Architect Nicholas Grimshaw has been awarded the Royal Gold Medal for Architecture 2019, the most important British award for architecture. His studio Grimshaw Architects was featured in the second event in The Architects Series, the exhibition format presented by SpazioFMG per l’Architettura, the Milanese gallery run by the Iris Ceramica Group.
The fifth ARCHMARATHON Awards begin today in Milan. The winners in 16 categories, selected from among the world’s best architecture and interior design projects in 2016-2018, will be announced on October 13.
The theme of the eighth edition of the international contest promoted by the IRIS CERAMICA GROUP’s architecture and design portal Floornature.com, coming up in 2019, is promotion of the ideas and visions of new generations of architects and designers for sustainable living today.
The awards ceremony for the 2018 Gold Medal for Italian Architecture and the first edition of the T Young Claudio De Albertis Prize for promising Italian architects and engineers was held on October 12. Four Gold Medals for Lifetime Achievement were awarded to Umberto Riva, Paola Viganò, Guido Canali and Valeriano Pastor.
An old farm shed has been converted into a comfortable home in an economical, sustainable project by the architects of Tonkin Liu. The Old Shed New House project has been awarded the 2018 Stephen Lawrence Prize, awarded by RIBA every year to a work of architecture completed on a budget of less than 1 million pounds.
On 10 October RIBA awarded the prize for top client of the year to Argent, a British real estate developer that has funded such important architectural projects as the recent urban regeneration of King's Cross in London.
The second Premio Architettura Toscana, the prize for Tuscan architecture presented by the Regional Council and the Order of Architects and Builders of Tuscany, in partnership with the Architects’ Foundation of Florence, is now underway. The regional award is presented to a project built in Tuscany in the past five years.
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