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What Happened to Manhattan’s Lowline Project?

In 2011, the Tribeca-based design duo of James Ramsey and Dan Barasch proposed a radical project to transform an abandoned subterranean trolley terminal in Manhattan‘s Lower East Side into an underground park filled with natural light and vegetation, eventually proving their design with a full size mock-up of their design for light-capturing fiber-optic tubes. Since then, they haven’t had nearly the same level of publicity – but that doesn’t mean they aren’t still working. This article by The Architects’ Newspaper catches up with Ramsey and Barasch as they attempt to make their $50 million project a reality by 2018. Read the full article here.

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Crowdfunding And The Future Of Architecture: An Exclusive Interview With A:LOG


A:LOG is a Kickstarter project by and for architects. Photo: via projectalog.com There’s a radical shift underway in the architectural profession, and it’s quietly, but profoundly, changing how architects fundamentally approach their projects. Crowdfunding, or going directly to the public to finance a project, has been gaining increasing prominence in recent years thanks to the rise of …Continue Reading
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Shine A Little Light On Me: Architecture + Lighting

Yas Hotel, Image Credit Bjorn Moerman Photography via Arup Architizer is hosting the world’s definitive architectural awards program, with 50+ categories and 200+ jurors. As part of an ongoing series, we’re spotlighting projects that fit into “Pl… Sigue leyendo

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Buy A Tote, Help Fund The Lowline This Holiday Season

We’ve posted our fair share of holiday gift guides this season, including everything from fashion to books, but few have captured the charitable aspect of this giving season—luckily, the folks at the Lowline are helping us out with that! The g… Sigue leyendo

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Founders Of The High Line And The LowLine Join Architizer’s A+ Awards Jury

Iwan Baan via highline.org Architizer is hosting the world’s definitive architectural awards program, with 50+ categories and 200+ jurors. Alanna Okun, Assistant Editor at BuzzFeed Shift, will be covering relevant stories and news relating to the jur… Sigue leyendo

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9 Transfixing GIFs That Look At The Future Of Mobility

Beyond the Street, Mengyi Fan and Marc Moukarzel The GIF wave has hit the architecture community hard. Case in point, Storefront for Art and Architecture‘s GIF-themed halloween party, where architects are being invited to submit their pocket-size animations to be screened at this year’s costume crawl.But the trend has also infiltrated academic channels. As part Sigue leyendo

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The Revolution Has Begun: How Kickstarter Is Changing Architecture

Alfred Zollinger, a principal at Matter Architecture Practice and director of Parson’s Design Workshop, is currently using Kickstarter to raise money for a “Peace and Quiet” booth in Times Square. By David Hill How do you raise money for a civic design project these days? You can go the traditional route—apply for a grant, make Sigue leyendo

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Last Night In Architecture: “Making Things” With +Pool And The Lowline

Photos: The Future-Predicter It’s undeniable that contemporary architecture and the business of making it is changing. That has a lot to do with the creative, speculative, and unsolicited work being done by young architects and designers like the peeps behind +Pool and Lowline. The guys were on hand last night at ST[Making Things]RY to discuss their fantastic Sigue leyendo

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