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  • Presentation by Svigals and Partners -Architect’s/Planners for the New Sandy School In our next call, we will journey a bit outside of Higher Ed to hear from Svigals on some very difficult planning issues that they have encountered in their...

  • Tom Rossiter, I'm not, but Happy Thanksgiving to all. Under the circumstances. ------------------------------ Mike Mense FAIA mmenseArchitect New York NY ------------------------------

  • FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 2017 MORIYAMA RAIC INTERNATIONAL $100,000 (CAD) PRIZE FOR EXCELLENCE IN ARCHITECTURE NOW ACCEPTING SUBMISSIONS OTTAWA, ON (November 10, 2016) – The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) is pleased...

  • It is no longer feasible to indefinitely protect the health, safety, and welfare of growing populations while consuming their source of life. This does not mean that protection is irrelevant. It means that we are now aware that this is no longer a...

  • Hello_ For our next subcommittee call, we are going to expand on the idea of “Innovation Spaces.” Michael Nieminen and Mark Dolny will cohost a discussion about innovation spaces in Secondary Schools and how these are influencing directions...

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  • In a similar fashion as the leading international sporting events, the Olympic Games that alternate with the Summer and Winter Games, the architecture world has its own version embodied in the Venice Architecture Biennale . As with the Summer Game,...

  • 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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