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Herman Miller to Buy Design Within Reach

Herman Miller to Buy Design Within Reach

The latest in the saga of high-end acquisitions in the contract furniture industry

July 2014
Video: See Where the World Cup Trophy Is Made

Video: See Where the World Cup Trophy Is Made

A look inside the small Italian factory responsible for sculpting soccer's top prize

July 2014
Made in the Shade: Landscaping in the Shadow of the High Line

Made in the Shade: Landscaping in the Shadow of the High Line

The Green Team negotiates a shadowy undercroft of the High Line.

July 2014
Inside SeARCH's Futurist Hobbit Hole at the Architecture Biennale Rotterdam

Inside SeARCH's Futurist Hobbit Hole at the Architecture Biennale Rotterdam

"Yourtopia" questions what our homes should look like in an ecologically-minded age.

July 2014
Robert A.M. Stern Remembers Charles Moore

Robert A.M. Stern Remembers Charles Moore

The architect reflects on his time with Moore, the pomo theorist, designer, and epicurean.

July 2014
A Tokyo Wedding Chapel that Marries Western Tradition with Eastern Aesthetics

A Tokyo Wedding Chapel that Marries Western Tradition with Eastern Aesthetics

The fifth-floor chapel at the Palace Hotel Tokyo broadcasts your nuptials to the entire city.

July 2014
New PBS Series Uses 3-D Scanning to Unlock Secrets of the Pyramids

New PBS Series Uses 3-D Scanning to Unlock Secrets of the Pyramids

A new television program uses laser-scanning technology to analyze ancient monuments.

July 2014
How Are New Material Technologies Freeing up Designers?

How Are New Material Technologies Freeing up Designers?

Don't miss Metropolis in discussion with Justin Titucci of Evans & Paul about new material and fabrication technologies.

July 2014
How Chinese Urbanism Is Transforming African Cities

How Chinese Urbanism Is Transforming African Cities

The Chinese urban model has landed in cities across Africa, says Dutch research studio Go West Project.

July 2014
Students Collaborate on Solar-Powered, Energy-Producing House for European Decathlon

Students Collaborate on Solar-Powered, Energy-Producing House for European Decathlon

Designers from RISD, Brown, and the University of Applied Science Erfurt developed a prototypical home that actually generates 50% more energy than it uses.

July 2014
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