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Emirates Green Building Council honours winners of ‘2015 EGBC Awards’ for excellence in sustainability

Emirates Green Building Council (EmiratesGBC) honoured the winners of the 2015 EGBC Awards to recognise excellence in sustainability.

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CDL’s Tree House bags gold award at the FIABCI World Prix d’Excellence Awards 2015

City Developments Limited (CDL)’s Tree House condominium was awarded World Gold Winner in the Sustainable Development category at the FIABCI World Prix d’Excellence Awards 2015.

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Francine Houben wins prestigious Dutch cultural prize

Her Majesty Queen Máxima of the Netherlands will present this year’s Prins Bernhard Cultuurfonds Prize to Francine Houben, founder and creative director of Mecanoo.

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Chicago Architectural Biennial announces international participants, public programming and $1 million gift from SC Johnson joining presenting sponsor BP, in anticipation of October opening

Chicago, USA – The Chicago Architectural Biennial announced a robust list of architects and artists from around the world who will participate in its inaugural edition, which will be North America’s largest international exhibition of contemporary architecture.

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Goettsch Partners designs Nanning China Resources Center Tower

Shanghai, China – Goettsch Partners (GP) is pleased to announce that construction has commenced on the 445 metres tall mixed-use Nanning China Resources Center Tower.

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Ban Ki-Moon gives seal of approval to Dubai’s low carbon development

HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy, met Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations during the Government Summit, held in Dubai from 9-11 February, to review the progress of Dubai’s Low Carbon Development.

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Piscine SPLASH! Asia brings industry leaders to Singapore

Leading pool and spa retailers and suppliers from around the world will gather at the Marina Bay Sands in Singapore on the 20-21st May 2015 to showcase the latest innovation in the industry, and present their products and services to a targeted audience of more than 1,500 trade show visitors at Piscine SPLASH! Asia 2015 exhibition.

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Pan Pacific Serviced Suites Beach Road, Singapore clinches two awards at the International Property Awards 2015-2016

Singapore – Following a rigorous judging process for the Asia Pacific International Property Awards 2015-2016, Pan Pacific Serviced Suites Beach Road, Singapore is proud to be named Winner in the Singapore Hotel Architecture and Singapore New Hotel Construction and Design categories amongst some of the region’s most prominent developments.

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Architecture students redesign War Memorial

Auckland, New Zealand – A local War Memorial is undergoing a major overhaul in time for Anzac Day and the Centenary of WWI, with help from three architecture students from the University of Auckland.

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Leading international architectural firms vie to design first-of-a-kind educational complex in Siberia

Competition between leading international architects is entering its final phase this week as six firms vie for a commission to design a unique $58 million educational complex that will include a village for families adopting children from Siberia.