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  • 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.

  • Architect Presents: Gifts For Environmentalists

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

  • Suspended Homes Capture Imagination

    Using a house to form a bridge over a waterway or landform can help architects attain a sense of weightlessness in their work.

  • 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.

  • 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.