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Category list : Americas

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    Charles Moore (1925-1993)Subscription

    Thinkpiece28 July, 2017

     Charles Moore was the wizard who led us out of the sterility and self-importance of Modernism and showed us that we could go home again

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    Competition: Nuclear waste warning marker, USASubscription

    Competition17 July, 2017

    An open international ideas contest has been launched to design a 10,000-year warning marker outside a nuclear waste repository in New Mexico (Deadline: 22 October)

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    Ancón House, Ancón, Peru by Barclay & Crousse ArchitectureSubscription

    Buildings14 July, 2017

    AR House Shortlist 2017: four pavilions rise from the desert as if fashioned from the earth itself

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    Parallelogram House, Winnipeg, Canada by 5468796 ArchitectureSubscription

    Buildings13 July, 2017

    AR House Shortlist 2017: 5468796 Architecture continues to rebel against the architectural blandness of suburban Winnipeg

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    He, She & It, Buffalo, USA, by Davidson RafailidisSubscription

    Buildings12 July, 2017

    AR House Shortlist 2017: this ‘three-in-one’ studio built on the cheap is far from bargain basement

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    House in Morrillos, Chile, by Cristián IzquierdoSubscription

    Buildings12 July, 2017

    AR House Shortlist 2017: this house of doors transforms from an impenetrable fortress to a colonnaded viewing platform

  • Contest site in Tiburon, California

    Competition: Architecture at ZeroSubscription

    Competition10 July, 2017

    An international ideas competition has been launched for a zero net-energy community education complex in Tiburon, California (Deadline: 10 January)

  • Buffalo, NY

    Competition: Little Free Libraries, BuffaloSubscription

    Competition26 June, 2017

    The Buffalo Architecture Foundation has launched an open international design-build competition for a series of $300 micro-libraries in disadvantaged neighbourhoods (Deadline: 1 September)

  • Nogales

    Competition: Unbuild the WallSubscription

    Competition15 June, 2017

    An open international ideas contest has been launched for a new ‘wall-less’ customs area in the separated cities of Nogales on the US-Mexico border (Deadline: 7 August)

  • Contest site: Canal Street Triangle, NYC

    Competition: Gateways to Chinatown, New YorkSubscription

    Competition15 May, 2017

    The New York City Department of Transportation (NYC DOT) has launched an open international competition for a $900,000 gateway structure in Manhattan’s Chinatown (Deadline: 30 June)