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Designing Spaces for Impactful Musical Experiences

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Do Lab Stage at Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival / Do Lab. Image Courtesy of Do Lab Music consumption has historically been closely connected to the environments in which it is enjoyed. Before the advent of music recordings, listening to music was a social activity tied to collective rituals in physical spaces, such as concerts or smaller communal gatherings.

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Arup publishes new guide to fire safety and mass timber design

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Arup has just released a new comprehensive guide to fire safety design and mass timber construction for architects in response to the nascent surge of projects utilizing the material nationwide. The guide (which is available for download here ) coalesced research into the design and engineering of large-scale structures such as the firm’s two-year-old HAUT residential project in the Netherlands as a means of granting “risk-based” guidance for future building endeavors, providin

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Exploring the Passive Architectural Strategies in Renzo Piano’s Iconic Buildings

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The Whitney Museum of American Art at Gansevoort. Image © Nic Lehoux It's no exaggeration to say that Renzo Piano is one of the most unanimously respected architects in the world of architecture. With an oeuvre that blends respect for context, lightness and technology to create environmentally conscious and aesthetically pleasing structures, his approach combines advanced materials with traditional techniques.

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athenian pizza restaurant’s retro interior evokes edward hopper’s famous diner scenes

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fuddy duddy by saint of athens and icd designers features symmetrical geometry and bold colors reminiscent of 1950s american diners. The post athenian pizza restaurant’s retro interior evokes edward hopper’s famous diner scenes appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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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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Pritzker Prize-winning architect Fumihiko Maki dies aged 95

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Japanese architect Fumihiko Maki , who designed buildings including 4 World Trade Center and was one of the founders of metabolism , has died aged 95. A winner of both the Pritzker Architecture Prize and the AIA Gold Medal , Maki passed away on 6 June due to natural causes, his studio Maki and Associates told Dezeen. "Fumihiko Maki lived a life of remarkable achievement and fulfillment, encircled by a wealth of esteemed professionals, academic colleagues, patrons, as well as cherished friends,"

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What Are Vernacular Technologies?

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Luum Temple / CO-LAB Design Office. Image © César Béjar Vernacular architecture has been gaining more and more space in theory and design practice , with its characteristics being studied and revised. An impulse related to different factors, but mainly to the context of climate change that we are experiencing, which calls for more sustainable and context-connected construction solutions.

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cancun welcomes first bottega veneta store inspired by mediterranean coastal architecture

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the store features a sleek application of venetian marmorino plaster, uplifted by strong wooden accents. The post cancun welcomes first bottega veneta store inspired by mediterranean coastal architecture appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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The architecture of Euro 2024's stadiums

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The Euro 2024 football tournament kicks off today in Germany. Here are the 10 stadiums that will be hosting games over the next month. Photo courtesy of Herzog & de Meuron (also top) Allianz Arena / Munich Football Arena, Munich, by Herzog and de Meuron The architectural highlight of this year's Euros, the Allianz Arena, which will be renamed Munich Football Arena for the tournament, was designed by Swiss studio Herzog & de Meuron.

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LEGO releases Notre-Dame Cathedral model ahead of December reopening

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Ahead of the summer's Olympic Games in Paris, the New York Times has previewed LEGO's timely launch of its new Notre-Dame Cathedral model. The set retails for $229.99 and is part of the company's AFOL 18 and over series. The real Notre-Dame’s reconstruction, meanwhile, is set to wrap up in December. “Once you complete it, you can actually look through the front door,” one ameteur builder told the Times.

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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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River Hills Residence / Miró Rivera Architects

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© Casey Dunn architects: Miró Rivera Architects Location: Austin, United States Project Year: 2022 Photographs: Casey Dunn Photographs: Bud Franck Photographs: Paul Finkel Area: 7120.

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enter projects weaves fluid rattan interiors of SOM-designed kempegowda airport

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skidmore, owings & merrill's kempegowda international airport is filled with over nine kilometers of hand-sculpted rattan. The post enter projects weaves fluid rattan interiors of SOM-designed kempegowda airport appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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BIG opens Los Angeles office in renovated 1920s building

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Danish architecture studio BIG has opened an office in Santa Monica in a renovated 1928 Spanish revival building designed by iconic Los Angeles architect Paul R Williams. The 1928 building was refurbished by the team, many of whom will be joining the freshly minted BIG Los Angeles team – recruited both from the New York office and from the local "talent pool".

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Vibrant pavilions by Foster + Partners and NEON utilize recycled everyday materials

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Real estate developer and operator Brookfield Properties has today announced the launch of two pavilions , one designed by Foster + Partners and the other by NEON , as part of the London Festival of Architecture (LFA). “Radial” by Foster & Partners and “Squiggle” by NEON are located outside of two of Brookfield Properties’ key London office buildings.

