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10 stair designs we enjoyed 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 projects on various Archinect Firm and People profiles. Today's top images (in no particular order) are from the board Stairs. Tip: use the handy…

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Aegean Business Lounge / K-Studio >>

The new venue of Aegean Airlines was conceived drawing inspiration from the humble sculptural folk architecture of the Cyclades, reflecting on the cutting edge technology of airplanes, and was crowned with a sense of comfort, as originally seen in the air traveling the world. Cur…

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Plattform: A Spotlight on Modernist Residential Architecture in Norway >>

Modernist architecture came about in the early 20th century as a response to large-scale changes in technology, construction, and society; particularly through the use of glass, steel, and reinforced concrete. The style was typically associated with the function of buildings from…

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How To Write Like An Architect [All You Need To Know] >>

Architects are widely admired for a lot of skills, one of them being their penmanship.  If you take a close look at the handwriting of architects, you will likely find an odd similarity in all of them. And this is mainly because most architects follow a well-respected architectur…

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Al House / VPS Architetti >>

The farmhouse and guest quarters are located near the historic center of Castelmuzio, a small village in Val d'Orcia along the road leading to Pienza. It is nestled halfway up a hillside and looks towards the parish church of S. Anna in Camprena, a former 15th-century Benedictine…

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This week we revealed the Dezeen Awards 2022 longlists >>

This week on Dezeen, we revealed the longlists in all categories of the Dezeen Awards 2022, showcasing the world's best studios and projects. This week saw the architecture longlist revealed on Monday, followed by the interiors longlist on Tuesday. The projects competing for the…

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What Are Ecological Fireplaces and How Do They Work? >>

Bringing fire indoors is something many people want during winter. In addition to warming the environment, fire creates a unique sensation that goes back to the beginnings of human habitation, leading us to a certain emotional comfort. Before, a chimney and a stock of firewood we…

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Etraton Office Building / ARK-architecture >>

An emblematic building that marked the urban expansion of Tunis and one of its very first business districts is getting a facelift from top to bottom. ETRATON reinvents the structure thirty years later, preserving some of its old distinctive features and resuscitating the buildin…

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Office in Shimabara / Design Associates Nakamura >>

The site overlooks Shimabara Port and Mt. Unzen, so we planned an office where people can work while enjoying the view. By slanting the exterior wall, we planned to block the view from the street while at the same time securing the view.

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The Hidden House / Aslam Sham Architects >>

The Hidden House. Let these words paint a picture of a secretive abode shielded from plain sight, nothing could be farther from the truth. For this is “a house that does not try to blend in; it wants to stand out from the rest, grab attention and take in those glances from the st…

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Soft light fills Iowa municipal building by Neumann Monson Architects >>

Polycarbonate walls and a row of tall window boxes bring diffused sunlight into the Iowa City Public Works building by US firm Neumann Monson Architects. The low-lying building is located just south of Iowa City's downtown district, near a recreational area and a future housing…

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Host House / Splinter Society >>

Commencing as a worker’s cottage, the Host House evolved through an incremental design process, expanding to accommodate a growing family. The original white cottage was first extruded to extend the pitched roof volume to run from the front to back of the site behind the original…

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Saraiva de Carvalho Apartment / Aboim Inglez Arquitectos >>

The apartment is on the last floor of a 1922 building in Campo de Ourique. With generous dimensions and following the intrinsic characteristics of this type of building, it has a long corridor that distributes several rooms along it, ending in a generous balcony with a magnificen…

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Free Transit Starts September 1 for Seattle Youth >>

Free Transit Starts September 1 for Seattle Youth Diana Ionescu Fri, 08/12/2022 - 08:00 Primary Image Seattle’s Sound Transit is making transit free for youth starting in September in an effort to improve access to schools, jobs, and other activities for students and reduce fare…

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California Governor Outlines Plan for a ‘Hotter, Drier Future’ >>

California Governor Outlines Plan for a ‘Hotter, Drier Future’ Diana Ionescu Fri, 08/12/2022 - 07:00 Primary Image A new plan issued by California Governor Gavin Newsom outlines a strategy for reducing the state’s water use in advance of a projected 10 percent decrease in the sta…

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The Orchard House / AR Design Studio >>

The Orchard House is a private extension and renovation project, completed in the summer of 2021 by award-winning Winchester-based Architects AR Design Studio. Situated within the Wickham Conservation Area, the new addition replaces previous piecemeal developments, opening up and…

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Sealing the Cracks in Weatherization and Home Repair >>

Sealing the Cracks in Weatherization and Home Repair LM_Ortiz Fri, 08/12/2022 - 06:00 Primary Image High utility bills and years of deferred maintenance have forced many low-income homeowners and renters in Pennsylvania to live with lead paint, drafty windows, leaky roofs, expose…

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10 architecture jobs focusing on sustainability and urban ecology >>

Continuing with Archinect's weekly job highlights, we've put together a list of firms that put sustainability and ecological design/research at the forefront of their practices. If you're an architectural designer or experienced architect with a passion for environmentally driven…

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Roosenhorst Neighborhood / Atelier PRO architects >>

