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Winter Gardens, New York State, by César Pelli and Gruen AssociatesSubscription

By Deyan Sudjic

Once an oasis, now a mirage – in the middle of the American city of Niagra Falls the tropical hothouse was an unexpected delight, that then fell into decline as a result of the early ’80s recession and was finally demolished in 2009

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Seeing red: racial segregation in LA’s suburbsSubscription

The urbanisation of Los Angeles racially segregated its citizens through ‘redlining’ policies, an urban violence that perseveres today

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Access all areas: the porosity of a hostile borderSubscription

As countries become ever-more hostile to external migrants, action must be taken to ensure the city remains inclusive

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August 2015: United StatesSubscription

1422: Renzo Piano, Studio Gang, David Adjaye, Shigeru Ban, Michael Maltzan, Colin Rowe, Typology: Swimming Pools 

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Elizabeth Diller: ‘Trump is producing an activist generation’VideoSubscription

Winner of the Jane Drew Prize 2019, Elizabeth Diller, co-founder of Diller Scofidio + Renfro, talks Trump, High Lines and the state of American architecture when we catch her at the Women in Architecture awards in March 2019


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Kevin Roche (1922 - 2019)Subscription

From a humble first commission to build a piggery for his father in County Cork, the Irish-born American architect went on to work with Eero Saarinen and – with his partner John Dinkeloo – build his own monumental works across the States, culminating in the Pritzker Architecture Prize in 1982

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Ada Louise Huxtable (1921-2013)Subscription

Ada Louise Huxtable made history as the first full-time architecture critic at a US newspaper when she joined the New York Times, and was later awarded the first Pulitzer Prize for Criticism in 1970

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