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  1. Designs for patients with dementia
    In The Modern World

    Designs for patients with dementia

    Stanford’s Center on Longevity recognizes a colorful table set designed to aid Alzheimer's patients.

    04.14.14

  2. An Edible Learning Garden in Brooklyn
    Outdoor

    An Edible Learning Garden in Brooklyn

    New York firm WORKac taps into society’s increased focus on heathy eating with a school’s learning garden.

    written by: Arlene Hirst
    photos by: Iwan Baan
    02.28.14

  3. Austin's Casis Elementary School Teaching Garden
    Outdoor

    Austin's Casis Elementary School Teaching Garden

    Architect Burton Baldridge donated his services to Casis Elementary, his daughter’s large public school in Austin, Texas, to design and build an outdoor classroom that would augment an organic...

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    photos by: Casey Dunn
    02.27.14

  4. Craftspeak: The Bard Graduate Center Craft Oral History Project
    Post

    Craftspeak: The Bard Graduate Center Craft Oral History Project

    While history and tradition inform so much of contemporary craft, the history of makers themselves isn’t always a priority. It’s a realization that struck Bard Assistant Professor Catherine Whalen...

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    02.12.14

  5. 6 Historic Furniture Collaborations
    Rewind

    6 Historic Furniture Collaborations

    Collaborations between academic institutions and design greats have exposed students around the world to masterful lessons in furniture. Get schooled on some of the smartest partnerships from the...

    written by: Liz Arnold
    10.11.13

  6. Back to School: The Architecture of Higher Learning
    Post

    Back to School: The Architecture of Higher Learning

    September has arrived and that signals the end of summer and beginning of the new school year. For a little fun learning before the tough stuff starts, follow along as we take a look back over five...

    written by: Megan Hamaker
    09.05.13

  7. Earn Continuing Education Units (CEUs) at Dwell on Design
    Dwell on Design

    Earn Continuing Education Units (CEUs) at Dwell on Design

    Dwell on Design will offer more classes this year that qualify for Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for the trade than ever before. To this end, we’ve entered into partnerships with a diverse...

    written by: Kristen W. Terry
    06.12.13

  8. Peru Community Schools Art Gallery: The G. David Thompson Collection
    Post

    Peru Community Schools Art Gallery: The G. David Thompson Collection

    No one would expect an art collection worth millions to be housed in a high school in a small Midwest town. Yet, that’s exactly what you’ll see at Peru (Indiana) High School. On April 20th, the...

    written by: Frances J. Folsom
    04.16.13

  9. Top 10 Places to Study Architecture
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    Top 10 Places to Study Architecture

    Every year, thousands flock to major architectural landmarks around the world in appreciation of human engineering. We cross deserts to glimpse the pyramids. We climb mountains to set foot in Machu...

    written by: Juliane Huang
    03.27.13

  10. Edgeless School: Design for Learning
    Event Spotlight

    Edgeless School: Design for Learning

    Edgeless School: Design for Learning is an exhibition currently on view at the Center for Architecture. An exploration of how new approaches to learning are being interpreted and facilitated by...

    written by: Sara Dierck
    11.20.12

  11. Dean’s List Dorms Across America
    House Tours

    Dean’s List Dorms Across America

    The factory-line model is out for student housing; in its place, thoughtful solutions for community living engender enthusiasm for higher education and respect for a greener future. As dorms from...

    written by: Tim Newcomb
    09.20.12

  12. Alice Rawsthorn

    Alice Rawsthorn

    Alice Rawsthorn is the design critic of the International Herald Tribune. In her weekly Design column, published every Monday, Alice explores new directions in every area of design and its impact...

    03.16.10

  13. Rehousing the American Dream at MoMA
    Event Spotlight

    Rehousing the American Dream at MoMA

    By current estimates, close to 11 million American homeowners are in serious distress, owing more on their homes than the homes themselves are worth. Foreclosure rates have been elevated since the...

    written by: Ian Volner
    03.01.12

  14. Copenhagen Design Week 2011

    Copenhagen Design Week 2011

    From September 1st to September 6th, Copenhagen Design Week will be buzzing with design events, seminars, conferences, exhibitions and debates that focus on Danish design and design solutions under...

    07.19.11

  15. Jim Ziolkowski

    In 1990, while trekking through a remote mountain village in Nepal, financier Jim Ziolkowski stumbled upon a celebration for the opening of a new schoolhouse. Impressed by the locals’ level...

    04.20.09

  16. Tim Hetherington at Aperture

    Tim Hetherington at Aperture

    In remembrance of Tim Hetherington, photographer, reporter, and filmmaker, Aperture is presenting his Sleeping Soldiers video installation and his Diary video, from Wednesday, May 25 through...

    05.25.11

  17. Cycle China: Week 5
    Travel Reports

    Cycle China: Week 5

    In this special five-part series, we're riding along with SWA Group landscape designer Amirah Shahid as she cycles nearly 800 miles from Beijing to Shanghai (find the previous posts here). Join us...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    10.05.11

  18. Cycle China: Week 4
    Travel Reports

    Cycle China: Week 4

    In this special five-part series, we're riding along with SWA Group landscape designer Amirah Shahid as she cycles nearly 800 miles from Beijing to Shanghai (find the previous posts here). Join us...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    photos by: Amirah Shahid
    09.29.11

  19. Chicken Chapel
    Outdoor

    Chicken Chapel

    Architect Keith Moskow grew up doing grunt construction work. His dad was a builder and after his first year of college, he helped build their family's summer home. "I was doing lowly work,...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    09.20.11

  20. Water: The Exhibition

    Water: The Exhibition

    Want a living planet? Just add water. The Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) presents Water: The Exhibition, a celebration of the power and wonder of this life-giving substance and a call to each of us to...

    11.30.10

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