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By Kaomi Lee, Twin Cities PBS
Maya Lin is known for her memorials, architecture, and her art. A new project adds a very personal side to her story and of millions of other Asian Americans. As the Museum of Chinese in America seeks to expand its…
By Jeffrey Brown, Anne Azzi Davenport, Alison Thoet
The biggest international prize in architecture will be awarded Friday in London to an architect known for his work on buildings that address social needs, particularly in African countries. This year’s prize also made history, as Francis Kéré became the…
At the Currier Museum in Manchester, New Hampshire, you can find two homes designed by architect Frank Lloyd Wright on the same street—a rarity. Curators say they not only offer a window into the past, but important lessons for the…
By Jared Bowen, GBH
Rhode Island dropped "Providence Plantations" from its name a year ago, but not from its buildings. Providence Plantations is written in the script in marble near the State House dome and on bronze plaques in the entryway.
By Jennifer McDermott, Associated Press
By Marion Renault, Associated Press
The aptly named diabolical ironclad beetle can withstand being crushed by forces almost 40,000 times its body weight.
By Kevin Nute, The Conversation
Beyond buying a fish tank or house plants, there are a number of creative ways to bring nature's calming effects into your home.
By Christopher Booker
As COVID-19 cases surged in March and April, New York City's Mount Sinai Hospital rapidly transitioned its care spaces to COVID-19 wards in an effort to stave off the virus and protect frontline workers at the epicenter of the outbreak.
By Jocelyn Noveck, Associated Press
The jury praised the Dublin-based pair for pursuing the highest quality of architecture. They said Farrell and McNamara have always taken into account the unique locations of their buildings, their functions, and the people who would live in and use…
By Christopher Livesay, Joan Martelli
North Macedonia's government has in recent years erected hundreds of statues and monuments in the capital city of Skopje. But while the project, called Skopje 2014, was meant to give the city a facelift and boost national pride and tourism,…
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