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Capital Projects: New Architecture Rethinking Design in Washington D.C.

Washington D.C. has earned a reputation for iconic architecture. Emerging from the L'Enfant and McMillan Plans, Washington’s cityscape includes wide streets and low-rise buildings that sprawl out from circles and rectangular plazas. From the White House to Lincoln Memorial, Washington’s architecture was built to symbolize the nation’s values. Today, new projects are designed to rethink the city’s morphology while respecting its identity.

Gusto 501 Restaurant / Partisans

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Toronto, Canada

Hidden Figures: The Historic Contributions of Black Architects in the United States

This article was originally published on Common Edge.

Designer Paul Wellington, based in Milwaukee, United States, is the author of Black Built: History and Architecture in the Black Community, a book that documents more than 40 works of architecture around the country by Black architects that have had a direct impact on communities of color. He’s now working on a new book that will focus on Black women architects in a field dominated by white males. I spoke with Wellington about the new book, what he learned through his research on Black architects and their work, and the future of increasing the ranks of Black architects in the U.S.

Who Has Won the RIBA Royal Gold Medal?

Recognized as the UK’s highest honor for architecture, the RIBA Royal Gold Medal for Architecture is approved personally by Her Majesty The Queen and is given to a person or group of people who have had a significant influence "either directly or indirectly on the advancement of architecture.", according to the organization.

No 1 Poultry / James Stirling. Image © Claudio Divizia | ShutterstockQatar National Convention Centre / Arata Isozaki. Image © Nelson GarridoCasa da Musica / OMA. Image © Philippe RuaultAntwerp Port House / Zaha Hadid Architects. Image © Helene Binet+ 13

Gardenhouse / MAD Architects

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  • Architects: MAD Architects
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  4460
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2020

Capital House / Olson Kundig

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Washington D. C., United States

Tofino Beach House / Olson Kundig

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US Olympic and Paralympic Museum / Diller Scofidio + Renfro

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Colorado Springs, United States
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  60000
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2020
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers: Terrazzo & Marble

Systems to Design a Smart and Contactless Home

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Smart homes, the Internet of Things, and contactless technology have become an indelible part of the architecture and interior design industries, with automated lighting, smart HVAC units, and speakers like Alexa or Google Home becoming a principal part of the modern upper middle class home. As new devices and competing systems are continually released, we list some of the most popular home technologies developed by Lutron, alongside tips for how to integrate and choose among them.

Hale Lana House / Olson Kundig

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Springdale Library & Komagata Maru Park / RDH Architects

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Brampton, Canada
  • Architects: RDH Architects
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  26000 ft²
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2019

New York's Interiors: Apartments, Penthouses and Lofts in the Big Apple

15 Union Square West / ODA Architecture + Perkins Eastman Architects. Image © Robert Granoff15 Renwick / ODA New York. Image © Frank Oudeman12th Street, Loft / Neil Logan Architect. Image © Dean KaufmanTribeca Loft / Andrew Franz Architect. Image © Albert Vecerka/Esto+ 63

One of the most important cities in the world –and the most populated in the United States of America–, New York is home to a great mix of cultures and history that has been shaped over the years, while art and architecture play a fundamental role in this development.

Tropical Modernism: Costa Rica’s New Elevated Treehouses

Costa Rica’s new modern homes are built to float above the landscape. This wave of elevated housing is designed to minimize environmental impact while working with varied terrain. Aiming to become a carbon-neutral country, Costa Rica is transforming its housing market as it experiences a growing demand for more residential buildings.

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Spotlight: Thom Mayne

The principal architect of LA firm Morphosis, Thom Mayne (born January 19, 1944) was the recipient of the 2005 Pritzker Prize and the 2013 AIA Gold Medal, and is known for his experimental architectural forms, often applying them to significant institutional buildings such as the New York's Cooper Union building, the Emerson College in Los Angeles and the Caltrans District 7 Headquarters.

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Chemin Byron House / Olson Kundig

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  • Architects: Olson Kundig
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  6006 ft²
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2017
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers: Caesarstone, San Marco, Schotten & Hansen, Calacutta Tucci, Concordia Schist, +1

Architectural Review Announces 2019 New into Old Award Winners

The Architectural Review has announced that Sala Beckett by Flores & Prats is the winner of the 2019 AR New into Old awards. The project was selected by a panel of judges for its inventive re-use, and it was awarded alongside two Highly Commended and three Commended buildings for sustainable alternatives to building anew. The AR New into Old awards celebrate the creative ways buildings are adapted and remodeled to welcome new contemporary uses.

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