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The Nature Conservancy turns to protected habitats and LEVER for its Portland headquarters

1 day 19 hours ago

The Oregon Conservation Center (OCC) in Portland, Oregon has reopened a new 15,000 square foot nature-centered expansion and renovation courtesy of LEVER Architecture. A redevelopment project of The Nature’s Conservancy’s existing headquarters, the building better reflects the mission of the organization which acts to conserve nature for nature’s sake and to enrich human lives through […]

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Jonathan Hilburg

D.C.’s highly-anticipated bridge park by OMA and OLIN is coming in 2023

1 day 20 hours ago

A High Line-like park for Washington, D.C. has been in the works since 2014 and was supposed to open later this year, but construction hasn’t even started. The 11th Street Bridge Park project, a 1.45-mile-long elevated landscape that aims to dramatically connect Anacostia to Capitol Hill, features a landscaped vision by OMA and OLIN that […]

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Sydney Franklin

New report shows that the modular construction business is booming

1 day 21 hours ago

According to the recently released Commercial Construction Index (CCI), an economic indicator that tracks trends in the commercial construction industry, demand for modular construction is on the rise, and general contractors expect the trend to continue. Modular construction uses prefabricated and preassembled building components that are built in a factory and shipped to the job site […]

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Jimmy Stamp

Art on demolished Brooklyn Heights Library facade has found a new home

1 day 22 hours ago

The art on the facade of the Brooklyn Heights Library has found a new home. Back in 2017, the old library building, a squat structure from the early 1960s that exuded WPA vibes, was demolished to make way for a luxury condo tower designed by New York’s Marvel Architects. While the building itself wasn’t much […]

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Audrey Wachs

British interior design duo Fettle brings refined, yet rustic flair, to the U.S.

1 day 23 hours ago

Combining decades of experience in the British architecture and interior decor industries, designers Andy Goodwin and Tom Parker joined forces in 2013 to form Fettle. The London and Los Angeles interior design firm primarily develops hospitality projects for a range of independent, start-up, and blue-chip clients on both sides of the Atlantic; in London, Rome, […]

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Adrian Madlener

ODA’s 10 Jay Street in DUMBO shines with a faceted facade

2 days 7 hours ago

Brought to you with support from Over the last two decades, Brooklyn’s DUMBO neighborhood has undergone a significant degree of development, including the restoration of historic warehouses that dominated the neighborhood for centuries and plenty of new construction. ODA, which has a number of projects across the borough, recently completed the restoration and partial recladding […]

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Matthew Marani

Venice fines Santiago Calatrava for slippery, inaccessible bridge

2 days 16 hours ago

Santiago Calatrava is being fined—again—for his work.  This time it’s $87,000 for his Ponte della Costituzione, or Constitution Bridge, in Venice, Italy. An Italian court recently ruled that the Spanish architect needs to pay the city for cost over-runs and “negligence” in faulty design. According to The Telegraph, the 300-foot-long steel and glass piece of […]

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Sydney Franklin

Amin Taha wins fight to stop 15 Clerkenwell Close demolition

2 days 17 hours ago

London architect Amin Taha has won his battle against planners to save his award-winning project, 15 Clerkenwell Close. Taha had previously been told his building faced a demolition order from the London borough of Islington. However, today, that decision has been overturned and the glorious, unfinished limestone that serves as a load-bearing facade will remain. […]

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Jason Sayer

Eavesdrop: Here are all the architects and designers in Jeffrey Epstein’s black book

2 days 18 hours ago

Just before financier and alleged pedophile Jeffrey Epstein died in a New York City jail, New York Magazine published the A-to-Z contents of Epstein’s contacts book. Along with business tycoons, foreign royalty, and powerful politicians, there were a number of names from the worlds of art and design—including architects and interior designers. Perhaps the most […]

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The Editors

Peter Lang on Cristiano Toraldo di Francia’s ‘incredible love’

2 days 19 hours ago

Cristiano Toraldo di Francia sadly passed away on July 30. Cofounder, along with Adolfo Natalini, of the Florentine Radical design and architecture group Superstudio, Cristiano was the kind of person who was incredibly open-minded, shared a sharp sense of humor, and professed a deep love for humanity. While accolades spread across the internet following news […]

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Peter Lang

Digitally tour Zaha Hadid Architect’s 7.5-million-square-foot airport near Beijing

