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A Student Competition - Parks for the People

Parks for the People is a design competition that will reimagine Americas most spectacular public places - its national parks - by using design as a catalyst to creatively rethink their connections to people and their role as revered natural, social, and cultural destinations.
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23.08.2011

Establishment of the Mies Crown Hall Americas Prize announced

The College of Architecture at the Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) and its Dean Wiel Arets recently announced the establishment of the Mies Crown Hall Americas Prize (MCHAP) and the MCHAP for Emerging Architecture to biennially recognize...

Marin & Lopez

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C.I.D . Road to Ayquina Emilio Marin & Juan Carlos Lopez Arquitectos . photos: © Felipe Fontecilla . baunetz . + MCHAP.emerge awards Emilio Marin & Juan Carlos Lopez Arquitectos chosen as finalists along with PARA Project, 5468796 Architecture, Productora and Jose Cubilla & Asociados by The Mies Crown Hall Americas Prize for its biannual … Continue reading Marin & Lopez

Usiminas Technological Park / SUBdV

Designed for USIMINAS, one of the largest producers of steel in the Americas, the building is aimed at creating a positive effect in strengthening the image of steel production. The monolithic appearance is combined with a wealth of detail on the outer surface. The project premise refers to the current state of Brazilian architecture, stating that technology and digital tools allowing interaction between design and manufacturing have been poorly adopted.

5468796 Architecture shortlisted for Mies Crown Hall Americas Prize

Along with three other firms, Winnipeg-based 5468796 Architecture has been shortlisted for the Mies Crown Hall Americas Prize (MCHAP) for Emerging Architecture for their project entitled OMS Stage. Announced by the College of...

Jonathan Lott (MArch '05) named finalist for Mies Crown Hall Americas Prize for Emerging Architecture

The Mies Crown Hall Americas Prize (MCHAP) has named Jonathan Lott (MArch ’05), design critic in architecture at the Harvard Graduate School of Design, one of five finalists for its Mies Crown Hall Americas Prize for Emerging Architecture (MCHAP.emerge) 2014/15 award.

Draw Up A Chair - The Battery Conservancy Americas Design Competition 2012

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The Battery Conservancy invites students and professionals from the Americas (North, Central, South and the Caribbean), to design an iconic moveable outdoor seating element. The winning design will be fabricated for use in The Battery, the 25-acre park at the tip of Manhattan, which annually welcomes six million visitors. 

The Camper Clan Family is Biking Across the US to Raise Awareness and Set a Record

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How do you top crossing the Americas by car with the entire family in tow? If you are the Camper Clan family, you do it by setting a Guinness World Record by touring the United States together on an electric bicycle. The family’s journey began August 23 in Missoula, Montana and they have already traveled 500 miles through Glacier National Park and Montana’s badlands. That leaves just 5,700 miles – from Montana to Maine to Florida – to go.

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IFLA50: Bringing it all back home

IFLA50: Bringing it all back home

Having an IFLA World Congress in New Zealand is a opportunity for New Zealand  practitioners to experience first-hand the global nature of landscape architecture and to showcase our place in the world.