What's up with the Chicago Biennial? (Courtesy Chicago Architecture Biennial)

What’s up with the 2017 Chicago Architecture Biennial? – Archpaper.com

By Matthew Messner The 2017 Chicago Architecture Biennial (CAB) will open its second iteration this September under the theme “Make New History.” This raises some serious questions. Why are we still talking about “history” in architecture? Didn’t the cheeky use of architectural...
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Frank Gehry is also teaching an online architecture class this fall. Photo courtesy MasterClass

Frank Gehry to design museum for famous architecture and model trains – Curbed

It will rise near the MASS MoCA museum in North Adams, Massachusetts by Barbara Eldredge Frank Gehry, the salty museum–building starchitect, has signed on to design a new offbeat cultural institution for the town of North Adams, Massachusetts: the Extreme Model Railroad and...
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Turnberry Isle – Miami’s iconic resort gets a 21st century spa – Spa Business

Âme-azing transformation – An iconic Miami resort has reimagined spa and wellness for the 21st century. Lisa Starr visits to find out more. At Miami’s Turnberry Isle Resort, spa director Tammy Pahel has just led a US$2.5m (€2.2m, £1.9m) spa expansion and renovation, adding...
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360° Renders: An Introductory Guide for Architects | ArchDaily

by Equipo Editorial; Translated by Pola Mora     Undoubtedly, Virtual Reality has come to stay while offering very high contributions to Architecture and Design. The possibilities offered by allowing architects, collaborators, and customers to experiment within a virtual...
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Courtesy NASA Goddard Space Flight Center via Flickr Commercial Commons Aerial view of Hurricane Harvey on Aug. 24.

Days Before Hurricane Harvey Hit Texas, Trump Repealed Flood Planning Rules | Architect Magazine

Architects are baffled by the president’s decision to undo a key directive that modernized flood management policy in light of climate change. By Chris Bentley Last week with a major hurricane bearing down on Houston, President Donald Trump tweeted, “As #HurricaneHarvey...
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Multi-user hologram table will set you back $47,000 – Curbed

The table’s powerful graphics system make it ideal for viewing high-detail city maps and architectural renders. by Barbara Eldredge Further proof that the future is now: An Australian company, Euclideon, has created the world’s first multi-user hologram table, enabling up to four...
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AIA DC, AIA Miami Receive 2017 Opportunity Fund Grants

Two student programs each get $5,000 from annual AIA and Hanley Wood grant for AIA component initiatives. By ARCHITECT Staff The AIA and Hanley Wood have made two grants to AIA components this year, as part of the annual Opportunity Fund to support AIA component initiatives. Both...
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This Week in Tech: Get Your Knitting Needles Ready, This Yarn Can Generate Electricity | Architect Magazine

Plus, a flashlight made from conductive paper, a muralist robot, and more design-tech news from this week. By ARCHITECT Staff An international team of researchers from the University of Texas at Dallas and Hanyang University in South Korea have developed a type of yarn called...
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The new convention hotel planned for Water Street Tampa. Courtesy of Strategic Property Partners

Water Street Tampa’s 500-room hotel, with 26th story rooftop lounge, set for city review (Rendering) – NBWW design

Ashley Gurbal Kritzer The massive convention hotel in Water Street Tampa will feature a rooftop lounge on the 26th story, a ground-floor restaurant and a restaurant with indoor/outdoor seating on the sixth floor. The 500-room hotel, named 10 Water Street, will be built on Old...
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Building Materials From Carbon Dioxide Emissions | Architect Magazine

Mineral Carbonation International and the University of Newcastle have developed a way to turn carbon emissions into a solid material that can be used in green construction materials. By Selin Ashaboglu Australian company Mineral Carbonation International (MCi) has unveiled a...
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