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The House of Courtyards / Studio VDGA

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© Ema Peter Photography architects: Studio VDGA Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates Project Year: 2023 Photographs: Ema Peter Photography Photographs: Shoayb Khattab Area: 4000.

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SOM unveils new bus shelter designs for a more equitable future LA

Archinect

Skidmore, Owings & Merrill has shared photos of its new bus shelter designs for the City of Los Angeles. The LAST STAP (short for Sidewalk and Transit Amenities Program) shelters are the first prototype designs for the initiative that will eventually install 3,000 shelters and 450 shade structures in need-based locations across Los Angeles over the next decade.

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UAE Pavilion Announces Participation in Expo 2025 Osaka with Groundbreaking Ceremony

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Courtesy of UAE Expo Office During a groundbreaking ceremony, the UAE Pavilion has just announced its participation i n Expo 2025 in Osaka, Japan. Scheduled to begin in April 2025, under the theme “ Designing Future Society for Out Lives ,” the pavilion is located in the “Empowering Lives” zone. Designed to work under the broader theme, the UAE Pavilion will offer diverse programming and interactive exhibits and will serve as a collaborative platform for co-creating solutions that “drive collect

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The Imperative of Adaptive Reuse in a Disposable Culture

SW Oregon Architect

Commons Addition, North Eugene High School (2004-2024) by Robertson/Sherwood/Architects pc I’ve outlasted several of the projects I worked on during my career. The Romania Subaru dealership that once occupied the property at 7th & Washington (now home to Five Guys, Jimmy John’s, and Starbucks outlets) is one such building I shepherded from design through construction.

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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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Vault House / Sifti Design Studio

ArchDaily

Completed in 2023 in Amritsar, India. Images by Jeevan Jyot. Nestled on a north-facing site adorned with mature trees, Sifti Design Studio’s recently completed project—a serene retreat tailored for a retired.

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Marcelo Rosenbaum: For an Architecture of Alliances, Listening and Respect

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Casa da Carnaúba Várzea Queimada / Rosenbaum. Image © Renato Stockler Marcelo Rosenbaum speaks with vivacity and excitement, reflecting his undeniable passion for what he does. His approach to architecture is marked by a proactive stance, leading him to travel to the most remote interiors of Brazil , often voluntarily. There, he listens carefully to local demands and seeks to develop projects that go beyond simple buildings, becoming instruments of transformation for the local reality.

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Stadium Complex: The True Cost of Sports Megadevelopments

Architectural Record

As proposals expand in scale and scope, and public spending increases, large-scale pro sports developments fall flat as gestures of urban goodwill.

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Fotografiska Shanghai / AIM Architecture

ArchDaily

Completed in 2023 in Shanghai, China. Images by Seth Powers. Fotografiska Shanghai, China. A New Address. Nestled along the captivating Suzhou Creek in Shanghai, a transformation took place. What was once a.

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Sixteen spatial design projects by students at Lucerne School of Art and Design

Deezen

Dezeen School Shows: an installation that utilises cork and promotes sustainable harvesting is included in this school show by Lucerne School of Art and Design. Also included is a community centre for students and a stage design project that relies on audience interactions. Lucerne School of Art and Design Institution: Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts School: Lucerne School of Design, Film and Art Lucerne Course: Bachelor Spatial Design Tutors: Klaus Marek, Tobias Matter, Christop

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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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A Place for Fashion and Culture Retail Conversion / gmp Architects

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Completed in 2024 in Shanghai, China. Images by CreatAR Images. Nestled in a lush garden in Shanghai’s historic Hengfu district, a new retail facility with an innovative concept for fashionistas and casual.

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this modern underground courtyard shaped by italian architects larotonda + tregnago

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dubbed 'underground courtyard,' a renovation for an ordinary house has been completed by architects stefano larotonda and andrea tregnago. The post this modern underground courtyard shaped by italian architects larotonda + tregnago appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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House Made By Many Hands / Cairn

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Completed in 2024 in United Kingdom. Images by James Retief. Working against the grain and thinking outside the conventional steel and stud wall box, emerging architecture practice Cairn has pioneered the use.

