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Culture quiz: from Bob Holness 007 to the Daily Mail's feast of filth >>

Tests your arts knowledge with these questions from the Observer’s criticsFrancis Ford Coppola was given his middle name in honour of who or what? The Ford motor companyMichigan congressman Gerald Ford (later President Ford) Film director John FordWhich painter impressed a pope b…

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Carmelites Extension / NOTAN OFFICE >>

Urban transition and new orientations. The project adds two floors on an existing volume and reorganize entirely the plan with a creation of a patio, transforming an urban house into a two apartment construction, a duplex on the two first floors and a triplex above it.

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Gogoro Unveils Eeyo 1 Ultralight eBike >>

Gogoro has unveiled Eeyo 1 ebike, designed to address the daily challenges of city life and takes a different approach to traditional ebikes by prioritizing agility over utility.

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Machiya in Kawagoe House / K+S Architects >>

This house is located in a quiet residential area, which is to Northside of Kurazukuri Zone (Old storehouse zone) in Kawagoe City. In the summer Koedo Kawagoe Fireworks Display is exciting in the whole city, in the autumn Kawagoe Festival, a lot of lantern lights in front of the…

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Stak by Sandler >>

The Sandler Stak chair is a classic of British design. Combining functionality and simplicity in a form that celebrates the materials and technologies used in its manufacture, the Stak chair is considered an exemplar of the modern design era.

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Sustainability Deep Dive 2020 >>

IDSA's Sustainability Deep Dive 2020 is a three-day virtual event that will feature a comprehensive mix of expert presentations and skill-building sessions meant to produce a wellspring of innovative ideas and possibilities that are desperately needed to bring about change.

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Half Space / Y.AN DESIGN >>

BackgrounSince the Reform and Opening-up, a “third-generation” living type has appeared in rural areas of southern Zhejiang province, which has formed a unique local landscape of 5-storey residential buildings with narrow width and long depth. The style of multiple-storey and nar…

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La Cucina / Myeongborang / Choon Choi Architects >>

La Cucina / Myeongborang is located at the highest point in the Hannam district on the south side of Namsan, commanding a panoramic view of the city, from Han River to the N-Tower. Whereas the previous building on this prominent site, Gallery Bing, dominated its surroundings with…

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Faceted glazed courtyard pierces Oregon house by No Architecture >>

New York firm No Architecture has designed this house in Oregon's Willamette Valley wine country around a glazed garden fill with deciduous trees. A large dark roof covers the aptly named Courtyard House residence with an irregular piercing in the middle marking the courtyard. I…

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House in Chau Doc / NISHIZAWAARCHITECTS >>

Located in a suburb of ChauDoc town in AnGiang province, Southern Vietnam, this house is a sharing residence of 3 nuclear families who are kin. Although this project budget was tightened with local standards, which only allowed us to build a house with thin corrugated metal panel…

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The northern view: Leeds through the decades – in pictures >>

Photographer Peter Mitchell has been shooting Leeds for more than 40 years. His new book, Early Sunday Morning (RRB Photobooks, £50), captures terraced houses, cobbled streets, corner shops and scenes of destruction, 1970-1980 Continue reading...

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Plot # 1282 / Bernard Khoury / DW5 >>

Plot # 1282 is a residential project located on the northern periphery of Beirut at the proximity of one the city’s abandoned and unused railway terminal, military barracks, leftovers of agricultural land and a 30‐meter wide highway. The zone in which our project is located is no…

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SCI-Arc Making+Meaning 2020 >>

SCI-Arc has announced that its summer program Making+Meaning will be held online this year. Now open to applicants all around the world, students from across the US, Asia, Europe, and beyond will convene to delve deeply into the most cutting-edge techniques and processes advancin…

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Mauritius Commercial Bank / Jean-Francois Koenig Architect >>

The Mauritius Commercial Bank building designed by Mauritian architect Jean-Francois Koenig in 2006 and completed in 2012 is situated in the centre of the island of Mauritius to decentralise from head office in the Capital City Port Louis to be closer to the living areas of the w…

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San Francisco Design Week 2020 >>

The 14th Annual San Francisco Design Week (SFDW), which attracts annually 60,000 visitors from around the world, is returning this year as the first regional virtual design festival.

