Spotlight: Alison and Peter Smithson
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Wife and husband pair Alison (22 June 1928 – 16 August 1993) and Peter Smithson (18 September 1923 – 3 March 2003) formed a partnership that led British Brutalism through the latter half of the twentieth century. Beginning with a vocabulary of stripped down modernism, the pair were among the first to question and challenge modernist approaches to design and urban planning. Instead, they helped evolve the style into what became Brutalism, becoming proponents of the "streets in the sky" approach t
Chicago Board of Trade Building
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Holding court at the south end of LaSalle St., the Chicago Board of Trade Building presides over Chicago’s financial district. The regal 45-story skyscraper is the ...
MIT identifies landmarked warehouse as potential new home for its School of Architecture and Planning
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“It’s about really creating a design hub for MIT on the campus, bringing the expanding and increasingly important areas of design from across MIT—art, architecture, and urban planning—together in one place,” Sarkis said in MIT News. “Moving ...
100 Architectural Sketches
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With more digital tools available to architects than ever before, one has to ask themselves why the sketch remains one of the most valued pieces of...
Sou Fujimoto: The visionary blending architecture with nature
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Japanese architect Sou Fujimoto balances habitability, nature and aesthetics with his genre-defying work.
Wrigley Building
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The Wrigley Building is so recognizable, it hardly needs an introduction. It stands proudly where Michigan Avenue crosses the Chicago River, a luminous white beacon ...
Denver tours: Are they still the best way to see the city?s history, architecture, street art and more?
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Amid record tourism and a crackdown on weed buses, a look at if guided tours are still worth taking.
UNStudio reveals designs for Amsterdam cable car
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Dutch firm UNStudio has revealed designs for a 1,500 metre-long cable car across the across the river IJ in Amsterdam.
Tonsley Main Assembly Building and Pods / Woods Bagot
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Completed in 2027 in Adelaide, Australia. Images by Sam Noonan. Tonsley Main Assembly Building and Pods is the centrepiece of a globally recognised urban redevelopment in Adelaide. The Tonsley mixed-use...
Architecture projects win statewide awards
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A group of local firms and projects recently won statewide awards from an association of architects.
Striking 160 sq. ft. Urban Cabin features hidden hanging garden
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This conceptual design for a micro-house in Los Angeles fluidly mixes the indoor with the outdoor.
Nest at Amami Beach Villas / Atelier TEKUTO
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Completed in 2017 in Tatsugo, Japan. Images by Toshihiro Sobajima. This resort complex is located in Amami Oshima, TEKUTO’S chief architect Yasuhiro Yamashita’s birth place, the largest island of the Amami...
Daejun Holy Light Church / Lee Eunseok + Atelier KOMA
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Completed in 2016 in Daejeon, South Korea. Images by Joonhwan Yoon. The Holy Light Church, which opens toward the city, was planned to be a continuous corridor through the church square from the main avenue, across...
NVIDIAVoice: Building The AI Architecture To Train, Simulate And Test AI Self-Driving Cars
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Developing an autonomous vehicle requires a massive amount of data. Before any AV can safely navigate on the road, engineers must first train the artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms that enable the car to drive itself.
Cascading Brick Arches Feature in Penda's Residential Tower in Tel Aviv
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Penda has released images of its proposed high-rise residential tower in Tel Aviv, featuring brick arches and cascading terraces influenced by the Bauhaus.
China's urban transformation strategy | ORF
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The appraisal of select aspects of China’s urbanisation strategy and the progress in implementation indicate a massive urban transformation.
Five of the best architecture and design jobs available in New York right now
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We've selected five of the best roles available in New York via Dezeen Jobs, including with Herman Miller, Aesop and Woods Bagot.
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Elefante spoke to Metropolis about the upcoming Conference on Architecture in New York City, which will explore the many challenges and opportunities facing the architecture profession.
Benoy Releases Images of New Waterfront Development in Wenzhou, China
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Benoy has released images of their competition-winning design for a mixed-use, retail-led waterfront development in Wenzhou, China.
