Architecture

What You Need to Know About Alison Brooks

What You Need to Know About Alison Brooks

The RIBA-awarding winning architect will be speaking at Architect@Work, an international convention being held in Toronto. Here are four key reasons why Alison Brooks is considered one of Europe’s most important architects.

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April 3, 2018

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Concrete is Becoming Smarter, More Sustainable and Beautiful

Concrete is Becoming Smarter, More Sustainable and Beautiful

One of the world’s most polluting building materials is undergoing a seismic revolution, becoming a leaner, lighter and smarter version of itself. Last fall, ETH Zürich released a video that…

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March 30, 2018

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Oskar Zieta’s Nawa is a Surprising Gateway to Daliowa Island

Oskar Zieta’s Nawa is a Surprising Gateway to Daliowa Island

To reinvigorate Daliowa Island in the Polish city of Wrocław, designer Oskar Zieta has built Nawa, an eye-grabbing wave-like gateway made of 35 steel arches inflated with air.

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March 29, 2018

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The Rise of Timber Towers

The Rise of Timber Towers

A decade ago, photovoltaics and geothermal were all the rage. Now, mass timber has usurped the race for environmentally friendly construction. Here are six towers under development, all of them pioneers of the plyscraper craze.

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March 22, 2018

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Connected House is an Architectural Experiment at the Edge of Paris

Connected House is an Architectural Experiment at the Edge of Paris

A Parisian family’s desire to grow old in a masterpiece results in The Connected House, an idiosyncratic project by architects Jakob + Macfarlane.

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March 15, 2018

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#MeToo: The Architecture of Harassment

#MeToo: The Architecture of Harassment

Many firms have anti-discrimination policies in place – but is that enough to prevent sexual misconduct in a profession dominated by men?

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March 14, 2018

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Culver City’s Vespertine Restaurant is Defined by its Grille Work

Culver City’s Vespertine Restaurant is Defined by its Grille Work

Verspertine’s wild cladding, conceived by Culver City architect Eric Owen Moss, reflects the stepped-up food inside.

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March 12, 2018

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The Dolní Břežany Sports Hall Could Double as a Spaceship

The Dolní Břežany Sports Hall Could Double as a Spaceship

The Dolní Břežany Sports Hall, designed by Sporadical in Prague West, clads an ellipsoid dome in aluminum scales – and it looks downright extraterrestrial.

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March 8, 2018

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3XN’s Kim Herforth Nielsen and the Copenhagen Way

3XN’s Kim Herforth Nielsen and the Copenhagen Way

Kim Herforth Nielsen, founder and creative director of Copenhagen’s 3XN, discusses his firm’s philosophy, expansion plans and the concept of janteloven.

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March 7, 2018

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The Slenderness of This Spanish Infill House is an Illusion

The Slenderness of This Spanish Infill House is an Illusion

Casa Piedrabuena raises the question: why aren’t more projects like this narrow Spanish infill house?

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March 2, 2018

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