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4 Homes in Brazil that Encourage Indoor-Outdoor Living

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Senses House / UP3 Arquitetura. Image © Denilson Machado – MCA Estúdio The early 20th century marked a pivotal era in Brazilian architecture with the advent of the modernist movement. Architects like Oscar Niemeyer or Lúcio Costa introduced avant-garde designs characterized by sleek lines, reinforced concrete, and a focus on functionality. What's more: residential projects of the era, in particular, blurred the lines between indoor and outdoor, flawlessly merging interior and exterior spaces to

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Creative Calculations: 6 Precise Projects Inspired by the Fibonacci Sequence

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Architects: Want to have your project featured? Showcase your work through Architizer and sign up for our inspirational newsletters. The Fibonacci sequence is one of the most famous and enigmatic mathematical formulas in the world. Published by Leonardo of Pisa, known as Fibonacci, in his 1202 book Liber Abaci, it consists of a sequence in which each number is equal to the sum of the two preceding numbers.

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Photos reveal world's longest cantilever ahead of completion in Dubai

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These construction photos capture One Za'abeel, a pair of skyscrapers and a 225-metre-long cantilever , on which Japanese studio Nikken Sekkei is nearing completion in Dubai. In the construction images revealed by One Za'abeel, the complex is shown near completion with its record-breaking skybridge, named The Link, spanning a six-lane highway. According to Mace , one of the construction companies working on the project, the steel and glass bridge is the "world's longest cantilever".

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South Korean architect Minsuk Cho and Mass Studies will design the 2024 Serpentine Pavilion

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South Korean architect Minsuk Cho has been announced as the designer of the 2024 Serpentine Pavilion commission in London. The Mass Studies founder debuted preliminary renders of their winning design this morning ahead of the exhibition’s June opening. His team's entry will appear as a star-like hub of activity to visitors, harkening them into experiencing a variety of communal spaces they say have resulted from a careful study of its past predecessors.

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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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HCCH studio stacks hundreds of red bricks for spiral shell library in china

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through this structure, the team seeks to explore the integration of contemporary formal expression with vernacular material culture. The post HCCH studio stacks hundreds of red bricks for spiral shell library in china appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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"Unashamedly contemporary" pavilion designed for Old War Office site in London

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UK architecture studio DaeWha Kang Design has designed a pavilion and courtyard for The OWO hotel at the site of the former Old War Office in Whitehall, London. The pavilion is located in front of the 1906 Grade II*-listed building, designed by architect William Young, that was once used by the British government's military departments. The café pavilion sits in the courtyard of The OWO hotel in London The prefabricated circular pavilion, which contains a bar and dining space for the Parisian re

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10 interior designs we liked 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 Interiors. Tip: Use the handy FOLLOW feature to easily keep up-to-date with all your favorite Archinect profiles.

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LUO studio tops exhibition hall in china with spiral wooden roof frame

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lup studio embraces a new paradigm in the design of the prepared rehmannia root crafts exhibition hall, creating a large-span open space. The post LUO studio tops exhibition hall in china with spiral wooden roof frame appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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Twisted Brick Shell Concept Library / HCCH Studio

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© Qingyan Zhu architects: HCCH Studio Location: Longyou County, Quzhou, Zhejiang, China Project Year: 2023 Photographs: Qingyan Zhu Photographs: Fangfang Tian Read more »

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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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Skylit home offers a "seamless transition between indoor and outdoor living"

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Funnel-shaped concrete skylights illuminate a plant-filled courtyard at the centre of this home in Bangalore , India , which has been designed by local studio A Threshold to "blur boundaries between the inside and outside". Named Ineffable Light, the four-storey family home is located on a tight urban plot with neighbouring buildings on three sides, which required the careful balancing of natural light and privacy.

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UNStudio designs world’s highest-standing spokeless Ferris wheel in Seoul

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UNStudio has unveiled designs for the world’s highest-standing, spokeless Ferris wheel, to be constructed in Seoul , South Korea. Designed in collaboration with Arup and local firm Heerim Architecture, the Peace Park Wheel is to be built on the riverside within the Sangam World Cup Park, forming part of a wider initiative to create one thousand public attractions along the city’s Han River.

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bjarke ingels unveils final design for vltava philharmonic hall in prague

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the proposed design envisions the philharmonic hall as a meandering structure, seamlessly connecting the riverbank to the roof terrace. The post bjarke ingels unveils final design for vltava philharmonic hall in prague appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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House No.10 / USE Studio

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© Mohammad Soroosh Jooshesh architects: USE Studio Location: Isfahan, Isfahan Province, Iran Project Year: 2022 Photographs: Mohammad Soroosh Jooshesh Area: 400.

