Arquitectura Viva
Friday, February 12, 2016
Ruusupuisto architectural competition winner announced
09/02/2016

Ruusupuisto architectural competition winner announced

An entry called “Silmu” by a team of young Finnish architects is the winner of the international Ruusupuisto design competition, that sought solutions to connect and integrate two masterpieces by the architect Alvar Aalto.

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Art of Building
22/01/2016

Art of Building

BBC

The finalists of this year's Art of Building Photographer of the Year have been announced. The competition attracts thousands of entries from around...

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Shortlisted for the Palace of Westminster restoration
24/12/2015

Shortlisted for the Palace of Westminster restoration

Chartered Institute of Building

Allies & Morrison, BDP, Foster + Partners and HOK were shortlisted for British Parliament refurb...

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Meet the finalists who could design the Obama Presidential Center
23/12/2015

Meet the finalists who could design the Obama Presidential Center

Chicago Tribune

Adjaye Associates, Diller Scofidio + Renfro, Renzo Piano Building Workshop, John Ronan Architects, SHoP Architects, Snohetta and Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects...

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Winners of ideas competition for renovation of old Clesa factory
30/11/2015

Winners of ideas competition for renovation of old Clesa factory

The competition for ideas for the revamp of the main shed of the old Clesa factory – designed by Alejandro de la Sota and located on Cardenal Herrera Oria avenue, in Madrid’s Fuencarral-El Pardo district – has resulted in a selection of entries which has now been...

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RSHP wins competition for Terminal 3 at Taoyuan Airport in Taiwan
03/11/2015

RSHP wins competition for Terminal 3 at Taoyuan Airport in Taiwan

Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners has won first prize in the competition to build the new terminal of Taoyuan, which, located 40 kilometers from Taipei, is Taiwan’s largest international airport. The jury has also distinguished the proposals of UN Studio and Foster + Partners...

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Winners of Viewpoint in Pulpit Rock
02/11/2015

Winners of Viewpoint in Pulpit Rock

Rethinking

Pablo Canga ‘s ‘Save the pulpit’ and Rick Chen’s ‘Fragile’ were proclaimed joint winners of the Viewpoint in Pulpit Rock competition organized by Rethinking. 

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New U.S. Embassy Project in Brasilia
13/10/2015

New U.S. Embassy Project in Brasilia

The Department of State’s Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations (OBO) has shortlisted Diller Scofidio + Renfro, Morphosis, Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects, Rafael Viñoly, Steven Holl and Studio Gang in stage one of two-stage selection process...

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NASA 3D-Printed Habitat Challenge
25/09/2015

NASA 3D-Printed Habitat Challenge

One of the 30 finalists in the 3D Printed Habitat Challenge, a NASA competition seeking radical designs for an outpost on Mars, is Foster + Partners.

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Two teams win Bauhaus Museum competition
10/09/2015

Two teams win Bauhaus Museum competition

The Barcelona office González Hinz Zabala and the New York firm Young & Ayata have jointly won first place in the competition for the Bauhaus Museum in Dessau. The center for the preservation and display of products created by the German art...

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Architect competition launched for Chicago's Obama Presidential Center
01/09/2015

Architect competition launched for Chicago's Obama Presidential Center

Chicago Sun-Times

Inviting an undisclosed number of architectural firms to jump in the contest, the Barack Obama Foundation launched a competition to plan and design on Chicago’s South Side... 

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Long-list announced for Art Mill design competition
27/08/2015

Long-list announced for Art Mill design competition Pdf

Global search for the designer of Art Mill in Doha attracts 489 entries from 56 countries. 26 firms long-listed to progress to the second stage of the competition of one of the world’s leading cultural centres.

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Build Your Own Pavillion: Young Architects Competition
07/07/2015

Build Your Own Pavillion: Young Architects Competition

Serpentine Galleries

The digital platform and nationwide campaign to celebrate, educate and promote architecture, and to encourage young architects everywhere to engage...

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MVRDV wins competition for Cultural Cluster in Zaanstad (Netherlands)
23/06/2015

MVRDV wins competition for Cultural Cluster in Zaanstad (Netherlands)

The project by the Rotterdam firm MVRDV has been announced the winner of the competition for a Cultural Cluster at the heart of the Dutch municipality of Zaanstad, 9 kilometers from the core of Amsterdam. A reinterpretation of the stack of dwellings...

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‘Textile Structures for New Building 2015’ competition winners
20/05/2015

‘Textile Structures for New Building 2015’ competition winners

Two enrolled at the Madrid School of Architecture (ETSAM) have won the ‘Macro Architecture’ section of the thirteenth ‘Textile Structures for New Building’  competition for students organized by Techtextil, the international fair held in Frankfurt...

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TEd'A arquitectes, school in Orsonnens (Suiza)
12/05/2015

TEd'A arquitectes, school in Orsonnens (Suiza)

The Palma de Mallorca practice TEd’A arquitectos – Jaume Mayol and Irene Pérez – have capped first prize in the competition to build a school in the small Swiss municipality of Orsonnens, 50 kilometers from Bern. Covering an area of 1,720 square meters...

