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  • 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.

  • Exhibit: ‘Urban Fabric: Building New York’s Garment District’

    Architects in the '20s designed the largest concentration of skyscrapers in the world, to house most of the U.S. clothing-manufacturing business. An exhibit at New York's Skyscraper Museum explores the transformation from then to today's high-end fashion headquarters.

  • Exhibit: 'Now Boarding'

    In the post-9/11 era, there is great potential for airports to be soul-sucking, stressful places. Working hard to make the utilitarian pleasant is Denver's Fentress Architects, which has six of its airports now on exhibit at the Denver Art Museum.

  • Object: Gio Ponti's Via Dezza Chair

    One of Italian architect Geo Ponti's armchairs is on exhibit at the Venice Biennale, and re-released in limited quantities by Moteni&Co and Rubelli.

  • Ohio Transmission Tower as Object of Beauty

    Even a transmission tower can be a thing of wonder, if designed well, says Aaron Betsky. The Star Tower in his hometown of Cincinnati brings him back to days of families sitting together to take in baseball games and news programs.

  • Exhibit: 'Considering the Quake: Seismic Design on the Edge'

    An upcoming exhibit in Toronto highlights what kind of design emerges when buildings are designed for seismic conditions, as well as for aesthetic quality.

  • ‘This is Now’ Websites Show Off Cities’ Visual Hallmarks

    Experience major metropolitan centers through an aggregation of Instagram photos, thanks to one Australian startup’s first project.

  • Book: ‘Bridges: The Science and Art of the World’s Most Inspiring Structures’

    Author David Blockley dissects bridges as something beyond common infrastructure—more like an architectural suspension of science, art, and craft.

  • Book: 'Design for a Vulnerable Planet'

    The future of design must address nature and her vulnerabilities, says Frederick Steiner in 'Design for a Vulnerable Planet,' especially as a larger human population necessarily means more destruction from natural and unnatural disasters.