Architecture

Staatsgalerie Stuttgart Opens Retrospective of Architect James Frazer Stirling

Staatsgalerie Stuttgart Opens Retrospective of Architect James Frazer Stirling

The Staatsgalerie Stuttgart presents the first major retrospective in Germany of the renowned British architect, teacher and Pritzker Prize laureate James Frazer Stirling (1924–1992). James Frazer Stirling, House for the Architect: model, probably late autumn 1948, © James Stirling/Michael Wilford fonds, Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal The exhibition, on view October 1 until January 15, […]

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Milwaukee Art Museum Celebrates 10th Anniversary of Quadracci Pavilion with Calatrava Exhibition

Milwaukee Art Museum Celebrates 10th Anniversary of Quadracci Pavilion with Calatrava Exhibition

It has been named the sexiest building in the world, featured in TV ads and shows and Hollywood movies, and it has transformed the city of Milwaukee. In September, the Milwaukee Art Museum celebrates the 10th anniversary of its iconic building, the Quadracci Pavilion, with the exhibition Building a Masterpiece: Santiago Calatrava and the Milwaukee […]

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Installation Design by Zaha Hadid Creates Dynamic Setting for Exhibition of Her Recent Product Designs

Zaha Hadid, one of the most innovative architects of the twenty-first century and the first woman to receive the renowned Pritzker Architecture Prize in 2004, has advanced the language of contemporary architecture and design, exploring complex fluid geometries and using cutting-edge digital design and fabrication technologies. For Zaha Hadid: Form in Motion (September 17, 2011 […]

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American Institute of Architects (AIA) Selects Three Projects for National Healthcare Design Awards

American Institute of Architects (AIA) Selects Three Projects for National Healthcare Design Awards

Examples showcase the best of healthcare building design and health design-oriented research The American Institute of Architects (AIA) Academy of Architecture for Health (AAH) has selected the recipients of the AIA National Healthcare Design Awards program. The AIA Healthcare Awards program showcases the best of healthcare building design and healthcare design-oriented research. Projects exhibit conceptual […]

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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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