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Foster + Partners designs new PGA TOUR global headquarters >>

First renderings have been revealed of the new Foster + Partners-designed PGA TOUR global headquarters in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida. The proposed building will be consolidating workplaces of the more than 750 employees who currently occupy 17 buildings throughout the area, and…

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A new Houston music venue will open its final stage this year >>

Houston recently gained a new music venue designed by SCHAUM/SHIEH, a small architectural collaboration operating between Houston and New York. The White Oak Music Hall is part of a whole cluster of music venues designed by the firm including The Lawn, and Raven Tower Pavilion.…

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FXFOWLE announces new firm name FXCollaborative with logo by Pentagram >>

The world-renowned architecture, interiors and planning firm FXFOWLE Architects will now go by the name FXCollaborative. Originally founded 40 years ago as Fox & Fowle, the firm is rebranding with a new logo and a new location. In less than four years the firm will move from the…

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ArchDaily

PKM+ / ODETO.A >>

First, in importance is client wanted to remain some parts of existing house instead construct a new building. The existing house from 1968 had lots of issued: unnecessary spaces (ex. excessive floor heating plate, disproportionate ceiling structure, inefficient routes for facili…

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A 'Fare-Free-Friday' Is a Rare Thing >>

The Utah Transit Authority ran a one-time Fare-Free-Friday in December, thanks to sponsorship by the Salt Lake City Council and the Salt Lake County Mayor’s Office. Another sponsor will be needed to support any future iterations of Fare-Free-Friday.

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Why Zinke Gave Florida a Break on Drilling >>

After announcing the coast of almost all states would be open for oil and gas production, the Secretary of the Interior changed his mind on one after meeting with Trump’s favored candidate for Senate.

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Architecture – Dezeen

Competition: win a book about tiny "nomadic" homes all over the world >>

Dezeen is giving two readers the chance to win a copy of Nomadic Homes, a book featuring a selection of moveable compact dwellings around the globe. Nomadic Homes: Architecture on the Move is written by Philip Jodidio and includes examples of homes that have been designed to mov…

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The People’s Chapel / Poiesis Architects >>

Emmanuel @ Everitt is a small church sitting on a 200 sqm sliver of land in a mature landed residential estate. The original church occupied a single storey corner terrace house built in the 1940s. Plans for rebuilding came about after heavy downpour in October 2010 caused seriou…

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Archinect's Employer of the Day: Weekly Round-Up #163 >>

On the lookout for a new job? Archinect's Employer of the Day Weekly Round-Up can help start off your hunt amid the hundreds of active listings on our job board. If you've been following the feature on our Facebook, Employer of the Day is where we highlight active employers and…

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Snøhetta's much-discussed underwater restaurant breaks ground >>

The announcement of Snøhetta's design plans for a below sea restaurant called Under was one of the most discussed projects last year. The project, with an expected completion date of March 2019, will be the world's largest underwater restaurant, and the first of its kind in Euro…

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Get Lectured: Kent State University Florence, Spring '18 >>

Archinect's Architecture School Lecture Guide for Winter/Spring 2018 Archinect's Get Lectured is 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 lectures you don't want…

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10 sexy stairs 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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Architecture – Dezeen

Pair of London skyscrapers by Zaha Hadid Architects split opinion >>

Zaha Hadid Architects' plans for two soaring skyscrapers at Vauxhall Cross could be the firm's first foray into a mixed-use project in London, but the design is proving controversial. The architecture firm submitted plans for the two towers, measuring 185 and 151 metres respecti…

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Crystalscape / Moriyuki Ochiai Architects >>

We performed the interior design for a beauty salon. Deliverables included a space exuding the radiance associated with beautiful, vibrant and shiny hair brimming with vitality. Therefore, we endeavored to create a space that would envelop the body in such radiance by making the…

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Philadelphia Loan Program Supports Home Repair >>

Philadelphia preserves affordable housing by investing $40 million into a new Housing Preservation Loan Program that will provide low interest loans of as much as $25,000 to fix up aging homes.

