Design News

  1. 2019 Hello Wood International Summer School and Festival

    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.

  2. New York State Launches Buildings of Excellence Competition

    New York State Launches Buildings of Excellence Competition

    New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo has launched 'The Buildings of Excellence Competition'. In support of his Green New Deal and climate and energy agenda the Competition aims to accelerate the design, development, construction and operation of very low or zero carbon emitting buildings. The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) is administering the competition and seeking proposals for projects that reduce their energy consumption and per capita carbon emissions in a manner which can be replicated at scale.

  3. Ettore Sottsass and the Social Factory

    Ettore Sottsass and the Social Factory

    This April, The Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami (ICA Miami) will launch a new biannual exhibition initiative committed to exploring significant advances in postwar and contemporary design and its relationship to contemporary art, with Ettore Sottsass and the Social Factory - an exhibition that considers the practice of the influential designer beyond his place in the history of design, and places Sottsass' work within the social and economic contexts in which it was produced.