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Bentway Staging Grounds / Agency-Agency + SHEEEP

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© Samuel Engelking architects: Agency-Agency architects: SHEEEP Location: Toronto, Canada Project Year: 2024 Photographs: Samuel Engelking Photographs: Doublespace Photographs: Mila Bright Zlatanovic Read more »

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Alberto Campo Baeza wins Daylight in Architecture Award

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To coincide with UNESCO’s International Day of Light celebration on May 16th, The Daylight Award has announced Spanish architect Alberto Campo Baeza and the German biologist Till Roenneberg as the respective honorees in this year’s Daylight in Architecture and Daylight Research categories.

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Cast Corbel House / Grafted

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Completed in 2023 in Norwich, United Kingdom. Images by French + Tye. Situated in the Golden Triangle, a verdant suburban area of Norwich, Cast Corbel House has been redesigned and crafted by Norwich and East.

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Ayers Saint Gross designs new Charlotte innovation district

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Ayers Saint Gross has shared renderings of its new design in Charlotte, North Carolina, ahead of its opening in 2025. Dubbed 'The Pearl,' the scheme is a 3 million-square-foot mixed-use innovation district intended to aid the Wake Forest School of Medicine's expansion and mission to become a new civic hub for around a million Charlotteans. Rendering courtesy Ayers Saint Gross and CO Architects Rendering courtesy Ayers Saint Gross and CO Architects Located at the edge of Uptown, the program inclu

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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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Sayeh Residential Building / Ali Haghighi Architects

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© Deed Studio – Ali Haghighi architects: Ali Haghighi Architects Location: Tehran Province, Zaferaniyeh, Hosseini St, Razi Alley, Iran Project Year: 2023 Photographs: Deed Studio – Ali Haghighi Area: 3500.

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AVA House / Irina Biletska

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© Maja Juzwiak architects: Irina Biletska Location: Vila Uiraporan, Serra Grande, Uruçuca, BA, Brazil Project Year: 2021 Photographs: Maja Juzwiak Area: 2153 ft2 Read more »

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'Capital Brutalism' takes over the National Building Museum this June

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The next exhibition held at the National Building Museum in Washington will tell the story of D.C.’s Brutalist architecture and its role in reshaping the city after mid-century. Organized in collaboration with the Southern Utah Museum of Art , the exhibition features several imaginative re-designs from high-profile firms that posit future adaptations for seven public buildings that have become catalysts for debate.

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Space as a Collaborator for Design: Get to Know the Works of Davidson Rafailidis

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Big Space, Little Space. Image © Florian Holzherr There's something quite exciting about imagining how a particular space within an existing built form can dictate its use and vice-versa, how the function of a determined space can shape the space's appearance, and the endless possibilities that this entails. This reciprocal process is a concept we often find in the works of the experimental architecture duo Davidson Rafailidis , whose projects evidence a thorough understanding of the existing fo

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Arup Hong Kong employee targeted in $25 million deepfake scam

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British multinational design and engineering company behind world-famous buildings such as the Sydney Opera House has confirmed that it was the target of a deepfake scam that led to one of its Hong Kong employees paying out $25 million to fraudsters. A spokesperson for London-based Arup told CNN on Friday that it notified Hong Kong police in January about the fraud incident, and confirmed that fake voices and images were used.

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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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Dune Villa West aan Zee / 2by4-architects B.V.

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Completed in 2024 in The Netherlands. The challenge of this project was to create a sustainable vacation home on Terschelling, seamlessly integrating into the dune landscape of West Aan.

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New architecture and design competitions: Reimagine London, Autodesk Droid Maker Contest, International Prize for Sacred Architecture, and Buildner UNBUILT Award

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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. Featured below are four calls seeking exceptional church designs completed within the past decade, Star Wars-themed droid designs made using Autodesk software, forward-thinking ideas for a more equitable, sustainable, and prosperous London, and the best in unbuilt projects.

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Design Week magazine acquired by Interconnect and set for relaunch this year

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Online design magazine Design Week has been acquired by its web development company Interconnect, saving it from closure. Interconnect purchased the company from its previous owner Xeim , which also runs Marketing Week and Creative Review, after working as Design Week 's service provider since 2015. "We felt that taking ownership would inject new vitality into the brand," Interconnect director David Coveney said in a statement.

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Author Joyce Carol Oates’s Midcentury Home Hits the Market for $800K

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Designed by Philip Sheridan Collins in 1962, the 3,400-square-foot residence in Princeton, New Jersey, is built around a massive bluestone courtyard. Location : 9 Honey Brook Drive, Princeton, New Jersey Price : $800,000 Architect : Philip Sheridan Collins Year Built : 1962 Footprint : 3,417 square feet (three bedrooms, three baths) Lot Size : 1.38 acres From the Agent : " Welcome to 9 Honey Brook Drive: a unique, custom-built, midcentury-modern home designed by renowned Princeton architect Phil

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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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Team of Arkansas designers creates a ramped bikeable office building

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Arkansas has claimed its first bikeable structure – a ramped office building in Bentonville designed by Michel Rojkind, Callaghan Horiuchi and Marlon Blackwell Architects. Completed at the end of 2022, the 230,000-square foot (21,368-square metre) mixed-use office is known as The Ledger. A collaboration between Mexican architect Michel Rojkind and Arkansas-based studios Callaghan Horiuchi and Marlon Blackwell Architects , the building was "designed to be community-centric".

