SAH 2016 Annual International Conference April 6-10 | Pasadena/Los Angeles, CA

Society of Architectural Historians 2016 Annual International Conference New Local/Global Infrastructures April 6-10 | Pasadena/Los Angeles, CA The SAH 2016 Annual International Conference will engage participants from around the world with the rich, evolving legacy of the...
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Don Wolfe (fifth from left) at 100 Andalusia recognition ceremony.

City of Coral Gables Commission recognizes NBWW designed condo, 100 Andalusia

On Tuesday, March 29, at 9:00 AM, the City of Coral Gables Commission recognized the 100 Andalusia Condominium. The condo was designed by Coral Gables architecture firm, NBWW (Nichols Brosch Wurst Wolfe & Associates, Inc.). Representing the firm was partner Don Wolfe, seen...
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Iconic art deco buildings in Miami Beach. Laurent Bolli via FlickrCC

Sea-Level Rise Threatens Miami’s Historic Architecture | Miami New Times

By Jessica Lipscomb The seas are rising. And Miami is in grave danger of going under. Anyone who lives in South Florida and isn’t living in a Marco Rubio-size bubble of denial knows these facts by now, and the national media has been pounding the story into the ground in...
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Bridge Pavilion & Third Millennium Bridge: Río Ebro, Zaragoza, España: photo Juan E De Cristofaro

The Lasting Legacy of Zaha Hadid | Architect Magazine

Zaha Hadid leaves behind a rich architectural legacy of built work that pushed formal boundaries to advance the discipline. By Deane Madsen Zaha Hadid, Hon. FAIA, died suddenly this morning at the age of 65. The firm she founded in 1979, Zaha Hadid Architects, released a...
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Zaha Hadid: photo the Knight Foundation

Zaha Hadid, Groundbreaking Architect, Dies at 65 – NY Times

Ms. Hadid, the first woman to win the Pritzker Prize, was renowned for her theoretical work that left a mark on skylines around the world. By MICHAEL KIMMELMAN Zaha Hadid, the Iraqi-British architect whose curving, elongated structures left a mark on skylines around the world,...
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A quiz on the ACSA's new Studyarchitecture.com helps prospective architecture students narrow their college and university selections.

A Road Map for Planning Your Architecture Degree

A new campaign from the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture helps architects-to-be determine their course of study. By Hallie Busta Picking a college or university isn’t easy, as students must weigh a host of factors including location, cost, curriculum, faculty,...
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from SketchMIA: http://miamicad.org/sketchmia/

Urban Sketch Tour: Where students learn to draw Miami’s historical buildings | Miami Herald

By Caitlin Granfield During SketchMIA, an architecture sketch tour, participants learn the bare basics of how to draw some of downtown Miami’s most historical buildings. Two architecture professors, David Rifkind of Florida International University and Joachim Perez of the...
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Downtown Miami ushers in new hotel boom – Miami Herald

NBWW designed Marriott Marquis Worldcenter, a focal point of the boom. —- The openings of the Langford hotel and ME Miami signify the first hotel developments in the center of downtown Miami’s urban core in recent years. By Chabeli Herrera In a long-forgotten corridor of...
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Construction of the Robie House in Chicago, Illinois from 1909. University of Chicago archives

Frank Lloyd Wright Restorations: Three Projects and Perspectives on Preservation – Curbed

When it comes to preserving the famous architect’s work, there’s no single way to approach restoration or renovation by Patrick Sisson What’s the best way to honor a building’s past, yet preserve it for the future? This central question underlying the work of preservationists and...
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Blaine Brownell: The course's final presentation with the biologists and invited critics.

Why Architecture School Needs Interdisciplinary Training

Collaborating with peers from other academic backgrounds teaches leadership, humility, and the role of an architect. By Blaine Brownell Like many fields, architecture is increasingly influenced by the call for more collaboration among disciplines. In practice, the emphasis is on...
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