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Workbook: Wilf Family Global Commons

Designers and architects are shaping trends in K-12 interiors, collaborating in unexpected ways, and the results—including the furniture—rarely resemble the schools we grew up with. Integrated archit...
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Workbook: PAMM by Herzog & de Meuron

Originally opened in 2013, the waterfront Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM) recently achieved LEED Gold certification for its sustainable design, use of local materials, and integration with the cityR...
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Fresh and Candid Conversations

A book review by Michael Webb A good interview requires an interlocutor who has researched his subject but manifests a lively curiosity to discover more. She must be a good listener, who knows when t...
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Workbook Spotlight: Water and Fog

Overlooking the San Francisco Bay, this 60’s era structure was initially meant to only be remodeled. However, the presence of powder beetles impacted the design plans; the original house was de...
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BEER AND SCHNITZEL

BierBeisl Imbiss, an authentic taste of Austria, is the latest in a growing roster of distinctive restaurants in downtown Los Angeles. It’s located in the century-old arcade that links Spring S...
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Showroom Spotlight: Traverse

Who wants a conference table that’s simply utilitarian? Not many. So you won’t be disappointed with the new Traverse Collection, a collaboration between Okamura and HOK Product Design. Th...
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Pulse on Industry

A Design Slam Dunk! Sports entertainment and design firm ROSSETTI in association with Perkins + Will will be designing a state-of-the-art training and operations facility in El Segundo for the L.A. L...
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Mike Hong of Mike Hong Architects

Credited with an impressive list of award winning, large-scale resorts and mixed-use projects, it’s hard to believe that Mike Hong Architects is a small, boutique design studio. Known for the Bellagi...