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Architects Dig Into Sustainable ‘Curiosities’ in Subscription-Based Box of New Green Design Products

Interiors + Sources’ Curios Box goes green with Hunter Douglas’ GreenScreen® Evolve™ roller shade fabric derived from recycled water bottles Zoë Zellers What does “going green” mean to you? For architects, developers, specifiers, manufacturers and end users, the definition of...
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AIA Day of Service Offers Local + Visiting Architects Meaningful Ways to Experience NYC

AIA NY Partnered with Local Firms + Nonprofits to Organize Volunteers at 6 Sites Throughout NYC Author: Jake Frisbie, Editor: Zoë Zellers With the greater architecture and design community in Manhattan for 2018’s AIA Conference, AIA New York used the final...
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Rain or Shine, Game’s On: Terracotta-Clad Stadium with Retractable Roof Makes Grand Slam Debut at US Open

With a Retractable Roof + Sun-Blocking, Rain-Shielding NBK Terracotta Louvers, Louis Armstrong Stadium is Designed to Enhance Tennis Fans’ Experience Zoë Zellers The newly designed Louis Armstrong Stadium made its grand slam public debut during the well-attended and widely-televised 2018...
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GREC Architects on Chicago’s Design Legacy, From Historic Landmarks to the Ace Hotel

GREC, the firm behind Chicago’s Ace Hotel, Condé Nast-Pitchfork offices + slew of new residential towers, walks us through what’s hot in Windy City Zoë Zellers In Chicago, “there’s new build and a lot of adaptive reuse going on. What...
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2018 AIAS Grassroots Leadership Conference: Building Leaders

From student leader to design advocate: AIAS alum Stephen Parker shares his journey Editor’s Note: Architect and planner Stephen Parker, AIA NCARB LEED AP BD+C, based out of SmithGroup’s D.C. offices, is an architect, planner, community designer and advocate who...
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Voices of Plurality Flash Mob Draws Crowd at AIA as Awareness Around Equity Grows

Organizers read the Voice of Women Architects manifesto before a crowd outside Javits Center during AIA By Zoë Zellers “This is what a feminist looks like,” chanted a lively and diverse crowd of architects and designers, who joined the Voices...
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Dan Spiegel, a 2018 Architectural League Prize recipient: “Objectives are defined by how the work is viewed at a particular moment in time”

Photo by  Alex Zieve In the exhibit, Dan Spiegel cuts sectional abstract models in “unconventional” ways to isolate particular moments within spaces + projects light to draw memory-like reactions This is part two of a series of exclusive conversations with this...
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Bryony Roberts, a 2018 Architectural League Prize winner, focuses on the overlap of subjectivities

Bryony Roberts responds to existing architectural + urban conditions, creates transformative interactions + collaborations Bryony Roberts' installation at the Architectural League Prize exhibit at Parsons School of Design  Courtesy of Bryony Roberts Studio In between traveling to New York to...
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Designing for Those “Left Out of the Equation”: MIXdesign + QSPACE Founders on “Sketching Equitable Workplaces”

MIXdesign + QSPACE Founders Lead Workshop on Workplace Design for Those “Left Out of the Equation” “Queer perspectives matter in design” --Lauren Johnson, QSPACE co-founder   Written by Jake Frisbie, Edited by Zoe Zellers Local New York architects and designers,...
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Timberwolves Up the Ante for Fan Experience with Target Center’s Major Redesign

Reimagined arena boasts bright, modern feel with custom wood-wrapped ceiling beams, more premium seating + tech perks   Zoë Zellers Just four years ago, a survey of NBA teams’ fan experiences, from accommodations to concessions, ranked the Minnesota Timberwolves’ game...
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