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How Muji Smashed the Preconceived Limits of Prefabricated Architecture

4 days 1 hour ago

Architects: Showcase your work and find inspiration for your next project through Architizer, or enter the One Drawing Challenge for a chance to win $2,500! The Japanese design giant Muji has long pioneered a simple, modern aesthetic. Their home goods have become synonymous with a kind of generic, anti-brand philosophy, the unassuming and yet delightful…

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Alden Rose
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For season three of Stranger Things, they built an entire mall

18 hours 19 minutes ago

The angular mid-80s architecture of a derelict shopping center in Duluth, Georgia, has garnered fame in recent weeks after the release of the third season of Netflix’s hit series Stranger Things. Avid fans of the show may recognize that Gwinnett Place Mall—an actual mall located in a suburb of Atlanta, was transformed as the setting […]

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Sydney Franklin

Akoaki is blending design disciplines in Detroit

18 hours 57 minutes ago

Upon their arrival to Detroit, partners Anya Sirota and Jean Louis Farges took four years to understand the complex landscapes and narratives that co-exist within the city. At the time, Detroit was fully entrenched in “ruin porn” and the design interest of the city followed a fascination with degradation or a re-imagination to building new. […]

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Jonathan Hilburg

Divvy up office spaces with these highly adaptive modular systems

19 hours 36 minutes ago

Flexible operable wall systems can create virtually endless configurations to divide space up for solo and group work. Tek Vue Teknion This wall panel system features thin-profile frames linked together by a single glass wall section. Tek Vue is offered with pivot or barn doors and accommodates different ceiling heights for placement nearly anywhere on […]

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Gabrielle Golenda

London’s mayor blocks Foster + Partners’ Tulip tower

20 hours 36 minutes ago

London mayor Sadiq Khan has today dismissed plans for the so-called “Tulip Tower” designed by Foster + Partners, describing the building as “unwelcoming” and “poorly designed.” The news signals a U-turn by authorities who had so far given the project the green light through planning, with the full go-ahead having been granted on April 2. […]

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Jason Sayer

Denise Scott Brown reflects on balancing architecture and urbanism

21 hours 49 minutes ago

This interview of Denise Scott Brown is excerpted from Your Guide to Downtown Denise Scott Brown, an exhibit held at the Architekturezentrum Wien in Vienna, now available in book form via Park Books. The interview was conducted on May 22, 2018, before the passing of Robert Venturi in September, and revised on May 7, 2019, […]

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Jeremy Eric Tenenbaum

The Tate Modern’s Olafur Eliasson retrospective is a bonanza of flashy environmental art

22 hours 49 minutes ago

I know it rains a lot in London, but you have to wonder if Olafur Eliasson is playing a joke—the Danish-Icelandic artist has installed a “Rain Window” (Regenfenster, 1999) inside the Tate Modern just as summer begins. Eliasson has previous experience when it comes to playing with the weather in England. In 2003, The Weather […]

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Jason Sayer

Pilkington Spacia™ transforms “Bird Cage” staircase from replacement project to restoration project

1 day 9 hours ago

Sponsored by The Milwaukee County War Memorial is the only building designed by renowned architect Eero Saarinen in all of Milwaukee. The War Memorial houses the “Bird Cage,” a double cantilever staircase surrounded by a glass and steel curtain wall. Because it had been decades since any updates had been made, there was a point […]

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Pilkington

Can you capture a portrait of a city with a taxi-mounted sensor?

3 days 20 hours ago

Big data and its purported utility comes with the attendant need to actually collect that data in the first place, meaning an increase of sensing devices being attached to all manner of things. That includes treating many everyday things, from skyscrapers to human beings, as sensors themselves. When it comes to the urban environment, data […]

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Drew Zeiba

Robert E. Somol pens an open letter to the departed Stanley Tigerman

3 days 21 hours ago

Dear Stanley, It took you a decent nine years to write to Mies, but I could only wait three days. You know, just to make sure. You did resign your tenure from the University of Illinois, Chicago twice, after all, so anything is possible. Less circumspect or hopeful, most of the other members of the […]

