CBDX: Cities for All
The School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape (SAPL) at the University of Calgary has launched a design competition intended to spark an international discussion around equitable, inclusive cities.
Architecture & Design Film Festival 2020
The 2020 Architecture & Design Film Festival will bring 16 virtual film programs, special guests, and director Q+As to viewers across the U.S. and Canada, with humanistic stories about some of the world's most iconic architects & designers and compelling explorations of racial injustice, urbanization, & utopian societies.
Architizer Launches Inaugural A+Firm Awards
Architizer has launched its 1st Annual A+Firm Awards, a new program created to spotlight the architects and collaborators behind the world's best architecture. Building on the success of its A+Awards program, which honors the year's best buildings and spaces, the A+Firm Awards is the only firm awards program explicitly designed to honor offices of all sizes, specializations, and geographies.
Lexus Design Award 2021
The applications are now open for the Lexus Design Award 2021, a global platform to support and nurture the next generation of creators. The award seeks to foster the growth of ideas that contribute to society by supporting designers and creators whose works can help to shape a better future.
Green Product Award 2021
The eight Green Product Award is now open for submissions in 11 categories that make a sustainable lifestyle a reality.
C-IDEA Design Award 2020
The 2020 C-IDEA Design Award is now open for submissions. The annual juried design competition aims to recognize and promote visionary talents in a wide array of categories ranging from communication design, industrial design, architecture, interior design, fashion design and new media.
International Design Awards 2020
The International Design Awards (IDA) is calling established & student designers from around the world to submit their most innovative designs to its 14th annual design competition.
Ware Malcomb Completes The Alles Group Corporate Office in Mexico
Ware Malcomb has completed the new corporate office of AG Innova Partners SA de CV, known as The Alles Group, located at Equus Parque Corporativo, in San Pedro Garza García, Nuevo León, México.
ZAS Architects Unveils Design for University of Toronto's New Learning Landscape
ZAS Architects, in collaboration with CEBRA Architecture, has unveiled the design for a new student-centered learning and support hub at the University of Toronto Scarborough Campus (UTSC).
Exhibit Columbus Announces 2020 Online Symposium
Exhibit Columbus - which launched in 2016 to celebrate the design legacy of Columbus, Indiana, through its annual exploration of architecture, art, design and community - has announced its third national symposium.
Salem Architecture Renovates Maison Ave Courcelette
Salem Architecture recently renovated 'Maison Ave Courcelette,' a historic residence in the heart of Montreal.
Russell Hill Road Residence by Taylor Smyth Architects
Taylor Smyth Architects, in collaboration with Cecconi Simone, designed a new contemporary residence in the traditional Toronto neighborhood of Forest Hill.
Van Alen Institute Announces Winners of 'Reimagining Brooklyn Bridge' Competition
Van Alen Institute has announced the winners of Reimagining Brooklyn Bridge, an international design competition to rethink the iconic Brooklyn Bridge walkway.
SHED Architecture Designs Compact Net-Zero Home in Seattle
SHED Architecture recently designed a new net-zero house in Seattle. Maintaining a compact footprint, this home was designed to maximize efficiency, privacy, and greenery.
Ware Malcomb Completes ZS Associates Office in San Francisco
Ware Malcomb has completed the new offices of ZS Associates located at 611 Gateway Boulevard in South San Francisco.
eVolo 2021 Skyscraper Competition
eVolo Magazine is inviting architects, students, engineers, designers, and artists from around the globe to take part in the 2021 Skyscraper Competition. Established in 2006, the annual competition is one of the world's most prestigious awards for high-rise architecture.
SAOTA Designs Longcheer Yacht Club in Shenzhen
SAOTA designed the new Longcheer Yacht Club, in Shenzhen, China. Set on the Dapeng Peninsula, part of the Daya Bay in Nan'ao, on a narrow strip of land, the Longcheer was envisioned not just as a new flagship yacht club and hotel, but also as a catalyst to promote yachting culture and encourage public interest in marine sport.
Yves Behar Unveils Concept Design for Fabien Cousteau's Landmark Underwater Research Station
Yves Behar and fuseproject created the concept design for the world's most advanced underwater scientific research station and habitat, a project from renowned ocean explorer and conservationist Fabien Cousteau.
Pickard Chilton Tapped by Skanska to Design The Eight
Pickard Chilton has been selected by Skanska to design 'The Eight,' the developer's latest 800,000 gsf mixed-use office project at 10660 NE 8th Street in downtown Bellevue, Washington.
Eulberg Residence by Paul Michael Davis Architects
Paul Michael Davis Architects has designed a new light filled, modern residence for the Eulbergs in the Clyde Hill neighborhood just outside of Seattle, WA.
RIBA Announces Shortlist for 'Rethink: 2025'
The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has announced the shortlist for Rethink: 2025 - an international design competition for our post-pandemic world.
RIBA Launches 'Re-Imagining Railway Stations' Design Competition
The Royal Institute of British Architects and Network Rail have launched 'Re-Imagining Railway Stations,' an international competition to shape the future of Britain's railway stations. The contest asks entrants to rethink the future of small to medium-size stations across the Network Rail Estate - which make up 80% of all those on Britain's railway - so they can better serve the needs of both passengers and their local communities.
iADC Design Museum by Rocco
Rocco recently completed the iADC Design Museum in Shapu, Shenzhen. The building creates an iconic presence and visual focal point in the area while emphasizing a sense of openness through a series of facade folds.
Warming Huts: Art + Architecture Competition 2021
Submissions are now open for the 2021 Warming Huts: Art + Architecture Competition. This call for entries is open to architects, students of architecture, landscape architects, interior designers, artists and industrial designers who have a proven portfolio of design work.
SAOTA Designs Canadian Home on the Banks of Lake Huron
SAOTA has unveiled Lake Huron, the firm's first completed project in Canada. This summer house is set on the banks of Lake Huron in a small, remote Canadian town about an hour's drive from London, Ontario.
855 Brannan Street by David Baker Architects
David Baker Architects recently completed its multifamily project 855 Brannan Street. Right across the street from Airbnb's headquarters and across an alley from Zynga's headquarters, the complex has 449 apartments, including 15 at-grade flex lofts and 55 below-market-rate apartments, as well as a large courtyard featuring an urban redwood grove ringed with community spaces.
Main Line Health Women's Specialty Center in Pennsylvania by NELSON Worldwide
NELSON Worldwide has designed Main Line Health's state-of-the-art, 100,000-square-foot Women's Health Center in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania.
Iulia Cistelecan Wins 2020 RIBA Norman Foster Travelling Scholarship
Iulia Cistelecan, from the London School of Architecture, has been named the recipient of the 2020 RIBA Norman Foster Travelling Scholarship for her project 'Life Between Shelters: Refugee camps of today becoming cities of tomorrow.'
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.