November, 2023

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How to maximise residential space with built-in structures | News | Architonic

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<p>In the intricate tapestry of <a href="[link] design</a>, built-ins stand as both functional marvels and aesthetic anchors, seamlessly merging form with utility. The often custom-designed elements possess the power to transform mere rooms into personalised sanctuaries, going beyond conventional <a href="[link] to become an intrinsic part of the structure itself and offer solutions to storage dilemmas while simultaneously elevating a home's overall design la

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New Kid on the Block: 6 Ways Architects Are Reinventing the Public Park

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The latest edition of “ Architizer: The World’s Best Architecture ” — a stunning, hardbound book celebrating the most inspiring contemporary architecture from around the globe — is now available. Order your copy today. Square footage in the world’s most populous cities is a valuable commodity. There’s a pervasive urge to build bigger and better, extracting profit from every nook and cranny.

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Europe's top '40 Under 40' architects and designers for 2023 chosen

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The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies has announced the winners of their 2023 ‘ Europe 40 Under 40 Awards.’ The annual series seeks to celebrate “the world's most promising figures in the fields of architecture and design and their standing-out and out-of-box projects.” The 40 award winners were spread across Europe, hailing from France, Greece, Italy, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland, and Turkey.

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Solar Trees Marketplace / Koichi Takada Architects

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Completed in 2023 in Shanghai, China. Images by Eiichi Kano. An “architectural forest” of 32 trees in Shanghai, designed by Koichi Takada Architects, has been built to serve as an evolving retail space and a.

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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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Tini Living Makes Tweakable Steel-Framed ADUs That Start at $38K

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Spanish architects Ignacio de la Vega and Pilar Cano Lasso’s prefabs are already certified in California, New York, and Colorado—and they have plans to continue expanding. Welcome to Prefab Profiles , an ongoing series of interviews with people transforming how we build houses. From prefab tiny houses and modular cabin kits to entire homes ready to ship, their projects represent some of the best ideas in the industry.

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BORD completes cider production facility with rhombus-shaped tunnel-like volumes in Hungary

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BORD Architectural Studio has completed a cider production facility composed of rhombus-shaped tunnel-like volumes in Etyek, Öreghegy, Hungary.Named BudaPrés Fruit Processing Plant, the üÇ-square-metre facility is located in Etyek, which is commonly.

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CTA’s largest-ever expansion reaches out to fulfill a transit gap

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With a focus on economic development in a part of the city that’s been starved for transit access and investment for much of its history, the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) The post CTA’s largest-ever expansion reaches out to fulfill a transit gap appeared first on The Architect’s Newspaper.

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Winning projects of the 2023 Australian National Architecture Awards

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The Australian Institute of Architects has named its winners for the 2023 National Architecture Awards as part of a special event held recently at the National Gallery of Australia in Canberra. The Awards’ 42nd overall edition drew a total of 47 winners across ten categories from a 70-entry shortlist and represents the best examples of adaptive reuse, sustainable design, creative approaches to creating high density, and a “connection to Country,” according to the organization.

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De Chill House / X11 Design Studio

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Completed in 2022 in Vietnam. Images by Hoang Le. In developing urban areas with high construction density, the lack of natural light in tube houses can make the space feel stuffy and disconnected.

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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 Off-Grid Design Studio Feels Like It’s Floating in a Forest

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Woodland views take center stage in this backyard office crafted from cedar, glass, and concrete. Our Focus series shines the spotlight on the details: the extraordinary materials, spaces, and ideas that take great projects to the next level. Sharon and Mike Matas’s backyard studio in Healdsburg, California, feels less like an office and more like a tree house.

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Thomas Heatherwick selects 10 "humanised" buildings for Dezeen

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British designer Thomas Heatherwick has recently launched a book, radio series and campaign calling for more "humanised" architecture. Here he picks 10 buildings that are "givers rather than takers". In his book named Humanise , along with the Radio 4 series and recently launched initiative , Heatherwick takes aim at boring buildings. The publication aims to promote the creation of more interesting buildings that are designed to engage passers-by and consider "emotion as a core function".

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PietriArchitectes wraps residential tower with white concrete vaults referencing to the Mediterranean

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Paris-based architecture firm PietriArchitectes has wrapped a residence with white concrete vaults that reference to the Mediterranean and to its color of limestone.Called La Porte Bleue, the öÖ-meter-high building, located in Marseille, France, is a tourist residence and accommo.

