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New image: Farmers market pop-ups

Most vendors can’t afford a custom tent, so they are all white, with flimsy signage. An AIA design competition aims to re-imagine the farmer’s market canopy pop-up booth.

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Bamboo basket: Shop by Kengo Kuma

The shop in Tokyo for the Sunny Hills brand presents a surprising beehive-like structure in hinoki wood, intriguing passers-by to find out what the new edifice is all about.

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Seismic Talks – Exchange of Experiences on Earthquake-proof Construction in Istanbul

International experts discussed earthquake-resistant construction techniques and their application, along with their importance for urban development and their social consequences.

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Architecture | Topics | Magazine 4/2014

A Daring Stack of Wood: Spiral Staircase in Rzeszow

This staircase, made of massive blocks of wood, is load-bearing only as the sum of its constituent parts. It evokes associations of a popular game of dexterity.

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Clear Sign: a Plus for the Future

In Stuttgart, architects and scientists discussed the latest insulation systems: attractive façades despite of heat insulation composite systems, vacuum insulation, hybrid components, and fluid glass ...

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Hadid's Wings Clipped: Reopening of London's Olympic Aquatics Centre

The structure now has a completely different atmosphere from its winged incarnation.

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A Hybrid Timber Building System: Office for Hydroelectric Power Plant

A minimized use of resources and energy, an up to 90 % improvement in its CO2 balance, shorter building times and above all, precise building quality.

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St Ambrose College – School Without Corridors

The brief for the Catholic school called for a design that represented the client’s aspirations to create an open and inclusive environment for students and staff.

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Seismic Talks: Expert Forum on earthquake safety at new trade fair in Istanbul

International dialogue on "earthquake-resistant planning and construction" at the Seismic Safety; Trade Fair for Earthquake Resistance, Fire Protection and Intelligent Urbanization.

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Fabricate 2014: Conference on digital Design and robotic Construction in Zurich

Conference hosted by the Chair of Architecture and Digital Fabrication at ETH Zurich in February 2014. Researchers and practitioners will explore and discuss the impact of digital design and ...

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