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Grenfell inquiry sacks expert architectural witness >>

Architect title protected in UK and John Priestley was last registered in 2010 The public inquiry into the Grenfell Tower disaster has sacked its expert architectural witness after it emerged he was not a registered architect. Related: Grenfell inquiry: fire brigade report shows…

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Illuminated Futures >>

The city that never sleeps depends on 396,572 street lights. As bright white LEDs replace the familiar amber glow, what does tomorrow (night) hold?

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Architecture – Dezeen

Skylights and voids bring daylight into extended Brooklyn row house >>

Netted balustrades, a tiled studio-cum-playroom and roof lights all feature in this renovated and extended Brooklyn home, designed by VonDalwig Architecture. The local firm overhauled the three-storey family residence in the borough's Park Slope neighbourhood. The Extended Townh…

3 hours 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 of eve…

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These Competition-Winning Drawings Explore the Meaning of Island Utopias >>

Architectural print studio Desplans in collaboration with Library Illustrazioni have published the results of their architectural drawing competition titled “The Island: Between Utopia and Metaphor for Reality.” The competition asked participants to submit drawings and text inter…

5 hours ago
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Whidbey Artists' Retreat / Prentiss + Balance + Wickline Architects >>

Nestled into a second growth cedar forest on a 10 acre Whidbey Island parcel, this project consists of two artist’s studios, a house and a garage. These buildings are carefully arrayed around the site’s high point, each focused outward toward a distinct view of the adjacent cedar…

6 hours ago
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10 impressive interior spaces for your Friday inspiration >>

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 Archi…

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RIBA names top 20 British homes for the House of the Year 2018 longlist >>

A home in an old gin distillery, a house that cost only £100,000, and a property inspired by a frustrating piano piece are among the 20 buildings vying be named RIBA House of the Year 2018. The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has released a longlist of 20 projects f…

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Atelier Zarate / OC4 Constructores >>

The guiding idea of the project arises from the specific need of the chef Fernando Zarate to create a place to host his cooking studio in which to experiment with ingredients, techniques and technology to present his guests with unique dishes.

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Spotlight: Alejandro Aravena >>

As founder of the “Do Tank” firm ELEMENTAL, Chilean architect Alejandro Aravena (born on June 22, 1967) is perhaps the most socially-engaged architect to receive the Pritzker Prize. Far from the usual aesthetically driven approach, Aravena explains that “We don’t think of ourselv…

8 hours ago
Architecture – Dezeen

ETH Zurich casts intricate metal facade in 3D-printed moulds >>

Students from ETH Zurich have pioneered a method of casting complex, one-off architectural structures from metal in 3D-printed moulds. Deep Facade, a six-metre-high aluminium structure with ribbons of metal looped in an organic fashion that recalls the folds of the brain's cereb…

9 hours ago
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Oasis House / Esquadra Arquitetos + Yi Arquitetos >>

Situated in a 27,000 sqm lot, within a small gated community of 8 lots, this project has the premise of striking a balance between integrating the neighborhood and the maintenance of the dwellers’ privacy. For this reason, a courtyard connects the 3 blocks that constitute the pla…

10 hours ago


Adobe Recreates Lost Typography from the Masters of the Bauhaus >>

The idea of a total work of art - Gesamtkunstwerk - guided several schools and movements in the 19th century, including the Bauhaus, which brought the term into the modern era. With the school's unstructured architecture and avant-garde furniture design came new ways of designing…

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Zuidblok / Kollhoff & Pols architecten >>

The canopy with impressive overhang (a 16-metre cantilever supporting two floors) is the most eye-catching feature of the Zuidblok building on Amsterdam’s Stadionplein. The cantilever was originally proposed by OMA as a spatial solution to the impasse between the city council and…

13 hours ago

Forest Fairy / Mjölk architects >>

Villa stands at the corner of huge, deep floodplain forest close to Prague. Our clients picked awesome place, in the middle of the woods, situated close to very old village, which was historically used as source of workers for emperor forests.

14 hours ago

Spotlight: Alison and Peter Smithson >>

Wife and husband pair Alison (22 June 1928 – 16 August 1993) and Peter Smithson (18 September 1923 – 3 March 2003) formed a partnership that led British Brutalism through the latter half of the twentieth century. Beginning with a vocabulary of stripped down modernism, the pair we…

15 hours ago

VEX / Chance de Silva >>

Vex is a unique architecture/sound collaboration. It is an in situ concrete house which arose out of the collaboration between musician Robin Rimbaud (known as ‘Scanner') and architects Chance de Silva.

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oxymoron / Sauerbruch Hutton >>

The installation by Sauerbruch Hutton at the 16th International Architecture Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia, FREESPACE, curated by Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara, is a small space enclosed by a timber framework placed amongst the monumental structure of the Corderie. Wh…

17 hours ago

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NTU Cosmology Hall / KRIS YAO | ARTECH >>

Seeking harmony with the surrounding environment, the entrances of the Cosmology Centre extend outward from a cross-shaped axis. The plaza on the eastern side reaches into the existing banyan tree park.

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A Fruitful Endeavor >>

Fed by the client’s desire to create the best Pinot Noir and Riesling gravity-fed winery in the world, Olson Kundig have created Martin’s Lane Winery in Canada

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Benoy wins in China >>

Benoy has won the international competition to design INCITY MEGA for SCPG in Wenzhou, China

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Nocenco Cafe / VTN Architects >>

This renovation project includes a café on the last floor and the roof top of a 7th floor middle-rise concrete building located in the city center of Vinh city in the middle north of Vietnam.

