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Zooco creates ‘Brutalism over the sea’ with Spanish restaurant inside renovated 1970s concrete structure

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Madrid-based studio Zooco has completed an extensive renovation and extension of a 1970s concrete structure in Santander, Spain. The Cantabrian Maritime Museum restaurant has been constructed inside an architectural complex that also includes an Oceanographic Center designed by Vicente Roig Forner and Ángel Hernández Morales, built between 1975 and 1978.

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With 200 Days Left, Paris Prepares for the 2024 Olympic Games

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via Shutterstock | givaga | View on Avenue des Champs Elysses As the countdown to the XXXIII Olympic Games in Paris ticks away, the city is making preparations that will completely shift its urban landscape and infrastructure. Set to be the largest event ever organized in France, the games will start on 26 July and continue till 11 August 2024. With only 200 days left, the Paris City Council has approved around 43 new initiatives acting as a catalyst for the city's transformation – aiming for a

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Neom reveals "upside-down skyscraper" inside Gulf of Aqaba mountain

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Mega-project Neom has unveiled Aquellum, which was designed by architecture studios LAVA and Name Architecture inside a mountain and will be centred around an "underwater open square". Described by LAVA founder Alexander Rieck as an "ultra-luxury upside-down skyscraper," the building will contain hotel and retail spaces as well as residential apartments and "innovative hubs".

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Located in the beachside town of Punta Fuego, the FR House enriches the experience of the waterfront through architecture

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CAZA’s cast-in-place concrete house perches on a bluff overlooking the South China Sea in Punta Fuego, Philippines. The post Located in the beachside town of Punta Fuego, the FR House enriches the experience of the waterfront through architecture appeared first on Åvontuura.

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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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how japanese woodcarver yukihiro akama sculpts his enchanting tiny houses

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inspired by temples and shrines, the sculptures are often low and long, or tall with stilt-like legs and large roofs, sometimes cantilevered out. The post how japanese woodcarver yukihiro akama sculpts his enchanting tiny houses appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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MVRDV plans a new 'Green Heart' in the center of Düsseldorf

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MVRDV has released updated renderings and other details about its forthcoming Grüne Mitte (or “Green Heart”) plan that calls for a redesigned new green district in the culturally rich German city of Düsseldorf. The firm’s plan, which entails the construction of a colorful residential component totaling 500 units (half of which are considered social housing) around a small landscaped public space from fellow Dutch designers LOLA , was the product of an intensive commun

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New Office Works design undulating pier canopy inspired by docked boats in Hong Kong

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An undulating canopy, which in plan echoes the aggregation of boats docked along the harbourfront, offers shading and rain shelter. The post New Office Works design undulating pier canopy inspired by docked boats in Hong Kong appeared first on Åvontuura.

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AI ‘completes’ keith haring’s unfinished artwork, raising ethical issues and copyright concerns

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artificial intelligence fills in keith haring’s unfinished painting Controversy erupted online when an X user employed artificial intelligence to ‘complete’ Keith Haring’s Unfinished Painting (1989). The original artwork occupies only the top-left corner, leaving the rest intentionally blank to symbolize the void caused by the HIV epidemic, which claimed Haring’s life.

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Terzetto House / ConForm Architects

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Completed in 2023 in London, United Kingdom. Images by James Retief. The existing garden flat was compromised in its arrangement, suffering low ceiling heights, dark spaces, and poor connectivity to the large rear.

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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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Stony Hill by Bates Masi + Architects

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T his hom e for a young family is located in Amagansett, an early English and Dutch settlement on the East End of Long Island. The pastoral site, at the border between meadow and woodland, was first cleared by Native Americans as hunting grounds. Later it became the site of the first house built by a settler in 1680. Most significantly, it served as communal grazing pasture for the early settlers as the town was established alongside it.

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Zaha Hadid Architects skyscraper nears completion on world's most expensive site

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New photographs reveal the sinuous glass facade of The Henderson office building by Zaha Hadid Architects as it takes shape in Hong Kong 's Central Business District. The 36-storey skyscraper is nearing completion and is already being hailed as a new landmark for the city, occupying a prime spot next to Chater Garden alongside IM Pei's Bank of China Tower and the HSBC building by Foster + Partners.

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cut-out patios bring nature inside pham huu son’s skygarden house in vietnam

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the design maximizes natural light, decreases energy consumption, and establishes a harmonious connection between indoor spaces and nature. The post cut-out patios bring nature inside pham huu son’s skygarden house in vietnam appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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House of Quartz / Archisan

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Completed in 2019 in Meguro City, Japan. Images by Koichi Torimura. House of Quartz is an architecture imagined as a crystallization of all living energies. It shines, reflects, and magnifies everyday phenomena to.

