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In the discipline of architecture, a section cut is an essential type of drawing; a single slice of a building. SC aims to be a web-parallel to this powerful drawing convention—in the same way that a drawing cuts through immense complexity to show a single moment, we aim to cut through the noise of the internet, straight to the good stuff.

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A Curator could be you! We are a community comprised of many designers and architects, but not exclusively. The only requirements for participation are a sensibility and an opinion!

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    News nuggets and culture for design aspirants, adjacents, and experts. As long as you’re procrastinating, you may as well be current with all things architecture, culture, and technology!


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    Common Construction Systems, spelled out.

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    "a tool to help architects translate their plan diagrams into tangible architectural works, as well as to help students learn the knowledge necessary to build what they plan." Read more →

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    An Architect's Voice Is Their Most Important Tool.

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    "The one thing that you have that nobody else has is you. Your voice, your mind, your story, your vision. So write and draw and build and play and dance and live only as you can.” — Neil Gaiman" Read more →

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    How Singapore Is Creating More Land for Itself

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    "What does a tremendously rich and ambitious country do when it is running out of land? And what can the rest of the world learn from these experiments?" Read more →

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    The Most Used AutoDesk Commands

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    "Revealed as a sequence of infographics, the results demonstrate how people work – and how they often deviate from prescribed usage."

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    "Pool Party"

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    Bureau Spectacular's proposal for 2017 YAP MoMA PS1.

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    Wood Turned Plum Bowl

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    17 minutes in heaven...

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    America's manliest industries are all competing for women

    Pwalcadml1pfqxbwmj4x  Posted by  Kyle Sturgeon

    "The Iron Workers union this month leaped to the cutting edge of the effort, becoming the first building trades union to offer up to eight months of paid maternity leave to pregnant women and new moms." Read more →

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    The Next Big Blue-Collar Job, Is Coding?

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    "The national average salary for IT jobs is about $81,000 (more than double the national average for all jobs), and the field is set to expand by 12 percent from 2014 to 2024, faster than most other occupations." Read more →

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    Plastic-eating caterpillars may save our planet.

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    "Each year, about 80 million tonnes of the plastic polyethylene are produced around the world...it can take hundreds of years to decompose completely. However, caterpillars of the moth (Galleria mellonella) can make holes ... Read more →

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