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Raskh launches "world's first" watch with built-in bottle opener

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Hong Kong design studio Raskh has developed the Leverage watch , which features a patented mechanism that reveals a hidden bottle opener concealed in the case body. Created as Raskh 's first watch design, the timepiece uses a specially developed case construction to incorporate the bottle opener without adding excessive bulk to the watch. Raskh has designed a watch with a hidden bottle opener concealed in the case body "People won't bring a bottle opener with them everywhere, but they will have

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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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A' Design Awards & Competition 2024–2025: Call for Entries

ArchDaily

© Yu Ren, 2023 The A' Design Award , "born out of the desire to underline the best designs and well-designed products," recognizes outstanding and original talent from across the globe. It is both a major achievement for designers and a source of inspiration for award-winning architects, brands, and design agencies. Entry and nomination are open to contestants from around the world.

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Paris Prepares for the 2024 Summer Olympics With a Strategic Mix of New Construction and Renovation

Architectural Record

With only two purpose-built structures and a heavy reliance on existing venues, this year's games will be the least architectural—in terms of new construction—in decades.

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Beta Realities Unveils Master Plan for Circular Energy Park in Jinan, China

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Cuizhai Hydrogen Park. Image © Beta Realities, Yoshi Render Architecture and design studio Beta Realities has unveiled a master plan to transform a former industrial area in Jinan , China , into a circular neighborhood and green energy campus. The new Cuizhai Hydrogen Park will embody circular construction principles , adapting the site’s structure to accommodate both social functions and sustainable production.

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Institute for Controlled Speleogenesis

BLDGBLOG

Recently, I’ve been looking back at a collaborative project with John Becker of WROT Studio. The “ Institute for Controlled Speleogenesis ” (2014) was a fictional design project we originally set in the vast limestone province of Australia’s Nullarbor Plain. [Image: A rock-acid drip-irrigation hub for the “ Institute for Controlled Speleogenesis ,” a collaboration between BLDGBLOG and WROT Studio ; all images in this post are by John Becker of WROT Studio.

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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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Hotel Suite – Extension of the Parkhotel / ARGE Ruumfabrigg + MMXVI

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© Oliver Dubuis architects: ARGE Ruumfabrigg architects: MMXVI Location: B&O Parkhotel, Mietraching, Bad Aibling, Germany Project Year: 2023 Photographs: Oliver Dubuis Area: 60.

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News: First full-scale retrospective of I. M. Pei has opened

Bustler

A new traveling exhibition examining the incredible influence of the late I.M. Pei has opened at the M+ Museum in Hong Kong. The first full-scale retrospective of the legendary designer, I. M. Pei: Life Is Architecture , is curated by Aric Chen and Shirley Surya. The show breaks down six important areas of his work and is augmented by a range of special programs and other inclusions, such as films, personal recollections, and newly commissioned architectural photographs of 11 synonymous designs,

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Hokkaido University of Science High School / TAISEI DESIGN Planners Architects & Engineers

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© Creative Eyes architects: TAISEI DESIGN Planners Architects & Engineers Location: , Japan Project Year: 2022 Photographs: Creative Eyes Photographs: Graytone Photographs Area: 13200.

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Pier 1/2 cycleway shelter pairs wood shingles with postmodern influences

Deezen

German architects Sascha Henken and Stefanie Rittler have added a scalloped shelter for cyclists to a cycleway in Austria. Named Pier 1/2, the structure is located on the border between Slovakia and Austria and forms part of a series of artworks created on a cycle route known as the Iron Curtain Trail. Henken and Rittler designed the pavilion with a staircase-like form that is intended as a symbol of connection and separation, drawing on the project's location on the border.

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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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Bronx Children's Museum / O'Neill McVoy Architects

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© Paul Warchol architects: O'Neill McVoy Architects Location: The Bronx, United States Project Year: 2022 Photographs: Paul Warchol Area: 15160.

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News: Design a culture pavilion in Peja: Peja Culture Pavilion is launched! [Sponsored]

Bustler

The city center of Peja, Kosovo, hosts a historically significant site that has long been a focal point for community gatherings and social interactions. Rich in cultural and recreational elements, this central location, originally designed for leisure and relaxation, has been an integral part of the urban landscape. One of its most notable features is an ancient water source dating back to the 15th century, which remains under the protection of the Ministry of Culture of Kosovo.

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Fuchshof Primary School / VON M

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Completed in 2023 in Ludwigsburg, Germany. Images by Zooey Braun. In the west of Ludwigsburg, the new 5.5-track primary school building stretches northwards along the new development area of Fuchshofstrasse. Based.

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singapore EDITION hotel marks luxury, lifestyle destination in southeast asia

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from gold to real leaf, the singapore EDITION hotel infuses nature to create a luxury and lifestyle retreat in the bustling southeast asian country. The post singapore EDITION hotel marks luxury, lifestyle destination in southeast asia 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!