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Building LA’s Earthquake-Proof Bridge

Los Angeles’ authorities are replacing the iconic Sixth Street viaduct with an impressive earthquake-proof structure. For more by The B1M subscribe now – http://ow.ly/GxW7y Read the full story on this video, including images and useful links, here: http://www.theb1m.com/video/building-…

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ANTONI GAUDI’S BARCELONA – FOUR UNEARTHLY BUILDINGS YOU MUST-SEE IN BARCELONA

ANTONI GAUDI’S BARCELONA – FOUR UNEARTHLY BUILDINGS YOU MUST-SEE IN BARCELONA Welcome to Gaudi’s Barcelona! Architects, artists, engineers, travellers and vagabonds alike, make their way to the Catalonian capital in a sort of ‘design pilgrimage’, visiting the surreal moderisme (Spain’s … Continue reading

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Why 25 degrees really is hot in the UK | Did You Know?

It’s just summer in Australia, but it’s a “deadly heatwave” over there. We’re all used to different climates, and heatwaves are relative, but there’s more to it. In Australia and other hotter climates, buildings are built to keep cool in … Continue reading

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How The Chimney Terrorised Tudor Towns | Absolute History

Dr Suzannah Lipscomb evaluates just how safe the chimney was during the Tudor period.

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Cobe and Arup unveil elevated Metro station in Copenhagen docklands

Cobe and Arup have designed the elevated Orienktaj and underground Nordhavn Metro stations in a docklands area of Copenhagen.   Architecture studio Cobe and engineering firm Arup have designed the elevated Orienktaj and underground Nordhavn Metro stations as part of … Continue reading

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“In the future home, form will follow infection”

The interiors of future houses will be designed to mitigate coronavirus, says Michelle Ogundehin who has outlined 11 ways the pandemic will impact the home. Continue reading: “In the future home, form will follow infection”

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Frank Lloyd Wright: Man Who Built America (2017)

SUBSCRIBED Frank Lloyd Wright is probably America’s greatest ever architect. But few people know about the Welsh roots that shaped his life and world-famous buildings. Now, leading Welsh architect Jonathan Adams sets off across America to explore Frank Lloyd Wright’s … Continue reading

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Corrugated Steel Shelves Line a Church-Turned-Poetry-Shop in Shanghai

Peer inside Shanghai’s St. Nicholas, an Orthodox church from 1932, and you won’t see pews or traditional iconography. Thanks to architectural firm Wutopia Lab, the renovated building now serves as a shrine to verse. Titled “Church in Church,” the 388 square-meter … Continue reading

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Gorgeous New Book Explores Complete Architecture of Gaudí

Take a comprehensive look at Gaudí’s architectural genius across 368 pages. There are many architects who have helped mold and shape cities around the world, but perhaps none more than Antoni Gaudí. Throughout the course of the early 20th century, … Continue reading

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Thick Greenery Swathes a Bamboo-and-Steel Complex in Indonesia

Images © Eric Dinardi and Ernest Theofilus Realrich Architecture Workshop, aka RAW Architecture, completed Guha Bambu just this year, but the cascading vines, luxuriant shrubs, and grass-covered facades on the new project make it appear as an old building overtaken by … Continue reading

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