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Transforming Architectural Education with Augmented and Virtual Reality

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Phoenix Project. Image Courtesy of Autodesk The discipline of architecture has undergone considerable change, primarily driven by advancements in the application of technology. Architects, long viewed as the futurists of the constructed world, are now utilizing progressive techniques and resources and expanding the use cases of technologies such as Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR).

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Nine skyscrapers that have precariously perched cantilevers

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Following last week's opening of the world's longest cantilever at One Za'abeel in Dubai, we've rounded up nine skyscrapers that are enlivened by dramatically suspended platforms, bridges and blocks. Cantilevers are structural elements that typically extend horizontally from another volume and are only supported at one end, creating a striking gravity-defying visual effect.

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Trahan Architects unveils U.S. pavilion design for Expo 2025 Osaka-Kansai

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Trahan Architects has unveiled its USA Pavilion design for World Expo 2025 in Osaka, Japan. The county’s official entry will play host to a slate of exhibitions designed to showcase American scientific exploration and entrepreneurship and will be completed by an official project team that includes HOOD Design , Dot Dash , and several other specialty studios.

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ala.rquitectos integrates light-filled courtyard into renovated lisbon apartment

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a large blue box, functions as a hinge that both defines and organizes the internal layout. The post ala.rquitectos integrates light-filled courtyard into renovated lisbon apartment appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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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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Leong Leong delivers an elevated, arts-oriented apartment building for Ray Philly

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It wasn’t long ago after Dasha Zhukova opened Moscow’s celebrated Garage Center for Contemporary Art in 2008 that she began to chafe at the limitations of presenting culture within a The post Leong Leong delivers an elevated, arts-oriented apartment building for Ray Philly appeared first on The Architect’s Newspaper.

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Vote now for your favorite Fall '23 architecture school lecture poster

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With our Get Lectured series, showcasing upcoming public lectures at architecture schools, well into the current Spring academic term , it's a great opportunity to take a look back and let the Archinect audience be the judge of the graphic prowess the 32 poster designs we presented during the Fall 2023 term had to offer. In our most recent poll last September, the University of Texas at Austin School of Architecture took the top prizes for their Fall '22 and Spring '23 lecture poster designs, wh

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richard neutra’s restored mid-century home in california is now up for rent

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the residence has undergone a thorough three-year restoration, honoring neutra's original design for a seamless indoor-outdoor living experience. The post richard neutra’s restored mid-century home in california is now up for rent appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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Aerial photos reveal work progressing on The Line megacity

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A set of aerial images has revealed work progressing on The Line megacity, Oxagon port and Sindalah resort, which are being built as part of Neom in Saudi Arabia. The images, shared by The Line's chief operating officer Giles Pendleton on LinkedIn , show construction underway on the controversial project. The aerial images show The Line under construction Pendleton's images include aerial photos, that appear to be taken from a helicopter, of the excavations for The Line, which is planned to stre

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Artificial Intelligence and Urban Planning: Technology as a Tool for City Design

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Image by Denys Nevozhai, via Unsplash The convergence of artificial intelligence (AI) and urban planning holds significant promise for creating more intelligent, efficient, and sustainable cities. This fusion entails the integration of cutting-edge technologies that can guide decision-making, enhance resource allocation, predict trends, engage citizens, and 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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The New York Times is seeking architectural skills to help with high-profile investigations

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Following last week’s look at an opening for a Construction Contract Administrator at EskewDumezRipple , we are using this week’s edition of our Job Highlights series to explore an open role on Archinect Jobs for a Graphics/Multimedia Editor at The New York Times. The role, based in New York, calls for a “creative and versatile 3D specialist who can build, animate, style and render models for breaking news, enterprise and investigative projects.

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kengo kuma’s intricate timber structure serves as an aromatherapy diffuser in tokyo

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the porous timber structure of kengo kuma's 'AEAJ green terrace' releases aromatic essential oils throughout the interiors. The post kengo kuma’s intricate timber structure serves as an aromatherapy diffuser in tokyo appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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The Rebello Hotel occupies former factory along Porto's riverside

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This hotel by architecture studio Metro Urbe occupies a series of former industrial buildings on the banks of the River Douro in Porto , Portugal, and features interiors by Quiet Studios. The Rebello Hotel is spread across several 19th-century buildings, which have been overhauled and adapted with new additions by Metro Urbe , in Vila Nova de Gaia – across the river from the city proper.

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UN-Habitat Launches “My Neighborhood,” a Practical Guide for Achieving Sustainable Urban Spaces

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Barcelona, Spain. Image © Resul Muslu via Shutterstock The UN-Habitat Urban Lab has published “My Neighborhood ,” a publication that offers a checklist of urban design principles aimed at creating more sustainable and resilient cities. Containing actions that are applicable at the neighborhood scale , the guide strives to present an integrated approach that responds to key sectors such as transportation , local urban initiatives , housing , public spaces , utilities, and more.

