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2015 AIA Gold Medal awarded to Moshe Safdie, FAIA

The Board of Directors of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) has awarded the 2015 AIA Gold Medal to Moshe Safdie, FAIA, whose comprehensive and humane approach to designing public and cultural spaces across the world has touched millions of people and influenced generations of younger architects.

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From 6,000 entries to 3 winners: Introducing the Global Holcim Awards 2015 finalists and jury

15 projects out of more than 6,000 submissions in the 4th International Holcim Awards competition were acknowledged with Gold, Silver, or Bronze Awards in each of the five regions of the world. They are automatically qualified for the elite phase of the competition: the Global Holcim Awards 2015.

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Jewel Changi Airport breaks ground

Jewel Changi Airport Trustee, a joint venture by Changi Airport Group and CapitaMalls Asia, the shopping mall business of CapitaLand broke ground for the construction of Jewel Changi Airport (Jewel).

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Diamond Energy officially opens Demand Response Centre in Singapore

Diamond Energy has opened its next generation Demand Response Centre, the first dedicated facility of its kind actively serving electricity consumers in the National Electricity Market of Singapore.

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Fujisawa Sustainable Smart Town officially opened

The Fujisawa SST Council, a consortium led by Panasonic Corporation spearheading the development of the Fujisawa Sustainable Smart Town (Fujisawa SST) held a grand opening ceremony for the Fujisawa SST on 27 November 2014.

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Call for Entries: 2015 UNESCO Asia-Pacific Awards for Cultural Heritage Conservation

Submissions are now being accepted for the 2015 UNESCO Asia-Pacific Awards for Cultural Heritage Conservation. The deadline for receipt of materials is 31 March 2015.

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Construction begins on Zhuhai Tennis Centre

Construction has begun on the new $84 million Zhuhai International Tennis Centre, on Hengqin Island in Guangdong Province, China, designed by global sports architects, Populous.

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BUILDTECH and MHS 2014 emerges as the sourcing hub for building materials, construction technology and hardware tools

The third edition of BUILDTECH & MHS (Malaysia International Building Materials and Construction Technology Exhibition) and MHS (Malaysia International Hardware Exhibition), successfully took place from 8-11 October 2014 at Putra World Trade Centre (PWTC), Kuala Lumpur.

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Atkins conducting multidisciplinary marina study for Colombo Port City

Atkins has been appointed by China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC) to assess the opportunity of incorporating a marina into the proposed 2.5 square kilometres mixed use Colombo Port City development in Sri Lanka.

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The Everyman Theatre in Liverpool named 2014 RIBA Stirling Prize for the Best New Building of the Year

The new Everyman Theatre in Liverpool by Haworth Tompkins has won the RIBA Stirling Prize 2014 for the best building of the year.