Left: “Not to Miss in Madrid” ArchiRoute; Right: Map of sites in ChicagoCourtesy ArchiMaps

ArchiMaps shows you all the must-see buildings in NYC, London, and more – Curbed

Fun! by Jenny Xie Launched just in time for summer traveling, the new mobile app ArchiMaps is a gift to architecture lovers everywhere. Available on Android and iOS, the app offers a comprehensive guide to architecturally-significant buildings, bridges, and more in four cities so...
By :
Comments : Off

ArchitectChats Ep. 13: Timber On the Rise, Part 1 – Dowel-Laminated Timber

Lucas Epp of StructureCraft Builders describes the science behind one of the newest mass timber products on the market, and how it could help change the face of timber construction. By ARCHITECT Staff ArchitectChats is kicking of our second four-episode series this season,...
By :
Comments : Off

the most important thing architects ignore when designing spaces

using an immense and impressive array of tools, architects today can execute designs with pin-point perfection. however, according to GUZMÁN DE YARZA BLACHE, director of the MASTER IN STRATEGIC DESIGN OF SPACES AT IE SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE AND DESIGN, there is one major factor a...
By :
Comments : Off
Opal Sands Resort

STRUCTURE magazine | New Clearwater Beach Hotel designed by NBWW

By E. Michael McCarthy, P.E., M.ASCE A Challenging Wind and Flood Design Opal Sands Resort is a new 17-story plus, 380,000-square-foot premier hotel located directly on the Gulf of Mexico in Clearwater Beach, Florida. The recipient of the 2016 ENR Southeast Regional Best Project...
By :
Comments : Off
Flooding in Miami Beach via instagram/gratefulgogetter

Miami Beach, Dade commit to upholding Paris Climate Agreement despite Trump’s withdrawal – Curbed Miami

Both are committed to continuing to reduce emissions by Josh Baumgard   Editor’s Note: This post has been updated with the most recent information. As Curbed National posted earlier, 61 mayors across the U.S. who previously pledged to ignore President Donald Trump’s...
By :
Comments : Off
Margaritaville Resort Orlando

NBWW to Design Hotel Component of Margaritaville Resort Orlando | Hospitality Design

by Will Speros Coral Gables, Florida-based architecture firm Nichols Brosch Wurst Wolfe & Associates (NBWW) has been tapped to design the hotel component of the Margaritaville Resort Orlando. The $750 million vacation destination will receive interiors from Miami studio the...
By :
Comments : Off
(Courtesy Morpholio)

The resurgence of illustration in architecture and why it’s critical – Archpaper.com

By Joey Swerdlin , Jim Keen Morpholio Trace’s Joey Swerdlin and architect Jim Keen have teamed up to discuss the art of illustration in architecture and how it impacts the communication of design to our peers, clients and ultimately the public. With the inundation of...
By :
Comments : Off

How green is Miami? Here’s how its energy-efficiency practices and LEED certifications compare to other U.S. real estate hubs – SFBJ

by Craig Douglas The United States saw more than 3,400 properties win LEED certification from the U.S. Green Building Council over the past year, a surge in energy-efficient construction affecting some 1,324 cities throughout the country. The flurry of activity pushed LEED...
By :
Comments : Off
Wind Trees created by the French company New Wind. Courtesy of New Wind

Urban ‘Wind Trees’ generate electricity from breezes – Curbed

A micro wind turbine that can work in the city by Megan Barber Conventional wind turbines have been criticized as ugly, large, and often so noisy they are too obtrusive for backyards. But French firm New Wind wants to change that with the ‘Wind Tree,’ a 26-foot-tall tree fitted...
By :
Comments : Off
Javier Lorenzo Domínguez

Rafael Aranda, Carme Pigem, and Ramon Vilalta Win 2017 Pritzker Architecture Prize | Architect Magazine

This is the first time that the prize has been shared three ways. By Sara Johnson This breaking news story has been updated with additional information. The 2017 Pritzker Architecture Prize has been awarded to Spanish architects Rafael Aranda, Hon. FAIA, Carme Pigem, Hon. FAIA,...
By :
Comments : Off