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A Different Take on Dallas, TX

A Different Take on Dallas, TX

Sign of the times: A beautiful new housing center in Dallas, TX, by San Antonio-based Overland Partners Architects and Dallas-based CamargoCopeland Architects, wins a 2009 American Institute of Architects Award. Its client? That city’s homeless.

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July 5, 2009

Section: Architecture

Frank Lloyd Wright in Florida

Frank Lloyd Wright in Florida

Call it American architecture’s best-kept secret. Few realize that the world’s largest collection of Frank Lloyd Wright buildings lie nestled together on a college campus in South Florida. In recent years, the leadership of Florida Southern College has painstakingly raised awareness and funds in an effort to restore their treasure trove of Wright structures to their former glory. The latest such building: a Theater-in-the-Round — Wright’s only such design — is currently on track for completion this June. And for those who can’t make it to Florida to check out the campus in situ, a new exhibit of Robin Hill’s photographs (such as the Water Dome shot shown above) at the Charles Cowles Gallery in New York City opens May 19th.

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April 28, 2009

Section: Architecture

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Looolo takes Manhattan

Looolo takes Manhattan

Jo Notkin’s company, Looolo, is known for gorgeously textured knits and felted cushions. This February, she’s using a recently-won grant to take Looolo to the New York International Gift Fair with a raft of new products. Azuremagazine.com takes a sneak peek.

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December 7, 2007

Section: Design

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Welcome to Somewhere City

Welcome to Somewhere City

Illustrator Goran Lelas has worked on shoes for Sergio Rossi, and with Alberto Alessi on children’s books. But as Rachel Pulfer finds in her first online column, Material Culture – which covers design, culture and commerce – Lelas’ most whimsical project yet is his latest: the mix-and-match characters of Somewhere City. Image – STRANGEco.

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December 5, 2007

Section: Design

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