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How Do We Make Our Cities More Resilient? Make Them More Natural

03/28/14

How Do We Make Our Cities More Resilient? Make Them More Natural

How biomimetics could be the key to our urban future

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Q&A: Daniel Libeskind on Italy, Product Design, and the State of Architecture Today

03/27/14

Q&A: Daniel Libeskind on Italy, Product Design, and the State of Architecture Today

The celebrated architect discusses his recent foray into products and how it's helped redefine his understanding of design.

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Making the Past Present: How a Site’s History Can Shape its Future

03/26/14

Making the Past Present: How a Site’s History Can Shape its Future

How architects can mine a site's story to craft solutions specific to its context

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Education: Design, Creativity, and Knowledge

03/21/14

Education: Design, Creativity, and Knowledge

Why aren’t our elementary schools teaching reading, counting, and creating?

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How Migrant Workers Are "Silent Collaborators" in Global Architecture

03/19/14

How Migrant Workers Are "Silent Collaborators" in Global Architecture

Beyond Qatar, fantastic architecture is dependent on migrant labor.

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'Illuminating the Future' of Lighting Design

03/18/14

'Illuminating the Future' of Lighting Design

Panel event featuring three key members of the design community discusses new changes in lighting.

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Q&A: Mike Rubin, on LAX's New Digitally-Enhanced Terminal

03/18/14

Q&A: Mike Rubin, on LAX's New Digitally-Enhanced Terminal

How design and business came together at the Bradley International Terminal at LAX

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A Miniature Manhattan Wrought in Marble

03/17/14

A Miniature Manhattan Wrought in Marble

'Little Manhattan' replicates the island-city in 2.5 tons of marble.

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Flea Markets Save Houston Neighborhood

03/14/14

Flea Markets Save Houston Neighborhood

How one Houston neighborhood is betting on flea market trucks and other mobile venues to revitalize their community.

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The 2014 Serpentine Pavilion Blends Sci-Fi with Stonehenge

03/12/14

The 2014 Serpentine Pavilion Blends Sci-Fi with Stonehenge

Preview this year's Serpentine Galleries summer pavilion, designed by architect Smiljan Radic.

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