A neighbourhood guide to Miami | National Geographic

Miami has a reputation for glitz, glamour and grit, but lately it’s shaken off some of its rougher edges to embrace all things new. From South Beach to Brickell, there have never been more distinct areas to explore. By Pat Riddell Something’s happened in Miami. In the past...
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Playtime (Jacques Tati, 1967). Via film screenshot

5 Films that Critique Modern Architecture

From home to the city: 5 movies that will help you understand the critique of modern architecture by Romullo Baratto – Translated by Tarsila Duduch Of all arts, there is one that is truly capable of embracing architecture, and that is the cinema. The ability to represent...
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The Building Sector May Be Our Best Hope for Averting Climate Change

Architects have enormous sway in specifying building materials and modes of operation; they also best understand the barriers facing zero-carbon designs. by Audrey Gray You can be forgiven for side-eyeing another “sustainability” panel. In a spring of dire climate predictions...
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Amazon to deliver purchases by drone “within months”

Natashah Hitti Amazon‘s all-electric Prime Air drone is expected to start autonomously delivering packages to customers within months, in a bid to get orders to buyers faster than the one-day delivery service. The news was announced yesterday at Amazon’s inaugural...
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Architecture and #MeToo: The AIA is changing how it honors architects

The organization will work with former attorney general Eric Holder, Jr. to develop new recommendations for vetting awards recipients. By Diana Budds The American Institute of Architects (AIA) is reevaluating policy surrounding who it elevates and anoints in the profession. It’s...
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NBWW launches Vimeo page with interior drone video, ‘Behind The Scenes’

See the process inside our Miami Studio through the eyes of a drone… NBWW – Behind The Scenes from NBWW Architects on Vimeo. A Vimeo website for NBWW Architects… follow our channel and be the first to see our new video releases. https://vimeo.com/nbww
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“Architects are learning lessons from the start-up culture of the tech industry”

Architects are not natural disruptors, says Amanda Baillieu, but they are slowly learning how to invest their time and money on innovating their businesses. Amanda Baillieu Architects are not natural disruptors, says Amanda Baillieu, but they are slowly learning how to invest...
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550 Madison Avenue in New York City, initially known as the AT&T Building, one of the nation’s first postmodern skyscrapers. | Photo by Max Touhey | www.metouhey.com

Postmodern and late modern architecture: The ultimate guide

Great architecture that’s often under-appreciated, misunderstood, and unprotected By Patrick Sisson Modern architecture doesn’t typically age well, and that’s not a knock against material or craftsmanship. It’s more about how it fits into, or quickly exits, the cultural...
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Heavy hitters of U.K. architecture declare a “climate emergency”

The architecture and construction industries have a responsibility to mitigate the worst of climate change, according to 17 of the U.K.’s largest firms. By Jonathan Hilburg A group of 17 architecture firms from across the United Kingdom, released an open letter affirming...
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Now’s your chance to have a say… cast your vote in the Stella Awards now!

NBWW is excited to have the following projects up for awards… Best Hotel/Resort -The Diplomat Beach Resort https://stellaawards.secure-platform.com/a/gallery/rounds/5/details/6826 -Fontainebleau Miami Beach...
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