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Building a Sustainable Future: Sports Facilities Made from Bamboo

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© Tommaso Riva As awareness of sustainable development grows, bamboo is emerging as an attractive alternative to traditional construction materials. This innovative material is making significant inroads in the construction of sports facilities, showcasing how sustainable practices can shape a greener future. Bamboo stands out as an eco-friendly substitute for wood, concrete, and steel.

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RAIC announces Governor General's Medals in Architecture winners for 2024

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The twelve winners of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC)'s 2024 Governor General's Medals in Architecture have been selected in continuation of a tradition that dates back more than six decades. Presented by the RAIC and the Canada Council for the Arts, the biennial program honors the most outstanding completed projects designed by Canadian architects working in the country or abroad.

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Office Development Building in Jinan / Gerber Architekten

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© Yong Zhang (YaZ), I Feng Shao (FeS) architects: Gerber Architekten Location: Jinan, China Project Year: 2022 Photographs: Yong Zhang (YaZ), I Feng Shao (FeS) Area: 103.

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What To Do If You Hate Your Architecture Job

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Every architecture worker will, at some point, endure a period of stress or anxiety in the workplace. Sometimes, these feelings can be fleeting, caused by an exceptionally short project deadline, a difficult client, or even a legal dispute. If you find yourself actively hating your architecture job over a prolonged period, however, it may be time to take action.

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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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Monreal House / SAA Arquitectura + Territorio

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© Cristóbal Correa architects: SAA Arquitectura + Territorio Location: Región de Aysén, Patagonia chilena, Chile Project Year: 2023 Photographs: Cristóbal Correa Area: 128.

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Extension of Elementary School and Kindergarten in Studenec Village / Chrama

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Completed in 2021 in Studenec, Czech Republic. Images by Tomáš Slavík. The extension of Studenec Elementary School and Kindergarten is a pivotal addition to the vibrant sports and educational complex at the heart of.

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These architecture firms are hiring the most aggressively right now

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In this week's curated jobs roundup from Archinect Jobs , we are highlighting 10 of the most active architecture and design firms based on how many jobs they're currently hiring for. For even more opportunities, head over to the Archinect job board and explore our active community of job seekers , firms , and schools. Simon Hall, Indiana University by Flad Architects.

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Maxell Kuse Ga Aru Studio / kvalito

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Completed in 2024 in Oyamazaki, Japan. Images by Tatsuya Tabii. The “KUSE GA ARU (quirky) STUDIO,” located within the “Art & Technology Village Kyoto (ATVK),” is a small building of approximately 100 square.

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Shipping containers rise to form Lorcan O’Herlihy's new supportive housing development for South LA

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A new supportive housing project in Los Angeles for developer Holos Communities completed this month by Lorcan O’Herlihy Architects (LOHA) that will serve as a tool in the city's uphill climb on the homeless crisis has opened amidst a wave of proactive movement on the issue meant to restore the lives of hundreds of thousands of people in search of dignity and a place to call home.

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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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Moos De Hill House / AUM Pierre Minassian

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© Studio Erick Saillet architects: AUM Pierre Minassian Location: Saint-Didier-au-Mont-d'Or, France Project Year: 2023 Photographs: Studio Erick Saillet Area: 329.

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Nevadans are freaking out over mysterious ‘Space Odyssey’-like monolith that has appeared in the desert

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A shimmering monolith seemed to appear in the Nevada desert this week, captivating the imaginations of hundreds of thousands and spurring news reports in the U.S. and abroad. But the object may have been there for years. According to Monolith Tracker, an online community that maintains a map of monolith appearances across the globe, the monolith spotted by the Metropolitan Police Department over the weekend was first identified in December 2020.

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Drawer Balcony House / Naf Architect & Design

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© Toshiyuki Yano architects: Naf Architect & Design Location: Setagaya City, Japan Project Year: 2022 Photographs: Toshiyuki Yano Area: 106.

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New architecture and design competitions: Better Design Award, Urban Design and Conceptual Architectural Design of the Riverfront Area of Hangzhou Jiangnan City of Science, A' International Design Award, Epistle Writing Prize, Pape Info Point, Beyond Blac

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This edition of Bustler's curated picks of noteworthy architecture and design competitions features eight calls seeking forward-thinking, innovative products and services, urban design proposals for the planned Hangzhou Jiangnan City of Science, outstanding projects in architecture, interior design, and other related fields, impactful written pieces that shed light on contemporary issues or interesting stories relating to the built environment, designs of a modular, transportable education stand

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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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Paço d'Arcos Apartment / Site Specific Arquitectura

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Completed in 2022 in Portugal. Images by do mal o menos. Paço de Arcos is a coastal parish of Oeiras, at the river mouth of the Tagus, which observes the river's connection to the ocean. In the 19th.

