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Burning Man reveals 2020 temple design >>

Colorado architect Renzo Verbeck and artist Sylvia Adrienne Lisse have designed an eight-pointed angular structure to serve as the temple at the 2020 Burning Man Festival. Called Empyrean, the pavilion will form the centrepiece of the temporary Black Rock City during the annual…

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Architecture helps memorialize basketball legend Kobe Bryant >>

Many are shaken by the recent news of the tragic deaths of basketball legend Kobe Bryant, his daughter Gianna, and 7 other people in Los Angeles over the weekend. As fans grieve the loss, the city of Los Angeles mourns for Bryant. With the number of accolades and championships Br…

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Nonresidential construction to show modest growth for 2020, 2021 >>

According to a recently published economic report from the American Institute of Architects (AIA), the nation's nonresidential construction sector is expected to see growth of just 1.5 percent through 2020, with a less than a one percent increase projected for 2021. The report do…

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This robot can draw existing conditions all on its own >>

Autodesk Innovator of the Year Amr Raafat has teamed with a robot software company to develop an autonomous laser scanning and layout planning robot that is being used on Windover Construction work sites. The robot is able to move around on uneven surfaces to predetermined locati…

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Census Information for Rental Property Owners >>

There are a number of obstacles and issues related to the 2020 Census enumeration of apartment building residents. This set of FAQs covers “Census Information for Rental Property Owners.”

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Berkeley to open municipally-owned homeless encampment >>

The Berkeley City Council has voted to create a new city-run homeless encampment to help provide a safe and clean place for some of the city's unhoused residents to live temporarily.  According to a report from Curbed, the measure was supported by a majority of the City Councilme…

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Museum of Chinese in America suffers devastating fire >>

A facility used by the Museum of Chinese in America in New York City (MOCA) was engulfed by a devastating fire last week that likely destroyed the entirety of the museum's collection.  The impacted facility, at 70 Mulberry Street, is owned by the City of New York and consists of…

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Telling Milwaukee's Story Through Architecture >>

This article was written by Genaro Armas UWM’s School of Architecture is marking its 50th anniversary in a yearlong celebration that concludes with a gala weekend in April. To commemorate five decades of education, research and community engagement, architecture faculty members p…

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Moody Pavilions / Trahan Architects >>

As the first phase of a much larger and broader Master Plan, the new Arrival Garden with its Moody Pavilions establishes a new public face for the institution and clarifies a dedicated pedestrian entry from West 35th Street just south of the historic gate.

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This wooden house in Japan stretches 50 meters long >>

Overlooking vast rice fields, scattered farmhouses, and mountains, sits a quaint wooden residence designed by Japan-based Motoki Ishikawa Architect & Associates Inc.. Located in Yokote, Japan, the design challenge came in addressing the area's dynamic climate where long winters i…

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N House / A3 LUPPI UGALDE WINTER >>

This house was born with the aim of being a place to be outdoors. The fundamental characteristic of the neighborhood was its flood condition, being part of the Paraná river delta, this meant the need to raise it. With these conditions and being a land bounded in dimensions, the c…

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China building 1,000-bed hospital in 10 days to treat coronavirus >>

The government of China is rapidly building a 1,000-bed hospital in Wuhan as part of its efforts to contain and treat patients suspected of contracting coronavirus. Named Wuhan Huoshenshan Hospital, the 25,000-square-metre facility is being built in the Caidian District in the w…

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Duplex Curve / Mandarina Arquitetura >>

If a straight line is the shortest path between two points, the curve is what makes the concrete find infinity. With this sentence from our honorable Oscar Niemeyer, we introduce this duplex in Moema, that had the entire upper floor refurbished in order to serve the needs of a yo…

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Tel Aviv City Guide: 6 Bauhaus Buildings to See in the White City >>

When members of the Bauhaus school fled Germany, many of these talented visionaries made their way to Tel Aviv. At the time, the city was in its fledgling stages and served as the ideal blank canvas for this idealistic concept. Today, the city boasts over 4,000 Bauhaus buildings…

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2019 was record-breaking year for supertall skyscrapers >>

A record 26 towers over 300 metres were completed in 2019 according to the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat, while there was a drop in the number of 200-metre-tall buildings completed. Of the 26 new supertall towers the 530-metre-high Tianjin CTF Finance Centre by SOM…

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Villa Ask Housing / Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter >>

The new high-quality housing project offers 15 innovative apartments, sheltered in green and lush surroundings in Askeveien, Skøyen, Oslo. The residential building band together with the adjacent historical landscape and built environment in a respectful manner while adopting a m…

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Open More Doors: Bjarke Ingels Group >>

Open More Doors is a section by ArchDaily and the MINI Clubman that takes you behind the scenes of the world’s most innovative offices through exciting video interviews and an exclusive photo gallery featuring each studio’s workspace.

