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Enhancing Enscape Renders with AI: Architectural Visualization Redefined

Enscape

In the dynamic realm of architectural visualization, the quest for realism drives every pixel, every ray of light, and every material texture. As an architect and 3D artist, I've always strived to bridge the gap between imagination and reality through my renderings.

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MAD Architects Unveil Ethereal Design for Cloud 9 Sports Center in Shijiazhuang, China

ArchDaily

Cloud 9 Sports Center. Image © MAD Architects Ma Yansong/MAD Architects has unveiled their design for the Cloud 9 Sports Center , a 6,000-square-meter athletic complex in the city of Shijiazhuang , China. The venue is proposed to become the focal point of CBD's Central Park , marking the public space surrounded by residential, commercial, and recreational amenities.

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Exit Strategy: The Case for Single-Stair Egress

Architectural Record

Forum: Reforming U.S. building codes to permit single-stair apartment buildings would facilitate cost-effective and higher-density housing, writes Alex Armlovich.

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TW Ryan Architecture clads pyramidal Montana house in weathering steel

Deezen

California studio TW Ryan Architecture has completed a wildfire-resistant house in the American West that features a Corten steel exterior and pyramidal roofs that allude to the mountainous terrain. Located in a remote part of central Montana , the Four Roof House was designed for a couple who wanted a low-maintenance home where they could age in place.

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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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Natural, Artifical, and Collective "Intelligence:" Carlo Ratti Announces Theme and Title for 2025 Venice Architecture Biennale

ArchDaily

© Jacopo Salvi Carlo Ratti, the curator of the 19th International Architecture Exhibition —La Biennale di Venezia, along with Pietrangelo Buttafuocco, The President of La Biennale di Venezia, have revealed highly anticipated details for the upcoming edition. Titled “Intelligence. Natural. Artificial. Collective,” the exhibition will run from May 24th to November 23rd, 2025, in Giardini, the Arsenale, and various landmark locations throughout Venice.

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The MUST-SEE Architecture in Vancouver

Avontuura

Vancouver is the largest city in Western Canada and is consistently recognized as one of the best cities in the world in terms of standard of living. The post The MUST-SEE Architecture in Vancouver appeared first on Åvontuura.

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Architects of Change report paves the way to sustainable cities

Chaos

Discover the future of urban living in our "Architects of Change" report, uncovering key insights for sustainable and livable cities.

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Casa Borbon / Cali Architects

ArchDaily

Completed in 2024 in Batangas, Philippines. Images by Jar Concengco. We believe that a house is a sculpture that we live in - that we shape our homes, which in turn shapes us - our activities, ideas, our way of life.

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10 living room designs we liked this week

Archinect

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 Living Spaces. Tip: use the handy FOLLOW feature to easily keep up-to-date with all your favorite Archinect profiles.

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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 cochi architects’ house in nishizaki stands as a windowless concrete block in okinawa

designboom

light and ventilation come through courtyards and a skylight in the north-south direction. The post studio cochi architects’ house in nishizaki stands as a windowless concrete block in okinawa appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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Essential V-Ray techniques for stunning kitchen visualizations

Chaos

The kitchen is not just a place for cooking; it's the heart of the home, where design meets functionality. Learn how V-Ray can turn up the heat on your designs.

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Turning Water into Land: Major Landfill Projects Around the World

ArchDaily

© Shutterstock | Delpixel, The Palm Islands, Dubai The idea of transforming water into land has captivated humanity for centuries. The Netherlands , for example, is a pioneering nation in this field, where approximately 20% of the territory has been reclaimed from the sea or lakes using dikes to control water flow and dry the surfaces. As technology has advanced, this practice has become more widespread.

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Featured architecture jobs this week at Lehrer, Swift Lee, Scott Edwards, Loescher Meachem, and LSM

Archinect

In this week's curated employer highlight from Archinect Jobs , we are featuring five architecture and design firms with current openings in Los Angeles , Joshua Tree , Portland , and Washington, DC. For even more opportunities, head over to the Archinect job board and explore our active community of job seekers , firms , and schools. Los Angeles-based practice Swift Lee Office has an opening for a Project Designer with three-plus years of experience.

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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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Saudi Arabia authorised "lethal force" for Neom land clearance reports BBC

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Saudi forces were cleared to use "lethal force" to remove those resisting relocation to make way for The Line mega city as part of Neom in Saudi Arabia , according to a report by UK media organisation the BBC. Speaking to the BBC , Colonel Rabih Alenezi said that he was part of the team ordered to evict people from villages ahead of the development of The Line in northwest Saudi Arabia.

