How can architects adapt to the coming age of AI? Generative design optimizing layouts for Autodesk's new office. (Courtesy The Living/Autodesk Research)

How can architects adapt to the coming age of AI?

By Phil Bernstein This is the fourth column of “Practice Values,” a bi-monthly series by architect and technologist Phil Bernstein. The column focuses on the evolving role of the architect at the intersection of design and construction, including subjects such as alternative...
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Wishing you a happy, healthy holiday season!

NBWW wants to wish everyone a very happy holiday season and great remainder of the year… here’s to 2017!
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NBWW’s fun photos at the 31st Annual Festival of the Trees!

We had so much fun at the 31st Annual Festival of the Trees, we wanted to share a few more photos from the event!
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Babette Porcelijn's book De Verbogen Impact (Hidden Impact) reveals that the manufacture of new products is the biggest human impact on the planet

Mobile phones and other industrial products have “the number one impact” on climate change

Good Design for a Bad World Marcus Fairs The products that designers help create are the biggest contributors to climate change, according to research presented at our Good Design for a Bad World talks at Dutch Design Week last month. The claim came from designer Babette...
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Courtesy Umami Mart

2017 Gift Guide: The Architect’s Wish List

Feast your eyes on recommendations from the likes of Bjarke Ingels, David Lake and Ted Flato, and Jennifer Bonner. By Selin Ashaboglu Shopping for an architect can be challenging when the bar is high for aesthetics, quality, and creativity (as it should be). So ARCHITECT put the...
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NBWW's 8 Bit Christmas

NBWW takes ‘Most Animated’ at the 31st Annual Festival of the Trees

NBWW receives the title of “Most Animated” at the 31st Annual Festival of the Trees for its tree “8 BIT CHRISTMAS”. Festival of the Trees Each year the design community supports Florida International University’s Interior Architecture Department, ranked #9...
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A sketch of Sidewalk Labs’ vision of a new smart city in Toronto. Sidewalk Labs

A guide to 6 futuristic smart cities under development – Curbed

Tech titans have caught utopia fever. Here’s a breakdown of who’s doing what by Patrick Sisson   Maybe it’s the sudden flurry of flying car proposals or the hype over hyperloop, but it seems like tech companies are finally ready to build the cities of the future we’ve been...
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Courtesy Blaine Brownell

How Material Experimentation Can Go Well and Go Wrong | Architect Magazine

The recent exhibition “Designing Material Innovation” at the the California College of the Arts explores just that. By Blaine Brownell Visitors to the Back Lot—a parking lot turned multipurpose outdoor studio—at the California College of the Arts (CCA), in Oakland,...
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‘The Achiever’: a video interview with architect John Nichols

Miami Today reporter Susan Danseyar interviewed Mr. Nichols at NBWW. The interview was recorded by Jahmoukie Dayle. John Nichols knew he wanted to be an architect when he was in junior high school. The CEO of Nichols Brosch Wurst Wolfe & Associates said he doesn’t have a...
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Photo by Mani Albrecht for U.S. CBP

Cards Against Humanity Creators Purchase U.S. Land to Hinder Borderwall Construction | Architect Magazine

The company behind the irreverent game promises to “to make it as time-consuming and expensive as possible for the wall to get built.” By Katharine Keane On Tuesday, the creators of the risqué card game Cards Against Humanity launched a holiday promotional campaign to “save...
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