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Maker-Space Sungwon / GUBO Architects >>

Play, Learn and Make - It was a project to refurbish three empty classrooms located side by side to use as a makerspace and equipment room for students. The flooring and the lighting in the classroom were deteriorated and needed to be replaced. Although the windows of the classro…

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Light-Wood Waterside Pavilion / Han Xiaofeng Design Studio, SEU-ARCH >>

Locate in Maoshan Scenic Area, Zhenjiang, Chenzhuang is a small village that has about thirty families. It is surrounded by green mountains, and there is a beautiful pool at the entrance of the village. Following the “Beautiful Countryside Construction” in Jiangsu province, our s…

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Subways Are Becoming Flood Zones >>

Subways Are Becoming Flood Zones Diana Ionescu Sun, 08/01/2021 - 11:00 Primary Image Subway systems around the world are struggling to adapt to an era of extreme weather brought on by climate change, write Hiroko Tabuchi and John Schwartz. Their designs, many based on the expecta…

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The California Dream is Becoming Less Achievable >>

The California Dream is Becoming Less Achievable Diana Ionescu Sun, 08/01/2021 - 09:00 Primary Image Writing in The Atlantic, Conor Friedersdorf assesses the forces that are making the 'California dream' more and more difficult to achieve. The generations that reaped the benefits…

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Fitzroy North House 02 / Rob Kennon Architects >>

This project is a contemporary response in a heritage context that learns from the vernacular. It puts forward an atypical site response that provides an experience of freedom and openness that is not often experienced in tight inner-city sites. In a quiet heritage street in Fitz…

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High Housing Costs Could Keep Inflation Rising >>

High Housing Costs Could Keep Inflation Rising Diana Ionescu Sun, 08/01/2021 - 07:00 Primary Image As reported by Coral Murphy Marcos, Jeanna Smialek and Jim Tankersley in the New York Times, [t]he rental market, which slumped during the pandemic, has snapped back more quickly th…

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House in the Dunes / Worrell Yeung Architecture >>

House in the Dunes is a four-bedroom, raised residence situated across a one-acre site nestled in the dunes with ocean views. The large rectilinear structure is clad in gray cedar siding and punctuated by voids cut into the building’s facade vis-à-vis doors and windows. Each roo…

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Usva Viewpoint / Ad Hoc Architecture >>

The viewpoint is located 5 km from the village Usva along the river. It offers views of the Usvinskie Pillars, 120-meter cliffs that drop vertically to the water. The famous Devil's Finger is a freestanding rock towering 70 meters above the massif.

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Architecture – Dezeen

Edition Office completes black concrete home in rural Australia >>

Black-pigmented concrete and black timber battens have been used to create this tactile home in the village of Federal, New South Wales by Australian studio Edition Office. The Melbourne-based firm designed Federal House to be both a peaceful sanctuary for its clients and a scul…

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House HD / MDDM STUDIO >>

The townhouse is located in the north of Beijing at the foot of a hillside area. The house of 600 sqm is organized in 4 floors, from a B1 partially open to a private garden till the attic on the 3rd floor. The new functional program allows three generations of the family to enjoy…

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The Second Studio Podcast on "Why Hire an Architect?" >>

The Second Studio (formerly The Midnight Charette) is an explicit podcast about design, architecture, and the everyday. Hosted by Architects David Lee and Marina Bourderonnet, it features different creative professionals in unscripted conversations that allow for thoughtful takes…

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Concrete Blonde House / Carter Williamson Architects >>

Concrete Blonde is an architectural jewelry box. It is an updated Annandale cottage that unfolds from a modest heritage façade to a generously spaced home. Warmth is expressed through earth tones and natural materials, capturing light through its skylights and courtyard well.

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DJ House / STUDIÉ >>

This project is a residential renovation project located in Tangerang Indonesia which has a tropical climate and is quite hot and humid. The existing building cannot meet the client's needs both in terms of space programs and in terms of design desires. Seeing this, we created a…

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Aaron’s Courtyard / The Design Room >>

The 15 cent site had an existing house, a warehouse and numerous trees and was located within a kilometer radius from the Kollam beach in Kerala. The adjacency to the sea coupled with the humid climatic conditions of the region encouraged us to adhere to an open plan. The vision…

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Architecture – Dezeen

Stemmer Rodrigues creates Anada House for yoga teacher in Brazil >>

A leafy tree rises up through a circular opening in this Brazilian residence and yoga studio, which was designed by the architectural office of Stemmer Rodrigues. The 350-square-metre home is located near Guaíba Lake in Eldorado do Sul, a town in the southern state of Rio Grande…

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Stepping Stone House / HAMISH&LYONS >>

Three disconnected, under-used and flood prone outbuildings were replaced with two new buildings that provided additional living accommodation for the existing house. Specific attention was given to the 5 children, all boys. The design therefore seeks to engage the family with th…

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Architecture | The Guardian

The RNLI deserves better than Nigel Farage’s contempt | Tim Adams >>

The rescue service has a long and glorious history of saving the lives of people, wherever they come fromA couple of weeks ago, I was at Lizard Point in Cornwall. The old lifeboat station below Britain’s most southerly cliffs has long since been replaced but the rusting structure…

