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Fabel Arkitektur design timber-framed house in rural Sweden


The Höghult house is a part of a large estate in the Swedish landscape with old farms, large fields and endless views over the green forest. The post Fabel Arkitektur design timber-framed house in rural Sweden appeared first on Åvontuura.

Innocence Lost

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(Photo credit: VOA, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons) The terrifying familiarity this past week of yet another mass shooting at a school—this time at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas on May 24—shocked the nation.


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Twenty unique projects shortlisted for the Aga Khan Award for Architecture


The Aga Khan Award for Architecture has announced its shortlist for the 2020–22 award cycle.

5 of the best Lake Como properties for sale right now

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Lombardy’s Lake Como has picturesque, mountain-backed shores dotted with lavish villas, quaint villages, history and nature.

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Escape to these remote tourist cabins and getaway houses in Paradinha, Portugal


The initial commission was to distribute several touristic rooms over the terrain, however we proposed small houses as well. The post Escape to these remote tourist cabins and getaway houses in Paradinha, Portugal appeared first on Åvontuura.

Urban planner Justin Garrett Moore thinks cities need a Department of Care

The Architect's Newsletter

Below is the first of three articles written as part of the New Voices in Architectural Journalism fellowship, a mentorship-based program developed by The Architect’s Newspaper and the Pratt Institute [.]. Read More.

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Brazilian Houses: 11 Houses with Curved Walls


House of The Yellow Ipê / Leo Romano. Photo: © Edgard César. Being square sucks! At least, that's what the trends of 2022 tell us. The report carried out by Pinterest points out the curved design as the future of decoration, whether in objects or even from architecture.

Studio Farris completes small canal house in Brabant


Humbeek Canal House makes the most of the surface area by placing itself within the profile defined by the row of buildings facing the canal. The post Studio Farris completes small canal house in Brabant appeared first on Åvontuura.

Bruce Mau wants to do nothing. If that doesn’t work, he’ll redesign everything

The Architect's Newsletter

On Friday the 13th under a nearly full moon during a buzzing tenth-anniversary edition of NYCxDESIGN, the city’s cognoscenti gathered for a packed screening at the Angelika Film Center on [.]. Read More. The post Bruce Mau wants to do nothing.

Munger Hall now has a walkthrough for the skeptical


Not giving up is an important aspect of undergraduate learning, and the University of California, Santa Barbara is neatly reinforcing that lesson by offering a new preview of its besmirched Munger Hall megadorm project seven months following the initial public rollout.

Sustainability: The New Aesthetic Order


Punta Caliza Hotel Holbox / ESTUDIO MACIAS PEREDO. César Béjar. In the history of architecture the concept of beauty has always been linked to different factors that represent, mainly, the values of society in a given period.

Rohingya Cultural Memory Centre shares the stories of displaced lives and communities in the Rohingya Refugee Camp


Rohingya Cultural Memory Centre tries to fight back for the lost identity of her community and to fight for mental well-being. The post Rohingya Cultural Memory Centre shares the stories of displaced lives and communities in the Rohingya Refugee Camp appeared first on Åvontuura.

Steven Holl, SO–IL, Walter Hood, and others create avian abodes for new exhibition at Brooklyn Botanic Garden

The Architect's Newsletter

A Miami Beach-inspired retreat for sun-seekers, a wood shingle-clad multifamily residence, and a 3D-printed earthen abode will all debut this month in avian-friendly form at Brooklyn Botanic Garden (BBG)’s For the [.]. Read More.

Álvaro Siza’s first U.S. building completes in New York City


New photos have been released of Álvaro Siza’s completed 611 West 56th Street , the Pritzker Prize-winning architect’s first designed building in the United States.

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10 Contemporary Buildings Inspired by the Egyptian Pyramid Typology


Muttart Conservatory / Edmonton, Canada. Image Courtesy of winterE229 / Wikicommons. As one of the wonders of the world, the Egyptian pyramids are steeped in rich history and shrouded in mystery.

MVRDV’s Rotterdam Rooftop Walk has opened


The highlight of this installation is a bridge spanning the Coolsingel and gives the public a new perspective on the city. The post MVRDV’s Rotterdam Rooftop Walk has opened appeared first on Åvontuura. architecture MVRDV rotterdam

ABBA Arena raises the bar for temporary architecture

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A new 3,000-capacity venue at east London’s Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park has opened to host ABBA’s virtual comeback tour.

