The urgent need to integrate responses to climate change and biodiversity loss

In 2019, the Australian Institute of Landscape Architects declared a climate and biodiversity emergency – but what does “and biodiversity” mean, and how do we accommodate it? In 2020, 50 of the world’s leading experts from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change and Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services met for the first time … Read more

Why Circadian-Effective Electric Lighting Matters

Why Circadian-Effective Electric Lighting Matters Khabele Elementary Expansion / Derrington Building Studio. Image © Peter Molick Photography Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/986206/why-circadian-effective-electric-lighting-matters “Counting sheep” is a well-known mental exercise that people use when trying to fall asleep. It is thought to have been popularized by Miguel de Cervantes in Don Quixote, … Read more

Materials or Labor, What Should Cost More?

Materials or Labor, What Should Cost More? Los Manantiales by Felix Candela. Image Courtesy of Alexander Eisenschmid Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/986995/materials-or-labor-what-should-cost-more Architecture is often an ambitious profession, with many architects hoping to positively contribute to the social life of the communities, create emotional responses, and add moments of delight and … Read more

dassault systemses exemplifies eco-design with e-flow air purifier-plus-light

tony parez-edo martin x dassault systems’ e-flow air purifier If the COVID-19 pandemic taught designers one thing, it is the importance of working from home and the ability to collaborate online, exchange and share ideas, and maintain business continuity. With the world opening up again, family and friends are mixing together and being welcomed into … Read more

Working Remotely, Ukrainian Designers Get a Lifeline From US Firms

Working Remotely, Ukrainian Designers Get a Lifeline From US Firms A graphic created by SWA Group overlays Texas (home to multiple SWA offices), Ukraine, and the work of new Ukrainian team members for a shared project in Egypt.. Image Courtesy of SWA Group Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/986961/working-remotely-ukrainian-designers-get-a-lifeline-from-us-firms Since the beginning … Read more

Construction Materials that Increase Resilience to Natural Disasters

Construction Materials that Increase Resilience to Natural Disasters Qunli Stormwater Wetland Park / Turenscape. Image Cortesia de Turenscape Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/986833/construction-materials-that-increase-resilience-to-natural-disasters Eucalyptus forests in Australia are known to burn periodically. It is the trees’ way of ensuring propagation, as its fruits – known as gumnuts – have an insulating … Read more

The Brick House / Studio Ardete

The Brick House / Studio Ardete © Purnesh Dev Nikhanj + 19 Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/986915/the-brick-house-studio-ardete Area Area of ​​this architecture project Area: 239 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project Year: 2021 Photographs Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project Manufacturers: AutoDesk, Lumion, Grohe, Honeywell, Schüco, … Read more

Jiande Cultural Center / go

Jiande Cultural Center / go Courtesy of goa + 27 Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/986895/jiande-cultural-center-goa Area Area of ​​this architecture project Area: 45000 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project Year: 2021 Courtesy of goa Site: the Merging Belt Between City and Nature. Jiande is a county-level city in Zhejiang … Read more

5 Tried and True Habits a Real Estate Agent Has for Keeping Financial Documents

The homebuying journey can be a long one, and that’s even when things go smoothly. It helps to keep information and documents as organized as possible — especially if you’re buying and selling properties at the same time — so that you can respond quickly to a real estate agent, mortgage lender, or potential buyer … Read more

How does your firm measure up?

In a compact new book, former Smith Carter Principal and COO Rick Linley describes a simple method for understanding the financials of any architecture firm—and what those financials mean for managing a practice. Here’s an excerpt from the book, explaining how to benchmark a firm’s performance using seven key figures. It’s critical to understand how … Read more