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Detroit-headquartered Albert Kahn Associates is celebrating 125 years in operation with the launch of a new interactive map that invites users to peruse–and in some cases, create customized tours of—the firm’s [...] Read More... The post Albert Kahn Associates celebrates 125th an…

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The history of Zhejiang Gongshang University Jiaogong Road Campus in Hangzhou dates back to the 1960s. Like many Chinese universities, the old campus has been transformed into the office parks in the city center under the double attack of urban expansion and the addition of campu…

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Political opposition to the controversial I-605 Corridor Improvement Project is gaining traction on the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority Board of Directors.

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PARTISANS, a multidisciplinary Canadian studio that views architecture as a vehicle for social change and civic engagement while striving “to make the impossible possible,” has transformed a compact and seemingly [...] Read More... The post PARTISANS’ Gusto 501 is a soaring terra…

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The City by the Bay has joined eight largely rural counties in California by advancing last Tuesday to the least restrictive tier of the state's new reopening criteria by reducing coronavirus transmission to nearly New York levels.

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For this week's highlight of architectural employers, we have curated four architecture, landscape architecture, and urban design firms with current openings in New York City and Santa Barbara. For even more opportunities, visit Archinect Jobs and browse our active community of a…

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Six weeks before his assassination in early April 1968, Martin Luther King Jr. delivered a short but galvanizing address to members of union local 1199SEIU, New York City. Referring to [...] Read More... The post The history of 1199SEIU—and American labor—is etched on the walls o…

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Gusto 501 is the latest restaurant by acclaimed restaurateur Janet Zuccarini located in downtown Toronto. PARTISANS was tasked with the responsibility to create an unprecedented bar and restaurant experience that is sculptural, experimental, and highly functional. Taking inspirat…

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Land use and zoning reform is not a magic wand, and effective changes to any planning regime change requires careful work. A new report Urban Institute provides case studies and guidance on how to achieve desired outcomes from a reform process.

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Scottish government say proposals for the Old Royal High School would have ruined world heritage siteConservation campaigners are jubilant after Scottish ministers rejected plans to convert one of Edinburgh’s most famous neoclassical buildings, the Old Royal High School, into a l…

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Moonshine is a house built in 1786 near Bath, UK, that was originally a schoolhouse for a large country house nearby, and extended originally in 2002 by Invisible Studio as one of the practice’s first buildings. Practice principal Piers Taylor has lived in the house with his fami…

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A comprehensive review of the 100 largest cities in the United States shows which mayors have followed up on pledges to cut carbon emissions.

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Twenty stories, twenty apartments: The recently completed EDEN tower in Singapore is Heatherwick Studio’s first residential project in Asia, and accordingly for the climate, is overflowing with planted balconies. The [...] Read More... The post Heatherwick Studio’s overflowing ED…

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Case-Shiller Index Shows Annual Home Price Gains Increased to 5.7% in August

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NAHB Housing Trends Report Shows COVID-19 Impact on Purchase Plans

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A great challenge facing urban planning in the short- and long-term future is how to complete green infrastructure and development without spurring gentrification and displacement.

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Amtrak is presented with the potential for two futures: In one is a $25 billion expansion to update national intercity rail with contemporary patterns of settlement. In the other is fiscal crisis and continued service cuts.

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This post-pandemic corporate space is a reference of how regular work centres will gradually migrate to eventual collaborative centres where reunions for ‘team building’ will be scheduled and all other work will remain as ‘home office’. In BROISSIN Toreo all spaces are designed a…

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President Trump has fallen short of 2016 promises to update and upgrade the key infrastructure of the United States, according to this article.

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The rental market is triggering metrics not seen since the depths of the Great Recession, according to a new report on the state of the rental market in three New York City boroughs.

