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House 3,5 x 17 / Story Architecture

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© Lonton Studio architects: Story Architecture Location: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam Project Year: 2024 Photographs: Lonton Studio Area: 59.

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Dodger Stadium gondola plan gains LA Metro Board approval

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The LA Metro Board of Directors has given their final go-ahead for a controversial gondola project in Los Angeles that would offer an alternative transportation route from downtown Union Station to Dodger Stadium to baseball fans by the start of the 2028 Summer Olympics. The board voted unanimously in favor of the final version of the plan’s Environmental Impact Report on Thursday.

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The Second Studio Podcast: Interview with Michael Kimmelman

ArchDaily

Courtesy of TSSP The Second Studio (formerly The Midnight Charette) is an explicit podcast about design, architecture, and the everyday. Hosted by Architects David Lee and Marina Bourderonnet, it features different creative professionals in unscripted conversations that allow for thoughtful takes and personal discussions. A variety of subjects are covered with honesty and humor: some episodes are interviews, while others are tips for fellow designers, reviews of buildings and other projects, or

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Concrete vaults support rooftop football pitch in China by UAD

Deezen

A vaulted concrete base supports an elevated football pitch and running track at the Hexi Sports Field, which The Architectural Design and Research Institute of Zhejiang University has completed in Shaoxing, China. Hexi Sports Field is located on a site to the northwest of Shaoxing University's campus, which borders the old town and overlooks the Fengze River.

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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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The H Residence / Tariq Khayyat Design Partners - tkdp

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© Phillip Handforth architects: Tariq Khayyat Design Partners - tkdp Location: Al Wasl, Dubai, United Arab Emirates Project Year: 2024 Photographs: Phillip Handforth Area: 18000.

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Pangyo Two Courtyards House / June Architects

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© Kyungsub Shin architects: June Architects Location: Pangyo-dong, Bundang-gu, Seongnam-si, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea Project Year: 2023 Photographs: Kyungsub Shin Area: 297.

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Wendell Castle's stack-laminated furniture goes on display at Carpenters Workshop Gallery

Deezen

The late works of American artist and designer Wendell Castle have gone on display at the Carpenters Workshop Gallery in London , showing the evolution of his signature stack-lamination technique. Castle, who passed away in 2018 at the age of 85 , is known as one of the pioneers of American art furniture, combining his training in both industrial design and sculpture to make one-off functional pieces.

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Conquista House / David Guerra Arquitetura e Interiores

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© R, R Rufino architects: David Guerra Arquitetura e Interiores Location: Rolândia, Estado de Paraná, 86600-000, Brazil Project Year: 2023 Photographs: R, R Rufino Area: 700.

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Dezeen In Depth features the RIBA president's call for nationwide retrofit of Britain's housing

Deezen

In this month's Dezeen In Depth newsletter RIBA president Muyiwa Oki argues it's crucial that whoever wins the upcoming general election prioritises fixing the UK's energy-inefficient housing. The UK has among the oldest and least energy-efficient housing stock in the whole of Europe. With 80 per cent of the buildings that we'll use in 2050 already built today, we must prioritise bringing these up to scratch – and we need to start with housing.

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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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Grande House / Patio Livity

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Completed in 2023 in Bandung, Indonesia. Images by KIE. The Grande house, with its sprawling 56-meter façade, stood as a canvas for architectural creativity while also tackling security and privacy.

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Eight closed staircases in tactile materials and sculptural shapes

Deezen

For our latest lookbook , we've gathered eight stylish closed staircases , ranging from a winding wooden spiral staircase to a light-filled "stairway to heaven". Closed staircases – stairs that have been framed so that the threads and risers aren't visible from the side – have become a popular search term on Dezeen's Pinterest board. While they create heavier volumes in a room, when done well closed staircases can add a monumental, almost sculptural feel to an interior.

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Integrative Family Center of the German Child Protection Association / Alexander Poetzsch Architekten

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© Johann Husser architects: Alexander Poetzsch Architekten Location: Dresden, Germany Project Year: 2023 Photographs: Johann Husser Area: 1394.

