Discontinued Aesthetics: The Effects of Abrupt Changes in Urban Landscapes

Discontinued Aesthetics: The Effects of Abrupt Changes in Urban Landscapes Sundance Square, a new central place for the city of Fort Worth, TX, USA. Image Courtesy of PPS Share Share Facebook Twitter Pinterest Whatsapp Mail Or https://www.archdaily.com/982345/discontinued-aesthetics-the-effects-of-abrupt-changes-in-urban-landscapes Public spaces play a significant role in organizing the life of every community but defining what differentiates them … Read more

Cities of the Future: Julia Watson on Nature-based Technologies and Radical Materials

Cities of the Future: Julia Watson on Nature-based Technologies and Radical Materials Las Islas Flotantes is a floating island system on Lake Titicaca in Peru inhabited by the Uros, who build their entire civilization from the locally grown totora reed. Image © Enrique Castro-Mendivil Share Share Facebook Twitter Pinterest Whatsapp Mail Or https://www.archdaily.com/982141/cities-of-the-future-julia-watson-on-nature-based-technologies-and-radical-materials Looking ahead … Read more

vinyl flooring experts beauflor co-creates bespoke designs for clients

Belgian vinyl-flooring brand Beauflor offers a broad range of designs for numerous contract spaces, as well as supporting clients in the creation of truly bespoke solutions. The floor is a new dimension for individual expression. Seen here is a custom pattern featuring banana leaves, created by specialists in vinyl flooring, Beauflor In case you missed … Read more

Ceramic Flooring That Can Be Installed 8 Times Faster Than Conventional Tiling

Ceramic Flooring That Can Be Installed 8 Times Faster Than Conventional Tiling ©Christian Diet Share Share Facebook Twitter Pinterest Whatsapp Mail Or https://www.archdaily.com/979557/ceramic-flooring-that-can-be-installed-8-times-faster-than-conventional-tiling Flooring can either make or break a space. With the proper design, it can enhance a room’s design, mark a good first impression and positively impact user experience. However, because floors must … Read more

Burnt Cement vs Porcelain Tile: Resignifying Aesthetics in Architecture

Burnt Cement vs Porcelain Tile: Resignifying Aesthetics in Architecture Toilet Complex of Faculdade de Arquitetura, Design e Artes Alberto Martinez + Guido Villalba + Yago García + tda. Image © Leonardo Méndez Share Share Facebook Twitter Pinterest Whatsapp Mail Or https://www.archdaily.com/982355/burnt-cement-vs-porcelain-tile-resignifying-aesthetics-in-architecture The concept of aesthetics goes back to the Greek civilization and refers to perception … Read more

Designing for coolth | Landscape Australia

Global urbanization continues, while at the same time, cities in Australia and beyond are hotspots of rising temperatures. Across the world, urban densification and expansion are inevitably resulting in more capping of soil and less vegetation, which is in turn leading to additional warming. The heat island effect, urban overheating, record-breaking extreme heat, heat shelter … Read more

BIM – a Tool, an Approach, a Paradigm « Landscape Architecture Platform

Redefining the way we think and work when designing landscapes Building Information Modeling, or BIM. Doesn’t sound very earthshattering, does it? Anyone not in the AEC sphere would have a hard time guessing just how far-reaching the impact these three nondescript words, and everything that they represent, have had on the discipline of architectural design. … Read more

Concrete Estates: The Legacy of Soviet-Era Housing

Concrete Estates: The Legacy of Soviet-Era Housing Bolshaya Tulskaya Residential Complex . Image © Dumitru Rusu Share Share Facebook Twitter Pinterest Whatsapp Mail Or https://www.archdaily.com/981407/concrete-estates-the-legacy-of-soviet-era-housing When cities grow, fueled by an expanding population, housing becomes an essential component of the urban character of a metropolis. Across the world, housing experiments have been propagated by governments … Read more

How Jan Kattein Architects Are Working to Regenerate Urban Spaces

How Jan Kattein Architects Are Working to Regenerate Urban Spaces Aberfeldy Street / Jan Kattein Architects. Image © Jan Kattein Architects Share Share Facebook Twitter Pinterest Whatsapp Mail Or https://www.archdaily.com/982254/how-jan-kattein-architects-are-working-to-regenerate-urban-spaces The award-winning firm, Jan Kattein Architects, works to realize the civic and spatial opportunities that architecture presents’ with their projects establishing a social and physical … Read more

tatiana bilbao reflects on togetherness at ‘en común’ exhibition at aedes

Tatiana Bilbao presents En Común Tatiana Bilbao seeks to understand the place that surrounds us and translates her notion of coming together into architectural solutions. ‘En Común’, which can be phrased as ‘together’ unveils material including large-scale hand drawings, collages, and models of eight realized or ongoing international projects. Taking place at Aedes Architecture Forum … Read more