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Foster + Partners to build phase 2 of Dubai Design District
11/05/2015

Foster + Partners to build phase 2 of Dubai Design District

The office of Norman Foster has won the competition to carry out phase 2 of the masterplan for the Dubai Design District (d3). With an area of about 93,000 square meters, the new neighborhood is to be a Creative Community fostering artistic and intellectual...

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Proposals revealed for Oslo’s New Government Quarter
22/04/2015

Proposals revealed for Oslo’s New Government Quarter

For the new government quarter in the heart of Oslo, six proposals have been presented. Three are by Norwegian practices: Asplan Viak, Snøhetta, and White. The rest are by the Danish firm BIG, the Dutch office MVRDV, and the Norwegian-Danish...

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SANAA y Snøhetta tie in bid for museum in Budapest
15/04/2015

SANAA y Snøhetta tie in bid for museum in Budapest

The firms SANAA in Japan and Snøhetta in Norway share first place in the competition to build the New National Gallery – Ludwig Museum in Budapest, one of five museums making up the Liget cultural complex that is set to go up outside the Hungarian capital...

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Four designs shortlisted for new London pedestrian and bike bridge
26/03/2015

Four designs shortlisted for new London pedestrian and bike bridge

The Guardian

Four teams of architects have been shortlisted to design the £40m Nine Elms to Pimlico river crossing in south-west London, seeing off competition from 70...

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Open international competition in two phases Bauhaus Museum Dessau
03/03/2015

Open international competition in two phases Bauhaus Museum Dessau

In occasion of the 100th Bauhaus anniversary, the Foundation Bauhaus Dessau is intending the construction of a museum for provide the opportunity to present to the public for the long term the outstanding collection...

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M2R, cultural center in Bamiyan (Afghanistan)
26/02/2015

M2R, cultural center in Bamiyan (Afghanistan)

The Argentina-based team M2R – Carlos Nahuel Recabarren, Manuel Alberto Martínez Catalán, and Franco Morero – was announced the  winner of an international competition organized by UNESCO and the Afghan Ministry of Information and Culture...

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Nine Elms and Pimlico Bridge Competition
24/02/2015

Nine Elms and Pimlico Bridge Competition

The London Borough of Wandsworth is inviting multi-disciplinary design teams from across the world to take part in a lively and interactive competition, to produce a concept design for a new cycle and pedestrian bridge across the River Thames in London...

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‘Temporary Housing for Surfers in Tarifa’ winners
12/02/2015

‘Temporary Housing for Surfers in Tarifa’ winners

The winners and honorable mentions in the ‘Temporary Housing for Surfers in Tarifa’ competition, organized by reTHINKing, have been announced.

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Art Gallery of NSW narrows architecture firms down to five finalists
29/01/2015

Art Gallery of NSW narrows architecture firms down to five finalists

The Sidney Morning Herald
The Art Gallery of New South Wales has narrowed the list of architecture firms vying for its ambitious $450 million Sydney Modern project from 12 to five...
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Glasgow School of Art: Firms bid to restore Mackintosh building
09/01/2015

Glasgow School of Art: Firms bid to restore Mackintosh building

BBC

Glasgow School of Art has announced the five architecture firms who have been shortlisted to lead the restoration of its fire-damaged Mackintosh building...

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Six finalists for Guggenheim Helsinki Design Competition
02/12/2014

Six finalists for Guggenheim Helsinki Design Competition

From the 1.715 anonymous submissions received for Stage One of the competition, the jury has selected six finalists; see Jury Statement. These teams will now receive further briefing and develop their concept designs during Stage Two of the competition...

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Pablo Sendra wins ideas competition for Future Wimbledon
10/10/2014

Pablo Sendra wins ideas competition for Future Wimbledon

A partner in the Sevillian office Lugadero, Pablo Sendra Fernández, has won the international ideas competition that was called for the purpose of regenerating the center of Wimbledon, the urban area of London located 11 kilometers from...

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MCHAP: Seven Finalists
06/08/2014

MCHAP: Seven Finalists

Seven buildings have been shortlisted for the Mies Crown Hall Americas Prize (MCHAP) of the IIT’s College of Architecture. In the prize’s first edition, the jury, with Kenneth Frampton as president, has selected the following buildings...

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Nieto Sobejano: Arvo Pärt Center in Laulasmaa (Estonia)
23/06/2014

Nieto Sobejano: Arvo Pärt Center in Laulasmaa (Estonia)

The office of Fuensanta Nieto and Enrique Sobejano has won the bid to build a new cultural center in Laulasmaa, an Estonian city located 35 kilometers from Tallin. An international competition was organized by the foundation...

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Following the editions of 2010 and 2012, ‘More for Less’ and ‘The Common,’ the third international congress organized by the Fundación Arquitectura y Sociedad came with the heading of ‘Necessary Architecture’, centering upon values of austerity but also on cultural aspects of architecture.
The Common The Common
Organized by the Fundación Arquitectura y Sociedad, the congress (Pamplona, June 2012) appealed to civic solidarity as an instrument of architecture in facing the urgent economic and environmental challenges of today.
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Organized by the Fundación Arquitectura y Sociedad, the congress (Pamplona, June 2010) aimed to take stock of the change of mood in architecture. Published in a bilingual edition, Spanish and English, the book presents the interviews with the participants.
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