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The Renaissance of London Architecture

“When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life.” Samuel Johnson London is not a city of monuments but a metropolis of glances and slightly hidden surfaces. Once obscured by the fog, it now fades into the drizzle or creates the backdrop for the ebbs and flows of the crowd absorbed more…

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USC Architecture: Welcoming a New Leader

On July 1st, USC School of Architecture will welcome a new dean, Milton Curry. Curry arrives from the University of Michigan Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning, where he is associate dean for academic affairs and strategic initiatives. Curry founded the Critical Productive Journal, which examined scholarship and creative pursuits in architecture, urbanism and…

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Architecture Podcasts: Finding the Elusive Content

Let’s talk about podcasts! Whether you are a fan or not, the fact is podcasts are a very accessible and convenient way to consume topics across a huge section of society. Whatever your interests may be, there is a podcast out there waiting for you. If you are a regular consumer of podcast content and…

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The Architectural Masterpiece of Louis Kahn

“Wanted to share the innovation and creativity of Louis Kahn. He was truly an architectural powerhouse and one of my Top 5 favorite architects of all time!” Gerald Olesker, Founder & CEO Louis Isadore Kahn was an American architect, based in Philadelphia. After working in various capacities for several firms in Philadelphia, he founded his…

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New Architecture: Designing the Campus of the Future

“You go into malls and they float all kinds of Roman columns and fake images. It’s Disney. It’s superficial. It’s mass produced. It’s empty.” Travis Price, Award Winning Architect & Philosopher University campus architecture was all about luxury dorms and recreational facilities. The structures did not reflect the high purpose of innovation and creativity that…

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Historical Architecture: Detroit Makes a Statement

  The city of Detroit has gone through a major economic and demographic decline in recent decades. The population of the city has fallen from a high of 1,850,000 in 1950 to 701,000 in 2013. The city’s automobile industry has suffered from global competition and has moved much of the remaining production out of Detroit….

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