA CA Announces Winners of 2020 Architecture at Zero Competition
The AIA California has announced the winners of its ninth annual Architecture at Zero competition for zero net energy (ZNE) building designs. The competition strives to generate new, innovative ideas for zero net energy (ZNE) construction to help achieve California's goal for all new residential construction to be ZNE by 2020 and all new commercial construction to be ZNE by 2030.
KLEO Art Residences Wins at 47th Annual IIDA Interior Design Competition
KLEO Art Residences, designed by JGMA and built on 2019, has been recently selected as winner of the 47th annual IIDA Interior Design Competition and the 2020 CNDA Richard A. Driehaus Design Excellence.
222 Taylor by David Baker Architects
Designed by David Baker Architects, 222 Taylor is an affordable family building opened in 2019. The building has taken a circuitous route through the development and design process.
Herzog & de Meuron and Quadrangle Unveil New Tower Design for Toronto's Mink Mile
Herzog & de Meuron and Quadrangle have been appointed by Kroonenberg Groep and ProWinko to design a mixed-use tower at the northwest corner of Bay and Bloor in Toronto.
61 Paramus by NORR
NORR recently renovated 61 Paramus for Onyx Equities, a real estate investment & property services firm.
Midcentury and Modern Meet In Smooth Bumpout by SHED
SHED recently completed Genesee Shapeshifter, located in the Lakewood Neighborhood in Seattle, WA. A sympathetic addition to the existing midcentury home, this remodel reorients the home towards the rear yard (which wasn't previously accessible), while working cleverly with light and height to complement the existing gable and create interesting, unique volumes in each part of the home.
RTF Architecture, Construction & Design Awards 2020
Rethinking The Future has launched the 2020 Architecture, Construction & Design Awards. The competition invites trendsetters, the pioneers and leaders - firms dealing with the global contemporary challenges head-on - with continuous innovation and excellence, and bring the best of such projects into the light to inspire the next generation.
Cartier House by Microclimat
Microclimat recently completed Cartier House in Montréal, Canada. Compact and nestled on a city lot with restrained proportions, including a narrow lateral passage and a small green inner courtyard, the original house presented some challenges for its expansion.
Bruce Presents Architecture 20/20: New Visions for Public Spaces in the Age of COVID-19
Bruce Presents, the Bruce Museum's program series featuring thought leaders in the fields of art and science, returns on Thursday, June 4, 7:00 - 8:30 pm (EDT), with a Zoom virtual panel discussion: Architecture 20/20: New Visions for Public Spaces in the Age of COVID-19.
SCI-Arc Making+Meaning 2020
SCI-Arc has announced that its summer program Making+Meaning will be held online this year. Now open to applicants all around the world, students from across the US, Asia, Europe, and beyond will convene to delve deeply into the most cutting-edge techniques and processes advancing design and architecture today.
Young Guns 18: Call for Entries
The One Club for Creativity has opened the call for entries for Young Guns 18, celebrating international creative professionals age 30 or younger. Young Guns is the industry's only global, cross-disciplinary, portfolio-based awards competition that identifies and celebrates today's vanguard of young creatives.
MON House & Brick Extension by (ma!ca)
(ma!ca) recently renovated MON House & Brick Extension in Montpellier, France.
Iconic Houses Network Launches Watch List of Endangered Modern Houses
The Iconic Houses Network has launched 'Icons at Risk,' an online inventory of the world's most endangered architecturally significant modern houses. A selection of some 30 endangered homes is extensively documented on the website. In addition to the history of the houses, the website contains lots of historical visual material, videos, latest news and literature references.
VoloPort Wins Gold in 2020 German Innovation Award
VoloPort, the world's first Vertiport prototype for electrically powered air taxis, has been awarded Gold in the 2020 German Innovation Award.
Barcode Architects Transforms Earth Simulation Laboratory
Barcode Architects recently completed Earth Simulation Laboratory (ESL), in Utrecht, the Netherlands. The ESL is Barcode Architects' large-scale transformation of the Robert J. Van de Graaff laboratory, the former particle accelerator laboratory at Utrecht Science Park (USP).
