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I.M. Pei, 1917-2019: Remembering a Modernist Master

I.M. Pei, 1917-2019: Remembering a Modernist Master

Universally regarded as one of the leading architects of the late 20th century, I.M. Pei died on May 16, 2019. He was 102.

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2 days ago

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Maryland’s Glenstone Museum Emerges From the Wilderness

Maryland’s Glenstone Museum Emerges From the Wilderness

Planted deep in a pastoral setting, Thomas Phifer’s Glenstone museum is built for the long run.

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3 days ago

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Foster + Partners Reinvent D.C.’s Historic Carnegie Library as Apple Store

Foster + Partners Reinvent D.C.’s Historic Carnegie Library as Apple Store

Washington D.C.’s new Apple Store repurposes a Beaux-Arts Carnegie Library as an ostensibly public corporate mecca.

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3 days ago

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Populous Creates a Distinctly Urban Home for English Football’s Spurs

Populous Creates a Distinctly Urban Home for English Football’s Spurs

London’s Tottenham Hotspur Football Club settles into an engaging new stadium that makes the crowd and the community an integral part of the spectacle.

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10 days ago

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Is Rammed Earth Construction the Answer to Ghana’s Housing Crisis?

Is Rammed Earth Construction the Answer to Ghana’s Housing Crisis?

Eco-friendly construction company Hive Earth is proposing rammed earth building to help relieve the housing crisis in Ghana.

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12 days ago

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Should France Reconsider Fast-Tracking Notre Dame’s Reconstruction?

Should France Reconsider Fast-Tracking Notre Dame’s Reconstruction?

As the roof of France’s beloved Notre Dame Cathedral sits in ruin, the push to immediately rebuild faces backlash.

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18 days ago

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Singapore Gets a Design School Building as Ambitious as the City State Itself

Singapore Gets a Design School Building as Ambitious as the City State Itself

Designed as a living laboratory by Serie + Multiply Architects with Surbana Jurong, SDE4 is Singapore’s first net-zero-energy structure created from the ground up.

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20 days ago

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Alejandro Aravena Creates Concrete Expression on Chile’s Coast

Alejandro Aravena Creates Concrete Expression on Chile’s Coast

Chile’s Alejandro Aravena reconceives the beach house with a pair of primitive monoliths as rugged and austere as their seaside perch.

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April 18, 2019

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8 Global Airports Ushering in a New Era of Aviation (and Design)

8 Global Airports Ushering in a New Era of Aviation (and Design)

As air travel continues to accelerate, airports are becoming hubs of 21st century life, with ambitious designs to match.

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April 15, 2019

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Complex and Dynamic, Pratic 2.0 Makes a Poetic Addition to Italy’s Industrial Landscape

Complex and Dynamic, Pratic 2.0 Makes a Poetic Addition to Italy’s Industrial Landscape

Deftly integrated into its northern Italian setting, the 9,000-square-metre structure is alternately opaque and luminous.

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April 13, 2019

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