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Green Architecture’s Urgent Quest For Cheaper, More Sustainable Energy

Over the years, an increasing number of disciplines have become interested in the concept of creating a sustainable environment. Green Architecture is one of these disciplines and its goal is to create green buildings. These ...

Idea Lab in Ciudad de México / by ARCO Arquitectura

Innovating, discovering, experiencing and acting are the main activities which will be held at i.d.e.a. Lab a new space for culture and creation designed by ARCO Arquitectura Contemporánea executed in Mexico City.

A'tolan House, Taiwan / by : Create+Think Design Studio

A’tolan is the word meaning, “a place with many rocks”, from the indigenous language of the natives on the east coast of Taiwan. It may also be interpreted as “piling of rocks”, “building wall with ...

BECYCLE Boutique Fitness Studio, Berlin / by Lien Tran

BECYCLE is the first Boutique Fitness Studio in Berlin, Europe’s clubbing capital, to offer “high energy” spinning classes with hi-tech bikes and a nightclub atmosphere featuring music from live DJs.

Izmir Transportation Hub / by Eray Carbajo

Eray Carbajo wins Honorable Mention award in National Competition for Izmir Transportation Integration Hub

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Category: Competitions

First Velodrome in Luxembourg / by Metaform and Mecanoo

Metaform and Mecanoo, Luxembourg and Netherlands based architecture offices, have won a competition to design a new Velodrome and a Sports Complex in Mondorf-les-Bains, Luxembourg.

The Velodrome, Multi-Sports and Swimming Pool Complex project is inspired by its surroundings, a subtly undulating topography. The main challenge was to integrate all three functions under one roof while paying respect to the context and at the same time to create the architectural landmark for the city of Mondorf-les-Bains.
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Tallinn Architecture Biennale 2019 launches Vision Competition

The fifth edition of Tallinn Architecture Biennale (TAB 2019) (www.tab.ee), announces the Open Call for its Vision Competition.

TAB 2019, which will take place from 11 September – 3 November 2019 with its Opening Week on 11-15 September 2019, is dedicated to the theme “Beauty Matters: the Resurgence of Beauty“ and it is curated by Israeli-born, London-based architect and researcher Dr. Yael Reisner (Yael Reisner Studio).
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TRENDS Excellence Awards for Architecture & Design 2017

TRENDS Excellence Awards for Architecture & Design 2017 is India’s premier design competition for professionals, brought to you by Home & Design TRENDS magazine (India). Categories are spread over architecture, interior design, product design and visual design. Entries are open to all architects, interior designers, product designers, graphic designers and photographers.

Submit entries online at www.trendsawards.in

The submitted works can be located anywhere around the world. However, the firm must be based in India.

A first-of-its-kind in the country, these awards are an endeavour to bring forth the best in architecture, interior design, concepts, forms, and practices in India.

Last Date for Submission: December 31, 2017

Contact Person:
Harshal Wesavkar
Tel: +91-22-22735779 or +91-22-22735887
Email: trendsawards2016@gmail.com

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Mecanoo wins Shenzhen North Station Urban Design competition

With a scheme of twelve staggering skyscrapers, an elevated pedestrian network and a beautiful green urban park, Mecanoo architecten has been named the winner of the urban design competition for the Shenzhen North Station business district. The 1,36 million square metres development encompasses offices, retail space, apartments and a hotel, integrated with Shenzhen North railway and metro station.

Mecanoo’s proposal aims to create a strong identity for the neighbourhood. The main buildings of the business district are set around a central urban park and vary in height between 278 and 428 metres. By situating the transportation nodes on the subterranean levels, the public park appears as an open green space, something the area currently lacks.

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Rethinking The Future Awards 2017

‘Rethinking The Future Awards 2017′ competition hosted by ‘Rethinking the Future (RTF)’ has been concluded. The competition received a total of 512 registrations from over 30 countries. The results have been shared at http://www.re-thinkingthefuture.com/rethinking-the-future-awards-2017-results/.
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World Architecture Festival Announces 2017 Awards Shortlist for its 10th Edition

Floating student accommodation in Copenhagen, a futuristic pharmacy in Japan and an automotive museum in Los Angeles are among the projects that have been shortlisted for the World Architecture Festival (WAF) awards 2017 – the world’s biggest architectural awards programme.

London, United Kingdom, 2017-07-07 – The World Architecture Festival celebrates its tenth edition in Berlin in November this year, with the 2017 awards programme receiving more entries than ever before – 924, increasing by 18% from the 2016 awards. The awards shortlist revealed today is a truly international collection, extending to include architectural practices from 51 different nations and projects based across 68 countries.
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TRENDS Excellence Awards for Architecture & Design 2015

Trends Awards 2015

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TRENDS Excellence Awards for Architecture & Design 2015 is India’s premier design competition for professionals, brought to you by Home & Design TRENDS magazine (India). Categories are spread over architecture, interior design, product design and visual design. Entries are open to all architects, interior designers, product designers, graphic designers and photographers.

Submit entries online at www.trendsawards.in

The submitted works must be located within India only. However, the firm can be based outside the country and still be eligible.

A first-of-its-kind in the country, these awards are an endeavour to bring forth the best in architecture, interior design, concepts, forms, and practices in India.

Dates:
Entries open: October 15, 2015
Last Date for Submission: December 1, 2015

Contact Person:
Moshita Prajapati
Tel: +91-22-22735660 or +91-22-22735887
Email: trendsawards2015@gmail.com

architecture vision competition RED SQUARE TOLERANCE PAVILION

architecture vision competition RED SQUARE TOLERANCE PAVILION

HMMD‘s newest architecture vision competition is dedicated to ‘designing for tolerance’. It challenges designers from around the globe to propose a temporary pavilion for the education of social, political and religious tolerance, to be erected in Russia’s Red Square, Moscow.

This new pavilion is to be conceived as a structure incorporating educational spaces, with lecture and workshop rooms as well as exhibition spaces. Participants are also urged to consider other recreational and public spaces to support these educational programs.

All scales and materials are admitted but the structure must be de-mountable. Most importantly, the pavilion should conceptually deconstruct ideas for tolerance, remembering those who were victims of fanaticism and representing those who firmly defend and believe in a future without violence against any minority.

While the pavilion is meant to be temporary, entries will be judged on their ability to leave enduring social and political footprints.
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