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GASS Architecture Studios unveil sustainable school campus in South Africa


The spatial arrangement at a macro level is what inspired the space making but also down to the individual buildings and spaces between them. The post GASS Architecture Studios unveil sustainable school campus in South Africa appeared first on Åvontuura.

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Saloon windows, Fonthill Castle; design by Henry Chapman Mercer (photo from the Mercer Museum & Fonthill Castle website ). Fonthill has over two hundred windows of varying sizes.


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UC Berkeley’s successful environmental design summer programs are back on campus


This post is brought to you by UC Berkeley College of Environmental Design. The College of Environmental Design (CED) at UC Berkeley was the first college to combine architecture, landscape architecture, and city planning in one entity.

Le Corbusier’s Marseille masterpiece turns 70 with an exhibition of reverent design

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The Unité d’Habitation apartment complex – a Brutalist treasure in suburban Marseille – is as beloved today by architecture buffs as Le Corbusier intended when he designed it in the 1950s. As such, its landmark 70 th birthday has not gone unnoticed.

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Studio MUTT completes shell clad artist studio overlooking Poole Harbour in Dorset


The studio is designed like an upside down boat. A timber structure sits on a concrete shelf, projecting from the landscape over the beach. The post Studio MUTT completes shell clad artist studio overlooking Poole Harbour in Dorset appeared first on Åvontuura.

Café Teri / NAMELESS Architecture.


© Kyung Roh. architects: NAMELESS Architecture Location: Yuseong-gu, Daejeon, South Korea Project Year: 2022 Photographs: Kyung Roh Area: 810.0 Read more ». Hospitality Architecture. Restaurants & Bars. Coffee Shop

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Dreyfuss + Blackford’s reimagining of a decrepit power station breathes new life into the Sacramento riverfront

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Longtime residents of Sacramento and generations of commuters passing through the region know exactly the spot. Joined by a cluster of budget motels on an isolated, wedge-shaped swath of land [.]. Read More.

The Top 10 Architecture Firms in Austria


Austria's contributions to building are generally regarded through its many baroque palaces and rococo churches that line its city's streets and rural landscapes. The post The Top 10 Architecture Firms in Austria appeared first on Åvontuura.

7 Ways Architectural Photographers are Elevating and Complicating the Modern Façade


Send us a photo. Tell us a story. Win $2,500! Architizer’s 3rd Annual One Photo Challenge launches on May 9th ! Pre-register for architecture's biggest photography competition here. Every angle that a building is viewed from tells a different story about how it was built or how it is used.

Future National Asian Pacific American Museum passes first major test


A national museum of Asian Pacific American history and culture is one major step closer to reality after the US House of Representatives unanimously approved on 26 April a bill to create an eight-person commission to study the feasibility of establishing such an institution in Washington, DC.

Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fallingwater gets clean energy assist from on-site solar array

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In observance of Earth Day, the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy (WPC), the private nonprofit that owns, operates, and serves as lead steward of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fallingwater, announced last month the [.]. Read More.

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Penda China design natural resort inspired by surrounding villages


The new design is a two-story building, constructed in harmony with water with each guest room enjoying the natural landscape. The post Penda China design natural resort inspired by surrounding villages appeared first on Åvontuura.

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Grey Palace Residence / Axial Studio


© MWP (Mario Wibowo). architects: Axial Studio Location: Yogyakarta, Yogyakarta City, Special Region of Yogyakarta, Indonesia Project Year: 2022 Photographs: MWP (Mario Wibowo) Area: 800.0 Read more ». Residential Architecture. Houses

Fiona Monkman of Islington Architects awarded the MJ Long Prize for Excellence in Practice 2022


Part of the W Awards program, the annual MJ Long Prize for Excellence in Practice recognizes UK-based architects excelling in practice. Last year's prize was awarded to Alice Brownfield of Peter Barber Architects.

Neri Oxman’s exhibition at SFMOMA pushes material limits amid apocalyptic visions

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Visitors to Nature × Humanity: Oxman Architects at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) are promised an exhibition whose work focuses on environmental health, moving away from “centering [.]. Read More.

LINK Arkitektur complete solid wood elementary school that sets new benchmarks for sustainability


The newly opened elementary school near Bergen, is unique in its combination of hybrid ventilation and solid wood on all surfaces. The post LINK Arkitektur complete solid wood elementary school that sets new benchmarks for sustainability appeared first on Åvontuura.

Cities are Experimenting with Free Public Transit to Promote Sustainable Mobility


Photo by Uno Raamat on Unsplash. ImageTallinn. Various cities have been experimenting with wavering fees for public transport in an effort to promote sustainable mobility, alleviate traffic congestion and decrease social inequality.

