Andrew Davis

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Friends of the High Line founder raises concern about park’s success

Robert Hammond, founder and executive director of the nonprofit Friends of the High Line (FHL), the organization that funds and maintains the High Line in Manhattan, recently expressed doubts about whether the park has fulfilled its original purpose. “We were from the community. We wanted to do it…
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Ten finalist teams named for U.K. National Holocaust Memorial competition

The UK Holocaust Memorial Foundation has announced its shortlist of ten teams to design the new National Holocaust Memorial and Learning Center in Victoria Tower Gardens, adjacent the Palace of Westminster and in the heart of London. Whittled down from almost one hundred international entries, the finalists’ proposals…
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New study: Architecture students clock the longest hours

Indiana University recently published its annual National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE), which polls freshmen and seniors from universities across the U.S. and Canada to gauge how they spend their time. The NSSE tabulates average hours worked outside of the classroom and, according to the report, students of architecture…
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Explore SITU Studio’s new gallery at the Brooklyn Navy Yard

Brooklyn-based SITU Studio has designed a new exhibition space acalled “Yard Work” in Building 92 of the Brooklyn Navy Yards (BNY). The tenant population at BNY is rapidly expanding—the industrial park reports that $700 million in new developments are currently underway, including investments in public food services and green manufacturing, which…
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Iconic Aluminaire House will move to Palm Springs

The Aluminaire House, designed by A. Lawrence Kocher and Albert Frey, will depart from storage in Long Island, NY on February 9th and travel across the country to Palm Springs, CA for Modernism Week, the annual celebration of midcentury architecture and design in Palm Springs. Originally built as a…