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Past articles by Sara:

Studio Gang's Summer Installation at the National Building Museum Opens on Thursday

Built with more than 2,700 concrete tubes, Hive will be the tallest structure ever constructed in the museum. → Read More

24-Story Residential Grenfell Tower in London Catches Fire Overnight

At least 12 people have died, and dozens more have been taken to hospitals. → Read More

The World Reflects on Frank Lloyd Wright's Legacy, 150 Years After his Birth

Birthday cake and $1.50 tours. → Read More

The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston Starts Construction on its Newest Steven Holl Building

Joining the firm's under-construction Glassell School of Art project, the the Nancy and Rich Kinder building will focus on modern and contemporary art and will also include a theater and two dining facilities. → Read More

Chilean Architect Samuel Bravo Wins 2017 Wheelwright Prize

Bravo's proposed research project will include travel to Bangladesh, Nepal, and India as well as urban areas in Africa and the Amazon basin and flatlands. → Read More

Makers Quarter Block D

Project Description FROM THE ARCHITECTS: Block D reimagines the urban office building as a tactical framework, a ground-up structure for experimentation in the public realm. Created as part of the new Makers Quarter development downtown San Diego’s East Village, conceived as a community with a collective ethos inspired by the Maker Movement, Block D builds a creative environment for… → Read More

Blue Bottle, South Park

Project Description FROM THE ARCHITECTS: The first of several Bohlin Cywinski Jackson-designed cafés to be completed for Blue Bottle, this new 1,200-square-foot South Park location transforms the street-level storefront of a former Kohler warehouse into a light-filled, deliberately minimal interior space. The design reveals the site’s inherent beauty by stripping away the frivolous and… → Read More

Brown University Commissions REX to Design New Performing Arts Center

Planning work will kick off this summer, and the building is scheduled to wrap by 2020. → Read More

Mass MoCA Building 6

Project Description FROM THE ARCHITECTS: With the completion of Phase III, MASS MoCA has is become one of the largest contemporary art museums in the country. Two buildings with a combined 130,000 square feet of undeveloped space create exhibit areas for video, film, and multi-media exhibits as well as events, workshops, and storage. The design continues Mass MoCA’s “museum within the museum”… → Read More

The Three Recipients of the 2017 AIA/HUD Secretary Awards

This year's program recognized projects in Seattle, St. Louis, and Hayward, Calif. → Read More

Serpentine Galleries Break Ground on Francis Kéré's Pavilion

The structure opens in London on June 23. → Read More

North America's Chicest Restaurants

The James Beard Foundation recognized restaurants in New York City, Atlanta, and California's wine country for the aesthetics of their spaces. → Read More

Obama Presidential Center Concept Design Unveiled in Chicago

Tod Williams and Billie Tsien have devised a three-building complex in the city's Jackson Park. → Read More

I.M. Pei Turns 100

The design world wishes the centenarian a happy birthday, and looks back at his work during his decades-long career. → Read More

New Morphosis-Designed U.S. Embassy in Beirut Breaks Ground

Thom Mayne's firm has created a sprawling, billion-dollar complex that is scheduled to be completed by 2022. → Read More

Museum of the American Revolution Opens in Philadelphia

Former Vice President Joe Biden was among the speakers at the opening ceremony for the new museum, designed by Robert A.M. Stern. → Read More

Details Released for Studio Gang's "Hive" Installation at the National Building Museum

The Chicago firm's project opens on July 4. → Read More

Miami's Frost Museum of Science Opens May 8

Grimshaw Architects designed the 250,000-square-foot complex next to Herzog & de Meuron's Pérez Art Museum Miami. → Read More

Harvard Announces the Six Winners of the Inaugural Richard Rogers Fellowship

The fellows will spend three months conducting research projects at the Rogers-designed Wimbledon House in London. → Read More

Happy Valentine's Day. Love, Architects

> #happyvalentinesday to all of our friends and colleagues! Fun fact: Gustave Eiffel designed @StatueEllisNPS internal support structure. — FXFOWLE (@FXFOWLE) February 14, 2017 > Happy Valentine's Day! Making some last minute crafts for the people we love! #DCOhappenings ❤@perkinswill — Perkins+Will | DC (@PerkinsWill_DC) February 14,… → Read More