devastation at rockaway beach in new york following hurricane sandy, which hit the east coast in october 2012.

‘Designing Recovery’ Competition Launched in Three Cities

An ideas competition launched at the Clinton Global Initiative calls for better design to reduce damage caused by natural disasters. Those...


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  • Five Finalists for 2015 Mies Van Der Rohe Award Announced

    The European Commission and the Fundació Mies van der Rohe revealed five finalists for the biennial Mies van der Rohe Award.

     
  • Paul Rand's Work Exhibited at the Museum of the City of New York

    Everything is Design: The Work of Paul Rand exhibits the designer's nearly six decades' worth of work, a career earning him the nickname as...

     
  • Bjarke Ingels Group Reveals a Danish Villa Designed for a Car Collector

    An innovative design by BIG re-imagines a client’s automobile collection as a permanent installation.

     
  • For Sale: Jackie Kennedy’s Dreams of The Perfect Home

    A 400-piece archive, including firsthand sketches and letters from Jackie Kennedy, detailing the three-year process of building the...

     
 

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Culture

lara almarcegui at the spanish pavilion

Construction Materials as Art at Venice Biennale

Two highlights from the Venice Biennale: the U.S. Pavilion and the Spanish Pavilion, where artists link construction with beauty.


 
 
 
the houses silhouette echoes the forms of the surrounding landscape.

Wyoming Vacation Home Mirrors Its Rocky Mountain Site

A Wyoming vacation home mirrors the stark beauty of its setting.

With the Rocky Mountains as a staggering backdrop, a contemporary Wyoming vacation home manages to mirror the beauty of its vast and gorgeous surroundings.

 
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Custom Sinks by Pyrolave

These sinks from Pyrolave are made with lava stone extracted from volcanic craters in...

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AnTeak Tiles by Walker Zanger

AnTeak tiles and mosaics are made with FSC-certified, antique reclaimed teak wood.

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DCS Built-In Patio Heater

The DCS built-in patio heater extends the outdoor entertaining season with 56,000 BTUs...

 

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New Books for Summertime Reading

A roundup of the latest architectural releases for your reading pleasure.


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Awards / Competitions

  • Five Finalists for 2015 Mies Van Der Rohe Award Announced

    The European Commission and the Fundació Mies van der Rohe revealed five finalists for the biennial Mies van der Rohe Award.

     
  • Architectural League of New York Names 2015 Emerging Voices Winners

    The program recognizes eight rising firms and individuals hailing from across North America and whose work impacts the disciplines of...

     
  • The 2015 AIA Young Architects Awards

    This year, the institute recognized 14 architects across the U.S. for their leadership and contributions to the profession.

     
  • Institute Honor Awards: Architecture

    The AIA honored 11 entries in the architecture category in 2015, including projects by BIG, Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects, and...

     
  • Institute Honor Awards: Interior Architecture

    The AIA honored eight entries in the interior architecture category in 2015, including projects by Davis Brody Bond, Studios Architecture...

     
 
 
 
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