The regional winners of the Metal Construction Association Smart People Award have been announced. The jury, headed by Doekle Terpstra, has reviewed all entries and appointed Octatube as the winner of Zuid-Holland. All regional winners will continue to the national award on the 5th of November.
The cast clamping nodes of the Market Hall’s cablenet facades have won the Benelux Award for Galvanizing in the category for characteristic steel building parts. The jury has studied 119 submissions and rewarded a price in six categories. The award ceremony took place in the Eye Film Museum in Amsterdam yesterday, and was organized by Zinkinfo Benelux.
Yesterday evening at the ‘Prom of the Dutch Building Sector’, the Dutch Construction Awards 2015 have been distributed by jury chairperson prof. dr. ir. Anke van Hal. The cablenet facades of the Market Hall that have been realized by Octatube were awarded in the category for building materials and –systems
The cablenet facades of the Market Hall are nominated for the 'Dutch Construction Award' 2015 in the category building materials and building systems. Also the extension of the Mauritshuis museum has been nominated in the category for buildings. This has been announced today at a lare press conference. Out of 111 applications the professional jury has nominated 3 buildings and 3 building systems.
Yesterday, architect Shigeru Ban (1957) was named the winner of the Pritzker Architecture Prize 2014. Octatube has realised three temporary cardboard structures with Ban: a bridge, a sculpture and a dome.