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Architecture Inspired by Permaculture: How to Integrate Its Design Principles Across Diverse Contexts?

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Edison Lite Apartment Building / Manuelle Gautrand Architecture. Image © Luc Boegly The concept of permaculture refers to a design system capable of creating sustainable human environments based on an ethic and a series of ecological , environmental , and resilience design principles. In contact with plants , animals , buildings , and infrastructures such as water, energy, and/or communications, permaculture analyzes the possible relationships between these elements based on their position in th

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Where Are All The Affordable Housing Startups?

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Despite the general consensus that the United States is in need of more affordable housing , funding to startups focused on affordable housing and more efficient construction technologies is lower in 2024 than in recent years. In the meantime, a series of high-profile bankruptcies, closures, and struggles have been reported among startups tackling the issue.

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3XN GXN Reveals Design for Coastal Nature and Fishing Complex in Assens, Denmark

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© 3XN 3XN GXN and landscape architect DETBLÅ have won the commissions for the design of a new Centre for Coastal Nature and Sport Fishing in Assens, Denmark. The proposal features a subtle oval structure to showcase local stories of the natural environment. The building aims to enhance public awareness and appreciation of the marine environment, reflecting a growing understanding of the need for better marine stewardship.

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AI in Architecture: 7 Benefits and Examples

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Artificial Intelligence (AI), once confined to the realm of science fiction, is now a powerful tool reshaping industries across the globe. From education to medicine, new AI tools are changing the way we interact, create and work. In architecture, artificial intelligence is revolutionizing architectural design process, optimizing designs, and enhancing building performance.

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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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Tropical Forest Restaurant / Human+ Architects

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Completed in 2024 in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Images by Quang Tran. Located in the bustling metropolis of Ho Chi Minh City, the most populous city in Vietnam, this restaurant project aims to create a unique atmosphere.

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From Borderlines to Blurred Boundaries: San Diego-Tijuana as the World Design Capital 2024

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Left: San Diego, CA Right: Tijuana, BC. Image © Rosamar / Fernando Cebreros | Shutterstock When drawing, lines are fundamental elements of composition. They delineate space, outline structures, and define boundaries. When it comes to maps and borders, the line acquires a particular meaning, as this "simple" graphic expression marks a powerful division between regions, setting the beginning or the end of a territory.

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One Ashley Road officially opens – Alison Brooks Architects completes flagship for Tottenham Hale

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Alison Brooks Architects' One Ashley Road project of the Tottenham Hale regeneration, is a dense live-work-shop community rooted in place. The post One Ashley Road officially opens – Alison Brooks Architects completes flagship for Tottenham Hale appeared first on Åvontuura.

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Sofia House / Mário Martins Atelier

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© Fernando Guerra | FG+SG architects: Mário Martins Atelier Project Location: Lagos, Portugal Project Year: 2023 Photographer: Fernando Guerra | FG+SG Read more »

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"Hideous" redevelopment in Liverpool wins Carbuncle Cup 2024 for UK's worst building

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The redevelopment of Lime Street in Liverpool by British studio Broadway Malyan has been named the country's worst new building in this year's Carbuncle Cup. Organised by UK magazine The Fence , judges chose the Lime Street redevelopment as the "very worst new building in Britain", since the competition was last run in 2018. "From the very first viewing, two of our panel had this as their number one selection, and as the longlist was narrowed to a shortlist, this hideous bit of architectural mis

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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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West Bund Dome Art Center / Schmidt Hammer Lassen

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© Tian Fangfang, Arlifa Wang architects: Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects Location: , China Project Year: 2023 Photographs: Tian Fangfang, Arlifa Wang Area: 8949.

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Thirteen national pavilions designed for Expo 2025 Osaka

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From a wooden boat-like structure to a spiralling ramp, here are 13 of the most interesting national pavilions that will form Expo 2025 Osaka in Japan. Masterplanned by Sou Fujimoto Architects in line with the theme titled Designing Future Society for Our Lives, the upcoming World Expo is set to take place on the artificial island Yumeshima in Osaka Bay from 13 April to 13 October 2025.

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K House / Atelier Design N Domain

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Completed in 2024 in Alibag, India. Images by PHX India. ADND LLP- An existing family home set in a tropical village on outskirts of Bombay, India is given a new modern avatar and annexure befitting the.

