Nothing Can Replace the Bodega

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[Translate] By ADAM CHANDLER   NYTIMES Photo A group of friends playing dominoes outside a bodega in Washington Heights. Credit...

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Is There a Silver Lining in th...

Sep 11, 2017 by

[Translate]  BY Alex Wilson   RESILIENTDESIGN.ORG Hurricane Irma as a Category 5 storm, passing over Cuba on September 9th as it...

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One Major Lesson From the Disa...

Sep 10, 2017 by

[Translate] Cities that are designed with nature in mind have fewer problems and healthier residents. By Dr. David Suzuki / AlterNet...

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Community Colleges Are the Nex...

Sep 5, 2017 by

[Translate] With major architecture firms getting involved, these formerly neglected institutions are having a design renaissance—and...

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Brooks + Scarpa’s The Six Rais...

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[Translate] A new veteran-focused housing development seeks to offer a more sensitive salve to Los Angeles’s growing homelessness...

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Architects Speak Out Against T...

Sep 5, 2017 by

[Translate] [Photo: Drew Angerer/Getty Images] “Climate change is here, no matter what any administration does to hide the facts.” By...

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Why Can’t We Get Cities Right?...

Sep 4, 2017 by

[Translate] Paul Krugman    NYTIMES Photo The highways in Houston were empty last Tuesday after the city was inundated with...

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“Urban design caused the...

Sep 2, 2017 by

[Translate] Dezeen Magazine Ilan Kelman | Houston‘s poor urban planning, not climate change, is to blame for the catastrophic...

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“The architectural world...

Aug 30, 2017 by

[Translate] ident-turned-architect, Thomas Jefferson in the 1820s, was the chilling prelude to the events of Saturday 12 August 2017...

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Earthships: 100% Sustainable, ...

Aug 18, 2017 by

[Translate] Environment Grow your own food, produce your own energy and reduce your carbon footprint in an Earthship home. By...

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Landscape Architecture in the ...

Aug 16, 2017 by

[Translate] J.R. Taylor   DIRT.ASLA.ORG Approaching the Japanese Garden Cultural Village / Jeremy Bittermann Portland Japanese Garden...

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A Village for Thought Leaders ...

Aug 15, 2017 by

[Translate] A visionary organization has purchased a mountain in Utah and is designing a ground-up public town that they hope will...

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AIA Urges Senate to Watch Its ...

Aug 15, 2017 by

[Translate] American Institute of Architects (AIA) Executive Vice President Robert Ivy sent a letter on August 8 to the two U.S....

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How to Make “Music Cities” in ...

Aug 13, 2017 by

[Translate] The takeaway from this year’s Music Cities Convention was clear: if we want vibrant cities, we must start...

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Using design to protect studen...

Jul 28, 2017 by

[Translate] Feature Author Kim Slowey   CONSTRUCTIONDIVE.COM Violence has a long history in U.S. schools, with recorded...

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From Jails to “Justice Hubs”: ...

Jul 19, 2017 by

[Translate] Van Alen Institute today released “Justice in Design,” a report that examines how re-designing our jails...

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GrowNYC’s New Center Brings Su...

Jul 19, 2017 by

[Translate] Farmhouse, a new profit-generating event space designed by Oregon-born environmental architect Thomas Kosbau, highlights...

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How Tiny Homes Could Spur Affo...

Jul 18, 2017 by

[Translate] There’s a growing movement to downsize living, but is America ready for a nation of micro-houses? By Lorraine Chow...

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Nuns build open-air chapel to ...

Jul 14, 2017 by

[Translate] Battles against fossil fuel pipelines aren’t limited to North Dakota. In Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, a group of...

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Amazing low-cost, off-grid Lif...

Jul 14, 2017 by

[Translate] by Lacy Cooke   INHABITAT View Slideshow This amazing home by Lifehaus blends low-cost off-grid appeal with with holistic...

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These Transparent, Solar Power...

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[Translate] Earth & Energy by nbcmach  FUTURISM.COM Physee Energy-Neutral A tech startup on a mission to make modern commercial...

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GREEN ARCHITECTURE 101: BUILDI...

Jul 11, 2017 by

Green building, sometimes referred to as sustainable design, is a practice that focuses on improving the efficient use of energy, water and materials during a building’s life.

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HOLLAND’S FIRST VERTICAL...

Jul 8, 2017 by

[Translate] by Lucy Wang  INHABITAT.COM View Slideshow Hot on the heels of the world’s first Forest City in China, Stefano Boeri...

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JOAN CLOS: THE PROBLEM ISNR...

Jul 8, 2017 by

[Translate] Metropolis’s Avinash Rajagopal asks Dr. Joan Clos, executive director of UN-Habitat, for his insight into successful...

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HOW A HYDRAULIC BOARDWALK IS G...

Jul 8, 2017 by

[Translate] A master plan by Gensler and U.S.-based design firm Dror will reintegrate Istanbul’s waterfront within the ancient...

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10 LOW-COST HOMES THAT COULD H...

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[Translate] Dezeen Magazine Trudie Carter  DEZEEN.COM An affordable micro home that takes less than a day to build has just launched...

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WORLD ARCHITECTURE FESTIVAL AN...

Jul 7, 2017 by

[Translate] popular now architecture! prism design + office coastline’s runner camp merges a retail shoe store with a gym...

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QUIRKY COUPLE TRAVELS AROUND T...

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[Translate] Citing the street as their favorite workplace and the whole world as their canvas, Valencia-based couple Anna Devis...

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35 AUDACIOUS IDEAS TO CHANGE T...

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[Translate] Rocky Mountain Institute Founded in 1982, Rocky Mountain Institute is a nonprofit that transforms global energy use to...

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LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE IN THE ...

Jul 3, 2017 by

[Translate] J.R. Taylor Shades of Green’s 630-square-foot Pacific Heights rooftop garden / Ive Haugeland San Francisco Rooftop...

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