Ed Obma/Courtesy of the FLW Archives At a time when women had few options in architecture, Frank Lloyd Wright provided one, as a circa 1962 photo from Taliesin West attests.

The ACSA and NAAB Merger – the pros and cons

Columnist Aaron Betsky weighs the pros and cons of a long-discussed merger between the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture and the National Architectural Accrediting Board. By Aaron Betsky Apparently, the merger between the National Architectural Accreditin...
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The Murder Castle: Chicago

Four Labyrinth-Like Buildings That Hide Bone-Chilling Secrets

These structures with intentionally bewildering floor plans have shady backgrounds. Secret passageways and rooms have always had an air of mystery about them. Why are they there? Who built them? And most importantly… does your house have any? These four structures are known...
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Architect’s Newspaper Best of Design Awards 2016

About A|N Best of Design Awards 2016. The Architect’s Newspaper is proud to announce its third annual Best Of Design Awards, a unique project-based awards program that showcases great buildings and building elements. Entrants are invited to submit completed works in 18 categories...
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A worker at the Lockheed Martin plant in Burbank, California, which was camouflaged under netting during WWII to resemble a suburb if seen from a passing plane. Image via Lockheed Martin

Costumes for Architecture: How Clever Designers Hid Buildings, Factories, and More During Both World Wars – Hidden Places – Curbed National

by Patrick Sisson Halloween offers a great excuse to celebrate architects who know how to throw good parties, as well as architects who know how to dress up as their own buildings. But during a time when we obsess over costumes, it’s also worth thinking back to the...
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Petr Novikov/Stone Spray A concept bridge conceived by Stone Spray, a 2012 research project out of the Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia, in Barcelona, that uses oil-based spray-deposition with soil and dirt sourced onsite.

The Architect as the Orchestrator of Information | Architect Magazine

The digital and analog worlds are merging in the built environment, welcoming a new class of materials and an unprecedented scale of innovation that together are changing the role of the designer. By Blaine Brownell When MIT Media Lab founder Nicholas Negroponte wrote Being...
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CC by Dan Zen

How to Network at a Professional Event

You have one hour to work the room and everyone seems to know somebody else. What do you do next? By Wanda Lau Networking reception: That one line item on the agenda of trade shows, conferences, and professional gatherings is enough to trigger a sense of apprehension in even the...
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Courtesy Flickr user Johan Siegers via Creative Commons Ruins of the Temple of Bel as photographed in 2009. Currently, a group of activists is aiming to re-construct the UNESCO World Heritage site with their online archive New Palmyra

The World Monuments Fund Announces Its 2016 Endangered Sites | Architect Magazine

The New York–based organization released its biennial list of 50 places that are at risk due to war, inadequate funding, natural disasters, tourism, or intentional destruction. By Chelsea Blahut On October 15, the World Monuments Fund (WMF) announced a new watch list, which...
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The Sydney Opera House by Danish architect Jørn Utzon: cc Hpeterswald

10 Hidden Architectural Gems in Sydney | BLOUIN ARTINFO

BY Low Lai Chow There is more to Sydney’s architecture than the Sydney Opera House. This Nov 1, over 50 of Sydney’s most architecturally loved buildings — some usually out of bounds to the public — will open their doors to the public in conjunction with the one-day Sydney...
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Dezeen is among news sources including the Guardian and the BBC available in Apple's News app

Dezeen now available in newly launched Apple News app

Dezeen is among “top news sources” available in Apple’s News app, alongside the BBC, the Guardian, CNN, and the Financial Times. Released with the latest update to Apple’s operating system – iOS9 – for the iPhone and iPad, the Apple News app offers users a...
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63rd Annual Progressive Architecture Awards: Call for Entries | Architect Magazine

Enter your unbuilt and ongoing projects in the Progressive Architecture Awards. By Deane Madsen The 63rd Annual Progressive Architecture (P/A) Awards are open for submissions. Are you designing the next Disney Concert Hall? The Progressive Architecture Awards have a storied...
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