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Architecture – Dezeen

Undulating roof shades Bó Mon preschool by Kientruc O in rural Vietnam >>

Architecture studio Kientruc O built the Bó Mon preschool with a shady veranda for children living in Vietnam's mountainous Son La Province. Situated in the Yên Châu District's Tu Nang Commune, the rural school was designed to be comfortable in the warm and humid subtropical cli…

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Taylor Beach House / SPF: architects >>

SPF:a has completed renovations on the Taylor Beach House, a 1977 home originally designed by noted California modernist Jerrold E. Lomax, FAIA (1927-2014). Located along the Malibu, CA coast, the Taylor Beach House is well appointed with 5,000 square feet of modern living space,…

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Wing and a prayer: the bizarre Chicken Church of Java >>

Meant to be a dove, but looking more like a hen, one man’s vision of a temple for all faiths has enjoyed an unlikely resurrectionWho hasn’t at some time in their life dreamed of building a secret underground temple, a giant golden llama or a monument to Shirley Bassey made entire…

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Stoke Newington House / Material Works Architecture >>

Material Works were commissioned to design a a small addition to this victorian terraced house in Stoke Newington, London. With a limited budget and limited space for building in, the challenge was to transform the existing dark and cramped kitchen space into a bright and open sp…

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Community Centers for Displaced Populations >>

Through the past few months, the importance of community interaction and mental well-being has been felt by all. Yet, the need for a support system and constant reassurance has been a recurrent issue for much longer for forcibly displaced populations. Adding to the current health…

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AD Classics: Fundació Joan Miró / Josep Lluís Sert >>

Located on Montjuic hill in Barcelona and designed by the rationalist style architect Josep Lluis Sert, ​​the Fundació Joan Miró (Joan Miró Foundation) is a unique space imagined by Miró with a dream of bringing art to the entire world.

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Antel Arena / Bacchetta | Flores | Carámbula >>

The building aims to be a system that harmoniously integrates the new expected uses with a space of high-quality landscaping and urbanity, with various proposed activities with a strong symbolic character. An open, flexible urban facility is generated that allows the development…

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Etheral Luminosity from Above: General Motors Technical Center >>

The General Motors Technical Center fascinates with architecture filled with an abundance of light. Interior offices and showrooms evoke the impression of a calm overcast sky for a human environment and beauty. The campus designed by Eero Saarinen represents an influential icon o…

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Belvedere Pavilion / Kawahara Krause Architects >>

Belvedere was built in Hamburg’s central park Planten un Blomen as part of the “Hamburger Architektur Sommer” (the Hamburg architecture triennial) and to mark the 30th anniversary of the city partnership between Hamburg and Osaka. Designed by Kawahara Krause Architects and with a…

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Urban Renovation of Tianjin Tractor Factory / Archiland >>

As an old industrial base in Tianjin, the Tractor Factory of Tianjin made outstanding contribution to the industrial development of China in the 1950s. As time develops, the industrial function of this plot is no longer prominent. Therefore, this renovation is not only a transfor…

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Liz Diller on practicing architecture during a pandemic >>

“Usually we work, we draw, we look in each other’s eyes, we argue, we throw things around the room, we make models and break them apart, and somehow stuff gets made,” said Ms. Diller, who has been working from the couple’s weekend home in upstate New York.Liz Diller, architect an…

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D&AD New Blood Digital Festival 2020 >>

D&AD has revealed its plans for the 2020 New Blood Digital Festival, running from July 6-10 in place of its annual Festival at London's Truman Brewery. The digital festival will provide a virtual platform that continues to support and stimulate emerging creative talent during wha…

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Berlin's Unity Monument 'seesaw' finally breaks ground >>

A groundbreaking ceremony has just taken place for the Monument to Freedom and Unity, in central Berlin. The 50m-long (164ft) bowl will move gently up and down when enough people stand on it, and it should be completed by the end of next year. In a guide to the design, architects…

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Meet the world's first Living Building Challenge certified winery >>

After completing a required one-year post-occupancy review, the Silver Oaks Alexander Valley winery designed Piechota Architecture, with engineering and sustainable design consultations from Thornton Tomasetti, has achieved Living Building Challenge (LBC) certification.  The wine…

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VISAYA Hotel / ATDESIGN >>

White BuildingThe hotel was built in this natural landscape, pure and independent in its all-white architecture. Because the building is located on a hillside, shen mo, the designer, takes measures according to local conditions, laying out a stepped walkway leading to a high plac…

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Spitzkant by Julien Fincker >>

Julien Fincker has released Spitzkant, a serif typeface family that is characterized by strong contrasts. Pointed, sharp serifs and edges contrast with round and fine forms, making it very individual and expressive. This makes it particularly suitable for branding, editorial, pac…

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What Happens When the Eviction Bans End? >>

States are reopening courts to eviction hearings even as coronavirus-driven job losses continue, setting the stage for “a housing crisis of unparalleled magnitude.”

