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Harvard’s first online architecture course: Does it make the grade?

The free course, which launched in February on edX, is called “The Architectural Imagination.”
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Are American Cities in Crisis?

These are uneasy times for the American city, and especially New York. Officially despised, targeted for punitive cuts in federal funding, gentrified into a rictus of bland affluence …
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Mississauga waterfront proposal needs a rethink

Though there’s much to admire, the designers have overlooked the most fundamental element of successful cities — the street, writes Christopher Hume
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Today’s Architects Are Obsessed With Inflatable Design–Here’s Why

Inflatable architecture, which was wildly popular in the 1960s and ’70s, is back
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Can Visionary Soviet Architecture Give Shape To Trump’s Designs On American Infrastructure?

Infrastructure can be powerful propaganda even when it isn’t built, and it takes fortitude not to be fooled into thinking a barrier is inevitable.
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The Age of Spectacle by Tom Dyckhoff review – birth of the iconic landmark

Tom Dyckhoff looks at the impetus behind the modern era’s frantic desire to erect eye-catching buildings
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