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Mortar bang for your buck

Read the word ‘architecture’ in connection with big bucks and IT, and the cynic immediately thinks software architecture, not the real thing. But in the case of a new US competition co-sponsored by Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), it really is bricks and mortar that is attracting the money. Billed as ‘architecture’s largest prize’, the Open Architecture Prize, also backed by Cameron Sinclair of Architecture for Humanity, is worth $250,000. It will fund ...

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