European Parliament Launches Design Competition for Renewal of Paul-Henri SPAAK Building in Brussels
The European Parliament has launched a restricted international single-stage design competition for the renewal of the Paul-Henri SPAAK Building, its Chamber building in Brussels. Architects from all around the world are invited to submit their expressions of interest to participate in the competition.
Conner & Perry Architects Designs Los Angeles Residence Celebrating Art and Nature
Conner & Perry Architects was commissioned by a deeply-rooted Los Angeles couple to design a home that seamlessly fits their family and lifestyle, while also showcasing a world-class art collection and effortlessly blending into a beloved section of Santa Monica Canyon.
Pavilion A by Maurice Martel architecte
Inspired by Philip Johnson's Glass House and the Ben Rose House from the movie Ferris Bueller's Day Off, Pavilion A is a tribute to modern architecture.
#LCDQStrong Virtual Design Summit
#LCDQStrong is the La Cienega Design Quarter's first digital design festival to be held on Thursday, May 21. The event will feature interviews with creatives, a roundtable of design magazine editors, news and views, and highlights from the La Cienega Design Quarter's past LEGENDS events.
Studio Ma Designs New Office for Phoenix Law Group
Studio Ma has completed the design for a super-energy-efficient law firm office for The Phoenix Law Group.
David Baker Architects Receives 2020 AIA California Firm Award
David Baker Architects (DBA) has received the 2020 AIA California Firm Award. Each year, the American Institute of Architects, California Council (AIA CA), gives this award to a firm that has consistently produced distinguished architecture for a period of at least 10 years.
Marin Architects Reveals Design for 108 Delancey Renovation
Marin Architects supervised the renovation of the 14,000 square foot 108 Delancey Street, an in-progress, mixed-use building in Manhattan's Lower East Side neighborhood adjacent to Essex Crossing.
Berger+Parkkinen Transforms Former Bank into Editorial Office in Vienna
Berger+Parkkinen has designed a versatile editorial office for the Austrian media project Addendum in Vienna's seventh district.
'House of Flowers' Destination Winery Opens in Healdsburg, California
Walker Warner Architects recently completed a new winery facility, the House of Flowers, in Healdsburg, California.
RIBA Launches 'RETHINK: 2025' Design Competition
The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has launched 'RETHINK: 2025' - a design competition in search of big ideas for our post-pandemic world. With lives across the globe transformed, the RIBA is asking architects and students to consider what life in our new, post-pandemic world could look like by 2025. How will the pandemic have modified the way humans interact with space and one another, and how can design mitigate its worst effects?
German Design Awards 2021
Submissions are now open for the 2021 German Design Awards. Organized by German Design Council, the Awards program honors the best design achievements at an international level, drawing unique public attention to design and brand expertise.
Dillon617 by Lorcan O'Herlihy Architects
Lorcan O'Herlihy Architects (LOHA) recently completed a new housing project, Dillon617 in Silver Lake, Los Angeles.
Heliotrope Architects Renovates Waterfront Retreat on Orcas Island
Heliotrope Architects recently renovated a waterfront retreat, 'Outward Bound,' located on Orcas Island in Washington State.
IDA Launches COVID-19 Design Innovation Grant
International Design Awards (IDA), in collaboration with European Product Design Awards (ePDA), has launched 'COVID-19 Design Innovation Grant,' worth over $14,000.
Green Good Design 2020 Winners Announced
The Chicago Athenaeum and The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies have announced the winners of the 2020 Green Good Design Awards.
Heliotrope Architects Completes Collector's Retreat in Orcas Island
Heliotrope Architects has designed Collector's Retreat, a 1,600 sf residence on Orcas Island, for a Los Angeles area client who owns a retail gallery.
2020 Skyscraper Competition Winners Announced
eVolo Magazine has announced the winners of its 2020 Skyscraper Competition. The jury selected 3 winners and 22 honorable mentions from 473 projects received.
