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Lebanese Architect Awards announced- 10 prizes awarded in the presence of the UIA

<b>Lebanese Architect Awards</b> <b>announced in Beyrouth, 10 prizes awarded in the presence of the International Union of Architects (</b><b>UIA</b><b>).</b> UIA Treasurer <b>Fabian</b> …

Architecture

Join Stadslab’s new Masterclass: Tbilisi Courtyards

<b>The next</b> <b>Stadslab</b> <b>Masterclass (May 17-21, 2017) will be in Tbilisi, capital city of Georgia. Application deadline is April 1.</b><p>The 4 day program - …

Tbilisi

Dominique Perrault renovated Paris’ prismatic towers with crystallized facades

Dominique Perrault Architecture renovated and extended Paris' modernist prismatic towers with crystallized facades, creating new urban morphology in …

Design

Kengo Kuma converts old Chinese building into an office and cafe’s place

Japanese architect Kengo Kuma's studio Kengo Kuma & Associates has converted old Chinese traditional building into an office and cafe’s place with …

AIA officially shares its ’’deep concerns’’ on Trump’s travel restrictions

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) has expressed its ''deep concerns'' on Donald Trump's 'unfair' travel ban for disrupting ''fairness and …

Construction

RMJM adds new vertical village to Istanbul skyline highlighted with black-framed fragmented facade

<b>RMJM Istanbul designs a new high-rise development with black-framed fragmented facade in Istanbul, responding to the city's challenging context-and</b> …

Architecture

Socially minded architect Francis Kéré to design the Serpentine Pavilion 2017

<b>Award-winning and socially minded architect Francis Kéré from Gando, Burkino Faso commissioned to design the Serpentine Pavilion 2017</b> -selected for …

Architecture

A louver-clad living unit placed atop recessed box in Lebanese house by Nabil Gholam Architects

This dramatic Lebanese private residence by nabil gholam architects presents variations of materiality of architecture to unfold ''a processional …

MoMA PS1 2017 YAP winner Jenny Sabin designs knitted fabric made of recycled textiles

<b>Ithaca-based architecture design practice Jenny Sabin Studio has been named as the winner of the MoMA PS1 2017 Young Architects Program (YAP) with</b> …

Textiles

The Free School of Architecture to re-open applications for 2017

<b>Due to an overwhelming number of requests, the Free School of Architecture (</b><b>FSA</b><b>) will introduce a stand-by application process for its inaugural 2017</b> …

24H announced 16th edition of competition: raWar

<b>24H, a competition branch of ideas forward, has called for new ideas about its themed-based international competition, titled '</b><b>raWar</b><b>'.</b> The …

Architecture

A closer look at New York’s infrastructural systems with this book by Terreform UR

<b>Waterproofing New York was published by Urban Research (</b><b>UR</b><b>), the imprint of Terreform, directed by</b> <b>Michael Sorkin</b><b>.</b> The book investigates alternative …

Cities

India’s First Floating School Opens On Manipur’s Loktak Lake

<b>India's first indigenously-built, floating elementary school opens on country's largest freshwater lake, Loktak in Manipur.</b> The school is a stunning …

Rem Koolhaas and David Gianotten to design 2017 MPavilion in Melbourne

The Naomi Milgrom Foundation has announced that Rem Koolhaas and David Gianotten of OMA will design the 2017 MPavilion in Melbourne- the fourth …

Exhibition ’’Mission Île de la Cité’’ opens to public in the center of Paris

<b>Cité</b> <b>has always been the most iconic and famous place in the city of Paris.</b> Since the 19th century there hasn’t been any large scaled constructions or …

Morphosis designs memorable and luxurious hotel rooms for 7132 Hotel in Vals

Thom Mayne's firm Morphosis has envisioned new hotel room concepts for a hotel called ''7132 Hotel'' in Vals, Switzerland, which is adjacent to the …

Architecture

Schmidt Hammer Lassen’s Katuaq Cultural Centre of Greenland in Nuuk celebrates its 20th anniversary

<b>Last week,</b> <b>Schmidt Hammer Lassen</b><b>’s</b> <b>Katuaq Cultural Centre of Greenland</b> <b>in Nuuk celebrated its 20th anniversary.</b> When opened in 1997 the building …

Architecture

Renzo Piano Building Workshop unveils design for 555 Howard in San Francisco

Renzo Piano Building Workshop (RPBW) has unveiled its high-rise glass tower named ''555 Howard'' for San Francisco developed in collaboration with …

Design

Do you want to take Online Architecture Class from Frank Gehry?

World-renowned architect Frank Gehry never stops when it comes to buildings and architecture. 87 year-old starchitect, a winner of Presidential Medal …

Zaha Hadid Architects’ Leeza SOHO in Beijing nears completion

<b>Zaha Hadid Architects</b><b>' Leeza SOHO mixed-use tower nears completion in Beijing, which means half of the level of the 46-storey (207m) building was</b> …

A Film On The Life And Architecture Of Laurie Baker Released

<b>A documentary film titled,</b> <i>"Uncommon Sense: The Life and Architecture of Laurie Baker"</i> <b>has been completed and premiered at India Habitat Centre, New</b> …

Architecture

Bee Breeders announces Mango Vinyl Hub architecture competition in Latvia

<b>Bee Breeders</b><b>, in cooperation with Cesis Municipality and Mango Vinyl, recognise the ever-increasing popularity of vinyl records with their Mango</b> …

Mango

Call for Applications: Moriyama RAIC International Prize & Scholarships

<b>The Moriyama RAIC International Prize celebrates a single work of architecture that is judged to be transformative within its societal context.</b> The …

Architecture

Nancy Spector joins Guggenheim as Chief Curator and Artistic Director again

Brooklyn taketh, but sometimes Brooklyn giveth back.<p>Nancy Spector, the longtime chief curator of the Guggenheim Museum who made an unusual career …

Brooklyn Museum

CCA celebrates Phyllis Lambert’s 90th birthday with an exhibition retracing her exceptional career

<b>The Canadian Centre for Architecture (</b><b>CCA</b><b>) presents</b> <b>Phyllis Lambert</b><b>: 75 Years At Work, an exhibition retracing the exceptional career of its Founding</b> …

Architecture

5 Finalists selected for the 2017 Mies van der Rohe Award

Denmark’s <b>Kannikegården Culture and Religious Centre</b> by Lundgaard & Tranberg Architects, <b>Ely Court</b> in UK by Alison Brooks Architects, Amsterdam’s …

Avant-garde

Giovanni Vaccarini wraps SPG Headquarters with countless glass fins, placed perpendicular to facade

<b>C</b><b>ountless glass fins are attached perpendicular to the facade of the new Headquarters of SPG in Geneva by Italian architect Giovanni Vaccarini.</b> The …

Architecture

MIPIM 2017 reveals top speaker lineup for conferences and events program in Cannes

<b>The 2017 edition of</b> <b>MIPIM</b> <b>announced its top speaker lineup for conferences and events program which will be held between March 14-17 in Cannes, France</b>. …

Cities

AIA named 178 American and 8 International Architects as the 2017 College of Fellows

<b>The American Institute of Architects (</b><b>AIA</b><b>) has named 178 AIA members as the 2017 College of Fellows</b> - an award given those architects who have made …

Look back at Johnson Fain’s diamond-patterned Trump Tower proposed for LA in 1989

Don't be scared! Thankfully, this gold-foiled exoskeleton was never built in LA proposed for Donald Trump's new tower by the US architect Johnson …