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10 of the Best Adaptive Reuse Projects

A list of adaptive reuse projects completed in the last five years includes a diverse collection of breweries turned hotels, a dry dock turned into a museum, and much more.

September 3, 2015 - Urban Land Magazine

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Friday Funny: A Sarcastic List for Why D.C. Metro is the 'Best'

A community user of Buzzfeed has clearly had it up to here with the daily frustrations of using transit on the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority.

February 27, 2015 - BuzzFeed

Buildings Gone Bad: 2014's Worst Architecture

The designs of architecture's most famous practitioners inspire the most public forms of attention and criticism. A recent column in Slate doesn't shy away from the latter.

December 29, 2014 - Slate

7 Essential Books on the Local Food Movement

Marianne Peters lists seven "classic, must-read" books about the evolving role of locally grown and sold food in the American economy.

August 13, 2014 - Seedstock

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6 'Epic Architecture Fails'

Jason Fargo follows the announcement that the FBI will soon set up shop outside of the infamous and despised J Edgar Hoover Building in Washington D.C. by listing six buildings that residents of cities "love to hate."

August 10, 2014 - Guardian

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Ranking the Top Movies About Urbanism

The Oscars are this weekend, so its an appropriate time to turn to movie magic as a powerful force for how American’s perceive environments—from rural to urban and everything between.

February 28, 2014 - Next City

Friday Funny: The Best Best Cities List Ever

In a send-up of the inane nature of city listification, the satirical newspaper The Onion has compiled a list of the "Top 10 Best Cities To Move To Today." Check out the article to find out why Blarnard, ND and Clara Vista, CA are hot destinations.

May 10, 2013 - The Onion

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