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Roosevelt Island Today: From Concrete Canyon to Market-Rate Quad

09/04/14

Roosevelt Island Today: From Concrete Canyon to Market-Rate Quad

The island's diverse community stands as a testament to a broader social coalition. New real-estate developments threaten to change that.

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Q&A: Jack Goldstein on Preserving New York's Landmarks and Why the New Times Square Isn't Necessarily Better

09/04/14

Q&A: Jack Goldstein on Preserving New York's Landmarks and Why the New Times Square Isn't Necessarily Better

The community activist and preservationist talks about what's become of New York's Theater District.

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Sergio Rodrigues: 1927-2014

09/03/14

Sergio Rodrigues: 1927-2014

The celebrated Brazilian designer died Monday at 86.

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An Architecture Festival that Celebrates the Arctic

08/29/14

An Architecture Festival that Celebrates the Arctic

The traveling event and installation aim to promote the cultures of the Arctic Circle.

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The Green Building Wars

08/29/14

The Green Building Wars

Opinion: Is Green Globes a credible alternative to LEED?

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Is Design Making Us Sick?

08/28/14

Is Design Making Us Sick?

In some situations, design stands in the way of patient recovery.

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Exhibition to  Showcase the Early Drawings of Zaha Hadid, Rem Koolhaas, and More

08/22/14

Exhibition to Showcase the Early Drawings of Zaha Hadid, Rem Koolhaas, and More

An upcoming show at the Kemper Art Museum highlights the youthful, often handmade work of the world's most famous architects.

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"Russia's Eiffel Tower" Saved, for Now

08/19/14

"Russia's Eiffel Tower" Saved, for Now

Moscow drafts measures to keep the historic Shukhov Tower in its place.

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The Future of Architecture, According to a North Korean Architect

08/19/14

The Future of Architecture, According to a North Korean Architect

Nick Bonner, North Korea-phile and founder of Koryo Tours´╗┐, explains the retro-futuristic appeal of the DPRK's "socialist utopia."

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World Architects Pledge Zero Carbon by 2050

08/14/14

World Architects Pledge Zero Carbon by 2050

The UIA has adopted a measure to eliminate carbon emissions by the midcentury.

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