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Shajay Bhooshan on ‘Participatory architecture’ at the University of Calgary, Canada

Shajay Bhooshan, Associate Director at Zaha Hadid Architects and co-founder of Zaha Hadid Computation & Design Research (ZHA CODE) will be speaking on “Participatory architecture – online and on land: Democratising, engaging and responsible design” at the University of Calgary as part of their Design Matters lecture series.

Design Matters is a thought-provoking lecture series organized by the university’s School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape, which seeks to inspire transformative change. The series invites a range of designers, innovators, and thought leaders exploring the edge of design and city building, to challenge attendees to broaden their thinking on a myriad of issues related to design. 

This lecture, the series’ first in-person event of 2022, will take place on Wednesday the 16th March, 5.00pm -7.30pm (MDT) at the City Building Design Lab at the University of Calgary in Canada.

Register at the University of Calgary website via link below

Design Matters with Shajay Bhooshan “Participatory architecture – online and on land”

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“Major Axis: Perspectives and Folies“ exhibition of proposals for Avenue Charles de Gaulle, Neuilly, France

“At the crossroads of innovation and architecture, the Follies offer a field of new experiences for the public. At the same time surprising, immersive and welcoming, they herald the cultural, social and economic ambition that we want to give to public space.” Jean-Christophe Fromantin, Mayor of Neuilly-sur-Seine

Redeveloped into a garden-boulevard, dotted with places of wonder, the Avenue Charles de Gaulle in Paris is fully embracing soft mobility. The “Vortices” follies proposed by Zaha Hadid Architects are an integral part of this new public space, they integrate with the avenue, generating new flows that meander across the boulevard, redefining its frequency, creating break points and places of interaction. The “Vortices” are curious shapes: elegant and seeming to float, they enhance the perspective of the Avenue, offering spaces that are both intimate and open to the outside. Visitors are transformed into “contemporary flâneurs and boulevardiers“, wanderers curious to experiment and interact with these sculptures of tectonic wonder. The “Vortices” favour circular design principles, combining bio-sourced materials with source efficient, advanced fabrication methods, can be adapted to many different programmatic uses thanks to a modular architecture of panels assembled in various ways.

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« Axe Majeur: Perspectives and Folies » exposition de propositions pour l’avenue Charles de Gaulle, Neuilly, France  

“À la croisée de l’innovation et de l’architecture, les Folies ouvrent le champ de nouvelles expériences pour le public. À la fois surprenantes, immersives et conviviales, elles préfigurent l’ambition culturelle, sociale et économique que nous voulons redonner à l’espace public” Jean-Christophe Fromantin, Maire de Neuilly-sur-Seine

Réaménagée en Avenue-Jardin, parsemée de lieux d’émerveillement, l’avenue Charles de Gaulle devient plus propice aux déplacements doux. Les « Vortices » proposition de Zaha Hadid Architects font partie intégrante de cet espace public, elles interfèrent avec l’avenue, génèrent de nouveaux flux qui serpentent le long du boulevard, redéfinissent sa fréquence, créent des points de rupture et des lieux d’interaction. Les « Vortices » sont des formes curieuses : élégantes, légères, apparemment flottantes, elles valorisent la perspective de l’Avenue, offrant des espaces à la fois intimistes et ouverts sur l’extérieur. Visiteurs sont transformés en « flâneurs » et « boulevardiers contemporains », curieux d’expérimenter et d’interagir avec ces sculptures d’émerveillement tectonique. Les « Vortices » privilégient le réemploi, des matériaux biosourcés et des méthodes de construction économes en matière, associées à des techniques de fabrication de haute technologie. Les « Vortices » adaptent aux usages grâce à une architecture modulaire de panneaux qui, selon leurs assemblages s’adaptent aux programmes souhaités par l’opérateur et la ville.

Les Folies De Neuilly

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ZHA’s ‘Future Cities’ exhibition in Chengdu now open

The ‘Future Cities’ monographic exhibition examines the innovations shaping 21st century urbanism and traces Zaha Hadid Architects’ (ZHA) projects that are redefining urban landscapes around the world.

Charting ZHA’s multi-disciplinary approach in developing new ideas and concepts to improve how the industry designs and constructs, the exhibition showcases the investigative spirit within their architecture.

