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Made in the Shade: Landscaping in the Shadow of the High Line

07/16/14

Made in the Shade: Landscaping in the Shadow of the High Line

The Green Team negotiates a shadowy undercroft of the High Line.

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Inside SeARCH's Futurist Hobbit Hole at the Architecture Biennale Rotterdam

07/16/14

Inside SeARCH's Futurist Hobbit Hole at the Architecture Biennale Rotterdam

"Yourtopia" questions what our homes should look like in an ecologically-minded age.

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Robert A.M. Stern Remembers Charles Moore

07/14/14

Robert A.M. Stern Remembers Charles Moore

The architect reflects on his time with Moore, the pomo theorist, designer, and epicurean.

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A Tokyo Wedding Chapel that Marries Western Tradition with Eastern Aesthetics

07/11/14

A Tokyo Wedding Chapel that Marries Western Tradition with Eastern Aesthetics

The fifth-floor chapel at the Palace Hotel Tokyo broadcasts your nuptials to the entire city.

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New PBS Series Uses 3-D Scanning to Unlock Secrets of the Pyramids

07/09/14

New PBS Series Uses 3-D Scanning to Unlock Secrets of the Pyramids

A new television program uses laser-scanning technology to analyze ancient monuments.

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How Are New Material Technologies Freeing up Designers?

07/09/14

How Are New Material Technologies Freeing up Designers?

Don't miss Metropolis in discussion with Justin Titucci of Evans & Paul about new material and fabrication technologies.

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How Chinese Urbanism Is Transforming African Cities

07/08/14

How Chinese Urbanism Is Transforming African Cities

The Chinese urban model has landed in cities across Africa, says Dutch research studio Go West Project.

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Students Collaborate on Solar-Powered, Energy-Producing House for European Decathlon

07/08/14

Students Collaborate on Solar-Powered, Energy-Producing House for European Decathlon

Designers from RISD, Brown, and the University of Applied Science Erfurt developed a prototypical home that actually generates 50% more energy than it uses.

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Design and Corporate Social Responsibility

07/07/14

Design and Corporate Social Responsibility

Is it a matter of morals or a robust bottom line? Can it be both?

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New York Architects Test Out Emergency Housing Prototypes to Combat Next Sandy

07/03/14

New York Architects Test Out Emergency Housing Prototypes to Combat Next Sandy

Garrison Architects and the NY Office of Emergency Management have developed a prefab, modular housing solution for those misplaced by disaster.

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