101 books about where and how we live

Recommended reading from urban experts and Curbed contributors by Alissa Walker, Patrick Sisson, and Sara Polsky Illustrations by Paige Vickers Perhaps more than at any other time in American history, where we live determines much about what we know. As people who write about...
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Meet Igor Reyes of Nichols Brosch Wurst Wolfe in Coral Gables – Voyage MIA Magazine

Meet Igor Reyes of Nichols Brosch Wurst Wolfe in Coral Gables Voyagemia Staff Today we’d like to introduce you to Igor Reyes. Igor, please share your story with us. How did you get to where you are today? My story is simple, got out of school and hit the ground running. I’ve been...
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Jeff Elkins

A Brief Climate Change Reading List | Architect Magazine

Six books that present the truths and consequences of our global addiction to fossil fuels. By Ned Cramer The fossil fuel industry and its allies have fueled a massive disinformation campaign on the subject of climate change. If you’re looking for honest reporting and informed...
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Top architecture reads for the October Revolution’s 100th anniversary – Archpaper.com

By the Editors October 25th, 2017 marks the 100th anniversary of the beginning of the October Revolution, when a group of socialist revolutionaries stormed the Winter Palace in Petrograd (today’s St Petersburg), an event that would echo through the 20th century and beyond by...
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John Cary Releases New Book, “Design for Good: A New Era of Architecture for Everyone”

Published this month, the book features 20 recently built projects, from healthcare to religious spaces. By Sara Johnson In response to client feedback that a single-family model “sounded downright luxurious,” architect Brent Brown, AIA, the founding director of...
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Spa Business

Turnberry Isle – Miami’s iconic resort gets a 21st century spa – Spa Business

Âme-azing transformation – An iconic Miami resort has reimagined spa and wellness for the 21st century. Lisa Starr visits to find out more. At Miami’s Turnberry Isle Resort, spa director Tammy Pahel has just led a US$2.5m (€2.2m, £1.9m) spa expansion and renovation, adding...
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What Architects Should Know About “Convergence” | Architect Magazine

Randy Deutsch’s book explores how the rapidly blurring boundaries between design and construction are changing the building industry. By Brian Libby Wiley Randy Deutsch reckons that in the years before he wrote Convergence: The Redesign of Design (Wiley, 2017), he heard...
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Henry Dreyfuss Associates’ Humanscale design manuals to be reissued

Emma Tucker A Kickstarter campaign is raising money to rerelease a set of influential manuals that offer precise guides to designing for human comfort. The Humanscale books – originals of which are now out of print and highly sought after – were first published in 1974, with...
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This Is Your Brain on Architecture – A Book Review by CityLab

Amanda Kolson Hurley In her new book, Sarah Williams Goldhagen presents scientific evidence for why some buildings delight us and others—too many of them—disappoint. Sarah Williams Goldhagen was the architecture critic for The New Republic for many years, a role she combined with...
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Fallingwater as a 3D paper miniature. Via ArchDaily

New book lets you fold paper models of Frank Lloyd Wright masterpieces – Curbed

Fold your way through the architect’s iconic works by Barbara Eldredge Frank Lloyd Wright, America’s most famous architect, would have turned 150 this year, and some of us just can’t get enough. While few have the means to build full-scale replicas of Fallingwater or the...
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