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The Life, Death, and Rebirth of Urban Cemeteries

09/26/14

The Life, Death, and Rebirth of Urban Cemeteries

The Green Team on the restoration and preservation of historic churchyards

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Q&A: Jonathan Puleio on the Evolving Field of Ergonomic Design

09/26/14

Q&A: Jonathan Puleio on the Evolving Field of Ergonomic Design

An ergonomics expert discusses how design needs to better understand the human body.

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Video: See How La Sagrada Família Will Progress in 2015

09/25/14

Video: See How La Sagrada Família Will Progress in 2015

What's in store for Gaudí’s perennially unfinished church in the upcoming year

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3-D Printing Saves a Frank Lloyd Wright Treasure

09/18/14

3-D Printing Saves a Frank Lloyd Wright Treasure

In central Florida, architects have adopted 3-D printing to restore an obscure Wright-designed gem.

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DesignPhiladelphia to Foster "Extreme Collaborations" in Medicine and Design

09/13/14

DesignPhiladelphia to Foster "Extreme Collaborations" in Medicine and Design

A preview of next month's week-long design symposium

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When the Open Office Isn’t Always the Problem or Solution

09/11/14

When the Open Office Isn’t Always the Problem or Solution

Opinion: How much impact can the configuration of an office have?

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Roosevelt Island Today: From Concrete Canyon to Market-Rate Quad

09/04/14

Roosevelt Island Today: From Concrete Canyon to Market-Rate Quad

The island's diverse community stands as a testament to a broader social coalition. New real-estate developments threaten to change that.

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Q&A: Jack Goldstein on Preserving New York's Landmarks and Why the New Times Square Isn't Necessarily Better

09/04/14

Q&A: Jack Goldstein on Preserving New York's Landmarks and Why the New Times Square Isn't Necessarily Better

The community activist and preservationist talks about what's become of New York's Theater District.

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Sergio Rodrigues: 1927-2014

09/03/14

Sergio Rodrigues: 1927-2014

The celebrated Brazilian designer died Monday at 86.

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An Architecture Festival that Celebrates the Arctic

08/29/14

An Architecture Festival that Celebrates the Arctic

The traveling event and installation aim to promote the cultures of the Arctic Circle.

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