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MVRDV wins competition for Zaanstad Cultural Cluster

The municipality of Zaanstad in the Netherlands announced that MVRDV has been selected as the winner of the competition for the new Cultural Cluster in the city of Zaanstad.

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Surbana merges with Jurong International to become Surbana Jurong

Surbana International Consultants Holdings Pte Ltd (“Surbana”), and JURONG International Holdings Pte Ltd (“JIH”) have merged to become Surbana Jurong Private Limited (Surbana Jurong).

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SSG signs MOU with AGC for technology transfer of Glass Integrated Photovoltaic

Singapore Safety Glass (SSG) has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Asahi Glass Company Limited (AGC) of Japan to acquire technological and marketing know-how for the purpose of installing and marketing AGC’s glass with built-in photovoltaic (PV) modules for Building Integrated Photovoltaic (BIPV).

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WorldGBC appoints new CEO

The World Green Building Council (WorldGBC) has appointed Terri Wills as its new Chief Executive Officer.

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Design of New Central Library in Christchurch unveiled

The design of the New Central Library in Christchurch, New Zealand, has been developed by schmidt hammer lassen architects and New Zealand based Architectus.

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Sonja Bata to receive RAIC Lifetime Contribution Award

The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) will bestow a special Lifetime Contribution Award to Sonja Bata, Hon. MRAIC.

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Emirates Green Building Council honours winners of ‘2015 EGBC Awards’ for excellence in sustainability

Emirates Green Building Council (EmiratesGBC) honoured the winners of the 2015 EGBC Awards to recognise excellence in sustainability.

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CDL’s Tree House bags gold award at the FIABCI World Prix d’Excellence Awards 2015

City Developments Limited (CDL)’s Tree House condominium was awarded World Gold Winner in the Sustainable Development category at the FIABCI World Prix d’Excellence Awards 2015.

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Francine Houben wins prestigious Dutch cultural prize

Her Majesty Queen Máxima of the Netherlands will present this year’s Prins Bernhard Cultuurfonds Prize to Francine Houben, founder and creative director of Mecanoo.

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Chicago Architectural Biennial announces international participants, public programming and $1 million gift from SC Johnson joining presenting sponsor BP, in anticipation of October opening

Chicago, USA – The Chicago Architectural Biennial announced a robust list of architects and artists from around the world who will participate in its inaugural edition, which will be North America’s largest international exhibition of contemporary architecture.