What’s Next: Reprogramming the Practice of Architecture

In some sectors, disruption is so pervasive that it’s practically a cliché. Soon it will be architecture’s turn. Meet the champions who are prepping for the inevitable. By Wanda Lau When the future of architecture practice comes up at conferences or in conversation, someone...
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New renderings from Dadeland’s proposed mixed-use tower with movie theater

A first look at the new renderings of 7300 Dadeland, designed by NBWW. The proposed mixed-use tower at Dadeland will have 111,459 square feet of commercial space, with 28,554 square feet of retail/restaurant space on the bottom two floors and the balance being a movie theater on...
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One of the Corbusier course books included in the Open University’s modern architecture course.

Architecture on the air: The story of Open University’s televised classroom

A new exhibit looks at a pioneering, mixed-media college course exploring modern architecture By Patrick Sisson Satisfying your curiosity for architecture, or any subject, has never been easier. Thanks to Google, online courses, and YouTube, there are more blueprint,...
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This Week in Tech: CES 2018 Kicks Off in Las Vegas

Plus, realistic ambient sounds for Google Street View, Panasonic helps plan a connected facility for the U.S. Olympic Museum, and more design-tech news from this week. By ARCHITECT Staff The 51st annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) kicked off at the Las Vegas Convention Center...
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Tools for Embracing Virtual and Augmented Reality in 2018

Explore available applications and software to introduce into your workflow this year. By Blaine Brownell The typical technology predictions disseminated this time of year often suffer from at least one of two problems: they are too vague to be meaningful or they are too...
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Are We In A Renaissance Of Great Public Architecture?

This year’s AIA Honor Awards illustrate how sophisticated public works design has become. By aileen kwun The annual AIA Honor Awards–the highest honor bestowed by the American Institute of Architects to a completed built project–serve as a sort of industry-wide pulse check, and a...
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The 800-Pound Gorilla: Autodesk Sees a Digital Future for Architecture Firsthand

Billion-dollar software developer Autodesk is angling for an even bigger stake in the building industry with initiatives in automation, machine learning, and data management and exchange … all by watching design innovation in action. By Edward Keegan Autodesk is the A...
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Courtesy Susan Kare: Susan Kare, Sketch for graphic user interface for General Magic (1992)

SFMOMA’s “Designed in California” Explores the State’s Shifting Design Scene

Featuring more than 100 items, the new exhibition will focus on the role of technological advancements in design since the start of the digital revolution. By Ayda Ayoubi Beginning in the 1960s, California designers began focusing more on socially and environmentally responsible...
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wacom’s cintiq pro 32 inch drawing tablet is four times bigger than an iPad

answering the demand of professional artists, designers and illustrators, wacom expands its ‘cintiq pro’ range of tablets with a huge creative pen display – offering digital content creators a platform with enough room and the natural feel they need to produce unparalleled art...
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Agency’s Super Levee Urban Farm from 2010 looks at the role of infrastructure in light of future climate change. As sea levels are expected to rise, their design proposes a series of levees around Manhattan.

Infrastructure and Climate Change: Swords Into Plowshares

The military is signaling the alarm about climate change. Government spending should reflect that concern. By Ned Cramer On Dec. 12, Donald Trump signed the $700 billion National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018 into law. Buried among the purchase approval for 13...
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