The newly established practice Vargo Nielsen Palle, in collaboration with ADEPT and Rolvung og Brøndsted Arkitekter, has bested BIG, SANAA and Lacaton & Vassal in the restricted international competition for the new school of architecture in Aarhus, Denmark.
Following the success of the multi-phase Chicago Riverwalk designed by Ross Barney Architects, Mayor Rahm Emanuel has announced the Chicago Urban River Edges Ideas Lab, which "will engage architectural firms to explore ideas for the development of Chicago's public river edges."
The Chicago Architecture Biennial has announced the more than 100 architects and artists who will be participating in its second edition, under the theme "Make New History" developed by directors Sharon Johnston and Mark Lee of LA's Johnston Marklee.
Today the Seoul Metropolitan Government announced that KCAP Architects&Planners has won the international design competition to redevelop the city's Sewoon District #4 area into a sustainable mixed-use area that respects its...
Tom Pritzker, Chairman of the Hyatt Foundation, the sponsors of what is considered architecture’s highest honor, has announced that Rafael Aranda, Carme Pigem and Ramon Vilalta of RCR Arquitectes have been selected as the 2017...
Reports have indicated that the Trump administration's upcoming budget cuts will include eliminating the National Endowment for the Arts, which funds a wide array of arts programs. Architecture programs might not jump to the fore when considering NEA grants, but a few examples illustrate just...
Entries for the 10th edition of the World Architecture Festival (WAF), which will take place at Arena Berlin from 15 to 17 November 2017, are now open, accompanied by a manifesto "identifying key challenges which architects will need to address over the next ten years."
Diébédo Francis Kéré – the architect from Burkina Faso who heads Berlin-based Kéré Architecture – has been commissioned to design the 17th annual Serpentine Pavilion in London's Kensington Gardens.
During a press conference today the European Commission and the Fundació Mies van der Rohe announced the five finalists in the 2017 European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture – Mies van der Rohe Award: three cultural facilities and two collective housing projects.
The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies and The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design have announced the latest roundup of "the most promising and emerging design talent in Europe" in their biennial Europe 40 Under 40 competition.
American architect Denise Scott Brown is the 2017 recipient of the Architects' Journal's Jane Drew Prize, "a lifetime achievement award [that] recognizes an architectural designer who through their work has raised the profile of women in architecture."
The Times Square Alliance's ninth annual Times Square Valentine Heart was unveiled this morning during a rainy ceremony. The Office for Creative Research's We Were Strangers Once Too is billed as "a public data sculpture highlighting the role that immigrants have...
Developer Knight Dragon has unveiled the 1.4 million square foot Peninsula Place project, the first building in London to be designed by architect Santiago Calatrava, as part of the transformation of Greenwich Peninsula.
Malcolm Reading Consultants has released the designs of the ten shortlisted schemes in the UK Holocaust Memorial International Design Competition, which will "affirm the United Kingdom's commitment to stand up against prejudice and hatred."
The seven-person jury for the 2017 European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture – Mies van der Rohe Award has announced 40 shortlisted projects culled from 355 works nominated for the prestigiuos biennial award organized by the European Commission and the Fundació Mies van der...
The winner of the ninth annual award hosted by London's Design Museum is a flat-packed emergency shelter developed in part by the IKEA Foundation and the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR).
The Architectural League of New York has announced the eight firms receiving its 2017 Emerging Voices Award, the annual competition that "spotlights North American individuals and firms with distinct design 'voices' that have the potential to influence the disciplines of...
City Collaborative – the multidisciplinary team of sP+a Sameep Padora & Associates, Ratan J. Batliboi Architects, Schlaich Bergermann Partner, and Ladybird Environmental Consulting – has won the international competition for the redesign of Maharashtra Nature Park and design of a...
The Board of La Biennale di Venezia, chaired by Paolo Baratta, has announced that Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara of Dublin's Grafton Architects have been appointed as curators of the 16th International Architecture Exhibition in 2018.
The American Institute of Architects has announced the three days of keynote speakers as part of its upcoming, rebranded AIA Conference on Architecture 2017, formerly known as the AIA Convention.
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