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Biomimicry in Architecture 2nd edition
2016 AIA|LA Presidential Honourees announced by American Institute of Architects Los Angeles Chapter
Over 150 architects respond to Homerton College’s celebrating Homerton dining hall competition
The Polish Pavilion at the 15th International Architecture Exhibition, La Biennale di Venezia
Polish Pavilion Commissioner: Hanna Wróblewska
Deputy Commissioner: Joanna Wasko
Oskar Hansen: Open Form
An exhibition highlighting the work of Oskar Hansen (1922-2005), architect, urban planner,
Annett Zinsmeister– Urban Shelter?
While the previous exhibition at BNKR, “In the Room with_”, addressed the artistic appropr
Greenbuild International Conference and Expo
Greenbuild is the world's largest conference and expo dedicated to green building. The gre
The first batch of new affordable floating homes for students have been completed in Copenhagen, Denmark
When you're a student on a tight budget with little income and struggling with debt finding an apartment in a crowded city can be tricky.
Across the globe students are struggling with spiralling rents and severe housing shortages. In Denmark alone, it's estimated that 40,000 new beds are needed to satisfy demand.
However a company called Urban Riggers has come up with an unconventional architectural solution. Build low-cost modular dorms using shipping containers that can float in urban harbours, bringing students into the city centre without the exorbitant rents, and recruit Copenhagen's own architectural star, Bjarke Ingels, to design them.
"My oldest son needed a place to live when he was going to university," says Kim Loudrup, cofounder of the Copenhagen housing startup Urban Rigger. "When we went online to see the availability for student housing in Copenhagen, it dawned on us th