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Roadside House / K+S Architects >>

The site is located in the local city developing gradually.It faces the 30-meter-wide main road, increasing in traffic.There are houses, apartments, nursing homes, office buildings, and restaurants built disorderly along this road. The car is very important transportation in the…

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Bee Duck Restaurant / Hao Design >>

The house in this case is a 40-year-old terrace house with a narrow and long pattern, and the internal is cut into many small pieces of space by many old mezzanines which are all the original structure of this house. Therefore, the whole space was dark and lacking of lighting eve…

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Cultural organizations continue to suffer during the pandemic >>

For the duration of the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis, AN will use this column to keep our readers up to date on how the pandemic is affecting architecture and related industries. This weekly article is meant to digest the latest major developments in the crisis and synthesize br…

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CDC releases new guidelines for returning to work post-pandemic >>

In response to the recent recommendations released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Matt Richtel with The New York Times has outlined some of the key takeaways of the guidelines, mainly that, for some employers, it may be easier to keep employees working a…

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Discover what suits you best – paint or architectural film? >>

There are tons of materials available for renovation. So how to choose?  To narrow down the available options, in this article, we will take a closer look at two finishes – paint and architectural film. We will also attempt to compare the cons and pros of using these solutions fo…

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Archinect's COVID-19 and Mental health survey >>

With the COVID-19 quarantine period entering its third month in the United States, Archinect is seeking input from the design community regarding how the crisis has impacted issues of mental health.  Archinect has covered mental and workplace health issues extensively in the past…

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Boar Shoat House / Imbue Design >>

Before social-distancing became in vogue, the owner of the Boar Shoat (a family term for youthful vivacity) was looking for some isolation. Not to get away from a pandemic, but to gain distance from the clamor of city living. He wanted a retreat - a place where he and his family…

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When Trump Tweets About Transit >>

President Donald Trump used Twitter to announce a spate of already-approved bus, commuter train, and light rail projects, many in politically strategic states.

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Europe Puts Its Hospitals on Rails >>

Italy and Spain have hospital trains on standby for any future Covid-19 outbreaks, after medical workers on France’s high-speed TGV train treated 84 patients.

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Gal·la House / CAVAA Arquitectes >>

This main through apartment started from a conventional structure organized with enclosed spaces, a distributive corridor and a small south-facing balcony.

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Tight Housing Market Could Prime Economic Recovery >>

A recession is coming, though we don't know how big it will be or how long it will last. Compared to the Great Recession, the housing market could potentially help, rather than hurt, economic recovery, according to the analysis shared here.

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10 contemporary architectural adaptations of old buildings >>

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 favorite Archine…

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WAN judge: Amir Kripper, Principal, Kripper Studio >>

Amir Kripper is Founding Principal of Kripper Studio. Born in Brazil, raised and educated in Uruguay and the United States, the Boston-based architect originated the multidisciplinary firm to deliver concept-driven design for commercial, multi-unit residential and institutional p…

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La Madriguera is a mirrored extension for a hidden house in Madrid >>

Reflected greenery shrouds the mirrored extension that architecture practice Delavegacanolasso added to house in Madrid, which occupies a disused art studio. La Madriguera, which translates to The Burrow, has been designed by Delavegacanolasso to be a cosy home for a young coupl…

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This 3D-printed house will be ready for land and water >>

Around the world, private companies and public institutions alike are racing to present first-of-its-kind 3D-printed buildings, even entire villages. In the Czech Republic, a developing company in collaboration with sculptor Michal Trpak is preparing to build, what it calls, the…

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Autonomous robot dog deployed at Denver construction site >>

After months of testing by multiple general contractors, Boston Dynamics’ Spot the robot dog is being put to use in a real-world scenario, at the Denver International Airport’s multibillion-dollar expansion and renovation project.According to Construction Dive, Hensel Phelps empl…

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The states where COVID-19 has impacted construction most >>

The Associated Contractors of America (AGC) has published its monthly review of the most recent Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) data on construction industry employment, finding predictably that states with the strictest lockdown protocols have fared the worst with regards to co…

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Virtual Architecture Events for May 28th & 29th >>

Today's featured virtual event happenings, from Archinect's Virtual Event Guide, address the Brooklyn Bridge and the 2020 Wege Prize Awards. RIBA is also hosting its first virtual reality talk. Are you hosting a virtual lecture? Presentation? Tour? Interview? Happy Hour? Submit i…

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Roman mosaic floor discovered beneath vineyard in Italy >>

A Roman mosaic floor has been discovered under a vineyard in northern Italy after decades of searching. Surveyors in the commune of Negrar di Valpolicella north of Verona published images of the well-preserved tiles buried under metres of earth. According to officials, scholars f…

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Pavilion inspired by Philip Johnson's Glass House rises in Montréal >>

Inspired by Philip Johnson's Glass House and the Ben Rose House from Ferris Bueller's Day Off, a glass-clad pavilion recently completed by Maurice Martel Architecte sits as a tribute to modern architecture in Montréal. Photos by Adrien Williams.Complete with a four-season, indoor…

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