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  • Richard Florida's Creative Class Theory Short on Proof

    In the first issue of the Twin Cities’ new magazine, 'Thirty Two,' an award-winning travel writer named Frank Bures has written a rather long takedown of Richard Florida’s Creative Class theory of urban revitalization.

  • Studio Visit with La Dallman

    Grace La and James Dallman, the husband-and-wife duo behind the Milwaukee-based practice, talk about when the workday ends, as well as the Midwestern agriculture and industry that informs their work.

  • Recycling Building Materials

    Recent national and grassroots initiatives open the door for reuse to have a greater role in sustainable design.

  • Design for Decades: Small Projects

    The American Institute of Architects’ Design for Decades initiative showcases the design work of its members, practicing architects nationwide. This slide show features some of the AIA’s members’ winning designs for the Small Projects Awards Program.

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