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A Striking Hillside Chapel in Austria

A Striking Hillside Chapel in Austria

In the hills of southern Lower Austria, the recently completed Kapelle Salgenreute is a powerful and modern homage to the original it was designed to replace.

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March 31, 2017

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Thomas Heatherwick’s Vessel: Public Amenity or “Playground for Billionaires?”

Thomas Heatherwick’s Vessel: Public Amenity or “Playground for Billionaires?”

The designer’s expensive plan for a “staircase to nowhere” in NYC has inspired a mix of rants and raves. Here’s why.

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March 23, 2017

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New York City Artists “Hijack” Products to Highlight the Contributions of Refugees

New York City Artists “Hijack” Products to Highlight the Contributions of Refugees

NYC creatives Kien Quan and Jillian Young have designed a sticker to show that many of America’s most beloved products are not American-made.

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March 15, 2017

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8 Inventive Wood Interiors

8 Inventive Wood Interiors

Innovations in timber framing and opportunities offered by CNC milling are elevating wood to a higher level. Not just as a flooring or construction material, but as a design element in its own right. Here are eight striking wood interiors that prove it.

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February 17, 2017

Section: Interiors

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The Tricky Business of Designing a Holocaust Memorial in 2017

The Tricky Business of Designing a Holocaust Memorial in 2017

The reveal of shortlisted designs for the U.K.’s National Holocaust Memorial in London has sparked controversy and raised difficult questions about what it means to design such monuments in 2017.

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February 15, 2017

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‘Contemporary Persians’ Exhibition Challenges Western Perceptions of Iran

‘Contemporary Persians’ Exhibition Challenges Western Perceptions of Iran

‘Rebel, Jester, Mystic, Poet: Contemporary Persians,’ a collection of post-revolution works by Iranian artists, confronts issues of gender, religion, politics, and the West’s characterization of Iranians.

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February 7, 2017

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With OMA’s Latest Library, X Marks the Spot

With OMA’s Latest Library, X Marks the Spot

The X-shaped Bibliothèque Alexis de Tocqueville in Normandy offers panoramic views from its airy, column-free interior, making it an ideal public gathering space.

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February 1, 2017

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8 Buildings to Look Forward to in 2017

8 Buildings to Look Forward to in 2017

This year is destined to be a spectacular one for architecture. Dozens of impressive buildings are nearing completion, from Jean Nouvel’s Louvre in Abu Dhabi to the Amazon Biospheres in Seattle. Here are the ones we’ve got our eye on.

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January 30, 2017

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A Corten-Clad Monument in the Prairies Reflects on Métis Life

A Corten-Clad Monument in the Prairies Reflects on Métis Life

The historic narrative of the Saskatchewan village of Batoche is a familiar one – appropriation of a thriving Métis settlement by the Canadian government. A new installation contemplates that past.

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January 17, 2017

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How Dyslexia Can Be a Creative Catalyst for Designers

How Dyslexia Can Be a Creative Catalyst for Designers

Dyslexic Design, a recent exhibition in London, makes the case that a disability can, in fact, be a gift that is a catalyst for innovative thinking.

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January 13, 2017

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