World Architecture Festival Announces Finalists for the Architecture Drawing Prize 2020

World Architecture Festival Announces Finalists for the Architecture Drawing Prize 2020

The Architecture Drawing Prize 2020 announced the shortlisted entries in the Digital, Hand-drawn and Hybrid categories. This year’s contest gathered more admissions than the previous edition, with 165 entries from 30 countries, 35 of which are from students and under-30 architects. In addition, the 2020 competition introduced the ‘Lockdown Prize’, focused on the global pandemic, awarded to a drawing related to the architectural changes brought by the coronavirus.

Digital Category - The Theatre of Fictions. Image Courtesy of The Architecture Drawing Prize 2020Digital Category - Here Everywhere/ Orchard. Image Courtesy of The Architecture Drawing Prize 2020Hybrid Category - Airplane Tower. Image Courtesy of The Architecture Drawing Prize 2020Hybrid Category - Apartment #5, a Labyrinth and Repository of Spatial. Image Courtesy of The Architecture Drawing Prize 2020+ 12

Curated by WAF, Sir John Soane’s Museum and Make Architects, this prize embraces the creative use of digital tools and digitally produced renderings, while recognizing the enduring importance of hand drawing. This year also saw the introduction of a special prize focused

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Amid a pandemic that isolates us, Chicago architecture awards recognize designs that build community

Shifting its awards program online for the first time, the Chicago chapter of the American Institute of Architects on Friday will present honors for a wide range of buildings, many of which encourage a sense of community at a time when the coronanavirus pandemic has forced people apart.

Among the winners are a colorful North Side building that combines a public library and public housing, by John Ronan Architects; the headquarters of the Chicago Architecture Foundation, by Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture; and a renovation that transformed the Chicago Transit Authority’s Garfield elevated station into a gateway for its South Side neighborhood, by EXP.

“This year’s entries represented a return to community-first ideas, spurred by the lessons this tumultuous year has quite uncompromisingly taught,” the awards jury said in a news release, an apparent reference to the COVID-19 pandemic and the unrest that followed the killing of George Floyd

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Serverless Architecture Market anticipated to grow with a healthy growth rate of more than 28.30% over the forecast period 2018-2025

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The extraordinary art and architecture of ‘God’s Lantern’

It has been eight centuries, to the year, since Pope Honorius III issued an edict to raise money for a new cathedral in the city of Metz. And while it would be years before the first stone was laid, and three centuries until the building was complete, the French city has chosen 2020 to celebrate the birthday of a spectacular structure known as “God’s Lantern.”



A preview of South Korean artist Kimsooja's stained glass window, set to be unveiled next year.


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A preview of South Korean artist Kimsooja’s stained glass window, set to be unveiled next year.

It is a nickname befitting both of the building’s distinctive honey-like glow — a property of the local limestone — and an expanse of stained glass that is among the world’s largest. Featuring one of the tallest naves in Gothic architecture, Metz Cathedral (or to give it its formal name, the Cathedral of Saint Stephen) can be considered among the finest examples of medieval

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Cedric Cromwell, chair of Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe, accused of extorting thousands in bribes with architecture firm owner in connection with Taunton casino project

The chair of the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe is accused of extorting tens of thousands of dollars in bribes with the owner of an architecture firm in connection with a casino and resort project in Taunton, authorities announced Friday.

Cedric Cromwell, chair of the tribe, was arrested by the Federal Bureau of Investigation over claims he used his position to enrich himself and engaged in a bribery conspiracy with David DeQuattro, a Warwick, Rhode Island resident, the FBI said.

Cromwell, a 55-year-old Attleboro resident, and DeQuattro were each indicted on two counts of accepting or paying bribes as an agent of an Indian tribal government and one count of conspiring to commit bribery, U.S. Attorney Andrew Lelling’s office said in a statement.

The tribe chair was also indicted on four counts of extortion under color of official right and one count of conspiring to commit extortion, the statement said.

“The

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This grave shelter in Alabama is noted for unusual size, architecture

Alongside Alabama Highway 5 near Thomasville, a gate between two brick columns guards one of Alabama’s historical cemeteries. Airmount Cemetery, established circa-1840s, is home to Airmount Grave Shelter, an unusual addition to the National Register of Historic Places.

