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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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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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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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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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Brutalism’s Rise And Fall, As Told Through The Architecture Of Paris

A new map of Paris’s iconic Brutalist buildings charts the city’s uneasy relationship with the style.
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Toronto – Waterfront of dreams

Newcomer Will Fleissig wants to build a “21st-century city” and redefine how the GTA approaches Lake Ontario. It’s a big dream. Will it float?
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Classical architecture makes us happy. So why not build more of it?

The key to a happy life, it’s been discovered, is living near to Georgian architecture and a Waitrose …
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