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Thanks to New Subscription Box Service, There Is Now Such a Thing as a Free Lunch

02/09/16

Thanks to New Subscription Box Service, There Is Now Such a Thing as a Free Lunch

A startup called Lunchspread brings the curated experience of subscription boxes to the employee meal break.

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Recap: Susan S. Szenasy and Phil Bernstein on What Computing Technology Can and Can't Do

02/09/16

Recap: Susan S. Szenasy and Phil Bernstein on What Computing Technology Can and Can't Do

A recap of Metropolis editor in chief Susan S. Szenasy and Phil Bernstein of Autodesk's conversation on how technology is changing the boundaries between designing and making.

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Shaking Up Higher Education

02/02/16

Shaking Up Higher Education

Gone are the days of “hard” science over “soft”. Gone is the pointless segmentation between academic research and applied research, basic research and experimental research. Barriers are breaking down.

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Q&A: Architect Virginia San Fratello on 3D Printing an Entire House—Walls, Floors, Cutlery, and All

01/27/16

Q&A: Architect Virginia San Fratello on 3D Printing an Entire House—Walls, Floors, Cutlery, and All

We talk to the young designer and former Next Generation Design Competition winner about her explorations with 3D printing and sustainable materials.

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Q&A: Gabriella Gomez-Mount, Founder & Director of Laboratorio Para la Ciudad, Mexico City, Part 2

01/22/16

Q&A: Gabriella Gomez-Mount, Founder & Director of Laboratorio Para la Ciudad, Mexico City, Part 2

Mexico City’s urban think tank provides lessons in urban innovation to metropolises around the world

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An Egg Theater

01/21/16

An Egg Theater

How would you connect an entirely new form with an historic train depot?

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Q&A: Lowline Founders Dan Barasch and James Ramsey

01/18/16

Q&A: Lowline Founders Dan Barasch and James Ramsey

The duo discuss the merits of crowdfunding, the challenge of growing plants underground, and the importance of cool.

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Expanding Diversity For Design

01/18/16

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.

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Alejandro Aravena Awarded Pritzker Prize

01/15/16

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.

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Public Art Provokes Discourse on Climate Change in London

01/11/16

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.

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