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Best trad buildings of 2022

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Capital Square, in Richmond, with the original Life Insurance Co. of Virginia under construction to next to city hall to the center left of the Virginia State Capitol, designed by Thomas Jefferson. It grows ever more difficult and hence ever more depressing to construct these annual roundups of traditional architecture. I feel a bit of guilt arising from the headline “Best trad buildings of 2022,” because so many of them are obviously not “the best.” I think I have reason

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Legendary Japanese architect Arata Isozaki has passed away aged 91

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Arata Isozaki is dead. The famed designer of many of post-war Japan’s most significant public buildings and cultural commissions and winner of the 2019 Pritzker Prize passed away peacefully on Wednesday at his home in Okinawa, according to the New York Times. Born in Ōita Prefecture in 1931, Isozaki studied at the University of Tokyo before working in the office of Kenzo Tange and then setting out to form his own practice in 1963.

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Brickwell Mixed Use Building / Society of Architecture

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© Kyungsub Shin. architects: Society of Architecture Location: 35-17 Tongui-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea Project Year: 2020 Photographs: Kyungsub Shin Area: 996.0 m2. Read more ».

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visual display immerses italian restaurant and bar lounge in neon orange light

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visual display applies sound-absorbing paneling suspended from the ceiling in linear pattern. The post visual display immerses italian restaurant and bar lounge in neon orange light 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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Dezeen's top 10 hotels of 2022

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A temple-like hotel in Mexico and a converted prison in Berlin feature in this roundup of the best hotel designs of 2022, as we continue Dezeen's review of the year. Over 50 hotel and short-stay projects featured on Dezeen in 2022. Our list includes both destination hotels, such as the idyllic Patina Maldives, and stylish urban boltholes like Ace Hotel Toronto.

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In a Forest in Portugal, a Refined Timber Home Is Hewn From a Traditional Granary

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Marta Brandão and MIMA Housing reinterpret a former store house using slatted wood, ample glazing, and a slate-tile roof. Houses We Love: Every day we feature a remarkable space submitted by our community of architects, designers, builders, and homeowners. Project Details: Location: Arouca, Portugal Architect: Marta Brandão and MIMA Housing Year: 2022 Footprint: 1,185 square feet Builder: Castelo Soberano Photographer: José Campos / @ josecamposphotographer From the Architects: "Imagine falling

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10 Drawings That Changed Architecture

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The Fourth Annual One Drawing Challenge is open for entries! Architecture’s most popular drawing competition is back and bigger than ever, including larger prizes. Get started on your submission. Architectural drawing is an act of communication. Creating both a vision for what could be and detailing the technical relationships of design and construction, architects use drawings as a way to explore, express and share their ideas.

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Moxon Architects' new Quarry Studios HQ is named the best building in Scotland of 2022

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The Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland (RIAS) has named a rural office and café by Moxon Architects as its Andrew Doolan Best Building in Scotland Award winner for 2022. Completed in 2020, Quarry Studios serves as the firm’s new headquarters while also providing a perky public reprieve for tourists and visitors staggering in from nearby Balmoral.

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Snøhetta unveils new urban farm design in Hong Kong

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Snøhetta is nearing completion on a trio of clubhouse designs set in the densely populated center of Hong Kong ’s Pavilia Farm residential development in Tai Wai. As a space for social interaction and shared experiences, the project serves residents of Pavilia with a vital piece of communal infrastructure while also providing urban farming capabilities and a contemplative connection to nature in what can otherwise be considered a hyper-urban environment.

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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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Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Fawcett Farm lists for $4.25M in California's Central Valley

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One of Frank Lloyd Wright ’s final Usonian designs is now on the market in central California. Real estate firm Crosby Doe Associates recently listed Wright’s Fawcett Farm in Los Banos for a cool $4.25 million and is beginning to take offers on the 7-bed, 6-bathroom home that was completed just two years after his death in 1959. Image courtesy TopTenRealEstateDeals.com Image courtesy TopTenRealEstateDeals.com The house was built by local football legend Buck Fawcett and his wife usin

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3XN's upcycled Quay Quarter Tower is the 2022 World Building of the Year

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The final day of this year’s World Architecture Festival in Lisbon has culminated in 3XN ’s Quay Quarter Tower named the World Building of the Year during a special ceremony at the city’s historic converted Convento Do Beato. The 46-story Sydney tower provides a remarkable example of adaptive reuse to the industry, having retained some 65% of the original 1976 structure and a reported 95% of its core in the construction process that was completed in April of 2022.

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Foster + Partners reveal cross-laminated timber scheme in London

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Foster + Partners have been granted approval for the construction of a new mixed-use cross-laminated timber development in London. Named The William , the scheme will become one of London’s largest timber developments, and Foster + Partners’ first timber office building in the city. Image courtesy of Foster + Partners As reported by The Architect’s Journal , the process will see the demolition of a four-story 1950s housing block to be replaced by a pair of new seven-story mixed

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RIBA announces 2022 President's Medal student winners

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Continuing their work to recognize the valuable contributions of academics and researchers to the architectural field, the Royal Institute of Architects (RIBA) has announced its annual winners of the President’s Medal and Awards for Research. The 186th edition of the program saw UCL Bartlett School student Annabelle Tan taking home the RIBA Silver Medal for her investigation into notions of ‘tropicality’ in the context of Singapore titled 'A Journey through Past, Present and Po

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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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Dutch landscape studio OKRA wins the 2022 European Prize for Urban Public Space

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Dutch studio OKRA landschapsarchitecten has been announced as the winner of the 11th edition of the European Prize for Urban Public Space in a ceremony conducted at the Center of Contemporary Culture of Barcelona (CCCB) on Tuesday. Their restoration of the Catharijnesingel canal in Utrecht was lauded by the jury as “an exemplary intervention for the survival of our cities in this new climate era.

