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What Does a U.S.- Cuba Detente Mean for Architecture?
Belmont Freeman considers what it might mean for architecture-its practice, appreciation, and preservation-in Cuba.
AIA Rejects Ethics Amendment
In December, the American Institute of Architects (AIA) declined to adopt a rule forbidding AIA members to design specific buildings whose purposes involve human-rights violations (as defined by international laws), such as executions or prolonged solitary confinement.
Houston''s Museum of Fine Arts Unveils Campus Expansion Projects by Steven Holl and Lake|Flato
Steven Holl Architects will design the master plan for the Fayez S. Sarofim Campus, along with two of the buildings for the expansion.
MoMA/P.S.1 Winner Puts the Fun in Fungi
New York firm The Living''s installation for this year''s MoMA/P.S.1 Young Architects Program will incorporate bricks made from mycelium, a root material in fungus that grows into mushrooms.
Commentary: Needless Destruction
Citing specious dangers, the Seagram Building''s owner aims to remove a Picasso-and with it a piece of New York social history-this weekend.
Know Your Winter Olympic Venues
With the budget-blowing games underway, we take a look at Sochi''s architectural bling.
Architect Robert Hull, Co-founder of the Miller Hull Partnership, Dies at Age 69
Architect Robert Hull, a co-founder of the Miller Hull Partnership LLC, died April 7 from complications related to a stroke suffered while he was on sabbatical in Port Elizabeth, South Africa. He was 69 years old.
New Generation, New Pad
Students and alumni from Savannah College of Art and Design have designed the SCADpad, a new 135-square-foot micro dwelling that can take up residency in under-used parking facilities.
Venice Dispatch: ''Monditalia ''at the Venice BiennaleStories 1 - 10 of 263
Monditalia, the second main exhibition in this year''s Rem Koolhaas-directed Venice Architecture Biennale, is a "scan" of Italian cultural, political, economic, and spiritual life in 41 projects.