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February 2013

Grand Central Terminal: 100 Years of a New York Landmark

02/28/13

Grand Central Terminal: 100 Years of a New York Landmark

How our most famous railway station managed to become a centenarian, now chronicled in a new book

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A Dose of Green Paradise for a Winter's Day

02/27/13

A Dose of Green Paradise for a Winter's Day

Yearning for warmth in the frigid season?

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Game Changers Awards

02/26/13

Game Changers Awards

Laser-engraved, geometric trophies capture the spirit of Metropolis Game Changers Awards

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A New Humanism: Part 11

02/25/13

A New Humanism: Part 11

The connections between intentions and expectations

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The Case of the Undervalued Intellectual Resource

02/22/13

The Case of the Undervalued Intellectual Resource

A biotechnology expert offers his perspective on the design industry

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Living in Lafayette Park

02/21/13

Living in Lafayette Park

Long time resident relates what it is like living in Mies van der Rohe's masterpiece

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Designing Life

02/20/13

Designing Life

Design the Life You Love workshop uses design to help you structure the important things in life

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Working with Words

02/20/13

Working with Words

Type Directors Club Gallery looks back on a quarter century of Alexander Isley's design work

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Smart Office Incorporates HP and Microsoft Tech

02/20/13

Smart Office Incorporates HP and Microsoft Tech

Designing the ultimate office space of the future

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A Network of Shared Intelligence

02/19/13

A Network of Shared Intelligence

Geodesign applies technologies from geographic information systems in order to tackle issues such as sustainability and ecology

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A New Humanism: Part 10

02/18/13

A New Humanism: Part 10

The mind that encounters architecture

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A Card for Keeps

02/18/13

A Card for Keeps

KieranTimberlake sends out a holiday greeting card that is both informative and beautiful

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Places that Work: Anywhere You Can Walk

02/17/13

Places that Work: Anywhere You Can Walk

Any environment that encourages walking is a place that works

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Healthier Communities Through Design

02/16/13

Healthier Communities Through Design

Local Leaders: Healthier Communities Through Design is a roadmap to design techniques that encourage physical activity

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Making Room in The Big Apple

02/15/13

Making Room in The Big Apple

An exhibition at The Museum of the City of New York shines a light on many of the city’s biggest housing problems

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There's No Planet B

02/15/13

There's No Planet B

Earth sciences help us understand our planet and the impact of our actions on it

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Celebrating the Class of 2013 Game Changers

02/14/13

Celebrating the Class of 2013 Game Changers

Metropolis awards try to give an answer to the question - what is a game changer?

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02/14/13

A Love Story

What chairs do when there is no one around

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A Dozen Sustainable Stadiums

02/14/13

A Dozen Sustainable Stadiums

Brazil is doing its best to make World Cup stadiums as functional and iconic as they will be eco-friendly

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Rudy Bruner Award Names 2013 Finalists

02/13/13

Rudy Bruner Award Names 2013 Finalists

Celebrating 25 years of great urban spaces in American cities

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New Lab in the Works at CSU

02/12/13

New Lab in the Works at CSU

Colorado State University Engines and Energy Conversion Laboratory breaks new ground with its expansion

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Inside the Design Mind IV

02/11/13

Inside the Design Mind IV

The artist Yang Yongliang comes of age in one of the most pivotal times in China's history

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New Way of Designing: Part 5

02/10/13

New Way of Designing: Part 5

Hickok Cole Architects attempts to rethink the office of the future

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A New Humanism: Part 9

02/09/13

A New Humanism: Part 9

Building the habitat and creating a sense of place

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The Green Team Part 9: Going Vertical

02/08/13

The Green Team Part 9: Going Vertical

When you can’t go out, go up!

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The Campana Brothers' Improvisational Design

02/08/13

The Campana Brothers' Improvisational Design

An exhibition at the Palm Springs Art Museum celebrates the career of the Campana brothers

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Q&A: Jeff Kovel

02/08/13

Q&A: Jeff Kovel

Jeff Kovel discusses his firm’s experience in building Camp Victory for Nike

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RFP: Governors Island

02/07/13

RFP: Governors Island

New York City is betting on Governors Island as a premier destination for tourism, culture, and business

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The Creative Walk

02/07/13

The Creative Walk

ZGF Architects marry performance and efficiency with inspiration and user comfort

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Kuntsevo Plaza's Urban Aspirations

02/06/13

Kuntsevo Plaza's Urban Aspirations

Kuntsevo Plaza is Moscow’s first integrated mixed-use destination

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Working in the Age of Geodesign

02/06/13

Working in the Age of Geodesign

Geodesign creates the potential for real-time vetting of design ideas within the grander context of a geographical site

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Grand Central Terminal at 100

02/05/13

Grand Central Terminal at 100

Paul Clemence visits the Grand Central Terminal during the Centennial celebrations

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Neptune Calling

02/05/13

Neptune Calling

Waves and Sweet & Salt are two new books dealing with the topic of the ocean

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Sound and Silence in Architecture

02/05/13

Sound and Silence in Architecture

German photographer Heike Buelau visually re-interprets the city as if composing a piece for chamber music

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Q&A: Victoria Meyers

02/04/13

Q&A: Victoria Meyers

Victoria Meyers offers some of her observations on architectural education

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A New Way of Designing: Part 4

02/03/13

A New Way of Designing: Part 4

Elba Morales takes us through the complexities of the design process

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A New Humanism: Part 8

02/02/13

A New Humanism: Part 8

The ways and means of social animals

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The Red Pool

02/01/13

The Red Pool

Ruy Ohtake's Hotel Unique is known for its daring use of color

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