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Inga Saffron on 'Architecture’s Odd Couple'

In the recent issue of the New York Times Book Review, Inga Saffron (LF ’12) reviews Hugh Howard’s dual biography of Frank Lloyd Wright and Philip Johnson. She turns her critical eye on Howard’s claim that, despite their prickly relationship, … read more

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Street Level Washington, DC

Doebele Fellow Andres Quinche (MUP/MLA ’19) is walking the streets of Washington, DC, as part of his work with the DC Office of Planning this summer on two meaningful research projects. His update on his activities is in the Harvard … read more

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Deanna Van Buren Awarded Echoing Green Fellowship

Deanna Van Buren (LF '13) and her business partner Kyle Rawlins have been awarded an Echoing Green Fellowship for their organization Designing Justice + Designing Spaces. They launched the architecture and real estate development practice to redress equities in the built … read more

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Detroit in Venice: the US Pavilion

By now you've no doubt heard the buzz about the US pavilion at the 2016 Venice Biennale, curated by Cynthia Davidson (LF '89), founder of the Anyone Corporation, and Monica Ponce de Leon of Princeton University School of Architecture. "What is … read more

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The Architectural Record Innovation Conference–6/8

On June 8, Architectural Record brings together architects, designers, materials experts, and other key design practitioners who have generated a range of imaginative solutions to problems in our rapidly changing world. See the program and register to join the design … read more

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Report From the Trenches: Assemble’s collective design

When asked about the pros and cons of working as proper registered architects versus the fluid, multidisciplinary collective they’ve become, Assemble’s Lewis Jones answered, “Well, we just kind of wanted to get on with it.” This drew quite a few … read more

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Tracy Metz Scores a "Grote" Win in Holland

Tracy Metz (LF ’07) said she was “flabbergasted” recently when the mayor of Rotterdam called to say she’d won the country’s 2016 Grote Rotterdam-Maaskant Prize, the Netherlands’s most important award for contributions to stimulating the debate on architecture, landscape and urbanism. The … read more

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Healing from Within

An exhibit at the Royal Institute of British Architecture in London is finding the opportunity in catastrophe, showing the ways architects have responded to disasters over time. In a CityLab article about the show, Loeb Fellow Brett Moore talks about the … read more

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A Legacy (City) for the Venice Biennale

For the US Pavilion at the 2016 Venice Biennale, cocurators Cynthia Davidson (LF ‘89 and Anyone Corporation director) and Princeton School of Architecture dean Mónica Ponce de León are counting on Detroit, the prototypical post-industrial city, to illuminate their theme … read more

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Trump in the Gold House?

To envision how the White House might look if redecorated by Donald Trump, writer Patricia Leigh Brown (LF '10) turned to Versailles. Read her New York Times column "How Will Trump Redecorate the White House?" 

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