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Barbara Stauffacher Solomon, “California cool” design visionary, dies at 95

The Architect's Newsletter

Barbara Stauffacher Solomon, the heralded landscape architect and graphic designer, died at her home in San Francisco on May 7 at age 95. News of her passing was confirmed by The post Barbara Stauffacher Solomon, “California cool” design visionary, dies at 95 appeared first on The Architect’s Newspaper.

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“A Framework for Developing Happy Proximities:” In Conversation with Carlos Moreno, the Pioneer of the 15-Minute City

ArchDaily

The 15-minute city has become an internationally recognized concept advocating for a people-centric urban model where residents should be able to meet most of their daily needs within a 15-minute walk or bike ride from their homes. The concept was introduced by Professor Carlos Moreno in 2015 following the COP21 conference in Paris , which concluded with the signing of the Paris Agreement.

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NCARB shares feedback on rolling clock policy phase-out and the ARE 5.0

Archinect

Since phasing out several exam policies in last year's update to the ARE, the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) has shared positive news about implementing the retirement of its former five-year Rolling Clock Policy. The change mandates that scores from all previously expired divisions be added to the ARE 5.0. With the reinstated ARE 4.0 results, over 6,658 credits have been added for ARE 5.0 version learners.

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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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Hebra Arquitectos tucks Lone Oak House within wooded site in Chile

Deezen

Chilean studio Hebra Arquitectos has completed an elevated home with steel pilotis and a V-shaped roof, aiming to create a building that "floats in the middle of the forest". Hidden within a densely wooded area, the Lone Oak House is located in a river region in southern Chile. Hebra Arquitectos has completed a woodland home in Chile The project was commissioned during the Covid pandemic and was meant to serve as a second home for a psychologist and an artist.

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circular and folded brick walls envelop tropical space’s terra cotta workshop in vietnam

designboom

brick walls at the terra cotta workshop serve multiple functions -- they provide shade and control airflow, while low windows limit the angle of sunlight. The post circular and folded brick walls envelop tropical space’s terra cotta workshop in vietnam appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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Foster + Partners Designs All-Electric Office Tower in New York

ArchDaily

Courtesy of DBOX for Foster + Partners Foster + Partners , led by Norman Foster, has just released the designs for a new office tower in New York, United States. Spanning 139,354 square meters, “350 Park Avenue” will be the office space for Citadel Securities, committing to at least 78,967 square meters of the overall space. Seeking to rejuvenate the iconic street, the all-electric tower will integrate into the urban fabric of New York, standing alongside architectural landmarks in Midtown Manha

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12 Featured Job Opportunities in Portland and 3 at UO in Eugene

Archinect

The latest curated jobs roundup from Archinect Jobs features 15 exciting career opportunities across Portland and Eugene , Oregon. For helpful guidance on how to get that next job, make sure to check out Archinect's Guide to Job Titles series and our Archinect Tips collection. Waechter Architecture seeks a Project Designer "Waechter Architecture in Portland seeks a designer with 3-5 years experience to join their community-focused team, assisting in all architectural phases.

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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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Kunstsilo gallery opens within "basilica-like" grain silo in Norway

Deezen

The Kunstsilo art gallery has opened within the shell of a 1930s grain silo in the south of Norway , converted by Barcelona studios Mestres Wåge Arquitectes , BAX and Mendoza Partida. Located on the Odderœya peninsula in Kristiansand, Kunstsilo is home to the world's largest private collection of modern art from the Nordic region, with more than 5,500 artworks.

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tropical brutalism: cali architects hides casa borbon in the philippines’ lush landscape

designboom

the home's brutalist style uses raw textures and geometric forms balanced with warmth and views onto the trees. The post tropical brutalism: cali architects hides casa borbon in the philippines’ lush landscape appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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MC House / Cristián Romero Valente

ArchDaily

© Juan Pablo Calderón architects: Cristián Romero Valente Location: Hacienda de Chicureo, Metropolitan Region, Chile Project Year: 2023 Photographs: Juan Pablo Calderón Area: 8611.

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Carlo Ratti presents theme and title for 2025 Venice Architecture Biennale

Archinect

Curator Carlo Ratti has announced the title and theme for next year’s Venice Architecture Biennale. The 19th International Architectural Exhibition will advance under the banner Intelligens. Natural. Artificial. Collective. , a portmanteau title representing different forms of intelligence supported by four pillars: Transdisciplinarity, Living Lab, Space For Ideas, and Circularity Protocol.

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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!