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Design Action 2014: <br /> Private Choices, Public Spaces

Design Action 2014:
Private Choices, Public Spaces

How can design enable dialogue in contested public spaces? This ArchiteXX-lead design action will address the public-private interface of the last remaining abortion clinic in Mississippi. Design is a powerful, effective and often under-utilized tool in addressing the complexities of contested spaces. ArchiteXX calls you to collaborate with us in a practice of active citizenship through […]


Call for Futures of Design Practices

Call for Futures of Design Practices

We are seeking practices working more broadly and strategically to expand the discipline of architecture.


Governor’s Cup: CDR Studio’s City of Dreams Pavilion on Governor’s Island photographed by Ashley Simone

Governor’s Cup: CDR Studio’s City of Dreams Pavilion on Governor’s Island photographed by Ashley Simone

The “Governors Cup” pavilion, a serpentine structure made of 30,000 reclaimed plastic cups, is supported by a cluster of trees on the Governor’s Island Parade Ground. It transforms the prosaic, overlooked and discarded into a site specific, ephemeral gathering space. The pavilion will host more than 200,000 visitors during the four month summer festival. This outdoor room and […]


Our Woman in Venice:  <br /> Dispatch from the Biennale

Our Woman in Venice:
Dispatch from the Biennale

By Caitlin Blanchfield A little over a week after the opening of the Venice Biennale, as the fanfare and hoopla began to fade, Sarah Williams Goldhagen gave the show a welcome lambast in Architectural Record. Rightfully, she took to task its overburdened curatorial vocabulary:  words like “Fundamentals” and “Elements” belie the arbitrariness of the installations, […]


Now Hiring …. comic relief for new grads

Now Hiring …. comic relief for new grads

  Especially for all of the recent graduates who are deeply immersed in the job hunt. Send us your filled-in submissions!