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    Two architects inserted a sliver of an addition into an existing commercial space.

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    Philadelphia's Charter High School for Architecture and Design forged a new kind of design-based curriculum in public schools. Is the experiment working?

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    The Earth Advantage Institute predicts what’s to come on the sustainability front in the new year.

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    Bohlin Cywinski Jackson explores the nuances of place, people, and how things are made.

  • Home Building 360: For Architects, Downturn is All About Survival

    Architecture firms have laid off workers, closed offices, and filed for bankruptcy protection as their builder clients have cut back or failed.

  • the spreter studio, gladwyne, pa.

    Designed in 1934 by architect William Lescaze, who is known for his work on the PSFS Building in Philadelphia, this studio was slated for demolition until a sympathetic patron came to its rescue.

  • Philadelphia Adopts Cool-Roof Law

    City will work with Dow Chemical to retrofit an entire city block of 39 homes.

  • aia selects 2010 honor awards projects

    The annual Institute Honor Awards recognizing excellence in architecture, interior architecture, and urban design have been bestowed on 28 projects this year.

  • garden variety

    For Andrew Curtis, LEED AP, and Sophie Robitaille, RLA, ASLA, a Philadelphia renovation was the ultimate test of their relationship. The husband-and-wife team weren't married at the time, and this was their first collaborative project for a client.

  • thin flats, philadelphia

    Design/build firm PLUMBOB LLC subdivided two vacant city lots and inserted these eight condos that blend contemporary interiors with energy-efficient, sustainable living.