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Today's archidose #987

Here are some photos of La Muralla Roja (1973) in Calpe, Spain, by Ricardo Bofill Taller de Arquitectura. (Photos: Lukas Schlatter, who has more shots of the park in this Flickr set.) To contribute your Flickr images for consideration, just::: Join and add photos to the archidose poolTo contribute your Instagram images for consideration, just::: Tag your photos #archidose

Old+New Book Review: Complete Zaha Hadid

Zaha Hadid: The Complete Buildings and ProjectsRizzoli, 1998Paperback, 176 pages The Complete Zaha Hadid, Expanded and UpdatedThames & Hudson, 2017Hardcover, 320 pagesBack in 1998, six years before she would win the Pritzker Architecture...Show More Summary

Book Review: 100 Buildings

100 Buildings by Thom Mayne and Eui-Sung Yi, produced by The Now InstituteRizzoli, 2017Flexicover, 262 pagesWhen visiting the page for 100 Buildings on Amazon today, the "What other items do customers buy after viewing this item?" section lists one book: mine. Show More Summary

Today's archidose #986

Here are some photos of Bishan–Ang Mo Kio Park (2012) in Singapore by Ramboll Studio Dreiseitl. (Photos: Trevor Patt, who has more shots of the park in this Flickr set.) To contribute your Flickr images for consideration, just::: Join and add photos to the archidose poolTo contribute your Instagram images for consideration, just::: Tag your photos #archidose

Disappointment in Berlin

One of the buildings I went out of my way to visit on a recent trip to Berlin was Dominique Perrault's Velodrome and Swimming Pool, a project I wrote about way back in 2000, one year after the project was completed and seventeen years before I'd see it in person. Show More Summary

2017 Holiday Gift Books

This year I'm highlighting 33 books by the same number of publishers, arranged alphabetically by publisher – from A+A to Zone. Titles and covers link to Amazon for easy gift-buying.A+A BooksÁlvaro Siza Architectural Guide: Built ProjectsEdited...Show More Summary

Back from Berlin

Last week I was in Berlin covering the World Architecture Festival (WAF) for World-Architects. I had a little bit of free time to venture about the city, snapping photos of the below buildings.The biggest highlight was the Nordic Embassies,...Show More Summary

In Berlin

Posts on this blog will resume next week. In the meantime, head to World-Architects to see my posts on the World Architecture Festival taking place this week at Arena Berlin.

Book and Exhibition Review: Harry Seidler

Harry Seidler: The Exhibition: Organizing, Curating, Designing, and Producing a World Tour by Vladimir BelogolovskyOscar Riera Ojeda Publishers, 2017Hardcover w/slipcase, 272 pagesHarry Seidler: Painting Toward Architecture curated by...Show More Summary

Competition / Beam Camp Seeks Proposals for Spectacular Projects / Beam Camp

Beam Camp is a collaborative building and design summer camp in Strafford, NH that works with kids aged 10-17 to make the seemingly impossible possible. Our award-winning program has been featured in the New York Times, Wired, NPR, and...Show More Summary

Competition / Livability in New American City / Urban Design Committee of AIA|DC and City Age Conference

Introduction Cities around the world are growing at an unprecedented rate, and for the first time in recent history represent the preferred place for people to live. Urbanization has historically aided millions to escape hardship through...Show More Summary

Competition / Adelaide Contemporary International Design Competition / Malcolm Reading Consultants

The Adelaide Contemporary International Design Competition is a global search for an outstanding design team to create a new cultural destination for Australia. Adelaide Contemporary will showcase an exceptional collection of international and Australian, including Aboriginal, art. Show More Summary

Competition / PEA Window Competetion 2017 / AIA Philadelphia

For this year’s competition we’ve teamed up with the Center for Architecture and Design (CFA) to give you, the creative thinkers reading this, a chance to really express your design chops. In this design competition we are asking you...Show More Summary

Competition / 24h competition 20th edition - biomimetic / ideasforward

Ideasforward wants to give young creative people from around the world the opportunity to express their views on the future of societies through their innovative and visionary proposals. We are an experimental platform seeking progressive ideas that reflect on emerging themes. Show More Summary

Competition / The Dubai International Award For Best Practice / UN - Habitat / Dubai Municipality

The Dubai International Award For Best Practice 21 years of recognizing excellence in urban best practice The Dubai Municipality and UN-Habitat present the Dubai International Award for Best Practices to Improve the Living Environment. Show More Summary

Competition / Indigenous Housing Canada Ideas Competition 2017 / The Manitoba Association of Architects; NDL Construction Ltd.; penn-co; Sigfusson Northern; Neegan Burnside; LDA Structural Engineers; PM Associates Ltd.

Indigenous Housing Competition Canada invites everyone, students and professionals, to submit ideas for remote access Indigenous Community housing in Canada. PURPOSE The purpose of this competition is to raise awareness of Indigenous...Show More Summary

Competition / Barcelona Social Housing / ARCHmedium

INTRODUCTION Barcelona is going through a moment of housing emergency where 40% of the purchases of flats are made only to invest and the increase of tourist apartments exponentially increases the price of rents. There are large numbers...Show More Summary

Competition / Project of the Year 2017 / Architecture of Israel + the European Union

Architects, interior designers, landscape architects, researchers and students are invited to submit works planned or written since 2011. PowerPoint or PDF presentations, not exceeding 5mb, should include a short explanatory text describing the project, location, purpose, its uniqueness and date of completion. Show More Summary

Competition / U.S. Department of Energy Race to Zero Student Design Competition (Race to Zero) / U.S. Department of Energy

Collegiate institutions can start planning for the U.S. Department of Energy Race to Zero Student Design Competition (Race to Zero), which is at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) in Golden, Colorado, April 21–22, 2018. The Race to Zero is an annual competition, open to students and faculty from any interested collegiate institution. Show More Summary

Art in the Open

On Friday Art in the Open: Fifty Years of Public Art in New York opens at the Museum of the City of New York (MCNY). On display until May 13, 2018, the small but visually dense exhibition (designed by Tsao & McKown) covers notable displays of public art in New York's public spaces from 1967 to the present. Show More Summary

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