In more than 70 award-winning built works to date, and 60 projects currently in development across six continents, ZHA is one of the world’s most consistently inventive architectural studios; collaborating with visionary clients, communities and industry experts worldwide.

ZHA’s architecture has evolved from their research into the organic organizational and structural systems of the natural world. These systems are evident within China’s historic architectural traditions explored by the late Zaha Hadid on her first journeys through China more than 40 years ago.

Marrying pioneering digital design methods with ecologically sound materials and sustainable construction practices, ZHA does not look at the disparate parts, but works to understand them as a whole; delivering practical solutions to the defining challenges of our era.

As technological advancements rapidly change the way we live, work and interact, the spirit of creativity and innovation within ZHA’s architecture is defined by the myriad of possibilities that enable urban societies to flourish.

Patrik Schumacher, principal of ZHA, explains: “The motivation to move into cities, ever larger, ever denser cities, and into ever larger buildings, is clear: we come together to network, to synergize knowledge, to exchange and to cooperate. The built environment becomes an information-rich, empowering and exhilarating 360-degree interface of communication and networking machine.

“In the future, even more than is evident already now, this super-dense build up will be a mixed-use build up, where multiple life-processes intersect. These life-processes need to be ordered in intricate ways that nevertheless remain legible and thereby empowering.”

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‘Future Cities’ exhibition
Until 08 May 2022

Future Design Arts Centre
Gongyuan Avenue, Eastern New Area, Chengdu, China 10:00am to 17:00pm (Closed on Mondays)

Photograph by Liang Xue

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Elefteria Square wins Rethinking The Future Awards 2022

Eleftheria Square in Nicosia, Cyprus, is one of three projects by Zaha Hadid Architects (ZHA) named winner of the Rethinking The Future (RTF) Awards 2022.

Rethinking The Future Awards is an annual architecture award program which aims to promote outstanding work in the field of Architecture and Design across the world.

Establishing Eleftheria Square as the city’s main gathering space, ZHA’s design creates new connections intended to unite a divided capital. Nicosia’s massive Venetian fortifications separate the old city from its modern districts, while the city’s ‘Green Line’ divides the capital into two disparate communities.

Eleftheria Square is adjacent to the city’s Venetian Walls and the dry moat that encircles Nicosia. Constructed in the Middle Ages and extensively rebuilt by the Venetians in the 16th century, these substantial defensive walls define the boundary of the oldest part of the capital, dividing the ancient city from the new districts outside the walls.

ZHA envisioned Eleftheira Square as the initial phase of a larger urban plan that could be a catalyst for the reunification of the capital. The design ensures unobstructed views of the Venetian Walls, establishing these fortifications as an integral part of Nicosia’s identity, while also transforming previously inaccessible areas of the moat with new civic plazas and gardens. ZHA proposes these new public spaces within the moat are extended to follow the ancient city walls and encircle Nicosia, reconnecting communities of this divided capital.

The upper level bridge meets the surrounding streetscape, connecting with the city’s urban fabric and defining a new public square in the heart of the capital. The bridge and its supporting columns are crafted in concrete, their sculptural forms ensure structural integrity in this seismic region while the base of each column morphs into seating. The renovation of the square involved extensive archaeological excavations together with works to repair protect the historic Venetian Walls. New stairs and elevators directly connect with the bus terminal in Solomos Square.

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Striatus wins Rethinking The Future Awards 2022

Striatus is one of three projects by Zaha Hadid Architects (ZHA) named winner of the Rethinking The Future (RTF) Awards 2022.

Rethinking The Future Awards is an annual architecture award program which aims to promote outstanding work in the field of Architecture and Design across the world.

Striatus is an arched masonry footbridge composed of 3D-printed concrete blocks assembled without mortar or reinforcement, developed by the Block Research Group (BRG) at ETH Zurich and Zaha Hadid Architects Computation and Design Group (ZHACODE), in collaboration with incremental3D (in3D) and made possible by Holcim.

The 16 x 12 metre footbridge is the first of its kind, combining traditional techniques of master builders with advanced computational design, engineering and robotic manufacturing technologies. Proposing a new language for concrete that is structurally informed, fabrication aware, ecologically responsible and precisely placed to build more with less, Striatus optimises the properties of masonry structures, 3D concrete printing (3DCP) and contemporary design; presenting an alternative to traditional concrete construction.

