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Innovations In Affordable Housing

Innovations In Affordable Housing

Affordable housing is a concern for every nation on the planet, with house prices far outstripping the buying capabilities of many of the world’s inhabitants. And while there are unique situations in place influencing housing markets in different cities around the world, the problem still seems universal. How can we make housing more affordable.

Many governments turn to a combination of legislation and campaign promises to increase the number of affordable housing developments, and while there has been progress, it still remains a huge problem to be tackled.

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Adelaide Creative Community Hub Results Exhibition

Adelaide Creative Community Hub Results Exhibition

We would like to thank everyone who attended the Open State informal exhibition launch event for the Adelaide Creative Community Hub architecture competition. Each project explores Adelaide as a creative city, and architecture’s capacity to foster creativity within the urban environment. 

Find more photos from the event here - http://ow.ly/sdAQ30fJUCR

Dubai: A Skyline Full of Skyscrapers

Dubai: A Skyline Full of Skyscrapers

Few skylines have evolved as much and as fast as those found in the Middle East, and especially in the city of Dubai in the UAE. The discovery of oil, followed by the massive influx of commerce and tourism, transformed the subtle city skyline into a gleaming metropolis, complete with towering skyscrapers the likes of which the world had never seen.

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Student Participant Wins Chance of A Lifetime In New York

Student Participant Wins Chance of A Lifetime In New York

Architecture competitions are about so much more than the prize fund. And while participants will tell you that the money is nice, it’s the challenge and the experiences that can add so much to your career.

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Traditional Latvian Wooden Architecture

Traditional Latvian Wooden Architecture

Timber has been used in architecture and construction for thousands of years, yet very few ancient buildings that utilise the material still stand today. The prefabricated timber buildings were easy to construct and easy to deconstruct, making rebuilds and redesigns common.

Latvia’s traditional timber architecture may not still exist in the numbers it once did, but it still inspires many of the architectures styles utilised across the country.

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