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Finnish Museum of History and Future Selects Sigge Architects' Design as Competition Winner

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Squama Museum building from the Aura river. Image Courtesy of Sigge Architects Finnish office Sigge Architects has been announced as the winner of the international competition for the design of the Museum of History and the Future in Finland's oldest city, Turku. The proposal, selected out of over 400 entries, creates a permeable structure along the waterfront, acting as a catalyst for the regeneration of the area.

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Architect: Whose Title Is It Anyway?

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When is an architect not an ‘architect?’ In the fourth part of Archinect In-Depth: Licensure , we explore the proliferation of the title 'architect' in cases beyond the built environment, most notably in the technology sector through terms such as 'software architect' or 'IT architect.' Are such titles legal? Who has responsibility for monitoring their use or misuse?

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ENNEA Hotel / Jaque Studio

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Completed in 2023 in Puerto Escondido, Mexico. Images by César Belio. Ennea is a project that is molded by the physical and climatic conditions of its site. Located two blocks from the famous Punta Zicatela beach in.

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Lina Ghotmeh announces design for Bahrain's National Pavilion at Expo Osaka 2025

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Lina Ghotmeh ’s design for the official National Pavilion of the Kingdom of Bahrain for Expo 2025 Osaka has been revealed along with details of what she calls a “celebration of the bilateral relations” between the Gulf state and Expo’s host nation. The Lebanese-born French architect’s follow-up to the 2023 Serpentine Pavilion in London offers a highlight of the Kingdom’s distinct maritime heritage and history as a major regional port of trade.

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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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Villa V / Atelier Alejandro Borrego

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Completed in 2023 in Indonesia. Images by Tomasso Riva. The V house was born from the client's poetic desires. It comes to life in the form of a balcony overlooking the ocean.

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Climate Action Is About Choosing Local, Low-Carbon Materials

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Construction of Korase School wooden extension, Ghana- 2018. Image © Aulaterra E.V. “ Embodied carbon accounts for 75 to 95 percent of the greenhouse gas emissions from landscape architecture projects,” said Chris Hardy, ASLA, PLA, senior associate at Sasaki , during the third in a series of webinars organized by the ASLA Biodiversity and Climate Action Committee.

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Cities depend on water. Here's the best solutions for urban designers to ensure their security

Archinect

More cities will likely face these kinds of shortages as climate change, deforestation and ecosystems degradation increasingly threaten the natural systems that maintain water supplies. But nature offers solutions, too. By protecting, restoring and sustainably managing forests within their watersheds, cities can improve water quality and quantity in a cost-effective way.

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Exploring the Interconnectedness of Human and Environmental Health: In Conversation with Dr. Arta Yazdanseta

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© Michael Grimm | Harvard HouseZero / Snøhetta In the evolving landscape of architecture and urban design, bioclimatic and biogenic envelopes present a compelling vision for future cities. Dr. Arta Yazdanseta, a Doctor of Design focused on energy and environments, dives into the intersection of design, building performance, and plant biophysical ecology.

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SP/N & Nerd Studio design “Livable Scape” pavilion in Bangkok

Avontuura

The initiative idea aims to break down the bold boundaries between the city contexts and the enclosed green space within the buildings. The post SP/N & Nerd Studio design “Livable Scape” pavilion in Bangkok appeared first on Åvontuura.

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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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“Resources For a Future”: Tallinn Architecture Biennale Announces Program and Curation for 2024 Edition

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© Tõnu Tunnel | 2022 TAB Installation The 7th Tallinn Architecture Biennale (TAB 2024) will commence on October 9th, 2024, at various venues around the city. Organized by the Estonian Centre for Architecture, this edition of the global architecture exhibition explores “Resources For a Future,” hoping to encourage dialogue, interdisciplinary work, and innovation within architecture.

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Icicle Creek Retreat by CAST architecture

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On a private inholding in the Wenatchee National Forest, this mountain-high, off-grid retreat is built to thrive in the abundant snowfall and extreme seasonal temperature swings. The cabin sits on an unwooded knoll to minimize impact on the existing site. Its design is pragmatic, durable, and energy efficient. Accessible by only snowmobile or skis half the year, the ground level entry is equipped with ski racks, utility space, and a wood-burning stove for overall heat and aid in drying gear.