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How to Choose Pavements for High-Traffic Public Spaces >>

Currently, there are a multitude of pavements in the market, each with different characteristics. When designing a public space, it is essential to ask the right questions regarding requirements and functions to determine the right material for the job. To begin: Where will the p…

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Martha House / Naso >>

Following the earthquakes of September 2017, different architectural offices, designers and collaborators, both national and international, joined ReConstruir México, a project supported by PienZa Sostenible, which emerged with the aim to join forces to achieve conscious and sust…

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Mountain house in Poland has glazed cut between gables >>

A glazed cut through a barn-style gabled house set into a hill in rural Poland by Kropka Studio has views of its mountain surroundings. Set into a gently sloping site in the Beskid Ślaski mountain range, the project is called House in the Mountains. The long, thin house is also…

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The despot dilemma: should architects work for repressive regimes? >>

Bjarke Ingels is the go-to golden boy for Big Tech – and now Brazil’s Bolsonaro wants a bit of his magic. But should architects boycott oppressive leaders? Do their buildings glorify their ideology? Sun-kissed walkways in the sky, platefuls of seafood ceviche, a private helicopte…

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Elephant’s Hill House / 24 7 Arquitetura >>

The privileged view of nature was the core starting point for this project on the mountainous region of Nova Lima, State of Minas Gerais/Brazil. An adventurer couple chose us to create this special project in such an exclusive area.

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Iran's Cultural Site Persepolis Reimagined through Minimalist Frames >>

Architect and visual artist Mohammad Hassan Forouzanfar has been conceptually combining contemporary landmarks with traditional Iranian houses, palaces and monuments in a photo-series titled Retrofuturism. In his latest exploration, Peace, the Persian architect looks to Iran's Pe…

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The Powerful New Architecture of Clean Energy >>

Energy infrastructure has historically been met with a “Not in My Back Yard” response from policymakers and the public alike. Aside from the clear human health implications of coal plants and natural gas stations, the architecture of energy infrastructure has traditionally been d…

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Spotlight: Félix Candela >>

Mexican-Spanish architect Félix Candela (Jan 27, 1910 – Dec 7, 1997) was known for redefining the role of the architect in relation to structural problems, and played a crucial role in the development of new structural forms of concrete. His famous experimentation with concrete g…

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Jazz Loft Apartments / T2a Architects >>

It always takes time to make something great, but what surprised T2.a architects about its Jazz Loft project was how a forced break unexpectedly managed to lead to a more refined and rewarding building in the long run. Renovated from an abandoned 19th Century mill, architects Ben…

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Roversi Design Award Seeks Fluidity in the New Industrial Age >>

​CODE - COmpetitions for DEsigners has launched the “Roversi Design Award”, a competition of ideas aiming to design spaces for people’s life, work and amusement in the industry 4.0 era of fluidity and dematerialization. A cash prize of €10,000 will be awarded to the winners, sele…

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House in La Murta / Gradolí & Sanz >>

Reconstruction of a country house in the Murta Valley. The house is located on a gentle slope of orange tree terraces facing north and the banks of the Xúquer River. The entrance is through a staircase and a large garden terrace raised above the ground, leaving the construction s…

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Archi Loft / Geometrix Design >>

Archiloft project (450 sq.m.) - new public and event space in Moscow, Russia - is the result of renovation of an energetic station of the first half of 20th century. The architecture replies on the concept of highlighting the historic brick shell while providing a contemporary in…

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LVR House / OEA >>

Located in Caesarea, A beach community in the middle of Israel. A single family house designed for a family of six. The house is based on an existing structure that was built in the early 80’s and was part a trend to emulate the monumental Roman aqueduct in the architecture of th…

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Atelier Kento Eto designs minimal black house hiding lofty interiors >>

