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AI exposes designers and architects to copyright complications say experts

Deezen

Increasing use of AI could have major copyright implications for designers and architects, warn experts as part of our AItopia series. In recent months, lawsuits have been filed against leading AI companies such as OpenAI , Google and Stable Diffusion by authors, artists and stock-image suppliers who claim theft of their intellectual property. Noam Shemtov, a professor of intellectual property and technology law at Queen Mary University's Centre for Commercial Law Studies, told Dezeen that simil

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20 Brick Houses, 20 Years of Modern Architecture in Paraguay

ArchDaily

Photographs by Federico Cairoli, Leonardo Méndez, Luis Ayala, Andrea Parisi, Cecilia Román, Leonardo Finotti, Lauro Rocha, and Daniel Ojeda. Image © ArchDaily In Paraguay , brick can be many things. Walls, dividers, facades, sieves, vaults, floors, and pavement are just some of the many example that demonstrate, not only the variety of uses for brick, but the ingenuity of the architects who choose to utilize it in their projects.

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The mall of the future

BD+C

The mall of the future 0 dbarista Tue, 08/22/2023 - 10:39 Shopping Centers There are three critical aspects of mall design that, through evolution, have proven to be instrumental in the staying power of a retail destination: parking, planning, and customer experience. This are crucial to the mall of the future. Anthony Sanchez, Design Director, Principal, and Josh Loree, Marketing Coordinator Retail Centers Shopping Centers Contractors Designers Designers / Specifiers / Landscape Architects Engi

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Palenque Mezcal Milagrito: A Tradition Reimagined by Ambrosi Etchegaray

Archeyes

The Palenque Mezcal Milagrito by Ambrosi Etchegaray in Oaxaca, Mexico, beautifully melds traditional mezcal-making practices with modern exportation standards. Focused around the earth oven that has been in the same. The post Palenque Mezcal Milagrito: A Tradition Reimagined by Ambrosi Etchegaray appeared first on ArchEyes.

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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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In North Carolina, a Modern Take on the Summer Camp Dining Hall With Plenty of Rustic Appeal

Architectural Record

Designed by 2021 Design Vanguard Andre Johnson Architects, Camp Kanata’s newest addition is deceptively scaled and blends in with the surrounding cabins.

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Zaha Hadid Architects completes arching bridge across China’s Jiangxi River

Archinect

Construction has been completed on the Zaha Hadid Architects -designed Chengdu West First Bridge in China. Spanning 600 feet across the Jiangxi River, the bridge caters to motorists, cyclists, and pedestrians. Image credit: Liang Xue The symmetrical bridge comprises two primary steel arches that rise from either side of the road deck. The arches lean together as they rise to touch tangentially at the bridge's peak, offering stability from lateral wind loads.

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A Tool for Easy Architectural Sketching With the Power of BIM

ArchDaily

Courtesy of Snaptrude Sketching has always been an essential part of the architect’s creative process. Case in point, architect I.M. Pei drafted his preliminary design for the East Wing of the National Gallery of Art on a cocktail napkin. Modern architectural sketches combine design intent with data and constraints. The sketch grows in resolution as layers of information are added by different stakeholders.

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A ramp provides barrier-free access to the MAK in Vienna. Not everyone is happy about its design.

The Architect's Newsletter

Vienna’s Museum of Applied Arts (MAK) was inaugurated in 1871. It occupied what was formerly a drill field on the Stubenring—part of the city’s innermost ring road—and designed in a The post A ramp provides barrier-free access to the MAK in Vienna. Not everyone is happy about its design. appeared first on The Architect’s Newspaper.

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An Undulating Building Brings Indoor Play and Architectural Interest to Yamagata, Japan

Architectural Record

Designed by Tokyo-based o+h, the facility features a sunken gym, open play area, and ramped walkway that itself is part of the fun.

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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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7 architecture firms (+1 school) currently hiring in Florida

Archinect

If you're an experienced professional ready for a new architectural career opportunity in Florida , this newest edition of our curated job picks from Archinect Jobs is for you. Look below at this selection of eight featured employers seeking to grow with exciting roles across the state. To learn more about the various positions firms are offering, make sure to check out Archinect's Guide to Job Titles series.

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Roaster’s House / ArchTank

ArchDaily

© Tsutomu Yoshizak architects: ArchTank Location: 3572-1 Akitsuchō Mitsu, Higashihiroshima, Hiroshima 739-2402, Japan Project Year: 2019 Photographs: Tsutomu Yoshizak Area: 68.

