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Ai Wei Wei, Herzog de Meuron Warn: You Watch the City, The City Watches You

The trio, who worked together on the 2012 Serpentine Pavilion and 2008's Bird's Nest, have collaborated again—this time for an eerie installation exploring the menacing role surveillance plays in our urban lives.

The trio, who worked together on the 2012 Serpentine Pavilion and 2008’s Bird’s Nest, have collaborated again—this time for an eerie installation exploring the menacing role surveillance plays in our urban lives.

Whatever You Do, Don’t Call Daniel Buren’s Artworks “Installations”

In the first of his series of interviews with architects and artists, Vladimir Belogolovsky interviews renowned conceptual artist Daniel Buren about the fuzzy line between his art and the architecture that holds it.

In the first of his series of interviews with architects and artists, Vladimir Belogolovsky interviews renowned conceptual artist Daniel Buren about the fuzzy line between his art and the architecture that holds it.

A Wright for Our Time

The head of the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation argues that the famous architect's built legacy and concepts are surprisingly in step with today's world.

The head of the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation argues that the famous architect’s built legacy and concepts are surprisingly in step with today’s world.

How Well Does Your Architecture Firm Treat You?

JustDesign.Us, a new certification system powered by an employee questionnaire, hopes to spotlight those architectural studios that are taking equitable labor practices seriously.

JustDesign.Us, a new certification system powered by an employee questionnaire, hopes to spotlight those architectural studios that are taking equitable labor practices seriously.

Student Designs Self-Navigating Fashion Line for the Blind

Parsons School of Design and AARP's "Disrupt Aging Design Challenge" asks students to design solutions for older clients. Camila Chiriboga's winning design helps blind wearers navigate the world, fashionably.

Parsons School of Design and AARP’s “Disrupt Aging Design Challenge” asks students to design solutions for older clients. Camila Chiriboga’s winning design helps blind wearers navigate the world, fashionably.

Disrupting Reality: How VR Is Changing Architecture’s Present and Future

Within a couple of years, virtual reality and related technologies have gone from speculative to ubiquitous. Now, in the hands of a few architects and designers, it has the potential to revolutionize the design process.

Within a couple of years, virtual reality and related technologies have gone from speculative to ubiquitous. Now, in the hands of a few architects and designers, it has the potential to revolutionize the design process.