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Infra Eco Logi Urbanism:


Section Cut is happy to announce we're giving away five copies of Infra Eco Logi Urbanism, the hot new release from our latest GIANTS, RVTR! To enter the giveaway, tag @Section_Cut on Instagram with a shot of your most embarrassing summer read using #SCDontJudge ...

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MAKE YOUR GARDEN GROW

Week of July 18, 2016


In the heat of the summer, take a break from sitting in front of your glowing screens and get your hands dirty! This choice cut includes some theory, some practical tools, and some inspiration for the garden. Never to late to develop a green thumb...go cultivate folks! ...

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HOW TO ARCHITECTURE!
2016 WINNERS


The 2016 How To Architecture! competition challenged architecture students from around the world to design a Beacon which connects architecture to the state of cultural interactions today. Designed for a hypothetical festival in New York City, each student’s Beacon design offered it’s own voice about architecture’s role, relevance, and impact in our daily lives. Drawing both international and national entries, the competition reveals architecture’s capacity to imagine and cultivate intimacy, while coalescing omnipresent cultures in our contemporary age. ...

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Demystifying Design


For members of the design community, the rise of open sourcing, crowd sharing, and social media platforms is met with mild phobia. While these digital phenomena may at first seem a nuisance or distraction from spatial craft or scholarly work, they are producing essential territories that we must accept and trade within. The Information Age has opened a new set of potentials for web-based learning, collaborative practice, and innovation sharing across disciplines and geographies. How might such a superficial medium have meaningful implications for our closely held, professional, and proprietary field? ...

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Architect/Sustainable Designer based in Mexico City. Passionate about natural processes and biomimicry. Trying to become a link between Mexico´s rich cultural heritage and the complexities of sustainability with urban development.


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The Mind of an Architect - 99% Invisible

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This podcast episode tells the remarkable story of a group of world famous architects agreeing to a weekend of psychological examination to help discover more about that illusive thing - creativity! There is a full transcr... Read more →

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The Best New Healthcare Design Borrows An Old Healing Technique: Plants

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"This week, the American Institute of Architects announced seven new, stand-out structures designed to help heal patients, whether the focus is cancer treatment, reproductive health, or pediatrics. One constant that runs t... Read more →

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EntreArchitect #133: 'The Power of Trying' w/ Robert Yuen

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Mark talks with someone who’s been doing just that ever since he discovered a need in grad school and couldn’t find the solution, so he decided to create the solution himself. Learn how he started his many companies, how h... Read more →

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Revisionist History Episode 06

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A fascinating episode of Malcolm Gladwell's new podcast Revisionist History - investigating the realities of philanthropy in higher education. It's a weakest link problem! Read more →

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Gigantic Kaleidoscope Lighthouse Installation

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An incredible reuse of a lighthouse in Denmark. "Bessards’ Studio and JAJA Architects designed a scenographic stairway giving access to the tower and making the ascent a sequence of architectural experiences. Staging its ... Read more →

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The Art of Rendering: Alex Hogrefe Creates Stunning Architectural Visualizati...

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A smart person named Alex does what I wish I could have done in school. Awesome visualizations with common tools.

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Yale's New Dean of Architecture on Plywood and Mood Lighting

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"The home improvement that’s most worth making is: effective lighting you can really control. Lighting is mood and warmth and happiness. You want task lighting for work and then something more restful, serene or romantic." Read more →

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17 Le Corbusier Projects Named as UNESCO World Heritage Sites

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Given to places of special cultural or physical significance, the designation will help to protect and preserve the buildings for future generations. Citing Le Corbusier’s inventive architectural language, UNESCO praised t... Read more →

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How Urban Design Perpetuates Racial Inequality-And What We Can Do About It

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Our cities weren't created equal. But they don't have to stay that way. "There is a need to redesign the designers, and to give them the tools and competencies to work within social constructs and spatial contexts that th... Read more →

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