Architecture

Royal Institute of British Architects Announce Shortlist for 2011 RIBA Lubetkin Prize

Royal Institute of British Architects Announce Shortlist for 2011 RIBA Lubetkin Prize

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) announced the shortlist for the 2011 RIBA Lubetkin Prize, given to the best international building outside the EU. This year’s prize has a star-studded shortlist of five magnificent new buildings from around the world. Masdar Institute – Photograph by Nigel Young / Foster + Partners The Masdar Institute […]

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Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) Stirling Prize 2011 Shortlist Announced

Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) Stirling Prize 2011 Shortlist Announced

The beautifully simple Velodrome in London’s Olympic Park, the carefully crafted remodelling of the Royal Shakespeare and Swan Theatres in Stratford upon Avon, a highly imaginative London school on a tight urban site, an innovative and vibrant cultural centre in Derry, the transformation of an unremarkable 1980s office building in London into an elegant new […]

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Frank Lloyd Wright Ennis House Sold

Frank Lloyd Wright Ennis House Sold

The Ennis House Foundation has announced the sale of the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Ennis House to business executive Ron Burkle for just under $4.5 million. “We are excited that Mr. Burkle has purchased the Ennis House and is committed to complete the rehabilitation of this irreplaceable icon,” says Marla Felber, Chair of the Foundation. “Mr. […]

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The Museum of Modern Art and MoMA PS1 Announce Foreclosed Rehousing the American Dream

The Museum of Modern Art and MoMA PS1 announce a 14-month initiative to examine new architectural possibilities for American cities and suburbs in the context of the recent foreclosure crisis in the United States. Organized by Barry Bergdoll, MoMA’s Philip Johnson Chief Curator of Architecture and Design, with Reinhold Martin, Director of Columbia University’s Temple […]

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American Institute of Architects AIA/HUD Secretary Awards Recognize Three Outstanding Housing Projects

American Institute of Architects AIA/HUD Secretary Awards Recognize Three Outstanding Housing Projects

The American Institute of Architects’ (AIA) Housing and Custom Residential Knowledge Community, in conjunction with the Office of the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD), recognized three recipients of the 2011 AIA/HUD Secretary Awards. The categories of the program include (1) Excellence in Affordable Housing Design (2) Creating Community Connection […]

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American Institute of Architects (AIA) Announces the 2011 COTE Top Ten Green Projects

American Institute of Architects (AIA) Announces the 2011 COTE Top Ten Green Projects

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) and its Committee on the Environment (COTE) have selected the top ten examples of sustainable architecture and green design solutions that protect and enhance the environment. The projects will be honored at the AIA 2011 National Convention and Design Exposition in New Orleans. The COTE Top Ten Green Projects […]

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Gagosian Gallery Shows Exhibition of Limited Edition Furniture by Architect Jean Nouvel

Gagosian Gallery Paris presents an exhibition of limited edition furniture by Jean Nouvel, presented in collaboration with Galerie Patrick Seguin. On view through MAY 21, 2011. Like many of his modernist predecessors who worked across related disciplines, Nouvel describes himself as an architect who also makes design. His non-architectural products derive from his architectural commissions […]

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