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The New School's New Hire Asserts Design's Role in the Refugee Crisis

The New School's New Hire Asserts Design's Role in the Refugee Crisis

Alex Aleinikoff, new director of The Zolberg Institute of Migration and Mobility at the New School for social resource, hopes to bring together the worlds of social research and design.

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How Algorithms Can Inform Office Design

How Algorithms Can Inform Office Design

WeWork’s Product Research team has been developing methods to employ machine learning to forecast how often meeting rooms are used.

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Made in Taipei

Made in Taipei

Taipei's designation as this year's World Design Capital—chosen by the International Council of Societies of Industrial Design—is a recognition of the city's pioneering, design-led urban strategies.

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One-Stop Co-op

One-Stop Co-op

The Kalkbreite cooperative in Zurich suggests how co-ops will become viable for the 21st century.

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Geometric Trick

Geometric Trick

To renovate a town house in Brooklyn, Young Projects built an extension, added green spaces, and brought sunlight into the home—all within the constraints of a modest site.

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Rediscovering Chareau

Rediscovering Chareau

A new exhibition at the Jewish Museum in New York City rescues the French avant-garde architect and designer from obscurity.

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Island Inspiration

Island Inspiration

The newest Design Hotels project in Ibiza is an unlikely union of pastoral respite and ideas exchange.

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Healthy Communities, Healthy People

Healthy Communities, Healthy People

As part of the Metropolis Think Tank series, Susan S. Szenasy talks to HKS, Inc., Kaiser Permanente, and Children’s Medical Center of Dallas about the shifts occurring in the health-care industry.

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Made in Taipei

Made in Taipei

Taipei's designation as this year's World Design Capital—chosen by the International Council of Societies of Industrial Design—is a recognition of the city's pioneering, design-led urban strategies.

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Portable Privacy

Portable Privacy

Collaborating with renowned designers Peter Stathis and Michael McCoy, Pablo Designs developed Corner Office, a reconfigurable desktop unit that fosters privacy in the workplace.

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The Best of the 21st Century: Products

The Best of the 21st Century: Products

We asked leading practitioners to share their picks of the best products of the past 16 years. The following designs not only redefined conventional products but reshaped our lives.

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