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Rasem Badran Wins 2019 Tamayouz Lifetime Achievement Award

06:30 - 21 August, 2019
Rasem Badran Wins 2019 Tamayouz Lifetime Achievement Award , Dr. Rasem Badran. Image Courtesy of Tamayouz Excellence Award
Dr. Rasem Badran. Image Courtesy of Tamayouz Excellence Award

The internationally renowned Palestinian-Jordanian architect Rasem Badran is the 2019 recipient of the prestigious Tamayouz Lifetime Achievement Award for Architecture, the most coveted honor from the Tamayouz Excellence Award program.

Top 20 A' Design Award Winners

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Top 20 A' Design Award Winners, Courtesy of A' Design Awards
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The A’ Design Award is an international award whose aim is to provide designers, architects, and innovators from all architecture and design fields with a competitive platform to showcase their work and products to a global audience. Among the design world's many awards, the A' Design Award stands out for its exceptional scale and breadth; from 2018-2019, over 2,000 individual designs from 106 countries received awards in 98 different design disciplines. This year's edition is now open for entries; designers can register their submissions here.

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Open call : Busan Architecture & Urban Media Competition

10:55 - 6 August, 2019
Open call : Busan Architecture & Urban Media Competition, Open call : Busan Architecture & Urban Media Competition
Open call : Busan Architecture & Urban Media Competition

2019 Busan Architecture & Urban Media Competition

1. Theme : Memory & Oblivion (A matter concerning the method of existence)
Philip Johnson once said, "Some civilizations are remembered only by their architecture," while Aldo Rossi stated that, "Memory is the consciousness of the city. The city itself is the collective memory of its people, and like memory, it is associated with objects and places. The city is the locus of the collective memory." Such a belief indicates that architecture can be a means of forming the identity of the city itself by creating places and memories for humans. Modern people endure living

The Airport of the Future Challenge Announces The 2019 Winners

11:00 - 31 July, 2019
The Airport of the Future Challenge Announces The 2019 Winners , Daoru Wang
Daoru Wang

Fentress Architects announced the winners of the 2019 Fentress Global Challenge, the international annual student competition. For this 7th edition, under the theme of envisioning the airport of the future in the year 2075, students from more than 50 countries participated in the contest, and more than 500 applications were registered.

Design that Educates Awards 2020

11:52 - 2 July, 2019
Design that Educates Awards 2020

The ‘Design that Educates Awards’ (DtEA) recognize, showcase, and promote globally the best ideas and implementations of architecture and design that can educate. The design itself may provide an informative and educational layer that guides us through the increasing complexity of our environment. It can showcase specific possibilities and challenges, explain sociocultural factors and influences, or even outline new scenarios for future development. Each year, the esteemed panel of judges selects the outstanding ideas and implementations in the categories of architectural design, product design, universal design, and responsive design.

SAH Change Agent Award Reception

12:02 - 27 June, 2019
SAH Change Agent Award Reception

The inaugural SAH Change Agent Award will be presented to the partners of the New York architecture firm Diller, Scofidio + Renfro: Elizabeth Diller, Ricardo Scofidio, Charles Renfro and Benjamin Gilmartin, at a reception at the Century Club in midtown Manhattan.

DS+R’s work involves an interdisciplinary approach to design that encompasses art, architecture, digital media, and large-scale planning, with a focus on cultural and civic projects. Their Manhattan work includes the creation of the High Line (in collaboration with James Corner Field Operations and Piet Oudolf), the redesign of Lincoln Center, the current renovation of the Museum of Modern Art, and

Winners of the ein&zwanzig Newcomers' Awards Announced at Milan Design Week

05:35 - 10 April, 2019
Winners of the ein&zwanzig Newcomers' Awards Announced at Milan Design Week, Dario Iannone_Indigo. Image Courtesy of hicklvesting
Dario Iannone_Indigo. Image Courtesy of hicklvesting

The winners of the ein&zwanzig newcomers’ awards have been announced on April 8th during Milan Design Week. Out of 824 entries from 73 countries, the German Design Council honored 21 innovative projects created and developed by young upcoming international designers, and granted one project with the “Best of the Best” award, the ultimate prize for the most unique and inventive amongst all proposals.

Simon Frambach took home the Best of the Best award this year for his ‘Dynamic Folding Chair’ (DFC), the world’s first folding chair that responds to the user’s movements and comfort, produced with cheap disposable material.

