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...

Competitions

SHL wins architecture competition in Denmark

Schmidt hammer lassen architects won the competition to redesign the old commercial and transportation port of the town of Holbaek. In many former industrial...

Competitions

Chicago Athenaeum: International Architecture Awards 2008

At the end of September the Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design, Metropolitan Arts Press Ltd. and The European Center for Architecture Art...

Construction

Piano's Living Roof: Museum Opening in San Fransisco

With his Museum of Natural History in San Fransisco’s Golden Gate Park Renzo Piano has successfully united the twelve different buildings of the California...

Materials, Texture, Ornament

Materials, Texture, Ornament