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Posted: 2019-07-10 09:10:00
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Philip Freelon, chief architect of the Smithsonian National Museum of African-American History and Culture, has died. He was diagnosed with ALS in 2016.
Posted: 2019-07-07 22:35:08
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The Guggenheim Museum in New York and Fallingwater in Pennsylvania now belong to a list that includes Machu Picchu and the pyramids of Egypt.
Posted: 2019-06-07 15:25:12
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Even in our current climate, it's sobering to consider how the profession of architecture treated modernist pioneer Eileen Gray. This graphic history is a thought-provoking, if incomplete, reflection.
Posted: 2019-06-06 10:01:28
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Julie Satow's book reads like the biography of a distant relative as much as the history of a landmark building; the author argues that no other building so directly reflects the city itself.
Posted: 2019-05-16 22:46:00
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During his influential career, the Pritzker-winning architect designed everything from schools to skyscrapers. Known for spare geometric forms, Pei said the goal was to "eliminate the inessential."