Trisha Shetty

2014 in architecture

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2014 in architecture

The year 2014 in architecture involved some significant architectural events and new buildings.

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Events

  • June 8 - November 23 - Venice Biennale of Architecture curated by Rem Koolhaas
  • October 1 - 3 - The seventh World Architecture Festival in Singapore
  • November 4 - Construction of Santiago Calatrava's Chicago Spire is abandoned
  • Antarctica

  • February 12 - Jang Bogo Station opens.
  • Australia

  • date unknown - Infinity Tower, the tallest building in Brisbane, is completed.
  • November 11 - Dr Chau Chak Wing Building, University of Technology, Sydney, designed by Frank Gehry, is completed.
  • Canada

  • September 18 - Aga Khan Museum in Toronto, opens.
  • September 19 - Canadian Museum for Human Rights in Winnipeg, Manitoba, designed by Antoine Predock, opens.
  • December 13 - Halifax Central Library in Halifax, Nova Scotia, designed by Fowler Bauld and schmidt hammer lassen architects, opens.
  • France

  • October 28 - Louis Vuitton Foundation in Paris, designed by Frank Gehry, opens.
  • Germany

  • February - Taunusturm in Frankfurt opens.
  • Iran

  • date unknown - Tabiat Bridge in Tehran, designed by Leila Araghian, opens.
  • Panama

  • October 2 - Biomuseo in Panama City, designed by Frank Gehry, opens.
  • Philippines

  • July 21 - Philippine Arena, the world's largest indoor domed-arena, in Ciudad de Victoria, Bocaue and Santa Maria, Bulacan, is completed.
  • United Arab Emirates

  • Dream Dubai Marina, supertall skyscraper in Dubai, projected for completion. If completed before World One will become the tallest residential building in the world upon completion.
  • United Kingdom

  • July - 122 Leadenhall Street in the City of London, designed by Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners, completed.
  • September 29 - Weston Library, a major reconstruction of the University of Oxford's New Bodleian Library by Wilkinson Eyre Architects, opens to readers.
  • December 9 - University of Greenwich Stockwell Street Building, designed by heneghan peng architects (hparc), opened.
  • Burntwood School, Wandsworth, London, designed by Allford Hall Monaghan Morris, completed; awarded 2015 Stirling Prize.
  • Everyman Theatre, Liverpool, designed by Haworth Tompkins, completed and awarded Stirling Prize.
  • Maggie's palliative care centres opened in
  • Lanarkshire, designed by Reiach and Hall (September).
  • Oxford, designed by Wilkinson Eyre Architects (October).
  • United States

  • October 10 - 432 Park Avenue, the tallest residential buildings in the world is topped out.
  • November 3 - One World Trade Center in New York City, designed by David Childs of Skidmore, Owings & Merrill with Daniel Libeskind, the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere, opens.
  • One57, one of the tallest building in New York City becomes the tallest mixed-use (residential and hotel) skyscraper in the city.
  • Exhibitions

  • December 3 (ends May 2015) - "One Way: Peter Marino" at the Bass Museum in Miami Beach, Florida.
  • Awards

  • AIA Architecture Firm Award – Eskew+Dumez+Ripple
  • AIA Gold Medal – Julia Morgan
  • Emporis Skyscraper Award – Wangjing SOHO designed by Zaha Hadid
  • Driehaus Architecture Prize for New Classical architecture – Pier Carlo Bontempi
  • Lawrence Israel Prize - LOT-EK
  • LEAF Award, Overall Winner – Ateliers Jean Nouvel and PTW Architects
  • Praemium Imperiale Architecture Laureate – Steven Holl
  • Pritzker Architecture Prize – Shigeru Ban
  • Reed Award for classical architecture commitment - Ruan Yisan
  • RAIA Gold Medal – Phil Harris and Adrian Welke
  • RIBA Royal Gold Medal – Joseph Rykwert
  • Stirling Prize - Haworth Tompkins for Everyman Theatre, Liverpool
  • Thomas Jefferson Medal in Architecture – Toyo Ito
  • Twenty-five Year Award by AIA – Harry Weese for Washington Metro
  • UIA Gold Medal – Ieoh Ming Pei
  • Vincent Scully Prize from National Building Museum – Charlie Rose
  • Deaths

  • January 10 - Kathryn Findlay, British-born architect working in Japan (b. 1953)
  • February 25 - Heikki Siren, Finnish architect (b. 1918)
  • March 20 - William Toomath, (b. 1925), New Zealand architect
  • March 28
  • Robin Gibson, Australian architect (b. 1930)
  • Avraham Yaski, Romanian-born Israeli architect and academic (b. 1927)
  • April 24 - Hans Hollein, Austrian architect(b. 1934)
  • April 28 - Frederic Schwartz, American architect, author and city planner (b. 1951)
  • July 11 - Randall Stout, 56, American architect (b. 1958)
  • July 26 - Sir Richard MacCormac, British architect (b. 1938)
  • August 18 - Kurt Meyer, Swiss-born architect working in the United States and Nepal (b. 1922)
  • September 6 - Édith Girard, French architect (b. 1949)
  • September 27 - Taylor Hardwick, American architect (b. 1925)
  • December 24 - Ricardo Porro, Cuban architect working in France (b. 1925)
  • References

    2014 in architecture Wikipedia


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