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From Kickstarter, an Immortal Forty-Six

From Kickstarter, an Immortal Forty-Six

Sure, at $20.600, it was an ambitious goal. But as Johann Wolfgang von Goethe once wrote: “Dream no small dreams, for they have no power to move the hearts of men.” And with A+A’s Kickstarter campaign, we moved the hearts of at least 46 men and women, whose pledges came in at an impressive $6,535.00 [...]

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A Surge to Support A+A’s Kickstarter

A Surge to Support A+A’s Kickstarter

Today I was pleasantly surprised at a pledge to the A+A Kickstarter campaign, made by Cat Bruvan at Clark Nexsen, with support from architects Jeffrey Lee and Dennis Stallings there. It promises to earn them a pair of limited edition prints, from drawings by Frank Harmon and Laurinda Spear. Laurinda’s is the lead image for [...]

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Incentive: A Print by Alberto Alfonso

Incentive: A Print by Alberto Alfonso

There are a multitude of good reasons to make a pledge to A+A’s Kickstarter campaign before Oct. 31. One is that if it’s successful, A+A’s audience will grow exponentially. Another is that this site will offer opportunities to link your firm to its own page here, then back to your site. And that we’ll feature sections [...]

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Incentive: A Drawing by Frank Harmon

Incentive: A Drawing by Frank Harmon

There are a multitude of good reasons to make a pledge to A+A’s Kickstarter campaign before Oct. 31. One is that if it’s successful, A+A’s audience will grow exponentially. Another is that this site will offer opportunities to link your firm to its own page here, then back to your site. And that we’ll feature sections [...]

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Incentive: A Drawing by Bill Pedersen

Incentive: A Drawing by Bill Pedersen

There are a multitude of good reasons to make a pledge to A+A’s Kickstarter campaign before Oct. 31. One is that if it’s successful, A+A’s audience will grow exponentially. Another is that this site will offer opportunities to link your firm to its own page here, then back to your site. And that we’ll feature [...]

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7 Reasons to Pledge A+A’s Kickstarter

7 Reasons to Pledge A+A’s Kickstarter

There are a multitude of good reasons to make a pledge to A+A’s Kickstarter campaign before Oct. 31. One is that if it’s successful, A+A’s audience will grow exponentially. Another is that this site will offer opportunities to link your firm to its own page here, then back to your site. And that we’ll feature [...]

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A Rorschach Test for Kitchen or Bath

A Rorschach Test for Kitchen or Bath

Alistair McAuley and Paul Simmons met at the Glasgow School of Art in the 1980s. They were studying classical textile design, like the pastoral scenes of Toile – horses, fox-hunting and picnicking – where deep reds or blues are usually printed on a cream-colored background. In 1990, the pair set themselves up for business in a [...]

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Houses by Eliel and Eero Saarinen

Houses by Eliel and Eero Saarinen

Jari Jetsonen and Sirkkaliisa Jetsonen have a new book out on residences designed by Eliel and Eero Saarinen in Finland and the U.S. Princeton Architectural Press kindly arranged an email interview for A+A: Why did you decide to do a book on Saarinen houses? During our work with the Finnish architects’ summerhouses book, (published by [...]

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Havana Modern: 20th Century Styles

Havana Modern: 20th Century Styles

In the first half of the 20th century, Havana served as a huge stage set for some of the great architectural styles. The city was saturated with Cuban and American architects demonstrating their abilities in the language of the Beaux Arts, of Art Nouveau, and of Art Deco, Art Moderne, and Mid-Century Modern. Most of [...]

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In D.C., Restoring a Collegiate Gothic

In D.C., Restoring a Collegiate Gothic

One of the signature buildings on The Catholic University of America’s campus in Washington, D.C. has undergone a sensitive renovation at the hands of SmithGroup. The Tudor Gothic structure, part of a master plan designed in 1914 by Murphy & Olmstead, originally offered student meals in its Great Hall, with dormitories above. Over time, academic [...]

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