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Robert Somol

New York’s 200-year-old National Academy of Design won’t ever reopen

3 days 22 hours ago

America’s oldest artist-advocacy organization, the National Academy of Design, has decided to permanently close its museum operations. The Beaux-Arts mansion at 1083 Fifth Avenue on the Upper East Side has been sold, and the institution is reinventing itself with an endowment. Run by artists for artists since 1825, the Academy is comprised of invite-only members, […]

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Emily Conklin

Architects rethink material and form with a new floating lab

4 days ago

For many, the future floats. Seasteaders, BIG’s floating city, the “Danish silicon valley” (at sea, naturally): in a time of rising tides, many are suggesting working with, or on, the ocean rather than against it. Add the Buoyant Ecologies Float Lab to the list. The 13-foot-by-8-foot object was designed by architects and designers Adam Marcus, […]

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Drew Zeiba

French 2D enlivens a Cambridge parking garage with a graphic-printed mesh facade

4 days 9 hours ago

Brought to you with support from The rapid development of urban areas across the country is leading to the reappraisal of the commonly found, and often maligned, parking garage. Boston-based architectural practice French 2D has joined this trend by invigorating a drab parking garage using a mesh facade with dynamic graphics intended to serve as […]

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Matthew Marani

Amherst’s New Science Center outperforms with a facade material quintet

4 days 9 hours ago

Brought to you with support from In October 2018, Amherst College opened the New Science Center on its historic Massachusetts campus. The new academic building, which replaced an aging science center that was failing to keep up with its contemporary academic needs, is a six-story structure offering a home for six different science departments. Designed […]

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Matthew Marani

Sam Jacob’s wacky Cartoon Museum opens in London

4 days 18 hours ago

Boom! Sam Jacob Studio has unveiled a punchy new home for London’s Cartoon Museum that takes design cues from comics’  bold graphic tropes and often-cheeky humor. A 3-D explosion graphic marks the entrance, while the exhibition spaces are arranged in boxes like cartoon comic strips. The two main galleries, an education room, and a gift shop (cha-ching!) are encased […]

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Audrey Wachs

Hawaii to begin construction on Northern Hemisphere’s largest telescope

4 days 18 hours ago

After a series of legal battles spanning several years, the Hawaiian state government will officially allow construction of the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) to begin next week. Governor David Ige and other state officials announced that heavy machinery will be moved to the project site atop the Big Island’s famous Mauna Kea volcano starting on […]

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Aaron Smithson

Kanye West is designing Star Wars–themed affordable housing

4 days 20 hours ago

Not content with a sneaker empire, Kanye West has entered the affordable housing game with structures straight out of Star Wars. In a profile of the rapper-producer, designer, and business mogul, Forbes writer Zack O’Malley Greenburg described how West drove him to a wooded area near his home in Calabasas, California, to show him prototypes […]

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Audrey Wachs

ODA’s towering Rheingold complex is a self-contained village

4 days 22 hours ago

In Bushwick, Brooklyn, on the site of the former Rheingold Brewery, New York-based ODA has designed a mammoth apartment building that takes up an entire city block, totaling nearly 500,000 square feet. The seven-story, 500-unit building features two staggered volumes in which a core of dark gray corrugated metal seems to rise up out of […]

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Sukjong Hong

Forensic Architecture sets a high bar at the Whitney Biennial

4 days 23 hours ago

“While my company and the museum have distinct missions, both are important contributors to our society,” said Whitney Museum of American Art vice chairman Warren B. Kanders. This statement, salvaged from a letter leaked by ARTnews in December, sets the tone as the opening visual for Forensic Architecture’s installation at the Whitney Biennial—a 15-minute video […]

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Emily Conklin

The only house designed by Ai Weiwei is for sale

5 days ago

The only residence designed by Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei is for sale. The 4,000-square-foot complex in Ancram, New York, is about two hours north of New York City by car, and it was commissioned by a couple who loved the artist’s work. In collaboration with Basel, Switzerland–based HHF Architects, Weiwei delivered the main […]

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Audrey Wachs

Le Corbusier’s final project opens to the public with Mon univers

5 days 18 hours ago

To even the most casual observer, Le Corbusier has become a household name. His lifetime achievements in brutalist architecture, city planning, and pilotis represent his tireless search for modernism, and now, more than a half-century after his death, the Swiss architect’s legacy is being reconsidered with the public reopening of his final work, the Centre […]

