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The Tara Thiwakorn Pavilion / Rural Development Volunteer Camp

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© Pibhu Devakul Na Ayudhya architects: Rural Development Volunteer Camp Location: , Thailand Project Year: 2024 Photographs: Pibhu Devakul Na Ayudhya Area: 50.

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Get to know the shortlisted finalists for the 2024 World Architecture Festival

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The shortlist for the 2024 edition of the World Architecture Festival has been revealed ahead of the annual live in-person event, which takes place in Singapore's Marina Bay Sands from November 6th to the 8th this year. A panel of 175 international judges, including Peter Cook , Nigel Coates, and Mario Cucinella , was able to narrow 800 entries to the shortlist of over 480 projects from more than 350 unique practices representing 71 different countries.

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Kanché Restaurant / VAGANTES

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Completed in 2023 in Izamal, Mexico. Images by Cesar Béjar. Kanché is a space specialized in beverages and food prepared with national liquors and locally grown ingredients from the orchard at Kinich.

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First California High-Speed Rail segment in LA County gets final EIR approvals

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The penultimate segment of the forthcoming California High-Speed Rail connection from Southern California to the San Francisco Bay Area has been approved for construction. The stretch begins at Palmdale in northern LA County and connects to Burbank. It will be followed by the final link between Downtown Los Angeles and Anaheim. ABC7 first reported the milestone and said: “[O]fficials noted that the Palmdale-Burbank section will be largely underground, with four separate tunnels accounting

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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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Ítala Fulvia Villa and her Sixth Pantheon: The Story Behind Buenos Aires' Brutalist Necropolis

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Sixth Pantheon. Image © Federico Cairoli Around 1949, the city of Buenos Aires led the construction of the Sixth Pantheon in the Chacarita neighborhood. Monumental in character and brutalist in style, this underground necropolis turned out to be the first and largest experiment in modern architecture in the funerary field. Designed by Ítala Fulvia Villa, one of the first Argentine women architects and urban planners, and a pioneer of South American modernism, along with her team comprised of Lei

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The Rise of Night Mayors: Managing Economy, Culture Security and Climate Change after Dark

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Norwegian National Opera and Ballet, Oslo / Norway, 2008. Architecture: Snøhetta. Image © Thomas Mayer Over the years, the nocturnal landscape of cities has witnessed a significant transformation, marked by the emergence of more than 80-night mayors globally, a trend that has been on the rise since the early 2000s. Andreina Seijas , currently working as an Associate at Gehl , has analyzed these shifting dynamics of night-time governance in her research and during her doctoral studies at Harvard

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The most-liked Instagram posts of spring/summer 2024 on @archinect

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With summer in full effect, we're taking a look at the highlights on Archinect's Instagram feed from the spring and summer so far. Whether you're already one of @archinect 's 96.8k followers or not (yet) — check out the most popular posts of the past three months, showcasing stand-out projects from various firm profiles on Archinect as well as from here, our news and features editorial sections.

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University of Cambridge Unveils Restoration Plans for Historic Stirling Building in the United Kingdom

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Restoration of Stirling Building | University of Cambridge. Image Courtesy of BPD The University of Cambridge , in collaboration with BPD, has just unveiled plans to restore and rejuvenate the Grade II* listed History Faculty Building designed by James Stirling. This structure, home to the Seeley Library, is one of the renowned “Red Trilogy” buildings from the 1960s.

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Grimshaw's new pedestrian bridge opens in Toulouse

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The Grimshaw -designed Robert Poujade pedestrian bridge in Toulouse has officially opened. Developed alongside ppa.architecture as part of a consortium led by French civil engineering construction company Eiffage, which included Ingérop, ATP, and Quartiers Lumières, the bridge is one of four that will connect the Île du Ramier and the city.

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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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Wetlands House / Wolveridge Architects

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© Derek Swalwell architects: Wolveridge Architects Location: Merricks, Australia Project Year: 2022 Photographs: Derek Swalwell Area: 372.

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The winning designs of the 2024 AZ Awards

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The winners of AZURE ’s annual AZ Awards have been announced as part of the competition’s 14th edition. A select jury that included Julie Bargmann , the Guest of Honor at the recent AZ Awards Gala in Toronto, and nine others chose each winner from a group of submissions representing 42 countries. From that field, 23 winners were chosen, along with select People's Choice and Awards of Merit winners.

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House in the Air / Fran Silvestre Arquitectos

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© Fernando Guerra architects: Fran Silvestre Arquitectos Location: Tarifa, Spain Project Year: 2023 Photographs: Fernando Guerra Area: 400.

