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SHoP Unveils Plans for Detroit’s Tallest Tower on Historic Downtown Site,© SHoP Architects PC Shop Architects, Mall Facade, Steel Buildings, Amazing Architecture, Bridges Architecture, Architecture Office, Cool Landscapes, Architect Design, Abandoned Places

From the Ashes, Detroit continues to rise.

Detroit continues its steep climb back to normalcy and growth. As one of America's hardest-hit areas by the Great Recession, Detroit unemployment was running nearly three times as high as the national average in 2009 at a staggering 28 percent — and the city was bleeding population, losing...

Back in August, Niall Atkinson, Ann Lui, and Mimi Zeiger, were announced as the curators of the U. Pavilion at the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale. Arcology, Art Institute Of Chicago, Most Visited, Shenzhen, Pavilion, Venice, The Selection, Architecture, World

The films and videos that have been selected for the U.S. Pavilion at the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale

Back in August, Niall Atkinson, Ann Lui, and Mimi Zeiger, were announced as the curators of the U.S. Pavilion at the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale. Commissioned by the School of Art Institute of Chicago and the University of Chicago and titled

Archdiocese Remains Committed to Rebuilding of Saint Nicholas and Continues the Fundraising Efforts - 2017 - Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America World Trade Center Site, Trade Centre, Santiago Calatrava, Saint Nicholas, The St, Marina Bay Sands, Greek, Religion, Around The Worlds

Calatrava-designed Greek Orthodox church at World Trade Center site runs into funding issues, halts construction

Image: Greek Orthodox Church in AmericaThe Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America acknowledged the payment issues and responded in a statement:

Naked House and OMMX offer bare-bones affordable housing for London - Architecture Collage Architecture, Architecture Visualization, Architecture Graphics, Architecture Drawings, Interior Architecture, Interior Rendering, 3d Rendering, Build Your Own House, Inexpensive Home Decor

BYOH: Build Your Own Home

If you thought coming home with Ikea boxes made for an exciting afternoon of assembly, a London based startup, Naked House, is thinking of you. The concept of the startup is to allow the owner to have full control of the interior creation of their homes. With the current thread of DIY reaching...

Bosco Verticale is a towering structure, currently under construction in Milan, Italy. Once complete, the tower will be home to the world's first vertical forest. Read more: Bosco Verticale in Milan Will Be the World's First Vertical Forest Vertical Forest, Vertical Gardens, Vertical Farming, Green Architecture, Architecture Design, Landscape Architecture, Sustainable Architecture, Architecture Company, Fashion Architecture

Are planted building renderings a real solution or just for show?

We have all seen many plant covered architectural renderings of firms getting in on the green building movement. While green buildings and sustainability are not new concepts, they are now a widespread trend being commercialized on a whole different scale. From the vast number of these green...

How dance could help engineers design new solutions for urban mobility Radical Change, Urban Design, Engineering, Dance, How To Plan, Architecture, City, Travel, Campaign

How dance could help engineers design new solutions for urban mobility

UCL Urban Design and Culture Researcher John Bingham-Hall writes about how choreography techniques can potentially be used by engineers in designing solutions for better city-planning and mobility. “We need new approaches in order to help engineers create the radical changes needed to make it...

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Make New History: Same Old Criticism

Disengaged from the public, inaccessible, and impenetrable are just some of the newly minted adjectives being used to describe Chicago's second Architecture Biennale, Make New History. This should not come as a surprise, the show has had a lackluster reception on multiple fronts and while the...

Meet Adrian Cheng, the Hong Kong property heir funding non-commercial architecture in China Commercial Architecture, The Heirs, Hong Kong, China, Design, House, Instagram, Retail Architecture, Home

Meet Adrian Cheng, the Hong Kong property heir funding non-commercial architecture in China

Culture for Tomorrow is a non-profit organization founded by the cultural entrepreneur Adrian Cheng. Heir of one of China's most influential business families, Cheng is the guy behind K11 Art Malls, which blend fashion retail and art together for a unique shopping experience, and C Ventures, an...

