“Architects need to embrace radical change to avoid a hellish future.”

As yet another COP fails to put the world on a path to avert climate catastrophe, it’s time for architects to fundamentally rethink the work they do, writes Michael Pawlyn. The outcome of COP27, and Antonio Guterres’ grim warning that “we are on a highway to climate hell”, requires us as designers to do some … Read more

How AI software will change architecture and design

AI text-to-image software like Midjourney, DALL-E and Stable Diffusion has the potential to change the way that architects approach the creation and concept stages of designing buildings and products, experts say. In the past year, numerous technology companies have released software that uses AI systems called neural networks to convert users’ text inputs into AI-generated … Read more

“Architecture Can Be the Vehicle to Change How We Think About Traditional Typologies”: In Conversation with BIG Partner, João Albuquerque

“Architecture Can Be the Vehicle to Change How We Think About Traditional Typologies”: In Conversation with BIG Partner, João Albuquerque Courtesy of BIG-Bjarke Ingels Group Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/976338/architecture-can-be-the-vehicle-to-change-how-we-think-about-traditional-typologies-in-conversation-with-big-partner-joao- albuquerque Keen to shape buildings and cities in Southern Europe, BIG has opened its latest office in Barcelona, ​​Spain. Led by … Read more

It’s Time to Be Honest About the Impending Costs of Climate Change

It’s Time to Be Honest About the Impending Costs of Climate Change Hinds County Emergency Management personnel wade through flood waters in northeast Jackson, Miss. Image via The Hill Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/988604/its-time-to-be-honest-about-the-impending-costs-of-climate-change This article was originally published on Common Edge. The passage of the Biden Administration’s climate change package, … Read more

Crafts against Climate Change: Eco-materials from India

Crafts against Climate Change: Eco-materials from India © Dr. Shneel Bhayana Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/987512/crafts-against-climate-change-eco-materials-from-india Indians have traditionally lived close to the earth, their cultures shaped by symbiotic relationships with ecosystems. Indian arts and crafts strongly rely on nature for its form, philosophy, and existence. Native landscapes aroused the artistic … Read more

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

4 Design-Minded Neighborhoods That Will Change Your View of Suburbia

Suburban design can get a bad rap in pop culture. Think of the samey-samey houses owned by the creepy townsfolk in “Stepford Wives,” or the sprawling, over-the-top homes vilified on McMansion Hell — none of these spaces are what you’d call architectural jewels. For more content like this follow But real-life suburbia — you know, … Read more

CHANge UP Ground Educational and Research Facilities / POSCO A&C

CHANge UP Ground Educational and Research Facilities / POSCO A&C © Namkoong Sun + 38 Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/986074/change-up-ground-educational-and-research-facilities-posco-a-and-c Area Area of ​​this architecture project Area: 6359 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project Year: 2022 Photographs © Namkoong Sun Platform for Communication – CHANGe UP Ground, a start-up … Read more

The Expert Citizen: A Change of Perspectives in Participatory Design

The Expert Citizen: A Change of Perspectives in Participatory Design Sanjaynagar Slum Redevelopment Project – Technical team holding a meeting with members of the Slum Committee. Image Courtesy of Community Design Agency Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/983107/the-expert-citizen-a-change-of-perspectives-in-participatory-design Participatory design is a democratic process that aims to offer equal input for all … Read more