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What Materials Mean
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What Materials Mean

The value, and artistry, in picking the right material. Read more

Materials Research With a Social Focus
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Materials Research With a Social Focus

An assistant professor at the University of Michigan’s Taubman College of... Read more

The Risk of Knowing What’s Actually Inside the Products You Specify
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The Risk of Knowing What’s Actually Inside the Products You Specify

A new white paper from the AIA’s Materials Knowledge Working Group helps... Read more

'Ceramic Tectonics' Makes a Case for Customization
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'Ceramic Tectonics' Makes a Case for Customization

A recent installation by Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design explored a... Read more

Five Cutting-Edge Building Materials to Watch in 2016
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Five Cutting-Edge Building Materials to Watch in 2016

These products and technologies draw inspiration from the natural world. Read more

This Week in Tech: Cal Poly Pomona Architecture Students Crowdfund a Community Garden
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This Week in Tech: Cal Poly Pomona Architecture Students Crowdfund a Community Garden

The project will explore green construction methods. Plus, design tech predictions... Read more

This Week in Tech: Build New York’s Skyline Out of Legos
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This Week in Tech: Build New York’s Skyline Out of Legos

All the gifts fit to print. Plus, moss-friendly façades, Machu Picchu in... Read more

This Week in Tech: Better Audio Wayfinding for Transit
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This Week in Tech: Better Audio Wayfinding for Transit

The team behind the Monument Valley app is making navigation tools for those with... Read more

This Week in Tech: Apple’s New Survey App Maps Interior Plans
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This Week in Tech: Apple’s New Survey App Maps Interior Plans

Digital floorplans for public venues. Plus, fire ants as master builders,... Read more

The Architect as the Orchestrator of Information
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The Architect as the Orchestrator of Information

The digital and analog worlds are merging in the built environment, welcoming a... Read more

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Halifax Central Library Halifax Central Library

Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects

2016 Venice Biennale: Irish Pavilion, "Losing Myself" 2016 Venice Biennale: Irish Pavilion, "Losing Myself"

Níall McLaughlin and Yeoryia Manolopoulou

UNIC UNIC

MAD Architects

Biesbosch Museum Biesbosch Museum

Studio Marco Vermeulen

Dijon Concrete Housings Dijon Concrete Housings

Ateliers O-S Architectes

Marinilla Educational Park Marinilla Educational Park

El Equipo Mazzanti

Dior Miami Facade Dior Miami Facade

BarbaritoBancel Architectes

Wuxi Vanke Wuxi Vanke

Kengo Kuma & Associates

One Thousand Museum One Thousand Museum

Zaha Hadid Architects

North Vat North Vat

Rodić Davidson Architects

Ashton Old Baths Ashton Old Baths

Modern City Architecture & Urbanism

Waterford Fire Station Waterford Fire Station

McCullough Mulvin Architects

Three Views / A House Three Views / A House

New Wave Architecture

Byblos Town Hall Byblos Town Hall

Hashim Sarkis Studios

Visual Arts Building Visual Arts Building

Steven Holl Architects

Ceuta Public Library Ceuta Public Library

Paredes Pedrosa Arquitectos

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