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Frei Otto Posthumously Awarded Pritzker Prize

03/11/15

Frei Otto Posthumously Awarded Pritzker Prize

The pioneer of sustainability and lightweight structures was notified of the honor before his death on March 9.

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Critics Respond to BIG and Thomas Heatherwick's Plans for New Googleplex

03/09/15

Critics Respond to BIG and Thomas Heatherwick's Plans for New Googleplex

The ambitious proposed additions to the Internet giant's headquarters have been met with skepticism and reservations.

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The Eiffel Tower Now Produces Its Own Energy

03/03/15

The Eiffel Tower Now Produces Its Own Energy

New wind turbines installed on the monument's structure promise to take Paris's beloved landmark off the grid.

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PCH Buys Online Retailer Fab.com

03/03/15

PCH Buys Online Retailer Fab.com

The Irish company has announced its acquisition of the struggling e-commerce site for an undisclosed sum.

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Q&A: "Built by Women" Director Carol Shapiro

03/02/15

Q&A: "Built by Women" Director Carol Shapiro

The new exhibition at the Center for Architecture celebrates the substantial role women have played in shaping our built environment.

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Metropolis Celebrates Its Fifth Annual Game Changers

02/26/15

Metropolis Celebrates Its Fifth Annual Game Changers

Held at the Museum of Arts and Design in New York, the awards ceremony was charged with critical ideas and reflections.

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Q&A: SCAD President Paula Wallace

02/26/15

Q&A: SCAD President Paula Wallace

The co-founder of the Savannah College of Art and Design on how historic contexts and local cultures enrich modern design education

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Tourism and the City: A Conversation with Taleb Rifai and the UNWTO

02/24/15

Tourism and the City: A Conversation with Taleb Rifai and the UNWTO

The architect and General Secretary of the United Nations' World Tourism Organization on building better cities, the positive effects of mega-events, and why tourism is a human right

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Now Trending, The “In-House Designer"

02/24/15

Now Trending, The “In-House Designer"

By tapping into company growth opportunities, designers and engineers will vie for management positions.

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Gehry's Fondation Louis Vuitton and Google's Self-Driving Car among the 2015 Designs of the Year Nominees

02/20/15

Gehry's Fondation Louis Vuitton and Google's Self-Driving Car among the 2015 Designs of the Year Nominees

London's Design Museum has announced the 76 hopefuls in the running for its eighth annual design awards.

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