Architecture

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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You Are Here Architecture and Experience – Candida Hofer and Cyprien Gaillard at the Carnegie

You Are Here Architecture and Experience – Candida Hofer and Cyprien Gaillard at the Carnegie

The Carnegie Museum of Art presents the powerful work of two contemporary artists—Candida Höfer and Cyprien Gaillard—who explore architectural environments and how they influence experiences and perceptions of the world. Exhibition open through May 29, 2011 at The Heinz Architectural Center. “We shape our buildings, and afterwards our buildings shape us.” With that simple but […]

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American Institute of Architects (AIA) Selects 18 Recipients for the 2011 Housing Awards

American Institute of Architects (AIA) Selects 18 Recipients for the 2011 Housing Awards

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) has selected the 18 recipients of the 2011 Housing Awards. The AIA’s Housing Awards Program, now in its 11th year, was established to recognize the best in housing design and promote the importance of good housing as a necessity of life, a sanctuary for the human spirit and a […]

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AIA New York Chapter Announces 2011 Design Award Winners

This year’s recipients of the AIA New York Chapter’s Design Awards were announced Tuesday, March 1 at 6pm. The announcement was followed by a discussion of winning projects by distinguished jury members, including architect Monica Ponce de Leon and planner Ray Gastil. NEW YORK CITY, March 2, 2011 – Yesterday, twelve eminent architects, educators, critics […]

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Bonin Architects Receives AIANH Excellence in Architecture Design Awards

Bonin Architects & Associates, PLLC, New London, NH, received the Merit Award for Residential Architecture for their Lakefront Cottage Renovation at the 2011 American Institute of Architects NH Excellence in Architecture Design Awards Ceremony in Manchester, NH January 22, 2011. The project was also awarded the People’s Choice Award. Each entry is judged on overall […]

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North Carolina Museum of Art Building Wins Architecture Award

North Carolina Museum of Art Building Wins Architecture Award

The new North Carolina Museum of Art building in Raleigh, North Carolina, designed by Thomas Phifer and Partners has won the 2011 AIA Institute Honor Award for Architecture. Inside the North Carolina Museum of Art, the light of day and the lush surrounding hills have a presence unusual in institutional galleries for art. Overhead, hundreds […]

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SOUPERgreen Exhibition at A+D Museum Los Angeles

SOUPERgreen Exhibition at A+D Museum Los Angeles

SOUPERgreen an exhibition, on view February 12 – April 14, 2011, features five architectural propositions that critically challenge the discipline’s prevailing attempt to address the environmental crisis as either an engineering problem to be simply “solved” (by an invisibly banal technology), or camouflaged (by a slippery digital “performalism”). Given the seriousness of this crisis, the […]

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Dov Karmi Exhibition at the Tel Aviv Museum of Art

Dov Karmi Exhibition at the Tel Aviv Museum of Art

The Tel Aviv Museum of Art presents an exhibition, Dov Karmi, Architecht-Engineer: Public Domestica, on view now. Dov Karmi (1905–1962) immigrated to Eretz-Israel from Zhvanets, Ukraine, aged 16, studied architecture and engineering in Ghent, Belgium (1925–1929), and established an architecture office in Tel Aviv (1932); he then worked in several partnerships, the last one with […]

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