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Get Lectured: University of Waterloo, Fall '20 >>

University of Waterloo School of Architecture shares their Fall lecture series and its emphasis on solidarity. According to the school, their 2020-2021 Waterloo Architecture Arriscraft Speaker Series What is Solidarity? asks: how can architects participate in collective, long-ter…

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Watch the winning AIA Film Challenge 2020 entries >>

The results of the latest AIA Film Challenge are in. Now in its sixth year, the 2020 edition of the annual call received nearly 100 new mini-documentary films showcasing architecture projects that transform communities through the power of design and collaboration.Enjoy the winni…

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Forest Glade House / Hesselbrand >>

Architecture firm Hesselbrand have completed a family house in east London designed for working and entertaining from home. The project is the first to be completed in a series of houses designed by Hesselbrand that re-imagines the traditional terraced house for contemporary life…

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Giant building gets moved by army of robots in Shanghai >>

On October 15, 2020 Chinese workers relocated an old building in Shanghai using an innovative walking method. The Lagena Primary School which was built in 1935 needed to move to a new location. The team in Shanghai lifted the entire structure atop an army of robots and moved it s…

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Black Women Build >>

To mark Black History month in the UK, we spoke to three women about the challenges that come with being both female and black in this sector, the support available in the UK and the US and how the coronavirus pandemic has revealed problems within the built environments of black…

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House in La Moraleja / Mariano Molina Iniesta >>

A house around a holm oak tree. Single-family house in La Moraleja, Madrid. The house is located in an old and prestigious development of the metropolitan area of Madrid. It was originally a privately owned piece of Mediterranean forest that, despite the demographic pressure in t…

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"A Room for Imagination" Hotel 1818 / Lina Ghotmeh Architecture >>

Hotels have developed their common spaces by opening their lobbies to include, for example, bars, cafeterias, and coworking spaces. Hotel rooms have instead evolved much less; they remain a shrine to decoration surrounding an immovable bed. But isn’t this a good time to transform…

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Revitalization Without Displacement: A New Model From Miami >>

Upzonings in working class neighborhoods usually provoke political opposition based on concerns about gentrification and displacement. But the new Wynwood Norte Neighborhood Revitalization District in Miami might have worked for a solution.

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Viewpoint Vaulalia Retreat / Bergersen Arkitekter AS >>

Situated in the hillside of a small village on the west coast of Norway, Viewpoint Vaulalia is a tiny retreat and gathering place overlooking the picturesque scenery of the nearby landscape. The clients, who run a Christmas tree farm on the grounds, wanted a small building for ha…

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Bureau Borsche Office and Furniture System / Gonzalez Haase Architects >>

The new Bureau Borsche is located in a quintessential Munich residential building with commercial units on the ground floor. In March 2019, Gonzalez Haase AAS took on the renovation, refurbishment and spatial redesign of the 315 sqm office space. The architects were given no limi…

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House in UMEJIMA / I.R.A. >>

The site is long and narrow corner lot sandwiched between a relatively heavy traffic and a small management passage separated by pedestrians. We propose an architecture that opens to the town through this passage, which is overgrown with greenery and is used as a sidewalk for res…

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AD Classics: Crematorium at Vila Alpina / Ivone Macedo Arantes >>

The Jayme Augusto Lopes Crematorium, popularly known as Crematorium of Vila Alpina, is located in Jardim Avelino, on the east side of the city of São Paulo. It was designed by architect Ivone Macedo Arantes - at the time an employee of the Cemetery Department of the City of São P…

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House in a Garden / Gianni Botsford Architects >>

A copper-roofed pavilion in a hidden urban garden, Gianni Botsford Architects’ House in a Garden is a highly unusual dwelling accessed through a narrow passage alongside an 1840s Notting Hill villa. The project involved the demolition of a 1960s bungalow and its replacement with…

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Video reveals Obel Award-winning community centre in Bangladesh >>