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27 DIY Flower Box Planters for Fancy Windows and Beyond

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With spring behind us firmly and the best of summer here, now is the time to bring back a bit of that freshness to our home with green goodness and fresh flowers. Not all of us are blessed to have an extensive garden. And this is exactly where a gorgeous little planter can come in […]

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Sherry Nothingam

An Easy Wall Hanging with Modern Style

8 hours 39 minutes ago

The beauty of a wall hanging is its ability to define a room’s color story. By juxtaposing yarn of different hues, you create a rich palette that can inspire the design of the entire space. Today’s easy wall hanging features colors in the blue, green and teal families, creating a jewel-toned, cool-toned finished product that […]

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Kate Simmons

Stunning Contemporary Residence in Brazil Unveils a World of Textures

5 days 4 hours ago

We love a contemporary home that turns to ways other than just color to add contrast to the polished, modern interior. The Guaratinguetá House designed by Ricardo Abreu Arquitetos is one such gorgeous residence where different ceramic surfaces provide points of visual interest in various rooms. It is ceramic finishes that cover everything from the […]

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Sherry Nothingam

Space-Savvy Family Apartment in Beijing with a Smart Mezzanine Level

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Maximizing space does not mean you give up on aesthetics. This fabulous apartment in Beijing showcases how to get the job done as it turns a relatively small urban apartment into a charming and light-filled modern urban home. Built for a family of three, this Chinese apartment was designed by Hao Design keeping in mind […]

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Sherry Nothingam

27 Budget-friendly DIY Ottomans That Look Chic

5 days 20 hours ago

The ottoman is a truly versatile piece of home décor. It can be used in different rooms and in many different ways with ease. It is also a décor item that can be moved around with ease. This makes it a modular addition of sorts and one that is a must-have. But for our readers […]

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Sherry Nothingam

Little Italy Meets Parisian Chic Inside This Fashionable Melbourne Home

6 days 6 hours ago

Carlton is a neighborhood in Melbourne that is renowned as Little Italy and this Victorian-era house with a reworked interior perfectly epitomizes this along with a dose of modernity. The house has a traditional street façade with Italianate-style terrace that has been kept intact by Biasol even as the interior feels refined and sophisticated. What […]

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Sherry Nothingam

Warm Bricks, Timber Frames and Glass Brilliance Intertwined at This Dutch Villa

6 days 8 hours ago

There are times when you have to try hard to bring contrast to a home by introducing new materials and finishes. Then there are occasions when the house itself paints a picture of curated contrast that draws you in visually. Nestled on a lush green lot, Villa Zeist 2 in Netherlands falls into the latter […]

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Sherry Nothingam

25 Garage Organization Tips and DIY Projects

1 week ago

When it comes to organizing our home and making it much more efficient, the garage is one of the last places that you think about instantly. It is generally a space that is left to accumulate stuff and over the years, everything that you do not need ‘immediately’ is just tucked away into the garage […]

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Sherry Nothingam

20 DIY Craft Tables and Desks

1 week ago

If you are an avid crafter, then a craft table or desk in your home is an absolute must. Of course, what makes you even prouder is the idea of creating this table all on our own! Yes, we are talking about the DIY craft table and how you can make one without too much […]

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Sherry Nothingam

Sliding Doors and an Immaculate Herb Garden Transform this Aging Californian Bungalow

1 week 1 day ago

Breathing new life into an old Californian bungalow Down Under, the contemporary rear addition project dubbed Sliding Doors designed by CplusC Architectural Workshop takes a whole new approach to home extensions. The smart, space-savvy and light-filled extension adds to the traditional existing residence and expands the living area while ensuring a balance between privacy and […]

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Sherry Nothingam

Blue, White and Plenty of Light: Revamped Edwardian House in Melbourne

1 week 1 day ago

The last few years have seen many classic homes in Australia get a modern makeover that allows urban families to make the most of the limited space that they offer. This gorgeous Edwardian house in Melbourne is no different with its revamped interior designed by Bryant Alsop combining the old with the new in a […]

