Fri.Jul 05, 2024

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MVRDV and other Dutch studios look into the future with the speculative 'WHAT-IF: Nederland 2100' study on urbanism and adaptability

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The consequences that climate change presents to the future natural and built environment of the Netherlands have led to a new study on urbanism titled ' WHAT-IF: Nederland 2100 ,' produced by a trio of Dutch studios that includes MVRDV , IMOSS, and Feddes/Olthof. The research is aimed at adaptability and features a series of feasible plans to greet such challenges while showing how the country can "live with nature, provide housing and quality of life, protect its cultural heritage, and adapt i

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Headed to the 2024 Olympics: 20 Innovative and Iconic Architectural Projects to Explore in Paris.

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Courtesy of Paris Media Center In 1900, Paris hosted its first Olympic games. It had been the second city to host them after the first Olympics in Athens. It was also the year of the Exposition Universelle, where the city would again showcase how it remade itself anew in less than 30 years. To this day, Paris remains a hub for all sorts of architectural innovation and development through bold designs that affect how people live and new materials and techniques.

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Instagrammer creates architectural AI designs inspired by food

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Fatih Ekşi , the popular Istanbul-based architectural designer, has shared some thoughts on the creative process behind his work, which has garnered over a million combined followers on Instagram, TikTok, and YouTube. His followers were recently treated to some playful, food-inspired architectural creations made using AI tools by his visualization studio Blick 3D.

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Paakat Residence / Rooydaad Architects

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Completed in 2021 in Isfahan, Iran. Images by Arash Ashornia. Not long ago, there were gated dead-ends (Sibe), surrounded by houses that accommodated relatives around a courtyard. This Sibe (semi-public urban.

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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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Festival des Architectures Vives installations explore the relationship between architecture and movement

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This year's Festival des Architectures Vives has presented the latest prize winners. Of the over 80 applications received, 11 teams representing 26 designers were chosen to erect architectural installations across Montpellier, southern France, during the event's six-day run in mid-June. For its 18th edition, the festival challenged architects to address the design theme "Rhythm.

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Five Big Factors Behind the Architecture Industry’s Economic Slowdown

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Earlier this week, we released Part One of our findings from the Archinect Business Survey, which invited you to share how you were feeling about the economic outlook of your firm and sector. Our analysis found that across the United States, architects have seen business conditions decline in the past year and are downbeat about their firm’s business health, the health of the architecture industry at large, and the wider U.S. economy.

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Growing Shade Community Space / Alsar Atelier + Northern University School of Architecture

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© Randy Crandon architects: Alsar Atelier architects: Northern University School of Architecture Location: Cambridge, United States Project Year: 2024 Photographs: Randy Crandon Photographs: Rolando Girodengo Photographs: Photographs: Django Keyes Area: 75.

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New architecture and design competitions: Berlin Castle appropriation, Architectural Education Awards, Living Places - Simon Architecture Prize, and L A M P International Lighting Design Competition

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If you're in search of new, exciting architecture and design competitions, take a look at the latest curated picks of challenges listed on Bustler. Highlighted below are four calls seeking artistic proposals for Berlin's Humboldt Forum façade that challenge its controversial history, exceptional architectural projects presented through audiovisual narratives, the best student and professional lighting designs, and influential architectural educators.

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Springfield University Hospital / C.F. Møller

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Completed in 2023 in Wandsworth, United Kingdom. Images by Mark Hadden. Springfield University Hospital is based on the concept of evidence-based architecture to provide therapeutic surroundings for patients and the.

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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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ARAKAWA Bldg. by NIKKEN SEKKEI LTD

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New prospects of an office building in downtown Tokyo that is loosely woven into the city | This is a project to rebuild the owner’s office and residence as well as office space for rent on a street corner of Nishi-Shimbashi, Minato-ku, Tokyo’s historic business district. Many of the mid-story rental buildings, which occupy the majority of Tokyo’s commercial and business districts, are now facing rebuilding time.

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Lodge at Marconi Hotel / Home Studios

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Completed in 2023 in Marconi, United States. Images by Brian Ferry. Lodge& at& Marconi is a historic coastal retreat in Northern California’s dynamic Tomales Bay region that has been fully reimagined by.

