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  • Blaze Reported at One World Trade Center Called a False Alarm

    Firefighters were called to One World Trade Center to put out a fire on the 88th floor, but one official is calling it a false alarm. If it is, it wouldn't be the first.

  • Wiel Arets Named Dean at College of Architecture for Illinois Institute of Technology

    Celebrated Dutch architect Wiel Arets, who has active projects in Europe and Japan, will step in to lead a program shaped by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe.

  • Doug Aitken To Collaborate With David Adjaye for New Pavilion at Tate Liverpool

    What does Doug Aitken do for an encore? Following his successful run at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, he projects his video art onto another cylindrical building—this time, a pavilion for the Tate Liverpool.

  • Diller Scofidio + Renfro to Lead Design of New Columbia Medical Facility

    A new medical and educational building by Diller Scofidio + Renfro will build collaboration by mixing study and social spaces.

  • Report from the 2012 World Expo in South Korea, Part One

    Blaine Brownell goes to the 2012 World Expo in South Korea and is pleasantly surprised by the emphasis of landscape over architecture.

  • Architect and Activist Ai Weiwei Co-Designed the Latest Installment of the Serpentine Pavilion

    Chinese artist and architect Ai Weiwei, still unable to leave his country due to house arrest, wasn’t allowed to attend the launch of his latest work, the 12th Serpentine Pavilion.

  • AIA Scholarship Awards Young Architects and Remembers a Former Colleague

    In honor of Jason Pettigrew, Assoc. AIA, nine AIA members will receive scholarships to cover the full cost of taking the Architect Registration Examination (ARE).

  • The Music of the Spheres

    Spherical buildings present some obvious practical challenges. But because a sphere provides the largest possible interior volume per unit of surface area, the form has long fascinated designers and architects, and quite a few reasonably successful spherical structures have actually been built. 

  • Peter Y. Ngai

    "I don't think you can separate me from lighting," said Peerless Lighting's Peter Ngai. "Lighting is my life, period."

  • 2011 AL Light & Architecture Design Awards

    It might appear to some that creative explorations and quality-lit environments would be harder to come by these days given shorter project time lines, stricter energy requirements, and tighter budgets.