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

12/05/16

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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Sketching, Unbounded: New App Eliminates the Constraints of CAD

11/30/16

Sketching, Unbounded: New App Eliminates the Constraints of CAD

A new app gives you the ability to sketch freely in a three-dimensional, digital space.

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How BIG Got Its Grove Back

11/29/16

How BIG Got Its Grove Back

Landscape architect Raymond Jungles saved BIG's Grove at Grand Bay from becoming what it would otherwise be: yet another luxury highrise in Miami.

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Jo Noero on Self-Help Housing, Neoliberalism, & What Patrik Schumacher Doesn't Understand

11/29/16

Jo Noero on Self-Help Housing, Neoliberalism, & What Patrik Schumacher Doesn't Understand

In this interview, South African architect Jo Noero discusses the importance of dweller control in housing—and how it can make the temporary become permanent.

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Disrupting the Gendered Nature of Wearable Tech

11/29/16

Disrupting the Gendered Nature of Wearable Tech

Fed up with the gendered aesthetic of wearable tech, two RISD students have launched an experimental clothing line.

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An Incredible Journey into the New York City that Never Was

11/28/16

An Incredible Journey into the New York City that Never Was

A new book compiles remarkable architectural and planning projects that would have drastically changed the city we know today.

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A New Typology for Senior Living

11/28/16

A New Typology for Senior Living

Senior facilities are transforming into open centers that expand the concept of personal well-being

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Seeing the Animal Kingdom in Calatrava's Oculus

11/23/16

Seeing the Animal Kingdom in Calatrava's Oculus

Like all of the architects work, the structure invites visual interpretations, recalling animals both alive and extinct.

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Give the Gift of Good Design

11/22/16

Give the Gift of Good Design

Our gift guide is packed with potential presents sure to please the architect or designer in your life.

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Working Alongside Your Elders

11/18/16

Working Alongside Your Elders

The winning proposals for Tomorrow's Workplace Design Competition provocatively look to the broader community.

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