This video shows the building of a rammed-earth community centre in Bangladesh designed by German architect Anna Heringer, which recently won the Obel Award. The community centre, which contains a therapy centre for people with disabilities and a women-led textile workshop, was…

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The Surface Interactive Installation / stpmj >>

The Surface is situated in a public space with an important environmental context: the strong visual presence of the Cheonngye and Maebong Mountain is afar, and the splendid landscape of the museum is in close proximity. The site itself is a gently sloped grass field that is conn…

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House I / miya akiko architecture atelier >>

The house was designed for a couple who are around 50 years old. They wanted to make their final abode to spend their slow life with outdoor activities. In the beginning, they said they want to make a house like an old Japanese traditional house. But after my first presentation,…

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Adjoin Garden / July Cooperative Company >>

Project NarrativeAdjoin Garden, with an ancient architectural illusion, is located in the heart of Nanshan District, Shenzhen. Surrounded by modern high-rise buildings, it is situated on a multifunctional plaza integrating office, commerce, and leisure functions. The architectura…

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House in Iruma / aoyagi design >>

The site is in a residential area in the suburbs, and the house is for a couple and their child. The composition is that of an introspective triangular attic space sitting on an open first floor of wooden and steel construction.

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An American Urban Coronavirus Success Story >>

The City by the Bay has joined eight largely rural counties in California by advancing last Tuesday to the least restrictive tier of the state's new reopening criteria by reducing coronavirus transmission to nearly New York levels.

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Jean Nouvel reveals cave hotel in Saudi Arabia's AlUla desert >>

French architect Jean Nouvel has unveiled the design for a subterranean hotel that will be carved into a sandstone hill in the AlUla desert in Saudi Arabia. Named Sharaan by Jean Nouvel, the resort will be cut into the sandstone hills in the AlUla area of Saudi Arabia, which is…

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Shortlist unveiled for AHEAD Europe 2020 hospitality awards >>

Dezeen promotion: a guest villa in rural Mallorca and a log-clad hotel near the Arctic circle are some of the hospitality projects to be shortlisted in this year's AHEAD Europe awards. The AHEAD Europe awards celebrate outstanding hospitality projects that have launched, opened…

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Venerable British architecture firm Dixon Jones closes its doors >>

Dixon Jones, the London-based architectural practice founded by Jeremy Dixon and Edward Jones in 1989, permanently ceased operations at the end of last month. As reported by The Architects’ Journal, [...] Read More... The post Venerable British architecture firm Dixon Jones close…

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Get Lectured: Columbia University, Fall '20 >>

Columbia GSAPP's public events and lecture series covers an array of topical issues that focus on architecture and its involvement in race, social justice, politics, and climate change. Archinect's ongoing Get Lectured series features each school's lecture series and their graphi…

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Accessibility at the new U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Museum reviewed >>

The museum’s other notable attribute is its high level of accessibility. The architects borrowed inspiration from the Guggenheim Museum, which invites visitors to take an elevator to the top floor and then descend along ramps as they explore galleries. There are no steps up or do…

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Architect vs. 3D Artist Differences | All You Need to Know >>

Architects and 3D artists are often confused as being one and the same. However, there are a number of differences you should know about. An architect’s job is an important one – without them, we wouldn’t have any of the magnificent structures around us. In recent times, 3D artis…

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Ducted Air Conditioning vs. Split System Air | All You Need to Know >>

While air heating and air cooling have become a regular part of our lives, it is challenging to choose which system to settle for. The most common options range from the central ducted system, split system, window air conditioners, and evaporative coolers. With advancements in te…

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Is a Roof Made Out of Glass Viable | All You Need to Know >>

Wouldn’t it be fantastic if you could stargaze from inside your house? Well, one way to do it is by installing a glass roof. It may not be the most original idea, but it has gained quite a following among urban homeowners. That said, a glass roof, though unconventional, comes wit…

