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architect jan tyrpekl elevates this tiny ‘zen house’ on stilts in rural austria

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architect jan tyrpekl builds this zen house with a compact timber structure elevated among the trees on stilts. The post architect jan tyrpekl elevates this tiny ‘zen house’ on stilts in rural austria appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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Urban Agriculture in the United States: Revitalizing Neighborhoods

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Food greenhouse in Belgium. Image © Filip Dujardin The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (UNFAO) accounts for over one-tenth of the global population, approximately 800 million people , practicing urban agriculture worldwide. In the United States , millions of citizens lack access to supermarkets. Urban farmers play a crucial role in addressing food security issues in American cities.

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10 modern home designs we enjoyed this week

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In case you haven't checked out Archinect's Pinterest boards in a while, we have compiled ten recently pinned images from outstanding projects on various Archinect Firm and People profiles. Today's top images (in no particular order) are from the board Houses. Tip: Use the handy FOLLOW feature to easily keep up-to-date with all your favorite Archinect profiles.

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Spikey Kaktus Towers by BIG nearing completion in Copenhagen

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Photographer Rasmus Hjortshøj has captured a pair of spikey-looking high-rise buildings by Danish studio BIG as they near completion in Copenhagen. Named Kaktus Towers, the pair of jagged buildings comprise 495 residences and are linked by a raised public park that slopes between them. According to BIG , they are scheduled to open in the Danish capital's Nordhavn port district late this spring.

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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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rounded openings pierce duo of sweeping gabled roofs at IDIN architects’ bangkok café

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two gable roofs, pulled apart and punctuated by voids allow baobab trees to breach the sky while crafting semi-outdoor spaces beneath. The post rounded openings pierce duo of sweeping gabled roofs at IDIN architects’ bangkok café appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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Neom Airport City by Kalbod Design Studio

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Neom Airport City embodies a visionary perspective strategically positioned to establish a robust connection between Saudi Arabia’s Neom project and the global arena. In response to the region’s communication needs, Neom Airport engages in a strategic dialogue with Saudi Line, forging a symbiotic relationship regarding accessibility and economic integration.

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Outdoor learning spaces animate Azabudai Hills school by Heatherwick Studio

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Double-height balconies and outdoor teaching spaces enliven the facades of The British School in Tokyo, which architecture practice Heatherwick Studio has completed in Japan. The school is located in the south of Azabudai Hills , a mixed-use district designed by Heatherwick Studio , which is made up of various timber buildings defined by curving roofs and greenery.

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fluid curves and wraparound pools embrace foster + partners’ waterfront tower in dubai

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dramatic yet soothing interiors by gilles & boissier extend foster + partners' fluid architecture, in dialogue with the waterfront location. The post fluid curves and wraparound pools embrace foster + partners’ waterfront tower in dubai appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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Pereiro Do Cha House / Valerio Olgiati

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Completed in 2021 in Portugal. Images by Paulo Catrica. Text by Valerio Olgiati. The house is located in Alentejo, Portugal. It is 10 km away from the ocean. The area is known for its wide-open spaces and.

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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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Gensler, Morphosis, KieranTimberlake, LYNCH EISINGER, and Edmonds + Lee are Archinect Jobs' latest featured employers

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In this week's curated employer highlight from Archinect Jobs , we are featuring five architecture and design firms with current openings in New York City , Los Angeles/Culver City , Philadelphia , San Francisco , Oakland , San Jose , and Vancouver. For even more opportunities, head over to the Archinect job board and explore our active community of job seekers , firms , and schools.

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The Line megacity "to pose a substantial risk to migratory species"

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The impact that The Line megacity in Neom could have on birds has been named among the most pressing conservation issues for 2024. Planned for nine million people, the planned city in Saudi Arabia was highlighted in the Trends in Evolution & Ecology journal as one of 15 key issues of concern for global biodiversity conservation in 2024. "It is likely to pose a substantial risk" In the piece, titled "A horizon scan of global biological conservation issues for 2024", the journal pointed to the

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glass block surfaces by studio heech enclose brick structure in seoul

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the design incorporates a raised atrium and a strategically positioned roof skylight. The post glass block surfaces by studio heech enclose brick structure in seoul appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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BIG's "Kaktus Towers" Near Completion in Copenhagen

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© R. Hjortshoj - Kaktus Towers Status In 2017, Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) unveiled its designs for a project in central Copenhagen. The project features an urban IKEA store, a budget-friendly hotel , and residential apartments connected by green spaces. As a significant part of the development, BIG designed two high-rise residential towers known as “KaKtus Towers,” which are linked by a raised public park connecting them.

