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Desert X AlUla 2024 Visitor Centre / KWY.studio

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Completed in 2024 in AlUla, Saudi Arabia. Images by Colin Robertson. The Desert X AlUla 2024 Visitor Centre is located at the end of a narrow canyon, a cul-de-sac that implied the position of the building as well as.

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Sou Fujimoto shares new photos of Expo 2025 Osaka, Kansai master plan under construction

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Sou Fujimoto ’s studio has shared new construction images of the forthcoming Expo 2025 Osaka, Kansai 's The Grand Roof circular wooden container structure, a year ahead of the start of the six-month fair, which begins on April 13th, 2025. The enormous structure is 1,969 feet (600 meters) in diameter and will serve as the main circulatory route for the exhibition, which includes 161 total participating countries/locations.

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Alero Olympio: A Legacy of Ecological Architecture and Decolonized Identity

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Kokrobitey Institute Residence. Image © Kokrobitey Institute Alero Olympio (1959-2005) was an architect and builder known for an intimately ecological approach to architecture. Born in Ghana , she divided her practice between Ghana and Scotland. She focused on work that prioritized people and was sincerely committed to social and environmental sustainability, prioritizing using locally sourced materials.

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Taylor Swift to give keynote at 2024 AIA Conference

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Emerging music artist Taylor Swift has been announced as the keynote speaker for the AIA Conference on Architecture & Design 2024. In advance of the event, Archinect has gained exclusive access to a leaked version of Swift’s speech, which is titled ‘A New Architecture Era.’ Swift is expected to begin her speech by taking an adversarial tone with the AIA, questioning if her invitation to deliver the keynote speech was made as a joke.

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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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Retail Design in the Metaverse: A New Venture for Architects

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Benetton's physical store to mimic its virtual environment. Image Courtesy of Benetton The evolution of retail design warrants a study of architectural practice in the digital realm. While physical commercial spaces have been the conventional center of shopping experiences , the emergent frontier of the metaverse—an interconnected network of virtual 3D environments—indicates an important shift in brand-consumer interactions.

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Victoria and Albert Museum Investigates Tropical Modernism Movements in West Africa, Modern India, and Ghana

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Courtesy of FDL, ADAGP 2014 | Le Corbusier in Chandigarh with the plan of the city and a model of the Modular Man, his universal system of proportion, 1951 The Victoria & Albert Museum is set to present an expansive exhibition focused on Tropical Modernism , an architectural movement that emerged in the late 1940s. British architects Jane Drew and Maxwell Fry were instrumental in developing this approach, combining modernism’s functional goals with local climate adaptations in warm and humid

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LAX Automated People Mover construction won't be completed until 2025

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KTLA is reporting that construction setbacks on the long-awaited Automated People Mover transit system at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) have delayed the project until at least the end of 2025. According to the local outlet’s analysis of a new Fitch Ratings report, “The Automated People Mover system is 96% complete but increasing construction delays and a ‘strained relationship’ between the contractor and Los Angeles World Airports, which owns and operates LAX, h

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JingLong Elementary School / Atelier FCJZ

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Completed in 2022 in Shenzhen, China. Images by Yu Bai. The Challenge. The density of cities today is much higher than it used to be and is still increasing. What are the main differences between a primary.

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Transportation Secretary Buttigieg admits ‘we don't fully know’ scope or extent of Francis Scott Key Bridge repairs in Baltimore

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"A lot goes into how that reconstruction will be designed, how the process is going to work," Buttigieg said on "Face the Nation" on Sunday. He noted that he didn't have an estimate on the rebuilding timeline, but the bridge itself took five years to initially construct. "Right now we don't fully know everything we need to know about the condition of the portions of the bridge that did not collapse.

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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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Medical Center / OVERCODE architecture urbanisme

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© David Foessel architects: OVERCODE architecture urbanisme Location: Juvigny-le-Tertre, 50520 Juvigny les Vallées, France Project Year: 2023 Photographs: David Foessel Photographs: Area: 270.

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Ivo Tavares Studio captures house with three volumes by Rui Rosmaninho Arquiteto in Ria de Aveiro

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The proximity to the sea influenced the choice of exterior finishes. Concrete, corten, and ceramic ensure low maintenance of the building. The post Ivo Tavares Studio captures house with three volumes by Rui Rosmaninho Arquiteto in Ria de Aveiro appeared first on Åvontuura.

