September, 2022

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10 Drawings That Changed Architecture

Architizer

The Fourth Annual One Drawing Challenge is open for entries! Architecture’s most popular drawing competition is back and bigger than ever, including larger prizes. Get started on your submission. Architectural drawing is an act of communication.

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Bjarke Ingels Group and Carlo Ratti Associati complete vertical oasis in Singapore

Avontuura

Singapore has a new skyline addition with the completion of CapitaSpring – a 280-meter-tall high-rise oasis that pioneers vertical urbanism. The post Bjarke Ingels Group and Carlo Ratti Associati complete vertical oasis in Singapore appeared first on Åvontuura.

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How is Climate Change Going to Affect the Housing Sector?

Aric Gitomer Architect

Even though we are aware of the negative impacts of climate change, we are drifting closer to the tipping point. The damage from climate change is on track to impact every single industry, including construction and housing.

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The Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coastal Art

SW Oregon Architect

The Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coastal Art (all photos by me) Once again, I’m visiting family in Vancouver while also reacquainting myself with the city I was born and raised in.

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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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First photos of Morphosis' soon-to-open Orange County Museum of Art

Archinect

With a grand opening just a little over a week away, the Orange County Museum of Art ( OCMA ) has revealed the latest photos of its Morphosis -designed new South Coast home in the beachfront community of Costa Mesa.

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Cornell AAP dean Meejin Yoon wins the 2022 Leonardo da Vinci World Award of Arts

The Architect's Newsletter

Meejin Yoon, an architect, designer, and educator who has served as Gale and Ira Drukier Dean of the College of Architecture, Art, and Planning (AAP) at Cornell University since [.]. Read More.

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Rojkind Arquitectos design meandering house of discovery in the State of Mexico

Avontuura

Everything happens within a circulation system contained in a concrete volume with multiple exits where its path is made in a dark passage. The post Rojkind Arquitectos design meandering house of discovery in the State of Mexico appeared first on Åvontuura.

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‘Don’t Worry Darling’ is an eerie ode to Palm Springs’ mid-century style

The Spaces

Canyon View in Palm Springs. Photography: Warner Bros. Pictures. With its swaying palm trees, sleek architecture and neat rows of cookie-cutter condos, Palm Springs is the perfect setting for Olivia Wilde’s elliptical thriller about a young woman seemingly trapped in a Modernist paradise.

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Water Flows All Around This Lakeside Home

Contemporist

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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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See inside DS+R's newly-opened Prior Performing Arts Center at the College of the Holy Cross

Archinect

Diller Scofidio + Renfro has shared new photos of its just-opened Prior Performing Arts Center at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts.

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“This House Does Not Exist” Uses AI to Generate Images Inspired by ArchDaily's Modern Architecture Projects

ArchDaily

via This House Does Not Exist. Developed by indie entrepreneur @levelsio , This House Does Not Exist is a platform that allows users to generate images of modern architecture homes in the style of ArchDaily.

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An expanded scope for a training facility in Chicago raises questions about how—and if—architects should engage with carceral projects

The Architect's Newsletter

Who is the city for? This is the most urgent question in modern urban life. It’s also one that we ask with increasing frequency in the face of rising rents, [.]. Read More.

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Saunders Architecture design sloping house that rises from the landscape

Avontuura

The house sits upon the brow of a hill, overlooking the waters of Lake Nordås and its collection of small islands. The post Saunders Architecture design sloping house that rises from the landscape 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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Audemars Piguet opens its Swiss Hotel designed by Bjarke Ingels

The Spaces

Luxe watchmaker Audemars Piguet has opened its first hotel in the heart of the Swiss watchmaking country, fittingly called Hotel des Horlogers. The zig-zagging hotel and spa is designed by Bjarke Ingels and realised by Swiss architecture office CCHE in the Valley de Joux, 50 miles north of Geneva.

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Commonsense Architecture

SW Oregon Architect

SELCO Community Credit Union’s North Redmond branch, by Robertson/Sherwood/Architects pc (image by Steve Smith Photography) One of the more visually striking buildings in Vancouver, B.C. is Vancouver House , designed by Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG).

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Five anonymous proposals for the Bezos Learning Center: Can you spot the starchitects?

Archinect

Five design proposals have been unveiled for the Bezos Learning Center at the National Air and Space Museum in Washington D.C.

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VUx House / 85 Design

ArchDaily

© To Huu Dung. architects: 85 Design Location: 78 Ph?m n Tài, Khuê M?, Hành S?n, ng, Vietnam Project Year: 2022 Photographs: To Huu Dung Area: 100.0 Read more ». Residential Architecture. Houses

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Five design proposals for the Smithsonian’s Bezos Learning Center open for public comment

The Architect's Newsletter

Just a little over a year after he was blasted into the heavens aboard Blue Origin’s New Shepard, a major element of billionaire space tourist and Amazon founder Jeff Bezos’s [.]. Read More.

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Birdseye design sleek four-gabled homestead in Vermont

Avontuura

The site consists of an open meadow that slopes easterly to the lake. The region is notable for its agrarian landscape of pastoral farms. The post Birdseye design sleek four-gabled homestead in Vermont appeared first on Åvontuura.

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The disproportionate impact of urban renewal projects on non-white families

Brandon Donnelly

Here is an interesting chart from the New York Times explaining the disproportionate impact that highway and urban renewal projects have had on non-white families in the US. The x-axis is the non-white population share in 1950.

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Listening is Not Imitating

SW Oregon Architect

The tower as shifting boxes trope. Duo Dickinson , FAIA, is a prolific writer as well as an accomplished architect. He not only writes about architecture but also reflects regularly on his life, his faith, and teaching.

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Tadao Ando to receive the Andrée Putman Lifetime Achievement Award

Archinect

Prolific, self-taught, and Pritzker Prize -winning Japanese architect Tadao Ando has been announced today as the recipient of the Andrée Putman Lifetime Achievement award.

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Smithsonian Reveals the Proposals for The Bezos Learning Center in Washington DC

ArchDaily

Firm A Proposal. Image Courtesy of The Smithsonian Institution. The Smithsonian Museum in Washington DC has revealed the five anonymous design proposals for The Bezos Learning Center, and they are now awaiting public feedback.

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Three experts discuss Midjourney’s promise and pitfalls

The Architect's Newsletter

This summer, text-to-image AIs have captured the imagination of architects. The software is a powerful tool, but one that should be integrated into ongoing discussions of architectural image making, technology, [.]. Read More.

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This house by João Mendes Ribeiro Arquitecto is built around a large chestnut tree

Avontuura

The intervention sought to be as less intrusive as possible, keeping the original character of the land practically untouched. The post This house by João Mendes Ribeiro Arquitecto is built around a large chestnut tree appeared first on Åvontuura.

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Artist Oluseye Ogunlesi builds a Black Ark to explore Canada’s colonial history

The Spaces

Photography: Joshua Rille. What looks like the hull of a long-lost ship has appeared at Toronto’s Ashbridges Bay – a haunting installation by Nigerian-Canadian artist Oluseye Ogunlesi exploring Canada’s ‘forgotten’ role in the Trans-Atlantic slave trade.

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Will Artificial Intelligence Make Designers Redundant?

Architizer

Jet Geaghan is an Architect based in Woods Bagot ’s Sydney studio. For Jet, every building should be conceived with purpose, expertise and wit. Clarity of communication is fundamental to his work, whether it be in a design gesture, construction detail, or cultural testimony.

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UNStudio unveils winning plans for NION, Germany's latest new green office design

Archinect

UNStudio has emerged as the winner of an international competition to design what it says will stand as one of the most sustainable office buildings in German history once complete.