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RIBA presents third round of House of the Year shortlist candidates

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The third round of projects in the mix for the title of RIBA House of the Year has been released by the organization in advance of tonight’s third episode of the BBC Channel 4’s Grand Designs: House of the Year program. Home designs from Surman Weston and Haysom Ward Miller are the next two to compete for the now nine-year-old title, which, this year, features "Hard to Build" residential structures across the country.

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MoMA to host Refik Anadol’s first solo US museum exhibition

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New York’s Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) has unveiled details of an upcoming exhibition featuring the work of media artist Refik Anadol. Titled Refik Anadol: Unsupervised , and open from November 19th, 2022 through March 5th 2023, the installation will feature three new digital artworks by the artist. Image © Refik Anadol Studio, courtesy of The Museum of Modern Art, New York Anadol’s three new pieces will use artificial intelligence to interpret more than 200 years of art from Mo

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Zaha Hadid Architects designs 'stratified, geological' sports complex in Hangzhou, China

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Zaha Hadid Architects has unveiled their competition-winning design for the Hangzhou International Sports Center in China. The complex will be anchored by a 60,000-seat football stadium, while also holding a 19,000-seat indoor arena, an aquatics center with two 164-foot-long pools, and practice pitches. Image credit: Brick Visual The 1.45 million-square-foot stadium is connected to the indoor arena and aquatics center via a central podium.

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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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OBMI's 'new model for urban tourism' wins the 2022 Radical Innovation Award

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A conceptual design from international hospitality specialists OBMI has taken home the top prize as part of this year’s Radical Innovation Award. The firm’s "Aera Vertical Resort" proposal beat out two other finalists named earlier in the month for the award’s 16th edition. Featuring a porous, glass-canopied volume that encases a vertical garden and program of seven distinct districts set aside for dining, art, fashion, drama, garden, wellness, and family, respectively, the sch

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Former LA Times print facility reborn as creative offices by EYRC Architects

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Ehrlich Yanai Rhee Chaney Architects (EYRC) has completed their adaptive re-use of an abandoned Los Angeles Times print facility in Costa Mesa, Orange County. The 430,000-square-foot scheme titled ‘The Press’ saw the three-story complex converted into flexible office spaces. Photo credit: Matthew Millman The grounds surrounding the facility see an existing rail line reincorporated as a bike and pedestrian trial to link with a wider pathway network.

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Construction begins on Zaha Hadid Architects’ meandering Jinghe art center

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Construction has commenced on the Zaha Hadid Architects -designed Jinghe New City Culture & Art Center in China, following a ground-breaking ceremony on September 16th, 2022. Zaha Hadid Architects won the international competition to design and deliver the scheme in June, which will serve as a new cultural and arts destination for the burgeoning Jinghe New City tech hub.

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Sustainability-focused architecture leads the 2022 field of AIA California Design Awards winners

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The AIA California has just announced its annual slate of Design Awards recipients recognizing 25 projects from around the state that are marked by their environmental performance and the observed capacity to mitigate what the contest’s jury referred to as “the most pressing challenge of our time.” Special Commendations, Honor, Merit, and three select Climate Action Awards were given to projects that all met sustainability benchmarks laid forth by the AIA’s Framework for

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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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First photos of Morphosis' soon-to-open Orange County Museum of Art

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With a grand opening just a little over a week away, the Orange County Museum of Art ( OCMA ) has revealed the latest photos of its Morphosis -designed new South Coast home in the beachfront community of Costa Mesa. Located on the campus of the Segerstrom Center for the Arts, the 53,000-square-foot museum will be inaugurated with five special exhibitions and 24-hour celebrations to honor the work that went into its design and three-year-long construction.

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Adjaye Associates designs major 35-acre master plan for Cleveland waterfront

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Adjaye Associates has designed a major master plan along the Cleveland riverfront in collaboration with real estate firm Bedrock. The Cuyahoga Riverfront development spans 35 acres and is described by its designers as a “15-to-20-year vision” that “prioritizes accessibility, equity, sustainability, and resilience with the development of an 18-hour, 15-minute downtown.

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BGN Penthouse / Estúdio Mangava

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© Lela Leme. architects: Estúdio Mangava Location: Campinas, Estado de São Paulo, Brazil Project Year: 2022 Photographs: Lela Leme Area: 160.0 m2. Read more ».

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Water Bottling Plant / Chi.Arch

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© Thanh Pham. architects: Chi.Arch Location: Ninh Van Bay, Ninh Hòa, Vietnam Project Year: 2022 Photographs: Thanh Pham Area: 100.0 m2. Read more ».

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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!