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Humanhattan 2050: A Vision for a Resilient Manhattan, Presented at the Venice Architecture Biennale

Architect Bjarke Ingels on Artists Speaking on Behalf of the Future + His Design for a Resilient Manhattan

Humanhattan 2050: A Vision for a Resilient Manhattan, Presented at the Venice Architecture Biennale By Zoë Zellers Coverage of the Venice Architecture Biennale Presented in Partnership with Architectural Record “As an artist you actually have to be able to speak…
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U. of Kansas’ Earth, Energy + Environment Center, Clad in Terracotta + Native Limestone, Bridges Natural History + Cutting-Edge Design

New Center for Earth, Energy + Environmental Departments ‘Puts Learning on Display’ with Materials that Reflect Areas of Study University of Kansas’s new Earth, Energy and Environment Center (EEEC) features a “rigorous design that follows its internal dialogue,” writes one…
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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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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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100 Towers, 100 Architects: Hong Kong Pavilion Explores Vertical Architecture at Venice Biennale

Architects Address Hong Kong’s Urban Density with Innovative Tower Models Tucked behind an aged brick wall that surrounds Venice’s historic Arsenale emerges “100 Towers, 100 Architects,” Hong Kong’s provocative vision for 100 highly distinct towers presented by 100 different architects....
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10 Cool Things to Experience at NYCxDesign’s Design Pavilion

From free design talks to installations, here's a roundup of the best of the Design Pavilion   Author: Jake Frisbee Come check out 2018 Design Week in the heart of Times Square, anchored by architecture and design activity in the...
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Pratt students disrupt take-out food container design at NYCxDESIGN in exhibit on sustainability

Students propose improvements to materials + forms of single-use packaging for delivery food     For New York’s public design event, NYCxDESIGN, Pratt Institute students created the “Future of Take- Out,” an exhibit on waste reduction that envisions innovative re-thinks…
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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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Central Saint Giles, designed by Renzo Piano, sets new facade standards with colorful NBK terracotta.

From High-Gloss to Hyper-Pigmented: The New Ways Architects Are Using Terracotta Façades

Architizer + NBK Terracotta explain the ins and outs of designing with terracotta Terracotta, an ancient building material once suited to adorn the Babylonians’ palaces and temples, is a buzzworthy, customizable and durable façade option. Architizer describes the long, sustainable…
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