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.
Cepezed Designs Graafschap College Doetinchem with Corten Tree Façade
Cepezed and Cepezedinterieur have designed the new branch of the Graafschap College in Doetinchem. The recently opened school building is structured around a large central atrium, where the floor rises stepwise.
Los Altos New Residence by Klopf Architecture
Klopf Architecture and Outer Space Landscape Architects designed a new warm, modern, open, indoor-outdoor home in Los Altos, California.
ITSLIQUID International Contest 2018
The 6th ITSLIQUID International Contest is now open for submissions and offers artists, architects, designers the chance to win 100,000 Euros.
RIBA, CIOB and RICS launch Quality Tracker tool
The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA), Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) and Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) have launched a new free-to-download digital tool - the Quality Tracker - to improve the quality of outcomes in the construction industry.
V&A Photography Centre by David Kohn Architects
The new V&A Photography Centre, designed by David Kohn Architects (DKA), recently opened at the V&A Museum in London. The new gallery more than doubles the space to display photography at the museum.
74 Creates 'Hox Haus' for Moorfield Group at 'Hox Park'
74 has completed a £2.7m project to extend and remodel a Grade II-listed, two-storey, Victorian brick building in a semi-rural location in Englefield Green, just outside Egham.
Architecture49 Completes Clubhouse for Golf Exécutif Montréal
Architecture49 has recently completed a clubhouse for Golf Exécutif Montréal, located on Nuns' Island, a green oasis in the St. Lawrence River facing downtown Montreal.
The Greenary: CRA Designs House Around a Tree
Carlo Ratti Associati has unveiled the Greenary, a renovated farmhouse designed around a 10-meter-high Ficus tree growing within the main living area.
Graham Baba Architects Renovates Queen Anne Residence
Graham Baba Architects recently renovated the Queen Anne Residence, with interiors by Holly McKinley Interior Design.
_Action: No More Words
The AIA-NY Global Dialogues Committee is hosting its sixth annual discussion on how digital media is changing the way that we see, understand, discuss, and develop architecture. Past events focused on how blogs (like ArchDaily) were supplanting print media or how architects (like Bjarke Ingels) and companies (like Google Sidewalk Labs) used to these to grow and inform their practice.
Orange Architects Designs All-in-One School and 190 Apartments in Amsterdam
Orange Architects has designed an all-in-one school and 190 apartments on the site of the existing SITA office on Heathrowstraat in Amsterdam.
Blank Space Launches Sixth Annual Fairy Tales Competition
Blank Space has announced the 2019 Fairy Tales competition. Fairy Tales is open to all, and invites architects, designers, writers, artists, engineers, illustrators, students and creatives to submit their own unique architectural fairy tales. A successful entry will craft a text narrative, along with 5 images, in the most spectacular way possible.
City of Dreams Pavilion 2019: Call for Entries
Submissions are now open for the ninth City of Dreams Pavilion competition to design and construct an architectural pavilion in Lighthouse Park on Roosevelt Island. The Pavilion will be a gathering place for people to meet, learn about the arts programs on Roosevelt Island, take in a performance or lecture, and enjoy this temporary structure.
Morpholio Trace & Shapr3D Join Forces to Imagine a New Workflow with iOS 12
Morpholio Trace and Shapr3D have announced a collaboration to rethink the design workflow, utilizing Apple's new universal 3D file type, USDZ, as well as OBJ files.
KAAN Architecten Designs CUBE for Tilburg University
KAAN Architecten has designed 'CUBE,' the new Education and Self Study Center at Tilburg University. This compact and ostensibly low structure blends into its surrounding green landscape and into the larger architectural ensemble of the Dutch educational campus, which includes the quintessential Cobbenhagen building of the Catholic College of Economics, constructed back in the Sixties.
Sir Nicholas Grimshaw Wins Royal Gold Medal for Architecture
Sir Nicholas Grimshaw has been named as the 2019 recipient of the Royal Gold Medal, the UK's highest honor for architecture.
