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Stefano Boeri Architetti Wins Competition for Green Neighborhood Development in Bratislava, Slovakia

ArchDaily

Courtesy of Stefano Boeri Architetti Stefano Boeri Architetti has been declared the winner of the international competition for the redevelopment of a former industrial site in downtown Bratislava. The project includes the transformation of one of the largest abandoned areas in the Slovak capital, with the aim of creating an active new central hub for the city, complete with parks and public spaces, residential units, and a variety of amenities.

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17 Rules

SW Oregon Architect

A necessary rite of my transition into retirement has been to sort through a sizable collection of career-related personal documents I amassed during my 36 years with Robertson/Sherwood/Architects. I now wonder why I chose to save many of these and have no problem parting with them. Others are certainly worthy of preservation. One such document—a paper I suspect I acquired during a visit to the University of Oregon many years ago—follows here.

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Designing Spaces for Impactful Musical Experiences

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Do Lab Stage at Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival / Do Lab. Image Courtesy of Do Lab Music consumption has historically been closely connected to the environments in which it is enjoyed. Before the advent of music recordings, listening to music was a social activity tied to collective rituals in physical spaces, such as concerts or smaller communal gatherings.

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fluid convex and concave shapes take the form of wooden aria chair

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sasi studio's sculptural piece merges modern design with traditional craftsmanship. The post fluid convex and concave shapes take the form of wooden aria chair appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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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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Gundari Resort/ block722

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© Ana Santl architects: block722 Location: Folegandros, Greece Project Year: 2024 Photographs: Ana Santl Photographs: Martha Vosdou Area: 3000.

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Hidden House / Estudio STGO

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Completed in 2023 in Rosario, Argentina. Images by Federico Cairoli. The concept originated from the quest for a centrally located house with a courtyard in the city, aiming to avoid relocating to the outskirts while.

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perforated adobe wall absorbs tropical heat to protect filipino residence

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the perforated wall acts as a thermal mass by absorbing heat during the day and dissipating it through the pool at night. The post perforated adobe wall absorbs tropical heat to protect filipino residence appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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From Lowering Embodied Carbon to Super-Slim Solutions: What Is the Future of Insulation?

ArchDaily

Gazeley Regional Distribution Centre. Image Courtesy of Kingspan Insulation plays an essential role in today’s buildings—whether it is to provide thermal efficiency to reduce energy demand and cut carbon emissions, or to reduce noise transmission to provide acoustic comfort. Every building has different requirements for the type of insulation needed in floors, roofs, ceilings and walls, and to meet these varying demands Kingspan has developed a range of holistic insulation solutions fit for the

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Melanin-spiked bodysuits provide sun protection in Melwear concept

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Garments made with the skin pigment melanin provide a natural, alternative form of sun protection in this speculative biofabrication project by recent Central Saint Martins graduate Maca Barrera. The Melwear project imagines a future where humans wear a "second skin" embedded with bacteria-derived melanin instead of using conventional chemical sunscreens, which typically contain ingredients that can be harmful to the environment.

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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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Haras VM Dressage Stables / Per Cavalli Arquitetura

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© Cacá Bratke architects: Per Cavalli Arquitetura Location: Porto Feliz, Brazil Project Year: 2023 Photographs: Cacá Bratke Area: 2500.

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first drive of rolls-royce cullinan series II super-luxury SUV in ibiza

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during our design drive, the series II's interior showcased bespoke craftsmanship and materials, including a bamboo upholstery with 2.2 million stiches. The post first drive of rolls-royce cullinan series II super-luxury SUV in ibiza appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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Brunstranda Service Building / Vatn Architecture + Jørgen Tandberg Arkitekt MNAL

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© Johan Dehlin architects: Jørgen Tandberg Arkitekt MNAL architects: Vatn Architecture Location: Lofoten, Norway Project Year: 2023 Photographs: Johan Dehlin Area: 65.

