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The fib Awards are attributed every four years with the goal of encouraging international recognition of the versatility of concrete as a structural medium. Five Award Winners and six Special Mentions will be presented at the fib Congress in Mumbai on 10 February 2014.
On 16 October 2013 HIH Prince Hitachi, honorary patron of the Japan Art Association, presented the Praemium Imperiale Awards in Tokyo to this year's Laureates. David Chipperfield received the honor as internationally renowned artist in the fields of Architecture.
At the Wood Awards winners’ ceremony Bishop
Edward King Chapel, Ripon College, Oxford by Niall McLaughlin Architects took the Structural category prize and the overall winners Gold Award in front of more than 200 leading industry and architectural figures.
The exhibition takes a critical look at the reconstruction and recovery efforts since the Great East Japan Earthquake by presenting the work of ArchiAid: a support network of Japanese architects. It takes place from 25 Oct. to 28 Nov. 2013 at Aedes in Berlin/Germany.
The 10th Annual Emirates Glass LEAF Awards proved to be a huge success attracting a whole host of recognisable faces from the architectural community. The shortlist included some of the world's most iconic building and designs. Winners have been announced in London/UK.
David Chipperfield Architects prevailed in the final round of the competitive tender procedure for the overall renovation of Haus der Kunst, one of the most iconic and controversial architectural landmarks in Munich/Germany. Renovation work is expected to start in 2015/2016.
The world's most renowned architecture prize for skyscrapers, the Emporis Skyscraper Award, goes this year to the Absolute World Towers in Mississauga, Canada. The award, given by Emporis is being presented for the thirteenth time this year.
The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat has investigated the increasing trend towards extreme spires and other
extensions of supertall (300-meter-plus) buildings that do not enclose usable
space, and created a new term to describe this - Vanity Height.
The celebrated architectural critic, historian and writer Joseph Rykwert has been named as the recipient of the 2014 RIBA Royal Gold Medal, one of the world’s most prestigious architecture awards. The award ceremony will take place on 25 February 2014.