Mon.Dec 04, 2023

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Aldeia Temple / NEBR Arquitetura

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© Felipe Petrovsky architects: NEBR Arquitetura Location: São Lourenço da Mata, State of Pernambuco, Brazil Project Year: 2023 Photographs: Felipe Petrovsky Area: 732 ft2 Read more »

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An updated study led by Gensler tracks progress of office-to-residential conversion data

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Gensler Principal Steven Paynter shares an update announcing important statistical findings related to his firm’s work surrounding the adaptive reuse and conversion of office buildings worldwide. The data report has been updated to reflect changes in office conversions. The firm shares that an estimate of only 25% of buildings (from Gensler's original assessment) are suitable for conversion.

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8323. layers of space / sukchulmok Bakery and Café

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© Hong Seokgyu architects: sukchulmok Location: 6 Cheongpa-ro 73ga-gil, Yongsan-gu, Seoul, South Korea Project Year: 2023 Photographs: Hong Seokgyu Area: 239.

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NEOM launches Siranna resort concept on the Gulf of Aqaba

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Another high-end luxury resort complex has been revealed in Saudi Arabia as part of the country’s NEOM megadevelopment on the Gulf of Aqaba. The new Siranna development will include a 65-key hotel in addition to 35 “exclusive” residences geared toward tourists and complement the previous Leyja and Epicon resort concepts that were announced this year.

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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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How Does a Trombe Wall Work?

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Cabin Modules / IR arquitectura. Image © Bujnovsky Tamas Solar heating has existed in architecture since ancient times, when people used adobe and stone walls to trap heat during the day and slowly release it at night. In its modern form , however, solar heating first developed in the 1920s, when European architects began experimenting with passive solar methods in mass housing.

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2023 RIBA House of the Year Award: Hayhurst & Co.'s 'Green House' Wins Best Residential Design in the UK

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© Kilian O'Sullivan The 2023 RIBA House of the Year Award has been awarded to “Green House.” Designed by Hayhurst & Co, this polycarbonate-lined residential family home was inspired by nature. The annual award recognizes the house as the best example of residential design in the UK. Described as a “domestic greenhouse” and an “extraordinary ordinary house” by the RIBA jury, the design reflects nature’s ability to influence design.

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A 3D printed ceramic facade by Studio RAP in Amsterdam is inspired by weaving textiles

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Rotterdam-based Studio RAP has transformed a boutique facade in Amsterdam with 3D printed ceramic tiles. The Ceramic House sits along the city’s famous P.C. Hooftstraat shopping street, and according to the firm, “reshapes architectural expression by seamlessly blending tradition and innovation, reintroducing bespoke details to the realm of architecture.

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Gómez House / Jorge Garibay Arquitectos

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© César Belio architects: Jorge Garibay Arquitectos Location: Corregidora, Qro., Mexico Project Year: 2023 Photographs: César Belio Area: 492.

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Discussing Paid Research Opportunities for M.Arch Students at the UW-Milwaukee SARUP

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In November 2022 , we connected with the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee's School of Architecture & Urban Planning (SARUP) to unpack its Mellows Graduate Research Positions (formerly called the Mellowes Master’s Research Assistantships). For the 2024-2025 school year, SARUP is accepting applications for its latest round of M.Arch graduate researchers in the field of architecture and is offering two additional research positions exploring preservation, conservation and restoration, an

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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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Angle Grinder House / Mark Frazerhurst Architect

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© Simon Devitt architects: Mark Frazerhurst Architect Location: Auckland, New Zealand Project Year: 2023 Photographs: Simon Devitt Area: 185.

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Brett Steele appointed as new USC School of Architecture dean

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The University of Southern California (USC) today announced the appointment of renowned architect and educator Brett Steele as its new dean for the School of Architecture. Steele will be stepping in to replace interim dean Willow Bay, who was appointed back in July 2022, following the quiet departure of former architecture dean Milton Curry. Steele is no stranger to leading prominent schools of architecture.

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From Erudite to Popular: Exploring the Works of Aires Mateus

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Houses on the Sand © Nelson Garrido Despite operating from distinct offices in Portugal , brothers Manoel and Francisco have forged their professional paths in tandem, collectively known as Aires Mateus , a shared surname. As a cohesive duo, these Portuguese architects have left their mark on projects across multiple countries, establishing themselves as a benchmark in contemporary architecture.

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MVRDV completes colorful HAUS 1 office conversion in Berlin

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MVRDV has completed work on a vibrant new conversion project in Berlin called HAUS 1 that reworked an aging office building from 1997 into a new hub for innovation and community. Other than the eye-catching canary color finish, the project is visually dominated by an extended grand external staircase. A new terraced timber pavilion space is enacted on the rooftop, completed by an arrangement of native plants and constructed using a palette of bio-based materials.

