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Architecture


03.12.13: Philip Nobel

Oops: Understanding Failure
A review of To Forgive Design: Understanding Failure, by Henry Petroski.
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11.08.11: John Cary

Architecture's Internship Requirement Needs a Redesign
An argument for rethinking architecture's internship requirement
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10.19.11: Alexandra Lange

Architecture Research Office
Interview with Stephen Cassell and Adam Yarinsky on the occasion of their National Design Award
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10.04.11: Julia Cooke

Cuba Libre: Contemporary Architecture in Havana
Young architects struggle to update the face of Cuba.
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05.27.11: By Alexia

My Studio H Experience
Adventures in design crits: A high school junior recounts her Studio H year working with onerous classmates and power tools.
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05.03.11: Gavin Browning

Community Hero: Queens Museum of Art
Queens Museum of Art, a model for community service, breaks ground on new addition.
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04.15.11: Michael Murphy

The Poverty of Starchitecture
Is the demand for architectural service so limited that we follow the money no matter whom it comes from? On March 25th, Zaha Hadid Architects laid off more than 90 employees because of “unforeseen events in North Africa.” More...
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03.08.11: Julie Lasky

Design Indaba 2011
Review of Design Indaba 2011 conference in Cape Town, South Africa
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02.28.11: Maria Popova

D-Build
A streamlined approach to dismantling and recycling buildings.
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02.18.11: Julie Lasky

DesigNYC, Round 2
Report on second round of pro bono design initiatives fostered by DesigNYC.
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02.11.11: Ernest Beck

BOOM
Report on a visionary residential complex for aging gay boomers.
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02.09.11: Photos by Magda Biernat

The Hard Sell
Images from "Betel Nut Beauties": photos by Magda Biernat.
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02.07.11: Ernest Beck

Hester Street Collaborative
Report on Hester Street Collaborative's pro-bono design model.
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01.26.11: Ernest Beck

Mensch at Work
Review of The Power of Pro Bono
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01.06.11: Photo by Jason Orton

Built Not to Last
Photo of prefab London housting development slated for demolition.
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12.14.10: Constantin Boym

Out of Sight: Qatari Workers' Housing
Constantin Boym reports on efforts to improve the living conditions of Qatar's migrant workers.
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11.17.10: Alexandra Lange

Dan Wood
A conversation with WORKac architect Dan Wood about design, food and cities.
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10.07.10: Alexandra Lange

Uncommon Ground
Exhibition review of "Small Scale, Big Change: New Architectures of Social Engagement," Museum of Modern Art, New York.
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06.30.10: Elizabeth Evitts Dickinson

New Visions of Home
Report on new housing models for the elderly.
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05.12.10: Kate Andrews

Dori Gíslason
Interview with design educator Halldór Gíslason about his work in Mozambique.
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03.29.10: Azby Brown

Bent by the Sun
What a longtime American-born resident of Japan has learned about his adopted country's ancient practice of sustainability.
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01.14.10: Jane Margolies

Rising Currents
Report on "Rising Currents," an exhibition of New York City design solutions to the flooding predicted by climate change experts, which will be on view at the Museum of Modern Art, March 24–August 9, 2010.
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12.18.09: Alexandra Lange

Casey Jones
Interview with Casey Jones, director of design excellence and the arts for the U.S. General Services Administration.
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11.09.09: Mark Dery

Dawn of the Dead Mall
Mark Dery surveys the landscape of failing malls and speculates about the future means and venues of mass consumption.
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11.02.09: Jonathan Schultz

Kick4Life
AIDS education mixes with soccer in plans for a new Lesotho stadium.
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10.22.09: Ernest Beck

Medellín, Colombia
Report on the city officials who turned around a notorious drugs-and-murder capital, winning the 2009 Curry Stone Design Prize for Transformative Public Works.
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10.06.09: Bradford McKee

Float House
Report on a floating house designed by Morphosis and UCLA architecture students for the Make It Right Foundation,
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08.22.09: Richard Ross

No Place Like Home
Image from photographer Richard Ross's latest project, "Suitable Placement: Juvenile Justice in America"
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07.05.09: William Drenttel

Report from Hale County, Alabama
Greensboro Alabama is a city of contrasts, and a place where new design thinking is revealing itself in a surprising number of ways. An occasional report from Winterhouse Institute on its Design for Social Impact & Innovation Project.
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