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The Good And Bad of Airbnb

08/18/16

The Good And Bad of Airbnb

A collection of excellent articles and exhibits that made us ponder on the pros and cons of Airbnb.

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Bertoia Beyond Knoll: The Lesser-Known Works of a Mid-Century Master

08/17/16

Bertoia Beyond Knoll: The Lesser-Known Works of a Mid-Century Master

Two new exhibits at the Museum of Art and Design take a fresh look at the career of mid-century artist and designer Harry Bertoia.

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Another Trump Wall Competition Announced

08/11/16

Another Trump Wall Competition Announced

This one promises to be much more hilarious than the last.

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Miami: A City In A Serious State of Denial

08/11/16

Miami: A City In A Serious State of Denial

The Porsche Design Tower is an apt symbol for the self-absorbed hedonism of Miami's one percent, who continue to ignore the very real threat of rising seas.

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Will the Olympics' Failures Spark A New Urban Paradigm for Rio?

08/10/16

Will the Olympics' Failures Spark A New Urban Paradigm for Rio?

Without intending to, the trials and tribulations of the Olympics have revealed a potential, and radical, way forward for Rio de Janeiro.

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A Brutal Dismantling

08/09/16

A Brutal Dismantling

Photographer Harlan Erskine captures the demise of Paul Rudolph's Orange County Government Center over the course of a year.

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Wearable Brutalism: A Collection of Brutal Shoes

08/09/16

Wearable Brutalism: A Collection of Brutal Shoes

Shoe designer Chris Francis has designed a collection of "hard, rigid" shoes inspired by the aesthetic and philosophy of Brutalist Architecture.

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5 Highlights from Design Weekend São Paulo

08/08/16

5 Highlights from Design Weekend São Paulo

A few of the new and emerging talents showing at Design Weekend 2016 in São Paulo (August 9th to 14th).

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In Contemporary Architecture, the Section Is the Generator

08/05/16

In Contemporary Architecture, the Section Is the Generator

The founding partners of LTL Architects explain the utility of section drawings and their influence on 21st-century architecture.

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Design Under 35: Sedia Systems Reflects on the Best of the Last 35 Years

08/02/16

Design Under 35: Sedia Systems Reflects on the Best of the Last 35 Years

We're celebrating our 35th anniversary by asking leading practitioners to share their picks for the most important design work since 1981.

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