Jackson Rollings

Assistant Editor, The Architect's Newspaper

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Scaffolding exhibit coming up at the Center for Architecture

In Italo Calvino's Invisible Cities, one of the most interesting places described is Thekla, a city consisting entirely of endless construction—nothing but cranes, pulleys, and scaffolding. If you ask Thekla's residents why its construction is taking so long, they "continue hoisting sacks, lowering leaded strings, moving long brushes up and down,…
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Here are the 10 winners of Hyperloop One’s global challenge

Are we one step closer to zipping around in pods at hundreds of miles per hour? One company would like us to think so. Hyperloop One announced last week that 10 winners have been selected in their global competition for potential Hyperloop routes. The hyperloop was the brainchild of tech…
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New Pratt exhibit showcases Aldo Rossi’s paintings and drawings

Tonight, Aldo Rossi and the City opens at Pratt Institute's Higgins Hall, showcasing a selection of drawings and paintings from the Pritzker Prize-winning Italian architect, designer, and writer. The works shown are from the private collection of Morris Adjmi, who collaborated with Rossi for 13 years after his graduation from Tulane…