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Minneapolis Debates Inclusionary Zoning >>

The city of Minneapolis approved an interim inclusionary zoning measure in December 2018, but very few projects were subject to the policy. Supporters and opponents of the policy are sparring over the policy's future.

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Statewide earthquake alert system set to debut in California >>

On Thursday, the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services will unveil an app created by UC Berkeley that will give all Californians who download it on iOS and Android phones the chance to get earthquake early warnings from any corner of the state. Authorities will also…

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Centre Pompidou to create "art factory" in Parisian suburbs >>

The Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris has unveiled plans to expand to a suburban site by creating a new art factory that will both display and conserve the museum's expansive art collections. An architect for the proposal has not been named. The scheme is slated for an existing p…

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Student Housing Diagonal Besos / MDBA >>

The Campus Diagonal-Besòs forms a compact, carefully designed urban unit, located on a privileged site at the intersection of the streets La Diagonal and La Ronda. It is incorporated into the spectacular and varied development of the public city of the Foro area. The Residents Ha…

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Kresen Kernow Archive Centre / Purcell >>

Cornwall’s new archive centre, Kresen Kernow (Cornwall Centre), opened for research visits. Designed and delivered by Purcell, the UK’s leading heritage and conservation architects, the scheme safeguards the historic Redruth Brewery building at the heart of the Cornish Mining Wor…

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Lawsuit could stop (or slow down) Horton Plaza demolition in San Diego >>

Last week, Macy’s West Stores, Inc. filed suit against Stockdale, a Los Angeles-based real estate investment firm that took over the downtown property from Westfield in August 2018. The department store is asking a San Diego Superior Court judge to block the developer’s plan on…

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McMimpact Fee Proposed >>

Should there be an extra fee for property owners who tear down an existing single-family home and replace it with a much larger, more expensive single-family home?

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Baugruppe House / No Architects >>

Living in an own historic but individually reconstructed house with a garden just several steps away from an underground station is a dream that can come true for really few families with small children.

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Waymo's self-driving cars have started 3D-mapping Los Angeles >>

Currently, Waymo has started undertaking an extensive mapping activity of having a few of their specially outfitted data-collecting vehicles crisscross the Los Angeles area. These vehicles contain a state-of-the-art barrage of sensory equipment, the idea is to first map out the…

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Open More Doors: Studio Gang >>

Open More Doors is a section by ArchDaily and the MINI Clubman that takes you behind the scenes of the world’s most innovative offices through exciting video interviews and an exclusive photo gallery featuring each studio’s workspace.

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30 Projects Explained Through Architectural Gifs >>

In order to explain projects and design decisions properly, architects must use often rely on creative representation techniques instead of words. It’s part of the job. The quality of drawings - simple, complex, or anything in between - is fundamental for the correct reception of…

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Workshop House / Muñoz Arquitectos Asociados >>

The Workshop House is set in a flat, rectangular but not regular terrain and belongs to one of the most recognized plastic artists in Yucatan. The work of this artist is characterized by being, in her words, divinely crooked. Imperfection and spontaneity are a characteristic that…

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MVRDV Creates a 23-story Mixed-Use Building for Mission Rock >>

Part of the Mission Rock master plan in San Francisco, MVRDV unveiled their contribution, in partnership with Perry Architects, a 23-story mixed-use building, including offices and residential units. The firm joins other big names like Studio Gang, Henning Larsen, and WORKac in d…

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Great modern architecture in Europe: readers’ tips >>

Our readers’ selection of (mostly) urban design masterpieces contrast or harmonise with traditional surroundings With its quirky blob architecture, this gallery is nicknamed the “friendly alien” by locals, and viewed from Schlossberg hill in the city centre, it does look like an…

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Christopher Hawthorne on the 2028 Olympics and LA Housing Shortage >>

The Midnight Charette is an explicit podcast about design, architecture, and the everyday. Hosted by architectural designers David Lee and Marina Bourderonnet, it features a variety of creative professionals in unscripted conversations that allow for thoughtful takes and personal…

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Spotlight: Alejandro Zaera-Polo >>

Alejandro Zaera-Polo (born October 17th 1963) is an internationally recognized architect and scholar, and founder of London, Zurich, and Princeton-based firm Alejandro Zaera-Polo & Maider Llaguno Architecture (AZPML). First rising to prominence in the 1980s with his writings for…

