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.
La Barque Residence by ACDF Architecture
ACDF Architecture recently completed the La Barque Residence, located on the shores of Lake Ouareau in Saint-Donat.
ARG Designs Metro Bike Hub at Historic Union Station
Metro Bike Hub at Los Angeles Union Station is a bicycle storage and retail facility that promotes safe, healthy, and sustainable alternative transportation at the city's bustling historic transit center.
Studioshaw Completes Kindred: New Creative Community Space in Hammersmith
Studioshaw recently completed Kindred, a new creative community space in Hammersmith, West London. The 7,500 sq ft scheme, which opened to the public in January 2019, sees the transformation of the existing Grade II listed Bradmore House into a multi-use development.
Bal Harbour Residence by Choeff Levy Fischman
Choeff Levy Fischman recently completed a Bal Harbour residence, featuring a unique geometric façade and lots of visually appealing art.
SPPARC Unveils Design for New Museum and Visitor Centre for the Golden Hinde
SPPARC has unveiled its design for a new museum and visitor centre for The Golden Hinde - a full-scale 300 tonne working replica of the 16th-century sailing galleon, in which Sir Frances Drake famously became the first Englishman to sail around the world.
ARCHITECT's 13th Annual R+D Awards: Call for Entries
ARCHITECT magazine is now calling for entries for its 13th Annual R+D Awards. The Awards honors research, technologies, and products at every scale that are advancing the AECO industry from design strategies and building systems to fabrication methods, materials, and software.
AIA CA Announces Winners of the Eighth Annual Architecture at Zero Design Competition
The American Institute of Architects, California (AIA CA) has announced the winners of the eighth annual Architecture at Zero competition for zero net energy (ZNE) building designs.
ODA 'Unboxing New York' Talk with Eran Chen and David Van Der Leer
On March 26th, ODA New York is hosting a talk to celebrate the launch of its first book, Unboxing New York.
2019 RAIC International Prize for Transformative Architecture
The third RAIC International Prize for transformative architecture (formerly the Moriyama RAIC International Prize) is now open for submissions. The Prize recognizes the power of great architecture to transform society. In keeping with a focus on the social relevance of architecture, jurors will visit all finalist projects to see the buildings in use and appreciate their impact on society and human well-being.
FutureNOW Symposium: Re-imagining Practice Through Data Disruption
Organized by the AIANY Emerging New York Architects Committee, the FutureNOW symposium will explore design and business practices that have been implemented as a result of technology-driven advancements in the AEC industry.
Tiny Holiday Home by i29 and Chris Collaris
i29 and Chris Collaris have designed a tiny holiday home in the middle of nature at the Vinkeveense plassen.
2019 IFLA Sir Geoffrey Jellicoe Award: Call for Nominations
The 2019 IFLA Sir Geoffrey Jellicoe Award, the highest honor that the International Federation of Landscape Architects can bestow upon a landscape architect, is now open for nominations. The Award recognises a living landscape architect whose achievements and contributions have had a unique and lasting impact on the welfare of society and the environment and on the promotion of the profession of landscape architecture. The award is bestowed annually on an individual whose work and achievements merit this recognition.
2020 New York State Council on the Arts Independent Project Grants
The New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) is offering Independent Project grants of up to $10,000 for architecture, design, and historic preservation professionals. NYSCA's 2020 program in Architecture + Design is offered to individuals or teams to creatively explore or research an issue or problem in the fields of architecture, landscape architecture, community centered design, historic preservation, fashion, graphic, industrial, and/or interior design that advances that field and contributes to a broader understanding of design.
AAVS Bamboo Workshop 2018
The AAVS Bamboo Lab is a nomadic research programme of the Architectural Association Visiting School which explores the fusion of computational design software and bamboo through design projects in geopolitical situations where bamboo can be a catalyst for resilient buildings, economic development and ecological restoration.
Making It Happen: New Community Architecture
RIBA's latest exhibition, Making it Happen: New Community Architecture, which is on view through April 27 at the RIBA Architecture Gallery, offers visitors an experiential opportunity to find out more about some of the UK's new and inspiring community architecture projects. This exhibition tells the stories behind four new public spaces - Hastings Pier, Coniston Mechanics Institute, Old Manor Park Library and Loch Lomond National Park.
