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Books News: 5 Novels Selected To Vie as Best of the Booker Prize Winners

3 monthes ago   |   By NY Times

The authors up for the one-time award include Hilary Mantel, V.S. Naipaul and Michael Ondaatje.
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Smiljan Radic Receives the Arnold W. Brunner Memorial Prize 2018

Smiljan Radic Receives the Arnold W. Brunner Memorial Prize 2018

3 monthes ago   |   By Arch Daily

Image © Iwan Baan
Chilean architect Smiljan Radic was announced the winner of the Arnold W. Brunner Memorial Prize 2018 Architecture Awards from The American Academy of Arts and Letters in New York. The academy's annual architecture awards program began in 1955 with the opening of the Arnold W. Brunner Memorial Prize. The prize is given to an architect of any nationality who has made a significant contribution to architecture as an art. The program has since been expanded to include four Arts and Literature Awards for American architects that explore ideas in architecture through any...
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29 Winners Announced for 2018 EU Prize for Cultural Heritage / Europa Nostra Awards

29 Winners Announced for 2018 EU Prize for Cultural Heritage / Europa Nostra Awards

3 monthes ago   |   By Arch Daily

The European Commission and Europe Nostra announced the winners of the 2018 EU Prize for Cultural Heritage/ Europa Nostra Awards. The 29 winners from 17 countries have been recognized for their achievements in four categories: conservation , research, dedicated services, and education, training and raising awareness. The winners will be honored at an award ceremony at the first ever European Cultural Heritage Summit on June 22. Among the outstanding submissions that were awarded include the rehabilitation of a Byzantine church in Greece, the development of a method that will be implemented...
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Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott is one of forty sculptors selected for on form 18, a biennial exhibition of sculpture in stone at Asthall Manor in the Cotswolds. She joins world renowned and... Read more ...

The Curious Case of a Doctored 19th Century Photo of Ruins in Athens

The Curious Case of a Doctored 19th Century Photo of Ruins in Athens

Researchers, academics and those with tireless curiosity will know the thrill of chasing down the details of something mysterious or unexplained. In this tweet thread from... Read more ...

“We Learn From the Ordinary as Well as From the Extraordinary”: Robert...

“We Learn From the Ordinary as Well as From the Extraordinary”: Robert Venturi and Denise Scott Brown

Best Products Showroom, Langhorne, Pennsylvania (1978). Image © Tom Bernard There are so many complexities and contradictions in both life in general and architecture in... Read more ...

PERSONAL BRANDING in 18C - GARDEN Conversation Pieces

PERSONAL BRANDING in 18C - GARDEN Conversation Pieces

Philip Mercier (1689-1760) Conversation Piece, or Lovers in a Park, c.1727 Syon House, Middlesex, UK Since the mid-20C, personal branding or self-packaging has described a... Read more ...

Midtown Motors: 1946

Midtown Motors: 1946

June 28, 1946. "Midtown Motors, 950 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco." Back when Ford specialized in making cars. 8x10 inch acetate negative. View full size. Read more ...

DayOne Legal & Technology Building / Ideal

DayOne Legal & Technology Building / Ideal

Cloud Pavilion. Image © Zhao Bin Unique Architecture Photography Architects: Ideal Design & Construction Inc. Location: Block A, Li'anmen, No. 1 South Bank, Huihe South Street... Read more ...

Twin Falls II: 1941

Twin Falls II: 1941

From start to finish, a life on wheels. May 1941. "Main street of Twin Falls, Idaho. According to Idaho State Guide , this town has the distinction, unusual in towns in the... Read more ...

The Famed and Forgotten Works of Uruguay's Modernists

The Famed and Forgotten Works of Uruguay's Modernists

Vilamajó with various members of the Board of Design Consultants for the UN Headquarters Building in 1947, including N. D. Bassov , Gaston Brunfaut , Ernest Cormier , Le... Read more ...

The New Noma by Bjarke Ingels Group Opens to the Public

The New Noma by Bjarke Ingels Group Opens to the Public

NOMA 2.0. Image © Rasmus Hjortshoj Bjarke Ingels Group has designed a cluster of buildings as the new home for Noma , one of the world's most acclaimed restaurants. Situated... Read more ...

PERSONAL BRANDING in 18C - GARDEN Conversation Pieces

PERSONAL BRANDING in 18C - GARDEN Conversation Pieces

Nathaniel Dance-Holland William Weddell, the Reverend William Palgrave, and Mr I'Anson in Rome Since the mid-20C, personal branding or self-packaging has described a burgeoning... Read more ...

Twin Falls: 1941

Twin Falls: 1941

May 1941. "Main street of Twin Falls, Idaho. Among industries in this town are a sugar beet factory, cannery and it is a shipping center for potatoes and onions." Photo by... Read more ...