Publicly rewarding collaborative work is new to the field of architecture.
We must celebrate Aravena, and transform this award, as he himself said, in a prize for an entire country. The country that are maybe not now, but we can become if we lift our heads and see what we can achieve when we build from our identity and our values.
You have to be special to want to inhabit a Glass House. The new Sanaa-designed Grace Farms River and Philip Johnson's Glass House to which it pays homage invite contemplation of what that really means.
Summer is on its way after a busy spring in the design world; Santiago Calatrava unveiled new public works in New York, which also completed another successful NYCxDesign. Shigeru Ban took on another relief project, deploying emergency shelter to earthquake ravaged Nepal and a state-of-the-art design studio flourishes in Amsterdam.
The world's premier architects are clamoring to work in neighborhoods across our community, new buildings are winning international awards and in what may be the strongest evidence yet, the Pritzker Prize (architecture's top honor) will be awarded in Miami Beach this week for the 1st time.
Women in the practice of architecture are on a roll.
After closed-door deliberations the Pritzker Prize has decided to reject the petition to grant Denise Scott Brown inclusion on her husband Robert Venturi's 1991 prize.
Back in 1991 the Pritzker Prize was awarded to architect Robert Venturi. However Mr. Venturi's wife and partner, Denise Scott Brown, was not recognized. Now, two students at Harvard's Graduate School of Design have started a petition to have her officially included on her husband's prize.
A few months later, this $300 million project was abandoned, but last week LACMA's current director Michael Govan made a
"The Apprentice" Gets Artsy: This week on "The Celebrity Apprentice," contestants were challenged to make a 3D work of art