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Building a Sustainable Future: Sports Facilities Made from Bamboo

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© Tommaso Riva As awareness of sustainable development grows, bamboo is emerging as an attractive alternative to traditional construction materials. This innovative material is making significant inroads in the construction of sports facilities, showcasing how sustainable practices can shape a greener future. Bamboo stands out as an eco-friendly substitute for wood, concrete, and steel.

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These architecture firms are hiring the most aggressively right now

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In this week's curated jobs roundup from Archinect Jobs , we are highlighting 10 of the most active architecture and design firms based on how many jobs they're currently hiring for. For even more opportunities, head over to the Archinect job board and explore our active community of job seekers , firms , and schools. Simon Hall, Indiana University by Flad Architects.

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AI in Architecture: 7 Benefits and Examples

Enscape

Artificial Intelligence (AI), once confined to the realm of science fiction, is now a powerful tool reshaping industries across the globe. From education to medicine, new AI tools are changing the way we interact, create and work. In architecture, artificial intelligence is revolutionizing architectural design process, optimizing designs, and enhancing building performance.

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SP/N & Nerd Studio design “Livable Scape” pavilion in Bangkok

Avontuura

The initiative idea aims to break down the bold boundaries between the city contexts and the enclosed green space within the buildings. The post SP/N & Nerd Studio design “Livable Scape” pavilion in Bangkok appeared first on Åvontuura.

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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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Six simple steps to creating stunning bathroom renders in V-Ray for SketchUp

Chaos

Whether you’re an archviz beginner or a pro, polish off your bathroom design skills with six simple steps to creating stunning renders in V-Ray for SketchUp.

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RAIC announces Governor General's Medals in Architecture winners for 2024

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The twelve winners of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC)'s 2024 Governor General's Medals in Architecture have been selected in continuation of a tradition that dates back more than six decades. Presented by the RAIC and the Canada Council for the Arts, the biennial program honors the most outstanding completed projects designed by Canadian architects working in the country or abroad.

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"Hideous" redevelopment in Liverpool wins Carbuncle Cup 2024 for UK's worst building

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The redevelopment of Lime Street in Liverpool by British studio Broadway Malyan has been named the country's worst new building in this year's Carbuncle Cup. Organised by UK magazine The Fence , judges chose the Lime Street redevelopment as the "very worst new building in Britain", since the competition was last run in 2018. "From the very first viewing, two of our panel had this as their number one selection, and as the longlist was narrowed to a shortlist, this hideous bit of architectural mis

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moreau kusunoki and frida escobedo win competition for centre pompidou 2030 renovation

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the winning proposal, revitalizing the structure in line with its founding principles, was unveiled during a press conference today, june 20th. The post moreau kusunoki and frida escobedo win competition for centre pompidou 2030 renovation appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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Construction Diary: After a Devastating Fire, a Couple Start Over With a $17K DIY Cabin

Dwell

In the Santa Cruz Mountains, Jeff Waldman and Molly Fiffer build a new retreat with salvaged, charred timber and a community of friends. As if the global pandemic wasn’t enough , 2020 brought San Franciscans Jeff Waldman and Molly Fiffer another major life challenge. That was the year a forest fire ravaged their 10-acre property in the Santa Cruz Mountains, destroying the cabin and camp-like retreat they had spent the last several years building by hand with the help of friends and family.

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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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From White Elephants to Sustainable Venues: The Evolving Story of Olympic Architecture

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Olympiastadion, Munich / Behnisch and Partners, Frei Otto. Image © Sandro Halank, Wikimedia Commons, CC BY-SA 4.0 For cities, hosting an Olympic event represents both an honor, an important opportunity for growth , and a significant challenge. With over 200 nations taking part in the Games, the Olympics are the largest sporting competition in the world.

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Shipping containers rise to form Lorcan O’Herlihy's new supportive housing development for South LA

Archinect

A new supportive housing project in Los Angeles for developer Holos Communities completed this month by Lorcan O’Herlihy Architects (LOHA) that will serve as a tool in the city's uphill climb on the homeless crisis has opened amidst a wave of proactive movement on the issue meant to restore the lives of hundreds of thousands of people in search of dignity and a place to call home.

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Thirteen national pavilions designed for Expo 2025 Osaka

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From a wooden boat-like structure to a spiralling ramp, here are 13 of the most interesting national pavilions that will form Expo 2025 Osaka in Japan. Masterplanned by Sou Fujimoto Architects in line with the theme titled Designing Future Society for Our Lives, the upcoming World Expo is set to take place on the artificial island Yumeshima in Osaka Bay from 13 April to 13 October 2025.

