Tue.Feb 20, 2024

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Who Should Win the 2024 Pritzker Prize?

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After the Hyatt Foundation announced that the 2024 Pritzker Prize be revealed on March 5 at 9 am EST, speculation has ignited regarding which architect or architects will receive architecture's most prestigious award. The Pritzker Architecture Prize, considered to be " the profession’s highest honor," has been granted annually, since 1979, by a jury, to a living architect or architects with significant achievements to humanity and the built environment.

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Seven standout European projects selected as finalists for the 2024 EU Mies van der Rohe Award

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The European Commission and the Fundació Mies van der Rohe have revealed the seven finalists that will compete for the 2024 European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture — Mies van der Rohe Award. A total of five projects were selected as finalists in the Architecture category, with another two taken from the Emerging category out of a 40-entry shortlist that was announced earlier in January after the competition received 362 nominations for the bi-annual Prize.

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Unites States Plans to Create A Nationwide Definition for Zero Emissions Buildings

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New York, US. Image © jorisvo via Shutterstock In an effort to find effective strategies to mitigate the adverse effects of climate change , the Biden-Harris administration has released a draft of a new legislative initiative that strives to impose a National Definition for Zero Emissions Buildings. Overseen by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), the draft proposes a standardized and verifiable base for defining the common minimum conditions for such buildings, as well as pathways for transpare

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Five modern Santa Monica projects by KoningEizenberg: Your Next Employer?

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Following last week’s visit to New York City-based Murdock Solon Architects , we are moving our Meet Your Next Employer series to Santa Monica this week to explore the work of KoningEizenberg. The firm describes its design process as “collaborative and structured to help individuals, organizations, and cities realize their goals,” with an underlying interest in “inclusive and sustainable neighborhoods and rethinking housing, community, and educational settings.

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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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Small Bars and Restaurants: 14 Projects Less than 50 m2 in Latin America

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Moretti Gin Bar / Estudio Grizzo Arquitectos. Image © Federico Kulekdjian When designing spaces with reduced dimensions, adopting an efficient configuration and distribution is crucial for the user experience and the smooth development of activities and tasks to be carried out. In the case of bars and restaurants, numerous architecture and interior design professionals strive daily to meet the needs of clients, employees, and employers, considering everything from necessary installations and tec

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How to Size the Optimal Kitchen Island: 5 Essential Tips

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Reconstruction of Apartment in Makedonska Street / Riste Dobrijevic. Image © Relja Ivanic A correctly sized kitchen island is more than just a functional architectural element —it's a key component of kitchen design. Beyond its primary functions, a well-sized kitchen island can serve as a versatile space adaptable to various household needs by enhancing workflow efficiency, providing additional storage, fostering social interaction, and contributing to the overall space aesthetics.

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Featured architecture jobs this week at Eric Owen Moss, Bestor, Heintges, Mark Haddawy, and Building Studio

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Take a look at our latest curated selection of architecture and design firms currently hiring on Archinect Jobs : This week's featured employer highlight includes job openings in New York City , San Francisco , and Los Angeles/Culver City. For even more opportunities, head over to the Archinect job board and explore our active community of job seekers , firms , and schools.

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Defrosted Home / Julius Taminiau Architects

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© Norbert Wunderling & Julius Taminiau Architects architects: Julius Taminiau Architects Location: London, United Kingdom Project Year: 2024 Photographs: Norbert Wunderling & Julius Taminiau Architects Photographs: Area: 80.

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Researchers tackling innovative housing strategies selected as SOM Foundation 2023 Research Prize winners

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The SOM Foundation has announced two teams of academics as the winners of its 2023 Research Prize. Two pairs of teams from the University of Michigan and the University of Cincinnati , and the University of Texas at San Antonio and the Appalachian State University , respectively, received $40,000 each to pursue projects related to the topic “Adapting Housing Strategies to Respond to New Realities” as chosen by the foundation.

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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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Metropolitan Station Lublin / Tremend Architecture Studio

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© Rafal Chojnacki architects: Tremend Architecture Studio Location: Lublin, Poland Project Year: 2023 Photographs: Rafal Chojnacki Photographs: Alek Malachowski Photographs: Bartek Barczyk Read more »

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MASAAI Studio design modern guesthouse within existing ruins of a Verona estate

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The existing internal layout has been completely overhauled to suit the new use of the space. Substantial structural work was done. The post MASAAI Studio design modern guesthouse within existing ruins of a Verona estate appeared first on Åvontuura.

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TAG ESPRESSO KIOSK / studio yo-u + atelier TUO

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© half.half.photography architects: atelier TUO architects: studio yo-u Location: Lujiazui, Pudong, Shanghai, China Project Year: 2023 Photographs: half.half.photography Area: 36.

