Penn Station Redo announced


Courtesy office of Governor Kathy Hochul


New York Governor Kathy Hochul and the city’s MTA announced the team that will redesign the station serving New Jersey Transit, Amtrac, the Long Island Railroad, and soon the Metro-North Railroad. Following an open RfQ sent to 106 prequalified firms, which attracted five proposals, the selected

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Portland Museum of Art Campus Unification + Expansion Design Competition: Shortlist


The Portland Museum of Art’s current structure, designed by Harry Cobb of SOM, now more than 40 years old, has seen no increases in galleries, visitor amenities, or capacity at the museum. To solve this long-standing problem, on June 1st, the Portland Museum of Art launched an invited competition with a call for qualifications

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Chipperfield Prevails in Ottawa


Ottawa Parliamentary Precinct Renewal Competition



Culminating in a year’s long process, the winner of the Ottawa Parliamentary Precinct was David Chipperfield Architects, one of the six shortlisted firms designated to participate in the competition. An April 10th viewing of the public presentation of the six finalists was viewed by scores on

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Atlantic Beach Winner Announced



After narrowing the field to three finalists and reviewing their presentations via ZOOM, the competition jury gave the nod to KUTONOTUK of Charlottesville, VA as the winner. The winning team is led by principals, Leena Cho and Matthew Jull, faculty members at the University of Virginia’s School of Architecture.

Second place went

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Prague Philharmonic Concert Hall Competition Results



BIG’s proposal, led by partners-in-charge Bjarke Ingels and Brian Yang, was selected from a pool of 19 entries as the winner of the competition. The rankings were as follows:

1st Place Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) with Brian Yang Copenhagen, Denmark 2ndt Place Barozzi Veiga with Atelier M1 Barcelona, Spain 3rd Place Bevk

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Ottawa Parliamentary Precinct Renewal Competition Presentations


On Monday, April 10 from 10am to 1pm (EDT) you can view the presentations of six firms shortlisted as finalists for the above competition. From this list, you may see that it should be interesting, especially for students that endeavor to be in a similar situation someday. The presentations will all be in

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More than a Promenade: Atlantic Beach (NC) Boardwalk Design Competition


KUTONOTUK Announced as Winner


Boardwalk photo: Courtesy Atlantic Beach


Boardwalks, especially on oceanfront locations, have a pretty universal look. But how they fit into their local context is another matter. Topography, real estate and commerce all play a role in their function, and to some extent, design. In the case of

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Nyugati Railway Station Winner Announced

Image: ©Grimshaw Architects (above) Present aerial view of station (below)




Budapest’s Nuugati Railway Terminal has reached its capacity, expecially when based on the future needs of the station. To date, the common practice of backing trains out after unloading to turn them around was time-consuming, and, as a result, had

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Vltava Philharmonic Hall Shortlist Announced


Based on portfolio submissions, the fifteen teams selected are: • ALA + OV-A • MVRDV • OFFICE KGDVS + Christ & Gantenbein • Mecanoo + CHYBIK+KRISTOF • Barozzi Veiga + Atelier M1 • Sou Fujimoto Architects • Cobe + Lundgaard & Tranberg Architects • ŠÉPKA ARCHITEKTI + MANGADO Y ASOCIADOS • Foster + Partners

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LSE announces shortlist for Lincolns’ Inn Fields design competition


The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) has announced the shortlist for an international competition to design its first net zero carbon building at 35 Lincoln’s Inn Fields, in collaboration with the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA).


Expressions of interest were sought for the creation of a new academic building

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