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MIT Tackles the Future of Infrastructural Innovation

04/04/16

MIT Tackles the Future of Infrastructural Innovation

Twin volumes from MIT's Center for Advanced Urbanism explore the cultural implications of infrastructure.

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Design Community Stands Up to Anti-LGBT Legislation

04/04/16

Design Community Stands Up to Anti-LGBT Legislation

Designers are rallying against legislation in North Carolina that permits discrimination based on sexual or gender identity.

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The Destruction of Memory, A Documentary

04/01/16

The Destruction of Memory, A Documentary

A new documentary explores the war being waged against buildings, and against memory, in Iraq, Syria, and around the world.

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Zaha Hadid, Dead at 65

03/31/16

Zaha Hadid, Dead at 65

The famed Pritzker laureate died this morning of a heart attack.

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The New Face of the Workspace (Part 1)

03/31/16

The New Face of the Workspace (Part 1)

Design students at RIT are reimagining the modern office.

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Turning Central Asia's Ancient, Mesmerizing Patterns into Code

03/30/16

Turning Central Asia's Ancient, Mesmerizing Patterns into Code

Two architects and a software engineer are preserving Central Asia's endangered tessellations as code.

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Curiouser and Curiouser

03/29/16

Curiouser and Curiouser

Over her 20 years at BLANCO, Brigitte Ziemann has honed her design ethos, feeding her creativity with endless curiosity.

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The Challenge of Keeping Austin, Austin

03/28/16

The Challenge of Keeping Austin, Austin

An interview with mayor Steve Adler on the challenges facing this fast-growing, "it" city.

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How Different Architects Draw Humans (and Understand Humanity)

03/25/16

How Different Architects Draw Humans (and Understand Humanity)

The ways architects draw human figures give us insight into their understandings of the human condition.

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Abandoning Hostile Design for a Living Architecture

03/24/16

Abandoning Hostile Design for a Living Architecture

The phenomenon of "emergence," and its importance for the creation of healthy, living environments, is explained.

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