Editorial: Documenting the Win - architecture and design

Editorial: Documenting the Win



Architects and designers love to receive awards. And why not" They honour the top accomplishments and best buildings of the profession, creating an occasion for celebration that is often lacking in the industry. For winners?and especially younger firms?they can bring the kind of notice that puts a new studio on the map. Awards help to confer legitimacy, proving a firm?s design abilities to existing and potential clients.
At the scale of the profession, awards are a way to communicate the value of architecture and architects in shaping the built environment. At the recent OAQ Awards ceremony, association President Pierre Corriveau underscored how the selected projects add to the public good. ?It?s exciting to see how architecture blossoms in our communities and contributes to enhancing the value and vitality of our living environments,? he said. Architectural scholar Jean-Pierre Chupin believes that awards can tell us even more?especially when you examine large sets of awarded projects. Chupin, who holds a Canada Research Chair at the Université de Mon­tréal, is leading a project (at architecture-excellence.org) to document all of the buildings that have received awards in Canada since 1967?some 3,000 projects in total.
Chupin?s interest is spurred by epistemological questions about architectural quality. ?Everyone knows what quality is about, but no one can quite explain it,? he says. For two decades, he has co-directed a project researching architectural competitions,...
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Narrow house has large sloped roof to increase natural light

refracted swimming pool light fills this geometric villa?s interior in greece

16-05-2021 21:53 - ( Architecture )


The Ulugöl Otomotiv Office Building / Tago Architects

henning larsen breaks ground on sundby school in denmark, creating a sculptural landscape

with its monumental green roof, the school will integrate into its natural context with a gradually sloping form. The post henning larsen breaks ground on sundby school in denmark, creating a sculptural landscape appeared first on designboom |...
16-05-2021 21:53 - ( Architecture )
The Ulugöl Otomotiv Office Building / Tago Architects

twisted diagonal volumes form GENETO?s house accommodating both humans and cats

the design generates a series of functional spaces equipped with window niches, shelves, stairs, and atriums ? typical cat favorites.  The post twisted diagonal volumes form GENETO’s house accommodating both humans and cats appeared first on...
16-05-2021 21:53 - ( Architecture )
The Ulugöl Otomotiv Office Building / Tago Architects

bjarke ingels group?s spiraling ?marsk? watchtower soon to become a new icon in denmark

the tower is inspired by a strand of human DNA, and is divided between two separate staircases. The post bjarke ingels group’s spiraling ‘marsk’ watchtower soon to become a new icon in denmark appeared first on designboom |...
16-05-2021 21:53 - ( Architecture )
The Ulugöl Otomotiv Office Building / Tago Architects

Child Studio transforms 60s London post office into Maido sushi restaurant

Child Studio has used a glass block wall, dark cherry wood panelling and a soft blue coffered ceiling to channel 1960s London in this sushi restaurant. Located in a former post office, Maido is an eatery in London\'s Saint John\'s Wood...
16-05-2021 21:53 - ( Architecture )
The Ulugöl Otomotiv Office Building / Tago Architects

industrial materials + ephemeral lighting form OMA?s ?terminal? music venue in houston

the lobby bar is enveloped by aluminized fabric heat shields ? a nod to NASA and houston?s space history. The post industrial materials + ephemeral lighting form OMA’s ‘terminal’ music venue in houston appeared first on designboom...
16-05-2021 21:53 - ( Architecture )


The Ulugöl Otomotiv Office Building / Tago Architects

gutarqs proposes vital park for coziness valley challenge in murmansk, russia

the coziness valley wants to be a meeting point, a sports-culture- and leisure urban diffuser, a warm exchange, a courageous mixture of local activities. The post gutarqs proposes vital park for coziness valley challenge in murmansk, russia...
16-05-2021 21:53 - ( Architecture )
The Ulugöl Otomotiv Office Building / Tago Architects

Blackened Steel Modernist Home in Boulder by Arch11

The house itself is a simple composition; a square base, clad with precision in a random pattern that recalls the new England stonework of Marcel Breuer and supports a rotated ?L? -shaped second story clad in blackened steel. Continue reading
16-05-2021 22:10 - ( Architecture )
The Ulugöl Otomotiv Office Building / Tago Architects

bjarke ingels group’s spiraling ‘marsk’ watchtower soon to become a new icon in denmark

the tower is inspired by a strand of human DNA, and is divided between two separate staircases. The post bjarke ingels group’s spiraling ‘marsk’ watchtower soon to become a new icon in denmark appeared first on designboom | architecture &...
16-05-2021 21:54 - ( Architecture )
The Ulugöl Otomotiv Office Building / Tago Architects

mazda MX-30 electric SUV: smaller battery, less range yet lower environmental impact

the mazda MX-30 only offers a 125 mile range, but hold on, open the carriage-like doors, take a seat in the cabin made from recycled plastics, and stay for the ride? The post mazda MX-30 electric SUV: smaller battery, less range yet lower...
16-05-2021 21:53 - ( Architecture )
The Ulugöl Otomotiv Office Building / Tago Architects

industrial materials + ephemeral lighting form OMA’s ‘terminal’ music venue in houston

the lobby bar is enveloped by aluminized fabric heat shields ? a nod to NASA and houston?s space history. The post industrial materials + ephemeral lighting form OMA’s ‘terminal’ music venue in houston appeared first on designboom |...
16-05-2021 21:54 - ( Architecture )


The Ulugöl Otomotiv Office Building / Tago Architects

Vlooyberg Tower / Close to bone

The Flemish Brabant municipality of Tielt-Winge -Belgium has been a place for people to enjoy a striking example of landscape architecture since May 2015. An eye-catching structure that blurs the distinction between a tower and a stairway floats...
15-05-2016 21:39 - ( Architecture )
The Ulugöl Otomotiv Office Building / Tago Architects

twisted diagonal volumes form GENETO’s house accommodating both humans and cats

the design generates a series of functional spaces equipped with window niches, shelves, stairs, and atriums ? typical cat favorites.  The post twisted diagonal volumes form GENETO’s house accommodating both humans and cats appeared first on...
16-05-2021 21:54 - ( Architecture )
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