2023

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Best Houses of 2023

ArchDaily

© Rory Gardiner As part of our 2023: Year in Review retrospective, on ArchDaily we review and reflect over this years’ publications. Residential architecture continues to be one of the most visited categories when it comes to built architecture, sparking interest from our users all around the world.

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hurricane-proof casa punta cana’s organic body reaches for the caribbean landscape

designboom

signed by mareines arquitetura in the dominican republic, the one-story residence combines wood, steel, copper, and concrete to create a dynamic palette The post hurricane-proof casa punta cana’s organic body reaches for the caribbean landscape appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

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Archiproducts Design Awards: 2023 Designer of the Year and Sustainability Award winners

Archinect

The winners of the 2023 Archiproducts Design Awards are out now, with a new ‘Sustainability Award’ and superlative recognition added to honor the singular ‘Designer of the Year’ included in the program’s now eighth overall edition. The list of over 100 winners included designs from architects Mario Botta , Snøhetta , Foster + Partners , BIG , Stefano Boeri , UNStudio , Yabu Pushelberg , and other top-name firms.

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BORD completes cider production facility with rhombus-shaped tunnel-like volumes in Hungary

World Architecture Community

BORD Architectural Studio has completed a cider production facility composed of rhombus-shaped tunnel-like volumes in Etyek, Öreghegy, Hungary.Named BudaPrés Fruit Processing Plant, the üÇ-square-metre facility is located in Etyek, which is commonly.

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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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Irish Hunger Memorial by 1100 Architect

Archinect

To create a memorial commemorating the Great Irish Hunger, the Battery Park City Authority selected a team consisting of 1100 Architect, landscape architect Gail Wittwer-Laird, and artist Brian Tolle. Located on the banks of the Hudson River, in lower Manhattan, the memorial is a meditative space where visitors can contemplate the famine and its connections to world hunger today.

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Now and Forever, a stained glass piece by Kerry James Marshall, brings the civil rights struggle into Washington National Cathedral

The Architect's Newsletter

What does it say about the United States that, until 2017, stained glass portraits of Confederate generals Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson adorned Washington National Cathedral—one of the country’s The post <em>Now and Forever</em>, a stained glass piece by Kerry James Marshall, brings the civil rights struggle into Washington National Cathedral appeared first on The Architect’s Newspaper.

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This Off-Grid Design Studio Feels Like It’s Floating in a Forest

Dwell

Woodland views take center stage in this backyard office crafted from cedar, glass, and concrete. Our Focus series shines the spotlight on the details: the extraordinary materials, spaces, and ideas that take great projects to the next level. Sharon and Mike Matas’s backyard studio in Healdsburg, California, feels less like an office and more like a tree house.

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Luminaries: 8 of the World’s Top Lighting Design Firms

Architizer

The winners of this year's A+Product Awards have been announced. Stay tuned for the year's edition of the A+Product Awards ebook in the coming months. Lighting is often the unsung hero on many projects, whether artificial or natural; light is a subtle yet crucial element that transforms spaces from structures to experiences. But with many firms worldwide unveiling astonishing lighting design projects, who truly shines brightest?

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Exactly how gentle does gentle density need to be?

Brandon Donnelly

This proposal by Dubbeldam Architecture + Design, called Incremental Density, is both an obvious step in the right direction and a problem. It is directionally right because it is exactly the kind of “gentle density” that we need and that many of us hope to see in our cities. Four to six storeys, prototypically built on an as-of-right basis all across city, possibly by small-scale owner/developers.

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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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PB House / D Compose Architect

ArchDaily

© Rungkit Charoenwat architects: D Compose Architect Location: Chiang Rai, Mueang Chiang Rai District, Chiang Rai Province, Thailand Project Year: 2023 Photographs: Rungkit Charoenwat Area: 695.

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De Chill House / X11 Design Studio

ArchDaily

Completed in 2022 in Vietnam. Images by Hoang Le. In developing urban areas with high construction density, the lack of natural light in tube houses can make the space feel stuffy and disconnected.

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Huizhen High School brings a fresh take on school design as the 2023 World Building of the Year

Archinect

Concluding the 2023 World Architecture Festival in Singapore is the announcement of the prestigious World Building of the Year award , which went to Huizhen High School by Approach Design Studio and Zhejiang University of Technology Engineering Design Group. Designed as an "efficiency-first" campus in the Jianbei District of Huizhen, this boarding school was created to mimic a "floating forest.

