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Architecture is the process of product planning, designing, and constructing buildings. Architects work from the abstract to the real that include the design of furnishings and decorations. Also, examination, restoration, or remodeling of existing buildings. Historical civilizations are often identified with their surviving architectural achievements.

The SR Architecture archive of Surfaces Reporter showcases stunning architectural works of urban planners, interior designers, landscape architects, and other professionals. A global news platform for architects and designers, the latest architecture news, articles, building resources for architects and architecture and so on.

World Architecture Day: 25 Beautifully Designed Architectural Wonders

Architecture and design are few of the art forms which have successfully mesmerized the world and stayed firm through the test of time. Besides imagination and inspiration, originality and craftsmanship plays a pivotal role in establishing a structure.

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URB Unveils Plan for Net-Zero Carbon City in Kuwait | XZERO

Global sustainable developer URB recently unveiled its plan to design a sustainable net-zero community for 100,000 residents in the southern part of Kuwait. Spread across 1,600 hectare, XZERO City will comprise 30,000 residential units.

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North Sea Gas Platform Revamped into a Majestic Kinetic Art Installation | See Monster

A waterfall, a garden and a few kinetic artworks come together to form the majestic art installation called See Monster. Touted to be one of the UK’s largest public art installations.

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Artist Illustrates 243 Endangered Species to Educate Masses on Biodiversity | Come Home Again

An illuminated choral sculpture highlighting the 243 species on London’s priority list such as moths, birds, beetles, wildflowers, fishes and fungi has been designed by leading artist Es Devlin.

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A Solar Canopy that Harvests Solar Energy and Offers Shade | Nature

Designer Samuel Wilkinson has designed a solar shelter on a minimal ground level that can collect large amounts of solar energy as well as provide a shelter.

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Germany to Welcome One of its Most Sustainable Office Buildings | NION

A 45000 sqm office tower in Frankfurt, Germany is soon to be one of the most sustainable office buildings in Germany. The brainchild of UNStudio, NION is expected to be a state-of-the-art office building ,

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Foster + Partners Unveil the Glittering Stadium for FIFA World Cup 2022 | Lusail Stadium

With FIFA World Cup just around the corner, Foster + Partners has unveiled images of the Lusail Stadium in Qatar, which is all geared up to host the final of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022. The recently inaugurated Lusail Stadium will also host 10 matches including the final.

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Futuristic and Trendy Designs in Pool Design!

Swimming pools are now becoming the symbol of royalty in the entire world. Due to this, the demand for new swimming designs has increased drastically. Individuals are searching for new swimming pool designs so that they can provide extra uniqueness to their houses.

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Architects Create a Living Facade Made of Terracotta for Small Wildlife | Cookfox Architects X Buro Happold

Composed of terracotta, American architecture studio Cookfox Architects and British engineering company Buro Happold have collaboratively created a facade system that encourages small wildlife, insects, birds and plants habitats. Scroll down to know more on SURFACES REPORTER (SR).

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Ocean Sole Coverts Discarded Flip-Flops into Incredible Artwork

A social enterprise and a non-profit based in Kenya, Ocean Sole has taken up the challenge of transforming discarded flip-flop waste into whimsical art. Flip-flops are one of the most common footwear, which makes up 25 per cent of ocean plastic

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This Bridge with an Elevated Garden is a Combination of Nature and Architecture | Atrium Pedestrian Bridge

Bridges are an engineering marvel. Know to enhance connectivity, bridges have evolved over the year, from wood and timber to concrete and steel. The unveiling of the Brooklyn Bridge mesmerized its spectators, while the Golden Gate Bridge still continues to impress the world.

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Designer Shows the Solar Future for Buildings with Solar-Powered Textiles | Suntex

Designer Pauline van Dongen is reportedly developing a new material power packed with renewable energy which can be easily woven into our everyday lives.

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Distinct at Each Angle, This Building Embraces the Idea of Living on Water | Sluishuis

Located in the conjunction of urban, rural and water areas of Amsterdam, Sluishuis is the newly introduced housing block on Netherland lake IJburg.

