What’s New at the AIA Expo 2018

At this year’s architecture expo, held as part of the annual AIA Conference, more than 800 brands and building product manufacturers showcased products. Here are our favorites. By Ayda Ayoubi The 2018 AIA Conference on Architecture, held June 21–23, at the Jacob K. Javits...
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The New York office of Ike Kligerman Barkley, which launched a fellowship program last year. Photo: Darren Bradley

The Architecture Fellowships to Explore | Architectural Digest

Graduates get one-of-a-kind hands-on experience while firms benefit from new perspectives Text by Janelle Zara Thomas A. Kligerman, a founding partner at architecture and interior design firm Ike Kligerman Barkley, has had a growing concern over the state of architecture. “There...
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ArchitectChats Ep. 23: Dissecting the Code, Part 6 – Initiatives to Expedite the Review Process

Chief building officials from Washington, D.C., and Arlington, Va., discuss e-permitting and single-day permitting evaluations to streamline code review for architects and builders. By ARCHITECT Staff Now in season three of ArchitectChats, we are continuing our Dissecting the...
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Bentley Acquires 4D construction modeling software, Synchro Software

The acquisition of the London-based 4D construction modeling software company broadens Bentley’s ProjectWise construction offerings. By Ayda Ayoubi Exton, Pa.–based software company Bentley Systems announced last week that it has acquired Synchro Software, a 4D construction...
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5 Ways to Prepare for Architecture School Over the Summer

As a new class prepares to start their adventures in architecture this fall, here are some basic tips and tasks that will help incoming students in the fall. by Jack McManus This summer a brand new class of eager architectural hopefuls are preparing to start their lives in design...
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Architects Gather for the Voices of Plurality Flash Mob at AIA 2018 Convention

Almost 100 designers, architects, and allies gathered outside the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York on Friday. By Katharine Keane “Time is f—ing up!” yelled Iranian-American architect Gisue Hariri among a crowd that assembled outside the Jacob K. Javits Convention...
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Disasters—and Bad Architecture—Can Affect Happiness and Productivity

On April 4, Susan S. Szenasy, Metropolis’s director of design innovation, moderated a panel at the downtown offices of Page architects on this complex topic. by Canan Yetmen The increasing regularity of major climatic events like Hurricane Harvey has led to meaty discussions...
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This Week in Tech: Elon Musk’s Boring Company To Build High-Speed Transportation System in Chicago

Plus, the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation creates online virtual reality for Taliesin West, MIT develops new computer chip smaller than a dime, and more design-tech news from this week. By Ayda Ayoubi Elon Musk announced in a tweet last Thursday that his Boring Co. has been...
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A new wave of social and relaxation spaces bridges the gap between work and home. A moss wall is one of the biophilic principles at play at The Assemblage, a Manhattan coworking and coliving space designed by Meyer Davis. (Mikiko Kikuyama)

A new wave of social and relaxation spaces bridges the gap between work and home

As the evolution of the open office continues, a growing need for new “third spaces” has created a class of co-working, meditation, and other “out of the office” amenities for overworked employees. By Heather Corcoran As anyone used to late-night emails...
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MoMA showcases 2018 Young Architects Program finalists ahead of PS1 opening. Hide & Seek during the day. (Courtesy Dream The Combine)

MoMA showcases 2018 Young Architects Program finalists ahead of PS1 opening

Ahead of the June 28 opening of this year’s Young Architects Program exhibition, the MoMA has put all five of its final proposals on display until the fall. By Jonathan Hilburg From now until September 3, the MoMA will be exhibiting Dream The Combine’s winning scheme for...
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