FreelandBuck Designs New Single-Family Residence in Los Angeles
FreelandBuck recently completed a new residential project, Second House, in Culver City, Los Angeles. The new 1,500-square-foot home is an intricate aggregation of interior and exterior volumes.
David Adjaye: Making Memory
Making Memory, on view at the Design Museum through May 5, explores the role of monuments and memorials in the 21st century, through seven projects by celebrated British-Ghanaian architect, Sir David Adjaye OBE. The exhibition features projects such as the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington D.C, the new National Cathedral of Ghana in Accra and the UK Holocaust Memorial and Learning Centre in London.
Residences at 8 East Huron by Valerio Dewalt Train Associates
Valerio Dewalt Train Associates (VDTA) recently completed the Residences at 8 East Huron, on the edge of the River North neighborhood of Chicago.
2019 Good Design Awards
The 2019 Good Design Awards are now open for entries. The Awards recognize and celebrate excellence in cutting edge design and breakthrough innovation.
WRNS Studio Recognized by NIBS for Sonoma Academy's Janet Durgin Guild & Commons
WRNS Studio was recognized by the National Institute of Building Sciences with a Beyond Green High-Performance Building and Community Award.
Architecture & Design Film Festival LA 2019
The 2019 Architecture & Design Film Festival, the nation's preeminent film festival devoted to architecture and design, will return to DTLA for the third edition of ADFF:LA from March 13-17 at the Los Angeles Theatre Center.
2019 AIACC Awards Recipients Announced
The American Institute of Architects, California, has announced the two recipients of its 2019 AIACA Council Awards Program.
MaterialDistrict Rotterdam 2019
MaterialDistrict Rotterdam (formerly Materia Xperience), will be held March 12-14 in Rotterdam Ahoy. The largest multisectoral materials fair is once again imbued with material innovations in the fields of Architecture, Interiors, Products, Textiles & Fabrics, Urban & Landscapes and Print & Sign.
Big Ideas for Small Lots NYC: Housing Design Competition
Big Ideas for Small Lots NYC is a two-stage design competition for small-scale, urban infill housing. The competition is organized by the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) and the American Institute of Architects New York (AIANY), and seeks to address the challenges associated with the design and construction of affordable housing on underutilized City-owned land.
DENFAIR Melbourne 2019 Furniture and Design Show
The leading architecture and interior design show, DENFAIR Melbourne, opens to industry on June 20-21, and to industry and public on June 22. Now in its fifth year, DENFAIR is Australia's defining event for the best local and international design brands.
LEED, Arc and Living Standard: Testing New Frontiers, Sally Henderson Lecture on Green Design
The Sally Henderson Lecture on Green Design is an annual event created to honor the memory of NYSID faculty member, Sally Henderson, who developed the College's first course in green design.
MK:U International Design Competition
The MK:U International Design Competition is seeking a multidisciplinary team for the first phase of a new model university in Milton Keynes, the UK's fastest-growing city. Beloved by architects as the most original and successful of the mid-twentieth century's wave of 'New Towns,' and famously 'different by design,' Milton Keynes (MK) has successfully reinvented itself as a 'Smart City' and is a key contributor to the United Kingdom's knowledge economy.
IIDA and AIA Chicago Launch Panel Discussion Series on the Impact of Design
IIDA and AIA Chicago have announced 'Designers and Architects Talk: A Series About Design and its Impact on Client Success.' The three-session panel discussion series, to be held at IIDA Headquarters in Chicago in spring 2019, will address commercial interior architecture and design.
Powerhouse Precinct at Parramatta International Design Competition
The Powerhouse Precinct at Parramatta International Design Competition is an open, global, two-stage search for an outstanding, world-class team - with exceptional skills in design and placemaking - for the landmark new Powerhouse Precinct at Parramatta, Sydney.
