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The Van Alen Institute, in Partnership with The New Yorker, Explores Climate Change in Miami | Architectural Digest

In its new Sessions series, the Van Alen Institute shows the effects of climate change through a variety of lenses Text by Hadley Keller “The results are visible,” says landscape architect Jennifer Bolstad of the effects of climate change on Miami. “Even if...
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The Architecture Lobby’s Think-In explored ways to improve the “soft infrastructure” of architecture, including better labor practices and achieving gender equity. Michael Schissel

#MeToo hit architecture. Now what?

During the annual AIA convention, the Architecture Lobby debated how to better protect workers from harassment and discrimination—and how to fight back By Diana Budds It’s been a rocky year for architects. Multiple women accused Richard Meier—one of its most recognized stars—of...
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Proposed for the Miami River: Up to Four Towers, Maybe New Miami Administration Building | Daily Business Review

Adler Group LLC wants to develop a site on the north side of the river and roughly between Interstate 95 and Southwest Second Avenue. By Lidia Dinkova South Florida-based developer Adler Group LLC wants to build its first project along the Miami River. Adler wants to build on...
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Studio Ghibli releases new drawings of its theme park

Miyazaki fans, rejoice: there’s a new Studio Ghibli theme park coming to Japan. Newly released renderings done in the style of the studio’s famous movies hint at what is to come. By Selina Cheah Miyazaki fans, rejoice: there’s a new theme park coming to Japan built around...
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“Personal data could be a vital tool in designing our cities”

The Cambridge Analytica scandal revealed how personal data is being mistreated. But used responsibly, this information could be hugely beneficial for developing our cities, says Eleanor Jolliffe. by Eleanor Jolliffe For years we have unwittingly been giving away reams of personal...
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Celebrating Architecture: new film promotes diversity in architecture education and the profession at large

By Alexander Walter Nearly 94% of British architects are white, despite 14% of the UK population being of a black and minority ethnic background. […] Warren is featured […] in a new film due to premiere at the Royal College of Art (RCA) this month. Celebrating...
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Architecture tourism: The best U.S. buildings, parks, and museums to visit this summer

Tours, parks, and buildings for architecturally-minded travelers to add to their itinerary By Patrick Sisson You can scan social media and admire great architecture and design from afar, but there’s something to be said about seeing a great work in its natural environment....
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Courtesy Comfy The Comfy workplace experience app allows employees to make immediate changes in temperature and lighting, and to book rooms.

This Week in Tech: Siemens Is Embracing Smart Building Technology

Plus, lasers that can generate 11 colors simultaneously, winners of the 2017 LEED Homes Awards, more design-tech news from this week. By Katharine Keane This week, German technology and manufacturing conglomerate Siemens announced its plans to acquire Oakland, Calif.–based office...
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Archinect’s weekly wrap-up of new design competitions worth checking out

By Bustler Editors Chicago Design Week 2018 Register/Submit Deadline: Friday, Jul 20, 2018 We are excited to announce a call for event proposals to shape the eighth annual Chicago Design Week—seven days worth of programming and events dedicated to a close examination of the fluid...
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Why is the architecture profession silent on the immigrant detention debate?

The silence from professional organizations on the matter is troubling to say the least; as the government ramps up efforts to build more facilities under increasingly hostile terms, it would benefit practitioners and contractors to understand the ethical implications of their...
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