Adelaide Contemporary Art Museum Submissions Revealed


The designs of the six shortlisted teams that entered the Adelaide Contemporary competition are now on display.


Adjaye Associates and BVN with McGregor Coxall, Steensen Varming, Plan A Consultants, Barbara Flynn, Yvonne Koolmatrie, Aurecon Group and Front Inc



BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group and JPE Design Studio with United

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Hsinta Ecological Power Plant Competition in Taiwan


It’s almost strange to state that the format of the above competition is a departure from the recent trend toward invited competitions in Taiwan. But competition adviser Barry Cheng administered an open, two-stage international competition, which recently ended with the top two places going to well-known U.S.-based firms: Morphosis (Los Angeles) and Leers

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University College Dublin’s Future Campus Shortlist


The shortlist was expanded from the expected five to six in recognition of the outstanding response from the international design community. The finalist teams won their places on the basis of submissions scored on relevant experience and team composition.

Diller Scofidio + Renfro (US) John Ronan Architects (US) O’Donnell + Tuomey (Ireland) Steven Holl

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Designing Aljada’s Central Hub

Zaha Hadid Architects Wins UAE Masterplan Competition



Following the international competition, ARADA has appointed Zaha Hadid Architects (ZHA) to design the Central Hub, the centerpiece of Aljada, the developer’s masterplan in Sharjah, UAE. The other competitors in the invited competition were HOK (U.S.) and RMJM (London).


Developed with environmental considerations integrated

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Adelaide Contemporary Shortlist



Adjaye Associates (London, UK) with BVN (Sydney, Australia) BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group (Copenhagen, Denmark)

with JPE Design Studio (Adelaide, Australia)

David Chipperfield Architects (London, UK)

with SJB Architects (Sydney, Australia)

Diller Scofidio + Renfro (New York, USA) with Woods Bagot (Adelaide, Australia) HASSELL (Melbourne, Australia) with SO-IL (New York, USA) Khai Liew

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RIBA Gasholder Bases Competition


Winning design © Outpost


This competition was an open, ideas competition with wide participation from Europe.



Outpost Architecture & Design, London



Wilson Owens Owens Architects (WOO), London


Finalists • 318 Studio, London • CF Architects, offices in Kent and Surrey, U.K. • Jan Verhagen and Pricille

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Taichung Tower Competition


Image: ©Elizabeth de Portzamparc –

This Taichung Tower Competition, won by Elizabeth de Portzamparc, is a second competition for this Taichung Gateway site. A previous competition held for the same project was cancelled, as the City client decided that the winning design by Sou Fujimoto could pose a dangerous risk to visitors. This

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U.K. Holocaust Memorial Competition

Image © Adjaye Associates and Ron Arad Architects


There were 92 expressions of interest submitted, of which ten firms were invited to submit proposals.


Winner: Adjaye Associates and Ron Arad Architects, London/New York


Honorable Mention Henenghan Peng Architects, Gustafson Porter + Bowman, Bruce Mau Design,and Sven Anderson, Dublin/London/U.S.



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2017 Burnham Prize Winners

On August 24th, 2017 a distinguished jury of notable professionals, academics, and cultural leaders met to decide the competition winners. In response to this year’s Chicago Architecture Biennial prompting Make New History, the 2017 Burnham Prize Competition: Under the Dome used the historical and typological construct of the dome and called for its critical re-imagination.

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Finalists in the Kaunas M.K. Čiurlionis Concert Centre International Design Contest announced


UAB Paleko Archstudija and UAB Baltic Engineers; Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios; and Adam Khan Architects announced as the finalists of the Kaunas M.K. Čiurlionis Concert Centre International Design Contest


• 117 teams entered the contest from 36 countries • All concept designs for the Centre were judged anonymously • New M.K.

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