Collaborative Architecture news – design competition entries by the architects firm for National Native American Veterans Memorial, The National Mall, Washington, DC., USA and the Sandy Hook Permanent Memorial Commission, Newtown, CT, USA.
Richard Meier architects news – exhibition of collages, encaustics and silkscreen prints by the architect opens at the S|2 Gallery at Sotheby’s, New York. Richard was born in 1934. After graduation from Cornell University he worked for SOM and then Marcel Breuer. He set up his architecture practice in 1963. Major architectural awards won by this architect are the Pritzker Architecture Prize and the American Institute of Architects Gold Medal.
AECOM architecture news – for the sixth year running, AECOM, with David Glover, will deliver engineering and technical design services for the Serpentine Pavilion, London. Mexican architect Frida Escobedo is celebrated for dynamic projects that reactivate urban space.
Diamond Schmitt Architects news – Michael Garron Hospital and Infrastructure Ontario have selected a design-build-finance team including leading Canadian design firm Diamond Schmitt Architects for a transformative campus redevelopment and state-of-the-art patient care tower.
Hawkins\Brown, architects, England – new College of Arts building for University of Glasgow, Scotland: the practice beat shortlist of six to win this project ; best new buildings by this architecture studio: designs, pictures, news – Hawkins & Brown Architects, UK design office: projects, photos.
GRAFT architects news – on February 5, the Berlin Wall has disappeared exactly as long as it existed. With UNBUILDING WALLS, the curators use this parallel as an opportunity to examine the effects of division and the process of healing as a dynamic spatial phenomenon.
Foster + Partners architects news – the architecture practice is transforming the landfill site of Bee’ah, the leading sustainable waste management company in the Middle East, located in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates.
UNStudio, Architects, Netherlands – Amsterdam design office: info, pictures + news such as IPARK, Daegu Wolbae, South Korea – UN Studio Architects, Ben van Berkel, Rotterdam, Holland: Dutch buildings & designs
AL_A : London architects studio news – MAAT, Lisbon, wins architectural award – contemporary architecture practice in London, England: UK design-led architectural office
World-renowned British Ghanaian architect David Adjaye has been honoured with a knighthood for his services to architecture as part of the Queen’s biannual honours programme.
GSA awarded major grant to develop Mackintosh Building immersive exhibit using leading edge technology to tell story of the restoration of the Mack. The world-famous Glasgow School of Art is due to reopen in 2019.
MVRDV Architects news – Ilot Queyries’ facades adapt to their opposite views towards the River Garonne and the historic city. Winy Maas co-founded MVRDV in 1991 with Jacoiv van Rijs & Natalie de Vries – the ‘Office of Architecture and Urbanism’ in Rotterdam.
John C. Portman, Jr., the architect and developer, has died aged 93. The architect and real estate developer widely known for popularizing hotels and office buildings with multi-storied interior atria. John Portman & Associates are an architects office in Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
One of Scandinavia’s most recognized design firms, Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects, joins global architecture firm Perkins+Will in a strategic partnership, extending SHL’s international reach and reinforcing Perkins+Will’s commitment to sustainability and design excellence.