Dezeen’s Christmas gift guide 2018: architects and designers

On the hunt for the ideal Christmas present? We’ve picked out 15 gifts for architects and designers, including calendars, books, bags and headphones. Eleanor Gibson On the hunt for the ideal Christmas present? We’ve picked out 15 gifts for architects and designers,...
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“Nowhere did the Bauhaus’ artistic and intellectual heritage find ground as fertile as in America” | Dezeen

Margret Kentgens-Craig The Bauhaus fundamentally changed the philosophy and methodology of design education in the United States, says Margret Kentgens-Craig author of The Bauhaus in America, in this opinion as part of our Bauhaus 100 series. The dramatic circumstances of the...
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AIA: Hurricanes and Wildfires Slowed Design Billings in October

Despite a slight easing off last month, billings remain positive for the 13th consecutive month. By Katharine Keane The AIA’s monthly Architecture Billings Index (ABI) came in at a score of 50.4 in October, a 0.7-point decline from September’s reading of 51.1. The ABI...
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Hurricane Michael over North Carolina

A Positive Net-Zero Attitude… Climate change is the single most important issue architects face

Climate change is the single most important issue architects face, and with every passing day the stakes are getting higher. By Ned Cramer The 2016 Paris Agreement focused on the effects of a 2 C (3.6 F) increase in average global temperature, and gave the world a deadline of...
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The 2018 Equity in Architecture Survey Encourages Soul-Searching

Responses from 14,360 architecture graduates signaled modest equity gains, though major gender- and race-based professional gaps remain. What is the life of an architect actually like and how can the architecture profession encourage diversity in its ranks? In the latest survey...
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Energy Vault's storage tower consists of a six-craned tower capable of storing 35 MWh. (Courtesy Energy Vault)

This gravity-powered battery could be the future of energy storage

Over the last decade, the renewable energy industry has boomed due to the proliferation of new technology that is reducing the cost of construction and Energy Vault is developing a 400-foot crane that arranges 35-ton concrete blocks to store renewable energy and create a massive...
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Always cool to see a project on the rise – check out the latest shots of Turnberry Isle Resort

New construction drone photos of Turnberry Isle Resort in  Aventura, Florida! NBWW is the design architect for the project.
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It's fall reading season, so get in the spirit with this roundup. (Jaredd Craig/Deglee Degi/Unsplash)

Check out the best architecture book releases of the fall

It’s fall reading time, and that means AN has put together a list of the hottest new releases in architecture literature; and it makes a handy gift guide As the leaves change color, the nights lengthen, and the temperatures drop, a crop of new book releases are hitting the...
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Miami Area Added Over 107,000 Jobs In Just One Month

September 2018 was the strongest month for job growth in the Miami area since at least 2013, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach added 107,700 jobs, bringing total nonfarm employment to 2,672,300 – a 4.2 percent increase over...
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Swiss architect Hannes Meyer was hired to run the Bauhaus' architecture department

Hannes Meyer: the “unknown” second Bauhaus director

The Bauhaus’ second director, Swiss architect Hannes Meyer, led the Bauhaus between the giants of Walter Gropius and Mies van der Rohe. Jon Astbury Swiss architect Hannes Meyer led the Bauhaus between the giants of Walter Gropius and Mies van der Rohe. As we continu...
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