Winning Imagery from the iPhone Photography Awards 2018

Recognizing especially talented photographers using the pocket-sized devices

Photographers across the world use filters, frames and high-tech tools to make their work look great. But sometimes the simplest option does the job best. The iPhone Photography Awards—which have recognized photographers for their iPhone skills since 2008—recently announced their latest collection of winners. This year’s winning images span various categories, from nature to architecture, travel, portrait, the abstract and more. Two winners in particular …

Winning Proposals For Plastic Replacement

With ideas varying from renewable materials composed of agricultural by-products and food waste to magnetic additives and compostable organic layering, five concepts were each awarded $200,000 to enable them to enter a 12-month accelerator program. The goal: develop plastic alternatives. The winners of this Circular Materials Challenge were announced at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos. It’s one portion of the Ellen MacArthur …

RIBA International List of World’s Best New Buildings 2018

A biennial selection featuring some of the world’s best new—or recently completed—buildings, the RIBA International List 2018 comprises 62 individual buildings drawn from 29 countries. This list will get narrowed down to just four by a grand jury. Across nine categories, the options include private and public establishments. Some standouts are the “vertical forest” apartment blocks in Milan and the new Deventer City Hall in …