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  • Architect Presents: Gifts For Minimalists

    Architect's advice for buying presents for the minimalist design fan: Minimalist gifts don't have to be minimally fun or maximally expensive.

  • EPA Awards Almost $700,000 to Students

    Forty-five college teams receive grants as part of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s People, Prosperity and the Planet student design competition.

  • Architecture Lovers Remember Oscar Niemeyer

    Vanity Fair architecture critic Paul Goldberger joins scores of fans on Twitter saying goodbye to Oscar Niemeyer.

  • AIA Diversity Recognition Program Calls for Submissions

    Firms have until early February 2013 to submit letters, testimonials, project images and any other materials that prove that they practice diversity.

  • November: 2,400 Architectural and Engineering Jobs Added. 20,000 Construction Jobs Lost

    The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics released its November employment report this morning, reporting that the national economy added 146,000 jobs in the month and the unemployment rate went down to 7.7 percent.

  • Thom Mayne Wins 2013 AIA Gold Medal

    The designer of the new Perot Museum of Nature and Science in Dallas was once better known for his iconoclasm. No less provocative today, the winner of the 2013 AIA Gold Medal has done some of his best work for the federal government's Design Excellence Program.

  • Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects Wins 2013 AIA Architecture Firm Award

    Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects won the AIA's highest honor for an architecture firm, a prize commending their often spiritual, always textural works, which include the recently relocated Barnes Foundation museum in Philadelphia.

  • Legendary Architect Oscar Niemeyer Dies at 104

    The legendary Brazilian architect, known worldwide for his designs in the new and old capitals of Brazil—Cathedral of Brasília, Honestino Guimarães National Museum, Palácio da Alvorada—died at age 104, just days shy of his 105th birthday.

  • Bloomberg Businessweek to Host Design Conference

    Bloomberg Businessweek's first-annual design conference, which will feature architects, designers, tech executives, and more, is coming to the deYoung Museum in San Francisco in 2013.

  • Sculptural Custom Stairwells

    Stairs traditionally have been a practical element in the home used for circulation. Imbuing the clients’ personality or program into this utilitarian space is part of what creating a truly custom home entails. This collection of stairwells showcases how architectural detailing can put the fun in...