New York–based architecture firm HWKN has released renderings for the new Pennovation Center at the University of Pennsylvania, which is a new complex dedicated to the university’s entrepreneurs and researchers.
British architect David Chipperfield is the 36th recipient of the Sikkens Prize, one of the oldest independent art prizes in the Netherlands.
A design competition has been announced to design a new Bauhaus Museum in Dessau, where the historic German art and design school founded by architect Walter Gropius was based from 1925 to 1932.
Copenhagen-based Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) and London-based Heatherwick Studio have been chosen to design the new Google headquarters building in Mountain View, California.
Five projects have been chosen as finalists for the 2015 EU Prize for Contemporary Architecture – Mies van der Rohe Award—one of the most prestigious awards for European architecture.
Paris-based architecture firm Freaks Freearchitects, in collaboration with New York–based firm SO-IL, have been selected to redesign the historic Site Verrier in Meisenthal, France.
The Design Museum in London has named the 2015 Designs of the Year nominees.
The American Institute of Architects, California Council (AIACC), has named three Council Awards Program recipients.
The Boston Society of Architects (BSA) has named the 2014 winners of its Design Awards, which recognize design excellence in New England.
AIA Announces 2015 Recipients for the Thomas Jefferson Award and Institute Honors for Collaborative AchievementFeb 23, 2015 • Competitions & Awards
The American Institute of Architects (AIA) has announced recipients for two of its annual awards.
Kate Orff, founder and partner of New York–based landscape architecture studio SCAPE, has been named director of the Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation’s (GSAPP) Urban Design Program.
On Thursday, February 12, the United States Postal Service released a limited edition of the Forever Stamp of Robert Robinson Taylor.
Next month, Ellis Woodman will succeed acting director Sarah Gaventa and begin his new role as director of The Architecture Foundation (AF) in London.
The Architecture Billings Index (ABI) has had nine straight months of positive billings, but has shown no increase in design activity for the month of January.
Spanish architects Fuensanta Nieto and Enrique Sobejano, founders of Nieto Sobejano Arquitectos, have been awarded the 2015 Alvar Aalto Medal, Finnish architecture's most prestigious award.
Forty projects from 17 European countries have made the shortlist for the 2015 European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture – Mies van der Rohe Award.
The Chicago Architectural Club (CAC) has announced the winners of its fourteenth annual Chicago Prize Competition.
Business conditions have remained steady for design firms in December.
The AIANY Interiors Committee will be hosting the sixth edition of Speed Presentations at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, March 18, at the Steelcase New York showroom.
Los Angeles–based Morphosis Architects has been selected to design a new 100-suite hotel adjacent the Therme Vals spa in Switzerland.
MoMA PS1 Announces Andrés Jaque/Office for Political Innovation as Winner of the 2015 Young Architects ProgramFeb 06, 2015 • Competitions & Awards
New York– and Madrid-based Andrés Jaque/Office for Political Innovation is the 2015 winner of the annual Young Architects Program.
The American Institute of Architects’ (AIA) 2015 Jury of Fellows elevated 147 AIA members to its College of Fellows.
The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has announced its fifth annual list of the Top 10 States for LEED.
Contract magazine’s annual Design Forum was held at Hotel Jerome in Aspen, Colorado.
The awards recognize individuals and firms based in the United States, Canada, or Mexico with distinct design voices and the potential to influence the disciplines of architecture, landscape design, and urbanism.
Designer Marcel Wanders and entrepreneur Casper Vissers have regained complete control of Dutch design brand Moooi from Italian brand B&B Italia.
The Dallas Holocaust Museum and Center for Education and Tolerance plans to build a new permanent location across from its current 6,000-square-foot structure in the West End.
Fourteen architects and two associates receive awards.
Demands for institutional projects will drive up construction spending in 2015 and 2016.
Out of 33 design teams from 12 countries, five design teams have been shortlisted for a design competition that will revitalize Toronto’s Jack Layton Ferry Terminal and Harbour Square Park.
Lynn M. Utter, President and COO of Knoll Office since 2007, has resigned.
A new master plan for the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, was designed by Steven Holl Architects and includes new buildings by the firm as well as another by Lake|Flato Architects.
The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) published its annual report revealing that 2014 saw the highest number of skyscrapers completed that the CTBUH has ever recorded.
Ten out of twelve months in 2014 showed increasing demand for design services in the nonresidential construction industry, according to the Architecture Billings Index (ABI).
