Mar 312011
 
Illustration by Anna Gibb

Illustration by Anna Gibb

Presenting Architecture will look for this event next year, to bad I missed this but the site is new.  This competition was for hand drawn work only as a counter to the onslaught of digital work in architecture.

See for yourself the competition info on the Royal Glasgow Institute web site:  http://www.royalglasgowinstitute.org/kellypast.html

And a write up in Urban Realm:  http://www.urbanrealm.com/news/2664/RGI_drawing_competition_winners_revealed.html

Congratulations to the prize winners!

First Prize

Joint award to:

Cathedral, Michal Supron

Emergence and Locomotion, Niall Patterson

Runner up prize

Redsands, Ross Anderson

Glasgow: As it was, as it is and as it might be, Anna Gibb

Untitled 1, Laurence Wood

Commendations

Untitled, Ross Anderson

Aberdeen, Robin Webster

Sketch Studies for Holiday House Design, Vas Piyasena

 

 

Mar 292011
 
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Now in its Eighth year, this annual competition hosted by CG Architect is open for entries.  Unlike other more established competitions this one has an incredible amount of sponsorship resulting in over $54,000.00 in prizes including great hardware / software combinations.

Go to the 3D Awards web site and enter-http://3dawards.cgarchitect.com/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Just look at these prizes

Film/Animation Category Winner (Total Prize Value: $18,311)

Image Category Winner (Total Prize Value: $16,335.95)

Real-Time Category Winner (Total Prize Value: $15,835.95)

Film/Animation Category Nominees (1 nominee/ Random Draw) (Total Prize Value: $1,372)

Image Category Nomines (1 nominee/ Random Draw) (Total Prize Value: $1,372)

Real-Time Category Nominees (1 nominee/ Random Draw) (Total Prize Value: $973)

All Nominees (1 nominee/ Random Draw) (Total Prize Value: $692)

Mar 182011
 
Norman Foster's Commerzbank building in Frankfurt

Here is an article worth passing around and hopefully a great new book.  Reviews of this new book are welcomed!

Norman Foster's Commerzbank building in Frankfurt

Architects’ Sketchbooks: Back to the drawing board

An intriguing new book delves into the notepads of leading architects to show the sketchy origins of some truly monumental buildings By Alice Jones

Buy this book through Presenting Architecture’s Book Store at Amazon.com here: http://www.presentingarchitecture.com/architectural-presentation-books/architectural-rendering-traditional-media-books/ look in the Portfolios area.