WA Awards 46th Cycle is Now Open and Accepting Entries
Since 2006, the World Architecture Community has organized the prestigious and acclaimed World Architecture Community Awards (WA Awards). Until 12 January 2024 (23:59 GMT+0), the WA Awards 10+5+X 46th Cycle is looking for the best, most innovative, and most breathtaking projects worldwide. ADF (NPO Aoyama Design Forum) will support the WA Awards as a media partner.

Call for Entries! “ADF Design Award 2024”
NPO Aoyama Design Forum (ADF) is pleased to announce the 14th edition of the ADF Design Award 2024, an international design award organised by ADF. Award applications will be accepted from Monday 14 August to Friday 22 December 2023, must be received by 22 December 2023 (Japan time). This year, as in previous years, the award theme is 'Architectural Design'. The prize money will be USD 30,000 for the Grand Prize and USD 5,000 for the Award of Excellence in each category, with a total prize fund of approximately USD 50,000.

Metaverse Virtual Museum “COCO WARP” presents the first special exhibition “Phygital World - Beyond Gutenberg -“
NPO Aoyama Design Forum (ADF) presents the exhibition “Phygital World - Beyond Gutenberg” at the Metaverse Virtual Museum “COCO WARP” from September 1 to October 31, 2023. This exhibition focuses on the theme of our physical senses, which are changing along with civilization.

Business of Design Week (BODW) 2023 is to Take Place
Business of Design Week (BODW) 2023 is going to take place from November 29 2023 to December 1 in West Kowloon Cultural District, HongKong. BODW is Asia’s premier annual event on design, innovation and brands. Since 2002, BODW has gathered some of the world’s leading design masters, brand leaders and entrepreneurs to advance the discourse on the value of design and innovation that inspires global audiences and creates new business opportunities. ADF is proud to support BODW 2023 again this year as one of the media partners.

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Trend Reports
【ADF Web Magazine】De Zwarte Hond and Loer Architecten Unveil Mercado in Groningen
With the completion of Mercado and the redevelopment of Rode Weeshuisstraat, Groningen city centre’s north side gets a new boost. The building, together with the new Stalplein next to it, embodies an urban transformation geared towards pedestrians and encounters. The design of Mercado and the urban plan for Rode Weeshuisstraat were created by the architectural collaboration of De Zwarte Hond and Loer Architecten on behalf of developers MWPO and Beauvast. Mercado features a monumental plinth with 41 sustainable apartments above it, built by Plegt-Vos.

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【ADF Web Magazine】University of Michigan Engages American Campus Communities, RAMSA, and Elkus Manfredi Architects to Creat
The University of Michigan has engaged American Campus Communities (ACC) in a public-private partnership (P3) to lead the development of a new residential community that will dramatically reshape Central Campus housing. Together with RAMSA (design architect and architect of record) and Elkus Manfredi Architects (interior architect), the team will create a new residential community with five residence halls totaling 2,300 student beds and a 900-seat dining facility—the largest of its kind among academic institutions.

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【ADF Web Magazine】Architectural design office AOE designed Deep Sea Museum and Sports Center in Sanya, China
aoe proudly presents its proposed Deep Sea Museum and Sports Center in Sanya Yazhou Bay Science and Technology City. The competition entry is a cutting-edge project that combines sustainable design, immersive experiences, and public access.

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Various Associates' new project, FUTURE CITY Exhibition Center
The history of Luohu can be traced back to the removal of Luohu Mountain, undertaken to create a 1.3-square-kilometer golden area in Shenzhen. The buildings people now recognize, like the Shenzhen Development Center and Shenzhen Railway Station, stand on land that was once part of Luohu Mountain.

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