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How 2,000 Architects and Designers Envision the Future of Architectural Visualization

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Courtesy of Chaos Enscape Do you ever wonder what the future holds for architectural visualization? To answer this question and understand the present state and expectations for the future of architectural visualization, over 2,000 architects and designers were surveyed through a commissioned study conducted by Architizer on behalf of Chaos Enscape.

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GRT Architects references "vacation Italian" at New York bar and restaurant

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New York studio GRT Architects has designed a light and airy Italian restaurant and adjacent cocktail bar at the base of Thomas Heatherwick's Lantern House in Manhattan. The new dining and drinking destinations face the corner of West 18th Street and 10th Avenue through the distinctive bay windows of the building, which straddles the popular High Line park in Chelsea.

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Five rural residences by Marmol Radziner: Your Next Employer?

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Following last week’s visit to New York-based Andrew Berman Architect , we are moving our Meet Your Next Employer series to Los Angeles this week to explore the work of Marmol Radziner. Founded in 1989, the firm has built a portfolio spanning architecture and interiors as well as furniture design and fabrication. “By adopting the role of the traditional “master builder,” Marmol Radziner integrates a variety of design services with construction capabilities,” the fir

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The Louis Armstrong Center, designed by Caples Jefferson Architects, is now open

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On a hot day in June, a crowd gathered on 107th Street in Corona, Queens, to celebrate an event that was decades in the making: the opening of the Louis The post The Louis Armstrong Center, designed by Caples Jefferson Architects, is now open appeared first on The Architect’s Newspaper.

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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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Expanding the Architectural Prospects of Timber in Its Natural Form

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Wood Chip Barn Project, 2016. Image © Valerie Bennett Timber has been a popular source of construction material for thousands of years. Through sawing, milling, and other engineered wood conversion processes, various wood forms have been created and applied in products, furniture, and architecture. However, these processes can sometimes alter the basic lines of wood structure.

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UNStudio wins competition for slender mixed-use towers in Düsseldorf

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UNStudio has been named the winner of an international competition to deliver two mixed-use towers in Düsseldorf , Germany. Situated in the northern area of the city center, the towers will reach a height of 393 feet from a low-rise community pavilion base.

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Olson Kundig references natural surroundings for Swedish holiday home

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Dark timber and stone feature throughout Dalarö House, a summer holiday home that US studio Olson Kundig has added to a rocky waterside site in Sweden. Designed to blend in with the landscape, the home is built around rocks and features exposed natural materials that reference the surrounding stones and pine trees. Olson Kundig has created Dalarö House "Dalarö House was an opportunity to create a building that is responsive to its surroundings and encourages its occupants to interact with that e

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Jiangsu Jingjiang Senior High School New Campus / Zhaohui Rong Studio

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© Bowen Hou architects: Zhaohui Rong Studio Location: No.1 Changyang Road, Jingjiang, Jiangsu, China Project Year: 2021 Photographs: Bowen Hou Photographs: Yijie Hu Area: 210000.

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JR reimagines the scaffolding of paris’ opera house as the entrance to a vast cave

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jr adds a geological dimension to palais garnier in paris Alongside the buzzing energy coming out of Paris Design Week 2023, French artist JR reveals his latest show-stopping installation in the heart of the French capital. As part of the Palais Garnier’s renovation, the Opéra National de Paris invited the artist to transform the scaffolding of the […] The post JR reimagines the scaffolding of paris’ opera house as the entrance to a vast cave appeared first on designboom |

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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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Hackers are using architects’ computers for crypto-mining, cybersecurity firm warns

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Cybersecurity firm Cisco Talos is warning of the potential for hackers to target architects and other designers with crypto-mining malware. The hacking campaign, which has largely targeted French-speaking architects, engineers, and graphic designers, sees the victim’s computer infected with malware via installer tools. “Cybercriminals are abusing Advanced Installer, a legitimate Windows tool used for creating software packages, to drop cryptocurrency-mining malware on infected machin

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Benzene rings inform patterned facades of Ascentage Pharmaceutical Headquarters

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New York studio OLI Architecture used parametric technology to design the decorative facades of this office complex in Suzhou for biotechnology company Ascentage Pharma. The Ascentage Pharmaceutical Headquarters is spread across seven distinct buildings with facades informed by benzene – a molecule composed of six carbon atoms in a ring. OLI Architecture has created Ascentage Pharmaceutical Headquarters Comprising a range of repeating units, the facades were created by OLI Architecture using pa

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Akar Restaurant / Leon Design Agency

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Completed in 2021 in Ubud, Indonesia. Towering above the treetops, the spacious semi-opened ‘cocoon’- structure accentuates the breathtaking views of the jungle. Married with natural-tone.