Over the past few years, atelier PRO has developed a unique small-scale neighborhood called Roosenhorst, set within the historical cultural landscape of the Duivenvoorde corridor. This corridor, located on the western coast of the Netherlands, stretches out across a beach ridge,…

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Konishi Gaffney repurposes church into versatile community hub >>

Timber cladding features in this church in Edinburgh, which has been converted into a community centre by Scottish architecture firm Konishi Gaffney. The Greyfriars Charteris Centre now contains a flexible workspace, community hub, events spaces and a non-denominational sanctuar…

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65 Homes in San Pedro de Alcantara / Luis Machuca y Asociados >>

Located in the Malaga town of San Pedro de Alcántara, just 15 minutes from the center of Marbella. We are facing a complex in which 65 homes, commercial premises, a swimming pool, and common services are resolved. The building is conceived and modulated with a 3 x 3-meter structu…

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Belgian architect Lucien Kroll dies at 95 >>

Architect Lucien Kroll, who was known for his participatory and collaborative architecture, has passed away at the age of 95. Kroll died in Brussels, Belgium, while out walking on 2 August, reported French newspaper Le Monde. The architect is perhaps best known for his design of…

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What Are Plotters Used For? | All You Need To Know >>

Forget about the best 11×17 printers for architects and get to know about plotters first because nothing beats the high-resolution blueprints created by them.  Plotters are used by architects to print large vector drawings in areas where precision is required. So, if you have an…

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Convent Saint François / Amelia Tavella Architectes >>

Amelia Tavella has just completed the rehabilitation and extension of the Convent Saint-François, in Santa-Lucia di Tallano, Corsica. This partially ruined building from 1480, a historical monument, had been abandoned for a very long time.

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Earthrise Studio / Studio McW >>

Studio McW has completed the revitalization of a converted warehouse apartment in East London for climate activists and filmmakers, Jack Harries and Alice Aedy. Arranged over two floors, the live-work space was designed to seamlessly balance rest and relaxation with the busy oper…

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Madrid and Barcelona Benefit from Spain’s Free Travel Plan >>

Spain pushes to promote cleaner transportation by offering free seasonal tickets for suburban and regional trains, which translates into roughly 48 million journeys per month. The initiative hopes to help citizens reduce fuel consumption and reduce the cost of living during the e…

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Read Your Way Through Cairo >>

Yasmine El Rashidi, a journalist and novelist, guides readers through Cairo, a city whose presence is so powerful it is “the subject, the object and the main character” of many of its writers.

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Why Urban Areas Need Increased Access to Recycling >>

Why Urban Areas Need Increased Access to Recycling Devin Partida Thu, 08/11/2022 - 12:00 In most residential areas across the United States, recycling is encouraged and offered as a way for residents to sustainably dispose of certain materials. But how many residents actually par…

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Fauntleroy Residence by Heliotrope is a "private oasis" in Seattle >>

Seattle architecture studio Heliotrope has completed a cedar-clad family home that prioritises views of the Puget Sound and privacy from the street. The Fauntleroy Residence is on a waterfront site in Seattle, with westward vistas of the Puget Sound and Olympic Mountains. A ferr…

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Record job openings in construction are showing signs of cooling off >>

The number of unfilled positions in the construction industry appears to be falling, according to new figures by the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC). June 2022 saw 334,000 unfilled positions in the sector, down 17% on the previous month, but still 4% higher than June 20…

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Where To Print 11×17? | All You Need To Know >>

If you’ve arrived here looking for the best 11×17 printers for architects, you’ve come to the right place!  Nothing beats the convenience of getting personalized prints delivered to the office at a reasonable cost. This is probably why many architects prefer to use online printin…

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Take a look inside HWKN’s new 351 Marin tower in New Jersey >>

HWKN has shared photos of its latest addition to the skyline of Jersey City, New Jersey, called 351 Marin. The building, designed in partnership with executive architect HLW, topped out last fall and has recently achieved full tenancy, something developers KRE Group shares is a b…

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Metal-clad boxes form Everden house by StudioAC in Toronto >>

Gabled elements and corrugated aluminium siding feature in a family home that was designed by Canadian firm StudioAC to be impactful without being indulgent”. The Everden house is located on a slender, rectangular lot in Toronto's Cedarvale neighbourhood. The brief was to create…

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Pad Studio arranges Clay Retreat around pond and garden in Hampshire >>

A pair of pitched-roof volumes link to form this house in Hampshire, England, which architecture firm Pad Studio designed to connect with its rural setting in the New Forest National Park. Named the Clay Retreat, the home replaces a rundown holiday cottage that had been extended…

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Drone video explores Taipei Performing Arts Center by OMA >>

Viewers can explore both the inside and the outside of the newly-opened Taipei Performing Arts Center by Dutch studio OMA in this drone video, produced by Shephotoerd Co. Photography. Opened to the public on 7 August, the Taipei Performing Arts Center is a 59,000-square-metre cu…

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What Paper Size Is 11×17? | All You Need To Know >>

Before searching for the best 11×17 printers for architects, knowing about the 11×17 paper size is important.  Papers come in different sizes, and no one knows the importance of these sizes better than an architect whose job is to print detailed and complex prototypes. But what i…

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