Japanese School Restoration Wins the 2012 World Monuments Fund/Knoll Modernism Prize
On November 13, the efforts of the Architectural Consortium that spearheaded the historic building''s salvation will be honored when they are presented with the 2012 World Monuments Fund/Knoll Modernism Prize at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City.
Hurricane Recovery: How to Help
In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, many in the design community have stepped up to help those struggling to recover and rebuild. If you''re looking for a way to support the relief effort, the list below includes several organizations helping communities affected by the storm.
Hudson Yards To Break Ground
After years of debate and delays, Hudson Yards-an ambitious plan to create a new mixed-use neighborhood from scratch over railroad tracks on Manhattan''s west side-is finally breaking ground.
George Nelson Retrospective at Yale Examines the Designer''s Legacy
Nelson was a complicated man: a dedicated modernist often more interested in ideas than producing designs, a visionary about modern living, a proto-feminist, and a witty, ego-free boss who liked collaborating with-and giving full credit to-fellow talents.
Architectural Record Honors One in a Million
Tim Kwiatkowski, a vice president at Illinois-based FGM Architects, recently won $5,000 in Record''s Millionth Test-Taker Sweepstakes.
At the Center for Architecture, Addressing the Role of Design After the Storm
A panel convened Thursday night by the New York Chapter of the AIA tackled difficult planning questions raised in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.
SANAA Taps Young Architect for Rolex Mentoring Program
Pritzker-prize winner Kazuyo Sejima of SANAA has selected a young architect from China to assist her with a yearlong design project for victims of the 2011 tsunami in Japan.
Proposals for Chicago''s Prentice Women''s Hospital Face Apathy from Northwestern University
The Chicago Architectural Club and the Chicago Chapter of the American Institute of Architects go on with a show of schemes from the design community, despite the university''s recalcitrance.