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Goodbye to Beaux Arts Manhattan

TAKE A GOOD LOOK AT THESE BUILDINGS next time you’re in the area around Grand Central Terminal, because some of them may not be there much longer. 459 more words

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Saving the Early History of Digital Architecture

40 years ago, not a single architectural drawing was done digitally. Now there is an entire industry of software-makers catering to the needs of architecture. In between now and then, however, architects were forced to make novel digital tools that remain unknown to the public and to the architectural profession. 129 more words

Interview

The Hidden Health Dangers of Interiors and Furniture

The list of side effects, including cancer and diabetes, reminded me of leaded gas or ozone-destroying chlorofluorocarbons. This was another quick embrace of a chemical solution that may be disastrous in the long term. 180 more words

Interview

Smart About Smart Cities

Like Sisyphus and his boulder, a small community of thinkers is trying to push their vision for the city-of-the-future to the top.

This community is composed of academics, designers, policymakers, and corporations. 198 more words

Architectural Record

Against Adjaye's agitprop

Adding to the widespread perception that British architect David Adjaye’s affordable-housing project in Harlem looks like a prison, architect Marc Szarkowski offers, on TradArch, this pertinent riposte to the recent mass exercise in droolery from the commentariat: 311 more words

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The "Chicago Way" of Architecture?

The vaunted “Chicago Way” resonates through the Windy City’s architecture community: from its unlikely beginnings as a Sean Connery line in the 1987 film The Untouchables… 127 more words

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Top 300 Architecture Firms

Movin’ on up! American Structurepoint has moved up 29 spots from 2011 to be ranked as the 217th largest architecture firm in the US! Along with this exceptional growth, our Architecture Group alone has doubled since 2013. 32 more words

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