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“Schools in the Sky” proposal launches new child…

[caption id="attachment_1176" align="aligncenter" width="560"] Schools in the Sky proposal[/caption] The remarkable proposal to locate three-to-ten story yellow box schools atop skyscrapers around New York has garnered a lot of fans in the architecture world. The…

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The Pritzker jury lays a guilt trip on…

In case noone noticed, the world economy collapsed in 2008. At the time, young architects were totally absorbed by computer-generated structures, blob-itecture, and what we at Barkitecture call "Swooshiness." Zaha Hadid was the crown princess.…

Review: Jeanne Gang monograph: Reveal

[caption id="attachment_873" align="aligncenter" width="247" caption="Studio Gang "Reveal""][/caption] For the most part we really liked this book. The images are typically beautiful, diagrams self-explanatory, and the text clear.  In spite of all this, it takes a different…