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Summer of Brutalism: What To See, Read and Visit

Summer of Brutalism: What To See, Read and Visit

With a major exhibit at MoMA, a new book on Marcel Breuer, and an online campaign to stop demolitions of raw-concrete icons, mid-century Brutalism is on every modernist’s mind. Here are our picks for what to see, read and visit.

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August 1, 2018

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The Substance of Light

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Exhibitions Baden-Baden, Germany June 9, 2018 - October 28, 2018
The Substance of Light

The Frieder Burda Museum in the German city of Baden-Baden will unveil its most elaborate installation ever with the opening of a new exhibition from the famous light artist James Turrell.

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How Living Divani Elevated Dubai’s Muraba Residences

How Living Divani Elevated Dubai’s Muraba Residences

For the Muraba Residences, located on the man-made Palm Jumeira island, RCR Arquitectes used Living Divani furniture to frame views of Dubai’s ever-changing skyline.

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May 28, 2018

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Toronto’s Next Timber Tower Plan Is A Go

Toronto’s Next Timber Tower Plan Is A Go

… and Moriyama & Teshima / Acton Ostry Architects is the winning team. Their scheme beat out four internationally renowned firms angling to build The Arbour, a mass-timber tower on Toronto’s waterfront.

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April 10, 2018

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The Rise of Timber Towers

The Rise of Timber Towers

A decade ago, photovoltaics and geothermal were all the rage. Now, mass timber has usurped the race for environmentally friendly construction. Here are six towers under development, all of them pioneers of the plyscraper craze.

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March 22, 2018

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Aldo Rossi: The Architecture and Art of the Analogous City

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Exhibitions Princeton, NJ, USA February 5, 2018 - March 30, 2018
Aldo Rossi: The Architecture and Art of the Analogous City

This Princeton University Exhibition, curated by Daniel Sherer — the second retrospective of Aldo Rossi (1931-1997) in the United States since 1979 — offers a new assessment of his multifaceted…

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The Glass Tower: Why We Need More Women Architects

The Glass Tower: Why We Need More Women Architects

Women architects have long been part of the landscape. But the idea of the woman architect still hasn’t landed.

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November 3, 2017

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What to Expect at the World Design Summit in Montreal

What to Expect at the World Design Summit in Montreal

As if the concept of the first-ever World Design Summit isn’t big enough, the Montreal event will bring together an international roster of design thinkers who share the common goal of creating positive social and environmental change.

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October 13, 2017

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