Competitions

Grafton Architects wins World Building of the Year Award in Barcelona

The new faculty building for the Luigi Bocconi University in Milan, designed by the Irish practice Grafton Architects, has won the first World Building of the...

Buildings

Leicester Performing Arts Centre by Rafael Viñoly Architects unveiled

The new Curve Theatre in the St. George’s Conservation Area in Leicester, is Rafael Viñoly Architects’ first completed project in the United Kingdom.

Competitions

Emirates Glass LEAF Awards 2008

The Danish architecture firm Schmidt Hammer Lassen won the Grand Prix Award for its Performers House project, a modern version of a Danish folk high school, at...

Buildings

Peres Peace House opens in Israel

An opening ceremony of the Peres Peace House in Jaffa, by Italian architect Massimiliano Fuksas, was held last week. The Centre for Peace is a non-profit,...

Buildings

"Arctic culture centre" in Hammerfest completed

The new Arctic culture centre in Hammerfest, the world’s northernmost town, designed by a-lab architects was completed this month. The building, which is used...

Exhibitions

Venice Biennale 2008

Ideas, Impressions, Interviews: Short movies on the Venice Biennale 2008

Buildings

Nottingham New Art Exchange

The New Art Exchange by architects Hawkins\Brown was launched last month in Nottingham. It is the UK’s first regional inner city contemporary visual arts centre...

Competitions

Àlvaro Siza wins 2009 RIBA Gold Medal

The Portuguese architect Àlvaro Siza has been announced as the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) Gold Medallist.

Competitions

Accordia wins the RIBA Stirling Prize 2008

The Accordia housing scheme in Cambridge, designed by a collaboration between Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios, Alison Brooks Architects and Macreanor Lavington...