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St Petersburg Pier. Image by Texx Smith

Design contest launched for St Petersburg pier regeneration


St Petersburg in Florida has opened an international design competition for the £27 million overhaul of its iconic pier

Sun Met Life stadium

HOK buys US firm 360 Architecture


The newly expanded global outfit is set to go head-to-head against Populous - once its own sports division

Thomas Phifer's competition-winning scheme for MOMA, Warsaw

New York-based practice wins Warsaw MOMA contest


Thomas Phifer and Partners has seen off a list of international stars to win the contest to design Warsaw’s new £50million Museum of Modern Art complex

Frank Gehry's Louis Vuitton Foundation

Frank Gehry’s Louis Vuitton Foundation nears completion


Frank Gehry’s new building for Louis Vuitton in Paris is nearing completion

Shukhov tower

Moscow’s Shukhov tower saved from demolition


The iconic Shabolovka radio tower in Moscow has been saved from demolition after leading architects rallied together to save it

Santiago Cirugeda on the site of the new classroom at La Floresta. Image: Al Jazeera.

Rebel Architect #1: Santiago Cirugeda, Spain's 'guerrilla architect'


A new series on radical architects begins with Seville-based ‘guerrilla’ Santiago Cirugeda who reclaims unused or abandoned spaces for community-focused interventions

Wilkinson Eyre's and Ralph Appelbaum's Carlsberg visitor attraction project in Copenhagen, Denmark

Wilkinson Eyre reveals Carlsberg visitor attraction vision


Wilkinson Eyre has revealed the first images of its proposed Carlsberg visitor attraction project in Copenhagen, Denmark

Cross House Hoffice, Paris

Hoffice reveals Parisian apartment block plans


Emerging practice Hoffice, founded by ex-Zaha Hadid architect Stephane Hof, has revealed designs for a new housing scheme in central Paris

Madrid in Spain. Image by Fermín Rodríguez Fajardo

Ideas contest opens for Madrid arts museum


CTRL+SPACE has launched an open ideas competition to create a new digital arts museum in the Spanish capital

The Hotel Ukraina in Moscow. Image by Pavel Kazachkov

Masterplanning contest launched for Moscow riverfront


Moscow has opened an international competition to regenerate 10,400 hectares of riverfront plots and embankments within the Russian capital

Behnisch Architects' competition-winning scheme to expand Adidas' headquarters

Adidas reveals headquarters expansion


Sports brand Adidas has chosen Behnisch Architects to mastermind an extension to its headquarters in Bavaria

New Orleans. Image by United States Navy

Ideas contest launched for New Orleans vacant plots


The Van Alen Institute has announced an open ideas competition seeking new uses for swathes of vacant land in New Orleans

Joseph Rykwert

Rykwert wins 2014 Jean Tschumi Prize


Architecture critic Joseph Rykwert has been awarded the UIA’s 2014 Jean Tschumi Prize


Sadness as Gaza model children's centre razed


A children’s centre in Gaza described as an ‘architectural model’ for Palestinian construction has been razed to the ground during the recent conflict in the region

Zaha Hadid Architects' ME Dubai at the Opus Tower

Interior images revealed of Zaha’s Opus tower


Zaha Hadid Architects has revealed new visuals of the interior of its proposed Opus Tower in Dubai

Desmond Tutu

Desmond Tutu urges UIA to suspend Israeli Architects Association


Archbishop Desmond Tutu has said the International Union of Architects (UIA) must ‘send a clear message of support for justice in Palestine and Israel by suspending the Israeli Architect’s Association’

Cameron Sinclair

Cameron Sinclair launches prize for biggest design failures


Former Architecture for Humanity head Cameron Sinclair has launched a prize highlighting the dangers to people’s well-being of design ‘failures’

Downtown Boston. Image by Spinnick597

Boston announces international design contest for flood defences


The City of Boston has promised an international design competition for a series of new flood defences


McDowell+Benedetti’s contest-winning Italian footbridge starts on site


Work has begun on McDowell+Benedetti’s new £3.5million footbridge in the town of Terni, near Rome

Shigeru Ban's new home for the Aspen Art Museum in Colorado. Image by David X Prutting

Shigeru Ban completes Aspen Art Museum


[First look] Pritzker-prize winner Shigeru Ban has completed this 2,800m² new home for the Aspen Art Museum in Colorado

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