August, 2023

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Doldam House / one-aftr

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Completed in 2023 in Sokcho-si, South Korea. Images by Jang Mi. Doldam is a private rental residence in Mt. Seorak National Park, renowned for its fall foliage and boulder formations. The building's design is.

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New architecture and design competitions: Human/AI Design Challenge, Reinterpreting the Space, Kokuyo Design Award, and AR Future Projects Awards

Archinect

For this week's curated picks of architecture and design competitions listed on Bustler, we are highlighting four exciting briefs calling for a graphic design project assisted by AI, conceptual ideas for the revitalization of Ukraine's Potocki Palace through the creation of a public space, "primitive" product designs, and excellent unbuilt and incomplete projects that have the potential to create positive change.

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Vilhelm Lauritzen Architects design learning center outside Copenhagen to evoke the interest of children in the natural sciences

Avontuura

Raw oak columns welcome visitors to LIFE Campus – a visionary learning center set to evoke the interest of children in the natural sciences. The post Vilhelm Lauritzen Architects design learning center outside Copenhagen to evoke the interest of children in the natural sciences appeared first on Åvontuura.

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Alexandra Lange, Robert A.M. Stern, Docomomo, and Preservation Futures on the fate of 60 Wall Street’s lobby

The Architect's Newsletter

On August 21, the New York City Planning Commission voted to allow 60 Wall Street’s owners to renovate the beloved 1989 postmodern lobby by Kevin Roche and John Dinkeloo—a decision The post Alexandra Lange, Robert A.M. Stern, Docomomo, and Preservation Futures on the fate of 60 Wall Street’s lobby appeared first on The Architect’s Newspaper.

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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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Chanel to outfit Brooklyn diner in pastels for perfume pop-up

Deezen

Fashion house Chanel has announced plans to cover an iconic Brooklyn diner in retro pinks and greens to celebrate the launch of a new perfume. Exterior renderings depict the chrome diner wrapped in bands of mint green and light pink inspired by the pastel bottles of the CHANCE EAU FRAÎCHE Eau de Parfum (CHANCE). Called Lucky Chance Diner, the overhaul is part of a pop-up event for the new fragrance.

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Khodeja Villa / Ground One

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Completed in 2022 in Nangalkot, Bangladesh. Images by Maruf Raihan. Our approach to designing a vacation home in a rural area was to create a space that blends seamlessly with the surrounding landscape. In order to.

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The Cultural Landscape Foundation acquires photographer Alan Ward's archive

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The Cultural Landscape Foundation (TCLF) has just announced a gift of landscape photographer and architect Alan Ward’s digital archive, a donation they say provides both the public and scholars exposure to one of the profession’s most beloved practitioners. The Sasaki Associates principal’s bequest includes 2,500 photographs. Each will be made accessible through the Alan Ward Portfolios of Designed Landscapes section of TCLF’s website and is part of the “Related Con

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Article 25 have completed Phase 1 of an ‘off-grid’ Children’s Village in Boma Ng’ombe, Tanzania

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Phase 1 construction was completed in early 2023 and comprises 3 cottages for groups of children, each with its own live-in ‘Mama’. The post Article 25 have completed Phase 1 of an ‘off-grid’ Children’s Village in Boma Ng’ombe, Tanzania appeared first on Åvontuura.

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Thomas Leslie’s Chicago Skyscrapers 1934-1986 offers a wide survey of high rises across the socioeconomic spectrum

The Architect's Newsletter

Chicago Skyscrapers 1934-1986: How Technology, Politics, Finance, and Race Reshaped the City | Thomas Leslie | University of Illinois Press | $44.95 In the 1960s, the same Chicago city agency The post Thomas Leslie’s <em>Chicago Skyscrapers 1934-1986</em> offers a wide survey of high rises across the socioeconomic spectrum 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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Studio Gang and SCAPE add timber canopy to "inclusive" park on Memphis waterfront

Deezen

US firms Studio Gang and SCAPE have created a public park alongside the Mississippi River in Memphis that features a mass-timber shade structure and an installation by artist Theaster Gates. Officially called Day One at Tom Lee Park, the park comprises 31 acres of land along the river, with walking paths, fields, river terraces and a large activities area sheltered under a massive glulam canopy.

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DOXS NKLN by GRAFT

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DOXS NKLN will transform a former industrial recycling yard on the banks of the Neukölln Ship Canal in Berlin into a “Haven of Culture,” benefitting future users and the local community alike. GRAFT’s plans foresee an urban ensemble of three new buildings with attractive outdoor areas and a publicly accessible canalside promenade. Image © GRAFT The concept envisages a mixed-use development consisting of office and commercial units as well as educational and cultural facilities.

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Da Yu Art Museum / Yuan Architects

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© Highlite Images architects: Yuan Architects Location: Nanjing, Jiangsu, China Project Year: 2021 Photographs: Highlite Images Area: 3000.

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MoMA PS1 fellowship offers ‘launching pad for individuals in the arts’

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Following last week’s look at an opening for a Junior Architectural Engineer at Cover , we are using this week’s edition of our Job Highlights series to explore an opportunity on Archinect Jobs for a Program Production Fellow at MoMA PS1. Based in Long Island City, the six-month fellowship will see the successful applicant gain “hands-on training within a contemporary art institution and an understanding of how MoMA PS1 operates, develops programs and engages audiences.

