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Vegan House / Block Architects >>

This house was in an old terrace next to an apartment built in 1965. The owner works in travel and tourism, he once rented the house and planned to renovate it into a cultural place. It is on this spot that people meet up, share and cook Vietnamese traditional food, especially ve…

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Thao Dien House / MM++ architects >>

This project is a renovation of a villa located in east suburb of Ho Chi Minh City, District 2. The intention was to turn the existing construction, a “pastiche” art deco, into a contemporary villa with clean lines and open spaces while keeping the entire existing concrete struct…

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VMD Prefabricated House / Taller Escape + Studioroca >>

¿What would you do with less? Innovative prefabricated housing presents an eco-conscious retreat from city life. -VMD is a newly launched prefabricated housing system that presents a luxurious alternative for living away from the city while minimizing the environmental impact of…

12 hours ago
Architecture – Dezeen

Vo Trong Nghia plants fruit trees on the roof of a house in Vietnam >>

Recycled water from a ground-floor fish pond is used to nourish fruit trees on the roof of a house in Danang City, Vietnam, by Vo Trong Nghia Architects. Formed from brick and stone boxes stacked around a green courtyard, Thang House is the latest in the practice's House for Tre…

13 hours ago
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Moscow's Underappreciated Architecture Now in Digitalized Book >>

After the success of the original guide-book on underrated Soviet architecture, Garage Museum of Contemporary Art is publishing an English version of the bestselling guide: Moscow: A Guide to Soviet Modernist Architecture 1955–1991 in a new digitalized format with six new chapter…

17 hours ago

Can Renders Help you Understand the Future of Old Buildings? >>

The history of the spaces presents an important diversity throughout the world, which corresponds to different geographical, economic and cultural moments and conditions. Technology plays an important role since the constructions through which time has passed also work with a kin…

19 hours ago

Blue House / SIAA + Beatriz Meyer Estúdio >>

Located in Jardim Paulistano, a traditional neighborhood in São Paulo, the site designated to host a young family has a perimeter of 10 meters width and 30 meters long, as usual in this area. According to the local urban legislation, the building should respect a 5 meter strip fr…

20 hours ago

Spotlight: Rem Koolhaas >>

With the extensive list of acclaimed alumni of his firm, OMA, it is not a stretch to call Rem Koolhaas (born 17 November 1944) the godfather of contemporary architecture. Equal parts theorist and designer, over his 40-year career Koolhaas has revolutionized the way architects loo…

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Huandao Middle School / TAO - Trace Architecture Office >>

Located in Haikou, Hainan, China, Haikou Huandao Middle school is designed to accommodate teaching classrooms, function classrooms, students’ dormitory and dining hall for more than 1200 students, 24 classes. The design initiated from thinking about how to create a nurturing envi…

1 day ago
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The Brick House / Srijit Srinivas - ARCHITECTS >>

Located on a long and irregularly narrow site in Trivandrum with its longer side facing west, the The BRICKHAUS, Keralam, India is designed to be both a place of respite and exhilaration for the Clients – a young family both Doctors and their two kids, the lady of the house a tra…

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Two Union Square Lobby / NBBJ >>

At 30 years old, Two Union Square remains a one-of-a-kind and significant icon in the Seattle skyline. To meet the rapidly-changing business needs of the city’s most innovative tenants — and adapt to the evolving nature of work that is moving beyond designated offices into commun…

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Conserving Plymouth: the city that dared to dream >>

Even as the blitz reduced the historic Devon port city to rubble, plans were afoot for major reconstruction. Now its remarkable hybrid city centre has been designated as a conservation area It’s a recurrent yearning, after an urban catastrophe, to rebuild better than before, to…

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A New, Old Transit Station in Philadelphia >>

Planners in Philadelphia believe that the Franklin Square Station will achieve higher ridership figures than when the station closed 40 years ago, thanks to numerous large developments in the area.

