MASS Design Group news – New Redemption Hospital in Liberia groundbreaking. The building is to be a state-of-the-art teaching and tertiary care facility with a mission to renew trust in Liberia’s post-Ebola healthcare system. The 155-bed hospital will have a primary focus on pediatric and maternal care.
Enota architects news – Stone Terrace Hotel, set on steep slope in an idyllic bay on Pag Island in Croatia, a beautiful island surrounded with crystal water, also known for its harsh winter windy conditions.
DIALOG architecture news
newstudio architecture inc. and DIALOG join forces: as of April 1, the firms will merge and operate as one from DIALOG’s Edmonton studio.
The Lighterman, a new three-storey restaurant and bar, has opened in King’s Cross. Located by Regent’s Canal and opening out onto Granary Square, the building has been conceived as a single sculptural form.
Buckley Gray Yeoman Architects, London, UK – plannng gained for three residential blocks consisting of 78 units, located behind Woodgrange Road high street on Earlham Grove in the London Borough of Newham.
Adrian Welch – editor of e-architect.co.uk
Graduated as an architect in 1995, worked in architect offices since 1987.
Key buildings/designs worked on include the Scottish Parliament Building interior, the Lavka Bridge in Brno, Oloroso rooftop restaurant in Edinburgh, Sichuan ski resort in China, 1 Sloane Street London and the Fruitmarket Gallery renewal in Edinburgh.
Limelight Bandshell is a permanent public art work unveiled in Toronto’s new Lee Lifeson Art Park. The park explores the theme of sound, and is named after Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson who grew up in the neighbourhood and went on to found Canada’s iconic rock band, Rush. The work takes its name from Rush’s hit song, “Limelight”.
Design Engine Architects, Winchester architecture practice, England – key building projects by this UK architectural studio – Design Engine, English architecture: Hampshire architects office
Bennetts Associates architects news – Grant of £4.8 m from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for transformational renovation and expansion of Glasgow’s Citizens Theatre, refurbishing the historic auditorium whilst sweeping away later piecemeal additions to allow a wraparound new build structure.
Keith Williams Architects news – this architecture studio shortlisted in RIBA Competition to design Southmere Library building, Thamesmead. The international architectural contest backed by housing association Peabody and the local authority Bexley Council attracted 58 entries.
J Mayer H, Architects, Berlin, Germany – early 2018 marks completion of Museum Garage in the Miami Design District. Curated by Terence Riley the project features five dramatically different façades by J.MAYER.H, WORKac, Clavel Arquitectos, Nicolas Buffe and K/R (Keenen/Riley).
Publication news of new book by Edward Suzuki ‘GOoD Design Philosophy’: it “affirms through his own research and personal experiences what Ayurveda—the science of life—has professed and taught for millennia: that the Universe and all life in it are fundamentally designed to sustain, evolve, and thrive.” Deepak Chopra
Diamond Schmitt Architects news
One of Canada’s leading architectural practices, founded in 1975 and located in Toronto, Ontario. The founding principals of the firm are architects A.J. Diamond and Donald Schmitt.
Grant Associates news ; Colombo Master Plan, Sri Lanka, won by design team led by US architects office SOM ; the practice is expanding its presence in Singapore with new offices and staff appointments as demand grows for services across South East Asia.