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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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This house in Yucata, Mexico is designed as a series of pavilions connected by water

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Casa en los Cocos Architect: Ludwig GodefroyLocation: Mérida, MexicoType: HouseYear: 2023Images: Rory Gardiner The following description is courtesy of the architects. Casa en los Cocos is located in the south of the historic center of Mérida – Yucatán, in Mexico. The design of the project comes from the proportion of the land itself, 70mts long x 8mts wide.

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Young Architect Guide: The Three Pillars of Form-Finding in Architecture

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Architizer's new image-heavy daily newsletter , The Plug , is easy on the eyes, giving readers a quick jolt of inspiration to supercharge their days. Plug in to the latest design discussions by subscribing. Form-finding in architecture is a broad discipline, with each architect approaching it in a wholly unique way. Form finding is a personal process and an undertaking steeped in individual preferences and subjective opinions, with preferred style and singular values often, but not always, bei

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Dezeen's top five houses of August 2023

Deezen

Steeply-pitched roofs animate two of the homes in this roundup , which spotlights Dezeen's top five houses of the month for August 2023. Also on the list is a dwelling decorated with shiny green tiles, a trapezoidal concrete home and a beach house clad in blackened wood. This is the latest in our Houses of the month series, where we collect the five most popular residences featured on Dezeen every month, from all around the world.

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News: Gensler, KoningEizenberg among top winners of 2023 AIA California Design Awards

Bustler

Nineteen projects have been honored as part of the 2023 AIA California Design Awards. Two projects, The Lighthouse by Gensler and The Park by KoningEizenberg Architecture, were recognized with the highest award, joining seventeen others that “embody design excellence.” “This year, AIA California has advanced key measures on a state level to address the growing climate crisis; that is our responsibility as an architectural organization,” said AIA California President Scott Gaudineer.

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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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The 18th Instanbul Biennial Appoints Iwona Blazwick as Curator for the 2024 Edition

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Müze Gazhan. Image Courtesy of iKSV Iwona Blazwick has been appointed as the Curator of the 18th Istanbul Biennial, organized by the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Art (iKSV). The Biennial will occur in 2024, from 14 September until 17 November. The Istanbul Biennial is the most comprehensive international exhibition organized in Türkiye and the region, playing an essential role in promoting contemporary artists and artist collectives.

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Refik Anadol previews new AI data sculpture installation for Las Vegas Sphere

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A new AI Data Sculpture installation from Refik Anadol has been unveiled ahead of its public premiere tomorrow, September 1st, at the newly-complete Sphere entertainment venue in Las Vegas. The sculpture utilizes the structure’s Exosphere, a digital canvas covering that can be programmed to display content thanks to its world-leading array of 1.2 million different LED ‘pucks’ which are spaced 8 inches apart to form an almost 580,000-square-foot display.

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A renovated chapel hits the market in the Cotswolds

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When it comes to inspiring homes, church conversions are in a league of their own, boasting lofty proportions and unrivalled histories. In the Cotswolds, the Grade II-listed Chapel House goes a step further, blending striking architecture and ecclesiastical features with contemporary interiors and eco-interventions that maximise it for modern living.

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Fresh designs: Kitchen solutions tailored for every aesthetic

Habitus Living

For more than six decades, the Sub-Zero Classic Series Refrigeration’s iconic stainless steel grille has served as a testament to the unmatched quality of Sub-Zero appliances. Now, Sub-Zero’s Classic and Designer Series Refrigeration offer a new and expanded suite of innovative features and breathtaking aesthetic evolutions. This edition of the Habitus Edit explores the latest innovations from Sub-Zero.

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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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Burberry draws on minimalism at New Bond Street store

Deezen

British luxury brand Burberry has renovated its New Bond Street store , which has been decorated with a minimalist scheme that is populated with striking contemporary furniture. Set on a prominent spot on the corner of New Bond Street and Conduit Street in central London, the 22,000-square-metre store is split across three levels. Burberry's flagship store is located on New Bond Street The flagship store has a minimal open-plan interior that is characterised by stark white floor, walls and ceili

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News: AISC/ACSA announce eleven 2023 Steel Design Student Competition winners

Bustler

The American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) and the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA) have just announced eleven winners for their 2023 Steel Design Student Competition. Organizers share: "The 2023 ACSA/AISC Steel Design Student Competition offered architecture students the opportunity to compete in two separate categories.

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The Potential of Architects in Entrepreneurship

ArchDaily

Image Edited by Matthew Maganga - Eric Reinholdt's 30 x 40 Design Studio. Image © Trent Bell In today’s globalised, ever-evolving world, the architectural field continues to re-invent itself. Innovation has seen the emergence of new building technologies and new methods of communicating with clients, however, in some ways, a large majority of the architecture industry is still outdated – architects relying on client fees received from projects to run their architecture firms.

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'All architects need to be agents of change': Muyiwa Oki takes office as RIBA's youngest and first-ever Black President

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Muyiwa Oki has officially taken office as the first-ever Black President of the Royal Institute of British Architects , marking the end of Simon Allford ’s tenure and heralding a new way forward for the 189-year-old organization as it aims itself toward a more progressive agenda. The historic feat is added to by Oki's status as the youngest-ever architect to hold the title.

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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!