The grave shelter, added to the Register in 2000, was built in 1853. Grave shelters, also called grave houses, are not marble mausoleums or granite tombs. They are simple structures, often made of wood, although a few are constructed of brick or stone. They most often have gabled roofs to protect the gravesites from the elements. Typically, they are small structures covering a single grave, or sometimes graves of man and wife, or a mother and child. Click here to read more about grave shelters in Alabama.

Airmount Grave Shelter

Exterior of Airmount Grave Shelter near Thomasville, Ala. (Wil Elrick)

The Airmount Shelter is larger than most, covering six graves of the family of John

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Chairman of Mashpee Wampanoag tribe and owner of R.I. architecture firm facing federal bribery, extortion counts

Cedric Cromwell, the longtime chairman of the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe, was arrested Friday along with the owner of a Rhode Island architecture firm on federal charges alleging they engaged in a bribery scheme related to plans to build a resort and casino in Taunton, said US Attorney Andrew E. Lelling’s office.

In a statement, Lelling’s office said Cromwell, 55, of Attleboro, and David DeQuattro, 54, of Warwick, R.I., both face two counts of accepting or paying bribes as an agent (or to an agent) of an Indian tribal government and one count of conspiring to commit bribery.

Cromwell, Lelling’s office alleged, also was indicted on four counts of extortion under color of official right and one count of conspiring to commit extortion. Both men are slated to make initial appearances in US District Court in Boston via videoconference Friday afternoon, according to the statement.

Prosecutors allege that the Mashpee Wampanoag

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Unique architecture in Alexandria home

Sarah Colburn, Special to the Times
Published 6:50 p.m. CT Nov. 12, 2020

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ALEXANDRIA — This home, designed by architect David A. Block and remodeled by McCarten Design, exudes style and architecture at every bend.

At more than 3,500 square feet, the home sits on the shores of Lake Carlos and features three bedrooms, each with its own en suite.

From the grand foyer, the wall and floor treatments let family and friends know they’re entering a unique space.

The foyer converges with the music room, with its gracefully vaulted ceiling and sitting area, and sets the tone for this one-of-a-kind home.

From the foyer, glimpses of the sunken living room with its built-in furniture and a three-story

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Hotel, home and “hut” among architecture winners

A hotel, home and a “hut” are among seven buildings designed by central Ohio architectural firms recognized this week in the annual American Institute of Architects contest.



a small house in a forest: The "hut," a 600-square-foot cabin near Flushing, Ohio, designed by the Midland architectural firm, received an honor award in the "small project" category in the annual awards sponsored by the Columbus chapter of the American Institute of Architects.


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The “hut,” a 600-square-foot cabin near Flushing, Ohio, designed by the Midland architectural firm, received an honor award in the “small project” category in the annual awards sponsored by the Columbus chapter of the American Institute of Architects.

The buildings were chosen from 57 entries, and illustrate the breadth of work being done by Columbus-area architects and designers. This year’s winners, chosen by five members of the Philadelphia AIA chapter: 



This Victorian Village home renovation by Rogers Krajnak Architects received a merit award in the "small project" category in the 2020 AIA Awards sponsored by the Columbus Chapter of the American Institute of Architects.


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This Victorian Village home renovation by Rogers Krajnak Architects received a merit award in the “small project” category in the 2020 AIA Awards sponsored by the Columbus Chapter of the American Institute of Architects.

• The “hut,” a 600-square-foot cabin in Belmont County designed by

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Cloud Architecture Unlocks a Single Version of Truth for a Consulting Engineering Company

CloudMoyo devised a modern data architecture for a consulting engineering company with Snowflake Data Warehouse leveraging Azure and Power BI technologies

Enterprises grow. And so does their data. As companies expand, data volumes across a variety of sources increases. In order to avoid the negative impacts of data and information siloes, however, organizations must leverage technologies that will eliminate siloes, apply advanced analytics, and utilize data visualization tools in order to give businesses a single version of truth from which to obtain insights and make data-driven decisions. 

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