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Albion Library Wins Top Ten COTE Award Celebrating Best in ‘Great Design + Great Performance’

The Library as a Walled Garden: How the COTE-award-winning Albion Library is helping its neighbors   Public libraries like Toronto’s award-winning Albion District Library are built to serve the communities that surround them, and in this case, a rainbow terracotta…
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Design Pavilion’s hub of design conversations + installations takes over Times Square

  NYCxDesign Week’s free architecture events + installations expected to draw 3M visitors In mid-May, NYCxDESIGN, the annual public design event, is taking over Times Square with a Design Pavilion offering free programming that’s bringing design to the public eye….
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Bryony Roberts Studio | Primo Piano, The American Academy, Rome. Credit: Bryony Roberts

2018 Architectural League Prize Winners Address ‘Objectivity’ in Prestigious Design Competition

Exhibit of winning designs by young architects + designers on view in NYC during AIA For thirty-seven years, The Architectural League of New York has prompted young architects and designers to reflect on an annual theme and submit architectural portfolios…
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Evelyn Lee at Grassroots '18, photo by Lora Teagarden.

2018 AIA Grassroots: Insights on Influence

The architect’s influence, civic engagement & other key impressions from the AIA Grassroots conference Editor’s Note: Architect and planner Stephen Parker, based out of SmithGroupJJR’s D.C. offices, is a community designer and advocate who writes about community-driven issues and equity….
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Key takeaways from the Architectural Digest Design Show

Takeaways from the Architectural Digest Design Show: Wood, Light + Objects

Inspired designs that caught our eyes at the AD Design Show Spring rings in a steady season of design and architecture tradeshows and events including the ICFF, BKLYN Designs and WantedDesign shows in New York, the Dwell on Design fair…
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Hunter Douglas Architectural ceilings were featured in three projects honored by CISCA.

Ron Rice honored with CISCA’s President’s Award; Hunter Douglas Architectural Ceilings featured in 3 winning projects

Hunter Douglas Architectural ceilings featured in 3 winning civic project designs The Ceilings & Interior Systems Construction Association celebrated the industry with its Excellence awards this week in Orlando, Florida. The annual event recognizes noteworthy projects and players, and this…
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For the concourse, Hunter Douglas custom engineered a metal ceiling panel system.

Call It a Comeback: Inside Downtown Detroit’s New Little Caesars Arena

HOK designs new game-day experience with fan amenities, custom elements & “the Via” The grand opening of Little Caesars Arena, a sophisticated $863 million sports facility designed by HOK, continues to signal an era of economic growth and an energetic…
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The Biennial's opening week party

Historic Chicago Cultural Center anchors Chicago Architecture Biennial

1-on-1 with Jamey Lundblad, CMO of Chicago’s Dept. of Cultural Affairs & Special Events During the four-month run of the Chicago Architecture Biennial, the Chicago Cultural Center has housed the main exhibition, with architectural models, sketches, and historic photographs. Beneath the Center’s…
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As an architectural finish, HeartFelt™ balances high performance with high style

“Architectural Record” Names HeartFelt™ Best Architectural Finish of the Year

HeartFelt™, our creative application of felt wall & ceiling panels, wins Best in Category The verdict is in: after Architectural Record’s annual review of the best architectural products of the year, a competition that attracted over 250 entries, the jury…
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This Archtober, architects, journalists & design fans joined an AIA-sponsored tour of historic Battery Park

The Reinvention of a Carousel – and The Battery

Archtober Walking Tour Reveals Gems of Architecture and Urban Planning By Paul Hagar A recent AIA-sponsored walking tour of Battery Park highlighted a historic, picturesque link between New York Harbor and the continuing rejuvenation of Lower Manhattan. Focused on the…
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