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Eight interiors embellished with imperfect zellige tiles

Deezen

Our latest lookbook rounds up eight projects where handmade Moroccan tiles cover everything from chimney breasts to mini-bars, adding a sense of traditional craftsmanship to otherwise modern interiors. Zellige tiles are traditional glazed terracotta tiles, originating from the 10th century in Morocco, that are made using unrefined local clay that is kneaded, shaped and cut by hand.

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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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Oasis Studio / Saransh

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© Ishita Sitwla | The Fishy Project architects: Saransh Location: Ahmedabad, India Project Year: 2023 Photographs: Ishita Sitwla | The Fishy Project Area: 455.

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The Valentine's New Exhibition in Richmond Confronts the City's Confederate Legacy

Architectural Record

Studio Joseph transforms the former studio of sculptor Edward Valentine to illuminate how public art shaped Lost Cause mythology.

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Planes House / Estudio Damero

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© Javier Agustín Rojas architects: Estudio Damero Location: Buenos Aires, Argentina Project Year: 2023 Photographs: Javier Agustín Rojas Area: 200.

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Crina Arghirescu Rogard adds "eccentric design" to historic penthouse in Tribeca

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Architect Crina Arghirescu Rogard has updated a penthouse apartment in a historic New York City building, injecting an array of designs into an already eclectic collection. Arghirescu Rogard was tasked by a friend, Mexican artist Claudia Doring Baez, to reimagine her family home in just six weeks. Located in the American Thread Building, the penthouse's grand living room was formerly a ballroom for The Wool Club society Sharing "a mutual passion for eccentric design pieces," the pair set about f

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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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School Group Samuel Paty / Ateliers O-S architectes

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© Cyrille Weiner architects: Ateliers O-S architectes Location: Béziers, France Project Year: 2023 Photographs: Cyrille Weiner Area: 3800.

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seoul’s jamsu bridge to be reborn with curving pink art gallery by arch mist

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a curving intervention in vibrant pink will reactivate the 1976-built bridge in seoul, introducing the 'longest art gallery.' The post seoul’s jamsu bridge to be reborn with curving pink art gallery by arch mist appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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Exposición La orilla, la marea, la corriente: un Caribe oceánico en ARCO Madrid / Ignacio G. Galán + OF Architects

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© Imagen Subliminal (Miguel de Guzmán + Rocío Romero) architects: Ignacio G. Galán architects: OF Architects Location: Madrid, Spain Project Year: 2024 Photographs: Imagen Subliminal (Miguel de Guzmán + Rocío Romero) Area: 800.

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Palace of the Assembly in Chandigarh by Le Corbusier

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The Palace of the Assembly in Chandigarh stands as a testament to the visionary genius of Le Corbusier, one of the 20th century’s most influential architects. This monumental building, part. The post Palace of the Assembly in Chandigarh by Le Corbusier appeared first on ArchEyes.

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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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adaptable living spaces accommodate growing family in ninkipen!’s compact home in osaka

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the living room is elevated to the second floor to embrace light and views, while the loft and first floor can adapt to the family's evolving needs. The post adaptable living spaces accommodate growing family in ninkipen!’s compact home in osaka appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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RAMSA Revives a Neoclassical Gem in Virginia's Capitol Square

Architectural Record

By repurposing a historic facade, the new Virginia General Assembly Building in Richmond mediates between past and future.

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A Brightly Coloured Shelving Unit Helps To Define Areas In This Renovated Apartment

Contemporist

A brightly colored shelving unit helps to define the living room, dining area, and kitchen, in this renovated apartment.

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Field Guide to Indoor Urbanism

Brandon Donnelly

A few months ago, one of my old professors from architecture school — Phu Hoang — reached out to me through this blog. That’s one of the benefits of writing publicly — it becomes your calling card. In this case, it had been at least 16 years since I was in his design studio. We connected over a call. He told me about his and Rachely’s firm, MODU Architecture.

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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!