The Chiayi Municipal Art Museum won the 2021 National Construction Excellence Award for Best Design in Environmental and Cultural Excellence - the highest honour in this category. Organized by the Real Estate Association of the Republic of China, the award is the highest honour for construction in Taiwan.

Renowned for his glass expertise and ability to achieve the most ambitious designs with glass, John Kooymans has recently taken a new role – Guest Editor. John is a part of the editorial board for Glass Structures and Engineering Journal, but this month, he’s also a guest editor.

The newly renovated Queen Elizabeth II Planetarium, which reopened this fall, has quite the lengthy history. On September 29th, another milestone was reached, with the Planetarium receiving a 2021 Ecclesiastical Insurance Cornerstone Award (Transformative Projects) from the National Trust for Canada.