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How Architects Add AI to Their Digital Toolbox

ArchDaily

The Phoenix will be built at about half the cost, time, and carbon footprint of a typical multi-family building in the San Francisco Bay Area. Image Courtesy of Autodesk At the turn of the century, architects embraced 3D parametric modeling through building information modeling (BIM), and in the last 10 years connected BIM to the cloud to improve coordination and productivity.

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10 green rooftop spaces we enjoyed this week

Archinect

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 Rooftop Spaces. Tip: use the handy FOLLOW feature to easily keep up-to-date with all your favorite Archinect profiles.

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Why is technological progress still lagging in the building trade?

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Overall, across Europe and the US, stuff is still built in a pretty manual fashion - not very different to the way it would have been built 100 years ago [.] Construction is a bit of a digital laggard compared with many other industries. It's been slow to adopt digital in the widest sense Consultant Sam O’Gorman and other experts speak to the BBC about the confounding gap between digital technology and the analog process for delivering residential architecture.

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The Groundscraper: A Building Typology to Decentralize Cities

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478 Badaevskiy Brewery / Herzog & de Meuron. Image © Herzog & de Meuron A groundscraper is essentially the opposite of a skyscraper - a large building that sprawls outward horizontally instead of soaring vertically into the sky. Though no strict definition exists, groundscrapers are generally described as extremely long but low-rise buildings with over 1 million square feet of space, sometimes called sidescrapers or landscrapers.

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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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Zaha Hadid Architects updates progress on Navi Mumbai Airport delivery

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Work is progressing on the Zaha Hadid Architects (ZHA) design for the Navi Mumbai International Airport in India six years after construction began on the $2.1 billion project, which is the firm’s second ongoing aviation project with the Western Sydney International Airport outside Australia’s largest city. ZHA says construction is now 60% complete and on track for passenger operations to begin in 2025.

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Create Dynamic Scenes with 168 New People Assets

Enscape

Following the launch of Enscape 4.0, where macOS users can now enjoy the same real-time visualization experience as their Windows counterparts, we’ve added 168 new static people assets to the Enscape Asset Library. These 3D assets are part of the AXYZ library , which is known for its state-of-the-art people assets.

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Architecture for Glamping: Embracing Nature with Comfort

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SJCC Glamping Resort / Atelier Chang. © Kyungsub Shin Camping , as defined in dictionaries, involves temporarily staying outdoors, setting up makeshift accommodations, and settling in natural surroundings. In architecture, tents symbolize these aspects, representing a typology that has endured across centuries and cultures , often linked with notions of impermanence and vulnerability.

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The Books You Should Read for Summer 2024, According to Leading Voices in Architecture

Archinect

Is your bookshelf ready for Summer? If not, we have you covered. Continuing a recurring tradition , Archinect has reached out to notable figures across the architecture community who have been featured in our editorial over the past year, asking them what books they believe should be on your radar. The resulting list, in its own way, encapsulates the most important conversations taking place within architecture, design, and academia today, from inequality and conflict to labor and technology.

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Todot Architects design mountainside home with beautiful views of the South Korean landscape

Avontuura

The site is located on the mountainside with a view of the ridge in the distance, and the mountain terrain in the front with the sun behind. The post Todot Architects design mountainside home with beautiful views of the South Korean landscape appeared first on Åvontuura.

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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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All Things Must Pass

SW Oregon Architect

It’s time to make it official. I just posted the following notice on my LinkedIn profile: **Retirement Announcement** Dear colleagues, clients, and friends, After 36 endlessly rewarding years at Robertson/Sherwood/Architects pc, I am excited to announce my retirement from active practice, effective Friday, May 31. I am filled with gratitude for the incredible opportunities I’ve had with RSA and the truly meaningful work I have been a part of.

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Grand Palais Restoration by Chatillon Architectes Completed ahead of the 2024 Paris Olympics

ArchDaily

© Laurent Kronental The Grand Palais, an iconic Parisian landmark, is set to play a significant role in the 2024 Paris Olympics following a major restoration by French studio Chatillon Architectes. The first images of the refurbished building, captured by Laurent Kronental, reveal the progress of the extensive project that began in 2021. While the full restoration is expected to be completed by 2025, the initial phase will be unveiled this summer, allowing the historic venue to host Olympic even

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Vote now for your favorite Spring '24 architecture school lecture poster

Archinect

As the Spring 2024 academic term has wrapped up, let's take another look at the best architecture school lecture poster designs we have presented in our popular Get Lectured series. And as always, we'll let the Archinect audience pick their favorite graphic creations. In our last reader poll for the Fall 2023 term , the David R. Ravin School of Architecture at UNC Charlotte poster won the top prize, followed by the Pratt Institute School of Architecture poster in second place and UCLA's School o

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Green zinc panels "camouflage" Folded House in Cambridge by Westerdahl

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London studio Westerdahl has renovated a house in Cambridge , reorganising an existing extension and cladding it in green zinc panels that blend in with the surrounding planting. Westerdahl was tasked with better connecting the home, named Folded House, to its large garden after it had been blocked by utility spaces in its extension. Westerdahl has renovated a house in Cambridge The studio reorganised the home's utility areas into a strip along one edge of the site, freeing up room for social sp

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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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Please sire, may I give you free land?