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Frank Gehry's transformative Colburn School expansion will break ground in April

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An official groundbreaking date for Gehry Partners' $335 million Colburn School campus expansion has been set in downtown Los Angeles nearly six years after the project, now dubbed the Colburn Center, was announced in unison with collaborators Nagata Acoustics and TheaterDNA. Site preparations and other preliminary construction will begin soon on the project, which will yield a total of 100,000 square feet worth of new performance, rehearsal, and education spaces, including a 1,000-seat concert

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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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Gelato Messina / Sans-Arc Studio

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Completed in 2023 in Newtown, Australia. Images by Jack Fenby. Moving a few doors up from their original store on King St, the ‘new’ Gelato Messina is a bit retro, a bit 70s, but also a bit shiny. The clients.

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One Za’abeel by NIKKEN SEKKEI LTD

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Elegant towers set to become a new symbol of Dubai One Za’abeel is a large-scale mixed-use development standing at the entrance to central Dubai, the world’s leading financial hub. Offices, hotels, residences, and commercial spaces are seamlessly integrated, promising the people of Dubai a compelling and elevated lifestyle experience. Nikken Sekkei was chosen to bring this project to life in 2014, following an international competition.

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House of Trusses/ Rocco Arquitetos

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© Manuel Sá architects: Rocco Arquitetos Location: Ibiúna, State of São Paulo, 18150-000, Brazil Project Year: 2022 Photographs: Manuel Sá Area: 2024 ft2 Read more »

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SILO creates Steel Louise house for Charlotte neighbourhood with "dramatic contradictions"

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US studio SILO has created a sculptural, metal-clad home in North Carolina for one of its principals that is meant to break away from the "suburban-type" development emerging in its historic setting. The house belongs to Marc Manack, an architecture professor and founding principal of SILO , and his wife, Kallisto Vimr. SILO has created a sculptural, metal-clad home in North Carolina After years of living in studio apartments, the couple set out to build a new home in Belmont, a historic neighbo

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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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Thom Mayne Presents "Constructing the Spontaneous" in Vancouver, Canada

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Courtesy of Thom Mayne | Constructing the Spontaneous The Pritzker-winning architect Thom Mayne is presenting his display “Constructing the Spontaneous” in the Paul Kyle Gallery in Vancouver , Canada. Known for his contributions to architecture and design, the architect founded Morphosis in 1972, embodying his philosophy of architecture as an ever-evolving, dynamic process.

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Paris duplex by Johanna Amatoury references architecture of Greek islands

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Harnessing soft whites and gently curving plaster forms, interior designer Johanna Amatoury has brought a holiday-house feel to this apartment in the peaceful Paris suburb of Neuilly-sur-Seine. The duplex belongs to a couple who work in real estate and their three young children – a globetrotting family with a particular love for the Greek islands. Interior designer Johanna Amatoury has renovated a Paris duplex Amatoury designed their apartment as a homage to the region's vernacular architecture

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Jubilee Terraces Residence / Spacefiction Studio

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© Vivek Eadara architects: Spacefiction Studio Location: Hyderabad, Telangana, India Project Year: 2023 Photographs: Vivek Eadara Photographs: The Fishy Project Photographs: Sohaib Ilyas Area: 27500.

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Mies van der Rohe Award reveals finalists for 2024

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The seven finalists for this year's edition of the Mies van der Rohe Award have been revealed and include a Czech art gallery, an urban space in southern Sweden and a copper-clad convent in France. The nominated projects include five architecture finalists and two emerging finalists from six different countries. Above: The Reggio School is nominated in the architecture category.

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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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Architecture Classics: Normal Superior School N°1 Domingo Faustino Sarmiento / Mario Soto and Raúl Rivarola

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Imagen retocada. Image Cortesía de Dra. Arq. Graciela C Gayetzky de Kuna If you find yourself in the city of Leandro N. Alem , Misiones , and you want to visit a landmark work of Argentine architecture, anyone will be able to point you to the location of the renowned school designed by architects Mario Soto and Raúl Rivarola.

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"Fried egg" canopy tops Sunny Side Up extension by THISS Studio

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Architecture practice THISS Studio has reconfigured the dark interior of an interwar house in east London, adding an extension characterised by timber joinery and a curved aluminium roof. Designed to have "a fun and unconventional presence", the extension was conceived by THISS Studio as though it were a piece of furniture rather than a conventional structure.

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Huvila House / Jenni Reuter

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© Marc Goodwin architects: Jenni Reuter Location: Turku Archipelago, Pargas, Finland Project Year: 2024 Photographs: Marc Goodwin Photographs: Juha Ilonen Area: 160.

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Dezeen Agenda features Migaloo's giant luxury submarine

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The latest edition of our weekly Dezeen Agenda newsletter features Migaloo's design for a submersible superyacht. Subscribe to Dezeen Agenda now. Austrian company Migaloo has revealed plans for a 165-metre-long submersible superyacht , which can descend to a depth of approximately 250 metres below the ocean surface and remain underwater for up to four weeks.

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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!