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Architects and Scientists Debate How to Prepare a Post-Sandy New York Region 0

Architects and Scientists Debate How to Prepare a Post-Sandy New York Region

Barriers or freshwater wetlands? New building codes? What about porous pavements or floating city blocks? These were just a few of the ideas batted around at AIANY’s discussion and fundraiser, “Designing the City after Superstorm Sandy,” at the Center for

East AIA AIANY ARO Building Resiliency Task Force Center for Architecture Columbia Hurricane Sandy Michael Kimmelman NYC Office of Emergency Management Rogers Marvel Architects Urban Green

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From HomeDSGN, a daily source for inspiration and fresh ideas on interior design and home decoration.

House in Avintes by Gisela Silva Monteiro 0

House in Avintes by Gisela Silva Monteiro

Portuguese  firm, Gisela Silva Monteiro Arquitectos, have completed the House in Avintes, in Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal. Completed in 2011, this early 20th century home was renovated inside and out, blending old and new, revealing the contemporary, concre

Bathroom Bedroom Before After Dining Room Furniture Hall and Entrance Houses Interior Design Kitchen Landscaping Lighting Staircase Swimming Pool Terrace Contemporary House Gisela Silva Monteiro Arquitectos Portugal Skylights Spiral Staircase Vila Nova de Gaia White Interior Wood Floors

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AIA California Council’s 2012 Design Award Recipients 0

AIA California Council’s 2012 Design Award Recipients

The American Institute of Architects, California Council (AIACC) has announced the 2012 Design Award Recipients. Since 1982, AIACC has recognized excellence in architecture and design through the AIACC Design Awards Program. An esteemed Design Awards jury

Architecture News Awards AIACC Aidlin Darling Design Daly Genik EHDD Gensler Jensen Architects Jonathan Segal Architect Jones | Haydu JV KieranTimberlake Lorcan O’Herlihy Architects Mark Cavagnero Associates Richard Meier & Partners Architects Tom Eliot Fisch / Paulett Taggart Architects XTEN Architecture

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House in Preta Beach by Nitsche Arquitetos Associados 0

House in Preta Beach by Nitsche Arquitetos Associados

São Paulo-based studio Nitsche Arquitetos Associados has designed the Casa en Praia Preta project. The architects have completely remodeled this single story contemporary home located on Preta Beach in Sao Sebastiao, a city in the state of São Paulo on the

Bathroom Houses Interior Design Kitchen Living Room Terrace Brazil Contemporary House Glass Walls Nitsche Arquitetos Associados São Paulo Sao Sebastiao Single Story Waterfront House

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From ArchDaily

2012 AIA Housing Awards for Architecture 0

2012 AIA Housing Awards for Architecture

The American Institute of Architects… (AIA) has selected the 10 recipients of the 2012 Housing Awards. The AIA’s Housing Awards Program, now in its 12th year, was established to recognize the best in housing design and promote the importance of

Architecture News Awards Houses AIA Cook + Fox Architects David Baker + Partners Architects David Hovey & Associates Architect DCHGlobal Inc. Dirk Denison Architects Gray Organschi Architecture Hanbury Evans Wright Vlattas + Company Hopkins Architects Inc. Olson Kundig Architects Robert Gurney Architect United States XTEN Architecture

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AIA 2012: Opening Discussions 0

AIA 2012: Opening Discussions

Thousands of architects crammed into the grand ballroom of the Walter E. Washington Convention Center this morning to kick-off the 2012 National Convention hosted by the American Institute of Architects. Invigorating speeches, led by AIA President Jeff Pot

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AIA Selects the 2012 COTE Top Ten Green Projects 0

AIA Selects the 2012 COTE Top Ten Green Projects

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) and its Committee on the Environment (COTE) have selected the top ten examples of sustainable architecture and green design solutions. Now in its 16th year, the COTE Top Ten Green Projects program is one…

Architecture News Sustainability AIA BNIM COTE Hennebery Eddy Architects Lake Flato Architects Opsis Architecture Perkins+Will RSP Architects Salmela Architect SmithGroupJJR SMP Architects SRK Architects THA Architecture Inc. UC Merced

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House in Madalena by Castanheira & Bastai Arcquitectos Associados 0

House in Madalena by Castanheira & Bastai Arcquitectos Associados

Vila Nova de Gaia-based studio Castanheira & Bastai Arcquitectos Associados has designed the House in Madalena project. Completed in 2008, this contemporary home is located in Madalena, a Portuguese parish in the municipality of Vila Nova de Gaia, sout

Houses Interior Design Castanheira & Bastai Arcquitectos Associados Contemporary House Madalena Porto Portugal Vila Nova de Gaia

