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The World’s First Freeform 3D-Printed House Enters Development Phase

WATG Urban’s first prize design for The Freeform Home Design Challenge in 2016 is now moving one step closer to becoming a reality. Since winning the competition, WATG‘s Chicago office has been developing the winning design, dubbed Curve Appeal, alongside Branch Technology. Curve Appeal is now undergoing the “wall section testing, research and development phase” with an […]

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Observation Tower Adapts Chinese Typologies to Create Dynamic Public Space

A proposal for the ‘NaTian’ Cup International Design Competition, “The Gentle Giant” from Stefano Corbo Studio acts as a continuation of the existing bridge providing a unique path for the public, as well as a visual link to the surrounding Flower Farm area. The proposed landmark combines the vertical presence of Chinese “Pagodas and Porcelain Towers” with […]

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How Producing Content Other Than Buildings Can Help Grow Your Design Business

This article was completed originally as a part of the ArchDaily application process, and has since been published on ArchDaily as “How To Invest in Your Online Presence to Help Grow Your Design Business.” Check out the full article here! We live in a world today that spends more time online than outside. And as […]

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A “Double Skin System” Provides an Alternative Office Design for Tropical Urban Environments

In response to the tropical climate of Vietnam, this proposed office building uses a “tropical double skin” to moderate heat gain while improving acoustic resistance from the noisy streets of Ho Chi Minh City. This design comes from INRE Studio led by Kosuke Nishijima, Nishijima being a former member of Vo Trong Nghia Architects. The […]

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4 | PROP.reads – “Will It Fly? How to Test Your Next Business Idea So You Don’t Waste Your Time and Money” by Pat Flynn

Hello, and welcome back to another busy week here at PROP.architecture! I know I say this every week, but I am SO excited to share with you this week’s book from the PROP.reads challenge: “Will It Fly?” by Pat Flynn. As you might’ve noticed from last week’s review, I am a big proponent of Pat […]

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