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Höweler + Yoon Unveil a Striking Memorial on MIT Campus

Höweler + Yoon Unveil a Striking Memorial on MIT Campus

J. Meejin Yoon, working with her colleagues and students at MIT, has designed a monument to Officer Sean Collier, a victim of the Boston marathon bombers, in massive granite blocks with sweeping curves.

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5 days ago

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13 Furnishings and Lights to Watch For at NYCxDesign

13 Furnishings and Lights to Watch For at NYCxDesign

New York City’s annual design week – NYCxDesign – has officially begun. But things really get into high gear this weekend as ICFF and dozens of offsite shows throw open their doors. Here are just a few of the launches we’ll be watching.

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13 days ago

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The Fort York Visitor Centre Opens in Toronto

The Fort York Visitor Centre Opens in Toronto

Designed by Patkau Architects and Kearns Mancini Architects, the low-slung structure nestled behind the Gardiner Expressway reinforces historical context in a busy metropolis.

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13 days ago

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A City-Within-a-City Transforms Malmö’s Cultural Life

A City-Within-a-City Transforms Malmö’s Cultural Life

Copenhagen’s Schmidt Hammer Lassen has designed a cultural hub in nearby Malmö, Sweden, that brings a range of functions together into a city-like collection of staggered volumes.

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23 days ago

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A Transformative House Addition in Ottawa

A Transformative House Addition in Ottawa

Batay-Csorba Architects reprogrammed an old-fashioned Victorian house with a three-storey addition that not only adds room, but also modernizes the existing space for a more open, functional plan.

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26 days ago

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Instagram Goes Inside the Gehry-Designed Facebook Campus

Instagram Goes Inside the Gehry-Designed Facebook Campus

A bevy of photographers have captured the first images of the flexible work environment – energized by blasts of colour – that Frank Gehry is designing in Menlo Park, California.

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April 17, 2015

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Interview with Sebastian Bergne

Interview with Sebastian Bergne

Few product designers are as prolific or versatile as Sebastian Bergne, whose enormous portfolio ranges from playful decor items to function-first cookware. We spoke with the London, UK, designer at Messe Frankfurt’s Ambiente fair, where he curates a selection of everyday objects with an ingenious twist.

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April 14, 2015

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Faye Toogood’s Trailblazing Agender Concept for Selfridges

Faye Toogood’s Trailblazing Agender Concept for Selfridges

For a department store in London, UK, the local designer reimagines the apparel shopping experience stripped of all branding and gender-based signifiers.

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April 2, 2015

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Latin America’s Unique Take on Modernism

Latin America’s Unique Take on Modernism

At New York’s Museum of Modern Art, an exhibition shows how the region flouted all the rules of mid-century modernism, creating absolutely original architecture.

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March 27, 2015

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The Philosopy of Bureau Spectacular, in Five Words

The Philosopy of Bureau Spectacular, in Five Words

Jimenez Lai of Los Angeles-based Bureau Spectacular works at the intersections of architecture and design, possible and practical. Here are five words that reveal Lai’s unique take on humanizing architecture and keeping things interesting.

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March 23, 2015

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