A new community campus bringing together a purpose-built high school plus a new theatre and arts venue. The school will house 950 students following the amalgamation two schools.
eVolo Magazine invites architects, students, engineers, designers, and artists from around the globe to take part in the 2018 Skyscraper Competition, celebrating tall building design. 1st place design wins USD $5,000.
Stellar architects shortlist for concept design for a new Centre for Music in the City of London: AL_A and Diamond Schmitt Architects ; Diller Scofidio + Renfro and Sheppard Robson ; Foster + Partners ; Gehry Partners, LLP and Arup Associates ; Renzo Piano Building Workshop ; Snøhetta
Aspex launches innovative steel door system. The Novista doorset system was originally developed to meet the demands of architects looking for a minimalist aesthetic. Door frames are hidden resulting in walls that are uninterrupted as there is no need for obtrusive architrave.
AR Emerging Architecture awards at World Architecture Festival in Berlin projects young building designers onto a global stage at a critical point in their career. Italian architect and founder of Studio Fuksas is a judge.
Bond Bryan Architects news – the British architecture office announce six key promotions within the practice to Associate level: Rosey Alexander, Gonzalo Carmona, Mark Dobbs, Duncan Hogg, Pete Severn and Mita Solanki.
This annual series of breathtaking sculptures is a highlight of the English architectural year. Gerry Judah has succeeded in creating a beautifully designed concept that refreshes year after year. e-architect salute this design! Five Formula 1 cars in a spectacular sculpture at Britain’s largest car culture event.
Education dominates the shortlist for this year’s National Eisteddfod of Wales’ Gold Medal for Architecture, which sees two schools and a university building alongside a private home in the running for the coveted architectural prize, supported by the Design Commission for Wales and Royal Society of Architects in Wales.
Police confirm 255 residents escaped blaze ; new research shows problems with Reynobond (PE) ACM panels on Grenfell Tower may have been compounded by mistake of creating an interface gap around windows that, unless fire stopped, could connect rainscreen cavity to interior of flats.
Design: Mecanoo, architects
This historic Dutch estate in the hilly Limburg countryside combines a luxury hotel, restaurant and spa. the architect practice designed an elegant pavilion building, with a curvaceous cantilevered roof, completing the ensemble of historic buildings.
Arup news – Aesthetics and Engineering balanced in New Arts Venue: The Chrysalis. The open-air pavilion is defined by a series of asymmetric arches.
BIG architects news – winning design for the new 17,500 sqm flagship factory embraces the surrounding forces of nature and taps into S.Pellegrino’s industrial heritage by this celebrated architecture firm.
Artist Andy Scott’s 300-tonne Kelpie horse heads, The Kelpies, are the world’s largest pair of equine sculptures. The Queen has opened Scotland’s newest section of canal, part of the £43m Helix project near Falkirk.