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

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If you're looking for exciting architecture and design events to add to your calendar this May, check out our curated selection of recommendations, including exhibitions, festivals, conferences, and symposia taking place across the U.S. and abroad. For the complete roster of ongoing and upcoming happenings listed on Bustler, head to our Events section.

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"Powerful demonstration of architecture at its best" says commenter

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In this week's comments update, readers are discussing a selection of brutalist and modernist churches captured by photographer Jamie McGregor Smith in his book Sacred Modernity. With 139 photographs of 100 churches, McGregor Smith created the book to showcase the sculptural and unique forms of some of the churches built across Europe in the post-war period.

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roam ranch: baldridge architects designs modern home for rural texas

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baldridge architects builds a contemporary home for a sustainable bison and turkey ranch in texas hill country. The post roam ranch: baldridge architects designs modern home for rural texas appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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Steven Holl Architects wins competition for Tirana expo center and wine hotel

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Steven Holl Architects has won an international competition for the design of a new expo center in Tirana, Albania. Titled ‘Expo Albania,’ the project will also see the construction of an adjacent wine hotel and demonstration vineyards with the potential for wine trade festivals to be held in the expo hall.

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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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The Horizon Library / Protoscapes

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© LIN Yongchen architects: Protoscapes Location: Motan Village, Dawei Town, Hefei City, Anhui Province, China Project Year: 2023 Photographs: LIN Yongchen Area: 756.

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airbnb lets you sleep inside pixar’s UP house — and yes, it floats

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airbnb offers a faithful recreation of the iconic house, complete with over 8,000 balloons. The post airbnb lets you sleep inside pixar’s UP house — and yes, it floats appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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Notes on Progress: Sixteen Women Discuss What It Means To Be Female in Architecture School

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The tides are changing for women in architecture schools in surprising ways. Female deans currently lead Harvard, Yale, Princeton, NJIT, Cornell, Syracuse, NYIT, CCNY, Cooper Union, and Boston Architectural College, among others. Despite the difficulties some of them have faced, no doubt, their impact has been felt in architectural education across the U.S. and around the world.

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12 Architect-Designed Products Showcased During Milan Design Week 2024

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Andromeda Collection / LSM for UniFor. Image © Alberto Strada for UniFor This year's Milan Design Week brought together designers, architects, producers, and key figures from the design world. The events were divided between the Salone del Mobile at Rho Fiera, a trade fair with over 1950 exhibitors, and Fourisalone, featuring various events across Milan.

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"London's lowest whole-life carbon high-rise" by Foster + Partners receives planning approval

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UK architecture studio Foster + Partners has been granted planning approval for office and residential development 18 Blackfriars Road, which the studio claims will be net-zero carbon. Located on a two-acre brownfield site in London 's Bankside, 18 Blackfriars Road will contain two residential blocks and a 45-storey office skyscraper. Foster + Partners claimed the project would have the lowest whole-life carbon of any London high-rise development when it submitted its application, which has rece

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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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sci-fi meets electric cafe racer in real motors’ latest two-wheeler, project : ARES

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real motor’s motorcycle ‘project : ARES’ is being developed, with the real production model of the electric cafe racer arriving in late 2025. The post sci-fi meets electric cafe racer in real motors’ latest two-wheeler, project : ARES appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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Manica Architecture debuts new NFL stadium proposal for potential Kansas City Chiefs relocation

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Manica Architecture has released renderings related to a late bid to lure the Kansas City Chiefs NFL franchise across the state border to Wyandotte County, Kansas. The design has been made public for the first time a week after the firm’s plans for a new Bears lakefront stadium in Chicago were panned by critics. Rendering courtesy Manica Architecture The proposed new dome-enclosed stadium was presented to Kansas lawmakers this week as part of a pitch to bring its first-ever major American

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Tadao Ando's MPavilion Announces Year-Long Extension in Melbourne, Australia

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© Marie Luise | MPavilion Programming In Melbourne , Australia , the tenth edition of the MPavilion, designed by Pritzker Prize-winner Tadao Ando , has been extended until March 2025. Marking the architect’s sole-built project in Australia, the extension presents an opportunity for Melburnians and visitors to enjoy the space and its diverse offerings.

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Tono Mirai Architects encloses toilet in Japanese park with rammed earth

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Japanese studio Tono Mirai Architects has used soil and wood to create Toiletowa, a curving structure in Saitama prefecture containing a public toilet that reuses wastewater. Located in a park in the town of Miyoshi, the building has a wooden frame covered with rammed earth made with soil sourced from construction sites and mixed with hydrated lime.

