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Design News Roundup - June 2015

ARTPHAIRE | Posted 06.16.2015 | Arts
ARTPHAIRE

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
MutualArt

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.

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...