SEARCH IN BRIEF

 
Wood Summit Småland: 26-27 June 2013

During the 2013 Wood Summit Småland in southern Sweden in June, the results of the Architecture of Necessity competition will be announced. The competition asked entrants to compose designs for buildings or masterplans for Architecture of Necessity, i.e. architectural ideas that address sustainable issues and mark the threshold between nature and culture.

The event will be held at the Virserum Art Museum on 26-27 June as a two-day seminar addressing sustainability in design and wood architecture. During the summit, the winners of Architecture of Necessity 2013 will be announced. The jury of 2013 includes:

-Cleas Caldenby, professor of theory and history of architecture at Chalmers University of Technology
-Dr. Mohamed El-Sioufi, Doctor of architecture at United Nations Human Settlements Programme, Kenya
-Sadie Morgan, architect and founding director at dRMM, London, UK
-Andreas G. Gjertsen and Yashar Hanstad, architects and founding directors of TYIN Tegnestue, Trondheim, Norway
-Katarina Pelin, Environment director at City of Malmö, Sweden

IN BRIEF
Thursday 23 May 2013
Japan's Maglev reaches speeds of 500km/ph
Fri 21 Nov 2014
Hawkins\Brown-designed hybrid timber tower tops out in London
Fri 21 Nov 2014
Work starts on Chipperfield's Palais Varnhagen
Thu 20 Nov 2014
AC Martin Partners releases statement on the passing of Kenneth Lewis
Thu 20 Nov 2014
Build your own 3D printer with weekly magazine
Wed 19 Nov 2014
Rotterdam wins Best City in Europe Award
Wed 19 Nov 2014
Robert Boell to relocate from Gensler to Darling Associates
Wed 19 Nov 2014
Mouzhan Majidi to join Zaha Hadid Architects
Wed 19 Nov 2014