August, 2022

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Design Tricks That Will Maximize Your Space

Aric Gitomer Architect

Accommodating ALL your belongings is a near-impossible task when you reside in a small apartment or house. And trying to make everything appear aesthetically pleasing is even more exhausting and challenging. But residential architects are a different and unique breed.

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Olson Kundig complete rugged, meandering forest house in California

Avontuura

The home’s footprint meanders through the understory, shaped to preserve existing specimen trees and create a protected internal courtyard. The post Olson Kundig complete rugged, meandering forest house in California appeared first on Åvontuura.

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Critical Mass

SW Oregon Architect

Top: Eugene (photo by the City of Eugene); Bottom: Paris (photo by Yann Caradec from Paris, France - La Tour Eiffel vue de la Tour Saint-Jacques, CC BY-SA 2.0, [link] ) Sunday’s edition of The Register-Guard features the latest column by Don Kahle.

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“A different way of developing cities” — SERA Architects' Tim Smith discusses the OMSI District and civic ecology

Portland Architecture

Tim Smith at his his AICP College of Fellows enshrinement ( SERA Architects ). . BY BRIAN LIBBY.

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The Ultimate Free Guide to Construction Project Management Software

Spreadsheets and in-house tools can no longer manage the sophistication and the demand for data of modern construction. Our free buyer’s guide will help you identify what construction software you need and the key features you should be looking for.

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Where Does Tucker Carlson Live? A Look Into His 3 Homes

Archute

Do you follow Fox News? If yes, then you must have watched Tucker Carlson once or twice. He is one of the most famous television personalities to grace the screen across America and even has his own show on the channel called Tucker Carlson Tonight.

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How to Build a Sustainable House?

Aric Gitomer Architect

Owing to climate change comprising rising sea levels, depletion of the ozone layers, and increased air pollution, we must take accountability for our roles. The built environment essays a significant character in the episode of climate change.

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Hemp House is a manmade artifact that hovers above the Serbian landscape

Avontuura

In the beginning there was a vision of a house made of renewable raw materials like hemp in the Homolje Mountains. The post Hemp House is a manmade artifact that hovers above the Serbian landscape appeared first on Åvontuura.

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Text-to-Image, AI-Generated Art

SW Oregon Architect

Rendering of a mixed-use building in the Eugene Downtown Riverfront development (image generated by Midjourney).

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Portland and New Orleans: river cities considered

Portland Architecture

The Lower Garden District in New Orleans ( Brian Libby ). . BY BRIAN LIBBY. Call it the summer travel edition of Portland Architecture. After all, sometimes it takes leaving home to understand it properly: a sense of perspective.

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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

In this webinar, we will hear from Pedro Clarke, a principal architect and thought leader in sustainable architecture, about designing and building more sustainable buildings and how to engage clients in learning sustainable processes.

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Take a look at the 71 new projects named 'best architects 23' award winners

Archinect

This year’s best architects 23 competition has announced its annual list of winning projects that have distinguished themselves for their “abundant creativity and unconventional solutions” to real-world challenges felt by practitioners worldwide.

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After the latest report on climate change issued by the United Nations, architects weigh in on next steps

The Architect's Newsletter

In April, the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) published its Working Group III’s Climate Change 2022: Mitigation of Climate Change. The report’s contents strengthened the case made [.]. Read More.

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Diethelm House / Modunita architects sa

ArchDaily

Courtesy of Pinggera Martin. architects: Modunita architects sa Location: 7012 Felsberg, Switzerland Project Year: 2022 Photographs: Courtesy of Pinggera Martin Area: 150.0 Read more ». Residential Architecture. Houses. Refurbishment. Adaptive reuse

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Invisible Studio and Xylotek design timber shelter for Westonbirt, The National Arboretum

Avontuura

An organically shaped community shelter has opened at Westonbirt, The National Arboretum in Gloucestershire. The post Invisible Studio and Xylotek design timber shelter for Westonbirt, The National Arboretum appeared first on Åvontuura.

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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. Over half of respondents see digital technology as the greatest growth opportunity. Don't be kept in the dark when it comes to the future. Read the report today!

