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Pelli Clarke & Partners completes Japan's tallest skyscraper in Tokyo

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US studio Pelli Clarke & Partners has completed Japan's tallest skyscraper , the Mori JP Tower, as part of the Azabudai Hills development in Tokyo. At 330 metres high, the glass-clad Mori JP Tower is Tokyo's first supertall skyscraper and the tallest building in Japan , exceeding the 300-metre-tall Abeno Harukas in Osaka , also designed by Pelli Clarke & Partners.

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MAD Architects Unveils Design for "Forest City" Airport in Lishui, China

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Courtesy of MAD Architects | Lishui Airport MAD Architects has just unveiled the design for Lishui Airport in China. Dubbed the "forest city,” Lishui is known for its green landscapes and valleys in the Southwest Zhejiang Province. Situated amidst hilly terrain, approximately 15 kilometers southwest of the city, the airport is envisioned as a domestic, regional transportation hub seeking to harmonize with the natural surroundings.

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Production designer Patrice Vermette put himself "in the position of the architect" for Dune

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Brutalism , septic tanks and a rejection of the status quo of sci-fi informed the set design of the film Dune: Part Two, production designer Patrice Vermette tells Dezeen in this interview. Vermette worked on both parts of the movie Dune , an adaptation of Frank Herbert's 1965 novel realised by director Denis Villeneuve. The second film continues to explore the book's themes of colonialism, environmentalism and religion as its warring factions battle for control over the resource-rich desert pl

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Social Rehabilitation: Exploring Community Involvement in Architectural Restoration

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he Great Mosque of Djenné. Image © Michele Alfieri/Shutterstock Rehabilitation involves repairing , renovating, altering, or reconstructing any building or structure. It addresses the need to significantly improve a building's failing features, primarily through strengthening or replacing elements to restore the structure's optimal performance. The impact of building rehabilitation on the physical environment is significant.

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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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Wynn Resorts and Related unveil renderings for Hudson Yards West

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Wynn Resorts and Related Companies have unveiled renderings depicting their plans for a second phase of Hudson Yards. Hudson Yards West would bring additional office space, residential towers, and hospitality The post Wynn Resorts and Related unveil renderings for Hudson Yards West appeared first on The Architect’s Newspaper.

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Small scale, big heart: making a music video for Emicida

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Pedro Conti kept it simple in this video for Brazilian rapper Emicida’s “Acabou, mas tem…” Find out how V-Ray for 3ds Max’s features helped realize the project.

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Foster + Partners Unveils Design for Office Tower with Spiraling Gardens in Los Angeles, US

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The Star, Hollywood. Image © Foster + Partners Foster + Partners , led by Norman Foster, has revealed designs for a new “vertical creative office” campus on Sunset Boulevard in Los Angeles , overlooking Hollywood. Developed by real estate firm The Star LLC, the tower is wrapped in spiraling gardens, giving the project its distinctive image and introducing generous outdoor areas throughout.

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Longnan Garden estate in Shanghai wanted to escape the "virus" of boring Chinese housing

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Our next Social Housing Revival case study is Atelier GOM's Shanghai Longnan Garden estate, the first social-housing project in China to abandon high-rise towers. Located in Shanghai's central Xuhui district, the 100,000-square-metre Longnan Garden estate was completed in 2017. Commissioned by the district's state-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission as low-rent housing, it comprises one commercial building and seven residential buildings containing a total of 2,000 homes.

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NEOM unveils new bridged Treyam resort development for the Gulf of Aqaba

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The next satellite development of NEOM has been announced as a new lagoon straddling resort called Treyam. News of its announcement follows last week’s update from NEOM detailing the golf course and resort concept Gidori from Aedas architects Ignacio Gomez and Lama Al-Kharboush in the Saudi Gulf of Aqaba region. This latest destination will be developed in the same coast region and is promoted as being an “audacious design with minimal land intervention.

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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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former textile workshop transforms into modern machiya residence in kyoto

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design it architects preserves the structure's original character, embracing the traditional lifestyle and scale inherent to machiya living. The post former textile workshop transforms into modern machiya residence in kyoto appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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The Barcelona Model: Public Space as a Synonym for Urban Adaptation

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Pedralbes Square. Adaptation of public space as a place of living and climatic comfort. Image © Jaume Barnada CityMakers , The Global Community of Architects Who Learn from Exemplary Cities and Their Makers , is working with Archdaily to publish a series of articles about Barcelona , Medellin, and Rotterdam. The authors are the architects, urban planners, and/or strategists behind the projects that have transformed these three cities and are studied in the " Schools of Cities " and " Documentary

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"Social housing has become a matter of enclaves and micro-sites"

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Peter Barber 's architecture proves that providing social housing at scale without making the design mistakes of the past is eminently possible, writes Owen Hatherley as part of our Social Housing Revival series. Once upon a time, everyone knew how to solve a housing crisis, or at least they thought they did. The solution was quantity. You can see the results of this numbers game, played all around the world in the mid-20th century, in the dun brick towers of the New York City Housing Authority

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Heatherwick Studio previews first South American project in Bogotá, Colombia

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Heatherwick Studio has made public details of a new project in Bogotá , Colombia, for a client in the higher education industry. The studio’s first South American design will be realized as a seven-story academic building and makerspace with a uniquely colorful facade composed of setbacks, free columns, planting, and small circular outdoor terraces.