Zero Threshold Design Competition
The Zero Threshold design competition was inspired by (dis)ABLED Beauty, an exhibition at the Kent State University Museum in 2016-17. The exhibition presented beautifully designed prostheses, hearing aids, and mobility devices for people living with disabilities, (dis)ABLED Beauty aimed to change the negative stigma associated with disability by presenting fashion-forward adaptive devices that make a virtue of necessity.
2019 AZ Awards Now Open for Submissions
The AZ Awards is AZURE's international architecture and design competition, recognizing excellence and innovation, and showcasing the world's best projects, products and ideas. Finalists and winners of the AZ Awards greatly benefit from the international exposure and recognition they receive.
Children's Library by MKCA to Open at Concourse House in New York
Michael K. Chen Architecture (MKCA) has designed the new Children's Library at Concourse House: Home for Women and Their Children, a Bronx-based shelter that serves women with young children under the age of nine who are transitioning out of homelessness.
Kloof 119A by SAOTA
SAOTA recently completed a Cape Town family home positioned below Lion's Head. The unique inverted pyramid roof encapsulates panoramic views of Table Mountain and the city and is the strongest gesture of the building.
San Francisco State University, Mashouf Wellness Center by WRNS Studio
WRNS Studio recently designed the Mashouf Wellness Center at San Francisco State University. Located on a prominent intersection at the edge of campus, the facility includes a mix of social, recreational, and competition spaces: a two-court gym, a large multi-purpose activities court (MAC), pools for both competitive and recreational swimming, a spa, cardio / fitness areas, a running track, a lounge, and meeting rooms.
SPPARC Completes Native Bankside: A Flagship London Aparthotel
SPPARC has completed Native Bankside, Native's 5,912 sq. ft flagship London aparthotel in the Bankside conservation area of Bear Gardens.
Hercule: A Monolithic Single-family House by 2001
2001 has completed Hercule, a monolithic concrete single-family house in Mondorf-les-bains, in the South of Luxembourg.
2019 Pollinator House Design-Build Competition
The 2019 Pollinator House Design-Build Competition is an open and one-stage contest in which entrants are asked to deliver a functional, contemporary pollinator house to be auctioned off to support both Gardens Buffalo Niagara and Buffalo Architecture Foundation's programs.
TRIPTYCH by yh2
yh2 has recently completed TRIPTYCH, a three-pavilion residence carefully nestled in lakeside surroundings.
Architecture & Design Film Festival Heads to The National Building Museum in March
The Architecture & Design Film Festival, the nation's largest film festival devoted to architecture and design, continues its 10th season in the nation's capital with ADFF: DC.
2019 North American Copper in Architecture Awards
Architects, designers and sheet metal contractors are invited to submit their copper building projects for the 2019 North American Copper in Architecture (NACIA) awards program. The program recognizes and promotes architectural copper and copper alloy structures in North America.
goCstudio Receives 2018 Emerging Architect Award from AIA Northwest and Pacific Region
Seattle-based goCstudio has received the 2018 Emerging Architect Award from the Northwest and Pacific Region Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA).
WOHA Wins 2018 Building of the Year at the World Architecture Festival
Kampung Admiralty, designed by WOHA, has been named as the 2018 Building of the Year at the World Architecture Festival.
RIBA Launches UK's First Nationwide Architecture Program for Schoolchildren
The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has launched the 'National Schools Programme,' the UK's first nationwide architectural learning program for schoolchildren.
Opening of Observation Deck Marks Completion of Büro Ole Scheeren's Mahanakhon Tower in Bangkok
The opening of Observation Deck atop Buro Ole Scheeren's MahaNakhon tower marked the completion of Thailand's tallest building.
Coverings is the largest global tile & stone exposition in North America, providing a stage for the most innovative products, tools, and machinery on the market.
Cepezed Unveils its Design for Lekbrug
Cepezed has unveiled its plan for a total reuse of the old arch bridge spanning the river Lek near Vianen, The Netherlands.
SKYHIVE 2019 Skyscraper Challenge
The SKYHIVE Challenge returns in 2019 for its second annual architecture competition to redefine the modern-day skyscraper. The jury will be looking for innovations in design, aesthetics, sustainability, and technology in order to create a structure that stands out amidst the world's gleaming skylines.
