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Thomas Phifer Reveals His Final Design for the Corning Museum of Glass
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Thomas Phifer Reveals His Final Design for the Corning Museum of Glass

The New York-based architect reveals his final design for the 100,000-square-foot... More

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A Slice of Urban Theater

Alice Tully Hall's elegant renovation is the first step in the remaking of New York's Lincoln Center More

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One Bryant Park

One Bryant Park, located just a block from Times Square on 42nd Street and Sixth Avenue, is scheduled to be the first LEED Platinum–certified skyscraper in the United States. Designed to house the New York offices of Bank of America (BoA), the building aspires to be a landmark, both for its distinctive architectural form and its energy performance. More

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Street Theater

Expanding its space in downtown Washington, D.C., the Shakespeare Theatre Co. not only entertains patrons of its two theaters, but it also draws attention from passers-by via the three-story glass façade More

Center for Science and Computation, Annandale-On-Hudson, N.Y.
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Center for Science and Computation, Annandale-On-Hudson, N.Y.

The Bard College Center for Science and Computation in Annandale-on-Hudson, N.Y.,... More

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Glowing Glass

It's not difficult to pinpoint which building along 15th Street Northwest in downtown Washington, D.C., is the Columbia Center. Completed in 2007, its glass curtain wall façade and glowing “lightbox” lobby stand out amid the surrounding drab 1970s precast concrete office buildings—which is exactly what the architect and client wanted. More

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East Meets West

Much is at stake in the fast-paced world of high fashion as design houses compete for brand recognition and customer loyalty. More

Amazing Glass: Part Three, Creative Potential
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Amazing Glass: Part Three, Creative Potential

This is the third article in a three-part series about the most important... More

A Healthy Glow
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A Healthy Glow

SmithGroup's YMCA design energizes downtown Detroit. More

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The Science and Art of Light

Architecture today often is praised for its tectonics, floating volumes, and sensational, gravity-defying stunts of “starchitecture.” Yet, very so often there is a building that inspires descriptions of the sublime, the experiential, and the power of light and architecture to transcend our expectations. More

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