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Emerging Professional Honor Award Winner Stephen Parker Catches up With the Next Generation of Designers at AIAS FORUM

For the rising tide of young designers, this year’s Contra-themed AIAS Forum challenged contrasting beliefs, contradictory approaches, and controversial topics of discussion in architectural practice and education.    By Stephen Parker, AIA NCARB LEED AP BD+C, Architect + Planner, SmithGroup Editor’s Note:…
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NBK Terracotta at SHoP Architect's newest tall tower, 111 West 57th St. Photos by Ashley Streff.

111 West 57th Tops Out: SHoP Architects’ Super-Slender Skyscraper Features Striking Terracotta Façade + Unparalleled Views

NBK Terracotta Joins SHoP Architects + JDS Development at Ceremony Marking Tall Tower’s Completion By Zoë Zellers Billionaire’s Row, a premier stretch along Manhattan’s West 57th Street, has a new neighbor: 111 West 57th St. officially topped out this November,…
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Kwong Von Glinow exhibited at Parsons School of Design with fellow winners of the Architectural League Prize.

“Our Motto is, ‘Enjoy Architecture,’” Says Kwong Von Glinow, 2018’s Architectural League Prize Winners

Architects behind Chicago's Kwong Von Glinow, discuss eliminating apartment corridors + rethinking affordable housing design This is part six of a series of exclusive conversations with this year’s Architectural League Prize winners. Zoë Zellers Click here to review competition rules and...
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Emerging New York Architects Close Out Archtober With Festive Firm Crawl

New York firms treated ENYA members to after-hours tours during a Halloween Firm Crawl By Jake Frisbie, Edited by Zoë Zellers More than a trick, members of AIA New York’s Emerging New York Architects committee were in for a treat….
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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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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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With AIA Back in NYC for the First Time in 30 Years, President Carl Elefante Reflects on the Architect’s Role Today

Carl Elefante on AIA's Hot Topics: Architecture's Challenges + Opportunities The American Institute of Architects President Carl Elefante sat down with Metropolis Magazine to discuss 2018's American Institute of Architects conference, which returned to New York for the first time in 30 years. ...
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Urban Playspace as Freespace: The Heartwarming Story Behind Pakistan’s First Pavilion at Venice Biennale

How one design studio conceptualized + self-funded Pakistan’s First Pavilion at Biennale – and why it’s catching the eyes of architects and designers   Responding to the Venice Architecture Biennale’s theme of “freespace,” the Pakistan National Pavilion is presenting, “The...
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“Freespace” Venice Architecture Biennale Opens

"An occasion to celebrate the best of creative practice" –Yesomi Umolu Architects, designers and industry journalists from around the world convened in Venice for the press preview opening of the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale during the last week of May....
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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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