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Celebrated and Detested: 100 Years of Bauhaus >>

“Every child,” lamented Tom Wolfe in From Bauhaus to Our House of 1981, “goes to school in a building that looks like a duplicating-machine replacement-parts wholesale distribution warehouse”. Had there ever been another place on earth, he also said of Bauhaus-influenced…

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Archinect's Employer of the Day: Weekly Round-Up #208 >>

It's time for another Archinect Employer of the Day weekly round-up! Check out the latest profiled firms amid the thousands of active listings on our job board. If you don't already, follow Employer of the Day on Facebook, where we showcase a firm every day, along with a gall…

6 hours ago
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There’s going to be a lot more lounge-friendly outdoor space >>

Roof decks are increasingly a Big Thing in Denver — as they should be in a city so warm and sunny — and the Denver Art Museum is getting in on them.Ashley Dean reports in from a recent presentation Denver Art Museum Deputy Director and Chief Marketing Officer, gave on the No…

7 hours ago
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Baoshan Beibeijia Olion Kindergarten / Atelier Archmixing >>

Olion Kindergarten, formerly a disused community service center on Baoju Road in Baoshan District, locates next to a kindergarten and an experimental high school, surrounded with a large number of suburban residences. As one part of the urban background, the external image of thi…

7 hours ago
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The race is on for Africa's new tallest building >>

The foundations for what could become Africa’s tallest building, a 390 metre tall tower in Egypt's new administrative capital, will be poured within days, according to the country's prime minister. Iconic Tower is one of several Dubai-style mega projects being built in Egypt…

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The most popular Fall '18 architecture school lecture poster is... >>

Voting has ended for your favorite Fall '18 architecture school lecture posters that were previously featured in Archinect's Get Lectured series. The final results are in! Which four posters racked up the most votes? Out of 1,033 responses, the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee…

8 hours ago
Architecture | The Guardian

Twist and shout: is this the Tate Modern for classical music? >>

Diller Scofidio + Renfro’s timber-and-glass vision for a new Centre for Music in London aims for great heights – but might not exactly reach them Twisting pyramids seem to have become the accepted vernacular for London’s big cultural buildings, as plans for the new £288m…

9 hours ago
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Let it be / ZROBYM architects >>

We started this project two and a half years ago, in 2016. Initially, the concept of the bakery was the opposite - it was a black brutal loft. In fact, at the moment such brutalism would not surprise anyone. Everyone is accustomed to such interiors.

9 hours ago

Diller Scofidio + Renfro Reveal New London Centre for Music >>

Diller Scofidio + Renfro have revealed the design for the new London Centre for Music. Made for The Barbican, London Symphony Orchestra and Guildhall School of Music & Drama, the first concept designs were released as part of a progress update on plan for the new proposed buildin…

9 hours ago


University of Chicago: Physics Research Center / Perkins Eastman >>

The Physics Research Center (PRC) is the new home for theoretical and experimental physics at the University of Chicago. It is an adaptive reuse of an existing midcentury modern research building – including a gut renovation of the majority of the interior space, a completely n…

10 hours ago
Architecture – Dezeen

Roofline of Matt Fajkus' Mullet House mimics controversial hairstyle >>

American firm Matt Fajkus Architecture has added a multi-level extension to a 1930s dwelling in Austin, topped with a roof that looks like a mullet haircut. The project involved the remodel of a rundown 1938 bungalow in the city's Clarksville district. Founded in 1871 by a free…

11 hours ago
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Architecture | The Guardian

First designs revealed for new £288m London concert hall >>

Cost of 2,000-seat ‘centre of music’ would have to be raised from private donations A new London concert hall, which its supporters believe would be as transformative for classical music as Tate Modern was for the visual arts, has been budgeted at £288m. The cost and first…

12 hours ago
ArchDaily

UVENCE ART + HOTEL / AMEZCUA >>

Uvence Art + Hotel is a recycling and reuse project that follows a growth strategy building new layers of history. The project revalues ​​and rescues a historic building in Chiapas, Mexico and updates its use, generating a collective benefit for the site and the city. This in…

12 hours ago
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Shortlist announced for first Experimental Architecture Award >>

The four finalists of the inaugural Experimental Architecture Award have been announced, recognising projects that combine real locations with virtual-reality fiction and installations that explore the guts of architecture. Holly Hendry, Chris Hildrey, Lawrence Lek and Pub…

13 hours ago
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Melilla Central Market Refurbishment / Ángel Verdasco Arquitectos >>

This work presents architecture as a tool and as a strategy that mediates in social conflicts, rebuilding both the area and the relationships between its users. A multicultural architecture. Melilla is a small Spanish city bordering Morocco located in North Africa. The closing of…

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Microsoft is Investing $500 Million in Seattle Affordable Housing >>

