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We tried ‘the AI ​​interior designer.’ It has a lot to learn.

Whether it’s Microsoft’s chatbot going stalker-mode on unwitting tech columnists or ChatGPT doing schoolwork for sneaky kids, artificial intelligence is suddenly everywhere. So, of course there’s a company with a tool that claims to be “the AI ​​interior designer.” Fulhaus is based in Montreal, and for the last three years it has been developing artificial intelligence to help real estate investors efficiently furnish their properties. In March, that tool, named Ludwig, became available to everyone. The Fulhaus website describes it as “A new AI system that can create buyable furniture collections from any inspired image, just like an interior designer.…
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JM Architecture presents a custom-designed one-story prefabricated house shaped like a pinwheel

Luino, Italy Jacopo Mascheroni of JM Architecture’s Pinwheel House is a pavilion-like, wooden house nestled in a glade of the oak tree forests typical of the lake region bordering Switzerland. A project shaped by the boundaries and topography of a small sloping plot, where the suitable buildable area corresponds to a natural terrace in the narrowest portion of the site. The design followed the building setbacks’ constraints and the need for a living area facing the lake valley. With one side parallel to the contour lines of the slope, and two sides aligned with the back lines, the simple geometry…
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Students design & build affordable, energy-efficient home | UCR News

A group of UC Riverside mechanical engineering undergrads started a year and a half ago with just a grant application and an idea. None of them had architectural or building construction experience. Yet they managed to obtain funding and design and build from the ground up a showcase house that will use solar electricity so wisely it doesn’t need to be connected to the grid. The floor plan of an eco-friendly house built by UCR undergrads. UCR graphic by Kristen Danforth Fresh off exhibiting a section of the house at a home design show in Orange County, the students were…
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In the Hamptons, a Modern Home Fit for a Bond Villain

The experimental midcentury-modern architecture of the Hamptons has long been a source of fascination to many in the design world — including Timothy Godbold, an interior designer based in Southampton, NY So in the fall of 2019, when he noticed an unusual modernist house in town listed for sale, he was intrigued. More intriguing still: It was built in 1973 by Eugene L. Futterman, a name he didn’t recognize. The 1,700-square-foot home was all angles, with two intersecting, triangular roof planes and a primary bedroom that rose into the treetops like a periscope. But the interior was dated and the…
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Global Design News GDA Global Design Awards 2021

International Residential Architecture AwardsNew Private Homes, Multi-Family Housing, Apartments Complexes, Hi-Rise Dwellings, Social and Sustainable Housing, Residential Restorations and Renovations EXTENDED Deadline for Submissions: June 15, 2024 Global Design News and The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design launch the international residential Future House 2024. Future House is born out of the juxtaposition of residential design and architectural vision aiming to promote and award new and innovative residential projects on a global scale. “From a shed to a penthouse”—the vision is to present inclusive and pioneering architectural projects that define the present and shape the future of residential design…
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Minglanilla parishioners express concern over church renovations

THE faithful believe that Christ has risen on the third day, but parishioners of Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary Parish in Tungkop, Minglanilla, may no longer see the Risen Christ image in their church once renovations begin. This was the concern of some parishioners in OLMHRP, or Inayagan Church, following the parish’s plan to renovate the church’s altar where the resurrected Christ image was displayed. In a letter written by a group of parishioners addressed to Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma dated December 20, 2023 yet, the group said the renovations in the church will be made allegedly without…
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64% of US Homeowners Are Willing to Attempt Home Renovations on Their Own–But are Intimidated in Two Areas

By Lotus Design N Print 86% of American homeowners are inspired by watching home renovation shows—on average, about seven hours of remodeling content per week—enough to become armchair experts who want to make changes in their homes. According to a new survey, almost two-thirds (64%) would be willing to attempt home renovations on their own today, and 35% believe they have the skills and know-how to actually host their own home remodeling show. The poll of 2,000 homeowners, also revealed that despite their apparent confidence, 48% admit they wouldn’t want to tackle any plumbing or electrical work without a professional.…
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HOUSING WORKS ANNOUNCES LINEUP OF TOP INTERIOR DESIGNERS FOR ANNUAL “DESIGN ON A DIME” BENEFIT

EXPANDED LEADERSHIP INCLUDES CO-CHAIRS AND COMMUNICATIONS COUNCIL THREE-DAY SHOPPING EVENT @ THE METROPOLITAN PAVILION | APRIL 20-22GROUNDBREAKER AWARDS DINNER | APRIL 19VIP PREVIEW + SHOPPING | APRIL 20PUBLIC SALE DAYS | APRIL 21 + 22 NEW YORK, March 20, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Housing Works will host its annual DOAD (Design on a Dime) benefits April 20-22, 2023. This highly anticipated event brings together shoppable vignettes and collections curated by acclaimed interior designers for an exclusive shopping experience featuring an assortment of luxury home decor, furnishings and art. The three-day event returns to the Metropolitan Pavilion with an exciting lineup of…