Architecture

Frederick Kiesler Prize for Architecture and the Arts Award Ceremony

The AWARD CEREMONY takes place at the audience hall of the Federal Ministry in Vienna Minoritenplatz 5, 1010 Vienna on October 18, 2010 at 5 p.m. For the first time, the international panel of judges is awarding the Austrian Frederick Kiesler Prize to an Austrian artist. Heimo Zobernig follows Frank O. Ghery, Judith Barry, Cedric […]

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A+D and AIA/LA in celebrating the work of Los Angeles architects

This annual exhibit, open through October 27, 2010 showcases submissions for the 2010 Design Awards (built projects) and NEXT LA Awards (unbuilt projects), projects commissioned by the City of Los Angeles (Cultural Affairs Commission, CAC, Awards) and green projects (Architectural Foundation Los Angeles, AFLA). An opening reception was held Friday, September 10th and included a […]

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The Architecture of Moshe Safdie at the National Gallery of Canada

The Architecture of Moshe Safdie at the National Gallery of Canada

The exhibition Global Citizen: The Architecture of Moshe Safdie explores Moshe Safdie’s structures and the philosophy that shapes them through approximately 175 drawings, sketches, videos, photographs and scale models. Open through 9 January 2011. Discover how the world-renowned Israeli-born architect, who has studied in Montreal, has conceived impressive buildings and avant-garde communities in Canada, the […]

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Floating Xiamen Museum Proposed by MAD Architects

Floating Xiamen Museum Proposed by MAD Architects

MAD architects have proposed a floating museum in the southern Chinese city of Xiamen, on an island in the middle of a resevoir that runs through the centre of the city. MAD’s design concept is a floating museum, lofted up above the ground. The structure reflects the surrounding environment, but also maintains the current use […]

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RIBA announces shortlists for five Special Awards 2010

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) today announces the shortlists for five special awards which honour the UK’s best new school buildings, conservation projects, public spaces and smaller projects; the shortlist for the RIBA Client of the Year has also been unveiled. Drawn from 102 RIBA Award-winning buildings presented earlier this year, the winners […]

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Steven Holl to receive Jencks Award: Visions Built 2010 at the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA)

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) is pleased to announce that American architect Steven Holl is to receive the 2010 Jencks Award: Visions Built. The Jencks Award is given annually to an individual (or practice) that has recently made a major contribution simultaneously to the theory and practice of architecture internationally. The presentation of […]

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Foster + Partners Designs Office Headquarters in Argentina

Foster + Partners Designs Office Headquarters in Argentina

Foster + Partners, working with construction firm, CRIBA S.A. and local architect, BBRCH-Minond, has won the competition to design a new corporate headquarters for the Banco Ciudad de Buenos Aires, Argentina. Plans for the energy-efficient building, which will occupy an entire city block in the neighbourhood of Parque Patricios, echo its park-side setting with landscaped […]

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Broad Collection Names Diller Scofidio + Renfro as Architect

The Broad Collection, a public museum of contemporary art and headquarters of The Broad Art Foundation’s worldwide lending library, will be built on Grand Avenue in downtown Los Angeles and will be designed by world-renowned architects Diller Scofidio + Renfro, philanthropists Eli and Edythe Broad announced today. With today’s approval by the Grand Avenue Authority, […]

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Kunsthaus Zurich to Show Karl Moser: Art and Architecture

From 17 December 2010 to 27 February 2011 the Kunsthaus Zürich presents drawings, sketches, models and furniture by Karl Moser (1860 1936), its renowned architect. Revered in Switzerland as a ‘father of modernism’, Moser made architectural history with his contributions to the University of Zurich campus, Basel’s Church of St. Anthony and Badischer Bahnhof, and […]

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