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The Challenge of Keeping Austin, Austin

The Challenge of Keeping Austin, Austin

An interview with mayor Steve Adler on the challenges facing this fast-growing, "it" city.

March 2016
How Different Architects Draw Humans (and Understand Humanity)

How Different Architects Draw Humans (and Understand Humanity)

The ways architects draw human figures give us insight into their understandings of the human condition.

March 2016
Abandoning Hostile Design for a Living Architecture

Abandoning Hostile Design for a Living Architecture

The phenomenon of "emergence," and its importance for the creation of healthy, living environments, is explained.

March 2016
The Green Team: Making Space in New York City

The Green Team: Making Space in New York City

With the warmer weather, temporary public spaces pop up across New York City.

March 2016
The Changing Needs of Caregivers, Patients, and Families in Healthcare Design

The Changing Needs of Caregivers, Patients, and Families in Healthcare Design

Metropolis Think Tank visits WHR Architects and healthcare experts to discuss the process of designing healthy environments for patients, their families, and clinicians alike.

March 2016
Can We Please Get Beyond the 'Building the Border Wall?' Boycott?

Can We Please Get Beyond the 'Building the Border Wall?' Boycott?

A design competition has inspired controversy and a boycott—but also moved the conversation away from the important questions.

March 2016
Architecture For People, Not Machines

Architecture For People, Not Machines

The majority of contemporary design caters to machines, not people. Adaptive design offers another way.

March 2016
How Design Thinking Is Changing Medicine

How Design Thinking Is Changing Medicine

PInCH, a competition that embraces design thinking, is attempting to revolutionize biomedical research.h.

March 2016
Herman Miller's 12 Rules To Design By

Herman Miller's 12 Rules To Design By

When Max De Pree picked Nicholas Grimshaw to design Herman Miller's factory in 1975, he handed the architect a remarkable list of guidelines.

March 2016
 Wetland Restoration: A New Driver for Development in China?

Wetland Restoration: A New Driver for Development in China?

Instead of draining a wetland to help build a city, AECOM is filling and restoring one.

March 2016
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