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10 new examples of brick and stone in architecture

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

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Green Rooms: The Growth of Biophilic Design Through Architectural Photography

Architizer

The One Rendering Challenge is now part of the A rchitizer Vision Awards , honoring the best architectural photography, film, visualizations, drawings, models and the talented creators behind them. Winners are published in print! Start your entry > Biophilia centers on human experience. As an innate desire to seek connections with nature, it is both a recognition of environmental drivers and a method to guide design.

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university of hong kong’s ‘traditional house of the future’ 3D-printed in china

designboom

combining timber framing and 3D-printed technology, the house is a prototype for recycling vernacular houses in rural china. The post university of hong kong’s ‘traditional house of the future’ 3D-printed in china appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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A Public Plaza-Topped Underwater Bike Garage Revitalizes a Neglected Stretch of Riverfront in Amsterdam

Architectural Record

Designed by VenhoevenCS, IJboulevard at Amsterdam Central Station creates space for life to flourish above and below the surface.

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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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OMA completes renovation of Tiffany & Co. Manhattan flagship with rooftop extension

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OMA has completed its transformation of Tiffany & Co.’s 5th Avenue flagship in New York City. The updated store now features a three-story rooftop addition designed by OMA and interiors by Peter Marino. Image credit: floto+warner Image credit: floto+warner The project marks the first significant renovation of the store since its opening in 1940.

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CLB Architects designs Black Fox Ranch, a home that restores and breathes new life into a century-old ranch in Jackson Hole, Wyoming

Avontuura

Sited next to a band of cottonwoods and aspens, Black Fox Ranch consists of a couple’s primary residence and a barn with stables. The post CLB Architects designs Black Fox Ranch, a home that restores and breathes new life into a century-old ranch in Jackson Hole, Wyoming appeared first on Åvontuura.

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Arquitecturia designs Catalan house as cluster of pavilions around garden

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Spanish practice Arquitecturia has completed a home in the Catalan town of Caldes de Malavella, which is comprised of six small buildings organised around a courtyard at its centre. Girona-based Arquitecturia , led by Josep Camps and Olga Felip, designed House 016 to foster a close connection to both its site, which is surrounded by lawns and trees, and the internal garden.

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Shigeru Ban details post-earthquake response effort in Turkey

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Shigeru Ban Architects has released photos of the architect’s response to the humanitarian crisis plaguing Turkey following the 7.8 earthquake that destroyed over 160,000 structures while claiming the lives of more than 50,000 people there and in Syria on February 6th. The firm had previously been on the ground since March working through its Voluntary Architects Network (or VAN) nonprofit arm to construct shelters using their patented Paper Partition System that was first utilized in the

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Villa A / Paul de Ruiter Architects

ArchDaily

© Tim van de Velde architects: Paul de Ruiter Architects Location: 2111 Aerdenhout, The Netherlands Project Year: 2022 Photographs: Tim van de Velde Area: 330.

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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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BLDG Workshop design island cottage set on the Great Canadian Shield

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Set in the Algonquin Highlands, this cottage is positioned to maximize breathtaking views of rocky outcrops and shorelines. The post BLDG Workshop design island cottage set on the Great Canadian Shield appeared first on Åvontuura.

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OMA tops tiffany & co. new york flagship with a glass ‘blue box’

designboom

OMA revives the historic tiffany & co. flagship on new york’s fifth avenue with a glass addition in ‘tiffany blue.’ The post OMA tops tiffany & co. new york flagship with a glass ‘blue box’ appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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CTBUH unveils winners for 2022 Student Tall Building Design Competition

Archinect

The CTBUH has unveiled the winning entries for the 2022 International Student Tall Building Design Competition, which saw five winners chosen from 59 entries. The competition called for entries that depicted multi-story buildings sited within the United States that “maximize the use and expression of mass timber.” We have republished the winning entries below, complete with a project description.

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Naya Cafe Ayutthaya / BodinChapa Architects

ArchDaily

© Rungkit Charoenwat architects: BodinChapa Architects Location: Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya, Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya District, Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya, Thailand Project Year: 2023 Photographs: Rungkit Charoenwat Area: 375.

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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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SOM connects block-long glulam bridge to the High Line

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Global architecture studio SOM has installed a block-long timber truss bridge called Timber Bridge, which connects Manhattan's High Line to the renovated Penn Station. Designed by global studio Skidmore, Owings and Merrill ( SOM ), the 128-ton, two-section, Warren truss bridge was constructed out of glued-laminated timber ( glulam ), an engineered wood product made by combining multiple smaller pieces, which is capable of supporting large structures.