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Hongling Experimental Primary School / O-office Architects >>

High-densityHigh speed and high density have become synonymous with Shenzhen, the southern Chinese city in the sub-tropical coast area. The population and urban density of this hyper-city along the eastern side of the Pearl River Estuary is still booming, even after 40 years of r…

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Dept W Store / BuckleyGrayYeoman >>

BuckleyGrayYeoman has been involved with design proposals for the former Wickhams department store since 2012. Aware that that this city-fringe neighbourhood would attract renewed interest with the opening of the Elizabeth Line station at Whitechapel, our client (Schroders Real E…

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Balcony House / LSD Architects >>

The sloped topography of this site inspired the main concept of the house, to generate different perspectives and realities along with the different levels of the building. 

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More than 200 English sites added to Heritage at Risk register >>

Leeds’ Grand Quarter and Beckford’s tower join list of 5,000 vulnerable sites The Grand Quarter of Leeds, a Georgian tower overlooking Bath, and a group of prefabricated Victorian lighthouses are at risk of being lost forever, according to the agency in charge of preserving Engl…

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Zhongguancun IC Design Park / MoChen Architects & Engineers >>

The birth of the IC PARK benefits from the national integrated circuit development strategy, which aims to build an integrated innovation industrial park of IC industry ecology. The owners expect the industrial park to be built in such a way that it will become a world-class prof…

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San Francisco to redesign Market Street for pedestrians and buses >>

Following in the footsteps of New York City, Indianapolis, Portland, and others, San Francisco's Market Street will soon be redesigned for use by buses, pedestrians, and cyclists.  The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency board of directors has unanimously approved the…

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D&AD Launches 2020 New Blood Awards >>

D&AD has launched the briefs for the 2020 D&AD New Blood Awards. As one of the largest competitions for emerging creatives to exercise and showcase their talents on briefs set in partnership with some of the world's leading brands, the design-led briefs have been set by brands in…

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House Between Park And Farm / Hiroto Kawaguchi >>

A 45-year-old  house sandwiched between a park and a farm was renovated as an office and residence. Park and farm / Office and residence / existing and renovation  were treated as equally as possible, and we were conscious of designing a residence as a “stage of the story of life…

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Rsun Sales Center / BENJAI Architectural Design >>

The project is located in a high-quality development area in Changsha City. It is close to the main traffic roads of the city, and is also one of the main entrances of the community in the future. Both of the architectural design and the interior design come from Benjai Architect…

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Made Thought Pop-up in London's Seven Dials >>

Made Thought recently launched a pop-up in London's Seven Dials which acts as a creative playground and experimental space to explore how brands are engaging with new audiences through experimental retail concepts and immersive installations.

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David Adjaye on memory in architecture >>

Making a building is such a big thing. They impact people for generations and act as massive transfers of information. It’s very profound. You can’t think enough about what the responsibility is.Writing in The Guardian, architect David Adjaye of Adjaye Associates shares his pers…

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Networking tip: When enemies become allies >>

We all have enemies 'If you know the enemy and know yourself, you need not fear the result of a hundred battles. If you know yourself but not the enemy, for every victory gained you will also suffer a defeat. If you know neither the enemy nor yourself, you will succumb in every…

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Part modern studio, part forge or medieval workshop >>

Here again were bare untiled floors and the constant presence of wind and earth. There was a stillness, a permanent air of afternoon and an interior that was magically cooler and airier than the exterior it felt so much at peace with. The site sloped downward, so the house had b…

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Cactus Designs Branding for Parc Mosaic >>

Cactus recently completed a new branding project for Parc Mosaic - a mindful apartment community in Boulder with the intent of attracting thoughtful, long-term residents.

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2019 SEGD Xlab: The Future of Experience & Place >>

The Society for Experiential Graphic Design's 2019 Xlab, the ninth-annual experiential graphic design gathering, will be held in Brooklyn at BRIC for the second consecutive year. This year's theme, 'The Future of Experience & Place,' will explore the increasing value and demand i…

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Olson Kundig's Seattle Space Needle restoration shines in new photos >>

A collection of new images have been unveiled by the architects at Olson Kundig highlighting the firm's recent restoration and renovations of the Seattle Space Needle.  The $100 million revamp made its debut in 2018 and was overseen by Olson Kundig Design Principal Alan Maskin.…

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Shigeru Ban on not designing for a utopia that will never come >>