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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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Rafael Viñoly Architects unveils plans for vineyard-covered airport terminal

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US studio Rafael Viñoly Architects has unveiled its plans for an international terminal at Florence Airport in Italy that will be crowned by a 7.7-hectare vineyard. The airport terminal will encompass 50,000 square metres and is expected to be used by more than 5.9 million passengers annually. Rafael Viñoly Architects has an international terminal for Florence Airport Few details about the design have been released, but the terminal's main feature will be a vast sloping roof, which will be lined

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The tallest building in the US may be built in Oklahoma City following design revision

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The team behind the Boardwalk at Bricktown development in Oklahoma City is to request a design variance from city officials which, if granted, would see the project become the tallest building in the United States. Designed by California-based Architects Orange for Matteson Capital, the project contains four towers and spans 5 million square feet, hosting hotels, residential units, and commercial and hospitality functions.

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AO and developers revise speculative Oklahoma City supertall to make it tallest building in U.S.

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Matteson Capital and AO, the developer and architect behind a new mixed-use development, Boardwalk at Bricktown, have come back from the drawing board with a new skyscraper design in Oklahoma The post AO and developers revise speculative Oklahoma City supertall to make it tallest building in U.S. appeared first on The Architect’s Newspaper.

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How AI Will Make Everyone a Better Designer: For Better or Worse

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The Museum of Temporal Delight. This image was created, in Midjourney, using 5 language prompts and a few small refinements. Image Courtesy of John Marx/ Form4 Architecture This article is the seventh in a series focusing on the Architecture of the Metaverse. ArchDaily has collaborated with John Marx , AIA, the founding design principal and Chief Artistic Officer of Form4 Architecture , to bring you monthly articles that seek to define the Metaverse, convey the potential of this new realm as wel

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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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IDIN architects infuses pops of nature within urban living in bangkok

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white organic volumes are integrated with green pockets, creating a vertical flow of greenery from the ground level to the rooftop garden. The post IDIN architects infuses pops of nature within urban living in bangkok appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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Design proposal for Miami's new tallest tower by BMA Architects submitted

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Plans for what would be the tallest tower in Miami have been put forth by a local developer seeking permission for a new high-rise building in the Brickell commercial district designed by BMA Architects. Their proposal for a tower at 190 Southwest Street is advancing under the tentative name Calle 8. At 870 feet above sea level, it would surpass the Panorama Tower (also in Brickell) and the Aston Martin Residences Downtown for the record-setting tallest structure in Miami and the state of Florid

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AO proposes changes to make Oklahoma City skyscraper tallest in US

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California architecture studio AO and developer Matteson Capital have announced plans to change the height of a proposed Oklahoma City supertall skyscraper, which would make it the tallest building in the US if approved. AO and Matteson Capital announced in a joint statement that they plan to request a variance from Oklahoma City to increase the height of the supertall skyscraper from its original proposed 1,750 feet (533 metres) to 1,907 feet (581 metres).

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Exploring the Projects Shaping NEOM City in Saudi Arabia

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Epicon. Image Courtesy of NEOM | Under Fair Use NEOM - or "new life" in a blend of Greek and Arabic - is a new urban development planned by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Imagined as a cross-border city located in the northwest of the country, it aims to diversify the economy and reduce its dependence on oil. With promises of sustainability and innovation, the mega development has grabbed global attention with its 10 distinct regions.

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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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migaloo’s customizable superyacht M5 can plunge underwater and become a submarine

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migaloo’s submersible superyacht M5 is customizable from interior to exterior, and it also glows in fluorescent green for nighttime sailing. The post migaloo’s customizable superyacht M5 can plunge underwater and become a submarine appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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HMZ HOUSE by Lucio Muniain et al

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A symphony of lights, shadows, and tranquility in the midst of San Luis Potosí, Mexico. Lucio Muniain et al. create an enigmatic architectural wonder. Located within the picturesque landscapes of a golf course in San Luis Potosí, Mexico, the HMZ House transcends conventional boundaries, drawing inspiration from a dedication to sensory architecture, interior life, and the perfect integration of natural elements.

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Minsuk Cho reveals star-shaped 2024 Serpentine Pavilion

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Mass Studies founder Minsuk Cho has been announced as the designer of this year's Serpentine Pavilion and the first visuals of his design revealed. Named Archipelagic Void, the pavilion is set to open in London's Kensington Gardens in June 2024 and will be Seoul-based Korean architect Cho's first building in the UK. The 23rd pavilion will consist of five structures, described as "islands", arranged in a star shape around a central, circular void.

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The Future of Energy: Can Buildings Become Reservoirs of Power?

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Solar Facades on Bornholm Hospital. Image Courtesy of SolarLab Environmental degradation has shed light on the need for new sources of energy. A shift in energy sources calls for innovative means of storing energy. For centuries, buildings have proven able to store people, objects, and systems, inviting a conversation about their untapped potential to efficiently store large amounts of energy.

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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!