G5 Brewing Company by Cushing Terrell
Cushing Terrell has designed the G5 Brewing Company, a legacy project celebrating family and place, in Beloit, WI.
Samuels & Associates Headquarters by Elkus Manfredi Architects
Elkus Manfredi Architects recently completed the new Samuels & Associates Headquarters in Boston, Massachusetts.
Christoff : Finio Renovates Bennington College's Historic Commons Building
Christoff : Finio has just completed the transformation of Bennington College's Commons building.
Cushing Terrell and Hoyt Architects Complete Jackson Tech House
Cushing Terrell and Hoyt Architects recently completed Jackson Tech House, a contemporary weekend retreat in Wyoming.
Plant Prefab and Koto Unveil Two New Net-Zero LivingHomes
Plant Prefab recently partnered with Koto Design to create two new and exclusive LivingHomes: Koto LivingHome 1 (Yksi) and Koto LivingHome 2 (Piha), just in time for the 50th anniversary of Earth Day.
iF Design Award 2021
The iF Design Award 2021 is now open for submissions. First awarded in 1953, the iF Design Award is the oldest independent design seal in the world. It is a symbol of outstanding design achievements that focuses on the innovative power of design.
Skylab Completes Innovative Mixed-Use Building 'Sideyard' in Portland, OR
Skylab recently completed an innovative, mixed-use building in Portland, Oregon. 'Sideyard' was designed as a working-class building aimed at public transportation connectivity, pedestrian openness, and bicycle priority access.
Malcolm Davis Architecture Completes Sustainable, Modern-Day California Ranch House
Malcolm Davis Architecture (MDA) recently completed a stunning Northern California residence that embodies the very essence of sustainable living - from the material selections to the homeowners' own lifestyle.
Barcode Architects Unveils New Project in Berlin: The Brew
Barcode Architects has unveiled its new project in Berlin: The Brew. The Brew is one of the first developments in the transformation of the former Bärenquell Brauerei in Berlin.
Architecture and Design Film Festival Launches Virtual Festival Experience
The Architecture & Design Film Festival (ADFF) has launched a virtual festival experience, ADFF:ONLINE, as a way for the architecture and design community to remain engaged and experience several specially-curated films.
ARRCC Completes Lake House on the Banks of Lake Geneva, Switzerland
ARRCC recently completed 'Lake House,' a family home on the banks of Lake Geneva, Switzerland.
Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios Completes 'The Beam'
Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios has completed a new speculative workspace named 'The Beam,' the first-phase centerpiece of the ambitious regeneration of the former Vaux Brewery site in Sunderland City Centre.
R+D Awards 2020: Call for Entries
ARCHITECT magazine is now accepting entries for its 14th annual R+D Awards. This distinct program honors advances in architecture at every scale, from novel design and construction solutions to high-performance building systems and details, newfound building typologies, and go-to products and digital tools.
PBDW Architects Completes The New 'Egg' in Riverdale Country School's Basket
PBDW Architects recently completed 'The Egg,' as it is affectionately known to students, faculty, and families - the new community room at the Riverdale Country School in New York City that juxtaposes art and technology.
Grössling City Bath Renovation Competition
Metropolitan Institute of Bratislava, Slovakia and Bratislava, the Capital City of the Slovak Republic have announced an international architectural competition to renew the historical city bath Grössling.
TEF Design Completes Live Oak School
TEF Design recently completed a multi-year expansion of Live Oak School, an independent K-8 school occupying a former Hills Bros Coffee plant in San Francisco.
UCSB San Joaquin Student Housing by Lorcan O'Herlihy Architects
Lorcan O'Herlihy Architects recently completed the UCSB San Joaquin Student Housing project in Santa Barbara, California.
La Duette by Natalie Dionne Architecture
Natalie Dionne Architecture recently completed 'La Duette,' a new house for two families in a quiet Montréal neighborhood dating back to the '50s and '60s.