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inside sexto panteón, the unknown brutalist necropolis of buenos aires

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the monumental cemetery stands as the largest example of modern architecture in the funerary field, yet it remains largely unknown. The post inside sexto panteón, the unknown brutalist necropolis of buenos aires appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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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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LGA Architectural Partners reclads a Brutalist library outside of Toronto

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Brought to you by: Architect: LGA Architectural Partners Location: Scarborough, Ontario Completion Date: 2023 View More Project Info First open to the public in 1971, The Albert Campbell Branch of The post LGA Architectural Partners reclads a Brutalist library outside of Toronto appeared first on The Architect’s Newspaper.

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Tropical Forest Restaurant / Human+ Architects

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Completed in 2024 in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Images by Quang Tran. Located in the bustling metropolis of Ho Chi Minh City, the most populous city in Vietnam, this restaurant project aims to create a unique atmosphere.

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Echoes and Requiems: Reflecting on the Legacy of Woodbury University School of Architecture in San Diego

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In the summer of 2006, I received a call from my friend and colleague Catherine Herbst, who had recently become the head of Woodbury University School of Architecture in San Diego (WUSD) following the departure of the previous chair, Geraldine Forbes, to New Mexico. During our conversation, Herbst shared a memorable detail: "I have a list in front of me of people I need to hire and people I want to hire.

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Earth bricks shape Bidi Bidi Performing Arts Centre for refugees in Uganda

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Architecture studios Hassell and Localworks have collaborated with the creative platform To.org to create a performing arts centre for the Bidi Bidi refugee settlement in Uganda. Constructed from earth bricks, the Bidi Bidi Performing Arts Centre is intended as a creative outlet for the community, which is home to more than 250,000 displaced people, making it the largest refugee settlement in Africa.

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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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sarc+sigge looks to turku’s maritime heritage for upcoming museum of history and the future

designboom

the finnish practice's winning scheme creates a landmark that is sensitive to its context, wrapping a gabled wood-frame structure with a copper shell. The post sarc+sigge looks to turku’s maritime heritage for upcoming museum of history and the future appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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Ennismore announces partnership with Our Habitas

Hotel Designs

Hotel Designs Ennismore announces partnership with Our Habitas Ennismore announces partnership with Our Habitas Ennismore and Our Habitas announced today that they have entered a strategic partnership. Ennismore will take over the management and growth of Our Habitas, which will join Ennismore’s portfolio of entrepreneurial and founder-built brands.

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Finnish Museum of History and Future Selects Sigge Architects' Design as Competition Winner

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Squama Museum building from the Aura river. Image Courtesy of Sigge Architects Finnish office Sigge Architects has been announced as the winner of the international competition for the design of the Museum of History and the Future in Finland's oldest city, Turku. The proposal, selected out of over 400 entries, creates a permeable structure along the waterfront, acting as a catalyst for the regeneration of the area.

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Researchers claim to discover flaws in AI-generated images of Islamic architecture using Midjourney

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Techxplore.com has some interesting insights concerning flaws in the AI -led architectural image generation of historic Islamic architecture after a report about its inaccuracies surfaced in the journal Buildings this March. "[The] inability to obtain precise visual representations of specific landmarks hinders the meaningful utilization of technology.

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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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Museum at Obama Presidential Center in Chicago tops out

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The monolithic museum anchoring the Obama Presidential Center in Chicago has topped out, with former president Barack Obama placing his signature on an uppermost beam. Designed by Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects , The Museum sits on the northern side of the Obama Presidential Center with a form that was "inspired by the idea of four hands coming together".

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progress unveiled for entertainment complex at john lautner’s sheats-goldstein residence

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designed by conner + perry architects, the goldstein entertainment complex houses a private night club, tennis court, guest house, a library, and more. The post progress unveiled for entertainment complex at john lautner’s sheats-goldstein residence appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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Inspireli Schindler's ARK Competition is closing soon!

World Architecture Community

Students reconstructing the Museum of holocaust survivors and sustainable living area in the Schindler’s Ark factory premises has a last month to submit their projects.Inspireli goes beyond to support students across continents, offering something back to each participa.

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Aruma Split Garden / RAD+ar (Research Artistic Design + architecture)

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© Mario Wibowo architects: RAD+ar (Research Artistic Design + architecture) Location: Semarang, Indonesia Project Year: 2024 Photographs: Mario Wibowo Area: 2500.

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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!