The name “Striatus” reflects its structural logic and fabrication process. Concrete is precisely printed in layers orthogonal to the main structural forces to create a “striated” compression-only structure that requires no mortar or reinforcement. Using a special concrete ink developed by Holcim, this method of 3D concrete printing combines the principles of traditional vaulted construction with digital concrete fabrication to use material only where it is structurally necessary and eliminate waste. As the construction does not need mortar, the blocks can be dismantled, and the bridge reassembled at different location. If the construction is no longer needed, the materials can simply be separated and recycled.

Photograph by Naaro

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ZHA’s ‘Vertical Urbanism’ exhibition at HKDI now online

Hong Kong Design Institute (HKDI) and Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education (IVE) (Lee Wai Lee), together with its affiliated HKDI Gallery present its flagship exhibition of the year “Zaha Hadid Architects: Vertical Urbanism” as part of their ‘Essence of Design’ programme.

“Zaha Hadid Architects: Vertical Urbanism” at the HKDI Gallery and presented virtually until 3 April 2022, showcases Zaha Hadid Architects’ (ZHA) innovations in architecture through a variety of project documentation tools – from technical drawings and diagrams, computer-generated visualisations, and architectural models, to video projections and virtual reality experiences. The immersive online exhibition builds upon the gallery’s popular program of digital exhibitions in contemporary design, enabling a wider audience to journey through ZHA’s formative projects, zoom in to details of architectural models and experience the multimedia exhibition.

The exhibition presents the variety of approaches undertaken by ZHA in their development of vibrant and sustainable community-orientated spaces within dense urban conditions. It also explores ZHA’s ongoing research, detailing the pioneering innovation inscribed within the studio’s architecture.

The late architect Zaha Hadid (1950 – 2016) injected a new level of dynamism into architecture. Her vision has been explosive, fluid and boundless, forcefully questioning the need for urban fortifications in her drive to establish a continuous, active ground-plane. The investigative spirit on which Hadid based her career continues in ZHA’s ground-breaking work around the world.

HKDI is committed to promoting design education and facilitating dialogue among industry experts, students and design enthusiasts through partnerships with international museums, design institutions and designers. “We are excited to collaborate with ZHA and present the ‘Zaha Hadid Architects: Vertical Urbanism’ exhibition as part of HKDI’s interdisciplinary programme,” says Dr Lay Lian ONG, Principal of HKDI & IVE (Lee Wai Lee). “Zaha Hadid was a radical innovator who has left an imprint on modern architecture and design that will endure for many years to come. This exhibition celebrates the ingenuity of ZHA, showcasing the depth of experience of one of the most renowned architecture firms in the world. We hope that this exhibition will provide insight for students and the public alike into the stunning vision of one of the most important architects of our time.”

Explaining the exhibition’s curatorial direction, Patrik Schumacher, Principal of ZHA, says, “The agenda of communicative intensification within and between densely spaced high-rise structures, via the combined strategies of clustering, bridges and atria, will articulate a new paradigm for the design of high-rise urbanism. On this basis, the tower typology will receive a new lease of life in the central metropolitan societies, where the desire for connectivity drives urban density. In the future, even more than is evident already now, this super-dense build up will be a mixed-use build up, where multiple life-processes intersect. These life-processes need to be ordered in intricate ways that nevertheless remain legible and thereby empowering.”

Curated especially for the Institutes, the exhibition is thematically structured around three aspects of ZHA’s work: expounding on the research of ZHA’s Computation & Design research group (ZHA CODE); exploring the studio’s designs for towers in cities around the world; and showcasing ZHA’s seminal projects in the region.

ZHA CODE
ZHA CODE collaborates with the world’s leading scientific institutions to develop innovations in robotics, artificial intelligence and digital fabrication which, in turn, inform ZHA’s design process. Building a comprehensive understanding of local supply chains, materials, craftsmanship and manufacturing, ZHA CODE develops design and logistical strategies with new construction technologies that ensure each project is fundamentally sustainable by using as little material and energy as possible in its assembly and operations.

Vertical Urbanism
ZHA is delivering vertical urban architecture with experiential and communicative value. Incorporating a selection of the studio’s renowned tower projects from around the world, this section  of the exhibition examines the studio’s innovations in moving beyond the existing paradigm of tower design to enhance urbanism in the 21st century.