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Foster + Partners designs timber department store in Tokyo


Foster + Partners has unveiled designs for a nine-story, timber -structure department store in Tokyo , presenting an elegant retail space that features several green-building practices.

Disabled Are the Cities, Not Their Citizens


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Architectural Pilgrimage: Daring Design at Dizzying Heights on Norway’s Scenic Routes


Browse the Architizer Jobs Board and apply for architecture and design positions at some of the world's best firms. Click here to sign up for our Jobs Newsletter. . Good trails guide you through different landscapes while minimizing the impact of tourism on the environment.

Luchetti Krelle brings breezy Brazilian modernism to this rooftop Tokyo restaurant

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Sydney-based firm Luchetti Krelle has transplanted 1960s Brazilian modernism to the rooftops of Tokyo’s business district with jewel-tone bar and restaurant, The Upper. The Tokyo bar and restaurant opened in late 2020 and is the flagship property of the Transit General Office restaurant group.

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ZGF designs new home for Space Shuttle Endeavour in Los Angeles


ZGF Architects has unveiled details of its Samuel Oschin Air and Space Center, which has just broken ground in Los Angeles.

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Breathing New Life into Coffee Shop Culture: A Focus on Multi-Functional Café Spaces


Rong Bao Zhai Coffee Bookstore / ARCHSTUDIO. Image © Wang Ning. Throughout the years, coffee shops and cafés alike have become so much more than just a place to acquire a delicious brew.

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Ichihara Life and Work commission office // kurosawa kawara-ten


Project Status: Built. Year: 2021. Size: 0 sqft – 1000 sqft. Budget: 0 – 10K. Text description provided by the architects.

‘Social utopia’: Europe’s oldest concrete estate Betondorp turns 100

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Two miles outside Amsterdam’s canal belt, an art deco landmark stands frozen in time. Designed 100 years ago, Betondorp – literally ‘concrete village’ – emerged out of an immediate need for modest, affordable housing between the world wars. Concrete answered that call.

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9 San Francisco-based architecture firms hiring now


As recent graduates and emerging designers continue to navigate professional practice, the Archinect Job Board is the industry's go-to source for employment opportunities with small, medium, and large firms.

Replacing Cement with Waste: Embracing the Circular Economy with Polymer Technology


Cortesia de WOOL2LOOP. When approaching the process of recycling building materials, there are a number of obstacles to achieving a comprehensive and effective result. First, careless demolition can make the process very complex, as products with different recycling products are often mixed.

Lavish Living: 5 Châteaux To Visit in France’s Loire Valley Region


Send us a photo. Tell us a story. Win $2,500! Architizer’s 3rd Annual One Photo Challenge is underway with an Early Entry Deadline on May 27, 2022 ! Start your entry for architecture's biggest photography competition here. .

Building in Africa with Pritzker Prize winner Francis Kéré

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It didn’t surprise me when the Pritzker Architecture Prize announced its latest laureate. After all, the so-called Nobel Prize of architecture has a history of alternating between global media darlings, [.]. Read More.

Design team develops bio-glass cladding tiles made from mussel shells


London-based architecture studio Bureau de Change and Lulu Harrison , a postgraduate student in Central Saint Martins ' Material Futures program, have collaborated to create a series of cladding tiles made from glass using mussel shells.

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The 2022 Most Populated Cities in the World.


SHIBUYA TOKYO JAPAN - JULY 29 , 2018 : Pedestrians people crosswalk around Shibuya district area in Tokyo, Japan. Image © Lifestyle Travel Photo/ Shutterstock. Half of the world’s population now lives in cities, according to UN-Habitat’s latest reports.

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Nishigahara House // Roovice


Project Status: Built. Year: 2021. Size: 1000 sqft – 3000 sqft. Text description provided by the architects. Located in Nishigahara, a central north area of Tokyo, this project is the renovation of a two-floor family house.

Toronto’s Prime Seafood Palace is a perfect serve of Japandi minimalism

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A hearty menu of steak and seafood is offset by ‘light-as-air’ interiors at this new Toronto restaurant on Queen Street West.

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New standard for verifying UK buildings as net-zero carbon on the horizon


A cross-industry coalition, representing stakeholders across the built environment, has come together to develop a standard for verifying buildings in the UK as net-zero carbon.