7 Short Films About Architecture That You Won’t Find on Netflix

by Nicolás Valencia – Translated by Maggie Johnson If a work can be photographed, drawn, or expressed in words, it can also be the star of a film. This can be seen in Arquitectura en Corto, a Spanish cycle of short films about innovation and trends in contemporary...
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First Park-Line Tower At Brightline’s MiamiCentral Tops Off

The first of two Park-Line residential towers at MiamiCentral topped off recently, and is on track for completion in 2019. The towers rise 30 and 33 stories, but are actually much taller when including multiple levels of robotic parking garage, train platforms, and retail...
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The AIA Strongly Opposes the EPA’s Affordable Clean Energy Rule

If enacted, the new rule could empower states to relax emission standards for remaining coal-fired power plants. By Katharine Keane Today, the AIA released a statement voicing the Institute’s “strong opposition” to the Environmental Protection Agency’s...
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Competition: win a copy of Why Materials Matter by Seetal Solanki

The latest Dezeen competition offers readers the chance to win one of five copies of Why Materials Matter: Responsible Design For A Better World, a book by Seetal Solanki. Karen Anderson The latest Dezeen competition offers readers the chance to win one of five copies of Why...
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AIA Adopts New Rules and Ethical Standards for Members

AIA Board of Directors approves new rules explicitly addressing sexual harassment, equity in the profession, and sustainability. WASHINGTON – Sept. 11, 2018 – The American Institute of Architects’ (AIA) Board of Directors approved several changes to the AIA Code of Ethics and...
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Vectorworks 2019 Is Released

Updates to the software by its namesake developer, Vectorworks include streamlined workflows, 3D site model sculpting, and an expanded BIM object library. By Katharine Keane Today, Columbia, Md.–based software developer Vectorworks announced the release of its 2019 eponymous...
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116 Best Architecture Books for Architects and Students

Architecture, while a profession that is very visibly and tangibly realized, has deep wells of research, thought, and theory that are unseen on the surface of a structure. What urges architects to design the way they do? What are their motivations, their affiliations, their...
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Elizabeth Felicella Women’s Opportunity Center in Kasungu, Rwanda Designed by Sharon Davis Design and Women for Women International

New Museum of Design Atlanta Exhibit Celebrates Architecture That Dignifies

Architect John Cary curates an exhibition based on his latest book on people-centric architecture. By Ayda Ayoubi On Sept. 23, the Museum of Design Atlanta (MODA) will open a new exhibition highlighting the impact of people-centric architecture by exploring exemplar projects from...
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the ocean cleanup has launched its giant pac-man into the sea in bid to clear great pacific garbage patch

this weekend marks the beginning of the largest ever clean-up and removal of plastic from the pacific ocean. the ocean cleanup, a non-profit organisation based in the netherlands, officially launches its beta cleanup system into the ocean on saturday. the system, previously...
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Urban Land Institute Issues Final Report on Miami Beach's Resiliency Efforts: Highlights: maintain sense of urgency, expand tools, increase transparency

Urban Land Institute Issues Final Report on Miami Beach’s Resiliency Efforts

Susan Askew An independent panel of experts has released its final review and recommendations to improve Miami Beach’s efforts to combat sea level rise and other flooding challenges. The multi-disciplinary group, assembled by the Urban Land Institute (ULI) and made possible by...
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