Brutalism and preservation: a look at the lucky (and unlucky) ones Council Estate, The V&a, Brutalist, The Guardian, In This Moment, Architecture, Arquitetura, Architecture Design, Architects

Brutalism and preservation: a look at the lucky (and unlucky) ones

Last month, the V&A announced that it had acquired a three-story segment of the Robin Hood Gardens council estate, an iconic and not uncontroversial example of brutalist architecture currently being demolished, to preserve a significant moment in history. The Guardian takes a look at other...

SHoP Unveils Plans for Detroit’s Tallest Tower on Historic Downtown Site,© SHoP Architects PC Shop Architects, Mall Facade, Steel Buildings, Amazing Architecture, Bridges Architecture, Architecture Office, Cool Landscapes, Architect Design, Abandoned Places

From the Ashes, Detroit continues to rise.

Detroit continues its steep climb back to normalcy and growth. As one of America's hardest-hit areas by the Great Recession, Detroit unemployment was running nearly three times as high as the national average in 2009 at a staggering 28 percent — and the city was bleeding population, losing...

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We’re giving away a copy of “Ed” every day this week to our Instagram followers!

Last month, Archinect released the very first issue of “Ed”, our new print quarterly journal. Filled with engaging visuals throughout, this issue — “The Architecture of Architecture” — features thought-provoking essays by Troy Conrad Therrien, the Feminist Architecture...

Frank Lloyd Wright's Taliesin West floor plan in Arizona. Architecture Quotes, Architecture Panel, Praire Style Homes, Falling Water House, Frank Lloyd Wright Homes, House Floor Plans, Planer, How To Plan, Arizona

A tool to digitally analyze Frank Lloyd Wright’s floorplans among the recipients from $12.8M in NEH grants

The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) recently awarded several grants in support of preservation of collections at small institutions, innovative digital projects for the public, and advanced humanities research. Among the many awarded projects was a new tool which uses digital analysis...

800 Apollo Creative Office by EYRC Architects. Photo courtesy of EYRC Architects. Heath Ceramics Tile, Heath Tile, Architecture Details, Landscape Architecture, Exterior Tiles, Office Environment, Apollo, Facade, Arquitetura

Archinect's Employer of the Day: Weekly Round-Up #160

Looking for a job? Archinect's Employer of the Day Weekly Round-Up can help start off your hunt amid the hundreds of active listings on our job board. If you've been following the feature on our Facebook, Employer of the Day is where we highlight active employers and showcase a gallery of...

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Project Profile: 'Pitch Perfect'

Each year, the NLA (New London Architecture) runs a competition celebrating the best in home extensions and improvements. Now in its seventh year, the 2018 shortlist shows more than ever the value of good design in home improvements, and how architects can work with tight constraints to create...

The TWA terminal designed by Eero Saarinen at the JFK airport in New York is the most iconic symbol of the Jet Age and today reopens and becomes a hotel. Eero Saarinen, Jacuzzi, Twa Flight Center, New Holland Agriculture, Ville New York, Unusual Hotels, Airport Hotel, One World Trade Center, Arquitetura

TWA Hotel behind Saarinen's iconic JFK terminal tops out

That didn’t take long: Just about a year after celebrating the groundbreaking of the TWA Hotel, the developer behind the project, MCR, has announced that it’s topped out. The hotel will complement—and connect to—Eero Saarinen’s iconic 1962 TWA Flight Center. The whole shebang is on track...

Folding door - Caiguoqiang Courtyard House Renovation by Studio Zhu-Pei Tropical Architecture, Architecture Old, Architecture Details, Spa Interior, Interior Design, Door Design, House Design, Patio Design, Courtyard House

The great indoors: 10 interior designs worth checking out

In case you haven't checked out Archinect's Pinterest boards in a while, we have compiled ten recently pinned images from outstanding projects on various Archinect Firm and People profiles. (Tip: use the handy FOLLOW feature to easily keep up-to-date with all your favorite Archinect profiles!)...