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.
Nendo Completes Kojimachi Terrace
nendo recently completed an interior and exterior design project for an eleven-story office building located in the Kojimachi neighborhood in central Tokyo.
Big Ideas for Small Lots NYC Finalists Announced
The New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) and the American Institute of Architects New York (AIANY) have announced the finalists of the Big Ideas for Small Lots NYC Housing Design Competition.
BuckleyGrayYeoman Completes Refurbishment of Former Wickham's Department Store in Whitechapel
BuckleyGrayYeoman has completed the refurbishment of the former Wickham's Department Store on the Mile End Road in London's East End, on behalf of Schroder UK Real Estate Fund.
MKV Design Completes Chic New Hotel on Mykonos
MKV Design recently completed the interior design of Mykonos Riviera Hotel & Spa, a new 44-guestroom destination overlooking the Aegean Sea and the harbor of Hora, the island's buzzy capital town.
Haus Gables by Jennifer Bonner / MALL
Jennifer Bonner recently designed and developed a new ground-up residential project, 'Haus Gables.' The 2,200-square-foot home challenges the domestic interior through materiality, color, and form.
2019 Rethinking The Future Global Architecture and Design Awards
RTF has launched the 2019 Global Architecture and Design Awards. The Awards aims to acknowledge and honor architects & designers for their outstanding work.
SERA Designs Modera Pearl, High-rise Housing in Portland's Pearl District
SERA recently completed the Modera Pearl, a high-rise housing development located on the expanding edge of Portland's Pearl District.
New Story and Yves Béhar Unveil World's First 3D-Printed Community Design
Today, New Story has unveiled the world's first 3D-printed community design, which will provide much-needed houses for impoverished families in Latin America.
Architecture MasterPrize 2019
The Architecture MasterPrize 2019, an international architecture award program that honors the greatest achievements in architecture every year, is now open for submissions. The Prize aims to celebrate excellence, creativity and innovation across architecture, interior design, and landscape architecture, and to advance the appreciation and exposure of quality architectural design worldwide.
Building Images: New Video Looks Social Media in Architectural Practice
PLANE-SITE has released a new video, featuring OMA and UNStudio, on how social media is transforming architecture.
SAOTA Wins Architectural Competition for the New Neuländer Quarree Precinct in Hamburg
SAOTA has been announced as the winner of the architectural competition for the new Neuländer Quarree precinct in Hamburg.
Choeff Levy Fischman Designs Waterfront Home with Rare Post-Tension Structural System
Situated on Miami Beach's Di Lido Island, Choeff Levy Fischman designed one of its newest luxury Tropical Modern residences with a rare post-tension structural system.
Play with Your City 2019: Reimagining Lady Street
The Columbia Design League has extended entries for Play With Your City 2019: Reimagining Lady, a project for making the Lady Street corridor in downtown Columbia, South Carolina more inviting to pedestrian traffic.
Berenblum Busch Architects Designs Uragashira Cruise Terminal for Carnival Corporation
Berenblum Busch Architects has unveiled the designs for Carnival Corporation's first cruise terminal in Japan.
Ceramics of Italy 2019 Tile Competition Winners Announced
Confindustria Ceramica and the Italian Trade Agency have announced the winners of the Ceramics of Italy 2019 Tile Competition.
Cepezed Designs First Self-sufficient Bus Station in Netherlands
cepezed recently designed a new bus station for the City of Tilburg, Netherlands. The new public transport facility generates its own energy and its design is thoroughly integrated.
Dans l'Escarpement Residence by YH2
yh2 recently completed Dans l'Escarpement Residence, located in Domaine Valdurn, Saint-Faustin-Du-Lac-Carré, Canada. This light-filled house, an hour and a half from Montreal, is literally hanging from a cliff as its name, 'Dans l'Escarpement,' implies in French.
'Swissness Applied' Exhibition by Architecture Office
Swissness Applied is a traveling exhibition by Swiss-born architect Nicole McIntosh, co-founder of Architecture Office.
Oppenheim Architecture Completes Muttenz Water Purification Plant
Oppenheim Architecture recently completed the City of Muttenz's new municipal water purification plant. The plant is a model of sustainability and extremely sensitive to its contrasting setting near the Rhine riverfront.
RAU Completes Sustainable Wooden Bird Observatory
RAU Architects, in collaboration with Ro&Ad Architects, has completed a fully sustainable, egg-shaped bird observatory at the Haringvliet for Droomfonds.
