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Youth Hotel of iD Town / O-office Architects

Youth Hotel of iD Town, on the hilltop of the seaside valley, was originally served as one of the dormitory building in Honghua Dying Factory’s residential area, representing the settlements of the first batch of immigrant labors after the open-reform policy and industrialization that firstly took place in Shenzhen.

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Call for Entries: Participate in the CVG Architecture Business Plan Competition

Architecture firms with innovative growths plans are encouraged to enter for a chance to win a grand prize and meet industry leaders.

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Call for Entries: Participate in the CVG Architecture Business Plan Competition

Architecture firms with innovative growths plans are encouraged to enter for a chance to win a grand prize and meet industry leaders.

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8 Top Bags for Architects and Designers

Having the right bag that meets your needs will make your life as an architect so much easier.

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Introducing the First Annual “One Drawing Challenge” eBook!

Behold the 100 best architectural drawings of 2019!

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Corner House / 31/44 Architects

Sited prominently on a former garden plot at the junction of two Victorian streets, Corner House is a contemporary interpretation of a typical Victorian suburban townhouse. Built of a grey London stock brick with concrete lintels, it draws on the familiar and established decorative motifs of the Victorian terrace, simplifying these into a sparer minimalist aesthetic.

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Assessing Resiliency and Risk: We Can’t Save It All

Conversations around resiliency today seem to imply that planners and designers might be capable of—might even be expected to—save every building and public space at risk. The sad truth is, however, that we cannot, and perhaps we should not. Climate change and its attendant sea level rise will radically redraw urban edges, forcing us to make difficult decisions. Even if we had the vast sums of money required to protect the precarious status quo, that might not be enough to stave off the inevitable.

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Qasr Al Hosn: Al Musallah Prayer Hall / CEBRA

A historical setting. In the centre of the modern metropolis Abu Dhabi lies the city’s oldest and most important building, the Qasr Al Hosn Fort. This important culture-historical gem was originally built in the 18th century to protect Abu Dhabi’s only freshwater well and later served as a royal residence and government building. Before the urbanization of Abu Dhabi island, the fort was the first thing travellers would see arriving at the coast from the desert – a landmark rising from the sands as a magnificent sculpture, literally constituting the birthplace of the city of Abu Dhabi.

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The Tallest Residential Building in Miami’s Edgewater Neighborhood Tops off at 57 Stories

Designed by Arquitectonica, Miami’s most anticipated landmark dubbed Elysee has topped-off construction at 57 stories. Upon its completion in 2020, the 649-foot-tall glass tower will become the tallest residential building in the Edgewater district.

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BIG + Field Operations Design Master Plan for River Street Waterfront

Two Trees Management Company, a New York-based real estate development firm, has presented a master plan for the Northern Brooklyn waterfront, a new approach to urban resiliency. Designed by BIG and Field Operations, the project puts in place a mixed-use development and a resilient park.

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