Wed.Mar 15, 2023

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For sale: One of New York's first skyscrapers

Archinect

A protracted battle over control of one of New York City’s most iconic buildings will finally be settled at auction later this month. A group of developers will hash out their ownership of the Flatiron Building after a State Supreme Court judge ruled a sale could move forward on March 22 at Mannion Auctions. The auctioneer, Matthew D. Mannion of Mannion Auctions, LLC, confirmed that the sale is public — meaning anyone can bid, and the Flatiron Building is therefore anyone’s to

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ARO studio completes undulating green roof for showroom in Vietnam

Avontuura

The new center will help homebuyers better understand the appearance, materials, and functions of new life when buying a home here. The post ARO studio completes undulating green roof for showroom in Vietnam appeared first on Åvontuura.

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Hollywood Burbank Airport unveils three finalist for new terminal design

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Three options to replace the aging Hollywood Burbank Airport main terminal have been released to the public following an internal selection from the Holder, Pankow, TEC, Joint Venture (HPTJV) team tasked with leading the Elevate BUR process. Urbanize LA has more on the forthcoming 14-gate, 355,000-square-foot terminal project, which will also include parking, maintenance, and cargo facilities, along with other “ancillary features” located on the northeast portion of the 91-year-old a

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interview: ‘rare designer’ on his crypto art and NFT evolution of pepe the frog

designboom

the venezuelan artist sits down with designboom to talk about his journey to NFT art and his desire to positively promote pepe the frog. The post interview: ‘rare designer’ on his crypto art and NFT evolution of pepe the frog 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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Tadao Ando is selected as the designer of the 10th MPavilion in Australia

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The Australian Naomi Milgrom Foundation has announced former Pritzker winner Tadao Ando will design the 10th MPavilion commission in Melbourne’s Queen Victoria Gardens. Ando is now the seventh architect selected for the prestigious five-month-long commission, which began in 2014 and has since hosted over 3,500 free events for more than 900,000 guests since its inception.

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Get Lectured: Pratt Institute, Spring '23

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Our Archinect Get Lectured series continues today with a look at the remaining events taking place this spring at the Pratt School of Architecture. The semester has already included presentations from Kenneth Frampton on February 1 and several symposiums such as the Black Live(s) and Black Space(s): Care, Community Housing event on February 23, the Investing in Black Brooklyn event on February 27, B ranching the Civic event on March 9, and Community Planning and Progress toward Economic Democrac

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There’s a View From Every Room of This Perched Chilean Cabin

Dwell

The yakisugi-clad home’s downhill facade is floor-to-ceiling glass that opens onto decking with a plein-air vista. Houses We Love: Every day we feature a remarkable space submitted by our community of architects, designers, builders, and homeowners. Have one to share? Post it here. Project Details: Location: Fundo Leona, Chile Architects: Hebra Arquitectos Footprint: 1,500 square feet Builder: Tierra Fertil Structural Engineer: Pedro Valenzuela Photographer: Marcos Zegers From the Architect: " T

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Hariri Pontarini Architects-led team will transform Toronto's Brutalist landmark into Canada’s first zero-carbon performing arts center

Archinect

A team led by Hariri Pontarini Architects (HPA) has been announced as winners of an international competition to upgrade and reimagine Toronto’s St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts. The winning scheme, designed by HPA, LMN Architects , Tawaw Architecture Collective, Smoke Architecture, and SLA , was chosen from a shortlist of five teams.

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Bjark Ingels reveals a radical hotel vision for the Marfa desert

The Spaces

Bjarke Ingels Group has teamed up with 3D printing specialist ICON to design a cluster of 3D-printed homes for nomadic Texas campsite and hotel, El Cosmico. The sandy-coloured Sunday Homes dwellings are the latest addition to the campground – which already offers a range of tents, trailers and teepees, all off-grid – as it moves to a new 62-acre spot in Marfa.

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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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2023 Summer Architecture Programs, Workshops, and Intensives for Adults and High School Graduates

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Archinect's featured list of summer architecture programs continues with Part II, where we focus on opportunities for recent high school graduates and adults. Echoing a similar message as provided in Part I , these courses and workshops offer recent high school graduates and adults (at any age range), even without prior design experience, access to the fundamentals of an architectural education.

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Before & After: There’s a Light in the Attic of This Reimagined Toronto Row House

Dwell

A triangular window was just the start—once this revamp got rolling, it transformed a family home from top to bottom. There are a million design lessons to be learned from this Toronto renovation. But the most powerful may be this: Always get a second opinion. After all, Shelley Simmons and Paul Haley (a creative director and a realtor, respectively) wouldn’t be living in their dream space—a contemporary retrofit of a classic Victorian three-story row house—if they hadn’t asked their friend, Cla

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floating ‘windcatcher’ power plant with multiple turbines electrifies 80,000 homes at once

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the wind power plant has received grants to support its design, testing, technology, and cost estimate. The post floating ‘windcatcher’ power plant with multiple turbines electrifies 80,000 homes at once appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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“When Fascism Comes to America, It Will be Wrapped in Presumption and Carrying a Planning Code.”

