Sample spread from CHARAS: The Improbable Dome Builders Courtesy Pioneer Works Press/The Song Cave

Spring Books: 19 New Architecture and Design Titles to Read

Spring has sprung, along with a new crop of architecture and design books—here are our top picks from publishers like Phaidon, Lars Müller, Actar, and more. As cold months finally come to a close, we herald springtime renewal with a fresh list of the books we’ve been reading here...
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Tampa to Get Big New Hotel Complex Next to Convention Center

The complex will have three hotels, including a new JW Marriott and EDITION property, and 150,000 square feet of combined event space. Tampa is set to get a major new lifestyle and event complex anchored by new JW Marriott and EDITION hotels. An existing Marriott hotel is also...
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Transforming Walls into Smart Surfaces

Researchers say using this low-cost method could transform any room into an interactive space. By Ayda Ayoubi A team of researchers from Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) in Pittsburgh and Los Angeles–based Disney Research have developed a method that can transform walls into...
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Perfect junior designer position for a recent graduate looking for a full-time opportunity – NBWW

Junior Designer – Architecture ————————- Perfect position for a recent graduate with minimal experience looking for a full-time opportunity. We would also consider a candidate in their final year of school looking to work as...
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Are You Ready to Teach?

Practitioners offer advice on what to consider before entering part- or full-time into academia. By Nate Berg Academia and architects have a close relationship. Never mind the nearly decade-long curriculum a designer must complete before attaining licensure: The formal approach...
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Strategic Property Partners, LLC Commences Construction of Water Street Tampa with a JW Marriott Hotel

The JW Marriott Tampa Hotel represents the first of 10 buildings scheduled to break ground in new waterfront neighborhood over the next year Strategic Property Partners, LLC (“SPP”) today broke ground on a 519-room JW Marriott hotel that, once open in 2020, will mark the luxury...
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2nd and 2nd by NBWW

82-story skyscraper headed for heart of downtown Miami

Written by John Charles Robbins Goodbye Courtyard by Marriott, hello 2nd & 2nd. The heart of downtown Miami is set to change in a big way – literally – when the 14-story Marriott hotel comes down to make room for an 82-story skyscraper known as 2nd & 2nd. A developer...
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Pictured, Hotel Adriatic II exterior. Courtesy of Museum of Modern Art

What to see and where: exhibitions from the Wallpaper* architecture desk

From immersive installations to informative expos, we’ve visited museums, galleries and project spaces worldwide to bring you an edit of what to see and where in the world of architecture. Here’s what happens when architects, curators and academics get together to create and...
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Ultra-luxe condo tower coming to Sarasota bayfront, designed by NBWW

Four full-floor residences already reserved By Chris Wille An ultra-luxury condominium tower with clear bayfront views is coming to downtown Sarasota. Seaward Development’s lavish 18-story EPOCH project shows the market for multimillion-dollar condos has not passed the saturation...
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Rising sea levels in Miami (Credit: Wikipedia)

Miami Beach rising seas strategy needs more solutions: ULI panel

City needs to build taller seawalls, use green and open spaces for their sponge-like function By Francisco Alvarado To combat rising seas, Miami Beach needs to build taller seawalls throughout the island, use green spaces to sponge off water, and should consider commissioning art...
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