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Diagramming the Landscape: Digital Mapping, a Powerful Tool for Analyzing a Site's Biophysical and Social Context

05/28/15

Diagramming the Landscape: Digital Mapping, a Powerful Tool for Analyzing a Site's Biophysical and Social Context

Digital mapping can be a powerful tool for analyzing a site’s biophysical and social context.

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Site Visit: The Redevelopment of a Cleveland Corridor Links Art, Education, Healthcare and Communities

05/28/15

Site Visit: The Redevelopment of a Cleveland Corridor Links Art, Education, Healthcare and Communities

Cleveland's Uptown District highlights the role of anchor institutions in catalyzing community change. Euclid Avenue serves as "connective tissue," linking art, education, healthcare, and transportation.

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As Office Culture Changes, How Can We Use Workplace Technology for Both Efficiency and Wellbeing?

05/27/15

As Office Culture Changes, How Can We Use Workplace Technology for Both Efficiency and Wellbeing?

A recent panel hosted by Metropolis and Humanscale tackled the question of the technology's increasingly more vital role in the workplace.

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On the Open-Office Conundrum, and How Designing a Workplace is a Balancing Act

05/26/15

On the Open-Office Conundrum, and How Designing a Workplace is a Balancing Act

The majority of American workplaces are open-plan offices. With new findings of the pitfalls of such working environments, what can be done to ameliorate them?

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Site Visit: A Grand Rapids Market That Promotes Local Food and Healthy Lifestyles

05/18/15

Site Visit: A Grand Rapids Market That Promotes Local Food and Healthy Lifestyles

Concerns for locally sourced food and community building come together in the Grand Rapids Downtown Market in West Michigan.

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The Whitney's Chief Curator on How Renzo Piano's New Building "Stretches the Mind"

04/28/15

The Whitney's Chief Curator on How Renzo Piano's New Building "Stretches the Mind"

Donna De Salvo talks Renzo Piano, delves into the often-fraught relationship between art and architecture, and explains why the new Whitney just works.

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Now Trending in the Workplace: Collaboration, Play, and Mobility

04/28/15

Now Trending in the Workplace: Collaboration, Play, and Mobility

A look at the landscape of contemporary offices through a macro lens reveals certain unmissable patterns. Here, we zoom out—and back in—on four.

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The Ten Greenest Buildings of 2015

04/27/15

The Ten Greenest Buildings of 2015

The winning projects from the 2015 Committee on the Environment Top Ten Green Projects awards display a commitment to sustainable design.

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On Kawara, in Perpetuity

04/21/15

On Kawara, in Perpetuity

"On Kawara—Silence" presents a rare—possibly final—chance to see so many of the artist's paintings in one place.

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Site Visit: A Tiny House Village in Olympia Offers a New Model for Housing the Homeless

04/20/15

Site Visit: A Tiny House Village in Olympia Offers a New Model for Housing the Homeless

Quixote Village is a self-managed community that provides permanent, supportive housing for homeless adults.

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