What high-rise architectural trends are expected to continue into 2023?

According to a report by the UN, 68% of the world’s population is expected to be living in urban areas by 2050, thus it is no surprise that high-rise architecture is essential to support this ongoing urbanisation (1). As architects continue to meet demands, we take a look at what trends have arisen and are expected to continue in popularity in the near future.

Diversification of infrastructure
In a world recovering from a pandemic, we have seen many businesses end up closing and as such, these high-rise office buildings have needed to be repurposed. With that in mind, it has become an increasing trend amongst architects across the globe to design infrastructure that can meet a diverse range of needs. Additionally, pre-existing sites are now also being redesigned to fit this ideal. This trend is expected to exponentially extend the life cycle of the architecture, further fuelling the

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Teaching with Passion with Architect Lonna Babu


Have you ever had a teacher that sparks your passion? Have you ever thought about how much that could impact your career? Lonna is here to share why she is so passionate about teaching Architecture Students!

In this episode of The Young Architect Podcast, Lonna Babu shares her powerful story about how she decided to become an Architect at 12 years old and hasn’t looked back since. Lonna was able to take an Architecture Studio class in middle school which started her on her journey. Even through undergrad, graduate school and licensure, education remained a big part of Lonna’s passion.

Lonna shares how she felt after failing her first two ARE exams and how that prompted her to join The ARE Boot Camp. Tune in to hear how much that meant to her and how she chooses to give back to the architecture community by teaching. You’ll also hear her

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