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Students from four Swiss universities bested ten competitors to win the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Solar Decathlon 2017 that took place recently in Denver, Colorado.
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At a recent ceremony in Chicago, Illinois, the LafargeHolcim Foundation announced the winners of the LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for North America, projects that "show how the leading edge of sustainable design means reaching far beyond 'common sense'."
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New York's New Museum has announced their selection of OMA to design the institution's next phase of expansion: a new building next to SANAA's well known 2007 building on the Bowery.
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Landscape architect Kate Orff and designer/urban planner Damon Rich are among the Class of 2017 MacArthur "Genius" Fellows.
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The Centre for Music project in London has announced that New York's Diller Scofidio + Renfro, working with London's Sheppard Robson, has ben selected to design the new Centre for Music near the Barbican.
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The American Architecture Prize (AAP) has announced this year’s winners, what it considers "the most innovative, creative and inspiring architectural projects from all over the globe."
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At a recent ceremony in San José, Costa Rica, the LafargeHolcim Foundation announced the winners of the LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America, projects with "innovative and often surprising proposals for ways to master the use of [water] in Latin America."
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Reporting on the demise of Thomas Heatherwick projects is turning into something of a pastime, with news that a third project by the UK designer has died in as many months.
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Arcaid Images has revealed the twenty finalists – five in each of four categories – in this year’s Arcaid Images Architectural Photography Awards.
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The fourth annual MPavilion, designed by OMA partners Rem Koolhaas and David Gianotten, has opened to the public in Melbourne’s Queen Victoria Gardens.
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At a recent ceremony in Marseilles, France, the LafargeHolcim Foundation announced the winners of the LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Europe, projects that show "sustainable construction has become systematic and specific."
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The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has announced that "revered Modernist architect" Neave Brown is the recipient of the 2018 Royal Gold Medal, the UK's highest honor for architecture.
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Chinese architect Zhang Ke has won the Alvar Aalto Medal, conferred by the Alvar Aalto Foundation, Museum of Finnish architectute, Finnish Architectural Society, Finnish Association of Architects (SAFA), and the City of Helsinki.
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LEAF International has announced the winners of the 16th annual ABB LEAF Awards, which "celebrate the projects and personalities that have made the biggest impact upon our built environment, and the international design community, over the last 12 months and beyond."
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In anticipation of its 2018 groundbreaking, the Studio Museum in Harlem has released renderings of its new building designed by David Adjaye.
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A trio of French architecture firms under the name Nouvelle AOM has won the competition to "create a powerful, dynamic and bold new identity for the Tour Montparnasse," one of the most unloved buildings in Paris.
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Tezuka Architects’ Fuji Kindergarten was announced as the winner of the 2017 Moriyama RAIC International Prize on Tuesday evening during an awards ceremony and gala at the historic Carlu in Toronto.
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For the River Edge Ideas Lab, the brainchild of Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and part of the Chicago Architecture Biennial, nine architecture and landscape architecture firms have developed concepts for three challenging riverfront sites.
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Sharon Johnston and Mark Lee, artistic directors of this year's Chicago Architecture Biennial and head of the Los Angeles firm Johnston Marklee, have wrapped up their redesign of the MCA Chicago.
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One month after his Garden Bridge project in London bit the dust, Thomas Heatherwick's Pier 55 in New York City has died.
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On Tuesday Vectorworks, Inc. released the English version of its 2018 BIM software for AEC, landscape and entertainment design industries.
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Spanish architect Rafael Moneo has been named a recipient of the Japan Art Association’s 2017 Praemium Imperiale International Arts Award, one of the world's most prestigious awards for architects and other artists.
Oslo Architecture Triennale
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The Oslo Architecture Triennale (OAT) is seeking a Chief Curator, theme and concept for its seventh edition to be held in Oslo, Norway, during autumn 2019. Individuals or collectives of any nationality and country of residence are openly invited to send their proposal in English.
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At a recent ceremony in Nairobi the LafargeHolcim Foundation announced the winners of the LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Africa and the Middle East, sustainable projects "that go beyond standards and deliver new or visionary solutions."
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The World Architecture Festival (WAF), which takes place in Berlin from 15-17 November 2017, has revealed the lineup of speakers who will grace the festival's main stage.
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The 2012 Pritzker Architecture Prize laureate has been appointed to the Pritzker Prize jury alongside André Corrêa do Lago, the current Brazilian Ambassador to Japan.
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The new A. Alfred Taubman Wing of the University of Michigan Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning in Ann Arbor is set to open on Friday.
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Thirty-eight projects in six categories have been named recipients of the American Society of Landscape Architects' 2017 Professional Awards.
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A memorial honoring the twelve people killed in the hostage standoff at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich is set to open on Wednesday in the city's Olympic Park.
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The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies and The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design have named French architect Manuelle Gautrand as laureate of this year's European Prize for Architecture.
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Two Chicago institutions have been selected by the U.S. Department of State to serve as co-commissioners of the United States Pavilion at next year's Venice Architecture Biennale.
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With drone footage and the unveiling of a new model kit of the BIG-designed LEGO House in Billund, Denmark, some hype is building before the museum's opening on 28 September 2017.
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The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design and The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies have announced the 75 projects from 28 countries that have won 2017 International Architecture Awards.
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The "private educational forum" of billionaire Nicolas Berggruen will be situated atop a mountain ridge in Los Angeles, near Topanga Canyon State Park.
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After repeated delays, some new photos posted to Twitter show that Jean Nouvel's Louvre Abu Dhabi is finally nearing completion.
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Six design teams have been shortlisted in an international design competition for the future restoration, reimagining and rebuilding of Clandon Park, an 18th-century Palladian house in Surrey.
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