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The Secret of Travel Success

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I am a serious fan of the JonGlez Publishing Secret guides, which are written by local experts for local inhabitants of cities and curious travelers alike, which I believe help anyone achieve travel success, especially if they love going off the beaten path. The places they feature in these beautifully crafted books filled with fabulous […]

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Architecture’s New Form: Digital Computation

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During the Museum of Arts and Design’s 3D printing master class for architects, Gil Akos, cofounder of Mode Lab, explained to the participants how greatly the transition to digital computation will challenge those designing built environments without training in the technology. “This is what needs to be imparted to younger kids in education,” Akos said […]

Le Corbusier painting; photo by Francis Wu.

An Atlas to Le Corbusier at MoMA

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If Swiss architect Charles-Edouard Jeanneret-Gris, or Le Corbusier as he came to call himself, felt slighted by his 180-square-foot MoMA exhibition in 1935, An Atlas of Modern Landscapes surely makes up for it. The forthcoming show at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), on view from June 15 through September 23, is not only grander […]

Before David Byrne founded "Talking Heads," he attended RISD. The avid civic planner is in the film.

Archiculture Debuts at Newport Beach Film Festival

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In accord with any classical arts training, the educational process for architecture students is rigorous, to say the least. A disciplined schedule, combined with private and public criticism, is crucial to a young designer’s training; the aim, of course, being a fulfilling career of practicing architecture, which is increasingly elusive. Through archiCULTURE, the audience at […]

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Save the Eames House and Preserve an Idea

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The Eames House, a U.S. landmark of post-war modern architecture (pictured in the featured image above) is falling into disrepair; and to help rescue the building from the fate of countless underfunded construction projects, the Eames Foundation has recently launched a fundraising campaign to help save the Southern California monument of modern design. In collaboration […]

Spontaneous Interventions

Spontaneous Interventions

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The 13th iteration of the International Venice Architecture Biennale is about to swing its metaphorical doors open, welcoming visitors (170,000 last time!) for three months from August 29 to November 25, 2012, and the US Pavilion has been named “Spontaneous Interventions: design actions for the common good.” Considered the world’s most prestigious architectural event, the biennale is […]

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Modern Tide: Midcentury Architecture on Long Island

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This documentary came across our radar through Jake Gorst on Facebook. The film producer at Jonamac Productions in Northport (a wonderful town on the Long Island Sound) will be bringing Modern Tide: Midcentury Architecture on Long Island to its namesake locale next Thursday (July 12) at noon (details here).   Midcentury Modern Gets Its Fifteen Minutes The […]