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What Is Biophilic Design? Examples of Apartments Integrating These Principles in Mexico

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Edificio chiapas 168 / Vertebral. Image Since the earliest civilizations, nature has been a mainstay in serving as a natural habitat for humankind, providing shelter, food, and medicine. In modern times, industrial and technological revolutions took over the landscape, restructuring the way humans interact with nature. However, today, due to the events we have experienced as a society, it is necessary to focus on creating cities and spaces that integrate nature into our daily lives.

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Eight neutral home interiors that prove beige doesn't have to be boring

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A residence for retirees in Tel Aviv and a stripped-back Barbican apartment by minimalist architect John Pawson feature in this lookbook of beige interiors designed to bring a sense of calm into the home. To compensate for their desaturated colour palette, these spaces rely on a varied material palette – ranging from pale timbers and limestone to textured plaster – in order to add visual and tactile interest.

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operadora. realizes a house in which plan mirrors elevation

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Through a career spanning the late 19th and early 20th centuries, Mexican painter José María Velasco developed an iconic vision of the Mexican landscape. His work won him multiple national [.] Read More. The post operadora. realizes a house in which plan mirrors elevation appeared first on The Architect’s Newspaper.

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Zaha Hadid Architects to begin construction on curving towers in Lithuania

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Zaha Hadid Architects is moving forward with a set of low-rise towers in Vilnius, Lithuania. Titled the Vilnius Business Stadium, the scheme is comprised of two towers of eight and nine stories connected at street level by a courtyard atrium and two floors of public amenities. Image credit: Frontop for Zaha Hadid Architects The 258,000-square-foot scheme is defined by its sweeping form, with both the curvature of the facades and cantilevered balconies facing toward the city’s historic Gedi

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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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The Meteoric Rise of Cross-Laminated Timber Construction: 50 Projects that Use Engineered-Wood Architecture

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© Alison Brooks Timber is a natural, renewable material, easy to fabricate, and with low-carbon emissions. As a construction material, however, when put under enough directional force along its grain, sawn timber is structurally unstable, so deemed unsuitable under higher loads. In comparison, the manufacture of cross-laminated timber (CLT) involves simply gluing multiple layers of timber together at right angles.

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vivid breathable pavilion is nestled within lush children’s park in shenzhen, china

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its greenhouse-like silhouette with a pastel blue-green hue allows it to blend in with the natural surroundings. The post vivid breathable pavilion is nestled within lush children’s park in shenzhen, china appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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David Adjaye designs revitalized Bedford Stuyvesant campus to fight racial disparities in Brooklyn

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Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation has unveiled plans for an Adjaye Associates -designed Restoration Innovation Campus in Brooklyn. A re-imagination of the milestone corporation’s longtime Fulton Street home, the 840,000-square-foot campus will be dedicated to closing Brooklyn’s racial wealth gap. The project will include a significant expansion of Bed-Stuy’s cultural center and the Billie Holiday Theater, new public open space, and two commercial buildings serving priv

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MP House / Gastón Sironi + Valentina Machado

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© Javier Agustín Rojas architects: Gastón Sironi architects: Valentina Machado Location: La Calera, Cordoba, Argentina Project Year: 2021 Photographs: Javier Agustín Rojas Area: 2799 ft2 Read more »

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Carlos Castanheira completes angular apartments on the edge of a winery in Portugal

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A concrete slab, connected to the ground and then supported by metal beams, created the veranda, above where four apartments were erected. The post Carlos Castanheira completes angular apartments on the edge of a winery in Portugal appeared first on Åvontuura.

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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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underground library in japan’s kurkku fields invites bookworms in a cavern-like reading space

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hiroshi nakamaura and NAP architects designed the underground library in kurkku fields, japan for bookworms and fans of green architecture. The post underground library in japan’s kurkku fields invites bookworms in a cavern-like reading space appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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Architects and designers among winners of the 2023 Lexus Design Awards

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Car manufacturer Lexus has announced the winners of the Lexus Design Award 2023. The four winners were chosen from 2,068 entries originating from 63 countries and regions and span backgrounds in architecture, industrial design , and product design. Operating under the theme “Design for a Better Tomorrow,” the international design competition seeks to celebrate “innovative design excellence” with winners funded to build their submitted prototype designs.

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Community Housing in Villy / Madeleine architectes + Studio Francois Nantermod

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© Séverin Malaud architects: Madeleine architectes architects: Studio François Nantermod Location: Switzerland Project Year: 2022 Photographs: Séverin Malaud Photographs: Photographs: Area: 400.

