Opal Sands Resort: A New Gem on Clearwater Beach

An NBWW Designed Resort Makes the New U.S. coastal hotels in time for summer – CNN.com

By Chadner Navarro, Special to CNN Opal Sands Resort (Clearwater Beach, Florida) Standing 15 stories tall, the curved architecture of this 230-room resort is meant to give every guest fabulous views of the Gulf of Mexico, which are especially stunning at sunset....
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The resort has begun construction, with a new sales center slated to be completed in the coming weeks and the first phase of development wrapped up in 2017. Margaritaville Resort Orlando

NBWW Designed Margaritaville Resort shares new look at upcoming destination – Orlando Business Journal

Richard Bilbao The Margaritaville Resort Orlando project is giving a look at what its first guests will see in 2017 when its first phase is complete. The project released renderings that included an aerial view, as well as a view of some of the amenities planned for the $750...
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Arches within La Sagrada Familia; Author: Rp22

Details How Biomimicry Can be Applied to Architecture from Financial Times Article | ArchDaily

by Sabrina Santos In a recent article published by the Financial Times, architect and public speaker Michael Pawlyn delves into how biomimicry can be applied to architecture in order to solve design problems and create a more sustainable future. Even in very early examples,...
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Classic Video Game Company Atari to Make Smart Home Devices – Curbed

A company known for retro gaming tries to reinvent itself for the age of the Internet of Things by Barbara Eldredge Home arcade pioneer Atari is getting back into the hardware game with a range of smart gadgets and connected home devices. Without revealing many details, Atari...
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London Festival of Architecture

What Not to Miss at the London Festival of Architecture – The New York Times

By EMMA LOVE This year’s month long London Festival of Architecture has just kicked off, with over 200 events taking place across the capital. From thought-provoking exhibitions to silly cycling tours, hands-on workshops to lively debates, architects will be exploring the...
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CANNING DOCK/MANN ISLAND LIVERPOOL WATERFRONT DEC 2011 Author: calflier001

Riba to open national architecture gallery in Liverpool – FT.com

The Liverpool waterfront, one of Britain’s most distinguished and recognisable skylines, is to be augmented by a new exhibition space dedicated to architecture. The Royal Institute of British Architects is to open RIBA North on Liverpool’s Mann Island in August. The new centre...
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SCI-Arc

SCI-Arc Launches Scholarship for European Architecture Students | Architect Magazine

The program affords full tuition for the school’s two-year M.Arch. program to one graduate-level student. By Hallie Busta In an effort to grow its international presence, the Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc), in Los Angeles, is affording one European,...
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Sidewalks Labs has been involved in other urban tech initiatives, including the LINK NYC plan to create a network of free WIFI hubs. LINK NYC

Sidewalk Labs Announces Plan to Build Connected Street Technology – Curbed

Alphabet’s smart city spinoff will work with Transportation for America to develop transportation solutions by Patrick Sisson Sidewalk Labs, the smart city spinoff from Alphabet, just announced plans to partner with a leading non-profit to develop and refine new solutions for...
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Darfur refugee camp in Chad; Author: Mark Knobil

Architecture Across Borders – One in every 122 people worldwide is displaced. Curbed

One in every 122 people worldwide is displaced. How can architects help without causing harm? by Sarah Hucal On a brisk April afternoon, children play outside a complex of shipping containers in the far-flung Berlin suburb of Buch. The sun shines a jarring light on the boxy...
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World’s Monuments and Cities Under Grave Threat Due to Climate Change, New Report Details – Curbed

The report does not bode well by Asad Syrkett Oh dear: A sobering new report—released jointly by UNESCO, the United Nations Environment Program, and the Union of Concerned Scientists, and recently written up in the New York Times—details the serious threat climate change and...
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