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In Romania, a monument 'ambulance' breathes life into historical buildings that suffer decay
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In Romania, a monument 'ambulance' breathes life into historical buildings that suffer decay

Since it launched, Ambulance for Monuments has rescued 55 historical structures, including medieval churches, historic fortification walls, old watermills and ancient UNESCO World Heritage Sites, from descending into complete ruin.

Designed by and for women, Vienna's new Seestadt district makes room for female architects
Arts & Culture

Designed by and for women, Vienna's new Seestadt district makes room for female architects

By turning the focus on the role of women in urban design, Vienna is helping to highlight the still dominant role men play in shaping the built environment.

Debate around IIM-A dorms' demolition underscores irony of emphasising heritage while ignoring history
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Debate around IIM-A dorms' demolition underscores irony of emphasising heritage while ignoring history

If the dormitory blocks at IIM-A are conserved, that would be beautiful. But when will we restore the professional understanding of our roles and responsibilities as architects in shaping the professional and public realm – its intellectual, political, and aesthetic (philosophical) dimensions and discourses?