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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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Looking for architecture and design jobs? Foster + Partners, Johnson Fain, Bolt Design Group, Jendretzki, and The Office of Charles de Lisle are currently hiring

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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/Brooklyn , Los Angeles , and San Francisco/Sausalito. For even more opportunities, head over to the Archinect job board and explore our active community of job seekers , firms , and schools. Foster + Partners is seeking two Architects, one in the firm's San Francisco office and the other in Los Angeles.

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the orchid pavilion by CCA brings a new space for reflection at casa wabi

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at casa wabi in oaxaca, mexico, CCA designs this 'orchid pavilion' as a space to connect with the humble roots of life. The post the orchid pavilion by CCA brings a new space for reflection at casa wabi appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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Vurpas Architectes transforms French market with "childlike quality" into primary school

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French studio Vurpas Architectes has converted a 1960s market building to create Eugénie Brazier, a primary school and nursery in Lyon. Eugénie Brazier is built around the long structure of the old wholesale market and features perforated brickwork and a neutral colour palette that draws on the existing building. To accommodate a nursery as well as a 15-class primary school, a matching extension has also been added.

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Zaha Hadid Architects Reveals Design for Hydrogen Refueling Stations Across the Italian Marina

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ZHA_NatPowerH Refuelling Stations. Image © Tecma Solutions Zaha Hadid Architects have released images of their design for the world’s first hydrogen refueling infrastructure for recreational boating. Continuing ZHA’s experience in maritime designs , the stations are to be installed in 25 Italian marinas and ports. Launched by NatPower H, the stations will begin to be implemented in the summer of 2024, with plans to expand to over 100 locations throughout the Mediterranean Sea in the next six yea

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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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Shigeru Ban and the Cooper Union to exhibit Paper Log House at The Glass House's 75th anniversary

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Shigeru Ban Architects have announced a special project that will help commemorate the 75th anniversary of the realization of Philip Johnson ’s soon-to-be restored Brick House, the smaller outbuilding included at the site of the landmarked Glass House in New Canaan, Connecticut. The firm made public its plans for a collaborative design-build with students from The Cooper Union Irwin S.

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permeable wooden cladding merges boutique hotel with nature on brazilian island

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solo arquitetos and priscilla muller arquitetura opt for a modular construction, predominantly using metal. The post permeable wooden cladding merges boutique hotel with nature on brazilian island appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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Woven timber "roots" frame Brisbane high-rise by Koichi Takada Architects

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Australian studio Koichi Takada Architects has completed Upper House, a 33-storey high-rise in Brisbane designed to reflect the city's tropical setting and First Nations history. Upper House contains 188 apartments and 1,000 square metres of communal amenities behind a winding timber facade described by Koichi Takada Architects as "architectural roots".

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12 Architecture Events to Pay Attention to in 2024

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Spanning continents and cultures, architecture-focused events serve as platforms for the gathering of diverse groups of professionals to share innovations and embark on dialogues regarding some of the most pressing matters faced by our profession. Embodying the spirit of collaboration, highlighting local cultures and practices, and fostering open debates, this year’s list of events covers a diverse range of biennales, forums, city-wide celebrations, international fairs, and awards.

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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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Studio Libeskind completes new Maggie's Centre design in London

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Studio Libeskind has completed work on its design for a new Maggie’s Centre cancer treatment facility at the Royal Free Hospital in north London. The 4,886-square-foot design follows well-known contributions from Foster + Partners , Steven Holl , and Heatherwick Studio as an example of its client’s mission to provide patients with world-class settings in which to receive their care.

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small courtyard illuminates 70-year-old japanese house in odawara

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the architects at masaharu nagamine removed a section of the northwest side of the house, creating a semi-outdoor space to bring in more light and nature. The post small courtyard illuminates 70-year-old japanese house in odawara appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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Super Bowl stadium designed to be "fast, angry and intimidating"

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This year's NFL Super Bowl will be hosted at the Las Vegas Raiders' Allegiant Stadium in Nevada, which was designed by Manica Architecture to recall the sleekness and power of sportscars. Opened in 2020, the 62,000-seat stadium by Kansas City-based Manica Architecture is home to NFL team the Raiders, which moved from Oakland when the stadium was completed.

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On the Hillside Apartments / AUP/Architectes

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© 11h45 architects: AUP/Architectes Location: 996 Av. Roger Salengro, 92370 Chaville, France Project Year: 2024 Photographs: 11h45 Area: 2290.

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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!