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ACT Studio & Borhaven Arkitekter complete floating sauna in the middle of the Oslo harbor


The project faces the famous Oslo opera house and the central business district Barcode on the other side of the basin. The post ACT Studio & Borhaven Arkitekter complete floating sauna in the middle of the Oslo harbor appeared first on Åvontuura.

The Architecture of the Metaverse (So Far)


ZHVR LOOP NEW WORLDS. Image Cortesía de ZHA. The undisputed protagonist of the last few years has been the Metaverse. The news is already flooding the world of video games and technology.


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Five anonymous proposals for the Bezos Learning Center: Can you spot the starchitects?


Five design proposals have been unveiled for the Bezos Learning Center at the National Air and Space Museum in Washington D.C.

An expanded scope for a training facility in Chicago raises questions about how—and if—architects should engage with carceral projects

The Architect's Newsletter

Who is the city for? This is the most urgent question in modern urban life. It’s also one that we ask with increasing frequency in the face of rising rents, [.]. Read More.

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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.

Sketch Design Studio complete mud house inspired by local vernacular architecture in Rajasthan


A farmhouse created by Sketch Design Studio in northern India mixes stepwell-inspired architecture with rammed earth walls and a thatch roof. The post Sketch Design Studio complete mud house inspired by local vernacular architecture in Rajasthan appeared first on Åvontuura.

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Fabric Warehouse 2.0 by Fearon Hay Architects


A fabric importer has relocated to a 1960s warehouse in Auckland’s city fringe. A tensioned steel lintel is suspended over a line of operable glass panels, providing a division of space between office and warehouse environments.

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Five design proposals for the Smithsonian’s Bezos Learning Center open for public comment

The Architect's Newsletter

Just a little over a year after he was blasted into the heavens aboard Blue Origin’s New Shepard, a major element of billionaire space tourist and Amazon founder Jeff Bezos’s [.]. Read More.

IAAC designs and constructs Spain’s first 3D printed building using earth and Crane WASP


TOVA Architect: The Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia (IAAC)Location: Barcelona, SpainType: Year: 2022Photographs: Gregori Civera TOVA is the first architectural construction in Spain located in the facilities of Valldaura Labs, Barcelona, built with a Crane WASP, the architectural 3D printer.

The disproportionate impact of urban renewal projects on non-white families

Brandon Donnelly

Here is an interesting chart from the New York Times explaining the disproportionate impact that highway and urban renewal projects have had on non-white families in the US. The x-axis is the non-white population share in 1950.

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.

Tadao Ando to receive the Andrée Putman Lifetime Achievement Award


Prolific, self-taught, and Pritzker Prize -winning Japanese architect Tadao Ando has been announced today as the recipient of the Andrée Putman Lifetime Achievement award.

Recent academic departures offer lessons about how architectural education should change

The Architect's Newsletter

Three women deans recently departed their posts: Eva Franch i Gilabert of the Architectural Association (AA), Lesley Lokko of the Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture at the City [.]. Read More.

Behnisch Architekten has completed a school campus in the heart of Buc, a town bordering Versailles


The goal was to modernise the site of an existing school and link them together with outdoor enhancements to strengthen its identity. The post Behnisch Architekten has completed a school campus in the heart of Buc, a town bordering Versailles appeared first on Åvontuura.

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Will Artificial Intelligence Make Designers Redundant?


Jet Geaghan is an Architect based in Woods Bagot ’s Sydney studio. For Jet, every building should be conceived with purpose, expertise and wit. Clarity of communication is fundamental to his work, whether it be in a design gesture, construction detail, or cultural testimony.

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!

Memorial of Everyman by Wutopia Lab by Wutopia Lab


Wutopia Lab transformed an abandoned water tower at Dongtanyuan (the former 12th Company of Qianshao State Farm), a subsidiary of Bright Food (Group), into the Memorial of Everyman, a memorial to all the ordinary people who performed heroic acts in desperate times. Memorial of Everyman.