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The Mojana sub-region, located in the Momposina depression, in the Colombian Caribbean region, has important challenges in terms social and environmental vulnerability. The project was conceived as a response to extreme floods that have emerged since 2010 due to variability and c…

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Dezeen has been shortlisted for 15 awards at five different ceremonies this autumn, with Dezeen Awards, Virtual Design Festival and the Dezeen Day conference all in the running for prizes. Our Face to Face podcast series is also up for an award while Dezeen is in the running to…

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BIG founder Bjarke Ingels is drawing up a masterplan for the Earth to prove that a sustainable human presence on planet Earth is attainable with existing technologies. In an interview with TIME magazine, Ingels went into detail about Masterplanet – BIG's concept for designing a…

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French architect Jean Nouvel has unveiled the design for a subterranean hotel that will be carved into a sandstone hill in the AlUla desert in Saudi Arabia. Named Sharaan by Jean Nouvel, the resort will be cut into the sandstone hills in the AlUla area of Saudi Arabia, which is…

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The Summer house in Vajnory tends to be an inherent part of the spacious garden. Formally refers to generic garden houses or agricultural architecture and as well as the traditional building culture in the village of Vajnory near Slovak capital Bratislava.

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There has been increasing awareness in recent years of the importance of infrastructure for pedestrians. These additions to the urban environment improve the quality of cities by connecting spaces and shortening travel distances, and their introduction can be beneficial not only…

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Dezeen promotion: a guest villa in rural Mallorca and a log-clad hotel near the Arctic circle are some of the hospitality projects to be shortlisted in this year's AHEAD Europe awards. The AHEAD Europe awards celebrate outstanding hospitality projects that have launched, opened…

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AZULIK Uh May is a new multi-faceted art center in Francisco Uh May, Mexico, due to open at the end of November. It is the latest project of Roth (Eduardo Neira), the founder and designer of luxury resort AZULIK, and the adjacent art space IK LAB.

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MVRDV has revealed the first images of Chengdu Sky Valley, the firm’s competition entry for the Future Science and Technology City in Southwest China. Fusing technology with nature, urban with rural, and modernity with tradition, the proposal introduces “a liveable city into the…

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Ponyo en el Garaje is a project developed and executed in a period of seven months: in a Fast & Furious Office style. It is an old 600m2 garage (with an original taxi from the early 20th century) on the ground floor of a green building from the '70s with a landscaped facade in Ma…

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Real estate development firm ELAD Canada has unveiled Galleria III, Toronto’s tallest flatiron building designed by Hariri Pontarini Architects and DesignAgency. Made to be a gateway to Galleria on the Park, the development will include 426 residences ranging from studios to thre…

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The judges for the Oscar Niemeyer Award, one of the most prestigious of its kind in the realm of Latin American architecture, have announced the 20 finalists for the competition's third edition.

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You probably see brick on a daily basis, whether it’s structuring a building, paving the road, or perhaps serving as a fireplace or chimney. But do all these applications use the same type of brick? How are the bricks supporting or being supported? What are these bricks actually…

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Idaho's nickname is The Gem State for its abundance of natural resources and scenic areas, from steep canyons and valleys to snow-capped mountains. It's no surprise that the state's architecture draws from this context, especially for remote housing projects. Reinterpreting build…

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Baan priggang (Curry Paste Home) is located in the center of Saraburi province. The area is surrounded by interesting household businesses, for instance, curry paste factory, and a local market. We will be able to experience the production of curry paste with clear shape, taste,…

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Humankind is at a crossroads. A climate crisis that threatens ecosystems and rises social instability. A fast-growing population leading to Earth's resources being consumed faster than ever. A still in progress global discussion about racial and gender issues. A technological rev…

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The house was made out of a warehouse and a barn, inside an apartment building in Montevecchia, in northern Brianza. The building gets integrated into the higher area of Montevecchia which, after being inactive and abandoned for several years, has resumed growing grapes on the te…

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Ranging from yellow, to gray, to traditional red and orange, bricks are ubiquitous in many of our cities and widely used in construction. Briefly, the manufacturing process of traditional bricks involves molding clay and firing it in ovens, facilitating the creation of solid bloc…

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We are in the final days of Archtober 2020, New York City's month-long celebration of architecture and design, and with a packed calendar of events, there is no sign of slowing down. For the tenth year in a row, Archinect & Bustler are proud to partner with Archtober and present…

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Dixon Jones, the London-based architectural practice founded by Jeremy Dixon and Edward Jones in 1989, permanently ceased operations at the end of last month. As reported by The Architects’ Journal, [...] Read More... The post Venerable British architecture firm Dixon Jones close…

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THOR Kitchen Offers New Drop-In Professional Gas Cooktops

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New Residential Sales Drop 3.5% Month to Month in September

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One of the best tools for understanding the consequences and potential of transit planning has been recently updated.