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Lechner & Lechner architects design cloud-like home in Salzburg inspired by nearby mountains and castles

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To optimize panoramic vistas and pay homage to the allure of these distinguished locales, we embraced an unconfined architectural blueprint. The post Lechner & Lechner architects design cloud-like home in Salzburg inspired by nearby mountains and castles appeared first on Åvontuura.

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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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Le Labo Kyoto Machiya / Jo Nagasaka + Schemata Architects

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Courtesy of Le Labo architects: Jo Nagasaka architects: Schemata Architects Location: Kyoto, Japan Project Year: 2024 Photographs: Courtesy of Le Labo Area: 137.

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La Ball*ade La Grande-Motte (France) by Leclercq Associés

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On the occasion of La Grande Motte’s 50th anniversary, the Leclercq Associés agency has redesigned the Pompidou and Tabarly docks, a project inspired by the codes of the 1970s seaside resort. This new promenade marks a promising first step for the continuation of the Ville Port (city-port) project. * from beach to beach. the word «ballade» (ballad in english) is spelled with two «L»s when it refers to a poem, a piece of music or. act 2 of La Grande Motte!

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The Remodeling of Santiago Bernabéu Stadium by L35 Architects Nears Completion

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The Santiago Bernabeu Stadium in July 2024. Image © Miguel de Guzmán The Santiago Bernabéu Stadium is now recognized as a symbol of Madrid, Spain. Home to the Real Madrid football team, the stadium built in 1947 occupies a key position in the city, adjacent to a major transit artery. The stadium went through several refurbishments since its inauguration, most aimed at increasing the seating capacity.

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LINES in Shanghai by SAKO Architects

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This 10-story twin tower on the banks of the Huangpu River in Shanghai is a clear-cut center-core office building. The cantilevered structure extends 9.7 meters from the center core to the curtain wall exterior, and the glass exterior of the entrance hall is set back 3 meters from the perimeter wall. As an interior designer, the goal was to draw out the architectural features of the building and emphasize them further in the design.

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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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House “irfn” / Daisuke Yamashita Architects

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© Takeshi Yamagishi architects: Daisuke Yamashita Architects Location: Chuo City, Japan Project Year: 2023 Photographs: Takeshi Yamagishi Area: 35.

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minimalist átló furniture series highlights the layered symbolism of diagonal lines

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in the collection by studio komok diagonals represent the bridging of disciplines and individuals through communication and knowledge exchange. The post minimalist átló furniture series highlights the layered symbolism of diagonal lines appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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Water Farm House/ Studio Bark

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Completed in 2024 in United Kingdom. Images by Jim Stephenson. Studio Bark has completed ‘Water Farm’, an off-grid home in Suffolk with a bold geometric timber design, inspired by local timber frame buildings.

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AOR Architects creates Finnish school from timber logs

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Finnish studio AOR Architects has completed the Monio School and Cultural Centre in Hyrylä, using over 5,000 industrial timber logs to create a structure that references the area's traditional wooden villas. Located in a former military garrison that is being converted into a residential area, AOR Architects designed the three-storey building to be a landmark that would link the development to the existing town centre.

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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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Mortagne Cultural Center / Lemoal Lemoal Architectes

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© Nicolas Trouillard architects: Lemoal Lemoal Architectes Location: Mortagne-au-Perche, France Project Year: 2023 Photographs: Nicolas Trouillard Photographs: Area: 827.

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las pajareras: a vaulted stone hotel designed for birdwatching in ecuador’s andes

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high in ecuador's andes mountains, hidden amidst the cloud forest of papallacta, lies a new hotel stay for birdwatchers. The post las pajareras: a vaulted stone hotel designed for birdwatching in ecuador’s andes appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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Netflix to create "immersive experiences" in US malls

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Streaming service Netflix has announced Netflix House, an immersive retail, food, and entertainment experience based on popular series to be located in malls in Texas and Pennsylvania. Planned for Pennsylvania's King of Prussia Mall and Galleria Dallas in Texas, Netflix House will be year-round destinations that bring the streaming service's "beloved stories to life".

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mesh membrane facades enfold archiworkshop’s sinsa S8 commercial building in seoul

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soft illumination from the mesh facade establishes sinsa s8 by archiworkshop as a new garosu-gil landmark. The post mesh membrane facades enfold archiworkshop’s sinsa S8 commercial building in seoul 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!