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LAND Experience Center / Aedas >>

Situated at the intersection of the main city axis and Yanzhan Road, Aedas-designed LAND Experience Center is an interactive exhibition center with a fully immersive space to showcase developer LAND’s vision for the Xi’an city and its development strategies.  It is now open for p…

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Branca House / Roziane Faleiro Arquitetura e Design >>

This house was designed on a plot of 1300m², near a preservation area and overlooking the Moeda Mountain. With a built area of ​​485m², this house was built respecting the natural topography of the land. In total, there are 03 floors, so that access to vehicles and pedestrians fo…

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What’s the Purpose of a Home Weather Station? >>

It might look like the sky is clear today, but who knows whether it will rain two hours from now or not. You might argue saying that weather apps on your smartphone are enough to keep you updated. But how can you be sure that they are entirely correct? After all, the weather sta…

2 days ago
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AB&D Office / Solo Arquitetos >>

AB&D’s new office emerges from the integration between two neighboring commercial rooms that were combined in a single space. The project was designed to express the personality of the practice and its brand, while still providing a comfortable working space for the team’s countl…

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Stefano Boeri Architetti's New Train Station Opens in Southern Italy >>

On November 13th, 2019, a new train station was inaugurated in the city of Matera, Italy. The project, a new building and future park designed by Stefano Boeri Architetti, represents an important link between the city’s old town, post-war and modern districts and a key point of a…

2 days ago

Real Takes on Real(ly Successful) Housing Experiments >>

The challenges associated with the provision of adequate and affordable housing around the world demand that architects respond with original solutions that challenge traditional building forms, typologies and methods of delivery.

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Private House / CPU PRIDE >>

The project is designed for a private client. The building is located in a very picturesque place, right at the edge of an age-old pine forest. It is a frame house, with external walls and the frame made out of glued girders and lariks columns. The base of the house is reinforced…

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Innovative Public Furniture Designed for Academic Institutes >>

Architecture and design studio Hello Wood have created a line of smart outdoor furniture for educational institutes and public communal spaces. The two furniture pieces, Fluid Cube and City Snake, re-introduce modular public structures in a contemporary and sustainable way.

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RDHA turns riverfront building into "Canada's first bookless library" >>

Canadian architecture firm RDHA has added glazed volumes to an old limestone post office in Cambridge, Ontario as part of its transformation into a community centre with makerspaces. RDH Architects Inc (RDHA) renovated and expanded the landmarked masonry structure – completed by…

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The NYC Parks Department wants to shrink public bathrooms to cut costs >>

The Parks Department is looking to curb the cost of constructing new public bathrooms — by making them smaller...the agency is exploring stand-alone units tested in other cities, such as the Portland Loo and trailer-like bathrooms in Boston.Following a $4.7 million comfort stati…

2 days ago
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Euroboden reveals design of "brutalist" Hammerschmidt office in Munich >>

Dezeen promotion: Euroboden has revealed visuals of a concrete office building near Munich, Germany, designed by Arno Brandlhuber and Muck Petzet. Named Hammerschmidt, the linear brutalist structure will measure 16,000 square-metres and contain a series of customisable workspace…

2 days ago
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EDIT Napoli 2020 >>

The second EDIT Napoli will take place June 5-7 at the Complesso di San Domenico Maggiore in the historical city center of Naples. The event aims to promote designs that value quality over quantity, paying great attention to exploring the creative process and the use of materials…

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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…

2 days ago
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Nicholas Grimshaw maintained his high-tech ideals for 50 years >>

We continue our high-tech architecture series with a profile of Nicholas Grimshaw, who has stayed true to his high-tech ideals over a career spanning more than 50 years. Nicholas Grimshaw is the details man of high-tech architecture, a style that emerged in the 1960s and emphasi…

3 days ago

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10 architectural student projects we liked this week >>

In case you haven't checked out Archinect's Pinterest boards in a while, we have compiled ten recently pinned images from outstanding student projects on various Archinect People profiles. (Tip: use the handy FOLLOW feature to easily keep up-to-date with all your favorite Archin…

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SOM reveals designs for new Disney HQ in Hudson Square >>

Last July, Disney purchased the rights to develop the property at 4 Hudson Square from Trinity Church for $650 million and earlier this year tapped Skidmore, Owings & Merrill to design a new HQ for the media giant. SOM and developer Silverstein Properties have just revealed the…