Microsoft has unveiled plans to commit $500 million to advance affordable housing solutions across the city of Seattle, Washington. The money, to be distributed as loans and grants, will kick-start new solutions to the city’s housing crisis, where income increases have lagged b…

15 hours ago

UCCA Regeneration / OMA >>

UCCA Center for Contemporary Art was China’s first private museum for contemporary art, founded in 2007 at the heart of the 798 art district in Beijing with the aim to bring Chinese art into global dialogue. Following the center’s internal restructuring in 2017, OMA’s renov…

16 hours ago

Art Collectors Retreat / Rerucha Studio >>

Every site, every house has its strengths and weaknesses. The architect’s purpose is to see the essence of the home through the distraction of its present state. To help the home reveal its authentic self.  In this home, the strength emanated from its original architect, Paul…

16 hours ago
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Abandoned Soviet-Era Infrastructure Captured by Danila Tkachenko >>

Last week, we covered the work of Moscow-based visual artist Danila Tkachenko, whose “Monuments” project appropriated abandoned Russian Orthodox churches with abstract modernist shapes. Tkachenko’s further work, “Restricted Areas” is equally as impressive, focusing on t…

17 hours ago
Architecture | The Guardian

Bauhaus at 100: its legacy in five key designs >>

The aesthetic of the German art school has influenced everything from typography at airports to iPhones. Here are five key designs • Rowan Moore on 100 years of Bauhaus Continue reading...

18 hours ago
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Loft Branco / Play Arquitetura >>

The “Loft Branco” (White Loft) is situated in the neighborhood of Morro do Chapéu on the outskirts of Belo Horizonte city. Planned in 2016 this loft has been built as an outbuilding beside the existent house (Casa Viga) as a result of the owner's desire to renovate the exist…

18 hours ago
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Campo das Paulas / FCC Arquitectura >>

The values of the house are based in the dialogue between interior and exterior spaces, favoring broad areas that can expand the large terrain.

20 hours ago
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How Robotic Parking Systems Enable Urban Architecture >>

Saving space, reducing costs and a pleasant user experience – parking doesn’t get much better than this Cityscapes around the world are changing, architects face the constant challenge of integrating parking space into new or existing real estate in densely built-up urban en…

21 hours ago


Kale & Crave / Matteo Foresti >>

In the center of Stockholm, behind a couple of large arches, an old space organized on four comparted floors was completely reimagined.

23 hours ago

Preschool in Haro / Taller Básico de Arquitectura >>

The architecture of a Hollow-RockGeography as originThe preschool is built on the urban limit of Haro. A place without buildings, marked with road lines, announces its immediate apparition. The strong slope delineates and discovers for us the possibility of an architecture of a g…

24 hours ago

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Inland Waterways Looking for a Comeback >>

Inland waterways have capacity to spare to help deal with an expected surge in freight movement around the country. Some TLC will be required to maximize that potential, however.

1 day ago

The 'Latino Homeless Paradox' >>

The city of Philadelphia provides a case study of the so-called Latino Homeless Paradox. There are many more low-income and homeless Latinos than reflected in the numbers of those using supportive services in the city.

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New Taxi Fee Could Have Lethal Consequences >>

New York City's ailing taxi industry is fighting what they call a suicide surcharge, a new $2.50 fee they will be forced to charge riders below 95th Street in Manhattan. Eight drivers have already taken their lives as their business suffers.

2 days ago
Architecture – Dezeen

Climbing-frame library in Vietnam has a thriving aquaponics system >>

VAC Library by Farming Architects is a large wooden climbing frame that uses solar-powered aquaponics to keep vegetables, koi carp and chickens in Hanoi, Vietnam. Farming Architects designed the library and city farm hybrid as a way for children to learn about self-sustaining ec…

2 days ago
Architecture | The Guardian

Bauhaus at 100: the revolutionary movement's enduring appeal >>

Sleek, pared-back, industrial elegance – that’s how most of us think of Bauhaus, the modernist design group born in Germany in 1919. But that was only one side of this short-lived but longlasting movement…• Norman Foster, Margaret Howell, Michael Craig-Martin and others…

2 days ago
Architecture – Dezeen

Imaginative prefabricated homes feature on our Pinterest board >>

We've updated our Pinterest board showcasing the best prefabricated homes, including a hutong house that plugs-in to a small Beijing plot and OMA's stacked precast concrete tower. Follow Dezeen on Pinterest › The post Imaginative prefabricated homes feature on our Pintere…

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Watch A Year of Architecture in a Day talks live from The Met >>

Tune in to watch today's architecture symposium hosted by New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art, which will include presentations from OMA, MAD, Forensic Architecture and more. The livestream is now over. You can watch the final session of talks above, and the earlier sessions b…

