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What is urban sprawling and is it a cause for concern? Single-family houses serve as a boon or a bane for “the American Dream”? A majority of Americans aspire to live in a single-family house, ideally with a beautiful yard...
As population levels rise, and cities start expanding their boundaries outwards into the suburbs, and more and more people jump onto the real estate bandwagon, gentrification is all too common nowadays. The wave of gentrification is the most natural by-product...
40 Bleecker -- NoHo's newest and most anticipated luxury residential development -- has just reached its full height, this making it in its neighborhood one of the tallest buildings. To celebrate, developer Broad Street Development, NYC-based firm Rawlings Architects...
Iconic structures were not made in a day. To conceive an idea on such a grandiose level is no joke to begin with, but it takes even more than that just to come up with the blueprint of that...
Once the sole domain of upscale houses, laminated shingles are fast coming into the American home market and are now being used in the roofing of most houses in pan America. The roofs of most new houses are built...
It’s no secret that the architecture industry is heavily male-dominated. Lets look at the facts: a study done by the Architectural Review found that men out-earn their female counterparts by 18% as full-time architects, with the number jumping to...
The associations 120g and Salviamo la Rocca promote, with the support of FAI, Italia Nostra Onlus, Mu-nicipality of San Giuliano Terme, Università di Pisa - DESTEC, Confesercenti, Chambers of the Archi-tects of Pisa and the Castle Italian Institute, an...
A doctoral degree is the highest degree one can get from a university. It is widely regarded as the pinnacle of academic achievement and the individual who holds one is considered an expert with absolute knowledge in his chosen...
Post, An Icon, Reopens January 30, 2019 (New York, NY) — ODA New York has been tapped to redesign of the historic post office in Rotterdam, Netherlands. Sitting vacant for more than a decade, Rotterdam’s former Central Post Office, the...
The Danish Government and Mayors of Greater Copenhagen announces the plans for 3 million sqm land reclamation. The vision, designed by URBAN POWER architecture & planning, deals with urgent environmental and commercial challenges of the metropolitan area. The nine Islands,...
UK High Court has released the documents lodged by Patrik Schumacher which talks about the turmoil that is tearing apart the massive estate left by late architect Zaha Hadid. A controversial 20-page court statement handed over to the high...
Let’s get right to the point. Property in Australia doesn’t come for cheap. As some of you might already know, even though it is a huge continent, most of the population lives only on the coast. And land in those...
By David Erik Chase, AIA, NCARB, LEED®GA @ chasearchitect-aep.com It can happen to any entrepreneur in any design profession, however, due to licensing requirements, contractual responsibilities, and client-owner expectations, a licensed architect is particularly at risk for liability claims.  How can...
Washington, DC (May 1, 2018)—The factories may be gone, but millennials are flocking to affordable, once-industrial cities like Baltimore, Detroit, and Pittsburgh. Areas like Cleveland’s University Circle and Washington Avenue in St. Louis are throbbing with energy and excitement....
Washington, DC (January 10, 2018)—Transportation is on the cusp of revolutionary change. With electric, automated, and shared vehicles no longer imaginings of a distant future, we have the potential to create a dream transportation system: one that reduces traffic...
Washington, DC (March 29, 2018)—In 1988, before he was an internationally-renowned urban design expert, Mikael Colville-Andersen was hit by a car while crossing the street. Witnesses were convinced he couldn’t have survived, but fortunately the then-student sustained only minor...
“Supported by urban histories and incisively presented data, Christof Spieler sets the rules of engagement for effective transit and offers a roadmap for achieving it.” —Janette Sadik-Khan, Principal, Bloomberg Associates; former NYC Transportation Commissioner Washington, DC (September 28, 2018)—What are the...
Washington, DC (July 2, 2018)—Around the world, countries marvel at the Netherland’s impressive cycling culture and infrastructure while an insidious “that would never work here” attitude prevents real change from happening. But the Dutch overcame many of the same...

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