The Vitra Camper Pop-Up Store has been nominated as a finalist for ArchDaily's 2016 Building of the Year Award! After reviewing and voting on over 3,000 projects, the ArchDaily readers have shortlisted 5 finalists per category and the Camper Store at Vitra Campus has been selected in the Commercial Architecture category. Everyone can vote here until February 8.
Photo © Vitra / Photography by Eduardo Perez
The State of the Art of Architecture
2015 Chicago Architecture Biennial
The Inaugural Chicago Architecture Biennal closed in January with strong public reception and critical acclaim. The global event, which featured 120 participating architecture and design offices from more than 30 countries, attracted over half a million visitors in 2015. Kéré Architecture is proud to have contributed with the Place for Gathering, offering visitors a chance to rest and connect in a direct and informal way. Read about how the project was one of the 10 Most Outstanding Entries according to Archinect
Photo @ Bruce Damonte.
Kenneth Hudson Award 2015
European Museum of the Year Award
The International Red Cross and Red Crescent Museum has received the Kenneth Hudson Award 2015 which is given in recognition of the most unusual and daring achievement that challenges common perceptions of the role of museums in society: The museum has trenscended boundaries and recomposed its vast and constantly growing collection into an emotionally touching and engaging story.
Photo @ Alain Germond
1st Prize Meroe Royal Baths Competition
German Archaeological Institute
Kéré Architecture has placed first in a competition for the design of a protective shelter on the UNESCO-protected ancient island of Meroe in Sudan. The site is new a joint research project between the German Archaeological Institute and the National Corporation for Antiques and Museums in Khartoum. Original Announcement