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AI designer and multi-story 3D printer among ICON technologies unveiled at SXSW

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Construction technologies company ICON has unveiled a suite of new technologies at SXSW , including a multi-story robotic construction system and an AI -powered design system. At a SXSW event dubbed ‘Domus Ex Machina,’ the company also presented a new low-carbon building material for 3D printing alongside a digital catalog for residential 3D printed architecture containing more than 60 designs.

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Your next role could be designing for increasing water demands with the US Bureau of Reclamation

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Following last week’s look at an opening for a Staff Architect at Greater Indy Habitat for Humanity , we are using this week’s edition of our Job Highlights series to explore an open role on Archinect Jobs for an Architect at the US Bureau of Reclamation. The role, based in Denver, CO, calls for an individual to “make a difference in the West by assisting in meeting increasing water demands while protecting the environment.

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roca tura collection mirrors geometries of barcelona’s rationalist architecture

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inspired by mediterranean architecture, the roca tura collection embraces barcelona’s iconic geometric forms and shadows. The post roca tura collection mirrors geometries of barcelona’s rationalist architecture appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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This $1.6M Eichler Near Malibu Just Got a Down-to-the-Studs Remodel

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A. Quincy Jones and Frederick Emmons designed the 1964 home, which sports a central courtyard, vintage globe lights, and a turquoise front door. Location : 1569 Stoddard Avenue, Thousand Oaks, California Price : $1,610,000 Architect : A. Quincy Jones and Frederick Emmons Year Built : 1964 Footprint : 1,981 square feet (five bedrooms, two baths) Lot Size : 0.21 acres From the Agent : " Live the architectural dream in this iconic Eichler home designed by legendary architects A.

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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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"Tiny homes are not the big solution to homelessness that we need"

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Micro homes are not a humane response to the homelessness crisis, writes Cynthia Griffith as part of our Social Housing Revival series. Homelessness has reached a historic high in the United States of America, casting a long, formidable shadow over millions of low and middle-income workers. According to the United Nations , homeless people represent more than 2 per cent of the global population and an astonishing 1.6 billion people are enduring inadequate housing conditions worldwide.

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Aedas-designed Trojena Ski Village: A Futuristic Ski Destination in NEOM by Aedas

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Futuristic resort envisioned by Aedas in Saudi Arabia will be the world’s first “vertical ski village” and snow destination in the GCC with year-round adventure sports History is in the making as Saudi Arabia gears up to host the 10th Asian Winter Games in 2029 in Trojena, the Gulf Region’s first ever outdoor ski resort. Trojena is being built in the heart of NEOM, the kingdom’s most ambitious giga project.

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Elevate your archviz with tile patterns in V-Ray for 3ds Max

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Learn how to create a mesmerizing tile pattern in V-Ray for 3ds Max using the Enmesh modifier and V-Ray GPU. Join us as we create, scatter, apply materials, and render with speed-boosting texture caching.

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Social housing means "I can breathe again" say residents

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Dezeen speaks to residents of new council housing in London about what their homes mean to them as part of our Social Housing Revival series. "When I got here, I was just really in shock because it is absolutely beautiful," said Amanda Bennett*, a mother-of-three who recently moved into a new council house near south London's Old Kent Road, in a development designed by Pollard Thomas Edwards and Concertus for Southwark Council.

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The Metaverse Unleashed: The Rise of Human-Scale Digital Venues

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The Rise of Human-Scale Digital Venues. Image © Heather Gallagher & DALL-E This article is the eighth 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 well as understand its constraints.

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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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Outstanding brick designs selected as 2023 Brick in Architecture Awards winners

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This year's winners of the annual Brick in Architecture Awards were announced by the Brick Industry Association today. The award celebrates artistic and technological advancement of the material and the skilled use of brick masonry in architectural designs. Winners were drawn from the United States, Mexico, Canada, China, and, for the first time in the program's history, Russia.

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remembering marcello gandini, italian car designer of lamborghini, ferrari, maserati and more

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the italian car designer marcello gandini, whose body of work includes models for lamborghini, ferrari and maserati, passed away at 85 on march 13th, 2024 in turin. The post remembering marcello gandini, italian car designer of lamborghini, ferrari, maserati and more appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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Full funding secured for US tallest skyscraper says developer

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Funding has been secured and construction may begin in September on the Legends Tower in Oklahoma City, which is planned to be the tallest in USA , says developer Scot Matteson. Designed by Californian architecture studio AO , the Legends Tower supertall skyscraper planned for Oklahoma City is fully funded as of early March, according to reporting in local news outlet The Oklahoman.

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World's First-Ever 3D Printed Mosque Opens in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

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© Wael Kikhia | 3D-Printed Mosque in Jeddah The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is now home to the world’s first 3D-printed mosque , spanning an area of 5,600 sqm. Located within the Al-Jawhara suburb of Jeddah , the mosque stands as a tribute to the late equestrian Abdulaziz Abdullah Sharbatly. The project by Forsan Real Estate utilizes cutting-edge 3 D printing technology from Guanli.