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Architects: Want to have your project featured? Showcase your work through Architizer and sign up for our inspirational newsletter. This article was written in collaboration with Californian architect Ian Ayers. Cities and towns have been designed and/or “planned” since prehistory. But they have more often than not just sprung up seemingly spontaneously and have grown organically, without much in the way of anything that we would now call “planning.” In the urban fron

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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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Mjölk Architekti creates gabled wooden headquarters for Czech timber company

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Czech studio Mjölk Architekti has created a mass-timber building with a gabled solar-panelled roof for the headquarters of timber and forest management company Kloboucká lesní in the Czech Republic. With its oversized timber gable, the four-storey structure in Brumov-Bylnice nods to traditional architectural forms. But the studio also wanted to underline the possibilities of timber buildings.

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We Read Midcentury Playboy for the Articles—on Modern Design

Dwell

The legendary men’s lifestyle magazine endorsed radical designs of the time, and another type of voyeurism: the domestic kind. In the decades since its release, Playboy ’s July 1961 issue has become somewhat of a collectible. But the reason driving that covetable status is probably different from what you think. It isn’t a particular Playmate, rather a multipage spread titled "Designs For Living," featuring rising modernist designers like Charles Eames, George Nelson, and Harry Bertoia—and, of c

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BIG to plan and design University of Kansas School of Architecture & Design

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The University of Kansas (KU) School of Architecture & Design announced that it has commissioned Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) to create site plans and concept designs to better link the The post BIG to plan and design University of Kansas School of Architecture & Design appeared first on The Architect’s Newspaper.

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Designing living with Falper | News | Architonic

Architonic

Just as the kitchen has been upgraded, upsized and re-imagined as the beating heart and social hub of the modern home, so too the bathroom is ready for redefinition and a bigger role in our daily life. Of course, it might not be the right spot for multi-generational family gatherings, but the bathroom can and should be much more than functional component parts thoughtlessly compacted into the smallest space possible. <p>With an established reputation for expertly handled minimalism and c

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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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"Promote demand for wood in low-rise buildings" says architect of timber supertall concept

Deezen

Ambitious concepts like Nikken Sekkei 's proposal for the world's tallest timber skyscraper can accelerate the use of engineered wood but should not be the focus, argues Hajime Aoyagi in this Timber Revolution interview. Aoyagi is part of a team at Japanese studio Nikken Sekkei that is working on the W350 Plan – a joint research project with wood manufacturer Sumitomo Forestry centred on a concept for the world's tallest wooden building in Tokyo.

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pritzker prize-winner tadao ando selected for 10th MPavilion in australia

designboom

details of the MPavilion 10 design will be revealed this coming may in queen victoria gardens. The post pritzker prize-winner tadao ando selected for 10th MPavilion in australia appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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ERRE Arquitectos designs U-shaped Chilean beach house overlooking the Pacific Ocean

Deezen

Chilean studio ERRE Arquitectos has constructed Casa Ferran, a low-profile holiday house in Matanzas on the coast of Chile. Raimundo Gutiérrez of ERRE Arquitectos designed the 240-square-metre (2,580-square-foot) residence as a U-shape on the edge of a cliff that limits the buildable area of the 2,200-square-metre site, as it drops steeply down to the Pacific Ocean.

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A4 Architecture Spotlight: The History and Urban Importance of Long Wharf

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One of Newport, Rhode Island’s oldest and most important landmarks is not a building, but a road called “Long Wharf.” When Newport was first founded in 1639 it was settled because it has two critical characteristics: a well-protected harbor just off the Atlantic Ocean, and a freshwater spring located just inland. Around the spring grew up the town green, which was originally called Queen Anne Square, but was renamed Washington Square to honor the United States first president upon his passing in

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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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step inside georgia o’keeffe’s home in santa fe, new mexico

designboom

georgia o'keeffe spent the final two years of her life in this santa fe home 'sol y sombra' -- now it is listed for sale. The post step inside georgia o’keeffe’s home in santa fe, new mexico appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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"A coherent and influential body of work" says commenter

Deezen

In this week's comments update, readers are discussing projects by 2023's Pritzker Architecture Prize winner and debating the need to reduce mass-timber structures' raw-material use. To celebrate David Chipperfield winning the 2023 Pritzker Architecture Prize , we rounded up 15 key projects by the British architect and readers debated the merits of his more than four-decades output.

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greece’s first ‘green’ museum to be embedded in the topography of plato academy in athens

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a large part of the museum designed by Tsolakis Architects is developed underground. The post greece’s first ‘green’ museum to be embedded in the topography of plato academy in athens appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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Tadao Ando chosen to design MPavilion 2023 in Melbourne

Deezen

Pritzker Architecture Prize-winning architect Tadao Ando has been named the designer of this year's MPavilion , which will be his first project in Australia. The annual architecture commission, which is chosen by the Naomi Milgrom Foundation , will see Ando design a pavilion for the Queen Victoria Gardens in Melbourne's Southbank Arts Precinct. Tadao Ando has been named the architect for the next MPavilion.

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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!