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feadship brings out the world’s first hydrogen fuel-cell superyacht, project 821

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the superyacht is a colossal hydrogen-run water vehicle with a size of 118.80 meters. The post feadship brings out the world’s first hydrogen fuel-cell superyacht, project 821 appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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Everything’s a-OK at Tutto Bene’s first restaurant project, Nightingale

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It’s designed in the colour-du-jour (faded jade) with the textures of the moment: pleats and fluted ridges. Yet Nightingale, launching later this spring in London’s upscale Mayfair neighbourhood, isn’t like other new Mayfair restaurants. It has an avant-garde edge, thanks to the stainless-steel bar and industrial fan shades that light the space as they spin.

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Fresh Indoor Air and Healthy Materials: These Tiny Prefabs Pack In Passive House Principles

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Australian firm Studio Dot’s 269-square-foot unit is designed for wellness in response to our changing climate. Welcome to Prefab Profiles , an ongoing series of interviews with people transforming how we build houses. From prefab tiny houses and modular cabin kits to entire homes ready to ship, their projects represent some of the best ideas in the industry.

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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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Locally produced tiles clad walls and table in Blue Bottle Coffee shop in Nagoya

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Japanese studio Keiji Ashizawa Design sourced local materials for the design of Blue Bottle Coffee cafe in Nagoya, Japan, which features tiles across its surfaces and lamps made from pottery plates. The studio used tiles across the walls, floors and tables of the cafe, which were all produced by local manufacturer Ceramic Olive Bricks. "This cafe is located in the Chukyo area of central Japan, an area that excels in manufacturing, so we decided to make the most of it," Keiji Ashizawa Design's f

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Bates Smart faces Embassy of Australia in Washington, D.C., with copper panels to evoke the Australian Outback

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Brought to you by: Architect: Bates Smart Location: Washington D.C. Completion Date: 2023 View More Project Info Much like Uluru—or Ayers Rock, a sandstone landmark in the Australian Outback—the hues The post Bates Smart faces Embassy of Australia in Washington, D.C., with copper panels to evoke the Australian Outback appeared first on The Architect’s Newspaper.

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Maya restaurant is now open in LEVEN Manchester’s landmark

Hotel Designs

Hotel Designs Maya restaurant is now open in LEVEN Manchester’s landmark Maya restaurant is now open in LEVEN Manchester’s landmark Manchester’s most anticipated new restaurant of 2024 has landed in LEVEN Manchester’s heritage building on the corner of Chorlton Street and Canal Street… MAYA, the new three-storey bar and restaurant from the team behind Isabel Mayfair, is now open.

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The Village at Alyeska by Skylab

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Set in the majestic Chugach Mountains, Alyeska Resort is being transformed into a modern, four-season, global destination. The addition of new and renovated facilities at the mountain village will breathe new life into the resort, which is widely regarded as Alaska’s base camp for adventure. Expanded and enhanced visitor experiences, new accommodations and amenities, workforce housing, and the inclusion of the Glacier Creek area—all conceived in sympathy with nature—will elevate and redefine the

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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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Product watch: UNITY from Edmund Bell

Hotel Designs

Hotel Designs Product watch: UNITY from Edmund Bell Product watch: UNITY from Edmund Bell UNITY is a a transformative double-sided blackout fabric from Edmund Bell. This pioneering fabric combines high-grade functionality with a distinct aesthetic that complements the unique demands of the hospitality industry… UNITY blackout fabric from Edmund Bell combines elegance with a versatility, which makes it perfect in hotel environments.

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mclaren presents its first-ever hyper e-bikes for mountain trails and off-road tracks

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these rides have been designed by the same teams responsible for supercars like the electrified lightweight mclaren artura hybrid supercar. The post mclaren presents its first-ever hyper e-bikes for mountain trails and off-road tracks appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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Smith Young Architects embraces "imperfection" at Vestige house in Cheshire

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Liverpool studio Smith Young Architects has completed Vestige, a house in northwest England with a brick base built from the remnants of a previous structure on the site. Named Vestige, the home overlooks a park in Cheshire and replaces an existing dwelling on the site, which the client had hoped to extend but couldn't due to its poor condition. To pay homage to the original building, Smith Young Architects recreated its ground floor layout and reused its old brickwork, augmenting it with an upp

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OMA transforms bakery and warehouse into arts hub in detroit’s little village

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the building at 9301 Kercheval is revived as a destination for the arts with additional space for local businesses, all centered around an accessible outdoor courtyard. The post OMA transforms bakery and warehouse into arts hub in detroit’s little village 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!