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OODA and MassLab Win Competition for a “Building without Devastating” Master Plan in Portugal

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Courtesy of OODA In collaboration with MassLab , OODA has been awarded first place in the Barrosinha Agricultural Company competition, aimed at creating a 2,000-hectare development seamlessly integrated into the agro-forestry heritage of Alcácer do Sal, Portugal. The master plan, covering a variety of functions for tourism, housing, commerce, and leisure, is designed in harmony with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals , striving to transform Herdade da Barrosinha into a model of sus

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HORIZONS in Nagasaki by SAKO Architects

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This condominium is set to be constructed facing the Honmyo River, a first-class river and waterside space. Across the river lies Isahaya Park, home to the Megane Bridge, an important cultural property. Nearby, the Keigan Temple, established in 1605, indicates the region's rich historical context. The panoramic views from the high-rise condominium mean it also has a significant presence in the landscape from the historic district on the opposite bank.

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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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Hatchingroom Flagship Store in Seongsu / StudioPractice

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© Bayley Smith, Kyunseok Seo architects: PRACTICE Location: 1f, 33 Seongsuil-ro 6-gil, Seongdong-gu, Seoul, South Korea Project Year: 2024 Photographs: Bayley Smith, Kyunseok Seo Area: 231.

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6 x18 Slender House by Spaces Architects@ka

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OVERVIEW Slender House is a private residential project designed for a family of five, nestled within a small and slender site measuring 6 meters by 18 meters. The vision for this home was to create a space that not only stood out within its locality but also contributed to the cityscape. The architects aimed to craft a dwelling that felt intimately connected to the family's life while prioritizing thoughtful design over expansive square footage.

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Housing with Pink Chimneys / fala

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© Francisco Ascensão architects: fala Location: Porto, Portugal Project Year: 2022 Photographs: Francisco Ascensão Photographs: Giulietta Margot Photographs: Rory Gardiner Photographs: Lera Samovich Area: 240.

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Destudio inverts day and night zones at redesigned Casa Inversa apartment

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Architecture office Destudio has remodelled an apartment in Valencia for a couple of empty nesters, swapping the positions of the living and sleeping areas so they perform better for the owners' lifestyles. The clients, who recently worked with Destudio to design their pharmacy in the Spanish city, invited the studio to oversee the renovation of the 150-square-metre apartment that had been their home for two decades.

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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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Doha's Architectural History: In Conversation with Péter Tamás Nagy, Curator of "Colors of the City" at Design Doha 2024

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Sheraton Hotel, designed by William Pereira, completed in 1982. Photo by Julián Velásquez. Image © Qatar Museums As part of the Design Doha 2024 Biennial , Glenn Adamson and Péter Tamás Nagy present the exhibition “Colors of the City: A Century of Architecture in Doha” investigating the architectural evolution of the capital of Qatar based on multiple global influences that characterize it.

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Montgomery County has found a way to reinvigorate public housing in America

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As part of Dezeen's Social Housing Revival series, we look at how one county in Maryland is leading the way in the US after devising a novel public-development strategy to help combat its housing crisis. Montgomery is a growing county on the outskirts of the Washington DC metropolitan area that has come up with a method for addressing the diminished role of social housing in America.

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Henri II House / Murray Legge Architecture

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© Leonid Furmansky architects: Murray Legge Architecture Location: Austin, TX, United States Project Year: 2023 Photographs: Leonid Furmansky Area: 1653.

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weaving poems gives voice to women carpet artisans of afghanistan at design doha

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from hanging tapestries to screens narrating poetic hums, the exhibition unravels centuries-old traditions of heritage and craftsmanship. The post weaving poems gives voice to women carpet artisans of afghanistan at design doha appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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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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Hedge House / Mindspark Architects

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© Prasanth Mohan architects: Mindspark Architects Location: Pathanamthitta, Kerala, India Project Year: 2023 Photographs: Prasanth Mohan Area: 2300.

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antoniolupi explores marble’s timelessness with endless combinations in the bathroom

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from the cartesio countertops to the street sinks, antoniolupi showcases marble's endless applications in the bathroom. The post antoniolupi explores marble’s timelessness with endless combinations in the bathroom appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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Apartment in Oku / Buttondesign

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© Masaki Komatsu architects: Buttondesign Location: Arakawa City, Tokyo, Japan Project Year: 2023 Photographs: Masaki Komatsu Area: 78.

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Overhanging roof shelters wooden hall in Germany by Steimle Architekten

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Local spruce wood is used throughout Markolfhalle Markelfingen, a multipurpose hall that architecture studio Steimle Architekten has added to the edge of a lake in Germany. Located on the northern shore of Lake Constance in the Radolfzell district, the timber building contains sports courts and a stage for events, unified by a cantilevered roof overhead.

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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!