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BIG Unveils Plan to Revitalize Smithsonian DC Campus

11/14/14

BIG Unveils Plan to Revitalize Smithsonian DC Campus

Ingels and co. recently released details of the $2 billion plan.

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Launch Problem: How to Make a New York Pier Kayak-Friendly

11/13/14

Launch Problem: How to Make a New York Pier Kayak-Friendly

The Green Team takes on urban kayaking.

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The First Chicago Architecture Biennial to Assess the State of the Art of Building

11/08/14

The First Chicago Architecture Biennial to Assess the State of the Art of Building

The biennial's organizers reveal details of the inaugural event's programming.

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Will George Lucas's Space-Age Museum Join Chicago's Architectural Pantheon?

11/06/14

Will George Lucas's Space-Age Museum Join Chicago's Architectural Pantheon?

The architects behind the museum hope it will join the ranks of the city's cherished landmarks.

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A Plaza Is No Guarantee of Democracy

11/04/14

A Plaza Is No Guarantee of Democracy

Public space matters much less than what occurs in (and around) it.

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The Architecture of the Dining Room

10/31/14

The Architecture of the Dining Room

A recent Pratt panel discussed the merits and emphases of restaurant design.

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Penn Station’s Destruction, Dramatized on Stage

10/31/14

Penn Station’s Destruction, Dramatized on Stage

A new play fictionalizes the events that led to the demolition of the original Pennsylvania Station.

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In the Thick of It: Remembering the Fight to Save the Theater District

10/27/14

In the Thick of It: Remembering the Fight to Save the Theater District

Author and preservation activist Roberta Gratz reminisces about her experiences with the Save the Theaters campaign.

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On China's Problem with "Weird" Architecture

10/27/14

On China's Problem with "Weird" Architecture

How seriously should architects take Xi Jinping’s remarks on unusual buildings?

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A Makerspace with Urban Ambitions

10/27/14

A Makerspace with Urban Ambitions

The founder of Portland's ADX on sharing, hard work, and the next generation of makers

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