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Modern Architecture Across China

Though its stratospheric skylines are iconic, the true extent of China's modernist movement is shrouded in mystery to many outsiders. Here, we've selected a few of the nation's most impressive homes and buildings.
April 21, 2015
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New Kids on the Bloc: American Architects in the Post-Soviet World

Three New York-based architects discuss the challenges—and opportunities—of designing in Eastern Europe and Central Asia.
November 7, 2014
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A Look Back at Habitat '67 with Moshe Safdie

The architect looks back at Habitat ’67 and shares his thoughts on the future of prefabrication.
December 30, 2012
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Where the Sidewalk Ends

After taking on San Francisco City Hall, architect Jane Martin helped spawn a movement that has rendered the city’s sidewalks more hospitable to birds, bees, butterflies—and even to Homo sapiens.
June 22, 2009