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Studio Ghibli releases new drawings of its theme park

Miyazaki fans, rejoice: there’s a new Studio Ghibli theme park coming to Japan. Newly released renderings done in the style of the studio’s famous movies hint at what is to come. By Selina Cheah Miyazaki fans, rejoice: there’s a new theme park coming to Japan built around...
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Instagram design guide shows architects how to create “a visual sense of amazement”

Architects should make Instagram-friendly elements a central part of their designs for hotels, bars and restaurants to boost their chances of success, according to a new report. Marcus Fairs Architects should make Instagram-friendly elements a central part of their designs for...
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A rendering of the entry hall at the upcoming Higgins Hotel & Convention Center in New Orleans. Image: Courtesy of the National WWII Museum

Higgins Hotel Sets 2019 Debut: Kay Lang, NBWW to design hotel adjacent to WWII Museum in NOLA

Boutique Design The Higgins Hotel & Conference Center in New Orleans is on track for completion in 2019. Created by the National WWII Museum to help expand its educational programs, the 230-key property, which broke ground late last year, will be the first Curio Collection by...
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Google’s office on 8th Avenue in Manhattan All images courtesy of Google

Google’s new plan to create more accessible offices – Curbed

A holistic approach to universal design wants to make the workspace better for all by Patrick Sisson Google software engineer Sasha Blair-Goldensohn takes issues of accessibility very personally. The lifelong New Yorker, who was injured when a tree fell on him during a walk...
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Arches within La Sagrada Familia; Author: Rp22

Details How Biomimicry Can be Applied to Architecture from Financial Times Article | ArchDaily

by Sabrina Santos In a recent article published by the Financial Times, architect and public speaker Michael Pawlyn delves into how biomimicry can be applied to architecture in order to solve design problems and create a more sustainable future. Even in very early examples,...
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This Strange Stockholm Wind Farm Generates Power Through Writhing Tentacles – CityLab

The proposed “Strawscraper” would create energy from the gyration of thousands of follicles. by John Metcalfe Wind turbines are a fine source of green energy, but some would argue they’re also eyesores. People have tried to lessen their horizon-dominating nature...
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