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This Puzzle-Like Structure is the World’s First NFT-Funded Pavilion | Fungible Non-Fungible Pavilion

For the first time, a pavilion has been designed by the public using non-fungible tokens (NFTs). NFTs are credentials of authenticity and ownership that exit virtual or digitally and can be assigned to real or digital assets

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An Urban Habitat for Pollinators that Incorporates Plants and Human Visitors | Alusta Pavilion

Blending the living aspects of nature and culture through an architectural space that unites rather than separates, architects Maiju Suomi and Elina Koivisto designed a pavilion that encourages creating a more-than-human community by offering a place.

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86.6 m Tall Ascent to be the Tallest Timber-Concrete Building in the World | Korb + Associates Architects

Designed by Korb + Associates Architects, Wisconsin’s Ascent has been recently certified as the tallest timber building in the world. Standing tall at 86.6 m height, the mass-timber tower has also been qualified as the tallest timber-concrete hybrid building.

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False Banana Pavilion is an Artistic Blend of Ethiopian design and English Materials | Flea Folly Architects

A spectacle hybrid of Ethiopian and English materials and form, the False Banana Pavilion offers a surreal moment to its spectators at Kew Wakehurst botanic gardens in West Sussex, England.

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Swirling Elements of a Conch Shell Inspire the Facade of Show Theater in Qingdao

Designed to proudly sit on the coast of the port city of Qingdao, the Show Theater’s conch shape is a hat-tip to the city’s marine-rich culture. It also sits right beside the Grand Theater, which has a more subtle design language, creating a kind of contrast that’s wonderful to look at.

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An Archive of Circular Design, this Museum’s Facade is Made of 200,000 Plastic Bottles | MoSA

Indonesian architectural design studio Sidarta and Sandjaja recently designed a museum-like space for Space Available studio. The architect duo turned a Bali building into an institution that would be dedicated to circular design.

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Made of Recycled Materials, this Amphitheatre Rekindles Man’s Relation with Nature | Al Dana

For S/L Architects, form and function should be joined in a spiritual union. Creating the strongest bond between man and nature, the firm outlined the design of the Al Dana amphitheatre in the Kingdom of Bahrain.

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This Metal Art Installation Reflects the Natural Cycle of Wild Plants | Scenic Rockery

At the recently concluded Hong Kong art project, Napp Studio and Architects led by Wesley Ho and Aron Tsang displayed its work called Scenic Rockery at Tamar Park. Encapsulating the togetherness of science and nature, the installation is designed .

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Wine, Nature and Architecture Collides to Form this Conical Glass Winery Shelter | Vertical Panorama Pavilion

An amalgamation of senses and surroundings, Vertical Panorama Pavilion is designed to create a holistic experience that is based on a journey through multiple horizontal layers, thus resulting in a vertical panorama.

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The Allaria™ Bath Collection by Brizo® A Work Of Rare Alchemy

Brizo, the luxury fittings brand owned by Delta Faucet Company, understands that fashion isnt only about the clothes – its about the entire lifestyle.

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This Timber Clad Shelter Demonstrates the Potential of Locally Sourced Materials | Invisible Studio

In collaboration with timber structure specialists Xylotek, the UK-based studio Invisible Studio has designed an organically shaped community shelter at Westonbirt, The National Arboretum in Gloucestershire, England. Alongside the local community groups.

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This Tiny, Modest Glass Pavilion is a Luminescent Piece of Design | A Pavilion

Office Mi–Ji in collaboration with their client recently designed A Pavilion – a small gazebo that is created to make a big impression. Located in the northern neighbourhood of Melbourne, Australia, the pavilion had been designed in an unquestionably.

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1,300 Baskets Repurposed to Form this Installation that Adapts Environmental Needs | 1,300 Recycling Pavilion

Located in South Korea’s Daegu, designer Hyunje Joo created a temporary installation for the Suseong Light Art Festival competition. The 1,300 recycling pavilion is created with recycled and repurposed materials by using semi-transparent baskets.

