Shortlist announced for Welsh architecture award

Six very different buildings have made it onto the shortlist for a Welsh Design Commission architecture prize, ranging from a refurbished ruined chapel to a community theatre.

Over the next few weeks, the judges will (more…)

RIBA awards honour large and small projects

A number of architectural projects have been named as winners of the RIBA awards 2014.

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) chose to (more…)

Lindisfarne centre wins prestigious award

One of the winners of the RIBA north east regional architecture awards is a visitor centre that was recently built on Holy Island.

Icosis architects designed the new building, known as (more…)

Schoolboy creates winning Tour de France bicycle rack

A competition run by architects, in which Yorkshire schoolchildren were asked to design a bike rack commemorating the start of a famous cycling race in the county, has been won by a boy from a Harrogate junior school.

The winning design was thought to have best answered the demands of the brief, which asked the children to create something that (more…)

Vietnamese house wins Building of the Year award

A house in Vietnam’s Ho Chi Minh City has been named as one of the ‘Buildings of the Year’ by the architecture website ArchDaily.

The house, known simply as ‘Binh Thanh House’ after the (more…)

Acclaimed New Zealand building combines green design and Maori culture

An innovative centre for child care in New Zealand, known as Te Mirumiru, has won through to the finals of the EECA Awards for 2014.

The awards, provided by the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority, a New Zealand government agency, honour projects that (more…)

Welsh designs in the running for award

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) Regional Awards shortlist for 2014 has been announced, including five projects in Wales.

The Welsh designs up for a prize include Anglesey’s (more…)

French architects devise a floating farm that runs on icebergs

The 2013 International Architecture competition, held by the Jacques Rougerie Foundation, has an intriguing winner in its category entitled “Innovation and Architecture for the Sea”.

The project, known as “Arctic Harvester”, is a huge, circular, floating (more…)

Bullitt Center in Seattle hailed as world’s most sustainable building

At the end of 2013, World Architecture News announced that the winner of its annual competition to choose the world’s most sustainable building was the Bullitt Center in Seattle – the only U.S. entrant in the (more…)

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