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Lloyd Wright's landmarked Wayfarers Chapel to be disassembled due to landslides

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Lloyd Wright 's historic closed Wayfarers Chapel in Rancho Palos Verdes, California, will be disassembled in the face of irreparable landslide damage, the group responsible for its stewardship announced via a press release Tuesday. Architectural Resources Group will handle the disassembly work with great care, as the LA Times and other outlets have reported its structure is rapidly deteriorating from the movement underneath its foundation, which is now occurring at rates 2–3 times more sev

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MORE Architecture design boutique hotel that floats above a bamboo forest

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The building, situated in the middle of the mountainous bamboo forests, establishes an immersive relationship with nature. The post MORE Architecture design boutique hotel that floats above a bamboo forest appeared first on Åvontuura.

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Let's Talk About Architectural Licensure

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Welcome to Archinect In-Depth: Licensure. Over the coming weeks, Archinect will explore the journey undertaken by those in the United States seeking to practice as a licensed architect, including reflections on the history of licensure, comparisons to other countries, the cost and length of time taken to complete licensure, demographic inequalities within the process, and a series of possible futures.

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Six upcoming school shows from Dezeen Events Guide

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The Loughborough University Degree Show 2024 , How Do You Feel New York? and An Exhibition of Architectural Works are among the current and upcoming academic exhibitions featured in Dezeen Events Guide. Other school shows and academic events include 2024 School of Constructed Environments End of Year Exhibition , Arts University Bournemouth – Summer Shows 24 and Cardiff School of Art and Design Graduate Degree Show 2024. 2024 School of Constructed Environments End of Year Exhibition 15 to 22 May

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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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New architecture and design competitions: British Museum Western Range, Built by New York, Future School for Ukraine, and London Design Summit

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This edition of Bustler's curated picks of noteworthy architecture and design competitions features four calls seeking adaptive concepts for new schools across Ukraine, outstanding work of design practitioners based in New York City, proposals for the restoration of the British Museum's Western Range, and creative solutions addressing the United Nation's Sustainable Development Goals.

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Exploring the dynamic role of AI in Xoio’s CG pipeline

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Explore AI's potential in archviz and learn how xoio integrates it into their workflow, giving you insight into both its benefits and challenges.

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"Public technology sculpture" The Portal shut down after "inappropriate behaviour"

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An interactive video installation connecting Dublin and New York City that was set to form part of NYCxDesign programming was temporarily shut down for poor behaviour from both cities. Founded by Lithuanian artist Benediktas Gylys , The Portal installation is an ongoing initiative in which two circular screens are installed in partner cities and cast a 24/7 live feed of its inhabitants to the other, as a "bridge to cultures from around the world".

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Converted grain silo opens as new art destination in southern Norway

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Norway ’s new Kunstsilo Museum has opened to the public in the southern port city of Kristiansand. The new home for the private collection of Nicolai Tangen is the product of a six-year transformation authored by Spanish studios Mestres Wåge Arquitectes, Mendoza Partida, and BAX in a former grain silo (hence the name) and integrates the Southern Norway Art Museum’s holdings seamlessly into one space that covers three floors and yields a total of 3,300 square meters (35,520 squa

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Aleatek Studio Reveals Design of the Serbia Pavilion at Expo 2025 Osaka

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© Aleatek Studio Aleatek Studio ’s concept of “Floating Forest” has been announced as the winner of the competition for the design of the Serbia Pavilion at Expo Osaka 2025. The pavilion, will be located at the West Entrance and Earth Plaza, aims to interpret Serbian culture and the country’s natural landscape through architectural expression. The design strategy also aligns with the theme “Play for humanity” of the upcoming Specialised Expo 2027 to be held in Belgrade.

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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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plants vs concrete: a world of eco-brutalism unfolds inside new photography book

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in the book, more than 150 photographs by various creators show the juxtaposition of austere concrete structures and lush flora. The post plants vs concrete: a world of eco-brutalism unfolds inside new photography book appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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HCCH Studio creates Twisted Brick Shell Library "to cuddle visitors" in China

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Architecture practice HCCH Studio has created a shell-like brick pavilion in Longyou County, China , which draws on its agricultural surroundings. Aptly named Twisted Brick Shell Library, the pavilion is located on an area of farmland separated from the nearby city of Quzhou by the Quijiang River. HCCH Studio designed it as a multifunctional space where visitors are encouraged to observe their surroundings or read.

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WilkinsonEyre team selected for new Toronto pedestrian bridge project

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WilkinsonEyre , together with Two Row , Zeidler , ARUP , and PLANT , has been awarded first place in the competition to deliver the new Keating Channel Pedestrian Bridge in Toronto. The bridge is part of the third facet of a larger CAD $1.3 billion (USD $950 million) redevelopment of the city's Port Lands post-industrial area.

