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“We Mean to Be Provocateurs": Michael Sorkin on the Next Helsinki Competition

01/22/15

“We Mean to Be Provocateurs": Michael Sorkin on the Next Helsinki Competition

The architect and writer discusses his involvement with the alternative Guggenheim Helsinki.

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Chinese Puzzle

01/19/15

Chinese Puzzle

New urban initiatives promise to resolve Philadephia's Chinatown puzzle.

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Q&A: Landscape Architect Anne Whiston Spirn on Nature and Cities

01/16/15

Q&A: Landscape Architect Anne Whiston Spirn on Nature and Cities

An interview with the designer and author on the release of her new book, The Eye Is the Door.

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Design Excellence 2015: Part 2

01/15/15

Design Excellence 2015: Part 2

In this second installment, representatives from the American Institute of Architects, American Planning Association, and the American Society of Landscape Architects discuss how cities can serve as innovation "laboratories."

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AIA Honors the Best New Architecture of the Year

01/14/15

AIA Honors the Best New Architecture of the Year

Eleven buildings were the recipients of the association's 2015 Honor Awards.

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Airbnb's Portland Office Reinvents the Call Center

01/09/15

Airbnb's Portland Office Reinvents the Call Center

Most call centers are the antithesis of unpredictability and stress, yet the company's new Customer Experience hub couldn’t be more different.

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Video: Steven Holl Talks History, Philosophy, and the Poetry of Architecture

01/07/15

Video: Steven Holl Talks History, Philosophy, and the Poetry of Architecture

The acclaimed American architect discusses the idea process behind his buildings.

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Barbara Nessim's Illustrated Life

01/07/15

Barbara Nessim's Illustrated Life

An ongoing retrospective at the Bard Graduate Center examines the artist's work in proto-digital and digital domains.

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Design Excellence 2015: Part 1

01/06/15

Design Excellence 2015: Part 1

American design, planning, and development leaders consider the future of our cities

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2014 in Review: All the Year's Top Stories

12/31/14

2014 in Review: All the Year's Top Stories

A look back at the best features and articles from Metropolis.

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