Midtown Athletic: A 21st Century Spin on Wellness Facilities
Midtown Athletic Club is not your typical health club. Following an $85-million renovation, this Chicago-based complex spans three levels and features a full-size basketball court, George Foreman III-designed boxing ring, yoga and spin studios, an indoor lap pool, steam rooms and a 20,000-square-foot fitness floor with bright-green artificial turf in the center.
House 94 by Marvel Architects
Marvel Architects has completed House 94, a 80,000SF residential housing development with spaces for play and engagement built in, creating a unique community of it's own within the heart of Williamsburg.
A Home for All: Six Experiments in Social Housing
'A Home for All' exhibition at the RIBA Gallery will presents six pioneering projects from the collections of the RIBA and the V&A. Each project in the exhibition demonstrates a different experiment in social housing design, from a tower block that up-ended the terraced street, to a DIY kit that encouraged residents to design their own homes.
2018 Architecture MasterPrize Winners Announced
The winners of the 2018 Architecture MasterPrize has been announced. The competition aims to advance the appreciation and exposure of quality architectural design worldwide.
Johannes Torpe Studios Designs Futuristic Dream Universe for the Pro-tour Bicycles from Argon 18
Bicycles floating in the air, a ceiling height of almost 6 meters, illuminated display furniture and mirrored glass that gives the illusion of infinity are just some of the effects that makes a new showroom for high-end bicycles an extraordinary experience.
Moxon Completes Contemporary Addition to Cairngorms National Park Authority HQ
Moxon Architects has significantly extended and reconfigured the headquarters of the Cairngorms National Park Authority (CNPA) in Grantown-on-Spey, Scotland on behalf of Reidhaven Estate.
Ennead Architects and BNIM Design Kansas State University, College of Architecture Planning and Design
Ennead Architects and BNIM have designed the new building for the College of Architecture Planning and Design at Kansas State University.
Crematorium Siesegem by KAAN Architecten
KAAN Architecten has designed the new Crematorium Siesegem on the outskirts of Aalst. The building is an ode to verticality, while being horizontal and pure in its geometry and balanced proportions.
Longs Horizontals by Thellend Fortin Architectes
Thellend Fortin Architectes recently completed 'Longs Horizontals' in Petite-Rivière-Saint-François, Québec.
HENN Design Selected for Gasteig Munich
HENN's proposal for the Gasteig in Munich has been selected for the renovation of the cultural centre. With around two million visitors annually, the Gasteig is the largest centre in Europe.
SkB Architects Designs Exterior Facade for Catalog at Willis Tower, Chicago
SkB Architects recently completed exterior facade design for the new building base development of the Willis Tower.
The Park by Eskew+Dumez+Ripple
Eskew+Dumez+Ripple recently designed The Park, a hybrid structure that merges the functions of a parking garage with commercial retail in the historic Warehouse District of New Orleans.
Architects' Confidence in the North of England Dips Significantly
Architects' confidence in the North of England dipped significantly, according to the latest RIBA Future Trends report.
MBH Architects Designs New Allbirds HQ in San Francisco
MBH Architects has designed the new headquarters for Allbirds, the eco-friendly footwear startup.
Casa Tacuri by Gabriel Rivera Arquitectos
Gabriel Rivera Arquitectos recently completed a single-family house in Tacuri, a place located in the Nayón area of the city of Quito. It is a fascinating place due to its microclimate, flora, fauna and exceptional view of the Cumbayá Valley.
Owl Creek Residence by Skylab
Skylab recently completed a single shared, stand-alone home in Owl Creek, Snowmass, CO. Perched on the hillside, with panoramic views of Snowmass Mountain, the Owl Creek Residence was built on the idea that a physical place can deepen the connections between friends, families and the natural world.
AIA NY Leaning Out VI: Women Making Moves
The New York AIA Global Dialogues Committee will host its sixth Leaning Out event on November 7, under the theme of 'Women Making Moves.'
