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Improving New Ideas by Building on Old Concepts
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Improving New Ideas by Building on Old Concepts

Blaine Brownell explores four strategies for finding future success with lessons... Read more

This Week in Tech: Material ConneXion Reveals Design Materials of the Future
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This Week in Tech: Material ConneXion Reveals Design Materials of the Future

Plus, concrete TetraPots fight to maintain coastal resilience, scientists try to... Read more

Object of the Moment: PaperBricks by WooJai Lee
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Object of the Moment: PaperBricks by WooJai Lee

Old newspapers get a second life as multifunctional blocks that are sturdy, but... Read more

The Annual Earth Overshoot Day Came Early, Again
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The Annual Earth Overshoot Day Came Early, Again

Humanity is consuming resources faster than the planet can make them, which should... Read more

This Week in Tech: When Architecture Was an Olympic Event
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This Week in Tech: When Architecture Was an Olympic Event

No backflips necessary. Plus, smart-tech's impact on Rio post-Games, textile maker... Read more

Washington’s Mount Vernon Estate and Architectural Authenticity
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Washington’s Mount Vernon Estate and Architectural Authenticity

Wood siding that has been beveled and sand-cast to emulate stone at the American... Read more

ArchitectChats: Episode 10 with MIT's Skylar Tibbits on the Importance of Failure
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ArchitectChats: Episode 10 with MIT's Skylar Tibbits on the Importance of Failure

The inventor of 4D printing and co-director of MIT's Self-Assembly Lab discusses... Read more

Architecture and Design Students Test Their Mettle with Mass Timber
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Architecture and Design Students Test Their Mettle with Mass Timber

The winners of a competition to rethink a Manhattan development bring affordable... Read more

A Structural Product Offering Thermal Efficiency
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A Structural Product Offering Thermal Efficiency

ARCHITECT columnist Blaine Brownell discusses porous cellular glass insulation, a... Read more

Honorable Mention: Grove
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Honorable Mention: Grove

GLD Architecture's whimsical installation for curious passersby represents a... Read more

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Teeland Architects

Aitoku Kindergarten Aitoku Kindergarten

Kengo Kuma & Associates

Flotsam & Jetsam Flotsam & Jetsam

SHoP Architects

Faena Forum Faena Forum

Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA)

New Permanent Garden New Permanent Garden

6a Architects, Gabriel Orozco

Blakeburn Blakeburn

A449 Architects

Sluishuis Sluishuis

Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG), Barcode Architects

Fold House Fold House

Bossley Architects

Skardsøya Cottage Skardsøya Cottage

TYIN Tegnestue Architects

Atlas Hotel Hoian Atlas Hotel Hoian

Vo Trong Nghia Architects

West Pavilion at Nippert Stadium West Pavilion at Nippert Stadium

Architecture Research Office (ARO), Heery International

M6B2 Tower of Biodiversity M6B2 Tower of Biodiversity

Edouard Francois

The Courtower Houses The Courtower Houses

Hashim Sarkis Studios

Maison du Sport Vaudois Maison du Sport Vaudois

Graeme Mann & Patricia Capua Mann Architects

Aro Hā Retreat Aro Hā Retreat

Tennent Brown Architects

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