Santiago-based practice Elemental, led by 2016 Pritzker Prize laureate Alejandro Aravena, won the Art Mill International Design Competition in Qatar, supported by climate engineers (Transsolar), structural engineers (Schlaich Bergermann), and global design consultants (Stantec).
The international design competition launched June 1, 2015, with the long-list candidates announced August 17 2015, and the whittled shortlist announced April 21, 2016. The winner was declared yesterday. The Chilean company pulled ahead from a pool of 26 long-listed teams and then eight finalists, selected ahead of established names like Renzo Piano, Atelier Bow-Wow, and Junya Ishigami. Read More via Pursuitist.