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Changing Iconography of Ecclesiastical Architecture: 20 Examples of Contemporary Stained Glass in Churches

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Luoyuan Anglican Church. Image © Shikai, Dengxie Xiang, INUCE Whatever religion we classify ourselves as – or even if we actively renounce or denounce organized religion in all its forms – the one aspect of Christianity those in predominantly Christian countries are touched by at some point in their lives, is the classical aesthetic of church architecture.

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rural library by atelier xi is a cluster of angular blocks in a flower field

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atelier xi designs a library in a flower field as a cluster of geometric volumes, resembling faceted fragments of rock. The post rural library by atelier xi is a cluster of angular blocks in a flower field appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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Profitability is the biggest challenge facing architecture firms in 2024, says AIA analysis

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The AIA’s chief economist Kermit Baker has offered reflections on the economic context facing architecture firms throughout 2024. Baker, who previously shared reflections with Archinect on the industry’s recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, says that “while 2024 may indeed end up looking a lot like last year, the reasons are likely to be very different.

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atArchitecture design bamboo pavilion for the Surajkund Craft Fair 2023 in northeast India

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The architecture celebrates the tradition of local bamboo construction and is built by skilled craftsmen from the region. The post atArchitecture design bamboo pavilion for the Surajkund Craft Fair 2023 in northeast India appeared first on Åvontuura.

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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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First full-height timber wind turbine opens in Sweden

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The world's first full-scale timber wind turbine has started turning in Sweden , with a tower built by wood technology company Modvion. The 105-metre-tall tower, located in the region of Skara, is Modvion 's first commercial wind turbine tower, and follows on from a smaller 30-metre-high demonstration project the company completed in 2020. While its rotor blades and generator hub are made of conventional materials, the tower is made of laminated veneer lumber (LVL), a type of engineered wood mad

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Meier Partners completes Sorol Art Museum in South Korea

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Meier Partners has shared news of the recent completion of its Sorol Art Museum design in Gangneung, South Korea. The 336,500-square-foot project is meant to provide space for an immersive dialogue between Korean artists and the outside world and is the firm’s first completed work since its 2021 restructuring. The building's internal structure is defined by a dual concept that arranges space into introverted and extroverted inter-dynamics based on the aesthetic theory of Korean Confucian p

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parabolic balconies sprout from sanjay puri’s ‘forest’ workplace in central africa

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the cascading balconies of the verical development project mimic the dense canopy of an african forest. The post parabolic balconies sprout from sanjay puri’s ‘forest’ workplace in central africa appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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Junya Ishigami designs one-kilometre-long museum emerging from Chinese lake

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Japanese architect Junya Ishigami has created the one-kilometre-long Zaishui Art Museum on a lake in China , which features openings that let water flow over the museum floor. Located on an artificial lake at the entrance of a new development zone in Rizhao in China's Shandong Province, the 20,000-square-metre linear museum extends from one side of the lake to the other, almost covering the entire diameter of the lake.

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SKIN1004 Flagship Store / LMTLS

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Completed in 2024 in Jung-gu, South Korea. Images by Swan Park. Located in the vibrant heart of Myeong-dong, Seoul, the skin1004 flagship store emerges as a distinctive presence in a saturated landscape of.

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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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Major cantilevering hotel tower for Midtown Manhattan revealed by Marin Architects

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New York City-based Marin Architects has revealed its design for a 42-story tower near Bryant Park in Manhattan. Named the Xadia Hotel, and located at 57 West 39th Street, the scheme seeks to “make a tasteful impression on the city skyline through a unique, cantilever façade and eye-catching interior lighting design,” according to the design team.

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LMTLS clads korean beauty store with rocky texture echoing madagascar’s pristine nature

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the design combines elements like rocks, pebbles, and sand to create an urban oasis, offering visitors a unique escape from the city bustle. The post LMTLS clads korean beauty store with rocky texture echoing madagascar’s pristine nature appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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NASA and Lockheed Martin unveil "quiet supersonic" jet

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Space agency NASA and aerospace company Lockheed Martin have presented their experimental X-59 supersonic jet, which has a form designed to reduce the loudness of a sonic boom. According to the companies, the experimental aircraft was "designed to quiet the sonic boom" and marks a "significant milestone" in the decades-long research project aimed at resolving noise challenges associated with supersonic flight.