A house in Japan by Atelier Kento Eto is clad entirely in black corrugated metal with sliding doors that reveal a double-height hall with white walls. Located in the town of Kadogawa in Miyazaki Prefecture, the square house combines living areas with a large open space to cater…

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Six striking houses in California's Silicon Valley >>

While commonly known as a tech hub, Silicon Valley is home to a number of impressive residential designs. US reporter Bridget Cogley picks out six stand-out homes in the area. About an hour-and-a-half drive south from Downtown San Francisco, Silicon Valley comprises over a dozen…

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Town House, Kingston University review – sociability on a grand scale >>

The university’s expansive new library and dance centre, designed by Dublin’s Grafton Architects, invites students to engage with each other – and the neighbourhoodArchitects love to talk about the public. They describe how their buildings will welcome people in, how their design…

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Charlie Luxton Design refurbishes and extends Cotswolds bungalow >>

Charlie Luxton Design has refurbished a neglected brick bungalow on the edge of a village in the Cotswolds to create a family home. Designed by Oxfordshire-based Charlie Luxton Design the home, called Lamorna, draws on the appearance of the neighbouring agricultural structures t…

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10 steamy saunas to sweat it out in colder climes >>

Floating saunas, an egg-shaped sauna and a sauna built like a concrete mine shaft are some of the 10 unique saunas to warm up in cold countries. Gothenburg Public Sauna, Sweden, by Raumlabor Local residents worked with Berlin-based studio Raumlabor to build the Gothenburg Public…

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This week sofas and young designers were showcased at Maison&Objet >>

This week on Dezeen, the work of up-and-coming French designers, alongside sofas and rugs were on show at the Maison&Objet furniture and accessories fair in Paris. Maison&Objet's Rising Talents exhibition highlighted the work of six emerging French designers: Natacha & Sacha, La…

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Watch The World Around architecture conference in New York >>

Architects including Junya Ishigami, Elizabeth Diller and Shohei Shigematsu spoke at the inaugural The World Around architecture forum in New York. Watch the full conference on Dezeen. The World Around is a new architecture forum curated by Beatrice Galilee. The first edition to…

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Adolfo Natalini, co-founder of Superstudio, has passed away at age 78 >>

Adolfo Natalini, who, along with Cristiano Toraldo di Francia, co-founded the visionary architects' collective Superstudio, has passed away at age 78.  Natalini was born on May 10, 1941 in Pistoia, Italy. He attended the University of Florence, graduating in 1966. That year, he a…

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10 fresh 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 Archin…

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David Adjaye curves pink concrete around Los Angeles store The Webster >>

David Adjaye has used pink-tinted concrete to form a tough and gentle store in Los Angeles for fashion retailer The Webster, which marks the British-Ghanaian architect's first project in California. Adjaye Associates was enlisted to create the 11,000-square-foot (1,022-square-me…

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This tool instantly draws all of the streets in any city >>

City Roads, an online tool developed by software engineer Andrei Kashcha, allows users to search any city and instantly receive back only the streets by pulling data from OpenStreetMap. Simply search, click, and enjoy the beauty of urban planning. You can print your city of choic…

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Yale pivots away from a Euro-centric art history curriculum >>

Decades old and once taught by famous Yale professors like Vincent Scully, “Introduction to Art History: Renaissance to the Present” was once touted to be one of Yale College’s quintessential classes. But [its cancellation] is the latest response to student uneasiness over an ide…

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Eight projects distinguished with AIA 2020 Architecture Awards >>

Designed by top-notch architecture practices, eight projects located across the globe — from Chicago to Mumbai to Copenhagen — recently received AIA 2020 Architecture Awards. The awards competition highlights some of the best contemporary architecture and serves as a reminder of…

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Meet the jury for the 2020 AZ Awards! >>

This post is brought to you by Azure Magazine For the 10th annual AZ Awards, we’ve gathered together another stellar jury: Luca Nichetto, Stephanie Davidson, Omar Gandhi, Mia Lehrer and Marion Weiss. These five world-renowned practitioners exemplify the competition’s focus awardi…

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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 ever…

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School for squatters in India can be dismantled to evade bulldozers >>

