Queer Spaces: Why Are They Important in Architecture and the Public Realm?

Queer Spaces: Why Are They Important in Architecture and the Public Realm? © Robert Katzki / Unsplash Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/989218/queer-spaces-why-are-they-important-in-architecture-and-the-public-realm The queer crowd has always been present, finding ways to exist, gather, and celebrate. Although their visibility hasn’t always been highlighted throughout history due to the consciousness of having … Read more

Public Spaces and Urban Areas: 12 Squares Viewed from Above

Public Spaces and Urban Areas: 12 Squares Viewed from Above Dubrovnik, Croatia. Drone photo by @spencerdavisphoto Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/947915/public-spaces-and-urban-areas-12-squares-viewed-from-above Some of the most characteristic features of city squares are related to the presence of people in the space and the purposes they are given, such as places for socializing, … Read more

The Main Problems in Landscape Design — And How to Avoid Them

The Main Problems in Landscape Design — And How to Avoid Them Hyperlane Linear Sky Park / ASPECT Studios – 2. Image © Bing Lu Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/988422/the-main-problems-in-landscape-design-and-how-to-avoid-them Far beyond its decorative features, landscaping brings with it biological and cultural issues that need to be addressed in projects. However, … Read more

“This Building Belongs to the People”: Cape Verde’s New Center for Art, Crafts and Design

“This Building Belongs to the People”: Cape Verde’s New Center for Art, Crafts and Design National Center for Art, Crafts and Design — CNAD in Mindelo, Cape Verde. Image © Estúdio Peso/ JG Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/988181/this-building-belongs-to-the-people-cape-verdes-new-centre-for-art-crafts-and-design There are two ways to get to Cape Verde, by sea or sky. … Read more

Can Public Space be Created in the Metaverse?

Can Public Space be Created in the Metaverse? © Eren Burak Kuru Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/987613/can-public-space-be-created-in-the-metaverse The metaverse promises to revolutionize our way of life. By integrating immersive technologies like virtual and augmented reality (VR and AR), it hopes to add another layer to the way we experience everyday life. … Read more

Why We Should Create Cities for Children

Why We Should Create Cities for Children Image © Hiroyuki Oki Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/987273/why-we-should-create-cities-for-children In the book Design of Childhood, architect and researcher Alexandra Lange states that children were considered nonpersons throughout almost the entire history of ancient and modern architecture, being excluded from the process of creating urban … Read more

Is Comfort Killing Us? | ArchDaily

Superlofts, Groningen, Netherlands. Image © Jordi Huisman Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/987445/is-comfort-killing-us “In recent years, we have been confined to our homes more and more,” says health mentor and entrepreneur, Enitor Joiner. “This has made us more aware of the (dis)comforts of our immediate living environment. For example, sitting still for … Read more

10 Actions to Improve Streets for Children

10 Actions to Improve Streets for Children st. Petersburg, Florida Mural by Cecilia Lueza. Image © Beth Reynolds Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/945350/10-actions-to-improve-streets-for-children Last week, the Global Designing Cities Initiative (GDCI) released Designing Streets for Kids to set a new global baseline for designing urban streets. Designing Streets for Kids builds … Read more

Practical Principles for Places Recovering From Disinvestment

Practical Principles for Places Recovering From Disinvestment © Steve Mouzon Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/987035/practical-principles-for-places-recovering-from-disinvestment This article was originally published on Common Edge. Of the four types of recovery facing American cities and towns—disaster, sprawl, disinvestment, and the recovery of community for those fleeing climate change—the recovery of places from serious … 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