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New Life of Santiago Bernabeu

New Life of Santiago Bernabeu

A proposal by gmp Arquitectos, L35 Arquitectos and Ribas & Ribas has been announced as winner of an international competition to revamp Real Madrid’s Santiago Bernabéu Stadium in Spain.

Tower of Organic Bricks

Tower of Organic Bricks

The Museum of Modern Art and MoMA PS1 has selected ”Hy-Fi,” a “circular tower of organic and reflective bricks” designed by The Living (David Benjamin), as the winner of the 15th annual Young Architects Program (YAP) in New York.

Metro of Great Society

Metro of Great Society

The Washington, D.C., Metro rail transit system was selected for the 2014 AIA Twenty-five Year Award. Designed by Harry Weese, FAIA with the matching ideals of “Great Society” liberalism and Mid-Century Modernism, the Washington Metro gives monumental civic space to the humble task of public transit, gravitas fit for the nation’s capital.

Library-Tent on Long Island

Library-Tent on Long Island

These days libraries are so much more then repositories for books and information. They are also vital community hubs where neighbors gather to discuss important topics of the day or just to see one another.

Architectural Firm of the Year

Architectural Firm of the Year

The American Institute of Architects bestowed the 2014 AIA Architecture Firm Award to Eskew+Dumez+Ripple the New Orleans firm that uses rigorously crafted Modernism to repair, restore, and enhance the unique cultural and historic context of their city.

Exhibition «Mir Stekla 2014»

Exhibition «Mir Stekla 2014»

The revived Mir Stekla’2014 exhibition starts on June 04-06 in the new pavilion of Expocentre Fairgrounds, Moscow. We have grown and moved to pavilion №2. The exhibition is now under one roof; this will allow visitors to effectively organize their root through the exposition and will give an opportunity to find each participant of the exhibition and not to lose the desired contact. 

Workspaces with Green Credentials

Workspaces with Green Credentials

Her Majesty The Queen and His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh yesterday took a tour of the world’s highest BREEAM rated building: the new headquarters of the Co-operative Group in Manchester, UK.

Old and New in Perfect Symbiosis

Old and New in Perfect Symbiosis

Praça das Artes, designed by Marcelo Ferraz and Francisco Fanucci (Brasil Arquitetura) and Marcos Cartum, has won Building of the Year at the Icon Awards in London.

Container as a Vacation Spot

Container as a Vacation Spot

Czech architect Ales Javurek has been named the winner of a competition to design a holiday home overlooking Bondi Beach in Sydney using discarded shipping containers.

Naaldwijk’s Citadel

Naaldwijk’s Citadel

For centuries, the Dutch have manipulated the landscape to move water away from their dwellings. Instead of battling the elements, Netherlands-based firm Waterstudio just announced plans to construct the world’s first floating apartment complex in 2014!

LISI House – Winner of the Solar Decathlon

LISI House – Winner of the Solar Decathlon

This past weekend Team Austria’s curtain-shrouded LISI House took first place in the 2013 Solar Decathlon! The team’s win comes as no surprise, as they leapt to the front of the pack early on by capturing big points in the Energy Balance, Communications, and Market Appeal contests.

Dollhouses of XXI Century

Dollhouses of XXI Century

20 of the world’s best architects and designers will present their version of a dolls’ house in an exhibition and auction at Bonhams in aid of KIDS. The inspiration behind the project came from the iconic Edwin Lutyens designed Queen Mary dolls’ house, created in 1922 with the aid of over 1,500 craftsmen and women.

OMA Wins Its First Bridge

OMA Wins Its First Bridge

OMA has won an international competition to design Pont Jean- Jacques Bosc, a bridge across the river Garonne in Bordeaux, France, that will link the municipalities of Bègles and Floriac. The 44m by 545m bridge, which will act as “a generous new public space” and “an urban planning intervention” for the city, giving priority to pedestrian traffic, is the first to be realized by OMA. It is scheduled for completion in 2018.