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New York City’s surfeit of office space will survive the COVID-19 crisis, but will look a little different on the other side

On March 11, 2020, Edge, a $36-per-head cantilevered sky-deck attraction on the 100th floor of 30 Hudson Yards, opened to literal fanfare. Early that morning, a private grand opening ceremony […]

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Black students demand action on institutionalized whiteness at Harvard’s Graduate School of Design

As mass demonstrations against police brutality and systemic anti-Blackness continue across the United States, many architecture schools have come under intense scrutiny for their equivocal responses to the movement. Students […]

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Neighborhoods Now rallies design firms to lend COVID-19-hit communities reopening help

The newly relocated, Brooklyn-based Van Alen Institute announced today the launch of Neighborhoods Now, an initiative spearheaded in partnership with the nonprofit Urban Design Forum that will pair more than […]

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Renovation of Federal Reserve Board headquarters portends a battle over civic architecture

Paul Philippe Cret’s 1937 building for the Federal Reserve Board (FRB)—the Marriner S. Eccles Building—stands as a prime example of neoclassical civic architecture along Washington, D.C.’s Constitution Avenue. But the […]

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