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Haworth Acquires JANUS et Cie

04/11/16

Haworth Acquires JANUS et Cie

Through the acquisition of JANUS et Cie, the Poltrona Frau Group expands its outdoor furniture offerings further.

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New Urban Mechanics: The Start-Up That Works Within City Government

04/11/16

New Urban Mechanics: The Start-Up That Works Within City Government

We interview Nigel Jacob, the co-chair of an initiative that is injecting design thinking into Boston’s city government.

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The 10 Best Houses of 2016

04/08/16

The 10 Best Houses of 2016

The AIA has selected the ten winners of the 2016 Housing Awards.

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Pritzker Laureates: We Must Rescue the Role of the Architect

04/07/16

Pritzker Laureates: We Must Rescue the Role of the Architect

Seven Pritzker Laureates gathered at the U.N. to discuss the challenges facing the built environment.

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A Radical Plan to Save the Mississippi Delta

04/07/16

A Radical Plan to Save the Mississippi Delta

Studio MISI-ZIIBI has developed a 100-year strategy for the lower Mississippi.

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Breathing New Life into Fargo's Loretta Building

04/05/16

Breathing New Life into Fargo's Loretta Building

The new design of a run-down, underutilized building in the heart of Fargo, North Dakota leverages its historic value to rekindle interest in downtown Fargo.

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Working Smarter and Sleeping Better: Circadian Rhythm in Workplace and Healthcare Design

04/04/16

Working Smarter and Sleeping Better: Circadian Rhythm in Workplace and Healthcare Design

As part of the Metropolis Think Tank series, Susan S. Szenasy visits the Seattle office of ZGF Architects LLP.

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MIT Tackles the Future of Infrastructural Innovation

04/04/16

MIT Tackles the Future of Infrastructural Innovation

Twin volumes from MIT's Center for Advanced Urbanism explore the cultural implications of infrastructure.

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Design Community Stands Up to Anti-LGBT Legislation

04/04/16

Design Community Stands Up to Anti-LGBT Legislation

Designers are rallying against legislation in North Carolina that permits discrimination based on sexual or gender identity.

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The Destruction of Memory, A Documentary

04/01/16

The Destruction of Memory, A Documentary

A new documentary explores the war being waged against buildings, and against memory, in Iraq, Syria, and around the world.

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