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Accessibility Measure or Exclusive Architecture?

Azure Magazine

Also known as hostile, unpleasant or exclusive architecture, defensive design practice uses the built environment to guide or restrict behaviour in urban space as a tool for preventing crime or maintaining order. While there are currently no guidelines that regulate defensive architecture in Toronto, some cities have developed best practices that outline for how far apart armrests should be. The post Accessibility Measure or Exclusive Architecture?

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David Adjaye Awarded RIBA’s Royal Gold Medal for Architecture

Azure Magazine

Architecture, for me,” says 54-year-old Adjaye, who was knighted in 2017, “has always been about the creation of beauty to edify all peoples around the world equally and to contribute to the evolution of the craft. Curiosity Architecture Awards

Paul Catherall's linocut tribute to Coventry and its 'underrated' architectural masterpieces

Creative Boom

With Coventry designated as the UK City of Culture for 2021, and with many of its post-war architectural masterpieces under threat, printmaker Paul Catherall thought it was a timely opportunity to create a body of work that reflects on the unique beauty of his hometown. If you're familiar with Paul , you'll know he is an artist beloved for his linocuts of brutalist and modernist architecture that are both nostalgic and contemporary.

Crown Jewels: Great Gulf Does High-Rise Luxury with Architectural Panache

Azure Magazine

As Great Gulf’s projects – which also include the Moshe Safdie-designed Monde on the waterfront – continue to drive Toronto’s urban and architectural evolution, the pioneering developer has been expanding throughout North America, with upcoming projects in Calgary, Washington, D.C.,

10 Striking Projects That Will Shape Architecture in 2020

Azure Magazine

From South America to northern Norway, a modest cancer care centre to spectacular museums, the noteworthy architecture slated for completion this year varies widely in scale, function and locale. ArchitectureNew York. Hong Kong. Paris. Winnipeg.

8 Must-Read Architecture and Design Books This Summer

Azure Magazine

The text, by noted architectural writer Philip Jodidio, sheds light on just about every conceivable aspect of the museum, from its cladding to its contents. Memory is a fickle concept, even more so when applied to architecture. Race and Modern Architecture edited by Irene Cheng, Charles L. The incisive essays in this thought-provoking collection explore how “modern architecture has been intimately shaped by the histories of slavery, colonialism and racial inequality.”

Bright Tape Promoting Social Distancing Transforms Public Architecture in Singapore

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An unintended side effect of these safety measures, though, is that the tape itself becomes an architectural element. For more of the architectural transformations inspired by social distancing, head to Instagram. Design architecture COVID-19 tapevia @natgeeoh.

The 10 Most Influential Architecture Projects of the Decade

Azure Magazine

The past decade’s top architecture in terms of innovation and effect was as wide-ranging (and far-flung) as it was boundary-busting. The CCTV headquarters may be the greatest work of architecture built in this century.” Architecture Cultural Institutional Urbanism

Watch This Space: 5 Architecture-Inspired Timepieces

Azure Magazine

For design lovers seeking respite from the temporal void, here are our top five architecture-inspired timepieces. A leading proponent and pioneer of colour theory, Le Corbusier designed the “Architectural Polychromy” system – consisting of 63 harmonized hues that embody spatial and emotional effects – which is the point of reference for Swiss brand Rado’s striking monochrome collection.

3D Architecture - The ‘Japanese Garden’ Series

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3D Architecture - The ‘Japanese Garden’ Series. They shared an experimental 3D art mixed with architecture titled 'the Japanese Garden' series. AoiroStudio 08.30.20 Six N. Five is an art direction and imagery studio based in Barcelona, Spain.

Sascha Lobe’s latest signage project accentuates architecture through typography

Its Nice That

Developing a uniquely precise system for Bibliotheque Nationale Du Luxembourg, the Pentagram partner's new project showcases his love of wayfinding.

These Black and White Architecture Photos by Alessio Forlano Show the Unseen Perfection of Buildings We Pass on the Daily

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Alessio Forlano is the man behind these black and white architecture photos. More: Alessio Forlano, Instagram, Facebook h/t: theawesomedaily He does this by showing people from all around the world his unbelievable black and white architecture photos.

Copenhagen’s Distinct Architecture Knit into Color-Blocked Urban Landscapes by Jake Henzler

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The large work celebrates the traditional, world-recognized architecture of Denmark’s capital. In Copenhagen, much of the traditional architecture’s brick and woodwork is painted, and the diversity of colors throughout the city creates a strong sense of place.

