Competitions
Reiser + Umemoto Winning Entry for the Kaohsiung Port Terminal Competition Print E-mail
Tuesday, 21 December 2010 10:38
Model-ElevationReiser + Umemoto (RUR) has been awarded First Prize in the international competition for a new Port and Cruise Service Center in the city of Kaohsiung in southern Taiwan, ROC.

For this project, RUR will partner with local architects Fei and Cheng and Associates (Taipei), with whom they are also working on their first-place winning Taipei Pop Music Center project. Also on the project team is Structural Engineer Ysrael A. Seinuk, PC (New York); Reiser + Umemoto and Ysrael A. Seinuk also collaborated on their O-14 office tower, which is currently nearing completion in Dubai, UAE. Rounding out the team in other engineering disciplines is ARUP Hong Kong.

Read more...
 
Call-for-Submissions: 2011 AIA/COTE Top Ten Green Project Awards Print E-mail
Tuesday, 16 November 2010 15:29
You might have read on our web site the 2010 crop of great projects that had won this prestigeous award, but today the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Committee on the Environment (COTE) is calling for submission of Projects showcase excellence in sustainable design principles and reduced energy consumption for  2011.

The COTE Top Ten Green Projects awards program recognizes the benefits of sustainable design and acknowledge architects as leaders in the creation of environmentally responsible design solutions. COTE encourages architects and their teams to submit projects for the Top Ten design competition. Now in its 15th year, the program is one of the best known sustainable design recognition programs in the nation. Winning projects will be recognized with an AIA/COTE award certificate and acknowledged in the national press, on the AIA Web site, and at the AIA National Convention in New Orleans May 12-14, 2011.
Read more...
 
Canadian Inter-University Competition Print E-mail
Written by CCA   
Friday, 12 November 2010 08:26

The 16th edition of the Interuniversity ‘Charrette’ in architecture, urban planning, design and landscape architecture has just ended on Wednesday evening with the naming of the award winners by the jury.


{sidebar id=2}
{sidebar id=3}
{sidebar id=1}


The competition, held under the auspices of the Canadian Centre for Architecture (CCA) and Montreal-based universities (Université de Montréal, UQÀM and McGill University), inpartnership with other Canadian universities, challenged students and interns by inviting them to reflect on issues and problematics in contemporary architecture, on the theme of “Making another city/stitching/connecting/sharing.”

 

The Award Winners

 

A tie resulted in the awarding of two first prizes, to a team of students from Carleton University composed of Benoît Lagacé, Adam Johnston, Jessica MacDonald, Cipriano Nolan, and Josh Armstrong, and to a team of two young UQAM graduate interns, Anik Poirier and Albane Guy. There were also two honourable mentions, for participants from McGill University and Université de Montréal

 

Last Updated on Friday, 12 November 2010 09:02
Read more...
 
Call-for-Submissions: The American Institute of Architects Diversity Recognition Program Print E-mail
Tuesday, 26 October 2010 06:13
Program Lauds Efforts to Create a More Diverse and Inclusive Profession

WHO: The American Institute of Architects Diversity Recognition Program
WHAT: The program seeks submissions featuring exemplary efforts to diversify the architecture profession.

As stated in its mission:

The Diversity Recognition Program seeks to recognize architects for exemplary commitment and contributions to diversifying the profession of architecture. A diversified profession mirrors the society it serves; celebrates and encourages the contributions of all architects, regardless of race, ethnicity, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, physical ability, religious belief, geographic location, or practice; encourages alternatives to traditional practice models; and provides opportunities for a greater variety of individuals to become architects, take advantage of leadership opportunities, and influence our practices and our professional lives.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 26 October 2010 06:21
Read more...
 
OMA's Winning Entrance in Competition for New Library in Caen Print E-mail
Thursday, 23 September 2010 04:59

 

Contextual
Contextual view
Image - Copyright OMA
OMA won the competition for a major new library, the Bibliothèque Multimédia à Vocation Régionale (BMVR), in Caen, France. The 12,000m2 building will be the focal point of new development in Caen. Surpassing five submissions by internationally-renowned competitors, the project, led by OMA associate-in-charge Clément Blanchet, will be OMA’s first cultural building in France.

The new library, located at the tip of Caen’s peninsula, includes four protruding wings that point towards four of the city’s landmarks: the abbeys Abbaye-aux-Dames in the north and Abbaye-aux-Hommes in the east; the central train station to the south; and the site of proposed future developments in the west.

The library consists of two intersecting reading rooms, which encourage maximum interface between the programmed disciplines: human sciences, science and technology, literature, and the arts.
Last Updated on Thursday, 23 September 2010 08:30
Read more...
 
Competition: 72 Hour Urban Action - Open Call Print E-mail
Tuesday, 13 July 2010 10:49

72-Hour-Urban72 Hour Urban Action Project is an international rapid architecture and design festival. It is defined by community needs, an extreme deadline, a tight budget and limited space.

The organizers invite teams of architects, students, designers, artists and craftspeople to respond to community needs and wants in relation to its public spaces.

Selected teams will have three days and three nights to plan and realize their projects in response to missions assigned to them on takeoff day. Selected projects will remain on site permanently.

A professional jury will select a team to win the first prize.

72 Hour Urban Action will take place in Bat-Yam, Israel as part of the Bat-Yam Biennale of Landscape Urbanism.

Apply by August 8st, 2010 | Takeoff on Biennale Launch, September 25th, 2010

Teams and individuals are invited to apply

Last Updated on Tuesday, 13 July 2010 11:03
Read more...
 
2010 Design Green Awards Call for Entries Print E-mail
Thursday, 08 July 2010 08:39
Design_green2010 Design Green Awards Deadline: July 31, 2010

An Architectural Foundation of Los Angeles (AFLA) program



Beautiful design alone is not enough. Green design without beauty is not sustainable…

Design Green is a competition to honor projects that integrate exceptional design with high-performance building standards for sustainability such as LEED®. Certification.

Winning projects will be on display at the Architecture + Design Museum, Los Angeles, September 10—October 29, 2010.  Winners will be provided tickets and asked to attend both the AIA Awards on October 27th, and the USGBC Green Gala on October 28th, when the awards will be presented.
Last Updated on Thursday, 08 July 2010 08:45
Read more...
 
<< Start < Prev 1 2 3 4 5 6 Next > End >>

Page 3 of 6

Poll

Will you be participating to a design competitions this year
 




© Copyright Cadtopia 2007-2010. All Rights Reserved.