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Architectural Featherweights: 10 Awe-Inspiring Canopies Drawn in Section

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Architects: Want to have your project featured? Showcase your work through Architizer and sign up for our inspirational newsletters. Architecture inspires us to look up. In our day-to-day, we often only see what’s right in front of us, following the path ahead. When we think about the many components and elements of architecture, canopies are unique in that they provide functional opportunities and the chance to integrate art and design.

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a series of tree trunk columns runs along residential building’s facade in the netherlands

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the building, set amidst gently sloping terrain, is infused with green open spaces forming walking routes from the park and into the built volume. The post a series of tree trunk columns runs along residential building’s facade in the netherlands appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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Intersectional Design: Rethinking Architecture for the Future

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Superkilen park. Image Design stems from nuance, empathy, and understanding. The best solutions address the needs, identities, and context of a client and place. A designer's response needs to be informed by these different realities. Intersectional Design is a method of designing by thinking through how factors of identity (gender, race, sexuality, class, and many more) interact with one another.

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G Architects Studio clad Kyoto coffee stand in rapidly oxidised copper

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Japanese practice G Architects Studio used soy sauce and ammonium chloride to rapidly oxidise the copper cladding of this coffee stand in Kyoto , giving certain areas a distinctive blue-green finish. Located at the base of a two-storey wooden building at a busy intersection, the one-metre-deep kiosk was formerly a Bento stand serving nearby workers before being transformed into a coffee stand for confectionary company Suetomi.

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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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DIALOG and Smoke Architecture complete Ontario college building inspired by Indigenous principles

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Toronto-based DIALOG has completed the A-Building Expansion at Centennial College in Scarborough, Ontario. Designed in collaboration with Smoke Architecture, and described by the team as “Canada’s first LEED Gold, zero carbon, WELL certified, mass timber , higher-education facility,” the newly completed scheme “seamlessly blends Indigenous perspectives, sustainability and innovative architecture.

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Hangzhou Riverfront Public Space -the Fengyuan Station / TJAD Original Design Studio

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© Zhang Yong architects: TJAD Original Design Studio Location: Binjiang District, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China Project Year: 2023 Photographs: Zhang Yong Photographs: Original Design Studio Area: 1513.

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Everything you need to know about Saudi Arabia's 14 "giga projects"

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Saudi Arabia is currently undergoing a massive development program and while Neom is very well known, it is only one of 14 giga projects in the country. Here we explain them all. Developed as part of crown prince Mohammad bin Salman's Vision 2030 plan to transform the country, the series of giant developments, many of which were on display at the Cityscape conference in Riyadh , are known as giga projects.

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Janet Echelman receives two international awards in recognition of her urban sculptures

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Artist Janet Echelman has been honored with two international architecture and engineering awards for her work. Echelman received both the Boston Society of Architects’ Harleston Parker Medal and the Isler Prize of the International Association for Shell and Spatial Structures (IASS) for her artwork at the intersection of sculpture , architecture, urban design, material science, computer science, and structural and aeronautical engineering.

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two intersecting saddle roofs shield DMAA’s house f in slovenia

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delugan meissl associated architects envelops the entire timber-framed structure in a wooden lamella facade. The post two intersecting saddle roofs shield DMAA’s house f in slovenia appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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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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Bode Country House / PLATAFORMArq

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Completed in 2023 in Monsanto, Portugal. Images by João Saraiva. At the foot of the historic village of Monsanto, nestled in the hills, stands a discreet luxury retreat that exudes new life in a place once.

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World's tallest skyscraper restarts construction in Saudi Arabia

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Construction work has resumed on Jeddah Tower in Saudi Arabia , a skyscraper designed by Chicago-based studio Adrian Smith + Gill Gordon Architecture , which is expected to become the world's tallest building. According to Dubai-based magazine Middle East Economic Digest (MEED), work will resume on the project after nearly a decade of construction. Designed by Adrian Smith + Gill Gordon Architecture ( AS+GG ), the skyscraper is planned to reach a height of 1,000 metres.

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Daniel Libeskind completes senior housing development on Long Island

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Studio Libeskind has shared photos of its recently completed senior housing project on Long Island. Located in the village of Freeport in Nassau County, the new Allan and Geraldine Rosenberg Residence holds a total of 45 units reserved for residents aged 55 and older, along with a selection of on-site supportive services and other amenities meant to improve its users' quality of life and ability to age in place as part of the state’s larger $25 billion push to create 100,000 units of affor

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Micro-Housing: Which Architects Get It Right, and Why the Tiny House Movement Is Going Mainstream

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The latest edition of “ Architizer: The World’s Best Architecture ” — a stunning, hardbound book celebrating the most inspiring contemporary architecture from around the globe — is now available. Order your copy today. After the pandemic, we are more likely to give up our homes in the city in exchange for the fresher air and outdoor space in smaller towns and the suburbs.

