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August 25, 2016, 2pm PDT
Not long ago, Deanna Van Buren was offered the position of lead architect on an unusual project—a video game called "The Witness."
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October 14, 2013, 9am PDT
For those who think architectural history isn’t something to sniff at, a new exhibition at the California College of the Arts aims to convince otherwise.
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February 15, 2013, 2pm PST
Florida Southern College, the National Register-listed campus that features "the largest concentration of [Frank Lloyd] Wright designed structures anywhere in the world," has found an impressive way to house its feral cats.
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February 14, 2013, 11am PST
This week, reports Orhan Ayyüce, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology announced the launch of "a major new research center focused on the planning, design, construction and retrofitting of urban environments for the 21st century."
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August 9, 2012, 2pm PDT
The Guangzhou Opera House was recently recognized by Architectural Record with its "Best Public Project: Honor Award." Larry Speck argues why recognizing this poorly designed and executed building reflects poorly on the Architecture profession.
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May 17, 2012, 2pm PDT
Add this to the "oh yeah" file. After eight years of construction, the completion ceremony for the OMA-designed China Central Television (CCTV) Headquarters in Beijing was held this week.
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April 6, 2012, 2pm PDT
Some architecture students at UC Berkeley were incredibly busy over Spring Break. Polishing their portfolios or getting ahead on course reading, you ask? Nope. Developing a trove of Architectural LOLCATS.
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January 19, 2012, 10am PST
A recent piece in the <em>New York Times</em> regarding the unemployment rate among college graduates, and its bad news for Architecture students, has caused controversy and consternation within the profession.
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January 13, 2012, 2pm PST
Actor and global sexy man Ryan Gosling has brought his talents to the world of Architecture, or so it seems.
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December 25, 2011, 7am PST
Archinect's John Cary compiles a comprehensive list of most forward-thinking designs in 2011 that have impacted people's lives, and the way they interact with the built environment.
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March 18, 2011, 12pm PDT
Are parks landscapes or infrastructures -- or can they be both? This question is broached in this wide-reaching interview on the role of parks in cities with landscape architect Gerdo Aquino.
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December 26, 2009, 9am PST
Archinect is profiling architects who have left the field, and why. Matt Trimble and Garett Hwang have moved into industrial design and 'design computing'.
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April 3, 2009, 5am PDT
According to this opinion piece, planners must ease up on "big bang" planning--an approach centered around sweeping changes with fixed ideas of what the outcome must look like.
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September 25, 2008, 10am PDT
Architects and researchers are looking into the influences of African and African-American culture on urbanism.
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January 19, 2007, 8am PST
<p>The old San Francisco Armory, which has sat empty for more than three decades in city's Mission district, has found a new use, but local residents aren't exactly excited about this latest chapter of the neighborhood's gentrification.</p>
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April 18, 2006, 1pm PDT
In his recent book, The Myth of Solid Ground, David Ulin looks at what earthquakes might mean, from a cultural standpoint -- including what scientific, or pseudo-scientific, techniques now hope to predict future seismic catastrophe.
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February 23, 2005, 9am PST
Sam Davis was awarded in 2002 a Guggenheim Fellowship to write his new book, Designing for the Homeless: Architecture that Works.
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