Posts tagged as 'awards'
Sainsbury Laboratory by Stanton William is one of the six projects shortlisted for this year’s RIBA Stirling prize; photo by Hufton+Crow
UK’s Royal Institute of British Architects has just announced the six projects which have made it to the shortlist of this year’s RIBA Stirling Prize. Among the contenders for Britain’s top architecture award are: Hepworth Gallery by David Chipperfield Architects, London Olympic Stadium by Populous, Lyric Theatre in Belfast by Dublin-based O’Donnell + Tuomey, Maggie’s Cancer Centre by OMA, New Court also by OMA (with Allies and Morrison) and Sainsbury Laboratory by Stanton Williams. The winner, selected by the judges led by the architect and former president of the Royal Academy Sir Nicholas Grimshaw, will be announced in Manchester on Saturday 13 October.
visit Architonic’s facebook page to view the images of all shortlisted projects
Ningbo History Museum in Ningbo, China by Wang Shu's Amateur Architecture Studio; photo by Lv Hengzhong
Yesterday evening, the 48-years-old Chinese architect Wang Shu of Amateur Architecture Studio has joined the likes of Tadao Ando, Norman Foster and Peter Zumthor after he was announced to be the winner of this year’s edition of the prestigious Pritzker Architecture Prize. In its 36th edition, the award is considered to be the architecture’s highest honour and Wang is the first Chinese architect to be decorated with the $100.000 prize (although the Chinese-American architect Ieoh Ming Pei, known as I. M. Pei, who was the recipient of the trophy in 1983 was, in fact, born in China). (more…)
'Porcelain' by Thibaut Godard has won the main award in the 'make me!' contest
Thibaut Godard is a young French designer and recent l’École de Design Nantes Atlantique graduate who earlier today has been awarded the first prize in the fourth edition ‘make me!’ contest at Poland’s Lodz Design Festival. Called ‘Porcelain’, Godard’s winning project consist of nine simple phials or phial-like wine bottles made of milky-white porcelain, elegantly packaged in equally minimalist box. Organised by Lodz Art Center, the competition was open to any young designer who at the time of entering the contest was not younger than 20 and not older than 30 years old. (more…)
Amunt - Architekten Martenson Und Nagel Theissen - the winners of this year's AR House Awards
Earlier last week, architects Bjorn Martenson, Sonja Nagel and Jan Theissen of Amunt practice have been announced the winners of the first prize in this year’s edition of AR House Awards for their passively heatable and partly pre-fabricated single family home project, ‘Just K, Zero Energy House‘.
Organised by Architectural Review and held at the Laufen Forum, the AR House Awards were awarded for the second time. Here, the winning trio explains why they decided to build the house as a solid wood construction, what is the difference between designing a public building or a private house and what does the award mean to them. (more…)
The award-winning Laufen Forum in Laufen, Switzerland
On 13 October, to coincide with the opening of the AR House exhibition, Laufen, the Swiss bathroom manufacturer and the sponsor of this year’s edition of the AR House 2011 competition (which we have mentioned on Dailytonic earlier in May) is organising this rather exciting-sounding lecture which will focus on the topic of ‘Pioneering role of the house in modern architecture’ and feature two prominent speakers: Catherine Slessor, the Editor of the Architectural Review and Beatriz Colomina, an architecture historian and Professor of Architecture at Princeton University.
So if you happen to be near Basel on 13 October, secure your place at the seminar by registering via email and make sure you don’t miss the event which will take place at the award-winning LAUFEN FORUM in, well, Laufen. To attend the event, register (more…)
The winning projects of the 11th edition of the International Design Contest by Andreu World
Earlier this week, on the opening day of Feria Habitat Valencia, the Spanish furniture manufacturer Andreu World has unveiled the winning projects of this year’s, 11th edition of the International Design Contest organised by the company. (more…)
Here’s some information from our friends at Laufen and Architectural Review about The Architectural Review House Awards 2011 . If you want to get your hands on the £10,000 award and be published in the Architectural Review then you’d better read on…
“Call for entries: Laufen sponsors excellent house architecture
“Laufen sponsors prize of £10,000 for the design of a private house. The names of the winners will be published in the August edition of Architectural Review and the award ceremony will take place in London on 7 September. (more…)
Here’s some information from our friends at D&AD about their 2011 awards scheme. If you want to get your hands on one of their covetable yellow pencils, then you’d better read on…
“D&AD exists to inform, educate and inspire those who work in and around the creative industries, Spatial Design included.
“The annual D&AD Awards are recognised throughout the world. They set the absolute reference standard for creative excellence. A yellow pencil on your desk will get gasps of admiration. And a black pencil? Well, they’ll probably erect a statue of you in the town square. Diller Scofidio + Renfro took home one of these coveted trophies last year in Spatial Design for the High Line (although no sign of a celebratory statue yet!).