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Architecture Tailored for the Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Community: Gallaudet University’s DeafSpace Principles

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Alfreton Park Community Special School by Curl la Tourelle Head Architecture. Image © Kilian O’Sullivan Gallaudet University was established in 1864, becoming the first American educational institution for the deaf and hard of hearing. The university is officially bilingual, with American Sign Language (ASL) and written English used throughout the educational programs.

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What Europe Can (and Can’t) Tell the US About Architectural Licensure

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In the third part of Archinect In-Depth: Licensure , we reflect on what the United States can learn from the architecture licensure models of other nations. While doing so, we speak with Peggy Deamer , Professor Emerita of Yale University's School of Architecture, whose book Architecture and Labor includes an analysis on how the wider U.S. architecture profession compares to those of France, Germany, and Sweden.

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Peter Zumthor’s Vision Takes Shape: Paul Clemence Releases LACMA Progress Photos

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© Paul Clemence | LACMA Paul Clemence has released a new series of images showcasing the ongoing construction works in The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA). Undergoing massive transformations, including a new building by Swiss architect Peter Zumthor , the LACMA is the largest art museum in the western United States. Approved in 2019, Zumthor’s design, known as the David Geffen Galleries, aims to modernize the museum’s campus.

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Here are the world's top ten architectures for 2024 according to QS World University Rankings

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The 2024 edition of the annual QS World University Rankings has been released. This year’s ranking is the largest ever, featuring over 1,500 universities across 105 locations around the world. In the subject of Architecture and Built Environment, the Bartlett School of Architecture at UCL maintains its number one ranking, with its perfect score for academic reputation.

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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 Columns House / 31/44 Architects

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Completed in 2024 in London, United Kingdom. Images by Nick Dearden. 31/44 Architects’ highly bespoke home for its architect owner and family sits on what was a large side garden in Crystal Palace, southeast London.

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Light, Empathy, and Silence: The Architecture of Marina Tabassum

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Constellations of light fall from the ceiling to the floor of the Bait Ur Rouf Jame Mosque. Image © Asif Salman This article was originally published on Common Edge. In her Dhaka, Bangladesh–based practice, Marina Tabassum seeks to create a language of architecture that’s simultaneously contemporary yet rooted to its place. One of the first buildings she undertook after establishing her own practice in 2005—the Bait Ur Rouf Mosque in her own city—won an Aga Khan Award for Architecture , which re

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New architecture competitions: ACSA Equity Fellowship, Grantham Call for Projects, Haskell Award, Brick Education Prize

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If you're in search of new, exciting architecture and design competitions, take a look at the latest curated picks of challenges listed on Bustler. Highlighted below are four calls seeking faculty fellows whose work centers on the advancement of racial equity and climate justice, architects and researchers whose practice is sensitive to biological and cultural diversity, exceptional student-led architecture and design-related journals, and proposals that reflect innovative and sustainable ways t

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The Interplay of Water and Light Through a Sculptural Experience Shower

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Courtesy of Dornbracht In the hustle and bustle of modern life, with deadlines, goals, and performance, finding moments of tranquility is essential for maintaining overall well-being and peace of mind. These moments provide a necessary break from daily stresses, allowing the mind and body to reset and thoughts to reorganize. Rituals of relaxation can create a sanctuary of calm amidst the chaos, promoting a sense of balance and peace, providing a healthier and more harmonious lifestyle, and contr

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Here are the world's top ten architecture schools for 2024 according to QS World University Rankings

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The 2024 edition of the annual QS World University Rankings has been released. This year’s ranking is the largest ever, featuring over 1,500 universities across 105 locations around the world. In the subject of Architecture and Built Environment, the Bartlett School of Architecture at UCL maintains its number one ranking, with its perfect score for academic reputation.

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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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Multi-Generational Care Knittelfeld / Dietger Wissounig Architekten

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© David Schreyer architects: Dietger Wissounig Architekten Location: Knittelfeld, Austria Project Year: 2023 Photographs: David Schreyer Area: 2995.

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The Gap House by Parnagian Architects

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A house for a couple and their family looking to slow down on Long Beach Island. Sited on a particularly narrow stretch of the barrier island, the house takes full advantage of the lot’s unique positioning to maximize expansive views towards both the bay and the ocean. The main bedroom suite and living spaces are elevated to the uppermost floor to capture unobstructed ocean views with an abundance of glass.

