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Metropolitan Museum of Art will reopen in August as other museums test the waters

Over two months after the Metropolitan Museum of Art announced it would close to the public to curb the spread of coronavirus, the museum has announced a tentative reopening date, potentially setting the trend for other New York City cultural institutions. Today, the Met revealed that it was eyeing a mid-August reopening, or potentially in […]

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The Metropolitan Museum of Art celebrates 150th anniversary with intercultural curation

Like virtually every other museum in America, the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York temporarily closed down last month in response to the outbreak of the novel coronavirus. The decision, however, was unique for the world-famous museum, which had planned to celebrate its 150th anniversary with a year-long roster of events and exhibitions reflecting on […]

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Los Angeles Metro system attempts to meet construction goals amid stay-at-home orders

Shortly after Los Angeles was announced as the official host of the 2028 Olympics, the local metro system’s Board of Directors dreamt up a bright future for the area’s public transportation infrastructure, which is currently far less developed than those of other major American cities. In January, several projects that originally had differing completion dates, […]

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METROCON19 Expo & Conference

Come to METROCON19 Expo & Conference to connect with, learn from, and do business with Architects, Interior Designers, Specifiers, Facility Managers, Real Estate Professionals, Students & other Essential Industry Members catering to the built environment. Organized by volunteer leaders from ASID Texas, ASID Texas Gulf Coast, CSI Dallas, NEWH Dallas, and USGBC Texas, METROCON’s exhibitors […]

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Facades+ Dallas will dive into the trends reshaping Texas’s largest metro area

Brought to you with support from Texas is adding more people per year than any other state in the country, and with nearly 8 million residents, the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area is the largest urban area in the state. On March 1, The Architect’s Newspaper is bringing together architecture and development firms located within the […]

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Zaha Hadid Architects to design glacier-inspired metro stations in Oslo

Zaha Hadid Architects (ZHA) and Norway-based A-Lab have been chosen to design the new Fornbuporten and Fornebu Senter metro stations in Oslo, Norway. Aside from being Norway’s capital, Oslo is known for its innovative architecture, like Snøhetta’s award-winning Oslo Opera House, and rich past as a gateway for shipping and maritime trade in Europe. The Fornebubanen […]

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L.A. looks to rebrand its Metro lines using letters and colors

The Los Angeles Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) is moving to rename its new and existing rail and bus rapid transit lines. Metro staff this week recommended a new plan that aims to create a “clear, consistent, [and] uniform wayfinding system” for the transit authority and its 34 million annual riders. The proposed changes would replace the […]

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APA NY Metro Chapter Roundtable: Emerging Firms in Planning

APA NY Metro Chapter Roundtable: Emerging Firms in Planning Hosted by the APA NY Metro Arts & Culture and Urban Design Committee Join the APA NY Metro Chapter for a dialogue centered around the ways the planning community can support and encourage new and smaller firms to flourish, including MWDBE firms. The New York City planning […]

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