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  • Morning Roundup: December 10, 2012

    Herzog & de Meuron wants to cure Miami of its vices, The Atlantic think that construction productivity is to blame for failing construction jobs, and Elke Kramer borrows a page from Louis Kahn, plus architecture news from Las Vegas, Kazakhstan, and beyond.

  • Short Documentary on Herzog and de Meuron Parking Lot

    Herzog & de Meuron's 1111 Lincoln Road is the subject of a new three-minute documentary in the running for the Focus Forward film contest. It will also be the subject of a lot of attention in Miami this weekend.

  • Architecture Lovers Remember Oscar Niemeyer

    Vanity Fair architecture critic Paul Goldberger joins scores of fans on Twitter saying goodbye to Oscar Niemeyer.

  • Morning Roundup: December 7, 2012

    The AIA names its 2013 Gold Medal winner and Architecture Firm Award, writers everywhere join Brazil in mourning the death of Oscar Niemeyer, plus architecture news from New York, Toronto, and beyond.

  • Thom Mayne Wins 2013 AIA Gold Medal

    The designer of the new Perot Museum of Nature and Science in Dallas was once better known for his iconoclasm. No less provocative today, the winner of the 2013 AIA Gold Medal has done some of his best work for the federal government's Design Excellence Program.

  • Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects Wins 2013 AIA Architecture Firm Award

    Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects won the AIA's highest honor for an architecture firm, a prize commending their often spiritual, always textural works, which include the recently relocated Barnes Foundation museum in Philadelphia.

  • Legendary Architect Oscar Niemeyer Dies at 104

    The legendary Brazilian architect, known worldwide for his designs in the new and old capitals of Brazil—Cathedral of Brasília, Honestino Guimarães National Museum, Palácio da Alvorada—died at age 104, just days shy of his 105th birthday.

  • Harvard, Smithsonian Architect Jean Paul Carlhian Dies at 92

    Jean Paul Carlhian, who designed new buildings for Harvard University as well as the Sackler Gallery of Art and the National Museum of African Art on the National Mall, also launched the design committee for the AIA—and never once ate a sandwich.

  • Students Occupy Cooper Union

    Students at Cooper Union, the tuition-free university for art, architecture, and engineering, have occupied an administration building to protest the university administration's decision to consider charging tuition.

  • Billings for Residential Interior Designs Shows Steady Growth

    Owners of single-family houses are hiring interior designers at a continually upward rate, according to the third quarter results of the American Society of Interior Designers’ (ASID) Interior Design Billings Index.