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Sherry Nothingam

Magical Botanica House: Spectacular Green Home in Singapore Embraces the Elements

1 week 3 days ago

You would be hard-pressed to find a house as brilliant in its embracing of nature and its many elements as the Botanica House in Singapore. Designed by Guz Architects and sitting on a site with plenty of slope, it is the natural contours of the lot that come to the aid of this astounding residence. […]

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Sherry Nothingam

30 DIY Farmhouse Decor Ideas That Look Just Beautiful!

1 week 4 days ago

If you love décor that feels organic, close to nature and holds a few imperfections here and there which make it even more gorgeous, then farmhouse DIYs are for you! DIY farmhouse décor is one of the most beautiful and easiest to craft. Everything from reclaimed wood and chicken wire to old furniture and discarded […]

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Sherry Nothingam

Amazing Use of Yellow for Office Interior: Meeting Space in Madrid

1 week 5 days ago

If there is one color that adds cheerful charm to the modern interior, then it is yellow at its sunny best. Of course, using yellow in a judicious manner is much harder than it sounds. But this innovative office space designed for a renowned Madrid-based Publishing Company showcases how yellow can be the ‘hero’ of […]

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Sherry Nothingam

Flat-Pack Timber Boxes Create This Cost-Effective, Modular British Home

1 week 5 days ago

Modular, adaptable and cost-effective housing is the need of the hour across the globe. Part of the Custom and Self-Built homes initiative, the Box House in Graven Hill in Bicester serves these needs as it was designed by Studio Bark for young clients who could not build one on their own. The residence feels smart […]

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Sherry Nothingam

Backyard Decorating Ideas on a Budget

1 week 5 days ago

Whether you’re saving up for a big landscaping project or you’re renting a home that you can’t change in a substantial way, there’s no reason to stare at an empty yard, deck or patio. A slew of backyard decorating ideas awaits you, even if you’re on a budget! From affordable trellises and planters to umbrellas […]

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Kate Simmons

Modern Renovation of this Californian Bungalow in Elwood Relies on Wood and Stone

1 week 6 days ago

There are renovations that add something unique and modern to an aging home and then there are those that accentuate its best qualities and combine modernity with its innate goodness. The Elwood House in inner suburbs of Melbourne is a residence that falls into the latter category with a carefully curated renovation by Splinter Society […]

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Sherry Nothingam

Sea and Sky Discovery Centre: Imposing Gable Roof and Spectacular Scenery

2 weeks ago

There are occasions when the residence that sits on a lot steals the spotlight with its sheer brilliance and extravagant design. Then there are occasions when it is the landscape that sets the tone and becomes the focal point. The Sea and Sun Discovery Centre in Squamish, BC, Canada is a building that falls into […]

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Sherry Nothingam

45 Eco-friendly Reclaimed Wood Projects

2 weeks ago

When it comes to eco-friendly DIY ideas, few match the warmth and ease of those involving reclaimed wood. Reclaimed wood DIY ideas are all about combining your crafting skills with a love for all things natural and green. Yes, there is the added advantage of helping out nature by reducing reliance on fresh wood for […]

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Sherry Nothingam

Unique Furniture Ideas for Outdoor Spaces

2 weeks 1 day ago

Decorating an outdoor space often brings out our adventurous side! We ARE outside, after all. People take design risks they aren’t willing to take in the living room, and fun touches such as patio umbrellas add a festive vibe. Instead of opting for simple and basic this summer, why not try something a bit more […]

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Contemporist

This Contemporary Art-Deco Inspired House Addition Adds Color, Light, And Curves

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Photography by Tash McCammon Architecture firm Sans-Arc Studio, have designed an art-deco inspired house addition in Adelaide, Australia, for a young couple who wanted it to be fun, curvy, colorful, and full of light. The house addition features black-lined deep window reveals, providing shade for the interior spaces, and adding a touch of drama to […]
Erin

The PURO Hotel In Warsaw Has Been Designed With Vintage Finesse Alongside Contemporary Simplicity

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Photography by Anna Stathaki Hotel chain PURO have collaborated with London-based studio DeSallesFlint, to design the interiors of their latest property in Warsaw, Poland. Inside the 148 room hotel, the interiors evoke a sense of vintage finesse alongside contemporary simplicity. Photography by Anna Stathaki The hotel has many gathering spaces including a bar and lounge […]
Erin

