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"Modest" architecture focused on reuse and biomaterials to dominate in 2023

Deezen

Retrofit, biomaterials and grassroots design are among the trends that architects including Kjetil Thorsen and Samira Rathod predict will define the architecture of 2023 and beyond. Dezeen spoke to 10 architects from a mix of leading and emerging studios around the world about the trends they expect to characterise architecture this year. Architects to "get serious about saving the planet" For most, including Indian architect Rathod and Snøhetta co-founder Thorsen, the belief was that environmen

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MVRDV produces a catalogue for cities facing sea level rise as part of Vancouver competition

Archinect

MVRDV has released a series of proposals to respond to rising sea levels in Vancouver. Working as part of a North Creek Collective team, the Dutch firm produced a catalogue of options for adaptive buildings aimed to inspire other coastal cities to “undertake immediate action to adapt to climate change.” Concept for Coopers' Park, Vancouver for 2040.

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Fieldhouse is a transformational sports facility in the valley basin of South Tyrol

Avontuura

With Fieldhouse, MoDusArchitects inserts a new milestone into the South Tyrolean landscape with inclusive spaces dedicated to sports. The post Fieldhouse is a transformational sports facility in the valley basin of South Tyrol appeared first on Åvontuura.

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Building 12 / Perkins and Will

ArchDaily

© Bruce Damonte architects: Perkins and Will Location: San Francisco, CA, United States Project Year: 2022 Photographs: Bruce Damonte Area: 230000.

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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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30 Best Architecture Firms in Japan

Architizer

Japanese architecture and building formulae have long been revered by the West. Even if the nation’s notably minimalist ethos remains somewhat elusive, the formal exchange between Japan and the rest of the world have been reciprocal and fertile. In addition to its characteristic Buddhist temples, vast Shinto shrines, traditional curved roofed structure and regenerative approach to preservation, Modernism took off in Japan following the Second World War and left a great impression on the internat

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Joan j Fortuny Arquitecto and Alventosa Morey Arquitectes design screened social housing project in Majorca

Avontuura

The housing module is organized around a central wet core that defines two areas with a double orientation. The post Joan j Fortuny Arquitecto and Alventosa Morey Arquitectes design screened social housing project in Majorca appeared first on Åvontuura.

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Coral House / Recoveco Taller de Arquitectura

ArchDaily

© Ariadna Polo architects: Recoveco Taller de Arquitectura Location: Tulum, Q.R., México Project Year: 2021 Photographs: Ariadna Polo Area: 185.

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Five UK house renovations designed to improve energy efficiency

Deezen

Architects Sarah Wigglesworth 's and Piers Taylor 's self-designed renovations feature in this roundup of British houses that have recently been retrofitted and insulated to improve their energy efficiency. The UK's housing is among the oldest and most poorly insulated in Europe, with the majority also depending on gas for heating. With spiralling energy costs and increased awareness about the industry's environmental impact, this poor energy performance has come under scrutiny in recent months.

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Architecture and interiors celebrated at the 2022 International Design Awards

Archinect

The winners have been announced for the 2022 International Design Awards (IDA). Founded in 2007, the annual program seeks to “recognize, celebrate, and promote exceptional design visionaries” in the fields of architecture, interiors, graphics, fashion, and product design. The 2022 edition of the awards attracted thousands of submissions from almost 80 countries.

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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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BIV Punakaiki is a mass timber cabin set in a native forest in New Zealand

Avontuura

Fabric Architecture The post BIV Punakaiki is a mass timber cabin set in a native forest in New Zealand appeared first on Åvontuura.

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The Wendy House / Earthscape Studio

ArchDaily

© Syam Sreesylam architects: Earthscape Studio Location: Kozhinjampara, Kerala 678555, India Project Year: 2023 Photographs: Syam Sreesylam Area: 1100.

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now complete: anish kapoor’s newest ‘bean’ nestles into the streets of new york

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the new 'bean' is snugly squeezed beneath the cantilevering slabs of the 'jenga building' in tribeca. The post now complete: anish kapoor’s newest ‘bean’ nestles into the streets of new york appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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OMA wins competition for a public expansion of Turin's Museo Egizio

Archinect

A design from OMA has just been named the winner of an international competition to deliver a new vision for the Museo Egizio in Turin, Italy. OMA Managing Partner David Gianotten and Project Architect Andreas Karavanas will lead the creation of the Piazza Egizia covered courtyard and six ancillary urban rooms that connected to the original 1824 space, which is considered the oldest exhibitor of Ancient Egyptian artifacts in the world.