Pioneering Hospice by Ryder Architecture Brings Glasgow to Forefront of Modern Care
Designed by Ryder Architecture, The Prince & Princess of Wales Hospice is the first palliative care facility in the UK to follow the Sengetun model of healthcare design.
Dedalo Minosse International Prize for Commissioning a Building 2018/2019
Ala Assoarchitetti has announced the eleventh edition of the Dedalo Minosse International Prize for Commissioning a Building 2018/2019. The Prize is unique among international awards programs for honoring the client's role in the design process along with the architects.
German Design Awards 2020
The 2020 German Design Awards is now open for submissions. Organized by the German Design Council - the German center of competence for design, the Awards honors the best design achievements at an international level, drawing unique public attention to design and brand expertise.
Blattner Hall at 75 Arkansas by LMSA
In response to the critical unmet need for affordable student housing near the San Francisco campus of the California College of the Arts (CCA), a board trustee has developed a new mixed-use student apartment building that integrates affordability, community, and sustainability with great design.
Projects in Planning: Pier 55
On Tuesday, April 23, Open House New York will present Projects in 'Planning: Pier 55,' a special presentation with Paul Westwood, Project Lead, Heatherwick Studio; Signe Nielsen, Principal, Mathews Nielsen Landscape Architects; and Celine Armstrong, Executive Project Manager, Pier 55.
Carlo Ratti Associati Develops Architectural Structure Made of Mushrooms for 2019 Milan Design Week
Carlo Ratti Associati, in partnership with global energy company Eni, has developed an architectural structure made of mushrooms.
Ennead Architects Completes Denning House at Stanford University
Ennead Architects has completed Denning House, the new home for the Knight-Hennessy Scholars Program at Stanford University.
Influencers: The Pritzker Architecture Prize
Influencers: The Pritzker Architecture Prize, on view at the Carnegie Museum of Art from May 4 through September 2, celebrates the fortieth anniversary of the Prize. Founded in 1979 by the Pritzker family, the international prize is awarded annually to a living architect or architects for significant contribution to the art of architecture.
Beazley Designs of the Year 2019: Public Nominations Now Open
To mark its 30th anniversary, the Design Museum is asking public to help with the Beazley Designs of the Year selection process by nominating their favorite designs from the past twelve months.
DesignLSM Creates Outstanding F&B Destination for Felix Restaurants
DesignLSM recently transformed a former brick and tile Essex pub into the premium-dining destination - Felix Warley.
Residence Le Nid by Anne Carrier architecture
Anne Carrier architecture recently completed the 'Residence Le Nid' in Baie St Paul, Quebec. This second home is perched on high ground in Cap-aux-Corbeaux, a place made famous by the classic novel Menaud, maitre-draveur.
Moxon Architects Revives The Fife Arms
Moxon Architects recently renovated The Fife Arms, a landmark building in the Scottish village of Braemar.
Le Jardinier by ADHOC Architects
ADHOC Architects recently completed Le Jardinier (The Gardener), a project accomplished in collaboration with the developer Knightsbridge.
2019 Hello Wood International Summer School and Festival
For its tenth year running, Hello Wood is once again hosting its popular international summer school for young architects to help foster a 'thinking through making' mentality. The studio is putting out an open call for the jubilee event, which is themed around the folklore tradition of Carnival and will give would-be attendees an opportunity to pitch what they feel are the most pressing issues facing our society and how architecture can solve these concerns.
Cool Gardens 2019: Call for Submissions
Storefront Manitoba and The Forks invite 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!
Hórama Rama by Pedro & Juana Wins 20th Annual Young Architects Program
Hórama Rama by Pedro & Juana has been named the winner of The Museum of Modern Art and MoMA PS1's 20th annual Young Architects Program.
Ennead Architects Wins Competition to Design the Shanghai Yangtze River Estuary Chinese Sturgeon Nature Preserve
Ennead Architects has been announced winner of an international design competition for the Shanghai Yangtze River Estuary Chinese Sturgeon Nature Preserve.
2019 Norman Foster Travelling Scholarship: Call for Applications
The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) is calling for applications for the 2019 Norman Foster Travelling Scholarship.
Dezeen Awards 2019
The second edition of Dezeen Awards is now open for entries, following the successful launch last year. The inaugural edition of Dezeen Awards attracted over 3,600 entries from all over the world with projects from 91 different countries.