2 days 21 hours ago

Zaha Hadid Architect’s sprawling Beijing Daxing International Airport (PKX) in Daxing is nearly complete. Design lovers can get a preliminary peek inside of China’s largest, otherworldly terminal, and ZHA’s first airport project, thanks to news organization CGTN, which produced a 360-degree walkthrough of the shiny new space. Slated to open in late September, the 7.5-million-square-foot […]

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Sydney Franklin

Researchers and robots team up to build innovative pavilion in a German garden

2 days 22 hours ago

Installed on the grounds of the 2019 Bundesgartenschau (BUGA) biennial horticulture show in Heilbronn, Germany, the BUGA Fibre Pavilion is a the product of years of research in biomimicry at the University of Stuttgart’s Institute for Computational Design and Construction (ICD) and the Institute for Building Structures and Structural Design (ITKE). Biomimetic design aims to produce […]

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Jimmy Stamp

Design nerds, rejoice! Architecture & Design Film Festival returns to New York this October

3 days 16 hours ago

It’s back: The 11th edition of New York’s Architecture & Design Film Festival (ADFF) is set to bring interesting buildings and the people who design them to the silver screen this October. The five-day event is the largest design-focused film fest in the U.S., with almost 30 films that explore the structures and people who […]

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Audrey Wachs

This year’s Finnish Burning Man pavilion will let visitors steam in the desert

3 days 16 hours ago

Helsinki-based architects at JKMM are designing this year’s Burning Man pavilion. In true Finnish style, the installation will be a full-fledged sauna. Each year, the organizers of Burning Man, the festival-slash-anarcho-communist gathering in Nevada‘s Black Rock Desert, ask designers to envision and execute singular works of art. For the festival’s 2019 edition, organizers tapped JKMM and […]

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Audrey Wachs

Denver’s Meridian 105 delivers a residential model for using salvaged materials

3 days 18 hours ago

Brought to you with support from Like many cities across the United States, Denver is undergoing tremendous demographic growth with the subsequent result of intense development and densification. Jason Street Multifamily, designed by local architectural-firm Meridian 105, is a four-unit residential project located in the Sunnyside neighborhood that responds to the region’s need for thoughtfully-designed and […]

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Matthew Marani

AIA and NCARB establish new alliance to push for licensing standards

3 days 19 hours ago

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) and the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) have helped form a new coalition intended to educate policymakers and the public on the importance of high, consistent licensing standards across various technical fields. Architects, engineers, surveyors, landscape architects, and certified public accounts make up the newly-established Alliance for […]

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Sydney Franklin

Rome and the Teacher brings roofscapes to Rhinebeck

3 days 20 hours ago

‘T’ Space 137 Round Lake Road Rhinebeck, NY Through August 24 This summer, ‘T’ Space, a gallery and performance venue established by Steven Holl, will present the work of Holl’s former professor and inspirator, the architect and academic Astra Zarina, in the exhibition Rome and the Teacher. Guest curated by Alessandro Orsini, the show is […]

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Emily Conklin

Dutch furniture label Lensvelt opens a penthouse showroom in Antwerp, Belgium

3 days 21 hours ago

Where better to showcase bespoke furniture than in-situ? For maverick Dutch label and design firm Lensvelt—purveyor of limited edition classics by top talents like Piet Boon, Willem Hendrik Gipsen, Wiel Arets, Tejo Remy, Studio Job, Richard Hutten, Piet Hein Eek, Marcel Wanders, Maarten Van Severen, Maarten Baas, Ineke Hans, and Gerrit Rietveld—a converted warehouse loft […]

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Adrian Madlener

RIBA sustainability chairman urges London to consider a glass tower ban

3 days 22 hours ago

Following NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio’s “ban” on glass-clad buildings in April, a leading sustainability expert in London has spoken out against London mayor Sadiq Khan’s refusal to enact the same legislation—Simon Sturgis, an adviser to the Greater London Authority and a chairman of the Royal Institute of British Architects’ (RIBA) sustainability group, believes that […]

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Emily Conklin

Does Tom Brady want to be an architect when he retires from football?

3 days 23 hours ago

Well, it appears as though the next multi-hyphenate celebrity looking to add “architect” to their roster of titles is: You guessed it, Tom Brady. In an interview on WEEI’s “The Greg Hill Show,” the New England Patriots quarterback mentioned he may want to get into residential design after retiring from professional football. “Maybe I’ll be an […]

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