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Herzog & De Meuron's controversial Triangle Tower gets approval
Herzog & De Meuron's controversial Triangle Tower gets approval

Herzog & de Meuron's controversial Triangle Tower in Paris has been approved by the Administrative Court of Paris...

14 May 2019

2019 Retail Design and Development Awards open for entries
2019 Retail Design and Development Awards open for entries

Entries are now open for this year's South African Council of Shopping Centres' (SACSC) Retail Design and Development Awards 2019...

13 May 2019

Winning architecture team to design first decarbonised district of France announced
Winning architecture team to design first decarbonised district of France announced

The winning project has been announced for the "Inventing Bruneseau" competition organised by the City of Paris and the SEMAPA...

10 May 2019

The profane and the sacred: why luxury firms rushed to support Notre-Dame
The profane and the sacred: why luxury firms rushed to support Notre-Dame

The April 2019 fire at the Notre-Dame de Paris Cathedral came as an immense shock to the people of France, as well as throughout Europe...

By Jean-Noël Kapferer 9 May 2019

2019 Corobrik Architectural Student of the Year announced
2019 Corobrik Architectural Student of the Year announced

Nelson Mandela University's Riaan Huiskens has been named the overall winner of the 32nd Corobrik Architectural Student of the Year Awards...

9 May 2019

Miysis proposes fully-glazed roof, new spire for Notre-Dame Cathedral
Miysis proposes fully-glazed roof, new spire for Notre-Dame Cathedral

Belgian visualisation design studio Miysis has reimagined the roof and spire of the Notre-Dame Cathedral, following the news that the France government will launch an international competition to design a new spire for the cathedral...

6 May 2019

SAOTA named a winner in Hamburg Neuländer Quarree competition
SAOTA named a winner in Hamburg Neuländer Quarree competition

Cape Town architecture and design firm SAOTA, along with eL Architecture from Cologne and Robertneun Architects from Berlin, have been named the winners of the architectural competition for the new Neuländer Quarree precinct in Hamburg, Germany...

2 May 2019

2019 Dezeen Awards open for entries
2019 Dezeen Awards open for entries

Following a successful launch last year, the second edition of the Dezeen Awards is now open for entries...

2 May 2019

Studio NAB proposes educational and socially active greenhouse roof for Notre-Dame Cathedral
Studio NAB proposes educational and socially active greenhouse roof for Notre-Dame Cathedral

Following the recent tragic fire at the Notre-Dame Cathedral, a series of images and proposals have started to circulate on social media for the redesign of its spire...

29 Apr 2019

World's tallest indoor waterfall completed at Jewel Changi Airport
World's tallest indoor waterfall completed at Jewel Changi Airport

The world's tallest indoor waterfall has been designed by Safdie Architects, reimagining the centre of the Jewel Changi Airport in Singapore as a major public realm attraction...

24 Apr 2019

Heike Hanada-designed Bauhaus Museum opens in Weimar
Heike Hanada-designed Bauhaus Museum opens in Weimar

The German architect Heike Hanada-designed new Bauhaus Museum has been opened in Weimar, home of the legendary school of art and design founded by Walter Gropius a hundred years ago...

17 Apr 2019

MAD Architects softens New York City skyline with fluid-form skyscraper
MAD Architects softens New York City skyline with fluid-form skyscraper

MAD Architects has unveiled an alternative skyscraper softening New York City's skyline with its fluid form and new iconic presence...

11 Apr 2019

Boogertman+Partners launches platform for research, experimental design thinking
Boogertman+Partners launches platform for research, experimental design thinking

New studio FuturePart will be seeking alternate design and conceptual opportunities that are not part of traditional architectural practice...

9 Apr 2019

Top 3 teams announced in NASA's 3D-Printed Habitat Challenge
Top 3 teams announced in NASA's 3D-Printed Habitat Challenge

NASA has announced the top three teams competing for the 3D-Printed Habitat Challenge completed the latest level of the competition - complete virtual construction...

9 Apr 2019

New MDA office awarded Net Zero Carbon pilot certification
New MDA office awarded Net Zero Carbon pilot certification

The new MDA Attorneys office in Houghton, Johannesburg, is one of the first buildings in South Africa to receive a Net Zero Carbon pilot certification...

