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The Getty Foundation has announced more than $1.7 million in architectural conservation grants to be given to nearly a dozen significant modern buildings from last century, designed by the likes of Louis I. Kahn and Oscar Niemeyer, as part of its Keeping It Modern initiative.
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Reddymade Architecture and Design, the New York firm founded by architect Suchi Reddy, has won the 11th annual Times Square Valentine Heart Design Competition with "X," which will be unveiled in February in time for Valentine's Day.
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Mecanoo's National Kaohsiung Center for the Arts — also known as Weiwuying after the 116-acre park the building sits within — opened to the public on October 13th in Kaohsiung City, Taiwan..
Wrightwood 659, a new exhibition space designed by Tadao Ando, opened on October 12th in Chicago's Lincoln Park neighborhood, next to a house Ando designed two decades earlier.
Barclay & Crousse Architecture's Edificio E at the University of Piura in Piura, Peru, has won the third biennial Mies Crown Hall Americas Prize (MCHAP). It was announced during a ceremony at the Illinois Institute of Architecture (IIT) in Chicago on 10 October 2018.
Foster + Partners' design for the headquarters of Bloomberg, London has won the 2018 RIBA Stirling Prize for the UK's best new building.
The fifth annual MPavilion, designed by Carme Pinós of Barcelona's Estudio Carme Pinós, has opened to the public in Melbourne’s Queen Victoria Gardens.
José Esparza Chong Cuy has been named the Executive Director and Chief Curator of Storefront for Art and Architecture, taking charge of the New York City institution on the first of November.
The twenty finalists of the Architectural Photography Awards 2018, supported by the World Architecture Festival (WAF) and PICSEL and sponsored by Sto and Dornbracht, have been announced.
Zaha Hadid Architects has won the international design competition for the Sverdlovsk Philharmonic Concert Hall in Yekaterinburg, Russia's fourth-largest city.
Columbia University opened The Forum, the third building designed by Renzo Piano Building Workshop on its new Manhattanville campus, on Wednesday, September 26th.
The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has announced that Sir Nicholas Grimshaw is the 2019 recipient of the Royal Gold Medal, which is given in recognition of a lifetime’s work and is RIBA's highest honor.
Copenhagen's 3XN has won the competition to design the Climatorium, a new international climate center in Lemvig, Denmark.
The Netherlands' Mecanoo and Luxembourg's Metaform have won an international competition to design a new Velodrome and Sports Complex in Mondorf-les-Bains, Luxembourg.
Three months after it was determined that Charles Rennie Mackintosh's masterpiece at the Glasgow School of Art would have to be dismantled following a major fire, the...
Robert Venturi, the influential architect and theorist, died on Tuesday, September 18th at the age of 93 after a brief illness.
He builds mainly in Russia and Germany. He draws, exhibits, and publishes. Now he will be given this year's European Prize for Architecture by The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies and The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design.
Vectorworks, Inc. has announced the 2019 release of its suite of software for architecture, landscape, entertainment and interior design industries: Vectorworks Architect, Landmark, Spotlight, Fundamentals and Designer, as well as Braceworks and Vision.
A pair of tree-covered towers in Milan, a refurbished university building in Budapest, housing for students in Brazil, and a school of music in Tokyo are the four projects in the running for the second annual RIBA International Prize.
The Design Museum in London has announced the shortlist for its eleventh annual Beazley Designs of the Year, the exhibition and awards "celebrating the world’s best design."
The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) has announced the winners of the 2018 ASLA Professional Awards – 25 recipients in 6 categories.
David Adjaye and Rem Koolhaas are among the speakers that will headline the 2018 World Architecture Festival (WAF) taking place in Amsterdam in November.
DesignIntelligence (DI), the Atlanta-based company "dedicated to the business success of organizations in architecture, engineering, construction and design," has released the results of its annual survey of thousands of architects, academics and students that determines the best...
The Chicago Architecture Center (CAC), formerly known as the Chicago Architecture Foundation, opens today, August 31, which Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has proclaimed as "Chicago Architecture Day."
Time magazine's first annual list of "100 destinations to experience right now" is chock full of contemporary architecture. Is this a sign of the lasting "Bilbao effect" or the influence of Instagram?
Amos Rex, a subterranean art museum designed by JKMM Architects, opens on Thursday, August 30th, at Helsinki's Lasipalatsi Square.
The Danish Architecture Center (DAC) launches a podcast series, The Architecture City, with a conversation about BLOX, the new building in Copenhagen by OMA - Office for Metropolitan Architecture that houses the DAC among numerous other functions.
A jury has selected five towers as finalists in the International Highrise Award 2018, which will be presented by the City of Frankfurt/Main together with Deutsches Architekturmuseum (DAM) and DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale in early November.
The Oslo Council has blocked artist Bjarne Melgaard's attempt to build his "death house" and atelier, designed by Snøhetta, near the site of Edvard Munch's studio.
The Hyatt Foundation appointed Justice Stephen Breyer, one of eight judges currently on the U.S. Supreme Court, as Chair of the Pritzker Architecture Prize jury. His announcement comes after Australian architect Glenn Murcutt stepped down from the Prize jury.
Beulah International has selected "Green Spine," the design by UNStudio and Cox Architecture, for the Southbank development in Melbourne. The scheme includes two twisting towers, one of which would become Australia's tallest.
Earlier this month the Sandy Hook Permanent Memorial Commission selected the winning design in a competition for a permanent memorial that will honor the 26 children and adults who died as a result of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, in 2012.
University College Dublin (UCD) and Malcolm Reading Consultants (MRC) have announced that the team led by New York's Steven Holl Architects has won the two-stage Future Campus – University College Dublin International Design Competition.
The six finalists for the third Mies Crown Hall Americas Prize (MCHAP) were announced earlier this week at an event in Detroit, Michigan. Founded by the Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) in 2014, The Americas Prize awards "the best architectural work in the Americas realized...
The New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) has designated the AT&T Building, designed by Philip Johnson and John Burgee in the early 1980s, as a city landmark. LPC described the building, later known as Sony Plaza and now 550 Madison Avenue, "as an icon of the...
The firm of Jacques Herzog and Pierre de Meuron has been selected to expand the Harvard Graduate School of Design in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The Swiss architects will work with New York's Beyer Blinder Belle on the school's "significant transformation."