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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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How Lime Enhances Contemporary Architecture

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Natural House / Ideo arquitectura. Image © Salva López The history of the use of lime in the construction industry dates back thousands of years, spanning cultures and communities worldwide. In fact, around 4000 B.C., the ancient Egyptians used quicklime mixed with water as a building material for their pyramids. Although lime has multiple applications in the food and agricultural industries, as well as in chemical, mining , and steel industries, in architecture it is one of the main constructio

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fluid convex and concave shapes take the form of wooden aria chair

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sasi studio's sculptural piece merges modern design with traditional craftsmanship. The post fluid convex and concave shapes take the form of wooden aria chair appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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Vaulted roofs and laterite walls form "unapologetically modern" home in India

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Barrel-vaulted concrete roofs are supported by thick laterite walls at The Stoic Wall Residence in Kerala, India , completed by local studio Lijo Reny Architects. Located in Kadirur, the home is designed by Lijo Reny Architects to be modern yet regional, with a layout and material palette that respond to Kerala's tropical climate. It is organised into a series of distinct areas across a large site surrounded by trees, following the path of the sun and separated by small courtyards.

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Norman Foster Foundation and Holcim unveil Essential Homes prototype designs for Latin America

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The Norman Foster Foundation has unveiled details of its new Essential Homes prototype design with Holcim that will deliver low-cost options for emergency shelter in Latin America using low-carbon concrete and cement products in demonstration of the principles of a circular economy. Image: courtesy Norman Foster Foundation The prototypes, which are currently being displayed as part of the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition in London, expand on a presentation made during last year's Venice Biennale

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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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Pritzker Prize Laureate Fumihiko Maki Passes Away at 95

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via Flickr user jeanbaptisteparis licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0 | Fumihiko Maki at MIT Media Lab, 2010. Esteemed Japanese architect and Pritzker Prize laureate Fumihiko Maki passed away at his Tokyo home last Thursday at the age of 95. Celebrated for his modernist approach, Maki was responsible for significant works, including the 4 World Trade Center, a skyscraper at the site of the former World Trade Center in New York.

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álvaro siza expands monastery and culture center in porto with modernist concrete courtyard

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the towering geometries encircle a courtyard where visitors can ponder the monastery's exhibitions alongside siza’s sculpture, wayfarer. The post álvaro siza expands monastery and culture center in porto with modernist concrete courtyard appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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Atelier Janda Vanderghote creates "serene" garden studio in Ghent

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Local studio Atelier Janda Vanderghote has used simple materials to create the T(uin)Huis Atelier garden studio in Ghent , Belgium. Although originally intended to be a woodworking studio, the building was designed to be flexible, currently acting as a temporary home for the owners while building work is carried out on their house. The studio sits at the end of a garden and borders a plant-filled park that helped inform its design.

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RODE Architects announces acquisition of McMahon Architects, expanding workplace capabilities

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Boston -based design and architecture firm RODE Architects has announced the acquisition of McMahon Architects , a full-service practice that specializes in workplace interiors, hospitality, restaurant, residential, and environmental design. The acquisition aims to strengthen RODE’s capabilities in several key sectors, especially its mission to reimagine the modern workplace to suit a post-pandemic landscape.

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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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3XN GXN Unveils Design for Hybrid-Timber Office Building in Amsterdam’s Zuidas District

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© Binyan 3XN GXN has revealed its design for Mahler 1, a 15-storey mixed-use office building. The structure, developed in collaboration with Victory Group, Icon Real Estate, and Erik Dhont Landscape Architects, features a hybrid-timber construction system that creates a stepped volume, breaking down the building’s mass. At the street level, the development offers a wide variety of public amenities, striving to become an active hub for both residents and office workers.

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wooden louvers run along kyoto office space’s entire interior by ujizono architects

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elliptical louvers and stiles contribute to a sense of flat expanse and openness. The post wooden louvers run along kyoto office space’s entire interior by ujizono architects appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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Abandoned mining buildings turned into a "sanctuary for human connection" in Taiwan

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Taiwanese studio Divooe Zein Architects has transformed a series of disused industrial structures outside Taipei into a secluded retreat surrounded by mountains and forest. Called The Mineless Heritage Restoration Project and completed in 2023, the scheme involved the adaptation of a series of logistical structures including offices, dormitories and a bathhouse that once supported the Chungyi Coal Mine.

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Fumihiko Maki, a leading icon of modern Japanese architecture, passes away in Tokyo aged 95

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Fumihiko Maki , the 1993 Pritzker Prize laureate and a leading figure in Japan's Metabolism movement, passed away in Tokyo on June 6th, his Maki and Associates firm announced late Tuesday. He was 95. Maki was born in Tokyo in 1928 and immigrated to America to study at the Cranbrook Academy of Art and then the Harvard GSD , working in the New York offices of Skidmore, Owings, and Merrill (SOM) and for Josep Lluís Sert's Cambridge, Massachusetts studio before returning to Japan to found his

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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!