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Wandertree Residence / A21

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2016 West Rice Residences / Vladimir Radutny Architects

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Source Hotel / Dynia Architects

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Architecture without Architects: The Cut-Paste Typology Taking Over America

This article was originally published on CommonEdge as "When Buildings Are Shaped More by Code than by Architects."

Architects are often driven by forces which are stronger than aesthetics or even client whims and desires. To some extent we’re captive to the tools and materials we use, and the legal limitations placed on us as architects. Today a new code definition has changed one type of building in all of the ways architects usually control.

Freight Residences / Dynia Architects

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