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A New Breed of Professionals That Study While They Work

00:00 - 15 January, 2014
A New Breed of Professionals That Study While They Work

In today’s uncertain times, higher education needs to evolve along with the high-speed, changing market where young designers develop. For this reason, IE’s School of Architecture & Design combines online and onsite training based in Madrid and London. This structure is designed for professionals that wish to learn by doing and have the desire to take on the master while they continue to work.

WORKINN / Cinici Architects

01:00 - 15 January, 2014
WORKINN / Cinici Architects, © Cemal Emden
© Cemal Emden
  • Architects

  • Location

    41400 Çayırova, Turkey
  • Architectural Design

    Can Çinici
  • Design Team

    Selim Koytak, Cem Katkat, Adil Çamas, Cemre Teomete
  • Area

    12000.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2013
  • Photographs

© Cemal Emden © Cemal Emden © Cemal Emden © Cemal Emden +30

Yuri Grigoryan and Alexei Komissarov at the III Moscow Urban Forum

00:00 - 15 January, 2014

Last month we had the chance to attend to the III Moscow Urban Forum, an instance where urbanists, architects, city mayors, the real estate industry and the citizens of Moscow had an open dialogue related to the future of the city under the theme “Megacities: Success Beyond the Centre”. The forum was organized by the Government of Moscow, who invited global urban planning gurus with experience in developing suburbs, to discuss how to resolve the problems of deprived outskirts, how to transform “dead” zones in towns into socially beneficial areas for work and leisure, how make a city environmentally sound and comfortable for living at a low cost, and how to create a transport system that is convenient for its citizens. 

Stonington Residence / Joeb Moore & Partners

01:00 - 15 January, 2014
Stonington Residence / Joeb Moore & Partners, © David Sundberg | Esto
© David Sundberg | Esto
  • Architects

  • Location

    Stonington, CT, USA
  • Architect in Charge

    Joeb Moore
  • Design Team

    Jake Watkins, Nate Wooten
  • Structural Engineers

    Edward Stanley Engineers LLC
  • Mechanical Engineers

    Caesar Rocha LLC
  • Civil Engineers

    DiCesare Bentley
  • General Contractor

    Prutting & Co. Builders
  • Landscape Architect

    Reed Hildebrand Associates Inc
  • Area

    4875.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2013
  • Photographs

Renzo Piano-Designed Residential Tower Planned to Neighbor the Shard

00:00 - 15 January, 2014
Renzo Piano-Designed Residential Tower Planned to Neighbor the Shard, View of The Shard from Millennium Bridge (June 2012). Image © Michel Denancé
View of The Shard from Millennium Bridge (June 2012). Image © Michel Denancé

Sellar Property Group has announced plans to commission yet another Renzo Piano-designed tower in London at the base of The Shard. Replacing the current Fielden House, a 1970s office building located on London Bridge Street, the new 27-story residential tower plans to provide 150 apartments, retail space and roof garden. As part of the area’s regeneration plan, the project will be the third Piano-designed building on the block.  

2014 AIA Institute Honor Awards for Interior Architecture

01:00 - 15 January, 2014
2014 AIA Institute Honor Awards for Interior Architecture, SoHo Loft / Gabellini Sheppard Associates LLP © Paul Warchol
SoHo Loft / Gabellini Sheppard Associates LLP © Paul Warchol

The American Institute of Architects’ (AIA) have selected nine projects for the 2014 Institute Honor Award for Interior Architecture. Recognized as some of the most “outstanding building interiors created by architects licensed in the United States,” these  projects will be honored at the AIA 2014 National Convention and Design Exposition in Chicago.

Studio Koen van den Broek / Tijl Vanmeirhaeghe, Carl Bourgeois

01:00 - 15 January, 2014
Studio Koen van den Broek / Tijl Vanmeirhaeghe, Carl Bourgeois, © Filip Dujardin
© Filip Dujardin

© Filip Dujardin © Filip Dujardin © Filip Dujardin © Filip Dujardin +15

Erasmus Pavilion / Powerhouse Company + DeZwarteHond

01:00 - 15 January, 2014
© Christian van der Kooy
© Christian van der Kooy
  • Architects

  • Location

    Rotterdam, The Netherlands
  • Project Leader

    Stefan Prins
  • Partners in Charge

    Nanne de Ru, Willem Hein Schenk
  • Team

    Sander Apperlo, Sybren Woudstra, Anja Lübke, Anne Larsen, Sijmen de Goede, Søren Harder Nielsen
  • Area

    1800.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2013
  • Photographs

© Rene de Wit © Christian van der Kooy © Christian van der Kooy © Christian van der Kooy +20

AJ's Women in Architecture Survey Reveals Discrimination and a Pronounced Pay Gap

00:00 - 15 January, 2014
AJ's Women in Architecture Survey Reveals Discrimination and a Pronounced Pay Gap, Denise Scott-Brown in Las Vegas. Image © Frank Hanswijk
Denise Scott-Brown in Las Vegas. Image © Frank Hanswijk

