Just a few days ago, the commission of ENR Global Best Projects Awards announced the winners of its annual contest. These awards are for outstanding structures around the world, such asbuildings, airports and cultural centers with a unique architectural style. The organizers are preparing a celebration for winners at New York Hilton Midtown, on 11th of October2016which is expected to be, as always, a special spectacle.
Via 57 West, a tall building in NYC, stands out from all other tall buildings thanks to its unconventional shape. Having been awarded as “The best tall building of America in 2016” (http://awards.ctbuh.org/media/ctbuh-names-2016-tall-building-award-recipients/#BTB) by CTBUH, many photographers and journalists have caught images of this. West 57 has an entirely residential use with flats of two or three rooms.
On 18th of July 2016, construction started for a new part of University Pediatric Center of Louisville in U.S.A. The completion of the structure is scheduled to be in July of 2018 and the cost is estimated at$79 million, as Louisville Business First reported. The aim is the expansion of the medical offices of University Pediatric Center, so that easy access to pediatrics doctors and medical care is provided in one location.
Intentionally designed to appear as four separate structures and the many historic pilgrimage chapels in the region; A House for Essex, designed by FAT (Fashion Architecture Taste) in collaboration with artist Grayson Perry, is one of the newest and most postmodern vacation spots along the British coast northeast of London. The exterior of the structure is clad with roughly 2000 custom ceramic tiles and is housed under a copper alloy standing seam roof with three cast-aluminum sculptures atop.
Software developed by researchers at the Polytechnic University of Catalonia in Spain is taking off with large Spanish construction companies. The simulation software, which can be used on the cloud, simulates the effects of design choices and construction scenarios. Users are able to obtain an analysis of the entire building life cycle from creation to deconstruction.