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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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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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John Nichols’ firm has a project portfolio that has helped shape the region’s aesthetic. - Jock Fistick

Architect John Nichols on seeing ideas become edifices – South Florida Business Journal

by Debora Lima John Nichols isn’t afraid to get his hands dirty. The 75-year-old architect, founder of Nichols Brosch Wurst Wolfe & Associates in Coral Gables, was taught early on by a mentor that the best way to learn how to do something is to get out there and do it. That...
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Award-Winning Architecture Firm, Nichols Brosch Wurst Wolfe & Associates, Inc. (NBWW), Celebrates its 50th Anniversary — PROFILE Miami

May 18, 2017 in Hotels, News Nichols Brosch Wurst Wolfe & Associates, Inc. (NBWW), an award-winning, renowned architecture firm that has played a key role in the design and restoration of many of Miami’s most iconic and legendary properties, will celebrate its 50th...
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Courtesy Jason Pineau Lockhart Lake truck stop is on the way to the Ekati diamond mine, about 120 miles south of the Arctic circle.

The Conflicting Future for Arctic Settlement and Design | Architect Magazine

Blaine Brownell reviews ‘Many Norths: Spatial Practice in a Polar Territory’ by architects Lola Sheppard and Mason White. By Blaine Brownell With the early arrival of spring in the northern hemisphere, our attention is once again drawn to the high Arctic.The North now...
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Assessing Architecture Through Neuroscience and Psychology | Architect Magazine

Blaine Brownell reviews “Welcome to Your World: How the Built Environment Shapes Our Lives” by architecture critic Sarah Williams Goldhagen By Blaine Brownell We can do better. This is the fundamental message of Welcome to Your World: How the Built Environment Shapes...
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