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  • New York City and the Growth of the Circus

    Strangely enough, the rise of New York City as a cultural capital paralleled the growth of the popularity of the American circus. More than 200 objects and images documenting the big top in the Big Apple are on display at the Bard Graduate Center through Feb. 3.

  • An Atlas for Architecture

    Map-based infographics in a new world architecture atlas from Phaidon provide a unique picture of the population, climatic, geopolitical, and architect-migration patterns that affected architecture trends over the last 20 years.

  • Hank Schubart's Residences Bring Warmth to the Pacific Northwest

    The life and works of Bay Area modern architect Hank Schubart Jr., whose timber-clad residences in the Pacific Northwest capitalize on the region's dramatic views, are captured in a new book.

  • Zaha Hadid's Parametric Installation at SCI-Arc

    A new installation by Zaha Hadid at SCI-Arc tests the relationship between architectural intent, engineering logistics, and fabrication constraints.

  • George Nakashima and the Roots of Live-Edge Furniture

    He's known for being one of the fathers of the American Craft movement, but midcentury modern designer George Nakashima should also get credit for promoting the beauty of sustainable, found objects such as live-edge furniture.

  • Three Centuries of Educating an Architect

    The first comprehensive history of North American architecture education looks back at where architecture came from to help us understand where it is headed.

  • Massimo Scolari Sees Alternate Ways of Representing Objects

    Our way of representing form in drawings—central projection—belies our ideology and philosophy about the world. But Massimo Scolari reminds us of the other perspectives that have come and gone throughout history.

  • High-Fashion Restaurants Around the World

    If the hole-in-the-wall restaurant at the end of the street is your scene, then a new book on cool restaurants is probably not for you. But for the customer looking for dining digs where architecture and design come first, you might consider starting here.

  • 'Why Design' Shorts Explore Designers' Creative Processes

    Design often means stepping outside of the office—when surfing—or thinking outside of the box—when thinking of design as great food. See design through designers' eyes in a film series by Herman Miller.

  • Architects Leave Cuba for First Time, New York Exhibit

    The result of a six-week residency in Vermont for two up-and-coming Cuban architects—there on their first trip out of Cuba—is now on exhibit in New York. It's co-curated by architect Ricardo Porro of Cuban National Art Schools fame.