Five Architecture Institutes Commit to 'Five Principles' for the Future of the Profession
The five presidents of the UK based architecture institutes of England (RIBA), Scotland (RIAS), Wales (RSAW), Northern Ireland (RSUA) and the Republic of Ireland (RIAI) signed the Five Principles agreement to strengthen and safeguard the future of the profession.
KAAN Architecten Completes ISMO
KAAN Architecten recently completed the new Institut des Sciences Moléculaires d'Orsay (ISMO), part of the future campus of the Université Paris-Saclay (France).
LR1 Provincial Government Office by AllesWirdGut Architektur
AllesWirdGut Architektur recently completed a District Administration office in the German city of Erlangen.
LMN Architects and Hathaway Dinwiddie Break Ground on New Building at UCI
LMN Architects has announced the groundbreaking of the new Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Building at the University of California, Irvine (UCI).
TPG Architecture Designs New BSE Global Headquarters
TPG Architecture has designed the new global headquarters for BSE Global, formerly Brooklyn Sports & Entertainment, a company that develops and operates sports venues and manages sports franchises in the New York area.
Design Museum Announces Beazley Designs of the Year Nominations
The Design Museum has revealed the 87 nominees for the eleventh Beazley Designs of the Year exhibition and awards.
Le Carthcart Restaurants et Biergarten by Sid Lee Architecture and A5 Hospitality
Imagined by Sid Lee Architecture and A5 Hospitality, and executed by Sid Lee Architecture | Menkès Shooner Dagenais LeTourneux Architectes in consortium, Le Carthcart Restaurants et Biergarten, a gourmet biergarten in the heart of downtown Montreal, will open at Place Ville Marie in late 2019 as part of the $200-million revitalization of the Place Ville Marie Esplanade.
Resilient Homes Design Challenge
The World Bank, Build Academy, Airbnb and GFDRR have launched the Resilient Homes Design Challenge. The competition aims to challenge entrants to generate designs for cost-effective, sustainable, small homes for people living in underdeveloped areas that both reduce the risk of damage and enable rapid reconstruction following a natural disaster.
Green Good Design Awards 2019
The 2019 Green Good Design Awards are now open for submissions. The competition's goal is to bestow international recognition to those outstanding individuals, companies, organizations, governments, and institutions - together with their products, services, programs, ideas, and concepts-that have forwarded exceptional thinking and inspired greater progress toward a more healthier and more sustainable universe.
Laurelhurst MidCentury by mw|works
mw|works recently renovated 4,200-square-foot residence Laurelhurst MidCentury, located in Seattle, WA.
Santa Lucia Preserve 1 by Richard Beard
Richard Beard, while a Principal at BAR Architects, designed the Santa Lucia Preserve 1 residence. The Santa Lucia Preserve is a 20,000 acre ranch master planned to accommodate just under 300 residences.
2019 Tallinn Architecture Biennale Launches Vision Competition
The fifth edition of Tallinn Architecture Biennale has announced an open call for its Vision Competition. TAB 2019, which will take place September 11 to November 3, is dedicated to the theme "Beauty Matters: the Resurgence of Beauty" and it is curated by Israeli-born, London-based architect and researcher Dr. Yael Reisner.
FreelandBuck Designs Four-Story Home Notched into a Los Angeles Hillside
Stack House is a newly built 2,207-square-foot residence designed and developed by FreelandBuck. Comprised of four stories notched into a sloping hillside, this vertical house uses the subtle rotation of each room to create seamless indoor-outdoor spaces at every floor, each with unique and unobstructed views to the San Gabriel mountains.
Livingboard: A Motherboard for Instant Open-Source Housing
Carlo Ratti Associati and Indian non-profit organization WeRise have unveiled Livingboard, a low-cost system for housing in rural communities.
Atlantic Pavilion by Valdemar Coutinho
Valdemar Coutinho recently designed the Atlantic Pavilion, located in the north of Portugal in Viana do Castelo.
