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Q&A: Jack Goldstein on Preserving New York's Landmarks and Why the New Times Square Isn't Necessarily Better

Q&A: Jack Goldstein on Preserving New York's Landmarks and Why the New Times Square Isn't Necessarily Better

The community activist and preservationist talks about what's become of New York's Theater District.

August 2014
An Architecture Festival that Celebrates the Arctic

An Architecture Festival that Celebrates the Arctic

The traveling event and installation aim to promote the cultures of the Arctic Circle.

August 2014
The Green Building Wars

The Green Building Wars

Opinion: Is Green Globes a credible alternative to LEED?

August 2014
Is Design Making Us Sick?

Is Design Making Us Sick?

In some situations, design stands in the way of patient recovery.

August 2014
Exhibition to  Showcase the Early Drawings of Zaha Hadid, Rem Koolhaas, and More

Exhibition to Showcase the Early Drawings of Zaha Hadid, Rem Koolhaas, and More

An upcoming show at the Kemper Art Museum highlights the youthful, often handmade work of the world's most famous architects.

August 2014
"Russia's Eiffel Tower" Saved, for Now

"Russia's Eiffel Tower" Saved, for Now

Moscow drafts measures to keep the historic Shukhov Tower in its place.

August 2014
The Future of Architecture, According to a North Korean Architect

The Future of Architecture, According to a North Korean Architect

Nick Bonner, North Korea-phile and founder of Koryo Tours´╗┐, explains the retro-futuristic appeal of the DPRK's "socialist utopia."

August 2014
World Architects Pledge Zero Carbon by 2050

World Architects Pledge Zero Carbon by 2050

The UIA has adopted a measure to eliminate carbon emissions by the midcentury.

August 2014
Recap: The Metropolis Summer Reading List

Recap: The Metropolis Summer Reading List

Architects, designers, and curators tell us their favorite reads of the summer.

August 2014
New York's Oyster Bar: Serving up Reefs and Resiliency

New York's Oyster Bar: Serving up Reefs and Resiliency

Green Team #29 investigates the feasibility of bringing the city's erstwhile oyster population back to life.

August 2014
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