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In Memoriam: Niels Diffrient

In Memoriam: Niels Diffrient

The American industrial designer who literally wrote the book on ergonomic design has died at the age of 84.

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June 12, 2013

Section: Curiosity

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Toyo Ito Wins the Pritzker Prize

Toyo Ito Wins the Pritzker Prize

The Japanese architect will receive the 2013 Pritzker Prize for Architecture, the profession’s highest honour.

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March 18, 2013

Section: Architecture

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In Memoriam: Bill Moggridge (1943-2012)

In Memoriam: Bill Moggridge (1943-2012)

Bill Moggridge, inventor of the first laptop computer, IDEO co-founder and director of the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, died on September 8.

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September 10, 2012

Section: Design

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Countdown to Milan: Moroso turns 60

Countdown to Milan: Moroso turns 60

The Italian manufacturer always has a big presence during the fair, but this year, to celebrate its 60th anniversary, it has announced a long list of special events that will take place over the coming year.

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April 3, 2012

Section: Design

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James Corner wins Navy Pier redesign

James Corner wins Navy Pier redesign

New York’s James Corner Field Operations — the landscape designer behind the High Line — has been selected to revitalize the slice of Chicago waterfront that Daniel Burnham once envisioned as the People’s Pier.

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March 15, 2012

Section: Architecture

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Wang Shu wins the Pritzker Prize

Wang Shu wins the Pritzker Prize

The Chinese architect has been named winner of this year’s Pritzker Prize for Architecture, becoming the first China-based recipient in the award’s history.

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February 28, 2012

Section: Architecture

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Aberdeen City Garden project proposal announced

Aberdeen City Garden project proposal announced

Concrete pathways that double as the framework for an ampitheatre are sure to lure visitors to the Scottish city’s new urban park.

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February 7, 2012

Section: Architecture

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Design Museum unveils plans for new building

Design Museum unveils plans for new building

Plans for the new home of London’s premiere venue for contemporary design and architecture transforms a Kensington relic into an iconic building.

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February 2, 2012

Section: Architecture

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Winner announced in AIDS Memorial Park competition

Winner announced in AIDS Memorial Park competition

Brooklyn architecture firm Studio a+i has nabbed the top prize in a competition that called for proposals for a public park and memorial on a wedge of land in New York City’s West Village.

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February 1, 2012

Section: Architecture

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Top Interiors Named in Barcelona

Top Interiors Named in Barcelona

At the Inside World Festival of Interiors last week in Barcelona, examples of outstanding interior design from across the globe were crowned. But those from Asia and the Pacific Rim had the strongest showing.

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November 8, 2011

Section: Interiors

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