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Frankston Station Design Competition

11:11 - 29 September, 2016
Frankston Station Design Competition, Gregory Peck at Frankston Station, during the filming of 'On The Beach' c. 1959. All Copyright Reserved.
Gregory Peck at Frankston Station, during the filming of 'On The Beach' c. 1959. All Copyright Reserved.

The Office of the Victorian Government Architect (OVGA) and the Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources (DEDJTR) invites Registered Australian architects and urban designers to participate in a design competition for a renewed Frankston Railway Station.

The competition is seeking an exciting vision for the development of Frankston Station to revitalise the station precinct, improve the amenity for all who use the station, and create a new 'gateway' for Frankston.

Spotlight: Henry Hobson Richardson

10:00 - 29 September, 2016
Spotlight: Henry Hobson Richardson, Trinity Church Boston © <a href='https://www.flickr.com/photos/richbs/2479604614'>Flickr user richbs</a> licensed under <a href='https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/'>CC BY 2.0</a>
Trinity Church Boston © Flickr user richbs licensed under CC BY 2.0

Henry Hobson Richardson (29 September 1838  27 April 1886) was known across North America as the father of the Romanesque Revival. Although he only lived to age 48, Richardson is revered across the northeast United States for his appreciation of classic architecture and is the namesake for Richardsonian Romanesque, a movement he pioneered. Richardson studied engineering at Harvard University, a discipline he abandoned in favor of his interest in architecture.

Constructed Ecosystems: Ideas and Subsystems in the Work of Ken Yeang

03:30 - 29 September, 2016
Constructed Ecosystems: Ideas and Subsystems in the Work of Ken Yeang, Courtesy of Unknown
Courtesy of Unknown

Presented here are some of the devices used by Ken Yeang in his endeavors to take his theoretical work on ecoarchitecture into the real world of building. The fundamental underlying premise is that ecoarchitecture, if it is to fully embrace the natural world, must be designed to be ‘living constructed ecosystems’ and not inert denatured structures.

Yeang holds that green design today is still very much in its adolescence, requiring significant developmental work, particularly in architectural biointegration and aesthetic development. Shown and explained here are the various invented devices that Yeang has adopted to technically advance his ideas from the

Eric Owen Moss Architects/3585

04:00 - 29 September, 2016
Eric Owen Moss Architects/3585

For nearly three decades, Eric Owen Moss Architects has been at work transforming the former industrial area of the Hayden Tract in Culver City, California into one of the most highly concentrated centers of architectural experimentation in the world. Eric Owen Moss Architects/3585 offers a unique look into the mind and method of one of the most important architects working today through a comprehensive presentation of three schemes designed for a single site in the Hayden Tract since 1991.

Ben van Berkel - IAAC Opening Lecture 2016/17

09:23 - 28 September, 2016
Ben van Berkel - IAAC Opening Lecture 2016/17

IAAC Lecture Series 2016/17
OPENING LECTURE
Wednesday 19th of October 2016
Lecture by Ben van Berkel - UNStudio

@ 19.00, IAAC Auditorium
Open to the Public

19.00 - Opening
19.20 - Welcome Areti Markopoulou
19.30 - Ben van Berkel Lecture
21:00 - Refreshments

Ben van Berkel, born in Utrecht, the Netherlands, is the Founder and Principal Architect of UNStudio in Amsterdam, Shanghai and Hong Kong. Ben van Berkel studied architecture at the Rietveld Academy in Amsterdam and at the Architectural Association in London, receiving the AA Diploma with Honours in 1987. He was recently awarded the Kenzo Tange Visiting Professor's Chair at Harvard University Graduate School of Design. UNStudio is

Enrique Browne: Bringing Nature Back to Architecture

03:30 - 28 September, 2016
Enrique Browne: Bringing Nature Back to Architecture, Courtesy of Unknown
Courtesy of Unknown

This highly anticipated monograph focuses on the architectural output of Enrique Browne, a talented and prolific Chilean architect and co-founder of Browne & Swett Arquitectos, based in Santiago. Over the last 40 years, this South American architect has been trying to reconcile natural and artificial worlds through architecture. They are one indissoluble unity. This book showcases in rich photographic detail how his innovative projects incorporate multiple environmental aspects that result in a complex, layered response to the challenges of place, form and identity in Chile.

Time for Play: Why Architecture Should Take Happiness Seriously

03:00 - 28 September, 2016
Time for Play: Why Architecture Should Take Happiness Seriously, Courtesy of Unknown
Courtesy of Unknown

Over the last 15 years AZC’s architectural work has developed through a diverse range of experiences. This book, Time for Play, presents exhibition pavilions, temporary installations, and ideas competitions – a mix of built and unbuilt projects.

Open call:Tengchong-L&A Design Star “Creative Village” International University Student Design Competition

15:21 - 27 September, 2016
Open call:Tengchong-L&A Design Star “Creative Village” International University Student Design Competition

2016 Tengchong- L&A Design Star “Creative Village” International University Student Design Competition in Hehua Resort Area

Singapore Interior Design Awards 2016 - Calling for Submission!