In his formative essay for the exhibition, Patrik Schumacher outlines five critical components of 21st century tower design that are explored within the exhibition: Density; Atria + Bridges; Façade; Ground Interface; and Sustainability. “The skyscraper seems locked in the bygone Fordist paradigm of segregating segmentation and serial repetition. The tower typology is the last bastion of this bygone era. The time is ripe to challenge the standard tower typology and demand that it too participates in the general societal restructuring from Fordism to Post-Fordism,” explains Schumacher.

Regional Highlights
The exhibition begins with a significant work of Zaha Hadid, The Peak club (1982-1983) in Hong Kong. Though never built, the project was considered Hadid’s breakthrough project, metaphorically flipping Hong Kong’s iconic skyscrapers to generate a horizontal cluster of beams, with a large public void carved out between the geological intervention. The design won Hadid global attention and offered an early glimpse into the concepts and methodologies within ZHA’s work, as showcased in the exhibition – from the experimentation on structures that push the traditional boundaries, to floating fluid forms, as well as the integration of public spaces within dense urban environments.

The exhibition also presents two award-winning projects in the region that encapsulate ZHA’s vision: the Morpheus Hotel at City of Dreams Macau as well as The Henderson tower currently under construction in the Central district of Hong Kong.
The world’s first free-form high-rise exo-skeleton, the Morpheus Hotel at City of Dreams Macau opened in 2018 and was designed as a vertical extrusion of the site’s existing abandoned foundations. The 40-storey building of two internal vertical circulation cores connected at podium and roof levels to define its central atrium.
The Henderson in Hong Kong creates an urban oasis. The 36-storey design reinterprets the structural forms and layering of a Bauhinia bud about to blossom. Sheltering new civic plazas enveloped by nature, The Henderson connects with the adjacent public gardens that seamlessly connect with the tower’s interior spaces.

As part of the comprehensive exhibition programme, a lecture by Patrik Schumacher in addition to industry panel discussions will be available online, exploring the exhibition’s theme of vertical urbanism and examining the agenda of the tower typology that will re-structure metropolitan societies in the 21st century.

The online exhibition of “Zaha Hadid Architects: Vertical Urbanism”


“Zaha Hadid Architects: Vertical Urbanism” exhibition
Hong Kong Design Institute (HKDI)
3 King Ling Road, Tseung Kwan O, Hong Kong, China
Exhibition Period: From now until 3 April 2022
FB & IG: @hkdi.gallery
Enquiries: hkdi-gallery@vtc.edu.hk

About Hong Kong Design Institute (HKDI)
Hong Kong Design Institute (HKDI) is a member of VTC Group. HKDI was established in 2007 with the mission to be a leading provider of design education and lifelong learning, including architecture, interior and product design, communication design, digital media, and fashion and image design. With a view to providing professional designers for the creative industries, it promotes the “think and do” approach and encourages interdisciplinary synergy in its broad range of design programmes that cultivates students’ cultural sensitivities and sense of sustainability. HKDI maintains a strong network with industry and provides its students with essential practical experience. Overseas exchanges are actively arranged for students to broaden their international perspective. Website: www.hkdi.edu.hk

About The Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education (IVE)
The Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education (IVE) is a member of the VTC Group. The nine IVE campuses provide vocational and professional education and training for secondary graduates as well as people in employment. IVE programmes leading to the award of Higher Diploma and Diploma of Foundation Studies cover various academic disciplines including Health and Life Sciences; Business; Childcare, Elderly and Community Services; Design; Information Technology; Engineering, as well as Hospitality. Interdisciplinary Programmes are also offered to nurture a diversity of talent with professional knowledge. Website: www.ive.edu.hk

About HKDI Gallery
Affiliated to Hong Kong Design Institute (HKDI), HKDI Gallery is a dynamic exhibition space with unique vision, with a track record of engaging with parties at home and abroad, including internationally acclaimed museums, designers and curators. With contemporary design as the cornerstone, HKDI Gallery presents a series of top-notch exhibitions every year ranging from graphic design, architecture, fashion, product design, multimedia and so on, including the retrospective for the Pritzker Prize-winning Spanish architect Rafael Moneo, the solo exhibition for the renowned Japanese designer Dai Fujiwara, the solo exhibition for the Oscar-winning artist Tim Yip, the retrospective for Hong Kong design legacy KAN Tai-Keung, the Asian debut largest solo exhibition for one of the most influential German industrial designer Konstantin Grcic, the exhibition of Japanese posters in 20th century, etc. Conjoining the design expertise of Hong Kong Design Institute, HKDI Gallery inspires tomorrow’s creative talents and promotes design education & creativity to everyone by staging museum-standard exhibitions and education workshops. Website: www.hkdi.edu.hk/hkdi_gallery

