St. Patrick’s Bridge (Calgary) shortlist announced

November 19, 2009,AEDT

The Calgary Municipal Land Corporation (CMLC) and its 10 member advisory committee today announced the three design submissions selected to move forward to the next stage of the competition for the new St. Patrick’s Island pedestrian bridge in East Village. The bridge will link St. Patrick’s Island with East Village | Read More

Turenscape win World Architecture Festival Award

November 11, 2009,AEDT

Turenscape (Beijing Turen Design Institute) has been awarded the Landscape Category award at the 2009 World Architecture Festival for a 22-hectare park in Tianjin, China – The Adaptation Palettes: Regenerative Landscape Design Through Regenerative Design and by allotting landforms, the natural process of plant adaptation and community evolution is introduced | Read More

Berlin to get square to mark the fall of the Wall

November 10, 2009,AEDT

Recently SPIEGEL ONLINE reports that Sinai won the competition to design the new “Platz der 9. November 1989” (Nov. 9, 1989 Square). The square is to commemorate the day the Berlin Wall was opened when the first East German walked through the gates into the West. Currently the site is somewhat | Read More

WPA 2.0 Student Edition Finalists Announced

November 10, 2009,AEDT

WPA 2.0 (SE) finalists has announced the finalists S1025 R_Ignite Re-Commission – Peter Millar . Jamie Potter . Andy Wilde The Manchester School of Architecture, UK S1035 Aquaculture Canal_New Orleans Aquaculture Canal Fadi Masoud – University of Toronto, Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design S1037 155th St Viaduct: Polytechnic | Read More

Ideas competition for Champ-de-Mars metro station

November 6, 2009,AEDT

The Mayor of Montréal, Gérald Tremblay, is pleased to announce a nationwide ideas competition for the redesigning of the area around Champ-de-Mars metro station. The purpose of the competition is to solicit explorations and illustrations of a variety of development concepts made possible by the planned covering of the Ville-Marie | Read More

No winner for Queens Wharf competition

November 6, 2009,AEDT

Recently WLA reported on the announcement of the finalists for the Queens Wharf design competition. We have just found out  that the competition has been halted and no winner will be awarded as the competition organisers (various government authorities) were not impressed with the stage 2 entries submitted. Comments left | Read More

WPA 2.0 SYMPOSIUM – 16th November

November 3, 2009,AEDT

WPA 2.0 SYMPOSIUM at The National Building Museum 401 F Street NW Washington, DC 20001 – Red Line Metro, Judiciary Square November 16th – 10 AM to 6 PM SCHEDULE of events: Keynote: Ron Sims Deputy Secretary, Department of Housing and Urban Development Presentations by the six WPA 2.0 finalists | Read More

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

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

Canadian Navy Monument Design Competition finalists announced

October 2, 2009,AEDT

The Canadian Navy will celebrate its centennial in 2010 with a year of events and festivities across Canada. As part of this occasion, National Defence wishes to highlight the anniversary by building a national monument in Ottawa to commemorate the Canadian men and women in naval uniform who have served, | Read More

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