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Zaha Hadid Architects inaugurates Zhuhai Jinwan Civic Art Centre in southern China

Archinect

Zaha Hadid Architects has shared photos of its newly inaugurated Zhuhai Jinwan Civic Art Centre in southern China. The project integrates three separate facilities for art, scientific education, and culture into one coherent design with a 1,200-seat grand theater, 500-seat Black Box theater, science center, and art museum arranged symmetrically on a central axis.

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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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Winning projects of the 2023 Australian National Architecture Awards

Archinect

The Australian Institute of Architects has named its winners for the 2023 National Architecture Awards as part of a special event held recently at the National Gallery of Australia in Canberra. The Awards’ 42nd overall edition drew a total of 47 winners across ten categories from a 70-entry shortlist and represents the best examples of adaptive reuse, sustainable design, creative approaches to creating high density, and a “connection to Country,” according to the organization.

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The Ring House / studio prAcademics

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© Inclined Studio architects: studio prAcademics Location: Khodiyar - Jaspur Rd, Gujarat, India Project Year: 2021 Photographs: Inclined Studio Photographs: Manan Surti Photography Area: 740.

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Zaha Hadid Architects completes Prague high-rise development with cascading terraces

Archinect

Zaha Hadid Architects has designed a high-rise building in the Czech Republic adjacent to one of Prague’s major railway stations. Named Masaryčka, the scheme has been envisioned as “a welcoming gateway to the city for suburban and domestic rail passengers as well as those using the express rail link that is currently under construction to Prague’s international airport.

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Henning Larsen design picked to transform Prague Central Station

Archinect

Henning Larsen has been announced as the winner of a draft design competition to transform Prague Central Station into a modern rail hub for the capital region named Nový Hlavák. The project will increase passenger capacity for an existing Hlavni Nadrazi terminal and train hall while enhancing a connection to Vrchlického Sady Park, forming an optimized destination at the heart that’s based around principles of micro-mobility and pedestrianism.

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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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BIG designs stepped concave towers for ‘Europe’s largest regeneration project’ in Greece

Archinect

Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) has designed a major residential complex in Athens, Greece. Named Park Rise and commissioned for LAMDA Development, BIG’s scheme is part of The Ellinikon, described by LAMDA as “Europe’s largest urban regeneration project and a smart city being built from the ground up in Athens.” Image credit: Bjarke Ingels Group / LAMDA Park Rise will form the centerpiece of Little Athens, a new residential neighborhood located within the Ellinikon master plan.

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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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The Best Architectural Drawings of 2023

ArchDaily

© ArchDaily As another year draws to a close, ArchDaily's team of curators is pleased to present a selection of the best architectural drawings published throughout 2023, without which the projects' appreciation would certainly not be the same. Architectural representation plays a fundamental role both in the design process - from the very first sketches to the finest construction details - and in its presentation to a wider audience.

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KPF’s tapered Tower 36 wins approval in Miami

Archinect

The design of KPF’s Tower 36 has been approved by the Miami Urban Development Review Board. Developed in collaboration with architect of record ODP Architecture & Design , the 922,000-square-foot tower will hold both office and retail functions. Image credit: Atchain, courtesy of KPF Externally, the 635-foot-tall tapered tower is defined by a glass facade containing terraces on all office floors.

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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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Family House in Druskininkai / Laurynas Žakevi?ius Architects

ArchDaily

© Leonas Garbacauskas architects: Laurynas Žakevičius Architects Location: Druskininkai, Druskininkai Municipality, Lithuania Project Year: 2019 Photographs: Leonas Garbacauskas Area: 170.

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CHAABI House / SYSTEM Architects + EKNC

ArchDaily

© Maruf Raihan architects: EKNC architects: SYSTEM Architects Location: Berabo, Rupganj, Narayanganj, Bangladesh Project Year: 2022 Photographs: Maruf Raihan Area: 1035.

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ALIVE Residence / Sa Ta Na Architects

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Completed in 2023 in Bangkok, Thailand. Images by Rungkit Charoenwat. Combining the balance of city living together with nature. Home design ideas with natural light and breeze. Leaving space around the house for a.

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Mecanoo and Meng Architects team wins competition for Shenzhen ‘science forest’ research center

Archinect

A team comprising Mecanoo , Meng Architects, and Lora Landscape has been named as winners of an international competition to design the Shenzhen Guangming Scientist Valley in China. The project seeks to create “the first comprehensive national science center in the Greater Bay Area, attracting researchers and innovative talents from around the world to create a world-leading research and innovation hub.

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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!