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MAD reveals Wormhole Library overlooking the South China Sea >>

Chinese architecture studio MAD has designed a library in the city of Haikou, China that is intended to be a wormhole that transcends time and space. Named the Wormhole Library, the structure is currently under construction within Century Park overlooking the South China Sea in…

5 hours ago
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Seven Degrees Restaurant / Kursimerah Studio >>

Located at a commercial area in Setrasari, Bandung, this project is converted from a four storey shop-house. The challenge is how to design a space that doesn’t have a shop-house feel in it. And as usual, time and budget are also included in the design constraint.

6 hours ago
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Peopling Studio allows you to increase the diversity in your renders >>

Peopling Studio offers a 3D library of diverse characters in a variety of scenes to use and customize in your digital renders. The project appears to be voluntarily founded and run, offering free downloads.  Their disclaimer describes the motives and inspiration behind the projec…

6 hours ago
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The Yellow Box Office / TRAANSPACE >>

Site and Client Brief - Set in a densely woven grocery market in the main city area of Vadodara, the site is a very tight plot of 450 sqft enveloped by shops sharing terraces on 3 sides leaving only the road side open for light, ventilation and accessibility. The client, engaged…

7 hours ago

Shenzhen Tsinghua University Graduate School Innovation Center / CAPOL >>

The project is located on the west side of the main axis of Xi Li University Town in Nanshan, Shenzhen. It is located in the Nanshan High-tech Development Zone and is the starting point of the new scientific research experimental area on campus. The architecture integrates the fu…

8 hours ago
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Green net shades hammocks and bird feeders in Murmuration by SO-IL >>

Architecture studio SO-IL has built a green-mesh structure with suspended seating in this installation on the Renzo Piano-designed plaza of the High Museum of Art in Atlanta. SO-IL created the structure to temporarily occupy the plaza in front of the extension that Italian archi…

10 hours ago
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Makomanai Church, United Church of Christ in Japan / Atelier BNK >>

This project involved the remodeling of a church founded 50 years ago. Located in a suburb of Sapporo, the church stands in a residential area near the Olympic Memorial Park, facing a tree-lined avenue. The church runs a kindergarten, with which it shares the site. The lot is not…

10 hours ago
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LINGDI Office / WJ Design >>

This project is located in Hangzhou Zancheng Center, a building with square structure façade. It is adjacent to Qiantang River in the south, attracting many famous international companies to settle in for office. The owner is a company founder, who focuses on high-end clothing de…

11 hours ago
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Inside Outside House / David Coleman Architecture >>

Located a stone’s throw from the region’s technology center, this house is nestled into a stand of mature cedar trees. Our client wanted a house that had abundant natural light and a strong connection to the land. To accomplish that, we pushed the building back away from the stre…

12 hours ago

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MAD Architects' "Wormhole Library" offers open-air performance space >>

MAD Architects, led by Ma Yansong, have released the design of the Wormhole Library, which will sit on the coast in Haikou, Hainan Province in China. The library will serve as a multi-functional building that will invite visitors to enjoy views of the sea, read through a collecti…

13 hours ago
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The Cost of COVID Carbon Reduction: $3,200-$5,400 a Ton >>

The short-term environmental effects of the pandemic economic downturn are clear in the amount of carbon emissions that have been removed from the economy. The long-term effects, however, are subject to a number of contingencies.

14 hours ago
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Stone House / Meraki Arquitectura + Diseño >>

On a lot with lush vegetation and a dry and sandy environment, the house seeks a balance between privacy and a relationship with the exterior space. Persistent and easy-maintenance materials are used from the start, understanding the environment and the user's requirements.

14 hours ago
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Documentary explores the lives of 4 innovative women in architecture >>

City Dreamers is a Canadian documentary directed by Joseph Hillel that looks at the lives of Phyllis Lambert, Denise Scott Brown, Cornelia Oberlander, and Blanche Lemco van Ginkel, all notable powerhouses in architecture and design who were among some of the first women to rise t…

14 hours ago
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Modico House / Atelier Branco Arquitetura >>

In the north-east of Brasil, on the shore of São Miguel do Gostoso supported by the softest things: the wind and the clouds, rises casa Modico, one of the recent and characteristic projects by Atelier Branco. The influence of the land and its connection to the wind has developed…

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Cities: Skylines as an Urban Planning Tool >>

Computer simulations continue to play a novel and important role in urban planning, especially in finding new ways to engage the public and add some fun to the process of planning for the future of cities.

