November, 2022

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World's first 100% bio-based 3D printed home unveiled at the University of Maine

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The University of Maine has unveiled what it claims to be the world’s first 3D printed home made entirely with bio-based materials. The home, developed by the university’s Advanced Structures and Composites Center (ASCC), measures 600 square feet and features walls, floors, and a roof made of 3D printed wood fibers and bio-resins. Titled BioHome3D, the single-family project was printed offsite in four modules before being transported to its current site and assembled in half a day.

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Brickwell Mixed Use Building / Society of Architecture

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© Kyungsub Shin. architects: Society of Architecture Location: 35-17 Tongui-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea Project Year: 2020 Photographs: Kyungsub Shin Area: 996.0 m2. Read more ».

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a 120-year-old japanese farmhouse is revived as a luxury art hotel infused with local culture

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51% gowari ichibu fuses traditional japanese crafts with mid-century modern design for an idyllic retreat amid toyama's paddy fields. The post a 120-year-old japanese farmhouse is revived as a luxury art hotel infused with local culture appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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Studio Libeskind set to add angular extension to Antwerp art deco tower

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Polish-American architect Daniel Libeskind 's studio has designed a contemporary extension to the iconic Boerentoren tower in Antwerp, Belgium, which was once Europe's tallest high-rise. Studio Libeskind plans to introduce cultural facilities and a rooftop viewpoint to the iconic, 90-year-old high-rise, designed in the art deco style by Belgian architect Jan Van Hoenacker.

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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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Architect Rudy Ricciotti turned a Marseille post office into a beach-inspired home

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Rudy Ricciotti converted an old post house in Marseille to create this glazed, timber-framed loft home with a pool at its heart. The French property has beach house vibes thanks to its vaulted interior, weathered textures and sunny outdoor spaces. The Algeria-born Italian architect arranged its living spaces around a triple-height central void, retaining the post office’s original layout.

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Foster + Partners reveal cross-laminated timber scheme in London

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Foster + Partners have been granted approval for the construction of a new mixed-use cross-laminated timber development in London. Named The William , the scheme will become one of London’s largest timber developments, and Foster + Partners’ first timber office building in the city. Image courtesy of Foster + Partners As reported by The Architect’s Journal , the process will see the demolition of a four-story 1950s housing block to be replaced by a pair of new seven-story mixed

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Electric Pawn Shop / Accent Design Group

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© Augustine Paredes. architects: Accent Design Group Location: Dubai - United Arab Emirates Project Year: 2022 Photographs: Augustine Paredes Area: 300.0 m2. Read more ».

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A-frame cabin in new zealand pays respect to local coastal landscape and maori culture

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the cabin by RTA studio is entirely off-grid, as it incorporates solar panels and a rainwater collection system. The post A-frame cabin in new zealand pays respect to local coastal landscape and maori culture appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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Sliding screens front Granary House guesthouse by MIMA Housing

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Architect Marta Brandão has adopted a "rustic minimalism" style to create a two-bedroom mountain retreat in Arouca, Portugal. Granary House is a two-storey guesthouse featuring a slate roof, a roof terrace and a slatted timber facade that integrates sliding panels. Granary House is a two-bedroom guesthouse in Arouca. Owned by Brandão's mother-in-law, the 110-square-metre property offers short-stay rentals to those looking to explore the mountainous landscape of the region.

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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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Mayfair pub The Audley blends Victorian bones with arty maximalism

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Pubs aren’t typically known for their arty associations, but for nearly a decade, Artfarm has been rethinking how art can be experienced through this most British of bastions. Its new Mayfair spot, The Audley, revives a classic London boozer, filling it with installations by Phyllida Barlow and Rashid Johnson. Artfarm was founded in 2014 by galleries Manuela and Iwan Wirth of Hauser & Wirth fame.

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This Home’s Hillside Perch Gives It the Feeling of Floating in the Trees

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The facade facing the slope is radically open with floor-to-ceiling glass sliders, porous walls, and patio with a net for lounging among leafy branches. Houses We Love: Every day we feature a remarkable space submitted by our community of architects, designers, builders, and homeowners. Have a project to share? Post it here. Project Details: Location: Sydney, Australia Architect: CplusC Architectural Workshop / @ __cplusc__ Year: 2021 Footprint: 1,013 square feet Photographers: Murray Fredericks

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RIBA presents third round of House of the Year shortlist candidates

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The third round of projects in the mix for the title of RIBA House of the Year has been released by the organization in advance of tonight’s third episode of the BBC Channel 4’s Grand Designs: House of the Year program. Home designs from Surman Weston and Haysom Ward Miller are the next two to compete for the now nine-year-old title, which, this year, features "Hard to Build" residential structures across the country.

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Collages, cyanotypes, and portraits of a fallen Metabolist icon are on view in these must-see winter exhibitions

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Looking for an enriching cultural engagement to add to your calendar before—or during—the busy holiday season? AN’s editors have a few must-see exhibition recommendations, including shows now on view in [.]. Read More. The post Collages, cyanotypes, and portraits of a fallen Metabolist icon are on view in these must-see winter exhibitions appeared first on The Architect’s Newspaper.

