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February 5, 2012, 7am PST
Norman Weinstein reviews Alexandra Lange's new book on "Writing About Architecture", and finds a miraculous achievement.
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November 11, 2011, 12pm PST
Norman Weinstein reviews Sorkin's new book <em>All Over the Map</em>. Sorkin, he says, is at his best when exposing the injustices of architecture.
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December 4, 2010, 11am PST
Norman Weinstein of The Architectural Record selects his favorite architecture books of the year, which range from a coming-of-age memoir to a treatise on Turkish art and architecture.
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October 22, 2010, 1pm PDT
A new book looks at the trend in architecture away from clean surfaces and into formal, repeating patterns.
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January 22, 2010, 8am PST
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, has seen some dramatic decline over the past half century. Michael A. Stern, ASLA, LEED AP takes a look at the last 20 years of the city as it begins to rebound.
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September 16, 2009, 6am PDT
Achieving sustainability can take one of two paths, according to Richard Carson: centralized or decentralized policy. Choosing one will be crucial.
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July 3, 2009, 7am PDT
Two vacant lots in downtown St. Louis have been revived as an urban art park, featuring works by world-renowned artists.
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September 2, 2008, 7am PDT
America's infrastructure is in trouble, and according to author Barry B. LePatner, the flawed systems meant to alleviate these problems should take most of the blame. He offers some possible solutions.
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June 30, 2008, 7am PDT
<p>This commentary from <em>ArchNewsNow</em> wonders whether urbanism is really the cause of social alienation, not the cure.</p>
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February 13, 2008, 6am PST
<p>As transit oriented development gains ground in cities across the country, it is increasingly seen as the model for the future of multi-family housing.</p>
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July 3, 2006, 9am PDT
As one of the few remaining public spaces in cities, libraries are a popular means for the architect and urban designer to contribute positively to their communities. ArchNewsNow talks to two architects about the latest trends in library design.
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November 4, 2005, 11am PST
A new Los Angele charter school is an incubator for new ideas and new approaches to teaching -- and learning -- technology.
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September 22, 2005, 5am PDT
Shaping high density residential environments is the most important issue before urban designers in North America today.
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