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Monocle 24 Explores Architectural White Elephants

10:00 - 8 December, 2016

Cities across the world are full of white elephants – something which ArchDaily has recently explored. In the latest episode of Section DMonocle 24's weekly review of design, architecture and craft, the team examine similar cases from the unfinished Palestinian Parliament to redundant projects in Belgrade. This edition also looks at the RIBA's new International Prize, which was awarded this year to Grafton Architects for their University of Engineering and Technology building in Lima.

Courtesy of Monocle 24
Courtesy of Monocle 24

Grafton Architect's "Modern Day Machu Picchu" Wins Inaugural RIBA International Prize

19:01 - 23 November, 2016
Grafton Architect's "Modern Day Machu Picchu" Wins Inaugural RIBA International Prize, © Iwan Baan
© Iwan Baan

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) have revealed the Universidad de Ingeniería y Tecnología (UTEC), located in Lima and designed by Dublin-based practice Grafton Architects, as the winner of the inaugural RIBA International Prize. A longlist of thirty projects, published in May of this year, was narrowed down to six in October before a grand jury—chaired by Richard Rogers—selected the scheme as "an exceptional example of civil architecture."

© Iwan Baan © Iwan Baan © Iwan Baan © Iwan Baan +5

13 Designs Given Honorable Mentions for Lima Art Museum (MALI) Expansion Competition

08:00 - 15 July, 2016
13 Designs Given Honorable Mentions for Lima Art Museum (MALI) Expansion Competition, 2525 / Zaha Hadid Architects + David Mutal Arquitectos. Image Courtesy of Museo de Arte de Lima (MALI)
2525 / Zaha Hadid Architects + David Mutal Arquitectos. Image Courtesy of Museo de Arte de Lima (MALI)

Earlier this week we covered the announcement of the winners of the expansion of the Lima Art Museum (MALI). The following 13 projects received honorable mention as according to the jury they "were essential during the deliberation process, for their originality, daring or because they helped shape the discussion."  

The proposals came from a wide range of studios including Mexican firm Productora, a collaboration between Zaha Hadid and David Mutal, Campo Baeza and Llosa Cortegana amongst them. Continue below for the 13 projects in detail.

Call for Entries: MALI's New Contemporary Art Wing in Lima, Peru

07:00 - 4 May, 2016
Call for Entries: MALI's New Contemporary Art Wing in Lima, Peru, Aerial view of site.
Aerial view of site.

The Lima Art Museum (MALI) announces the launch of an open competition for the design of its new contemporary art wing. The project will include new gallery spaces, a library, classrooms, workshops, a café, a public plaza, access to a future metro station, and a landscape proposal for the park where the museum is located. Our goal is to establish the MALI as a new civic and cultural platform in the city, as well as a referent for future competitions regarding the design of public spaces in Lima.

Subtracted House / Seinfeld Arquitectos

11:00 - 3 May, 2016
Subtracted House /  Seinfeld Arquitectos, © Juan Solano Ojasi
© Juan Solano Ojasi

© Juan Solano Ojasi © Juan Solano Ojasi © Juan Solano Ojasi © Juan Solano Ojasi +26

AGP eGlass Factory & Offices / V.Oid

17:00 - 23 February, 2016
AGP eGlass Factory & Offices / V.Oid, © Juan Solano
© Juan Solano

© Juan Solano © Juan Solano © Juan Solano © Juan Solano +28

  • Architects

  • Location

    Lima, Peru
  • Architect in Charge

    Felipe Ferrer
  • Area

    10000.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2015
  • Photographs

Córdova Residential Building / Jordi Puig

15:00 - 10 December, 2015
Córdova Residential Building / Jordi Puig, © Gonzalo Cáceres Dancuart
© Gonzalo Cáceres Dancuart

© Gonzalo Cáceres Dancuart © Gonzalo Cáceres Dancuart © Gonzalo Cáceres Dancuart © Gonzalo Cáceres Dancuart +24

  • Architects

  • Location

    Av. Gral. Cordova 548, Lima 15073, Peru
  • Collaborators

    Mónica Martínez, Gonzalo Gómez
  • Project Area

    1460.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2013
  • Photographs

Building AS / Barclay & Crousse

11:00 - 24 August, 2015
Building AS / Barclay & Crousse, © Michelle Llona
© Michelle Llona

© Michelle Llona © Michelle Llona © Michelle Llona © Michelle Llona +21

  • Architects

  • Location

    Calle Alfredo Salazar, Lima, Peru
  • Architects in Charge

    Sandra Barclay, Jean Pierre Crousse
  • Area

    2450.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2010
  • Photographs

Pachamanca House / 51-1 Arquitectos

09:00 - 17 August, 2015
Pachamanca House / 51-1 Arquitectos, © Cristobal Palma / Estudio Palma
© Cristobal Palma / Estudio Palma

