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  • North Carolina's week of bathroom talk escalated into a civil rights issue of sorts prompting input from divergent authorities such as Bruce Springsteen, the Deutsche Bank, Paypal, Pepsi and many others.. It brought to light just how sensitive Puritan...

  • AIA New York State is speaking presenters for our third annual Design Conference in Saratoga Springs September 29, 30 & October 1. The Conference theme is Collaboration. The opportunity to use design as a means for achieving progressive solutions...

  • The National Park Service and National Capital Planning Commission in collaboration with Van Alen Institute are pleased to launch Memorials for the Future, a competition to re-imagine the way we think about, experience, and create memorials. Memorials...

  • May 1 is the deadline to register for the Chicago Sukkah Expo 16 Design Competition, supported by AIA Chicago, Faith & Form, and The Ark. You can learn more about it here: https://www.ansheemet.org/ChicagoSukkahExpo ------------------------------...

  • The Other Architect - From Vladimir Tatlin to Zaha Hadid Zaha Hadid, 1950-2016 (Photo Steve Double, taken from ArchDaily) This article asking "what is architecture" had been almost complete when news about Zaha Hadid's...

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  • What would you do if you found yourself with an abandoned airport on 1000 acres of formerly beautiful land surrounded on three sides by a fjord---AND it's on the outskirts of a city which also happens to have a housing shortage? If you're the city...

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  • COD members who attend the Norway conference in June will be treated to an in-person overview of current work there but for those who can't wait, or who can't attend, one of the best resources online is Architecture Norway, the NAL's (the Norwegian...

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  • We'll be visiting the Rundeskogen housing designed by Helen & Hard on the Stavanger segment of COD's upcoming Norway conference in June. COD Chair Jim Childress says, "It makes you look at everything differently afterwards. They're pushing the...

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  • This past May, the Committee on Design's Spring Conference in New York featured many outstanding tours, including the first two segments of the High Line. The third and final segment of the elevated greenway has recently opened, linking 22 blocks...

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  • Take a moment to enjoy an article on COD's Big Cities | Big Ideas Conference in New York from the recent issue of YAF's Connection magazine. The article contains interviews of attendees including Chicago's Linda Just, AIA, COD Emerging Professionals...