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SOFTlab Lets 20,000 Flowers Bloom in Soho

SOFTlab Lets 20,000 Flowers Bloom in Soho

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

August 2014
New York's Twilight Zone: Inside Roosevelt Island's Concrete Townscape

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.

August 2014
Q&A: Renzo Piano

Q&A: Renzo Piano

The architect talks about museum design, the new Whitney, and why buildings should "talk to each other."

July 2014
What's Behind George Lucas's MAD Choice?

What's Behind George Lucas's MAD Choice?

The "Star Wars" creator had an aesthetic change of heart when he chose Beijing-based MAD Architects to design his new museum.

July 2014
Discovering Cape Cod's Modernist Legacy

Discovering Cape Cod's Modernist Legacy

The Outer Cape in the summer: plush beaches, fried clams, mini-golf, and...modern architecture?

July 2014
The Dizzying Heights of Hong Kong's Hyperdense Cityscape

The Dizzying Heights of Hong Kong's Hyperdense Cityscape

An excerpt from the photographic book, "Vertical Horizon," pays tribute to the city's unique and often claustrophobic skyline.

July 2014
The Politics of Paint

The Politics of Paint

Three case studies show how a coat of paint can carry great political resonance.

July 2014
How One Materials Giant Is Making Strides Towards Greater Sustainability

How One Materials Giant Is Making Strides Towards Greater Sustainability

We talk with DuPont™ Corian® about the company's sustainable milestones and goals.

July 2014
Urban Expression: Graffiti as Social Commentary

Urban Expression: Graffiti as Social Commentary

In the latest edition of Signgeist, spray paint takes on a political dimension.

July 2014
Herman Miller to Buy Design Within Reach

Herman Miller to Buy Design Within Reach

The latest in the saga of high-end acquisitions in the contract furniture industry

July 2014
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