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Kriston has a bachelor’s in English and art history from the University of Texas, in Austin, where he painted his face for Longhorns games and counted the bats under the Congress Avenue Bridge. He earned his journalistic chops writing for publications such as Artforum, The Washington City Paper, and The Washington Post. Today Kriston lives with his dog in the H Street neighborhood of Northeast Washington. He is a big supporter of more and better bike lanes—and tacos—in the city.
SOM is designing the next landmark for the Dubai skyline. But in design, the Mashreq Bank Tower more closely resembles buildings found further East.Read More
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While the number of students receiving bachelor's degrees in architecture appears to be declining, a closer look shows that education in architecture is holding steady.Read More
The best social media from #AIA2013, the 2013 AIA National Convention in Denver.Read More
Starting in 2014, the AIA will consider joint collaborators as eligible for the Gold Medal award.Read More
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Even as the residential construction market rebounds on the strength of multifamily and remodeling projects, nonresidential construction continues to lag—and may persist in doing so.Read More
The House Natural Resources Committee approved a bill that, if passed into law, would launch a design competition from scratch for the Eisenhower Memorial.Read More
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In a letter published by The Washington Post, the paper's former food critic Phyllis Richman talks about how soft sexism kept her out of Harvard University's Graduate School of Design—and why Denise Scott Brown deserves Pritzker Prize honors.Read More
This rendering for the Chimelong Ocean Kingdom water-world theme park in China is everything.Read More
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