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Slow Architecture: Intentional Design for the 21st Century.

ArchDaily

Fale Marker House / RTA Studio. Image © Jackie Meiring. Cities are inseparable from fast-paced lifestyles. Rising rents and “not-that-small” apartments characterize urban environments, perpetuating the chase for “bigger, faster, and more”.

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WALLMAKERS design hidden home with whirlpool effect in India

Avontuura

Chuzhi is a project that helps to understand what can be built in odd sites that are generally deemed ‘unsuitable’ for construction. The post WALLMAKERS design hidden home with whirlpool effect in India appeared first on Åvontuura. architecture getaway homes house India Syam Sreesylam WALLMAKERS

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The Essential Principles of a Passive House

Aric Gitomer Architect

A conversation with a residential architect might bring up passive design principles. Passive houses are now considered to be the highest energy efficiency standards.

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Miguel McKelvey: From UO Architecture to WeWork IPO

SW Oregon Architect

The WeWork saga—the company’s meteorically epic rise and precipitous downfall—has become the stuff of legend: a cautionary tale about the pursuit of unrealistic financial gains, overly rapid expansion, personal greed, and an indifference for the bottom line.

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The Ultimate Free Guide to Construction Project Management Software

Spreadsheets and in-house tools can no longer manage the sophistication and the demand for data of modern construction. Our free buyer’s guide will help you identify what construction software you need and the key features you should be looking for.

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‘Every Piece of Architecture is First a Work of Fiction’; A Conversation with Ole Scheeren

Archinect

For the past 30 years, Ole Scheeren has built a career defined by an internationalist outlook. The German architect has lived in 10 countries, and worked in 25, always guided by a philosophy that recognizes "the power of bringing people, cultures, and practices closer together."

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Drumbae densification drive kicks off with community hub bid

Urban Realm

3Dreid Architects have brought forward a planning application for AMA Homes for a community hub and affordable apartments in Edinburgh's Drumbrae district.

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Charlotte Perriand’s unseen textiles are on show in Paris this week

The Spaces

Paris Design Week 2023 is underway, and to celebrate, CC-tapis presents a series of handwoven rugs made from unpublished 1972 colour studies by Charlotte Perriand.

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Foster + Partners completes landmark 42-story office tower in Shanghai

Archinect

Foster + Partners has completed a 42-story office tower in the regenerated Suhewan area of Shanghai.

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Mecanoo completes Villa BW cladded with multicoloured glazed tiles

Avontuura

The sloping landscape embraces Villa BW, with a building characterised by a double-curved roof with an unmistakable expression of the facade. The post Mecanoo completes Villa BW cladded with multicoloured glazed tiles appeared first on Åvontuura.

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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

In this webinar, we will hear from Pedro Clarke, a principal architect and thought leader in sustainable architecture, about designing and building more sustainable buildings and how to engage clients in learning sustainable processes.

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Brasília Architecture Guide: 16 Projects to Understand the Scale of the Brazilian Capital

ArchDaily

National Congress. Photo by Mario Duran-Ortiz, via Flickr. CC BY-SA 2.0 license. From the 19th century onwards, with the Industrial Revolution, the growing population, and the ever-more pressing demands for urban space in Europe, the first reflections on the city emerged.

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Inside a Japanese glass cabin designed for forest bathing

The Spaces

Forest bathing reaches new levels at this glass cabin by TNA Architects in Japan’s Nagano Prefecture. Founders of the Tokyo practice, Makoto Takei and Chie Nabeshima, designed the Ring House in 2006, with bands of glass on all four sides.

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MASS Design Group's touching Hank Willis Thomas MLK memorial commission debuts in Boston

Archinect

The wait for artist Hank Willis Thomas and MASS Design Group ’s public memorial to Martin Luther King on the Boston Common finally ended over the weekend with a ribbon-cutting ceremony that included the sculpture's design team and a host of local political dignitaries.

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Les Sources de Cheverny is a charming new hotel integrated into a historic castle ground in France

Avontuura

The aim of this project is to regain this historic consistency renovating the existing buildings and adding new ones. The post Les Sources de Cheverny is a charming new hotel integrated into a historic castle ground in France appeared first on Åvontuura.

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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. Over half of respondents see digital technology as the greatest growth opportunity. Don't be kept in the dark when it comes to the future. Read the report today!