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Lapi / SuperLimão

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© Maíra Acayaba architects: SuperLimão Location: Avenida Faria Lima, 854 / Rua Martim Carrasco, 86 / Rua Fernão Dias, 604, Pinheiros, Brazil Project Year: 2024 Photographs: Maíra Acayaba Area: 8953.

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John R 2660 by Lorcan O'Herlihy Architects [LOHA]

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In 2015 LOHA was invited by Quicken Loans’ development arm, Bedrock Detroit, to design four buildings as part of their “City Modern” project area within the historic Brush Park neighborhood north of downtown Detroit. Originally developed in the 1850s for Detroit’s affluent classes, the neighborhood is home to many notable architectural features, including Victorian-era mansions.

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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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Beck Barn / Benjamin Wilkes

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© Chris Wharton architects: Benjamin Wilkes Location: Yorkshire Dales National Park, United Kingdom Project Year: 2024 Photographs: Chris Wharton Area: 28.

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HED announces merger with Larson Incitti Architects in Denver

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National architecture and engineering firm HED has announced a merger with Denver -based practice Larson Incitti Architects (LIA). The move combines LIA’s staff with HED’s Denver office, which will greatly expand the local team. The merger also aims to leverage existing community relationships to create new opportunities across multiple market sectors.

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La Felipa / DIA UNO STUDIO

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© Javier de Paz García architects: DIA UNO STUDIO Location: Madrid, Spain Project Year: 2023 Photographs: Javier de Paz García Area: 55.

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Montreal studio Pelletier de Fontenay design corten entrance pavilion to local botanical garden

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Montreal Botanical Garden Entrance Pavilion Architect: Pelletier de FontenayLocation: Montréal, QuébecType: PavilionYear: 2024Photographs: James Brittain The following description is courtesy of the architects. Montreal based studio, Pelletier de Fontenay, presents the new Botanical Garden’s Entrance Pavilion. In conjunction with the metamorphosis of the Montreal Insectarium and the transformation of the entrance to Parc Maisonneuve, this project offers a redesigned and modernized access h

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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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Technological Cooperatives / Carlos Antonio Pérez Hernández

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© Julio César Mesa architects: Carlos Antonio Pérez Hernández. Location: San Juan de Los Morros, Venezuela Photographs: Julio César Mesa Area: 1750.

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coffee waste turns into 3D printed furniture decorating d·origen coffee shop in barcelona

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the biodegradable material contains 98% organic content from coffee grounds. The post coffee waste turns into 3D printed furniture decorating d·origen coffee shop in barcelona appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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Qom Meteorological Research Center / Eade Va Ejra

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Completed in 2022 in Qom, Iran. Images by Deed Studio. Global energy consumption is increasing daily, and most of the energy consumed worldwide comes from fossil fuels, leading to pollution and global.

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Studio Gang unveils greenhouse-topped urban agricultural centre in Brooklyn

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Architecture firm Studio Gang has broken ground on the Marlboro Agricultural Education Center in southern Brooklyn , USA, which will be topped with a greenhouse. Earlier this week, New York City officials announced the beginning of construction on the Marlboro Agricultural Education Center at the Marlboro Housing Project in Gravesend on land under the authority of the public housing body the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA).

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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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Makizham Thottam House / Second Ground

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Completed in 2022 in Dhali, India. Images by Abinaya Varshni. The site is situated in the heart of the agrarian basin of Tamilnadu, with an absolute minimum built fabric. A small house amidst the farm, with.

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a folding, burnt-wood facade encloses BYRÓ architekti’s garden pavilion

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BYRÓ architekti designs the garden pavilion's folding facade to open completely with a system of steel cables, pulleys, and counterweights. The post a folding, burnt-wood facade encloses BYRÓ architekti’s garden pavilion appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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Montreal studio Pelletier de Fontenay design corten entrance pavilion to local botanical garden

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Montreal based studio, Pelletier de Fontenay, presents the new Botanical Garden's Entrance Pavilion in Montreal, Canada. The post Montreal studio Pelletier de Fontenay design corten entrance pavilion to local botanical garden appeared first on Åvontuura.

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Jumbo designs fortune cookie-shaped chair for Heller

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The puffed and pinched appearance of Chinese fortune cookies informed the design of this plastic armchair created by Brooklyn studio Jumbo for US manufacturer Heller. The Fortune chair was designed by Jumbo founders Justin Donnelly and Monling Lee to evoke the instantly recognisable form of the cookies often served in Chinese restaurants. Lee, who emigrated to the US from Taiwan when she was 13, has fond memories of her first family visit to a Chinese restaurant where she enjoyed breaking open a

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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!