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Expanding Diversity For Design

Expanding Diversity For Design

Activist designers at the U.S. Green Building Council's annual conference prove that equity happens when you take the lead, engage, design a plan, and follow through.

January 2016
Alejandro Aravena Awarded Pritzker Prize

Alejandro Aravena Awarded Pritzker Prize

With this year’s selection, 2016 will be remembered as the year the Pritzker rallied around a vision of architecture as a social, ameliorative practice.

January 2016
Public Art Provokes Discourse on Climate Change in London

Public Art Provokes Discourse on Climate Change in London

WATERSHED, a large-scale public art projection, is raising awareness about global warming. It arrives in New York City this fall.

January 2016
Q&A: Gabriella Gomez-Mont, Founder and Director of Mexico City’s Laboratorio para la Ciudad

Q&A: Gabriella Gomez-Mont, Founder and Director of Mexico City’s Laboratorio para la Ciudad

An interview with Gabriella Gomez-Mont, an artist, writer, documentarian, and curator who became the founder and director of a new government department centered around urban creativity and civic innovation in Mexico City, the Laboratorio Para la Ciudad

January 2016
To Preserve and Protect: Working with Arborists

To Preserve and Protect: Working with Arborists

Certified arborists provide tree assessment reports and develop tree protection plans during the design process to ensure healthy environments for urban forests.

January 2016
How the Workplace Will Change in the Coming Year

How the Workplace Will Change in the Coming Year

The vice president of strategic partnerships of Kontor gives his take on the office trends that are poised to transform the 2016 workscape.

December 2015
Living Patterns and the Principle of Concavity

Living Patterns and the Principle of Concavity

In the next installment of this series by Nikos A. Salingaros, we see how the shape of our spaces, both public and private, can help reduce anxiety.

December 2015
Urban Placemaking Celebrated at RBA Award Events in Cleveland and Greenville

Urban Placemaking Celebrated at RBA Award Events in Cleveland and Greenville

The Rudy Bruner Award for Urban Excellence recognizes Silver Medalist projects such as Uptown District in Cleveland and Falls Park in Greenville, South Carolina.

December 2015
Why Do Some People Choose Oppressive Environments?

Why Do Some People Choose Oppressive Environments?

Misunderstanding the difference between synthetic and natural processes can lead to buildings that go against our nature.

December 2015
Moshe Safdie and the World: New York Retrospective Finds the Architect Adopting a Global Perspective

Moshe Safdie and the World: New York Retrospective Finds the Architect Adopting a Global Perspective

An ongoing retrospective at New York's National Gallery posits a new international focus for the architect's work.

December 2015
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