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Expanding Diversity For Design

01/18/16

Expanding Diversity For Design

Activist designers at the U.S. Green Building Council's annual conference prove that equity happens when you take the lead, engage, design a plan, and follow through.

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Alejandro Aravena Awarded Pritzker Prize

01/15/16

Alejandro Aravena Awarded Pritzker Prize

With this year’s selection, 2016 will be remembered as the year the Pritzker rallied around a vision of architecture as a social, ameliorative practice.

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Public Art Provokes Discourse on Climate Change in London

01/11/16

Public Art Provokes Discourse on Climate Change in London

WATERSHED, a large-scale public art projection, is raising awareness about global warming. It arrives in New York City this fall.

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Q&A: Gabriella Gomez-Mont, Founder and Director of Mexico City’s Laboratorio para la Ciudad

01/08/16

Q&A: Gabriella Gomez-Mont, Founder and Director of Mexico City’s Laboratorio para la Ciudad

An interview with Gabriella Gomez-Mont, an artist, writer, documentarian, and curator who became the founder and director of a new government department centered around urban creativity and civic innovation in Mexico City, the Laboratorio Para la Ciudad

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To Preserve and Protect: Working with Arborists

01/07/16

To Preserve and Protect: Working with Arborists

Certified arborists provide tree assessment reports and develop tree protection plans during the design process to ensure healthy environments for urban forests.

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How the Workplace Will Change in the Coming Year

12/22/15

How the Workplace Will Change in the Coming Year

The vice president of strategic partnerships of Kontor gives his take on the office trends that are poised to transform the 2016 workscape.

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Living Patterns and the Principle of Concavity

12/18/15

Living Patterns and the Principle of Concavity

In the next installment of this series by Nikos A. Salingaros, we see how the shape of our spaces, both public and private, can help reduce anxiety.

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Urban Placemaking Celebrated at RBA Award Events in Cleveland and Greenville

12/15/15

Urban Placemaking Celebrated at RBA Award Events in Cleveland and Greenville

The Rudy Bruner Award for Urban Excellence recognizes Silver Medalist projects such as Uptown District in Cleveland and Falls Park in Greenville, South Carolina.

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Why Do Some People Choose Oppressive Environments?

12/15/15

Why Do Some People Choose Oppressive Environments?

Misunderstanding the difference between synthetic and natural processes can lead to buildings that go against our nature.

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Moshe Safdie and the World: New York Retrospective Finds the Architect Adopting a Global Perspective

12/11/15

Moshe Safdie and the World: New York Retrospective Finds the Architect Adopting a Global Perspective

An ongoing retrospective at New York's National Gallery posits a new international focus for the architect's work.

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