A new award program from the Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA) recognizes and celebrates outstanding practices that advance the cause of excellence in interior design education.
The Columbus office of NBBJ, in collaboration with Cleveland-based Bialosky + Partners Architects, has released preliminary renderings for nuCLEus, a mixed-use development that includes what could potentially become Cleveland’s fourth tallest building and the city’s first new skyscraper in 25 years.
The 2015 Richard H. Driehaus Prize, which honors classic architecture in modern society, will be awarded to David M. Schwarz, a Washington, D.C.–based architect.
Rem Koolhaas and Dasha Zhukova are launching a new campaign that will turn Moscow’s decayed Vremena Goda landmark into a new home for the Garage Museum of Contemporary Art.
FIGMENT, the Emerging New York Architects Committee (ENYA) of the American Institute of Architects New York Chapter (AIANY), and the Structural Engineers Association of New York (SEAoNY) have announced two winning designs for the 2015 City of Dream Pavilion Competition.
Swanke Hayden Connell has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, claiming to be unable to collect more than $2 million from a project in Russia, The Wall Street Journal reports.
Last summer, five teams were chosen by The Architectural League of New York to propose library designs that follow the League’s themes.
Boston has been selected as a possible bid by the U.S. Olympic Committee to host the 2024 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Designed by Skidmore, Owings and Merrill (SOM), London’s Broadgate Exchange House has been honored with the 2015 AIA Twenty-five Year Award.
A shortlist has been announced for the restoration of the Glasgow School of Art (GSA), a landmark building designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh.
The Board of Trustees of the Barnes Foundation has named Thomas “Thom” Collins as the foundation’s new executive director and president.
The site selection process for the future Obama Presidential Library is well underway, with two hosts in Chicago, one in New York, and one in Hawaii under consideration.
The City of Stockholm has appointed London-based Caruso St John, in conjunction with Swedish practice Scheiwiller Svensson, to renovate Gunner Asplund’s 1928 Stockholm Public Library.
Eight design teams have submitted proposals to renovate the St. Petersburg Pier, marking the city’s second attempt to modernize its historic pier.
NBBJ has been selected by Nationwide Children’s Hospital to design their $85 million Livingston Ambulatory Center in Columbus, Ohio.
Elizabeth Chu Richter, FAIA, CEO of Richter Architects in Corpus Christi, Texas, has begun her term as the 91st president of The American Institute of Architects (AIA).
Point Park University has announced plans for the Point Park University Pittsburgh Playhouse, a new learning center and entertainment venue which will be located in downtown Pittsburgh near two major construction projects.
The Museum will relocate to a new downtown Berkeley building designed by Diller Scofidio + Renfro.
Zaha Hadid Architects won an international competition.
In honor of its 120th year anniversary, the Van Alen Institute in New York has revealed a new street-level addition designed by Collective-LOK.
Daniel Libeskind, AIA, founder and principal of Studio Daniel Libeskind, and the City of Vilnius, Lithuania, have revealed renderings for the Vilnius Beacon ski center.
The Hip Hop Hall of Fame Museum will be New York’s first institution focused on the music genre
Sou Fujimoto, Vallet de Martinis DIID Architectes, and KÖZTI Architects & Engineers will design buildings for Liget Budapest, one of Europe's largest museum developments.
The proposed design is surrounded by parkland and features a series of concentric concrete arches that create a labyrinthine journey for visitors.
The A+D Museum is moving from its current location in the Miracle Mile to the Arts District in downtown Los Angeles.
The American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) is now accepting nominations for the 2015 National Awards.
The design by Gang features three interlocked, stepped high-rise towers.
Construction is set to begin on Africa’s tallest building next June
Uncertain Future for Ace Hotel Downtown Los Angeles
IIDA Names Winners of the 5th Annual Global Excellence Awards
The International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF) Studio has teamed up with Bernhardt Design for a juried competition.
The ABI has kept stable by sustained demand for apartments and condominiums and state and local governments moving forward with delayed public projects.
OMA Wins Competition to Design Lujiazui Exhibition Centre in Shanghai.
The consortium will help fund basic research on how design affects public health.
The Government of Canada has announced that $110.5 million in capital funding will go toward the transformation and rejuvenation of the National Arts Centre.
Inquiries for interior design projects have reached a three-year high.
Four locations are now being considered for the future Obama Presidential Library.