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Do You Know How the Newly Released 2017 AIA Contract Documents Affect Your Projects?

July 24, 2017 Rene Submissions 0

To keep up with industry trends and important court decisions, every 10 years the AIA core set of contracts are reviewed and updated. The newly revised set of AIA contracts and forms were released April 2017. Major changes include a single Sustainable Project Exhibit that can be added to any AIA document to address the risks and responsibilities associated with sustainable projects; document title changes; new agreements containing a fill point to prompt the parties to discuss and insert an appropriate “termination fee” for terminations for convenience; and an added evaluation provision by the architect if the contractor proposes an alternative means and methods. 

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Rafael Moneo Wins Inaugural Soane Medal for Contribution to Architecture

July 17, 2017 Rene Submissions 0

Sir John Soane’s Museum welcomes Pritzker Prize-winning architect, Rafael Moneo, to deliver the inaugural Soane Annual Lecture.

The Soane Annual Lecture is the new signature public event that recognises architects, artists, writers and others whose work has broadened and enriched understandings of architecture and the built environment. The Soane Annual Lecture will be held at the Royal Institution, Albemarle Street, in the auditorium where Soane himself lectured, and will be the headline event in the Museum’s new programme of talks beginning in September.

The inaugural Soane Annual Lecture will be delivered by the distinguished Spanish architect Rafael Moneo, who has devoted

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Call for Entries: 2018 Skyscraper Competition

July 11, 2017 Rene Submissions 0

eVolo Magazine is pleased to invite architects, students, engineers, designers, and artists from around the globe to take part in the 2018 Skyscraper Competition. Established in 2006, the annual Skyscraper Competition is one of the world’s most prestigious awards for high-rise architecture. It recognizes outstanding ideas that redefine skyscraper design through the implementation of novel technologies, materials, programs, aesthetics, and spatial organizations along with studies on globalization, flexibility, adaptability, and the digital revolution. It is a forum that examines the relationship between the skyscraper and the natural world, the skyscraper and the community, and the skyscraper and the city.

The participants

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Open Call for ARCHMARATHON 2017, Americas

June 12, 2017 Rene Submissions 0

ARCHMARATHON 2017 is an event dedicated to the world of design that focuses attention on architecture and interior design in Canada, USA, Central and Latin America. The Open Call for the ARCHMARATHON 2017 to be held from October 12th to the 14th, 2017 at the Miami Beach Faena Hotel and Faena Forum is now open.

The 2017 edition is dedicated to architecture studios with offices in Canada, the USA and Central and Latin America, and architectural projects built within this geographic area during 2016/2017. The 42 Design Studios selected will be guests for three nights at the exclusive Miami Beach Faena Hotel and will have the chance to win one of the Archmarathon Awards that will be announced during the VIP Gala Dinner on the 14th of October at the Faena Forum.

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Open Call for ARCHMARATHON 2017, Americas

June 12, 2017 Rene Submissions 0

ARCHMARATHON 2017 is an event dedicated to the world of design that focuses attention on architecture and interior design in Canada, USA, Central and Latin America. The Open Call for the ARCHMARATHON 2017 to be held from October 12th to the 14th, 2017 at the Miami Beach Faena Hotel and Faena Forum is now open.

The 2017 edition is dedicated to architecture studios with offices in Canada, the USA and Central and Latin America, and architectural projects built within this geographic area during 2016/2017. The 42 Design Studios selected will be guests for three nights at the exclusive Miami Beach Faena Hotel and will have the chance to win one of the Archmarathon Awards that will be announced during the VIP Gala Dinner on the 14th of October at the Faena Forum.

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Rudy Ricciotti Wins Colored Concrete Works Award 2017

June 1, 2017 Rene Submissions 0

LANXESS presented its third Colored Concrete Works Award in Berlin to a distinguished architect who has achieved something unique in the use of colored concrete. This year’s award goes to Rudy Ricciotti for his “Musée des Civilisations de l’Europe et de la Méditerranée” (MuCEM) project in Marseille in the south of France. The building is constructed of a total of 1,100 cubic meters of concrete – in the form of prefabricated concrete slabs – and 250 cubic meters of in-situ concrete. The dark gray color tone was provided by the LANXESS pigments Bayferrox 330 and Bayferrox 318.

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YAC Announces the Winners of Castle Resort Competition

May 16, 2017 Rene Submissions 0

YAC – Young Architects Competitions – and Marlegno s.r.l. announce the winners of Castle Resort, the international architectural competition launched last November in cooperation with the Italian Government. The aim of this contest of ideas was to convert a medieval fortress into an exclusive tourist facility combining architecture and nature in order to enhance the historic and landscape value of this dream location in Roccamandolfi, in Southern Italy.

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Bamboo U: Build and Design Course, Bali

May 13, 2017 Rene Submissions 0

BambooU(niversity) was an idea originally conceived to help teach professionals about the potential of bamboo as a green building material. In its current form it is a design and bamboo build workshop in Bali hosted by The Kul Kul Farm at the Green School; facilitated in collaboration with the bamboo design firm, IBUKU.

Bamboo U is a unique opportunity to design and build alongside some of the architects, designers and craftsmen who built Green School. The group will investigate the available sites and hear from Elora Hardy, her team at IBUKU and John Hardy, co-founder of Green School.

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Call for Papers Chicago Schools: Authors, Audiences and History

May 6, 2017 Rene Submissions 0

“Chicago Schools” is an international peer-reviewed graduate student symposium that explores the interplay between the individual and collective in the process of making history. The symposium, hosted by the IIT College of Architecture PhD Program in partnership with the Chicago Architecture Biennial, will engage with and enhance the dialogue around the Biennial theme, “Make New History,” by highlighting graduate student contributions in architecture, design, humanities, and architectural and urban history.