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National premiere on public television: April 2014.

NYC: Van Alen Institute’s Public Events in May

New York City’s Van Alen Institute is “an independent nonprofit architectural organization that promotes inquiry into the processes that shape the design of the public realm.” Each fall and spring they host a series of public events covering a variety of topics....
Posted On 05 May 2014
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San Angelo’s Second Act — Thanks to an AIA Regional/Urban Design Assistance Team

The AIA’s Communities by Design program, which encompasses a number of initiatives, is  a primary way the association works to make places better. A great example can be found in San Angelo, TX. Twenty years ago, an AIA Regional/Urban Design Assistance Team (R/UDAT) went to...
Posted On 05 May 2014

Life-size Blueprints for Better Construction

By now you’ve likely heard of the Roomba robotic vacuum cleaner. It’s a cool product that’s helpful to busy homeowners, but can the technology be leveraged to assist busy construction professionals? It may not be long before job sites also include the Archibot. This...

GSA’s Design Excellence Program Reaches Two Decades

This year marks the 20th anniversary of the General Services Administration‘s Design Excellence Program. That’s right: Uncle Sam does pay some attention to good architecture, interior design, and landscapes. Since 2000, the agency has held biennial awards to celebrate...
Posted On 01 May 2014
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