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No Such Thing as Bad Publicity? Why Clickbait's Bad for Affordable Housing

03/08/16

No Such Thing as Bad Publicity? Why Clickbait's Bad for Affordable Housing

The headlines covering Rural Studio’s 20K Project suggest the project is revolutionizing affordable housing for the masses, but ignore the vital differences between student work and building in the real world.

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50 Classic Book Covers Redesigned, Ready to Hit the Road

03/04/16

50 Classic Book Covers Redesigned, Ready to Hit the Road

A successful Kickstarter campaign means that 50x50, an exhibit that showcases 50 redesigned classic book covers, will reach all 50 states by 2017.

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Living Patterns As Tools Of Adaptive Design

03/02/16

Living Patterns As Tools Of Adaptive Design

As we learn to identify unhealthy technologies, let’s explore healthy and time-tested solutions that enhance our wellbeing.

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Inside VIA 57West, BIG's First Building in North America

02/26/16

Inside VIA 57West, BIG's First Building in North America

A hard-hat tour on Wednesday provided a peek into the interiors of Manhattan's high-tech pyramid.

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The Salt Season

02/23/16

The Salt Season

Melting city ice with sodium chloride has a toxic impact on nearby plants. Are there safer ways to melt the snow?

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The Human Factor in Learning Communities

02/17/16

The Human Factor in Learning Communities

Metropolis Think Tank visits Gensler and their consultants in San Francisco to discuss the role of irreverence and play in shaping a new educational landscape.

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The Alvhem House Brings Scandinavian Charm to the Chesapeake Bay

02/16/16

The Alvhem House Brings Scandinavian Charm to the Chesapeake Bay

With its wall of windows and panoramic views of the Corsica River, Alvhem—which translates to "river home" in Swedish—lives up to its name.

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When Frank Lloyd Wright Was on the Outside Looking In, He at Least Had Company

02/11/16

When Frank Lloyd Wright Was on the Outside Looking In, He at Least Had Company

A small exhibit at the Art Institute of Chicago unpacks a Dutch magazine’s obsession with the American master.

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Los Angeles Exhibition Explores the Thrilling Early Years of an Architect

02/11/16

Los Angeles Exhibition Explores the Thrilling Early Years of an Architect

"Errors, Estrangement, Messes and Fictions" evaluates the creative output of four young L.A. architects.

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Thanks to New Subscription Box Service, There Is Now Such a Thing as a Free Lunch

02/09/16

Thanks to New Subscription Box Service, There Is Now Such a Thing as a Free Lunch

A startup called Lunchspread brings the curated experience of subscription boxes to the employee meal break.

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