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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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GNIZDO HOUSE by MAKHNO Studio

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GNIZDO HOUSE epitomizes the perfect blend of nature, tradition, and modern architecture, offering a unique space where the walls contribute to healing. From environmentally friendly materials to innovative architectural solutions, every detail has been carefully considered. Constructed with firewood concrete and finished with a reed covering, the living walls create an eco-conscious dwelling that seamlessly connects with its natural surroundings.

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LG reveals "world's first" wireless transparent OLED TV

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Electronics brand LG has unveiled the Signature OLED T, a television with a transparent screen that was on display at this year's Consumer Electronics Show. LG has described the Signature OLED T as "the world's first wireless transparent OLED TV". The television features a 77-inch OLED screen, which stands for organic light-emitting diode and is a technology used in lighting.

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marc newson designs swarovski’s world-first AI binoculars that identify species on its own

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unveiled at CES 2024, swarovski optik and marc newson design AX VISIO, the dubbed world’s first AI binoculars with long-range optics and digital intelligence. The post marc newson designs swarovski’s world-first AI binoculars that identify species on its own appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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Elevating Urban Connectivity: The Spirit of Pedestrian Bridges in Cities

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© Tianpei Zeng | Dongguan Central Area Slow-Traffic System In a city, celebrating the act of walking has become a form of non-traditional planning. In the age of cars, challenging the dominance of vehicular transportation by championing the pedestrian experience is not very common. For this reason, pedestrian bridges worldwide stand as symbols of connectivity and architectural ingenuity.

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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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16 featured Project Manager/Project Architect jobs in Los Angeles & Orange County

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The latest curated jobs roundup from Archinect Jobs features eight architecture and design firms in the greater Los Angeles area currently hiring for Project Managers and Project Architects. For helpful guidance on how to get that next job, make sure to check out Archinect's Guide to Job Titles series and our Archinect Tips collection. Marmol Radziner seeks a Project Manager - Multi-Unit Residential + Commercial "We are looking for highly motivated individuals.

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Foster + Partners designs airport made of structural trees creating a spacious roof in Cambodia

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Foster + Partners has unveiled design for a new airport in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, which is currently under construction on site, a ”-kilometre away from the south of the city centre.Called Techo International Airport, the new airport is made of structural trees creating.

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mansory’s flying supercar ’empower’ ditches wheels as it floats in the air when idle or parked

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mansory looks into the future of vehicles by hinting at a flying supercar named empower along with three luxury car conversions it plans for 2024. The post mansory’s flying supercar ’empower’ ditches wheels as it floats in the air when idle or parked appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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Building Energy Saving Retrofit in Liu Lian Primary School / FORWARD STUDIO

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© Tianpei Zeng architects: China Construction Science and Industry Corprotation LTD architects: FORWARD STUDIO architects: Jianxue Architecture and Engineering Design Institute CO. LTD Location: Longgang, Shenzhen, Guangdong Province, China Project Year: 2023 Photographs: Tianpei Zeng Area: 6181.

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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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New architecture and design competitions: AR House Awards, CTBUH Mass Timber Competition, Metals in Construction Design Challenge, and MOA Design and Build Student Competition

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This edition of Bustler's curated picks of notable architecture and design challenges highlights four competitions seeking curtain wall façade systems for a mixed-use building in Manhattan, student-driven conceptual design proposals related to land art, the best in housing design, and affordable, multi-story building designs that utilize mass timber.

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OODA designs staggered skyscraper in Tirana as "unique vertical village"

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Portuguese studio OODA has revealed a skyscraper made up of 13 staggered cube volumes as its design for the Hora Vertikale residential development in Tirana. Scheduled to break ground in spring 2024, the 140-metre-tall building will include apartments stacked over a park with public amenities. OODA has designed a mixed-use development in Tirana Located in the Albanian capital, OODA wants the building to engage the local community and described it as "a unique vertical village set amidst a large

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sneak peek at BIG’s residential project on remote japanese island for not a hotel

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the structure smoothly integrates into the island's undulating topography, featuring a refined, curved layout that embraces the natural contours of its landscape. The post sneak peek at BIG’s residential project on remote japanese island for not a hotel appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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ID House / Wahana Architects

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Completed in 2023 in Yakarta, Indonesia. Images by Ernest, Ernest. ID House, nestled within the serene ambiance of the housing complex, was built on an area of ​​300 square meters, with a total building area of ​​500.

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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!