Following a year of high-profile debates surrounding women in architecture, the results from the Architects' Journal (AJ) third annual survey entitled Women in Architecture has been revealed. According to the AJ, "two thirds of women in architecture have suffered sexual discrimination at work, an eight point increase since the survey began in 2011", and "88% of women respondents believe that having children puts women at a disadvantage in architecture." Even though women in architecture believe that they are paid equally to men, they can in fact "earn as much as £10,000 ($16,500) less than their male counterparts." More, after the break.

ip company / cp architektur

01:00 - 15 January, 2014
ip company  / cp architektur, © Christian Prasser
© Christian Prasser

© Christian Prasser © Christian Prasser © Christian Prasser © Christian Prasser +12

Puerto de Santamaría City Hall Extension / Daroca Arquitectos

01:00 - 15 January, 2014
Puerto de Santamaría City Hall Extension / Daroca Arquitectos, © Jose Morón
© Jose Morón
  • Architects

  • Location

    Plaza Isaac Peral, 11500 El Puerto, Cádiz, Spain
  • Architect in Charge

    Jose Antonio Carbajal Navarro, Jose L. Daroca Bruño
  • Collaborators

    Nicolas Carbajal Ballel, Rodrigo Carbajal Ballel
  • Area

    4474.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2012
  • Photographs

© Jose Morón © Jose Morón © Jose Morón © Jose Morón +15

Exploration Architecture: Designing with Nature

00:00 - 15 January, 2014
Exploration Architecture: Designing with Nature, The Sahara Forest Project. Courtesy The Sahara Forest Project Foundation
The Sahara Forest Project. Courtesy The Sahara Forest Project Foundation

In February 2014, The Architecture Foundation will present Exploration Architecture: Designing with Nature, the first ever solo show of Exploration, a thought-leading architecture and design practice working in the field of biomimicry.

Riggins House / Robert M. Gurney Architect

01:00 - 15 January, 2014
© Maxwell MacKenzie
© Maxwell MacKenzie

© Maxwell MacKenzie © Maxwell MacKenzie © Maxwell MacKenzie © Maxwell MacKenzie +32

Home Spa / architekti.sk

01:00 - 15 January, 2014
Home Spa / architekti.sk, © Tomáš Manina
© Tomáš Manina
  • Architects

  • Location

    Bratislava, Slovakia
  • Design Team

    Matúš Polák, Martin Rezník, Silvia Kračúnová, Gabriela Rezníková-Kossuthová
  • Structure

    Ľudovít Beťko
  • Area

    510.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2012
  • Photographs

© Tomáš Manina © Tomáš Manina © Tomáš Manina © Tomáš Manina +29

Critical Round-Up: Reaction to the Folk Art Museum's Demolition, MoMA's Expansion

01:00 - 15 January, 2014
Critical Round-Up: Reaction to the Folk Art Museum's Demolition, MoMA's Expansion, American Folk Art Museum exterior. Image © Flickr CC User Dan Nguyen
American Folk Art Museum exterior. Image © Flickr CC User Dan Nguyen

The flurry of criticism that erupted when MoMA announced its plans to demolish the American Folk Art Museum (in its new plans for expansion, designed by Diller Scofidio + Renfro) has yet to settle. After the break, we offer a more complete round-up of the critics' reactions - including Paul Goldberger's of Vanity Fair, Michael Kimmelman's for The New York Times, and more...

Novaoptica Optic Store / Tsou Arquitectos

01:00 - 15 January, 2014
Novaoptica Optic Store / Tsou Arquitectos , © Nelson Garrido
© Nelson Garrido

© Nelson Garrido © Nelson Garrido © Nelson Garrido © Nelson Garrido +11

Foster + Partners Unveil 1,121-Foot Comcast Tower for Philadelphia

01:00 - 15 January, 2014
Foster + Partners Unveil 1,121-Foot Comcast Tower for Philadelphia, © dbox, Foster + Partners
© dbox, Foster + Partners

Comcast Corporation and Liberty Property Trust has commissioned Foster + Partners to design a 59-story, $1.2 billion mixed-use tower planned to neighbor Comcast’s existing global headquarter in Philadelphia. The 1,121-foot glass and stainless steel building is expected to be the tallest in the United States, outside of New York and Chicago, and the largest private development project in the history of Pennsylvania.

Tile House / Cubus

01:00 - 15 January, 2014
Tile House / Cubus, © Nani Pujol
© Nani Pujol
  • Architects

  • Location

    H2O Diving Center, Port Marina, C/ Alert i Pey, s/n, 17230 Palamos, Gerona, Girona, Spain
  • Architect in Charge

    David Pou, Estel Ortega
  • Area

    80.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2014
  • Photographs

© Nani Pujol © Nani Pujol © Nani Pujol © Nani Pujol +15