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Eleftheria Square finalist for ArchDaily Building of the Year 2022

Eleftheria Square in Cyprus has been chosen as one of five finalists for ArchDaily’s Building of the Year Award (BOTY), in the Public & Landscape Architecture category.

Establishing the square as the city’s main gathering space, ZHA’s design creates new connections intended to unite a divided capital. Nicosia’s massive Venetian fortifications separate the old city from its modern districts, while the city’s ‘Green Line’ divides the capital into two disparate communities.

Eleftheria Square is adjacent to the city’s Venetian Walls and the dry moat that encircles Nicosia. Constructed in the Middle Ages and extensively rebuilt by the Venetians in the 16th century, these substantial defensive walls define the boundary of the oldest part of the capital, dividing the ancient city from the new districts outside the walls.

ZHA envisioned Eleftheira Square as the initial phase of a larger urban plan that could be a catalyst for the reunification of the capital. The design ensures unobstructed views of the Venetian Walls, establishing these fortifications as an integral part of Nicosia’s identity, while also transforming previously inaccessible areas of the moat with new civic plazas and gardens. ZHA proposes these new public spaces within the moat are extended to follow the ancient city walls and encircle Nicosia, reconnecting communities of this divided capital.

The upper level bridge meets the surrounding streetscape, connecting with the city’s urban fabric and defining a new public square in the heart of the capital. The bridge and its supporting columns are crafted in concrete, their sculptural forms ensure structural integrity in this seismic region while the base of each column morphs into seating. The renovation of the square involved extensive archaeological excavations together with works to repair protect the historic Venetian Walls. New stairs and elevators directly connect with the bus terminal in Solomos Square.

The ArchDaily BOTY platform is now open until February 17th, for readers to select the winner of each category.

Vote for Eleftheria Square here

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Construction underway on new Dnipro Metro stations

Construction of the three new stations for Dnipro Metro is underway. Excavation and engineering works of the 4km extension to the city’s metro line were initiated in 2016.

The three new stations (Teatralna, Tsentralna and Muzeina) designed by Zaha Hadid Architects will connect the residents, businesses, cultural and academic institutions in Dnipro’s eastern districts with the city centre and the Dnipro-Holovnyi railway terminus.

Reducing traffic congestion in central Dnipro, the metro line extension will also enable the parks, beaches and recreational facilities on the banks of the Dnipro River in the east of the city to be easily accessed from the city centre.

The city of Dnipro has a long history as a centre of excellence in engineering, metallurgy and manufacturing. These rich traditions are echoed in the welded steel entrance pavilions of the city’s new metro stations.

Comprising a family of thin structural shells designed to be constructed in recycled steel from Dnipro’s local foundries, the pavilions’ sculpted forms showcase the city’s expertise in steel craftsmanship. Each entrance pavilion is situated within a new public plaza and provides an easily recognisable landmark indicating access to the city’s metro.

The design of the ticket halls is unique to each station while the interior concourses, corridors and platforms share a cohesive formal and spatial logic that gives the Dnipro Metro a strong identity.

Defined by concepts of intuitive navigation, the interiors are designed to orientate and direct passengers through each station while enhancing their experience to ensure safe, comfortable and enjoyable transport across the city.

The three new deep level stations of the Dnipro Metro line extension are integral to the city’s ongoing programme to upgrade its transport network. Passenger services to the three stations are planned to begin in 2025.

