‘In 2015 the Twentieth Century Society campaigned for No 1 Poultry, which was about to be mutilated, to be given listed status.’ Photograph: Historic England Archive

Postmodern architecture is making history – and about time | Catherine Croft

From industrial estates to housing estates, the listing of 17 PoMo buildings is an enlightened move. But what about brutalism, asks Catherine Croft, director of the Twentieth Century Society The listing of 17 postmodern buildings by Historic England is great news, even if the...
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A 1946 rendering of Rail Terminal Tower. Photo credit: Charles P. Nieder/University of Miami

Blast from the past: Photos show ‘Miami that was never built’

A University of Miami employee creates a photo slideshow that includes a car-less Flagler Street.  By Carla St. Louis   Getting caught up in Miami’s past is easy to do especially when you work at the University of Miami. Jorge Damian de la Paz, the program manager for Office of...
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“Revisiting Postmodernism is a careening joyride through 20th-century architecture”

Postmodernism proponents Terry Farrell and Adam Nathaniel Furman should broaden their definition of the style to help it remain relevant, says Aaron Betsky Aaron Besky Revisiting Postmodernism, a rereading of that particular movement by pomo prince Terry Farrell and young...
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Downtown Miami Historic Architecture Walking Tour – Receive 2 CEUs

Walking Tour – Miami Center for Design & Architecture Receive 2 Continuing Education Credits LU Date: 03/24/2018 Time: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Through the Downtown Miami Historic District This two-hour walking tour highlights several of downtown Miami’s best historic...
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What traditional buildings can teach architects about sustainability

Written by Oscar Holland, CNN Long before foam insulation and concrete tower blocks, humans were finding ingenious ways to address their needs through architecture. Using local materials and inherited construction techniques, societies have ensured that buildings provide...
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Georgia Louise Harris Brown (third from right) at work in the office of Frank Kornacker, structural engineer, circa the late 1940s. Photo: Edwards; Courtesy of the Brown family

Rediscover the Pioneering Women of Architecture That History Forgot | Architectural Digest

From Florence Knoll to Ada Louise Huxtable, a new research website by the Beverly Willis Architecture Foundation gives 50 women in architecture their due credit Text by Elizabeth Fazzare Perhaps you’ve heard of Ray Eames and Denise Scott Brown, but how about Natalie Griffin de...
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This site showcases achievements of pioneering women in American architecture. Pictured here: architect and designer Ray Kaiser Eames (Courtesy BWAF)

This site showcases achievements of pioneering women in architecture

This week the Beverly Willis Architecture Foundation launched a site that documents women’s contributions to American architecture from 1880 to 1980. By Audrey Wachs A new site started by a nonprofit architecture advocacy group is championing women’s contributions to...
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NASA’s bold space habitats inspired a generation of designers. The drawings by artist Rick Guidice mix familiar designs with futuristic imagery. (Courtesy NASA Ames Research Center)

NASA’s bold space habitats inspired a generation of designers

By Fred Scharmen In the 1970s, artists and scientists imagined the space habitats of the future. These ideas have since remained embedded in the popular imagination. This is an excerpt from a forthcoming book, Space Settlements, about the architectural, historical, social, and...
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New MoMA show plots the impact of computers on architecture and design. Pictured here: “Menu 23

New MoMA show plots the impact of computers on architecture and design – Archpaper.com

ByJonathan Hilburg The beginnings of digital drafting and computational design will be on display at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) starting November 13th, as the museum presents Thinking Machines: Art and Design in the Computer Age, 1959–1989. Spanning 30 years of works by...
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Frank Lloyd Wright Homes with Haunted Histories | Architect Magazine |

These four homes designed by the iconic American architect are all settings for tragedies, horror movies, and building projects gone wrong. By Chelsea Blahut Frank Lloyd Wright left behind an architectural legacy appreciated around the world long after his death 55 years ago....
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