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653 10th Ave. Housing / Cannon Design

01:00 - 4 October, 2013
Courtesy of Cannon Design
Courtesy of Cannon Design
  • Architects

  • Location

    New York, NY, USA
  • Project Manager

    Andreas Hausler, Assoc. AIA, LEED AP
  • Project Designer

    Ernesto Trindade, AIA, LEED AP
  • Managing Principal

    Robin Cibrano, AIA
  • Design Team Leaders

    Jovana Kandic-Carlot, Aimee Chang, AIA, LEED AP
  • Design Team

    Aiyla Balakumar, Annette Giuffrida-Leveque RA, LEED AP, Tamako Ito, Roberto Macias, Jose Zequeira
  • Photographs

    Courtesy of Cannon Design

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Raasay Hall / Dualchas Architects

01:00 - 4 October, 2013
Raasay Hall / Dualchas Architects, © Andrew Lee
© Andrew Lee

© Andrew Lee © Andrew Lee © Andrew Lee © Andrew Lee +10

The Pavilion at Library of Birmingham / Studio Myerscough

01:00 - 4 October, 2013
The Pavilion at Library of Birmingham / Studio Myerscough, © Gareth Gardner
© Gareth Gardner
  • Architects

  • Location

    Library of Birmingham, Cambridge Street, Birmingham, West Midlands B1 2EP, UK
  • Design Team

    Morag Myerscough and Luke Morgan
  • Painting and sign production

    Morag Myerscough and team
  • Engineers

    Milk Engineers
  • Structure built

    Origin 8 Projects Ltd
  • Client

    Capsule & Birmingham City Council
  • Area

    36.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2013
  • Photographs

    Gareth Gardner, Courtesy of Studio Myerscough

Courtesy of Studio Myerscough © Gareth Gardner © Gareth Gardner © Gareth Gardner +19

Foster + Partners Designs Luxury Residential Tower in Manhattan

00:00 - 4 October, 2013
Foster + Partners Designs Luxury Residential Tower in Manhattan, © Foster + Partners
© Foster + Partners

Foster + Partners have just revealed a new design for a 19-story luxury condominium building at 551 West 21st Street, on the western side of Manhattan. The design features a cast concrete frame surrounding windows with a warmly colored metal trim that cover the full 11-foot floor to ceiling height.

Parramatta Square Design Competition

01:00 - 4 October, 2013
Parramatta Square Design Competition

Parramatta City Council is delighted to invite you to participate in an exciting architectural design competition, Architectural Concept Competition for Stages 5 and 6 of the Parramatta Square Precinct development, Sydney.Council is inviting architects to submit visionary ideas for two large commercial towers in the heart of Parramatta City Centre.

2013 Architecture & Design Film Festival

00:00 - 4 October, 2013
2013 Architecture & Design Film Festival

During the city’s most important moment for architecture and design (Archtober), the fifth annual Architecture & Design Film Festival will return to Tribeca Cinemas with its most ambitious and exciting program to date. Over the course of five days (October 16-20), the festival will screen 25 feature-length and short films from all over the world exploring various themes of art, architecture, design, urban planning, and more. In addition to the curated selection of films, ADFF will present a series of intimate discussions with architects, designers, industry leaders and filmmakers as well as three panel discussions. On Saturday afternoon, Wanted Design will curate a panel on gentrification in Brooklyn. The two Sunday panels are about historic preservation and Russian modernism.

Trail Restroom / Miro Rivera Architects

00:00 - 4 October, 2013
Trail Restroom / Miro Rivera Architects, © Paul Finkel
© Paul Finkel

Courtesy of Miró Rivera Architects © Paul Finkel © Paul Finkel © Paul Finkel +13

212 House / Alfonso Reina

01:00 - 4 October, 2013
212 House / Alfonso Reina, © José Hevia
© José Hevia
  • Architects

  • Location

    Camí la Vileta, 212, 07011 Palma de Mallorca, Balearic Islands, Spain
  • Technical Architect

    Antoni Riera
  • Project Area

    449.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2010
  • Photography

© José Hevia © José Hevia © José Hevia © José Hevia +14

HALO: Swedish Students' Solar Decathlon Entry

01:00 - 4 October, 2013
HALO: Swedish Students' Solar Decathlon Entry, Courtesy of Team Sweden
Courtesy of Team Sweden

Designed and built by 25 students from Chalmers University in Sweden, HALO is a socially sustainable home for four students, running on renewable energy from the sun. HALO was designed using one underlying concept: shared space is double space.  

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Exhibition: OFIS_open_files

00:00 - 4 October, 2013
Exhibition: OFIS_open_files, Izola Social Housing / © Tomaz Gregoric
Izola Social Housing / © Tomaz Gregoric

From October 5, visitors to the Jaroslav Fragner Gallery can look forward to the new exhibition called OFIS_open_files which will introduce the creations of the architectural office from Slovenia.