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olafur eliasson exhibition inaugurates heatherwick studio’s azabudai hills gallery in tokyo

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designboom visited the azabudai hills gallery and previewed the various artworks within the exhibition titled 'a harmonious cycle of interconnected nows'. The post olafur eliasson exhibition inaugurates heatherwick studio’s azabudai hills gallery in tokyo appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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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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Henning Larsen design picked to transform Prague Central Station

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Henning Larsen has been announced as the winner of a draft design competition to transform Prague Central Station into a modern rail hub for the capital region named Nový Hlavák. The project will increase passenger capacity for an existing Hlavni Nadrazi terminal and train hall while enhancing a connection to Vrchlického Sady Park, forming an optimized destination at the heart that’s based around principles of micro-mobility and pedestrianism.

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Family House in Druskininkai / Laurynas Žakevi?ius Architects

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© Leonas Garbacauskas architects: Laurynas Žakevičius Architects Location: Druskininkai, Druskininkai Municipality, Lithuania Project Year: 2019 Photographs: Leonas Garbacauskas Area: 170.

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Amtrak has a $176 billion plan to upgrade the Northeast Corridor and double the amount of trains between New York and Washington by 2038

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The Northeast Corridor (NEC) is the country’s highest-volume transit link: it supports a whopping $3 trillion economy by connecting Boston; Providence; New York City; Newark; Philadelphia; Baltimore; Washington, D.C.; and The post Amtrak has a $176 billion plan to upgrade the Northeast Corridor and double the amount of trains between New York and Washington by 2038 appeared first on The Architect’s Newspaper.

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Sahabat Selojene creates 2.8-metre-wide hotel in Indonesia

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Architecture studio Sahabat Selojene has created PituRooms, a seven-bedroom hotel in Indonesia that occupies a site measuring just 2.8 metres in width. Dubbed the "skinniest hotel ever" by the studio, the hotel sits between an alleyway and houses on a plot in Salatiga that had struggled to attract interest and was left as a "dumping ground" due to the difficulty of building on it.

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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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Srijit Srinivas - ARCHITECTS built brick family house with angled triangular façade in Kerala

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Indian architecture practice Srijit Srinivas - ARCHITECTS has built a brick family house with perforated and angled triangular façade in Kerala, India. The project, named The Kenz House, was designed for a four-member family, whose owner was a doctor.Built on a &ou.

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7 Best Architecture Firms in Morocco

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Colorful and dreamlike: this is how Morocco’s architecture and built environment could easily be described. Located between the edge of the Mediterranean and the Atlantic Ocean, Africa’s most “Western” country is fascinating and full of contradictions. Also known as The Kingdom of the Western Place, Morocco has a diverse array of landscapes and rich architecture, thus becoming one of the most famous cultural destinations as well as film sets in the world.

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Heatherwick's Azabudai Hills mixed-use development opens in Tokyo

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Heatherwick Studio has released a new batch of project images along with an announcement of the long-awaited completion of their Azabudai Hills mixed-use district in Tokyo. The multi-billion dollar project for Mori Building Co. Ltd. culminates a 30-year regeneration process in the heart of the city’s Minato ward with a new 20-acre design that features two temples, office and retail components, residential buildings, a school, and 5.9 acres of open green space for public use.

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CHAABI House / SYSTEM Architects + EKNC

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© Maruf Raihan architects: EKNC architects: SYSTEM Architects Location: Berabo, Rupganj, Narayanganj, Bangladesh Project Year: 2022 Photographs: Maruf Raihan Area: 1035.

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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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This New York Penthouse Designed by Shigeru Ban Is at the Top of Our Wish List This Year

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The impressive two-story penthouse in Manhattan’s Cast Iron House offers a luxurious retreat from city life—and the perfect escape for the holiday season. Cast Iron House has been an iconic landmark in the heart of Tribeca since it was designed by W. Wheeler Smith in 1881—and it made headlines in 2017 when it was transformed into a luxurious boutique condo by Pritzker Prize-winning architect Shigeru Ban.

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McLaren Excell turns Camden warehouse into craft-focused family home

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Architecture studio McLaren Excell has converted an industrial building in north London into a house that includes dedicated spaces for arts and crafts activities. Named Camden Workshop, the project also involved the extension of the 600-square-metre former factory, which was previously the home and studio of a sculpture artist. McLaren Excell has converted an industrial building in London into a house McLaren Excell 's scheme sees the ground floor converted into hobby rooms, used for a range of

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India's new arts centre, Hampi Art Labs, to open in February 2024 with Right Foot First exhibition

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India&#Öü;s new arts centre, Hampi Art Labs, is set to open in February ”Öö with Right Foot First exhibition and an inaugural residency cycle. The new Hampi Art Labs, currently in the final construction stage, is a new arts centre being built near.

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Snøhetta designs a commons for Norwegian life in America

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When Norwegians immigrated to the United States in the early 19th century, the lure of vast open lands drew many to Midwestern regions—generally taken from Native Americans and newly available The post Snøhetta designs a commons for Norwegian life in America appeared first on The Architect’s Newspaper.

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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!