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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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Webuild wins $4.7 billion contract to deliver NEOM's Trojena artificial lake

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Italian contractor Webuild has won a $4.7 billion bid to deliver the central manmade water feature included in the Trojena mountainside resort concept that forms a vital part of Saudi Arabia’s NEOM megadevelopment for 2030. The contract calls for the construction of three dams and an artificial lake feature plus a new structure called the Bow that will house its 3,600-guest hotel and residences, complimenting a ski resort and network of experiential nature areas and wildlife reserves.

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Tadao Ando unveils design for luxury residential complex in Dubai

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Japanese architect Tadao Ando has unveiled plans for Armani Beach Residences at Palm Jumeirah, a luxury residential complex on the oceanfront in Dubai. Designed in collaboration with Sharjah developer Arada and luxury company The Armani Group , the 8,361-square-metre building will host 53 homes. Pritzker Architecture Prize-winning architect Ando' s proposal features a glass and concrete facade, punctured by a semicircular opening.

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ai weiwei poses 81 questions to artificial intelligence in ‘ai vs AI’ london exhibition

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ai weiwei vs. artificial intelligence Between January 11 and March 31, 2024, Ai Weiwei poses 81 questions to artificial intelligence, for his latest project dubbed Ai vs AI. Marking the very first time that the artist has used AI for his art, the project spans 81 days, mirroring the duration of Ai Weiwei’s confinement […] The post ai weiwei poses 81 questions to artificial intelligence in ‘ai vs AI’ london exhibition appeared first on designboom | architecture & desig

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Artyzen Hotel Singapore / ONG&ONG

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Completed in 2023 in Singapore, Singapore. Images by Fabian Ong. Artyzen Singapore is a culmination of past and present, international and local, low-rise and high-rise – where traditional wisdom in architecture is.

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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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Refik Anadol creates ‘world first’ AI model trained on data from nature instead of humans

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Refik Anadol Studio has announced the creation of the “world’s first open-source generative AI model dedicated to nature.” Titled 'Large Nature Model,' the model is trained “solely on nature’s inherent intelligence” as opposed to the conventional approach to AI large language model training, which consists of human-generated data such as art and text.

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Hassell designs inflatable moon base for the European Space Agency

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Architecture studio Hassell has designed the conceptual Lunar Habitat Master Plan, a scalable system of inflatable pods that could be partly constructed from moon materials and 3D-printed on site. Designed for the European Space Agency's Discovery program, the settlement would be designed to house 144 people and comprise residential spaces as well as sports arenas, restaurants and large greenhouses.

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zayat arquitectura encases ‘house in the clouds’ with perforated panels in argentina

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the entrance to the interior is achieved through a suspended staircase that leads to a semi-open gallery encircling the living spaces. The post zayat arquitectura encases ‘house in the clouds’ with perforated panels in argentina appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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“Champion of Equity and Inclusion” Lesley Lokko Receives the 2024 RIBA Royal Gold Medal

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Lesley Lokko. Image © Murdo Macleod Ghanaian-Scottish architect, academic, and curator Lesley Lokko has been announced as the recipient of the 2024 Royal Gold Medal by the Royal Institute of British Architects ( RIBA ), becoming the first African woman to receive the award. Lokko is not a practicing architect, but as a teacher, writer, and curator she has fought to widen access to the profession and to bring forward voices that have been disregarded for far too long.

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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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40 projects shortlisted for 2024 EU Mies van der Rohe Award

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The shortlist for the 2024 European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture — Mies van der Rohe Award has been announced, with 40 works selected from 362 nominated projects. The shortlisted projects are spread across 20 European countries, with Spain leading the list with six projects. Belgium and Germany each have four projects, meanwhile. The award, operated on a biennial cycle , recognizes projects completed within the last two years, chosen to "highlight and disseminate today’s

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Eight well-designed sheds and outbuildings that extend the home

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This week's lookbook explores eight clever shed and outbuilding interiors, ranging from self-built renovations to finely crafted new builds. By repurposing rundown sheds and garages or capitalising on extra garden space, these projects offer additional room for hobbies, workspaces, living quarters or simply respite for their owners. Among this list of projects is a bold-coloured garage renovation hosting a work area and greenhouse in Norwich, UK , as well as a scenic timber outbuilding designed

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fran silvestre shapes this casa sabater by its sloping coastal site in spain

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casa sabater has been designed by fran silvestre arquitectos to descend gradually down a grassy hillside in alicante, spain. The post fran silvestre shapes this casa sabater by its sloping coastal site in spain appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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Rzekka Resort / Planet Design & Associates

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© Purnesh Dev Nikhanj architects: Planet Design & Associates Location: Ludhiana, Punjab, India Project Year: 2023 Photographs: Purnesh Dev Nikhanj Area: 22000.

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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!