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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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Dexus Sydney office. Image: courtesy Unispace

The death of the desk | Architecture Now

Workplace experts Unispace predict the “death of the desk” by 2020, outlined in the recently released report “Workplace 2020”. Workspace design experts Unispace believe that the traditional office will change irrevocably in as little as five years, and...
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The resort has begun construction, with a new sales center slated to be completed in the coming weeks and the first phase of development wrapped up in 2017. Margaritaville Resort Orlando

NBWW Designed Margaritaville Resort shares new look at upcoming destination – Orlando Business Journal

Richard Bilbao The Margaritaville Resort Orlando project is giving a look at what its first guests will see in 2017 when its first phase is complete. The project released renderings that included an aerial view, as well as a view of some of the amenities planned for the $750...
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Miami architecture firm NBWW tapped to design MargaritaVillage Hotel – Orlando Business Journal

NBWW to Design MargaritaVillage Hotel Miami-based Nichols Brosch Wurst Wolfe & Associates Inc., an award-winning, internationally recognized architecture firm, will design the hotel component of the MargaritaVillage resort in Kissimmee. NBWW will design the new 187-room...
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