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University at Buffalo seeking Magda and John McHale Fellowship, Peter Reyner Banham Fellowship in Buffalo, NY, US

Magda and John McHale Fellowship

Magda Cordell McHale and John McHale were participants in the London-based Independent Group who, after moving to America to work with Buckminster Fuller, went on to study the impact of emerging technologies on the … Sigue leyendo

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Why jobs require cities

If we’re going to find jobs in the U.S. and the rest of the world, they’re going to have to be found in exactly the area where China is finding them — tertiary industry, or services.

How do you create service-industry jobs? By invest… Sigue leyendo

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Are US Muslims abandoning domes and minarets out of fear?

“You can have a grand dome and grand minaret, but if it doesn’t really serve the purpose, if it only has a large prayer space and nothing else, then you’re not really fulfilling the needs of the community,” he says.
In post 9/11 America the constructi… Sigue leyendo

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Video: David Chipperfield Discusses German Projects

British architect David Chipperfield recently gave an interview with Crane.tv discussing his architectural philosophy and affinity for the German culture. He expands on his approach to architecture and touches on his work for the completed reconstruction of the Neues Museum … Sigue leyendo

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Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial / ROMA Design Group

Courtesy of ROMA Design Group This past Fall, ROMA Design Group proudly announced the completion of the Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial in Washington D.C. In 2000, ROMA won the international design competition among nearly 1,000 entries. ROMA Design … Sigue leyendo

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Food Meets Architecture at the James Beard Awards

San Francisco’s Bar Agricole designed by Aidlin Darling Design, the winning design at the 2011 James Beard Awards. Image via. James Beard is a household name in the food world. Hailed as the “dean of American cookery” by the New … Sigue leyendo

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How Interboro Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Parking Lot

Photo: The New York Times Last Friday, New York Times architectural critic Michael Kimmelman laid down some frightening statistics about American parking lots: not only are there possibly as many as 2 billion parking spaces from sea to shining sea, … Sigue leyendo

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Death Match: Crystal Bridges (private) vs Madrid Río (public) edition

But Madrid Río is a project whose audacity and scale, following the urban renewal successes of Barcelona, Spain’s civic trendsetter, can bring to a New Yorker’s mind the legacy of the street-grid plan, which this year celebrates its … Sigue leyendo

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