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7 Latin American Architecture Firms that Achieve More with Less

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Community Productive Development Center Las Tejedoras / Natura Futura Arquitectura + Juan Carlos Bamba. © JAG Studio Young Latin American architecture firms are changing paradigms in the field by promoting a new approach to the profession's role in society. Their innovative explorations, driven by risk-taking, emerge from a deep emotional connection and thorough understanding of their context.

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The High Line Effect: Transforming Abandoned Infrastructure in the United States

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The Underline - Miami, FL. Image © Robin Hill In the early 2000s, an abandoned rail line in Manhattan sat decaying - a memory from a time when freight trains traveled straight through the city. To most citizens, it was a site destined for demolition. However, a few visionary residents saw an opportunity in this neglected space and advocated to transform it into a public green space for the community.

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Building Together with Archicad and Real-Time Visualization Webinar Recap

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Enscape recently participated in Graphisoft’s Building Together online event. Our Product Marketing Manager, Andreea Lipan , showcased the benefits of Enscape's integration with Archicad.

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What Europe Can (and Can’t) Tell the US About Architectural Licensure

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In the third part of Archinect In-Depth: Licensure , we reflect on what the United States can learn from the architecture licensure models of other nations. While doing so, we speak with Peggy Deamer , Professor Emerita of Yale University's School of Architecture, whose book Architecture and Labor includes an analysis on how the wider U.S. architecture profession compares to those of France, Germany, and Sweden.

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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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Montreal's new botanical garden entrance pavilion was designed to disappear into the environment

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Montreal -based firm Pelletier de Fontenay has designed a new entrance pavilion at the Montreal Botanical Garden. This project comes alongside the revitalization of the Garden’s insectarium and the entrance to the surrounding Parc Maisonneuve. Image: James Brittain The pavilion was developed in collaboration with a team of landscape architects from the City of Montreal’s Urban Parks Division and the firm Lemay.

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MAST to create stilt-house hotel in abandoned Portuguese salina

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Danish maritime architecture studio MAST has revealed plans to build a hotel formed of houses on stilts in a Portuguese lagoon formerly used for salt production. Located on the Sado Estuary near Setúbal, the overgrown salina will be transformed into an eco-conscious tourist destination that takes cues from the traditional fisherman's huts and jetties common to lagoons and rivers in the south of Portugal.

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coffee waste turns into 3D printed furniture decorating d·origen coffee shop in barcelona

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the biodegradable material contains 98% organic content from coffee grounds. The post coffee waste turns into 3D printed furniture decorating d·origen coffee shop in barcelona appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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Thomas Heatherwick to direct 2025 Seoul Biennale of Architecture and Urbanism

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South Korea's Seoul Biennale of Architecture and Urbanism just announced that Thomas Heatherwick will be the General Director of its fifth iteration next year. Billed as Asia's biggest architecture biennial, the 2025 program seeks to explore "how to make buildings and cities radically more joyful and engaging," a mantra Heatherwick has been championing with his Humanise campaign.

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Viczonecode Villa / DDconcept

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Completed in 2023 in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Images by Hiroyuki Oki. The home is the nest of a young family consisting of five members, situated in a new residential area 20km east of downtown Ho Chi Minh City, where.

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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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"Unlimited height" approved for proposed tallest skyscraper in the US

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Oklahoma City Council has approved a rezoning application for Legends Tower , a supertall skyscraper designed by California architecture studio AO that, if completed, will be the tallest in the United States. Yesterday, the Oklahoma City Council approved an "unlimited" height for the skyscraper, part of the Boardwalk at Bricktown development, which includes three smaller structures.

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melodic tubes sway in the wind, inviting pedestrians to vibrant red pavilion in mexico

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the structure features a suspended red canopy over matching pavement and urban furniture with a stone-like appearance. The post melodic tubes sway in the wind, inviting pedestrians to vibrant red pavilion in mexico appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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The most popular Spring '24 architecture school lecture posters are.

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The wait is over, and the votes are in! Archinect's online popularity poll of the Spring '24 architecture school lecture posters we featured in our Get Lectured series just wrapped up, and these winning contenders have emerged: The top prize, with 24.9% of all votes, went to the poster design by Tashfiah Ahmed for East Los Angeles College's Architecture Department , followed by the Pratt School of Architecture poster in second place with 21%, and Texas Tech's Huckabee College of Architecture des

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Nandi House / Fino Lozano + Moro Taller de Arquitectura

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© Rafael Palacios Macias architects: Fino Lozano architects: Moro Taller de Arquitectura Location: San José de Gracia, Michoacan, Mexico Project Year: 2022 Photographs: Rafael Palacios Macias Area: 1345 ft2 Read more »

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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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Lloyd Wright chapel to be disassembled following ongoing California landslide

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Following an increase in land movement surrounding Lloyd Wright's Wayfarers Chapel outside of Los Angeles , the organization has announced it will disassemble the landmark for preservation. Located on the Palos Verdes Peninsula overlooking the Pacific Ocean, the 100-seat church was completed in 1951 by son of architect Frank Lloyd Wright , Lloyd Wright, and has remained a popular destination since.