Social Design Collaborative has created ModSkool, a modular anti-eviction school for squatter communities in Delhi that can be quickly dismantled if the settlement is demolished. ModSkool is made of cheap materials such as bamboo and local craft techniques such as charpai weavin…

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London team wins Mexico City pavilion contest >>

A collaboration between three London-based architectural designers has won Mexican architecture platform Arquine’s annual contest for a £4,000 (100,000 pesos) demountable pavilion in Mexico City

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Curving glass walls bulge into courtyards of converted Beijing hutong >>

Chinese practice Arch Studio have renovated an abandoned hutong in Beijing, making a house with curving glass walls around internal courtyards. Originally the hutong was a style of courtyard residence known as a siheyuan. The project is called Qishe Courtyard for the seven origi…

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OMA unveils design galleries in Gio Ponti's Denver Art Museum >>

OMA New York, led by Shohei Shigematsu, has revealed its design for galleries inside the Denver Art Museum designed by famed Italian architect Gio Ponti. The design galleries will be created as part of a series of phased reopenings of the Colorado museum's Martin Building design…

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This Dutch urban plan is completely car-free >>

As part of an ambition to transform Merwede in southwest Utrecht, an urban plan design, led by Marco.Broekman has been underway since 2016 with a definitive design endeavor under development this year. Simply called Merwede, the new neighborhood includes 6,000 dwellings, high-qua…

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IKEA reveals plans for car-free store wrapped in greenery >>

More than 100 trees will adorn the gridded facade of IKEA's city-centre Vienna Westbahnhof store, which will have no car parking spaces. Currently under construction in the Austrian capital, the car-free IKEA store is designed by local studio Querkraft Architekten to address rad…

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Norman Foster calls for design competition for northern House of Lords >>

Norman Foster has proposed having an architectural competition to design a new home for the UK parliament's upper chamber, if it is relocated from London to York. If the House of Lords is to be relocated north we must use the power of architecture to express our political and ec…

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Shurooq's hotels demonstrate Sharjah's "very rich heritage" >>

Al Faya Lodge and Al Bait Hotel offer hospitality that connects travellers with Sharjah's history says Khawla Al Hashimi, director of project development at Shurooq, in this video produced by Dezeen for the AHEAD Awards. Shurooq, an investment and development firm based in the e…

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Four opportunities for architectural assistants on Dezeen Jobs >>

We've selected four roles for architectural assistants available on Dezeen Jobs this week, including positions at Tonkin Liu and Claridge Architects. Part 2 architectural assistant at Tonkin Liu Tonkin Liu is looking for a Part 2 architectural assistant to join its team in Londo…

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Staircase swing and material details add flair to Highgate house >>

A swing suspended from a floating stair and a spiral staircase of polished plaster are some of the details included by architecture studio Cousins & Cousins in a London house. Designed for a builder who also acted as the main contractor on the project, Kenwood Lee House is defin…

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Yasmeen Lari wins 2020 Jane Drew Prize >>

Yasmeen Lari, Pakistan's first-ever female architect, was named the 2020 recipient of the Jane Drew Prize, the Architects' Journal announced today. The 79-year-old Lari was honored with the lifetime achievement prize for raising the profile of women practicing in architecture and…

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Carolina Vago transforms horse stables into country home in Argentina >>

Argentinan studio Carolina Vago Arquitectura has added a metal and glass volume on top of old horse stables to create this rural holiday home. The Stables, or Las Caballerizas, is a remote property nestled into a mountainside in Salta in northwest Argentina. The project was form…

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The case for pitting big infrastructure against climate change >>

The US has become terrible at building big things, and negligent in even maintaining our existing infrastructure. [...] That all bodes terribly for our ability to grapple with the coming dangers of climate change, because it is fundamentally an infrastructure problem.MIT Technolo…

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Architecture Billings Index ends 2019 on a high note >>

After a somewhat bumpy spring and summer, the Architecture Billings Index (ABI) closed out the year on a positive note with three consecutive months of modest growth. A strong winter Architecture Billings Index Score for December: 52.5Project inquiries index: 58.7Design contracts…

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Skinny house built in gap for Victorian coach house in London >>

The brick piers of an old Victorian coach house are incorporated in the facade of this skinny house in New Cross, London, designed by architecture studio Selencky Parsons. Nestled into a 3.5 metre gap in a Victorian terrace, the project is called The Coach House after the place…

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