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La Shed Architecture--Montreal, Canada

Until the cows come home Designing with animals in mind L Bratishenko

A humane and thoughful design of a cow shed in Quebec, Canada by La Shed Architecture from Montreal reveals the limits of an architecture of exploitation. The architect, Samuel Guimond had an approach of making a home for a family because “cows deserve the same respect”.  The barn has a  charming, peacful and simple space, a more thoughful interior than you will find in many buildings for humans in Canada….Read the whole story in the Architectural review Iss 1488/2022 [Printed Journal Collection Level 5 720 Serials]

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Designing for Community: The Library as Intercommunity Hub

[Architect April 2022]  Annapolis, MD., played a more pivotal role in the early life of the United States than most know, serving as the nation's capital immediately following the Revolutionary War. In 1783, George Washington resigned his commission as commander-in-chief of the Continental Army in the Maryland State House in the city's downtown, a moment in history that lives on in the words of his resignation speech, now on display on custom panels over the "nave" of the new Michael E. Busch Annapolis Library in Anne Arundel country.

Public Architecture in Las Vegas

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Rustic Wood-and-stoneArchitectural Record May 2022 

Continuing Education: 3-D-Printed Houses Will addictive manufacturing revolutionize residential design and construction?

Great claims have emerged from the field of 3-D-printed architecture, including reports of entire houses, costing barely a few thousand dollars, built robotically, within a day or two, from digital instructions delivered via cellphone app.