Matteo Bauer-Bornemann. Image Courtesy of hicklvesting Aurore Bard_SEEM. Image Courtesy of hicklvesting Laura van de Wijdeven_Jute Tile. Image Courtesy of hicklvesting Arthur Seefried_Tubs. Image Courtesy of hicklvesting + 21

AIA Announces Winners of 2019 Institute Honor Awards for Interior Architecture

10:00 - 2 February, 2019
AIA Announces Winners of 2019 Institute Honor Awards for Interior Architecture

Nine projects have been recognized this year by the American Institute of Architects (AIA) in the 2019 Institute Honor Awards for Interior Architecture. A five-member jury evaluated entries’ sense of place and purpose, ecology and environmental sustainability, and history to choose this year’s most innovative interior spaces.

New United States Courthouse; Los Angeles, Los Angeles | Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP. Image © Bruce Damonte Apple Store, Upper East Side; New York City | Bohlin Cywinski Jackson. Image © Peter Aaron Shirley Ryan AbilityLab; Chicago | Gensler. Image © Michael Moran Studio Dental II; San Francisco | Montalba Architects. Image © Kevin Scott + 36

Design that Educates Awards 2019

02:30 - 31 October, 2018
Design that Educates Awards 2019, Design that Educates Awards 2018
Design that Educates Awards 2018

The Design that Educates Awards (DtEA) investigate the educational potential of architecture and design. The ability to communicate the implemented solutions and features is the main theme of the awards. Such an informational layer of design and architecture provides an important (yet not fully explored) opportunity for a dialog between the user and the designer. The result—a new type of learning environment—provides a space for the exploration of both the design itself and its relation to the vaster context. Each year, the esteemed panel of judges will select the most outstanding examples.

Call for Submissions: 2018 Wood Design & Building Awards

03:30 - 16 October, 2018
 Call for Submissions: 2018 Wood Design & Building Awards, Audain Art Museum (Whistler, British Columbia) / Patkau Architects
Audain Art Museum (Whistler, British Columbia) / Patkau Architects

The design and construction community is revolutionizing the way we think about wood in construction. Growing pressure to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, coupled with a desire for aesthetically appealing designs, have resulted in a wood momentum that is being celebrated by architects and engineers around the world.

Courtyard House on a River (Greenwater, Washington) / Robert Hutchison Architecture Georgica Cove (East Hampton, New York) / Bates Masi + Architects Valley Villa (Vilnius, Lithuania) / Arches Organic Farm (Tangshan, Hebei , China) / ARCHSTUDIO + 16

German Design Council Announces winners of the Iconic Awards 2018: Innovative Architecture

14:00 - 6 August, 2018
German Design Council Announces winners of the Iconic Awards 2018: Innovative Architecture, Hyundai Pavilion by Asif Khan. Image Courtesy of Iconic World
Hyundai Pavilion by Asif Khan. Image Courtesy of Iconic World

The German Design Council has announced the winners of the Iconic Awards 2018: Innovative Architecture. The awards honor superb examples of interaction between disciplines through an independent architecture and design competition. The Iconic Awards 2018: Innovative Architecture focus on internationally outstanding construction projects, innovative interior and product design as well as compelling communication in an architectural context. The focus is on holistic production and on the interaction between the trades in the context of architecture.

Hyundai Pavilion by Asif Khan. Image Courtesy of Iconic World Summit Gallery by WGNB. Image Courtesy of Iconic World Prada Men’s and Women’s Show - Continuous Interior. Image Courtesy of Iconic World UK Pavilion by Asif Khan. Image Courtesy of Iconic World + 10

Call for Submissions: AIANY + ASLANY Transportation + Infrastructure Design Excellence Awards

11:48 - 2 August, 2018
Call for Submissions: AIANY + ASLANY Transportation + Infrastructure Design Excellence Awards

The AIANY + ASLANY Transportation + Infrastructure Design Excellence Awards recognize exceptional design by New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, and Pennsylvania AIA and ASLA members. The awards program is open to registered architects, landscape architects, and planners.

2018 Brick in Architecture Award Winners Announced

14:30 - 30 July, 2018
2018 Brick in Architecture Award Winners Announced, Four51 Marlborough – Boston, Massachusetts. Image © Trent Bell Photography
Four51 Marlborough – Boston, Massachusetts. Image © Trent Bell Photography

The Brick Industry Association (BIA) has announced the winners of the 2018 Brick in Architecture Awards, given to “the country’s most visionary projects incorporating fired-clay brick.” This year, 19 projects were selected from 88 total entries, spanning commercial, educational, landscaping, and residential categories.

“Fired-clay brick offers unlimited aesthetic flexibility, and is an integral part of any sustainable, low maintenance building strategy,” said Ray Leonhard, BIA’s president and CEO.

Full details on the awards and winners are available on the official website here. Below, we have organized the winning schemes by category.

