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Candida Hofer; Images of Architecture

Photographer Candida Höfer's Lush Images of Architecture

The photographer's large-scale interior photos function like architectural character sketches.
May 9, 2014
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Design Icon: 8 Works by Buckminster Fuller

Bucky’s focus on innovation and efficiency willed a more enlightened, expansive future into existence.
May 6, 2014
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Parsons Students Transform an Aging Rec Center

A team of architecture students overhauls a recreation center in Manhattan, creating a year-round facility with ample space for visitors.
May 6, 2014
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Links We Love

From this week’s Internet adventures: gas stations, the Kentucky Derby, and renovating Frank Lloyd Wright’s Emil Bach House.
May 2, 2014
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Witness Half a Decade of Urban Change in Google Street View

Last week, Google Maps released a new feature to Street View, making it possible to cycle through archived versions of the 360 panoramas. In addition to hours of amusement, this new form of virtual time travel provides an unprecedented way to explore how quickly a city can change at the street level—buildings are built and razed, streets are reconfigured, and the power of a fresh coat of paint gets a jaunty demonstration. The change is most stark in cities like New York, Detroit, and Los Angeles that have had Street View since its launch in 2007, and have a full six years of maps to parse through. Click through the slideshow to see a selection of these urban transformations; then go forth and discover your own.
May 2, 2014
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Exhibit Spotlights Influence of Latin American Modern Architecture on Contemporary Artists

“Beyond the Supersquare,” a new exhibition at the Bronx Museum of the Arts, explores the influence of Latin American and Caribbean modern architecture on contemporary artists in those regions. The exhibit, which runs through January 11, 2014, features the work of more than 30 contemporary artists whose photography, videos, sculptures, and drawings respond to modern Latin American architecture through the prism of unique political, social, and environmental challenges. It is the product of four years of research by the museum’s executive director, Holly Block, and María Inés Rodríguez, director of the CAPC Musée D’Art Contemporain de Bordeaux.
May 1, 2014

A Gut Renovation Transforms a Tiny Manhattan Apartment

A 400-square-foot Upper East Side apartment gets a new look.
April 30, 2014
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Artful Midcentury Remodels

Renovating a historic home can be daunting, but these seven remodels balance past, present, and future.
April 30, 2014
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9 Comfortable Bedrooms in Renovated Homes

As one of the home's most intimate spaces, the bedroom should be a tranquil retreat. These nine renovated homes take this into account, blending comfort with personality.
April 30, 2014