The Margaritaville Hollywood Beach Resort

Margaritaville brand spreads outside South Florida

A new Margaritaville resort will open this year in Mississippi and eight others are in development The new Margaritaville Hollywood Beach Resort represents an expanding hospitality brand with appeal well beyond South Florida. The oceanfront resort in Hollywood is part of a...
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Convention Countdown: Actor Kevin Spacey, designer Neri Oxman, and architect Rem Koolhaas are all on the docket.

Actor Kevin Spacey, designer Neri Oxman, and architect Rem Koolhaas are all on the docket. This month, the architecture industry is headed to Philadelphia for three days of lectures, booth visits, and some real-life, business-card-swapping networking. What should you see during...
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NBWW team completes the 2016 Corporate Run.

Team NBWW Rocks the Downtown Miami 2016 Corporate Run!

#MBCR2016 About The Event History The Mercedes-Benz Corporate Run Series is an institution in South Florida and is one of the largest 5K races in the nation. It’s hard to believe it began in 1985 as part of the Manufacturers Hanover Corporate Challenge race series. Drawing...
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This Architecture Firm Is Turning VR Into The Next Great Productivity Tool | Co.Design

Diana Budds Virtual reality is steadily spilling over into the design industry and is already changing how we create. The technology’s potential (and its limitations) for designers is what spurred the architecture firm NBBJ to collaborate with the startup Visual Vocal....
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Columbia GSAPP: An audience member asks a question at Embodied Energy and Design, a day-long, public conference held at Columbia University's Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation earlier this month.

Understanding Embodied Energy in Design

Architects know how to manage the energy generated and consumed by a building during its working life, but what about that used to create it? A recent conference at Columbia University explored that question. By Blaine Brownell Architects may be familiar with the concept of...
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This unique waterside property comes with its own toxic oil field. Image credit: Plethora Project / Engadget

‘Blockhood’ is a beautiful game about eco-architecture

Part fun, part tool, this Early Access game has much more room to grow than its towers. What happens when an architect makes a video game? Block’hood, a “neighborhood-building simulator” from one-man developer Plethora Project. It started life as a research...
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Designing for Security: A modern-day search for the intersection of safety and beauty.

By Elizabeth Evitts Dickinson for AIA Architect In the 18th century, English philosopher Jeremy Bentham proposed a building meant to eradicate bad behavior. The design concept—which Bentham said could be used for everything from schools and hospitals to housing and prisons—was a...
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Managing Your Materials | Architect Magazine

With more product information available online, firms are changing up the way they store specs and samples in-house. By Alice Liao The proliferation of product information online is forcing architecture firms to be judicious about which samples and catalogs to keep on the shelves...
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Map of New Orleans showing high-poverty areas in purple All images via City Observatory

Concentrated Poverty Is a Much Bigger Problem Than Gentrification, and It’s Spreading – Curbed

Report says the likelihood of a poor neighborhood coming out of poverty is just one in twenty. by Barbara Eldredge As Americans endlessly discuss the perils and pitfalls of gentrification, the national conversation about poverty and affordability can overlook a more pernicious...
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MOMA New York Courtyard, from the Café 5 terrace. October 2006. by Alsandro

Claim that MoMA will abolish architecture and design galleries “absolutely not true” says curator

MoMA confirms architecture and design galleries will not close by Dan Howarth for DeZeen New York’s Museum of Modern Art has issued a letter to quell speculation over the closure of its architecture and design galleries. Martino Stierli, MoMA’s Philip Johnson chief...
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