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Tuesday, July 07, 2020
Mecanoo wins competition for Senezh Management LAB in Russia
04/05/2020

Mecanoo wins competition for Senezh Management LAB in Russia

The Delft-based firm Mecanoo, headed by Francine Houben, has won the competition of masterplans for an educational campus on the shores of Lake Senezh, in the Russian town of Solnechnogorsk. Lecture halls, auditoriums, a library, and apartments are laid...
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Grafton Architects, Anthony Timberlands Center in Fayetteville (Arkansas)
26/03/2020

Grafton Architects, Anthony Timberlands Center in Fayetteville (Arkansas)

Dublin-based Grafton Architects will be building the Anthony Timberlands Center for Design and Materials Innovation in the city of Fayetteville, having won the competition organized by the Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design at the University of Arkansas...

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Rural Tourism Accommodation Vietnam competition winners
17/03/2020

Rural Tourism Accommodation Vietnam competition winners

The winners of the competition organized by Arquideas for architecture students and young architects, and for the purpose of creating tourist accommodations in Mù Cang Chải, a rural distrct in the Vietnamese province of Yen Bau, have been announced...

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Félix Candela International Ideas Competition
12/02/2020

Félix Candela International Ideas Competition Pdf

Eduardo Torroja Foundation launches a competition for students in order to commemorate the 110th Anniversary of the birth of the Spanish architect Félix Candela (1910-1997). A total of 7.500 euros will be awarded distributed in 6 awards.

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The Art of Building photography competition
04/02/2020

The Art of Building photography competition

Fish, by Pedro Luis Ajuriaguerra Saiz, taken in Valencia was the overall winner of the competition: “Due to the reflection of the water at night, the architecture of the buildings shows us the figure of a fish.”

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National Pulse Memorial & Museum International Design Competition
10/10/2019

National Pulse Memorial & Museum International Design Competition

The One Pulse Foundation has revealed concept designs from the six shortlisted teams: Coldefy & Associés with RDAI, Diller Scofidio + Renfro, Heneghan Peng Architects, Studio Libeskind, MASS Design Group and  MVRDV...

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One Drawing Challenge 2019
02/10/2019

One Drawing Challenge 2019

Architizer is thrilled to announce the winners of the inaugural One Drawing Challenge! Reviewing a stellar shortlist of 100 architectural drawings and their stories, our esteemed jury have selected 2 top winners  along with 10 fantastic runners-up...

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Competition for Plaza del Mar revamp in Sanxenxo (Pontevedra)
28/08/2019

Competition for Plaza del Mar revamp in Sanxenxo (Pontevedra)

The Madrid firm Paredes Pedrosa has won the idea competition for Plaza del Mar, a square in the Galician city of Sanxenxo, and its immediate surroundings. Carme Pinós and Emilio Tuñón came in second and third. There were 35 entries in all...

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Hyde Park Music Pavilion competition winners
02/08/2019

Hyde Park Music Pavilion competition winners

The Hyde Park Music Pavilion (HPMP) ideas competition organized by Arquideas for architecture students and young architects garnered 94 entries from 29 countries. The object was to design a music-related cultural space within Hyde Park, one of London’s largest...

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Norman Foster wins contest to expand the Fine Arts Museum of Bilbao
23/07/2019

Norman Foster wins contest to expand the Fine Arts Museum of Bilbao

The British architect Norman Foster has with the Basque Luis María Uriarte won the competition to revamp Bilbao’s Museum of Fine Arts, which wanted 2,250 square meters of its current floorage renovated and at least 5,140 square meters added, and in a way that...

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Competition for new housing typologies in Russia
17/07/2019

Competition for new housing typologies in Russia Pdf

Three entries from Spain – by Sidereal, Pedro Pitarch, and Raúl Gutiérrez Salgado – earned a prize in the ‘Open International Competition for Alternative Layout Design in Standard Housing,’ held in Russia to seek innovative designs for dwellings.

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3rd edition of DOCEXDOCE
23/06/2019

3rd edition of DOCEXDOCE

25 architecture schools all around Europe (Paris, Porto, Hannover, Viena, Madrid, Moscow, Rome, etc) hosted the 3rd edition of DOCEXDOCE. This documentary is a celebration of our lema this edition: "One Europe, one event!"...

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Cosentino Design Challenge 13 award winners
12/06/2019

Cosentino Design Challenge 13 award winners

The Cosentino Design Challenge international competition seeks to promote research revolving around the configuration of spaces, materials, and building systems. The 13th edition brought in 350 candidates and three prizes were given in each of two sections...

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Winners 2019 Skyscraper Competition
11/05/2019

Winners 2019 Skyscraper Competition

The annual award established in 2006 recognizes visionary ideas that through the novel use of technology, materials, programs, aesthetics, and spatial organizations, challenge the way we understand vertical architecture and its relationship with the natural...

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Vaíllo Irigaray y Asociados to build World Car Center in Vigo
26/04/2019

Vaíllo Irigaray y Asociados to build World Car Center in Vigo

The Navarre practice of Antonio Vaíllo and Juan Luis Irigaray has won the competition organized by Vigo's Duty-Free Zone Consortium for the construction of the World Car Center. The project comprises two new buildings and an intervention on an existing residential...

