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Reinier de Graaf: Mayors Should Not Rule The World

This weekend, the first planning session of the Global Parliament of Mayors took place in Amsterdam: a platform for mayors from across the world, triggered by Benjamin Barber’s book: If Mayors Ruled the World: Dysfunctional Nations, Rising Cities. In this book…

Modern Barn / Specht Harpman

Architects: Specht Harpman
Location: Wilton, CT, USA
Design Team: Scott Specht, Louise Harpman, Courtney Rice
Photographs: Courtesy of Specht Harpman Structural Engineer: GNB Charles Brown
Mep Engineer: Pack-Timco
Contractor: Prutting & Associates From the architect.… This historic gambrel barn was

Spotlight: Bjarke Ingels

Danish architect Bjarke Ingels is often cited as one of the most inspirational architects of our time. At an age when many architects are just beginning to establish themselves in professional practice, Ingels has already won numerous competitions and achieved a level of critical acclaim (and fame) that is rare for new names in the industry. His work embodies a rare optimism that is simultaneously playful, practical, and immediately accessible.

The Future of London’s Historic Alexandra Palace Revealed in New Exhibition

The soaring glass roofs of London's Alexandra Palace are about to receive a major overhaul thanks to a £23.8m ($38.6m USD) fundraising project focused on the revitalization of the 139 year old palace. Images of Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios 2014 revitalization are on display for the first time in an exhibition showcasing the upcoming changes to the public palace, including extensive renovations to reopen derelict sections of the building. Find out more about the exhibition after the break.

Arcueil ZAC du Coteau / ECDM

Architects: ECDM
Location: Avenue du Général Malleret Joinville, 94110 Arcueil, France
Architect In Charge: Emmanuel Combarel, Dominique Marrec
Client: NEXITY
Area: 9600.0 sqm
Year: 2014
Photographs: Benoit Fougeirol From the architect.… The idea was to extend the surface of the