Architecture

Andrea Zittel awarded the Austrian Frederick Kiesler Prize for Architecture and the Arts 2012

Andrea Zittel awarded the Austrian Frederick Kiesler Prize for Architecture and the Arts 2012

This year the highly renowned award—bestowed “for outstanding achievements in the field of architecture and the arts that conform to Frederick Kiesler’s experimental, innovative conceptions and his theory of correlated arts”—will be presented by the Vienna City Councillor for Cultural Affairs, Andreas Mailath-Pokorny, on the 15th of November 2012 at the New Museum in New […]

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Sainsbury Laboratory in Cambridge wins the RIBA Stirling Prize 2012

Sainsbury Laboratory in Cambridge wins the RIBA Stirling Prize 2012

The Sainsbury Laboratory, a major new plant science research centre in Cambridge by architects Stanton Williams, has won the coveted RIBA Stirling Prize 2012 for the best building of the year. Sainsbury Laboratory. ©Hufton+Crow. Now in its 17th year, the RIBA Stirling Prize is the UK’s most prestigious architecture prize, awarded to the architects of […]

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Guggenheim Bilbao presents Inhabited Architecture exhibition

Guggenheim Bilbao presents Inhabited Architecture exhibition

Guggenheim Bilbao opens Inhabited Architecture a new exhibition of works from the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao collection that engages in a reflection on the concept of architecture and its ability to suggest a past or present created by us and our relationships with others. On view September 20, 2012–May 19, 2013. In this context, architecture is […]

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Yale Professor and Students Create Major Project for Architecture Biennale

On view in the Central Pavilion of the Giardini through November 25, 2012 This year’s Venice Architecture Biennale includes a major project developed by architect and Yale School of Architecture Professor Peter Eisenman. Titled The Piranesi Variations, this multipart endeavor focuses on Giovanni Battista Piranesi’s 1762 Campo Marzio dell’antica Roma, a folio of six etchings […]

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Hong Kong and Shenzhen Bi-city Biennale of Urbanism / Architecture

Organized by Shenzhen and Hong Kong, the Urbanism Architecture Bi-City Biennale (UABB) promotional event will be held right after the opening events of the Hong Kong Exhibition at the 13th Venice International Architecture Biennale (Venice, Italy, August 27th, 2012). Organizer committees from both sides will present the new epoch: “Common Title, Common Statement, Common Theme […]

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Portuguese Pavilion at the Venice International Architecture Biennale Lisbon Ground

Lisbon Ground is the exhibition that will represent Portugal at the 13th International Architecture Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia. Open 29 August–25 November 2012 . It is a project conceived and developed by the architect Inês Lobo as designated curator by the Portuguese Directorate-General for the Arts (DGArtes), which is a response to the […]

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Neutra VDL Research House presents Xavier Veilhan. Architectones

Neutra VDL Research House in Los Angeles presents Architectones, an installation by artist Xavier Veilhan, on view August 9 – September 16, 2012. Veilhan has created a new body of work specifically for the Modernist house Richard Neutra designed for his family and architectural practice. Consisting of monochrome interventions, the exhibition features sculptures throughout the […]

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J. Paul Leonard and Sutro Library at San Francisco State University Wins DBIA Award

J. Paul Leonard and Sutro Library at San Francisco State University Wins DBIA Award

The J. Paul Leonard Library and Sutro* Library at San Francisco State University received an Honor Award in the Rehabilitation / Renovation / Restoration category from the Design Build Institute of America (DBIA) in their annual national Design-Build Award Competition. Balfour Beatty Construction teamed with HMC Architects on the renovation and expansion of the 362,500 […]

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2013 Lisbon Architecture Triennale presents Close, Closer

Close, Closer, the third edition of the Lisbon Architecture Triennale examines the political, technological, emotional, institutional, and critical forms of global spatial practice. By questioning the terminology, inspirations, and inventions of other disciplines and their influences in an open forum, we draw the myriad authors of the contemporary city closer to new vital audiences and […]

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