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The Thursday Ten

The Thursday Ten

by Ian Manger

Each Thursday, we present you, our readers, with a deeper look into what makes the minds behind Burnham Works tingle with excitement and curiosity. So here are 10 links to ideas, events, or news about our industry we don't want you to miss. We call this our Thursday Ten. 

BRIEFLY: DOCUMENTARY ABOUT THE BRIEF

Tom Bassett of Bassett & Partners examines how some of the world’s most creative talents think about and use the brief.

PROCEDURAL BRUTALISM

Indie Game Developer, Cedric, creates beautiful Brutalist building GIFs with procedural models that build and deconstruct themselves.
BLDG BLOG

8 WAYS RAIL TRAVEL COULD EVOLVE BY 2050

Travel writer Ben Schiller examines how we can design better rail systems to adapt to a growing world population and overcrowded cities. From driverless trains to ticketless travel, here's a glimpse of how the future might look.
Co.Exist

THE TALLEST TOWER IN THE U.S. IS BEING BUILT BY A WOMAN

You may not have heard of her, but behind the 'starchitects', SOM Technical Director Nicole Dosso just might be the person most responsible for NYC's 1 World Trade Center.
Co.Design

WORLD INTERIORS FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES DAY ONE WINNERS

In Singapore, the Inside World Festival of Interiors announced the winners for the Hotels, Displays, Bars and Restaurants, Residential, and Retail categories. Winners included a bookstore designed to encourage socializing and a hotel planned to suit the lifestyle of the business traveller. Four more category winners will be announced today and each winner will be competing for the title 'World Interior of the Year,' selected Friday.
Inside Festival

THE WOMAN ARCHITECT WHO SPECIALIZES IN MOSQUES

Zeynep Fadillioglu is believed to be the first woman to have designed a mosque in 2010 and has completed two more since. CNN profiles the architect who also designs London restaurants, New York retail stores, and even her own line of furniture.
CNN

THE NEW ALCHEMY: HOW SELF-HEALING MATERIALS COULD CHANGE THE WORLD

CityLab presents different materials that will make our infrastructure smarter and stronger, including 'self-healing' metal. Sounds impossible? Well, read on...
CityLab

CONSTRUCTING WORLDS: PHOTOGRAPHY AND ARCHITECTURE IN THE MODERN AGE

ArchDaily provides a curated tour of the ongoing exhibition 'Constructing Worlds',  which explores the evolution of architectural photography from the 1930s to today. 
ArchDaily

ALEXANDRA PALACE REVEALS FUTURE VIA NEW EXHIBITION

London's Alexandra Palace just held a free exhibition for the public to view the most up-to-date Heritage Lottery Fund Project designs that will transform the iconic structure's east end.
Alexandra Palace

unbuiltVISIONS 2014 TAKING OPEN SUBMISSIONS

'unbuiltVisions' annual competition, which promotes wide public debate about architecture, urbanism, interiors, and all manner of designed objects, has announced that it is now accepting submissions through December 30, 2014. For more details, visit...
unbuiltVISIONS

 


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