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Cultivating Non-Violent Cities: 10 Examples of Friendly Public Spaces

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Songzhuang Micro Community Park / Crossboundaries. Image © Yu Bai Violent cities result from social and economic inequality, which also affects the urban landscape and the way we live. In honor of International Cities Day, we have selected a series of projects to reflect on non-violent ways of using public space.

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7 Public Buildings Redefining the Architectural Identity of Amman, Jordan

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Architizer's new image-heavy daily newsletter , The Plug , is easy on the eyes, giving readers a quick jolt of inspiration to supercharge their days. Plug in to the latest design discussions by subscribing. Considered one of the fastest-growing cities in the region, the capital of Jordan is striving to find its place in the modern world while holding on to its heritage and culture.

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Henning Larsen unveils design for world's largest timber logistics centre

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Danish architecture studio Henning Larsen has revealed plans for a mass-timber logistics hub on Flevopolder island, the Netherlands , that will be the largest of its kind in the world. Designed by Henning Larsen , the 155,000-square-metre hub will contain offices, shuttle storage and pallet shuttle, as well as a restaurant and roof garden. Trees will provide shaded seating on the roof Expected to be completed by 2026, the Logistics Center West will be built largely from glued laminated timber (g

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KPF’s tapered Tower 36 wins approval in Miami

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The design of KPF’s Tower 36 has been approved by the Miami Urban Development Review Board. Developed in collaboration with architect of record ODP Architecture & Design , the 922,000-square-foot tower will hold both office and retail functions. Image credit: Atchain, courtesy of KPF Externally, the 635-foot-tall tapered tower is defined by a glass facade containing terraces on all office floors.

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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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1+1>2 Architects design community center in Hanoi intended to a preserve pottery craft more than 500 years old

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The project was built with the intention of developing craft villages and preserving the traditions of pottery craft more than 500 years old. The post 1+1>2 Architects design community center in Hanoi intended to a preserve pottery craft more than 500 years old appeared first on Åvontuura.

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BABELstudio creates "archetypal" woodland cabin in the Basque Country

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Architecture practice BABELstudio has completed Aralar Cottage, a black wooden cabin in the Basque Country with a hinged side that opens the interior to the surrounding forest. Surrounded by the lush vegetation of Sierra de Aralar, the cabin was designed by BABELstudio for a couple based in Bilbao who enjoy carpentry and hiking. It has a deliberately simple design, intended to echo the form of an old 20-square-metre tool shed that previously occupied the site.

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Sunshine Canyon Residence by Hacker Architects

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Located at 7,300 feet, high above the city of Boulder, Colorado, the Sunshine Canyon Residence accentuates its dramatic site by juxtaposing a simple form with the steep contours of a landscape scarred by wildfire. The house floats above the harsh terrain to provide spectacular views of Sunshine Canyon to the south, Sugarloaf Mountain to the west, and the Flatirons to the east.

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The people reclaim the monument: MVRDV’s Pyramid of Tirana inaugurated

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Originally built as a museum dedicated to the communist dictator Enver Hoxha, the building has been dramatically transformed by MVRDV. The post The people reclaim the monument: MVRDV’s Pyramid of Tirana inaugurated appeared first on Åvontuura.

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Plantation Retreat / Architecture BRIO

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© Ashish Sahi architects: Architecture BRIO Location: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India Project Year: 2022 Photographs: Ashish Sahi Photographs: Randhir Sing Photographs: Courtesy of Architecture BRIO Area: 1200.

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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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This Off-Grid Design Studio Feels Like It’s Floating in a Forest

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Woodland views take center stage in this backyard office crafted from cedar, glass, and concrete. Our Focus series shines the spotlight on the details: the extraordinary materials, spaces, and ideas that take great projects to the next level. Sharon and Mike Matas’s backyard studio in Healdsburg, California, feels less like an office and more like a tree house.

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SGA designs concept for ‘New England’s first all-timber frame laboratory development’

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SGA has unveiled details of its proposed mass timber life sciences building, which seeks to demonstrate the potential of the construction method in future research buildings. Taking an urban site in one of Boston’s leading life sciences clusters as a test case, the team believes their concept offers “the true potential for the first mass timber research development in New England.

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Eight quiet luxury interiors from Biarritz to Stockholm

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Our latest lookbook focuses on quiet luxury and features projects including a French hotel and a Swedish Grace apartment that exemplify the trend for discrete, yet sumptuous interiors. Classic, hardwearing materials and simple, neutral colour palettes characterise these eight quiet luxury interiors, which convey an elegant feeling without being over-the-top.

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Media Library Sainte-Geneviève- des-Bois / archi5 + Calmm architecture

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© Sergio Grazia architects: Calmm architecture architects: archi5 Location: 91700 Sainte-Geneviève-des-Bois, France Project Year: 2022 Photographs: Sergio Grazia Area: 4872.

