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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 […]


Groundbreaking at the New York Botanical Gardens

Groundbreaking at the New York Botanical Gardens

By Sarah Rafson Botanical gardens aren’t all about whimsey, fancy and flower-sniffing, it turns out. The New York Botanical Gardens throws some grit into the story of their elegant heritage by highlighting some determined and talented women who pioneered as landscape architects and designers of the grounds. Groundbreakers: Great American Gardens and The Women Who Designed […]


Barcelona ReSet: <br /> Urban public installations August-September 2014 <br />

Barcelona ReSet:
Urban public installations August-September 2014

By Shea Gilligan On September 11, Catalonia commemorates the 1714 Siege of Barcelona defeat that meant the loss of independence, the abolition of all Catalan institutions, constitutions, rights and freedoms, and the beginning of a centuries-long persecution for the culture, traditions and language of its people.   via website  http://www.helpcatalonia.cat/p/special-edition-september-11th-national.html Each year, on September 11, those […]


Congratulations <br /> to Amale Andraos – first woman dean of GSAPP

Congratulations
to Amale Andraos – first woman dean of GSAPP

Co-founder of New  York Architecture firm WorkAC, wife, mother, educator, and now the first woman to hold the post of dean of Columbia University’s GSAPP. From what we’ve read thus far, Ms. Andraos will focus on integrating sustainability into the Columbia GSAPP curriculum, which we couldn’t possibly be more in support of. Read more about […]