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  • Dame Zaha Hadid. (Photography by Brigitte Lacombe). (photo: Brigitte Lacombe)
    News Editor  - 02.04.2016, 01:24

    Zaha Hadid Architects Confirm Founder's Death

    Zaha Hadid Architects have confirmed that Dame Zaha Hadid, DBE, who was widely regarded as the world's greatest female architect, has died from a heart attack whilst undergoing treatment for bronchitis in Miami. Dame Zaha's designs included the London Olympic Aquatic Centre, the MAXXI National Museum of XXI Century Arts and Qatar's 2022 World Cup stadium.

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    IQPC LLC  - 29.03.2016, 14:07

    7 April Deadline for World Stadium Congress 2016 Awards Nominations

    Have you designed the most innovative sports stadium or arena in the past year? Or come up with the most advanced stadium solution or service? If so, nominations are being accepted until 7 April for the World Stadium Congress Awards which will be announced on 17 May in Doha, Qatar, before representatives from FIFA, Qatar's Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy, ESSMA, UEFA and others.

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    Jaros, Baum and Bolles  - 08.03.2016, 20:19

    24/7 Emergency Call Center Wins ACEC NY Diamond Award

    Jaros, Baum & Bolles (JB&B), the recipient of the 2016 American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) NY Diamond Award for the recently completed Public Safety Answering Center II (PSAC II) in the Bronx, is a finalist for the Council’s Empire Award, to be announced at the ACEC Engineering Excellence Awards Gala on 19 March 2016.

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    The Municipal Art Society of New York (MAS)  - 02.10.2015, 11:47

    Urban Resilience in the Age of Hurricanes

    150 experts from the fields of advocacy, development, government and academia recently participated in a debate on the state of resilience planning in New York City as it was announced that (now-Category 4) Hurricane Joaquin had changed its trajectory for the East Coast of the United States.

  • Photograph: Brett Boardman (photo: Brett Boardman)
    FM Magazine  - 09.06.2014, 19:22

    Back to the Future

    In Macquarie University's Golden Jubilee year, FM Magazine discusses the refurbishment of its five hundred-seat 1970s lecture theatre to support collaborative learning with architects Annabel Lahz and Andrew Nimmo.  

  • A family house near Ulm demonstrates convincingly that sustainable buildings can also be strikingly beautiful. Photograph: Zooey Braun, Stuttgart, Germany. (photo: Zooey Braun)
    Professor Werner Sobek  - 07.04.2014, 08:31

    Sustainable Architecture for the 21st Century

    Mies van der Rohe Chair in Architecture at the Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) and multi-award winning architect, Professor Werner Sobek, discusses the influence of sustainability on design.

  • Ablution: green mosque architecture is addressing excessive water and energy usage. (photo: )
    Dr. Ahmed Mokhtar  - 07.04.2014, 08:31

    Call to Duty: Green Mosques as Catalysts for the Integration of Sustainable Ideas within Popular Culture

    As the governments of the Gulf introduce new regulations to ensure sustainable practices are adopted in operating facilities, Associate Professor of Architecture in the American University of Sharjah (AUS), Dr. Ahmed Mokhtar, argues mosques (and green mosques in particular) have a vital function to perform.

  • Masdar City (Abu Dhabi, UAE): A good consciousness of tradition and historic forms.  (photo: )
    Professor Christian Baumgart ,  FM Magazine  - 07.04.2014, 08:31

    Dare or Dai

    Professor Christian Baumgart, President of the Federation of German Architectural & Engineering Associations (the DAI), argues for a bolder approach to urban design in the Gulf.