KiKi ARCHi design geometric red brick house in Beijing


The bushy mountain and mirror-like lake provide a natural barrier to noise, which attracts the owners a lot. The post KiKi ARCHi design geometric red brick house in Beijing appeared first on Åvontuura. architecture getaway homes beijing china Eiichi Kano house KiKi ARCHi PRphoto

How to Modernize Your Home the Right Way: A Residential Architect’s Perspective

Aric Gitomer Architect

A modern home is today’s top trend when it comes to interiors. Changing consumer behavior is guiding residential architects toward uplifting and modernizing their designs.


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The Architect's Questionnaire: Julia Mollner

Portland Architecture

Julia Mollner ( Carleton Hart Architecture ). . BY LUKE AREHART.

Architecture is Awesome #26: Details

SW Oregon Architect

This is another in my series of posts inspired by 1000 Awesome Things , the Webby Award-winning blog written by Neil Pasricha. The series is my meditation on the awesome reasons why I was and continue to be attracted to the art of architecture.

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.

World's first 100% bio-based 3D printed home unveiled at the University of Maine


The University of Maine has unveiled what it claims to be the world’s first 3D printed home made entirely with bio-based materials.

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Eco-Capitalism and Architecture: Environmentally Friendly Materials and Technologies


Urban Park Micro Renovation / Atelier cnS + School of Architecture, South China University of Technology. Image: © Siming Wu. There was a time when buildings wanted to be mountains, roofs wanted to be forests, and pillars wanted to be trees.

Collages, cyanotypes, and portraits of a fallen Metabolist icon are on view in these must-see winter exhibitions

The Architect's Newsletter

Looking for an enriching cultural engagement to add to your calendar before—or during—the busy holiday season? AN’s editors have a few must-see exhibition recommendations, including shows now on view in [.]. Read More.

The Instagram Hunt: 12 Beautiful Staircases in Hamburg

Virginia Duran

Staircases, a functional aspect of a building which moves us from one level to the next, can actually be the centerpiece of the architectural concept. And it's a delight when there is time (and money) dedicated to this unique space, and they become the most special area of the building.

Where Does Tucker Carlson Live? A Look Into His 3 Homes


Do you follow Fox News? If yes, then you must have watched Tucker Carlson once or twice. He is one of the most famous television personalities to grace the screen across America and even has his own show on the channel called Tucker Carlson Tonight.

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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.

10 Drawings That Changed Architecture


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.

Cubo Arkitekter transforms old prison into stunning museum and welcome center in Denmark


The transformation of the prison originates from a need to create spaces for events, conferences and concerts in a historical setting. The post Cubo Arkitekter transforms old prison into stunning museum and welcome center in Denmark appeared first on Åvontuura.

Eco-Friendly Roofing Materials

Aric Gitomer Architect

Every homeowner must replace their roof shingles at some point. You must keep this in mind if you are building a new home. Roofs are the “guardians” of your home. Their primary job to withstand harsh weather makes it necessary for you to select a high-quality roof for your home.

Design for community: a conversation with Carleton Hart's Michelle Black and Brian Carleton

Portland Architecture

Michelle Black and Brian Carleton ( KLiK Concepts ). . BY BRIAN LIBBY. For quite a while now, I've been meaning to check in with Carleton Hart Architecture , and for a variety of reasons.

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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!

An Architect’s Father

SW Oregon Architect

A very young me with Dad. My father— Shiro Nishimura —passed away on Wednesday at the age of 94. He died peacefully, in his sleep, following years of ailing health.

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


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.

Frank Lloyd Wright homes for sale or rent right now

The Spaces

Architect Frank Lloyd Wright designed some ??1,114 1,114 structures throughout his long career, 532 of which were realised. But as prolific as he was, it’s still something of a rarity when one of his residencies comes up for sale or rent.

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The Architecture of the Metaverse (So Far)


ZHVR LOOP NEW WORLDS. Image Cortesía de ZHA. The undisputed protagonist of the last few years has been the Metaverse. The news is already flooding the world of video games and technology.

Cornell AAP dean Meejin Yoon wins the 2022 Leonardo da Vinci World Award of Arts

The Architect's Newsletter

Meejin Yoon, an architect, designer, and educator who has served as Gale and Ira Drukier Dean of the College of Architecture, Art, and Planning (AAP) at Cornell University since [.]. Read More.

Toronto is the densest urban area in North America

Brandon Donnelly

Some of you are probably shocked by this headline. But it is true. Here’s the chart to prove it : Toronto is number one. Los Angeles is number two. And New York sits just behind Winnipeg and Calgary.

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M8 'garden cap' among seven Glasgow projects prepped for UK funding

Urban Realm

An M8 Garden Cap and the People's Palace are among seven Glasgow projects in the running to receive funding from the UK Government's £800m Levelling Up Fund for Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales.

Architecture of Tomorrow: Future Cities as Imagined by Architects Today


How can architecture be a force for good in our ever-changing world? During Future Fest , we’ll pose this question to some of the world’s best architects. Launching in September, our three-week-long virtual event will be 100% free to attend. Register here !

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Stefano Boeri Architetti complete vertical forest city in Huanggang


It’s a Vertical Forest combining open and closed balconies that interrupt the regularity of the building and create an ever-changing movement. The post Stefano Boeri Architetti complete vertical forest city in Huanggang appeared first on Åvontuura.

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How to Build a Sustainable House?

Aric Gitomer Architect

Owing to climate change comprising rising sea levels, depletion of the ozone layers, and increased air pollution, we must take accountability for our roles. The built environment essays a significant character in the episode of climate change.

“A different way of developing cities” — SERA Architects' Tim Smith discusses the OMSI District and civic ecology

Portland Architecture

Tim Smith at his his AICP College of Fellows enshrinement ( SERA Architects ). . BY BRIAN LIBBY.

Eugene/Architecture/Alphabet: K

SW Oregon Architect

The Kennell Ellis Building (my photo) This is the next in my Eugene/Architecture/Alphabet series of blog posts, the focus of each being a landmark building here in Eugene. Many of these will be familiar to most who live here but there are likely to be a few buildings that are less so.

SOM presents 'ready-to-build' Urban Sequoia? NOW design at COP27


Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM) has revealed an update to its Urban Sequoia project it says can be built right now, during a presentation that took place today at the COP27 climate summit in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt.

These Swedish cabins float above the forest floor

The Spaces

Hovering between the trees in the southern Swedish province of Småland is a new cache of forest cabins that wrap guests in nature. Trakt Forest Hotel is the brainchild of founders Sandra and Mattias Sälleteg, whose family has been in the region for generations.

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“This House Does Not Exist” Uses AI to Generate Images Inspired by ArchDaily's Modern Architecture Projects


via This House Does Not Exist. Developed by indie entrepreneur @levelsio , This House Does Not Exist is a platform that allows users to generate images of modern architecture homes in the style of ArchDaily.