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Shanghai Gucun Sports Center by Lacime Architects

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Abstract: In the post-pandemic era, where public fitness is highly valued, conventional enclosed sports facilities no longer hold much appeal. Modern sports centers should not only fulfill their athletic functions but also serve as urban connection points and public life hubs, integrating seamlessly into the daily lives of citizens. Part 1: Design Background Gucun Sports Center is located within a sports park at the intersection of Panjing River and Bao’an Highway in Baoshan District, Shan

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progress unveiled for entertainment complex at john lautner’s sheats-goldstein residence

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designed by conner + perry architects, the goldstein entertainment complex houses a private night club, tennis court, guest house, a library, and more. The post progress unveiled for entertainment complex at john lautner’s sheats-goldstein residence appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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SOM completes lush, high-end residential tower in Mumbai

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Skidmore, Owings, & Merrill (SOM) has announced the completion of a new high-end residential tower that provides a lush oasis amidst the bustle of Mumbai. Called Carmichael Residences, the tower addresses an increasing demand for high-rise living. It sits in Tardeo, a neighborhood known for its historic bungalows and expansive gardens. The building is distinguished by a western red cedar façade that is accented with plantings.

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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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triangular concrete wedge shelters estudio galera’s kairos house in argentina

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estudio galera forms an outdoor gathering spot, shaded by beams that create an intricate shadow play. The post triangular concrete wedge shelters estudio galera’s kairos house in argentina appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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East Hampton Residence by Mojo Stumer Associates

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Hamptons living takes a modern approach in this newly renovated home nestled in the popular town of East Hampton, NY. Located on Eastern Long Island in New York State, the Hamptons are a popular summer destination for couples, families, and homeowners alike. Many homes cover the expansive Hamptons’ landscape and the architectural and design opportunities are endless.

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Nike and Hyperice unveil heated foot-massaging shoes

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Sportswear brand Nike and health tech company Hyperice have unveiled a series of wearables that can heat, cool and massage to help athletes recover. The Nike x Hyperice collaboration includes a pair of high-top shoes that use air compression to massage the feet and a vest that allows the wearer to adjust their body temperature. Nike and Hyperice have created foot-massaging trainers The wearables were designed specifically for athletes to help prepare their bodies for strenuous exercise and help

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SC Residence by Laney LA

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Recognized for its scalloped concrete walls, this residence embodies an exploration of organic erosion and subtraction. Its variety of concrete massings anchor every elevation, entering and exiting the home at poetic intersections. Like cliffs carved from water, the scalloped walls are even engrained with the faint grain of the formwork that shaped them.

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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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angled mirrored surfaces reveal abstract patterns forming silver lining installation by rob ley

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the installation features interconnected sculptures formed through origami-like folding of metal. The post angled mirrored surfaces reveal abstract patterns forming silver lining installation by rob ley appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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This week the UK's worst new building was revealed

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This week on Dezeen , the redevelopment of Lime Street in Liverpool was named the winner of the Carbuncle Cup , dedicated to finding the UK's worst building. The retail, hotel and student accommodation development by British studio Broadway Malyan was named the winner of the prize, revived this year by UK magazine The Fence after not being run since 2018.

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robot printer made of LEGO bricks can produce any pixel art using openAI’s DALL-E 3

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sten of the youtube channel ‘creative mindstorms’ prints pixel artworks using his robot machine ‘pixelbot 3000’, which is also made of LEGO bricks. The post robot printer made of LEGO bricks can produce any pixel art using openAI’s DALL-E 3 appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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Eight design projects by students at Arts University Plymouth

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Dezeen School Shows: a fashion collection made from reused materials that explores themes of womanhood is included in Dezeen's latest school show by students at Arts University Plymouth. Also included is a shoe design inspired by biomaterial research and an animation project promoting engagement with natural environments. Arts University Plymouth Institution: Arts University Plymouth School: Arts University Plymouth Courses: BA (Hons) Fashion Design, BA (Hons) Graphic Design, BA (Hons) Illustrat

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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!