Interior Design Ideas – This Wood Batten Wall Provides A Hiding Place For Doors And Appliances

3 days 19 hours ago
Photography © Ståle Eriksen Architecture firm Proctor & Shaw has completed the interior renovation of an apartment in London. The renovation included re-configuring the inefficient existing one bedroom one bathroom layout, to incorporate two double bedrooms each with ensuite facilities, along with a generous open plan kitchen, dining, and living space. Upon entering the apartment, […]
Erin

This Renovated House In London Is Filled With Unique Design Ideas

4 days 17 hours ago
Photography by Adam Scott Joinery company Shape London, have sent us photos of a renovation project they recently completed with Charlton Brown Architects. The goal of the renovation was to adapt the already existing detached family home in North London, and to transform it into a delightful and personal home, made to be lived in. […]
Erin

Garden Views Are The Focus Of This Farmhouse-Inspired Home

5 days 18 hours ago
Photography by Jeremy Bitterman Architecture firm Olson Kundig has designed the ‘Country Garden House’ in Portland, Oregon, for a master gardener. The house, which is reminiscent of a farm structure, is clad in reclaimed barnwood, and has a pitched roof with high windows at each end of the main volume that flood the home with […]
Erin

This Tea Shop In New York Is Filled With Curved Seating And Soft Colors

6 days 20 hours ago
New Practice Studio have recently completed the design of the first New York City location of Spiritea. The gallery-like interior has light pink and blue accents, and features built-in benches that line the windows and walls. Curved seating creates places for friends to gather and enjoy signature items like Strawberry Cloudtea, Brown Sugar Milk Peach […]
Erin

Wood Shingles Cover The Facade Of This Curvy Canadian House

1 week ago
Photography by Robert Watson Craig Race Architecture has designed a modern house in Toronto, Canada, that makes use of a previously forgotten space. This is a historical photo of what the lot originally looked like.. Photography by Howard McDonald The new house features a curved facade that’s covered in wood shingles, creating eye-catching curb appeal. […]
Erin

Hanging Gardens Create A Private Oasis For These Modern Villas

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Photography by Oki Hiroyuki MIA Design Studio has recently completed ‘Wyndham Garden Phu Quoc’, a collection of modern homes in Vietnam that feature expansive hanging gardens. Small covered walkways provide access to each home, and give a glimpse of the lush surroundings once inside. Photography by Oki Hiroyuki Inspired by the courtyards often found in […]
Erin

An Outdoor Lounge Adds Extra Living Space To This South African House

1 week 3 days ago
Photography by Chris Allan Photo   Metropole Architects has completed a modern house in the South Africa, that’s designed to take full advantage of the forest surrounding it. Large established trees and bush surround the property, providing privacy and shade. Photography by Chris Allan Photo Wood design elements, like the wood ceiling that wraps around […]
Erin

Layers Of Landscaping Soften This Modern Californian House

1 week 4 days ago
Photography by Matthew Millman   Studio VARA has designed a new modern residence in Palo Alto, California, that uses board formed concrete for the basement, cedar and larch siding for the main level, and dark zinc panels for the top floor. In the front yard, multiple layers of low fencing, together with plants of various […]
Erin

This Renovated Mid Century Modern House Sits On A Plateau Above Coachella Valley In California

1 week 6 days ago
Photography by David Papazian   Stuart Silk Architects together with interior design firm Maison Inc., have recently completed the renovation of a mid-century modern house located on a plateau above Coachella Valley, California, that was originally built in the 1960s. The exterior features brick, stucco, painted steel, and glass, while the walkways are made from […]
Erin

A’ Design Awards & Competition – Early Call for Entries

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This article has been brought to you by A’ Design Award and Competition. A’ Design Award & Competition is the Worlds’ leading design accolade reaching design enthusiasts in over 106 countries in 40 languages: A’ Design Award winning works are translated to all major languages in order to connect design lovers, press members and design buyers […]
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This Home Surrounded By Trees Manages To Evoke The Feeling Of A Cheery Beach House Through Its Use Of Light Wood And Pops Of Yellow