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This Bright-Coloured Installation is the Artist’s Re-imagination of an Ancient Roman Gateway

As part of Hadrian’s Wall 1900th anniversary celebrations, the Housesteads Roman Fort alongside Hadrian’s Wall in northern England will be donning a colourful reinterpretation of its original gatehouse.

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A Synthesis of Fluidic Circular Rings with Nature Forms the Backbone of this Panda Care Centre | Panda Pavilions

An extension of the world’s leading research institute on panda preservation Chengdu National Giant Panda Research and Breeding Centre, EID Architecture has envisioned a group of four sweeping structures that would blend into the natural environment.

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Bespoke Layers of Coloured Nets and Fabrics Adorn this Canopied Structure | MPavilion by all(zone)

MPavilion, in its ninth year, has reportedly commissioned international architecture, urbanism and design practice all(zone) as their designer. Annually commissioned by The Naomi Milgrom Foundation, MPavilion draws a similar concept to London’s renowned Serpentine Pavilion.

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Artist Duo Creates a Chapel-Like Installation by Weaving Drying Herbs, Flowers | Ikum: Drying Temple

Known for its pioneering exhibitions with renowned artists in contemporary art, the Serpentine Gallery this year is focusing on the climate crisis through Back to Earth. Curated by Rebecca Lewin, the programme is a long-term interdisciplinary artistic approach that aims.

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Carlo Ratti Designs a Cycling Route Supported by Trees to Explore Sustainable Mobility | The Tree Path

Ideating around the fine convergence between the natural and the artificial, where trees are used as a fundamental element of construction, design and innovation studio CRA-Carlo Ratti Associati and non-profit organization GAL Terre del Po in close collaboration.

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Marvelous Marbles The Art of Selecting The Right Marble

Marble can add beauty and depict art through any piece. This is because of its natural property of resonating luxury. Marble is one of nature’s most amazing stones that take millions of years to form. Marble is a metamorphic rock, which shines on polishing. It is formed after being subjected to extr

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Round Cuts and Tubular Opening Facades Accentuates Australia’s First Purpose-Built Centre for LGBTQ + Communities | Victorian Price Centre

A nationwide survey favouring marriage equality in 2017 led the Australian parliament to pass a bill legalizing same-sex marriage.

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Shree Town Takes Cues from Colourful Old Indian Villages and Decorative City Facades | Sanjay Puri Architects

For a while now, Mumbai-based Sanjay Puri Architects has been developing spectacular projects for Shree Cement. And the recent addition to it is the vibrant housing complex in Raipur, Chhattisgarh which is designed to withstand the local hot weather.

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Nike’s New Office Captures the Spirit of Serena Williams | Oregon, USA | Skylab Architecture

The Serena Williams Building—a workplace for 2,750 occupants at more than 1 million square feet—is the largest structure at Nike World Headquarters designed by Portland-based Skylab Architecture.

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These Economical and Efficient Modular Structures Promotes Rapid Construction during Wars

Wars are ugly and cause irreparable destruction. Unfortunately, today wars have become a common sight of wrecked lives and ruined infrastructure. Take for instance the situation in Ukraine which is ruled by chaos and ruins.

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Andra Formen Crafts Quirky Furniture out of Discarded Electric Scooters | E-metabolism

The demand for electric vehicles is on the rise, courtesy of people opting for a more sustainable lifestyle. However, the breaking of these vehicles leads to waste which gets piled into heaps.

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7TH Year of Celebrating Women-Led Development & Design Wade Asia

WADE ASIA, the largest event in the world celebrating the lives and works of women in design, architecture, art, construction, product design, engineering, is back with a bang. Block the dates for an engaging & immersive time with the fraternity, while enjoying knowledge sessions..

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Free-Flowing Panels Illustrate Daniel Arsham’s Mysterious Gateway Pavilion | Divided Layers

In collaboration with Kohler, artist and designer Daniel Arsham recently launched the world premiere of Divided Layers at this year’s Milan design week.

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Notre-Dame’s Abandoned Underground Car Park to be Altered into a Visitor Centre | Bureau Bas Smets

Landscape architecture studio Bureau Bas Smets will be transforming an abandoned underground car park beneath the Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris into a visitor centre.

