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  • Speakers Wanted on Innovative Materials

    The red dot institute of design wants presentations on original materials that make our built environment better.

     
  • New York Row House Wins Italian Tile Design Award

    All three winners of the 2012 Ceramics of Italy tile design competition are located in the U.S., including the 19th-century New York row house renovation that won the residential category.

     
  • Cooper Union to Introduce Tuition

    The signature Thom Mayne–designed Cooper Union building casts a shadow over the design school’s financial future, which announced that it will begin charging tuition from graduate students.

     
  • National Architectural Internship Program Finalized

    The National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) earlier this month completed the three-phase rollout of its Intern Development Program 2.0. NCARB’s program updates also include a revamped online reporting system and a provision that allows some program supervisors to participate...

     
  • WaterSmart Innovations Conference

    The 2012 WaterSmart Innovations Conference and Exposition takes place from Oct. 3-5, in a place appropriate to the topic—Las Vegas—and includes presentation of the EPA’s WaterSense Awards.

     
  • Getting Into Gear: 10 New Products, 5 Product Trends, and One Cool Exhibit at KBIS 2012

    The countdown to this year’s Kitchen and Bath Industry Show is now in the single digits. As an estimated 20,600 manufacturers, designers, dealers, and custom builders and remodelers prepare to descend on the city of Chicago, we asked the show’s managing director Jim Scott what trends attendees are...

     
  • Newtown Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant, Brooklyn, New York, Polshek Partnership Architects

    Water-Treatment Plants

    Wastewater-treatment plants used to be dirty buildings. Today, architects are cleaning them up.

     
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    Local Market: Jackson, Miss.

    A look at local market conditions in Jackson, Miss.

     
  • New Princeton Dean Answers Critics

    Newly minted dean of Princeton’s School of Architecture Alejandro Zaera-Polo addresses students’ complaints over his appointment.

     
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    Recycling Building Materials

    Recent national and grassroots initiatives open the door for reuse to have a greater role in sustainable design.

     
 
 
 
 
 
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