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Netflix House will remake two American shopping spaces into entertainment venues

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Details are emerging of Netflix ’s plans for a new series of "immersive experiences" that will reimagine several dead retail spaces inside shopping centers in the United States by 2025. Both the Galleria Dallas and the King of Prussia Mall in Pennsylvania are being targeted for the new Netflix House ventures, according to the streaming giant’s recent press release.

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The Hidden Carbon Cost of Climate Retrofits

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Building Energy Saving Retrofit in Liu Lian Primary School / FORWARD STUDIO. Image © Tianpei Zeng Evolving urban conditions call for an evolving builtscape, and retrofits have been a key mechanism to allow buildings to adapt and respond to new needs. Amidst global environmental concerns, climate retrofits have become a popular strategy to upgrade buildings based on improved operational efficiency.

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Gensler study proposes reimagined North Michigan Avenue in Chicago

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The main artery along Chicago’s iconic Lakefront area — North Michigan Avenue — is the subject of a new proposal from Gensler that would revitalize a major segment of the street into a major hub of pedestrianization, retail, and hospitality. The proposal targets a stretch between Chicago Avenue and Oak Street Beach for a series of interventions and innovations that will remake it into the Avenue's northern 'anchor' opposing the existing Chicago Architecture Center , Apple Store

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Roam Ranch House / Baldridge Architects

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© Casey Dunn architects: Baldridge Architects Location: Fredericksburg, United States Project Year: 2022 Photographs: Casey Dunn Area: 4362.

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Architectural Visualization Trends and the Rise of AI

A new industry study conducted by Architizer on behalf of Chaos Enscape surveyed 2,139 design professionals to understand the state of architectural visualization and what to expect in the near future. We asked: How are visualizations produced in your firm? What impact does real-time rendering have? What approach are you taking toward the rise of AI?

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The Dude Abides

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Jeff Bridges enjoying a White Russian as Jeffrey Lebowski ("The Dude") in the movie The Big Lebowski. Having crossed into retirement after more than four decades as an architect, I suppose it’s natural to question my sense of identity and self-worth. Consciously or not, I always hitched both to my career. Who am I without the structure and trajectory of my professional life?

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a glass house in the woods: 1i arquitectura’s modern dwelling is sheltered by tall trees

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open living spaces rise up toward the peak of the dual-pitched roof to create lofty, double-height interiors. The post a glass house in the woods: 1i arquitectura’s modern dwelling is sheltered by tall trees appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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A restored Irish seaside destination wins the 2024 AR Public Award

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The winner of this year’s AR Public Awards from The Architectural Review has been announced as the Dún Laoghaire Baths from DLR Architects Department and A2 Architects in Ireland. The project restored a spa resort originally built in 1843 with a new engineered jetty feature, including built-in seating and a walkway connecting the adjacent town of Newtownsmith to swimming areas on the Irish Sea.

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L2A House / Davide Beretta Studio

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Completed in 2023 in Crema, Italy. Images by Daniel Pavesi. Minimal, white finishes emphasize the geometric form of this house in Crema. Named L2A house, the two-story, three-bedroom house aims to create a.

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Alvar Aalto’s Kaufmann Conference Center will be preserved in pieces and recreated for future exhibition

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To accuse a preservation architect of “facadism” is a rightful insult. If you know that a “historic” building you see from the street is really just a full face of The post Alvar Aalto’s Kaufmann Conference Center will be preserved in pieces and recreated for future exhibition appeared first on The Architect’s Newspaper.