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Domestic Frontiers series: Mass Market Alternatives >>

The first in a series of shows spotlighting research by Pratt Undergraduate Architecture Faculty on the future of Domestic Architecture in 21st Century. This exhibition, featuring the work of John Szot is entitled MASS MARKET ALTERNATIVES. Industrialization has had a profound ef…

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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…

11 hours ago
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Architecture | The Guardian

Could a Channel bridge be as bold and beautiful as these marvels? >>

From the ‘writhing sea monster’ in Qatar to the magic carpet ride above the clouds in France, there is no shortage of inspiration for magnificent long-span bridges. What could architects create for Boris Johnson’s proposed Channel link? The clown king of novelty infrastructure f…

11 hours ago
Architecture – Dezeen

MoMA announces exhibition exploring Yugoslavia's concrete architecture >>

New York's Museum of Modern Art will examine former Yugoslavia's impressive concrete structures and bold urban planning visions created during its communist years, in an exhibition opening this summer. Toward a Concrete Utopia: Architecture in Yugoslavia, 1948–1980, will present…

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BIG Reveals Updated Vision for Smithsonian Campus Master Plan Scheme >>

BIG has unveiled an updated vision for the new Campus Master Plan for the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C., after taking into account over 3 years of community input and collaboration with the storied museum and research institution. The revised proposal pays particula…

12 hours ago
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Centre de Services Le Bonnallie / Anne Carrier architecture >>

This building is characterized by its interplay between opacity and transparency and between interior and exterior. It is very carefully integrated into its setting, following the site’s topography so closely that the building appears to be sculpted from the landscape itself. The…

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Foster + Partners Designs Lakeside Headquarters for the PGA Tour >>

Foster + Partners has revealed designs for the new headquarters of the PGA TOUR to be located in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida. Located on a large freshwater lake at the TPC at Sawgrass resort, the 187,000-square-foot building will create an “uplifting and inspiring” environment for…

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Prairie House / NatureHumaine >>

Following the acquisition of a single-storey house from the 1950s in St-Lambert, the client wished to expand and renovate this Prairie house inspired building.

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Spotlight: Thom Mayne >>

The principal architect of LA firm Morphosis, Thom Mayne (born January 19, 1944) was the recipient of the 2005 Pritzker Prize and the 2013 AIA Gold Medal, and is known for his experimental architectural forms, often applying them to significant institutional buildings such as the…

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Architecture | The Guardian
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Wellness Plesnik / Enota >>

Hotel Plesnik is a boutique family hotel found in the heart of a nature park, boasting a tradition spanning over eighty years. Its exceptional location at the end of a glacial valley offers an unforgettable view of the majestic peaks of the Kamnik-Savinja Alps. As Logarska Valley…

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House in Tschengla / Innauer-Matt Architekten >>

Most owners use their holiday homes for only a couple of weeks a year, leaving them as empty objects in their respective surrounding for the rest of the time. This is, however, not the case with House in Tschengla, which has become a fully-fledged second home for its owners. Loca…

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pa1925 / Zanderroth Architekten >>

This new residential complex is located on Pasteurstrasse, a street in the quiet Bötzowkiez area of Berlin’s Prenzlauer Berg. Realized as a joint venture between its future residents, this project comprises of fifty-one units spread across four separate buildings. The complex sta…

1 day ago
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Apple's investment plan promises 20,000 jobs and a new campus >>

Apple expects to invest over $30 billion in capital expenditures in the US over the next five years and create over 20,000 new jobs through hiring at existing campuses and opening a new one. Apple already employs 84,000 people in all 50 states. The company plans to establish an…

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Vauxhall Cross continues to rise >>

As the rapidly emerging Vauxhall cluster continues to expand, more tall buildings are set to transform this area on London’s south bank

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Yuan Architects' terraced “House S” in Taiwan >>

Yuan Architects seemed to draw inspiration from the surrounding mountainous landscape of Hsinchu, Taiwan when they designed “House S”. Built on a hillside, the approximately 416 m² family residence features staggered terraces to “extend the indoor living space to the mountain la…

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Raffles Kindergarten / Interval Architects >>

Project backgroundThe project is located at Sha Cheng, the center of Hualai city in the province he Hebei, China. 120km way from Beijing and at an altitude of 550m above sea level, the site is at a place where there are great mountains, nice air and extremely bright sun.  The pla…

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Dexigner

2018 Core77 Design Awards >>

Submissions are now open for the 2018 Core77 Design Awards. From traditional to progressive, the competition honors practitioners within 14 areas of design enterprise at both the student and professional level.