The Study at University City – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Image © Halkin | Mason Photography Williams College Bookstore – Williamstown, Massachusetts. Image © Jeff Goldberg/Esto Freedom Walkway – Rock Hill, South Carolina. Image © Matthew Benham Photography 613 Baltic Street – Brooklyn, New York. Image © Will Femia & Christian Harder + 58

Best International Projects of 2018 Awarded by Australian Institute of Architects

12:00 - 20 July, 2018
Best International Projects of 2018 Awarded by Australian Institute of Architects, Kampung Admiralty, Singapore / WOHA . Image © Patrick Bingham-Hall via Australian Institute of Architects
Kampung Admiralty, Singapore / WOHA . Image © Patrick Bingham-Hall via Australian Institute of Architects

The Australian Institute of Architects has announced the winners of their 2018 International Chapter Awards. Recognizing projects from beyond Australia, but designed by members of the Australian Institute of Architects, the jury has honored six projects from a shortlist of 17.

The projects span commercial, interior, public, residential, and small architecture, with winners hailing from across Asia and the Pacific, including three in Singapore.

House 412, Sri Lanka / Pulina Ponnamperuma + Robust Architecture Workshop. Image © Kolitha Perera via Australian Institute of Architects Bayshore Park Underpass, Singapore / GreenhilLi Architecture + Design. Image © GreenhilLi via Australian Institute of Architects New Wings at The Asian Civilizations Museum, Singapore / GreenhilLi Architecture + Design. Image © GreenhilLi via Australian Institute of Architects Australian Embassy Bangkok, Thailand / BVN. Image © John Gollings via Australian Institute of Architects + 31

Call for Submissions | AIA Shanghai Design Awards 2018

11:01 - 6 July, 2018
Call for Submissions | AIA Shanghai Design Awards 2018

AIA Shanghai is pleased to announce its first ever awards program to celebrate China's best design and designers; a benchmark for international excellence.

The AIA Shanghai Design Excellence Awards Program celebrates new architecture in China. This international design awards program welcomes entries from all AIA members and associate members practicing in China.

The 2018 AIA Shanghai Design Excellence Awards Program celebrates regional diversity within innovative architecture, interiors and planning projects shaped by architects living, breathing, and working in China regardless of scale, budget, style, or type.

The winning Awards will be judged by an international jury comprised of leading

The 2018 EyeEm Photography Awards

01:00 - 11 June, 2018
The 2018 EyeEm Photography Awards, Linas Vaitonis
Linas Vaitonis

With more than 590,000 submissions in 2017, the EyeEm Photography Awards is the world's largest photography competition for discovering new talents.

The 2018 EyeEm Awards feature nine categories, including a category focused on architecture: "The Architect" where we encourage you to submit interesting lines, shapes, and beautiful spaces in architecture.

AIA Announces Winners of 2018 Housing Awards

16:00 - 26 May, 2018
Underhill; Matinecock, New York | Bates Masi + Architects. Image © Michael Moran
Underhill; Matinecock, New York | Bates Masi + Architects. Image © Michael Moran

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) announced the winners of their 18th annual Housing Awards, which recognize the best in housing design for new constructions, restorations, and renovations. This year the five-person jury selected eleven projects to receive awards in four categories: one- and two-family custom residences; one- and two-family production homes; multifamily housing; and specialized housing.

The Bear Stand; Gooderham, Ontario, Canada | Bohlin Cywinski Jackson. Image © Nic Lehoux 150 Charles; New York City | COOKFOX Architects, DPC and Alan Wanzenberg Architect & Design. Image © Bilyana Dimitrova South 5th Residence; Austin, Texas | alterstudio architecture. Image © Casey Dunn Mariposa1038; Los Angeles | Lorcan O'Herlihy Architects . Image © Paul Vu + 65

31 Winners Announced for 2018 MCHAP Outstanding Projects Prize

14:53 - 25 May, 2018
31 Winners Announced for 2018 MCHAP Outstanding Projects Prize, Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture by Adjaye Associates. Image © Alan Karchmer/NMAAHC
Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture by Adjaye Associates. Image © Alan Karchmer/NMAAHC

The Mies Crown Hall Americas Prize (MCHAP) has announced the 31 winning schemes for the “2018 Outstanding Projects” award, chosen from 200 nominations. Awarded on a biennial basis, the awards seek to recognize the most distinguished architectural works built on the continents of North and South America.

The 31 projects will now form a shortlist for the MCHAP Prize, with winners to be announced in July 2018. Hosted by the Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT), the winner will be honored in a grand prize ceremony at Mies van der Rohe’s iconic Crown Hall in October. In the last series, top honors went to SANAA's Grace Farms in New Canaan, Connecticut, USA.