RIBA's roll-call of phenomenal buildings range from a biomass plant to a tomb - BBC News
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BBC NewsRIBA's roll-call of phenomenal buildings range from a biomass plant to a tombBBC NewsA biomass power plant, a cathedral and a library are among the winners of the 2017 Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) awards. The shortlist for RIBA's Stirling Award for the UK's best building will be chosen from 49 national winners. The ...Region's buildings win architecture awardsYorkshire PostArchitectural brilliance of Oxfordshire recognised at national RIBA awardsOxford Mai
Porcelain Bear's ceramic Acrobat lighting mimics the poses of trapeze artists
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Australian design studio Porcelain Bear created minimalist interpretations of circus performers for its Acrobat lighting collection. Read more
Sketches Architecture as a Passion and Profession in the Same Time!
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Sketches architecture and sketching as a word means a rough or unfinished drawing or painting. It is often made to assist in making a more detailed, organized finished picture. As a fast drawing type the sketching is often used to catch the idea, the ...
Destruction of Mosul mosque desecrates history - CNN
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CNNDestruction of Mosul mosque desecrates historyCNNIf history shows us anything, it is that successful political entities choose to mark their authority through architecture and city building. It is not clear what that means in the occupied territories in Syria and Iraq. ISIS and its affiliates have ...and more
Lauritshøj Boliger by WE Architecture, JWH Arkitekter and By Munch
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WE Architecture, together with JWH Arkitekter and By Munch, have won a competition to design a new allergy-friendly row-house complex in Skødstrup, north of Aarhus. WE Architecture, together with JWH Arkitekter and By Munch, have won a competition to ...
2017 ACT Architecture Awards: Nishi and Terry Snow’s horse park among winners
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One of Canberra’s most eye-catching buildings and billionaire Terry Snow’s horse park are among a slew of projects that have been recognised for architectural excellence. A bustling thoroughfare won the highest architectural honour at the Australian ...
LET’s RIDE Lafayette / DAS-studio
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The second LET'S RIDE indoor cycling studio just opened on 24 Rue Chauchat, Paris 75009.
2017 Tasmanian Architecture Awards
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The winners of the Australian Institute of Architects’ 2017 Tasmanian Architecture Awards have been announced at a ceremony at St David’s Cathedral in Hobart. This year’s awards were notable for the prominence of emerging practices. Room 11 was ...
Constitution Avenue awarded highest architecture honour
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Over a decade in the making, the project of the National Capital Authority, JILA, Hill Thalis, SMEC and AECOM also received the Sir John Overall Award for Urban Design, and was considered by the judges to have realised Walter Burley Griffin’s vision with ...
URBANIZATION TRENDS AND URBAN PLANNING STRATEGIES IN THREE MAJOR MIDDLE EASTERN COUNTRIES: IRAN, EGYPT, AND TURKEY
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By MARYAMSADAT HOSSEINI, AMR AH. GOUDA, HOUSHMAND E. MASOUMI Rapid urbanization has turned into a problematic phenomenon laying negative effects on the Middle Eastern cities and their peripheries. Although fast increase in urban population of the countries of the region has been well-researched, the connections to urban development strategies and patterns are being neglected. This paper
This week, RIBA named national winners and the Serpentine Pavilion was unveiled
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This week on Dezeen, the RIBA named the UK's best new buildings and Diébédo Francis Kéré revealed his Serpentine Pavilion in London. Read more
Another Superbly Designed Tiny Home Big Enough to Fit a Family
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The tiny house maker Tiny Heirloom recently completed another unique and luxury tiny home. This one is called Rocky Mountain Tiny Home and is used as a vacation cabin by a family of four in Colorado. The home features some clever design solutions, which make the family’s stay there as cozy and comfortable as possible. The Rocky Mountain Tiny Home was built atop a 28 ft (8.5 m)-long triple-axle trailer, but since it features overhanging […]
Architecture student honored for 'urban living room' design concept - Penn State News
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Penn State NewsArchitecture student honored for 'urban living room' design conceptPenn State NewsUNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Penn State architecture undergraduate In Pun was named a finalist in ModernfoldStyles Inc.'s Office of the Future design competition, winning a $2,000 scholarship. ModernfoldStyles, based in Hackensack, New Jersey, sells and
John Cho Learns a Lot About Architecture in the Hypnotic, Dreamlike ‘Columbus’ Trailer
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’Tis the season for a whole bunch of Sundance favorites to start cropping up in theaters near you, and amongst all the Bad Batches and Big Sicks this one small, understated drama shouldn’t be overlooked. In Columbus, John Cho and Haley Lu Richardson ...
