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  • 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.

  • AIA Forecasts Growth in Construction Spending in Next Two Years

    The institutional sector, which saw monthly gains throughout the second half of 2014, will be the most significant driver of a marketplace resurgence in 2015 and 2016, says the AIA's chief economist, Kermit Baker.

  • China's WinSun Unveils Two New 3D Printed Buildings

    After constructing what the company claims are the world's tallest 3D-printed apartment building and first 3D-printed mansion, WinSun Decoration Design Engineering announced plans to build factories worldwide and promote the use of additive-manufacturing technology in the construction industry.

  • Federal Court Decision for Christo’s Over the River Challenged

    After the federal court decision to uphold the project was made in January, a Colorado grassroots group opposed to the roughly 6-mile installation by Christo and Jeanne-Claude sought different methods to ensure the project would not be realized.

  • Twitter Talk: Dwell and Design Milk Take on Furniture and Interiors

    Through a Twitter discussion, the design publications discussed how to create a space you love with HGTV and Chip Wade, craftsman and tv host.

  • Fondazione Prada by AMO to Open in Milan

    The research, branding, and publication branch Dutch firm of OMA designed the permanent home for the non-profit organization dedicated to promoting contemporary art and culture, co-chaired by Patrizio Bertelli and Miucci Prada, which will open on May 9.

  • Frank Lloyd Wright’s Hollyhock House to Reopen in February

    Built in 1921—but never fully realized—for an oil heiress with a taste for avant-garde theater, the iconic architect’s first Los Angeles project will reopen to the public after six years of renovations to restore it to its original form and intent.

  • MVRDV Wins Competition to Design Vienna Tower

    The tower's hour-glass figure maximizes space on the top 20 floors and reduces the shadow effect of the bottom 10 floors.

  • ARCHITECT Annotates the 2015 State of the Union Address

    The annual address touched on topics from healthcare to drones. We cut through the political hyperbole to highlight areas of interest to the AEC profession.