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    Healed Over

    Self-repairing materials can lead to lighter, longer-lasting building components. But does less always mean more?

     
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    Facelift in 3D

    In Mexico City, Rojkind Arquitectos created a sculptural steel façade using local resources and an unfettered imagination.

     
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    Hives for Minds

    Student housing has proven to be a safe investment as the economy rebounds. But the next generation of dorms is anything but safe in terms of design.

     
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    The Exhibitionist

    Iker Gil, the founder of MAS Studio in Chicago, has turned heads with a series of high-profile shows and installations. Zoë Ryan sat down with Gil to discuss his bold ambitions for his adopted city.

     
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    Award: Dortoir Familial

    Ramatuelle, France / NADAAA

     
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    The Rubber Revolution

    About 80 percent of the 300 million tires discarded in the U.S. each year is diverted from landfills and turned into everything from fuel to backfill. But the potential of scrap rubber can stretch even further.

     
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    Building BLOX

    Defining a different practice.

     
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    Terms of Engagement

    Design and public health are inextricably linked.

     
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    Across the Institute

    New York, Washington, D.C., San Francisco, Paris, Palm Springs

     
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    Leading the Charge

    Design thinking as community catalyst.

     
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    Health Conscious

    Three universities explore the effects of design on public health.