Henning Larsen unveils new mass timber 'World of Volvo' center in Gothenburg


Henning Larsen has revealed their design for a new experience center called World of Volvo in the Swedish automaker’s hometown of Gothenburg.

A dead mall near Rochester, New York, is now affordable senior housing

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Every year, fewer and fewer Americans will experience the thrill of a fresh ear piercing at Claire’s or the dopamine release of an Auntie Anne’s pretzel that blunts the tedium [.]. Read More.

Reader’s Choice: Top 10 Architecture Projects on Architizer in April 2022


Architects: Want to have your project featured? Showcase your work through Architizer and sign up for our inspirational newsletter. . Architizer’s journal is fueled by the creative energy of the thousands of architects from around the world who upload and showcase their incredible work.

The Farmhouse / BXBstudio Boguslaw Barnas


© Piotr Krajewski. architects: BXBstudio Boguslaw Barnas Location: Poland Project Year: 2021 Photographs: Piotr Krajewski Photographs: Rafa? Barnas? Area: 507.0 Read more ». Residential Architecture. Houses. Refurbishment. Renovation

Marc Thorpe Design launches design & build agency focused on delivering affordable solar-powered homes


NYC -based architecture and design studio Marc Thorpe Design has launched a design & build agency in New York’s West Catskills dedicated to the development of affordable solar -powered homes.

RIBA’s Radical Rooms exhibition highlights the often ‘invisible’ influence of women

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The ‘forgotten’ design contributions of four women are celebrated at a new RIBA show, which examines radical changes in the domestic space via three historic buildings.

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SketchUp for iPad Will Change the Game for Architects on the Go


Trimble has taken a big leap forward in mobile technology for architects with SketchUp for iPad. It’s a transformative moment for one of the Architecture, Engineering, and Construction (AEC) industry’s most popular software.

Nea House / YDR estudio + DEOC Arquitectos


© Joseph Nance. architects: DEOC Arquitectos architects: YDR estudio Location: Guatemala Project Year: 2020 Photographs: Joseph Nance Area: 650.0 Read more ». Residential Architecture. Houses. Detail. Decoration & Ornament

The 2022 Architectural League Prize for Young Architects + Designers winners examine the foundations of design


The Architectural League of New York has announced the winners of the 41st edition of its annual Prize for Young Architects + Designers portfolio competition. Each contestant is an early-career architect with no more than ten years out of a B.Arch or Master’s program.

University of Virginia School of Architecture biomaterials exhibition showcases material potential of CLT and mushrooms

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Like nature, technology is a loaded word, full of connotations and mental images of progress and human ingenuity. Traditionally understood, the two terms are perhaps at odds with one another; [.]. Read More.

Yohei Kawashima architects inc Create Distinctive Flow Lines at S_apartment


Project Status: Built. Year: 2020. Size: 3000 sqft – 5000 sqft. S_apartment – This plan is an apartment that is 4 floors and consists of 6 residences. The site is not huge, and we were required parking space by the client. Thus, we adopt 1F as a parking space and 2F to 4F as a residence.

Madison Desert Club / Kovac Design Studio


© Roger Davies. architects: Kovac Design Studio Location: La Quinta, CA, United States Project Year: 2020 Photographs: Roger Davies Area: 856.0 Read more ». Residential Architecture. Houses

A stretch of JFK Drive in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park to become permanently car-free


Golden Gate Park's John F. Kennedy Drive has been blocked off to vehicle traffic since the start of the pandemic, and on Tuesday night San Francisco's Board of Supervisors voted to keep it that way.

Scott Sutherland School of Architecture Exhibition 2022


Scott Sutherland School of Architecture Exhibition 2022 News, RGU Aberdeen Student Work, Designs. Scott Sutherland School of Architecture Exhibition in 2022. 6 May 2022. Scott Sutherland End of Year Show 2022 , Ideas for Living.

Tony Owen Partners Designs Modular ‘Rubiks Cube’ Switch House, Mosman


Project Status: Under Construction. Size: 3000 sqft – 5000 sqft. Budget: 1M – 5M. Switch House, Mosman – Construction is soon to commence on the switch House by Tony Owen Partners. This House is located near the waterfront in Mosman Bay in Sydney.

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House in Akishima / Office m-sa


© Kazuhisa Kota. architects: Office m-sa Location: Tokyo, Japan Project Year: 2021 Photographs: Kazuhisa Kota Area: 110.0 Read more ». Residential Architecture. Houses

Is Chicago ready to become the climate city of tomorrow? A new exhibition at the CAC explores an 'Energy Revolution'


To coincide with the recent Earth Day celebrations, the Chicago Architecture Center has opened up its archives for a look inside the revolution that could restore the city, traditionally thought to be a mecca for the seminal works of 19th- and 20th-century architectural pioneers, to the top of the new mantle of sustainable design.