The Architect’s toolkit

An Architect’s work life can be extremely varied and in my experience a typical week can involve a sketch of a new concept, drawing and…

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Star Wars architecture

The Lucas Museum of Narrative Art has finally found a home. Following nearly a decade of searching, the museum’s board has announced that Los Angeles’…

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RCA Battersea South campus design

Herzog & de Meuron has won a competition to create a strategic design approach to the planned 108M GBP Battersea South Campus. The jury for…

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Inside is the new Outside

Kjetil Trædal Thorsen, the cofounder of Snøhetta, reasons that architects must begin considering indoor space as just as public as outdoor space. Maybe with the sole…

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station architecture

Curbed.com showcase 15 distinctive train stations from around the world… station architecture Share this reboot

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#BIM – the future

An interesting article on the impact of Building Information Modelling (BIM) on Architecture profiles Danish practice Arkitema in London…. RIBA article Share this reboot

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2016 RIBA International Prize shortlist

This noted international prize is always highly contested by some of best architecture from around the world. The Grand Jury will announce their winner on…

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#dramatic port

It is difficult to think that Zaha Hadid is no longer with us. I have not been a huge fan of her work in the…

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#stirlingprize #winner 2016

This year’s 2016 RIBA Stirling Prize winner is the Newport Street Gallery by architect Caruso St John. (website) Newport Street Gallery in Vauxhall has involved…

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#sexy transit

 Chris Forsyth Simply stunning images of metro stations around the world…here Share this reboot

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September A&D review

September 2016 Architecture & Design blog posts… #parametric brickwork the old way #stadia kickstart #urbandesign #blue is the future #mixeduse facility for Paris constructed #forest…

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18 storey trees…?

The University of British Columbia has commissioned the world’s tallest wood building, the Brock Commons, an 18 storey student residence building. Taking wood to new…

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#architecture for profit?

An interesting commentary by OMA partner Reinier de Graaf on architecture and its function in society whether to serve the people or to be a…

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#expressionist monument

Grundtvigs Kirke was built between 1921 and 1940 as a memorial to N.F.S. Grundtvig – a famed Danish pastor, philosopher, historian, hymnist, and politician of…

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#architecture students treated for mental health problems

“More than a quarter of architecture students in the UK are receiving or have received medical help for mental health problems related to their course.…

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August A&D review

August 2016 Architecture & Design blog posts… lie down to get #productive with #Altwork Station #future architecture & design #centralstation Moscow – Architectural Bureau [WALL] Building…

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#mixeduse facility for Paris

Kengo Kuma and Associates have repurposed an existing warehouse in Paris, France to provide education spaces, a gym and housing. Located close to commuter rail links this…

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#stadia kickstart #urbandesign

This RIBAJ article is an interesting read on the potential for sports complexes and arenas to act as an anchor for regeneration and development of…

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Shenzen’s world’ largest #wastetoenergy plant

This competition winning design will create a new Waste to Energy Plant that will incinerate a third of the waste generated each year in Shenzhen…

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Elementary design

As a Kindergarten and School designer I see a lot of important concepts with this elegant design for an Elemetary school in the Uryu District,…

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July’s A&D review

July 2016 Architecture & Design blog posts… #naked hotel 5 Steps to Creating High-Performance Communities Board #workplace   Another brick in the wall… James Wines Architect…

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#centralstation Moscow – Architectural Bureau [WALL]

The lack of investment in the urban fabric around Moscow’s Paveletskaya Central Station has hampered potential development in the surrounding area. Consequently in 2015, the…

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#naked hotel

Depending on your point of view this is either elegant minimalism or   an essay in cost effective hospitality! A new take on the mountain…

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James Wines Architect – interview

I have long been fascinated with the work of SITE as innovators in urban design and environmental thinking. I enjoy the challenge that their work…

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the real life of a #architect !

ArchDaily have this amusing article on what it’s really like to be an Architect… …I can relate to them all but of the 26 listed,…

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#virtualreality architecture

We know it’s coming… Just like the advent of CAD revolutionized the industry, changing the ways that Architecture was communicated to building owners and contractors,…

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Technical support for Architects

Construction Canada publishes technical documents that provide a useful reference for Architects, Engineers and Specification Writers. Useful technical resources Share this reboot

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Brexit: the profession’s verdict | RIBAJ

I think it is to be expected that the impact of leaving the EU will hit the Architecture profession and the Construction industry. As we…

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Le Corbusier works named as UN world heritage sites

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