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Mecanoo complete atmospheric black and fuchsia facade in Busan


Heungkuk Tower serves as an office building and sits adjacent to the coastline and close to the Busan’s high speed rail network. The post Mecanoo complete atmospheric black and fuchsia facade in Busan appeared first on Åvontuura. architecture Busan Kyungsub Shin Mecanoo office South Korea

Mold, A Disease in Your House, An Architectural Bible Story

Aric Gitomer Architect

Leviticus 14:33-35 states that “When you come into the land of Canaan, which I give you for a possession, and I put a case of leprous disease in a house in the land of your possession, then he who owns the house shall come and tell the priest, ‘There seems to me to be some case of the disease in my house.”.


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Active Design

SW Oregon Architect

The Shipyards, North Vancouver's mixed-use waterfront neighborhood (my photo). I just returned to Eugene following an extended visit to Vancouver, B.C.

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Studio Gang begins construction on Populus, the 'first carbon-positive hotel in the U.S.'


Construction has begun on the Populus Hotel in Denver , Colorado. Designed by Studio Gang , the 13-story, 265-room hotel is described by the team as “the first carbon-positive hotel in the United States,” and the first Studio Gang project to be built in Colorado.

DnA_Design and Architecture transform abandoned quarries in China into cultural destination


The strategy, adapted to local needs, transforms the negative legacy of the exploitation of natural resources into a symbol of hope. The post DnA_Design and Architecture transform abandoned quarries in China into cultural destination appeared first on Åvontuura.

Latest suspicious Glasgow fire sparks call for greater arson protection

Urban Realm

A historic building in Glasgow's east end has become the latest to succumb to a spate of unexplained fires.

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The 11 most threatened modern sites across the U.S.


In response to the recent surprise demolition of Marcel Breuer’s Geller I house on Long Island, modernist conservation group Docomomo US has released its first-ever list of the 11 most threatened modern sites in the United States.

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BXB studio transforms old Polish homestead into modern farmhouse


Each particular barn was finished with different styles of wood texture to reflect the individual character of the historical buildings. The post BXB studio transforms old Polish homestead into modern farmhouse appeared first on Åvontuura.

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6 of the UK’s best small stays

The Spaces

Curious about the tiny-living lifestyle? There are plenty of cabins, huts and converted railway carriages across the UK that offer a sample of the compact lifestyle. Here are some of our favourites, from the Cornish coast to the Norfolk dales. Rick Stein’s shepherd huts, Cornwall.

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Exploring the Home of Eduardo Neira, Roth, Deep into the Mayan Jungle, in New Nowness Film


NOWNESS relaunches its interior design series ‘ IN RESIDENCE’ with new episodes featuring Brigette Romanek and Eduardo Neira, Roth.

David Adjaye’s first permanent public artwork among commissions for Counterpublic 2023 in St. Louis

The Architect's Newsletter

A “monumental earthwork” designed by David Adjaye located just a stone’s throw from the infamous Pruitt-Igoe housing project site; a mile-long monument to a historic Black neighborhood razed decades ago [.]. Read More.

The Playground, an installation by Architensions, is unveiled at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival 2022


The project infuses color, light and meaning, and a unique sense of place and discovery into the Empire Polo Club over two weekends. The post The Playground, an installation by Architensions, is unveiled at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival 2022 appeared first on Åvontuura.

7 Phenomenal Photographs That Provide Fresh Perspectives on India’s Architecture


Send us a photo. Tell us a story. Win $2,500! Architizer’s 3rd Annual One Photo Challenge launches on May 9th ! Pre-register for architecture's biggest photography competition here. . India is a land rich in culture and architecture.

JA Architecture Studio on Pursuing That Missing Middle in the Mode of Practice


For our latest Studio Snapshot conversation, Archinect had the pleasure of chatting with Nima Javidi and Behnaz Assadi, founding partners of Toronto-based JA Architecture Studio.

SANAA-designed Sydney Modern Project at the Art Gallery of New South Wales set for December debut

The Architect's Newsletter

The long-awaited Art Gallery of New South Wales (AGNSW)’s Sydney Modern Project, the largest cultural development to hit the Australian city since the 1973 inauguration of its namesake opera house, [.]. Read More.

Morphosis-designed electric vehicle charging stations for luxury automotive brand, Genesis, opens in South Korea


The exterior EVC Stations are defined by sleek canopies that take inspiration from Genesis’ core design identity of “Athletic Elegance.”. The post Morphosis-designed electric vehicle charging stations for luxury automotive brand, Genesis, opens in South Korea appeared first on Åvontuura.

Modernist home by Frank Lloyd Wright’s son goes on sale in California

The Spaces

Eric Lloyd Wright’s greatest influence was clearly his father, yet this 1992 home north of Los Angeles exposes his own personal twist on the Prairie School.

