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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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Q&A: Krista Ninivaggi

07/02/14

Q&A: Krista Ninivaggi

The celebrated designer talks about her interior design work at SHoP, new fabrication technologies, and opening her own firm.

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What Broadacre City Can Teach Us

07/02/14

What Broadacre City Can Teach Us

Frank Lloyd Wright's agrarian fairytale offers some lessons, and plenty of warnings, to contemporary architects and planners.

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Q&A: Architect Joseph Filippelli on the Future of the Workplace

07/01/14

Q&A: Architect Joseph Filippelli on the Future of the Workplace

The designer talks office trends and the Workplace of the Future 2.0 Competition.

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How Arup Engineered The Living's Mushroom Tower

07/01/14

How Arup Engineered The Living's Mushroom Tower

The firm explains what it took to build this year's MoMA PS1 YAP pavilion.

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Buffalo Museum Brings Rare Frank Lloyd Wright Gas Station to Life

06/30/14

Buffalo Museum Brings Rare Frank Lloyd Wright Gas Station to Life

The Pierce-Arrow Museum recently unveiled a replica of the architect's design.

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Atlanta Welcomes New Civil Rights Museum

06/28/14

Atlanta Welcomes New Civil Rights Museum

Nearly a decade in the making, the National Center for Civil and Human Rights opens its doors.

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