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Geometric Reconfigurations

Public art structure celebrates the immigrant experience If you happen to be near the Armenian Heritage Park on the Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway in Boston, on Sunday morning, April 2, you will have the opportunity to watch the sixth annual reconfiguration of the abstract structure. Made of steel and aluminum...

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The Cotton Gin: A Deeper Look

This month's Top Honors column features the Cotton Gin at the CO-OP District in Hutto, Texas. The project is a wonderful example of how a city took buildings that spoke to its past, and updated and modernized them in a way that provides a beacon for its future. I...

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We're Looking for Creative Uses of Metal

Do you use metal in an unusual and wonderful way? We want to hear about it. In a new feature in Metal Architecture called Creative Metal, we're showcasing project details that use metal building materials in applications you don't see every day. To have your firm's innovative use of metal...

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Specifications Survey

Each year, Metal Architecture conducts a survey of architects to learn more about the metal products they are specifying. The survey asks about what was specified in the previous year, and what architects expect to specify in the current year. This year's survey shows that after a positive 2016, 201...

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Exemplary Projects

The discussions by architects on the merit of one project over another never cease to amaze me. From the attention to detail to the personal likes and dislikes of the architects charged with selecting the winning projects in an awards program, the insight gained by even just sitting in and...

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NMAAHC: A Deeper Look

In my interview with Hal Davis, FAIA, senior vice president at SmithGroupJJR, Washington, D.C., one of the four architecture firms involved in the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC), featured in this month's Building Profile, he shared so much more information than I could fit into...

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