Public Voting Now Open for the 2018 AIA Blueprint for Better Film Challenge
Public voting has opened for AIA's 2018 Better Film Challenge, an initiative that highlights the collaborative work of architects and civic leaders to solve some of the biggest issues facing cities today.
Trevor McIvor Architect Completes Contemporary Family Farmhouse in Stouffville, Toronto
Trevor McIvor Architect recently completed a contemporary family farmhouse in Stouffville, Toronto.
SAOTA Designs Luxury Island Experience in the Heart of Miami
SAOTA has completed a new project in Miami, on the southern coast of the island of Dilido. The house spills out onto the longer, waterfront elevation and draws on the jet-set lifestyle of Biscayne Bay, to evoke the experience of being on the deck of a super yacht.
Eskew+Dumez+Ripple Designs The Shop at The CAC
Eskew+Dumez+Ripple has designed The Shop at The CAC, a comprehensive co-working development located on the 3rd and 4th floors of the historic Contemporary Arts Center building in downtown New Orleans.
Scenic Advisement Offices by Feldman Architecture
Feldman Architecture recently renovated Scenic Advisement Offices located in a former San Francisco horse stable in which history is preserved.
Adjacencies Exhibition at the Yale School of Architecture
On view at the Yale School of Architecture through November 15, Adjacencies features work by fourteen architecture studios.
RIBA Announces New Talks Series with VitrA
The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has announced RIBA + VitrA Talks series that will showcase the best in contemporary, established and emerging voices in architecture, both in the UK and internationally with talks taking place in London, Istanbul and other UK cities.
HENN Unveils Design for China's First Private Elite University
The Westlake University in Hangzhou, China's first private research university, is aimed to establish itself as a cutting-edge institution rivaling other well-known, world-class universities.
Bronsvoort Blaak Designs New EeStairs Headquarters
Bronsvoort Blaak Architecten has designed EeStairs' new headquarters in Barneveld, the Netherlands.
Glassdoor Chicago Office by Valerio Dewalt Train
With its trove of employee-generated reviews of employers and workplaces, Glassdoor takes the design of its own office spaces very seriously.
Architecture & Design Film Festival NY 2018
The 10th Architecture & Design Film Festival NY will run from October 16-21 with filmmaker Q&As, panel discussions, pop-up installations, and 30+ films including the World Premiere of Leaning Out (a moving film about the Twin Towers engineer Leslie E Robertson) and the festival's first ever closing film, Renzo Piano: Architect of Light, from celebrated Spanish director Carlos Saura.
Winners of 25th Ceramics of Italy Tile Competition Announced
Confindustria Ceramica and the Italian Trade Agency have announced the winners of the 25th Ceramics of Italy Tile Competition.
eVolo 2019 Skyscraper Competition
eVolo Magazine is inviting architects, students, engineers, designers, and artists from around the globe to take part in the 2019 Skyscraper Competition. The competition recognizes outstanding ideas that redefine skyscraper design through the implementation of novel technologies, materials, programs, aesthetics, and spatial organizations along with studies on globalization, flexibility, adaptability, and the digital revolution.
AR Emerging Architecture Awards 2018
Now in their twentieth year, the AR Emerging Architecture awards support young architects and designers at a key stage in their career, promoting their best work to a worldwide audience. Rather than focusing on a single, completed building, this year the AR Emerging Architecture awards will recognize excellence in an overall body of work.
Architecture at Zero 2018
Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) and the American Institute of Architects, California Council (AIACC) announced the eighth annual Architecture at Zero competition for zero net energy (ZNE) building designs.
WRNS Studio Wins AIA CC Leading Edge Design Award for Sonoma Academy's Janet Durgin Guild & Commons
WRNS Studio was honored with the 2018 American Institute of Architects, California Council (AIACC) Design Award for their Sonoma Academy Janet Durgin Guild & Commons project.
