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MIT on the Frontier: An Interview with Hashim Sarkis

05/12/16

MIT on the Frontier: An Interview with Hashim Sarkis

We speak with MIT Dean Hashim Sarkis about the university's truly remarkable presence at this year's Venice Biennale.

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The Critics Speak: Snøhetta's SFMOMA Extension

05/10/16

The Critics Speak: Snøhetta's SFMOMA Extension

The museum's much-talked-about new wing opens on May 14th. Here's what the critics are saying about it.

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After ISIS: The Challenge of Preserving Palmyra

05/09/16

After ISIS: The Challenge of Preserving Palmyra

A conversation with Stefan Simon, the Inaugural Director of Yale's Institute for the Preservation of Cultural Heritage.

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MIT's Memory Matrix Installation: Preserving Culture in Digital Perpetuity

05/06/16

MIT's Memory Matrix Installation: Preserving Culture in Digital Perpetuity

This installation physically and cryptographically commemorates monuments across the globe that have been destroyed by conflict.

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Removing the Stigma from the Mobile Home: An Interview with Jennifer Siegal

05/06/16

Removing the Stigma from the Mobile Home: An Interview with Jennifer Siegal

The first American woman to win the arcVision 2016 Women in Architecture Prize, Jennifer Siegal is hoping to redefine the 21st century home.

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In Photos: Santiago Calatrava's WTC Transportation Hub

05/05/16

In Photos: Santiago Calatrava's WTC Transportation Hub

Photographer Laurian Ghinitoiu turns his camera on the controversial Santiago Calatrava station, to see how it has been absorbed into the life of the city.

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Red Hook Reimagined: Towards Urban Coastal Resilience

05/05/16

Red Hook Reimagined: Towards Urban Coastal Resilience

Post-Sandy, how can we revitalize Red Hook? And how can these ideas apply to coastal cities around the world?

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Jane Jacobs: Godmother of the American City

05/04/16

Jane Jacobs: Godmother of the American City

In honor of the 100th anniversary of Jane Jacobs's birth, we republish this 2001 interview with the renowned urban thinker.

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Burying Berlage: This Exhibit Overreaches, Underwhelms

05/04/16

Burying Berlage: This Exhibit Overreaches, Underwhelms

"Berlage: Godfather of Dutch Design" covers so much territory, with so little context, that it mostly fails to do justice to Berlage’s legacy.

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Q&A: Legendary Graphic Designer Lance Wyman

05/03/16

Q&A: Legendary Graphic Designer Lance Wyman

Lance Wyman explains how riding in cop cars and constantly getting lost have helped him produce some of his best work.

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