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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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Direccion brings sense of tranquility to Casa Tres Árboles in Valle de Bravo

Deezen

The designers at Mexican studio Direccion had "monastic sanctuary" in mind when revamping this weekend retreat in Valle de Bravo. The two-storey Casa Tres Árboles is designed to celebrate light and shadow contrasts, natural materials and calming colour tones. The double-height entrance hall features a floor of wood and black microcement "The goal of this project was to create a space in natural and warm tones, to convey a sense of refuge and retreat, of monastic sanctuary," said designer Marian

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Why You Either Love or Hate Brutalism

Dwell

The concrete history of modern architecture’s most polarizing style. This story is part of Pretty Ugly , a package celebrating design that’s so bad, it’s good. Love it or hate it: Brutalist architecture is hard to ignore. You’ll find it around the world—from the famed Barbican Centre in London to the Yale Art and Architecture Building in New Haven, Connecticut.

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villa jasmine: brazilian architecture by victor ortiz meets the tropical ivory coast

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villa jasmine boasts a unique and playful structure of mushroom-shaped columns. The post villa jasmine: brazilian architecture by victor ortiz meets the tropical ivory coast appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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OMA’s first Tokyo tower takes a step closer to completion

Archinect

OMA has taken a step closer to the completion of its first tower in Tokyo , following the announcement that the Toranomon Hills Station Tower will open in the Fall of 2023. Part of the wider Toranomon Hills development, the mixed-use tower will reach 873 feet in height, and will hold offices, commercial spaces, hotels, and an interactive events facility named TOKYO NODE.

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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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Ushijima Architects designs flood-resilient U-House near Japanese lake

Deezen

Japanese studio Ushijima Architects has completed a small wood-clad house in Shiga Prefecture, with living spaces raised on a concrete base to help mitigate the risk of flooding. Located near Biwa-ko, the largest freshwater lake in Japan, the U-House sits on an area of former wetland used for growing rice that was filled in after the second world war.

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A multimedia exhibit in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, reveals more details about NEOM’s linear city

The Architect's Newsletter

The Line Experience Diriyah Biennale Foundation 7120 Muhammad Ibn Rashid Al Uraini Al Diriyah Al Jadidah, 2598 Riyadh 13732 Saudi Arabia Open through April 29 By now we’ve all seen [.] Read More. The post A multimedia exhibit in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, reveals more details about NEOM’s linear city appeared first on The Architect’s Newspaper.

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amsterdam unveils massive underwater garage storing up to 7,000 bikes and zero cars

designboom

a second bike shed, with space for 4,000 bikes, is scheduled to open in february 2023. The post amsterdam unveils massive underwater garage storing up to 7,000 bikes and zero cars appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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Burning Man reveals first physical temple design post-Covid

Archinect

The annual temple design to feature in this year’s Burning Man festival has been announced: The "Temple of the Heart" concept is designed by Polish-born, San Francisco-based entrepreneur Ela Madej with the help of her co-lead Reed Finlay and will be the festival’s first physical temple since the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic three years ago.

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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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Rezvani Motors unveils "world's most aggressive SUV"

Deezen

Automotive company Rezvani Motors has launched a car with security features including electrified door handles and pepper spray-emitting wing mirrors that are more commonly found on military vehicles or in video games. "The Rezvani Vengeance is the world's most aggressive and most capable three-row SUVs," said the Californian brand. Rezvani Vengeance is a mid-size SUV The 6,200-pound (2,812-kilogram) SUV has a chunky body with a "muscular" back end mounted on 35-inch pick-up style tyres suited

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Landscape Architecture Magazine

New digital tools help overtaxed early childhood educators envision nature-based play spaces. By Timothy A. Schuler Muntazar Monsur designed virtual walk-throughs to allow educators to access high-performing outdoor environments. Courtesy Muntazar Monsur. When Muntazar Monsur and his wife emigrated to the United States from Bangladesh in 2011, they enrolled their then 18-month-old daughter in childcare for the first time.

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the star homes project explores ways for a sustainable & healthy future in sub-saharan africa

designboom

led by ingvartsen arkitekter, the star homes project presents a robust and affordable housing prototype for a healthy future in sub-saharan africa. The post the star homes project explores ways for a sustainable & healthy future in sub-saharan africa appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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SCI-Arc Student Investigates How Artificial Intelligence Can Assist in 3D Modeling

Archinect

Advances in 3D modeling software continue to develop year after year. An example of this is a new thought-provoking 3D modeling plug-in designed by SCI-Arc EDGE graduate Jimmy Wei-Chun Cheng. His work offers a new way to challenge design "from the perspective of toolmaking and AI technologies [.] The plug-in proposes an alternative model to existing applications of AI and procedural methods.

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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!