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Modern Megacities Put in Perspective by Charles and Ray Eames

Charles and Ray Eames's seminal short
April 3, 2015
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Cutting-Edge Design Made Possible by 3-D Printing

3-D printing is shaping an entire generation's approach to design. Drawing on their backgrounds in digital modeling, architects Alvin Huang and Jenny Wu will address the medium's potential and pitfalls at
March 24, 2015
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A Look at Nooks: How Modern Families Eat Breakfast

These five homes make way for the most important meal of the day at a time when it's increasingly eaten on-the-go.
March 23, 2015
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New College Try: Fresh Design from Students

Model-making is all well and good, but there's no substitute for hands-on experience. These five architecture programs empowered students to design and build functional structures in their communities. What they came up with bodes well for the next generation of architecture.
March 19, 2015
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This Illuminated Arkansas Home Changes Colors with the Tap of a Smartphone

An affordable live-work home in Fayetteville, Arkansas lights up the night with a series of low-cost LED fixtures.
March 10, 2015
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Frei Otto Wins 2015 Pritzker Prize Posthumously

The late German architect, who passed away the day before the announcement, was just awarded the 2015 Pritzker Prize.
March 10, 2015
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8 Companies That Are Revolutionizing Kit Homes

With seemingly limitless plans, styles, and sizes, kit homes are an intriguing alternative for homebuyers. We’ve rounded up eight innovative companies whose products range from disaster relief housing to assemble-your-own studios.
March 1, 2015
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Wicker, Man: 6 Modern Woven Chairs

These sleek woven fibre chairs are about as far from your grandpa's rocker as you can imagine.
February 23, 2015
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Meet the Faces Behind our Interior Design Issue

Our March 2015 issue spotlights memorable interiors from Seattle to France. These six writers and photographers helped tell the stories behind these savvy spaces.
February 16, 2015