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BIG Unveils Oceanix City at the United Nations

As part of UN-Habitat’s New Urban Agenda, floating cities non-profit OCEANIX, the MIT Center for Ocean Engineering, BIG and partners propose a vision for the world’s first resilient and sustainable floating community for 10,000 residents: Oceanix City. The first UN high-level roundtable on Sustainable Floating Cities brought together innovators, explorers, marine engineers and scientists at […]

Architecture

Airbnb Launches Backyard to Design and Build Houses in 2019

Airbnb co-founder Joe Gebbia announced Backyard, an initiative to prototype new ways that homes can be designed, built, and shared. Driven by an abiding passion for humanistic, future-oriented, and waste-conscious design, Gebbia is taking a bold step forward into a new domain. AirBnB has announced a major move into the architecture and construction industry, with […]

Architecture

Top 10 Emerging Architecture Practices of 2018

At the end of every year we take a look at some of the most promising emerging architecture practices that exemplify innovative and experimental aspects of the architectural profession. These enterprises often work across disciplines and scales, and manage to push the envelope despite their small size, geographical constraints or youth. We’ve compiled a list […]

Architecture

10 Instragram Feeds to Inspire Your Next Architectural Illustration

Is it time to freshen up your architectural illustrations?  Check out these Instagram accounts for visual inspiration to elevate your next architectural illustration or rendering. Here is our list of 10 great Instagram accounts for architectural illustrations: #1 – @studioofblo Drawing By @jb_deboisseson _ Use #studioofblo to get featured Follow @studioofblo Ein Beitrag geteilt von […]

Architecture

10 of the World’s Most Technologically Advanced Buildings

The health and technological advancement of every industry is best showcased through its end products. In the case of the AEC industry, completed buildings and the efficiency of their subsequent use are great learning tools that allow architects to push the boundaries in material development, fabrication, sustainability and interactive design. Here’s a list of some […]

Architecture

How the Bjarke Ingels Group Reinvented the Skyscraper

Creative innovations often occur when two separate, perhaps even conflicting, ideas get thrown together. We can see a fine example of this sort of innovation in Manhattan. Danish design firm BIG (Bjarke Ingels Group) created an entirely new residential building type by combining the European courtyard block with the American skyscraper, so introducing the “Courtscraper” […]

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