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World Architecture News: Overall Winner
Sabah Al-Salem University College of Education won the World Architecture News Overall Winner (unbuilt category) award. Jurors were impressed with the urban scale, grandeur and conceptual thoroughness of our design: "the circulation forms almost like a fault line through the building, so it's like a horizontal strata that gradually meanders through the different floor plates." Juror Karim Benkirane detailed his thoughts: "The concept is powerful. I am seduced by it. It's presented so beautifully and the detailing is gorgeous.
Sail Tower wins Tall Building award at MIPIM
This 240m high, 60-story tower has 242 luxury hotel rooms and 104 serviced apartments and condominiums and a GSM of 62,791m2. This mix is orientated to maximise views of the water, and stacked so that balcony size and depth increase with height. This in combination with balcony sails and LED fixtures means the night-time appearance of the elevation can be programmed. The judges felt that this project was architecturally complete in the fullest sense.
Kuwait Teaching School Wins WAN Award
World Architecture News announced that the winners of its 2012 WAN AWARDS Education Sector included Perkins+Will's Kuwait Teaching School in Shidadiyah, Kuwait.
Perkins+Will Shore Tilbe Irwin & Partners in a joint venture wins Nathan Phillips Square Revitalization Competition
Perkins+Will Shore Tilbe Irwin & Partners with Plant Architect, Peter Lindsay Schaudt Landscape Architect and Adrian Blackwell are the winning team in the Nathan Phillips Square Revitalization Competition at Toronto City Hall. Chosen by a distinguished jury from four finalists and 48 entries world-wide, the Shore Tilbe Irwin & Partners / Plant Architect team's scheme aims for LEED Gold Certification. Read more on the World Architecture News website.
Gabrielle Bullock and Richard Miller Appointed AIA Fellows
The AIA’s Fellowship recognizes members who have made significant contributions to architecture and society
The Freelon Group Joins Perkins+Will
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC – March 11, 2014 – Global architecture and design firm Perkins+Will announced today that The Freelon Group has joined the firm...
Healing Gardens Make Hospital Stays a Walk in the Park
A healing garden goes out of its way to "connect to that primal biophilia," explains Robin Guenther who is featured in the latest What's Happening from Environmental Building News.
Video: Ralph Johnson on Modernism
Our modernist core speaks to more than a style. We are modern in our belief that ideas and buildings can (and should) better society...
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