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.
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.
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.
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."
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...
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.
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."
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...
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).
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...
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...
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.
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.
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."
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.
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.
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."
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.
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