The Latin Cathedral and Cathedral Square in Lviv, Ukraine—All images courtesy Steve McDonald

Stunning New Coloring Book Shines a Light on Global Architecture – Curbed

Meditate on your favorite buildings by Jenny Xie Last spring, just as the world was going gaga over adult coloring books—that is, coloring books marketed to grownups as a refreshing way to de-stress, unplug, or just have fun—one title that published in the midst of all the frenzy...
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Rendering of the proposed hotel on Washington Avenue

Developer proposes micro-hotel on Washington Avenue – designed by NBWW

The Miami Beach properties sold to a partnership in June for $36M March 23, 2016 05:30PM By Katherine Kallergis Rendering of the hotel’s facade Washington Squared Owner LLC, an entity controlled by Andrew Joblon, wants to build a Z-shaped hotel with 312 micro-hotel rooms, the...
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Design can support or change company culture says Haworth research

Haworth white papers: workplace culture is the most important factor to take into account when designing office spaces, according to research by Haworth. The research, contained in a white paper produced by the US office furniture giant, found that organisational culture is a...
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Morpholio Launches ScalePen for Its Trace App

The new feature is perfect for architects who embrace graphic standards, beautiful line drawings, and their iPad. By Wanda Lau The importance of line weights cannot be underscored in architectural drawings. Whether they are executed through a cherished set of technical pens or...
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These Architects’ Drawings of Human Figures Offer an Insight Into Their Minds | ArchDaily

by Rory Stott While there are many different approaches creating architectural space, most architects agree that the primacy of the human is paramount to the creation of a successful design. We perceive architecture through our senses, interpret its scale in comparison to our...
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MIT researchers plan “death of the traffic light” with smart intersections

A group of researchers has developed a conceptual traffic system that would enable driverless vehicles to whizz through intersections without colliding, eliminating the need for signals (+ movie). Researchers from MIT, the Swiss Institute of Technology and the Italian National...
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Mies van der Rohe on the site of the Farnsworth House. Myron Goldsmith fonds, Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

Construction Matters: How Advances in Brick, Steel, and Concrete Changed Architecture

How the technology behind the building blocks of construction informs the craft and creativity of architecture by Patrick Sisson In an era of insane renderings and conceptual construction projects, Georg Windeck, an architect and teacher at Cooper Union, wanted to take a...
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Who to Watch in Architecture Policy: Rep. Frank Pallone

A top Democrat details the role that architects play in energy, environment, and commerce. By John Schneidawind, for AIA Architect Congressman Frank Pallone, Democrat from the Sixth Congressional District of New Jersey, thinks architects do a great job getting out their message...
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University of Arkansas Community Design Center

Q+A: Building a National Network of Resilient-Design Studios

Sherry-Lea Bloodworth Botop, executive director of the AIA’s Architects Foundation, discusses the nonprofit’s goals for its six regional, university-based design studios and how they’re targeting local needs related to social, disaster, and chronic issues. By Hallie Busta Last...
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Q+A: Takeaways from the AIA’s New Diversity Report

There’s room for improvement, says Tania Salgado, chair of the AIA Diversity Council. By Hallie Busta There’s a long way to go to achieving equitable representation in the architectural profession. That’s the perhaps unsurprising conclusion from the AIA’s “Diversity in the...
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