RIBA Announces Call for Submissions for 2020 Norman Foster Travelling Scholarship
The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has opened applications for the 2020 Norman Foster Travelling Scholarship. Applications are welcomed from students around the world who are enrolled in, and have successfully completed, the first year of a professional qualification in architecture in one of the higher education institutions invited to participate.
Built by Women: Los Angeles 2020
The Beverly Willis Architecture Foundation (BWAF) has announced a selection of 56 projects from women-led architecture, landscape, engineering and construction firms in the Los Angeles area to be showcased at the annual Built by Women exhibit, opening May 15 at the A+D Museum.
SFERA 2020: Biourbanism
SFERA 2020: Biourbanism conference in Tel Aviv will bring together international innovators - urbanists, biologists, architects, programmers, and designers, - to discuss how we can build better cities using knowledge about the natural world around us.
Reimagining Brooklyn Bridge International Design Competition
Van Alen Institute, in collaboration with the New York City Council, has launched an international design competition to rethink the iconic Brooklyn Bridge walkway and spark a new public conversation about New York City's infrastructure.
SAOTA Designs Kirsch Pharma Healthcare's New Factory in Germany
SAOTA has designed Kirsch Pharma HealthCare's new factory and headquarters in Wedemark, Germany. The company specializes in the production of finished pharmaceuticals and dietary supplements and SAOTA approached the project by creating a strong architectural statement and designed a building that stands as a sculptural object in the landscape.
Pininfarina Designs Luxury Residential Complex for Costa del Sol
Pininfarina has designed a new luxury residential complex for the Spanish developer Excem Real Estate. The complex is meant to become a unique architectural landmark for Estepona and the entire Costa del Sol.
SHED Renovates Irwin Caplan's Laurelhurst Midcentury Home
SHED architecture recently renovated Irwin Caplan's former home in Laurelhurst, Seattle, WA. Originally designed for Caplan, the illustrator who designed the poster for the 1962 Seattle World's Fair and cartoonist renowned for his 'Famous Last Words' comic strip in The Saturday Evening Post, this mid-century home was both humble and grand - a modest one-story street facade harboring floor-to-ceiling windows with territorial views.
Cool Abu Dhabi Challenge
The Department of Municipalities and Transport (DMT) of Abu Dhabi has launched a global creative ideas competition to improve outdoor thermal comfort in public spaces by mitigating the impact of the Urban Heat Island Effect in the city.
Residence St-Ignace by Nathalie Thibodeau Architecte
Nathalie Thibodeau recently completed a new residence located in Saint-Ignace-de-Loyola, Canada.
Jaeger Kahlen Partners Completes Guangfa Securities Headquarters
Jaeger Kahlen Partners (JKP) has completed Guangfa Securities Headquarters in Guangzhou, China.
DENFAIR Melbourne 2020 (POSTPONED)
The 2020 DENFAIR Melbourne will be held October 1-3 at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, bringing together more than 300 of the most compelling local and international brands under one roof.
JCJ Architecture Selected to Design New Fairfield Schools
JCJ Architecture has been selected as Architect for the expansion of the Grades 3 through 5 Meeting House Hill School and for the new High School project in New Fairfield, Connecticut.
San Vicente935 by Lorcan O'Herlihy Architects
Lorcan O'Herlihy Architects recently completed San Vicente935, a new 7-unit housing project in West Hollywood.
MoDus Architects Completes TreeHugger Tourist Information Office in Bolzano
MoDus Architects recently completed TreeHugger, the new Tourist Information Office building of the city of Bressanone, Italy.
Dezeen Awards 2020 Opens for Entries
The 3rd Dezeen Awards are now open for submissions. The Awards program aims to identify the world's best architecture, interiors and design, as well as the studios and the individual architects and designers producing the most outstanding work.
American Roundtable: Call for Proposals
The Architectural League of New York has launched 'American Roundtable,' a new initiative to bring together on-the-ground perspectives on the condition of American communities, and what they need to thrive going forward.
