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Ai Weiwei Exhibition Takes Over Alcatraz

The Chinese artist uses the notorious prison as a backdrop for metal sculpture, colorful dragons, and Lego portraits.
September 24, 2014
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Captivating Sound Sculptures by Design Icon Harry Bertoia

Harry Bertoia's Sonambient sound sculptures create an all-encompassing experience that appeals to the visual, aural, and tactile senses. "It becomes an entire physical experience," says his daughter, Celia Bertoia.
September 12, 2014
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Stunning Architectural Drawing Museum in Berlin

A stunning feat in concrete and glass, the Museum for Architectural Drawing in Berlin, designed by Russian firm SPEECH Tchoban & Kuznetsov, recently celebrated its one-year anniversary.
September 9, 2014

Early Drawings by Famous Architects

Early architectural drawings showcase established architects' creative explorations on paper.
September 3, 2014
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Art-Filled Hamptons Vacation Home

Inspired by their clients’ bold art collection, a pair of architects designs a Hamptons vacation house that subverts tradition.
August 26, 2014
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Stunning Photographs of the Norwegian Landscape

German photographer Ken Schluchtmann documents over 12,000 miles of Norway’s rugged landscape.
August 19, 2014
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French Architect Brings Brilliant Color to Tokyo

A French architect and designer makes her saturated mark on Tokyo’s streetscape.
August 19, 2014
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Rebuilding Schools Through Art and Community

There's no denying: high school architecture is often less than inspired. With the help of New Haven-based architecture firm Svigals + Partners, students of the city's Lincoln-Bassett School gave their hallways a burst of color (and inspiration to boot) by covering them with murals before going back to school for the fall. This type of project is no stretch for the firm, which is currently at work designing Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. Its design for the school incorporates both students' suggestions and artistic creations. We're thrilled to welcome Barry Svigals, managing partner of the firm, to join us at Dwell on Design New York from October 9-11, 2014 to discuss community rebuilding.
August 14, 2014
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Photographer Captures Her Facebook Friends in Their Homes

A photographer explores the meaning of friendship in the digital age by setting out to shoot all of her Facebook friends in their lofts, townhouses, and studios.
August 1, 2014