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Tiered Realm House and Studio / Fictional Project

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Completed in 2023 in Chennai, India. Images by Syam Sreesylam, Kiran thulasi. “Tiered Realm” draws on the visualization of ‘home’ not just as a dwelling for two individuals but also as a space for one’s work & community - a.

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Korean Cultural Center New York Library by PRAXES

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PRAXES, a New York-based architecture and interior design studio led by Ji Young Kim, recently completed the library project on the third floor of the Korean Cultural Center’s new building in midtown Manhattan. PRAXES aimed to create a space with a Korean aesthetic and spatial characters that welcomes everyone, through clear conceptual and material language.

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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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Victor Cordon / Fragmentos

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Completed in 2023 in Lisboa, Portugal. Images by Ivo Tavares Studio. Located in downtown Lisbon in the DGPC's Urban Rehabilitation Area and Property Protection Zone, this multi-family housing building has been subject.

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East End House by Andrew Franz Architect, PLLC

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Perched on a bluff overlooking the water, a house on Long Island’s East End will be a serene year-round retreat. Living spaces open outward toward cool breezes and lapping waves in summer, and in winter orient inwards toward warm wood paneling and a cozy two-sided fireplace. A familiar regional palette of red cedar, copper, and bluestone belie sophisticated passive house strategies including a continuously insulated envelope and energy-recovery ventilation, while a green roof provides both

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Garden Pavilion / BYRÓ architekti

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© Alex Shoots Buildings architects: BYRÓ architekti Location: Prague, Czech Republic Project Year: 2023 Photographs: Alex Shoots Buildings Area: 20.

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ACV-CSC-METEA Campus by evr-architecten & Bureau Bouwtechniek by evr-architecten

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The old ACV-CSC-METEA campus at Sint Pietersstation in Ghent stretched between Koning Boudewijnstraat and Koning Albertlaan consisted of a sequence of several buildings (with two facades and two views) on the street, and three smaller buildings in the courtyard. The existing buildings hardly interacted with their surroundings. The whole did not show its semi-public programme to the neighbourhood in any way.

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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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Charmed House / The Ranch Mine

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© Dan Ryan Studio architects: The Ranch Mine Location: Phoenix, Arizona, United States Project Year: 2024 Photographs: Dan Ryan Studio Area: 5390.

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512 West 22nd Street by COOKFOX

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512 West 22nd Street, a Chelsea office building bordering the High Line, is inspired by both its proximity to the planted public space and principles of biophilic design. Its location provides immediate visual and physical connections to nature on the High Line and views of the Hudson River beyond. Designed to achieve LEED Gold certification and foster an office environment connected with the natural world, 512 West 22nd Street sets new standards of health and productivity in the modern workplac

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House in the Trees / OECO Architectes

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© Laurent Wangermez architects: OECO Architectes Location: Biscarrosse, France Project Year: 2023 Photographs: Laurent Wangermez Area: 206.

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Joel Hynek — VFX Supervisor

Chaos

The Oscar-winning VFX supervisor who brought “Predator” to life and created the painted world for “What Dreams May Come” shares incredible tales and sage advice.

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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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The Preserve South Beach Building / Gensler

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© Connie Zhou architects: Gensler Location: Miami Beach, United States Project Year: 2022 Photographs: Connie Zhou Photographs: Area: 235000.

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bartlett student draws from termite mounds to form 3D printed ceramic cooling solutions

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the architecture student creates various minimal surface geometries with different porosities to explore their cooling potential. The post bartlett student draws from termite mounds to form 3D printed ceramic cooling solutions appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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Camel Step Coffee Roasters Shop / Faris Alosaimi

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Completed in 2024 in Hail, Saudi Arabia. Images by Mansor Alsofi. Camel Step Coffee Roaster in Hail, Saudi Arabia, is an exceptional destination that seamlessly blends the aesthetics of design with high-quality.

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inside sexto panteón, the unknown brutalist necropolis of buenos aires

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the monumental cemetery stands as the largest example of modern architecture in the funerary field, yet it remains largely unknown. The post inside sexto panteón, the unknown brutalist necropolis of buenos aires 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!