Color and shadow

This Friday we’re highlighting compelling work in the built environment, from Arup and beyond.

1. designboom profiles the new parti–color Nova Pavilion at the foot of New York City’s Flatiron Building. Its varied frames and angles offer numerous and nuanced glimpses of the surrounding city.

2. Fast Company advises New Yorkers to prepare for imminent darkness, responding to the National Geographic’s recent illustration of New York’s 2020 skyline featuring a whopping 34 new skyscrapers.

3. Local experts spoke to The Boston Globe about preparing the city for superstorms and other issues related to climate change.

4. ArchDaily features TIME‘s 25 Inventions of the Year, highlighting six innovative projects and products with the potential to influence the way architects and engineers work.

5. As the COP21 international climate change conference continues in Paris, Boston’s National Public Radio affiliate WBUR interviewed Arup’s Brian Swett about cities’ role in addressing climate change.

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