Accessibility Measure or Exclusive Architecture?

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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. The post Accessibility Measure or Exclusive Architecture?

10 Striking Architecture Projects Shaping Design in 2021

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But architecture moves on a slower timeline. And while their genesis predates the present moment, these designs offer a timely affirmation of our faith in the social and cultural power of architecture. Hermès Atelier by Lina Ghotmeh – Architecture, Normandy, France.

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Famous Architecture Recreated with CSS and JavaScript

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Architecture is one of the most instantly-recognizable artforms. Architecture also represents a specific time and place – making it even more special. We shouldn’t be surprised, then, that web designers are big fans of architectural design.

C-A-L-L # 2: Architecture on Colonized Land

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Mainstream architecture’s allegiance to capital-driven patronage sidelines Indigenous issues from its discourses. Wilson notes , “in the 19th century, architecture was a body of knowledge that was institutionalized within both a profession and modern universities.

Weird Russian Architecture Comes Into Bizarre Fashion

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The similar idea had come to the designer of Louis Vuiton in January 2021 who presented the man’s architectural collection. Architecture architecture buildings fashion humor russiaVoronezh, nuclear plant.

Best of 2020: Top 10 Architecture Projects of the Year

Azure Magazine

In January, our pre-pandemic selection of 10 striking projects to shape architecture in 2020 looked ahead to a very different future. James’s University Hospital in Leeds, the newest Maggie’s Centre is an outstanding expression of humane architecture. Architecture

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.

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. X-Ray Architecture by Beatriz Colomina.

Anime Architecture celebrates iconic fictional cityscapes

Creative Review

Anime Architecture brings together some of the most elaborate and futuristic locations of the genre, emphasising the level of work and detail that went into creating these fictional pieces of architecture.

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. While that project is underway, Heatherwick is also completing Lantern House, which takes its place among the architectural zoo of condos that have converged on the High Line. The post 10 Striking Projects That Will Shape Architecture in 2020 appeared first on Azure Magazine.

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.

David Adjaye Awarded RIBA’s Royal Gold Medal for Architecture

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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

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

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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.,

The 10 Projects that Defined a Decade of Canadian Architecture

Azure Magazine

Noteworthy buildings emerged from a landscape of blue-glass condominiums – think Saucier + Perrotte’s River City – but the country’s most prolific architecture was seldom also its best. From a pavilion and swimming pool that renegotiates our relationship with nature to a humble HIV/AIDS hospital that reaches out to both body and spirit, here are the decade’s most memorable Canadian architecture projects. 62M by 5468796 Architecture, 2018. What a decade.

Watch This Space: 5 Architecture-Inspired Timepieces

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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.

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. To help visualize social distancing guidelines, residents in Singapore are using tape to demarcate many outdoor common areas and shopping centers.

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 Rolex Learning Centre epitomizes what the pair, both separately and in their collaborative practice, do best: non-hierarchical programming paired with a muted architecture of striking transparency and blankness. The CCTV headquarters may be the greatest work of architecture built in this century.” Grain silos turned cutting-edge art venue.

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.

Photographs of incredible abstract architecture captured in 20 cities across the world

Creative Boom

Focusing on symmetry, line, shadow and colour, his photographs are often shot against a backdrop of a bright blue sky, allowing the abstract and contemporary architecture to stand out and demand our attention.

Hyunmin Kim tells stories through the merging of digital and analogue architectural landscapes

Its Nice That

The Seoul-based illustrator starts with a story or emotion, then experimentally crafts a story imbued with deeper meaning.

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.

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

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. Each of the architectural blocks is named after a different district in the city and features Nørrebro Studios, Østerbro Studios, Hellerup Apartments, Nyhavn Hotel, Nørreport Offices, and Frederiksberg Apartments. . 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.

Winning Images of The Architectural Category from The International Photography Awards 2020

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Jesus M.Chamizo, “From the stage”, 1st place Architecture-Interior & Architecture Photographer of the Year In order to. Photography architecture awards contest winnersThe International Photography Awards announced the winners of its 2020 photography competition.

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.

10 Spooky Flicks with Haunting Architecture to Stream for Halloween 2020

Azure Magazine

This year, when Halloween festivities have largely been cancelled because of the pandemic, you can binge these 10 must-see horror flicks and thrilling TV series (wherein architecture plays a central role) while spending the holiday indoors.

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.

Fantastical Cartoons, Robotic Pets, and Vibrant Architecture Populate Digital Illustrations by Ori Toor

Colossal

“David and the Sphinx” In Ori Toor ’s Gibberish universe, it’s not uncommon to see bulbous cartoon creatures, leaves sprouting from pockets of machinery, or tunnels wrapped in rainbows.

Join SCI-Arc This Summer for Making+Meaning, a Program Exploring Architecture and Design

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Making+Meaning students are introduced to the exploratory practice of architecture and design. Participants range from existing architecture students looking to strengthen their portfolios to professionals thinking about architecture as the next path in their career.

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.

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

Colossal

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

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

Colossal

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. Design Photography architecture Chicago rockets travelPonte, Johannesburg. All images © Gareth Pon, shared with permission.

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

Hyperloop Mojave Desert Campus by Panda Labs: Architecture in a Constant Evolution of Adaptation and Regeneration

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Architecture campus desert hyperloop mojaveCo-existing with its unique topography, climate and splendid scenery; Hyperloop Desert Campus is an iconic campus in one of the most sublime and reminiscent places on earth: The Mojave Desert.

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.

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.

Chance Architecture in 3D

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Chance Architecture in 3D. Noelia Lozano STUDIO shared a 3D project exploring the idea of magical architecture places mixed in an environment full of visual metaphors highlighting the textures and light in this surreal wonderland. abduzeedo 02.17.21

What is Public Interest in Architecture?

Azure Magazine

The profession of architecture in Canada is framed by regulatory bodies through its mandate to protect the public interest. Architecture Lobby Toronto Inaugurates a New Kind of Book Club. What does the architectural profession profess? Architecture Books

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.

5 Beautiful Examples Of Terracotta In Architecture

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

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.

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.

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