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Gere Kavanaugh Awarded Ladislav Sutnar Prize

11/08/16

Gere Kavanaugh Awarded Ladislav Sutnar Prize

The American designer renowned for her innovation in textiles, pattern, and color was awarded the Ladislav Sutnar Prize today, along with four other laureates.

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Hitler's House: Should We Preserve or Destroy Nazi Icons?

11/04/16

Hitler's House: Should We Preserve or Destroy Nazi Icons?

Those who want the house destroyed cite its appeal as a ‘cult site’ for neo-Nazis. Others argue it should remain, to educate future generations about the dangers of radical extremism.

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Why Human Dynamics Are Key to Workspace Design

11/04/16

Why Human Dynamics Are Key to Workspace Design

With new standards for office culture, creating opportunities for professional relationships to develop and collaboration to occur is more integral than ever.

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Why Architects Must Rethink Restroom Design in Schools

11/03/16

Why Architects Must Rethink Restroom Design in Schools

While the transgender movement may be currently illuminating the issue, toilet privacy is a basic human right that educational institutions can provide through thoughtful design.

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The Sponge Park: Cleaning One of America's Most Polluted Waterways

11/02/16

The Sponge Park: Cleaning One of America's Most Polluted Waterways

The pilot project by dlandstudio, recently completed along the Gowanus Canal in New York City, will absorb polluted water like a sponge.

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The Upwards Gaze: Ceilings Finally Embrace Aesthetics

10/26/16

The Upwards Gaze: Ceilings Finally Embrace Aesthetics

Often relegated to pure functionalism, increasingly, the ceiling is taking on architectural expression.

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Walk the Line

10/26/16

Walk the Line

The Drawing Show, now at the A+D Architecture and Design Museum in Los Angeles, surveys a broad selection of 2D works—but don't expect any overt representations of buildings.

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Three Visions for The (Near) Future of Hotel Design

10/26/16

Three Visions for The (Near) Future of Hotel Design

At the 10th annual Radical Innovation Awards, two worthy finalists presented their visions for the hotel of the future—including an idea for a flying drone hotel.

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MCHAP Winners Make Landscape the Protagonist

10/25/16

MCHAP Winners Make Landscape the Protagonist

The final group from this year’s cycle is diverse in typology and scale—but they all shared one recurrent theme: a very specific sense of place.

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New Talent in Practice: Cas Holman

10/25/16

New Talent in Practice: Cas Holman

A short film explores the work of Cas Holman, a designer whose non-gender specific toys inspire children to use their imaginations and work together.

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