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Paul Rudolph-designed First Church in Boston prepares for 50th-anniversary celebrations


Dedicated in 1972, plans are underway to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Paul Rudolph’s design for the First Church in Boston. In 1967, a fire destroyed most of the original 1867 gothic revival church by William Ware and Henry Van Brunt.

Inspired by Manhattanhenge, Scalar Architects transforms aging Kips Bay building with a sparkling facade

The Architect's Newsletter

Taking the name of the solar phenomenon ‘Manhattanhenge’, Scalar Architecture’s recently completed facade intervention in Kips Bay brings a dynamic relationship between facade and sunlight to a 20th-century building. The [.]. Read More.

The Straw Pavilion / MIA Design Studio


© Trieu Chien. architects: MIA Design Studio Location: Th? ??c, c, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam Project Year: 2021 Photographs: Trieu Chien Area: 72.0 Read more ». Installations & Structures. Landscape Architecture. Cultural Architecture. Museums & Exhibit. Pavilion

Tadao Ando’s Valley Gallery looks like a crashed spaceship

The Spaces

Built on Japan’s Naoshima art islands , this origami’ building by Tadao Ando is a drastically different take on the gallery experience.

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Is Frank Gehry Counterculture?


Have your say in which architects will take home Architizer's prestigious A+Awards: Public Voting opens this spring. Interested in next year's program? Subscribe to our newsletter for updates. . Épater les bourgeoisie! This was the rallying cry of the French Decadent poets of the late 19th century.

Top of the Rock “skylift” attraction gets green light from Landmarks Preservation Commission

The Architect's Newsletter

As initially reported earlier this week by 6sqft following an April 26 public meeting of the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC), a series of thrilling—or horrific, depending on [.]. Read More.

Tokyo Architecture City Guide: 30 Iconic Buildings to Visit in Japan's Capital City


© Nacása & Partners Inc. ImageMiyashita Park by Nikken Sekkei. One of the world's leading metropolises, Tokyo is home to extraordinary architecture that fascinates through its blend of traditional values and high-tech expression.

Uzbekistan debuts at the Venice art biennale

The Spaces

One of the few countries yet to have a presence at Biennale Arte, Uzbekistan has brought artists, musicians, videographers, architects and designers to Venice ‘s 59th edition for its first presentation, titled Dixit Algorizmi: The Garden of Knowledge.

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New Amazon HQ2 gets green light from Arlington County officials


Amazon will begin transforming an undeveloped swath of Arlington County into the largest piece of its second corporate headquarters [.] County lawmakers on Saturday unanimously endorsed the expansion of Amazon’s footprint at the 10.4 acre site in Pentagon City, known as PenPlace.

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The 2022 AIA COTE Top Ten winners elevate the standards for superlatively sustainable building

The Architect's Newsletter

The American Institute of Architects (AIA)’s 2022 COTE (Committee on the Environment) Top Ten Awards were announced late last week to coincide with Earth Day, and a small handful of [.]. Read More.

Maison Vespa / David Rockwood, Architect


© Nguyen Quoc Dat. architects: David Rockwood, Architect Location: ?à ng, H?i i Châu District, ?à ng, Vietnam Project Year: 2021 Photographs: Nguyen Quoc Dat Area: 70.0 Read more ». Residential Architecture. Houses

Balenciaga’s brutalist London store gets a fluffy pink makeover

The Spaces

Bubblegum faux-fur wraps the interiors of Balenciaga’s Mount Street store in London – celebrating the launch of its maximalist Le Cagole collection.

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Teams from seven architecture schools announced as winners of the 2022 AIA/ACSA COTE Top Ten for Students


The annual AIA COTE Top Ten Awards highlight the work of architects, designers, and students and their efforts in propelling carbon-neutral design initiatives. Last week, the AIA/ACSA's Committee on the Environment (COTE) announced the top ten green new buildings of 2022.

Same height parties

Brandon Donnelly

This isn’t new. And it’s maybe a bit random. But we’re probably overdue for a break from housing debate. So here is an interesting art project by Hans Hemmert (who is part of the German collective Inges Idee).

"Traditional Construction Is Doomed To Disappear:" Interview With the Portuguese Office Summary


Foto de fundo: © Fernando Guerra | FG+SG. Contemporary challenges and developments in technology inevitably trigger changes in the way we design and build our cities.

Venice reopens its private airport with a pair of design exhibitions

The Spaces

You may not be flying into Venice’s exclusive Nicelli private airport at Lido San Nicolò (or perhaps you are), but you’ll have reason to visit this spring if you’re in town for the 59th Biennale.

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Hassell, GLUCK+, Lang Architecture, Cobalt Office, and Roth Architecture are this week's featured hiring firms


Is it time to kick your architectural career into the next gear? From intermediate-level architect roles to experienced senior lead architects, check out these current job openings in Archinect's latest weekly highlight of featured architectural employers.

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