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What's the Next Big Step in Building? Salutogenic Design

03/31/15

What's the Next Big Step in Building? Salutogenic Design

At a time when "wellness" has become an industry buzzword, designers need to think about the origins and causes of health.

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A Toy-Like Sound Installation Takes Up Residence in a Modernist Landmark

03/31/15

A Toy-Like Sound Installation Takes Up Residence in a Modernist Landmark

The sound artist Yuri Suzuki found inspiration in the venue of his latest installation, Le Corbusier's Église Saint-Pierre.

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Site Visit: A Baltimore Tin Can Plant Transformed into a Community Hub

03/27/15

Site Visit: A Baltimore Tin Can Plant Transformed into a Community Hub

In the first of five site visits, the Bruner Foundation drops in on a factory-turned-mixed-use development in downtown Baltimore.

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Q&A: Get to Know This Year's Emerging Voices

03/27/15

Q&A: Get to Know This Year's Emerging Voices

We speak to the winners of the Architectural League's 33rd annual award program about their scale of practice, what inspires them, and what's next.

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Video: Animating Buckminster Fuller's Geodesic Worldview

03/20/15

Video: Animating Buckminster Fuller's Geodesic Worldview

Period interviews with the genius engineer are brought to life in this colorful video short.

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Q&A: CCA's Mirko Zardini on the Architecture of the Everyday

03/20/15

Q&A: CCA's Mirko Zardini on the Architecture of the Everyday

The director of the Canadian Centre for Architecture suggests that the profession should look inwards to find new meaning.

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Reading the Winter Landscape: How to Design for the Most Barren Time of the Year

03/16/15

Reading the Winter Landscape: How to Design for the Most Barren Time of the Year

The Green Team improvises surfaces and plantings for the winter season.

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Q&A: Curator Manuel Herz on Africa's "Grandiose" Modern Architecture

03/16/15

Q&A: Curator Manuel Herz on Africa's "Grandiose" Modern Architecture

The organizer of "Architecture of Independence–African Modernism" discusses how the continent's bracingly modern buildings reflected notions of liberation and autonomy.

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Michael Graves, Postmodern Architect and Advocate for Humanist Design, Dead at 80

03/12/15

Michael Graves, Postmodern Architect and Advocate for Humanist Design, Dead at 80

The renowned architect of the Portland Building and designer of the Alessi teapot died Thursday.

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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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