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AIA 2017 Housing Awards

Headlines13. April 2017
By: John Hill
The SIX by Brooks + Scarpa (Photo: Tara Wujick)
The American Institute of Architects has announced fourteen projects that are recipients of the 2017 Housing Awards, which range from single-family houses to multifamily housing.
Földes Architects

Nursery

Works12. April 2017
By: Földes Architects
Nagykovácsi, Hungary - 2015
Photo: Levente Sirokai
During the design phase we strived to preserve the scales of the village. We chose the archetypical form of rural houses. Small independent pavilions were the bases of our spatial system which envelopes all three functions: a nursery, health visitor centre and a surgery.

Visiting Eden

Headlines12. April 2017
By: John Hill
All images courtesy of Tate Harmer
Planning authorities have approved Tate Harmer's design for a new hotel at the famous Eden Project in Cornwall, England, designed by Nicholas Grimshaw.
Studio Komma / The Men of Foam

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Works12. April 2017
By: Studio Komma / The Men of Foam
The Hague, Netherlands - 2016
Wide stairs welcome visitors to the lifted square. (All images © Studio Komma / The Men of Foam)
The Dutch architectural firm Studio Komma, in close collaboration with concept-developer The Men of Foam, is the winner of the ‘’Kavel 2 ‘Urban Lab’ Challenge’’ in The Hague, The Netherlands.
UNIVERSITY OF IOWA VISUAL ARTS BUILDING, Iowa City, Iowa by Steven Holl Architects (Photo: Iwan Baan)
The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design and The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies have announced the winners of the 23rd American Architecture Awards.
First Place: Mashambas Skyscraper by Pawel Lipiński and Mateusz Frankowski (All images courtesy of eVolo)
eVolo Magazine has announced the winners of the 2017 Skyscraper Competition, which asked entrants to "challenge the way we understand vertical architecture and its relationship with the natural and built environments."
Civic Architects

New Cyprus Archeology Museum

Works11. April 2017
By: Civic Architects
Lefkosia, Cyprus - 2017
Entrance view (All images courtesy of Civic Architects)
Civic, a young Dutch architecture firm that was recently founded by members of The Cloud Collective, developed a new concept for history museums. The concept was tested and applied in their proposal for the new national museum of Cyprus competition, which involves a 20.000 m2 archeology museum in Lefkosia, addressing the history of Cyprus.

BIG TIME Trailer

Film10. April 2017
By: John Hill
BIG TIME poster (Image: Good Company Pictures)
BIG TIME, directed by Kaspar Astrup Schröder, is a documentary profile of Danish architect Bjarke Ingels that premieres later this month at the Copenhagen Architecture Festival. 
David Adjaye

Aïshti Foundation

Works10. April 2017
By: Julien Lanoo
Beirut, Lebanon - 2016
Photo: Julien Lanoo
Located in the suburbs of Beirut along the coastal highway to Byblos, the Aïshti Foundation has become a focal point in the previously industrial neighborhood. A mix of commercial and cultural programs defines the building.
Image: Atelier Peter Zumthor, via the LA Times
At a lecture on Wednesday night at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), Swiss architect Peter Zumthor unveiled new images of his evolving design for LACMA's new $600-million building that would span across Wilshire Boulevard.