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A Majority of Architecture Firms are Considering Mergers and Acquisitions | Architect Magazine | Business, Economics, Economic Development, Economic Conditions, Research, Jamie Claire Kiser, ZweigWhite, Zweig Group

A new survey by Zweig Group finds that 78 percent of design firms are considering either merging with or acquiring another company. By Caroline Massie Research consulting firm Zweig Group (formerly ZweigWhite) has released a report that found a rise in the number of architecture...
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Designs for Rotterdam wind turbine you could live inside – DeZeen Magazine

A team of Dutch companies has unveiled a proposal for a huge circular wind turbine that doubles as an apartment block and hotel, and also includes a rollercoaster. Billed as “the most innovative windmill in the world”, the Dutch Windwheel is intended as a landmark...
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The 7 Lamps of Architecture Criticism: What is the “serious criticism” of architecture? | Lance Hosey

In December, Architect magazine columnist Aaron Betsky listed his “best and worst” events from 2014. Among the “reasons to despair,” he announced, was “The New York Times’ abandonment of serious criticism of architecture.” As evidence, he...
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‘Arboreal Architecture’: Exploring the visual history of trees | Stanford Daily

Eric Huang “Arboreal Architecture” is a new Cantor exhibition that characterizes trees as evocative subjects and as architects of human thought. The exhibit traces the artistic representation of trees across time and between various cultures. Trees are used as a metaphor for the...
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Best Practices: Closing the Gender Gap | Architect Magazine | Business, Best Practices, Compensation, Leadership, Missing 32% Project, The Missing 32% Project

Female architects identify ways that women can push through the traditional career choke points and advance through the ranks in a male-dominated field. By Elizabeth Dickinson Last October, two reports quantified the state of women in architecture. The Association of Collegiate...
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11 new downtown hotels will nearly double rooms – Miami Today

Written by Catherine Lackner on April 15, 2015 If all are built as planned, 11 new hotels going up in Miami’s central business district over the next three years will nearly double the number of hotel rooms – from the current 3,632 to 6,640. Of these, the largest, and also...
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Downtown Miami’s 36-story Met 3 Residential Tower Tops Off – Construction Watch – Curbed Miami

by Sean McCaughan Met 3, a.k.a. Monarc at Met 3, a.k.a. that 32-story residential rental tower being built on top of the already-open Whole Foods Market in Downtown Miami, has topped off, according to its general contractor, Suffolk Construction. So, if a Downtown yuppie on her...
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The Miami Center for Architecture and Design Has to Vacate its Magnificent First Home, in 2.5 Years – Moving Day – Curbed Miami

by Sean McCaughan The Miami Center for Architecture and Design has two and a half years to find new digs. The landlord, Stambul, has declined to renew the lease on their current location, a grand two floor space in the Old U.S. Post Office which the Miami Chapter of the American...
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Carbon3D Continuous liquid interface production revolutionizes the additive manufacturing industry by printing via chemical, instead of mechanical, means.

Autodesk Invests $10M in Carbon3D’s Advanced 3D Printing Technology | Architect Magazine | 3D Technology, Technology, Manufacturers, Fabrication, Alternative Materials, 3D Printers, 3D Printing, Carl Bass, Rob Schoeben, Carbon3D, Autodesk, TED Talks, TED, California

The company behind continuous liquid interface production, which prints 25 to 100 times faster than conventional additive manufacturing methods, discusses its promising future. By Wanda Lau In March, Carbon3D dropped jaws in the design, manufacturing, and scientific communities...
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An Extremely Detailed Coloring Book for Architecture Lovers – Artistry – Curbed National

The Internet recently lit up with talk of “coloring books for adults,” particularly the fact that two such titles by a Scottish illustrator are currently at the top of Amazon’s bestsellers list in the U.S. It may be that they allow grown-ups to reconnect with...
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