ARCHITECT@WORK Canada 2020
Now in its fourth consecutive year, ARCHITECT@WORK Canada will once again bring together architects, interior designers and building industry professionals to explore and discover relevant innovations, connect with their peers, and hone their knowledge through inspiring accredited seminars.
DETAIL Prize 2020
DETAIL has announced the ninth international DETAIL Prize. The Prize aims to recognize and honor future-oriented, innovative and authoritative projects with outstanding architectural and technical qualities.
Trestle House by Tyler Engle Architects
Tyler Engle Architects recently completed the Trestle House, an innovative single-family residence located on a tree-lined steep slope in Gig Harbor, WA.
Architecture MasterPrize 2020
The 2020 Architecture MasterPrize is now open for submissions. The Prize aims to advance the appreciation and exposure of quality architectural design worldwide. It celebrates creativity and innovation in the fields of architectural design, landscape architecture, and interior design.
KPF Unveils The Pinnacle at Central Wharf
KPF has unveiled its design for a new high performance and resilient mixed-use tower on the Boston Harbor waterfront.
Solaz Los Cabos Hotel by Sordo Madaleno Arquitectos
Sordo Madaleno Arquitectos recently completed the Solaz Los Cabos Hotel in San José del Cabo, Mexico.
WELL Conference 2020 (POSTPONED)
Registration is now open for the inaugural WELL Conference, a rich, experiential event for those committed to improving the health and well-being of people through better buildings, communities and organizations. The event will take place August 16-19, 2020 at the Fairmont Princess in Scottsdale, Arizona.
AIANY 2020 Arnold W. Brunner Grant for Mid-Career Architects
The Center for Architecture is now accepting applications for the 2020 Arnold W. Brunner Grant. This grant is awarded to mid-career architects for advanced study in any area of architectural investigation that will contribute to the knowledge, teaching, or practice of the art and science of architecture.
CRA Designs Reconfigurable Waterfront and Floating Garden for Lugano
Carlo Ratti Associati (CRA), in partnership with Mobility in Chain (MIC), has unveiled its new vision for the waterfront of Lugano, Switzerland.
Jaeger Kahlen Partner Wins International Competition for Shenzhen Bao'an Bay Tower
Jaeger Kahlen Partner is one of the joint winners at the international competition for Bao'An Bay Industrial Investment Tower in Shenzhen, China.
2020 AZ Awards for Design Excellence
Azure is calling for submissions for the 2020 AZ Awards. Now entering its 10th year, the AZ Awards celebrates the best in architecture and design from around the world.
Klotski by Graham Baba Architects
Graham Baba Architects recently completed Klotski, a mixed-use building featuring externally mounted sliding metal sunscreens (the screens reference the sliding tiles found in a klotski, a puzzle game), which give the building its name.
The Saxum Vineyard Equipment Barn by Clayton & Little
Clayton & Little recently designed the Saxum Vineyard Equipment Barn which is part of Saxum Vineyard in Paso Robles, California.
Brunner Innovation Factory by HENN
HENN recently completed an hybrid innovation centre for Brunner in Rheinau. The multifunctional building combines production, assembly, office and catering areas.
Pierre Yovanovitch Designs New Luxury Ski Hotel in Méribel, France
Pierre Yovanovitch has completed Le Coucou, a new luxury ski hotel project in Meribel, France.
MLK1101 Supportive Housing by Lorcan O'Herlihy Architects
Lorcan O'Herlihy Architects (LOHA) recently completed MLK1101, a supportive housing project in South Los Angeles.
Bohlin Cywinski Jackson Designs New Headquarters for Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation
Bohlin Cywinski Jackson recently designed the headquarters for the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF) in San Francisco's China Basin neighborhood.
Good Design Awards 2020
Good Design Australia is calling for Australian and international entries to the 2020 Good Design Awards. The annual Awards recognizes and celebrates excellence in cutting edge design and breakthrough innovation.