2022

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

Avontuura

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.

The Architect's Questionnaire: Julia Mollner

Portland Architecture

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

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How to Swipe Right on a Residential Architect

Aric Gitomer Architect

It is a well-known saying that there is plenty of fish in the sea. And truer words have never been spoken. When you are in the market for a residential architect, how do you know who the perfect match for your needs will be?!

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.

What is Passive House, and how can it shape your career?

Archinect

In a 2017 feature article for Archinect , NK Architects’ CMO Zack Semke set out the case for adopting Passive House design principles. “The genius of Passive House design is that it recognizes the building itself – its skeleton and skin – as a technology,” Semke wrote.

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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.

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Algorithms & Aesthetics: The Future of Generative Design

ArchDaily

Courtesy of ICD/ITKE University of Stuttgart. Machine learning and generative design are profoundly shaping modern life.

5 of the best Lake Como properties for sale right now

The Spaces

Lombardy’s Lake Como has picturesque, mountain-backed shores dotted with lavish villas, quaint villages, history and nature.

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Obituary: Saying Goodbye to Kisho Kurokawa’s Metabolist Icon

Architizer

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The joy of hating modernism

Architecture Here and There

My favorite writer of all time is William Hazlitt, the British essayist of the early 19th century and contemporary of Charles Lamb and Samuel Taylor Coleridge.

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Stefano Boeri Architetti complete vertical forest city in Huanggang

Avontuura

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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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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What Should Home Owners Be Aware Of Before Purchasing or Renovating a Home?

Aric Gitomer Architect

Part One: Purchasing. Purchasing or renting a house is probably one of the most significant economic investments in people’s lives. You are willingly giving away a certain sum of your money every month, either as a mortgage or rent.

Market Day

SW Oregon Architect

Inside the Lane County Farmers Market Pavilion, opening day June 4, 2022 (all photos are mine).

MAD's first Beijing housing development is a treatise on 'The Sociality of Social Housing'

Archinect

Embarking on a new project type for the first time in the history of the practice, Ma Yansong’s MAD Architects recently unveiled photos for a social housing scheme located near Beijing’s central business district called Baiziwan.

Aberdeen active travel drive to remodel key Forresterhill route

Urban Realm

Aberdeen City Council and transport body Nestrans have opened a second consultation for public realm improvements to Ashgrove Road.

A new book explores Antonio Bonet’s grand plans for Buenos Aires public housing

The Architect's Newsletter

Modernity for the Masses: Antonio Bonet’s Dreams for Buenos Aires By Ana Mari?a a Leo?n n | University of Texas Press | $50 Open Ana Mari?a a Leo?n’s n’s Modernity for the Masses: Antonio [.]. Read More.

Chalet D / monovolume architecture + design

ArchDaily

© Meraner and Hauser. architects: monovolume architecture + design Location: Austria Project Year: 2021 Photographs: Meraner and Hauser Area: 950.0 Read more ». Hospitality Architecture. Lodging. Cabins & Lodges. Refurbishment. Restoration

5 principles of great architecture – according to Pritzker Prize-winner Francis Kéré

The Spaces

Diébédo Francis Kéré won the 2022 Pritzker Architecture Prize – often called ‘architecture’s Nobel’ – making history as the first African architect to be recognised in the award’s 43-year history.

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Thinking Outside of the Modernist Box: Revisiting Deconstructivist Architecture

Architizer

The A+Product Awards is open for entries, with a Main Entry Deadline of June 24th. Get started on your submission today! . Deconstructivism is one of the most divisive architectural styles.

Chaos and Enscape are One!

Ronen Bekerman

This is big news! Chaos and Enscape to merge, backed by TA Associates and LEA Partners. The merger will create a global leader in 3D visualization and design workflow technology.

Mecanoo complete atmospheric black and fuchsia facade in Busan

Avontuura

Heungkuk Tower serves as an office building and sits adjacent to the coastline and close to the Busan’s high speed rail network. The post Mecanoo complete atmospheric black and fuchsia facade in Busan appeared first on Åvontuura. architecture Busan Kyungsub Shin Mecanoo office South Korea

Toronto proposes at 49% increase to development charges

Brandon Donnelly

The big news this week for Toronto city builders is that the city has put forward a proposal to substantially increase development charges.

Mold, A Disease in Your House, An Architectural Bible Story

Aric Gitomer Architect

Leviticus 14:33-35 states that “When you come into the land of Canaan, which I give you for a possession, and I put a case of leprous disease in a house in the land of your possession, then he who owns the house shall come and tell the priest, ‘There seems to me to be some case of the disease in my house.”.

An Unfolding Cultural Catastrophe

SW Oregon Architect

Damage to buildings in Chernigiv, Ukraine (photo by Mvs.gov.ua, CC BY 4.0 , via Wikimedia Commons) Russia’s unprovoked invasion of Ukraine is the largest military attack in Europe since World War II.

University at Buffalo students are constructing tiny homes to fight homelessness

Archinect

Students from the University at Buffalo have embarked on the construction of three tiny homes to help combat homelessness.

Latest suspicious Glasgow fire sparks call for greater arson protection

Urban Realm

A historic building in Glasgow's east end has become the latest to succumb to a spate of unexplained fires.

Urban planner Justin Garrett Moore thinks cities need a Department of Care

The Architect's Newsletter

Below is the first of three articles written as part of the New Voices in Architectural Journalism fellowship, a mentorship-based program developed by The Architect’s Newspaper and the Pratt Institute [.]. Read More.

Neuroarchitecture: How Your Brain Responds to Different Spaces

ArchDaily

Amazon Spheres in Seattle / NBBJ. Photo © Bruce Damonte Architectural Photographer. Have you ever heard of neuroarchitecture? What would spaces look like if architects designed buildings based on the emotions, healing and happiness of the user?

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Biomimicry: explore buildings that are shaped like trees

The Spaces

Nature is the greatest architect, and its influence is felt keenly in contemporary design. Sometimes, organic silhouettes and biophilic ideas are translated directly from nature to the built world by architects, while others take ‘looser’ inspiration when crafting their designs.

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Senegal school // Mado Architects

Architizer

Project Status: Concept. Size: 10,000 sqft – 25,000 sqft. Text description provided by the architects.

FLW’s house in Pawtucket

Architecture Here and There

Frank Lloyd Wright’s modest family house, 12 Blackstone Ave., in Pawtucket, when he was age five. Frank Lloyd Wright would be 155 years old if he were alive on his June 8 date of birth.

This ecological hotel in Fuyang is built on a restored wetland

Avontuura

The Wetland Eco Hotel is composed of two types of rooms that are randomly distributed and look like wings of a bird. The post This ecological hotel in Fuyang is built on a restored wetland appeared first on Åvontuura.

An undignified bus stop in Toronto

Brandon Donnelly

I was driving to the office from the Junction last week, and I passed a brave individual waiting at this bus stop on Parkside Drive : I immediately thought to myself, “what an undignified and silly bus stop.”

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