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Golconde: The First Modernist Building in India

02/14/17

Golconde: The First Modernist Building in India

A 1945 dormitory for members of a spiritual commune in southern India is an enduring example of architecture’s capacity for nuanced experiences.

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Big Thinking, Little Humans

02/13/17

Big Thinking, Little Humans

Ross Barney Architects on making children's spaces where children can grow, develop, and blossom.

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Inside Carmel Place: New York City's First Micro Housing Building

02/10/17

Inside Carmel Place: New York City's First Micro Housing Building

In this audio piece, we take you inside New York's only all micro-housing building. Along the way we speak to a tenant, an architect, and a developer, who explain why this remarkable project could never be replicated again.

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Netflix Documentary Profiles 8 Visionary Designers

02/10/17

Netflix Documentary Profiles 8 Visionary Designers

Abstract is about "designers who shape the world around us—from architecture to illustration, cars to typography.”

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How Yves Behar Is Putting Design & Technology in the Service of Aging

02/09/17

How Yves Behar Is Putting Design & Technology in the Service of Aging

Two projects in the “New Old” exhibit at London’s Design Museum—a robotics-enhanced suit and a desktop companion—demonstrate a sea change in attitudes towards aging and technology.

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Five Urban Projects Transforming America: The Rudy Bruner Award Finalists Announced

02/08/17

Five Urban Projects Transforming America: The Rudy Bruner Award Finalists Announced

The finalists for the Rudy Bruner Award for Urban Excellence include an urban infill project for homeless women and children, a steel plant-turned-cultural center, and Chicago's much-lauded Riverwalk park.

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Paris' Richelieu Complex Re-opens After Stunning Renovation

02/07/17

Paris' Richelieu Complex Re-opens After Stunning Renovation

The renovation of the French national library’s Richelieu complex, recently re-opened after six years of restoration work, has brought a new dynamism to the library, while preserving and protecting the best of its historical features.

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Landscape and Home

02/07/17

Landscape and Home

Landscape and Light Drive This Home Renovation in the Judean Foothills.

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Kenneth Frampton on the Art & Artifice of Architectural Models

02/06/17

Kenneth Frampton on the Art & Artifice of Architectural Models

For decades, students at Columbia University's GSAPP have, under the watchful eye of Kenneth Frampton, made models of some of the most significant buildings of the 20th century. This Thursday, they'll be on display.

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New Retrospective Glimpses the Man Behind the Maison de Verre

02/03/17

New Retrospective Glimpses the Man Behind the Maison de Verre

With the help of VR and other technology, the Jewish Museum's ambitious exhibition on Pierre Chareau reveals a splendidly idiosyncratic life and work.

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