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Hangzhou Deep Blue by GLA Design

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01 CREATE "X" The project site is relatively square, with a quiet river in the west side and office buildings of different types and heights on three sides. As a secondary commissioned design, the overall land use is relatively tight, and the building density is not allowed to break through the original scheme. While fully considering the design vision of balancing the spatial and psychological needs of incubator office buildings, the method of combining independent office space with shared open

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Lausanne Apartment / Mana arquitetura + Cru Estudio de Criação

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© Carolina Lacaz architects: Cru Estudio de Criação architects: Mana arquitetura Location: Higienopolis, Brazil Project Year: 2022 Photograph: Carolina Lacaz Area: 178.

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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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Residence BNV by ALEXANDRE BERNIER ARCHITECTE

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Softness and lightness The BNV residential project explores how soft form can enrich meaning and formal unity, offering a soothing and calm atmosphere amidst the tumult of daily urban life, punctuated by obstacles and disruptions. The building, initially simple and ordinary with its L-shaped form and typical materials of the Montreal, is renovated to harmoniously integrate into the existing urban fabric.

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Pole Mokotowskie Park Modernization / WXCA

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© WXCA-A.Borun, T.Wieteska architects: WXCA Location: Warszawa, Poland Project Year: 2023 Photographs: WXCA-A.Borun, T.Wieteska Area: 66500.

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Lake|Flato complete two new structures for Kickapoo Ranch; the studio’s communal gathering place for over 35 years

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For the past 35+ years the Kickapoo ranch has been a communal gathering place for our family of architects and designers. The post Lake|Flato complete two new structures for Kickapoo Ranch; the studio’s communal gathering place for over 35 years appeared first on Åvontuura.

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House in Front of the Park / atelier industrial

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© Javier Agustin Rojas architects: Leonardo Valdivieso architects: atelier industrial Location: San Rafael, Argentina Project Year: 2022 Photographs: Javier Agustin Rojas Area: 600.

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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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MVRDV creates glittering Tiffany & Co store featuring a diamond-studded facade in Shanghai

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MVRDV has created a glittering store for Tiffany & Co, featuring a diamond-studded facade in Shanghai, China. Named Tiffany Façade Shanghai Taikoo-Li, the öÖÖ-square-metre retail store is located in the Taikoo-Li Qiantan retail development in Shanghai.The store.

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studio cochi architects extends a tomigusuku home with a modern studio space

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the extension is studio cochi's interpretation of the traditional okinawan 'hinpun,' a screen between the home and the street. The post studio cochi architects extends a tomigusuku home with a modern studio space appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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"Simple and clear" service centre draws on roadside buildings in Norway

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Local studios Jørgen Tandberg Architecture and Vatn Architecture looked towards the simplicity of utilitarian roadside buildings when designing Brunstranda Service Building in Norway. Located in Lofoten, an archipelago in the north of Norway, the concrete service centre provides rest spaces and bathroom facilities for cyclists and surfers visiting the area.

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bringing back the heydays of mixtapes with fiio’s analog rechargeable cassette player

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the cassette player is forged in aluminum chassis, and its buttons have undergone hard oxidation, which make them resistant to corrosion. The post bringing back the heydays of mixtapes with fiio’s analog rechargeable cassette player 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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Charles Jeffrey's "diverse body of material" goes on display at Somerset House

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London's Somerset House has opened The Lore of Loverboy exhibition , which celebrates a decade of the genderfluid fashion house founded by designer and illustrator Charles Jeffrey. According to Somerset House, the exhibition explores the trajectory of the Loverboy brand from its inception to the present day. Providing an immersive insight into creative production, industry and spectacle, it also aims to cover the full spectrum of Jeffrey's artistic output.

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london’s design museum celebrates 65 years of barbie with vibrant pink exhibition

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held in partnership with mattel, the vibrant pink showcase features over 180 remarkable dolls, from the first barbie to 'move' to the first barbie to 'talk'. The post london’s design museum celebrates 65 years of barbie with vibrant pink exhibition appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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This week Jahn completed the 1000M skyscraper in Chicago

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This week on Dezeen , the 1000M skyscraper designed by architecture studio Jahn was unveiled in Chicago. Located at the south end of the Michigan Avenue Historic District, the 223-metre-tall skyscraper features two distinct sections comprised of a large base finished with aluminium panels and a longer, glossy top. The structure, which is one of the last projects designed by the studio's late founder Helmut Jahn, is now one of the tallest residential skyscrapers in the city.

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urban soul project’s yoma cove suites emerge from zakynthos island’s cliffside

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urban soul project's prismatic suites feature oak wood finishes, light fabrics, and veiny marbles. The post urban soul project’s yoma cove suites emerge from zakynthos island’s cliffside 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!