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Letter from Baltimore: Storage Pods for Disaster Relief?

In her monthly “Letter from Baltimore,” Elizabeth Evitts Dickinson writes about architecture, culture, and urbanism in a city more often associated with violent crime than with good design. Click here to read her previous posts. For more by Dickinson, visit…

Letter from Baltimore: Summer Studio

In her monthly “Letter from Baltimore,” Elizabeth Evitts Dickinson writes about architecture, culture, and urbanism in a city more often associated with violent crime than with good design. Click here to read her previous posts. For more by Dickinson, visit…

Letter from Baltimore: Street Art Arrives

In her monthly “Letter from Baltimore,” Elizabeth Evitts Dickinson writes about architecture, culture, and urbanism in a city more often associated with violent crime than with good design. Click here to read her previous posts. For more by Dickinson, visit…

The Materialists

Upon first encountering the new chair and bench prototypes from the Dutch design duo Tejo Remy and René Veenhuizen, of Atelier Remy & Veenhuizen, you’d be forgiven for not immediately registering the furniture’s material. From a distance, the objects appear…

Letter from Baltimore: Container Corps

In her monthly “Letter from Baltimore,” Elizabeth Evitts Dickinson writes about architecture, culture, and urbanism in a city more often associated with violent crime than with good design. Click here to read her previous posts. For more by Dickinson, visit…

Letter from Baltimore: The Humanitarian-Design Debate

In her monthly “Letter from Baltimore,” Elizabeth Evitts Dickinson writes about architecture, culture, and urbanism in a city more often associated with violent crime than with good design. Click here to read her previous posts. For more by Dickinson, visit…

Letter from Baltimore: A New (Art) Hybrid

In her monthly “Letter from Baltimore,” Elizabeth Evitts Dickinson writes about architecture, culture, and urbanism in a city more often associated with violent crime than with good design. Click here to read her previous posts. For more by Dickinson, visit…

Letter from Baltimore: Press Credentials

In her monthly “Letter from Baltimore,” Elizabeth Evitts Dickinson writes about architecture, culture, and urbanism in a city more often associated with violent crime than with good design. Click here to read her previous posts. For more by Dickinson, visit…

Letter from Baltimore: Design for Aging

In her monthly “Letter from Baltimore,” Elizabeth Evitts Dickinson writes about architecture, culture, and urbanism in a city more often associated with violent crime than with good design. Click here to read her previous posts. For more by Dickinson, visit…

Letter from Baltimore: The Design Solution

In her monthly “Letter from Baltimore,” Elizabeth Evitts Dickinson writes about architecture, culture, and urbanism in a city more often associated with violent crime than with good design. Click here to read her previous posts. For more by Dickinson, visit…

Solarama!

Photo: Stefano Paltera/courtesy the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon Keeping tabs on the Solar Decathlon is a bit like watching a slow-moving golf tournament. Over two weeks, 20 college and university teams from around the world compete to see…

Design Arsenal

The co-curators of the International Architecture Biennale Rotterdam want to arm the masses with a new design tool.

Crowd Control

The largest gathering U.S. history is about to occur in our nation's capital. Can American Cities learn to truly embrace the crowd?

Movin' on Up

Is vertical farming the way of the future? The Social-Environmental Aesthetics Project wants your thoughts.

Integrated Design

For more than fifty years, Seattle-based Mithun has defined sustainable design. A new book explores the culture of an architecture practice where the earth is first.

The New Math

Ron Eglash's discovery of fractals in African architecture spurred a rewriting of math curriculum and a fresh take on design.

Vacancy

What's to be done with all those empty lots during an economic downturn?

Inside a Sears Home

The Sears Modern Home celebrates its 100th anniversary this year and it raises some questions about the modern prefab movement.