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Steven Holl: Not a ‘Signature’ Architect (And Why That’s Good)

Tuesday, May 29, 2012

By Andrew Caruso In 2012, the American Institute of Architects conferred its highest honor—the AIA Gold Medal—upon Steven Holl. Andrew Caruso had the opportunity to talk with Steven about his sources of inspiration, a mid-career enlightenment, and his recent recognition as one of the most...

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The Day I Bought an Easy Bake Oven

Tuesday, May 1, 2012

By Sarah Leavitt I never had an Easy Bake Oven as a kid. Maybe that’s why it was a special thrill when I got to buy one as an adult…as part of my job. The only problem is that I never had a chance to...

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Interview with an Architectural Icon: Juhani Pallasmaa

Monday, March 26, 2012

By Andrew Caruso National Building Museum Online contributor Andrew Caruso interviewed Juhani Pallasmaa during his time as a professor in residence and 2011 Walton Critic at The Catholic University of America.Offering the design field some of its most poignant reflections, Juhani Pallasmaa has written and...

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Buildings Made of Snow

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

The igloo, of course, is the most famous of all snow buildings. They are mainly associated with the Inuit people, but have been found throughout the Canadian Arctic region as well as Greenland. Igloos are constructed of independent blocks of ice leaning on one other...

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