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Invisible Studio and Xylotek design timber shelter for Westonbirt, The National Arboretum

Avontuura

An organically shaped community shelter has opened at Westonbirt, The National Arboretum in Gloucestershire. The post Invisible Studio and Xylotek design timber shelter for Westonbirt, The National Arboretum appeared first on Åvontuura.

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After the latest report on climate change issued by the United Nations, architects weigh in on next steps

The Architect's Newsletter

In April, the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) published its Working Group III’s Climate Change 2022: Mitigation of Climate Change. The report’s contents strengthened the case made [.]. Read More.

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OMA's Taipei Performing Arts Center officially opens

Archinect

The new Taipei Performing Arts Center by OMA has opened to the public in the city’s Shilin Night Market.

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Prison Design: How Architecture Can Help Restore the Humanity Lost in Correctional Facilities

Architizer

How can architecture be a force for good in our ever-changing world? During Future Fest , we’ll pose this question to some of the world’s best architects. Launching in September, our three-week-long virtual event will be 100% free to attend. Register here !

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Restructure Your Methods: How Sustainable Architecture Benefits from Client Collaboration

Speaker: Pedro Clarke – Principal Architect at A+ Architecture, In Loco Program Director

In this webinar, we will hear from Pedro Clarke, a principal architect and thought leader in sustainable architecture. He will discuss designing and building more sustainable buildings, and how to engage clients in learning sustainable processes.

Gluon Preserves the Now-Dismantled Nakagin Capsule Tower Building in the Metaverse

ArchDaily

© 3D Digital Archive Project. Japanese digital consultancy Gluon plans to preserve the Nakagin Capsule Tower Building in Tokyo , one of the most representative examples of Japanese Metabolism by Kisho Kurokawa.

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How to Grow a Greenway

Landscape Architecture Magazine

For New Orleans’s popular Lafitte Greenway, the plan was just the beginning. By Jane Margolies. Volunteers help plant cypress trees on the Lafitte Greenway in April during an event that sprang from the park’s new Greenway GROW! management strategy. Photo courtesy Spackman Mossop Michaels.

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Façade Lift: This Danish Firm Took Rainwater-Damaged Walls and Made Interactive Green Spaces

Architizer

How can architecture be a force for good in our ever-changing world? During Future Fest , we’ll pose this question to some of the world’s best architects. Launching in September, our three-week-long virtual event will be 100% free to attend. Register here !

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Maya Lin selected to design sculptural water feature at Chicago’s Obama Presidential Center

The Architect's Newsletter

Late last week, the Obama Foundation announced the newest feature of the forthcoming Obama Presidential Center at historic Jackson Park on the South Side of Chicago: a meditative green space, [.]. Read More.

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A gorgeous Georgian townhouse in Herefordshire asks for £680,000

The Spaces

This Flemish-style Georgian townhouse has been turning heads for nearly 200 years. Described as a ‘desirable and genteel residence’ by local press at the time of its construction in 1827, it’s fresh from a complete interior renovation that blends old and new.

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An Indigenous-led exhibition and publication project at the Canadian Centre for Architecture presents self-determined spaces across the Arctic

The Architect's Newsletter

?????? / Ruovttu Guvlui / Vers chez soi / Towards Home Canadian Centre for Architecture Montréal, Canada Open through February 12, 2023 Visitors to ?????? Ruovttu Guvlui / Vers [.]. Read More.

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How Tall Can We Build? Construction Materials and Methods for Skyscrapers of the Future

ArchDaily

The Green Spine. Image © UN Studio. Many urban planners predict that by 2050, more than 6 billion people will live in cities , and in places where building outwards isn't an option, the only way to keep up with the growing density is to build up.

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Frank Gehry gets back in on the LA River action with a new Headwaters Pavilion design

Archinect

A few short weeks removed from the greenlighting of its proposed Ocean Avenue project in Santa Monica, Gehry Partners has revealed a new design for a Headwaters Pavilion to the LA River Greenway located within a city-owned plot in the San Fernando Valley neighborhood of Canoga Park.

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How to Choose the Right Type of Rug for Your Home?

ArchDaily

Apartamento 501 / TRPC Arquitetos. Image © Manuel Sá. Rugs are not items that usually go unnoticed in residential environments. In addition to warming the environment and making them more cozy, when used correctly, rugs connect the furniture and give unity to the decor.

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New California building codes allow for high-rise mass timber buildings

Archinect

California building codes were updated in July to allow for the construction of mass timber buildings up to 18 stories tall. [.] There's been extensive testing for this application and taking mass timber into taller wood buildings [.] The building codes are very conservative in the U.S.

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Harper Auto Wash / BarberMcMurry Architects

ArchDaily

© Denise Retallack. architects: BarberMcMurry architects Location: Alcoa, TN, United States Project Year: 2022 Photographs: Denise Retallack Area: 7830.0 Read more ». Public Architecture

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?Renzo Piano’s trio of new hospitals in Greece will stand as 'modern design templates' in a changing world

Archinect

$750 million will bring a trio of much-needed modern hospital designs to Greece by way of Renzo Piano. This set of hospital projects is in collaboration with Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) Health Initiative , which aims to deliver new hospital infrastructure and public healthcare in Greece.

