2020

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Inspiration #67: Outdoor Shower pt 2

L² Design

Last week we looked at modern outdoor showers to give a refreshing take on this humid summer. This week we’re following up with some outdoor showers that are even better – they’re by the beach! Let’s jump right in.

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047: Apps for Architects

Life of an Architect

Architects are using technology more and more and with each passing day, more of this technology is available from the comforts of your cellphone or smart tablet. This list has been curated and categorized to provide the best mobile apps for architects.

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Making of House 59

Ronen Bekerman

Blender is picking up in ArchViz, and I’m looking into it at The Craft as well. Today I’m very happy to share the Making of House 59 by 77 Studio. They took it upon themselves to create this all with Blender & Cycles.

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Giant order office block to stand as a 'stepping stone' to the Clyde

Urban Realm

Mosaic Architecture & Design have produced an application for planning in principle to erect the second phase of planned office development at Carrick Street in Glasgow's Broomielaw office district.

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The Ultimate Free Guide to Construction Project Management Software

Spreadsheets and in-house tools can no longer manage the sophistication and the demand for data of modern construction. Our free buyer’s guide will help you identify what construction software you need and the key features you should be looking for.

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Revit Window Sill Height Location

Applying Technology to Architecture

When placing a window in Revit, the sill height will be shown in its properties and can be modified as required. The sill height is typically at the bottom (sill) of the actual window. However, it is possible that the sill height is not at the actual sill of the window if the window has […].

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MERRY CHRISTMAS AND A FANTASTIC 2021 from Architect and Friends!

Architect on Tour

After a year that nobody would have expected, we are still positive about 2020!

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The State of Transit in the Region: From Bad to Worse?

Community Architect Daily

This year has been extremely rough for transit and has heightened the need to think about the future of transit. In Baltimore, transit and transportation, once a geeky topic, have become the focus of public interest.

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The Charming Appeal of Dormer Windows

The Architect's Guide

Dormer Windows Disclaimer: As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. There are affiliate links in this post. This means that at no cost to you, I will receive a commission if you purchase through my link.

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We have new art on our walls

HMH Architecture + Interiors

Artist: Blaise Simonelli Website: blaisesimonelli.com Insta: @blaise_simonelli_art Our office has been decked out for the cold winter months by the lovely and talented Blaise Simonelli. Rich colors and texture bring life to these vibrant, abstract paintings.

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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

In this webinar, we will hear from Pedro Clarke, a principal architect and thought leader in sustainable architecture, about designing and building more sustainable buildings and how to engage clients in learning sustainable processes.

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Dennis Kowal, only architect to receive TESLA Innovation Award 2020

Dennis Kowal Architects

Dennis Kowal Architects are awarded first-ever Tesla Innovation Award. This building was ahead of its time” said competition judge Howard Lewis noting “…the completed office and educational spaces proactively addressed the problems with indoor environments that everyone is now trying to correct.”.

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Inspiration #66: Outdoor Shower pt 1

L² Design

Maybe it’s because I spent all last week sweating it out in our near-100% humidity building the new south fence at #L2HQ, but I’ve been dreaming of an outdoor shower lately.

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Do Architects Still Need to Draw?

Life of an Architect

Do architects still need to draw? This is a controversial topic to be certain, but is it something that should be considered when planning for the future of the profession and the education of future architects? I am not certain of my stance on the issue, but I do believe it needs open discussion.

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The ArchViz BlackFriday to Cyber Monday 2020

Ronen Bekerman

The annual BIG ArchViz BlackFriday to CyberMonday promotion is underway with 35 Partners offering software, plugins, 3d models, textures, materials, rendering power, and 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. Over half of respondents see digital technology as the greatest growth opportunity. Don't be kept in the dark when it comes to the future. Read the report today!

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Why a Plug-In Hybrid Car Is the Greenest Drive Available

Community Architect

With the threat of Climate Change heavy on the mind many people ask what is a safe but environmentally friendly way to get around, especially now when the use of transit and trains presumably adds COVID risk.

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ARCHITECTURAL GEOMETRY, A Rare Geometrical Record from Rural Devon, by Laurie Smith

Jane Griswold Radocchia

Laurie Smith has written a new book: ARCHITECTURAL GEOMETRY A Rare Geometrical Record from Rural Devon. Here's the cover. The book is about the many daisy wheels and other geometry found on the walls of a Devon threshing barn.

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The most beautiful mantel in the world

architect design™

As so often happens with blogging, time gets away from you. As time builds you think the next post has to be really spectacular to explain the absence. Well 6 months have passed but in Covid time that doesn't count as much, right?

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Land for us all! Really?

Architect on Tour

In view of the fact that Austria is one of the largest “wasters” of land in the world, the question arises whether a trend reversal is still possible due to years of exploitation.

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A Miracle on Lexington Street?

Community Architect Daily

Just when the handwringing over failing urban retail and deserted office towers and what it all could mean for the future of cities becomes ever more desperate, news reach us that the most dormant urban block in all of downtown Baltimore could have finally found a prince that kisses it back to life.

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A Beginner’s Guide to Storm Windows

The Architect's Guide

Storm Windows Disclaimer: As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. There are affiliate links in this post. This means that at no cost to you, I will receive a commission if you purchase through my link.

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Residential Cabinetry

Applying Technology to Architecture

The casework/cabinetry provided with Revit is very generic and often not desirable for residential design projects. This includes design for single family homes and multi-family projects.

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Reinventing the Public Library

Dennis Kowal Architects

Public Libraries after COVID will contain more programming spaces, smaller tables without permanent power so they can be moved, and specialty rooms for podcasting, 3D printing and teleconferencing. At Dennis Kowal Architects, our library designs already include these innovations.

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A couple memory numbers that ARE material likes to reference re: material testing. Visualize it, rhyme it, memorize it. Whatever works for your study process is the important piece. #AREsketches

L² Design

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How to Detail a Snowman

Life of an Architect

It's hard to believe that the Christmas Holidays are upon us and I haven't shared with you my profound "How to Detail a Snowman" knowledge. mostly because I don't have any since I live in Texas.

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Making of Quinta da Comporta

Ronen Bekerman

I’m always fascinated with recreations of built projects, but even more so with proper integration of 2d people cut-outs into renders. I’m not good at it as I want to be and I’m sure many of you seek more information about how to do this better.

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Corona Destroys the Environment - Could It Help it Too?

Community Architect

Essays about the calamities of 2020 like to equate Corona and Climate Change as two big challenges that highlight and accelerate the problems we already have by acting as prisms that magnify existing societal fissures.

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2020 Wolf Xmas houses

Wolf Architects

Christmas Wolf Houses make their way each year to homes around the globe as a tradition of ours. It is a tactile reminder of our connection to the wider world and the gratitude for our friends and family. Vancouver, Belgium, Singapore, Hong Kong, Thailand are some of homes these will end up in.

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Beautiful Life Auction

HMH Architecture + Interiors

A MOMENT WHERE CREATING BEAUTY WITHIN YOUR OWN HOME AND LIFESTYLE WILL CULTIVATE THE UTMOST BEAUTY AND JOY IN THE LIFE OF ANOTHER IS A RARE OPPORTUNITY INDEED. AND THAT MOMENT IS NOW!

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TUCSON MODERNISM WEEK 2020

Architect on Tour

Following the great success of AIA Austin Homes Tour and Palm Springs Modernism Week Fall Preview here is another great virtual event that will offer online lectures and tours starting November 6th, 2020. TUCSON MODERNISM WEEK 2020.

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