17 hours ago

Connecting Sprawl to Inequality and Climate Change >>

The consequences of more than a century of planning and zoning are gaining more attention in the media as the country struggles through a pandemic. Will these lessons win new political support for more density in residential neighborhoods?

18 hours ago
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Refurbishment of Cabido Facilities / Carlos Castanheira & Clara Bastai >>

I thought I knew the Cathedral in Porto. In my First Year of architecture we went over to draw it. From outside, from inside. The worst of it was the Cloister, full of geometry, full of different perspectives. Still, it was nothing to compare with the circular cloister of the Ser…

19 hours ago
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New York Festivals Launches Bowery Awards >>

New York Festivals has launched 'Bowery Awards,' a new competition celebrating independent creatives in the commercial landscape. Proceeds of the 2020 Bowery Awards will be donated to Feed the Frontlines NYC.

20 hours ago
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Sustainable Fashion Business Conference in Lisbon >>

Organized by the Lisbon Academy of Sciences, the 'Sustainable Fashion Business' conference will showcase the achievements of international brands producing in Portugal as a part of the global industry. Demonstrating direct progress from the fashion world, it will also highlight t…

21 hours ago
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Samling Library / Helen & Hard >>

Concept and Organization. It is a contextual and yet spectacular signature building that together with the proposed square creates a new identity and an initiation for further development in Nord-Odal. It is the new living-room for Sand´s inhabitants, the main gathering space wit…

21 hours ago
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Think Architecture completes Zurich home with lake and vineyard views >>

Swiss practice Think Architecture has created House at a Vineyard, which includes a veranda and sunken courtyard that have vistas across the waters of Lake Zurich. The house is situated in a wildflower-filled meadow that lies beyond a small vineyard near Lake Zurich. It was crea…

21 hours ago
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Straw Bales: Building Efficient Walls with Agricultural Waste >>

Despite a bad reputation in children's stories, straw buildings can be sustainable, comfortable, and, above all, solid and resistant. Several studies and experiments have been carried out with this agricultural waste substance, qualifying it as an potential material for the const…

23 hours ago

Daylesford Longhouse / Partners Hill >>

The Longhouse is a study in inclusion where a boutique farm, garden kitchen, cooking school, reception venue and home are consolidated within a single 110m long mannered shed. Internalising all agricultural and hospitality activities under one enormous roof is a masterstroke that…

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House El Barrial / ByMura Design Studio >>

El Barrial is an authentic experience of resting and living together as a family. The project is located in the El Barrial area, in the municipality of Santiago, Nuevo León. Away from the city, the noise and stress disappear little by little along a dirt road until you get lost i…

1 day ago

Steven Holl: Remembering Tamás Nagy >>

Hungarian architect Tamás Nagy, Head of the department of architecture at the Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design, has passed away at 69 years old. Born in Csorna in 1951, he worked as an architect in Budapest and New York before establishing his own architectural office. In…

1 day ago
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It's Time To Reconsider How Speed Limits Are Set >>

Speed limits are currently determined by a calculation that considers only the status quo of vehicular velocity. Standard practices for speed limit setting and legislators should prioritize the safety of community members, according to this article.

2 days ago

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The Nest at Sossus guesthouse in Namibia features a thatched facade >>

South African designer Porky Hefer took cues from the amorphous shape of bird nests to create this off-grid guesthouse on a wildlife reserve in Namibia. The Nest at Sossus guesthouse is situated on the Namib Tsaris Conservancy, a 24,000-hectare reserve nestled between the Nubib…

2 days ago
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Cypress-clad River House built alongside Yarra River in Melbourne >>

An architect and a designer have built their own home in Melbourne to house their collection of art, sculpture and furniture. Set on the bank of the Yarra River, River House was also designed to provide outdoor activities for the couple's children, with a swimming pool and a bas…

3 days ago
Dexigner

Communication Arts 2021 Typography Competition >>

Communication Arts is calling for entries for its 11th annual Typography Competition. The competition celebrates the best use of typography as the primary visual element in design and advertising, plus new typeface designs, calligraphy, and hand-lettering.

3 days ago

Pure Talents Contest 2021 >>

The eighteenth Pure Talents Contest, an internationally renowned design competition for young designers, is now open for submissions.

