Somerville College Dining Hall Competition launch by Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) for University of Oxford, seeking a multi-disciplinary design team to develop innovative acoustic, lighting and ventilation solutions.
National Railway Museum York Design Competition news: Finalist design concepts for Central Hall revealed. Major brownfield regeneration project in one of the world’s most important railway cities – the NRM is set for a transformation.
Russian Biennale for Young Architects, Kazan: the only biennale worldwide dedicated to the support of young architects: Redevelopment of Industrial Sites in Tatarstan, Russia, on show at Aedes Architecture Forum, Berlin, Germany.
Assael Architecture news – award-winning architects office is first UK architectural practice reacts to cabinet reshuffle: “There is a total incompatibility between the political cycles and the long-term aspects of housing”.
Hong Kong building news: HK property developments + architectural projects, Southern China built environment updates – Hong Kong architectural news, HK architecture, Chinese construction designs & property images
Vienna architecture news, contemporary Austrian architectural + property developments – Austrian built environment updates – Vienna building news, new buildings: construction design project images & architects info
RIBA Gold Medal for Architecture 2020 winners, Dublin-based practice Grafton Architects to give talk in London on 12 February: The UK’s highest honour for architecture is run by the Royal Institute of British Architects.
HS2 decision will destroy precious wild places, The Wildlife Trusts call for a redesign: High Speed 2 approval by UK government. The rapid rail link forms the largest new UK station-building programme since the Victorian age.
Czech architecture news, key property developments in Czechia: new buildings info – Central Eastern Europe built environment updates – Czech Republic building news: new architecture, construction design, property images & architects.
York House King’s Cross office building, London, UK, design by dMFK Architects on Pentonville Road, using perforated cladding panels to transform the defunct 1980s structure.
The winning design for Qianhai Talents’ Apartments – an innovative residential project in Shenzhen, China, aimed specifically at the rental market – revealed by UK architects Foster + Partners, a building exclusively for ‘talents’ i.e. professionals.
Construction starts on Clare County Library, design by Keith Williams Architects in Ennis, County Clare, Ireland. The new 2,300sqm building project for client Clare County Council, has been conceived as a new cultural hub for the town and the region.
New University of Bristol Library Building News – planning application submitted for its landmark design on Clifton campus by a collaborative team formed by Schmidt Hammer Lassen, Hawkins\Brown and BuroHappold.
Chinese architecture news, key contemporary architectural designs – new properties: Eastern Asia built environment updates – Chinese building news: China construction design info & property images.