2 days ago

Architecture | The Guardian

The cabin in the woods: 'When it rains, it’s loud but lovely' >>

Created from sustainable sources by architect Piers Taylor, and parked in a Somerset valley, is a mobile home that’s both in and of the trees Mobile home. It takes just two words to stir up the contradictions in British attitudes to that most basic of needs: where, and how, to…

3 days ago
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Moshe Safdie wins 2019 Wolf Prize in Architecture >>

Moshe Safdie was named the 2019 recipient of the Wolf Prize in architecture, which is awarded every three years. Since 1978, the Wolf Foundation has awarded five or six prizes annually in the scientific fields of agriculture, chemistry, mathematics, medicine, and physics. The A…

3 days ago



Long Island City before Amazon >>

All eyes have been on Long Island City since its partial triumph in Amazon’s urban beauty pageant. [...] Queens native Kris Graves has kept his eye on Long Island City continuously since moving there ten years ago. Photographing what presents itself outside his door in Hunters…

3 days ago
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Get Lectured: University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, Spring '19 >>

Archinect's Architecture School Lecture Guide for Spring 2019 It's time for Archinect's latest Get Lectured, an ongoing series where we feature a school's lecture series—and their snazzy posters—for the current term. Check back regularly to keep track of any upcoming lectu…

3 days ago
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Our weekly wrap-up of new design competitions worth checking out >>

We get it. It can get a little overwhelming keeping up with the dozens of new architecture competitions launching worldwide on any given week — let alone having to stay on top of the multiple deadlines for each and every one. That's why Bustler is here to help! At the end…

3 days ago
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MassiveMusic Creates Sonic Identity for Philips >>

Philips recently launched a new global brand identity in the form of sound - their first 'sonic identity.' The unique suite of sounds has been captured entirely from recording the intimate sounds emitted from lightbulbs - Philips' iconic founding product.

3 days ago
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10 new examples of wood in architecture >>

In case you haven't checked out Archinect's Pinterest boards in a while, we have compiled ten recently pinned images from outstanding projects on various Archinect Firm and People profiles. (Tip: use the handy FOLLOW feature to easily keep up-to-date with all your favor…

3 days ago
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Drone footage reveals hundreds of abandoned Turkish chateaux >>

Hundreds of chateaux have been abandoned at the Burj Al Babas luxury housing development in central Turkey, after its developer filed for bankruptcy, as shown in this drone footage. Approximately halfway between Turkey's largest city Istanbul and its capital Ankara, the Burj A…

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"Bauhaus just wasn't British" >>

There's a reason why Bauhaus architects and designers struggled to forge careers in the UK, says Owen Hatherley in the latest instalment of our Bauhaus 100 series. My only criticism of Mr Moholy-Nagy is that he is a gentleman with a modernistic tendency who produces pastiches o…

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Forty projects shortlisted for 2019 EU Mies van der Rohe Award >>

After a three-day meeting in Barcelona, the seven-member jury of the 2019 European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture—Mies van der Rohe Award has narrowed down the competition pool from 383 projects to a shortlist of 40. Representing 17 different European countries, t…

4 days ago


Get Lectured: University of Michigan, Winter '19 >>

Archinect's Architecture School Lecture Guide for Spring 2019 It's time for Archinect's latest Get Lectured, an ongoing series where we feature a school's lecture series—and their snazzy posters—for the current term. Check back regularly to keep track of any upcoming lectu…

4 days ago
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Print Your City launches its first Zero Waste Lab in Greece >>

Since 2016, the Rotterdam-based research and design studio The New Raw has been experimenting with using plastic waste to create public furniture. Through the 'Print Your City' project—which just launched its first Zero Waste Lab in Thessaloniki, Greece—the firm turns public…

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True hothousing at Pimlico school | Letter >>

It may have been architecturally acclaimed, but those who taught at Pimlico secondary school found its design anything but practical, says Ian WilsonOliver Wainwright (Eye of the freeholder, G2, 16 January) implies that it was wrong to demolish Pimlico comprehensive school, menti…

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"Boston City Hall is the frog waiting to wake up as a prince" >>

As the brutalist Boston City Hall celebrates its 50th birthday, Aaron Betsky reflects on the building's history as a monument to social democracy, and wonders if proposed updates will bring it a happily ever after. Let me tell you a fairytale. There once was an era in which gove…

4 days ago
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The Best A1 Printer Plotters of 2019 | Best 24” Printers Reviewed >>

So you’ve made up your mind, after a lot of thought. You want to get a A1 printer, a big gun! However, the decision to buy a good plotter requires a lot of care and consideration. It’s a major purchase for both first time buyers as well as seasoned experts of photo printing…

4 days ago

Best A3 Photo Printers | Top 5 of 2019 Reviewed >>

A3 printers are a very useful and important addition to the workstations of students and professionals alike. A3 photo printers, however, are a completely different story than regular A3 printers – they’re more expensive, have more comprehensive printing systems and consist…

4 days ago
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