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Experimenting With Recycled Concrete

Samira Rathod is the principal architect and founder of Samira Rathod Design Associates (SRDA). Established in 2000 in Mumbai in the Indian state of Maharashtra with an uncompromising sense of ethics and passion for design, SRDA has built an enviable portfolio of a variety of architecture,

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A Recreation of Indus Valley Civilization -3102 Bce Vedic Resort, GOA

Maheshwari & Associates (M & A) is one of the leading, creativity driven Architecture and Design Firms in India. It was founded by Ar. Kamal Periwal in the mid – 1990’s, in Mumbai, India. But in few years, Kolkata became the main hub for the firm’s projects.

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This Building Demonstrates Responsible Wood Construction with Sustainable Elements| WRK Architects

Simple and elegant, the Nautical Coordination Centre in Amsterdam is a building with lots of windows and is a marvel of sustainable design and purpose. Designed by Amsterdam-based WRK Architects, the roof, the walls and even the floors of the Nautical Coordination Centre are made out of wood.

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Natural Light, Greenery, and Free Flow of Air Are What Define Void House In Kerala | i2a Architects Studio

Porosity is maintained at all sides to ensure easy flow into the residence. And thus the house is named “VOID House” owing to its porosity

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An Ode to Freedom, Ai Weiwei’s 12m-Tall Steel Cage Structure Unveiled in Stockholm

Right ahead of getting a permanent home in Stockholm, Chinese artist Ai Weiwei’s steel sculpture Arch has been recently installed outside the city’s National Museum gallery. Crafted out of polished steel, the 12 m tall cage-like structure .

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Krupa Zubin & Zubin Zainuddin Zz Architects | Surfaces Reporter - Cover Story | The Luxury Bespoke Practice

The Luxury Bespoke Practice-  Bespoke Practice 20 years of Progressive Partnership & Projects

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This Multi-Dimensional Guest House lays in Juxtaposition of Nature and Man | Anna Garden by KiKi ARCHi

Japanese architecture studio KiKi ARCHi completed the renovation project of Anna Garden within 15 months of its given time. Located 30 km to the north of Beijing, the guest house carries the happy time of the owner’s childhood in China. According to the architects.

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Architects Alfaz Miller & Aahana Miller’s Facade Design Is Inspired by Mumbai Coast

The ocean is an essential part of the identity of Mumbai; performing a role in every citizen’s life in more ways than one. The Lexus Mumbai in Juhu, takes its inspiration from the various features of Mumbai’s coast.

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Wade Asia Awards 2022 Shortlists to Be Announced Soon - Vertica Dvivedi, Founder, Wade Asia

Its been a long wait. But as the saying goes, ‘Patience is bitter, but the fruit is sweet,’ WADE ASIA is coming back with its Mega Event, Conference & Awards in September from 2nd to 4th, Pragati Maidan and Hotel Lalit, New Delhi.

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Raiaskaran Bags LEED Platinum Certification for its Sustainable Mumbai Tech Park

One of India’s finest real estate developers known for the beautiful juxtaposition of sustainability and art with Indian luxury living, Raiaskaran recently bagged the Leadership in Energy and Environment Design (LEED) Platinum Certification by the Green Business Certification.

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This Portable, Reusable and Adaptable Venue Accentuates Underused Urban Spaces | Air Square | KOGAA X Kubicek Visionair

Today, space is exclusive and premium. Empty spaces are simply hard to find in urban developments, while underused spaces demand certain structures and materials, lighting conditions and comfort on account of their inadequate and barren substitute functions

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Hemporium, Afrimat Build the World’s Tallest Hemp-Made Building in South Africa| 84 Harrington

One step forward to a sustainable future, South Africa recently introduced the world’s tallest building made out of hemp building materials. Located in Cape Town, the 84 Harrington Street tower project is a joint venture between two Cape Town-based companies Hemporium and Afrimat Hemp.