Paradiso Ibiza Art Hotel is reminiscent of Miami Art Deco Architecture

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TRAVEL architecture HOTEL Ibiza INTERIOR DESIGNWords Mariana Bettinelli. Miami Art Deco and Archizoom , the Italian design group of the 70’, are the inspirations behind the project of the Paradiso Ibiza Art Hotel by Ilmiodesign studio.

The Architectural World Through Alan Karchmer’s Lens

Azure Magazine

announced that American architectural photographer Alan Karchmer had donated his professional archives to the institution. The museum’s curators state, “Any prominent work of architecture is likely to be seen more widely through photographs than in person. Karchmer holds a master’s in architecture, and his eye is trained on the elements that make a project sing. Curiosity Architecture Art

Historic architecture inspires new branding for Churches Conservation Trust

Design Week

Studio Sutherland has given the Churches Conservation Trust a new identity which focuses on the historic architecture found in churches across the UK. “[It had] nothing to represent the amazing rich architectural details found in English churches,” he says.

Geometric Pattern posters inspired by architectural locations

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Geometric Pattern posters inspired by architectural locations. Titled: ARC: Pattern Research, it's a series of 'geometric pattern posters inspired by architectural locations', it's a study that contains 25 prints that also can be purchased via his store. It's subtle enough but at the same time so creative and it’s paying homage to architecture. Decomp study of 25 geometric patterns identified in real architecture all around the world.

Dramatic Views of Worldwide Architecture Captured by Gareth Pon (with a Hidden Twist)

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His architectural photography relies on depth, pattern, and symmetry, often framing a small piece of the city he’s visiting, like the water-covered street below Chicago’s “L” or a multi-colored building complex replete with balconies and air conditioners in Hong Kong.

Linked: Louis Vuitton Architecture

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Visit Link. Liège, Belgium-based Tarek Okbir imagines what would happen if you took Louis Vuitton's design elements and applied them to an opulent palace-like building. Oddly amazing

5 Beautiful Examples Of Terracotta In Architecture

Inspiration Feed

First used in Prehistoric art, terracotta’s use in architecture is more recent – but even so, it is still centuries-old.

Photographer Captures Socialist Architecture Of North Korea In Pastel Aesthetic

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Monument to Party Founding, Axis 1 Cristiano Bianchi In ‘Model City Pyongyang’, published by Thames & Hudson, Cristiano Bianchi and Kristina Drapic offer the reader an immersion in the heart of the capital of North Korea, to discover its “socialist architecture” and its “grand visions”.

Remembering Siah Armajani (1939-2020): An Artist Who Bridged Public Art, Politics and Architecture

Azure Magazine

” Armajani’s later worked continued to use architectural forms to speak about ongoing politic issues, such as migration and immigration made evident in the 2017 work “Seven Rooms of Hospitality: Room for Deportees” PHOTO: Rossi & Rossi.

Mobile Architecture Twists and Morphs in Futuristic Cityscapes by AUJIK

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In “ Spatial Bodies: Hong Kong & Shenzhen ,” the self-described “mysterious nature/tech cult” AUJIK imagines a Hong Kong and Shenzhen with architecture that shifts and moves seemingly on its own just like live organisms. Animation Art Design architecture futuristic

Photographer Michal Zahornacky Creates Minimalistic Architectural Collages Inspired By The Current Pandemic Situation

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Michal Zahornacky is professional fine art photographer from Slovakia. The main role in his photography plays the human. He mainly focuses on fine-art and conceptual portraits. He brings thoughts and moods to his photographs which he always shows in unclear imagination.

MTL+: Biosphere Architecture Exhibition Imagines the Montreal of 2067

Azure Magazine

Expo 67 proved a watershed moment for the young country, signalling a bold transformation into a multicultural and assertively urban nation, and leaving no shortage of architectural icons in its wake. Dubbed MTL+, the Biosphere’s new architectural exhibition sets out to do exactly that. In collaboration with Kollectif.net , the museum called upon 14 leading Montreal architectural firms to share their visions of Montreal in 2067. Architecture Curiosity Exhibition

Great Content Planning Results In A Great Website

Inspiration Feed

Many articles have been written explaining how you must design interfaces, graphics and how to deal with clients.

Architecture for Dogs visits Europe for the first time with fun designs for our four-legged friends

Creative Boom

Love architecture and have a slight obsession with pooches? The Architecture for Dogs exhibition will feature designs by world-class architects such as Ban Shigeru, Kuma Kengo, Sou Fujimoto and It? Interestingly, the collection of 16 architectural designs are for different dog breeds including the Beagle, Bichon Frise and Poodle. Architecture for Dogs was created and directed by Hara Kenya, Nippon Design Center in conjunction with co-founder Imprint.