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Sharp British ideas for Notre Dame
22/04/2019

Sharp British ideas for Notre Dame

The Times / Jonathan Morrison

Norman Foster said that the competition was an “extraordinary opportunity” that would prove irresistible to anyone in the profession. He said submissions should…

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Bilbao Fine Arts Museum extension and renovation
10/04/2019

Bilbao Fine Arts Museum extension and renovation

Phase one of the competition to revamp Bilbao’s Museum of Fine Arts has ended with the shortlisting of Nieto Sobejano Arquitectos; Rafael Moneo; Foster + Partners with LM Uriarte Arkitektura; BIG with AZAB and Proskene; Snøhetta with Foraster Arquitectos...

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Winners of the Viewpoint of the Fjords (VOF) competition
13/02/2019

Winners of the Viewpoint of the Fjords (VOF) competition

Organized by Arquideas, Viewpoint of the Fjords (VOF) Norway, an international competition open to architecture students and young architects, brought in 216 entries from 39 countries. The brief called for a space for contemplation, preferably in the vicinity of the...

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Rublyovo-Arkhangelskoye Competition
16/11/2018

Rublyovo-Arkhangelskoye Competition

The winners to develop the architecture and urban planning concept for a new neighbourhood in Moscow are: Archea Associati (Italy) + ABD Architects (Russia), Nikken Sekkei (Japan) + UNK Project (Russia), and Zaha Hadid Architects (UK) + Pride Architects (Russia)...

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Chicago picks shortlist of architects for $8.5B O’Hare Airport expansion
13/11/2018

Chicago picks shortlist of architects for $8.5B O’Hare Airport expansion

Curbed

Five finalist teams are: Skidmore Owings & Merrill (SOM), Studio Gang, Santiago Calatrava, Foster+Partners and Fentress Architects...

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Revolution of Dignity Museum in Kiev (Ukraine)
31/07/2018

Revolution of Dignity Museum in Kiev (Ukraine)

The winning project in the competition to build the 30.000-square-meter museum complex in Kiev has just been announced. The jury, chaired by Matthias Sauerbruch, has awarded the first prize to Kleihues + Kleihues (Germany), the second to Burø Architects (Ukraine)...

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Competition to build a new skyscraper in Melbourne
30/07/2018

Competition to build a new skyscraper in Melbourne

Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) + Fender Katsalidis Architects, Coop Himmelb(l)au + Architectus, MAD Architects + Elenberg Fraser, MVRDV + Woods Bagot, OMA + Conrad Garget and UNStudio + Cox Architecture are the six teams shortlisted to build a new tower in Melbourne...

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Kemeri National Park Observation Tower Competition
17/07/2018

Kemeri National Park Observation Tower Competition

The jury was impressed by the ‘funambulist landscape’, by Ernesto Urquízar Quesada and María Cervantes Lardón from Spain. Kemeri National Park in western Latvia was established in 1997 to protect 380 square kilometers of land that includes forests...

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University College Dublin International Design Competition Shortlist
03/07/2018

University College Dublin International Design Competition Shortlist

Six teams was selected: Diller Scofidio + Renfro, Studio Libeskind, O’Donnell + Tuomey, Steven Holl Architects, John Ronan Architects y UNStudio...

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Winners of competition for Community Center in Nepal
26/06/2018

Winners of competition for Community Center in Nepal

The French non-profit organization ARCHsharing has announced the winners of its second competition for students and young architects, this time for a community center in a Nepalese vilage, 20 kilometers south of Katmandu. Since the earthquare that shook...

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Bay Book House (BaBH) competition winners
15/06/2018

Bay Book House (BaBH) competition winners

Organized by Arquideas, the Bay Book House (BaBH) San Francisco international competition for students and recent graduates of architecture brought in 78 entries from 25 countries. It involved designing a space for cultural exchange that would serve to activate...

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Diller Scofidio + Renfro win Adelaide Contemporary competition
06/06/2018

Diller Scofidio + Renfro win Adelaide Contemporary competition

The New York practice was chosen ahead of five other teams – including bids led by BIG, Adjaye Associates, David Chipperfield Architects and Office of Ryue Nishizawa – to create a dynamic new art space in Adelaide, Australia...

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Shortlist for Eiffel Tower overhaul
10/05/2018

Shortlist for Eiffel Tower overhaul

París

Four teams including architects Junya Ishigami, Amanda Levete and Carlo Ratti are vying to improve facilities at the Eiffel Tower...

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Pan-European Memorial for the Victims of Totalitarianism in Brussels
16/04/2018

Pan-European Memorial for the Victims of Totalitarianism in Brussels

The Platform of European Memory and Conscience is delighted to announce the winners of its competition for a proposal of a Pan-European Memorial for the Victims of Totalitarianism in Brussels...

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MoMA PS1’s 2018 winner: ‘Hide & Seek’ by Dream the Combine
13/03/2018

MoMA PS1’s 2018 winner: ‘Hide & Seek’ by Dream the Combine

MoMA

The 2018 winner of The Museum of Modern Art and MoMA PS1’s annual Young Architects Program is ‘Hide & Seek’ by Jennifer Newsom and Tom Carruthers of Dream The Combine...