A Man, a Suit, and a Window: The Strange World of the Luxury Skyscraper Promotional Video
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Promotional videos for luxury high-rises reliably feature a variation on the same scene: a white man in a suit overlooks the city from his penthouse.
VEX / Chance de Silva
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Completed in 2017 in Greater London, United Kingdom. Images by Hélène Binet, Chance de Silva. Vex is a unique architecture/sound collaboration. It is an in situ concrete house which arose out of the collaboration between musician Robin Rimbaud...
Adobe Recreates Lost Typography from the Masters of the Bauhaus
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Adobe recria fontes tipográficas perdidas de mestres da Bauhaus
oxymoron / Sauerbruch Hutton
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Completed in 2018 in Venice, Italy. Images by Jan Bitter. The installation by Sauerbruch Hutton at the 16th International Architecture Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia, FREESPACE, curated by Yvonne...
8 Treasured Historic Architecture Sites That Have Hosted Huge Rock Concerts
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From Piazza San Marco to the foot of the Sphinx, heritage sites around the world have hosted rock bands for historic and often controversial live performances.
Zuidblok / Kollhoff & Pols architecten
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Completed in 2017 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Images by Luuk Kramer, MWA Hart Nibbrig. The canopy with impressive overhang (a 16-metre cantilever supporting two floors) is the most eye-catching feature of the Zuidblok building on...
Sou Fujimoto exhibition at Japan House proves that architecture really is all around us
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Sou Fujimoto, who designed the Serpentine Pavilion in 2013, is forcing visitors to Kensington's hottest new cultural venue to recognise the architectural possibilities in everyday objects ? including a pile of crisps.
We're Looking for ArchDaily China's Next Content Editor!
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We're hiring! We're looking for another bright, enthusiastic and motivated member to join us as an editor for ArchDaily China.
DigiTimes: Laptop Sales To Climb With NVIDIA Rolling Out Next Generation Architecture In Late Q3
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In what appears to be the second article predicting the roll out of NVIDIA’s next-generation graphics cards in Q3 (you can read the first one over here), Digitimes recently published a report analyzing the ASP and volume of gaming laptops shipper by various well-known manufacturers including MSI, ASUS, and Dell. They also gave a more ?
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The Lebanese Pavilion studies the country's unbuilt territories in their first participation in the Venice Biennale.
Construction Tax Approved by Philadelphia City Council
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Mayor Jim Kenney could still veto the bill.
Study: Where Land Values Soar, Houses Come Down
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Soaring land values are leaving an indelible mark on the building stock of Vancouver, British Columbia.
Voters Approve Special Sales Tax, Property Tax to Expand Kansas City Streetcar
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Voters in a new Transportation Development District supported new taxes to help fund the extension of the Kansas City Streetcar. Despite a paltry turnout, the taxes passed by a wide margin.
Vacant Properties Trouble Tight Housing Markets Too
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Minneapolis is, by many accounts, home to a thriving economy. Why then, are there so many vacant properties in the city?
Nice Try, Sharrows
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End the sharrow experiment, says this columnist.
NCARB releases current data on diversity in architecture
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The NCARB has recently released new data outlining the current state of diversity within the architecture field. The results show that while diversity among licensure candidates is improving, the rate at which non-white individuals are discontinuing their pursuit of licensure remains high...
Metropolitan Storage Warehouse is potential new location for School of Architecture and Planning
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MIT has identified the Metropolitan Storage Warehouse as a potential new location for the School of Architecture and Planning (SA+P). The proposed move would let the Institute create a new hub for design research and education, allow the school to expand its full range of activities, and open new spaces for public use. The building would need renovation, a process that would require approval from the City of Cambridge. While MIT has previously considered other functions for the landmark...
Bus System Redesign Revealed in Philadelphia
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The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority is tackling a redesign of the bus system serving the city of Philadelphia.
Texas Exes Alumni Center / Miró Rivera Architects
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The addition and renovation of the Texas Exes Alumni Center represents a significant expansion to the 1980s facility, designed by Charles Moore and...
SOX architects preserve Glan heritage building
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ADAPTIVE reuse is the method of using an old building for a purpose other than for which it was originally designed or built while retaining its...