Site-Specific Installations Accentuate the Geometric Architecture of Mies Van Der Rohe

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Chicago-based duo Luftwerk ( previously ) partnered with architect Iker Gil and sound designer Oriol Tarragó for “Geometries of Light,” two coordinated installations celebrating the architectural forms of Mies van der Rohe. After an initial site visit to Barcelona in 2018, the artists decided to use “a specific tool to accentuate the clarity of the architecture with the laser level, a tool mainly used for construction sites to keep things level,” explains Backmaier.

Filux Lab: Mexican Traditional Architecture Remixed

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The architects used the pre-existing architecture, serving as a blank canvas, defined only by white and neutral colors. The post Filux Lab: Mexican Traditional Architecture Remixed appeared first on Trendland Online Magazine Curating the Web since 2006.

Architecture as Conscience: Memorial to Enslaved Laborers in Virginia

Azure Magazine

The post Architecture as Conscience: Memorial to Enslaved Laborers in Virginia appeared first on Azure Magazine. Architecture Landscape Public ArtIsabella Gibbons ’ eyes stare out from the Memorial to Enslaved Laborers at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville.

Urban Tetris by Mariyan Atanasov Imagines Bulgarian Architecture as the Classic Video Game

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The urban architecture of Sofia, Bulgaria becomes an oversized Tetris game in a series by Mariyan Atanasov. In each photo sections of architecture seem to float down, ready to slot into the stack in the same mode as the classic 80’s video game created by Soviet Russian software engineer Alexey Pajitnov. Design Illustration Photography architecture geometric video games

A New Decade for Women in Architecture

Azure Magazine

30 (More) Essential Women in Architecture and Design. And an argument for why we need more women in architecture: The Glass Tower: Why We Need More Women Architects. For the first time in the award’s 41-year history,” Azure noted, “two women have been lauded with architecture’s highest honour. ”. Great architecture, after all, has little to do with gender, just as it no longer has to do with the notion of the solitary genius. Architecture

Abandoned Plumbing Factory Converted into Architecture Studio

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For their new office, Italian architecture studio AMAA converted an abandoned plumbing factory into this industrial, two story dream workplace in Arzignano, a town in the west of Italy’s Veneto region. ARCHITECTURE AMAA Architecture architecture studio Concrete converted industrial office

Architecture for Dogs: Designing for a world “built on a canine scale”

Design Week

“The potential for a new type of architectureArchitecture for Dogs’ mission is to encourage guests to imagine an environment “built on a canine scale,” Hara tells Design Week. “However, look at a little dog next to its owner, and you begin to see the potential for a new type of architecture.” Elsewhere, Dutch architectural practice MVRDV has focused on the beagle, a dog recognised for its intelligence.

Life is a Circus at Tienda 14 Store [Madrid]

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ARCHITECTURE architecture circus DESIGN madrid spainWords Marta Knas. The playful marriage of geometry and color creates the most unique shopping experience at Tienda 14 Store in Madrid for a Munich footwear brand. Designed by Studio Animal , the space combines.

Freddy Mamani’s New Andean Architecture Adds Colour to Bolivian City

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Bolivian architect Freddy Mamani is aiming to imbue culture, colour and personality into the “monochrome” city of El Alto, through buildings based on ancient local architecture and craft. Architecture bolivia colorful culture

Praline creates new 'elevator pitch' website and branding for architecture and design practice Softroom

Creative Boom

London-based studio Praline has redesigned the branding and website for architecture and design practice Softroom.

It’s architecture … but for dogs

Creative Review

The Architecture For Dogs initiative has been running for some time now, originally set up by Muji creative director Kenya Hara. Paramount by Konstantin Grcic, all photos by Hiroshi Yoda Architecture for Dogs is open from September 19 to January 10; japanhouselondon.uk.

Shanghai’s New Architectural-Model Museum is Also a Sci-fi Geek’s Nirvana

Azure Magazine

There are museums devoted to footwear , pencils, musical instruments and postage stamps , but – until very recently – there hadn’t been a single gallery dedicated to a key building block of structural design: the architectural model, an often exquisite, now-fading art form that deserves more respect and study than it has historically received. not only to showcase that country’s finest contemporary architectural models, but to imagine what “the future city” might look like in the process.