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The Social Staircase

11/16/16

The Social Staircase

This workplace's spectacular staircase functions as a sort of piazza, where workers can come together, either for brief meetings or breaks.

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Inspiration Abroad

11/15/16

Inspiration Abroad

Designers reflect on their firsthand experiences of Spanish tile, which continue to inspire their work today.

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Architects Respond to Trump's Election, AIA's 'Endorsement'

11/15/16

Architects Respond to Trump's Election, AIA's 'Endorsement'

Donald J. Trump's election as president of the United States, and the AIA's subsequent statement, has provoked the architectural world to respond.

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Luigi Caccia Dominioni, Master of Italian Modern Design, Dies at 102

11/14/16

Luigi Caccia Dominioni, Master of Italian Modern Design, Dies at 102

Caccia Dominioni greatly influenced industrial design of the 20th century.

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The 7 Best Sustainable Design Courses in America

11/11/16

The 7 Best Sustainable Design Courses in America

The 2030 Curriculum Project awards courses in design education that are best preparing students to meet the challenge of designing a zero carbon future.

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In Three Maps, America's Urban/Rural Divide

11/10/16

In Three Maps, America's Urban/Rural Divide

Geography was a crucial determining factor for how people voted in the 2016 election. The results reveal a sharp divide between urban cores and rural communities.

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Francis Kéré Proposes Master Plan to Help His Country Heal

11/10/16

Francis Kéré Proposes Master Plan to Help His Country Heal

Francis Kéré, a Burkina Faso native, hopes to heal his torn country with his proposal for the parliament's master plan.

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AIA Responds to Trump's Election

11/09/16

AIA Responds to Trump's Election

AIA CEO Robert Ivy calls on architects to work with President-Elect Trump, particularly on improving the U.S.'s aging infrastructure.

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Temple of Light

11/09/16

Temple of Light

The recently opened Bahá’í Temple for South America took 14 years to come to fruition—without those years of research and development, this ambitious project would never have seen the light.

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At Cooper Hewitt, Socially-Responsible Design Takes Center Stage

11/08/16

At Cooper Hewitt, Socially-Responsible Design Takes Center Stage

While it may be eclectic in its curation, By the People sets a strong precedent for other design museums—hopefully, they will follow its lead.

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