Steven Holl Architects Wins University College Dublin's Future Campus Competition
Steven Holl Architects (SHA) has been named the winner of the Future Campus - University College Dublin International Design Competition.
Ace Hotel New Orleans by Eskew+Dumez+Ripple
Eskew+Dumez+Ripple recently completed The Ace Hotel New Orleans, located on a corner lot in the historic Warehouse District, within walking distance of a gourmet grocery, upscale retail establishments, and a variety of fine dining options.
Sydney Architecture Festival 2018
The Architects Registration Board of NSW has annouced the theme of this year's Sydney Architecture Festival as: 'What makes a building truly great?' The festival will present a program of talks, tours and exhibits on September 29-30, and will be bookended by The Architecture Symposium on September 28 and World Architecture Day on October 1.
Westside School by SKL Architects
SKL Architects has completed Westside School, a pre-K-thru-8th grade private school. This creative, adaptive-reuse project transforms a 1970s church building into a school for the 21st century.
Berkeley YMCA - PG&E Teen Center by Noll & Tam Architects
Noll & Tam Architects recently transformed the Berkeley YMCA - PG&E Teen Center - a collaborative reuse project - with the help of the YMCA Teen Task Force to ensure that the youth viewpoint was incorporated.
Funeral Ceremony Centre by HofmanDujardin
HofmanDujardin has revealed its design of a contemporary Funeral Ceremony Centre to give the deceased a beautiful farewell celebrating their life.
Margine Designs Pavilion for Meyer Pediatric Hospital Foundation in Florence
Margine has recently completed Bettino, a new pavilion dedicated to the sale of the merchandising products of the Meyer Foundation, located inside the Pediatric Hospital of Florence.
Benguela Cove by SAOTA and ARRCC
SAOTA and ARRCC have recently collaborated on a new house within Benguela Cove Lagoon Wine Estate, on the Botrivier Lagoon south-east of Cape Town.
SCCI Architecture Hub 2018
The inaugural SCCI Architecture Hub will be held October 12-21 with a notable line up of international and local guests. The event will feature a rich and diverse 10 day program of talks, workshops and films.
Hoedemaker Pfeiffer Transforms Century-old Corner Store Into Eclectic Restaurant, Bar, and Apartment
Hoedemaker Pfeiffer recently completed a project on Seattle's Capitol Hill neighborhood, Harry's Fine Foods.
Pfau Long and Kuth Ranieri Architects Renovate Randall Museum
Pfau Long Architecture and Kuth Ranieri Architects have recently renovated the Randall Museum, bringing one of San Francisco's most popular museums for kids into the 21st century.
LMN Architects Designs Experimental Music Experience Space for Seattle Symphony
LMN Architects has revealed its design for 'Octave 9,' an experimental multi-sensory music experience space.
Warming Huts 2019: Call For Proposals
Warming Huts, an open competition supported by the Manitoba Association of Architects, is now open for submissions for 2019. Started in 2009, this competition has been melding world-class design and art with Winnipeg's famous winters.
Open House Macau
This year, Macau will open doors to uncover its untold architecture history. On November 10-11, throughout a weekend, the first and only Open House initiative held in Asia will take off.
Coal Drops Yard to Open to Public on October 26
Coal Drops Yard, the new shopping and lifestyle district in London's King's Cross, will open its doors to the public on October 26, 2018.
HLW Los Angeles Reinventes Public Experience for 915 Wilshire Boulevard
HLW's Los Angeles office recently reimagined public spaces at 915 Wilshire Boulevard.
Provencher_Roy Designs New Campus for HEC Montreal
Provencher_Roy has designed the new campus for HEC Montreal. Designed to meet the expanding needs of students and professors while consolidating ties with the business community, the new building is an up-to-date model for academic exchange and sustainable development.
SkB Architects Designs New Holland America Group Headquarters
SkB Architects has designed the new Holland America Group (HAG) Headquarters in Seattle. The new HQ consolidates HAG's three brands - Holland America, Princess, and Seabourn - within a single facility in Seattle.