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Earth Day 2024: Urban and Architectural Strategies to Navigate the Climate Crisis

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"Rachel de Queiroz Park / Architectus S/S. Image © Joana França Every year, Earth Day , celebrated on April 22, presents us with an opportunity to contemplate the conditions of our planet and our impact upon it. Generating around 37% of global carbon emissions , the construction industry has an important, often detrimental, role to play, thus placing an increasingly urgent responsibility on architects and builders to devise strategies for reducing this number.

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The House in Between Small and Large / Nameless Tree Design

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Completed in 2023 in Taiwan. Images by Shao Chi Ho. Creating the connection between people & nature and people & people. Faced with a community park, the design was focused on the connection.

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Chris Pratt and Katherine Schwarzenegger demolish Craig Ellwood's 1950 Zimmerman House, raising ire online

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Chris Pratt has drawn ire from architecture aficionados after news broke that the actor and his wife, Katherine Schwarzenegger, had razed a historic, mid-century modern home to make way for a sprawling 15,000-sq-ft mansion. Architect Ken Ungar, whose portfolio largely features high-end modern farmhouse-style residences, will design a home for the couple, Architectural Digest reported.

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Low-Cost Housing in India: A Multistakeholder Approach

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LIC Housing / Vastu Shilpa Consultants. Image © Iwan Baan In a nation grappling with a severe housing shortage for its economically weakest sections, the concept of "low-cost housing" has surprisingly faded from public consciousness and policy discourse. A crisis impacting millions of the nation's poorest, the need for affordable housing has become even more pressing as India's population overtakes China to emerge as the most populous nation.

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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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SO-IL design immersive passage made from 3D knit textile within 19th-century monastery courtyard in Bruges

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Common Thread is an immersive passage made from a 3D knit textile connecting a previously inaccessible monastery courtyard in Bruges. The post SO-IL design immersive passage made from 3D knit textile within 19th-century monastery courtyard in Bruges appeared first on Åvontuura.

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Featured architecture jobs with $100K+ salaries

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If you're an experienced architecture professional looking for a new career opportunity, check out this week's edition of our curated jobs roundup from Archinect Jobs. Below, we highlight 17 employers offering senior positions with a starting salary of over $100K per year. Our selection was based on jobs that have publicly disclosed the annual salary range in their job listings on Archinect Jobs.

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Transforming Historic Industrial Buildings in US Cities: 6 Buildings Adapted For The Contemporary Workspace

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Arts District Warehouse / Sheft Farrace. Image © Mike Kelley Many major cities in the United States are grappling with large industrial buildings that have fallen into disuse. These buildings hold historical and architectural significance and are often protected from demolition. Consequently, architects face the challenge and responsibility of adapting these buildings to contemporary functionalities.

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bjarke ingels group takes to university of kansas with mass timber ‘makers KUbe’

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the 'markers KUbe' will take shape with a mass-timber diagrid structure and draws from traditional japanese joinery techniques. The post bjarke ingels group takes to university of kansas with mass timber ‘makers KUbe’ appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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Omar Gandhi Architects balances cedar house on rocky Nova Scotia coastline

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Canadian studio Omar Gandhi Architects has completed a cedar-wrapped house "inspired by the scattered boulders" that trail down the seaside property in Hubbards, Nova Scotia. Known as Rockbound, the 4100-square foot (380-square metre) home sits on a rocky, sloped three-acre site overlooking a bay that connects the property to Peggy's Cove, a national historic site that can be seen across the water.

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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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The American Academy in Rome presents the 2024–25 Rome Prize winners and Italian Fellows

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The American Academy in Rome has announced the 31 recipients of the 2024–25 Rome Prize. Awarded each year and described as the gift of “time and space to think and work,” the fellowship is intended to “support advanced independent work and research in the arts and humanities.” “The Rome Prize is one of the most storied fellowship programs in the United States,” said AAR President Peter N.

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How Can Modular Design Be Used to Revolutionize Housing Architecture?

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Modular house proposal. Image Courtesy of Han Kuo Housing is a diverse architectural typology whose configuration is determined not only by those who design it but also by the use of those who live in it. Therefore, homes are fundamentally adaptable structures that evolve in line with their time and users, undergoing constant changes manifested in the ways of living.

