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10 Amazing Chairs for Book Lovers

A roundup of clever seating options for the hardcore book lover.

We’re feeling giddy today, not only has spring finally arrived—flowers! bunnies! peeptoe shoes!—but also, the Salone del Mobile kicks off next week. The annual furniture fair in Milan covers 2.5 million square feet and draws 200,000+ attendees, all of whom come to scope out the latest and greatest in interior design and decor. Architizer and GOOD will both be there in full force, and we look forward to seeing all the amazing products being produced around the globe. In preparation, we’re spotlighting some of our all-time favorite furnishings this week. First up, a roundup of clever seating options for the hardcore book lover:

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Considering Design Solutions for Japan's Earthquake Recovery

As aftershocks in Japan continue, Architizer and Architecture for Humanity offer insights on how best to respond to the tragedy in the weeks ahead.


Aftershocks and a new earthquake of 6.4 magnitude off the coast Fukushima have been reported this morning. Japan is facing threats as varied as tsunamis and radiation leaks from a nuclear plant. As first response evolves into planning and rebuilding, Japan will need to consider how to mobilize technological and material solutions to the disaster in the coming days, weeks, months, and years. Architizer's Kelsey Keith provided a comprehensive post yesterday exploring design and infrastructure solutions integral to Japan's earthquake recovery.

Architecture for Humanity will announce their plans for earthquake and tsunami response in Japan tomorrow at SXSW. Follow @archforhumanity and @koncham for updates. GOOD continues to post info on how to help and stay informed here.

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Architecture Is Tough! Will Architect Barbie Help More Women Become Designers?

Forget her non-black dress, or the fact that her hard hat doesn't match her shoes. Can a doll really change the way girls think about their future?

Each year Americans make a very important decision that affects the future of our country. They choose the next career of a certain plastic icon.

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