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Which "Aesthetics" do you Mean?


Yesterday I read a succinct little book called Which “Aesthetics” do you Mean? – Ten Definitions by Leonard Koren, in which he discusses alternative ways of understanding the meaning of aesthetics.
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2009 Design Patron


It is with great pleasure that we announce that Reynold Levy, president of Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, has been selected the winner of the 2009 Design Patron Award. Mr. Levy is being recognized for his design stewardship of the Lincoln Center campus renovation project.
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National Design Awards and the New York Waterfront


I have been looking at this image from SHoP’s submission for quite some time without really understanding what the firm is proposing.
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National Design Awards: Finalists


The winner and two finalists of the Corporate Achievement category are, together, quite different from the winners of the past. As a whole, they represent what is possible at a smaller scale. 
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