3 days ago

Applied Arts 2020 Advertising Awards >>

Applied Arts is now accepting submissions for its 2020 Advertising Awards. The international competition is open to all forms of commissioned, published, unpublished and personal work from professionals and enthusiasts created between August 2019 and September 2020. Only digital…

3 days ago
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PAVE Student Design Competition 2020 >>

Now open for submissions, the PAVE Student Design Competition promotes 'real world' design experience for college-level students interested in pursuing careers in the retail design industry. This annual international competition is open exclusively to undergraduate college studen…

3 days ago
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Marchi Architectes designs a portable home inspired by a concept car >>

In response to a competition held be Renault back in 2016 for new automotive-inspired architecture and design, French-based design studio Marchi Architectes submitted the first place entry. Called the Renault Symbioz House 33, the architects designed a portable home inspired by R…

4 days ago
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Work is complete on the Las Vegas Raiders’ Allegiant Stadium >>

The Las Vegas Raiders’ stadium is now finished, almost 1,000 days after breaking ground and just in time for the 2020 NFL season. The 65,000-seat Allegiant Stadium, home base for [...] Read More... The post Work is complete on the Las Vegas Raiders’ Allegiant Stadium appeared fir…

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Architecture hiring continues in Los Angeles and Orange County >>

If you are looking for new architectural career opportunities in the greater Los Angeles area, check out this curated selection of newly posted positions from Archinect Jobs. Need to look up specific job titles from the architectural profession? Simply consult Archinect's Guide t…

4 days ago
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10 new examples of architectural landscapes & outdoor spaces >>

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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Interview with Glenn LaRue Smith >>

The Washington, D.C.–based landscape architect speaks with RECORD about his career and latest initiative: the Black Landscape Architects Network.

4 days ago
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Brazilian photographer creates fantastical urban landscapes >>

In Brazilian photographer Cássio Vasconcellos' series entitled Collectives, the artist instigates a visual debate on the urban chaos of modern civilization by exploring jam-packed situations typical of our society, writes Art Historian and Critic Cynthia Garcia. Some of those sce…

4 days ago
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Hidden Noguchi ceiling found at a U-Haul St. Louis store >>

An undulating lobby ceiling that Isamu Noguchi sculpted in the 1940s has emerged at a U-Haul branch in St. Louis, two decades after it was hidden by partitions and dropped ceiling panels. Noguchi designed the feature, known as a lunar landscape, for the building’s original owner,…

4 days ago
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Seven of the best houses in Mexico's Valle de Bravo >>

From volcanic rock, soil-based render to roofs covered in shrubs, these seven houses have all been designed to complement their setting in Mexico's scenic Valle de Bravo. Santana House by CC Arquitectos Santana House is a one-storey property designed by CC Arquitectos to step do…

4 days ago
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Beijing-based architects design new "X Museum" >>

Beijing-based architects TEMP have designed the X Museum located in Beijing. Puling from its name, the museum entrance flaunts a giant X built from two intersecting H-beams that structurally support an overhanging perforated roof.  As one approaches the structure, on both ends of…

5 days ago

UK to radically overhaul land-use system in the name of "beauty" >>

the government is tearing up the national rule book that has been in place since the second world war to ensure the best use of land, and replacing it with three simple classifications. From now on, all land in England will be designated for either “growth”, with automatic planni…

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Accelerate sixth form students explore dichotomies in 2020 show >>

Students of Accelerate, a UK design mentorship scheme run by Open City and the Bartlett, explore the theme of dichotomies in their graduate show. Now in its seventh year, Accelerate organises workshops and mentoring sessions for a group of 30 to 40 sixth form school students fro…

5 days ago

Longhouse by Partners Hill spans 110 metres across Australian bushland >>

Architecture practice Partners Hill has designed this lengthy shed-style home in the Australian town of Daylesford, Victoria to incorporate living, cooking and agricultural facilities. Described by Partners Hill as a study in inclusion, Longhouse contains a farm, restaurant-cum-…

5 days ago
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8 Best Softboxes for Speedlight in 2020 >>

Often, photographers find their best outdoor shots to be marred by bad lighting. If this sounds familiar, then you’re in need of a softbox. Photography is tricky. Be it extreme shadows or excessive light, anything apart from optimal lighting conditions can prove disastrous for th…

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A6A constructs charred-wood off-grid cabin in Ustaritz >>

Bordeaux studio A6A has created Heva, a black pine-clad cabin designed for off-grid living, in Ustaritz, south-west France. The 22-square-metre timber cabin was designed by A6A for the studio's co-founder Michel Hardoin as a small house that could be taken anywhere. It was named…

5 days ago
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