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CDA Transforms Sanjaynagar Slum into a Dignified Housing through Participatory Design Approach| Swapnapurti

Nearly three in five people in the world are estimated to live in urban areas by 2050, while 44 per cent of the world’s urban population is expected to live in informal settlements by then. The housing deficit in urban India is expected to reach 25 million.

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64 Repurposed Shipping Containers Stacked Up to Form a Mixed-Use Development in North America | Local Studio

Architecture knows no limit. It comes in all shapes, sizes and materials. One such architectural wonder is the newly opened IDA on the McKinley apartment building in Phoenix, Arizona which is made out of repurposed shipping containers.

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A Curvaceous Corten Steel Extension that Foretells the Stories of Refugees | FLUGT by BIG

Dedicated to the refugees in Oksbol, Denmark, BIG-Bjarke Ingels Group in collaboration with exhibition designers Tinker Imagineers and engineers Ingenior’ne recently opened the new Refugee Museum of Denmark FLUGT.

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Ram V Sutar’s 108 ft Kempegowda Statue to be Unveiled Soon at Bengaluru Airport

Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai has reportedly hinted at unveiling the bronze statue of Nadaprabhu Kempegowda soon. After inspecting the progress of the statue’s installation at the Kempegowda International Airport.

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Designed by AECOM, Bangladesh’s Longest Four-Lane Bridge to Reduce Dhaka-Kolkata Travel Time | Padma Bridge

One of the country’s biggest infrastructure projects since its independence in 1971 from Pakistan, the Padma Bridge had been recently inaugurated by Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.

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Sustainable, Premium Floating City slated to be Build in the Indian Ocean by 2027 | Maldives Floating City

Nearly 99 per cent of the Maldives comprises the sea, which is home to the exotic marine ecosystem. Known for beautiful beaches with crystal clear blue waters that reflect the mighty blue sky,

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This Unfurling Glasshouse is an Amalgamation of Marvel Engineering and Horticulture Design | Woolbeding Glasshouse

Inspired by the Victorian ornamental terrariums, Heatherwick Studio in collaboration with The Woolbeding Charity and the National Trust has unveiled the Glasshouse project.

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Yinka Ilori’s First Permanent Installation in Germany is a Potpourri of Colours | Filtered Rays

A permanent colourful pavilion exploring the relationship between light and colour has been recently installed in one of Europe’s largest hotels Estrel Berlin, Germany. Titled Filtered Rays, the installation is created by Yinka Ilori.

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Designer Creates Homeware, Surfaces from Bio-Composite Amber Waste | Amber Waste is Bliss

Designer Agne Kucerenkaite’s research-based project Amber Waste is Bliss is an ongoing experimentation of amber waste that is transformed into a new material, thereby creating a range of more cost-effective interior products.

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ALOT Proposes to Celebrate Iceland’s Panoramic Views through this Farm-To-Table Restaurant | Framescape Greenhouse Restaurant

Architectural designer Hai-png Teow Heffrence, founder of ALOT (Architectural Laboratory of Thought), has proposed to offer diners a new culinary experience by bringing together the process of farming, ingredients processing and dining into one single place.

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Sound-Wave Shaped Neon Lights Dominate This Former Factory in the Czech Republic | Industrial Aesthetic

Positioned in a former electrical cable-making factory in the district of Holesovice, in the heart of Prague, Czech Republic, Kabelovna Studios designed by B² Architecture attracts its industrial aesthetic fused with natural elements of light.

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Engineered Flooring: Hype, Benefits and Trends

Engineered wooden flooringis a type of floor that imbibes all the traditional aesthetics of solid hardwood, with an innovative design to make it furthermore versatile! It is made up of several layers, the uppermost layer being a type of real hardwood,

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How to design kitchen backsplash?

In the recent times we have observed that Kitchen backsplashes have become something of necessity and something that started off as functional convenience, has been turning into the epitome of a style statement for your kitchen.

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The Future Is Here: Robot Aid in Architecture

Robots have become an inevitable part of our lives and their expanses are only growing by the hour, such is also true for architecture. Traditionally architecture has been viewed as something to be built by physical labour of the hand.