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german design awards 2025 open call for entries with new AI metaverse category

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to highlight the influence of AI and digital design, participants can submit projects in the 'AI in architecture and metaverse space design' category too. The post german design awards 2025 open call for entries with new AI metaverse category appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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Oklahoma City approves 'unlimited height' request for North America's new tallest building

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Things are looking up (way up) this week for what may become North America’s new tallest building: Southern California-based firm AO announced in a social media post today that the Oklahoma City Council had approved the development team's request for unlimited building height for the proposed 1,907-foot-tall Legends Tower. The ambitious 126-story scheme in downtown OKC is part of the Boardwalk at Bricktown development led by Matteson Capital.

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The 23rd Serpentine Pavilion Designed by Minsuk Cho Opens to the Public on June 7th, 2024

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Serpentine Pavilion 2024, Archipelagic Void, designed by Minsuk Cho, Mass Studies. Image © Iwan Baan Courtesy: Serpentine The official opening date for the 23 rd Serpentine Pavilion has been announced for June th, 2024. The structure designed by Seoul-based Korean architect Minsuk Cho and his firm Mass Studies , will welcome visitors until October 27, 2024, in London ’s Kensington Gardens.

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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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Dream completes mass-timber office building for Athletes' Village in Paris

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French architecture studio Dream has completed an office building in Paris , which is clad with terracotta tiles to "evoke the history" of the industrial site in the Saint-Ouen district. Situated within one of three Olympic villages, the mass-timber structure by Dream will be used as office space for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games team during the Olympics this summer.

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the story behind lina bo bardi’s legendary glass easels, now on view at venice art biennale

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designboom unpacks lina bo bardi's radical device for exhibition displays, which first landed at the MASP museum in são paulo, in 1968. The post the story behind lina bo bardi’s legendary glass easels, now on view at venice art biennale appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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10 doors and entrances we liked this week

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In case you haven't checked out Archinect's Pinterest boards in a while, we have compiled ten recently pinned images from outstanding projects on various Archinect Firm and People profiles. Today's top images (in no particular order) are from the board Doors & Gates. Tip: Use the handy FOLLOW feature to easily keep up-to-date with all your favorite Archinect profiles.

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Casa Ajau / Nutum Estudio

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Completed in 2023 in Mérida, Mexico. Images by Manolo R Solis. ki'imak k óol taale'ex waye (I'm glad you're here). The house welcomes visitors with graffiti painted on the metal advertisement on a party wall when.

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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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Studio Gang unveils greenhouse-topped urban agricultural centre in Brooklyn

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Architecture firm Studio Gang has broken ground on the Marlboro Agricultural Education Center in southern Brooklyn , USA, which will be topped with a greenhouse. Earlier this week, New York City officials announced the beginning of construction on the Marlboro Agricultural Education Center at the Marlboro Housing Project in Gravesend on land under the authority of the public housing body the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA).

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only essential apps like calls and texts run on ‘offone’, a 3D-printed phone with e-ink display

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apps like maps, messaging platforms, and even taxi services can also function in this phone by marko lazic. The post only essential apps like calls and texts run on ‘offone’, a 3D-printed phone with e-ink display appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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Just Finished Architecture School? Here's Some Advice

Archinect

As the 2023/2024 academic year draws to a close, architecture graduates across the United States are preparing for the next stage in their design career, be it through employment , further education, journeys into adjacent fields, and beyond. If you are one of the many graduates embarking on this next chapter, we offer you not only our congratulations, but also a non-exhaustive collection of thoughts and advice to support your journey.

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Top-Rated Universities for Studying Architecture in 2024, According to QS World Rankings

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Library Delft University of Technology by Mecanoo. Image © Greg Holmes Photography QS, Quacquarelli Symonds World University Rankings , has announced the annual list of the top universities to study Architecture and the Built Environment in the year 2024. The ranking evaluates over 1,500 institutions from over 100 locations. The evaluation system has been updated this year to include new metrics such as sustainability, employment outcomes, and international research networks.

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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!