American Architects Win International Competition for "Cultural Mall" in China

00:00 - 4 October, 2013
American Architects Win International Competition for "Cultural Mall" in China, Courtesy of Joel Sanders Architect
Courtesy of Joel Sanders Architect

A looping mixture of culture and commerce has won Joel Sanders Architect and FreelandBuck first prize in the international competition hosted by the largest media and publishing company in China, Phoenix Publishing and Media Group (PPMG).

Their 80,000 square meter winning proposal for the new Kunshan Phoenix Cultural Mall divides a large urban block into four 'cultural cores,' each five stories high and respectively housing a theater, fitness club, education center, and exhibition halls. The podium, which sits upon the glass-clad cores, spirals the length of the perimeter (comprised of stores, restaurants and cafes) and ultimately plateaus at an open park where the public and Phoenix employees would share a common space. 

House at Akatsuka / atelier HAKO architects

01:00 - 4 October, 2013
House at Akatsuka / atelier HAKO architects, © Shinsuke Kera / Urban Arts
© Shinsuke Kera / Urban Arts

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Duchess Park Secondary School / HCMA

01:00 - 4 October, 2013
Duchess Park Secondary School / HCMA, Courtesy of HCMA
Courtesy of HCMA
  • Architects

  • Location

    Prince George, British Columbia, Canada
  • Area

    11040.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2010
  • Photographs

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Sant Pere Sacarrera Footbridge / Xavier Font

00:00 - 4 October, 2013
Sant Pere Sacarrera Footbridge / Xavier Font, © Xavier Font
© Xavier Font
  • Architects

  • Location

    Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
  • Architect in Charge

    Xavier Font
  • Main Contractor

    Excavaciones y Construcciones Benjumea, S.A
  • Project Year

    2012
  • Photographs

© Xavier Font © Xavier Font © Xavier Font © Xavier Font +20

Verstas Architects Selected for New Core of Aalto University in Finland

01:00 - 4 October, 2013
Verstas Architects Selected for New Core of Aalto University in Finland, Courtesy of Verstas Architects Ltd
Courtesy of Verstas Architects Ltd

Helsinki-based Verstas Architects have recently been announced as the winners of a competition to design a new central campus for the Aalto University in EspooFinland. The new core of the university will sit alongside the campus's original Main Building and Library designed by Alvar Aalto.

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Working in Brazil: The Pros & Cons

01:00 - 3 October, 2013
Working in Brazil: The Pros & Cons, View of Rio De Janeiro. Image ©  SCIENTIFANTASTIC
View of Rio De Janeiro. Image © SCIENTIFANTASTIC

In this article, which originally appeared on the AIArchitectSara Fernández Cendón discusses the opportunities and challenges for US architects who are taking advantage of Brazil's infrastructure development boom, particularly in the wake of the 2014 FIFA World Cup and in preparation for the 2016 Summer Olympics.

Until Brazil was selected to host the FIFA World Cup in 2014 and the Summer Olympic Games in 2016, only three countries had hosted both events back-to-back. Successful bids for either event are usually equal parts proof that the country already has what it takes and a promise that it will do whatever else necessary to make things run smoothly.

In Brazil’s case, the “promise” part has generated a handful of projects for architectural firms around the world; Populous is responsible for conceptual design a stadium in the city of Natal, for example. And some observers believe that World Cup building delays could generate a rush of last-minute opportunities for foreign construction professionals. But even if these two headline-grabbing events haven’t been fully planned and designed by foreigners new to Brazil, the country is evolving into an emerging market for American architects, built on its intense thirst for upgraded commercial and transit infrastructure. 

Women’s Opportunity Center / Sharon Davis Design

01:00 - 3 October, 2013
Women’s Opportunity Center / Sharon Davis Design, © Elizabeth Felicella
© Elizabeth Felicella

© Elizabeth Felicella © Elizabeth Felicella © Elizabeth Felicella © Elizabeth Felicella +44

Night Photographs of Oscar Niemeyer’s Brasilia Win at the 2013 International Photography Awards

00:00 - 3 October, 2013
Night Photographs of Oscar Niemeyer’s Brasilia Win at the 2013 International Photography Awards, © Andrew Prokos
© Andrew Prokos

Night photographs of the Brazilian capital created by architectural photographer Andrew Prokos are among this year’s winners at the International Photography Awards competition. Entitled “Niemeyer’s Brasilia” the series of photographs capture the surreal architecture of Oscar Niemeyer, who shaped the Brazilian capital for over 50 years.

More fantastic photographs and information on the awards after the break.

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