Stage 1 shortlist announced for Taipei Pop Music Center International Competition

October 23, 2009,AEDT

Announcement of Short-List Tenderers and Honorable Mentions (Stage One) The Short-list Tenderers(3 Entries) 1. Number: 43, Tenderer: Studio Gang Architects / Jeanne Gang Nationality: U.S.A. 2. Number: 45 Tenderer: Reiser + Umemoto RUR Architecture PC / Jesse Reiser Nationality: U.S.A 3. Number: 67, Tenderer: Daniel Gallagher (Office dA) Nationality: U.S.A | Read More

OMA wins competition for Rotterdam’s Stadskantoor

October 22, 2009,AEDT

The Office for Metropolitan Architecture, in collaboration with Werner Sobek and engineers ABT, has won the competition for Rotterdam’s Stadskantoor, a new building for the city hall that will accommodate municipal services, offices, and residential units. The winner was announced this morning by city alderman Hamit Karakus. SOURCE: OMA.

Design It: Shelter Competition Winners announced

October 22, 2009,AEDT

Over the course of the summer, Design It: Shelter Competition received submissions from people in 68 countries for a total of nearly 600 entries that met competition requirements. On the occasion of the Guggenheim Museum’s 50th Anniversary, we are pleased to announce the two winning entries: David Mares’s CBS – | Read More

BDP to design new Telford & Wrekin Academy with Kier

October 20, 2009,AEDT

Working with its partner Kier Construction, BDP has won the commission to design the new Abraham Darby Sport & Learning Academy at Ironbridge in Telford, as part of the Telford BSF project. The design combines a 1050 place Academy, sponsored by the Haberdashers’ Livery Company, with a 420 place primary | Read More

Archial staff try to follow Alsop

October 19, 2009,AEDT

Building Design reports Will Alsop’s move to RMJM took on a new twist this week after it emerged that staff at his former firm Archial were looking to follow him, with at least one major client considering following suit. RMJM’s group finance director Declan Thompson revealed that former colleagues of | Read More

Bruce Lee Museum Competition – UPDATE

October 18, 2009,AEDT

Recently the competition for Bruce Lee Museum closed and SCMP.com reports A competition to design a Bruce Lee museum at the late kung fu star’s former Kowloon Tong home has attracted more than 160 submissions from Hong Kong and overseas. The winning entry will be announced later this year with the | Read More

6 storey high green wall installed in Pittsburgh

October 14, 2009,AEDT

Green walls are becoming more and more common place in cities across the world. However, they are usually implemented as apart of a new architectural design rather than an existing building.  Until recently when a 2,380 square-foot, six storey high green wall was installed by PNC on their existing corporate | Read More

English Heritage unveils Stonehenge visitor centre designs

October 14, 2009,AEDT

English Heritage has unveiled the new plans for the Stonehenge visitor centre design. The design was created by Denton Corker Marshall (DCM) and according to English Hertiage website has been designed to be sensitive to its surroundings and to the significance of the monument. The placement and design of the | Read More

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