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From Plan to Reality: Unlocking the Power of Aerial Imagery for AEC

Aerial imagery has emerged as a necessary tool for architecture, engineering, and construction firms seeking to improve pre-construction site analysis, make more informed planning decisions, and ensure all stakeholders have access to an accurate visualization of the site to keep the project moving forward. Download our guide and take a deeper look at how aerial imagery can be leveraged to drive project efficiency by reducing unnecessary site visits and providing the accurate details required to

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OODA designs kinked Tirana skyscrapers to evoke "the grace of ballet"

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Architecture studio OODA has unveiled its design for two connected skyscrapers , named Bond Tower, that bend away and towards each other in Tirana , Albania. The towers will contain residential , commercial , office and hotel space and its kinked shape was informed by the silhouette of a ballet dancer's bent knees when performing the plié position. "Characterised by two interconnected volumes of different heights that meet in a plié in the urban landscape, creating a silhouette reminiscent of th

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SIA arquitectura builds a gravity-defying dwelling with a cantilevered swimming pool

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'casa na rua sara beirão' is a residence by SIA arquitectura which cantilevers dramatically over oeiras, portugal. The post SIA arquitectura builds a gravity-defying dwelling with a cantilevered swimming pool appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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TenBerke and Ballinger design Yale's new quantum science center as a series of interconnected pavilions

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Tenberke , in collaboration with Ballinger , has revealed designs for a new center for quantum science, engineering, and materials initiatives at Yale University. Called the Upper Science Hill Development (USHD), the 611,000-square-foot complex will be one of Yale’s largest and most complex building projects ever undertaken. Located in the Science Hill precinct, the complex will add a publicly accessible series of landscape spaces to foster pedestrian and cyclist circulation on the campus.

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Reconnect Children with Nature - The Bamboo Tree Pod Playscape by Archlore

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As children, we all loved climbing trees and following the ant trails to explore their habitat, but now a days children connect more with digital world than with real world. While climbing trees are often considered as a mere adventurous activity, in reality, it plays a significa.

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7 Ways Real-Time Visualization Can Solve Architectural Challenges

In the dynamic world of architecture, design, and construction, creative problem-solving is crucial for success. Traditional methods often fall short in effectively conveying design intent to clients. Real-time visualization empowers you with a solid decision-making tool that smooths the design process. Discover the power of real-time visualization: Effective Communication Convey your vision clearly and align with clients.

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Young designers "cutting out the middle man" by producing objects themselves

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Designers are increasingly manufacturing their own limited-edition products rather than waiting for brand or gallery partnerships. Dezeen editor-at-large Amy Frearson looks at what is driving this shift. Many young designers are becoming entrepreneurs, using small-batch production to create objects that can be sold directly to consumers. A visible sign of this is the "shop" page that can now be found on the websites of up-and-coming talents such as Jaclyn Pappalardo , Andu Masebo , Nicolas Erauw

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mexican studio PPAA curates minimalist ‘copas’ house to open onto lush treetops

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emerging from the lush forests of mexico's valle de bravo, a home titled copas has been completed by PPAA. The post mexican studio PPAA curates minimalist ‘copas’ house to open onto lush treetops appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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Take a look at the Prix Versailles 'World’s Most Beautiful Museums' list for 2024

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The Prix Versailles has presented its World’s Most Beautiful Museums List for 2024, celebrating outstanding designs in the culture sector. Among the winners are Shigeru Ban' s vibrant new Simose Art Museum in Hiroshima, the impressive Grand Egyptian Museum in Giza by Heneghan Peng , and the landmark ethnographic Oman Across Ages Museum from Australia's Cox Architecture.

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"Architecture is That Fixed Element Within Nature": David Montalba in My Point of View

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Courtesy of Sky-Frame Architect David Montalba was born in Switzerland but grew up in California. He became a passionate surfer, bobbing in the waves of the Pacific, staring at the land, yet always feeling and hearing the ocean around him; profoundly connected to nature. “I was surfing by the time I was 12 or 13, and it was my driving force probably all the way up to 18 or 19,” he notes.

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Concrete Waterproofing: The Next Step to a More Resilient Design

Don’t let water wash away all your hard work. When specifying concrete waterproofing, you need a solution that’s reliable and permanent. Without it, your concrete waterproofing is at risk of failing and letting water erode and corrode the concrete that it was supposed to protect. Reduce the risk of waterproofing failure by reading through our latest free specification e-book, which will take you through the four key components to better concrete waterproofing specification.