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Columbia GSAPP's public events and lecture series covers an array of topical issues that focus on architecture and its involvement in race, social justice, politics, and climate change. Archinect's ongoing Get Lectured series features each school's lecture series and their graphi…

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The museum’s other notable attribute is its high level of accessibility. The architects borrowed inspiration from the Guggenheim Museum, which invites visitors to take an elevator to the top floor and then descend along ramps as they explore galleries. There are no steps up or do…

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Architects and 3D artists are often confused as being one and the same. However, there are a number of differences you should know about. An architect’s job is an important one – without them, we wouldn’t have any of the magnificent structures around us. In recent times, 3D artis…

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While air heating and air cooling have become a regular part of our lives, it is challenging to choose which system to settle for. The most common options range from the central ducted system, split system, window air conditioners, and evaporative coolers. With advancements in te…

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A bridge to the White House and man-made islands are among the conceptual proposals five architecture studios have developed for preserving Washington DC's Tidal Basin reservoir and the National Mall. DLANDstudio, GGN, James Corner Field Operations, Hood Design Studio and Reed H…

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After three years of construction, the Jacoby Studios in Paderborn, Western Germany has been completed. It was converted from a historic building complex and extended by David Chipperfield Architects Berlin. The building serves Tap Holding as their new company headquarters. The s…

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How an ambiguous legal definition is endangering nonprofits’ control of dozens of affordable housing developments in the final years of their tax credit agreements.

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Wouldn’t it be fantastic if you could stargaze from inside your house? Well, one way to do it is by installing a glass roof. It may not be the most original idea, but it has gained quite a following among urban homeowners. That said, a glass roof, though unconventional, comes wit…

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Originally opened in 1972, the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library was Mies van der Rohe's only library and his last building. The landmark was closed in 2017 to commence modernizations which have been completed this year, recently reopening the building last month.  The thre…

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Roundup: A State-Level Guide to 2020’s Housing Ballot Measures

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The second time’s the charm: Seven months after the Howard Hughes Corporation (HHC) selected SOM to design different proposals for a potential tower project at Manhattan’s South Street Seaport, the team [...] Read More... The post SOM and Howard Hughes reveal their tower plans fo…

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Developed by British architect and former Archinect school blogger Chris Hildrey, ProxyAddress recently announced the start of its pilot in the London borough of Lewisham today. The service uses the duplicated address details of existing homes to provide those facing homelessness…

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The UK government's proposal to use a mathematical formula to determine where to build 300,000 new homes a year has been criticised by campaigners. The formula would be used to set a target number of homes to build for each area in England, with the aim of building more housing…

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Dezeen promotion: Robert A M Stern's New York firm RAMSA will add another ultra-luxury residential building to Hong Kong's skyline. Designed for Sino Land Company Limited and CLP Group, the 175-unit property is located in the historic and lush Kadoorie Hill neighbourhood of Hong…

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London studio Morris + Company has designed a modular and prefabricated housing system named MODU that is aimed at the South American market. Morris + Company created the modular system for Argentina-based prefabricated housing company Phäbb as one of a series of designs aimed i…

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Purchase of beloved building by evangelical church sparks backlash, with some musicians vowing to boycott venue, which will remain open to outside performances Melbourne’s beloved music venue, Festival Hall, has been purchased by the evangelical Christian church Hillsong.The conc…

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Having the right furniture in your office is essential! This is not just for enhancing the aesthetics but also because you get to work more comfortably. After all, when your office space is clean and orderly, it has a subtle way of increasing your morale and productivity. And who…

