Ten concrete steps to improve competition culture for architecture in Europe in just one year, Amsterdam 2017

Ten concrete steps to improve competition culture for architecture in Europe in just one year, Amsterdam 2017

Ten concrete steps to improve competition culture for architecture in Europe in just one year. Last week in Amsterdam, Architectuur Lokaal organized the first two-day conference on Competition Culture in Europe. The results of research in seventeen countries were presented, compared, and supplemented with knowledge from other countries. The meeting […]

Conference Competition Culture in Europe, Amsterdam 2017

Conference Competition Culture in Europe, Amsterdam 2017

How can architects, especially the new generation, find out what design contests are announced in Europe? What considerations should they make to decide if they’re going to participate in an architect selection abroad? And what is the chance a winning plan will be built? Architect selections for commissions below EU […]

Elephant Cage leidt tot publiek debat in

Elephant Cage leidt tot publiek debat in

Nadat The Elephant Cage van Architectuur Lokaal en de University of Portsmouth in november 2016 plannen maakte voor alternatieve oplossingen voor de kust van Portsmouth, is het debat verder op gang gekomen. Burgers en politici onderzoeken momenteel welke andere mogelijkheden dan een verdedigingsmuur denkbaar zijn. Op 15 juli vindt een […]

Architectural Competitions – as Institution and Process

Architectural Competitions – as Institution and Process

This book revolves around four key concepts: architectural competition, institution, process and adjustments of contemporary competition structures. They characterise the contemporaneous status of architectural competitions in the second decade of the new millennium. A closer look brings out five typical aspects that describe an on-going process of adjustments that is […]

Portsmouth Elephant Cage laat pootafdruk achter in UK

Nederland is sinds dit jaar superstormproof met een overstromingsrisico vanuit de zee van 1:4000 jaar. En dus riep de University of Portsmouth de hulp in van De Olifantenkooi van Architectuur Lokaal voor een antwoord op de vraag: hoe kun je een stad beschermen met een overstromingsrisico van 1:75 jaar, die […]