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    Steven Holl builds furniture that embodies the principles found in his architecture. Own your own for anywhere from $3,000 to $15,000 by bidding for four chairs and a cabinet on Sept. 27.

  • Mapping Light with Photonic Materials

    Understanding the optical effects in butterfly wings could help improve biosensor and graphic-display technologies, Blaine Brownell reports.

  • Online Magazine 'East of Borneo' Documents the MOCA Crisis

    After seven board members and the chief curator of the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles departed this year, online magazine 'East of Borneo' set up a site to document the ongoing drama, as well as the controversial history of museums in L.A.

  • Peter Eisenman Re-examines Andrea Palladio's Work

    Contrary to what's accepted about Renaissance architect Andrea Palladio's villas—that they are ideal in form, stable in their part-to-whole ratios—architect Peter Eisenman proposes that their components had become unrecognizable by the end of Palladio's career.

  • Portuguese Architecture Firm Turns to Jewelry

    38n9w Arquitectos designs a one-piece resin necklace that mimics some of the angular lines of its building projects.

  • Architects and Artists Design for Swarovski

    LEDs, laser lights, mirrors, and holograms pair with Swarovski crystals at London's Design Museum in order to explore the intersection between the passing fancies of the digital era and the longer-lasting nature of gems and other tangibles.

  • Three Tree Sculptures Connect the Urban with the Natural

    Artist Oscar Tuazon, inspired by gritty, urban architecture brings three tree-inspired sculptures to Brooklyn Bridge Park in New York for its first site-specific installation.

  • Exhibit: 'Field Conditions'

    Architects describe space without buildings, and artists describe space with architectural language in a new exhibition at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art that revists Stan Allen's deconstructivist essay from 1996.

  • Infographic: 'The Parks of the World'

    Wanting to examine the parks that he visited last year, Brooklyn's Mikell Fine Iles created six infographics that comparatively visualize the size and qualities of seven of the world's parks.

  • Book: 'Furniture Studio'

    A survey of the University of Washington's furniture studio by Jeffrey Ochsner reveals the linkage between materials and making that defines the field of architecture.