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Featured architecture projects from female-led firms based in New York

Archinect

Continuing with our project highlights featuring built work by female-led architecture and design practices, we head East to highlight nine firms that have posted projects to their Archinect Firm Profile. From residential homes, campus extensions, adaptive reuse projects, and larger-than-life public works explore projects from female-led or owned practices below.

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heri&salli complete modular timber apartments in Vienna

Avontuura

With a special focus on the potential of modular system design, a contemporary prototype by heri&salli was created. The post heri&salli complete modular timber apartments in Vienna appeared first on Åvontuura.

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The billion dollar Lucas Museum of Narrative Art is finally on course towards completion

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But even in the haze of construction, a seemingly endless swirl of workers, cranes and girders, the enormous scope of the project is coming into focus as its futuristic new home rises in Exposition Park: a grand homage to one of the nation’s best-known filmmakers, and a massive repository for an eclectic collection of 100,000 paintings, photographs, book illustrations and comic book drawings.

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ludwig godefroy perches mysterious monolithic residence in lush mexican forest

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to break the robustness of the exterior, the interior adopts a playful character with an open layout, multiple levels, and sculptural elements. The post ludwig godefroy perches mysterious monolithic residence in lush mexican forest appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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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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Robotics company unveils world’s first autonomous system for installing solar farm foundations

Archinect

San Francisco-based Built Robotics has announced the development of the “world’s first fully autonomous solar piling system.” The system, named RPD 35, is capable of constructing foundations for solar panel arrays up to five times faster than the traditional method. The system was designed for integration into utility-scale solar projects, which require the support of steel H-beams measuring 12-16 feet in length.

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Banksy's latest mural on abandoned UK farmhouse has been demolished

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Banksy had just put the finishing touches on his latest artwork on an abandoned farmhouse in in Kent, England, when shortly after completion, a construction crew demolished the building. Entitled Morning is Broken, the work featured a silhouetted cat and a boy with arms outstretched opening two dilapidated sheets of iron, which were shaped like curtains.

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Shreesh Design Studio builds Indian preschool "as colourful as the minds of its users"

Deezen

Separate brightly coloured classroom buildings make up this preschool in Gujarat state, India , which was designed by local practice Shreesh Design Studio. The bold and contrasting steel structures were arranged in a circle around a central amphitheatre, which creates "a whimsical feeling" and provides "a space as colourful as the minds of its users," according to the practice.

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National Air and Space Museum Holds Architecture Challenge for Architecture Students and Young Professionals

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This post is brought to you by The Smithsonian Air and Space Museum The Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum recently announced its Student Architecture and Design Challenge for the design of an element for its new Bezos Learning Center. Through this challenge, teams of architecture and design students and early-career architects will be challenged to design an architectural element for the exterior structure that visualizes and communicates scientific, aviation, astronomy or aerosp

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red brick facade and steel fascias form villa trompenberg in the netherlands

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the two volumes develop a cruciform composition with multileveled canopies. The post red brick facade and steel fascias form villa trompenberg in the netherlands 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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University of Toronto researchers develop a fluid-based light filtering technology to help with heating, cooling and lighting in buildings

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A new prototype multilayered fluid window system devised by researchers at the University of Toronto may have the potential to be an effective tool in the push toward greater sustainability in the building industry, according to their research published in the national academy of sciences journal PNAS. The technology is based on principles derived from animal biology and was developed by recent mechanical engineering master’s graduate Raphael Kay with the help of Associate Professor Ben Ha

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marte marte architects modernizes the traditional austrial log cabin

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with its simple and abstract design, the log cabin appears to be inspired by a child's drawing. The post marte marte architects modernizes the traditional austrial log cabin appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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Data from U.S. Commerce Department shows surprising increase in single-family starts for February

Archinect

New data from the U.S. Commerce Department indicates a rebound in the single-family housing starts for February in what could be a sliver of hope for the market still reeling from historically high-interest rates. According to Reuters , the data shows a positive (7.6%) increase in single-family starts following eleven straight months of declines. The increases were led by a 1.1% rise in starts from January to February, with upticks recorded in both the Northeast and West to offset declines recor

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intimate glazed observatory gently perches over the alaskan shore

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dark steel frames and large expanses of glass form the two cantilevered units. The post intimate glazed observatory gently perches over the alaskan shore appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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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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Deborah Berke Partners revamps modernist law centre at Harvard University

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Metal cladding and a new top floor are among the modifications to the stone-clad 1950s home of Harvard 's Lewis International Law Center, which has been overhauled by US studio Deborah Berke Partners. Built in 1957, the facility is part of the Harvard Law School in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The project entailed enlarging the rectangular building, modifying the stone-clad facades and reconfiguring the interior.

