Courtesy of Studio Symbiosis
Courtesy of Studio Symbiosis

Trans Ganga Masterplan Proposal / Studio Symbiosis

Spread across 1156 acres, the proposal for the Trans Ganga Masterplan by Studio Symbiosis… is envisioned as an iconic city on the banks of Ganga, aimed at being a self sufficient sustainable city. Developed as a mixed use project, this

HG House / Agraz Architects

© Mito Covarrubias

Architects: Agraz Arquitectos
Location: Plata, ,
Design Team: Ricardo Agraz
Collaborators: Brenda Barrón, Juan Antonio Jaime, Javier Aguirre, Gaby Villarreal, Miguel Sánchez, Ian Beckman, Alejandro Saldaña, Sara Tamez
Construction: Salvador Aguirre
Area: 546 sqm
Year: 2009
Photographs: Mito Covarrubias

Courtesy of John D. Anderson, FAIA
Courtesy of John D. Anderson, FAIA

AIA Awards: Topaz Medallion for Architectural Education & Kemper Award for Service to the Profession

Both Robert Greenstreet, Intl. Assoc. AIA, and John D. Anderson…, FAIA, have won prestigious AIA award. The Board of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA) named Robert Greenstreet as

Ch_V House / Aguilera Guerrero

© Pepo Segura

Architects: Aguilera Guerrero
Location: Tarragona, Catalunya,
Area: 440 sqm
Photographs: Pepo Segura

Boiler House Ceres / diederendirrix architects

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Architects: diederendirrix architects
Location: , The Netherlands
Project Team: Bert Dirrix, Rob Meurders, Tom Kuipers, Wendy Matthijssen, Andre Wijnhoven
Area: 2,200 sqm
Year: 2012
Photographs: Arthur Bagen, Courtesy of diederendirrix architects

Courtesy of FXFOWLE Architects
Courtesy of FXFOWLE Architects

FXFOWLE Lounge Installation / FXFOWLE Architects

FXFOWLE Architects… shared with us their custom-design for the inaugural Miami Project art fair. Their installation, known as the ‘FXFOWLE Lounge’, features a free-standing architectural pavilion housed within a well-appointed lounge and bar area. The pavilion – which pairs technologically-sophisticated

Happy Birthday Oscar

in front of the Palazzo Mondadori. Photo via

Today would have been Oscar Niemeyer’s 105th birthday. The Pritzker-Prize winning, Brazilian master died last Thursday, December 6th, due to complications from a previous kidney condition.

Take a moment to look back on all our Niemeyer coverage, and remember the man who truly saw architecture as a higher calling. As Neimeyer once said: ”The architect’s role is to fight for a better world, where he can produce an architecture that serves everyone and not just a group of privileged people.”

My Boon / Jaklitsch – Gardner Architects PC

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Architects: Jaklitsch – Gardner Architects PC
Location: ,
Design Team: Stephan Jaklitsch, Mark Gardner, Christopher Kitterman, Mariana Renjifo, Bjarke Ballisager, Margaux Schindler, Liz Kelsey
Architect: Kukbo Design
Collaborator: Milan Vukmirovic
Area: 622 sqm
Year: 2012
Photographs: Nacasa & Partners

Courtesy of Workshop Architecture + Canada Council for the Arts + OAA
Courtesy of Workshop Architecture + Canada Council for the Arts + OAA

Green Line Ideas Competition

All are invited to participate in the challenge to create proposals for the public use of an overhead transmission line corridor (a.k.a. hydro corridor) in midtown Toronto. This design competition aims to demonstrate the potential of the particular hydro corridor…

HELIX, Forensic Psychiatric Clinic of Stockholm / BSK Arkitekter

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Architects: BSK Arkitekter
Location: , Sweden
Area: 17,000 sqm
Photographs: Max Plunger

Grand Central on Kennedy by Urban Studio Architects, in collaboration with Scott Partnership Architecture
Grand Central on Kennedy by Urban Studio Architects, in collaboration with Scott Partnership Architecture

Mickey Jacob, FAIA, Inaugurated as 2013 AIA President

With more than 25 years of AIA participation and holding many leadership roles, Mickey Jacob…, FAIA, managing principal at Urban Studio Architects in Tampa, Florida since 1989, was inaugurated as the 89th president of the American Institute of Architects

Broken Pitched Roof House / NKS Architects

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Architects: NKS Architects
Location: Nakatsu, Oita,
Architect In Charge: Noriko + Kaoru Suehiro
Structure: RC+S, 1 story
Area: 211.27 sqm
Year: 2010
Photographs: Courtesy of NKS Architects

Hotel Well / MVA

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Architects: MVA
Location: ,
Architect In Charge: Marin Mikelić, TomislavVreš
Collaborators: DubravkaPerica, IvanaKrneta, IvanaDrviš, SilvijaPranjić, Sara Pavlov, StjepanBirač (Architecture)
Client: TermeTuheljd.o.o.
Area: 12,250 sqm
Year: 2012
Photographs: Ivan Dorotić

International Art Residence First Prize Winning Design / Team Shishka

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Team Shishka shared with us their 1st prize winning proposal in the International Art Residence Design Concept Competition in Nikola Lenivets, . As stars in the cosmos, buildings and residences are spread on the site while connected with basic infrastructure. This system takes maximal advantage of the landscape, yet has minimal impact on nature. Within the flexible framework of plan, Nikola Lenivets can be experienced during every moment of the day, the whole year long. More images and the team’s description after the break.

Development of Cruise Terminal Extension Project / Martín Lejarraga

© David Frutos

Architects: Martín Lejarraga
Location: Port,
Project Area: 11,074 sqm
Project Year: 2012
Photographs: David Frutos

House Komazawa Park / miCo.

© Koichi Torimura

Architects: miCo.
Location: Tokyo,
Architects: Mizuki Imamura + Isao Shinohara
Structural Engineer: Tatsumi Terado Structural Studio
Site Area: 96.37 sqm
Building Area: 46.46 sqm
Total Floor Area: 72.14 sqm
Year: 2011
Photographs: Takashi Suo, Courtesy of , Koichi Torimura

Festival Hall in Erl / Delugan Meissl Associated Architects

© Brigida Gonzalez

Architects: Delugan Meissl Associated Architects
Location: ,
Architect In Charge: Sebastian Brunke
Design Team: Jörg Rasmussen, Torsten Sauer, Eva Schrade, Simon Takasaki, Anja Vogl
Site Area: 9,700 sqm
Gross Floor Area: 10,000 sqm
Year: 2012
Photographs: Brigida Gonzalez

The Language of Architecture at Eindhoven University of Technology: Exploring Rudolf Olgiati’s Work

On Rudolf Olgiati via Eindhoven University of Technology; Courtesy of Jan Schevers (1)
On Rudolph Olgiati via , Courtesy of Jan Schevers

Delicately crafted models by twelve students at Eindhoven University of Technologywill be the feature of an exhibit on called Die Sprache der Architektur (The Language of Architect).  Oligiati was a Swiss Architect of the mid-20th century whose work has been attributed to the New Objectivist Movement.  His work, which largely featured single family homes, brought a modernist aesthetic to the tradition of the mountainous Grisons of eastern Switzerland.

More on this exhibit after the break.