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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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patricia urquiola reinterprets traditional arabic majlis with modular sofa ‘insula’ for kettal

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available in two sizes, kettal's insula allows various personalized configurations with a roll backrest that gives the sofa its horizontal orientation. The post patricia urquiola reinterprets traditional arabic majlis with modular sofa ‘insula’ for kettal appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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a-fact wins competition for Montenegro museum inspired by surrounding mountains

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A group led by Milan/London-based a-fact has won an international competition for the design of the Museum of Contemporary Art, Natural History Museum, and Park of Arts & Culture in Podgorica, Montenegro. Selected from 48 submissions, the scheme is inspired by the nature of Montenegro, with stone cladding reflecting nearby mountains.

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House Three / Estudio Galera

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Completed in 2023 in Ostende, Argentina. Images by Diego Medina. House Three is part of a larger complex that has gradually been built for the same family over time. It is the third of a total of six residences.

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A6A creates "haven in the middle of the city" for its Bordeaux studio

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Architecture studio A6A has converted a former model-making workshop in Bordeaux into a studio for itself that is defined by pared-back materials and spaces. Named L'Atelier, the L-shaped block was originally formed of a street-facing garage, a central garden and a large shed to the rear. Drawn to the spatial organisation and finishes of the workshop, A6A made minimal alterations but transformed it into a series of flexible workspaces intended to "reflect the philosophy" of the studio.

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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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multifunctional furniture ‘DICE’ is a wooden stool, coffee table, leg bench and lamp at once

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KOSMOS architects’ multifunctional wooden piece of furniture ‘DICE’ is also portable, as the compact design object can fit in a handbag. The post multifunctional furniture ‘DICE’ is a wooden stool, coffee table, leg bench and lamp at once appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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List of America’s Most Endangered Historic Places for 2024 shows expanded 'collective idea of American history'

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The newly released list of the country’s 11 Most Endangered Historic Places for 2024 has been announced to include LA’s Little Tokyo district and the Walden Pond Reservation area in Massachusetts. The pair was joined by nine other sites in eight states, Morocco, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The full list of America's Most Endangered Historic Places, compiled by the National Trust for Historic Preservation , includes: Cindy Walker House, Mexia, Texas Eatonville, Florida Estate Whim Mu

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Designing a Nature-Embracing Modern Home in Palo Alto, USA

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Courtesy of Feldman Architecture and Western Window Systems When it came to designing a nature-embracing modern home in Palo Alto, California, USA, architect Tai Ikegami took his responsibility to protect and venerate the magnificent trees on the lot seriously. “The house is designed around a series of trees on the site—an oak in the front, another oak on the side, a redwood in the back.

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Eero Saarinen's Black Rock skyscraper refurbished in New York

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The first and only skyscraper designed by Finnish-American architect Eero Saarinen in New York City has undergone a renovation by Vocon Architects and MdeAS Architects to help it "meet the expectations of today". At the behest of developer HGI , local architecture studios Vocon Architects and MdeAS Architects renovated and restored the 51W52 skyscraper, also known as Black Rock, which was completed as a headquarters for American media giant CBS in 1964.

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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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snøhetta’s mixed-use building in oslo performs with net-zero energy usage

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snøhetta's newly completed 'vertikal nydalen' achieves net-zero energy usage for heating, cooling, and ventilation. The post snøhetta’s mixed-use building in oslo performs with net-zero energy usage appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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RIBA honors Royal Gold Medalist Lesley Lokko in London ceremony

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Lesley Lokko formally received the 2024 RIBA Royal Gold Medal for Architecture at a ceremony at the Royal Institute of British Architects headquarters in London today. The award, which was presented to Lokko on behalf of King Charles by RIBA President Muyiwa Oki , enshrines her dedication and creativity in leading the 2023 Venice Biennale along with other curatorial and educational efforts which have spearheaded a push for professional and academic representation while advancing a narrative abou

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'Future Positive': Foster + Partners Debuts Inaugural Exhibition in Seoul, Korea

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© Lim Jang Hwal | Foster + Partners Future Positive Foster + Partners has debuted their first-ever exhibition in Korea at the Seoul Museum of Art. Marking a significant moment for the studio and its relationship to South Korea, the exhibition “Future Positive” showcases the work of Norman Foster and Foster + Partners to Korean audiences for the first time.

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B-52s Singer Kate Pierson Is Selling Her Groovy Airstream Park for $450K

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Desert vibes meet ’60s kitsch at the far-out glamping retreat near Joshua Tree, which comes with six fully outfitted trailers. Location : 58380 Botkin Road, Landers, California Price : $452,000 Lot Size : 5 acres From the Agent : " Calling all free spirits and desert dreamers: Here’s your chance to own a piece of High Desert Rock & Roll History!

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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!