How Minimal Window Frames Maximize Light, Views and Transparency

How Minimal Window Frames Maximize Light, Views and Transparency Reflection House / Mplus Architects. Image © Nikos Alexopoulos Photography Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/992679/how-minimal-window-frames-maximize-light-views-and-transparency Windows serve multiple essential functions in any project, from framing views to providing daylight and natural ventilation. As human needs have shifted and technology has advanced significantly … Read more

Shanghai Suhe MixC World / Kokaistudios

Shanghai Suhe MixC World / Kokaistudios © Terrence Zhang +64 Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/992939/shanghai-suhe-mixc-world-kokaistudios Area Area of ​​this architecture project Area: 60,000 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project year: 2022 Photographs © Terrence Zhang Text description provided by the architects. Located on Shanghai’s Suzhou Creek, Shanghai Suhe MixC … Read more

Quzhou Xinhua No. 2 Primary School / LYCS Architecture

Quzhou Xinhua No. 2 Primary School / LYCS Architecture Courtesy of LYCS Architecture + 36 Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/992932/quzhou-xinhua-no-2-primary-school-lycs-architecture © Qingshan Wu Text description provided by the architects. Quzhou Xinhua No. 2 Primary School, designed by LYCS Architecture, has officially opened recently. The project was constructed in accordance with the … Read more

Community Empowerment Is at the Heart of Climate Resilience – THE DIRT

From the Ground Up: Local Efforts to Create Resilient Cities / Island Press By Grace Mitchell Tada, ASLA “This book is a call to action.” It is that invocation from Alison Sant that propels the narratives in her book — From the Ground Up: Local Efforts to Create Resilient Cities. She presents how people in … Read more

Best Books of 2022 – THE DIRT

American Urbanist: How William H. Whyte’s Unconventional Wisdom Reshaped Public Life / Island Press Over the holidays, delve into new books on history, design, and the environment that inform and inspire. Whether you are looking for the perfect gift for your favorite designer or something to read yourself, explore THE DIRT’s 12 best books of … Read more

When I Moved to a New City, I Found My Queer Community Through Shared Housing

We independently select these products—if you buy from one of our links, we may earn a commission. All prices were accurate at the time of publication. When I first moved to Washington, DC, last January and walked past my closest independent bookstore (the lovely Lost City Books) I was often taunted by one specific title. … Read more

Together for the Terror | Landscape Architecture Magazine

In California’s wine country, a landscape architect helps farmers and residents prepare for wildfires. By Jennifer Reut Working with homeowners on design templates was a way to support those who had lost homes to wildfires. Courtesy Christie Jarvis/Ann Baker Landscape Architecture. Having grown up in Northern California, Ann Baker remembers the region’s wine country before … Read more

new brixen public library by carlana mezzalira pentimalli

restoring + expanding the Brixen Public Library in Bolzano, Italy Architectural firm Carlana Mezzalira Pentimalli completed the new Brixen Public Library in Bolzano, Italy, a stone’s throw from the Duomo. Founded in 1984, the public institution It represents a landmark for the entire Isarco Valley with its legacy of over 36,000 books. Today, the studio … Read more

“Putting architects in control will not solve the building safety crisis”

Following the conclusion of the Grenfell Tower fire enquiry, architects must face up to their responsibility for Britain’s building safety crisis instead of blaming contracts that lessen their influence, writes Peter Apps. It may not make national headlines anymore, but Britain is experiencing an ongoing building safety crisis. In the aftermath of the devastating Grenfell … Read more

Buenos Aires, Urban “Informality” in Historical Terms

Buenos Aires, Urban “Informality” in Historical Terms Restos de una villa demolida, 1978. Image © Instituto de la Vivienda de la Ciudad de Buenos Aires Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/992680/buenos-aires-urban-informality-in-historical-terms “History of the villas in the city of Buenos Aires. From the origins to the present day” is the book by … Read more