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Photography by Kata Bayer   Architecture Saville Isaacs has completed a holiday home along the Australian coast, that’s designed for entertaining friends and family.   Photography by Kata Bayer From the street, a wood fence opens to reveals the house with an angled roof and an expansive front yard with a covered outdoor dining room. […]
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Life of an Architect

028: Social Media for Architects

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028: Social Media for Architects

In order for social media to have an impact, you first have to decide on what you want to achieve and from there, you actually have to put yourself out there as an individual because social media only functions when you are social - which means there has to be a 1st person narrative. I should point out that this doesn't necessarily mean talking about yourself, it means talking about things from your perspective.

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Bob Borson

As-Built Drawing Adventure

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As-Built Drawing Adventure

If you are an architect, it's a pretty safe bet that at some point in your career you've had to go on site and collect some existing dimensions for a project. My career is now almost 30 years in the making and not only have I done this possibly hundreds of time, I did it just last week. As far a site measures go, I've done some pretty horrific site measures before and let me tell you, this one doesn't even crack my top 50. In fact, you'd have to wear an actual hazmat suit to get into my top 5. 

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Visualizing Architecture

Arch Viz Podcast 2019

3 days 14 hours ago
I am a big fan of podcasts, maybe too much. I listen to them all day everyday while I work. Some of my all time favorites include 99% Invisible, Freakanomics Radio, Revisionist History, The Tim Ferris Show, This American Life, Comedy Bang Bang, Judge John Hodgman, Bill Burr’s M.M.P, and the list goes on. Relatively […]
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The Opus shortlisted for 2019 WAF Awards

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Opus in Dubai is one of four projects by Zaha Hadid Architects shortlisted for the World Architecture Festival 2019 WAF Awards.

The World Architecture Festival is dedicated to celebrating, sharing and inspiring outstanding architecture, with the WAF Awards at…

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Generali Tower shortlisted for 2019 WAF Awards

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Generali Tower in Milan is one of four projects by Zaha Hadid Architects shortlisted for the World Architecture Festival 2019 WAF Awards.

The World Architecture Festival is dedicated to celebrating, sharing and inspiring outstanding architecture, with the WAF Awards…

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One Thousand Museum residential tower receives TCO

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One Thousand Museum residential tower has received its Temporary Certificate of Occupancy from the City of Miami – marking another milestone towards officially welcoming its residents.

Adjacent to Miami’s waterside Museum Park, One Thousand Museum’s 62-storey (216m/709ft) tower incorporates…

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JS Bach chamber music hall: 10 years ago

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Created for the 2009 Manchester International Festival, the temporary JS Bach chamber music hall opened ten years ago today.

Designed by Zaha Hadid Architects to house solo performances of JS Bach’s works, a voluminous ribbon swirls within the room,…

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KnitCandela wins People’s Choice at AZ Awards 2019

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KnitCandela wins People’s Choice at the AZ Awards 2019, in the In Temporary and Experiential Installations category.

Launched in 2011 by AZURE magazine, the AZ Awards recognise excellence and innovation in design, and showcases the world’s best projects, products…

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520 West 28th wins AZ Award 2019

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520 West 28th has won the AZ Award 2019 in the Residential Architecture (multi-unit) category.

Launched in 2011 by AZURE magazine, the AZ Awards recognise excellence and innovation in design, and showcases the world’s best projects, products and ideas.…

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Riverside Museum Glasgow celebrates its 8th anniversary

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Welcoming over a million visitors to its exhibitions and events every year, the Riverside Museum was named ‘European Museum of the Year’ 2013 and has become one of Scotland’s most popular cultural hubs and tourist attractions.

The New Yorker Magazine explained at…

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Burnham Pavilion, Chicago: 10 years ago

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“Make no little plans… aim high in hope and work, remembering that a noble, logical diagram once recorded will not die.” Daniel Burnham

Opened ten years ago this week for the Centennial of Daniel Burnham’s Plan…

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Morpheus celebrates its first anniversary

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Morpheus Hotel in Macau is celebrating its first anniversary this week.

Opening last year, Morpheus was designed as a vertical extrusion of the site’s existing abandoned foundations of a tower that did not progress; using this rectangular footprint to…

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