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Site Visit: A Grand Rapids Market That Promotes Local Food and Healthy Lifestyles

05/18/15

Site Visit: A Grand Rapids Market That Promotes Local Food and Healthy Lifestyles

Concerns for locally sourced food and community building come together in the Grand Rapids Downtown Market in West Michigan.

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The Whitney's Chief Curator on How Renzo Piano's New Building "Stretches the Mind"

04/28/15

The Whitney's Chief Curator on How Renzo Piano's New Building "Stretches the Mind"

Donna De Salvo talks Renzo Piano, delves into the often-fraught relationship between art and architecture, and explains why the new Whitney just works.

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Now Trending in the Workplace: Collaboration, Play, and Mobility

04/28/15

Now Trending in the Workplace: Collaboration, Play, and Mobility

A look at the landscape of contemporary offices through a macro lens reveals certain unmissable patterns. Here, we zoom out—and back in—on four.

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The Ten Greenest Buildings of 2015

04/27/15

The Ten Greenest Buildings of 2015

The winning projects from the 2015 Committee on the Environment Top Ten Green Projects awards display a commitment to sustainable design.

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On Kawara, in Perpetuity

04/21/15

On Kawara, in Perpetuity

"On Kawara—Silence" presents a rare—possibly final—chance to see so many of the artist's paintings in one place.

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Site Visit: A Tiny House Village in Olympia Offers a New Model for Housing the Homeless

04/20/15

Site Visit: A Tiny House Village in Olympia Offers a New Model for Housing the Homeless

Quixote Village is a self-managed community that provides permanent, supportive housing for homeless adults.

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Florida's Mecca for Midcentury Modernism Welcomes a New Center for Architecture

04/16/15

Florida's Mecca for Midcentury Modernism Welcomes a New Center for Architecture

The Center for Architecture Sarasota is an innovative hub for regional architectural programming.

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Designing Urban Landscapes: A Matter of Good Storytelling and Editing

04/14/15

Designing Urban Landscapes: A Matter of Good Storytelling and Editing

The Green Team details two case studies and how they tell a captivating design story

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Design Needs to Rid Itself of the "Obsession of the New"

04/14/15

Design Needs to Rid Itself of the "Obsession of the New"

In a manifesto timed to Salone del Mobile in Milan, designer Hella Jongerius and theorist Louise Schouwenberg set a new course for twenty-first-century design.

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A Robotic Installation That Aims to Close the Gap between Consumers and Manufacturing

04/13/15

A Robotic Installation That Aims to Close the Gap between Consumers and Manufacturing

Robochop has great ambitions—to turn everyone into designers.

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