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Female-led architecture firms currently hiring in Texas and Arizona

Archinect

Working in big cities like Los Angeles or New York may be ideal for some, but it's easy to overlook exciting job opportunities in large cities with a growing metropolitan area. If you're looking for a change of scenery, explore four firms run by women, founded/owned, or partnered by women currently hiring on Archinect Jobs. Be sure to check out our previous job highlights, where we featured job opportunities in California and New York City-based firms.

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New practice ByOthers designs & delivers own South London studio

Avontuura

The Garden Studio marks the practice’s first completed work and is located in Peckham, South London at the rear of a terraced plot. The post New practice ByOthers designs & delivers own South London studio appeared first on Åvontuura.

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The U.S. is about to begin the largest dam removal project in history

Archinect

Preconstruction work is underway on the largest dam removal and river restoration project in U.S. history. The $450 million project will take out four hydroelectric dams on the Klamath River in Oregon and California to restore habitat and passage for migrating fish. Removal work will begin this summer, starting with Copco 2, which should be gone by this fall, according to ABC 12.

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new heatherwick studio exhibition in japan uncovers the soulfulness of architecture

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‘heatherwick studio: building soulfulness’ at mori art museum Tokyo’s Mori Art Museum is hosting its latest exhibition, Heatherwick Studio: Building Soulfulness, a poetic exploration into the type of architecture embued with heartfelt spirit. On show between Friday, March 17, and Sunday, June 4, 2023, at Tokyo City View, this is the first exhibition in Japan to display […] The post new heatherwick studio exhibition in japan uncovers the soulfulness of architecture appeare

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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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Cal Poly San Luis Obispo begins search for new architecture dean following Christine Theodoropoulos’ retirement

Archinect

Following last week’s look at several open roles at Selldorf Architects , we are using this week’s edition of our Job Highlights series to explore an open position on Archinect Jobs for the Dean of the College of Architecture and Environmental Design (CAED) at the California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. The new dean will be responsible for overseeing CAED’s blend of eight-degree programs across architectural engineering, architecture, city and regional plannin

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A futuristic spa hosts Joshua A. Dawson’s latest cautionary tale on climate change

Archinect

Designer and director Joshua A. Dawson has published his latest short film which strikes a cautionary note on the confluences of climate change , architecture, and capitalism. Titled Spa Sybarite , the three-minute-long film is set in a futuristic wellness spa in which users are offered treatments in response to the planet’s degrading environmental conditions.

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"Chipperfield's work on the whole is bland, unimaginative and overly grandiose"

Deezen

David Chipperfield did not deserve to win the Pritzker Architecture Prize last week, writes Aaron Betsky. Whether it's the Oscars or the Pritzkers, it is always a fool's errand to second-guess jury choices. I mean, I liked Everything Everywhere All at Once, but really? Nonetheless, given the tremendous outpouring of support for the selection of Sir David Chipperfield as the recipient of the latter award this year, let me add a critical note.

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The abandoned mall featured in hit show, The Last of Us, will undergo a redevelopment led by Toronto-based practice DIALOG

Archinect

HBO’s The Last of Us has taken the TV world by storm, with its season finale recently airing last Sunday. The show has brought to life the immensely popular and acclaimed video game series, placing viewers into a dire post-apocalyptic, zombie-ridden world. Following the journey of characters Joel, played by Pedro Pascal, and Ellie, played by Bella Ramsey, we see them undertake a cross-country trip where they encounter a range of landscapes and urban locations.

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cuts, folds and bends articulate the facades of inpractice’s monolithic house in india

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the exposed concrete building fits seamlessly into the dense 'pol' neighborhood. The post cuts, folds and bends articulate the facades of inpractice’s monolithic house in india appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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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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Three architects and designers are recognized in the 2023 AIA California Academy of Emerging Professionals award

Archinect

AIA California has announced its three new additions to the Academy of Emerging Professionals in recognition of their demonstrated potential, mentorship, and emergence as “next-generation turned this-generation leaders in the field of design.” Two inductees – Leah Alissa Bayer and Andrew Goodwin – won the prestigious Young Architects Award for their contributions to the field and leadership, while Madhubala Ayyamperumal won the Associate Award in recognition of the same a

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A Dazzling Midcentury Just Hit the Market for the First Time in Savannah

Dwell

Designed in 1959 by architect Mark Hampton, the well-preserved home has a double-height living room, extensive glazing, and plenty of outdoor space. Location : 5614 Sweetbriar Circle, Savannah, Georgia Price : $1,500,000 Architect : Mark Hampton Year Built : 1959 Footprint : 3,640 square feet (four bedrooms, three and a half baths) Lot Size : 0.6 acres From the Agent : "S avannah’s premier midcentury-modern residence comes to market for the first time since it was built in 1959.

