Sensory Maps: What the Sense of Smell Can Reveal about Urban Environments

Sensory Maps: What the Sense of Smell Can Reveal about Urban Environments Besiktas Fish Market Refurbishment by GAD Architecture. Image © Alp Eren Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/985983/sensory-maps-what-the-sense-of-smell-can-reveal-about-urban-environments Every city is a complex environment, bringing together people, cultures, architecture, commerce, and even nature. While experiencing a city, a lot of attention … Read more

Feeling the Breeze: Comparing Coverage Options for Outdoor Environments

Feeling the Breeze: Comparing Coverage Options for Outdoor Environments Cortesia de ShadeFX Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/984233/feeling-the-breeze-comparing-coverage-options-for-outdoor-environments The primary function of architecture, and possibly the most important and basic, is to protect against the weather. Whereas our ancestors would stack tree trunks and animal skins to create rudimentary shelters against the … Read more

This is Australia’s most important report on the environment’s deteriorating health. We present its grim findings

Climate change is Exacerbating pressures on every Australian ecosystem and Australia now has more foreign plant species than native, according to the highly anticipated state of the Environment Report released today. The report also found the number of threatened species rose 8% since 2016 and more extinctions are expected in the next decades. The document … Read more

Children’s Furniture for Healthy and Safe Environments: Miniature Beds, Chairs and Tables

Children’s Furniture for Healthy and Safe Environments: Miniature Beds, Chairs and Tables Stool S/M DBV-505-FD-01-01 / De Breuyn. Image Courtesy of De Breuyn Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/984550/childrens-furniture-for-healthy-and-safe-environments-miniature-beds-chairs-and-tables Reminiscing on his childhood, Peter Zumthor once said: “Memories like these contain the deepest architectural experience that I know. They are the reservoirs … Read more

The Architecture of Virtual Environments: Designing for the Metaverse

The Architecture of Virtual Environments: Designing for the Metaverse Zaha Hadid Architects’ virtual gallery “NFTism. Image © JOURNEE Share Share Facebook Twitter Pinterest Whatsapp Mail Or https://www.archdaily.com/980632/the-architecture-of-virtual-environments-designing-for-the-metaverse For the past couple of years, the metaverse has been gaining prominence, prompting architects to consider its implications for our relationship with the physical environment and how can … Read more

Adapting and transforming our coastal environments

In August 2021, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change delivered its sixth report, warning us of the future we face based on the current climate trajectory. This warning is not new. For decades, scientists have repeatedly stated that carbon emissions need to be drastically reduced to avoid dire consequences for all forms of life on … Read more