Scottish architecture news: Mosaic Architecture + Design win planning approval to build £18m Holiday Inn Pacific Quay hotel on site of Garden Festival: major buildings in Scotland
The Royal Institute of British Architects responds to UK Prime Minister’s Ten Point Plan for a Green Industrial Revolution, “we need a long-term plan – a National Retrofit Strategy”
Hugh Pearman will retire as the Editor of The RIBA Journal, the UK’s most widely read architecture magazine, at the end of December 2020, announces the Royal Institute of British Architects
Sweden’s most revered architect subject of major exhibition opening in Stockholm – ‘Sigurd Lewerentz: Architect of Death and Life’ designed by Caruso St John, opening at ArkDes, Sweden
Leading humanitarian architecture charity Article 25 is auctioning artworks by artists including Banksy and Grayson Perry to raise vital funds to support vulnerable communities worldwide.
International Symposium on Industrial Heritage Transformation and Revival held in Handan, China – continuation of Hangang District Urban Design International Master Competition
Dame Judith Hackitt Announced As Keynote Speaker At The Construction Leaders’ Summit The Digital Future. The free event will be held online on 13-14th October 2020, 9:30-13.00
RIAS Convention 2020 news – Scottish Architecture Conference ‘With the Grain’ programme announced, for 28 September – 2 October, speakers include Roz Barr and Andy Groarke
MEAL* Virtual Design Learning Program: new adaptations to work, education, and knowledge exchange have rapidly emerged over the past few months and have become part of our ‘new normal’. Middle East Architecture Lab event.
5th Istanbul Design Biennial News, curated by Mariana Pestana with Sumitra Upham and Billie Muraben, and organised by the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (İKSV), Western Turkey.
Reimagining Butler’s Wharf London Festival of Architecture 2020 news: LFA + BWRT design competition inviting architects, landscape architects, designers and artists to enhance this promenade on the River Thames
London Festival of Architecture 2020 news: due to take place in June, will now occur later in the year. The world’s largest annual architecture event promotes architectural experimentation, practice and debate.
University of Portsmouth academic named ambassador of Italian Design 2020: Professor Alessandro Melis is well-known in Italy for his architecture research and is Curator of the Italy’s Pavilion at the Venice Biennale.
India Pavilion at London Design Biennale 2021 news – curated by Nisha Mathew Ghosh, Bengaluru. The country will try to lead conversation on sustainable design in this postponed architecture event, UK.
New and ambitious international architecture OBEL AWARD 2019 presents the winning project: Junya Ishigami’s extraordinary landscape project Water Garden at the Aedes Architecture Forum in Berlin.
Tallinn Architecture news – TAB postponed until 2022. It is an architecture festival with a diverse international programme that fosters synergies between architecture and the general public.
Stephen Lawrence Day is a reminder to tackle inequalities caused by the coronavirus. With emerging evidence of the disproportionate impact of coronavirus on people from BAME backgrounds, the event on 22nd April has new resonance.
Shelia Kennedy, FAIA, founding Principal of Kennedy & Violich Architecture Ltd. (KVA) in Boston, Massachusetts, and Professor of the Practice of Architecture at MIT.