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Dundee Design Festival sets out to become world's most sustainable

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Dundee Design Festival has outlined the sustainability strategy that it hopes will make Scotland 's largest design event the world's most sustainable design festival. Clean energy, electric transport and an entirely tinned beverage offering are all part of the Dundee Design Festival 's (DDF) sustainability strategy, while its most ambitious initiative centres on materials and circularity.

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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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Ginsen Nishi Shimbashi Building / Nikken Sekkei

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© Gankohsha architects: Nikken Sekkei Location: Minato City, Japan Project Year: 2022 Photographs: Gankohsha Photographs: Kenya Chiba Photographs: Nikken Sekkei Area: 868.

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Johan Sundberg Architektur creates "cosy home with modern ideas" in Sweden

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Swedish studio Johan Sundberg Arkitektur has completed a brick house on the southwestern tip of Skåne County that prioritises a relationship with its surroundings in a coastal pine forest. Located in Ljunghusen, the project is designed as a forever home for a young and growing family, which can accommodate their changing needs. Johan Sundberg Architektur has created a home in a Swedish forest It is described by Johan Sundberg Arkitektur as a "cosy home with modern ideas", with living spaces inte

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Ecatepec Bicentennial Park / Taller Capital

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© Rafael Gamo architects: Taller Capital Location: Ecatepec de Morelos, Mexico City, Mexico Project Year: 2023 Photographs: Rafael Gamo Photographs: Alejandra Romo Photographs: Loreta Castro Reguera Read more »

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prostoria’s ‘far more than a factory’ film reveals the brand’s in-house production process

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prostoria has established itself as a hub of creativity, fostering a collaborative design spirit and maintaining in-house furniture production. The post prostoria’s ‘far more than a factory’ film reveals the brand’s in-house production process 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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Campus ACV-CSC-Metea / evr-Architecten

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Completed in 2023 in Ghent, Belgium. Images by Stijn Bollaert. The old campus at Sint Pietersstation in Ghent stretched between Koning Boudewijnstraat and Koning Albertlaan and consisted of a sequence of several.

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sculptural residence in spain emerges as an all-white monolith among tall pines

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the structure features voids and segments, forming a harmonious rhythm that reflects the essence of mediterranean architecture. The post sculptural residence in spain emerges as an all-white monolith among tall pines appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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Madrona House / Daniel Toole Architecture + Carsten Stinn Architecture

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© Kevin Scott architects: Carsten Stinn Architecture architects: Daniel Toole Architecture Location: Seattle, United States Project Year: 2021 Photographs: Kevin Scott Area: 3300.

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Construction Diary: After a Devastating Fire, a Couple Start Over With a $17K DIY Cabin

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In the Santa Cruz Mountains, Jeff Waldman and Molly Fiffer build a new retreat with salvaged, charred timber and a community of friends. As if the global pandemic wasn’t enough , 2020 brought San Franciscans Jeff Waldman and Molly Fiffer another major life challenge. That was the year a forest fire ravaged their 10-acre property in the Santa Cruz Mountains, destroying the cabin and camp-like retreat they had spent the last several years building by hand with the help of friends and family.

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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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Bursa Bar / Mirzoyan Studio

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Completed in 2024 in Kyiv, Ukraine. Images by Yevhenii Avramenko. This bar is a reflection of contemporary Japanese culture immersed in the world of cocktails and music. Located in the heart of the Podil, on the.

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hundreds of aluminum tubes undulate shaping ‘ensemble’ installation by rob ley

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the installation by rob ley reflects the tall wetland grasses of the los angeles valley. The post hundreds of aluminum tubes undulate shaping ‘ensemble’ installation by rob ley appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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AD Classics: Republic Square / Edvard Ravnikar

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Republic Square, photo: Janez Kališnik, MAO archive. Image Courtesy of NEVIDNE HIŠE under fair use architects: Edvard Ravnikar Location: Ljubljana, Slovenia Project Year: 1960 Photographs: Courtesy of NEVIDNE HIŠE under fair use Photographs: via Shutterstock Republic Square in Ljubljana holds immense historical and symbolic significance for Slovenia.

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Sketches of Seating author reveals seven drawings of chairs by prolific designers

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To mark the launch of Sketches of Seating, a book highlighting the process behind contemporary chair design, co-author Daniel Schofield talks through seven of the most inspiring drawings. Sketches of Seating is a collaboration between Schofield , a British designer based in Copenhagen, and Rhys Kearns, art director for fashion label Norse Projects , with all proceeds going to charity Den Danske Naturfond.

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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!