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miami art week 2019: your definitive guide

design-lovers everywhere will soon journey to miami, where — over the next week — art basel miami beach and design miami/ will open their doors to collectors, curators and enthusiasts alike. the two events — together with a packed program of offsite installations, exhibitions,...
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CarbonPositive’20 CONFERENCE and EXPO

March 2-4, 2020 | Intercontinental Los Angeles Downtown How to plan, design, build and manufacture a Carbon Positive future Sessions, speakers and exhibitors will showcase the most effective building materials, construction methods, design tools, planning strategies, practices...
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Rashid Johnson, The Hikers (still). Johnson's 2019 film is on display at Hauser + Wirth's Chelsea space along with mosaics, paintings, and a large-scale installation. (Courtesy the artist and Hauser & Wirth)

Here are fall’s hottest architecture, sustainability, and social theory events on the East Coast

In or around New York? Here’s a roundup of the most interesting design, sustainability, and social theory events going on. AN has assembled another collection of exhibitions, lectures, and conferences in the coming week that feature artists, architects, policymakers, and...
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Here’s 5 Essential New Rules To Master Plan Mastery

Missed our inaugural FuturePlace gathering in Miami? Check out these key take-aways. By John McManus FuturePlace. It’s not a Mad Max Rockatansky apocalyptic sequel or prequel, starring Mel Gibson or Tom Hardy. It’s not sci-fi. It’s about our very real here, now,...
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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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