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Novorésumé Offers 50% off their Premium Résumé Builder, Ensuring Your CV is On Point

February 5, 2018 Tessa Forde 0

The job application process can be an exhausting one, endless cover letters, constant updating of your curriculum vitae, not to mention ensuring your instagram is #onpoint and squeaky clean. And chances are, recruiters and employers will spend all but a few seconds looking at your content. Novorésumé, an online résumé builder, is there to help speed up the process and provide all the tools you need for an employer friendly, well-designed CV.

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The Best Music Videos for Architecture Fans in 2017

December 31, 2017 Tessa Forde 0

The old adage “writing about music is like dancing about architecture” (it’s stupid etc.), loses some of its impact when architecture becomes the backdrop for both music, and dancing. Ever since video killed the radio star, famous houses, quirky spaces, and history’s great buildings have provided beautiful, unique and dramatic settings for music videos of all types. So which of 2017s music videos have capitalized on the wonderful world of architecture? 

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NYC’s Waterline Square Tops Out With Towers by Meier, Viñoly and KPF

December 22, 2017 Tessa Forde 0

At one of the last remaining waterfront sites in Manhattan, the topping out of a luxury, five-acre, three tower mega-structure dubbed Waterline Square marks the end of a 25-year process for the 77-acre Riverside South Master Plan. Each of the three towers has been conceptualized by a different architect, with One Waterline Square by Richard Meier & Partners Architects, Two Waterline Square by Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates (KPF) and Three Waterline Square by Viñoly Architects. The towers were developed concurrently, but each reflects the vision of its architect, contributing to a harmonious complex while still remaining distinct.

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Students use Complex Computer Analysis to Generate Seemingly Impossible Plastic Pavilion

December 21, 2017 Tessa Forde 0

Testing the limits of structural viability and computer-based modeling, the 2017 Komorebi Pavilion used thin sheets of polyethylene terephthalate (PETG) in a unique way to develop an ethereal, self-supporting enclosure. The pavilion is the result of a collaboration between architecture students at Harvard Graduate School of Design (GSD) and engineering researchers at the University of Tokyo.

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Competition Winning Scheme Weaves Kindergarten and Nature Together

December 12, 2017 Tessa Forde 0

Winning the Italian Ministry of Education’s design competition: Scuole Innovative, AS.IN.O is a proposal for a kindergarten and botanical gardens inspired by local materiality and historic context. The team from aut- -aut in Italy, comprised of Gabriele Capobianco, Edoardo Capuzzo Dolcetta, Jonathan Lazar and Damiano Ranaldi, based the layout of the scheme on the typical double courtyard house typology of the Campidano Meridionale area.

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Peep Through the Wondrous Windows of the Tours Aillaud in This Colorful Photo Series

December 3, 2017 Tessa Forde 0

French photographer Laurent Kronental’s latest photo series, “Les Yeux des Tours” views of Paris, are framed by the quirky windows of the Tours Aillaud, and by the subtle differences in which the spaces around them are inhabited. Kronental considers the towers as some of the most spectacular of the Grands Ensembles built in the post-war economic boom in France. For him, photographing these buildings was a form of nostalgia, a way of satisfying a deep sense of childhood wonder and curiosity that fostered in him as a young boy perceiving them from the nearby business and shopping center “La Défense,” questioning the lives of the people who live there.

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Bee Breeders Announces Winners of Amber Road Trekking Cabins Competition

November 30, 2017 Tessa Forde 0

Bee Breeders have announced the winners of the Amber Road Trekking Cabins competition for the Latvian Baltic Coast. The competition sought proposals for low impact, transient and inhabitable infrastructure to support a planned hiking network along vast topographies of the Latvian Baltic Coast. The winning projects considered the various landscape elements of the site including pine trees, dunes, and white sand beaches while responding to programmatic requirements – economy, constructability, environmental sensitivity and utilitarian function.