“This moment, the beginning of the 21st century, is a big moment to change the direction — toward sustainability and disaster relief,” he said. “This will continue as the main theme of this century.” Times had changed since the Modernist era: “Those times, people believed that t…

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Cause of Hard Rock Hotel collapse in New Orleans remains unknown >>

The priority remained on stabilizing the building, two days after the top floors collapsed on one another, sending debris to the street below and killing two people. One worker remained missing, and authorities have said they also want to find him before moving onto an investiga…

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New MoMA Flagship Store to Open Next Week >>

The new flagship Museum Store at the MoMA, designed by Diller Scofidio + Renfro in collaboration with Gensler, with retail design by Lumsden, will open on October 21 adjacent to the lobby of the Museum.

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Temple University's Rashida Ng elected ACSA president >>

Rashida Ng, chair of the Department of Architecture & Environmental Design at the Tyler School of Art and Architecture at Temple University has been elected as the new president of the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA) for the 2019-2020 year.  Professor Ng…

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WeWork empire shifts amid corporate tumult >>

With WeWork's corporate fortunes up in the air, the entity's umbrella organization, WeCompany, has begun to shake up its various elements and initiatives around the country.  In Seattle, for example, a planned development with Martin Selig Real Estate for a 36-story co-working a…

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Brooks + Scarpa to design Mennello Museum of American Art expansion >>

Brooks + Scarpa gave a first glimpse of their commissioned design to expand Orlando's Mennello Museum of American Art. Collaborating with locally based KMF Architects, Brooks + Scarpa will add 40,000 square feet to transform the current 12,000 square-foot building into a more in…

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Charles Jencks obituary >>

Architectural historian, garden designer and writer who was regarded as the godfather of postmodernism Charles Jencks, the architectural historian, co-founder of the Maggie’s Centres and designer of cosmic gardens, who has died aged 80, pinpointed the expiry of modernism to a pr…

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How to Set Boundaries With Your Clients: Part 1 >>

This post is brought to you by BQE Core. All too often architects find themselves dealing with clients and prospects who treat them as employees, rather than fellow business owners (Related: Clients from Hell… and Other Love Stories). Even if your clients aren’t difficult on pur…

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New Kid on the Block >>

Spanning an entire city block, The Rheingold is Brooklyn’s latest upscale multifamily development.

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2020 World of WearableArt Awards Competition >>

The World of WearableArt Awards is an internationally renowned wearable art competition that, each year, attracts entries from over 40 countries around the world. The Competition offers designers an opportunity to create the unimaginable, and defy creative expectations.

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The Greats >>

T Magazine celebrates four talents who, in mastering their crafts, have changed their fields — and the culture at large.

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Archinect's Must-Do Picks for Archtober 2019, Week 3 (Oct. 17–24) >>

We're halfway through October, but Archtober 2019, New York City's month-long architecture and design festival, is showing no signs of slowing down. Archinect & Bustler have partnered with Archtober for the ninth year in a row and present you our weekly highlights from a packed…

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Don't send that heated email >>

Abraham Lincoln's Disappointment In the summer of 1863 after three days of brutal warfare, the Battle of Gettysburg culminated with the retreat of Robert E. Lee's army, something, that at the time, President Lincoln was not happy about. While the battle was seen as a triumph for…

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Charles Jencks, historian of late-modern architecture, dies >>

Charles Jencks, the noted architectural theorist and historian, has passed away at age 80. RIBA Journal reported Jencks's passing via Twitter Monday morning.  Jencks is the author of countless writings and works of criticism, including many important works from the 1970s that he…

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Remembering Charles Jencks, 1939-2019 >>

American-born cultural theorist, architect, and landscape designer Charles Jencks has died at age 80. Read tributes from Robert A.M. Stern, Paul Goldberger, and George Baird.

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Residents despise proposed Morphosis' Sunset Strip development >>

The Morphosis-designed Sunset Strip development Viper Rooms recently sparked much debate among Archinectors, and now it has ignited further dispute among WeHo residents. Residents erupted in anger when West Hollywood city staffers announced Thursday night that the aesthetics of…

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The gold standard in social housing design | Letters >>

After Norwich’s Goldsmith Street was awarded the Stirling prize, readers discuss the ability of councils to build more homes, what constitutes high-quality housing, and the insecurity of being a private tenantIt was gratifying to learn that the RIBA Stirling prize has been awarde…

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