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Three projects by Zaha Hadid Architects nominated for ArchDaily Building of the Year 2022

ArchDaily has nominated three projects by Zaha Hadid Architects (ZHA) to compete for the 13th edition of its Building of the Year Award (BOTY); Striatus concrete 3D printed masonry bridge exhibited in Venice, Infinitus Plaza in Guangzhou & Eleftheria Square in Cyprus

Striatus is an arched masonry footbridge composed of 3D-printed concrete blocks assembled without mortar or reinforcement, developed by the Block Research Group (BRG) at ETH Zurich and Zaha Hadid Architects Computation and Design Group (ZHACODE), in collaboration with incremental3D (in3D) and made possible by Holcim. The 16 x 12 metre footbridge is the first of its kind, combining traditional techniques of master builders with advanced computational design, engineering and robotic manufacturing technologies. Proposing a new language for concrete that is structurally informed, fabrication aware, ecologically responsible and precisely placed to build more with less, Striatus optimises the properties of masonry structures, 3D concrete printing (3DCP) and contemporary design; presenting an alternative to traditional concrete construction. The name “Striatus” reflects its structural logic and fabrication process. Concrete is precisely printed in layers orthogonal to the main structural forces to create a “striated” compression-only structure that requires no mortar or reinforcement. Using a special concrete ink developed by Holcim, this method of 3D concrete printing combines the principles of traditional vaulted construction with digital concrete fabrication to use material only where it is structurally necessary and eliminate waste. As the construction does not need mortar, the blocks can be dismantled, and the bridge reassembled at different location. If the construction is no longer needed, the materials can simply be separated and recycled.

Establishing the square as the city’s main gathering space, ZHA’s design creates new connections intended to unite a divided capital. Nicosia’s massive Venetian fortifications separate the old city from its modern districts, while the city’s ‘Green Line’ divides the capital into two disparate communities. Eleftheria Square is adjacent to the city’s Venetian Walls and the dry moat that encircles Nicosia. Constructed in the Middle Ages and extensively rebuilt by the Venetians in the 16th century, these substantial defensive walls define the boundary of the oldest part of the capital, dividing the ancient city from the new districts outside the walls. ZHA envisioned Eleftheira Square as the initial phase of a larger urban plan that could be a catalyst for the reunification of the capital. The design ensures unobstructed views of the Venetian Walls, establishing these fortifications as an integral part of Nicosia’s identity, while also transforming previously inaccessible areas of the moat with new civic plazas and gardens. ZHA proposes these new public spaces within the moat are extended to follow the ancient city walls and encircle Nicosia, reconnecting communities of this divided capital. The upper level bridge meets the surrounding streetscape, connecting with the city’s urban fabric and defining a new public square in the heart of the capital. The bridge and its supporting columns are crafted in concrete, their sculptural forms ensure structural integrity in this seismic region while the base of each column morphs into seating. The renovation of the square involved extensive archaeological excavations together with works to repair protect the historic Venetian Walls. New stairs and elevators directly connect with the bus terminal in Solomos Square.

Infinitus Plaza is the new global headquarters of Infinitus China. Incorporating work environments designed to nurture connectivity, creativity and entrepreneurship, the new headquarters also includes the group’s herbal medicine research facilities and safety assessment labs as well as a learning centre for conferences and exhibitions. Anchoring Guangzhou’s new Baiyun Central Business District as a national centre for China’s health and wellness industries, Infinitus China’s new headquarters combines innovative design and construction technologies with proven sustainability strategies to create spaces that unite all departments and enhance communication throughout the group.

The ArchDaily BOTY platform is open until February 9th, for readers to select the finalists for each category. The selected finalists will be announced in February, when voting will open to select the winner of each category.

Vote for Striatus here

Vote for Infinitus Plaza here

Vote for Eleftheria Square here (public architecture category) & again here (installation category)

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Kar-Hwa Ho lecture at Buckinghamshire New University on design and creativity

This Tuesday, Kar-Hwa Ho, Head of Interior Architecture at Zaha Hadid Architects will join the Interior and Spatial Design at Buckinghamshire New University’s lecture series with a talk on design and creativity.

Kar first worked with Zaha Hadid Architects in 1985 following his studies at the Architectural Association. After completing his studies in the UK and United States, Kar worked on projects around the world with a focus on interior architecture and retail design before re-joining ZHA as Head of Interior Architecture in 2014. His residential interiors, in particular, have won numerous awards and been widely published.

Today, he leads ZHA’s interior architecture team, drawing upon his expertise in retail, commercial, and residential design, to expand ZHA’s offering to a complete design service from masterplanning through to architecture, interior architecture, and product and furniture design.

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