Places Wire https://placesjournal.org/places-wire News and commentary from around the web, selected by Places editors. Thu, 23 Jan 2020 16:35:51 +0000 en-us hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.1.4 The Coolest Architecture on Earth Is in Antarctica Tue, 21 Jan 2020 20:06:16 +0000 https://placesjournal.org/?post_type=wire&p=61183 A new generation of architect-designed research facilities are combining aesthetics with operational efficiency and durability in the region’s harsh conditions.

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The Coolest Architecture on Earth Is in Antarctica
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The Battle Over Pipelines in Texas’s Hill Country Tue, 21 Jan 2020 20:01:14 +0000 https://placesjournal.org/?post_type=wire&p=61180 The opposition to a new natural gas pipeline is part of a growing shift in attitude towards oil and gas interests in the state.

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The Battle Over Pipelines in Texas’s Hill Country
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Automation and the Los Angeles Waterfront Tue, 21 Jan 2020 19:46:31 +0000 https://placesjournal.org/?post_type=wire&p=61176 As the shipping industry that has defined the region’s identity changes, San Pedrans are wary, not necessarily of progress or of being left behind, but of being erased altogether.

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Automation and the Los Angeles Waterfront
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Imagining No New Buildings Tue, 21 Jan 2020 19:40:59 +0000 https://placesjournal.org/?post_type=wire&p=61173 Average life spans of buildings in the developed world are declining, to around 70 years in America and as few as 30 years in Japan. This is not progress, says Thomas de Monchaux.

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Imagining No New Buildings
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Review: Modernism’s Visible Hand Tue, 21 Jan 2020 19:36:22 +0000 https://placesjournal.org/?post_type=wire&p=61094 Michael Osman’s new book reveals how the emerging regulatory imagination at the turn of the 20th century shaped American architecture.

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Review: Modernism’s Visible Hand
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New Exhibition at Yale: Swissness Applied Fri, 17 Jan 2020 01:09:54 +0000 https://placesjournal.org/?post_type=wire&p=61091 The traveling exhibition by Nicole McIntosh, co­founder of Architecture Office, will be on view from January 9 – February 15.

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New Exhibition at Yale: Swissness Applied
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Oregon Announces 2020 Ellis F. Lawrence Medalist Winner Thu, 16 Jan 2020 00:56:49 +0000 https://placesjournal.org/?post_type=wire&p=61058 Susan Dolan, NPS historical landscape architect and manager of the NPS Park Cultural Landscapes program, has been awarded the College of Design’s highest alumni honor.

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Oregon Announces 2020 Ellis F. Lawrence Medalist Winner
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Designing With Nature and Building for Resilience Tue, 14 Jan 2020 23:47:29 +0000 https://placesjournal.org/?post_type=wire&p=61036 The new book, Design With Nature Now, revisits Ian McHarg’s 1969 monograph and amplifies its latent strategies of remediation, renewal, restoration, and regeneration.

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Designing With Nature and Building for Resilience
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The great dismantling of America’s national parks is under way Tue, 14 Jan 2020 23:30:39 +0000 https://placesjournal.org/?post_type=wire&p=61033 It is clear that the current administration cannot be trusted with the keys to the vault of America’s most precious and defining places, argue Jonathan and Destry Jarvis.

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The great dismantling of America’s national parks is under way
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Excerpt: Paul Rudolph in Conversation Mon, 13 Jan 2020 20:38:42 +0000 https://placesjournal.org/?post_type=wire&p=61028 Robert Bruegmann’s new book, Paul Rudolph: Inspiration and Process in Architecture, includes a discussion with the architect from 1986 on his unfinished urban design projects. (Also see Bruegmann’s two-part article on Rudolphe in Places.)

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Excerpt: Paul Rudolph in Conversation
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The Future of the Hudson River Mon, 13 Jan 2020 20:25:26 +0000 https://placesjournal.org/?post_type=wire&p=61025 The advocacy group American Rivers argue that the plans to build in-river storm surge barriers represent an existential threat to a river in the midst of much-heralded ecological recovery.

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The Future of the Hudson River
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2020 AIA/ACSA Topaz Medallion Awarded to David Leatherbarrow Sat, 28 Dec 2019 00:00:28 +0000 https://placesjournal.org/?post_type=wire&p=60736 The University of Pennsylvania professor has been honored for his contribution to excellence in architectural education.

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2020 AIA/ACSA Topaz Medallion Awarded to David Leatherbarrow
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2020 AIA Gold Medal Awarded to Marlon Blackwell Fri, 27 Dec 2019 23:56:06 +0000 https://placesjournal.org/?post_type=wire&p=60733 The Fay Jones School faculty member has been recognized for the lasting influence of his body of work on the theory and practice of architecture.

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2020 AIA Gold Medal Awarded to Marlon Blackwell
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Platform: Preservation in the Americas Fri, 27 Dec 2019 23:43:09 +0000 https://placesjournal.org/?post_type=wire&p=60730 The 2019 issue of UTSOA’s annual journal focuses on how we define and interpret cultural heritage in the Americas, and beyond.

