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Design News Roundup - June 2015

ARTPHAIRE | Posted 06.16.2015 | Arts

Summer is on its way after a busy spring in the design world; Santiago Calatrava unveiled new public works in New York, which also completed another successful NYCxDesign. Shigeru Ban took on another relief project, deploying emergency shelter to earthquake ravaged Nepal and a state-of-the-art design studio flourishes in Amsterdam.

Shigeru Ban's Aspen Art Museum

J. Michael Welton | Posted 01.21.2015 | Arts
J. Michael Welton

The Aspen Museum is Shigeru Ban's first design for a permanent museum in the United States. One hopes it's not his last.

24-Hour Party People: The New Aspen Art Museum

MutualArt | Posted 10.11.2014 | Arts

The museum will treat the general public as well, with a free 24-hour opening party of music, performances, film and food, starting on August 9th at 5p.m. and stretching into 5pm the next day.

Japanese Architect Shigeru Ban Wins Monumental Pritzker Prize

AP | JOCELYN NOVECK | Posted 03.25.2014 | Arts

NEW YORK (AP) — The Japanese architect Shigeru Ban, who has combined a talent for innovative design and experimental use of everyday materials with ...

Christchurch's Cardboard Cathedral

Mark Sissons | Posted 10.26.2013 | Travel
Mark Sissons

Before the massive earthquake that hit on Feb. 22, 2011, killing 182 and destroying much of the downtown, New Zealand's second-largest city was an architectural byword for traditional, not trendy. Not anymore.

The Cardboard Cathedral Is Finally Open

Posted 09.18.2013 | Green

From Mother Nature Network's Matt Hickman: Two-and-a-half years after a deadly magnitude-6.3 tremor rattled Christchurch, New Zealand, a 19th centu...

In Cold Moscow, A Paper Pavilion Rises

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 11.20.2012 | Arts

The Garage Center for Contemporary Culture in Moscow unveiled its most recent art installation in Gorky Park this weekend. Designed by Japanese archit...

24 Hours in Moscow

Trisha Andres | Posted 06.02.2012 | Arts
Trisha Andres

With a string of new art galleries and restaurants and a thriving creative community, Moscow's cultural offerings are aplenty.

The 100 Craziest Houses In The World!

Posted 03.09.2012 | Arts

What's that? You were excited that your house had a walk-in closet? Well, perhaps it's time to get really envious, because "100 Contemporary Houses" c...

Quake-Damaged ChristChurch Cathedral May Get Cardboard Replacement

Posted 10.31.2011 | World

When New Zealand was struck by a 6.3-magnitude earthquake in February 2011, the crumbled cathedral of ChristChurch quickly became a symbol of the city...

Design Relief: 10 Global Responses

Eva Maddox | Posted 08.22.2011 | Arts
Eva Maddox

Time declared 2010 the Year of the Natural Disaster, and with the mass destruction resulting from the 5.5-magnitude earthquake in Port-au-Prince, Hait...