Photograph by Ron Milewski 1971, courtesy CCA

Movies not to miss at New York’s Architecture and Design Film Festival

New York’s Architecture and Design Film Festival founder has picked out five movie screenings to get in the diary ahead of the event’s opening next week. Eleanor Gibson New York’s Architecture and Design Film Festival founder has picked out five screenings to...
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World Architecture Day poster by Huda Gharandouqa from Jordan. Image courtesy of UIA.

What is World Architecture Day doing for architecture?

By Katherine Guimapang Every year the International Union of Architects (UIA) reminds the globe to celebrate World Architecture Day (WAD). However, like most annual holidays that generate a large amount of interest within a 24-hour period, but quickly fade away as the day ends,...
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Car-free transit is sure to be a key topic during a global climate summit between city leaders in the Dutch city this week.

C40 Climate summit: Cities step up on environmental policy

At this week’s global environmental gathering in Copenhagen, cities aim to set the agenda. By Patrick Sisson September saw climate strikes, a UN Summit, and impassioned speeches from teen activist Greta Thunberg—but despite the attention paid to the crucial issue of climate...
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Notes from the Chicago Architecture Biennial

Aaron Betsky on the five must-see projects from this year’s exhibition. By Aaron Betsky ARCHITECT contributor Aaron Betsky shares his five most compelling installations from this year’s Chicago Architecture Biennial, which opened Sept. 19. 1) “The Plot: Miracle...
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“What are we left with when architecture is stripped of its spatiality, materiality and aesthetics?”

The third Chicago Architecture Biennial draws attention to the biggest issues of today, but is short on architects wrangling with them, says Mimi Zeiger. Mimi Zeiger The third edition of Chicago Architecture Biennial (CAB) opened its doors one day before Chicago school children...
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Five Takeaways from the 2019 Chicago Architecture Biennial

The exhibition, “…and other such stories,” opens Sept. 19 and showcases work from more than 80 contributors. By Edward Keegan The Chicago Architecture Biennial, where artistic director Yesomi Umolu and curators Sepake Angiama and Paulo Tavares present the work...
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2019 Chicago Architecture Biennial Returns With a Critical Eye

Exhibits and installations from around the world hope to reframe – and sometimes challenge – the very idea of architecture at this year’s event. We get a preview. Quinn Myers For many Chicagoans, pride in local architecture is as natural as rooting for the Cubs or White Sox. But...
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Climate Week NYC kicks off September 23 with hundreds of events throughout New York City (Courtesy The Climate Group)

What to see during Climate Week NYC 2019

Climate Week NYC 2019 kicks off next week with hundreds of events, panels, and dialogues around climate change and its diverse intersections with the city. By Emily Conklin Climate Week NYC 2019 kicks off next week with hundreds of events, panels, and dialogues around climate...
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Couzin Studio Vancouver, a city shaped by Cornelia Hahn Oberlander, features prominently in City Dreamers.

Elevating Unheard Voices

Design films are often seen as niche, but they don’t have to be. By Kathleen O’Donnell for AIA Architect Next month, the Architecture & Design Film Festival will launch its 11th season in New York City. This year’s lineup of films showcases work that reflects...
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The ACADIA 2019 workshop at the University of Texas at Austin will explore

ACADIA announces keynote speakers and awardees for 2019 conference

Organizers of the 2019 ACADIA conference have announced that year’s conference will investigate “the blurred divide between analog and digital processes.” By Drew Zeiba The Association for Computer Aided Design in Architecture (ACADIA), an organization that connects...
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