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'Art Light' Exhibit Explores the Art of Illumination

01/25/17

'Art Light' Exhibit Explores the Art of Illumination

Carpenters Workshop Gallery's latest show features the limited edition light fixtures of multiple international artists and designers.

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The City Is Out There: A Mexico City Exhibit Goes Beyond Its Walls

01/23/17

The City Is Out There: A Mexico City Exhibit Goes Beyond Its Walls

La Ciudad Está Allá Afuera, an ongoing show at the Tlatelolco University Cultural Center, uses art and architecture as a lens through which to explore the Mexican capital’s many realities.

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Data and Intuition

01/23/17

Data and Intuition

Data Visualization Helps Architects Make Better Hospitals.

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Reclaiming Inauguration Day as 'Design as Protest' Day

01/20/17

Reclaiming Inauguration Day as 'Design as Protest' Day

As Donald J. Trump is sworn in as president today, “Design as Protest” workshops will take place around the country, from New Orleans to New York.

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NYCHA Finally Acknowledges the Importance of Design—But Is That Enough?

01/20/17

NYCHA Finally Acknowledges the Importance of Design—But Is That Enough?

For the first time in its 83-year history, the New York City Housing Authority has released guidelines that establish design principles to follow when rehabilitating residential buildings. But is this a case of too little, too late?

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Social Design: A Discipline In Its Own Right

01/20/17

Social Design: A Discipline In Its Own Right

Cheryl Heller, the founding chair of the MFA in Design for Social Innovation at SVA, explains why "social design" needs its own graduate-level program, now more than ever.

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Getting to Know Grafton Architects, Directors of the 2018 Venice Biennale

01/19/17

Getting to Know Grafton Architects, Directors of the 2018 Venice Biennale

Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara are both powerful thinkers, considered conversationalists, and unobtrusively groundbreaking designers.

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Workplaces in a Global City

01/17/17

Workplaces in a Global City

Principals and CEO of Goettsch Partners consider how urban workplaces can be simultaneously global and culturally specific.

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A Design MFA That's Ahead of the Curve

01/17/17

A Design MFA That's Ahead of the Curve

College for Creative Studies' MFA in Color and Materials prepares students to design for the future.

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In America, A New Religious Architecture on the Rise

01/06/17

In America, A New Religious Architecture on the Rise

We are witnessing the emergence of a new kind of religious architecture within the United States today.

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