January, 2024

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Creative Calculations: 6 Precise Projects Inspired by the Fibonacci Sequence

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Architects: Want to have your project featured? Showcase your work through Architizer and sign up for our inspirational newsletters. The Fibonacci sequence is one of the most famous and enigmatic mathematical formulas in the world. Published by Leonardo of Pisa, known as Fibonacci, in his 1202 book Liber Abaci, it consists of a sequence in which each number is equal to the sum of the two preceding numbers.

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BIG Reveals Updated Design for Vltava Philharmonic Hall in Prague

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Vltava Philharmonic Hall. Image © BIG-Bjarke Ingels Group After winning the international competition for the design of the Vltava Philharmonic Hall in May 2022, Danish studio BIG-Bjarke Ingels Group has now developed the design into a detailed architectural study. The project continues the central concept of the competition, that of connecting the riverbank with the venue’s rooftop via a meandering path that expands the public space and invites visitors to engage with the new building.

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LUO studio tops exhibition hall in china with spiral wooden roof frame

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lup studio embraces a new paradigm in the design of the prepared rehmannia root crafts exhibition hall, creating a large-span open space. The post LUO studio tops exhibition hall in china with spiral wooden roof frame appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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Japan’s Dwindling "Signboard" Buildings

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Kanban kenchiku (signboard architecture) marks an important record of shifting early-20th-century Japanese tastes. Though increasingly rare due to urban planning, in recent years, some of the surviving structures are being reimagined. Welcome to Origin Story , a series that chronicles the lesser-known histories of designs that have shaped how we live.

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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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Foster + Partners designs airport made of structural trees creating a spacious roof in Cambodia

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Foster + Partners has unveiled design for a new airport in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, which is currently under construction on site, a ”-kilometre away from the south of the city centre.Called Techo International Airport, the new airport is made of structural trees creating.

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Outdoor learning spaces animate Azabudai Hills school by Heatherwick Studio

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Double-height balconies and outdoor teaching spaces enliven the facades of The British School in Tokyo, which architecture practice Heatherwick Studio has completed in Japan. The school is located in the south of Azabudai Hills , a mixed-use district designed by Heatherwick Studio , which is made up of various timber buildings defined by curving roofs and greenery.

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ARQ10 House / IDIN Architects

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Completed in 2022 in Thailand. Images by DOF Sky | Ground. This project, “ARQ” is designed to be a house for a small modern family, where all of the spaces need to serve the functions efficiently. As all of.

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rural library by atelier xi is a cluster of angular blocks in a flower field

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atelier xi designs a library in a flower field as a cluster of geometric volumes, resembling faceted fragments of rock. The post rural library by atelier xi is a cluster of angular blocks in a flower field appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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AO and developers revise speculative Oklahoma City supertall to make it tallest building in U.S.

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Matteson Capital and AO, the developer and architect behind a new mixed-use development, Boardwalk at Bricktown, have come back from the drawing board with a new skyscraper design in Oklahoma The post AO and developers revise speculative Oklahoma City supertall to make it tallest building in U.S. appeared first on The Architect’s Newspaper.

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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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This $4.8M San Francisco Home Comes With a Guesthouse and a Secret Garden

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The revamped 1906 property includes a two dwellings connected by a wild backyard. Location : 965-967 Natoma Street, San Francisco, California Price : $4,800,000 Year Built : 1906 Footprint : 3,475 square feet (five bedrooms, five baths) From the Agent : " A majestic compound of two historic buildings is now on the market in San Francisco. Representing a powerful lure to creative souls, this city estate will serve those who crave the natural world and city centrality in equal measure.

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Meier Partners completes Sorol Art Museum in South Korea

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Meier Partners has shared news of the recent completion of its Sorol Art Museum design in Gangneung, South Korea. The 336,500-square-foot project is meant to provide space for an immersive dialogue between Korean artists and the outside world and is the firm’s first completed work since its 2021 restructuring. The building's internal structure is defined by a dual concept that arranges space into introverted and extroverted inter-dynamics based on the aesthetic theory of Korean Confucian p

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The Line megacity "to pose a substantial risk to migratory species"

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The impact that The Line megacity in Neom could have on birds has been named among the most pressing conservation issues for 2024. Planned for nine million people, the planned city in Saudi Arabia was highlighted in the Trends in Evolution & Ecology journal as one of 15 key issues of concern for global biodiversity conservation in 2024. "It is likely to pose a substantial risk" In the piece, titled "A horizon scan of global biological conservation issues for 2024", the journal pointed to the

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House in Fonte das Perdizes / gonçalobonniz arquitectos

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© Geraldine Bruneel architects: gonçalobonniz arquitectos Location: 7570 Grândola, Portugal Project Year: 2021 Photographs: Geraldine Bruneel Photographs: José Campos Area: 500.

