IgCC 2018: What Architects and Clients Need to Know

The latest edition of the International Green Construction Code absorbs ASHRAE 189.1 and aims to bridge the gap between optional and mandatory guidelines for high-performance design. By Michael Kilkelly Architects and owners looking to construct high-performance buildings have a...
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AIA Report Offers Guidance on the Architect-Manufacturer Relationship

The Institute’s 2018 report “The Architect’s Journey to Specification” reveals what 400 survey respondents consider key factors that can make or break a specifier’s relationship with a manufacturer. By Katharine Keane In 2018, the AIA collaborated...
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Architecture becomes a STEM Subject in the United States

The United States Congress has passed a bill which will lead to architecture being officially recognized as a STEM subject by Niall Patrick Walsh The United States Congress has passed a bill which will lead to architecture being officially recognized as a STEM subject. The Carl...
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RIBA’s Nationwide Architecture Program Exposes Young Students to Thinking Like an Architect

This November, RIBA launched a national school program devoted to providing children between the ages of 4-18 access to architecture programs. by Lindsay Duddy This will be the UK’s first nationwide architecture program. The instructors, formally known as Architecture...
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Breuer is best known for his furniture, including the Wassily Chair. Image is courtesy of Knoll

Marcel Breuer: Bauhaus furniture master with a passion for architecture

Marcel Breuer is famous for tubular steel furniture, yet his real interest was architecture. We profile the Hungarian designer in our Bauhaus 100 series Jon Astbury Marcel Breuer is famous for his tubular steel furniture, yet his real interest was architecture. For our Bauhaus...
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Gunta Stölzl was one of many women who studied at the Bauhaus

“Bauhaus histories tend to be disproportionately dominated by men”

The role of female Bauhauslers in shaping the course of modern design is now being addressed says Catherine Slessor. Catherine Slessor Women are often edited out of the history of the Bauhaus, says Catherine Slessor, in this Opinion as part of our Bauhaus 100 series. But the role...
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Mies van der Rohe: modernist architect who led the Bauhaus to its end

For our Bauhaus 100 series, we profile modernism pioneer Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, the third and final director Bauhaus director. Jon Astbury The third and final director Bauhaus director was one of the world’s best-known architects. As we continue our Bauhaus 100 series,...
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“Nowhere did the Bauhaus’ artistic and intellectual heritage find ground as fertile as in America” | Dezeen

Margret Kentgens-Craig The Bauhaus fundamentally changed the philosophy and methodology of design education in the United States, says Margret Kentgens-Craig author of The Bauhaus in America, in this opinion as part of our Bauhaus 100 series. The dramatic circumstances of the...
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Swiss architect Hannes Meyer was hired to run the Bauhaus' architecture department

Hannes Meyer: the “unknown” second Bauhaus director

The Bauhaus’ second director, Swiss architect Hannes Meyer, led the Bauhaus between the giants of Walter Gropius and Mies van der Rohe. Jon Astbury Swiss architect Hannes Meyer led the Bauhaus between the giants of Walter Gropius and Mies van der Rohe. As we continu...
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10 of the most iconic pieces of Bauhaus furniture

Here’s a look at 10 of the most influential pieces of Bauhaus furniture, from Breuer’s bicycle-inspired Wassily Chair to Hartwig’s minimal chess set. Natashah Hitti To continue our Bauhaus 100 series, here’s a look at 10 of the most influential piece...
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