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Contradictions in Art, Architecture

J. Michael Welton | Posted 03.11.2014 | Arts
J. Michael Welton

An upcoming exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in Manhattan is a sad metaphor for the perennial contradictions between art, architecture and the people who love them both.

New Urban Park Design Seeks To Change The Face Of Russia's Biggest City

2012-02-16-archdailyreal.jpg | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts

(Read original story here) By Vanessa Quirk The Strelka Institute has announced the winner of the two-stage international competition to desi...

Is This The Future Of Penn Station?

2012-02-16-archdailyreal.jpg | Posted 08.03.2013 | Arts

By Vanessa Quirk (Read the original story here) Four architectural firms, invited by the Metropolitan Art Society (MAS), have laid out prop...

Diller Scofidio + Renfro's City Garden is in the Realm of "Unicorns and Fairies"

ARTINFO | Posted 04.15.2013 | Arts
ARTINFO

Just over a year after New York-based practice Diller Scofidio & Renfro (DS+R) was selected to transform the center of Aberdeen, Scotland, the city co...

'We Thought We Would Have Been Fired A Long Time Ago'

Posted 12.30.2012 | Arts

The High Line, the mile-long park created on an old elevated railway in Manhattan, is one of those once-in-a-decade projects that, like the 1990s Gugg...

Scent As Pure Art

Mary Orlin | Posted 01.30.2013 | Arts
Mary Orlin

A museum is probably the last place you'd expect to find perfume -- but one museum saw that the art of perfumery and the design of the scent could be viewed as an art form as legitimate as music, literature, sculpture and painting.

New Yorks Most Visited Park Enters Its Final Phase

2012-02-16-archdailyreal.jpg | Posted 03.14.2012 | Home

By Karen Cilento (click here for original article) Interim Walkway at the Western Rail Yards. James Corner Field Operations and Diller Scofid...

Fire Island Reinvented: Gay Resort Area To Get Makeover In Wake Of Devastating Fire

New York Times | ERIK PIEPENBURG | Posted 01.06.2012 | Gay Voices

The architects Diller Scofidio + Renfro and the architectural firm HWKN (HollwichKushner) have been hired to design a new entertainment complex to rep...

Can Architects Fix The Suburbs?

David Glick | Posted 08.01.2011 | Arts
David Glick

On a rainy Saturday in April, black clad city dwellers descended onto the quiet streets of Levittown, NY. Completely out of their element, and disori...

Cloud Architecture

Carla Leitao | Posted 04.16.2012 | Arts
Carla Leitao

In our office we are interested in creating a framework by which the word 'technology' can indeed be engaged through its practical corollaries -- communication and material -- in the creation of architectural and urban space.

Form Foils Function: Eli Broad's New Museum in LA

Lee Rosenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Lee Rosenbaum

What would you say if I told you that I was about to build a new art museum with gallery walls that could not be hung with art and a skylit exhibition space that would be used to display light-sensitive works?

PHOTOS: DESIGN ONLINE: How Designers Effectively Manage Social Media By Stacy Straczynski

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

by Stacy Straczynski, associate editor of Contract Magazine I'm a huge, and let me repeat, HUGE Facebook junkie. And why shouldn't I be? Since first ...

Eli Broad's New Drive-Through Museum: A Win-Win for the Collector and LA

Lee Rosenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Lee Rosenbaum

Some commentators have questioned whether the new $80-100 million facility, expected to be completed in 2012, makes one too many contemporary art museums for Angelenos. I say, the more the merrier.

Open House New York Offers Free Access to Architectural Wonders This Weekend

Jane Levere | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jane Levere

Free access to places you can't easily visit: everything from the Atlantic Avenue Tunnel, the world's oldest subway tunnel, to a museum of models of the work of the architect Richard Meier.

Photographers Wanted on High (Line)

Susan Sawyers | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Susan Sawyers

Built on an abandoned train trestle that had become a trashed out urban eyesore, the unconventional green space, lush with wildflowers and happy urbanites, is an elevated park that won't let you down.