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Shutterstock Releases 2018 Creative Trends Report >>

Shutterstock has released its 2018 Creative Trends Report. The major trends identified in this report are determined by analyzing billions of searches within Shutterstock's collection of images by customers.

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Radical Innovation 2018: Call for Entries >>

Radical Innovation, an annual competition that calls for the best and brightest innovative concept ideas in the hospitality sphere, is now open for entries for its 2018 edition. Both professionals and students alike are encouraged to submit their concepts online now through Apri…

1 day ago
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Studying a Brazilian favela via VR >>

[...] Penn State landscape architecture professor Timothy Baird and architecture professor José Duarte taught a new studio that engaged students in the study of one Brazilian favela via virtual reality (VR) technology. The studio, which paired architecture students with landscap…

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Dexigner

2018 AZ Awards >>

Azure has announced the opening of submissions to the 2018 AZ Awards. Now in its 8th year, the competition celebrates the best in architecture and design from around the world.

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Fostering Society: Foster + Partners >>

Fostering Society: Foster + Partners, on view at the UQAM Centre de Design from February 8, will feature work of the internationally renowned integrated design firm. One of the Centre's most ambitious exhibitions to date, it will focus on the outstanding achievements of the Lond…

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Knock Knock Heon / guga Urban Architecture >>

Knock Knock Heon is located on the border of Seoul, surrounded by an exceptional landscape made up by a forest in the foreground and the famous Bukhansan in the background. Both the architect and the client agreed that the relationship to the mountain would be the guiding line of…

1 day ago
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Get Lectured: Columbia GSAPP, Spring '18 >>

Archinect's Architecture School Lecture Guide for Winter/Spring 2018 Archinect's Get Lectured is 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 lectures you don't want…

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Amazon releases short list of 20 cities for its second headquarters >>

Now that it’s down to a final list, Amazon says that it plans to “dive deeper into their proposals” and evaluate whether these locations can actually support the company’s plan to add up to 50,000 jobs. The final list is full of mostly expected choices. Amazon is looking primari…

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Architecture | The Guardian

England's cathedrals face financial crisis as running costs soar >>

Inquiry criticises management of some Anglican buildings and urges CoE to ask for state funds A significant number of England’s 42 historic Anglican cathedrals are at “severe financial risk” and some have ineffective and under-resourced management, an investigation set up by the…

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MoMA announces an upcoming exhibition on Yugoslav concrete architecture >>

The Museum of Modern Art has announced their summer exhibition exploring architecture of the former Yugoslavia. Toward a Concrete Utopia: Architecture in Yugoslavia, 1948–1980  will be the first major US presentation of the work developed within the country's 45 years of existen…

2 days ago
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BuckleyGrayYeoman completes Herbal House refurb >>

This comprehensive refurbishment celebrates the historic industrial character of a former printworks, adding two storeys to create a contemporary flagship creative space for Clerkenwell in London

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Focusing on science in Oslo >>

Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects to design new 30,000 sq m campus complex for the Norwegian Geotechnical Institute

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China builds "world's biggest air purifier" to battle air pollution >>

An experimental tower over 100 metres (328 feet) high in northern China – dubbed the world’s biggest air purifier by its operators – has brought a noticeable improvement in air quality, according to the scientist leading the project, as authorities seek ways to tackle the nation…

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Get Lectured: Ohio State University, Spring '18 >>

Archinect's Architecture School Lecture Guide for Winter/Spring 2018 Archinect's Get Lectured is 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 lectures you don't want…

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House 24 by Park + Associates >>

The unique triangular-shaped site and the surrounding greenery were a driving force behind the overall planning and design of the house.

3 days ago
Architecture | The Guardian

Architect Patrik Schumacher: 'I've been depicted as a fascist' >>

He has proposed eliminating social housing and privatising streets – so is Zaha Hadid’s successor the most hated man in urbanism? When Patrik Schumacher, who took over as head of Zaha Hadid Architects after its legendary founder’s death in early 2016, gave a speech at the World…

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Sustainable Architecture – Learn How Vegetative Roof Systems Work >>

The trend of sustainable architecture  is happily growing in popularity. While there are many different techniques and designs incorporated in these more eco-friendly facilities, one of the most impactful is the vegetative roof system. What Are Vegetative Roof Systems? Vegetativ…

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