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expansive roof tops the remodeled skip-floor structure of old villa in japan

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the renovation centers on optimizing space to take full advantage of the scenic views. The post expansive roof tops the remodeled skip-floor structure of old villa in japan appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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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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Over 100 schools close in the UK over concrete safety concerns

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More than one hundred schools and education settings in the United Kingdom have been closed due to concerns over the integrity of concrete roof panels. So far, 147 schools are known to contain reinforced autoclaved aerated concrete (Raac), with approximately one hundred fully or partially closed, impacting more than 100,000 students at the start of the new school year.

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Clay tiles envelop prefabricated Studio Shed in the Netherlands

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Earth-coloured tiles define Studio Shed, an outbuilding designed by architecture practice LMNL Office in the garden of a house in Brabant, the Netherlands. Commissioned by the owners of a home also designed by LMNL Office , the garden studio has a deliberately simple form crafted from prefabricated timber panels. LMNL Office has created Studio Shed "The contemporary aesthetic recalls the design elements from the primary house," said studio founders Erica Chladová and Robert van der Pol.

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UNStudio Wins Competition for a Lively and Sustainable Mixed-Use Development in Düsseldorf

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New Heart on the Block, Dusseldorf, Germany / UNStudio. Image © Engram UNStudio has been selected as the winner of the international competition for the design of a mixed-use development in Düsseldorf, Germany , surpassing other internationally recognized participant offices, including 3XN , BIG , David Chipperfield Architect , and finalists Hadi Teherani Architects , HPP Architekten , and Ingenhoven.

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Los Angeles Will Soon Open Its Newest Facility for Those Lacking Housing

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The Woodlands, a motel conversion by local firm Kadre Architects, will provide 100 new units under a California initiative to curb the homelessness crisis. According to the California Senate Housing Committee, on any given night in January 2020, there were more than 161,000 people living without shelter across the state , with 40 percent of them living in Los Angeles County.

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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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Yale is hiring a planner to monitor building accessibility on campus

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Following last week’s look at an opening for a Program Production Fellow at MoMA PS1 , we are using this week’s edition of our Job Highlights series to explore an opportunity on Archinect Jobs for a Facilities Accessibility Planner at Yale University. The role, based in New Haven, CT, calls for an individual who will “develop and manage reporting on accessibility projects and identify future projects for campus-wide accessibility improvements.

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Renzo Piano to design cultural centre for South Florida

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Italian architect Renzo Piano has been selected to design an expansive arts and culture centre for Boca Raton, Florida. To be located in downtown Boca Raton, The Center for Arts and Innovation (The Center) will serve as a community space and welcome centre and contain performance and event spaces, an innovation incubator lab for "entrepreneurial empowerment" and educational spaces for STEAM programming.

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Glarros Oldtown Hotel / Laboratory of Architecture #3

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© Giorgi Mamasakhlisi architects: Laboratory of Architecture #3 Location: 15 Kote Afkhazi St, T'bilisi 0105, Georgia Project Year: 2023 Photographs: Giorgi Mamasakhlisi Area: 4500.

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wooden cladding and lime plaster cover the solid form of villa k340 in the netherlands

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villa k340 features a split-level layout that runs along the contours of the undulating terrain. The post wooden cladding and lime plaster cover the solid form of villa k340 in the netherlands appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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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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Renzo Piano selected to design new Center for Arts & Innovation in Boca Raton, Florida

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Renzo Piano Building Workshop (RPBW) has been announced as the winner of an international RFP process to deliver a new arts and innovation cultural project in Boca Raton, Florida. The Italian studio beat out Foster + Partners , Ennead , and OMA for the commission of the new Center for Arts & Innovation and will begin the design and development process next month toward an expected 2025 groundbreaking.

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Dezeen readers name Brooklyn Tower world's best skyscraper

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To mark World Skyscraper Day today, Dezeen readers have voted the Brooklyn Tower by SHoP Architects as the best skyscraper from the past year. After over 1,000 votes , the Brooklyn Tower in New York City was the clear winner, with over 30 per cent of people picking it from the poll. Designed by SHoP Architects , the 325-metre-high supertall skyscraper is now the tallest building in Brooklyn.

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How Thermal Modification Can Make Wood in Architecture Last a Lifetime

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Cortesia de G Wood Pro (Tantimber) Wood is a material with unique characteristics –such as its natural warmth and tactile quality– capable of providing a sense of comfort and well-being, evoking emotions and memories, and creating a cozy atmosphere in interior spaces. Its versatility allows it to be used in building structures, for solar protection, or as interior cladding, and it can be molded, carved, and jointed to create a variety of forms, from simple to complex designs.

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Turkish political prisoners Ayse Mücella Yapici, Tayfun Kahraman, and Can Atalay awarded European Prize for Architecture

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On September 15 in Athens, Greece at the foot of the Acropolis, three Turkish political prisoners will be named the 18th, 19th, and 20th Laureates of the 2023 European Prize The post Turkish political prisoners Ayse Mücella Yapici, Tayfun Kahraman, and Can Atalay awarded European Prize for Architecture appeared first on The Architect’s Newspaper.

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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!