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Masterworks: David Adjaye and the National Museum of African American History and Culture

Masterworks: David Adjaye and the National Museum of African American History and Culture

The completion of David Adjaye’s most ambitious project to date has the British architect poised to reach a new level of greatness.

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25 days ago

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A Striking Hillside Chapel in Austria

A Striking Hillside Chapel in Austria

In the hills of southern Lower Austria, the recently completed Kapelle Salgenreute is a powerful and modern homage to the original it was designed to replace.

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27 days ago

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Thomas Heatherwick’s Vessel: Public Amenity or “Playground for Billionaires?”

Thomas Heatherwick’s Vessel: Public Amenity or “Playground for Billionaires?”

The designer’s expensive plan for a “staircase to nowhere” in NYC has inspired a mix of rants and raves. Here’s why.

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March 23, 2017

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Alain Carle Designs a Private Retreat with Stunning Views of the St. Lawrence River

Alain Carle Designs a Private Retreat with Stunning Views of the St. Lawrence River

La Charbonnière by Alain Carle, in Quebec resort village Cap-à-l’Aigle, opens up to the St. Lawrence River like a sculptural viewfinder.

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March 22, 2017

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Moxon Architects Revitalize Highlands Farmhouse with a Modern Extension

Moxon Architects Revitalize Highlands Farmhouse with a Modern Extension

London firm Moxon Architects has brought new life to a Scottish farmhouse, by reimagining it as its own, modernized twin.

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March 17, 2017

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8 Cool Parking Lots

8 Cool Parking Lots

Between the boxy profiles and relentless use of cement, parking garages are about as unsexy as you can get. But a selection of recent examples are proving otherwise. These cool parking lots and garages are taking the form to a whole new level.

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March 16, 2017

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MVRDV Designs a “Villa of Contrasts” Near Rotterdam

MVRDV Designs a “Villa of Contrasts” Near Rotterdam

Casa Kwantes, a recently completed house by MVRDV, strikes a balance between a municipality’s requirements for traditionalism and a client’s desire for a contemporary home.

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March 12, 2017

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Spasm Studio Creates a Jungle Villa Near Mumbai

Spasm Studio Creates a Jungle Villa Near Mumbai

For a weekend family house outside Mumbai, Spasm studio let nature take the lead – and not a single tree was harmed in the process.

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March 10, 2017

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3 Small-Scale Passive Houses That Offer Huge Returns

3 Small-Scale Passive Houses That Offer Huge Returns

Built to meet Passive House standards, recently completed dwellings in Mallorca, Colorado and the Paris suburbs are evidence that good design and sustainability can go hand-in-hand.

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March 7, 2017

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A First-Time Architect Creates Casa Tiny, a Dreamy Ocean Retreat

A First-Time Architect Creates Casa Tiny, a Dreamy Ocean Retreat

For her first completed project, Aranza de Ariño, a 27-year-old Mexican architect, has created a single-room vacation house surrounded by hills and surf.

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March 7, 2017

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