3 days ago

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Seattle's F5 Tower is a case study for improving employee satisfaction >>

Tall buildings do more than just help shape skylines. The architects who design these buildings, for example, often strive to create the most alluring structures using sometimes mind-boggling structural feats. The corporations and developers who commission these towers, on the o…

3 days ago

Venice is experiencing severe flooding >>

Venice was reeling after experiencing its highest level of floodwater since 1966. High tides from the lagoon reached more than 6 feet higher than their usual level—the second-highest ever seen since records began in 1923. Two people were reported dead. Waters entered the nave of…

3 days ago

LACMA fundraising effort stalls as museum turns into a ghost town >>

Money just isn't coming in like it used to. At least, that's the case for the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, where efforts to raise $650 million to fund a new Atelier Peter Zumthor-designed expansion have hit a rough patch.  Christopher Knight, American art critic for The Los…

3 days ago
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AOC and Bernie Sanders unveil "Green New Deal for Housing" plan >>

New York City Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders have unveiled a bold initiative aimed at rejuvenating and decarbonizing the nation’s public housing stock.  The visionary Green New Deal for Public Housing Act aims to bring sorely needed ma…

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Architecture | The Guardian

Notre Dame fire: row as general tells architect to 'shut his mouth' >>

Army general rebuked after lashing out at chief architect over cathedral rebuild plans The French government has rebuked the army general charged with the rebuilding of the fire-ravaged Notre Dame Cathedral after he told the chief architect to “shut his mouth”, in a sign of tens…

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14 Smart Storage Tricks For A Small Bedroom Without Closets >>

Closets are like the vital organs of the bedroom that store your belongings and help manage your daily dress-up scene. A bedroom without a closet or storage rack, quite frankly, gives off major “kidnapper’s-den feels” and is not a place where one could manage their lifestyle eas…

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Marina Tabassum brings prefabricated Bangladeshi homes to Sharjah >>

Bangladeshi architect Marina Tabassum has erected three prefabricated houses at the Sharjah Architecture Triennial, to highlight the families that relocate their homes as river channels move within the Bengal Delta.  Tabassum, who won the Aga Khan Award for Architecture in 2016…

4 days ago

Watch our talk with Knauf about women in architecture >>

Leading and emerging women working in architecture and construction discussed the experience of working in both fields at a talk held in Knauf's London showroom. Moderated by Dezeen's assistant editor India Block, the talk took in insights from the panel of leading and emerging…

4 days ago

ASWA wraps own architecture studio around internal courtyard >>

ASWA Studio has designed as its architecture studio in Bangkok around a fully glazed internal courtyard that brings daylight into the building. Thai studio ASWA built its office, which contains working spaces for up to eight staff members, a meeting area and a model-display zone…

4 days ago
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2020 IESNYC Lumen Awards >>

IESNYC is calling for entries for its 2020 Lumen Awards. The Awards are open to any interior or exterior architectural lighting design project completed within two years' time of the submission deadline.

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The Bartlett launches new diversity-focused scholarship program >>

The University College of London Bartlett Faculty of the Built Environment is launching a new scholarship program aimed at helping the institution diversify its student body. The scholarship fund will bring £1.2 million in funding per year to help bring students from under-repre…

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Heatherwick Studio's Pier 55 renamed Little Island >>

Thomas Heatherwick's Pier 55 park within New York's Hudson River has been renamed Little Island, as visuals and a video detailing the project's construction are released. Updated details of the project were revealed today by the Diller-von Furstenberg Family Foundation, which is…

4 days ago
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How to Craft an Effective Job Ad: Talk About Lifestyle >>

Writing a job ad can seem like a toneless task. Just get it out it out there as fast a possible, we need people, some might think. But, really, the desired outcome is to attract the best talent, and that takes some finesse. Especially in our current market, where job-seekers hav…

4 days ago

Jerde asked to improve the Rose Bowl >>

Los Angeles-based architecture firm Jerde has been tapped to reimagine the Rose Bowl Stadium property in Pasadena. [...] Jerde, which provided design services for the 1984 Summer Olympic Games, has been tasked with re-envisioning the Rose Bowl campus to address issues including…

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