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BIG Reveals Updated Design for Vltava Philharmonic Hall in Prague

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Vltava Philharmonic Hall. Image © BIG-Bjarke Ingels Group After winning the international competition for the design of the Vltava Philharmonic Hall in May 2022, Danish studio BIG-Bjarke Ingels Group has now developed the design into a detailed architectural study. The project continues the central concept of the competition, that of connecting the riverbank with the venue’s rooftop via a meandering path that expands the public space and invites visitors to engage with the new building.

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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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SOM completes Two Manhattan West, marking a major milestone for corporate office design in NYC

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SOM has completed work on their Two Manhattan West tower project to culminate the shorter second half of its $4.5 billion mixed-use Manhattan West development in New York City. The four-year construction effort yielded a total two million square feet of new office space that was built above active railroad tracks in what the firm describes as an "extraordinary" advancement of the methods used in urban design, structural engineering, and architecture.

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german design awards 2024 announce the winners of a sustainable future

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a total of 65 gold awards were presented in the excellent product design, excellent communications design and excellent architecture disciplines. The post german design awards 2024 announce the winners of a sustainable future appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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World's largest cantilever opens over six-lane highway in Dubai

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The world's largest cantilever has reached completion in Dubai , projecting out from between two skyscrapers at the mixed-use One Za'abeel development by Japanese studio Nikken Sekkei. Measuring 67.5 metres, the cantilever forms part of a longer horizontal structure called The Link, which is dramatically suspended 100 metres above a six-lane highway and topped by a giant infinity pool.

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Overall Winner of the 2023 Architecture Drawing Prize Announced

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‘(Re)membering the See Monster' by Eldry John Infante - Overall Winner. Image Courtesy of WAF The World Architecture Festival and Prize, together with co-curators Make Architects and Sir John Soane’s Museum , have announced Filipino Architect and Illustrator Eldry John Infante as the Overall Winner of the 2023 Architecture Drawing Prize. The awarded drawing, titled ‘(Re)membering the See Monster,’ is a mixed-media representation of a defunct oil platform.

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

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As the Northern Hemisphere reaches the midst of winter, the architecture and design community keeps it exciting with lots of upcoming events, exhibitions, trade shows, conferences, and tours. From the roster of current and future events listed on Bustler , here are a few curated highlights worth exploring this February.

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wood-clad pockets carve monolithic concrete residence in rio de janeiro

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the two-level floorplan delineates communal and private areas along with elevated gardens. The post wood-clad pockets carve monolithic concrete residence in rio de janeiro appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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Bamboo pavilion by AtArchitecture references traditional Indian handlooms and construction

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Northeast Pavilion is a permanent bamboo structure created by Mumbai studio AtArchitecture to showcase local craft and construction techniques from the northeast of India. Located on a site near Surajkund Lake in Faridabad, the Northeast Pavilion was designed by AtArchitecture for the Surajkund Craft Fair, a three-week event that takes place every year to celebrate Indian handicrafts.

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WAVE (dot wave) Mixed Use Building / SOSU ARCHITECTS

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© Park Yeongchae architects: SOSU ARCHITECTS Location: Yangcheon-gu, Seoul, South Korea Project Year: 2023 Photographs: Park Yeongchae Area: 983.

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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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Six steel structure designs take home top honors at the 2024 IDEAS² Awards

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The results of this year’s Innovative Design in Engineering and Architecture with Structural Steel (IDEAS²) Awards have been shared by the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) as part of the competition’s 64th edition. Each year, the AISC’s judges choose superlative examples of the use of structural steel in construction projects in order to highlight its advantages to architectural designers.

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suzuki brings back the omnichord, a portable instrument reviving the ’80s electronic sounds

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suzuki brings back the modern version of its 1981 omnichord with a built-in speaker, multiple-function control, and 108 chords. The post suzuki brings back the omnichord, a portable instrument reviving the ’80s electronic sounds appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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Studio Libeskind encloses Maggie's Royal Free with slanted walls

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Curving walls and windows placed "like notes in a melody" define the latest Maggie's Centre , designed by architecture firm Studio Libeskind for the Royal Free Hospital in London. Situated to the side of the hospital 's car park, Maggie's Royal Free features a bold, sinuous shape that aims to draw visitors into its warm and inviting interior. Maggie's Royal Free features curving walls The curved building is London's fourth Maggie's Centre , joining designs by Steven Holl Architects , Ab Rogers D

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Tanatap Frame Garden / 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: 1300.

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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!