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What would a Museum of Emotions look like? Buildner announces competition winners for its second year

Archinect

Buildner has announced the winners of its Museum of Emotions/Edition #2 competition. Participants were tasked with exploring the relationship between emotions and architecture and the extent to which the latter can be used to instigate the former in a building context through the development of a museum with juxtaposed positive and negative halls. Buildner assembled an international jury that included Killa Design’s Tommaso Calistri, HMC Architects principal James Krueger, Parisian archite

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Saunders Architecture builds cross-shaped Villa Austevoll on top of Norwegian island

Deezen

Norwegian studio Saunders Architecture has created an island villa in an archipelago in Norway that is cross-shaped in plan and acts as an observatory for viewing its surroundings. Named Villa Austevoll, the project is located on the island of Selbjørn, which forms part of an archipelago just south of Bergen. The home contains three bedrooms and open-plan living areas, each with its own terrace that offers different views of land and sea.

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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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Controversial Houston highway expansion will resume following civil rights investigation

The Architect's Newsletter

The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) have signed an agreement that allows a controversial Houston highway project to move forward. Signed on March 7, The post Controversial Houston highway expansion will resume following civil rights investigation appeared first on The Architect’s Newspaper.

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ond?ej b?lica unites hair salon, art studio, and residences into one in czech republic

designboom

clair plum salon is defined by a play of light, infusion of nature, angular geometries, and simple wooden construction elements. The post ondřej bělica unites hair salon, art studio, and residences into one in czech republic appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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How I live: industrial designer Alexander Lervik

The Spaces

Alexander Lervik is a designer who talks the talk and walks the walk. He’ll wax lyrical about his staircase design for the century-old Swedish manufacturer Drömtrappor , and you can trust he’s sincere because it greets you right inside the front door of his home in Saltsjöbaden, Sweden. There it is in all its bentwood splendour, right next to the home lift he designed for Aritco.

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circular openings breathe views of nature and light into rural school extension in india

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studio dhulia encapsulates the rural indian tradition of gaining knowledge under a tree for its 'school under a neem' extension. The post circular openings breathe views of nature and light into rural school extension in india appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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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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This Modernist chalet in Courchevel embraces the beauty of craftsmanship

The Spaces

Classic design pieces and furniture mean Le 1550 chalet feels more like a Modernist art gallery than a classic alpine holiday home. The Courchevel holiday home is the brainchild of interior designer Joséphine Fossey, who collaborated with architecture firm Atelier Giffon to create a space that’s filled with the clean lines and geometric patterns of Modernism.

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cabini cantilevers amid nature for a modern, off-grid living experience

designboom

the passive cabin gives nature-lovers a chance to reconnect with the outdoors while remaining in the comfort of a modern space. The post cabini cantilevers amid nature for a modern, off-grid living experience appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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New Research Spotlights the Career of 1930s L.A. Architecture Tastemaker Mary Louise Schmidt

Architectural Record

The comprehensive survey profiles the driving force behind the 1936 California House and Garden Exhibition, which featured model homes by Richard Neutra, Paul Revere Williams, and others.

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CLB Architects performs sensitive update of Paintbrush Residence in Wyoming

Deezen

American studio CLB Architects has refreshed a Wyoming house it created 20 years ago, making changes that honour the original design and prioritise "durability and a play of textures". The Paintbrush Residence is located just outside of Jackson , a ski town surrounded by mountains, forests and ranch land. The Paintbrush Residence is located just outside Jackson The 2,400-square-foot (223 square metres) home sits in an aspen grove and was originally completed in 2003, with a design by local studi

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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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Time to reconnect at Design Shenzhen | News | Architonic

Architonic

<p>Shenzhen is emblematic of China's rise as one of the world's most dynamic economies. It began as a market town of 300,000 on the Pearl River Delta bordering Asia's financial hub of Hong Kong, before growing into a manufacturing boomtown when it became a special economic zone in 1980. More recently it has become known as a global megacity and tech powerhouse, drawing in large amounts of foreign and domestic investment, and spawning innovative companies out of its wholesa

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Lava table by Matang via Galerie Revel

Deezen

Dezeen Showroom: design studio Matang has created a table with an earthy colour palette and a tabletop made from lava stone , which is sold via Galerie Revel. Named Lava , the table's top is an enamelled piece of lava stone sourced from a volcano in France. The base of the table is made from cedar wood The base is made from burnt cedar and wrapped in cotton rope that was hand dyed with madder root.

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SAGA’s multicolored circadian light panel helps astronauts in space beat insomnia

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the artificial lamp is set to fly to the international space station to see if it can improve the sleeping patterns of astronauts. The post SAGA’s multicolored circadian light panel helps astronauts in space beat insomnia appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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Roundtable: reimagining luxury hotel design in 2023

Hotel Designs

Hotel Designs Roundtable: reimagining luxury hotel design in 2023 Roundtable: reimagining luxury hotel design in 2023 With the aim to rediscover meaning in hotel design and hospitality, Editor Hamish Kilburn welcomed six leading interior designers to Gabriel Scott’s London showroom in Mayfair, to peel back the design layers that surround luxury hotels in 2023 and beyond… What is luxury, and how do we measure it?

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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!