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  • Celebrating Ray Eames

    A new street dedicated to Ray Eames on the celebration of her 100th birthday is a recent and much-needed effort to recognize her roles in the Eames partnership.

  • Harvard Graduate School of Design Introduces the Wheelwright Prize

    Harvard Graduate School of Design is expanding a travelling fellowship previously reserved just for alumni by making it available to any early-career architect in the world who wants to do research abroad.

  • Emergency Disaster Housing Designs for New York City Before and After Sandy

    New York City officials sought post-disaster housing solutions long before Sandy struck. If the city can make a prototype stick this time, it could be a solution used all over the country.

  • Do Housing Starts Reveal a Jobless Recovery?

    How is the country losing construction jobs while housing starts are rising? Increased productivity on construction sites, economies of scale in multifamily-housing construction, and the surveys themselves may all be to blame.

  • November Architecture Billings Continue to Grow

    The American Institute of Architects released its Architecture Billings Index today, and November marks the fourth straight month that demand for architectural services increased.

  • A Goodwill Pop-Up Rethinks Retail Thrifting

    A Goodwill pop-up designed by Gensler is doing the unthinkable: making thrifty retail profitable in downtown Washington, D.C., where commercial rents soar.

  • Thomas Beeby Named 2013 Driehaus Prize Laureate

    Beeby, the former design director of Chicago firm HBRA, is the 11th architect to earn the Driehaus Prize at the University of Notre Dame, an award acknowledging one’s contribution to the traditional city and sustainability.

  • AIA Names 2013 Topaz Medallion and Edward C. Kemper Award Winners

    Robert Greenstreet, Intl. Assoc. AIA, is the 2013 Topaz Medallion for Excellence in Architectural Education winner, while John D. Anderson, FAIA, has won the Edward C. Kemper Award for Service to the Profession.

  • Postcard From Miami: Design Roundup

    While European design dominated at Design Miami, there was no suppressing American design—neither at the design fair itself nor in other Miami venues where contemporary art could be seen.

  • Barbie Architect Costs Less than Barbie Doctor

    Those who want their daughters to become doctors or scientists instead of architects or chefs often can—and will—pay more. To cash in, Slate’s Emily Oster says, retailers crank up the price of the doll.