World Architecture News – September 2013 : Buildings across the Globe, Property Images

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This is the e-architect archive page for Global Architecture News September 2013.

UniCredit Tower Milan, north Italy
Design: Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects
Milan tower building by Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects
photo : Giovanni Zanghi
UniCredit Tower Milan
The tower, its sister buildings Porta Nuova Garibaldi Tower B and Porta Nuova Garibaldi Tower C and their podium make up the largest components of Porta Nuova Garibaldi, a mixed-use development north of Milan’s city centre.

University of Iowa Visual Arts Facility, USA
Design: Steven Holl Architects
University of Iowa Visual Arts Building
photograph © Iwan Baan
University of Iowa Visual Arts Facility
One of seventy-nine shortlisted buildings that have won the prestigious 2017 American Architecture Awards ® for the best new buildings designed and constructed by American architects in the U.S. and abroad and by international architects for buildings designed and built in the United States.

27 Sep 2013
National Library of Sejong CityKorea
Design: Samoo Architects & Engineers
Architecture News September 2013 - National Library of Sejong City Korea
photo : Young Chae Park
National Library of Sejong City, Korea
The National Library of Sejong City is the first branch facility of the National Library of Korea and is planned to be built in the Multifunctional Administrative City of Korea, also known as Sejong City.

27 Sep 2013
WKCDA announces Arts Pavilion Design Contest
The West Kowloon Cultural District (WKCD) is the largest arts and cultural project in Hong Kong to date. Its vision is to create a vibrant cultural quarter for the city, a vital platform for the local arts scene to interact, develop and collaborate, and major facilities to host and produce world-class exhibitions, performances and arts and cultural events. The West Kowloon Arts Pavilion Design Competition seeks a high-quality exhibition and event space building.
West Kowloon Arts Pavilion Design Competition, China : Architecture Contest launched

26 + 25 Sep 2013
Serpentine Sackler Gallery
Design: Zaha Hadid Architects
The Serpentine Sackler Gallery
photograph courtesy of Luke Hayes
Serpentine Sackler Gallery Building, Kensington Gardens, London : Zaha Hadid Architects
This building has already been described as “aggressive and banal”, and on our facebook as “Looks like someone melted a giant Ipod and threw it against the side of the existing building. Context-busting, arbitrary shape making, ill proportioned, plastic-finished…awful!”

The Turbulences FRAC Centre Orléans, France : Jakob+MacFarlane Architectes

230 Halsey Street Newark, NJ, USA : Richard Meier & Partners Architects

Gothenburg Skyscraper Design Competition, Sweden : Tall Building Contest

Casa Oruga, Lo Barnechea, Chile : Sebastián Irarrázaval Delpiano with Erick Caro

House in Brasília, Brazil : Daniel Mangabeira, Henrique Coutinho, Matheus Seco

RIBA Gold Medal 2014 : Joseph Rykwert

Peter Gilgan Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada : Diamond Schmitt Architects

David Chipperfield Architect news : Praemium Imperiale Architectural Laureate 2013

Kiruna City Hall, northern Sweden : Henning Larsen Architects
New City Hall in Kiruna
picture from architects

Walkie Talkie Building London – new photos : Rafael Viñoly Architects

SNFCC Building Athens, Greece – new images : Renzo Piano Building Workshop

122 Leadenhall Street – ‘The Cheesegrater’ – London – new photos : RSHP

New Court Justice in Hasselt, Belgium : J. MAYER H. / a2o-architecten / Lensºass architecten

Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts Norwich, Norfolk, England : Foster + Partners

European Prize Architecture 2013 : architect Marco Casagrande wins

Aga Khan Award for Architecture Prize 2013 : winners

Kasumigaoka National Stadium Tokyo, Japan – news : Zaha Hadid Architects

House in Waldenburg, Germany : Philipp Architekten
Architecture News September 2013 - House in Waldenburg
photo : Victor Brigola

Library of Birmingham Building, England : Mecanoo

Rockmount House, The Wirral, north west England : ShedKM

Shanghai ZhangDaQian, China : Sutherland Hussey Architects with GROSSMAX

BnL Bibliothèque Nationale de Luxembourg, Luxembourg : BOLLES+WILSON

Kenzo Tange architect, Tokyo, Japan : the 100th Anniversary of his Birth Doodle

Na Vackove Residential Houses Prague, Czech Republic : Unit Architekti
Architecture News September 2013 - Na Vackove Residential Houses Prague
photo : Filip Slapal

WAF Awards 2013, Singapore
World Building of the Year
image from WAF
World Architecture Festival Awards 2013
2,000 of the world’s leading architects, clients and suppliers under one roof.
A monastery in Taiwan, a giraffe house in New Zealand, a treehouse in the USA and a research station in Antarctica are among the 302 projects shortlisted for the World Architecture Festival Awards 2013 – the world’s biggest architectural awards programme.

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