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Decoding the DIY Architecture | SR Designguide

Most of us by now might be aware of Ikea and how their DIY assembly kits took over the internet and the global furniture market and how their simplicity of designs appealed to a wide array of customers. SURFACES REPORTER (SR) took a dive into the DIY world to understand what makes it the choice of t

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MIT Researchers Upcycle Discarded Tree Forks into Load-Bearing Joints

One of the most popular choices in the architecture and construction industry is that of timber in an attempt to reduce their embodied carbon emissions from other building materials such as steel and concrete. However, the sustainable potential of wood is limitedly known.

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Half Tilted Into the Sea, This Restaurant Offers Panoramic Views of Above and Below the Waterline | Under

Beautiful, majestic and storm-proof define the exquisiteness of the recently opened underwater restaurant in Norway’s Lindesnes. Touted to be Europe’s first underwater restaurant, Under is designed by the Norwegian architecture and design studio Snohetta.

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Artificial Intelligence and Flax Intertwine to Promote Smart Circular Bridge | Almere Bridge

To exhibit the potential of flax by replacing it with steel in construction, the Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) initiated a project to build a bridge made from flax in The Netherlands. Located in the Dutch city Almere.

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Thilina Liyanage’s Bamboo Made Alaska Moose Observation Deck Is An Epitome of Biomimicry | Sri Lanka

Colombo-based Architectural visualizer/designer-Thilina Liyanage has visualized a unique Alaska Moose-shaped Observation Deck that offers a unique platform for people to enjoy the surrounding panoramic view safely while sitting on it.

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Design for Wow! - 21 Secrets to Jaw Dropping Designs | Ar Badrinath Kaleru

Quick and easy information readily available on internet ignites the creative minds and widens their vision. Such ideas lose lustre as theyve been tried by many.

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Clean Lines, Minimalistic Tones, Soothing Colours and Play of Light Define This Modern Residence | Ahmedabad | Studio Invoke

The ideology of “Less is more “is clearly reflected in the overall space of this apartment located on the 6th floor of a building. Its position also allows more natural light and ventilation and panoramic views.

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Stufish Creates the World’s Largest Stadium that can be Dismantled, Transported and Reused | ABBA Arena

British architecture studio Stufish has created the world’s largest demountable venue for Swedish pop group ABBA’s virtual reunion tour. Located in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in East London.

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Worlds Largest Cantilevers Tower in Dubai | Nikken Sekkei

Located in the proximity of the world’s most dynamic city one Za’abeel tower, designed by Japanese firm Nikken Sekkei, is a mixed-use project featuring two vertical and one inverted tower.

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Overland Partners to Replace the US-Mexico Border with a Binational Park

San Antonio-based firm Overland Partners and Laredo’s local architecture studio Able City have recently unveiled plans for a binational border park along the Rio Grande between Mexico and the US.

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Aspen Tree-Shaped Facade to Adorn America’s First Carbon-Positive Hotel | Populus

As carbon-neutral constructions have been on the rise lately, the United States of America is all set to welcome the country’s first carbon-positive hotel in Denver, Colorado.

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This Solar-Clad Office is Designed to Generate 1mn kWh of Clean Energy Every Year | Sun Rock

The first images of an energy complex comprising offices, a maintenance workshop, storage spaces and a public gallery have been recently unveiled by Dutch architecture studio MVRDV.

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MVRDV Lays an Orange Carpet at 30m Height Bridging Rotterdam’s Buildings | Rotterdam Rooftop Walk

A temporary bright orange rooftop installation that crosses the rooflines of two adjacent buildings had been recently unveiled by Dutch architecture studio MVRDV in Rotterdam.

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Prefabrication- the smartest way of construction

Prefabrication is a common term that folks in real estate might come across. But what does the term exactly mean, and how would it affect the future of the construction.

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BIG Designs the World’s Most Environmentally-Friendly Factory in a Forest for Vestre | The Plus

In conjunction with outdoor furniture maker Vestre, architecture firm Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) has unveiled the world’s most environmentally-friendly furniture factor in the middle of the Norwegian forest. Named.

