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Misled Millennials: How Fake News Could Set Los Angeles Down A Dangerous Path

01/03/17

Misled Millennials: How Fake News Could Set Los Angeles Down A Dangerous Path

On March 7th, 2017, the Los Angeles electorate will vote on an aggressive piece of legislation, one which has been dangerously misrepresented on social media.

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10 Digital Archives Worth Staying Inside For

01/03/17

10 Digital Archives Worth Staying Inside For

Metropolis has rounded up some of our favorite digital archives, sure to keep you intrigued and engaged throughout the cold winter months.

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Into the Pile

12/27/16

Into the Pile

Why fiber matters in sustainable carpet design.

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Fathers, Sons, & Architecture

12/21/16

Fathers, Sons, & Architecture

Eric Saarinen and Tomas Koolhaas have both produced visually-stimulating architectural documentaries that give unique insight into their parents' minds and works.

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How Allbirds Makes Its Quirky Woolen Sneakers

12/20/16

How Allbirds Makes Its Quirky Woolen Sneakers

One of our picks for this year’s Holiday Gift Guide, Allbirds' fleeced shoes are the result of a partnership with a 150-year-old Italian wool mill.

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"Hardcore Heritage": RAAAF Reveals Its Latest Experiment in Historical Preservation

12/19/16

"Hardcore Heritage": RAAAF Reveals Its Latest Experiment in Historical Preservation

If the renderings are anything to go by, the studio's latest project—the conservation of a former hydrodynamics laboratory—will bring its idiosyncratic approach to a whole new level.

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After Oakland, Architects and Politicians Must Address Affordable Live-Work Spaces

12/16/16

After Oakland, Architects and Politicians Must Address Affordable Live-Work Spaces

The city's tragic fire has inspired debate about how we can plan safe, non-standard spaces that creatives will want to work and live in.

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Peter Zellner's New Architecture School Promises Free Tuition (and a Radical Curriculum). But Will It Work?

12/15/16

Peter Zellner's New Architecture School Promises Free Tuition (and a Radical Curriculum). But Will It Work?

The architect and instructor believes his tuition-less school will bring more experimental ideas into the world—but could it sabotage students' futures?

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Will 2017 Be Mexico City's Watershed Moment?

12/14/16

Will 2017 Be Mexico City's Watershed Moment?

The CoRE Urban Forum brought international experts and local actors together to catalyze change in this pivotal moment in the city's history.

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Designing Workplaces for Clarity of Mind

12/14/16

Designing Workplaces for Clarity of Mind

How can the design of office space encourage creative thinking, facilitate problem solving, or enhance concentration and diligence?

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