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Implementing Vastu in modern architecture: Balancing tradition with contemporary design
Blog | July 3, 2024
Implementing Vastu in modern architecture: Balancing tradition with contemporary design

Vastu Shastra continues to influence modern architecture worldwide, offering principles that harmonize living spaces with natural energies. As architects and homeowners seek to create environments that promote well-being and balance, integrating Vastu principles into modern architectural practices has become increasingly relevant. Here’s how Vastu is being implemented in today’s architecture:1. Orientation and Layout: Modern architects often consider the orientation and…

interior and exterior merge within façade studio's panorama residence in greece
Blog | July 2, 2024
interior and exterior merge within façade studio’s panorama residence in greece

Panorama Residence harmonizes with its natural surroundings   Located in the suburbs of Patras, Greece, Panorama Residence by Façade focuses on integrating the panoramic landscape and surrounding garden into its design. The project involved redesigning both the interior and exterior based on the location’s natural qualities, existing structure, and resident needs.   The residence, structured on three levels, emphasizes optimal…

Designing a landscape architecture career
Blog | July 1, 2024
Designing a landscape architecture career

A decade ago when Zach Jordan was a first-year student at the University of Delaware, he was certain he wanted to be an engineer. But after discovering the creative rush of landscape architecture, he switched his major and never looked back. “I’ve always liked building and creating stuff, and to some extent, some of the engineering professions are more limiting…

Tujia Pan-Museum blends Tujia culture with modern design
Blog | June 30, 2024
Tujia Pan-Museum blends Tujia culture with modern design

As part of efforts to support Tujia culture and to commemorate the local ethnic minority living in poverty, the government of Tujia and the villagers have collaborated on the vision of the Chinese Tujia Pan-Museum. This ambitious project located in the extremely isolated and hilly plain of Xuanen County in Tujia Autonomous Region of Hubei Province, China, led by Li…

Corcoran School of the Arts and Design presents nine interior architecture student projects
Blog | June 29, 2024
Corcoran School of the Arts and Design presents nine interior architecture student projects

Dezeen School Shows:  a sustainably designed housing complex encouraging intergenerational living is included in Dezeen’s latest school show by students at Corcoran School of the Arts and Design. Also included is a gym designed to foster social interactions and a hostel that promotes wellness through Swedish rituals. Institution: The George Washington UniversitySchool: Corcoran School of the Arts and DesignCourse: Capstone StudioTutors:…

Volvo Cars' Lead Exterior Designer Katharina Sachs On How Nature Inspires Her Work
Blog | June 28, 2024
Volvo Cars’ Lead Exterior Designer Katharina Sachs On How Nature Inspires Her Work

Girls, we run the world. Never has Beyoncé been more accurate, as women are definitely making moves in all manner of industries — including the auto world. Once seen as an impenetrable boys club, the ladies are paving their path, accounting for 27% of the auto industry workforce. Yes, that percentage is nowhere near where it should be, but more…

City will use TIF funds for a landscape architecture and planning firm to develop schematic design for airport space
Blog | June 27, 2024
City will use TIF funds for a landscape architecture and planning firm to develop schematic design for airport space

Photo provided An artist’s rendering of a preliminary design for Bakalar Greens space at Columbus Municipal Airport. City officials have given approval to use tax increment financing (TIF) funds to pay a landscape architecture and planning firm for a schematic design of a “transformed” Bakalar Greens space at Columbus Municipal Airport. The Columbus Redevelopment Commission voted to contribute an amount…

Aruma Split Garden / RAD+ar (Research Artistic Design + architecture)
Blog | June 26, 2024
Aruma Split Garden / RAD+ar (Research Artistic Design + architecture)

© Mario Wibowo + 28 Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/1017775/aruma-split-garden-rad-plus-ar-research-artistic-design-plus-architecture Area Area of this architecture project Area:  2500 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2024 Photographs Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project Manufacturers:  Holcim, Gree, Toto, YKK aluminium Lead Architects: Antonius Richard, Leviandri Architectural Designers: Leviandri, Bahrumsyah Bila Sahil, Felicia…

Explore the roots of modern design with the IWC Portugieser watch collection
Blog | June 25, 2024
Explore the roots of modern design with the IWC Portugieser watch collection

The IWC Portugieser watch and the Gustavo Capanema Palace were conceived thousands of miles apart and created to serve different needs, but in their clean lines, functional details, and timeless beauty they share the same essential elements that define the work of Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer. The IWC Portugieser was developed in the 1930s by famed Swiss watchmaker IWC Schaffhausen,…

InterOculus / PAU - Practice for Architecture and Urbanism
Blog | June 24, 2024
InterOculus / PAU – Practice for Architecture and Urbanism

© Hadley Fruits + 28 Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/1012573/interoculus-pau-practice-for-architecture-and-urbanism © Hadley Fruits Text description provided by the architects. Selected as one of 2023’s four Miller Prize recipients for the annual theme “Public by Design,” PAU was given the additional prompt of “Civic Infrastructure” to renew public interest and engagement with Columbus Indiana’s downtown. The intervention,…