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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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Neri&Hu completes Sanya Wellness Retreat inspired by the ancient Chinese walled city

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Shanghai’s leading architecture and design firm Neri&Hu has completed the Sanya Wellness Retreat inspired by the ancient Chinese walled city that is elevated on a heavy plinth.The new hotel, encompassing a total of üÖ,âââ-s.

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Giving form to feeling: Winners of the third Museum of Emotions competition

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Buildner has shared the results of the third edition of its Museum of Emotions competition. The brief challenged designers to show how architecture can be used as a tool to evoke emotion, resulting in a concept that displays juxtaposed positive and negative emotions in one two-hall design. The contest is one of several silent competitions, which asks participants to communicate their ideas using solely imagery and devoid of any text related to the proposal's scale or “cardinal directions.

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Retrofitted Sydney skyscraper named Best Tall Building Worldwide

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The Quay Quarter Tower in Sydney by Danish studio 3XN and Australian studio BVN has won the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat's award for best new tall building. The 206-metre-high skyscraper, which is a refurbishment of the modernist 1970s AMP Center, was named the winner at the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat 's (CTBUH) annual awards for 2023.

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Stalk Tree-hugger Bar / RAD+ar (Research Artistic Design + architecture)

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© Mario Wibowo architects: RAD+ar (Research Artistic Design + architecture) Location: Jakarta, Indonesia Project Year: 2023 Photographs: Mario Wibowo Area: 900.

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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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Heatherwick launches Humanise campaign to spark a debate on emotional dimension of buildings

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The prolific British designer Thomas Heatherwick has launched a Humanise campaign to spark a debate on the emotional dimension of buildings in our environment. A Ç-year global campaign, called Humanise, is aimed to spark a global public debate, aiming to "confront.

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10 must-see architecture and design events to check out this November

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And just like that, it's November! With plenty of holidays just around the corner, it's a great opportunity to venture out and explore exciting events for the architecture and design community. From the long list of current and upcoming events listed on Bustler , we have curated a few recommendations worth checking out this month, including biennials (one closing soon and one just starting) in Chicago and Venice, film and photo festivals in Toronto and London, industry gatherings dedicated to su

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Ten rustic Italian interiors that evoke the history of the Mediterranean

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This lookbook collects 10 interiors in Italy with a distinctly rustic feel, including homes and hotels replete with wooden beams, cool stone and other rich textures. As well as being known for its contemporary furniture and lighting design , Italy is home to some of Europe's oldest buildings and has numerous historic cities and villages. From a 17th-century house in Puglia to a hotel in a 1,000-year-old castle, below are 10 examples of projects that pay homage to the Mediterranean country's hist

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Brick Houses in Spain: Modern Masonry Design for Home Interiors and Exteriors

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© Adria Goula The ample supply, durability, and affordability of brick makes it one of the most widely used and iconic materials in Spanish architecture, especially within the Mudejar tradition. Throughout history, they have added both beauty and function to the spaces that use them, offering protection from the elements while also permitting the entry of natural light and air flow.

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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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Prefab Builder Pluspuu Makes New and Improved Log Cabins Starting at $175K

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The Finnish company’s models come as a kit of parts made from engineered lumber that stack together like a 3D puzzle. Welcome to Prefab Profiles , an ongoing series of interviews with people transforming how we build houses. From prefab tiny houses and modular cabin kits to entire homes ready to ship, their projects represent some of the best ideas in the industry.

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Pentagram utilizes architectural forms to create a new visual identity for the Memphis Art Museum

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Pentagram has released materials showcasing their new visual identity project undertaken for their clients at the Memphis Art Museum (formerly the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art) ahead of the completion of its Herzog & de Meuron -led expansion in 2025. The lettering and logo included in the kit derive from cross-section drawings of the new 122,000-square-foot building, which will grace the center of downtown at Overton Park.

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3XN to create stepped building for Baltimore's Inner Harbor

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Danish architecture practice 3XN has been selected to create a stepped retail building located along Baltimore's Inner Harbor informed by sailboats. The winning design is part of the revitalisation of Baltimore's waterfront and is informed by similar redevelopment taking place in the studio's home city, Copenhagen. 3XN has been selected to create a retail building along Baltimore's Inner Harbor "For most of my life, Copenhagen's waterfront was a working harbour–a place of industry, not somewhere

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Cooling and Energy Efficiency: A New Era in Building Design

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The House of Silence / Natura Futura Arquitectura. Image © Lorena Darquea The world has just witnessed the hottest months in recorded history, and the outlook is far from optimistic. Rising temperatures are driving greater cooling demands, threatening to trigger a vicious cycle of higher electricity use and carbon emissions. In a planet simultaneously facing unprecedented urbanization and a climate crisis, the intersection of building energy efficiency and cooling technologies has never been mor

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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!