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The 2015 Rudy Bruner Award for Urban Excellence Kicks Off

10/24/14

The 2015 Rudy Bruner Award for Urban Excellence Kicks Off

The biennial award honors transformative placemaking in the United States.

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Designers and Foodies Debate the Primacy of the Handmade and the Locally Sourced

10/23/14

Designers and Foodies Debate the Primacy of the Handmade and the Locally Sourced

A recent panel discussion at Nucraft explored the intersection between artisan design and food.

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Midcentury Finds: Don't Miss Wright Auction's Sale at Noon

10/23/14

Midcentury Finds: Don't Miss Wright Auction's Sale at Noon

The auction house will sell off pieces by designers such as Edgar Bartolucci, Alexander Girard, and Pierre Jeanneret.

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Modernism in Ruins: Artist "Vandalizes" a Le Corbusier Masterpiece

10/10/14

Modernism in Ruins: Artist "Vandalizes" a Le Corbusier Masterpiece

The visualizations find the architect's Villa Savoye in deep disrepair.

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Beyond DIY: How a Small Portland Factory Is Leading a New Makers Movement

10/09/14

Beyond DIY: How a Small Portland Factory Is Leading a New Makers Movement

Spooltown combines craft with factory scales of production.

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Artist Conjures Up Levitating Building in Central London

10/07/14

Artist Conjures Up Levitating Building in Central London

Alex Chinneck, an artist known for architectural legerdemain, won't reveal the secret behind the floating "building" until later in the month.

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How New Architecture Is Pointing the Way to Portland 2.0

10/07/14

How New Architecture Is Pointing the Way to Portland 2.0

Two recent projects by Portland-based Lever Architecture gesture towards the city's future.

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Inside PIE, Portland's Latest Tech Experiment

10/03/14

Inside PIE, Portland's Latest Tech Experiment

An innovative tech incubator that occupies a surprising niche in the city's downtown

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Common Boston Launches Latest Build

10/02/14

Common Boston Launches Latest Build

The program kicks off its sixth Common Build competition this weekend.

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Q&A: Alex Gilliam of Public Workshop

10/02/14

Q&A: Alex Gilliam of Public Workshop

In advance of his DesignPhiladelphia talk, we chat with the social entrepreneur about his continued commitment to community design.

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