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Book review: Architecture of Nature/Nature of Architecture

Architecture of Nature/Nature of Architecture Diana Agrest Applied Research and Design, January 2019 Publisher Description: Architecture of Nature/Nature of Architecture presents original research work, exploring the materiality and the forces at play in the history of the earth....
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Make the Landscape Democratic Again

Income inequality has helped create a growing geographic divide between rich and poor. Aaron Betsky on why we need to mend that gap. By Aaron Betsky America is heading back to the ‘burbs. The Brookings Institute, which has been steadily and consistently producing better analyses...
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The ‘museum hotel’ trend | National WWII Museum

Attractions are constantly investing in new ways to get people to stay longer and spend more. We look at the emerging trend of the museum hotel. Bea Mitchell National WWII Museum developing a 1940s-themed hotel The National WWII Museum in New Orleans has also confirmed The...
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Yesomi Umolu will curate the 2019 Chicago Architecture Biennial. (Andrew Bruah/courtesy the Chicago Architecture Biennial)

Here’s what we know about the 2019 Chicago Architecture Biennial so far

The 2019 Chicago Architecture Biennial will draw over 40 contributors and partners across the city and beyond; here are some of the stand-out attractions. By Jamie Evelyn Goldsborough This May, the Chicago Architecture Biennial announced this year’s participants for the upcomi...
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AIA: Design Contracts Hit 33-Month Low

The monthly architecture billings index came in at a score of 49.1 last month, which is a 1.1-point decrease from last month and signifies contraction in the industry. By Katharine Keane AIA’s monthly Architecture Billings Index (ABI) for June came in at a score of 49.1....
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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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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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