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3D Printing- The Future Ahead

If you still think of 3D printing as a futuristic tool that is far off in the future then you are mistaken.3D printing is a tool that is in use today and its history is not as new as you might feel.

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Re-Wind Repurposes Discarded Wind Turbine Blades into a Pedestrian Bridge | BladeBridge

One of the fastest-growing renewable energy technologies, the usage of wind power around the world is rapidly increasing. In many countries, wind turbines are now becoming a part of the growing local landscape. Non-biodegradable blades.

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3D Printed Anti-Seismic House Built in less than 24 Hours | Sphere | Serendix Partners

Imagine creating a house and living in it within 24 hours. Living in such a house is now possible. Japanese design studio Serendix Partners has created a home using a 3D printer where people can live within 24 hours.

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World’s First Net-Zero City with its Own Circular Green Economy to Come in Egypt | Nexgen

One of the leading developers of sustainable cities, URB recently announced its plan to set up the world’s first net-zero city in Egypt’s Cairo.

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Save the date | Surfaces 2022: Trends, Wellness, Designs & Demand | May 31, 2022 @ 5:30 PM | Bengaluru | SURFACES REPORTER Event

SURFACES REPORTER (SR), in association with ILMA (Indian Laminate Manufacturers Association) is organizing a Panel discussion on Surfaces 2022: Trends, Wellness, Designs & Demand. Here are all the details you must know.

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Kim Min Jae Architects Propose an Elevated Ring Forest-like Structure to Pump Oxygen into Overpopulated Seoul | Seoul Loop

Over the years, Seoul has exponentially grown into a beautiful city. Ever since the Korean War, South Korea has achieved growth in a short time, turning from the least developed country to one of the most advanced countries in the world.

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World’s Longest Suspension Bridge now Open for Visitors in the Czech Republic | Sky Bridge 721

The Czech Republic recently opened its pedestrian suspension bridge, which is the longest suspension bridge in the world. Named Sky Bridge 721, the bridge draws its name from its 721 m long length and is located between two peaks of Mount Kralicky Sneznik.

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Plans Unveiled for the World’s First Carbon Neutral Precinct | Barangaroo South

Under the project development agreement between the New South Wales Government and developer Aqualand, plans for a $2.5 billion scheme for Central Barangaroo on Sydney Harbour have been recently released.

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Parabolic Brick Arched Entrance Underscores This Ancestral Property in Bangalore | Purple Ink Studio

The parabolic form of the arch was planned to reinforce the connection of volumes in this ancestral property, nestled in central Bangalore (India).

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This Gujarat Home Depicts The Fusion of Brutalist Architecture and Indian Design | tHE gRID Architects

Featuring raw concrete inside and out, this house in Gujarat is an amalgamation of Indian elements in brutalist design aesthetics.

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The art of creating Mosaic | SURFACES REPORTER Designbook

Whether its the interior of your house or the outdoor area, there are many ways to incorporate a mosaic accent piece into the space. Read the article by SURFACES REPORTER (SR) to find out more about how to accentuate the space with mosaics.

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Bend It Like Bamboo | LightPRO Shell Pavilion Matches the Mechanical Qualities of Bamboo | SR Design update

LightPRO Shell Pavilion, a 10 m span canopy, highlights bamboo-like qualities has been created under BioMat – architect Hanaa Dahy’s research area that advocates bio-based materials and material cycles in architecture. A report by SURFACES REPORTER (SR).

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Minimal, Neutral Aesthetics Unite Smartly to Segregate the Spa and Salon Wings of Snip Salons & Spa | Workshop Inc

Edward de Bono’s wise quote, “Creativity involves breaking out of expected patterns in order to look at things in a different way,” articulates the journey of Goa’s leading luxurious wellness spa, Snip Salons & Spas.

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World’s First Climate Resilient Floating City to be Set Up in Busan | OCEANIX Busan

Reports suggest that two out of every five people around the world live within 100 km of the coast, while 90 per cent of mega cities worldwide are vulnerable to rising sea levels.