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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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Jacupiranga Garden / Gabriella Ornaghi e Bianca Vasone Arquitetura da Paisagem

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© Ana Mello architects: Gabriella Ornaghi e Bianca Vasone Arquitetura da Paisagem Location: Jardim Paulistano, São Paulo - SP, Brazil Project Year: 2019 Photographs: Ana Mello Area: 400.

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Open Architecture designs "extraterrestrial-looking" space museum in China

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Chinese studio Open Architecture has revealed its design for a space museum and experience centre in Yantai, China , which will appear like a mysterious black object in an oceanfront park. Named Space Crystals, the building will have a glossy black exterior and a faceted stone-like shape that rises at one end to point towards the ocean. Open Architecture describes the design as "an extraterrestrial-looking object landed mysteriously in the clearing of a seaside park".

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A 12th-century Scottish monk may have invented modern architectural drawing techniques, new research claims

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Research from a professor at the University of Aberdeen has advanced evidence that the art and practice of architectural drawing may have been invented by a 12th-century Scottish clergyman working in Paris around the time of the construction of Notre-Dame Cathedral and other important Gothic structures. Dr. Karl Kinsella is a lecturer in Medieval Art History at the institution.

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open-plan apartment in prague integrates hidden niches, arches & intricate patterns

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ovenecká 33 is in constant flux, influenced by the time of day, the movement of the sun, and the intricate stucco patterns adorning the walls. The post open-plan apartment in prague integrates hidden niches, arches & intricate patterns 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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Cliffhanger House / Joe Adsett Architects

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© Cam Murchison architects: Joe Adsett Architects Location: Gowrie Mountain QLD 4350, Australia Project Year: 2022 Photographs: Cam Murchison Area: 568.

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William Samuels creates relocatable home as "radical departure" from standard house

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The corrugated metal -clad modules of this home in New Zealand were designed to be easily moved to using a trailer as an alternative to standard houses. Faced with the challenge of finding his own home in an unaffordable market, architect William Samuels developed Studio House as a dwelling that could be placed on leased land and then relocated or expanded should the need arise.

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Snøhetta among three winners of the 2023 Houen Fund Prize

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Three projects have been awarded the Houen Fund Prize , one of the most prestigious awards in Norway’s architecture and construction industry. First awarded in 1904, the prize is managed by the National Museum of Oslo with a jury appointed by the National Federation of Norwegian Architects. “This year's winners are particularly deserving,” said jury president Kristin Jarmund.

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Look Up! 6 Spectacular Skybridges Uplifting the Urban Landscape 

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The latest edition of “ Architizer: The World’s Best Architecture ” — a stunning, hardbound book celebrating the most inspiring contemporary architecture from around the globe — is now available. Order your copy today. Suspended high above the urban sprawl, skybridges seemingly defy the laws of gravity. These complex feats of engineering offer passage between buildings, supported in their entirety by the structures they connect.

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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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From Tradition to Innovation: How Modern Technologies are Transforming the Potential of Wood

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In’Cube Danone Research & Innovation Center / Arte Charpentier. Image © Christophe Valtin Wood, one of the oldest building materials, has been continuously reinvented throughout history. As contemporary architecture becomes more and more concerned with sustainability and environmental responsibility, the popularity of the material has also increased.

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Tatiana Bilbao Estudio completes ruin-like aquarium in Mexico

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Architecture studio Tatiana Bilbao Estudio has completed an aquarium in Mazatlán, Mexico , with a labyrinthine structure that "merges marine and terrestrial elements in its architectural design". The Sea of Cortez Research Center sits on an estuary near the ocean and is part of a general regeneration project for Mazatlán Central Park. Tatiana Bilbao Estudio 's intention is for the building to resemble a ruin that has been flooded by water and discovered in the future after the water receded, lea

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Construction starts for August rise 6% with huge gains in the manufacturing sector

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The latest data from the Dodge Construction Network has indicated a 6% total rise in construction starts to a seasonally-adjusted rate of $1.3 trillion for the month of August, following a 17% rise that was recorded in July thanks to gains in the multifamily and nonbuilding sectors. Nonresidential starts for the month rose by 40% thanks to a 285% increase in the manufacturing sector.

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MINI launches its first electric bikes with aluminum frame and thermoplastic chain guard

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MINI and angell mobility’s first electric bikes ‘e-bike 1’ will only be available worldwide in 1959 units, the number indicating the year MINI Cooper was introduced. The post MINI launches its first electric bikes with aluminum frame and thermoplastic chain guard 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!