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Competition / International Competition in Architecture - Jacques Rougerie Foundation / Jacques Rougerie Foundation

Call for action: International competition in architecture 2017 - Jacques Rougerie Foundation Architects, engineers, designers, all of them participate to the development and the construction of an upcoming world at their own level.Show More Summary

Competition / Vimania ARchitecture competition / AR/VR consortium

Augmented reality provides us with new research field of architecture. Now you do not need architectural models. We can see the building as it is with all the details. At the same time, it remains virtual model. These properties are augmented reality give us new opportunities. Show More Summary

Competition / Tiny House Design Competition / Volume Zero

Home is a domain that is intimate to all of us. Beyond its everyday function as a physical shelter for people and their activities, it connects with its user on a personal and emotional level. The modern day scenario of environmental...Show More Summary

Competition / LBC-LA Collaborative Student Competition 2017 / Living Futures

“Imagine a building designed and constructed to function as elegantly and efficiently as a flower: a building informed by its bioregion’s characteristics, and that generates all of its own energy with renewable resources, captures and...Show More Summary

Competition / COSTA DEL SPRAWL ideas competition / Estudio ESSE

For a second year the Costa del Sprawl ideas competition seeks creative solutions to improve the social, urban, and architectural situation in some of Costa del Sol’s sprawling neighbourhoods. This year’s competition is focused on the...Show More Summary

Competition / Architecture at Zero / PGE, AIACC, SFSU

The Architecture at Zero competition challenge is to create a zero net energy bayside community education and visitor’s center, in support of the mission of the Romberg Tiburon Center for Environmental Studies (RTC). This facility is...Show More Summary

Competition / 24h competition 19th edition - Ct?s / Ideas Forward

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 Cambridge to Oxford Connection: Ideas Competition / Malcolm Reading Consultants, on behalf of the National Infrastructure Commission

This free-to-enter, two-stage ideas competition is seeking forward-thinking, imaginative proposals to integrate sustainable placemaking with development and new infrastructure. The focus for the competition is the arc encompassing four of the UK’s fastest-growing and most productive centres: Cambridge, Milton Keynes, Northampton and Oxford. Show More Summary

Competition / Design Exchange Emerging Designer Competition / The RBC Foundation

THE THIRD EDITION OF THE EMERGING DESIGNER COMPETITION Design Exchange, in partnership with RBC Foundation, is now accepting applications for the 2017 Emerging Designer Competition. This exciting national competition seeks to provide...Show More Summary

Competition / OPEN CALL: FOR ARCHITECTS/ARTISTS_?SECOND NATURE? / The Organisation European Capital of Culture ? Pafos2017

The Open Call is open to professional architects, artists, designers and students of architecture schools of member states of the International Union of Architects (UIA). This Open Call is characterised, firstly, by a general interest...Show More Summary

Two New Books

Just a heads up on a couple books I wrote that are coming out this fall. I'll post more about these books in the coming weeks/months.First is 100 Years, 100 Landscape Designs (Prestel), a companion to last year's 100 Years, 100 Buildings. Show More Summary

Finding Fay: Cooper Chapel

Like E. Fay Jones's famous Thorncrown Chapel from 1980, the Mildred B. Cooper Memorial Chapel is fairly easy to find, given that the building has its own website with directions, the state has historical-marker signs along the roadsShow More Summary

Finding Fay: Thorncrown Chapel

Posts have been a little slim lately, owing to being on a family vacation. This week I managed to drag a few non-architects to see two renowned chapels by Arkansan E. Fay Jones, one completed in 1980 and one in 1988. The first is, obviously, Thorncrown Chapel, located in Eureka Springs, Arkansas (the second, Mildred B. Show More Summary

Today's archidose #972

Here are some photos of the Jan Michalski Foundation Library in Montricher, Switzerland, by Mangeat Wahlen Architectes Associés. (Photographs: Trevor Patt) 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

Today's archidose #971

Here are some of my photos of Jenny Sabin Studio's Lumen at MoMA PS1 in Long Island City, Queens, on display until September 4, 2017. 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

Book Review: Thirtyfour Campgrounds

Thirtyfour Campgrounds by Martin HogueMIT Press, 2016Hardcover, 266 pagesIt's summer, which means – deer ticks be damned – it's time to get outdoors. For many, getting outside equates with camping, which in the United States most likely...Show More Summary

Today's archidose #970

Here are some photos of Studio Gang's Hive at the National Building Museum in Washington, DC. The installation is on display until September 4, 2017. (Photographs: Mark Andre) 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

Book Review: The American Idea of Home

The American Idea of Home: Conversations About Architecture and Design by Bernard FriedmanUniversity of Texas Press, 2017Hardcover, 228 pagesIn 2012 Bernard Friedman put out American Homes, billed as "1800 years of American residential...Show More Summary

Book Review: Welcome to Your World

Welcome to Your World: How the Built Environment Shapes Our Lives by Sarah Williams GoldhagenHarper, 2017Hardcover, 348 pagesWelcome to Your World is critic and educator Sarah William Goldhagen's attempt to succinctly and clearly distill voluminous research on neuroscience and architecture toward the improvement of buildings and cities. Show More Summary

Today's archidose #969

Here are some of my photos of The Connective Project (2017) by Reddymade Architecture and Design with AREA4 at Brooklyn's Prospect Park, July 7 to July 17, 2017. See also my post at World-Architects for more information on the installation. Show More Summary

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