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Explore the Modern Workplace at Dwell on Design NY

At Dwell on Design NY, Cornell University professor Franklin Becker and Los Angeles–based architect Kulapat Yantrasast delve into the zeitgeist of modern workspace design. By exploring the intersection of technology, behavior, and design, Becker and Yantrasast dissect the latest trends to see what advancements are making work lives easier.
September 29, 2014
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Innovative Academic Spaces by SOM

A panel at Dwell on Design NY will explore how tech-forward teaching and learning is changing how we conceptualize academic spaces. Joining the discussion is Colin Koop from Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, who led the construction of The New School's University Center. Click through the slideshow to see the building, along with other educational spaces that Koop has helped transform.
September 26, 2014
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Shop This Designer-Curated Book Fair

Dwell on Design New York presents a one-stop-shop book fair curated by Designers & Books.
September 25, 2014
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Exhibitor Spotlight: Dwell on Design NY

Dwell on Design New York, October 9-11, 2014, broke with the trade show tradition in offering large-scale installations that transcend the boundaries of the booth. Click through the slideshow for a glimpse of some of the exhibitors who joined us for the first annual conference.
September 25, 2014
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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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Tour Stunning Apartments on Dwell Manhattan Home Tours

For the third consecutive year, Dwell Home Tours take place across Manhattan on Saturday, October 11, 2014. It’s a rare opportunity to experience a group of private homes curated by Dwell’s editors, from a converted industrial building in Tribeca to a green renovation in Harlem. Plus, join us on October 10 to hear each of the architects speak about their challenges, inspirations, and successes in designing and building the featured homes. Both the Home Tours and Meet the Architects Night are approved for AIA CEU accreditation. Click through the slideshow for a preview of the spaces.
September 24, 2014
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24 Products That Will Transform Your Small Space

Jettison your bulky furniture and swap in pieces that are collapsible, multifunctional, and modest in size. From an energy-efficient lamp that occupies a pinch of floor space to an essential stepladder that folds flat, this latest fleet will help create grand effects in tiny areas.
September 24, 2014
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Four Designers Reimagine the Home in London's Trafalgar Square

Four design teams create temporary spaces that toy with the concept of home in Trafalgar Square.
September 24, 2014
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The Living: Using Biology as a Building Block

Brooklyn-based architecture firm The Living, run by David Benjamin, aims to use biology to challenge traditional building methods. The winner of the MoMA PS1 Young Architects Program in 2014, the firm filled the museum's courtyard with three towers made of carbon-neutral bricks that were engineered from corn stalks and a mushroom material. Benjamin will join us at Dwell on Design NY to chat about how the built world can engender a healthy population.
September 24, 2014