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Belgian photographer Kris Provoost explores the striking juxtaposition of Hong Kong's hyper-dense housing and natural landscapes in his latest photography series, Eden of the Orient. Eden of the Orient gives an insight into Hong Kong's unique built environment, which is envelope…

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The Borderless Community of Zi Ni Twelve Portals is a housing project in Guangzhou, China, designed by Fei Architects to show off its occupants. Located in Zi Ni Tang Park, the renovation project, which has been shortlisted for Dezeen Awards 2020, carved out wide windows and bal…

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Over the past few years, bean bags have really become comfortable pieces of furniture to use. They are incredibly cozy, can be moved around really easily, and can be used at homes, cafes and sometimes, even at workplaces. Their portability, versatility to be able to be manufactur…

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This week on Dezeen, we announced the winners of the Dezeen Awards public vote and Italian furniture designer Enzo Mari passed away. Projects by Heatherwick Studio, Vo Trong Nghia Architects and Snøhetta were chosen by Dezeen readers as winners of the public vote in the architec…

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The Chicago Architecture Biennial (CAB) announces David Brown as the 2021 Artistic Director for its fourth edition: The Available City.  According to CAB the concept and title of the Biennial asks the public to consider the impact collective space can have in cities today. Throug…

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LG Expands NeON2 Solar Module Lineup

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Neolith Launches Virtual and Augmented Reality Platforms

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For 2020 arch out loud presented a competition brief that invited participants to design and propose architecture that addresses global warming issues. With climate change and steps towards mitigating its effects globally, the 2020 WARMING Competition asked for submissions of any…

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An external walkway and glazed living space are hidden behind sliding slatted woodwork in this house in Chile, designed by architects Santiago Valdivieso and Stefano Rolla. Rolla and Valdivieso completed the house on Punta Pite, an arm on the Central Chilean coast stretched towa…

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We have heard the same scaremongering again and again from Republicans. Healthcare reform will result in “death panels,” tax reform will be a “jobs killer,” and firearms regulation means they [...] Read More... The post Op-ed: Trump says Dems want to ban windows. He couldn’t be m…

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For their 2020 Fall Lecture season Carnegie Mellon School of Architecture focuses on architecture, social equity, and spatial justice. The school shares that these series, conversations, and ideas that challenge and inspire us to re-envision our future, are more relevant and crit…

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As offices continue to adjust while working through the pandemic, one thing is certain remote working and digital collaboration are still at an all-time high. If you're an emerging professional with a passion for architectural visualization, graphic design, and BIM and have 3-5 y…

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Ray Harryhausen’s epic monsters, Cornelia Parker’s surreally beautiful afterimages and JMW Turner’s energy-infused observations of his contemporary life – all in your weekly dispatchTurner’s Modern WorldThe energy and vertigo of a new world of steam and science electrifies the lu…

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Dezeen promotion: a community centre in Bangladesh designed by German architect Anna Heringer has won the second edition of the prestigious Obel Award. Named Anandaloy, which means place of deep joy in the local dialect, the building contains a therapy centre for people with dis…

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We all need a bit of Lego in our lives, be it young and old. And if you are someone who thinks Lego is not for you, then prepare to be proven wrong. Because we’re here to change your mind! Check out these fabulous lego architecture toy sets that’ll surely make a believer out of […

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The MIT Architecture focuses their Fall 2020 online public programming on a series of conversations on where we are now. The school shares, We will be talking about systemic racism and approaches to support art and design in Black communities; pandemics, inclusion, and history; d…

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Existing Home Sales Rose 9.4% Month Over Month to 6.54 Million in September

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Architecture schools should update the curriculum to teach future designers how to respond to the crisis of climate change says Jesse M Keenan, a professor at the Tulane School of Architecture. This fall, the Tulane School of Architecture became the first design school in Americ…

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One Tree Pledge Offers Builders an Easy Way to Reduce Carbon Emissions

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Since 1981, the Association for Computer Aided Design in Architecture, or ACADIA, has held conferences at academic institutions throughout North America, bringing together a network of designers, researchers, and practitioners [...] Read More... The post ACADIA 2020, launching th…

