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Kotchakorn Voraakhom: How Can We Better Design Cities To Fight Floods?

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Rahul Mehrotra: How Can Impermanent Cities Permanently Change Our World?

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Marwa Al-Sabouni: How Can The Architecture Of A City Play A Role In War?

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Alyssa Loorya: What Can A 300-Year Old Farmhouse Tell Us About Metropolitan New York?

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Increased car and foot traffic coupled with rising sea levels have driven parts of the Tidal Basin area underwater. Sam Kittner/Tidal Basin Ideas Lab hide caption

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Landscape Architects Unveil Plans To Save The National Mall's Tidal Basin

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Hundreds of people gather at the Robert E. Lee monument in Richmond, Va., in July. The Mellon Foundation says it will spend $250 million over five years to re-imagine commemorative spaces in the U.S. Eze Amos/Getty Images hide caption

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A house designed by Paul R. Williams in La Cañada Flintridge, Calif. The first licensed Black architect west of the Mississippi, Williams was known for using curves to create a sense of intimacy, even in grand spaces. Janna Ireland hide caption

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'Regarding Paul R. Williams' Honors Legacy Of LA's Barrier-Breaking Black Architect

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The Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial in Washington, D.C., will be dedicated on Thursday. A stainless steel, woven "tapestry" made by artist Tomas Osinski stands behind the statues and depicts the cliffs at Normandy. Memorial design by Gehry Partners, sculpture by Sergey Eylanbekov and inscriptions by Nick Benson. Alan Karchmer/Eisenhower Memorial Commission hide caption

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For 'Ike,' A Monument Unlike Any Other: Eisenhower Memorial Is Dedicated In D.C.

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Architects say making the office more like the outdoors — with filtered air and good ventilation — will be a priority post-pandemic. This living wall in the Danielle N. Ripich Commons at the University of New England in Biddeford, Maine, is one such approach. Gregory Rec/Portland Press Herald via Getty Images hide caption

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A woman enters a public restroom with transparent walls in Tokyo's Shibuya ward. Architect Shigeru Ban designed the bathroom in a way to reassure anyone entering the toilet. Satoshi Nagare/The Nippon Foundation hide caption

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Siamak Hariri: How Do You Create A Sacred Space?

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Michael Murphy: How Can We Design Spaces To Heal?

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Grace Kim: What Happens When You Design A Home With Community In Mind?

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The School of Economics Building at the Universita Luigi Bocconi in Milan, Italy, was designed by Grafton Architects — founded by Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara. It launched Grafton Architects as a leading designer of university buildings. Federico Brunetti/Pritzker Architecture Prize hide caption

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For The 1st Time, Architecture's Most Prestigious Prize Is Awarded To 2 Women

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View of the south fields, all works by Mark di Suvero. Left to right: Figolu, 2005–11. Courtesy the artist and Spacetime C.C. E=MC2 , 1996-97. Courtesy the artist and Spacetime C.C. ©Mark di Suvero. Courtesy Storm King Art Center hide caption

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Sculptor Mark Di Suvero Creates Joy Out Of Steel

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The Toufic H. Kalil house in Manchester, N.H. is one of only seven Usonian Automatic buildings ever constructed. Paula Martin Group hide caption

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Frank Lloyd Wright, But DIY: A Rare 'Usonian Automatic' House Is For Sale

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The Confitería del Molino, once a bustling pastry shop adjacent to the Argentine Capitol building, reopened recently for a few hours in a sneak preview of its full restoration. Carlos Schroder for NPR hide caption

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In Buenos Aires, Crowds Line Up For A Taste Of Sweeter Days

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Families and friends enjoy their time on a Gaza City beach. Israel allows in international aid workers, journalists and diplomats, but tourists are prohibited. Khalil Hamra/AP Images for NPR hide caption

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Here's What Tourists Might See If They Were Allowed To Visit Gaza

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Ray and Charles sit in their living room in 1958. An intimate alcove was tucked into the larger, high-ceilinged room. Julius Shulman/J. Paul Getty Trust hide caption

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Charles And Ray Eames Made Life Better By Design; Their Home Was No Exception

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A set of pink seesaws allowed people to share some fun along the U.S.-Mexico border wall this week. Here, a woman helps her little girls ride the seesaw that was installed near Ciudad de Juarez, Mexico. Christian Chavez/AP hide caption

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