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Platform: Preservation in the Americas
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Rewriting the Narrative of a Segregated Chicago Fri, 27 Dec 2019 23:13:39 +0000 https://placesjournal.org/?post_type=wire&p=60727 Artist Tonika Johnson’s Folded Map Project depicts corresponding addresses on the north and south sides of the city.

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Rewriting the Narrative of a Segregated Chicago
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Twelve Designs That Redefine San Francisco Fri, 27 Dec 2019 23:02:15 +0000 https://placesjournal.org/?post_type=wire&p=60724 The profound changes to the city’s urban landscape in the last decade offer a guide for what and how to do better in the future.

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Twelve Designs That Redefine San Francisco
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Inside a Californian Homeless Camp Fri, 27 Dec 2019 22:55:59 +0000 https://placesjournal.org/?post_type=wire&p=60721 Journalists spent three months talking to the residents of an encampment in Oakland to understand the human cost of the state’s homelessness crisis.

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Inside a Californian Homeless Camp
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History’s Largest Mining Operation Is About to Begin Fri, 27 Dec 2019 22:51:01 +0000 https://placesjournal.org/?post_type=wire&p=60718 The biggest prize for mining companies is access to international waters, which cover more than half of the global seafloor and contain more valuable minerals than all the continents combined.

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History’s Largest Mining Operation Is About to Begin
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The Maps That Made Us Fri, 27 Dec 2019 22:47:28 +0000 https://placesjournal.org/?post_type=wire&p=60715 CityLab readers share stories about the maps that made a difference in their personal, professional, and public lives.

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The Maps That Made Us
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Jail After Rikers Fri, 27 Dec 2019 22:40:28 +0000 https://placesjournal.org/?post_type=wire&p=60712 If we’re going to keep building jails, can new architecture help heal what ails the penal system?

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Jail After Rikers
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Daniels Is Hiring in Building Science Fri, 20 Dec 2019 18:27:05 +0000 https://placesjournal.org/?post_type=wire&p=60538 Apply by February 13 for consideration for a full-time tenure stream position in the area of Building Science at the University of Toronto.

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Daniels Is Hiring in Building Science
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Podcast: How our home delivery habit reshaped the world Thu, 19 Dec 2019 02:38:35 +0000 https://placesjournal.org/?post_type=wire&p=60517 The great trick of online retail has been to get us to shop more and think less about how our purchases reach our homes.

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Podcast: How our home delivery habit reshaped the world
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A Restless History of Washington Heights Thu, 19 Dec 2019 02:36:00 +0000 https://placesjournal.org/?post_type=wire&p=60514 The term “inner city” has never provided an accurate map of racialized urban poverty—what’s inner about a geography that drifts with the people it stigmatizes?

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A Restless History of Washington Heights
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A Bird’s-Eye View of 1990s North London Thu, 19 Dec 2019 01:46:23 +0000 https://placesjournal.org/?post_type=wire&p=60511 As a teenager in late 1980s and early 1990s, artist Nic Watts lived in Stroud Green, sketching local life from his roof.

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A Bird’s-Eye View of 1990s North London
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Sam Fox School Announces New Full-Tuition Scholarships Thu, 19 Dec 2019 00:12:09 +0000 https://placesjournal.org/?post_type=wire&p=60508 The Ambassadors Graduate Fellowship program, which will also provide tailored academic and professional opportunities, will welcome its inaugural class of ten students in 2020.

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Sam Fox School Announces New Full-Tuition Scholarships
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Aarhus Announces the Winners of Drawing of the Year 2019 Thu, 19 Dec 2019 00:07:09 +0000 https://placesjournal.org/?post_type=wire&p=60505 First prize was awarded to Wenhao Yang and Wenqi Wu from Tsinghua University for their interpretation of this year’s theme, “Post Human Metamorphosis.”

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Aarhus Announces the Winners of Drawing of the Year 2019
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Weitzman Students Success at ASLA Design Competition Thu, 19 Dec 2019 00:02:26 +0000 https://placesjournal.org/?post_type=wire&p=60502 Master of Landscape Architecture students Katie Pitstick and Rosa Zedek won the Extreme Design Challenge with their circular composting burial system.

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Weitzman Students Success at ASLA Design Competition
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Interview: Lesley Lokko Wed, 18 Dec 2019 23:58:40 +0000 https://placesjournal.org/?post_type=wire&p=60499 The former dean of Places partner school University of Johannesburg, now dean at City College of New York, reflects on her experiences in South Africa and her profound respect for the power of students to engage, shape, and question their inherited future.

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Interview: Lesley Lokko
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How San Francisco Lost Its Color Wed, 18 Dec 2019 23:50:16 +0000 https://placesjournal.org/?post_type=wire&p=60496 In a city with as loud an identity as San Francisco, the gray painted homes that are proliferating are visual signifiers of gentrification.

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How San Francisco Lost Its Color
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Call for Papers: Making-Do in Urbanism and the Arts Wed, 18 Dec 2019 23:27:41 +0000 https://placesjournal.org/?post_type=wire&p=60494 Proposals will be accepted until January 5 for the conference on May 30-31, which will explore how contemporary practices in urbanism, architecture, art and landscape architecture relate to the practice of “making-do.” (Also see “Maintenance and Care,” in Places.)

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Call for Papers: Making-Do in Urbanism and the Arts
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