Call for ArchDaily Interns: Summer 2017

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  • Applicants must be able to dedicate 15 hours per week for research, writing and responding to edits; the schedule is flexible, but you must be reachable Monday through Friday.
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Call for ArchDaily Classics Interns: Fall 2016

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  • Applicants must be fluent English speakers with excellent writing skills.
  • Applicants must have completed their first year of university/college.
  • Applicants must be able to work from home (or school/workplace).
  • Applicants must be able to dedicate 15 hours per week; the schedule is flexible, but you must be reachable Monday through Friday.
  • Writing experience is a huge plus. If you have a blog or used to write for the school paper, tell us about it on the form below.
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Call for ArchDaily Interns: Summer 2016

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  • Applicants must be able to work from home (or school/workplace).
  • Applicants must be able to dedicate 15 hours per week; the schedule is flexible, but you must be reachable Monday through Friday.
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Zaha Hadid Designs Two “Sculptural” Towers for Australia’s Gold Coast

Zaha Hadid has unveiled plans for two “sculptural” towers and a new privately-owned cultural precinct at Mariner’s Cove on Australia‘s . Commissioned by Sunland Group, the $600 million mixed-use project will include two 44-story residential towers, ground floor retail, a 69-suite boutique hotel and underground aquarium, along with an art gallery, museum and outdoor sculptural gardens. Continue reading "Zaha Hadid Designs Two “Sculptural” Towers for Australia’s Gold Coast"

Huge Fire Damages Basilica of Saint-Donatien in Nantes

The Basilica of Saint-Donatien in Nantes has been significantly damaged by a huge . As reported by the BBC, the fire started at around 10:30 am local time, and is believed to have broken out on the roof of the building in connection with waterproofing work. Continue reading "Huge Fire Damages Basilica of Saint-Donatien in Nantes"

How EPM Group Is Reclaiming Medellín’s Infrastructure as Public Space

With a high-density population and a history of internal armed conflict, the city of Medellín in Colombia lacked substantial , but had an overwhelming amount of industrial infrastructure in place. But as profiled by The Architectural Review, recently architects and urban planners of the EPM group saw this imbalance as an opportunity, and so in the uninhabited patches of land surrounding over one hundred fenced industrial lots, the UVA or Unidades de Vida Articulada (Units of Articulated Life) program was born. Including initiatives to build public classrooms, launderettes and cafés, the UVA projects were conceived together with the local population through a series of workshops, where every resident was invited to express their vision for the new public square through writing and drawing. Medellín, existing at the convergence of several hills, provides a wide variety of unique landscapes for architects to experiment on – and through the UVA projects, EPM Group demonstrates how architecture can empower a community from the first day of . Read more about how this project will continue to instigate positive change at The Architectural Review. Continue reading "How EPM Group Is Reclaiming Medellín’s Infrastructure as Public Space"

Thomas Heatherwick on People, Plants, Buses and Buildings

In an exclusive hour-long interview with British designer Thomas Heatherwick, Monocle’s Andrew Tuck discusses building a business in the world of design and , the process behind revamping the iconic red  bus, and the inspiration behind placing people – and plants – at the heart of the River Thames. Heatherwick leads London-based Heatherwick Studio, known recently for completing a distillery in England and a learning hub in central Singapore, are currently collaborating with BIG on the new Google Campus in San Francisco. They were recently placed in the top ten most innovative architectural practices by FastCompany. Listen to the interview in full below: Continue reading "Thomas Heatherwick on People, Plants, Buses and Buildings"

Toronto’s Design Exchange Unveils Its Latest Exhibition: “3DXL”

Despite being at the forefront of digital fabrication technology, 3D printing is still shrouded in mystery, something which the (DX) hopes to change with its most recent exhibition, “3DXL” in Toronto. Curated by the director of DX, Sara Nickleson, 3DXL brings together 3D printing projects from across fields, including work from medicine, design and architecture. As the name suggests, the exhibit presents 3D printing on a scale not normally observed by the public. In particular, the exhibit addresses the role 3D printing will play in the future of architecture, and how it may begin to replace more traditional architectural construction. Continue reading "Toronto’s Design Exchange Unveils Its Latest Exhibition: “3DXL”"

Salt & Water Design Floating Hotel with Catamaran-Apartments

A winner of the Millennium Yacht Design Awards, Salt & Water‘s concept for a Floating  aims to introduce tourism onto inland waters without disrupting the natural harmony of its surroundings. Their design consists of two parts: a central floating body and separate apartment units. Learn more about the Floating Hotel after the break. Continue reading "Salt & Water Design Floating Hotel with Catamaran-Apartments"

