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Faulkner Architects design Net-Zero corten steel home in California


Entry to the 3,725-square-foot house is from the north, where a steel plate covered walkway leads to the front door. The post Faulkner Architects design Net-Zero corten steel home in California appeared first on Åvontuura.

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Eco-Friendly Roofing Materials

Aric Gitomer Architect

Every homeowner must replace their roof shingles at some point. You must keep this in mind if you are building a new home. Roofs are the “guardians” of your home. Their primary job to withstand harsh weather makes it necessary for you to select a high-quality roof for your home.


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BIG and Barcode complete cantilevering residential building on Amsterdam waterfront


Work has been completed on Sluishuis, a residential project in Amsterdam by Bjarke Ingels Group and Barcode Architects. The scheme, which comprises 442 homes, a public green roof garden, and maritime jetties, is defined by a cantilevered form meeting at a high corner.

The Veranda: A Disappearing Threshold Space in India.


Otlas lining the street. Image © Vijay B. Barot. An ancient Indian folktale narrates the story of a demigod, Hiranyakashipu, who was granted a boon of indestructibility.

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Restructure Your Methods: How Sustainable Architecture Benefits from Client Collaboration

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. He will discuss designing and building more sustainable buildings, and how to engage clients in learning sustainable processes.

BRH+ complete eco-friendly winery in Alta Langa


Located on a hill, the building expands horizontally following the contours of the landscape settling into a natural terrace. The post BRH+ complete eco-friendly winery in Alta Langa appeared first on Åvontuura. architecture sustainability Aldo Moretti BRH+ Italy Winery

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A new tall mass timber proposal is heating up the race to the top in Toronto


Around the same time the new world record holder for tall mass timber buildings — the 25-story Ascent tower — is making its much-awaited debut in Milwaukee , another North American design proposal has been revealed in Toronto that would surmount the historic milestone by a total of six stories if approved.

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SW Oregon Architect

Main entry porch, Johnson Hall (photos by me unless noted otherwise) This is the next in my Eugene/Architecture/Alphabet series of blog posts, the focus of each being a landmark building here in Eugene.

Rocco Valentini Architecture design corten steel gate against medieval fortification


The ruined “Porta Gabella” of Ripa Teatina has been revived with the insertion of a distinguishable architectural element. The post Rocco Valentini Architecture design corten steel gate against medieval fortification appeared first on Åvontuura.

Toronto is the densest urban area in North America

Brandon Donnelly

Some of you are probably shocked by this headline. But it is true. Here’s the chart to prove it : Toronto is number one. Los Angeles is number two. And New York sits just behind Winnipeg and Calgary.

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World's tallest mass timber tower opens in Milwaukee


A historic milestone in the use of mass timber as a construction material is about to be passed as Korb + Associates Architects ’ aptly-named Ascent tower is finally set to open tomorrow, July 15, in Milwaukee. Standing 25 stories and a total of 86.6

In Chicago, American Framing exposes the nation’s long-concealed construction method

The Architect's Newsletter

American Framing Wrightwood 659, Chicago | Open through July 30 I went to Wrightwood 659 to find America. Not like Paul Simon—it wasn’t a regional trek from Saginaw with Kathy. [.]. Read More.

Sanjay Puri Architects design house of arches in Bhilwara


A curvilinear envelope surrounds the house, creating interstitial, semi-open spaces all along the perimeter, with deeper recesses. The post Sanjay Puri Architects design house of arches in Bhilwara appeared first on Åvontuura.

Final consultation for George Square and environs opens

Urban Realm

A final public engagement exercise on the future design of George Square and the surrounding Avenues has begun. An initial sketch has been developed to seed discussion around the finished form of both the square and around 2.5

RIBA names 20 projects to House of the Year 2022 longlist


It’s that time of year again for the annual slate of RIBA Awards, beginning with today’s announcement of the House of the Year competition longlist.

The first book about British postmodernist John Outram captures his eclectic stylings

The Architect's Newsletter

John Outram By Geraint Franklin | Liverpool University Press | $49.99 British architect John Outram is a difficult talent to pin down. In some senses, he is the perfect (and [.]. Read More.

HEMAA and Hesters Oyon complete contemporary archetype for the school of Heudebouville


The morphology of the houses and farm buildings on the site is reinterpreted, giving rise to large contemporary longères. The post HEMAA and Hesters Oyon complete contemporary archetype for the school of Heudebouville appeared first on Åvontuura.

