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  • The Futurist Promise Unfulfilled

    The Guggenheim Museum's "Italian Futurism, 1909–1944: Reconstructing the Universe" evaluates the historical and cultural movement from F. T. Marinetti's manifesto to the end of World War II.

  • A New Fabrication Method for Spray-On Solar Cells

    Researchers at the University of Sheffield developed perovskite-based spray-on solar cells, whose production is less carbon-intensive than the more common silicon alternatives.

  • A French Pavilion Reimagines the Mirrored Façade

    Wind and user interaction activate the more than 300 steel plates that clad the structure to give it an ever-changing face.

  • The Brooklynization of Manhattan

    The Museum of Arts and Design’s inaugural exhibit "NYC Makers: The MAD Biennial" celebrates the design reach of Brooklyn's aesthetic influence, which defies good taste and sense from the way in which it is curated, or rather non-curated.

  • Researchers Develop Nanoscale Photographic Film

    The material allows users to capture images at distances shorter than the wavelength of light, resulting in higher-resolution imaging in commercial and research applications.

  • Walead Beshty and the Beauty of Banality at the Petzel Gallery

    The New York gallery's "A Machinery for Living" exhibit exposes the disturbance in the crossroads where architecture, art, the human body, and an unknowable biomorphism mechanically grind together.

  • Viewing America Through the Eyes of Outsiders

    A Dutch family's road trip across the U.S. reveals that American attractions are embedded in a landscape without a clear focus.

  • A Thermal Upgrade for Glass Envelopes

    Researchers in Norway are developing silica aerogel, an ultra-light and low-conductivity material, for use in insulated glass window units.

  • Researchers Develop Steel That Can Bend Like Bamboo

    By modifying steel's granular structure to reflect that of the natural building material, researchers in the U.S. and China were able to improve its mechanical performance under stress.

  • Copyright Construction

    Apple and a number of other commercial enterprises are filing for, and receiving, protection for distinctive retail environments.