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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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Sustainable Building Models: An Eco-Friendly Structure in Natural Slate Within a Multi-Ecological Neighborhood

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Impulso Verde. Image © Héctor Santos-Diéz Moving towards modernity implies questioning established concepts. Today, we are witnessing several projects and approaches in architecture that explore alternatives to energy-intensive building systems, materials , and technologies commonly used in today's construction. These projects, far from adopting approaches that reject technology, seek to promote conscious architectural practices.

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Discussing Paid Research Opportunities for M.Arch Students at UW-Milwaukee SARUP

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In November 2022 , we connected with the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee's School of Architecture & Urban Planning (SARUP) to unpack its Mellows Graduate Research Positions (formerly called the Mellowes Master’s Research Assistantships). For the 2024-2025 school year, SARUP is accepting applications for its latest round of M.Arch graduate researchers in the field of architecture and is offering two additional research positions exploring preservation, conservation and restoration, an

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Be Advisor Headquarters / depaolidefranceschibaldan architetti

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© Simon Menges architects: depaolidefranceschibaldan architetti Location: 30033 Noale, Metropolitan City of Venice, Italy Project Year: 2022 Photographs: Simon Menges Area: 1300.

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A London garden oasis by Hayhurst & Co is named RIBA House of the Year for 2023

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The new Green House project in Tottenham, London, from Hayhurst & Co has been announced as the RIBA House of the Year for 2023 by the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA). The residence was selected from a six-entry shortlist by jurors Dido Milne, Director of CSK Architects; Bev Dockray, the co-founder of Coppin Dockray Architects; Jessam Al-Jawad, Director and co-founder of multi-disciplinary architecture studio Al-Jawad Pike; and Albert Hill of  The Modern House &

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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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Crystal Restaurant / NH Village Architects

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© Hiroyuki Oki architects: NH Village Architects Location: 53 P. Hàng Chuối, Phạm Đình Hổ, Hai Bà Trưng, Hà Nội, Vietnam Project Year: 2023 Photographs: Hiroyuki Oki Area: 550.

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y.ad studio complete transformation of former residential quarter for pyrite workers into vibrant rural community center

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A project that transforms a residential quarter for pyrite workers into a vibrant community with a distinct local identity of Xikou Town. The post y.ad studio complete transformation of former residential quarter for pyrite workers into vibrant rural community center appeared first on Åvontuura.

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What Is Bistro Furniture?

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The Urban range from Emu Group is both light and durable, suitable for indoor and outdoor settings and available in pops of joyful color. Image © Emu Group A familiar attraction in more populous cities, bistros are said to have been born in Paris, where enterprising residents would set up makeshift stalls in front of their homes, selling their leftover produce to earn a little extra income.

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Huizhen High School in China wins World Building Of The Year Award For 2023

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Huizhen High School designed by Approach Design Studio/Zhejiang University of Technology Engineering Design Group in China has been named as the World Building of the Year at the ”' World Architecture Festival (WAF).On December a, the ultimate accolades of World Buildin.

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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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Watch the Holcim Awards 2023 Panel Discussion with Jurors Lesley Lokko, Belinda Tato, Craig Dykers, Manit Rastogi, and Tatiana Bilbao

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Moderated by David Basulto , Co-Founder and editor-in-chief at ArchDaily , the panel featured Jury Chairs for the Holcim Awards 2023 competition, Lesley Lokko , Belinda Tato , Craig Dykers , Manit Rastogi , and Tatiana Bilbao , who explained how the winning projects contributed to the industry's global knowledge network across regions, and how the construction industry is heading towards a sustainable practice.

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Landscape Of The Year 2023 Award goes to Benjakitti Forest Park at WAF 2023

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Landscape of the Year went to the project, titled Benjakitti Forest Park: Transforming a Brownfield into an Urban Ecological Sanctuary, designed by TURENSCAPE and Arsomsilp Community and Environmental Architect in Thailand.World Architecture Festival took place at Marina Bay Sand.

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“Suddenly, You Step into the Landscape through the House”: In Conversation with Ben Van Berkel

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Möbius House, Naarden, Netherlands, 1993-98. Image © Eva Bloem. Courtesy of UNStudio In 1993 a young professional couple with two toddlers and a large suburban lot in Naarden, a town less than half an hour's drive southeast of Amsterdam, approached Ben van Berkel to design an unusual house. They envisioned it as progressive and innovative in every way possible.

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"Extraordinary ordinary house" in London named UK's best new home

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The polycarbonate-lined Green House that architecture studio Hayhurst & Co slotted into a tight site in London has been named the RIBA 's House of the Year for 2023. Replacing an existing home in an alleyway in Tottenham, the plant and light-filled residence is modelled on a riad – a type of traditional Moroccan house built around a central courtyard.

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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!