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Morning News Roundup: Levi's Stadium by HNTB Morning News Roundup: Levi's Stadium by HNTB

An infographic comparing the value of sidewalks and street trees to rifles and military helmets, a profile of American carousel makers, and more news for Monday. Read more

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Qingdao World Horticultural Expo Theme Pavilion, Designed by UNStudio Qingdao World Horticultural Expo Theme Pavilion, Designed by UNStudio

Ben van Berkel of UNStudio describes his series of quietly colorful structures designed for one of China’s largest flower shows. Read more

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General Electric Expands Crowdsourced Design Platform General Electric Expands Crowdsourced Design Platform

The appliances maker is tapping the public and an open-source hardware developer to help create new concepts for the kitchen. Read more

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The New Economy for Design and Tech Entrepreneurs The New Economy for Design and Tech Entrepreneurs

Additive manufacturing and software as a service are two of many technologies that will require changes in education, distribution, and infrastructure, say industry leaders at GE’s Garages Global Tour in Washington, D.C. Read more

Beltway Astroturf Organization Sets Sights on Green Building
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Beltway Astroturf Organization Sets Sights on Green Building

Rick Berman is the figure behind LEED Exposed, a shadowy astroturfing website that... Read more

Architect Morning News Roundup: "Sensing Spaces" Exhibit at the Royal Academy of Arts
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Architect Morning News Roundup: "Sensing Spaces" Exhibit at the Royal Academy of Arts

Seven architecture firms from around the world display their work at the new Royal... Read more

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The Department of Defense's Ban on LEED Spending is Lifted

USGBC had a good reason to ring in 2014: Just before the new year, President Barack Obama lifted the Department of Defense's ban on spending for LEED Gold and Platinum certifications. Read more

Urbanism: Walk at Your Own Risk
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Urbanism: Walk at Your Own Risk

Missing from the discussion of the shooting of Trayvon Martin is a potentially... Read more

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Combat Ready Combat Ready

The Department of Defense has added a tactic to its arsenal: sustainable design. Read more

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Former Military Spaces to be Repurposed in Design Competition

Architecture for Humanity seeks designs for the world’s deserted bases, bunkers, and forts. Read more

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