Related Group, Fortune complete Auberge oceanfront condo in Fort Lauderdale

By Brian Bandell The recently completed Auberge Beach Residences & Spa Fort Lauderdale has already set records for condo prices in the city. Developed by the Related Group, Fortune International Development and Fairwinds Group, the project has 171 condos in two towers at 2200...
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An interior look at the space, with Midtown Manhattan in the background.Photo: Courtesy of FXCollaborative/Chris Cooper

How Architects Are Designing Buildings With Birds in Mind

Studies suggest that between 300 million and one billion birds die each year from building collisions, and as such, some firms are changing their schemes to create bird-friendly exteriors By John Gendall Like far too much of animal life, many bird species—one in eight, according...
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The Week in Architecture: the Long-Awaited Rise of Reuse and the Next Generation of Architects

by Katherine Allen This past Monday brought with it not just a new week, but the start of the lunar new year. The start of the lunar new year brings with it another chance to review what’s past and start afresh – a welcome opportunity for those of us already suffering...
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pantone announces ‘living coral’ as 2019 color of the year

following marsala in 2015, rose quartz and serenity in 2016, greenery in 2017, and ultra violet in 2018, pantone has announced that its 2019 color of the year is… living coral. described as vibrant yet mellow, the color experts say that the shade communicates a vibe that embraces...
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Combating Obesity with Design, encouraing physical movement.

Blaine Brownell explores unconventional design interventions that are used to encourage physical movement. By Blaine Brownell A recent report from the nonprofit Trust for America’s Health (TFAH) included the alarming news that nearly 40 percent of American adults are obese. The...
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Designing Dead Space: How Architecture Plays a Role in the Afterlife

Designing Dead Space: How Architecture Plays a Role in the Afterlife by Kaley Overstreet While cemeteries have long served as a place in which we can honor and remember our loved ones, they are also often places that showcase architecture, and landscape design. In the late 19th...
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Cyclists commuting via Olafur Eliasson's Cirkelbroen (Circle Bridge) in Copenhagen (Steven Johnson/Courtesy Boundless)

What makes a space healthful? The Gehl Institute proposes answers

The public life think-tank Gehl Institute has recently developed the Inclusive Healthy Places Framework with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, “as a tool for evaluating and creating inclusive, healthy public places that support health equity.” By Alex Wong The public-life...
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Luxury Taking the Lead in Ft. Lauderdale with NBWW designed Auberge Beach Residences and Spa

The development team of Auberge Beach Residences and Spa spoke to Multi-Housing News about their new luxury project scheduled for completion in the following months. by Timea Papp The Fort Lauderdale condo market has gained momentum in the past years, as companies looking to...
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Amazon's new patent outlines its vision for using lakes, reservoirs and purpose-built pools as warehouses

Amazon files patent for underwater warehouses

by Alice Morby Following its proposal for flying warehouses, online retailer Amazon has filed a patent that would see its depots submerged underwater, with items summoned to the surface by acoustic vibrations. Details of the patent, which was filed earlier this year in the US,...
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Rendering of Le Meridien by architects NBWW

Developer of Le Meridien hotel in Dania boosts loan to $53M

Former Sheraton will reopen in 2017 following $30M renovation By Katherine Kallergis The developer of the planned Le Meridien in Dania Beach boosted its loan to $52.7 million, records show.  Fortress Credit Co. is the lender. The loan was originally $20 million, with the...
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