Ideas

American Acropolis: The End of an Era in Detroit

Award-winning photographer Camilo Vergara recounts his memories of Detroit, a city that "has lost so much of the mystery and strangeness of its ruins" as to be almost unrecognizable.

Award-winning photographer Camilo Vergara recounts his memories of Detroit, a city that “has lost so much of the mystery and strangeness of its ruins” as to be almost unrecognizable.

Can Architecture Provide Solace to the ‘Eternal Now’?

Under our current president, it seems we don’t care, or don’t know how to care, about history. Can our historical buildings help us survive this collective malaise?

Under our current president, it seems we don’t care, or don’t know how to care, about history. Can our historical buildings help us survive this collective malaise?

Factory Architecture in the Age of Industry 4.0

The Fourth Industrial Revolution is upon us. Yesterday’s factory architecture is being transformed away from the one-factory-per-company model toward neo–cottage industries set within a new industrial commons.

The Fourth Industrial Revolution is upon us. Yesterday’s factory architecture is being transformed away from the one-factory-per-company model toward neo–cottage industries set within a new industrial commons.