8 Apr 2019

Oppenheim Architecture designs GLF headquarters in Miami
Oppenheim Architecture designs GLF headquarters in Miami

Oppenheim Architecture has completed a new office complex near the Miami River. The building comprises large shifted concrete volumes to provide a flexible office space and big open spaces...

2 Apr 2019

Sandi Mbutuma appointed MD of SVA International
Sandi Mbutuma appointed MD of SVA International

Sandi Mbutuma has been appointed managing director of architectural company SVA International (SVA), a member of the GIBB Group of Companies...

29 Mar 2019

Tree Tops Houghton inspired by world's largest urban forest
Tree Tops Houghton inspired by world's largest urban forest

Designed by dhk Architects for property developers Tricolt, Tree Tops Houghton is a new apartment block planned for a site nestled between Houghton and Rosebank in Johannesburg...

27 Mar 2019

Henning Larsen Architects to design cave-like hotel in Faroe Islands
Henning Larsen Architects to design cave-like hotel in Faroe Islands

Danish architecture firm Henning Larsen Architects has designed a new hotel that features a cave-like foyer situated within the historic town of Tórshavn, the capital city of the Faroe Islands...

26 Mar 2019

Snøhetta completes Europe's first underwater restaurant in Norway
Snøhetta completes Europe's first underwater restaurant in Norway

Snøhetta's half-sunken restaurant has officially been opened to the public and the building will welcome its first guests in Lindesnes, Norway...

22 Mar 2019

Lesotho Rise in the City design competition winner announced
Lesotho Rise in the City design competition winner announced

Winners of the Rise in the City international architecture competition for affordable housing in Maseru, Lesotho were announced earlier this month...

20 Mar 2019

Sky's the limit for The Leonardo
Sky's the limit for The Leonardo

Constructed using more than 8.7-million kgs of steel, The Leonardo will be Africa's tallest completed* skyscraper upon its opening, say the building's architects, Co-Arc International...

20 Mar 2019

Heatherwick Studio-designed Vessel at Hudson Yards opens to public
Heatherwick Studio-designed Vessel at Hudson Yards opens to public

"It's not a building, it's not a sculpture, it's not an artwork, and yet it has scale and relevance to all of those typologies..," said Stuart Wood, a senior designer at Heatherwick Studio, the design firm behind temporarily named Vessel...

19 Mar 2019

Winners of the 2019 SA Professional Services Awards
Winners of the 2019 SA Professional Services Awards

Honouring professional excellence drawn from two main categories, namely the built environment and commerce law and management, the fourth annual South African Professional Services Awards (SAPSA) was held at Montecasino on 14 March 2019...

18 Mar 2019

SACAP offers amnesty to de-registered architects
SACAP offers amnesty to de-registered architects

Following its announcement of a three-month amnesty period for de-registered architectural practitioners, the SA architectural council is expecting a good response. This call to action is part of the regulator's quest to improve legal compliance by architectural practitioners who have been removed from its database due to non-payment of annual fees...

18 Mar 2019

BIG unveils design of Warsaw-based Towarowa 22
BIG unveils design of Warsaw-based Towarowa 22

Founded by Bjarke Ingels, international architectural firm BIG will extend its portfolio with a 230,000m2 urban development in Warsaw, Poland with Towarowa 22...

15 Mar 2019

Local architecture exhibition programme launched in KZN
Local architecture exhibition programme launched in KZN

Corobrik is sponsoring a new monthly programme in Glenwood in Kwazulu-Natal, SAIA-KZN First Thursdays, which showcases the work of local architects through a range of evolving themes...

14 Mar 2019

Gus Wüstemann Architects completes concrete affordable housing in Zurich
Gus Wüstemann Architects completes concrete affordable housing in Zurich

Zurich and Barcelona-based architecture firm Gus Wüstemann Architects has designed affordable housing offering the lowest renting prices amongst other buildings in the city of Zurich, Switzerland...

14 Mar 2019

UCT's Lesego Bantsheng wins Corobrik's Landscape Architecture Award
UCT's Lesego Bantsheng wins Corobrik's Landscape Architecture Award

University of Cape Town (UCT) landscape architecture student Lesego Bantsheng has won Corobrik's Most Innovative Final Year Landscape Architecture Award for 2018...

12 Mar 2019

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