Heatherwick Studio and BIG transform flat-roof Swiss solar shingles from barn to bay

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Brought to you by: Architect Heatherwick Studio, BIG Location Mountain View, California Completion Date May, 2022 Landscape Architect Olin Structural Engineer Thornton Tomasetti Civil Engineer Sherwood Design Engineers, Arup Civil, [.]. Read More.

dunkelschwarz complete wooden villa that emphasizes coziness in Austria


The chosen specific typology phrases an ensemble resembling a courtyard towards the bypassing street, providing both privacy and flow. The post dunkelschwarz complete wooden villa that emphasizes coziness in Austria appeared first on Åvontuura.

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Audemars Piguet opens its Swiss Hotel designed by Bjarke Ingels

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Luxe watchmaker Audemars Piguet has opened its first hotel in the heart of the Swiss watchmaking country, fittingly called Hotel des Horlogers. The zig-zagging hotel and spa is designed by Bjarke Ingels and realised by Swiss architecture office CCHE in the Valley de Joux, 50 miles north of Geneva.

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Herzog & de Meuron reveals plans for a dedicated Alexander Calder sculpture garden in Philadelphia


The extraordinary work of late artist Alexander Calder will soon be displayed in his hometown of Philadelphia thanks to a dedicated new sculpture garden designed by Herzog & de Meuron.

Lakeside Theatre / Hexia Architects + MADAM


© Gushang Culture. architects: Hexia Architects architects: MADAM Location: Ginkgo Swan Lake, Jiaxing, Zhejiang, China Photographs: Gushang Culture Area: 361.9 Read more ». Cultural Architecture. Theaters & Performance. theater

Mjölk architekti design lookout tower in the Czech Republic inspired by a former bobsled track


The Lookout Spike is a part of a series of five lookouts that Mjölk architekti have completed over the last ten years. The post Mjölk architekti design lookout tower in the Czech Republic inspired by a former bobsled track appeared first on Åvontuura.

Oversized Metal Shutters Provide Privacy And Shade For This Modern Home


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New featured architecture job openings at Standard, Wendell Burnette Architects, Bull Stockwell Allen, Studio Luz Architects, and JAM


In Archinect's latest weekly curated employer picks , we are highlighting five firms with current career opportunities in Brooklyn/New York City , Los Angeles , San Francisco , Phoenix , and Boston.

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CUBE Art Museum at 798 / Studio Zhu-Pei


© Runzi Zhu. architects: Studio Zhu-Pei Location: Beijing, China Project Year: 2020 Photographs: Runzi Zhu Photographs: Weiqi Jin Area: 3541.0 Read more ». Cultural Architecture. Museums & Exhibit. Museum

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Salt Lake City’s urban street grid

Brandon Donnelly

Salt Lake City is not a walking city. The blocks are too big (660 feet x 660 feet) and the streets are too wide (132 feet) for that. This has translated into many of the streets have upwards of 6 lanes.

Herzog & de Meuron and Piet Oudolf team for Philadelphia’s forthcoming Calder Gardens

The Architect's Newsletter

After being first teased in early 2020 with scant details, the design of a new cultural institution dedicated to the “art and ideas” of renowned 20th-century artist and Philadelphian of [.]. Read More.

Influential D.C. architect Arthur Cotton Moore has passed away aged 87


The nation’s capital is mourning the loss of one of its preeminent architectural minds after reports that Arthur Cotton Moore passed away at his home on September 4th at the age of 87.

MetaMundo’s 3D NFT Villa Opens Questions about the Function of Architecture in the Metaverse


Courtesy of MetaMundo. MetaMundo has launched its second three-dimensional NFT , an ocean-adjacent villa, complete with an NFT gallery, meditation pavilions, and entertaining areas.

The Timber Revolution: New Programs Beyond the Skyscraper


How can architecture be a force for good in our ever-changing world? During Future Fest , we’ll pose this question to some of the world’s best architects. Launching in September, our three-week-long virtual event will be 100% free to attend. Register here ! Timber architecture is having its moment.