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Calling for an Architecture That Connects Us to Our Bodies

Common\Edge started an email correspondence with Dr. Nikos A. Salingaros a couple of months ago, that began with a complaint about the diminishing spatial abilities of young architects.
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For architects, Trump’s wall reveals as much as it promises to close off

Walls that divide one country, or one ideology, from another are like that. We think of them as being pinned along an edge by necessity
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3 Must-Have Additions To A Summer Holiday Home

More and more people are choosing to invest in foreign real estate and buy themselves a holiday home for their summer trips
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Basic Tips For Choosing The Right Flooring For Your Home

As a homeowner, you will want to do everything in your power to make your home as valuable and as comfortable as humanely possible
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Wang Shu – Architecture is a Job for God

“Architecture is not just an object that you place in the environment,” Wang Shu explains in this interview with Louisiana Channel
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A Secret, Little Glass Home in the Heart of New York

On a quiet block in the East 50s in Manhattan, set between a music school and a prewar apartment building, sits a discreet, Modernist marvel…
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Finally, Boston architecture gets its act together

Boston may finally be getting a dose of good architecture. It’s coming from an unlikely source: a luxury residential developer
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5 Home Improvement Projects That Require Scaffolding to Complete

There are many jobs at home that can be completed using a ladder but there are many other projects you will not want to undertake because a ladder doesn’t provide enough safety
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Conversion of the Former Hospital of Meursault / JUNG Architectures & Simon Buri

This former Hospital is a showpiece of Meursault’s rich architectural heritage
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Welcome to Yiwu: China’s testing ground for a multicultural city

Unlike Guangzhou’s African community – who have faced prejudice and hostility – Yiwu’s foreign residents enjoy an ‘unusual freedom of worship’
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