Petaluma House by Trevor McIvor Architect
Designed by Trevor McIvor Architect, Petaluma House is a split-level, open plan contemporary dwelling, located in a rural subdivision near Whitby.
AIA Chicago Announces Winners of 63rd Annual Design Excellence Awards
The Chicago chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA Chicago) has announced the winners of its 63rd annual Design Excellence Awards at Designight 2018 ceremony.
Yves Béhar Designs First in Line of Fully-Customizable Prefabs
Yves Béhar has designed a prefab home, called the Yves Béhar LivingHomes YB1, which is the first in a line of high-quality structures at the leading edge of prefab building.
Blueroom Completes Veranda Villa in Poland
Blueroom recently finished a vernacular contemporary mountain villa in Poland. Their brief was to design a unique destination for family get togethers, to receive and entertain guests, and to rent out as a holiday home.
Sybarite Designs New Luxury Cinema for SKP
Sybarite has created a luxurious, futuristic and standalone cinema for SKP - with its own strong and scalable design language that will complement the luxury retailer's existing brand.
Ceramics of Italy Tile Competition 2019
Each year, the Ceramics of Italy Tile Competition awards top North American architects and designers for their outstanding work on imaginative projects that incorporate the innovative qualities of Italian ceramic and porcelain tile.
Stantec Completes 50-story Solitair Brickell
Stantec has completed the 50-story Solitair Brickell residential building, the newest addition to the Miami skyline.
CaraGreen Launches New Green Building Podcast
CaraGreen has recently launched a new podcast dedicated to educating the community at large regarding the 'green' product space.
Tallinn Architecture Biennale 2019 Launches Installation Programme Competition
Tallinn Architecture Biennale (TAB 2019) has recently launched an Open Call for its 'Installation Programme Competition.' The open two-stage competition challenges participants to develop creative designs for a temporary outdoor installation in front of the Museum of Estonian Architecture.
Pavilosta Poet Huts Architecture Competition
Bee Breeders has launched the Pavilosta Poet Huts competition, which asks architecture enthusiasts to create an inviting retreat within the quaint fishing village on the western coast of Latvia. Already a popular European tourist destination, Pavilosta is known for its long sandy beach and idyllic Baltic Sea waters.
RIBA Publishes Ten Characteristics of Places Where People Want to Live
The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has published 'Ten Characteristics of Places Where People Want to Live,' highlighting ten characteristics of housing developments where people want to live, illustrated with valuable case study evidence demonstrating the relationship between design quality and the rate of supply in the delivery of much needed, well-built affordable homes.
2018 MPavilion by Carme Pinós Opens in Melbourne
The 2018 MPavilion, designed by Barcelona-based architect and educator Carme Pinós of Estudio Carme Pinós, opened recently in the Queen Victoria Gardens.
RMJM RED Designed St. Regis Zhuhai Opens Doors
St. Regis Zhuhai, one of the tallest skyscrapers to be completed in 2017, recently opened its doors.
INDEX: Award 2019
INDEX: Award 2019 is now open for submissions. Established in 2005, the Award celebrates designs that seek to change the world for the better.
CIOB Opens 2018 International Photography Prize
The Chartered Institute of Building's annual 'Art of Building' international digital photography competition is now open for submissions. Each year, thousands of entrants from around the world are inspired to explore and capture the art of building in an imaginative and thought-provoking way.
Cepezed Completes Sustainable and Collaborative Technova College
cepezed and cepezedinterior have recently completed the Technova College in Ede. The school is a new branch of the Regional Education Center ROC A12 and offers space for the departments Technique & Technology, Media & ICT and Sound & Vision.
Three Pickard Chilton-Designed Projects Honored with 2018 AIA Connecticut Design Awards
Pickard Chilton's three projects have been honored with the 2018 AIA Connecticut Design Awards.
Learn by Design Competition Returns to SXSW EDU 2019
The third annual Learn by Design competition returns to SXSW EDU, which will be held March 4-7, 2019 in Austin, Texas. This competition celebrates the collaboration of designers and educators in the pursuit of design-based solutions to physical learning environments for improved outcomes.