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Latvian Museum of Contemporary Art Shortlisted Firm’s Designs Revealed

Sponsors: Latvian Museum of Contemporary Art Foundation

Location: Riga, Latvia

Type: International, invited

Budget: €39M

Competition administrator: Malcolm Reading Consultants

Twenty-seven firms were invited to submit their credentials, and seven firms were shortlisted.

Shortlisted Firms:

Adjaye Associates (UK) Architects Lahdelma & Mahlamäki (Finland) Caruso St John Architects (UK) Henning Larsen Architects (Denmark) Neutelings Riedijk Architects

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‘Smart School’ Educational Complex in Irkutsk, Russia

A Holistic Strategy for a Community Learning Environment

Winning entry by CEBRA (image © CEBRA, courtesy Strelka)

Can it be that pedagogues from all over the world will soon be traveling to the far reaches of Siberia to examine the workings of a school, which not only will be catering to average students, but also feature a live-in community offering an optimal educational environment for disadvantaged children. A competition for this ‘model’ school occurred in 2015, and the winning entry came from a team led by the Danish firm, CEBRA.

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ICC 2016: The Competition Mesh

ICC 2016: The Competition Mesh: Experimenting With and Within Architecture Competitions
Sponsor: Leeds Beckett University, Leeds, U.K.
Dates: 27-29 October 2016
Theme: Research on the topic of competitions

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Oxford Station Design Ideas Competition

Following the completion of a masterplan for the station area, six high profile architects were shortlisted to produce ideas for what a new rail station development could look like and how it could link to the recently completed Frideswide Square.

The competition, which was managed by the Royal Institute of British Architects on behalf of

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LSE Paul Marshall Building Shortlist (London)

The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) has revealed designs from the six architects shortlisted for its next major building project: 44 Lincoln’s Inn Fields/The Paul Marshall Building.

The teams shortlisted in the School’s third RIBA design competition (in alphabetical order) are:-

AL_A, London • David Chipperfield Architects, London • Diller Scofidio +

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Tainan Public Library Competition Winner Announced


This competition was based on a tender process, whereby international firms were asked to collaborate with local licensed firms in Taiwan. This resulted in 17 tenders being accepted, with seven of the 17 firms participating finalists being locally-based. The ranking of the finalists was as follows:

1st Place – MAYU architects + mecanoo

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