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The Cooper Hewitt Gets Interactive

The Cooper Hewitt Gets Interactive

Tomorrow, the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, in New York will welcome visitors for the first time in three years. Its subtle interior redesign plays up its new interactive exhibitions and opens up lots more floor space to fully immerse visitors in design.

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9 days ago

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The Selfie As Monumental Art Project

The Selfie As Monumental Art Project

French street artist JR captured hundreds of faces for an installation that carpeted the Panthéon in Paris.

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15 days ago

Section: Curiosity

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Montreal’s Dramatic New Library

Montreal’s Dramatic New Library

With a bold roofline that slices through the interior, the Bibliothèque du Boisé, situated just outside the city core, establishes a modern landmark that merges indoors and out.

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November 18, 2014

Section: Architecture

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Path of Berlin Wall Recreated in Glowing Orbs

Path of Berlin Wall Recreated in Glowing Orbs

Thousands of illuminated balloons retraced the former path of the Berlin Wall to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the day the wall came down.

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November 10, 2014

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A Low-Profile Floating Bridge in the Netherlands

A Low-Profile Floating Bridge in the Netherlands

Ro&Ad Architecten’s low-lying structure unobtrusively ushers pedestrians across an ancient moat, following an old path taken by rowboats to an 18th century fortress.

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November 7, 2014

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Renzo Piano’s Out-Of-The-Box Architecture

Renzo Piano’s Out-Of-The-Box Architecture

His new home for the Pathé Foundation, squeezed into a courtyard between buildings, takes the shape of a dynamic parasite in an aluminum coil.

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November 4, 2014

Section: Architecture

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Edmonton’s Smart New Library

Edmonton’s Smart New Library

The Highlands Branch Library in Edmonton, designed by Copenhagen-based Schmidt Hammer Lassen, welcomes visitors with an inviting facade that’s open to the neighbourhood in all directions.

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October 28, 2014

Section: Architecture

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Moroso Makes a Table for Marina Abramović

Moroso Makes a Table for Marina Abramović

Daniel Libeskind’s limited edition table-and-chair for the Italian brand is inspired by Counting the Rice, Marina Abramović’s endurance performance project where participants sort grains of rice from lentils for six hours straight.

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October 21, 2014

Section: Curiosity

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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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October 17, 2014

Section: Architecture

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Liyuan Library by Li Xiaodong Wins Moriyama RAIC International Prize

Liyuan Library by Li Xiaodong Wins Moriyama RAIC International Prize

This past weekend, on Raymond Moriyama’s 85th birthday, the celebrated architect introduced the winner of the inaugural $100,000 prize established with hopes of elevating Canada’s — and the world’s — architectural aspirations.

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October 14, 2014

Section: Architecture

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