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Buried in concrete: mafia architecture – in pictures >>

Alessio Mamo has photographed the illegal, brutalist buildings and gaudy, now decaying, villas in the south of Italy that mafia bosses constructedWords by Roberto Saviano and Lorenzo TondoRead more on how the mafia made a killing from the destruction of Italy’s south Continue rea…

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Burnaby Campus Plaza Renewal / PUBLIC Architecture + Communication >>

Sensitive preservation of a heritage architectural masterwork, the SFU Plaza Renewal fulfills the University’s vision for dynamic integration of innovative education, cutting-edge research, and far-reaching community engagement. The upgrades to the outdoor central spine, a proces…

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Riverstone Transit Center / ALSC Architects >>

The new Riverstone Transit Center brings the administrative staff and bus services for City Link and Paratransit to a central hub location to provide riders with a safe, clean, and convenient experience. The project includes an Administrative Building, outdoor public restrooms, a…

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Architecture – Dezeen

"Carbon washing is the new greenwashing" >>

The global push to reduce atmospheric carbon is being compromised by confusing terminology and misleading claims, argues Dezeen founder and editor-in-chief Marcus Fairs. Carbon washing is the new greenwashing. Growing alarm about climate change has triggered a rise in the number…

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MVRDV’s Marble Arch Mound is a magnet for public criticism >>

MVRDV’s latest project is closing after just two days following a torrent of public backlash against the $3 million artificial earthen mound in Westminster, London. The Marble Arch Mound opened earlier this week after an abbreviated construction period which began in early May. C…

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Next Up: Exhibit Columbus / Ecosistema Urbano >>

Archinect Sessions Next Up: Exhibit Columbus continues with sharing conversations with the recipients of The J. Irwin and Xenia S. Miller Prize. Today's episode is a conversation with Belinda Tato and Jose Luis Vallejo of Ecosistema Urbano. Ecosistema Urbano is a design and consu…

2 days ago
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Does Highway Removal Make Cities Healthier? >>

Does Highway Removal Make Cities Healthier? Diana Ionescu Fri, 07/30/2021 - 08:00 Primary Image The redesign of Oakland's Mandela Parkway has been heralded as an appropriate, if partial, amends for the devastation wrought on low-income neighborhoods by the freeway-building boom o…

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David Adjaye's controversial UK Holocaust Memorial gets final approval >>

David Adjaye’s proposed UK Holocaust Memorial and Learning Centre in Westminster, London is going forward after gaining approval from the Minister of State for Housing Christopher Pincher this week. The memorial has drawn a considerable amount of backlash in the Commonwealth sinc…

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11 Best Wireless Doorbells Of 2021 [Buyer’s Guide] >>

Why deal with electric wires for a doorbell when you can switch to wireless ones?  You may have been thinking about it for a while, but finding the right device to replace your old ‘ding-dong’ may not be as easy as it seems. Most people opting for wireless bells want a hassle-fre…

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10 Best Kodi Box Of 2021 [Buyer’s Guide] >>

Why use multiple devices when you can get a Kodi box for all your entertainment needs?  Now, that’s hardly an original idea, but one that needs to be thoroughly explored. While there are quite a few options for Kodi boxes on the market, finding the most suitable one requires some…

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Architecture – Dezeen

Stefano Boeri completes new entrance and walkway at Rome's Domus Aurea >>

Stefano Boeri Architetti has inserted an entrance kiosk and a pedestrian walkway that provides access to subterranean rooms within Rome's historic Domus Aurea palace. The new entrance is situated within Oppian Hill Park and connects with the walkway that leads to the spectacular…

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11 Best Clothes Steamers Of 2021 [Reviewed] >>

Tired of using the bulky, old iron? It’s time to upgrade to a new-age steamer for the sheer convenience and ease of use it offers.  You may have had this thought before, but finding the right option is no walk in the park. Since there are more than a few considerations to make, w…

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Architecture – Dezeen

The Cube will be "world's first building made of carbon concrete" >>

Researchers at the Technical University of Dresden have been working with German architecture firm Henn to create the first concrete building to be reinforced with carbon fibres instead of steel. Currently under construction at the TU Dresden university campus in Germany, The Cu…

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13 Best Air Hockey Table Of 2021 [Reviewed & Buyer’s Guide] >>

Remember Chandler and Joey’s apartment in “FRIENDS” and how they had a foosball table? Well, today’s product is a little different, but it promises similar levels of fun and excitement. We’ll be discussing air hockey tables, perfect for enjoying quality time with your family and…

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7 Best Broan Range Hoods [Reviewed & Buyer’s Guide] >>

While the process of cooking is fun, a lot of smoke and odor can be irritating and cause discomfort in the kitchen.  That is why you need a good ventilation system to deal with the excess odor. A good range hood will make the cooking process more comfortable and elevate the entir…

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13 Best Bathroom Exhaust Fans With Light & Heater [Buyer’s Guide] >>

Buying the best exhaust fan is a lot easier now with this review of the 13 best bathroom exhaust fans available online. Get the complete care and attention that you need for every corner of your house. We understand that keeping your home fresh, healthy, and alive is essential fo…