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This 208-page, hardback and clothbound, bilingual (Spanish-English) book presents fifteen works carried out from 2000 to 2020 by the firm of Francisco Mangado, who explains them in terms of the concepts that have driven each one of them.
H&deM (1978-2019) H&deM (1978-2019)
The tireless creative pulse of the Swiss office, which over the course of four decades has produced some of the most emblematic examples of contemporary architecture, is illustrated here in a bilingual Spanish-English edition, made up of two volumes of 352 pages each, presented in hard-bound cloth.
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The volume includes 41 prominent works started between 2003 and 2019, such as Elphilharmonie Hamburg, buildings like Helsinki Dreispitz and Feltrinelli Porta Volta, Vitra Schaudepot, and the proposal for the Neue Nationalgalerie in Berlin.
H&deM (1978-2002) H&deM (1978-2002)
The volume covers 43 of the main buildings initiated between 1978 and 2002, showing the formal transformations and material tests carried out during the first years of career in Basel up to the studio’s worldwide recognition.
A Chronicle of Architecture The Age of Spectacle Time of Uncertainty
Luis Fernández-Galiano portrays the development of architecture in the course of the turn of the century through 256 articles written for El País from 1993 to 2006, presented in 2 volumes containing close to 2,500 images and 2,000 references to the protagonists of projects and debates of the period in question.
A Chronicle of Architecture Time of Uncertainty
Through a selection of essays written by Luis Fernández-Galiano for El País, Time of Uncertainty – volume 2 of Alexandrine Years – examines the beginnings of a 21st century marked by 9/11, wars, and climate change.
A Chronicle of Architecture The Age of Spectacle
The Age of Spectacle, volume 1 of the book Alexandrine Years, offers a chronicle of the bonanza and optimism of the 20th century’s closing years through texts that Luis Fernández-Galiano wrote for the newspaper El País.
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SANAA SANAA
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Francis Kéré Francis Kéré
The ICO Foundation has published a bilingual (Spanish and English) catalog of the exhibition ‘Francis Kéré: Primary Elements.’ Presenting a selection of 33 works, the book journeys through the professional trajectory of the Burkinabe architect.
David Chipperfield David Chipperfield
The Fundación ICO presents the bilingual Spanish-English catalogue of the exhibition ‘Essentials. David Chipperfield Architects.’ Featuring thirty works and projects, the book covers thirty years in the career of the British architect. 
Juan Navarro Baldeweg Juan Navarro Baldeweg
The Fundación ICO publishes, in bilingual Spanish-English edition, the catalogue of the exhibition ‘One Zodiac. Juan Navarro Baldeweg,’ which covers the professional career of the Spanish architect, establishing connections between his works as if they formed a zodiac, a ring of constellations. 
The Architect is Present The Architect is Present
Published by the Fundación ICO in a bilingual edition, Spanish and English, the book ‘The Architect is Present’ shows the work of five studios that work in underprivileged contexts, proving that scarcity of means can stimulate technical inventiveness and comunity participation.
Spain mon amour Spain mon amour
Published by the Fundación ICO in a bilingual edition, Spanish and English, the book ‘Spain mon amour’ reviews recent Spanish architecture through fifteen works in fifteen different cities, completed by five studios and represented by five prominent photographers.
Atlas: Europe Atlas: Europe
Devoted to the most recent architecture of the European continent, it is the fourth volume in a series which develops and updates the work published in 2007 by the BBVA Foundation, Atlas. Global Architecture circa 2000. The current publication, of 320 pages, is also edited in Spanish.
Atlas: Africa and M. East Atlas: Africa and M. East
Devoted to the most recent architecture of Africa and the Middle East, is the third volume in a series of four which develop and update the work published in 2007 by the BBVA Foundation, Atlas. Global Architecture circa 2000. The current publication, of 320 pages, is also edited in Spanish.
Atlas: America Atlas: America
Devoted to the latest architecture of America, it is the second volume in a series of four which develop and update the work published by the BBVA Foundation in 2007, Atlas. Global Architecture circa 2000. The current publication, of 320 pages, is also edited in Spanish.
Atlas: Asia and Pacífic Atlas: Asia and Pacífic
This Atlas, devoted to the latest architecture of Asia and the Pacific, is the first volume in a series of four which develop and update the work published by the BBVA Foundation in 2007, Atlas. Global Architecture circa 2000. The current publication, of 320 pages, is also edited in Spanish.
Atlas. Circa 2000 Atlas. Circa 2000
The BBVA Foundation presents Atlas. Arquitectura global circa 2000, a volume of 312 pages published also in Spanish. Centered on the period opened by the Fall of the Berlin Wall, this work intends to be a critical assessment of world architecture in our global times.
Spain Builds, 1975-2010 Spain Builds, 1975-2010
Second edition of the work published in 2006 coinciding with the exhibition on architecture in Spain held at the MoMA. Now, to mark Spain's presence at Expo Shanghai, the oeuvre is extended, adding Chinese to the original languages.
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