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Google Field trip on Glass

Author: Mieke, Posted: October 17th, 2013

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Google Brings Field Trip To Glass
In a video demoing the Field Trip on Glass experience, you can see how the app works in action as you day trip around and explore the architectural gems around you.

MIMOA is proud to be one of the publishing partners of Google Field Trip. Read more about this partnership here >>
Not having a pair of Google Glass yet? Download the Google Field Trip app for Android of iPhone. Great fun too!



Modern Architecture Game: winners announced

Author: Naomi, Posted: October 16th, 2013


MIMOA teamed up with NEXT Architects to give away
5 free copies of the Modern Architecture Game.

The winners are:

Sarah Schrodt
Ron Westland
Ana Golub
Emiliano da Conceicao
Lito Rodousaki

Each winner will receive the trivia game with more than 1000 questions about architecture, by mail.

Also, the first 100 contestants will get a discount voucher that they can redeem when they buy the game through NEXT architects.

We wish all winners happy evenings filled with architecture-joy!
We’re sorry if you weren’t amongst the happy five, but keep an eye one our blog for new raffles to come.



The Modern Architecture Game Quiz

Author: Mieke, Posted: August 28th, 2013


NEXT architects and MIMOA are giving away free copies of the exclusive Modern Architecture Game to five lucky readers, so come and play.

This summer NEXT architects proudly present the second edition of the successful Modern Architecture Game: a trivia game with more than 1000 questions about architecture. According to the creators “The game sheds light on the practice of architecture from the past century; including highs and lows, blunders and scandals, innovations and disasters.” The first edition successfully sold out, just weeks after its release in 2012. Now a second batch is ready to hit the stores.



MIMOA teams up with Google Field Trip !

Author: Mieke, Posted: August 15th, 2013



We've got exciting news to share: Google's Niantic Labs, who is behind the development of Google's new app Field Trip, approached MIMOA to become publishing partners. As of this month the Field Trip app is also available in Europe. We recommend all MIMOA users to add this free app to your smartphone to go and explore your city. 

Field Trip is your guide to the cool, hidden, and unique things in the world around you.  It recommends nearby historic landmarks, tourist hubs, restaurants, bars, cafes, museums and art galleries, shopping and architecture. Google pulls in tips from selected publications, TV networks, consumer brands, and nonprofit groups to supply suggestions – f.i.  Songkick, Flavorpill, Thrillist, the Food Network, Dezeen, Cool Hunting, Zagat – and now MIMOA's content has been added too. 


May launched

Author: Mieke, Posted: May 2nd, 2013

home intender is a platform for architects and by architects: a central place, where the results of architect selections are collected in a clear way and are presented side by side. has recently been launched and calls for projects.

Many design projects are started by selections. These selections are related generally to contests, European tenders, and selections of municipalities by businesses and individuals. Frequently an architectural office is selected on the basis of a submission of three to five (preliminary) designs. After evaluating these often extensive designs the final winning choice is made.



MI Tour Guide #1 – Dublin is out!

Author: Mieke, Posted: April 20th, 2013

What's not to miss in the Irish capital?
The first MI Tour Guide is out and available for download. This first MI Tour Guide features Dublin. Go see exemplary or innovative, hidden or spectacular buildings in the Irish capital that are not to miss! The Irish A10 correspondent, Emmett Scanlon, has made the final selection of all projects published on MIMOA based on your choices.

Download the MI Tour Guide #1 Dublin
Date of publication: March 2013 





10% discount on A10 Magazine

Author: Mieke, Posted: February 28th, 2013


MIMOA and A10 celebrate the launch of the new MI Tour Guide. Subsribe now to A10Magazine and get 10% discount!

In the next issue of A10 Magazine (#50 – expected beginning of March) the first MI Tour Guide will be published. Dublin is presented in this edition. Soon after the Dublin MI Tour Guide will also be available for download on MIMOA. To celebrate the start of this new cooperation, A10 offers the community of MIMOA a 10% discount on their subscriptions.

Subscribe for 1, 2 of 3 years to A10 Magazine and get 10% discount *) VAT and postage within Europe are included). Go to A10 > Magazine > subscribe and fill in this action code: MI10/2013/03



Contribute to the MI Tour Guide!

Author: Mieke, Posted: January 9th, 2013

MIMOA and A10 will be working together and invite you to participate in the new MI Tour Guide.

The MI Tour Guides will be published in A10 Magazine – as familiar – as well as be available online on MIMOA. Also new: the communities of A10 and MIMOA can contribute to the Guides! Starting with the next issue of A10 (#50), readers can suggest projects for the ‘MI Tour Guide’, by uploading projects at MIMOA.

What's not to miss in Dublin?
Since Ireland will host the presidency of the Council of the European Union this year, the first MI Tour Guide will feature Dublin. We would like to know: which exemplary or innovative, hidden or spectacular buildings in the Irish capital should be included according to you?.
Upload your own or favorite projects at MMOA. The Irish A10 correspondent, Emmett Scanlon, will make the final selection of all projects published on MIMOA based on your choices.

  Hurry, the deadline for submissions is 23 January 2013!   

More information about the MI Tour Guides will be published here > selected guides.

MIMOA and A10 started a new cooperation on the MI Tour Guide. Read also here on the A10 website. More information about this will follow soon. If you have any questions for now, please contact us.

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New! Advertisement possibilities on MIMOA

Author: Mieke, Posted: October 31st, 2012

MIMOA has renewed the advertisement possibilities!
Go to this page for more details and our new Mediakit 2013.


Win the eVolo 2012 Skyscraper Poster!

Author: Mieke, Posted: October 31st, 2012

Win the eVolo 2012 Limited Edition Skyscraper Competition Poster by liking and/or sharing this facebook post!

eVolo has kindly made 5 copies available to raffle among our fans.
If you want a chance to win a copy of this unique publication, the only thing you have to do is like or share our facebook post.
On November 7th at noon (GMT+1) we close the competition and we will choose randomly 5 winners.

More info about the eVolo Skyscraper Competition:
Established in 2006, the eVolo Skyscraper Competition has become the world’s most prestigious award for innovative high-rise architecture. The contest recognizes outstanding ideas that redefine skyscraper design through the implementation of new technologies, materials, programs, aesthetics, and spatial organizations. Studies on globalization, flexibility, adaptability, and the digital revolution are some of the multi-layered elements of the competition. It is an investigation on the public and private space and the role of the individual and the collective in the creation of dynamic and adaptive vertical communities.
The first place was awarded to Zhi Zheng, Hongchuan Zhao, and Dongbai Song from China for their project Himalaya Water Tower. The second place was awarded to Yiting Shen, Nanjue Wang, Ji Xia, and Zihan Wang from China for their project Mountain Band-Aid. The recipient of the third place is Lin Yu-Ta from the Taiwan for a Vertical Landfill to be located in the largest cities around the globe.
Among the honorable mentions there are underwater projects for ocean research, mobile skyscrapers, floating cities, and temporal buildings that attach to existing structures – proposals that offer a view of the world to come.

The eVolo 2012 Limited Edition Skyscraper Competition Poster showcases 620 innovative projects submitted to the eVolo 2012 Skyscraper Competition.

You didn’t win or wish to order more issues of this publication?
Visit the eVolo webshop here.