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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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seungjin yang blows candy-colored balloons into solid chairs, stools and benches

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the pieces are covered with epoxy resin and therefore strong enough to support your weight. The post seungjin yang blows candy-colored balloons into solid chairs, stools and benches appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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Brave New Eco applies cosy colours and materials to Melbourne "forever home"

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Timber, terracotta and rich jewel tones feature throughout this home in Melbourne that Australian studio Brave New Eco has designed for a family of five. Occupied by a couple and their three teenage children, West Bend House sits on a leafy plot overlooking the greenery-lined banks of Melbourne's Merri Creek. The building itself was designed by local studio MRTN Architects but Brave New Eco was brought on board to do the interiors for the "forever home", having already worked with the studio twi

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La Tartane Saint-Tropez is an unpretentious take on French hospitality

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Reopened after a full renovation, this Cote d’Azur resort offers five ‘hamlets’ – each designed as a tribute to 1920s Riviera life. There are 27 rooms and suites available to book, spread across houses that are named after famous former residents of the area, including Ernest for Ernest Hemingway and Peggy for Peggy Guggenheim. Jordane Arrivetz, founder of design studio Notoire , oversaw the Saint-Tropez hotel’s recent update, bringing in an eclectic mix of patterned sofas, painted floorboards a

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A Concrete Home on the Coast of Argentina Uses Stone to Connect Land and Sea

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An open living area on the second level features floor-to-ceiling windows at the front and rear, linking expansive views of the ocean and countryside. Houses We Love: Every day we feature a remarkable space submitted by our community of architects, designers, builders, and homeowners. Have a project to share? Post it here. Project Details: Location: Mar del Sur, Argentina Architect: Carmona Perez Marino Year: 2021 Footprint: 3,013 square feet Photographer: Obralinda From the Architect: "Casa Cua

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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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MoMA to host Refik Anadol’s first solo US museum exhibition

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New York’s Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) has unveiled details of an upcoming exhibition featuring the work of media artist Refik Anadol. Titled Refik Anadol: Unsupervised , and open from November 19th, 2022 through March 5th 2023, the installation will feature three new digital artworks by the artist. Image © Refik Anadol Studio, courtesy of The Museum of Modern Art, New York Anadol’s three new pieces will use artificial intelligence to interpret more than 200 years of art from Mo

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Segregation by Design maps highway expansion in Florida’s Magic City

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Located at the mouth of the Miami River on the shores of Biscayne Bay, Downtown Miami, like the centers of so many American cities, is ringed by a loop of [.]. Read More. The post Segregation by Design maps highway expansion in Florida’s Magic City appeared first on The Architect’s Newspaper.

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giant, leaf-shaped pergolas compose atelier daniel florez’s beach pavilion in brazil

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underneath the curving structures, hammocks gently sway in the wind and earth-toned furniture sits scattered across the sandy ground. The post giant, leaf-shaped pergolas compose atelier daniel florez’s beach pavilion in brazil appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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Twelve houses designed by world-famous architects

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Following Norman Foster 's unveiling of the Foster Retreat holiday home , here are 12 houses featured on Dezeen that were designed by the world's most famous architects, including Zaha Hadid , Mies van der Rohe and David Adjaye. The world's best-known architects are often associated with mega-projects such as Olympic stadiums or Manhattan skyscrapers.

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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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Rubber Ducky Records is a floating record store on a canal boat

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A record store has opened up in a canal boat on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal. Rubber Ducky Records boasts a collection of 2000 pre-owned electronic records. It also has a cafe and a radio show onboard. Currently anchored at Sowerby Bridge, West Yorkshire, the store is open for crate diggers by appointment. Rubber Ducky Records owner, Myles Greenwood, has plans to bring the boat around the UK, so keep an eye out for the vinyl store floating to a canal near you.

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260 Square Feet of Tree House Is All a Portuguese Family Needs for the Summer

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It has handbuilt furniture, a roof deck, and a slide—and you’ll dream about it all winter. In the coastal town of Melides, Portugal, architecture and woodworking studio Madeiguincho recently completed a 260-square-foot tree house surrounded by towering, 100-year-old pines. Founder Gonçalo Marrote designed the tiny retreat, named Columba, for Maria Viegas Neves, who lives full-time in Porto and sought to build a place on her aunt’s property where she and her two school-age sons could spend their

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10 architectural facades that stood out this week

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In case you haven't checked out Archinect's Pinterest boards in a while, we have compiled ten recently pinned images from outstanding projects on various Archinect Firm and People profiles. Today's top images (in no particular order) are from the board Fancy Facades. Tip: Use the handy FOLLOW feature to easily keep up-to-date with all your favorite Archinect profiles.

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Chinese Traditional Culture Museum by gmp

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The National Museum, which combines two new museums for the display of China’s cultural heritage, forms an important component of the new cultural quarter in the Olympic Green in Beijing. It marks the northern end of Beijing’s Central Axis. With its changing color and light effects created by the sculptural structuring of the façade, the building is clearly visible from near and far.

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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!