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Unity Temple: Frank Lloyd Wright's Modern Masterpiece is a new film by Lauren Levine that is narrated by Brad Pitt. Streaming October 30th to November 15th, the documentary will look deeply into Wright's first public commission in the early 1900s and the efforts to restore it 100…

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September New-Home Sales Up 46.9% Year Over Year

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The organizers of the 2021 edition of the Chicago Architecture Biennial (CAB) have announced that the show will indeed go on under the artistic directorship of David Brown, a designer, [...] Read More... The post Chicago Architecture Biennial confirms its fourth edition and annou…

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Gusto 501, designed by PARTISANS, is the latest bar and restaurant by restauranteur Janet Zuccarini located in downtown Toronto. The new restaurant takes inspiration from its surrounding industrial neighborhood, utilizing the footprint of the car garage that previously sat on the…

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A recent survey of architects reveals that clients are looking for ways to improve the time they spend at home.

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UK studio Gruff Architects has created a four-bedroom house in south London that has a first floor that is clad in black timber and overhangs its driveway. Built on the site of a builder's yard behind a row of Victorian terraced houses in Brockley, Pitched Black was designed for…

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In the second video of our Design for Life collaboration with Dassault Systèmes, Exploration Architecture founder Michael Pawlyn explains how computational design tools allow architects to mimic the natural world. Pawlyn is the second designer to feature in the Design for Life c…

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Thousands of photographers from 65 countries around the world submitted their best pictures taken with the aid of drones, helicopters and planes. The top award went to Sebastien Nagy of Belgium, but there were many other outstanding photographs, as this selection shows Continue r…

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The Telly Awards, the world's largest honor for video and television across all screens, has opened its 42nd annual call for entries with a host of new and expanded categories.

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Fil Doux has unveiled its new upholstery fabric collection Alto. Destined to be a classic, Alto's beautiful, free-flowing pattern features one of the softest hands that the Brooklyn-based textile company has created to date.

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Amanda Levete's firm AL_A is partnering with Canadian energy company General Fusion to design a pioneering power plant that will use nuclear fusion. The prototype plant will act as a demonstration facility for the technology, which uses hydrogen as fuel, with onsite facilities f…

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Last month fewer architecture firms reported a decline in billings, up slightly from previous months, but still lagging behind pre-pandemic numbers. The AIA's Architecture Billings Index (ABI) report for the month of September shows a score of 47.0, indicating that a little over…

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Duravit Introduces Latest SensoWash Personal Hygiene Toilet

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The Kaufmann Desert House, designed by Richard Neutra, paved the way for the west coast concept of ‘indoor outdoor’ livingThe Kaufmann Desert House, an architectural marvel that helped define the modernist aesthetic of the resort city of Palm Springs, is up for sale at $25m.Built…

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Melvin L. Mitchell, FAIA made the case for a new national African American affordable housing industry...A new Black affordable housing industry...to radically alter the vast economic disparities between Black America and the rest of America...Black wealth creation must be priori…

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Rafael Viñoly Architects have unveiled the first renderings of the National Medal of Honor Museum, one year after finalists were announced. The Museum is dedicated to the commemoration and preservation of the stories of more than 3,500 recipients of the Medal of Honor, the United…

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Daniel Libeskind's New York firm is designing a mixed-used development for a town in New Jersey that hugs the Delaware River. Studio Libeskind will complete the waterfront neighbourhood in the town of Phillipsburg. Covering a site of seven acres (2.8 hectares), it is intended to…

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Don’t you hate it when your garden is well-kept at the ground level, but there are thick branches overhead? It would be best if you had a tool that can be extended to take care of thick shrubbery while also being capable of trimming the overhead branches for a complete performanc…

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Erica Tishman died last year after rubble fell from 729 Seventh Ave. and struck her in the head. The building had several outstanding violations with the Department of Buildings some of which her family’s lawyers say still hadn’t been addressed when the family sued the city and b…

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The first steps toward expanding The Boring Co. underground tunnel system throughout Las Vegas may be underway, as the Elon Musk-owned company has submitted special use permit and land use applications, according to an announcement from the Las Vegas Convention Visitors Authority…

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