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Floodable Bridge Ter in Manlleu River / Sau Taller d’Arquitectura

ArchDaily

© Andrés Flajszer. architects: Sau Taller d’Arquitectura Location: Manlleu, Osona, Barcelona, Spain Project Year: 2021 Photography: Andrés Flajszer Area: 410.0 Read more ». Infrastructure. Bridges. Pedestrian bridge

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Dodge Momentum Index builds on 14-year high with slight jump in July figures

Archinect

The Dodge Momentum Index hit a 14-year high in June and recorded another 2.9% increase in July. The index now stands at 178.7, up from June’s figure of 173.6.

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YUN Pangyo Store / By Seog Be Seog

ArchDaily

© Kim Donggyu. architects: By Seog Be Seog Location: Seongnam, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea Project Year: 2022 Photographs: Kim Donggyu Area: 82.0 Read more ». Commercial Architecture. Retail. Store

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These are the ‘Best Firms to Work For’ in 2022, according to new AEC industry survey

Archinect

The Zweig Group consultancy has returned with its annual list of ' Best Firms to Work For ' in the AEC industry. Recognized companies were selected based on their “workplace practices, employee benefits, [and] employee retention rates,” among other factors.

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Legal Battle between Marlon Blackwell Architects and HBG Design Ignites the Debate of Architectural Intellectual Property

ArchDaily

Marlon Blackwell Architects and HBG's Renderings of the Saracen Casino in Pine Bluff, Arkansas. Image. Following two years of legal disputes, 2020 AIA Gold Medalist Marlon Blackwell and HBG Design have reached a settlement to their infamous Saracen Casino case.

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The Relic Shelter | Fuzhou Teahouse // Neri & Hu

Architizer

Project Status: Built. Year: 2021. Size: 10,000 sqft – 25,000 sqft. Text description provided by the architects. The project draws inspiration from imagery uniquely associated with Fuzhou: the Jinshan Temple. This is a rare example of a temple structure built in the middle of a river in China.

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Salomé's House / Trika Arquitetura

ArchDaily

© Roberta Gewehr. architects: Trika Arquitetura Location: Gravataí, RS, Brazil Project Year: 2019 Photographs: Roberta Gewehr Area: 350.0 Read more ». Residential Architecture. Houses

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Lemay Unites Architecture, Art and Landscape Design at Place des Montréalaises

Architizer

Project Status: Under Construction. Size: 100,000 sqft – 300,000 sqft. Budget: 10M – 50M. The Place des Montre?alaises

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Analog House / Olson Kundig

ArchDaily

© Joe Fletcher. architects: Olson Kundig Location: Truckee, California 96161, United States Project Year: 2019 Photographs: Joe Fletcher Area: 5430.0 Read more ». Residential Architecture. Houses. Detail

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ARIA HOTEL // Sanjay Puri Architects

Architizer

Project Status: Built. Year: 2020. Size: 100,000 sqft – 300,000 sqft. Text description provided by the architects. Situated in the wine growing region of India, the site for this hotel is gently contoured rising up 9M towards the south with the entry at the lowest level in the north.

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Emplacement House / NTF Architecture

ArchDaily

© Tom Blachford. architects: NTF Architecture Location: South Yarra VIC 3141, Australia Project Year: 2021 Photographs: Tom Blachford Area: 586.0 Read more ». Residential Architecture. Houses

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Meet nimble architectural all-rounders OPEN OFFICE: Your Next Employer?

Archinect

Following last week’s visit to New York-based Morris Adjmi Architects, we are moving our Meet Your Next Employer series west to Los Angeles, where we find OPEN OFFICE.

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Villa Trompenberg / Engel Architecten

ArchDaily

© Stijn Poelstra. architects: Engel Architecten Location: Hilversum, The Netherlands Project Year: 2021 Photographs: Stijn Poelstra Area: 375.0 Read more ». Residential Architecture. Houses

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Maya Lin's next sculptural installation will grace the Obama Presidential Library in Chicago

Archinect

The forthcoming Obama Presidential Library , designed by Tod Williams Billie Tsien , will now include a sculptural installation from Maya Lin , according to an announcement made on August 4 by the Obama Foundation.

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Less Pavilion / Pezo von Ellrichshausen

ArchDaily

© Rory Gardiner. architects: Pezo von Ellrichshausen Location: Jerrabomberra Wetlands, Dairy Rd, Fyshwick ACT 2609, Australia Proyect Year: 2021 Photographs: Rory Gardiner Photographs: Area: 330.0 Read more ». Cultural Architecture. Museums & Exhibit. Pavilion

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Natural History Museum Abu Dhabi // Mecanoo

Architizer

Project Status: Under Construction. Size: 300,000 sqft – 500,000 sqft. Text description provided by the architects. Abu Dhabi unveiled plans for the Natural History Museum Abu Dhabi, which will feature some of the rarest wonders of natural history ever found.

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OMA’s Taipei Performing Arts Center Opens

ArchDaily

Courtesy of OMA. Taipei Performing Arts Center designed by OMA has opened to the public. The project jointly led by Rem Koolhaas and David Gianotten is located at Taipei’s Shilin Night Market.

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