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Global Perspectives: Exploring Diverse Sports Architecture Projects Ahead of Paris 2024 Olympics

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© Nigel Young As the anticipation builds for the XXXIII Olympic Games in Paris, the city is preparing to host a global sporting event and embark on a journey of urban renewal. In a departure from traditional stadium-centric hosting, Paris 2024 embraces a new approach to the Olympic experience. Sports architecture has the ability to transcend functionality and become a space of collective experience and shared joy.

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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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hajime yoshida inserts modernist geometries into traditional japanese home

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(an)-graph draws parallels between mondrian's geometric compositions and traditional japanese vertical and horizontal construction. The post hajime yoshida inserts modernist geometries into traditional japanese home appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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Thomas Heatherwick's Humanise campaign launches "joyful architecture" degree

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British designer Thomas Heatherwick 's Humanise campaign is developing a master's degree at Loughborough University, which aims to challenge conventional architecture education. Set to start in autumn 2025, the degree is hoped to foster a generation of architects who will "inspire joyful architecture", in line with the goals of the movement. Heatherwick's Humanise campaign was launched in October 2023 as a call for an end to "soulless and boring buildings".

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New London Architecture celebrates Don't Move, Improve! 2024 winners

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New London Architecture has named the overall winner of the 2024 Don’t Move, Improve! competition in the culmination of the annual contest’s 15th edition. Emil Eve Architects’ Aden Grove renovation in Hackney was elevated above 15 others on the previously announced shortlist to win ‘Home of The Year’ honors. Its materials palette and overall resourcefulness were among the project superlatives championed by jury members, which this year included Ellie Stathaki, Ed Ja

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Veermata Jijabai Technological Institute Student Housing / MO-OF

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Completed in 2023 in Mumbai, India. Images by Niveditaa Gupta. LIVING BRIDGES - Concept/Philosophy - Living Bridges is designed to move away from the typical dormitory or student hostel typology in urban.

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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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NASA plans to develop the first levitating railway transport system on the moon

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the transport system on the moon named flexible levitation on a track (FLOAT) can assist astronauts in transporting objects during lunar missions. The post NASA plans to develop the first levitating railway transport system on the moon appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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Nike's Metamorph Poncho transforms from coat to camping tent

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Sportswear brand Nike has designed the Metamorph Poncho, a lightweight multi-layered raincoat that can be reconfigured as a tent for camping. Designed by Nike , the two-tone grey garment is constructed as a water-repellent hooded cape that can be zipped up at the front. The Metamorph Poncho is a multifunctional raincoat The machine-washable Metamorph Poncho features a backpack-style, Swoosh-branded pocket that holds collapsible poles.

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Marywood University creates first-ever Bachelor of Virtual Architecture program

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Marywood University in Pennsylvania has announced the first-ever undergraduate degree-granting academic program dedicated to training students in virtual architecture. The new Bachelor of Virtual Architecture (BVA) program is tailored to learners interested in careers building immersive environments. Students will learn through a combination of studios and coursework with skills-based outcomes augmented by instruction in the liberal arts, building science, and architectural design.

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EE House / WOS Architects

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© Prueksakun Kornudom, Ketsiree Wongwan architects: WOS Architects Location: , Thailand Project Year: 2022 Photographs: Prueksakun Kornudom, Ketsiree Wongwan Area: 160.

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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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zhejiang lishui guyanhuaxiang art center by line+ spreads a fragmented ring formation

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skybridges, extending in multiple directions, guide visitors to the rooftop platform, imparting a sense of lightness as they suspend from the roof beams using cable rods. The post zhejiang lishui guyanhuaxiang art center by line+ spreads a fragmented ring formation appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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Wayfarers Chapel, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright’s son, will be disassembled as land movement in the area continues

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Today, representatives for Wayfarers Chapel in Rancho Palos Verde, California, announced plans to disassemble the 1951 ecclesiastical structure by Frank Lloyd Wright’s son, Lloyd Wright. Local firm Architectural Resources Group The post Wayfarers Chapel, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright’s son, will be disassembled as land movement in the area continues appeared first on The Architect’s Newspaper.

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Zaha Hadid Architects wins bid for new cruise terminal project

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A bid from Zaha Hadid Architects has placed first in the international competition to design the new Riga Ropax Terminal in the Latvian capital. The project will convert an existing warehouse space into a new 20,000-square-meter (215,000-square-foot) terminal for cruise passengers with an added glass and timber fourth level and new triple-height grand hall.

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Tadao Ando Transforms Historic Scuola Grande in Venice into an Exhibition Dedicated to Artist Zeng Fanzhi

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Installation photograph of the LACMA exhibition Zeng Fanzhi: Near and Far/Now and Then, Scuola Grande Della Misericordia in Venice, Italy, April 17-September 30, 2024, Image © Zeng Fanzhi, photo: Stefan Altenburger Photography Zurich A new exhibition presenting the works of artist Zeng Fanzhi has opened in the historic Scuola Grande della Misericordia in Venice , Italy.

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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!