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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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heatherwick studio designs school in bogotá, colombia with a basket-woven facade

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designing this colorful bogotá school, heatherwick studio takes influence from colombia's indigenous basket weaving. The post heatherwick studio designs school in bogotá, colombia with a basket-woven facade appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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LAVA Unveils Winged Design for Kuwait’s Pavilion at World Expo Osaka 2025

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Courtesy of Kuwait Expo 2025 Osaka The State of Kuwait has revealed the design of the upcoming Kuwait Pavilion to take shape at World Expo 2025 in Osaka. Designed by architectural firm LAVA (Laboratory for Visionary Architecture) , the temporary structure is envisioned as a “Visionary Lighthouse” representing Kuwait’s embrace of Arab cultures, arts, and social works.

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Mark Foster Gage designs 450-metre-long bridge hotel at Neom

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Saudi development Neom has unveiled a hotel called Treyam that bridges a lagoon as the latest resort on the Gulf of Aqaba. Designed by US studio Mark Foster Gage Architects , the 250-room hotel will be contained within a 450-metre-long bridge with glass-bottomed rooms and topped with an infinity pool. Mark Foster Gage has designed a bridge hotel for Neom It is set to be built on the Gulf of Aqaba around 10 kilometres north of The Line development in the northwest of Saudi Arabia.

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February Architecture Billings Index softens decline, shows encouraging signs of economic turnaround

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New data from the AIA/Deltek Architecture Billings Index (ABI) for the month of February has revealed a continued decline to a new score of 49.5. The figure, however, represents the "most modest easing" since July 2023 (any score below 50 indicates a decline), suggesting an improvement over the economic downturn of last year. "There are indicators this month that business conditions at firms may finally begin to pick up in the coming months.

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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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minimalist architecture meets raw stone: a house in argentina is built into the earth

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the house by christian schlatter merges rusticated stone and minimalist wood, all framing glassy views toward the distant horizon. The post minimalist architecture meets raw stone: a house in argentina is built into the earth appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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From This Earth Installation / Karim+Elias

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© Elias El Hage architects: Karim+Elias Location: PHPH+26J Layali Diriyah, Al Ain Al Jadida, Al Bujairi, Diriyah 13711, Saudi Arabia Project Year: 2024 Photographs: Elias El Hage Area: 220.

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Social housing is America's "missing tool" to solve housing crisis says Alex Lee

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Public housing is an essential part of the solution to the housing crisis in the US, California politician Alex Lee tells Dezeen in this interview conducted as part of our Social Housing Revival series. California State Assembly member Lee is one of a small number of voices leading calls for a new social-housing programme to alleviate America's severe housing-affordability problems.

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Architects for Gaza launches Gaza Global University for afflicted Palestinian students

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The UK-based group Architects for Gaza , appealing to the educational needs of displaced Palestinian architecture students in the occupied territory, has just announced the creation of a new learning platform called Gaza Global University. The announcement was made earlier this month via Instagram. The group says: "We know that to rebuild Gaza requires rebuilding its institutions, its culture, its life — and importantly for those of us not situated in Gaza — it requires a rebuilding

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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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designboom’s ultimate guide to milan design week 2024

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discover our guide to milan design week 2024, the week in the calendar where the design world converges on the italian city. The post designboom’s ultimate guide to milan design week 2024 appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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Heatherwick Studio's Educational Hub Celebrates Indigenous Crafts in Bogotá, Colombia

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Courtesy of NOD | Heatherwick Studio Heatherwick Studio has just been selected to design a new educational facility for a university in Bogotá , Colombia. Marking Heatherwick’s Studio’s debut in South America, the construction is set to begin in 2025. Located on the existing campus in central Bogotá, the new design school and makers’ space for Universidad EAN will become a home for the university’s school of sustainable design.

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Supertall skyscrapers and casino planned for Hudson Yards expansion

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Development firm Related Companies has announced plans to expand the program of Hudson Yards with a series of buildings including supertall skyscrapers and a casino. In partnership with Wynn Resorts, the developer submitted proposals to the city for the project in February and last week released a series of renderings showing what the potential skyscrapers may look like.

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NEOM announces new Gidori resort and golf course satellite development — its tenth overall

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A new golf resort concept has been revealed as the latest satellite development for NEOM , Saudi Arabia’s $500 billion+ experiment in urbanization and global luxury tourism. 'Gidori,' as it will be known, is designed to include an 18-hole course with a 200-unit residential component, 80-room hotel, beach club, and other sport and leisure facilities spread throughout a rocky coastal setting on the Gulf of Aqaba.

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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!