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AI in Architecture: 7 Benefits and Examples

Enscape

Artificial Intelligence (AI), once confined to the realm of science fiction, is now a powerful tool reshaping industries across the globe. From education to medicine, new AI tools are changing the way we interact, create and work. In architecture, artificial intelligence is revolutionizing architectural design process, optimizing designs, and enhancing building performance.

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Architect: Whose Title Is It Anyway?

Archinect

When is an architect not an ‘architect?’ In the fourth part of Archinect In-Depth: Licensure , we explore the proliferation of the title 'architect' in cases beyond the built environment, most notably in the technology sector through terms such as 'software architect' or 'IT architect.' Are such titles legal? Who has responsibility for monitoring their use or misuse?

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Study finds that AI is key to maximizing the benefits of smart buildings

Archinect

The value of smart building deployments is projected to grow by 95 per cent to $14bn by 2026 globally. This growth, up from $7bn in 2024, will be driven by sustainability initiatives and the need for cost reductions in building management, said Juniper Research, which has published the report. As reported by Smart Cities World , the study found that artificial intelligence -based building management solutions will be key to both achieving sustainability and energy goals and securing a return on

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Johan Sundberg Architektur creates "cosy home with modern ideas" in Sweden

Deezen

Swedish studio Johan Sundberg Arkitektur has completed a brick house on the southwestern tip of Skåne County that prioritises a relationship with its surroundings in a coastal pine forest. Located in Ljunghusen, the project is designed as a forever home for a young and growing family, which can accommodate their changing needs. Johan Sundberg Architektur has created a home in a Swedish forest It is described by Johan Sundberg Arkitektur as a "cosy home with modern ideas", with living spaces inte

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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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MAD Architects completes the ZGC International Innovation Center in Beijing

Archinect

MAD Architects has announced the completion of the ZGC International Innovation Center in Beijing. Spanning a total floor area of approximately 699,654 square feet, the structure was designed to serve as the permanent venue for the annual Zhongguancun Forum (ZGC Forum). Photo: Zhu Yumeng The forum is an international conference centered around innovation and technology.

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Six simple steps to creating stunning bathroom renders in V-Ray for SketchUp

Chaos

Whether you’re an archviz beginner or a pro, polish off your bathroom design skills with six simple steps to creating stunning renders in V-Ray for SketchUp.

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SP/N & Nerd Studio design “Livable Scape” pavilion in Bangkok

Avontuura

The initiative idea aims to break down the bold boundaries between the city contexts and the enclosed green space within the buildings. The post SP/N & Nerd Studio design “Livable Scape” pavilion in Bangkok appeared first on Åvontuura.

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Ginsen Nishi Shimbashi Building - an Office Building with Sweeping Wood-clad Eaves by NIKKEN SEKKEI LTD

Archinect

This project involves a relatively compact tenant building situated in the heart of Tokyo. Facing an intersection, the site is located directly above a subway station at the end of a series of large-scale developments stretching from Otemachi to Hibiya Street. It offers a panoramic view of the high-rises standing along the inner moat beyond Hibiya Park.

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Finnish Museum of History and Future Selects Sigge Architects' Design as Competition Winner

ArchDaily

Squama Museum building from the Aura river. Image Courtesy of Sigge Architects Finnish office Sigge Architects has been announced as the winner of the international competition for the design of the Museum of History and the Future in Finland's oldest city, Turku. The proposal, selected out of over 400 entries, creates a permeable structure along the waterfront, acting as a catalyst for the regeneration of the area.

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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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moreau kusunoki and frida escobedo win competition for centre pompidou 2030 renovation

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the winning proposal, revitalizing the structure in line with its founding principles, was unveiled during a press conference today, june 20th. The post moreau kusunoki and frida escobedo win competition for centre pompidou 2030 renovation appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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"Hideous" redevelopment in Liverpool wins Carbuncle Cup 2024 for UK's worst building

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The redevelopment of Lime Street in Liverpool by British studio Broadway Malyan has been named the country's worst new building in this year's Carbuncle Cup. Organised by UK magazine The Fence , judges chose the Lime Street redevelopment as the "very worst new building in Britain", since the competition was last run in 2018. "From the very first viewing, two of our panel had this as their number one selection, and as the longlist was narrowed to a shortlist, this hideous bit of architectural mis

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RAIC announces Governor General's Medals in Architecture winners for 2024

Archinect

The twelve winners of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC)'s 2024 Governor General's Medals in Architecture have been selected in continuation of a tradition that dates back more than six decades. Presented by the RAIC and the Canada Council for the Arts, the biennial program honors the most outstanding completed projects designed by Canadian architects working in the country or abroad.