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france’s first retrospective of ‘total artist’ isamu noguchi opens at musée LaM

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now on view at musée LaM, noguchi's works blended traditional craft with groundbreaking modernity The post france’s first retrospective of ‘total artist’ isamu noguchi opens at musée LaM appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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Glenn Howells Architects to turn Typhoo tea factory into BBC Birmingham HQ

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British studio Glenn Howells Architects has unveiled its design for the BBC headquarters in Birmingham , which will be located in the historic Typhoo Factory in the Digbeth area. The shell of the nearly-century-old building will be retained, with Glenn Howells Architects adapting its interior to create a purpose-built workplace. The BBC Birmingham headquarters will be located in the old Typhoo tea factory The studio aims to preserve as much of the original tea factory as possible and two-thirds

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‘what will NFTs change about art?’ – damien hirst, teamlab, & others land at gyre gallery

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the show 'raise[s] questions about new systems of meaning and value created by NFTs,' writes the gallery. The post ‘what will NFTs change about art?’ – damien hirst, teamlab, & others land at gyre gallery 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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Shigeru Ban's timber-skeleton Tamedia building left engineers "incredulous"

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Continuing our Timber Revolution series, we look at the Tamedia Office Building by Shigeru Ban – Switzerland's first seven-storey mass-timber structure that was barely legal at the time of its completion in 2013. Designed as an extension to the neighbouring headquarters of Swiss publishing group Tamedia , the office takes over a prominent site on the banks of the river Sihl and leaves its timber skeleton exposed for all to see, sheathed only by the building's glass skin.

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elk range overlook: CCY architects’ modern mountain home emerges from grove of aspens

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the house harmoniously blends solid and translucent elements to link the interiors and the landscape beyond. The post elk range overlook: CCY architects’ modern mountain home emerges from grove of aspens appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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Legendary Miami haunt News Cafe reopens after a revamp

The Spaces

The cafe that prompted South Beach’s Art Deco renaissance has reopened following a total refurb – and the menu still offers plenty of classic dishes. The 24-hour breakfast spot first opened in 1989, and over the years welcomed thousands of guests each day, including A-listers such as Madonna and Gianni Versace – who famously went there for his daily breakfast and newspaper.

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fully autonomous electric car uses artificial intelligence to drive itself on the road

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the self-driving electric car relies on artificial intelligence to scan the road and make its own driving decisions. The post fully autonomous electric car uses artificial intelligence to drive itself on the road appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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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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This week the 15-minute city inventor responded to "shocking" conspiracy theories

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This week on Dezeen , we published an exclusive interview with 15-minute city creator Carlos Moreno in which he discusses the conspiracy theory that his urbanism strategy was designed to restrict people's freedom. The 15-minute city concept advocates for creating polycentric cities where no essential amenities are further than a short walk or cycle ride away.

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tokujin yoshioka introduces bolder aesthetic to issey miyake ‘O’ watch series

designboom

'O-bold' features a wider bangle, emphasizing the original model's transparent aesthetic further. The post tokujin yoshioka introduces bolder aesthetic to issey miyake ‘O’ watch series appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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Artists and designers fill derelict São Paulo apartment building with installations

Deezen

Brazilian developer Somauma has converted three floors in the Virginia Building in downtown São Paulo into an installation featuring the work of more than a hundred artists and designers for Design Week São Paulo. The exhibition, called O Tempo das Graças, is part of a development project that seeks to bring art and cultural activities into the downtown core of Brazil's most populous city, which has been neglected for decades.

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pierpaolo lazzarini’s aircar soars the skies at 750 km/h, powered by rolls-royce jet engines

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the rolls-royce jet engines can independently adjust the aircar's inclination and rotation for high stability and maneuverability. The post pierpaolo lazzarini’s aircar soars the skies at 750 km/h, powered by rolls-royce jet engines 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!