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Villa Elisa Duplex / Estudio Focaccia Prieto

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© Luis Barandarian. architects: Estudio Focaccia Prieto Location: Villa Elisa, Provincia de Buenos Aires, Argentina Project Year: 2022 Photograph: Luis Barandarian Photograph: Area: 259.0 Read more ». Residential Architecture. Houses. Detail. Decoration & Ornament

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A new Paris show delves into Jean Prouvé’s furniture for the academic world

The Spaces

While today’s student digs can often leave a lot to be desired, in the 1950s, French architect and designer Jean Prouvé was raising the bar for university residencies through mass-production.

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C. F. Møller closes London office after 18 years

Archinect

One of Europe’s largest and most successful firms is downsizing after C. Møller announced the closure of its London operations last week. According to a report in AJ , the office had reported losses totaling £211,000 ($260,421) between 2019 and 2021.

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kurosawa kawara-ten design raised weekend home on sloping site in Kisarazu

Avontuura

We planned a weekend house for an elderly couple on a site with a steep slope which was the edge of a suburban detached housing complex. The post kurosawa kawara-ten design raised weekend home on sloping site in Kisarazu appeared first on Åvontuura.

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Maison TT / Nghia-Architect

ArchDaily

© Nguyen Tuan Nghia architects: Nghia-Architect Location: Da Nang, Vietnam Project Year: 2020 Photographs: Nguyen Tuan Nghia Area: 75.0 m2 Read more » Residential Architecture Houses

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Los Angeles’ storied ‘castle’ has hit the market for $9.8m

The Spaces

Alfred Frederick Leicht designed this supremely excessive mansion in Los Angeles’s Los Feliz, embracing a ‘more is more approach’ that’s resonated with a string of celebrity owners.

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Joshua Tree’s mirrored Invisible House lists for $18 million

Archinect

An eye-catching new landmark of an architecturally changed community is now up for grabs after designer Tomas Osinski’s Invisible House hit the market in Joshua Tree, California, for $18 million.

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mobile architectural office complete 6-storey timber residential building in the heart of Paris

Avontuura

mobile architectural office, has just delivered a wooden structure building (6 housing units), in the center of Paris, on behalf of the RIVP. The post mobile architectural office complete 6-storey timber residential building in the heart of Paris appeared first on Åvontuura.

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How Tactical Urbanism Helped Conquer the Streets of Jersey City

ArchDaily

Once a 6-lane thoroughfare, Washington Boulevard underwent an initial "quick-build" transformation in 2019, adding painted protected bike lanes, curb extensions, pedestrian refuge islands, and boarding islands allowing for in-lane bus boarding/alighting.

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This Ho Chi Minh City coffee shop champions a ‘sip and sleep concept’

The Spaces

Love drinking coffee in bed? This cafe in Ho Chi Minh City captures that experience by swapping tables and chairs for private pods and bunk beds.

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Boston Dynamics’ humanoid robot Atlas lends a hand on the construction site

Archinect

Boston Dynamics has released a new video showcasing the capabilities of their humanoid robot Atlas. The one-minute-long YouTube video is set within a mock-up construction site, with Atlas seen assisting a human construction worker on scaffolding.

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David Martínez Ramos and Práctica Arquitectura complete weekend house with interconnected courtyards

Avontuura

"El Aguacate" seeks to be the interface between its inhabitants and its place; a welcoming space for rest and coexistence. The post David Martínez Ramos and Práctica Arquitectura complete weekend house with interconnected courtyards appeared first on Åvontuura.

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University of Pennsylvania to stage exhibition on first woman architect in U.S. to practice solo

The Architect's Newsletter

When naming female architects, several greats immediately come to mind—Denise Scott Brown, Zaha Hadid, Eileen Gray, and Kazuyo Sejima, among others. One oft-forgotten name that should be on the list [.]. Read More.

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Yuri Mushroom Administrative Building / Ponto de Apoio

ArchDaily

© André Mortatti. architects: Ponto de Apoio Location: Rua Laura Maiello Kook, 910 - Jardim Novo Mundo, Sorocaba - SP, 18052-445, Brazil Project Year: 2019 Photograph: André Mortatti Area: 950.0 Read more ». Offices. Office buildings. Interior Design. Offices Interiors

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Fantasy travel: explore the Maldives’ freshly opened Fari Islands

The Spaces

Maldives’ recently realised Fari Islands complex presents a new incarnation of the idyllic island escape.

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