The 606, an abandoned rail line turned public park in Chicago. Colin Hinkle for The Trust for Public Land

High Line Network will advise similar adaptive reuse projects around the country – Curbed

It’s about sharing knowledge to improve social equity by Barbara Eldredge Soon after the 2009 opening of the first phase of New York City’s High Line park, other cities around the globe began copying its model—repurposing aging infrastructure as public space. In just the last few...
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ArchiMaps shows you all the must-see buildings in NYC, London, and more – Curbed

Fun! by Jenny Xie Launched just in time for summer traveling, the new mobile app ArchiMaps is a gift to architecture lovers everywhere. Available on Android and iOS, the app offers a comprehensive guide to architecturally-significant buildings, bridges, and more in four cities so...
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Under 43-Story Met Square by NBWW, A Crawl Space Will Remain Open To Archaelogists

Construction of the Met Square tower doesn’t mean archaeological excavation at the site has ended. According to Miami Today, the project will include an underground crawl space allowing for further archaeological exploration. A gallery operated by HistoryMiami will showcase finds...
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78-Story Tower by NBWW Gets Final Approval To Replace Brickell Burger King

Miami’s Planning & Zoning Department has granted final approval for the proposed 18 tower in Brickell…. designed by architecture firm NBWW (Nichols Brosch Wurst Wolfe & Associates, Inc.) If built, the 78-story tower would have 392 residential units along with retail...
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ArchitectChats Ep. 13: Timber On the Rise, Part 1 – Dowel-Laminated Timber

Lucas Epp of StructureCraft Builders describes the science behind one of the newest mass timber products on the market, and how it could help change the face of timber construction. By ARCHITECT Staff ArchitectChats is kicking of our second four-episode series this season,...
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Can good hospital design improve your health? – CNN.com

(CNN) While the healthcare system in America is in a state of crisis, the hospitals, care centers and research facilities that make up the industry — in the States and abroad — have never looked better. Gone are the days of sterile spaces, shared rooms and buildings...
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the most important thing architects ignore when designing spaces

using an immense and impressive array of tools, architects today can execute designs with pin-point perfection. however, according to GUZMÁN DE YARZA BLACHE, director of the MASTER IN STRATEGIC DESIGN OF SPACES AT IE SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE AND DESIGN, there is one major factor a...
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This Week in Tech: Solar Paint that Generates Clean Energy | Architect Magazine

Plus, more design-tech news from this week. By ARCHITECT Staff Researchers as RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia have succeeded in developing a paint that can absorb moisture and create energy. The paint contains a compound that both soaks in water vapors and acts as a...
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Why climate change is important to the ‘New York Times’ architecture critic – Curbed

Michael Kimmelman discusses his series “Changing Climate, Changing Cities” by Patrick Sisson New York Times architecture critic Michael Kimmelman has always taken a wide-angle view of just what the building beat can entail. Just as the impact of a single skyscraper can only be...
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The Palms in Provenciales, Turks and Caicos

#NBWW50 – #tbt – Design throwback: THE PALMS

For NBWW’s 50th anniversary we are looking at great blasts from the past for our Thursday-Throw-Backs! This week we are taking a look the… THE PALMS Provenciales, Turks and Caicos 72 luxury condo-hotel units From the resort: A 72-suite resort on the island of...
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