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Nest at Amami Beach Villas / Atelier TEKUTO >>

This resort complex is located in Amami Oshima, TEKUTO’S chief architect Yasuhiro Yamashita’s birth place, the largest island of the Amami archipelago halfway between Okinawa and southern Kyushu. A subtropical island with 60 thousand residents, awaiting the UNESCO World Natural H…

21 hours ago
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Snøhetta to design Ford's new Michigan headquarters & campuses >>

More details on Ford's adaptive reuse of Michigan Central Station reveal that Snøhetta has been commissioned as the lead designer as part of Ford's $1 billion capital improvements project. Tasked with re-envisioning the company's Headquarters and Research Campus in Dearborn, Mic…

21 hours ago
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RIBA announces 49 winners for 2018 National Awards >>

The 2018 RIBA Awards cycle continues! Today, RIBA announced the 49 winners for the 2018 National Awards, which distinguish recent projects that set the standard for outstanding architecture across the UK. Advancing from the RIBA London Awards, the National Award winners — which…

23 hours ago
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Mu-Mu Photography Studio / Han Yue Interior Design >>

We want this space look organic and changeable, and also creative, not like a traditional photography studio. We use the metabolism architectural concept in the idea of design, to make this place more nature, more humanity, and with unpredictable changes.

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Experience Frank Lloyd Wright works online through virtual tours >>

Virtual tours of Frank Lloyd Wright's properties will be available online through Leica Geosystems partnership with the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation. With technology services from Multivista and Matterport, detailed experiences of the architect's iconic works can be explored fr…

23 hours ago

NCARB releases current data on diversity in architecture >>

The NCARB has recently released new data outlining the current state of diversity within the architecture field. The results show that while diversity among licensure candidates is improving, the rate at which non-white individuals are discontinuing their pursuit of licensure re…

24 hours ago

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Maison du Peuple in Peril >>

Docomomo France has published an open letter protesting insensitive redevelopment plans to build a 315-foot-high tower bang on top of Eugène Beaudoin and Marcel Lods precocious example of hi-tech Modernism.

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3 Types of Pools That Can Turn Your Home Into a Modern Oasis >>

Whether you want a place where your kids can have some splashy splashy fun, a place where you and your friends can hang out until sunrise or just a cozy spot to relax and sip from a mojito after a hard day, then it’s time you started your very own pool construction project. Synon…

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Architecture | The Guardian

Spite buildings: when human grudges get architectural – in pictures >>

Feuding brothers, thwarted lovers, and a lot of spoiled views: ‘spite buildings’ are our smallest human pettiness made manifest in bricks and mortar. Here are some of the best/worst “Spite buildings” are constructions specifically intended to irritate or protest: our smallest hu…

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Plans submitted for $1 billion Angels Landing mixed-use in L.A. >>

The 1.26-million-square-foot project, which would rise at the northwest corner of 4th and Hill Streets in Downtown Los Angeles, will feature 120 condos, 450 apartments, 480 hotel rooms, a 45,000-square-foot charter school, and 50,000 square feet of commercial space, according to…

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Anish Kapoor sues the NRA for using image of Cloud Gate in a 2017 ad >>

In a new statement, Kapoor claimed that it was the “solidarity and support” of the public that encouraged him to take action against the NRA, and urged everyone “to stand up to the dark and aggressive forces in society that seek, out of fear and hatred, to lead us backward into…

2 days ago
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Smartphone use blamed as water feature is bricked up >>

The Rill near London Bridge falls victim to health and safety for people on phones No ball games, no busking, no protests – and now no stream. The More London estate, which covers 13 acres of the the south bank of the Thames, providing a home for City Hall, has always been an ap…

2 days ago
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Sou Fujimoto: the architect revolutionising libraries ... and loos >>

From a washing-up scourer to a pile of crisps, the Japanese architect draws on the most unlikely everyday objects – while testing the idea of privacy with a glass-walled public toilet A cloud of white blocks leaps from a plinth, hanging in the air like an explosion in a sugar cu…

3 days ago

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Kensington sparks into life... >>

A unique and characterful mixed use building has been created by SPPARC at the heart of the Kensington Conservation Area in London

3 days ago

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Supertall 35 Hudson Yards tops out at 1,009 feet >>

Progress on the second highest tower in the Hudson Yards mega-development has reached a milestone. 35 Hudson Yards has officially topped out at 1,009 feet. Now that it has reached that height, it is the ninth tallest structure in New York City and 19th tallest in the United Stat…

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Shortlisted projects unveiled for 2019 Dulwich Pavilion >>

Dulwich Picture Gallery and the London Festival of Architecture have unveiled the six shortlisted projects for the 2019 Dulwich Pavilion, to be built next summer within the historic grounds of the Sir John Soane-designed South London art gallery. The initiative—which follows the…

3 days ago

Foster + Partners hints at possibility of leaving London over Brexit >>

The UK’s largest practice, Foster + Partners, says it would consider moving its headquarters from London if Brexit meant it could no longer attract the world’s best architects [...] Less than a quarter of the architects based at Foster + Partners’ huge Battersea head office are…

3 days ago
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This week's picks for London architecture and design events >>

This week, as the London Festival of Architecture surges on, explore the impact of architecture on medical facilities, see the work of the next generation of architects, or visit an interpretation of the primitive HUT for the modern age. Make sure you go along to 'Don't Move Imp…

3 days ago
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Glasgow School of Art Ravaged by Fire >>

The 110-year-old building designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh, which suffered significant damage in a previous fire four years ago, was in the midst of a $46-million renovation.

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Glasgow must review heritage planning following fire, says MP >>

Glasgow North East MP calls for radical action to protect city’s Victorian architecture The city of Glasgow should undertake a “radical and very honest” review of the way it manages its heritage buildings after the fire that gutted the Glasgow School of Art’s Mackintosh building…

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