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From Design Rulz

Container Guest House 0

Container Guest House

This San Antonio guest house is designed by Poteet Architects — who were recently honored with the 2010 San Antonio AIA Design Award for the project. This is proof that any small space, no matter its origin, can be transformed into a very functional and ch

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Dalian Library Competition Design Proposal | 10 Design 0

Dalian Library Competition Design Proposal | 10 Design

A Digital Architecture Concept for Dalian Library designed by 10 Design for the International design competition in China. AIA JURORS’ Comments: Jurors’ comments:  “The jurors found this design engaging and dynamic. The central vortex was described as crea

Architecture Competitions aia aluminum china competition Dalian digital green landmark Landscape panoramic proposal spiral

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From Dezeen

This week on Dezeen 0

This week on Dezeen

This week Steven Holl was announced as the winner of this year’s AIA Gold Medal, Danish studio BIG designed another building-cum-ski-slope and MAD released photos of their recently completed “otherworldly” museum in the Gobi desert. Over

all This week on Dezeen

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From ArchDaily

AIAS FORUM 2011 To Be Held In Sunny Phoenix Arizona 0

AIAS FORUM 2011 To Be Held In Sunny Phoenix Arizona

The annual AIAS FORUM meeting for 2011 will take a break from the snow of the past two years (2009 Minnesota, 2010 Toronto) and be held in sunny downtown Phoenix, Arizona. FORUM is the annual meeting of the AIAS and…

Architecture News Featured AIA AIAS Architekton Arizona Arizona State University Brad Lancaster debartolo architects FORUM Frank Lloyd Wright Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture Jeffrey Inaba Jones Studio Line and Space NCARB Peter Eisenman Phoenix Rem Koolhaas Rick Joy Taliesin West Teddy Cruz The University of Arizona Will Bruder

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From ArchDaily

Gehry Technologies to Transform the Building Industry through Technology 0

Gehry Technologies to Transform the Building Industry through Technology

Update: The AIA has expressed their support for Gehry Technologies’ strategic alliance (reported last night on ArchDaily).  “We applaud this enterprise by Gehry Technologies and the Board who are comprised of many AIA members because it is estimated

Architecture News Featured AIA Ben van Berkel David Childs David Rockwell Frank Gehry Gehry Technologies Greg Lynn Laurie Olin Massimo Colomban Matthias Schuler Moshe Safdie Patrik Schumacher Wolf D. Prix Zaha Hadid

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First Congregational Church, United Church of Christ Sanctuary / Constantine George Pappas AIA Architecture/Planning 0

First Congregational Church, United Church of Christ Sanctuary / Constantine George Pappas AIA Architecture/Planning

Architect: Constantine George Pappas AIA Architecture/ Planning Location: Rochester, Michigan, United States General Contractor: Frank Rewold and Sons, Inc. Project Area: 21,000 gross sq ft Project Year: 2010 Photographs: David Rose This project consists o

Religious Architecture Selected Constantine George Pappas AIA Architecture/ Planning Masonry Michigan Rochester Steel Wood

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School of Nursing and Student Community Center at the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston / Lake|Flato Architects and BNIM Architects 0

School of Nursing and Student Community Center at the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston / Lake|Flato Architects and BNIM Architects

Architect: BNIM Architects, Lake|Flato Architects Location: Houston, Texas, United States Project Team: Steve McDowell, FAIA; Kimberly Hickson, AIA; Chris Koon, AIA; David Immenschuh; David Lake, FAIA; Greg Papay, AIA; Kenny Brown Consultants:  BNIM A

Educational Selected BNIM Architects Houston Lake|Flato Architects Texas United States

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2011 CAE Educational Facility Design Awards 0

2011 CAE Educational Facility Design Awards

AIA recently made us aware of this year’s CAE Educational Facility Design Awards. The purpose of the design awards program is to identify trends and emerging ideas, honor excellence in planning and design, and disseminate knowledge about best practicesR

Awards AIA Burt Hill DLR Group Harley Ellis Devereaux John Ronan Architects KPMB Architects LMN Architects Pearce Brinkley Cease + Lee Platt Byard Dovell White Architects Ross Barney Architects Skidmore Owings & Merrill SmithGroup SMP Architects

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Cambridge Public Library wins Harleston Parker Medal / William Rawn Associates Architects and Ann Beha Architects 0

Cambridge Public Library wins Harleston Parker Medal / William Rawn Associates Architects and Ann Beha Architects

The Boston Society of Architects/AIA announced the winner of the 2010 Harleston Parker Medal as the Cambridge Public Library by William Rawn Associates Architects and Ann Beha Architects.  Each year, the Boston Society of Architects (BSA) and the City̷

Awards Museums and Libraries News Boston Massachusetts USA William Rawn Associates Architects and Ann Beha Architects

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