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light and air permeate through residence’s stacked concrete volumes in philippines

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jim caumeron design engages in spatial continuity utilizing minimal materiality. The post light and air permeate through residence’s stacked concrete volumes in philippines appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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IGArchitects slots skinny 2700 house into narrow plot in Japan

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Walls of exposed concrete define this skinny house in Saitama, Japan , which local studio IGArchitects designed with a width of just 2.7 metres. Named 2700, the home is designed for a young couple on a long and thin site left over following a road expansion in the city, which is close to Tokyo. To maximise usable space, IGArchitects created a series of layered living spaces across two storeys, with flexible spaces on the ground floor and private spaces on the first floor.

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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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KALEIDOSCOPE in Tianshui by SAKO Architects

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Kaleidoscope in Tianshui is a kindergarten located in Tianshui City, Gansu Province, China. The first fascinating feature is using ten different colors that apply to a total amount of 438 pieces of colored glass as the main design element. The team adopts the color elements on the places above the glass doors and windows, including the handrails of corridors and stairs.

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Lesley Lokko and Marina Tabassum Recognized in TIME's 2024 List of Most Influential People

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Lesley Lokko (left). Image © Murdo Macleod and Marina Tabassum (right). Image © Kaethe17 via Wikipedia under license CC BY-SA 4.0 Architects Lesley Lokko and Marina Tabassum have been selected in TIME Magazine’s ‘ 100 Most Influential People of 2024.’ Known as the TIME 100 , the list is an annual compilation of individuals who have made significant impacts on the world in various fields such as politics, technology, entertainment, and more.

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shimmering modern architecture by luca poian & frade arquitectos to arrive in alicante

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the two tapered volumes will be clad in white glazed ceramic bricks, resulting in a glimmering facade. The post shimmering modern architecture by luca poian & frade arquitectos to arrive in alicante appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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Paris 2024 Olympic Village features street lamps made from salvaged building materials

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Ahead of this summer's Olympic Games in Paris , design offices Concepto and Studio 5.5 have installed 350 street lights made from salvaged scaffolding poles and lampposts in the athletes' village. The lighting project is part of a scheme overseen by the Olympic Games delivery authority Solideo with the aim to reduce carbon emissions by 47 per cent compared to a conventional project.

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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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Eric Owen Moss’ first LA home relists for $10.95 million

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Eric Owen Moss ’ first residential design in Los Angeles, the 1991 Constellation 167 home in Brentwood, has hit the market courtesy of Sotheby’s International Realty for a listed price of $10.95 million. The home had previously been listed by Compass and Sotheby’s for $12 million last fall before being put up again for the lower price, held exclusively by the latter.

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Shi House / HW Studio

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Completed in 2023 in Morelia, Mexico. Images by Cesar Béjar. The Shi House sits patiently on the slope of a ravine, awaiting each day for the sun to set behind the mountain. This project is comprised of a.

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perforated double-skin brick facade shields grand house in vietnam

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material selection by km architecture office balances harmonizing with surroundings and maintaining a modern aesthetic. The post perforated double-skin brick facade shields grand house in vietnam appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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BIG designs all-wood cubic structure as "living curriculum" at University of Kansas

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Danish architecture studio BIG , alongside faculty at the University of Kansas, has unveiled its design for the mass-timber Makers' KUbe in Kansas, USA. The structure will serve as an educational building for the University of Kansas ( KU ) School of Architecture & Design in Lawrence, Kansas. BIG 's design was chosen as part of an open call, based on the "needs and wishes" of the students and faculty.

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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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Henning Larsen wins bid for Grieg Quarter concert hall competition in Norway

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An international competition to deliver a brand new concert hall to the Norwegian city of Bergen has announced Henning Larsen ’s entry as the winning bid. The firm beat out four other shortlist finalists for the Grieg Quarter competition with their ‘Kontrapunkt’ vision, a 17,500-square-meter (188,000-square-foot) music hall and conference center that will feature both a theater and exhibition hall while restoring major portions of the corresponding space outdoors.

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The Base House / J Mammone Architecture

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© Katherine Lu architects: J Mammone Architecture Location: Cobbitty NSW 2570, Australia Project Year: 2023 Photographs: Katherine Lu Photographs: Tom Ferguson Area: 1243.

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Lesley Lokko and Marina Tabassum named world's most influential architects in 2024 TIME100 List

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Ghanaian-Scottish architect, academic, and novelist Professor Lesley Lokko and architect, researcher and educator Marina Tabassum have been named as the world&#Öü;s most influential architects in the ”Öö TIMEÇâ Next List by TIM.

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breezy art hub and resort ‘casas elilula’ hides among palm trees of coastal brazil

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with thatched rooftops and timber shutters, the breezy 'casas elilula' project brings a resort and creative hub to coastal brazil. The post breezy art hub and resort ‘casas elilula’ hides among palm trees of coastal brazil appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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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!