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A Celebratory (and Snarky) Take on the Year in Architecture

Curbed stays true to form with an annual review of the year in architecture.
December 28, 2018, 9am PST | James Brasuell | @CasualBrasuell
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Landscape Architect Richard Haag, who designed Gas Works Park in Seattle, passed away in 2018.
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Mark Lamster and Alexandra Lange are back with their annual collaboration commemorating the best and worst of architecture from the year. To get an idea about this singular cornucopia of snark: 2018's list is headlined: "the good, the bad, and the urbanism."

The snark persists throughout the list, with awards like the "Thank God It's Over Award" (to the Amazon HQ2 process), "It's the Zoning, Stupid Award" (to the YIMBY movement and the city of Minneapolis), and "The Future Will Be Pedestrianized Prize" (to the "war on cars" and the podcast by the same name).

For more laughs, check out previous versions of the list from 2017 and 2016.

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Published on Thursday, December 27, 2018 in Curbed
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