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Posts Tagged: Awards

Sheep Stable by 70F Architecture, Almere, Netherlands

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Sheep Stable by 70F Architecture, Almere, Netherlands

Good architecture is usually provided by humans for fellow humans. It is a rare occasion when the human being deigns to provide it for animals too. The city of Almere, Netherlands has a sheep population of about 80 sheep. The sheep are mobilized to keep the powerful weed “acanthus” or — Continue reading

Porchscapes

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Porchscapes

“Porchscapes”, one of the 2008 Progressive Architecture Award winners, meshes the tight budgetary constraints of affordable housing with the delicate ecology of a natural wetland.   Designed by the University of Arkansas Community Design Center, this 43 unit development gets its name from its use of porches, which act as outdoor — Continue reading

K:fem by Wingårdh Arkitektkontor AB, Sweden

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K:fem by Wingårdh Arkitektkontor AB, Sweden

Fifty years after the opening of Vällingby, Sweden’s world famous New Town from 1954, began its resurrection. After the glorious days when children and their mothers filled the community in the outskirts of Stockholm with life, other developments gradually drained the neighborhood unit from it. Less people meant that life — Continue reading

AIA Announces 2009 Honor Awards

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AIA Announces 2009 Honor Awards

AIA announced 2009 Honor Awards. My favs from the list. Basilica of the Assumption, Baltimore, MD Basilica of the Assumption, Baltimore, MD Charles Hostler Student Center Beirut, Lebanon Charles Hostler Student Center Beirut, Lebanon Cathedral of Christ the Light Oakland, California New York Times Building, New York, NY The Lavin-Bernick — Continue reading

Twice Named British Designer of the Year Hussein Chalayan has Retrospective at London’s Design Museum

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Twice Named British Designer of the Year Hussein Chalayan has Retrospective at London’s Design Museum

Considered by many to be one of fashion’s more creative geniuses, Hussein Chalayan was recently named Creative Director of Sport Fashion for PUMA with his first collection for Puma launching Summer 2009. The title retrospective exhibit at London’s Design Museum, January 22-May 17 2009, will be the first comprehensive presentation — Continue reading

HAPPY NEW YEAR!

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I wanted to wish everyone a Happy New Year! 2009 will certainly go down as a very memorable one, to say the least. I think there will be a lot of reflection on what exactly transpired over this past year. There is no need to rehash it all, the Media — Continue reading

Dornbuch Church by Meixner Schlüter Wendt Architekten, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

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Dornbuch Church by Meixner Schlüter Wendt Architekten, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

The Dornbusch church is located in a residential area in the north of Frankfurt. As this 60 year-old church building was fast deteriorating along with the attendance of its church services, city and church officials were talking about its complete demolition and construction of a small „prayer room“ as a — Continue reading

Mountain Dwellings by BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group, Copenhagen S, Denmark

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Mountain Dwellings by BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group, Copenhagen S, Denmark

Young architects do not easily get awards, especially international ones. Far from having to face stiff competition for more esteemed colleagues of theirs. they also face the daunting task of having to prove that, yes, they can do imaginative architecture even when lacking experience. Luckily, the case of the Mountain — Continue reading

SWAROVSKI “Cristal Vision” Design Contest’s results

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SWAROVSKI  “Cristal Vision” Design Contest’s results

Do you remember when I post about the SWAROVSKI Design Contest that Designboom organize?  Well, I didn’t notice until a few days that we have a winner!  The picture on the top is the winner of the n°1 prize, a beautiful and luxury mouse designed by jeremy doherty + simon — Continue reading

Luigi Bocconi University by Grafton Architects, Milan, Italy

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Luigi Bocconi University by Grafton Architects, Milan, Italy

The first World Architecture Festival awards were presented at the end of October at Barcelona, to their recipients, architects from all over the world, some already household names and some not. But the World Building of the Year Award went to the Luigi Bocconi University by the Irish practice Grafton — Continue reading

Red Dot Design Awards 2008

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Red Dot Design Awards 2008

Red Dot Product Design 2008 Winners Lomme Bed by Gunter Thony Mercury Sospensione Suspension Luminaire design by Ross Lovegrove Betonvorhang Concrete Textile design by Memux Creemy Tea Coffee Set design by Karim Rashid More Product Design winners on Red Dot

Tok&Stok Design Contest for Students

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Tok&Stok Design Contest for Students

Brazilian biggest design shop Tok&Stok announced last tuesday the winners of the third edition of the design award for students. The jury analized creations based on a theme: "to study". So, let`s meet the winners! And next year`s theme is: "to rest". I like it!

Best Of NeoCon Innovations Award: IdeaPaint

Categories: Art + Graphics, Kids + Baby, News + Events + Contests, Sustainability
Best Of NeoCon Innovations Award:  IdeaPaint

So simple you’d think someone would have thought of it before, and maybe they have after a fashion, but this seems to be a genuine technique that will at the very least revolutionize the classroom chalkboard if not childrens playrooms.  Office conference rooms will no doubt hop onto it if — Continue reading

AIA DC 2008 Design Awards

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AIA DC 2008 Design Awards

The AIA | DC chapter held judging for the 2008 design awards on September 19, 2008. Award categories included Presidential Citation for Sustainable Design, Interior Architecture: Awards for Merit, Detail and Excellence, Architecture:  Awards for Merit and Excellence, Historic Resources: Awards for Merit and Excellence, and Catalyst Award. A total — Continue reading

Stirling prize nominees for 2008

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Stirling prize nominees for 2008

RIBA has announced the nominees short-list for the Stirling prize 2008. Six buildings have been chosen from winners of 2008 RIBA National Awards and 2008 RIBA European Awards. The jury is currently visiting these buildings to make their final decisions. The list makes for a very interesting mix: Accordia, from — Continue reading

Electrolux DesignLab ’08 finalists

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Electrolux DesignLab ’08 finalists

I love to talk about design and technology, and the Electrolux DesignLab ’08 it’s full of all that concepts.  Like other years this company, made a call to designers of the world to participate in a great challenge of design and innovation.  This year the theme of the contest was — Continue reading

Vote for 2Modern

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Vote for 2Modern

Home Rejuvenation is having their "10 Most Influential Design Bloggers for 2008" survey. Please vote for 2Modern Design Talk! ;)

100% Design

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100% Design

Based in London, 100% Design is the UK’s leading contemporary interiors event for the contract market, attracting key manufacturers, star designers and major specifiers from the UK and overseas. There is no other show that connects the worlds of architecture and design with innovative, contemporary interior products, creativity and an — Continue reading

New Designers Award 2008

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New Designers Award 2008

Max Frommeld, product and furniture design graduate of  Ravensbourne College of Design & Communications, London, England won the New Designers Award for 2008 from the New Designers exhibit this past July also held in London.  The exhibit showcases some 4,000 newly graduated students covering 20 design disciplines from art to — Continue reading

2Modern Supports Emerging Designers

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2Modern Supports Emerging Designers

2Modern was proud to sponsor the Design*Sponge Scholarship! Grace at D*S does a wonderful job at promoting and fostering design contests. 2Modern is a primary sponsor on the Design*Sponge blog and for contest, like these, that help emerging designers get their vision to market. Thanks Grace! There were over 2000 — Continue reading