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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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8 featured internship opportunities listed on Archinect Jobs

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In our latest curated jobs roundup from Archinect Jobs , we highlight seven architecture, landscape, experiential design, and urban planning firms across the country currently offering internships. Be sure to read up on issues of architectural employment in our features and news. Follow our Archinect Tips series to improve your portfolio, resume, and interviewing skills to help increase your overall chances of getting that next job.

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stone-clad sheep house reforms into contemporary yoga retreat in mykonos

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mykonos architects employs naturally aged materials like wood and iron to achieve harmony with the surroundings, echoing mykonian tradition. The post stone-clad sheep house reforms into contemporary yoga retreat in mykonos appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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Video reveals construction progressing on The Line in Neom

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The extensive foundation work taking place at The Line site in northwestern Saudi Arabia has been released by Neom at property fair MIPIM. Shared by The Line chief operating officer Giles Pendleton on LinkedIn , the video – titled February progress report – shows construction continuing on the mega city. A video showing construction on The Line was released at MIPIM The video shows the extensive work taking place, including clearing the site and preparing for foundations and piling operations fo

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How to Improve Internal and External Environments with Glass Ceilings

ArchDaily

Shenzhen Hongshan Middle School. Image © XINLEE As a highly transparent material that stands up to all but the most extreme of weather conditions, is easily formed into any size or shape, and, once formed, will last for thousands of years, glass is still one of the most innovative and crucial materials used in architecture. Although contemporary building practices allow us to form huge, glittering skyscrapers of glass that rise hundreds of meters into the air, the ancient material’s original pur

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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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Obama Presidential Center pushes opening to 2026, Moody Nolan's athletics center to break ground this month

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The Moody Nolan -designed Obama Presidential Center Programs & Athletics Center project in Chicago’s Jackson Park has been scheduled to break ground later this month. Project updates were reported late last week by the Chicago Sun-Times on the occasion of former President Obama's visit to McCormick Place to see a half-scale mockup of the 88-foot "Power of Words" video installation, the largest of 50 that will grace the Obama Presidential Center when it opens at a recently revised date

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José Oubrerie, French architect, professor, and Le Corbusier protégé, dies at 91

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French architect, professor, and scholar José Oubrerie died on March 10, age 91. Oubrerie was famously known as one of Le Corbusier’s closest protégés who completed Église Saint-Pierre in Firminy, The post José Oubrerie, French architect, professor, and Le Corbusier protégé, dies at 91 appeared first on The Architect’s Newspaper.

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FMT Estudio expands 1980s Mexican house to merge "architecture and life"

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Mexican architecture practice FMT Estudio has renovated and extended a 1980s house adding clean white facades accented by wooden and wrought iron details in Mérida on the Yucatán peninsula. Completed in April 2023, La Posmoderna measures 350 square metres (3,767 square feet) on a square, walled 630-square metre (6,781-square foot) property. FMT Estudio renovated the house in Mérida The private, internally focused home features a warm, neutral palette, protected from the street by a dark green me

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Projects by Female Architects from the Global South for Women's Day 2024

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© Gerry O'Leary| Mosque or Mohamed Abulkhaliq Gargash In our exploration of architectural endeavors, it is essential to recognize the persistent influence of women , particularly from the Global South , in shaping our built environment, especially the contributions of women who serve as catalysts for social change and cultural celebration. As we delve further into their narratives, it becomes evident that the architects’ lived experiences inform their creative processes, resulting in spaces

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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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Exhibition on the future of energy architecture to open at Vitra Design Museum

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Germany’s Vitra Design Museum is to open an exhibition on the architectural evolution of the energy sector. Titled Transform! Designing the Future of Energy and open from March 23rd through September 1st, the exhibition will explore design across a range of scales, from everyday products that use renewable energy to solar houses, wind power stations, and smart mobility systems.

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la base studio designs ‘casa mendoza’ as a glass box in a private garden

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'casa mendoza' is a renovated home by la base studio in buenos aires, shaped as a glass box wrapped in a timber screen. The post la base studio designs ‘casa mendoza’ as a glass box in a private garden appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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World's largest museum captured ahead of opening in Egypt

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The long-awaited Grand Egyptian Museum by Dublin studio Heneghan Peng Architects has been captured ahead of its scheduled opening in Giza, Egypt , later this year. In the photos shared by the International Finance Corporation (IFC), the colossal building, also known as the Giza Museum, is framed against the Pyramids of Giza. The world's largest museum has been captured ahead of opening in Egypt Heneghan Peng Architects ' design for the museum encompasses 90,000 square metres of a 50-hectare site

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Stone Garden Residence / EASTERN Design Office

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Completed in 2023 in Japan. Images by Koichi Torimura. We intended to create a bold atmosphere that great ‘emptiness’ such as sky, ocean, beach, and desert can bring about.& In ordinary residential.

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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!