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‘elemental’ landscaping weaves across two concrete monoliths in delhi

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kunal maniar's landscape design pays ode to the coexistence of the core elements of nature. The post ‘elemental’ landscaping weaves across two concrete monoliths in delhi appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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AIA recognizes nine firms as winners of the 2023 Small Projects Awards

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Nine projects across the United States have been selected as part of the 2023 AIA Small Projects Awards. The 20th edition of the program, which was established through the AIA’s Small Project Design (SPD) Knowledge Community, is meant to recognize the quality of the work of small practitioners across four categories while at the same time recognizing the “value and design excellence that architects can bring to projects, no matter their size or scope.

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Brazil Wins the Golden Lion for Best National Participation at the 2023 Venice Architecture Biennale

ArchDaily

Pavilion of Brazil: Terra [Earth]/ Gabriela de Matos and Paulo Tavares. Image © Matteo de Mayda The Brazilian Pavilion titled Terra [Earth] , curated by Gabriela de Matos and Paulo Tavares won the Golden Lion for Best National Participation at the 2023 Venice Architecture Biennale. Selected by a jury comprising Italian architect and curator Ippolito Pestellini Laparelli as president, Nora Akawi , Thelma Golden , Tau Tavengwa, and Izabela Wieczorek , the winning intervention at the 18th Venice Ar

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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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Wutopia Lab reveals "shimmering whale" Shanghai museum with arched copper shell

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Chinese studio Wutopia Lab has created Copper Blockhouse, a multi-functional cultural space located inside a copper arch in Shanghai , China. The 405-square-metre structure was designed as the centrepiece of a creative industry park located in the Pudong district and will be used to host exhibitions, performances, lectures, parties, and even skateboarding events.

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japan celebrates the post-war modernist essence of its venice pavilion at the biennale

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the exhibition spotlights the pavilion itself, designed by takamasa yoshizaka, to create a space where visitors can consider the meaning of 'architecture, a place to be loved.' The post japan celebrates the post-war modernist essence of its venice pavilion at the biennale appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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MVRDV begins Expo 2000 Pavilion adaptive reuse transformation

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MVRDV has shared details on their efforts to revitalize the firm’s former Dutch Expo 2000 Pavilion design into a new, mixed-use development in Hannover, Germany. According to the firm, the project will transform the aging structure into a new anchor of a three-building development called iLive EXPO Campus after a successful 90 million Euro ($97.8 million USD) fundraising campaign led by iLive and Die Wohnkompanie Nord.

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9 Collateral Events to Explore While Visiting the 2023 Venice Architecture Biennale

ArchDaily

Catalonia in Venice_ Following the Fish. Image © Flavio Coddou As one of the most important and visited contemporary architecture exhibitions worldwide, the Venice Architecture Biennale extends beyond the grounds of the Giardini and the Arsenale, and at Forte Marghera to engage the whole city in discussing relevant issues, challenges, and opportunities of the architectural profession.

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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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Ao-ft inserts mass-timber home into London terrace

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Timber battens and mullions cover the facade of the cross-laminated-timber Spruce House in Walthamstow, London , which was completed in 2021 and is the first built project by local practice Ao-ft. Located in a conservation area on an infill site between terraced houses, Ao-ft used cross-laminated timber (CLT) to create the two-storey house. Spruce House was designed by Ao-ft The studio referenced the area's history as a village high street by creating a glazed "shop front" for the facade of the

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wutopia lab encloses cultural activities within arched copper blockhouse in shanghai

designboom

a keel-like framework is built out of welded structural steel covered by copper plates to form the internal and external facades. The post wutopia lab encloses cultural activities within arched copper blockhouse in shanghai appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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IAAC team’s mass timber nature observatory floats above a Barcelona forest

Archinect

A team from the Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia (IAAC) has constructed a timber observatory in a Barcelona forest to support analyses of nature. The group of students and researchers from the institution’s Masters in Advanced Ecological Buildings and Biocities program were inspired by the hanging walkways of American biologist Margaret D.

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Balancing Form and Function: The Art of Designing a Good Chair

ArchDaily

Cortesia de Boss Design Designing a good chair is a much more challenging task than we might think. To begin with, several factors must be addressed, such as ergonomics, aesthetics, materials, functionality and durability. In addition, it is essential to define the purpose for which it will be used: an office chair has different requirements than a reading armchair or a dining chair, for example.

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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!