Objection!, at Vitra Design Museum (Weil am Rhein, Germany)

19 Architecture and Design Exhibitions to Look Forward to In 2016 | BLOUIN ARTINFO

by Jana Perkovic 2016 is looking like a promising year for the lovers of architecture and design, with a number of significant exhibitions in the making. From a large retrospective of the architecture of Foster + Partners at Mori Art Museum in Tokyo that will open the year in...
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The top 10 architecture quotes of 2015

Dezeen editor Anna Winston picks the quotes that sum up the year in architecture, covering the changing status of refugee camps, the relationship between New York’s skinny skyscrapers and inequality, and the blurring lines between designers and architects....
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Three Trends to Expect in Architectural Practice in 2016

This year, the profession saw a few key changes in how it does business, which will affect how it will do business in the new year. By Caroline Massie This year saw changes in firm ownership, the licensure process, and the need for increased diversity among firm ranks....
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“We face calls for safe houses, safe communities and safe spaces”

There are tactics that architecture can use to make people feel safe, says Aaron Betsky, but the question is how we apply them to public buildings and spaces Opinion: there are concrete tactics that architecture can use to make people feel mentally and socially safe, says Aaron...
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10 Must-Listen Architecture and Design Podcasts for the Holiday Break – Curbed

by Patrick Sisson Is there a form of media that compliments city living better than podcasting? Whether it keeps commuters company during a morning train ride or provides a soundtrack for a stroll through city streets, the ubiquity and portability of podcasting can make a...
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A/N 2015 Holiday Gift Guide: 16 design-heavy gifts sure to please everyone on your list

The holidays are quickly approaching, and AN has found the best architecture and design gifts to give (or receive) this season. Here are 16 must-have gifts for everyone on your list. The High Line Phaidon Get the inside scoop behind the inspiration and creation of New York’s...
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A concept envelope that uses reclaimed wood to support animal habitats is a sample outcome of refining design concepts to better serve the natural environment.

Natural Resources as Architectural Capital

Better baseline business practices could help the sector achieve its environmental sustainability goals. By Blaine Brownell The climate deal reached earlier this month in Paris marks an unprecedented milestone, with 195 nations committing collectively to preventative measures...
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Fort Lauderdale planning board gives thumbs up to Bahia Mar project – an NBWW design

The Fort Lauderdale planning board recommended approval of the $400 million Bahia Mar redevelopment proposal early Thursday. The project includes two 39-story condominiums. Designed by NBWW. Larry Barszewski – Contact Reporter A $400 million redevelopment of city-owned...
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5 Events That Marked Architecture and Design in 2015

BY Jana Perkovic From self-driving cars, to biotechnology, and from prize winners to the destruction of architectural heritage, architecture and design have been in the news throughout 2015. Here, the Blouin ARTINFO A+D team has assembled our list of the events that have marked...
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Clockwise from top left: Orange County Government Center (Goshen, New York); Portland Gas & Coke Co. Building (Portland, Oregon); Greystone Park Psychiatric Hospital (Morris Plains, New Jersey); Harry Sythe Cummings House (Baltimore, Maryland); Belleview-Biltmore Hotel (Clearwater, Florida); Hotel Okura (Tokyo, Japan)

10 Important Buildings We Lost in 2015

by Patrick Sisson As architecture publications use the end of the year as a signal to anoint the year’s best designs—or, in the case of Curbed architecture critic Alexandra Lange and Mark Lamster, create a more entertaining and exhaustive list of superlatives—it’s...
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