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World’s First Multi-Storey Skatepark with Three Skate Floors Stacked up on Each Other | F51

Stacked upon each other, three skateparks in F51 in England’s Kent are turning into a symbol of urban and generational regeneration, thereby empowering sports and culture.

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Vinyl Flooring for Dummies: What You Need to Know

It is usually the vertical walls of a new room that get all the love and excitement, yet it is the floor that bears the most pressure (quite literally)and therefore, are worthy of our care andattention. Floors endure a lot of use and are prone to damage

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Surfaces Reporter’s Rising Stars Architect Gaurav Kapoor & Neha Bhardwaj, Principals, Layers Studios for Design and Architecture, Delhi-NCR

Headed by Ar Neha Bhardwaj and Gaurav Kapoor from SPA Delhi, Layers Studios for Design & Architecture understands that built environments in today’s times are complex structures with numerous overlapping layers of activity, functions, usage patterns, aesthetics, desires and prospects for the future.

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The Art of Surrounding Yourself With Beautiful Natural Stone

Natural stone is a timeless trend that makes a perfect element for various styles. You can use stone in your home or office for an aesthetic appeal that boosts mood and offers several other benefits. History has enough evidence to depict that natural stone can make any building look superior.

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The Types of Granite for the Kitchen, and the Top 5 Granites for the Kitchen

Kitchen countertops are an essential utility for the household. This is why you should choose a material that best fits the role. One such material trusted by many house owners is granite.

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Rajasthani Chitai Metal Work in Houston

Classically detailed & made to inspire, the bar front is made up of Chitai work which is a complex Rajasthani art of beating metal to create different patterns.

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Led Lighting, How It Can Change Your Home - A Blog About Led Lighting and How It Can Improve Your Home

LED lights are a favorite of many homeowners because of their energy-efficient and long-lasting benefits. Apart from this, LED lights also have the power to transform the look of your home. From bulbs to strip lights, you can use LED in various ways to add an element of detail to your rooms.

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Smart Home: Technological Advances in Homes

The army of smart devices is looking to expand its dominion and it has taken a strong hold inour own homes. But all with good intentions. The next generation of smart devices are looking to make our interaction with technological devices.

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First Natural Fibre Filament-Wound Composite Structure that is Robotically Fabricated | livMatS Pavilion

Constituting as the first building ever with a load-bearing structure that is entirely made of robotically wound flax fibre, a group of architects, engineers of the ITECH master’s programme at the Cluster of Excellence Integrative Computational Design and Construction for Architecture (IntCDC).

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Designer Develops New Materials from Organic and Textile Waste| Adapt Materials | SR Decor

Fanni Florian, a design student with a professional background in the health and child and youth welfare sector, has developed new materials and products from organic and textile residues to extend the life of already mined raw materials.

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25 Years of Rehau in India -Surfaces Reporter | Frontrunne

REHAU is a German based brand, started in India in 1997. The company had set-up its first manufacturing facility in Pune, Maharashtra. REHAU India is one of the leading global players in the Furniture and Building industry.

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How To Choose A Wardrobe For Your Child - A Blog on wardrobe ideas for children

Building a wardrobe for your child can get stressful sometimes. Many kids like to stay involved in the process of choosing their clothes. A good wardrobe will focus on the utility with multiple shelves and accessible hanging sections.

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House With a Movable Core Wall - Architect Komal Matharoo Matharoo Associates, Ahmedabad

She started her professional career working for Matharoo Associates on the National competition Entry for Ashwini kumar Crematorium, Surat which the firm won and also built it.

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A Biodegradable Construction Material That Claims to Be an Alternative to Concrete Blocks - Green Charcoal Bricks

Construction activities including concrete are responsible for about 8 per cent to 15 per cent of the world’s carbon dioxide emissions. The building industry, hence, continues to be one of the largest contributors to global warming and climate change.

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079 Stories - Khushnu Panthaki Hoof & Sonke Hoof Studio Sangath, Ahmedabad

Studio Sangath, affiliated with Vastushilpa Consultants is a multidisciplinary design practice based in Ahmedabad lead by Sönke Hoof a German architect and his partner Khushnu Panthaki Hoof.

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