Professor shares research on intersection of medieval architecture, religion and design

Associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences at Vanderbilt University, Tracy Miller, speaks on the history of art and architecture in Asia during the “Rethinking Creativity: Generative Design in the Architecture of Medieval Chinese Buddhism” lecture. The 2019 Donald R. Benson Memorial Lecture was held in the Sun Room of the Memorial Union […]

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Retrospective on Iconic Fashion Designer Thierry Mugler Opens in Montreal

With its angular star-shaped bottle and coordinating top, Angel perfume by Thierry Mugler made the French designer a household name in the early 1990s. The heady sweet smell with notes of tropical fruits, vanilla, caramel and chocolate “invented the so-called ‘gourmand’ category” in the fragrance world,” Mugler told The Hollywood Reporter. “Angel is simple. I […]

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The heart of a school is its teachers, and teachers should be at the heart of school finance reform

The heart of any school is the teacher. The only way to ensure that every Texas child receives a quality education is to place a well-educated, well-prepared teacher in every classroom. That truth will never change. The attractiveness of teaching, however, continues to decline. The results are tragic. Labor Department statistics reveal that public educators […]

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the best mountain cabins

From two precariously placed hiking shelters designed by OFIS, through to a stilted timber-frame hideaway on an old ski slope, we’ve rounded up 10 of the best mountainside cabins on Dezeen. Kanin Winter Cabin, Slovenia, by OFIS This tiny aluminium-clad cabin by Slovenian studio OFIS Arhitekti cantilevers over the edge of Mount Kanin on the Slovenian-Italian border. It can only […]

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