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80 Years On, Charleston Worries About New Building Design

HOME | By Bruce Smith | Mar 19
Eight decades after Charleston passed the nation's first historic preservation ordinance to protect its picturesque city of old pastel buildings and quiet gardens, there's concern the design of new buildings is not as good as that of the old.

Japanese Architects Sell a Lifestyle on Global Stage

REAL ESTATE | By Yuri Kageyama | Aug 13
A new generation of Japanese architects is scoring success by reinterpreting the past.

Stunning "Fog" Installation Revealed at Glass House

FINE ARTS | By Katherine Roth | Apr 30
The Glass House, architect Philip Johnson’s iconic Modernist structure set in the woods here, has been wrapped in a poetic fog by Japanese artist Fujiko Nakaya, a sort of Christo of mist.

Koolhaas Unites Architecture, Design and Fashion

HOME | By Colleen Barry | Apr 15
Dutch architect Rem Koolhaas creates 11 pieces of furniture for the U.S. industrial design house Knoll, shedding his "puritanical" attitude against architects designing objects.

Toyo Ito Awarded the 2013 Pritzker Architecture Prize

HOME | By Elaine Kurtenbach | Mar 19
Likened to a Nobel Prize for architecture, Japanese architect Toyo Ito has received the 2013 Pritzker Architecture Prize for his contributions to the field.

Oscar Green Room Pays Tribute to Cedric Gibbons

HOME | By Sandy Cohen | Feb 18
Architectural Digest honors art director Cedric Gibbons with a green room for Hollywood’s elite at this year’s Academy Awards.

Philadelphia Flower Show Will Be "Brilliant!" in 2013

HOME | Dec 31
The British have a word for something that’s inventive, dazzling, extraordinary. They say it’s "Brilliant!" The 2013 PHS Philadelphia Flower Show, entitled "Brilliant!," promises to be all those things and much more.

Vintage 1926 Movie Theater to Reopen in South Dakota

Downtown Sioux Falls in its heyday was home to seven movie theaters, but filmgoers since the early 1990s have been heading to the malls to sit in front of a big screen.

Wright-Designed Arizona Home to Be Preserved

A Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Phoenix home that had been slated for demolition will apparently survive under a new owner.

New Graphic and Industrial Design Magazine Launches

HOME | Nov 7
The Munich-based publishing house DETAIL, which specialises in architecture, is publishing a new design magazine: "GRID - Graphic + Industrial Design".

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