David Adjaye's red library and events complex in Florida wins approval

British architect David Adjaye's plans to create a "micro village" of red cultural buildings in Florida's Winter Park have been granted planning permission.

Adjaye Associates won approval for the $30 million (£22.7 million) project from the Winter Park City Commission earlier this week.

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Skýli mountain shelter is designed to withstand extreme weather conditions

Utopia Arkitekter has designed a tent-like shelter that could provide a cosy retreat for trekkers in the mountains.

Called Skýli, which means shelter in Icelandic, the conceptual cabin is designed by Stockholm-based Utopia Arkitekter to withstand the extreme weather conditions of Iceland's mountain landscape.

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Which Countries Pay the Highest Salaries for Architects?

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There are a variety of organizations and magazines that publish salary surveys for architects. An <a target="_blank" rel="nofollow" href="https://www.metalocus.es/en/news/average-architects-salary-world" ...read more

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Duplex penthouse with expansive roof terraces tops Tadao Ando's 152 Elizabeth Street

Images of the penthouse at Japanese architect Tadao Ando's residential complex in New York City have been released, showing large rooftop terraces and an internal spiral staircase.

The 5,603-square-foot (1,707-square-metre) residence will include four bedrooms and 4.5 baths, as part of the seven-storey condo building in Manhattan's Nolita (north of ...read more

Bill Gates plans smart city in Arizona desert

Tech billionaire Bill Gates has invested in a huge patch of land west of Phoenix, Arizona, with the intention of building a new smart city.

Mt Lemmon Holdings – an affiliate of Gates' firm Cascade Investment – has paid $80,000 for a stake in almost 25,000 acres of unpopulated ...read more

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How to Use “Structured Procrastination” to Get the Best Out of Your Bad Habits

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In a hilarious TED talk by world-famous blogger Tim Urban, the procrastinating brain is explained using three squiggly characters: Rational Decision Maker, Instant Gratification Monkey, and Panic Monster. For most of us who procrastinate without fail, ...read more

Texcoco House / Dosa Studio

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  • Architects: Dosa Studio
  • Location: Texcoco, Mexico
  • Architect In Charge: Sergio Sousa, Raúl Medina, Abraham Servin
  • Area: 240.0 m2
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