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Citing Equity Issues, the Founder of the BeltLine Leaves Board

09/27/16

Citing Equity Issues, the Founder of the BeltLine Leaves Board

We speak with Ryan Gravel to understand why the urban planner is leaving the project that has been his life's work for almost two decades.

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The London Design Biennale's Utopian Dreams Land With a Thud

09/27/16

The London Design Biennale's Utopian Dreams Land With a Thud

The inaugural biennial taps into a long legacy of utopian design, but fails to add anything to this tradition.

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Four Highlights from the London Design Biennale

09/27/16

Four Highlights from the London Design Biennale

The Biennale featured installations from 37 countries and talks with over 100 leading designers to explore the theme ‘Utopia by Design.’ Here are four of our favorite events.

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Designing for the Senses: The Promise of Distraction-Free Offices

09/23/16

Designing for the Senses: The Promise of Distraction-Free Offices

How we work has a lot to do with where we work. Our panel agrees that office acoustics play a major role in workplace productivity.

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LightArt's New Collection Brings Geometry to Light

09/21/16

LightArt's New Collection Brings Geometry to Light

LightArt's latest collection was a truly cross-cultural collaboration, bringing together the traditional materiality of Lyon with the high-tech design of Seattle.

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ISIS-Destroyed Palmyra Arch Recreated in New York City

09/21/16

ISIS-Destroyed Palmyra Arch Recreated in New York City

A two-thirds scale replica of the structure that once stood in the ancient town of Palmyra, Syria was unveiled in New York this week.

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Reclaiming the Viaduct

09/15/16

Reclaiming the Viaduct

The New Harlem East Merchants Association have plans to transform the dank space below the tracks of 125th Street and turn it into a catalyst for community health.

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A Brief History of Affordable Housing in New York

09/14/16

A Brief History of Affordable Housing in New York

Affordable housing's future depends on us learning lessons from the past.

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Beyond Open Plan: Bringing Privacy Back to the Workplace

09/13/16

Beyond Open Plan: Bringing Privacy Back to the Workplace

Gunlocke's new office furniture line finds a balance between privacy and collaboration.

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Five Must-See Textiles at London Design Festival

09/13/16

Five Must-See Textiles at London Design Festival

For textile enthusiasts, there will be some fantastic examples of innovative materiality and craftsmanship at the London Design Festival.

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