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  • Our Town, Our Jobs

    Competition among firms has never been fiercer, so when public projects are awarded to out of state practices, local architects don't take it quietly.

  • Raw Materials: Nylon Carpet

    At its plants in Georgia, Shaw Contract Group combines new and recycled materials to produce nylon carpet. Here's how they do it.

  • Q&A: Bill Moggridge and Caroline Baumann

    The new director and the associate director of the Cooper-Hewitt offer a glimpse of galleries to come.

  • Biomass Boilers Are on the Rise

    Looking for an environmentally friendly way to warm your buildings? A gasifier just might be the ticket to a cleaner—and cheaper—heating system.

  • NBBJ and Chan Krieger Sieniewicz to Merge

    One of the nation's largest multioffice architecture firms, NBBJ, based in Seattle, announced today that it is merging with the well-regarded and far smaller architecture and urban design office of Chan Krieger Sieniewicz, of Cambridge, Mass.

  • London Calling: KieranTimberlake Wins U.S. Embassy Competition

    The Philadelphia firm of KieranTimberlake has been chosen by the State Department to design the new U.S. embassy in London. KieranTimberlake won the project over Morphosis, Richard Meier & Partners, and Pei Cobb Freed.

  • Futures of the Past: Where Is Historic Preservation Headed?

    The National Trust for Historic Preservation is losing longtime president Richard Moe. How has the movement changed under his tenure, and what are its possible futures?

  • AIA Names 2010 Jefferson Award Winners

    Architect Curtis Fentress, GSA Public Buildings Service chief architect Les Shepherd, and urban planner Ken Greenberg are the 2010 recipients of the Jefferson Awards, which honor professionals who have advanced the cause of public architecture.

  • 'New York 5' Take Top Prize in Amsterdam's Open Fort 400 Competition

    A team of five New York architecture firms has won one of two top prizes in a Dutch design competition for a complex in a redeveloping docklands zone called Amsterdam North.

  • Four Designers Receive $50,000 USA Grants

    The philanthropic group United States Artists, which supports the work of individual artists through cash grants of $50,000 each, has just announced its class of 50 fellows for 2009, including four who work in architecture and design.