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NCARB Selects 3 Architectural Programs for 2015 Grants

The awards will help Mississippi State University, Philadelphia University, and the University of Florida develop projects that incorporate practice into their curricula. By Caroline Massie The National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) selected architectural...
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Apple Pen/Sketchbook

Apple design team abandons sketchbooks for the Apple Pencil

Jonathan Ive says Apple‘s design team is moving away from pen and paper in favour of the company’s recently released Pencil stylus and iPad. “We’ve always drawn in our sketchbooks, and for the first time – despite flirting with some alternatives a couple of...
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Water Box

#TBT – NBWW Design throwback: Design Competition Submission: WATERBOX

The design concept builds on the notion that a theaters success is associated to the strength and quality of the relationship between the audience and the performer. Acoustics amplify sound, lights direct visualizations but most other architectural elements or design features...
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Augmented Reality Software Visidraft Targets Consumers as Pair | Architect Magazine

The tech startup launched a new app featuring a catalog that allows users to contextualize spaces with furniture and appliances, and shop for products. By Caroline Massie When the Washington, D.C.–based tech startup Visidraft launched its app-based visualization software in May,...
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Miami condo market will find its equilibrium: ULI panel | ULI Miami Symposium

Foreign buyers previously bought five or six units, now they buy one By Ina Cordle Miami’s preconstruction condo market is still forging ahead, despite canceled projects, lowered deposit requirements and foreign buyers downsizing purchases. “This is a marathon, not a...
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Metropol Parasol, Sevilla CC: Anual

Architects embrace “the beginning of the timber age”

Wood is taking over from steel and concrete as the architectural wonder material of the 21st century, with architects praising its sustainability, quality and speed of construction. (+ slideshow). New types of engineered timber that are considerably stronger and more stable than...
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U.S. Courthouse, Chicago, Illinois

Chicago’s Architecture Biennial: The Best of a Building Buff’s Dream Event

Learn about the past, present and future of architecture at this sprawling celebration that cements Chicago’s stature as a powerhouse of glass and steel By Julia M. Klein Nov. 9, 2015 3:57 p.m. ET FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT, Louis Sullivan and Ludwig Mies van der Rohe—among America’s...
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Photography: Carl Bower Elizabeth Chu Richter, FAIA, 2015 AIA President

Prosperous Conditions – Architecture business

Business is an art and a science. By Elizabeth Chu Richter for AIA Architect It’s time to reset expectations regarding the financial return for our work. To attract the best and brightest—and keep them—employers need to offer emerging professionals a return for their work that...
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A drawing by Moon Hoon of the Seoul-based firm Moonbalsso. Several other works by the iconoclastic Korean architect are on display in the 2015 Chicago Architecture Biennial.

It’s a Bird … It’s a Plane … It’s Architecture

An exhibition at Norway’s National Museum explores the tightly woven relationship between architecture and comics. By ARCHITECT Staff Architecture and comics have enjoyed a long, strange relationship, with architects using cartoons to convey their ideas (Bjarke Ingels’ Yes...
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NCARB

NCARB Announces Six Experience Areas of the IDP | Architect Magazine

The organization’s revised intern development program will go into effect next summer. By Caroline Massie Today, the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) released the experience areas in its revised Intern Development Program (IDP), which will go...
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