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  • CUBITAT Prototype Brings Plug and Play Usability to Homeowners

    A new fully-configurable cube designed by Urban Capital and Nichetto Studios could revolutionize the way owners arrange and furnish their homes in one simple package.

  • + POOL Opens Installation at Ace Hotel Gallery

    The exhibit, “Doing Something Big When No One Asks You To Do Something Big,” will look back at four years of research and development that went into designing the world’s first filtered, floating pool in Manhattan.

  • Chicago Preservationist Aims to Save $10 Historic John Van Bergen House

    After lifting the house from its original site, moving it to another lot with a new foundation, and doing extensive restorations, project costs could total about $500,000. Chris Enck says his goal was to show there are alternative options to demolition of historic properties.

  • Rediscovering Paul Scheerbart's Glass-Inspired Modernism

    The turn-of-the-century visionary, with his perpetual motion machines and transportable buildings, could have been a precursor to Rem Koolhaas.

  • Morning News Roundup: Feb. 5, 2015

    Crews began demolishing San Francisco's Candlestick Park on Wednesday, the tower on San Francisco's Ferry Building is getting a facelift, and a free font was released by Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum.

  • Tokyo Landmark's Partial Demolition to Begin This Summer

    The Hotel Okura, located in the Minato Ward in Tokyo, opened its doors in 1962. This summer, its main wing will be replaced with twin glass towers as part of a three-and-a-half year project to modernize the hotel.

  • Tim Carl Named CEO of Hammel, Green & Abrahamson

    The former design principal will succeed Dan Avchen at the Minneapolis-based firm.

  • Morning News Roundup: Feb. 4, 2015

    Critic Inga Saffron writes on the Pier 55 park, Frank Gehry's Dr Chau Chak Wing building at Sydney's University of Technology opens, and more news for mid-week.

  • A Frozen Highway for Ice Skaters in Canada

    The Freezeway, a concept crystallized by a landscape architect’s master thesis, is a proposal to make a 6.8-mile skating lane in Canada to provide an alternative mode of transportation and encourage residents to embrace the arctic climate.

  • Morning News Roundup: Feb. 3, 2015

    The $5.5 billion Shanghai park has faced a series of setbacks in the planning and construction process, time-lapse video shows the demolition of the Prentice Women's Hospital in Chicago, and more design news from around the world.