MIMOA newsletter #32

World Architecture Festival 2010 - entries open!

Enter your designs for exposure, prestige and opportunity in 2010 and beyond. Quote MIKNET on the registration form and start your entry today.

WAF 2010 will take place in the CCIB in Barcelona from 3-5 November 2010 - now bigger and better, with 5 awards sections, 42 categories, covering 100+ building types. Just like last year MIMOA is happy to promote the WAF as being one of the international architecture titles who proceed as mediapartner of this great international Event.
Enter the worldÝs biggest architecture awards programme here, quote the MIMOA code MIKNET for discount on the registration form and start your entry today.

Key Dates for your diary
Entries open - 2 April
Entries close - 9 July
Judging - Late July
Short list announced - Late August
WAF 2010 - 3-5 November

"I think WAF has been very successful, it's given me a chance to make contacts from abroad, but it's not just that, I've met incredible people and I've found it really great."
Peter Rich, Architect and Winner of 2009's World Building of the Year

Read more on our weblog >>

Waiting for Apple ...

... to approve of our design and launch the MIMOA iPhone app in the App Store. The first 1000 downloads will be free. Keep an eye on our twitter feed to receive all news at first hand MIMOA twitter >>

Latest additions

Here's a list of projects that have recently been contributed by MIMOA members:

Le Corbusier designed several variations of the Unit╚ dÝHabitation

Unit╚ d'Habitation Firminy

address: Rue de la Font du Loup, 42700 Firminy, France
architect: Le Corbusier

contributed by: 3Dguy

The architects re-used the standard modernist fa┴ade of an old HORTEN warehouse of the City of Hamm, built in 1966, which has been knocked down in 2007.

Open Air Library

address: Blumenbergerstrasse 1, 39122 Magdeburg, Germany
architect: KARO Architekten
contributed by:

The project is designed in bands, creating a Űcomb shapeÝ.

Nursery and Primary School in Torrijos

address: Calle de Juan Ram█n Jim╚nez, 45500 Torrijos, Spain
architect: Virai Arquitectos
contributed by: virai

This project is featured in a new film promoting Warsaw as a candidate for the EU city of Culture 2016, directed by Agnieszka Holland & Magdalena Lazarkiewicz.

The Pegasi

address: Plac Krasinskiego 1, 00-207 Warsaw, Poland
architect: : Konarska Konarski
contributed by: pkrajewski

The centerpiece of the "focusTerra" exhibition is a tower located in the covered courtyard at the newly renovated Natural Sciences Institute building on the campus of the ETH Zurich.

focusTerra Research and Information Centre

address: Sonneggstrasse 5, 8092 Zurich, Switzerland
architect: Holzer Kobler Architekturen

contributed by: Roderick

The America Pavilion for the 1967 Expo in Montreal was as high as a 20-storey building, and soon became the focal point on the île Sainte-H╚l╦ne site.

Montreal Biosphere

address: Chemin du Tour-de-l'Isle 160, H3C 4G8 Montreal, Canada
architect: R. Buckminster Fuller
contributed by: rtaube

Latest Guides

All MIMOA visitors can create and download their own personal architecture guide: the Mi guide. Here are some selected Mi guides that other MIMOA-members have been making >>
architecture guide kroatie

architecture guide hugh fraser

architecture guide portugal

More information

MIMOA is a free user generated Modern Architecture guide with addresses and maps. It provides exactly the information you need to visit and find buildings, bridges, parks, squares, interiors and public art. Everybody can contribute projects to MIMOA, and everybody can create their own personal architecture guide out of all these projects. It is the best source of information for your city trip with all Modern Architecture in one view.

Go ProPro account on MIMOA

Architects and project team members who have several of their projects published on MIMOA, can use a special service: The Pro account. Promote your office on our large internationally known platform, and use MIMOA for your portfolio: here you can organize all of your projects, add extra pages, edit office description, disciplines, logo and contact-details. Read more>>

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