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New arena hits its mark with innovative 'deconstructed' architecture design (Detroit Free Press)

It’s hard to tuck a new structure like an arena into an urban street grid so it doesn’t overwhelm its surroundings. But the design team of the Little Caesars Arena, led by well-known stadium designers HOK architects, have managed to pull off a balancing act — creating a new mega-structure huge in its proportions that nonetheless contributes to the surrounding street life in an appropriate urbanist way.
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What Should Be Done with America’s Abandoned Malls? (Architectural Digest)

As the now-hallowed icons to 1980s youth culture fade from view, they leave behind decaying real estate that must be repurposed, reimagined or, sometimes, simply put down. Read more >

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