The Architizer A+ Awards are accepting nominations for their second annual contest. Architects and designers world-wide are encouraged to submit projects for consideration.
The nominations will be considered by a jury of over 200 professionals… Read More
Two third-year students in the architecture program at Philadelphia University have won the prestigious ACSA Steel Design Competition for their entry, “Stream Line.” A bridge to building design, “Stream Line” was completed by the duo… Read More
From the times, an article about how architect Santiago Calatrava, the man behind the new Lower Manhattan PATH train station, can both inspire with his dramatic design and madden clients by not only going way over budget… Read More
Are the most recent batches of project renderings, which tend to highlight preliminary project concepts in ethereal or idealized settings, setting the final projects up for a fall? After all, how is… Read More
“Cool” and “school” are two words rarely paired together, especially not when talking about architecture. But now, according to the Wall Street Journal, that might be about to change. New schools are being designed that… Read More
The architecture world is reeling from the news that architect Ross Langdon was killed in the mass mall shootings in Kenya this weekend. Originally from Tasmania, Mr. Langdon was a founding director of the award-winning architecture… Read More
From Trahan Architects comes the new Louisiana State Museum and Sports Hall of Fame in Natchitoches, LA. Located on a site overlooking the Cane River Lake, the structure pays homage to the local timber industry with… Read More
Three separate buildings on the Michigan State University campus have won awards at this year’s AIA Detroit Celebration of Architecture. The winning buildings are the Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum, the MSU Molecular Plant… Read More
Pasadena-based GDS Architects have been granted a permit to construct the world’s first “invisible” highrise structure near Incheon International Airport outside of Seoul, South Korea.
The Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture is under pressure to adapt to evolving educational standards required by its accrediting agency, the Higher Learning Commission. A loss of accreditation could be devastating to the school, effectively barring it… Read More
Complaints against the growing number of 1000+ foot condo towers starting to spring up in Mid-Town Manhattan are starting to mount.
The first 1000+ structure to be completed, Pritzker Prize winner Christian de Portzamparc’s One57, was slammed… Read More
Most architects no doubt dream of designing a structure as grand as a palace. And for architect Kenzō Tange, the famed Pritzker Prize-winning architect responsible for many of Japan’s best known structures, the opportunity to build… Read More
From the Atlantic, an interesting article about how so many elite college campuses came to be dominated by Gothic structures, from Yale’s famous Harkness Tower to Princeton’s Chapel.
But while the structures appear timeless and… Read More
Now we have a story from the Dallas News of Museum Tower, a $200 million luxury high rise condo structure that casts blazing reflections on its neighbors in the Dallas Arts District. To make matters worse,… Read More
And you thought Breaking Bad was the coolest thing to come out of New Mexico… Now comes word that Architect Vahid Mojarrab, principal of WAMO Studio, has moved his entire Santa Fe offices into… Read More