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Emergency Preparedness: A Guide to Supplies, Food, and Disaster Planning

While the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the American Red Cross, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention all provide …

Conservationists fear Madrid's design blueprint will repeat past mistakes

It's been a tough year for Madrid. In September the city lost its third consecutive bid to host the Olympics. Months later a 13-day strike by rubbish collectors left rotting meat, vegetable peelings and plastic packaging piling up around the city. All this as the city continues to reel from an …

David Stockman Is Outraged — And A Lot Of Powerful People Won't Like What's In His New Book

We talked about the macro/micro issues at length — Stockman knows the numbers and the history. He has an interesting perspective on the global economic scene. I thought about the meeting later. I concluded that Stockman was not just passionate about the state of affairs — he was out-raged. I …

Wall Street

Campaign silent, campaign deep

On the night of the 2012 presidential election, a defeated Mitt Romney was “shellshocked” upon realizing that the “unskewed” polls he had been …

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Cabin Porn

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

Why Our Cities Look and Work the Way They Do

Monument for the 150th Anniversary of the Battle of Puebla / TEN Arquitectos

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> In Puebla, a city of legends and immense cultural richness, we find a kaleidoscope of buildings, …

BRUTALISM / CLOG

Brutalism. It’s the architecture movement that the public loves to hate, and architects dare to love. It’s also the latest topic tackled by <i>CLOG,</i> the …

Video: 75 Years of Mies van der Rohe and His Chicago School

When emigrating from Germany in 1938 to head Chicago’s Armour Institute, <b>Ludwig Mies van der Rohe</b> was challenged with two tasks: first reform the …

Architecture

The Indicator: Architecture’s 1979

The forthcoming Pacific Standard Time exhibition, A CONFEDERACY OF HERETICS: THE ARCHITECTURE GALLERY, VENICE, 1979, which runs from March 29 – July …

Art

MVRDV's Book Mountain Wins Prestigious Red Dot Design Award

<b>MVRDV</b>’s “mountain of books” in the center of Spijkenisse’s town market square has just been announced as winner of the internationally acclaimed red …

Architecture

Yellow Treehouse Restaurant / Pacific Environments

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> It's not often that a commission to design a treehouse is offered, so when Colenso BBDO - on behalf of …

New PBS Architecture Series Features 'Cool Spaces!'

In an age where almost every conceivable subject has spawned its own reality series - be it <i>Dancing On Ice</i> or <i>Hillbilly-Hand-Fishing -</i> PBS's new show,</i> …

Can you recap 30 years of architecture?

Are you an architect, architecture critic, historian of architecture or otherwise involved with architecture and design? Have you always wanted to …

Architecture

The Garden That Climbs The Stairs in Bilbao, Spain by Balmori Associates Photography by Iwan Baan

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3D Pen Lets You Doodle Right off the Page and Into the Air

Although at first glance, this pen isn’t much to look at, once you see it write, you won’t believe your eyes. As an avid doodler, I can attest that …