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Monday
Jul122010

What Will 21st-Century Libraries Become?

A few weeks ago I attended a seminar at NeoCon with this promising title: “Creating 21st Century Libraries.” Colleges have been grappling with that same issue since well before the turn of the millennium. What new secrets could this symposium have to offer?

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Thursday
Jul082010

The Museum of Bond Vehicles + Espionage

We’re delighted to present the design for The Museum of Bond Vehicles + Espionage, which debuted to the public today on the WGN Morning News.

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Wednesday
Jun232010

Scoop from the Summit

Q+A with Bill Hooper from the front lines
Gensler On Cities editor Leah Ray interviews Bill Hooper, one of our Aviation + Transportation Practice Area Leaders, on his perceptions of the recent Airport Project Delivery Systems Summit V.

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Wednesday
Jun232010

Cairo 2030

Background
Cairo has arguably grown to become one of the ugliest urban metropolises in the world. Construction gone unchecked in the absence of planning and regulations, and the lack of enforcement of the semblance of regulations that existed, are among the major culprits in what shaped the city we live in today — I wish I could add, ‘and we still love’.

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Tuesday
Jun152010

Social Media & Higher Education

To the list of sectors that are being profoundly transformed by the explosive growth of social media, we can add one more: higher education.

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