ARCHITECTURE

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Home design: The community is key

Good news for architects and urbanists.
ROBERT STEUTEVILLEFEB. 3, 2016
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Three fundamental errors in architectural thinking and how to fix them

Identifying mistakes in designers' basic assumptions is a first step to a healthier, more sustainable built environment.
ANN SUSSMAN, JUSTIN HOLLANDERJUL. 19, 2018
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The emperor's new buildings

A book review of Making Dystopia: The Strange Rise and Survival of Architectural Barbarism by James Stevens Curl.
MICHAEL MEHAFFYFEB. 19, 2019
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From McMansion to McMain Street

Like the McMansion, the McMain Street attempts to mimic the complex roof massing of many buildings in a single building. Here are ideas on better ways to preserve or create Main Street character.
MICHAEL HUSTONMAR. 12, 2019
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A context-based, form-language for mixed-use, main street buildings

How to design buildings with human scale and proportion (and Modernism’s ongoing inability to get it right).
LAURENCE QAMARMAR. 27, 2019
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Lessons from travel: Het Schip

Amsterdam architect Michel de Klerk and the patronage of Dutch merchants in the early 20th Century are an inspiration to today's wealthy classes on how to provide beautiful housing that is affordable to today's working class.
DHIRU THADANIAPR. 15, 2019
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Extending design excellence in a historic city

A large-scale development raises the bar for new design in Charleston, while re-connecting neighborhoods and anchoring a 1.6-mile-long linear park.
ROBERT STEUTEVILLEMAY. 28, 2019
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Why buildings need ‘eyes’

To understand architecture and design buildings successfully, we need to acknowledge core human tendencies that secured our survival.
ANN SUSSMAN, JANICE M. WARDNOV. 18, 2019