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Architect: Whose Title Is It Anyway?

Archinect

’ In the fourth part of Archinect In-Depth: Licensure , we explore the proliferation of the title 'architect' in cases beyond the built environment, most notably in the technology sector through terms such as 'software architect' or 'IT architect.' Are such titles legal? Who has responsibility for monitoring their use or misuse?

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Architecture Inspired by Permaculture: How to Integrate Its Design Principles Across Diverse Contexts?

ArchDaily

In contact with plants , animals , buildings , and infrastructures such as water, energy, and/or communications, permaculture analyzes the possible relationships between these elements based on their position in the landscape.

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LIVE EUR Apartments / Studio IT'S

ArchDaily

© Francesca Iovene architects: Studio IT'S Location: Rome, Italy Project Year: 2023 Photographs: Francesca Iovene Photographs: Francesco Mattuzzi Area: 1600.0 m2 Read more »

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The Obel Award Announces Theme for its 6th Cycle, the 2024 Edition

ArchDaily

In 2023, the fifth cycle recognized ‘Living Breakwaters’ in New York, a green infrastructure project off the shore of Staten Island, by SCAPE Landscape Architecture and its founder Kate Orff. Read more »

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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.

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The New School announces Joel Towers as its next President

Archinect

The New School has announced current Professor of Architecture and Sustainable Design and the former Executive Dean of the Parsons School of Design Joel Towers as its tenth President. Towers’ appointment was announced today by Board of Trustees Chair Linda E.

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The Grand Palais debuts its pre-Olympics makeover in Paris

Archinect

The initial phase of the four-year project that will be completed in 2025 involved expanding its capacity by 60%, creating a new pedestrian linkage to the Seine and Square Jean Perrin, restoring the balconies of the structure’s nave, and removing ad hoc additions that had slowly accrued since its opening 124 years ago.

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Report: Optimism for Construction Growth in the Next Year Remains High

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!

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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. There are a variety of approaches you can use to develop this collaborative sustainable culture.