Brandon Donnelly

This is an aerial photo of the construction site at One Delisle : Currently, we are on hold and waiting to pour a number of columns on the ground floor because the city has not yet issued our above-grade building permit. And the reason the city has not issued our above-grade building permit is because we have not yet conveyed our parkland dedication land to the city.

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Maré House / Studio Bloco Arquitetura

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© Roberta Gewehr architects: Studio Bloco Arquitetura Location: Xangri-lá, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil Project Year: 2022 Photographs: Roberta Gewehr Area: 4047 ft2 Read more »

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Zaha Hadid Architects designs superyacht marina and casino development in the Bahamas

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Details for a new luxury superyacht marina and residential community designed by Zaha Hadid Architects , the largest in North America, have been announced, along with an anticipated 2027 completion date. Slated for the Bahamian South Abaco island, the project will also feature a casino and nightclub from ZHA as part of the development’s "social epicenter," according to a press release from client Habacoa.

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yang fei critiques facadism in parisian townhouse renovations through his midjourney study

designboom

the designer advocates for a holistic approach to architectural authenticity, ensuring both interior and exterior conservation through his AI research. The post yang fei critiques facadism in parisian townhouse renovations through his midjourney study appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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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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Cairn uses hand-poured hempcrete for House Made by Many Hands in London

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Architecture studio Cairn has used hand-poured hempcrete to form the rough textured walls at House Made by Many Hands, an extension of a Victorian home in east London. Approached to redesign the "dark and cramped" home in Hackney, London and Edinburgh-based Cairn reconfigured and expanded its ground floor using a palette of low-carbon and bio-based materials.

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Lindau Art Museum Celebrates Christo and Jeanne-Claude with Exhibition in Germany

ArchDaily

Courtesy of Christo and Jeanne-Claude Foundation The Lindau Art Museum is hosting an exhibition titled “ Christo and Jeanne-Claude - A Lifelong Journey.” Running from April 13th to October 13th, 2024, this display marks the first comprehensive museum exhibition on Christo and Jeanne-Claude in southern Germany , created in collaboration with the Christo and Janne-Claude Foundation.

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BIG’s new LA office tops out science center at Claremont McKenna College

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A topping-out ceremony was held recently for the new BIG -designed 135,000-square-foot Robert Day Sciences Center at Claremont McKenna College in California. The new campus gateway — one of the first projects of BIG's new Los Angeles office — seeks to enhance the college's research aims into neurology, genealogical studies, and climate change in preparation for an institutional turn towards its "next chapter.

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LEGO creators turn ukrainian architectural icons into building sets to raise funds

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interested individuals can win one of these sets by making a donation towards rebuilding a school in ukraine. The post LEGO creators turn ukrainian architectural icons into building sets to raise funds appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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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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Heatherwick Studio reveals plans for island park with "floating islets" in Seoul

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UK architecture practice Heatherwick Studio has unveiled its plans to transform the uninhabited Nodeul Island in Seoul into a public park called Soundscape. Situated on the Han River in South Korea, Soundscape will serve as a public space for musical performances and art-based events once complete in 2027. Heatherwick Studio won an international competition to design it with its proposal for a trail of platforms raised to varying heights, referencing the city's mountainous terrain and the patter

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An Nhiên House / Ho Khue Architects

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Completed in 2021 in Vietnam. Images by Trieu Chien. Nestled in an exclusive area catering to affluent families, An Nhiên House stands out from the crowd. While neighboring homes prioritize size and.

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New Chicago O’Hare satellite concourse design by SOM-led team unveiled

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Skidmore, Owings, and Merrill has announced plans for a new satellite concourse at Chicago O’Hare International Airport along with Ross Barney Architects , Juan Gabriel Moreno Architects , and Arup. What will become the first new building in the airport’s largest expansion in 68 years features improved passenger experiences to compete with other modern airport designs.

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‘nest house’ floats in vietnam with breezy, minimalist design by architect ho khue

designboom

the nest house is perched above a lush, multi-story garden, creating the illusion of a floating residence. The post ‘nest house’ floats in vietnam with breezy, minimalist design by architect ho khue appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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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!