26 de May de 2014

4th Exhibition of Architecture awarded the "Terres de Lleida"

The "4th Mostra de Arquitectura de les Terres de Lleida", which aims to disseminate the most relevant architecture created in the regions of the province of Lleida, creating a documentary and recognizing, while stimulating the efforts of the authors and stakeholders, has selected six winners and 17 finalists among the 102 works presented, in addition to the granting of the 4th Ignasi Miquel Prize for Young Architects. JURY - ANTONIO CRUZ (Sevilla) - ANTONIO ORTIZ (Sevilla) - GEORGE GARCÉS (Barcelona) - ARTURO FRANCO (Madrid) AWARDS NEW BUILDING PLANT PUBLIC... Read More
24 de May de 2014

Wheelwright Prize Winner 2014

The School of Design at Harvard (Harvard GSD) has decided to award the Prize Wheelwright architect Jose Ahedo for its proposal Domesticated Grounds: Design and Domesticity Within Animal Farming Systems, which focuses on the myriad social and environmental challenges related to breeding I won. The jury selected the proposal of the Barcelona architect among seven finalists and 200 s candidate for the award for its "integrated into a wide range of subjects approach and its clarity to identify the ptotencial of architecture and design to shape pinup more sustainable production for a mega... Read More
22 de May de 2014

Winners IX Biennial of Architecture and Urbanism 2014

IX Biennial of Architecture and Urbanism, to be held in Rosario (Argentina) on days 13 and October 18 of this year, announced the winners in the various categories. This edition of the BIAU aims to show the best projects in architecture and urban design capable of incorporating contexts, social demands, technological and climate on the scale of architecture. PRIZE WORKS The jury decided to award 30 Works of 182 presets (1000 works presented in total), stressing "the high level of work" shows the "enormous creative force of the Latin American architecture, which has... Read More
20 de May de 2014

Last days to report to Rafael Manzano Martos Prize for Classical Architecture and Restoration of Monuments 2014

The Rafael Manzano Martos Classical Architecture Prize and Restoration of Monuments 2014, organized by The Richard H. Driehaus Charitable Lead Trust and University of Notre Dame School of Architecture (Indiana, USA) with the collaboration of the Real Academia de Bellas Artes de San Fernando (Madrid) and Fundación Mapfre, registration closes on Friday 23 May. The main objective, the Award aims to disseminate the value of classical and traditional architecture with proven validity as a reference to the architecture of our time, both in the restoration of monuments and urban sets of... Read More
19 de May de 2014

FAD Awards 2014 Finalists

Arquinfad has announced the finalists for the 56th edition of the FAD Awards, prizes for the dissemination of the best projects of the Iberian Peninsula and Islands in the fields of architecture, interior design and urbanism. The finalists for the FAD Thought i Critics Award 2014, aimed rewards those texts, publications or media that contributed to foster debate and criticism in the fields related to architecture are also known. JURY - RAMON SANABRIA: Jury President - ANGELA GARCIA DE PAREDES - MARCOS CATALÁN - Francesc BELART - RICARDO BAK GORDON - ESTHER... Read More
08 de May de 2014

Frank Gehry was awarded the Prince of Asturias Award of Arts 2014

The Prince of Asturias Foundation has awarded the Prince of Asturias Award for the Arts 2014 the architect Frank O. Gehry. The jury was composed of: - José Lladó Fernández-Urrutia, president of the Jury - Ms Barbara Allende Gil de Viedma - José Luis Cienfuegos Marcello - D. Carlos Fitz-James Stuart Martínez de Irujo - Duke of Huéscar - José Antonio Caicoya Cores, secreatario Jury - D. Guillermo Fernández García-Alcalde - Ms Carmen Giménez Martin - D. Enrique González Macho - Ms Catalina Luca de Tena and García-Conde - D. Hans Meinke Paege - Ms Elena... Read More
30 de April de 2014

Open Enrollment for Habitácola XXVI Awards

Arquinfad announces the XXVI Habitácola Awards, aimed at students of architecture or design, widening participation for the first time students from Latin America, with the aim of promoting reflection of new theoretical frameworks in the field of architectural design. This 26th edition is under the motto Arruinate, claiming transformation proposals on abandoned architectures, semi-dilapidated and underused anywhere in the world and in which housing is an essential part of the argument for the purpose of generating a new meaning. JURY - President: JOSEP BOHIGAS (BOPBAA)... Read More
28 de April de 2014

