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Architecture
By Steve Kroeter August 23, 2012

Architecture professor and architect Kenneth Frampton: Columbia University, Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation (New York)
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In honor of his 80th birthday, Kenneth Frampton—Ware Professor of Architecture at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation (GSAPP), where he has taught since 1972—was invited by the dean of the School, Mark Wigley, to “curate an event.” Frampton chose to structure the event, a symposium, as an “occasion to present something of the current state of architecture as a North American practice,” focusing on the U.S. and Canada.

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Architecture
By Steve Kroeter July 5, 2012

Architectural historian Victoria Newhouse (New York)
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Architectural historian Victoria Newhouse talks about some of the remarkable music performance spaces that appear in the pages of her newest book, Site and Sound: The Architecture and Acoustics of New Opera Houses and Concert Halls (The Monacelli Press, April 2012).

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Author Q&As
By Steve Kroeter May 3, 2012

Graphic designer George Lois: Good Karma Creative (New York)
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Award-winning advertising designer and “master communicator” George Lois talks about his latest book,Damn Good Advice (Phaidon Press, March 2012).

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Architecture
By Steve Kroeter April 26, 2012

Architect and Architecture Professor Mark Foster Gage: Gage/Clemenceau Architects (New York) and Yale University School of Architecture (New Haven)
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Architect and Yale University School of Architecture professor Mark Foster Gage discusses the recent collection of writings he edited that explore contemporary architecture and beauty, Aesthetic Theory: Essential Texts for Architecture and Design (W. W. Norton, October 2011).

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Author Q&As
By Steve Kroeter April 12, 2012

Graphic designer and design writer Steven Heller
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Graphic designer and design writer Véronique Vienne
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Steven Heller talks about the new book he has written with Véronique Vienne, 100 Ideas That Changed Graphic Design (Laurence King Publishing, April 2012).

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Author Q&As
By Steve Kroeter February 8, 2012

Graphic designer Ivan Chermayeff: Chermayeff & Geismar
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Graphic designer Tom Geismar: Chermayeff & Geismar
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Graphic designer Sagi Haviv: Chermayeff & Geismar
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In the first in a series of Author Q&As,
Designers & Books asks graphic designers Ivan Chermayeff, Tom Geismar, and Sagi Haviv to talk about their new book, Identify (Print Publishing, October 2011), named a Notable Book of 2011 by Designers & Books.

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