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First Look: 'Zaha Hadid Architects: Redefining Architecture & Design'

Mar 16
A new book from Images Publishing Group looks into the creative genius of Zaha Hadid, whose work captured the collective imagination, and influenced designers to challenge the perceived limits of aesthetics and engineering.

Architect Shapes Nation's View of African American History

By Martha Waggoner | Feb 16
The National Museum of African American History and Culture was a long time coming, but for architect Phil Freelon it was right on time.

'Organic Architect' Sees Inspiration in Snakes and Peanuts

By Mark Stevenson | Sep 21
Senosiain isn't offended by cave comparisons; in fact he kind of likes his homes to look caves. Or wombs. Anything but boxes.

80 Years On, Charleston Worries About New Building Design

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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