Design Stream

Confessions of a Former Design Magazine Editor

Spoken and unspoken ground rules by Martin C. Pedersen.
external linkhttp://commonedge.org/confessions-o…

The Winners of the 64th Progressive Architecture Awards

The jury recognized 12 projects in the 2017 program.
external linkhttp://architectmagazine.com/awards…

Selgascano Fills Second Home Lisbon Creative Incubator With 1,000 Plants

Sharing the same building as the Mercado da Ribeira – Lisbon's oldest food market – is ‘second home Lisboa’, the Portuguese capital’s latest creative co-working space to open.
external linkhttp://designboom.com/architecture/…

Emory University to replace a remarkable John Portman building with a new campus center

In the early 1980s Emory University picked an architect with an oppositional style—Portman—to design its campus center and largest dining hall. Now they will knock it down. 
external linkhttps://archpaper.com/2017/02/dobbs…

Reality in the Balance

The era of Trump and Brexit is opening up new obligations, new opportunities, for architectural activism that blends the professional and the political.
external linkhttps://placesjournal.org/article/r…

It’s Time for a New Definition of Architectural Beauty

By Graham McKay.
external linkhttp://commonedge.org/its-time-for-…

Life After Death? Resurrecting A Modern Ruin

St Peter's Seminary was built only 50 years ago, yet by the 1990s it was derelict. However, plans to breathe new life into the building are now close to being realized.
external linkhttp://bbc.com/news/in-pictures-388…

Postcard from Washington and New York: Stitch. March. Look. Listen. Repeat.

Pink now means the resistance.
external linkhttp://writingtheresistance.com/201…

New Retrospective Glimpses the Man Behind the Maison de Verre

A new exhibition at the Jewish Museum in New York City rescues the French avant-garde architect and designer from obscurity.
external linkhttp://metropolismag.com/Point-of-V…

Marion Greenwood: A Modern Woman in Modern Mexico

The legacy of Marion Greenwood.
external linkhttp://docomomo-us.org/news/marion_…

Immigration Ban Rocks Architecture Community

President Donald Trump’s executive order temporarily bans citizens from seven Muslim-majority countries.
external linkhttp://architecturalrecord.com/arti…

Rethinking the Refugee Camp

Architects have long been celebrated for their innovative designs for disaster relief housing. But there's a better response to the refugee crisis.
external linkhttp://architectmagazine.com/design…

The forgotten history of Japanese-American designers’ World War II internment

Revisiting the link between detention and design history, 75 years after FDR’s executive order.
external linkhttp://curbed.com/2017/1/31/1444548…

Watch the award-winning IKEA refugee shelter being assembled

IKEA continues to do its part in highlighting the increasing number of people being displaced internationally. This time-lapse video shows the shelter assembled in 2 minutes.
external linkhttp://designboom.com/architecture/…

A Housing Crisis for Seniors

Every day for the next 19 years, 10,000 people will reach age 65.
external linkhttps://nytimes.com/2017/01/28/opin…

Lab explores projects to lessen effects of sea level rise on SF Bay

A $5.8 million design competition that will select 10 multidisciplinary teams and assign each a different bayside setting. Each team will have $250,000 to work with.
external linkhttp://sfchronicle.com/bayarea/arti…

An Open Letter to AIA Executive Director Robert Ivy

By Stephen Zacks.
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How Some Architects Are Protesting The AIA—By Leaving It

Months after the AIA's letter in support of Trump, architects are divided on whether to incite change from within or protest by leaving.
external linkhttps://fastcodesign.com/3067224/ho…

Lycée Schorge by Kéré Architecture

On the fringe of Koudougou, a city in Burkina Faso with 132,000 residents.
external linkhttp://architecturalrecord.com/arti…

Curry Stone Design Prizes Announces the Social Design Circle: 100 Winners for 2017

The Prize will name 100 practices over the next twelve months as part of the Circle.
external linkhttp://currystonedesignprize.com/cu…