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7 Best Cold Galvanizing Paints [Reviewed & Buyer’s Guide] >>

No doubt metal is a durable material, but it is not exempt from damage.  But what if we tell you that we have the perfect solution to protect it and give it a beautiful makeover at the same time? Yes, it is cold galvanizing paints that can enhance the life of metal structures and…

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13 Best Water Pitcher Filter & Dispenser [Reviewed] >>

Clean and great-tasting water has slowly started to become a luxury. Elaborate filtration systems may not be a viable option for a lot of people. This is where a water filter pitcher comes in. These pitchers are the affordable alternative to high-end filtration systems and provid…

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11 Best Outdoor String Lights of 2021 to Consider >>

Are you bored of your dull and lackluster outdoor living area? Well, we’ve got just the thing for you! String lights are a brilliant, easy, and fun way to jazz up your home. They’re available in a variety of different models, styles, and configurations, providing you an array of…

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9 Best Magnetic Screen Door of 2021 [Buyer’s Guide] >>

During summers, going in and out of your yard is pretty common. But this might amp up the problem of insects swarming in your house. An insect can land on your face or food and will make your mood sour. So, to make the most of the cool summer evenings, it is best to get […] The p…

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A slimmed down infrastructure deal is moving forward >>

The $1 trillion package is far smaller than the $2.3 trillion plan that President Biden had originally proposed and would provide about $550 billion in new federal money for public transit, roads, bridges, water and other physical projects over the next five years, according to a…

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AIA expects construction to surge, but not until 2022 >>

Nonresidential construction in the United States is expected to healthily increase in 2022, but only after a continued decline throughout 2021, according to the AIA. In their mid-year Consensus Construction Forecast for July 2021, the organization projects that nonresidential con…

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A fourth person has jumped from Vessel at Hudson Yards >>

Just two months after its reopening following a series of operational changes instituted to prevent visitors from harming themselves, another young person has jumped to their death from the Vessel, [...] Read More... The post A fourth person has jumped from Vessel at Hudson Yards…

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Shipping containers used to build LA housing complex for the homeless >>

American firms NAC Architecture and Bernards have used shipping containers to form private apartments in a Los Angeles facility for people experiencing homelessness. The Hilda L Solis Care First Village – formerly known as the Vignes Street Interim Housing Project – is located o…

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WorkPod by Autonomous >>

Dezeen Showroom: designed for people who want to be able to focus while working from home, the WorkPod by Autonomous is a prefabricated office pod that can be assembled in one day. Autonomous describes the WorkPod as designed to be plopped in a spacious backyard, with its 17 pre…

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Architecture | The Guardian

Holocaust memorial in Westminster is given go-ahead after inquiry >>

Controversial £100m education centre to be built next to parliament, but opponents may launch appealA controversial Holocaust memorial and education centre is to be built in the heart of Westminster at a cost of more than £100m after the government gave it the go-ahead following…

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Concrete house by Gort Scott hugs rocky crag in Whistler >>

British architecture studio Gort Scott has installed a house on a rocky outcrop in the Canadian mountain resort of Whistler, offering impressive views over Alta Lake. The Rock is a family home designed to reflect the drama of its setting. Predominantly built from concrete, it in…

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Barrault Pressacco uses hempcrete to create social housing in Paris >>

Architecture firm Barrault Pressacco used biomaterials including wood and hempcrete to construct this mixed-use building that references traditional Parisian apartment blocks. Located on the Rue Marx Dormoy in Paris's 18th arrondissement, the building contains 15 units for socia…

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Construction on Queens' tallest building, Skyline Tower, is complete >>

Construction is now fully complete on Skyline Tower, the tallest skyscraper in Long Island City and all of Queens. Addressed as 23-15 44th Drive, the 68-story, 778-foot-tall edifice is designed by Hill West Architects and developed by United Construction & Development Group, FSA…

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Studio PHH divides lakeside house with double-height glass atrium >>

Brooklyn architecture firm Studio PHH has split this waterfront property in Princeton, New Jersey, into two halves connected by a dramatic atrium that offers woodland views through full-height glass walls. Sited on the shores of Lake Carnegie, the home is named La Clairière, whi…

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Marc Thorpe designs off-grid cabin retreat in the Romanian mountains >>

Architect Marc Thorpe has revealed designs for a cabin hotel in Romania, featuring off-grid wooden lodges informed by rural vernacular architecture. Called Canton House, the project is designed to extend the Tara Luanei hotel in Romania's Carpathian Mountains, with construction…

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Want to become a treehouse designer? There’s a job for that >>

As the industry-leading job board for the architecture industry, Archinect Jobs publishes approximately 150 new opportunities every week, covering a wide variety of locations, roles, descriptions, and experience requirements. The broad mixture of opportunities available on Archin…

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Bette releases shower tiles as latest evolution of the shower tray >>

Dezeen promotion: German bathroom company Bette has released the BetteAir range of shower tiles that complete the evolution of the shower tray into a part of the bathroom floor. Designed by Potsdam-based Tesseraux and Partner to seamlessly integrate into a tiled bathroom floor,…

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