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Washington, DC (August 31, 2017)—Well-designed spaces are not just a matter of taste or a question of aesthetics; they literally shape our ideas about who we are and what we deserve. Design impacts our health, our education, our community,...
Washington, DC (November 20, 2018)—The memory of devastating flooding from Superstorm Sandy, Hurricane Harvey, Hurricane Florence, and other disasters are fresh in our nation’s consciousness. Today in Miami, even on sunny days, king tides bring fish swimming through the...
Washington, DC (March 8, 2019)—Plastics have transformed every aspect of our lives. Yet the very properties that make them attractive—they are cheap to make, light, and durable— spell disaster when trash makes its way into the environment. Recent bans on...
Washington, DC (November 1, 2018)—With the effects of climate change already upon us, the need to cut global greenhouse gas emissions is nothing less than urgent. It’s a daunting challenge, but the technologies and strategies to meet it exist...
Why the Poor Die Earlier and How to Challenge Inequity Washington, DC (April 18, 2018)— In Twenty Years of Life, award-winning health journalist Suzanne Bohan exposes the disturbing flip side of the American dream: your health is largely determined by...
Architecture Lab is proud to announce that a creativity will drop in May in the form of epic book, Princeton Architectural Press will surface Single-Handedly: Contemporary Architects Draw by Hand, an extraordinarily inspiring collection of 220 hand drawings by no less than...
February 25, 2019 (New York, NY) — ODA New York is proud to unveil their first publication, Unboxing New York, published by Actar. Unboxing New York is a behind-the-scenes examination of the changing landscape of New York City since...
Cities surround us, housing defines our existence, our minds are flooded by the apparent reality and what we perceive us real, what we perceive as important, what do we love, what we dislike and what we hope it will...
Washington, DC (May 1, 2018)—The factories may be gone, but millennials are flocking to affordable, once-industrial cities like Baltimore, Detroit, and Pittsburgh. Areas like Cleveland’s University Circle and Washington Avenue in St. Louis are throbbing with energy and excitement....
Washington, DC (January 10, 2018)—Transportation is on the cusp of revolutionary change. With electric, automated, and shared vehicles no longer imaginings of a distant future, we have the potential to create a dream transportation system: one that reduces traffic...
Washington, DC (March 29, 2018)—In 1988, before he was an internationally-renowned urban design expert, Mikael Colville-Andersen was hit by a car while crossing the street. Witnesses were convinced he couldn’t have survived, but fortunately the then-student sustained only minor...
“Supported by urban histories and incisively presented data, Christof Spieler sets the rules of engagement for effective transit and offers a roadmap for achieving it.” —Janette Sadik-Khan, Principal, Bloomberg Associates; former NYC Transportation Commissioner Washington, DC (September 28, 2018)—What are the...
Washington, DC (July 2, 2018)—Around the world, countries marvel at the Netherland’s impressive cycling culture and infrastructure while an insidious “that would never work here” attitude prevents real change from happening. But the Dutch overcame many of the same...
Washington, DC (October 18, 2018)—Thought leader David Orr wrote, “If our industrial civilization was entered into an intergalactic design competition, it would be tossed out in the qualifying round.” In The Intergalactic Design Guide: Harnessing the Creative Potential of...
“Has there ever been a smarter, more illuminating, jargon-free, and deeply useful guide to making more sociable, healthy, prosperous, charming neighborhoods, towns, and cities?” — Kurt Andersen, author of Fantasyland and host of public radio's Studio 360 “What a tour de...
Imagine that you would have direct access into the mind engaged in the search of incredible, access to part of the thought process of extraordinary artists, beautifully illustrated on paper, memories printed on splendid uncoated paper with deckled edges. Upon...
How do we beat climate change? What’s the plan? We know about the problem. What are the solutions? How can you make a real difference? What’s proven, and what will make a big impact? A new book seeks to help...
Architecture is a field that cannot be described into words, frozen music a legendary man called it. Architecture, more often than not, can be more expressive through a photography, an image, a sketch or metaphor, we have gathered in...

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