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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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The High Line's Last Section Plays Up Its Rugged Past

10/01/14

The High Line's Last Section Plays Up Its Rugged Past

The final stretch of New York's elevated park is a satisfying conclusion.

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The Life, Death, and Rebirth of Urban Cemeteries

09/26/14

The Life, Death, and Rebirth of Urban Cemeteries

The Green Team on the restoration and preservation of historic churchyards

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Q&A: Jonathan Puleio on the Evolving Field of Ergonomic Design

09/26/14

Q&A: Jonathan Puleio on the Evolving Field of Ergonomic Design

An ergonomics expert discusses how design needs to better understand the human body.

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Video: See How La Sagrada Família Will Progress in 2015

09/25/14

Video: See How La Sagrada Família Will Progress in 2015

What's in store for Gaudí’s perennially unfinished church in the upcoming year

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3-D Printing Saves a Frank Lloyd Wright Treasure

09/18/14

3-D Printing Saves a Frank Lloyd Wright Treasure

In central Florida, architects have adopted 3-D printing to restore an obscure Wright-designed gem.

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