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Downtown Riverfront Plaza Update

SW Oregon Architect

Downtown Riverfront Plaza rendering by Walker Macy (stripes and stones concept) Now that the new Downtown Riverfront Park is open, the City of Eugene (COE) is asking the community for its assistance in designing the central plaza, which will be the park’s next phase of development.

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One of a kind Caithness mill to be restored to full working order

Urban Realm

John O'Groats Mill Trust has won planning consent t o proceed with the alteration and extension of a B-listed Caithness mill to serve as a tourism destination.

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Take a look inside HWKN’s new 351 Marin tower in New Jersey

Archinect

HWKN has shared photos of its latest addition to the skyline of Jersey City, New Jersey, called 351 Marin.

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For advancement in today’s world, women architects need more than books

The Architect's Newsletter

Edited By Jan Cigliano Hartman | The Women Who Changed Architecture | Princeton Architectural Press | $50.00 Edited by Marcia F. Feuerstein, Paola Zellner Bassett, and Jodi La Coe | [.]. Read More.

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Things You Should Know About Artificial Intelligence and Design

ArchDaily

Anatomy of an AI System. Image Courtesy of Kate Crawford. Should designers care about artificial intelligence (AI) or machine learning (ML)? There is no question that technology is adding texture to the current zeitgeist.

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Paradigma Ariadné complete inverted red pyramid in Budapest

Avontuura

The horizontal form, which rests on a driftwood from the Danube, can be entered from below. The post Paradigma Ariadné complete inverted red pyramid in Budapest appeared first on Åvontuura. architecture Attila Gulyás Paradigma Ariadné

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Mother’s House

SW Oregon Architect

Robert Venturi (1925-2018) was one of the architects who greatly influenced my understanding of architecture. As I wrote back in 2018 , he was most noteworthy for challenging the orthodoxy of Modernism and reawaking our perception of what architecture was, is, and can be.

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How to Grow a Greenway

Landscape Architecture Magazine

For New Orleans’s popular Lafitte Greenway, the plan was just the beginning. By Jane Margolies. Volunteers help plant cypress trees on the Lafitte Greenway in April during an event that sprang from the park’s new Greenway GROW! management strategy. Photo courtesy Spackman Mossop Michaels.

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Zoom Town to Boom Town: North American business districts are going to evolve instead of dying off completely

Archinect

Even if the office were to go the way of the horse-drawn carriage, the neighborhoods we refer to today as downtowns would endure.

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Milanese hospital breaks down city smog with titanium dioxide coated porcelain louvers

The Architect's Newsletter

Brought to you by: Architect Mario Cucinella Architects Location Milan, Italy Completion Date January, 2022 Structural Engineer Ballardini Studio di Ingegnaria Service Engineer Deerns Italia Contractor Itinera Facades Aza Aghito [.]. Read More.

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Women Behind the Lens: 15 Brazilian Female Photographers

ArchDaily

Restaurant & Grocery Store in Monteiro Lobato / Metamoorfose Studio © Maíra Acayaba. Architectural photography has historically been a male-dominated genre, as has architecture itself and the construction industry in general. But this scene is changing fast.

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Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter design housing project in Norway with perforated copper plates

Avontuura

The building bands together with the adjacent historical landscape and built environment from the 1890s in an attractive and humble manner. The post Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter design housing project in Norway with perforated copper plates appeared first on Åvontuura.

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Iceland’s Blue Lagoon architects have designed a spectacular forest spa in the country

The Spaces

Forest Lagoon in Iceland’s Akureyri offers geothermal baths embedded into the mountainside and woodland. Basalt Architects – the same practice that masterminded iconic Reykjavik’s Blue Lagoon – designed the spa complex, which sits at the heart of the Vaðlaskógur forest.

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This Modern House Goes Wide Instead Of High

Contemporist

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Sou Fujimoto’s new resort concept offers guests a revelatory experience of form and philosophy

Archinect

A few months removed from their grand House of Music debut in Budapest, Sou Fujimoto Architects has just unveiled concept renderings and a project website of an undulating coastal resort design on Okinawa’s Ishigaki Island for the Japanese hospitality brand NOT A HOTEL.

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