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on 2/21/17
Diébédo Francis Kéré – the architect from Burkina Faso who heads Berlin-based Kéré Architecture – has been commissioned to design the 17th annual Serpentine Pavilion in London's Kensington Gardens.
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on 2/20/17
The Naomi Milgrom Foundation has announced that the commission for the fourth annual MPavilion has been awarded to OMA - Office for Metropolitan Architecture. The project will be designed by partners Rem Koolhaas and David Gianotten.
Headlines
on 2/17/17
Ithaca, New York's Jenny Sabin Studio's Lumen has been selected as the winner of the 18th annual Young Architect's Program. The installation will take over MoMA PS1's courtyard in Long Island City, Queens, this summer.
Headlines
on 2/17/17
Pritzker Prize-winning architect Frank Gehry will give an online master class on design and architecture as part of MasterClass's series of "online classes from world-renowned instructors."
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on 2/15/17
During a press conference today the European Commission and the Fundació Mies van der Rohe announced the five finalists in the 2017 European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture – Mies van der Rohe Award: three cultural facilities and two collective housing projects.
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on 2/8/17
The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies and The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design have announced the latest roundup of "the most promising and emerging design talent in Europe" in their biennial Europe 40 Under 40 competition.
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on 2/8/17
American architect Denise Scott Brown is the 2017 recipient of the Architects' Journal's Jane Drew Prize, "a lifetime achievement award [that] recognizes an architectural designer who through their work has raised the profile of women in architecture."
Headlines
on 2/7/17
The Times Square Alliance's ninth annual Times Square Valentine Heart was unveiled this morning during a rainy ceremony. The Office for Creative Research's We Were Strangers Once Too is billed as "a public data sculpture highlighting the role that immigrants have...
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on 2/2/17
Developer Knight Dragon has unveiled the 1.4 million square foot Peninsula Place project, the first building in London to be designed by architect Santiago Calatrava, as part of the transformation of Greenwich Peninsula.
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on 2/1/17
The American-Architects Building of the Year 2016 is the Sharon Fieldhouse in Clifton Forge, Virginia, designed and constructed by the design/buildLAB at Virginia Tech School of Architecture...
Headlines
on 1/31/17
Malcolm Reading Consultants has released the designs of the ten shortlisted schemes in the UK Holocaust Memorial International Design Competition, which will "affirm the United Kingdom's commitment to stand up against prejudice and hatred."
Headlines
on 1/30/17
The deadlines for two prestigious architecture awards are fast approaching: entries for the LafargeHolcim Awards 2016/17 are due March 21st and the deadline for the 2017 Moriyama RAIC International Prize is March 8th.
Headlines
on 1/30/17
The seven-person jury for the 2017 European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture – Mies van der Rohe Award has announced 40 shortlisted projects culled from 355 works nominated for the prestigiuos biennial award organized by the European Commission and the Fundació Mies van der...
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on 1/27/17
The winner of the ninth annual award hosted by London's Design Museum is a flat-packed emergency shelter developed in part by the IKEA Foundation and the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR).
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on 1/26/17
The Architectural League of New York has announced the eight firms receiving its 2017 Emerging Voices Award, the annual competition that "spotlights North American individuals and firms with distinct design 'voices' that have the potential to influence the disciplines of...
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on 1/25/17
City Collaborative – the multidisciplinary team of sP+a Sameep Padora & Associates, Ratan J. Batliboi Architects, Schlaich Bergermann Partner, and Ladybird Environmental Consulting – has won the international competition for the redesign of Maharashtra Nature Park and design of a...
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on 1/25/17
Spanish architect Francisco Mangado has been named a recipient of the Akademie der Künste's Berlin Art Prize 2017.
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on 1/19/17
Architects Advocate, which launched on the first day of September last year, has penned an open letter to President-elect Trump, who will be inaugurated on the steps of the Capitol in...
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on 1/19/17
Beverly Hills developer Bruce Makowsky is listing a speculative house in Bel Air, California, for $250 million. Appropriately, he has annointed the 38,000-square-foot house, "Billionaire."
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on 1/17/17
The Board of La Biennale di Venezia, chaired by Paolo Baratta, has announced that Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara of Dublin's Grafton Architects have been appointed as curators of the 16th International Architecture Exhibition in 2018.
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on 1/13/17
The American Institute of Architects has announced the winners of the 2017 AIA Institute Honor Awards: eleven awards in architecture, seven awards in interior architecture, and five awards in regional and urban design.
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on 1/13/17
The American Institute of Architects has announced the three days of keynote speakers as part of its upcoming, rebranded AIA Conference on Architecture 2017, formerly known as the AIA Convention.
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on 1/12/17
The American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) in New York has unveiled plans for exhibits and programs in the new Richard Gilder Center for Science, Education, and Innovation designed by Studio Gang Architects.
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on 1/11/17
Following an unsuccessful attempt at building the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art in Chicago, filmmaker George Lucas and the museum's board of directors have announced the project will be realized in Los Angeles's Exposition Park.
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on 1/10/17
Eight winning teams – five international and local artists, designers, architects and landscape architects, and three university teams – have been selected to create temporary artworks that will transform Toronto's east end beaches into "a winter spectacle."
Headlines
on 1/9/17
Exhibit Columbus, the annual celebration of the Indiana city's extraordinary design heritage, has announced the five winners of its inaugural J. Irwin and Xenia S. Miller Prize Competition, which will realize the winning temporary pavilions later this year.
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on 1/5/17
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has unveiled an ambitious plan for the transformation of JFK International Airport "to meet the needs of the 21st-century economy."
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on 1/4/17
The recipients of the 28th Piranesi Awards, announced at the conclusion of the Piran Days of Architecture in Slovenia late last year, include a bridge, a fire station, a rehabilitation center, and the renovation of a heritage house.
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on 1/4/17
In 2016 the Building of the Week feature on American-Architects presented nearly fifty buildings located in the United States. To bring this year's feature to a close, we are holding a Building of the Year poll – with just a few mouse clicks you can vote for your favorite building.
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on 1/3/17
British-Ghanaian architect David Adjaye has been named Knight Bachelor in Queen Elizabeth's 2017 New Year Honors "for his contribution to architecture and design" and for being "one of the leading architects of his generation and a global cultural ambassador for the UK."
Headlines
on 12/22/16
The Fundació Mies van der Rohe has announced the 356 nominated works in the European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture - Mies van der Rohe Award 2017.
Headlines
on 12/20/16
The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has named architect Richard Murphy’s own house in Edinburgh, Scotland, as its 2016 House of the Year.
Headlines
on 12/16/16
The American Institute of Architects (AIA) has announced that its 2017 Twenty-five Year Award, which is "conferred on a building that has stood the test of time for 25-35 years," will go to I.M. Pei's iconic entrance to the Louvre in Paris.
Headlines
on 12/16/16
Brett Steele, director of London's Architectural Association (AA) School of Architecture has been appointed dean of the UCLA School of the Arts and Architecture.
Headlines
on 12/15/16
One year ago, in our Year in Architecture 2015 roundup, we presented a dozen buildings that were under construction and set to open by the end of 2016. Here we revisit those buildings to see...
Headlines
on 12/13/16
On Sunday, a groundbreaking ceremony was held in Tokyo for the $1.5 billion National Stadium that will serve as the main venue of the 2020 Olympic Games and the 2020 Paralympic Games.
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