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Design library: Culture and the city

Doggerel is always on the lookout for good books. This installment of Design Library features selections that explore the role of art and culture in cities around the world. * From Gavin Steingo, an…

The DIY passive house

When Clayton Binkley and Adrienne James began designing a Scandinavian-summer-home-inspired residence in Seattle, they weren’t trying to build a passive house. Binkley, a structural engineer at Arup, and James, an…

Rational poetry

Walking through design offices and flipping through archives, we’re often struck by glimpses of images that aren’t immediately decipherable — the one above, for instance. Our What’s That? series tells their stories.   …