Barberio Colella ARC’s Lanterns Sea Village Proposes Non-Invasive Ocean Dwellings for Surfers

Too often, architects and designers treat nature as separate from humans or human creations. Nature is fought, or protected, or considered as something to accommodate for through a retroactive checklist. In contrast, Barberio Colella ARC‘s Lanterns Sea Village is a conceptual plan to create short-stay housing that integrates natural systems with people and buildings. The team behind the project, Micaela Colella and Maurizio Barberio, designed the small residences to approach housing from a more adaptive perspective.

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Spotlight: Emilio Ambasz

As early as the 1970s, Emilio Ambasz (born 13 June 1943) initiated a discussion on sustainability through his work with green spaces and buildings which is arguably more important today than ever, and contributed to theoretical and design discourse outside of architecture through his wide variety of interest and career pursuits. Ambasz’s work has crossed several disciplines; he has been a curator, a professor, an industrial designer, and an architect, and is highly regarded in all of these varied pursuits. Continue reading "Spotlight: Emilio Ambasz"

Richard Meier Tops Out on Florida Beach “Surf Club”

Richard Meier & Partners has topped out on their Four Season’s expansion to the historic Russell Pancoast-designed “Surf Club” in Florida. Scheduled to complete next year, the luxury hospitality and residential project is comprised of two, 12-story towers, offering 150 private units, alongside an 80-room hotel on 9-acres of Surfside oceanfront property. Read on for more in-progress images. You can learn more about the project, here. Continue reading "Richard Meier Tops Out on Florida Beach “Surf Club”"

Büro Ole Scheeren Unveils the “Future of Vertical Housing” in Vancouver

Büro Ole Scheeren has envisioned a “future vision for vertical living.” Designed to serve as an “urban pivot” on one of Vancouver‘s main avenues, 1500 West Georgia Street, the multifaceted tower features a system of vertically shifted apartment modules and outdoor terraces that branch out horizontally to “engage the space of the city and activate ’s waterfront skyline.” “Vancouver possesses a unique balance of urban conditions surrounded by spectacular nature that provides fertile ground for envisioning new possibilities for future living in a cosmopolitan and environmentally-friendly city” says Ole Scheeren. “The design for this building exemplifies our ambition to reconnect architecture with the natural and civic environment and go beyond the hermetic confines of towers that increasingly inscribe our lives.” Continue reading "Büro Ole Scheeren Unveils the “Future of Vertical Housing” in Vancouver"

Monocle 24′s ‘The Urbanist’ Reports from the 2015 Congress of the Academy of Urbanism

For this edition of The Urbanist, Monocle 24′s weekly “guide to making better cities,” the team visited the annual congress of the Academy of Urbanism to discuss how happiness and wellbeing can be achieved on the urban level. In this show Andrew Tuck and his correspondents spoke to architects, planners, designers and urbanists in an attempt to ascertain what makes a ‘social city’ for ‘social animals’, and which metropolises from around the world offer lessons that we can learn from. Continue reading "Monocle 24′s ‘The Urbanist’ Reports from the 2015 Congress of the Academy of Urbanism"

Gallery: Assemble’s Brutalist Playground Opens at RIBA

An exploration of “post-war design for play,” The Brutalist Playground by Assemble and artist Simon Terrill has opened to the public at RIBA‘s Architecture Gallery. The immersive draws on a number of historic London estates - Churchill Gardens, Pimlico; the Brunel Estate, Paddington and the Brownfield Estate in Poplar – where playgrounds were once made from concrete and cast into sculptural forms to offer children an abstract landscape for play. Now deemed unsafe, these playgrounds no longer exist. Thus, The Brutalist Playground was envisaged to explore play, “the Brutalist way.” Images of the complete installation, after the break.

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Foster, Nouvel and Koolhaas Compete to Design Perth’s WA Museum

Norman Foster, Jean Nouvel and Rem Koolhaas are competing to design the new Western Australian Museum (WA Museum) in the Perth Cultural Center. As The West Australian reports, the leading architects are part of three shortlisted consortiums being considered to develop the new $428 million project. Each team is currently working with the government on their proposals. A team is expected to be announced later this year. The museum is slated to open in 2020. The complete list of the shortlisted teams include… Continue reading "Foster, Nouvel and Koolhaas Compete to Design Perth’s WA Museum"