Dutch architects have won two awards in the 2005 European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture, announced this week. The Netherlands Embassy in Berlin, designed by Rem Koolhaas’s Office for Metropolitan Architecture, won the Mies van der Rohe award. The Emerging Architect Special Mention goes to NL Architects for its Basket Bar at the University of Utrecht, The Netherlands.
The V&A’s new permanent gallery, which tracks design from 1900 to now, aims to broaden the horizon with under-celebrated names and the help of Kim Kardashian’s selfies.
(Re)new supposedly requires 60% less packaging than the equivalent amount of water in bottled form, thanks to its five litre “bubble” concept.
Engineering Solutions: Air Pollution is informed by the company’s work in the sector, and is intended to complement existing science, design and technology curriculums.
The Royal Society of Arts has unveiled the winners of its 97th annual Student Design Awards, and these are the projects we think you should know about.