Major Apple leak suggests company will unveil “iPhone X” this week

Alice Morby Details of Apple‘s new smartphone have been leaked ahead of the company’s annual keynote event tomorrow, suggesting it will be named iPhone X and feature an OLED screen, as well as face recognition software. The news of iPhone X, as well as an iPhone 8 and...
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ArchitectChats Ep. 16: Dissecting the Code, Part 3 – Back to Basics | Arch Mag

A run-through the industry’s most common building codes can benefit any designer, from a budding intern to a seasoned architect. Certified building official and permits-and-inspections administrator Cheri Hainer reviews the fundamentals. By ARCHITECT Staff This is the third...
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A hypothetical firebrick-based thermal storage system. Courtesy MIT

MIT turns to millennia-old tech for renewable energy storage – Curbed

Firebrick technology invented by Hittites in 17th century BC is being repurposed for a modern use by Barbara Eldredge With renewable energy sources becoming more and more advanced, storing that energy means big business. While we’ve seen technological breakthroughs enabling...
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500-Key Hotel to Join Water Street Tampa Development | Hospitality Design

Will Speros Water Street Tampa, the forthcoming $3 billion development in downtown Tampa, Florida has announced that it will welcome a 500-key hotel among its 50 acres and 18 buildings. The hotel at 10 Water Street will be designed by Coral Gables, Florida-based Nichols Brosch...
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Washington, D.C. Named the World’s First LEED Platinum City

Under mayor Bowser’s administration, the city has set an example for other cities around the world by becoming a leader in achieving sustainability, resiliency, and equity. By Ayda Ayoubi The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) named Washington, D.C. the world’s first...
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Construction cranes pose threat to Miami residents in Hurricane Irma path

Dan Howarth Miami residents in the shadow of heavyweight construction cranes have been told to evacuate, as the structures could be toppled by the high winds anticipated to arrive with Hurricane Irma.The City of Miami issued a statement on Twitter warning citizens of the...
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Florida International University's Wall of Wind can test buildings for winds of up to 157 mph, which isn't as strong as Hurricane Irma.

Powerful Hurricane Irma could stretch South Florida building codes to their limits – SFBJ

South Florida has some of the most storm-resistant building codes in the country, but are they tough enough for a monster like Hurricane Irma, which is well in excess of the starting Category 5 wind speed of 157 miles per hour? Hurricane Irma currently has sustained winds of 175...
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Reimagining our roads: 5 designs to improve our cities – Curbed

On-the-street solutions for improving five American cities, with accessibility and mobility in mind by Patrick Sisson and Alissa Walker In the quest to create more pedestrian-friendly cities, urban planners often carve out space in obvious places like parks, greenways, and...
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Chicago Architecture Biennial Releases Trailer Video | Architect Magazine

A 30-second taste of the festival that opens later this month. By Sara Johnson The Chicago Architecture Biennial kicks off again in the Windy City later this month, and the festival released a trailer last week. Watch the video below for a taste of what’s to come. Source:...
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