Architecture

Title Issue
The Enchantment of Concrete

The Enchantment of Concrete

For a stunning cultural center in Japan, Chiaki Arai achieves the sublime material clarity of his legendary mentor, Louis Kahn.

April 2014
J. Mayer H. Designs Fun-Filled Playscape for Volkswagen

J. Mayer H. Designs Fun-Filled Playscape for Volkswagen

An interactive playscape that packs visual delight and a healthy dose of sustainability

April 2014
Q&A: Daniel Libeskind on Italy, Product Design, and the State of Architecture Today

Q&A: Daniel Libeskind on Italy, Product Design, and the State of Architecture Today

The celebrated architect discusses his recent foray into products and how it's helped redefine his understanding of design.

March 2014
Making the Past Present: How a Site’s History Can Shape its Future

Making the Past Present: How a Site’s History Can Shape its Future

How architects can mine a site's story to craft solutions specific to its context

March 2014
Flea Markets Save Houston Neighborhood

Flea Markets Save Houston Neighborhood

How one Houston neighborhood is betting on flea market trucks and other mobile venues to revitalize their community.

March 2014
A Tropical Modern in Rio

A Tropical Modern in Rio

Discovering a high modernist gem at the foot of Rio's hills.

March 2014
Reasonable Dream

Reasonable Dream

A vibrant housing development in Santa Monica offers the good life at a surprising price.

March 2014
A Wall Installation that Breathes Life into Buffalo's Ruins

A Wall Installation that Breathes Life into Buffalo's Ruins

Students at the University of Buffalo combined material technology and architectural thinking to create an innovative new way to structure metal.

March 2014
Expert Guidance

Expert Guidance

Mentored by Kazuyo Sejima, Yang Zhao creates a Japanese community center.

March 2014
Moral Responsibility, Zaha Hadid and the al-Wakrah Stadium

Moral Responsibility, Zaha Hadid and the al-Wakrah Stadium

Writer Sherin Wing offers an alternative take on whether or not the architect is as powerless as the latter claims.

March 2014