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November 2015

Low-Tech Tool Helps Designers Create Healthier Spaces

12/01/15

Low-Tech Tool Helps Designers Create Healthier Spaces

Activist designers work to reveal the chemistry and environmental impact of furnishing products.

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How do we Create Healing Spaces?

11/25/15

How do we Create Healing Spaces?

We see how living patterns are signs of healthy design solutions in this series of articles about the influence of patterns on living structures.

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Lunch Break: Offices Need to Make Room for Employee Meals

11/24/15

Lunch Break: Offices Need to Make Room for Employee Meals

In a few forward-thinking offices, workplace culture around breaks and lunches is changing, for the better.

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Designing New York City’s Cycling Infrastructure

11/24/15

Designing New York City’s Cycling Infrastructure

When it comes to finding the safest ways to incorporate cyclists into the city's streetscape, one-size does not fit all.

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Visiting with Peter Zumthor

11/23/15

Visiting with Peter Zumthor

The Swiss master on teaching architecture, the mystique of religion, and the importance of beauty

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Join Metropolis and Autodesk's Twitterview on the Future of Making Things

11/11/15

Join Metropolis and Autodesk's Twitterview on the Future of Making Things

Friday November 13th, 2:30–3:30 PM EST, Metropolis will host a live interview with publisher/editor in chief Susan Szenasy and Phil Bernstein, vice president of Autodesk, a leading provider of digital design, engineering, and software.

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To Stay Competitive, Companies Need to Retain Talent. Here's How

11/10/15

To Stay Competitive, Companies Need to Retain Talent. Here's How

On average, Millennials are staying fewer than five years at jobs before moving on. Here are five ways employers are encouraging them to stay longer.

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From Spain to Your Doorstep

11/10/15

From Spain to Your Doorstep

The Quick Ship collection gives American architects and designers access to the best of Spanish porcelain tile.

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Urban Placemaking Celebrated at RBA Award Events in Baltimore, Grand Rapids, and Olympia

11/10/15

Urban Placemaking Celebrated at RBA Award Events in Baltimore, Grand Rapids, and Olympia

Recognizing and awarding projects that show a clear passion for community and public/private partnerships.

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Living Structures Should Come From Living Patterns

11/06/15

Living Structures Should Come From Living Patterns

Dr. Nikos Salingaros explores the architectural theory behind patterns of human behavior in this, the second post in a series of articles about the influence of patterns on living structures.

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Rio de Janeiro Enters the Global Dialogue

11/05/15

Rio de Janeiro Enters the Global Dialogue

The first International Forum of Architecture and Urbanism at the RioAcademy brought together top architects and urbanists.

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Personalizing Temperature Control

11/04/15

Personalizing Temperature Control

Physical comfort and energy savings come together in a new app by Building Robotics.

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Digital Detox

11/03/15

Digital Detox

The influx of digital components in hotels can make for an overstimulated stay. How can guests find sanctuary from this bombardment?

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It Takes a Village to Build a Solar Decathlon House

11/02/15

It Takes a Village to Build a Solar Decathlon House

How quick thinking and neighborly collaboration contributed to the success of the UT-TUM NexusHaus.

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