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The Eiffel Tower Unveils First-Floor Revamp

The Eiffel Tower Unveils First-Floor Revamp

Paris firm Moatti Rivière refashions three pavilions, and adds interactive exhibits and sustainable features to improve the workings of the Eiffel Tower’s first floor without marring its iconic looks.

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3 days ago

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Designs For the Near Future: Cleaner Cities

Designs For the Near Future: Cleaner Cities

Azure explores new and upcoming innovations that will make a positive difference on every scale, from the individual to the city. Here, we look at Studio Roosegaarde’s smog vacuums for cleaning polluted urban centres.

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5 days ago

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Preview: 10 Product Launches at Orgatec

Preview: 10 Product Launches at Orgatec

Running from October 21 to the 25 in Cologne, Germany, Orgatec attracts hundreds of manufacturers from around the globe, exhibiting furnishings, casegoods and textiles for office and contract environments. Here’s a look at 10 product launches from Bosse, BuzziSpace, Molo and more.

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10 days ago

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In London, Antony Gormley’s “Room” is the View

In London, Antony Gormley’s “Room” is the View

British sculptor Antony Gormley’s “Room,” installed at the recently opened Beaumont Hotel in London’s Mayfair district, exhibits a mischievously melancholy character inside and out.

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18 days ago

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A Vibrant Chapel Conversion in the Netherlands

A Vibrant Chapel Conversion in the Netherlands

Rotterdam firm MVRDV used towering crimson shelves to turn a converted chapel into a memorable grand entrance and gift shop for the Stedelijk Museum’s Schiedam outpost.

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24 days ago

Section: Interiors

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<em>Print the Legend</em>, Televising the 3D Printing Revolution

Print the Legend, Televising the 3D Printing Revolution

Available on Netflix – as well as in theatres in New York and Los Angeles – the feature-length documentary Print the Legend depicts the larger-than-life characters behind the consumer 3D printing phenomenon.

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25 days ago

Section: Design

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An Enchanting Textile Installation in Vienna

An Enchanting Textile Installation in Vienna

With Back in 5 min, a furniture and textile installation in an Empire-style manse, artist and designer Robert Stadler puts a modern spin on 19th century design.

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September 17, 2014

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What We’re Reading: Urban-Think Tank on Torre David

What We’re Reading: Urban-Think Tank on Torre David

Torre David: Informal Urban Communities offers a glimpse of life in an uncompleted 45-storey tower that’s home to thousands of squatters.

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September 10, 2014

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A Housing Prototype for Post-Disaster Areas

A Housing Prototype for Post-Disaster Areas

After Hurricane Sandy wreaked destruction on New York and New Jersey, Garrison Architects was asked to develop a housing prototype for post-disaster zones that could be rolled out in a matter of hours.

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September 8, 2014

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10 Upcoming Architecture and Design Lectures

10 Upcoming Architecture and Design Lectures

As the fall semester kicks off, artists and architects – including big names like Bjarke Ingels, Zaha Hadid and Renzo Piano – are offering up their thoughts to the public. Here are 10 architecture and design lectures bound to inspire.

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September 2, 2014

Section: Curiosity

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