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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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IDIN architects infuses pops of nature within urban living in bangkok

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white organic volumes are integrated with green pockets, creating a vertical flow of greenery from the ground level to the rooftop garden. The post IDIN architects infuses pops of nature within urban living in bangkok appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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Neri Oxman, wife of Bill Ackman, accused of plagiarism days after Claudine Gay resigns

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Amid the fallout at Harvard University over Claudine Gay’s recent resignation, Neri Oxman—spouse of Bill Ackman, who accused Claudine Gay of plagiarism—has also been accused of plagiarism in her dissertation. The post Neri Oxman, wife of Bill Ackman, accused of plagiarism days after Claudine Gay resigns appeared first on The Architect’s Newspaper.

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Liao Weili completes a bridge that doesn’t look like a bridge

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"A bridge is not just a bridge, it is a landscape, an architecture, an installation, a sculpture, and a place where people can stay, wander, and meditate freely," said Wei-Li Liao, architect of AMBi Studio. This interesting bridge project, which architect Wei-Li Liao ca.

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Major cantilevering hotel tower for Midtown Manhattan revealed by Marin Architects

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New York City-based Marin Architects has revealed its design for a 42-story tower near Bryant Park in Manhattan. Named the Xadia Hotel, and located at 57 West 39th Street, the scheme seeks to “make a tasteful impression on the city skyline through a unique, cantilever façade and eye-catching interior lighting design,” according to the design team.

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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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First full-height timber wind turbine opens in Sweden

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The world's first full-scale timber wind turbine has started turning in Sweden , with a tower built by wood technology company Modvion. The 105-metre-tall tower, located in the region of Skara, is Modvion 's first commercial wind turbine tower, and follows on from a smaller 30-metre-high demonstration project the company completed in 2020. While its rotor blades and generator hub are made of conventional materials, the tower is made of laminated veneer lumber (LVL), a type of engineered wood mad

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ID House / Wahana Architects

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Completed in 2023 in Yakarta, Indonesia. Images by Ernest, Ernest. ID House, nestled within the serene ambiance of the housing complex, was built on an area of ​​300 square meters, with a total building area of ​​500.

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AI ‘completes’ keith haring’s unfinished artwork, raising ethical issues and copyright concerns

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artificial intelligence fills in keith haring’s unfinished painting Controversy erupted online when an X user employed artificial intelligence to ‘complete’ Keith Haring’s Unfinished Painting (1989). The original artwork occupies only the top-left corner, leaving the rest intentionally blank to symbolize the void caused by the HIV epidemic, which claimed Haring’s life.

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"Bookshelf Wealth" Isn’t New. So Why Is It Taking Off?

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Buying books for decor isn’t a novel concept, but the internet’s latest design buzzword has taken the popularity of BookTok and other trends and run with them. If you’ve been on social media in the past month, it’s unlikely you’ve evaded "bookshelf wealth." The interior design buzzword entered the canon late last year and by mid-January was crowned " 2024’s first major design trend.

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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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Logan Airport's Flashy New Terminal Offers Hidden Calm

Architectural Record

Within AECOM and Luis Vidal + Architects' lipstick-red airport terminal in Boston is a stress-free environment, with ample daylight and finishes rendered primarily in white.

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UNStudio designs world’s highest-standing spokeless Ferris wheel in Seoul

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UNStudio has unveiled designs for the world’s highest-standing, spokeless Ferris wheel, to be constructed in Seoul , South Korea. Designed in collaboration with Arup and local firm Heerim Architecture, the Peace Park Wheel is to be built on the riverside within the Sangam World Cup Park, forming part of a wider initiative to create one thousand public attractions along the city’s Han River.

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NASA and Lockheed Martin unveil "quiet supersonic" jet

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Space agency NASA and aerospace company Lockheed Martin have presented their experimental X-59 supersonic jet, which has a form designed to reduce the loudness of a sonic boom. According to the companies, the experimental aircraft was "designed to quiet the sonic boom" and marks a "significant milestone" in the decades-long research project aimed at resolving noise challenges associated with supersonic flight.

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BIG's "Kaktus Towers" Near Completion in Copenhagen

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© R. Hjortshoj - Kaktus Towers Status In 2017, Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) unveiled its designs for a project in central Copenhagen. The project features an urban IKEA store, a budget-friendly hotel , and residential apartments connected by green spaces. As a significant part of the development, BIG designed two high-rise residential towers known as “KaKtus Towers,” which are linked by a raised public park connecting them.

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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!