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Gold Medal: Eco-Techno Park (All photos courtesy of Holcim Foundation)
At a recent ceremony in Beirut, the Holcim Foundation announced the winning projects of the Holcim Awards 2014 for Africa and the Middle East, which "illustrate how sustainable construction continues to evolve."
Photo: Courtesy of Bendheim
Two side-by-side buildings – the CUNY Advanced Science & Research Center and the City College Center for Discovery & Innovation – recently opened on City College's Harlem campus. Bendheim's channel and dichroic glass defines much of the interiors.
Photo: Philip Vile
In a ceremony at the Royal Institute of British Architects this evening, Liverpool's Everyman Theatre, designed by Haworth Tompkins, was named the recipient of the 2014 Stirling Prize.
Henning Larsen Architects

Regional Train Station and a New Quarter in Vinge

Works16. October 2014
By: Henning Larsen Architects
Vinge Hovedstaden, Denmark - 2014
Images: Henning Larsen Architects
Henning Larsen Architects has, in collaboration with an international team consisting of Tredje Natur, MOE and Railway Procurement Agency, won Frederikssund’s competition to design a regional train station and new quarter in the future town of Vinge.
Navy Yard View. Image: OMA + OLIN
The 11th Street Bridge Park has announced the selection of OMA - Office for Metropolitan Architecture + OLIN as the design team for Washington, D.C.’s first elevated park over the Anacostia River.

Gehry Does Handbags

Found15. October 2014
By: John Hill
Photo: Louis Vuitton
Architects and the media will be flocking to Paris for the 27 October opening of Frank Gehry's Fondation Louis Vuitton. Yet, in addition to the building, the famous architect has designed a "twisted box" for the French fashion house.

Briefly

Film15. October 2014
By: John Hill
Photo: Screenshot
What is the role of a brief? What impact does it have on the final outcome of a design, be it a building, a piece of furniture, or an ad campaign? Bassett & Partners asked these questions and more of Frank Gehry and five other prominent designers.
Zalewski Architecture Group

Ledge House

Works15. October 2014
By: John Hill, Zalewski Architecture Group
Brenna, Poland - 2014
Image: Zalewski Architecture Group
Ledge House, a house designed for two families, is set on an artificial ledge so that its residents could fully enjoy the mountainous panorama of Beskid Slaski Mountains.
OSPA Arquitetura e Urbanismo

UFCSPA Campus Igara

Works14. October 2014
By: John Hill, OSPA Arquitetura e Urbanismo
Canoas Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil - 2014
Visualization: OSPA Arquitetura e Urbanismo
OSPA Arquitetura e Urbanismo has won first place in the national public competition for the Universidade Federal de Ciências da Saúde de Porto Alegre - UFCSPA Campus Igara.
Metrogramma

Margraf Hanging Gardens

Works14. October 2014
By: John Hill, Metrogramma
Verona Veneto, Italy - 2014
Photo: Courtesy of Metrogramma
Contemporary monumental works hanging amid shapes, visions, and concepts for the challenging installation created by Metrogramma for Margraf at the recent edition of Marmomacc (VeronaFiere, September 24-27, 2014).