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The 2015 Rudy Bruner Award for Urban Excellence Kicks Off

The 2015 Rudy Bruner Award for Urban Excellence Kicks Off

The biennial award honors transformative placemaking in the United States.

October 2014
Designers and Foodies Debate the Primacy of the Handmade and the Locally Sourced

Designers and Foodies Debate the Primacy of the Handmade and the Locally Sourced

A recent panel discussion at Nucraft explored the intersection between artisan design and food.

October 2014
Midcentury Finds: Don't Miss Wright Auction's Sale at Noon

Midcentury Finds: Don't Miss Wright Auction's Sale at Noon

The auction house will sell off pieces by designers such as Edgar Bartolucci, Alexander Girard, and Pierre Jeanneret.

October 2014
Modernism in Ruins: Artist "Vandalizes" a Le Corbusier Masterpiece

Modernism in Ruins: Artist "Vandalizes" a Le Corbusier Masterpiece

The visualizations find the architect's Villa Savoye in deep disrepair.

October 2014
Beyond DIY: How a Small Portland Factory Is Leading a New Makers Movement

Beyond DIY: How a Small Portland Factory Is Leading a New Makers Movement

Spooltown combines craft with factory scales of production.

October 2014
Artist Conjures Up Levitating Building in Central London

Artist Conjures Up Levitating Building in Central London

Alex Chinneck, an artist known for architectural legerdemain, won't reveal the secret behind the floating "building" until later in the month.

October 2014
How New Architecture Is Pointing the Way to Portland 2.0

How New Architecture Is Pointing the Way to Portland 2.0

Two recent projects by Portland-based Lever Architecture gesture towards the city's future.

October 2014
Inside PIE, Portland's Latest Tech Experiment

Inside PIE, Portland's Latest Tech Experiment

An innovative tech incubator that occupies a surprising niche in the city's downtown

October 2014
Common Boston Launches Latest Build

Common Boston Launches Latest Build

The program kicks off its sixth Common Build competition this weekend.

October 2014
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