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The Future of Architecture, According to a North Korean Architect

08/19/14

The Future of Architecture, According to a North Korean Architect

Nick Bonner, North Korea-phile and founder of Koryo Tours´╗┐, explains the retro-futuristic appeal of the DPRK's "socialist utopia."

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World Architects Pledge Zero Carbon by 2050

08/14/14

World Architects Pledge Zero Carbon by 2050

The UIA has adopted a measure to eliminate carbon emissions by the midcentury.

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Recap: The Metropolis Summer Reading List

08/13/14

Recap: The Metropolis Summer Reading List

Architects, designers, and curators tell us their favorite reads of the summer.

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New York's Oyster Bar: Serving up Reefs and Resiliency

08/12/14

New York's Oyster Bar: Serving up Reefs and Resiliency

Green Team #29 investigates the feasibility of bringing the city's erstwhile oyster population back to life.

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Q&A: A.J. Paron-Wildes on "Design Empathy" and the Workplace

08/06/14

Q&A: A.J. Paron-Wildes on "Design Empathy" and the Workplace

The Allsteel designer talks about workplace design and interaction, her work on autism, and office trends.

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Two Artists Predict the End of Architecture

08/06/14

Two Artists Predict the End of Architecture

The world's most iconic museums meet their #doom in this apocalyptic series of images.

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Building Diplomacy: 50 Years of the Swiss Embassy in New Delhi

08/05/14

Building Diplomacy: 50 Years of the Swiss Embassy in New Delhi

The story of how the Modernist landmark came to be

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New Report Takes Aim at Gehry's Eisenhower Memorial

08/05/14

New Report Takes Aim at Gehry's Eisenhower Memorial

The architect's plans for a memorial to the 34th President of the United States received yet another blow last week.

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SOFTlab Lets 20,000 Flowers Bloom in Soho

08/05/14

SOFTlab Lets 20,000 Flowers Bloom in Soho

The studio's latest installation is digital fabrication-meets-Jolly Rancher.

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New York's Twilight Zone: Inside Roosevelt Island's Concrete Townscape

08/04/14

New York's Twilight Zone: Inside Roosevelt Island's Concrete Townscape

The first of a two-part series, the authors behind "Icon or Eyesore?" explore the Brutalist architecture of the city's strange island town.

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