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The Mint List fits out London office with mid-century-style movable furniture

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Bespoke furniture with a mid-century feel can be rearranged to alter the use of this office space in north London , which interior design studio The Mint List has created for a music management company. Camilla Kelly and Lucy Tudhope of The Mint List designed the headquarters for management company Everybody's , which recently upgraded to larger premises on the ground floor of a former shipping depot.

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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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kengo kuma’s staggered house units climb a mountainside in japan

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the multi-unit complex is nestled into the hillside, blending seamlessly with the natural topography that surrounds it. The post kengo kuma’s staggered house units climb a mountainside in japan appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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Hyperloop companies form international consortium

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A consortium of seven international hyperloop companies has formed a new entity called the Hyperloop Association, the group recently announced. The organization was begun in December and expects a royal decree to follow shortly announcing it as a legal entity. The Association says it will be based in Brussels in order to work with European Union commissioners and the EU's Agency for Railways to "advance the progress and facilitate the widespread implementation of the innovative transportation sy

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UniverCities: The Integration of the Campus and its City

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The New School University Center / SOM. Image © James Ewing The university campus has a distinctive spatial typology. Established as a micro-city, these self-contained environments are subject to their own rules and systems. They are designed as a deviation from the cities that host it to allow for the growth and proliferation of knowledge outside the status-quo.

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Everything you need to know about Saudi mega-project Neom

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Neom is arguably the world's largest and most controversial architecture project. Here, we explain the key details of the development in Saudi Arabia , which includes The Line megacity. What is Neom? An initiative of crown prince Mohammed bin Salman – Saudi Arabia's de facto ruler – Neom is a large area of the country that has been earmarked for development.

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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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slender wooden slabs enclose permeable facade for ‘multigenerational house’ in rural austria

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the building holds an eye-catching wooden shell that reflects the region's traditional vernacular architecture. The post slender wooden slabs enclose permeable facade for ‘multigenerational house’ in rural austria appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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Hello Wood creates airplane-inspired tiny home for an ambitious 12-year-old client

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Budapest -based Hello Wood has completed what it describes as “its most charming and eccentric small house ever.” Named the Jet House, the project comprises of a cottage shaped like a pastel blue airplane, set within a ring of trees in the hills of Hungary. The project was initiated by an undaunted 12-year-old client named Lujzi, who dreamed of a playhouse she could retreat to with her friends.

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Domus Houthaven Residential Complex / Shift Architecture Urbanism

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© Rene de Wit architects: Shift architecture urbanism Location: Amsterdam, The Netherlands Project Year: 2023 Photographs: Rene de Wit Photographs: Pim Top Area: 21400.

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Studio Vural reinterprets Japanese interiors for Warren Street Townhouse

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New York City architecture firm Studio Vural used Kyoto merchant houses as a reference point when renovating the interiors of this Brooklyn townhouse for a couple. A trip to the Japanese city in 2009 left such an impact on the clients that Studio Vural decided to adapt and update elements of the traditional minimalist architecture for the interiors of the Warren Street Townhouse.

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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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from gaudi to zaha hadid, midjourney imagines cars designed by famous starchitects

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encapsulating zaha hadid's signature monumental angles, modular steel panels configured in abstracted layers shape a futuristic car. The post from gaudi to zaha hadid, midjourney imagines cars designed by famous starchitects appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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NCARB and ARB sign Mutual Recognition Agreement affecting architects in the US and UK

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Today, a landmark Mutual Recognition Agreement (MRA) has been reached between the UK’s Architects Registration Board (ARB) and United States’ National Council of Architectural Registration Board (NCARB) that will streamline the registration process for architects in both countries beginning on April 25, 2023. Under the new agreement, qualified architects will be able to cross-register in the opposing country in an effort to reduce costs and the need for examinations while “upho

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Notuddsparken Apartments / OKIDOKI

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© Anna Kristinsdóttir architects: OKIDOKI Location: Västerås, Sweden Project Year: 2022 Photographs: Anna Kristinsdóttir Photographs: Lina Anderson Area: 3722.

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Saudi Arabia unveils giant cube-shaped supertall skyscraper for downtown Riyadh

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The Saudi Arabian government has announced plans to build a 400-metre-high cube-shaped skyscraper named Mukaab as part of its Murabba downtown plan in Riyadh. Set to be built to the northwest of central Riyadh, the 19-square-kilometre development is being planned as a new downtown area for the Saudi capital city. Described as the "new face of Riyadh", it will be built around the Mukaab structure, which will be "one of the largest built structures in the world".

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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!