Business Owners Vote to Fund Sacramento Streetcar Operations
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The two-thirds threshold proved to be no obstacle for Sacramento streetcar proponents in a special election held June 21, when at least 314 businesses owners voted to tax themselves to fund operations of the proposed streetcar.
On Location – How to Detail A Tile Inlay
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For durability reasons, it is a good idea to detail a resilient flooring at your front door. One elegant solution is to create a tile inlay because it visually allows the hardwood to flow through to the entry while simultaneously providing the durability of a floor mat. An inlay simply means that the tile surface [...]
On Location – Floor Plans
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In today’s episode, we are reviewing the floor plans of our recently completed Housebrand house that will be featured throughout our “on location” segments. This three storey, 3,000 square foot home features a sunken courtyard on the lower level and a main floor terrace off the living and dining rooms taking advantage of expansive views [...]
Eco-Resorts Going up in the Azores
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The Azores, a group of gorgeous islands just off the coast of Portugal, has seen increased tourism in recent years. However fortunate that maybe, it also presents a problem for the environment, so in a bid to retain the unspoiled state of the landscape, the local Tourism and Agribusiness Development Company of the Azores (TADA) has come up with a way to preserve it. They will be developing eco-resorts across the islands, which will be […]
New Tallest Building West of the Mississippi Now Open
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Friday was the first day the public could walk into Los Angeles' new iconic skyscraper. The Wilshire Grand is noteworthy for more than just its height.
Tri-Cities Emerging as a Solar Demonstration Hub for the Pacific Northwest
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The Pacific Northwest has a reputation for gloomy, rainy days. One, that's not true for the whole region, and two, it isn't stopping utilities from building utility-scale solar power.
The New Apple Store in Chicago Looks a lot Like a Laptop
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Looking for a new laptop? Go to the building that resembles a laptop.
Home Remodeling: 7 Tips to Get the Extra Bedroom & Bathroom Your Kids Need at a Price You Can Afford
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Kids like to have privacy and a place to call their own. Adding an extra bedroom or bathroom might feel like it is out of your budget though. Here are seven things to consider that can either help you create additional space in your existing house or make second story remodeling a little easier.
Homebuilders embrace modern architecture - Las Vegas Review-Journal
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Homebuilders embrace modern architectureLas Vegas Review-Journal“And this luxury community at AXIS was an obvious fit for even more modern architecture.” The location is what drew all four developers to the area by providing spectacular views of the entire valley while bordering a natural hillside, which is ...
Federal Way's Aguayo graduates with AA, cosmetology license, next studying architecture - Federal Way Mirror
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Federal Way MirrorFederal Way's Aguayo graduates with AA, cosmetology license, next studying architectureFederal Way MirrorThrough her travels, she has seen so many places where people could benefit from architecture in the form of different buildings, houses, hospitals and schools. She said she'd like to use her future architecture degree to benefit others through her ...
Bayonne Marinadour / Mateo Arquitectura
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“Bayonne Marinadour is the first intervention to be completed in a complex of actions marking the new entrance to the city of Bayonne.
House in Sangenjaya / Schemata Architects
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There is a dead-end street sandwiched between two mid-rise buildings at a three-minute walking distance from Sangenjaya station. Peeking into the narrow street, one finds the space suddenly opens up to the sky and the 52-year old building quietly standing at the dead-end. Our client’s grandfather had been using the building as his clinic and a private house for his family for a long time, before the client inherited it and asked us to do the renovation.
Mirroring the Flatness of a Calm River: Cheongvogl Win Seoul Ferry Terminal Competition
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Cheungvogl wins Seoul Yeoui-Naru Ferry Terminal International Competition.
KPF Advances Growth of Boston Seaport with Towered Mixed-Use Building
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Echelon Seaport, a mixed-used development designed by Kohn Pedersen Fox (KPF) and CBT Architects, will join the growing number of buildings and public spaces slated to revitalize the Boston Seaport neighborhood in the coming decade. The 1.3 million square foot property will accompany projects such as OMA’s 88 Seaport and developments by James Corner Field Operations, Sasaki, and NADAAA.
