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WORKBOOK: Victoria Hall Shimmers in Metal

Singapore has focused keenly on developing the city as a metropolis for art and culture, renovating cultural landmarks to accommodate contemporary performances. The historic Victoria Theatre and Conc...
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A Building in Motion

For Michael Maltzan Architecture, 2014 has been quite a year in Los Angeles. Significant debuts by the firm included Star Apartments (the Downtown complex with 102 apartments for formerly homeless in...
For Bermondsey Square, Igloo worked with five design firms to transform a derelict community into a development with affordable housing, large plaza, and a range of programming. Image by Will Pryce.

Wayback Wednesday: Inspired Match

By John Gendall Historians position the Renaissance’s birth in Florence, Italy around the year 1400. They give it this coordinate in place and time because of a perfect storm of conditions: a wealth ...
Earlier this year, designer Rebecca Dorris Steiger took the helm of the IIDA's New York Chapter. Image courtesy Rebecca Dorris Steiger.

The FORM 15: Rebecca Dorris Steiger

Rebecca Dorris Steiger wears many hats. She’s a senior interior designer and associate at Gensler; and, earlier this year, she was appointed president of the IIDA NY Chapter. She traces her inv...
A scene from Nightcrawler, one of the films showing at the Hammer's Contenders series. Image courtesy Hammer Museum.

Events: Cinema as Art

There are too few opportunities to enjoy the art of cinema at its best. It requires an near-miraculous fusion of all the elements, perfectly projected on a big screen to an appreciative audience. If ...
Designer Jamie Wolfond collaborated with Elliot Camarra on the Sticker Clock, one of the products from his company, Good Thing. Photograph by Alyssa Kirsten.

FORM on Design: Jamie Wolfond’s Journey

We first encountered Jamie Wolfond almost two years ago. A student at RISD, he had created a piece he dubbed the Emergency Bench, incoporating inflatable rafting tubes into a witty piece of seating t...
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Book Review: Carlo Scarpa

  Carlo Scarpa. Robert McCarter. Phaidon, $125 Though Carlo Scarpa was never licensed to practice architecture and was repeatedly sued by representatives of the profession, he created a unique a...
Michael Webb explores the growing popularity of small spaces, including a microloft project in Vancouver by NMDA. Rendering courtesy NMDA.

Web Extra: Small Spaces

By Michael Webb As real estate values skyrocket, young professionals who want to live in the heart of big cities on a budget are increasingly drawn to micro apartments that provide them with a minimu...