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The Architectural Importance of the U.S. Embassy in Havana, Cuba The Architectural Importance of the U.S. Embassy in Havana, Cuba

The former and future U.S. Embassy building in Havana is a relic of Washington's post-WWII bid to use modern architecture to project its image as a triumphant, dynamic superpower. Read more

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House Committee Questions State Department's Embassy Design Program House Committee Questions State Department's Embassy Design Program

A congressional hearing last month slammed the State Department's embassy design program over cost and security concerns, suggesting that the department may have some PR work to do. Read more

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Renewed Criticism for State Department's Embassy Design Program Renewed Criticism for State Department's Embassy Design Program

A member of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform has pushed for a hearing on the matter in the coming weeks. Read more

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The New Acropolis Museum, a Minimalist Showcase for Ancient Greek Art The New Acropolis Museum, a Minimalist Showcase for Ancient Greek Art

At Bernard Tschumi's New Acropolis Museum, in the shadow of the Parthenon, Greece displays the glorious remnants of its past--and bids to reclaim those it lost. Read more

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Florida Bauhaus Florida Bauhaus

Terence Riley and John Bennett find inspiration in the legacy of Ludwig Mies van Der Rohe. Read more

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Projects

House in Pasárgada House in Pasárgada

MASV – Amália Vieira Arquitetura

Municipal Gym of Salamanca Municipal Gym of Salamanca

Carreño Sartori Arquitectos

Light Box Light Box

ANX / Aaron Neubert Architects

Tour & Taxis Tour & Taxis

Vincent Callebaut Architectures

Crescent H Residence Crescent H Residence

Carney Logan Burke Architects

Rock & Branch Rock & Branch

Hyunjoon Yoo Architects

Continuous Interior Continuous Interior

Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA)

Dunn House Dunn House

The Practice of Everyday Design

Bibliothèque Alexis de Tocqueville Bibliothèque Alexis de Tocqueville

Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA), Barcode Architects

The Word The Word

FaulknerBrowns Architects

Red Ice Red Ice

NRJA

Northern Arizona University Science and Health Building Northern Arizona University Science and Health Building

Richärd+Bauer Architecture, GLHN Architects & Engineers

St. Ann's Warehouse St. Ann's Warehouse

Marvel Architects

Cleveland Civic Core Cleveland Civic Core

LMN Architects

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