New York Times - Architecture

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  1. Plans Unveiled for Memorial at Site of Charleston Church Massacre

    Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church hopes to erect a lasting tribute to both victims and survivors of the 2015 hate crime, and to the resilience of a 200-year-old congregation.
  2. A World Tour of Fake Places That Fool the Eye

    Gregor Sailer traveled the globe photographing Potemkin villages, architectural landscapes that are clones, impostors or frauds.
  3. A Glasgow Architect’s Masterpiece Is Damaged, but Not His Magic

    The Glasgow School of Art, designed by the celebrated Charles Rennie Mackintosh, caught fire in June, for the second time in four years. Fortunately, many of his other buildings in Scotland endure — here’s what to visit.
  4. Constance Adams, Architect of Space Habitats, Is Dead at 53

    She gave up designing skyscrapers to develop structures that would help travelers live on the International Space Station, Mars or the moon.
  5. In Three Famous Houses, Modern Living Unwinds

    Gerard & Kelly weave the linked careers of Philip Johnson, Mies van der Rohe and R.M. Schindler into a performance.
  6. Swiss Institute Has a New Home Ready-Made for Art

    Devoted to experimental work by emerging artists, the Institute is now in the chill East Village, with a forward-thinking mission.
  7. Prizewinning Catalan Architects Are Happy at Biennale’s Margins

    The Pritzker winners RCR are representing their region at a Venice Biennale whose official exhibition is limited to the pavilions of nation states.
  8. In Rowayton, a Narrow House That Feels Wide Inside

    An architect finishes the dream home that had his Connecticut neighbors up in arms, and they discover it is not as bad as they feared.
  9. In Venice, Center of Cruising, a Biennale Show About Hooking Up

    Few exhibitions at the Architecture Biennale go as far as the Cruising Pavilion, a scrappy show devoted to the culture of casual sex.
  10. Glasgow’s Artists Mourn After Fire Rips Through City’s Creative Heart

    The fresh damage to Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s Glasgow School of Art, an architectural jewel, has left alumni filled with grief and anger.

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