15:16 - 27 September, 2016
Singapore Interior Design Awards 2016 - Calling for Submission!, A project by SIDS
A project by SIDS

This is the inaugural interior design award organized by Society of Interior Designers, Singapore (SIDS),
with the primary aim to reach out to the international interior design communities.

Submitted works will be judged in an unbiased, fair and open manner, regardless of the nationality and reputation
of the entrants. Identities of entrants will be kept confidential from the Jury Panel.

Open Call - 24H competition 13th

15:13 - 27 September, 2016
Open Call - 24H competition 13th, 24H competition _ mars
24H competition _ mars

Ideasforward wants to give young creative people from around the world the opportunity to express their views on the future of societies through their innovative and visionary proposals.

We are an experimental platform seeking progressive ideas that reflect on emerging themes.

2017 Rudy Bruner Award for Urban Excellence: Call for Entries

15:07 - 27 September, 2016
2017 Rudy Bruner Award for Urban Excellence: Call for Entries, 2015 Rudy Bruner Award for Urban Excellence Gold Medalist - Miller's Court - Baltimore, MD
2015 Rudy Bruner Award for Urban Excellence Gold Medalist - Miller's Court - Baltimore, MD

The Rudy Bruner Award for Urban Excellence (RBA) celebrates transformative urban places distinguished by their economic and social contributions to our nation’s cities. Winners offer creative placemaking solutions that transcend the boundaries between architecture, urban design and planning and showcase innovative thinking about American cities. One Gold Medal of $50,000 and four Silver Medals of $10,000 will be awarded. 

Call for Submissions III International Congress on Sustainable Construction

14:58 - 27 September, 2016
Call for Submissions III International Congress on Sustainable Construction

The Higher Technical School of Seville, University of Seville, and the Architectural Constructions I Department is pleased to invite researchers and construction agents to the III International and V National Congress on Sustainable Construction and Eco-Efficient Solutions, which will take place on 2017 in Seville.

Interior and Experience Design Week

14:54 - 27 September, 2016
Interior and Experience Design Week

Do you want to observe directly how leading professionals use materials, technology, visual communication and storytelling to design memorable user experiences through the immersive built environment?

This course will cover the areas of residential, retail and workspace design and provide methods to apply for interior projects in a variety of contexts. In one week you will participate in a rich mix of lectures and hands on workshops that Future London Academy curated for you by partnering with successful design, consultancy and media practices.

Augmented Reality Beyond Pokemon Go

14:46 - 27 September, 2016
Augmented Reality Beyond Pokemon Go

Augmented reality has always been said to become the monster of the two realities between VR and AR, with the caveat that AR had to navigate adoption. Surprisingly, it’s gone from a distant innovation to being used frequently on a daily basis.

If you’ve seen someone eagerly glued to their smartphone while walking, with airy music playing in the background, then they’re likely playing Pokemon Go. The app that launched this summer has everyone using their phones like metal detectors and the fandom is growing by the second.

Archimarathon

14:20 - 27 September, 2016
Archimarathon, Archimarathon. Photo: @Tim Flynn Architects
Archimarathon. Photo: @Tim Flynn Architects

Archimarathon is the Organic City lectures block, presenting international architects and professors in a series of discussions with students and the general public around the topic of the Organic City, example projects and developments, concepts and ideas.

The Organic City Archimarathon presents guest architects lecturing at the Faculty of Architecture of the Czech Technical University in Prague on Friday, October 7th, from 10:00am.

Organic City

12:42 - 27 September, 2016
Organic City, 10th Architecture Week Prague: Organic City. Image: Baghdasaryan & Shahoyan
10th Architecture Week Prague: Organic City. Image: Baghdasaryan & Shahoyan

Architecture Week Prague is an international festival of architecture and urbanism taking place annually in the city of Prague, Czech Republic. It presents a selection of the most outstanding projects of contemporary world architecture, urban planning, landscape, urban regeneration and development.

Harnessing the Full Potential of Modern Dimensional Stone: CEU event

12:35 - 27 September, 2016
 Harnessing the Full Potential of Modern Dimensional Stone: CEU event

Join us for Harnessing the Full Potential of Modern Dimensional Stone: An evening of tapas and education about Stone from Spain!

Since man first figured out how to dig a hole, we have been harvesting the natural treasures of the earth and using stone for our buildings and arts. With such a long history, it’s easy to forget how much research, innovation and technology infuses the stone industry - breathing new life into the possibilities provided by this material that is millions of years old.

Oskar Hansen: Open Form Exhibition at Yale School of Architecture

12:07 - 27 September, 2016
Oskar Hansen: Open Form Exhibition at Yale School of Architecture, Oskar Hansen Open Form at Yale School of Architecture © Rich House Photography
Oskar Hansen Open Form at Yale School of Architecture © Rich House Photography

An exhibition highlighting the work of Oskar Hansen (1922-2005), architect, urban planner, and theorist, has opened at the Yale School of Architecture (YSoA) running from 1 September to 17 December 2016.

Oskar Hansen: Open Form traces the evolution of Hansen’s theory of Open Form from its origin in his own architectural projects to its application in film, visual games, and other artistic practices. The exhibition will be on view at YSoA through 17 December in Paul Rudolph Hall, 180 York St. It is free and open to the public Monday-Friday 9.00- 5.00, and Saturday 10.00-5.00.