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AIA announces best buildings by American architects - 2020 Honor Awards

Glenstone Museum.  Photograph by Iwan Baan

The American Institute of Architects has announced the winners of its 2020 Honor Awards, which include Snøhetta's Calgary library and the Glenstone Museum in Maryland. The 2020 AIA Institute Honor

Calgary New Central Library, Canada, by Snøhetta and Dialog
Photograph by Michael Grimm

Awards aims to recognise projects designed by architects licensed in the USA that best demonstrate how buildings can improve everyday life. more

 


Marlon Blackwell Wins 2020
AIA Gold Medal

Founder of his eponymous Fayetteville, Ark., firm, Blackwell will be awarded the Institute’s highest honor at the 2020 AIA National Conference on Architecture in Los Angeles. more Marlon

The Harvey Pediatric Clinic in Rodgers, Ark. (2017)
Photo: Timothy Hursley

 

 


Kengo Kuma completes first
building in Australia

Ribbons of wood wrap around The Exchange by Kengo Kuma, which has opened in Darling Square, Sydney, Australia. Now open to the public, the building is

wrapped in 20,000 metres of light-coloured wood that Kuma has arranged in "a dynamic and exciting manner" to offer passersby glimpses of... more kkaa

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Oscars 2020: A Glittering Cyclone

The Academy Awards 2020, Los Angeles   

There’s always a reasonable expectation of spectacle at the annual Academy Awards presentation, from the fashion on the red carpet to the stage where the proceedings unfold. For the Oscars this year, the task of conjuring a suitably glamorous backdrop for the show of shows fell to Emmy. more

 

2020 WLA Awards Call for Entries

LANDPROCESS – Winners of the 2019 WLA Awards – Built Large – Award of Excellence     

World Landscape Architect has opened the call entries for the 2020 WLA Awards, the annual international landscape architecture awards that seek to honour landscape architects around the world. more

 

The High Line’s Latest Starchitect Project

Penthouse with a terrace at Lantern House

Thomas Heatherwick, who created the Vessel at Hudson Yards, has designed buildings where every window is a bay window. The project comprises two towers that flank the High Line. One tower, on the eastern side of the elevated park, is 10 stories tall. more

 

Featured Design School
The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science
and Art

Our mission is to sustain The Cooper Union as a free center of learning and civic discourse that inspires inventive, creative, and influential voices in architecture, art, and engineering to address the critical challenges and opportunities of our time. more

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