15 Renwick  / ODA New York
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Tucked between Spring and Canal in New York City’s recently rezoned Hudson Square, Renwick Street is a rare blip on the vast urban grid: a small, single-block residential enclave, whose self-generated hush recalls the era of a much more intimate Manhattan.  
farming architecture offers new alternative to monotonous living spaces in korea - Designboom
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Designboomfarming architecture offers new alternative to monotonous living spaces in koreaDesignboomkorean based farming architecture proposes an answer to the issue of how a fixed architectural structure can respond to the patterns and desires of the occupants' constantly changing lives. it is a process that shows a new interpretation of the ...
laisné roussel creates 'flower pavilion' for the inaugural lyon architecture biennale - Designboom
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Designboomlaisné roussel creates 'flower pavilion' for the inaugural lyon architecture biennaleDesignboomfrom now until july 9, 2017, the french city of lyon is hosting its inaugural architecture biennale. as part of the month-long event, paris-based practice laisné roussel has constructed the 'flower pavilion' — an inhabitable installation inspired by ...
French Architecture Award for Arg Shopping Mall - Financial Tribune
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French Architecture Award for Arg Shopping MallFinancial TribuneThe Iranian architecture company 'Arsh 4D Studio' has won an award at the 2017 Prix Versailles for their Arg Shopping Mall project in Tehran. At a ceremony held at the UNESCO headquarters in Paris last month, the project won the Special Prize Interior ...
Slatted marble walls shade Casa Chaaltun pool deck in Mexico
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Elevated walls with marble slats form a canopy above the terrace and swimming pool of this house, which Tescala Architects has based on the natural surroundings in Yucatán, Mexico. Casa Chaaltun is located in a gated community in the north of Merida, the capital of the Mexican state of the Yucatán – known for its Mayan ruins. The post Slatted marble walls shade Casa Chaaltun pool deck in Mexico appeared first on Dezeen.
Amalia Rusconi-Clerici, Adam Greene - New York Times
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New York TimesAmalia Rusconi-Clerici, Adam GreeneNew York TimesShe graduated summa cum laude from Polytechnic University of Milan with a master's degree in architecture and urban design. The bride's father was a civil engineer and the chairman of Tekne, an Italian engineering firm. Her mother manages special ...
Cuba | Nebraska native makes Havana her studio; urban agriculture the subject of her photos - Omaha World-Herald
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Cuba | Nebraska native makes Havana her studio; urban agriculture the subject of her photosOmaha World-Herald... was in search marabou, an invasive plant; another wanted to find El Paquete Semanal, a weekly package of pirated media from the U.S. I went to find the greener side of Havana, for a photo documentary on urban agriculture and landscape architecture.
John Schumann: OU-Tulsa, 60 years strong - Tulsa World
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Tulsa WorldJohn Schumann: OU-Tulsa, 60 years strongTulsa WorldThe College of Architecture offers a master's degree in architectural urban studies which focuses on integrating aspects of architecture, city planning, civil engineering, landscape architecture and behavioral sociology. OU's College of Arts and ...and more
The city as culture - Japan Today
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Japan TodayThe city as cultureJapan TodayA major moment in urban development came about toward the end of the 19th century when the pollution in the industrial centres of North America, Britain and Europe caused people to call for more ordered, cleaner and humane cities. From this rallying ...and more
Amalia Rusconi-Clerici, Adam Greene - New York Times
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New York TimesAmalia Rusconi-Clerici, Adam GreeneNew York TimesShe graduated summa cum laude from Polytechnic University of Milan with a master's degree in architecture and urban design. The bride's father was a civil engineer and the chairman of Tekne, an Italian engineering firm. Her mother manages special ...
The city as culture - Japan Today
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Japan TodayThe city as cultureJapan TodayA major moment in urban development came about toward the end of the 19th century when the pollution in the industrial centres of North America, Britain and Europe caused people to call for more ordered, cleaner and humane cities. From this rallying ...and more
Florida Buildings I Love: No. 29: The Summerhouse, 1975, Sarasota - Sarasota Herald-Tribune
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Sarasota Herald-TribuneFlorida Buildings I Love: No. 29: The Summerhouse, 1975, SarasotaSarasota Herald-TribuneThe building was designed in 1975, in the 6100 block of Midnight Pass Road, by Sarasota architecture legend Carl Abbott for the politically powerful Gregg family of New Hampshire. It was the place to dine that year as the Greenhouse took the Sarasota