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Houses, churches, cemeteries, and other sites centering African American histories receive $3 million in funding for preservation projects

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A plantation-era cemetery in Georgia, a 1930s Mississippi jazz “juke joint,” and one of the oldest Black mosques in the country are among the 30 sites selected by the National The post Houses, churches, cemeteries, and other sites centering African American histories receive $3 million in funding for preservation projects appeared first on The Architect’s Newspaper.

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Herzog & de Meuron inserts arched apartment behind old facade in Austria

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Architecture studio Herzog & de Meuron has unveiled Kornmarktplatz, an arched structure that extends behind a neo-baroque facade in Bregenz and contains an apartment and hotel. Located on a square near Lake Constance in Austria, the eight-metre-wide building sits on a site formerly occupied by a 17th-century building that fell into disrepair after a roof fire.

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matte terracotta tiles in dynamic patterns outline athletes’ village in paris

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village des athlètes by brenac & gonzalez & associés transitions from temporary athlete housing to long-term residential use. The post matte terracotta tiles in dynamic patterns outline athletes’ village in paris appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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Snøhetta completes redesign of the Blanton Museum of Art grounds with rain-capturing shade structures and native plants

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Snøhetta has completed work on their $35 million redesign of The Blanton Museum of Art grounds for the University of Texas at Austin. The debut of the New Ground Initiative comes at the end of a three-year revitalization that saw the Blanton continuously operate during construction. The 200,000-square-foot campus now has a greater permanent presence as the gateway between the university and city of Austin thanks to public art installations and key improvements to the existing landscape de

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Sustainable Architecture: Design Green with the Client in Mind

Speaker: Pedro Clarke – Principal Architect at A+ Architecture, In Loco Program Director

Sustainability begins with a conversation, and acquiring customer buy-in is entirely dependent on how the conversation is framed. Clients may not see sustainability as a priority out of fear of operational costs and quality. While these are legitimate concerns, it is our responsibility as architects to listen and foster a collaborative culture that answers client issues while also reducing our carbon footprint.

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Aesop Thonglor Store / Sher Maker

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Courtesy of Aesop by Studioperiphery architects: Sher Maker Location: Watthana, Thailand Project Year: 2024 Photographs: Courtesy of Aesop by Studioperiphery Area: 190.

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News: Check out the six new landscape art installations now on show at the International Garden Festival

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The 25th edition of the International Garden Festival at Reford Gardens in Grand-Métis, Quebec, is now open to the public. 27 contemporary gardens, including six new ones, are on show, along with a permanent installation ( Pergola ) and two extramural projects ( FolkFLORE and Repairia / Riparia). For this edition of the festival, which will run until October 6th, designers responded to the theme "The Ecology of Possibility," which aimed to cultivate explorations into the future of garden design.

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Edition Office cloaks multi-generational Melbourne home with pale bricks

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Architecture studio Edition Office has completed Naples Street House, a multi-generational home in Melbourne designed as a "carved solid" wrapped in bricks. Raised on a concrete plinth, the geometric home accommodates three generations of the client's family and is topped with a roof pitched in various directions to form multiple peaks. Edition Office has wrapped Naples Street House in pale bricks To help Naples Street House appear as a carved-out volume, Edition Office wrapped its walls and ang

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team mongolia’s uniforms for paris 2024 olympics parade draw from traditional clothing, deel

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sisters, designers and creative directors michel and amazonka choigaalaa of MICHELAMAZONKA are the masterminds behind the uniforms. The post team mongolia’s uniforms for paris 2024 olympics parade draw from traditional clothing, deel appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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Report: Optimism for Construction Growth in the Next Year Remains High

Research reveals 96% of respondents are very or fairly optimistic about their organization’s growth prospects for the next year. The InEight Global Capital Projects Outlook also finds over half see digital technology as the greatest growth opportunity. But these are only some of the findings. Don't be kept in the dark when it comes to the future. Read the report today!