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Shorehenge

The Williams + Tsien-designed concrete pavilion is not complete yet, and sits alone on the New Jersey beach as a threatened monument to resilience. Tanya Breen / Asbury Park Press

It if comes down this year, it would be one of the shortest-lived buildings in American history not intentionally built…

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Alfonso Medina

Courtesy t38

Architect Alfonso Medina has designed, developed, and constructed dozens of projects in Tijuana and across Mexico. His firm T38 Studio is based in both New York City and Tijuana.

The Architect’s Newspaper: What do outdoor space trends mean in a place like Tijuana?

Alfonso Medina: The…

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Jeanne Gang

Jeanne Gang. Courtesy Studio Gang

A handful of Studio Gang’s projects have gained a certain level of notoriety in part because of their distinctive outdoor spaces, including the front yard of the Brick Weave House, the flowing balconies of Aqua Tower, and the upcoming cellular balconies of City…

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Thomas S. Marvel, 1935-2015

Courtesy Deacon Marvel

Thomas S. Marvel, FAIA, was born in Newburgh, New York, on March 15, 1935 and passed away on November 3, 2015 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. He was raised in Washingtonville, New York, a rural farming town of 1,200 people in the historic Hudson River Valley. His…

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Movie On Up

Courtesy Kliment-Halsband Architects

After years of hosting DOC NYC, the nation’s largest documentary film festival, and earning the highest gross-revenues in the country for many popular film screenings, the Sixth Avenue IFC Center will finally expand its venue in West Village. The New York Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) has approved…

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In and Outdoors

Faena House by Foster + Partners, looking inland in Miami Beach. The wraparound terraces are referred to as Images courtesy respective firms unless noted

As more people choose to live in dense urban environments, the latest hot-ticket residential amenity has nothing to do with marble countertops or on-call concierges: It’s…

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Public Park-ing

Agaton Strom Photography/Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

The Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum recently finished the last phase of its decade-long renovation by remediating its 7,600-square-foot garden. The museum hired Oakland, California–based landscape architect Walter Hood, who collaborated with Diller Scofidio + Renfro and local RAFT Landscape Architecture to integrate…