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2021 AIA Young Architects Award winners

Twenty emerging practitioners have been recognized with the AIA‘s annual Young Architects Award. The program honors early-career individuals for outstanding leadership and significant contributions to the architecture profession. The 2021 award recipients are: Mark Bacon, AIA | BVH Architecture Jack Becker, AIA | bld.us Katelyn Chapin, AIA | Svigals + Partners Patricia Culley, AIA | Bohlin […]

SCI-Arc Main Event 2021: ‘Acts of Optimism’ Spotlights Creative Luminaries

SCI-Arc is delighted to announce the return of its annual gala, Main Event 2021: Acts of Optimism on May 1, 2021. Inspired by Director and CEO Hernán Diaz Alonso’s affirmation that “architecture is an act of optimism,” Main Event 2021 will present a night of unique programs with artists and artistic innovators across disciplines, centering on the role […]

10 Design wins competition to design Taseco Landmark 55 in Hanoi

10 Design has won a competition to design Landmark 55 in the emerging Starlake Urban Area of Hanoi, Vietnam. The 178,888 sqm (1.926 million sqft) development includes two towers, containing a 55-story hotel and condominium hotel tower with a dramatic sky lobby and a 41-story office tower. A four-story retail pavilion is located between both towers in the middle […]

Anne Lacaton and Jean-Philippe Vassal win the 2021 Pritzker Architecture Prize

The Pritzker Architecture Prize jury just revealed that French architects Anne Lacaton and Jean-Philippe Vassal of Lacaton & Vassal will be the 2021 laureates of the coveted recognition. Transformation of G, H, I Buildings, Grand Parc, 530 Units, Social Housing (with Frédéric Druot and Christophe Hutin), photo courtesy of Philippe Ruault   “Not only have they defined an architectural approach […]

New architecture and design competitions: National Gallery, Shenzhen Community Center, Architecture Film Festival London, and Museum of Korean Literature

    The NG200 Project Design Team Selection Process Register/Submit Deadline: Thursday, Mar 18, 2021 “The National Gallery is seeking a multi-disciplinary design team to work with it on a suite of capital projects to mark its bicentenary, its 200th anniversary, with an initial phase to be opened in 2024. The NG200 Project will enable […]

AIA Innovation Awards honor cutting-edge green-building solutions

Two pioneering projects are recognized with the AIA’s 2020 Innovation Awards: the Catalyst Building in Spokane, Washington, a mass-timber, zero-energy, zero-carbon project designed by Michael Green Architecture and Katerra, won within the Holistic Design category; BHoM Life Cycle Assessment Toolkit, an open-source software tool developed by Buro Happold to live embodied carbon within building design, […]

Female members of Lacol are winners of the Moira Gemmill Prize for Emerging Architecture

The Moira Gemmill Prize for Emerging Architecture recognizes designers under the age of 45 for their achievement in professional practice. This year’s prizes are awarded to 6 female architects who are a part of the architecture practice, Lacol. Members Ariadna Artigas, Anna Clemente, Eulàlia Daví, Cristina Gamboa, Laura Lluch, and Núria Vila were praised by this year’s […]

Alice Brownfield is the recipient of the 2021 MJ Long Prize

In honor of American architect, writer, and lecturer MJ Long, the MJ Long Prize is awarded to a UK-based female architect that has excelled in practice. This year, the W Awards announces Alice Brownfield as the 2021 winner. Brownfield is the associate director of Peter Barber Architects and was recognized for her work on the London infill housing […]

Wege Prize 2021: shortlisted student design entries offer sustainable solutions

Eleven interdisciplinary student teams from round the world are selected to advance to the ultimate phase of the 2021 Wege Prize Student Design Competition. The international challenge, organized annually by Michigan-based Kendall College of Art and style of Ferris State University (KCAD), invites young designers, engineers, and scientists to tackle a number of the world’s […]

The Architecture of Illusions essay competition advance registration deadline is approaching!

The Architecture of Illusions essay competition is looking for your thoughts and opinions on the role of illusions in architecture. What is the impact of optical illusions in architecture, if there is one at all, and how do they affect architectural designs? Renowned architects like Frank Gehry and Vlado Milunic are just a few of the […]