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Tuesday, December 11, 2012


Legendary Architect Oscar Niemeyer Dies

The legendary Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer, known worldwide for his designs in the new and old capitals of Brazil-including such buildings as the Cathedral of Brasília, Honestino Guimarães National Museum, and Palácio da Alvorada-died at age 104.


Thom Mayne Wins 2013 AIA Gold Medal

The designer of the new Perot Museum of Nature and Science in Dallas was once better known for his iconoclasm. No less provocative today, the winner of the 2013 AIA Gold Medal has done some of his best work for the federal government.


Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects Wins 2013 AIA Architecture Firm Award

Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects won the AIA's highest honor for an architecture firm, a prize commending their often spiritual, always textural works, which include the recently relocated Barnes Foundation museum.


November: 2,400 Architecture Jobs Added, 20,000 Construction Jobs Lost

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics released its November employment report this morning, reporting that the national economy added 146,000 jobs in the month and the unemployment rate went down to 7.7 percent.


Postcard From Miami: Vito Acconci’s Here and Now

Design Miami's Designer of the Year, Vito Acconci, presented "Here/There, Now/Later," a sound installation in Miami's Buena Vista building.


AIA Diversity Recognition Program Calls for Submissions

Firms have until early February 2013 to submit letters, testimonials, project images and any other materials that prove that they practice diversity.


ASID Billings Shows Growth

Owners of single-family houses are hiring interior designers at a continually upward rate, according to the third quarter results of the American Society of Interior Designers' (ASID) Interior Design Billings Index.


Students Occupy Cooper Union

Students at Cooper Union, the tuition-free university for art, architecture, and engineering, have occupied an administration building to protest the university administration's decision to consider charging tuition.


Norman Foster Remembers Oscar Niemeyer

MVRDV’s Book Tower to the Sky

Postcard from Miami: Herzog & de Meuron’s Miami Art Museum

Architecture Lovers Remember Oscar Niemeyer

Sinterklaas, Santa Claus, and Unreal Spaces

Flowers Harvest Metal While Cleaning the Earth

Product: Peerless Origami

Maps and Monuments Reinterpreted in Contemporary Art at LACMA

Plan Cincinnati Lays Down the Law with Form-Based Code

Product: Vita Nonwovens EnGuard Insulation

Victor Horta and the Story of Art Nouveau


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