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brick-moulded vaulted ceilings crown restaurant by sona reddy studio in india

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sona reddy studio's design explores indigenous materials, bringing rustic and contemporary influences together. The post brick-moulded vaulted ceilings crown restaurant by sona reddy studio in india 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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Abeja Building / Martin Dulanto

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© Juan Solano Ojasi architects: Martin Dulanto Location: Punta Hermosa, Lima, Peru Project Year: 2019 Photographs: Juan Solano Ojasi Area: 1683.

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colorful geometric volumes by URBANUS extend atop old building in china

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innovative design introduces red and green volumes on the rooftop, harmonizing with skylights and forming a mini 'vertical arcadia.' The post colorful geometric volumes by URBANUS extend atop old building in china appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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Hortensia Herrero Art Center / ERRE arquitectura

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© Pedro Pegenaute architects: ERRE arquitectura Location: C.

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step inside the shape-shifting ACROMNIA orbital hotel for space travel

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each unit draws inspiration from emergence, featuring a hexahedron-based structure that facilitates integration into larger systems. The post step inside the shape-shifting ACROMNIA orbital hotel for space travel 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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Antonínská Apartment by Markéta Bromová architekti | Living space

Architonic

<p>The great advantage of thinking more freely about the individual zones is undoubtedly the reinforced concrete skeleton, which allows the rooms to be connected more easily. The layout modification was only minimal from a construction point of view, but thanks to it the bedroom has its own bathroom niche hidden behind sliding glass. In the vestibule it was simply a matter of moving a part of the wall to create a walk-through wardrobe.

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4×4 seating collection embraces sustainability and comfort with local eucalyptus

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the 4 x 4 seating collection features a minimalist design language and a simple three-piece component system, minimizing material waste while allowing for flexibility. The post 4×4 seating collection embraces sustainability and comfort with local eucalyptus appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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CryptoParisian #112

Brandon Donnelly

I have written about Bright Moments before. They are a digital art company exploring the intersection of NFTs and real-world experiences. It started as a popup gallery in Venice Beach California, where artists could show new work and where collectors could buy IRL. They then created their own pixel art collection called CryptoVenetians. It included 1,000 different people-centered NFTs by artist QianQian.

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studio saxe perches sustainable villas among lush treetop jungle of costa rica

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each villa is strategically placed to capture picturesque ocean vistas while maintaining a sense of seclusion within the lush jungle environment. The post studio saxe perches sustainable villas among lush treetop jungle of costa rica 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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Outdoor Vs. Indoor Kitchens: The Ultimate Showdown

The Architecture Designs

In the realm of culinary spaces, the debate between outdoor and indoor kitchens is as heated as a perfectly seared steak. Both arenas offer unique experiences, flavors, and atmospheres that can transform cooking from a mere necessity to an art form. This comprehensive comparison aims to dissect the pros and cons of outdoor versus indoor kitchens, diving into aspects such as cost, convenience, entertainment value, and culinary capabilities.

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REHAU’s 75th anniversary celebration: Acquiring Red Star, an indigenous edgeband manufacturer

Building and Interiors

This year, REHAU is celebrating the 75th anniversary of its establishment as a pioneer and global leader in polymer products for furniture and industrial solutions. Renowned for its innovative Edgeband solutions, REHAU has been outstanding in terms of its expansive product range, leading the industry. Annunciating its acquisition of Red Star, a local edgeband manufacturer, … REHAU’s 75th anniversary celebration: Acquiring Red Star, an indigenous edgeband manufacturer Read More »

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Electrical Services in Indianapolis, IN: Enhancing Your Home’s Power

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Unleashing the Power of Quality Electrical Services Have you ever wondered about the magic that happens when you flick a switch, and your room is bathed in light? It’s not magic; it’s the result of a well-maintained electrical system. Let’s dive into how electrical services in Indianapolis, IN play a pivotal role in elevating your home’s power.

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Designing Your Rustic Farmhouse Style Barndominium

The Architecture Designs

Embarking on the design of a rustic farmhouse-style barndominium is a journey that intertwines the warm nostalgia of country living with the streamlined functionality of modern design. As you envision your future abode, infusing the space with the quintessential elements that define this beloved aesthetic is essential. The design process is a delicate dance between honoring traditional charm and embracing contemporary conveniences.

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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!