European Prize Winners Public Space 2014

The European Prize for Urban Public Space, organized by the Centre of Contemporary Culture of Barcelona (CCCB), the Deutsches Architekturmuseum Frankfurt (DAM), the Museum of Finnish Architecture in Helsinki (MFA), the Museum of Architecture and Design in Ljubljana (MAO ), The Architecture Foundation in London (AF), the Cité de l'Architecture et du Patrimoine in Paris (Cité) and Vienna Architekturzentrum Wien (Az W) has already winners. For this edition of 2014, the jury decided to award the prize ex aequo, two of the 274 proposals received from 194 cities and 30 European countries;... Read More
24 de April de 2014

New Winner of the President's Medal

For the first time in its history, the Architectural League of New York has decided to award the President's Medal (the highest honor of this institution) to an artist, specifically Richard Serra, known for his great works of Corten steel. Big names in the world of architecture as Renzo Piano, Richard Meier, Kenneth Frampton, Robert Venturi and Denise Scott Brown preceded the American minimalist receive this distinction. The presentation of the award will take place on May 6. More information: Read More
22 de April de 2014

Last week to present the 1st Prize 2014 Institut Cerdà innovation and development of cities

The foundation Institut Cerdà occasion of its 30th anniversary, presents the first call to the "Institut Cerdà Award 2014 for innovation and development of cities", summarizing this title the purpose of the institution. The Award (with a cash prize of € 24,000) project that aims to promote new, unique and innovative research to innovate in the growth and development of cities. Any college students who have completed their university studies within no more than two years from the date February 1, 2012 may occur, whatever their specialty, and / or. The inscription, which ends on... Read More
18 de April de 2014

Winner of the Thomas Jefferson Medal in Architecture 2014

The Thomas Jefferson Foundation at Monticello, together with the University of Virginia have decided to grant the Thomas Jefferson Medal in Architecture 2014 Toyo Ito. This distinction rewards those architectures that harbor an intention of embracing the efforts in which Thomas Jefferson excelled and became interested. Many names have received this award des its first edition in 1966, when he decorated one of the most important architects of all time, Mies van der Rohe. What followed Alvar Aalto, Josep Lluis Sert, Frei Otto, Jane Jacobs and Rafael Moneo, among many others.... Read More
17 de April de 2014

Green Building Solutions Awards Winners 2014

Green Building Solutions Awards 2014, organized by Construction 21 (European platform for sustainable construction professionals), oriented to present the best sustainable buildings already have winners. These awards aim to reward those architectural proposals that advocate sustainability, highlighting and disseminating solutions used. AWARDS For this edition, the Green Building Solutions have been divided into 4 categories: EFFICIENT BUILDING - 1st PRIZE: YWOOD - AIX, L'Ensoleillée by Tangram Architects (France) The first commercial building with wood... Read More
16 de April de 2014

Cruz y Ortiz named Knights of the Royal Order of the Netherlands Lion

The architects Antonio Cruz and Antonio Ortiz be appointed Knights of the Royal Order of the Netherlands Lion for his Remodeling the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam. The distinction, granted by King William Alexander, is the most prestigious and oldest civil order of the Netherlands and honor those who stand out for their extraordinary contribution to Dutch society. According to the Embassy of Netherlands losPaíses: "It's time to pay tribute to the architects of the renovation of the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam excellent work." Not only the Dutch project loan institutions,... Read More
15 de April de 2014

Architecture Award Winners Brick and Ceramic Architecture Award 2011-2013

The Brick Architecture Prize and the Prize of Architecture Ceramics (in the category of Texas), organized by the Spanish Association of Manufacturers of Bricks and Cooked Clay Roofing Tiles (Hispalyt), and are winners. JURY - Ms. MONTIEL ANA MARIA JIMENEZ, winning architect of the XI edition of Brick Architecture Award - D. JOSE MARIA GARCIA DEL MONTE, winning architect of the XI edition of Brick Architecture Award - D. JUAN LUIS TRILLO, architect - D. MANUEL Portaceli, architect - D. ENRIQUE SANZ NEIRA, architect, director of the magazine Conarquitectura - D.... Read More
04 de April de 2014

Project of the Year Award Winners 2014

Platform Architecture has announced the winners of the Work of the Year Award 2014, thus rewarding those architectural projects published on the website last year. The winners were selected by popular vote themselves followers of the page, who were both responsible for choosing the 15 finalists in the first phase of selection. "In Plataforma Arquitectura not believe that an evaluation committee needed to judge what is the best work of the year. Instead, we prefer to rely on the critical eye of our own readers to determine which projects best represent this award " AWARDS... Read More