B-listed tram depot to host Dundee Transport Museum

Urban Realm

A B-listed tram depot dating from 1901 is to be transformed into a new Dundee Museum of Transport under plans submitted by Andrew Black Design and conservation architect James F. Stephen.

World Architecture Festival Awards reveals 2022 shortlist


The World Architecture Festival (WAF) has just unveiled the annual shortlist of new projects for this year's return to an in-person competition.

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For the Birds, now on view at Brooklyn Botanic Garden, explores biodiversity through architect-designed follies

The Architect's Newsletter

Colorful birdhouses in myriad forms installed throughout Brooklyn Botanic Gardens (BBG) continue a millennia-old history of multi-species design. As part of the installation For the Birds, which opened June 11, [.]. Read More.

UNDP unveils Tosin Oshinowo designed village rebuilt for community displaced by Boko Haram


The vision for the ‘Homes for Ngarannam’ was to design a settlement town more closely related to the Kanuri/Islamic culture. The post UNDP unveils Tosin Oshinowo designed village rebuilt for community displaced by Boko Haram appeared first on Åvontuura.

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Rustic Suffolk farmhouse celebrates its heritage bones via soft minimalism

The Spaces

World of Interiors readers might recognise this Grade II-listed farmhouse close to the Suffolk coast – it has featured in the storied magazine, as well as books exploring the quintessential English farmhouse. And now it’s for sale.

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10 architectural details we enjoyed this week


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 Details.

Will the Past Dictate the Aesthetics of the Future?


Sala Samui Chaweng Beach Resort, Phase 02 / onion. Photo: © Wworkspace. The current architectural production faces several paradigms and one of them is aesthetic.

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Safdie Architects design Albert Einstein Education And Research Center in São Paulo


The project features large courtyards with gardens, creating an urban oasis in the South Zone of São Paulo. The post Safdie Architects design Albert Einstein Education And Research Center in São Paulo appeared first on Åvontuura.

Lisbon seafood restaurant Rosamar wears its nautical influence proudly

The Spaces

Colours, patterns and artwork are all imbued with maritime references at this Lisbon seafood grill and oyster bar. Studio Pim designed Rosamar, which is located not far from the city’s botanical garden.

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What does a career as a graphic designer look like within the architecture realm?


While architects and graphic designers hold separate titles and specialties within the design team, the two disciplines share many common interests. Both approach their roles with a flair for creativity and design.

Chicago unveils a lofty waterfront proposal for a revamped Museum Campus

The Architect's Newsletter

A lofty proposal to redevelop Chicago’s Museum Campus proposes increasing the 57-acre park complex’s accessibility and connectivity to the greater metropolitan area and connecting the myriad cultural venues situated along [.]. Read More.

5 recent contemporary buildings from Iceland


A small island nation located in the North Atlantic, Iceland is best known for its natural features including volcanoes, geysers, hot springs and lava fields. And while its landscapes attract most of the attention, the architecture packs a mean punch as well.

Edoardo Dionea Cicconi conjures the Northern Lights on Sicily’s Favignana island

The Spaces

Day visitors to the shores of Favignana island, off Sicily , will have to look closely to spot this site-specific installation by Edoardo Dionea Cicconi, which blends into its craggy surroundings – but comes alive at night.

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7 Blocky Buildings That Think Outside of the Box


How can architecture be a force for good in our ever-changing world? During Future Fest , we’ll pose this question to some of the world’s best architects. Launching in September, our three-week-long virtual event will be 100% free to attend. Register here !

Antalya Türkan Soray Cultural Center / Nous Architecture


© Yercekim Architectural Photograph. architects: Nous Architecture Location: Antalya, Turkey Project Year: 2018 Photographs: Yercekim Architectural Photograph Area: 5500.0 Read more ». Cultural Architecture. Cultural Center

Historic Rotterdam rail bridge won’t be dismantled for Bezos megayacht after all

The Architect's Newsletter

This past February, Dutch media reported on potential plans to temporarily deconstruct a portion of Rotterdam’s Koningshavenbrug, a historic monument-designated railway lift bridge locally known as De Hef (The Lift), [.]. Read More.

Moshu Treehouse transforms one of Buenos Aires grand homes into a magical dining hub

The Spaces

What was once a patio is now a striking, wooden-shuttered courtyard in this house-turned restaurant in Buenos Aires’ Palermo. Hitzig Militello Architects masterminded Moshu Treehouse – which is named for the moshu tree in the restaurant’s courtyard.

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