© Cristobal Palma / Estudio Palma © Cristobal Palma / Estudio Palma © Cristobal Palma / Estudio Palma © Cristobal Palma / Estudio Palma +27

Vertical House / Juan Carlos Doblado

09:00 - 1 August, 2015
Vertical House / Juan Carlos Doblado, © Elsa Ramírez
© Elsa Ramírez

© Elsa Ramírez © Elsa Ramírez © Elsa Ramírez © Elsa Ramírez +20

Comunal Co-Working / DA-LAB Arquitectos

15:00 - 24 July, 2015
Comunal Co-Working / DA-LAB Arquitectos, © Renzo Rebagliati
© Renzo Rebagliati

© Renzo Rebagliati © Renzo Rebagliati © Renzo Rebagliati © Renzo Rebagliati +22

Shelter Global Announces 2015 Dencity Competition Winners

14:00 - 18 July, 2015
Shelter Global Announces 2015 Dencity Competition Winners, Courtesy of Shelter Global
Courtesy of Shelter Global

International architecture non-profit Shelter Global has announced the winners of its 2015 Dencity Competition. Out of 300 entries from 50 different countries, three winners and six special mentions were selected.

The competition’s goal was “to foster new ideas on how to handle the growing density of unplanned cities and to spread awareness of the massive problem,” and jury members sought out project designs that empower communities and allow for self-sufficiency. Read about the three winners, after the break.

House V / Jaime Ortiz de Zevallos

15:00 - 7 July, 2015
House V / Jaime Ortiz de Zevallos, Courtesy of Jaime Ortiz de Zevallos
Courtesy of Jaime Ortiz de Zevallos

Courtesy of Jaime Ortiz de Zevallos Courtesy of Jaime Ortiz de Zevallos Courtesy of Jaime Ortiz de Zevallos Courtesy of Jaime Ortiz de Zevallos +20

  • Architects

  • Location

    Lima, Peru
  • Area

    330.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2014
  • Photographs

    Courtesy of Jaime Ortiz de Zevallos

Casa en Los Andenes / Aurelio Herrera & Enrique Llatas

12:00 - 4 March, 2015
Casa en Los Andenes / Aurelio Herrera & Enrique Llatas, © Lolo Lamas
© Lolo Lamas

© Lolo Lamas © Lolo Lamas © Lolo Lamas © Lolo Lamas +22

House H / Jaime Ortiz de Zevallos

01:00 - 19 February, 2015
House H / Jaime Ortiz de Zevallos, © Juan Solano Ojasi
© Juan Solano Ojasi

© Juan Solano Ojasi © Juan Solano Ojasi © Juan Solano Ojasi © Juan Solano Ojasi +18

PUCP Science, Engineering and Architecture Library / Llosa Cortegana Arquitectos

01:00 - 18 February, 2015
PUCP Science, Engineering and Architecture Library / Llosa Cortegana Arquitectos, © Juan Solano Ojasi
© Juan Solano Ojasi

© Juan Solano Ojasi © Juan Solano Ojasi © Juan Solano Ojasi © Juan Solano Ojasi +30

  • Architects

  • Location

    Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, Av. Universitaria 1801, Lima, Peru
  • Project Architects

    Patricia Llosa Bueno, Rodolfo Cortegana Morgan
  • Collaborators

    Andrea Silva Canessa, Angelica Piazza
  • Project Year

    2014
  • Photographs

Place of Remembrance / Barclay & Crousse

01:00 - 9 January, 2015
Place of Remembrance / Barclay & Crousse, © Cristobal Palma / Estudio Palma
© Cristobal Palma / Estudio Palma

© Cristobal Palma / Estudio Palma © Cristobal Palma / Estudio Palma © Cristobal Palma / Estudio Palma © Cristobal Palma / Estudio Palma +21

  • Architects

  • Location

    Lima, Peru
  • Project Architects

    Sandra Barclay y Jean Pierre Crousse
  • Assistants

    Paulo Shimabukuro, Carlos Fernandez, Rosa Aguirre, Mauricio Sialer
  • Project Area

    4900.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2013
  • Photographs

Grimshaw Selected to Expand Peru's International Airport

00:00 - 21 October, 2014
Grimshaw Selected to Expand Peru's International Airport, Aeropuerto Internacional Jorge Chávez. Image Courtesy of LAP
Aeropuerto Internacional Jorge Chávez. Image Courtesy of LAP

Grimshaw has landed a $950 million expansion project for the Jorge Chávez International Airport in Lima, Peru. As reported by the Architect’s Journal, Grimshaw will work with ARCADIS, CH2MHill and Ramboll to design a seven million square meter scheme that will include a new air traffic control tower and second terminal for the international airport. Designs are set to be revealed in 2015.