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SPP Celebrates First Building Topping Out within Water Street Tampa with JW Marriott by NBWW

New 26-story hotel will feature four food & beverage outlets and the largest hotel ballroom in Tampa Bay TAMPA, FL (July 17, 2019) – Strategic Property Partners, LLC (“SPP”), today announced the official topping out of the JW Marriott Tampa, marking the first of many to come...
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Morse and Stiles Colleges, Yale University, 1958-62, Eero Saarinen, architect. Saarinen is seen here with a large model of the two residential colleges, which he designed to have the rambling plan of an Italian hill town. Yale Manuscripts and Archives. (Excerpted from Living on Campus: An Architectural History of the American Dormitory.) Courtesy University of Minnesota Press

19 New Architecture and Design Books For This Summer

With warmer weather comes a fresh batch of exciting texts on architecture and design, past and present. See our full list here! Zachary Edelson, Samuel Medina, Laurel Rogers, Joseph P. Sgambati III Twice a year, the editors at Metropolis gather the most exciting books in one...
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WeWork office in New York City. Photograph courtesy of WeWork.

NCARB Explores Trends Shaping the Future of Architecture and Licensure

NCARB is studying how technological advances and shifts in practice could impact the future. NCARB is studying how technological advances and shifts in practice could impact the future of licensure. Washington, DC—What will the role of an architect look like in 25 years? As part...
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Paolo Baratta (left), president of the Venice Architecture Biennale, and its curator Hashim Sarkis (right), announced the 2020 curatorial focus. (Jacopo Salvi/Courtesy La Biennale di Venezia)

Hashim Sarkis announces the 2020 Venice Architecture Biennale theme

For next year’s Venice Architecture Biennale, participants will focus on creating new solutions around the theme of “How will we live together?” By Sydney Franklin How will we live together? That’s the seemingly simple, yet poignant, question posed by Hashim...
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elon musk’s neuralink startup unveils brain implant that reads your mind to control tech

kieron marchese elon musk‘s latest startup has unveiled a brain-reading device that uses small ‘threads’ to detect neuron activity so that users can control computers with their mind. at its presentation at the california academy of sciences on tuesday, the brain-computer...
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Scientists develop “greenhouse shields” to grow food on Mars

Researchers at Harvard University have devised a way to terraform Mars by placing sheets of silica aerogel on the planet’s surface, which would warm it up to make it suitable for growing plants. Eleanor Gibson Researchers at Harvard University have devised a way to...
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