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Architect Marion Weiss on Designing for Disaster

Architect Marion Weiss on Designing for Disaster

Are we ready for the next Hurricane Sandy? New York architect Marion Weiss of Weiss/Manfredi discusses the new reality of designing buildings, infrastructures and landscapes in an era when weather patterns are no longer predictable.

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October 24, 2013

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Rethinking the Remote Control

Rethinking the Remote Control

In Lazy Bytes, an exhibit opening tomorrow at Parsons in New York, four of the world’s top design schools take a fresh look at the home’s most overlooked device.

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October 23, 2013

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A Transparent Addition to a London Townhouse

A Transparent Addition to a London Townhouse

With a nip and a tuck, Moxon Architects give an historic home a facelift, providing the homeowners more light-filled living space.

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October 22, 2013

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Muji’s Artful Iberian Collaboration

Muji’s Artful Iberian Collaboration

The much-loved Japanese brand launches a curated shopping experience, featuring artisanal home accessories from Spain and Portugal.

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October 21, 2013

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An Te Liu Explores the Negative Spaces of Things

An Te Liu Explores the Negative Spaces of Things

The Canadian artist re-imagines discarded Styrofoam packages as beautiful ceramic sculptures that capture the ghostly presence of consumer goods.

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October 18, 2013

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Work and Play at Google Dublin

Work and Play at Google Dublin

Expanding on its fun-loving office culture, the online search engine and advertising giant opens a vibrant headquarters in Ireland.

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October 17, 2013

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AZ Asks: Top & Derby’s Indiegogo Debut

AZ Asks: Top & Derby’s Indiegogo Debut

Earlier this year, the Winnipeg design studio – run by Matthew Kroeker, Ben Grynol and Gerrit de Vries – raised $22,000 on Indiegogo to launch its first mobility device: a stylish cane they call Chatfield. Azure talked to the designers about their crowd-funded start.

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October 16, 2013

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Top Interiors Named at Inside Festival

Top Interiors Named at Inside Festival

David Kohn Architects’ dramatic overhaul of an apartment in Barcelona’s Gothic Quarter has won World Interior of the Year at Singapore’s interior design festival.

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October 15, 2013

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World Architecture Festival’s Top Projects

World Architecture Festival’s Top Projects

The Auckland Art Gallery, by Australian studio Frances-Jones Morehen Thorp, has been crowned World Building of the Year. At the festival, which took place last weekend in Singapore, over two dozen other built projects received awards for their architectural brilliance.

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October 11, 2013

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7 Ingenious Ideas from the James Dyson Award

7 Ingenious Ideas from the James Dyson Award

A new bioplastic, a noise-cancelling device, a prosthetic hand. All are in the running for the James Dyson Award, which just announced its 20 finalists from around the world.

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October 10, 2013

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