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maayaa retreat in south india reflects tropical modern aesthetic

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aslam.sham architects infuses the space with earthy tones and textures while pathways with verdant foliage exude tranquility. The post maayaa retreat in south india reflects tropical modern aesthetic appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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Relogged house by Balbek Bureau reinterprets traditional log cabins

Deezen

Architecture studio Balbek Bureau has revamped a house in Ukraine using stainless steel and concrete to create a modern interpretation of a log cabin. The three-bedroom cabin was built from horizontally stacked logs, which the designers kept on display throughout the interior. Horizontally-laid logs clad both the exterior and interior The Kyiv-based studio aimed to deviate from conventional cabin interiors, instead creating an industrial, utilitarian scheme informed by the style of American fash

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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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Get Lectured: University of Colorado at Denver, Fall '23

Archinect

Our Get Lectured series continues with a look at what’s happening on campus at the University of Colorado at Denver 's College of Architecture and Planning this fall semester. Events kick off on Thursday, September 14 with a lecture from AYL Founder and Director Alex Yueyan Li. The Cooper Union Associate Professor Lydia Kallipoliti follows a week later on September 21.

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21 Projects Where Kengo Kuma (Re)Uses Materials in Unusual Ways

ArchDaily

Camper Paseo de Gracia / Kengo Kuma & Associates. Image © ImagenSubliminal Kengo Kuma uses materials to connect with the local context and the users of his projects. The textures and elementary forms of constructive systems, materials, and products, are exhibited and used in favor of the architectural concept, giving value to the functions that will be carried out in each building.

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kengo kuma’s pillar-free wooden classroom boosts eco-friendly design at okayama university

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the architects integrated a transparent glass canopy, merging CLT components with steel elements, to emphasize wood's versatility when combined with other materials. The post kengo kuma’s pillar-free wooden classroom boosts eco-friendly design at okayama university appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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PPAG Architects adds "village" of buildings to Austrian hillside restaurant

Deezen

An angular glasshouse for dining and food growth features at Steirereck am Pogusch, a restaurant that Viennese studio PPAG Architects has extended and renovated in Austria. Located on a forested site in the rural village of Pogusch, the glasshouse is intended as an eye-catching addition to the leading Viennese restaurant. Steirereck am Pogusch has been renovated by PPAG Surrounded by farmland at the top of a mountain pass, the site was originally home to the main restaurant, a kitchen and accomm

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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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Gensler and Moody Nolan debut terminal design for Columbus International Airport

Archinect

Gensler has revealed plans for a new terminal design for John Glenn Columbus International Airport (CMH) in Columbus, Ohio. The project replaces an existing terminal from 1958 and is aimed at enhancing the regional economy of the state’s capital in the interest of “Connecting Ohio with the World.” Columbus-based architects Moody Nolan will join the project as a design partner.

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Baan Dam / Housescape Design Lab

ArchDaily

© Rungkit Charoenwat architects: Housescape Design Lab Location: Chiang Mai, Mueang Chiang Mai District, Chiang Mai, Thailand Project Year: 2023 Photographs: Rungkit Charoenwat Area: 250.

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How to Install Shiplap? Step-By-Step Guide

Architecture Ideas

We have put together a comprehensive guide for your next project on how to install shiplap in your home. Shiplap, a timeless interior design element, has gained remarkable popularity over the years for its rustic charm and versatility. This distinctive wall covering, characterized by its overlapping wooden boards, not only adds a touch of elegance to any space but also provides a sense of warmth and character.

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Álvaro Siza creates wooden figures for Holy See pavilion at Venice Architecture Biennale

Deezen

Portuguese architect Álvaro Siza has designed a series of timber figures alongside a garden by Studio Albori for the Vatican City's pavilion at this year's Venice Architecture Biennale. Named O Encontro, which translates as the encounter, the figures occupy a series of galleries at the Abbey of San Giorgio Maggiore adjacent to the Andrea Palladio-designed San Giorgio Maggiore church in Venice.

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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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Harvard GSD details its new visual identity

Archinect

The Harvard Graduate School of Design (GSD) this week announced a new visual identity created in order to help galvanize its institutional and pedagogical aims, claiming it needed an "updated language of forms to communicate the school’s mission and values." The rebranding effort comes in response to Dean Sarah M. Whiting ’s previous call for the GSD community to establish a dialogue with the general public in a way that can embody the "critical design thinking" at the core of its ed

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Breathing Beach House / Karm Architecture Lab (KAL)

ArchDaily

© Farah Faheem, Hala Makhlouf architects: Karm Architecture Lab (KAL) Location: Marsa Alam, Red Sea Governorate, Egypt Project Year: 2021 Photographs: Farah Faheem, Hala Makhlouf Area: 255.

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11 Different Types of Fences for Home

Architecture Ideas

The selection of the correct fence for your home can be a task. However, it is crucial because it impacts not only how it looks but also the safety and privacy of your property. There are various options available for fences, each having advantages and disadvantages of its own. Let’s examine each potential types of fences for home, to assist you in making a well-informed choice.

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Contaminar stacks concrete layers to enclose twisting Portuguese home

Deezen

Warping layers of glass and concrete have been stacked to form Quinta do Rei, an angular four-storey home designed by Portuguese studio Contaminar. Located at the highest point of the Portuguese city Leiria, the residence was designed to function like a watchtower and features long spans of windows that frame views of the surrounding landscape. "The principle of this project was to create a glass house with a 360-degree view, which functions as a lighthouse or a watchtower, because the plot is l

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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!