22 Aug 2017

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FutureProof: A Public Space Symposium by NXT City

FutureProof - A Public Space Symposium by NXT CityWhat's the future of public space? How can cities get ahead to position themselves as global leaders? From civic innovation to disruptive ideas that challenge red tape, meet the top leaders pushing the limits of public space around the world.stats

22 Aug 2017 6:01am GMT

18 Aug 2017

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Automobility LA 2017 Design & Developer Challenge: Smarter LA 2060

Automobility LA 2017 Design and Developer Challenge - Smarter LA 2060AutoMobility LA's theme for this year's Design & Developer Challenge has been announced as "Smarter LA 2060." Organizers are inviting leading automotive designers and mobility innovators to collaborate with architects, designers and urban planners, with a mission of inspiring the creation of smarter cities and ecosystems of the future.stats

18 Aug 2017 12:58am GMT

17 Aug 2017

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Design Thinking Training by Smart Design

Design Thinking Training by Smart DesignSmart Design will host a one day workshop on Design Thinking, facilitated by experts in the fields of user-centered strategy and design. Using proprietary methodologies and activities, Smart Design's specialists will guide attendees end-to-end through the Design Thinking process.stats

17 Aug 2017 11:21pm GMT

NXT City Prize 2017

NXT City Prize 2017The NXT City Prize is a celebration of bold, visionary ideas for public space. This year, we've shaken things up with four site-specific public space challenges to make your mark on our city's public realm.stats

17 Aug 2017 10:57pm GMT

DEX Studio Announces Grand Opening Of Frame Venice Loft Building

DEX Studio Announces Grand Opening Of Frame Venice Loft BuildingDEX Studio recently completed the 'Frame Venice Loft' building. Lead by Glen Bell, the project is the fourth collaboration between DEX and Frame, having completed the Frame Hollywood Loft building earlier this year.stats

17 Aug 2017 11:14am GMT

Studio Output Updates BBC Sport Identity

Studio Output Updates BBC Sport IdentityWith a quiet year between the Olympics and World Cup, BBC Sport embarked on a plan to harmonise the brand.stats

17 Aug 2017 9:11am GMT

16 Aug 2017

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Design Museum Announces Designs of the Year Nominees

Design Museum Announces Designs of the Year NomineesThe Design Museum has revealed the shortlist for the tenth anniversary of Beazley Designs of the Year.stats

16 Aug 2017 10:09am GMT

14 Aug 2017

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UXUS Designs Bloomingdale's Kuwait Store

UXUS Designs Bloomingdale's Kuwait StoreUXUS recently designed Bloomingdale's second international location in Kuwait. The store offers a next-level luxury experience by weaving together hospitality, retail and service.stats

14 Aug 2017 11:24pm GMT

Pantone Unveils Prince Purple

Pantone Unveils Prince PurpleThe Pantone Color Institute and the Prince Estate have today unveiled Love Symbol #2, a custom purple shade developed to pay tribute to Prince's indelible mark on music, art, fashion and culture.stats

14 Aug 2017 10:14pm GMT

SarasotaMOD Weekend 2017

SarasotaMOD Weekend 2017The Sarasota Architectural Foundation (SAF) will hold its fourth annual SarasotaMOD Weekend on November 10-12, 2017.stats

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06 Nov 2011

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Born on November 6: Jean Louis Charles Garnier

The Paris Opéra in FranceFrench architect Jean Louis Charles Garnier was born on November 6, 1825. Inspired by Roman pageantry, Garnier wanted ...

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Architecture Updates: Oct. 29-Nov. 4, 2011

Postmodernism, house plans, and New Orleans captured our attention this week. Updated material includes:

04 Nov 2011 10:30am GMT

The Dawn of Deco

King Tutankhamen Archaeologist Howard Carter thrilled the world when, on November 4, 1922, he discovered steps leading down to the ancient tomb of King Tutankhamen. Soon a fascination for Egypt found expression ...

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Before You Buy House Plans

Your dream home may be tucked away in a catalog, just waiting for you to build. But how do you find the perfect plan? And, even more importantly, how can ...

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Celebrating Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel

Sistine Chapel Frescoes by Michelangelo
On November 1, 1512, Michelangelo's frescoes on the vaulted ceiling of the Sistine Chapel in Rome were first shown to the public. The Renaissance artist Michelangelo spent four years painting ...

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31 Oct 2011

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Born on Halloween: Richard Morris Hunt

Astors' Beechwood copyright © John W. Corbett Gilded Age architect Richard Morris Hunt was born on October 31, 1827. Living during an era when American business leaders amassed huge fortunes, Richard Morris Hunt became known for designing ...

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29 Oct 2011

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Hollywood's Haunted Houses

Photo: Second Empire House What is it about the Second Empire style? These tall houses with their high mansard roofs are the favored setting for spooky movies like Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho. But when French ...

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28 Oct 2011

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Statue of Liberty

Statue of Liberty On Oct. 28, 1886, the Statue of Liberty, a gift from the people of France, was dedicated in New York Harbor by President Grover Cleveland. Designed by French sculptor Frederic ...

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28 Oct 2011 9:00am GMT

Birth of the Arch

Gateway Arch in St. Louis - Image from ClipArt.com The famous Saint Louis Gateway Arch in Missouri celebrates a birthday today. Designed by Finnish-born architect Eero Saarinen, the arch officially opened on October 28, 1965.

The Saint Louis Gateway Arch is actually an enormous steel catenary curve. It commemorates Thomas Jefferson's Louisiana Purchase of 1803 and symbolizes the gateway to the American West.

Challenge: Are you a math whiz? See if you can solve this Catenary Curve problem.

St. Louis Gateway Arch Photo: ArtToday.com

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28 Oct 2011 8:00am GMT

Architecture Updates: Oct. 22-28, 2011

This week we dug deeper into Victorian styles, explored spooky architecture, and received some amazing submissions from our readers. New and updated:

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