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"Capital Brutalism" Exhibition Explores Washington D.C's Architectural Legacy in United States

ArchDaily

© Ty Cole for "Capital Brutalism" Exhibition Brutalist buildings are a significant component of Washington, D.C.’s architectural identity. In the National Building Museum’s new exhibition, Capital Brutalism , this identity is explored further. Co-organized with the Southern Utah Museum of Art (SUMA), Capital Brutalism is a comprehensive exhibition of Brutalist architecture in Washington, D.C., to date, running until February 17th, 2025.

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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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bartlett student draws from termite mounds to form 3D printed ceramic cooling solutions

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the architecture student creates various minimal surface geometries with different porosities to explore their cooling potential. The post bartlett student draws from termite mounds to form 3D printed ceramic cooling solutions appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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Thirteen national pavilions designed for Expo 2025 Osaka

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From a wooden boat-like structure to a spiralling ramp, here are 13 of the most interesting national pavilions that will form Expo 2025 Osaka in Japan. Masterplanned by Sou Fujimoto Architects in line with the theme titled Designing Future Society for Our Lives, the upcoming World Expo is set to take place on the artificial island Yumeshima in Osaka Bay from 13 April to 13 October 2025.

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What To Do If You Hate Your Architecture Job

Archinect

Every architecture worker will, at some point, endure a period of stress or anxiety in the workplace. Sometimes, these feelings can be fleeting, caused by an exceptionally short project deadline, a difficult client, or even a legal dispute. If you find yourself actively hating your architecture job over a prolonged period, however, it may be time to take action.

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Architecture Inspired by Permaculture: How to Integrate Its Design Principles Across Diverse Contexts?

ArchDaily

Edison Lite Apartment Building / Manuelle Gautrand Architecture. Image © Luc Boegly The concept of permaculture refers to a design system capable of creating sustainable human environments based on an ethic and a series of ecological , environmental , and resilience design principles. In contact with plants , animals , buildings , and infrastructures such as water, energy, and/or communications, permaculture analyzes the possible relationships between these elements based on their position in th

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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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inside sexto panteón, the unknown brutalist necropolis of buenos aires

designboom

the monumental cemetery stands as the largest example of modern architecture in the funerary field, yet it remains largely unknown. The post inside sexto panteón, the unknown brutalist necropolis of buenos aires appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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"Light structures and materials" define Di Linh House by K59 Atelier

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Architecture studio K59 Atelier has designed a home in Di Linh, Vietnam , using local materials that were easy to transport to its remote site, such as timber and rammed earth. Named Di Linh House, the 50-square-metre dwelling was constructed in 2022 for a family who moved from the nearby city of Da Lat during the Covid-19 pandemic. K59 Atelier has created Di Linh House in Vietnam Di Linh House is located around three kilometres from the nearest village and accessible only via mud roads, leading

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Just under a quarter of all UK high-rises with 'dangerous' cladding have been remediated, new report finds

Archinect

Just under one in four high-rise UK residential structures in need of cladding remediation have had the necessary labor performed despite a previous increase in efforts in the wake of the ongoing inquiry into the 2017 Grenfell Tower fire , according to a new report from the government office Department of Levelling Up, Housing and Communities’ (DLUHC).

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Aruma Split Garden / RAD+ar (Research Artistic Design + architecture)

ArchDaily

© Mario Wibowo architects: RAD+ar (Research Artistic Design + architecture) Location: Semarang, Indonesia Project Year: 2024 Photographs: Mario Wibowo Area: 2500.

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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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progress unveiled for entertainment complex at john lautner’s sheats-goldstein residence

designboom

designed by conner + perry architects, the goldstein entertainment complex houses a private night club, tennis court, guest house, a library, and more. The post progress unveiled for entertainment complex at john lautner’s sheats-goldstein residence appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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Earth bricks shape Bidi Bidi Performing Arts Centre for refugees in Uganda

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Architecture studios Hassell and Localworks have collaborated with the creative platform To.org to create a performing arts centre for the Bidi Bidi refugee settlement in Uganda. Constructed from earth bricks, the Bidi Bidi Performing Arts Centre is intended as a creative outlet for the community, which is home to more than 250,000 displaced people, making it the largest refugee settlement in Africa.

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San Joaquin Student Housing at UCSB by Lorcan O'Herlihy Architects [LOHA]

Archinect

LOHA’s LEED Platinum San Joaquin Student Housing for seven student housing structures at the northern limit of the University of California, Santa Barbara, represents an application of the firm’s interest in urban environments within a university context. Respecting the adjacent community’s scale and character, LOHA’s design comprises housing clusters characterized by an impermeable outward-facing edge and an activated campus-oriented edge.

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Villa V / Atelier Alejandro Borrego

ArchDaily

Completed in 2023 in Indonesia. Images by Tomasso Riva. The V house was born from the client's poetic desires. It comes to life in the form of a balcony overlooking the ocean.

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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!