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Signgeist #8: The Silent Language of Cemeteries

Signgeist #8: The Silent Language of Cemeteries

Seeing signs in graveyards

April 2014
The Activist Generation Changes the Face of the Favela

The Activist Generation Changes the Face of the Favela

A young tour guide demonstrates the vital culture of his community, a teeming Sao Paulo favela.

April 2014
Learning from Mao: Architecture Students Redesign a Fashion Classic

Learning from Mao: Architecture Students Redesign a Fashion Classic

Students from the USC School of Architecture were given a strange task: create a Mao jacket out of unconventional materials.

April 2014
Hans Hollein: 1934-2014

Hans Hollein: 1934-2014

The Austrian architect was a pioneer of Postmodernism, for whom everything was architecture.

April 2014
Reimagining Architectural History in Cardboard

Reimagining Architectural History in Cardboard

Artist David Lefkowitz creates speculative structures on and out of corrugated cardboard.

April 2014
Q&A: James Stewart Polshek

Q&A: James Stewart Polshek

The architect talks about his new book, his decades-long career and practice, and what's next.

April 2014
Are These the Best Designs of the Year?

Are These the Best Designs of the Year?

London's Design Museum has announced the seven winners of its annual Designs of the Year awards.

April 2014
New Details of Norman Foster's Design for Apple HQ

New Details of Norman Foster's Design for Apple HQ

More than a spaceship: A better look at Apple Campus 2's sustainable and architectural features

April 2014
In the Midst of Controversy, Qatar Cancels Four World Cup Stadiums

In the Midst of Controversy, Qatar Cancels Four World Cup Stadiums

The Gulf state has announced that it will reduce the number of stadia it had planned to build for the 2022 World Cup.

April 2014
Carbon Neutral Design: How Do We Get There?

Carbon Neutral Design: How Do We Get There?

Metropolis hosts a Twitterview with 3form's director of sustainability

April 2014
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