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New Initiative matches homeless people with unused addresses in UK >>

Developed by British architect and former Archinect school blogger Chris Hildrey, ProxyAddress recently announced the start of its pilot in the London borough of Lewisham today. The service uses the duplicated address details of existing homes to provide those facing homelessness…

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Morris + Company designs modular prefabricated housing system >>

London studio Morris + Company has designed a modular and prefabricated housing system named MODU that is aimed at the South American market. Morris + Company created the modular system for Argentina-based prefabricated housing company Phäbb as one of a series of designs aimed i…

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10 Best Home Office Desks Right Now | Buyer’s Guide >>

Having the right furniture in your office is essential! This is not just for enhancing the aesthetics but also because you get to work more comfortably. After all, when your office space is clean and orderly, it has a subtle way of increasing your morale and productivity. And who…

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Kris Provoost captures "immense density" of Hong Kong's housing >>

Belgian photographer Kris Provoost explores the striking juxtaposition of Hong Kong's hyper-dense housing and natural landscapes in his latest photography series, Eden of the Orient. Eden of the Orient gives an insight into Hong Kong's unique built environment, which is envelope…

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14 Best Bean Bag Chairs for Your Living Room [2020] >>

Over the past few years, bean bags have really become comfortable pieces of furniture to use. They are incredibly cozy, can be moved around really easily, and can be used at homes, cafes and sometimes, even at workplaces. Their portability, versatility to be able to be manufactur…

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This week we announced the winners of the Dezeen Awards public vote >>

This week on Dezeen, we announced the winners of the Dezeen Awards public vote and Italian furniture designer Enzo Mari passed away. Projects by Heatherwick Studio, Vo Trong Nghia Architects and Snøhetta were chosen by Dezeen readers as winners of the public vote in the architec…

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arch out loud presents the winners of the 2020 WARMING Competition >>

For 2020 arch out loud presented a competition brief that invited participants to design and propose architecture that addresses global warming issues. With climate change and steps towards mitigating its effects globally, the 2020 WARMING Competition asked for submissions of any…

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Slatted wood encloses glass Engawa House in Chile >>

An external walkway and glazed living space are hidden behind sliding slatted woodwork in this house in Chile, designed by architects Santiago Valdivieso and Stefano Rolla. Rolla and Valdivieso completed the house on Punta Pite, an arm on the Central Chilean coast stretched towa…

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Op-ed: Trump says Dems want to ban windows. He couldn’t be more wrong. >>

We have heard the same scaremongering again and again from Republicans. Healthcare reform will result in “death panels,” tax reform will be a “jobs killer,” and firearms regulation means they [...] Read More... The post Op-ed: Trump says Dems want to ban windows. He couldn’t be m…

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Get Lectured: Carnegie Mellon University, Fall '20 >>

For their 2020 Fall Lecture season Carnegie Mellon School of Architecture focuses on architecture, social equity, and spatial justice. The school shares that these series, conversations, and ideas that challenge and inspire us to re-envision our future, are more relevant and crit…

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27 of the Best Lego Architecture Sets to Collect >>

We all need a bit of Lego in our lives, be it young and old. And if you are someone who thinks Lego is not for you, then prepare to be proven wrong. Because we’re here to change your mind! Check out these fabulous lego architecture toy sets that’ll surely make a believer out of […

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Get Lectured: MIT, Fall'20 >>

The MIT Architecture focuses their Fall 2020 online public programming on a series of conversations on where we are now. The school shares, We will be talking about systemic racism and approaches to support art and design in Black communities; pandemics, inclusion, and history; d…

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PARTISANS completes new bar and restaurant in downtown Toronto >>

Gusto 501, designed by PARTISANS, is the latest bar and restaurant by restauranteur Janet Zuccarini located in downtown Toronto. The new restaurant takes inspiration from its surrounding industrial neighborhood, utilizing the footprint of the car garage that previously sat on the…

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