The Sure Thing
Whatever else may happen at the World Trade Center site, Anita Contini’s job—overseeing the memorial design competition—is on solid ground.
The Sustainable Technology of Christopher Alexander
Sustainability must be much more than a collection of “bolt-on” mechanisms and the parts have to be continuously adapted.
The Thrill is Gone
Searching for the lost soul of Times Square amid the Jumbotrons and theme restaurants.
The Trajectory of a Young Designer
Globe-trotting Garth Roberts talks about commissioned projects and the importance of materials and place.
The Trouble With Washington
The noted landscape architect dissects how clumsy, ill-considered security measures have impacted our nation’s once majestic capital.
The Upcycle: Beyond Sustainability--Designing for Abundance
Excerpt from The Upcycle, the eagerly awaited follow-up to Cradle to Cradle
The Value of Architecture
Bruce Lindsey brings the lessons of the Rural Studio to metropolitan St. Louis.
The Vanishing Buildings of the USPS
Many of the storied structures that have housed the Postal Service for decades are at risk
The Vanishing Class
Middle-income neighborhoods are disappearing from cities, and in New York they’re being squeezed to the very edge.
The View from PSFK 2013
PSFK 2013 centered on the connections between humans and technology
The Virgin Mary Is in the Details
The developers claim that the town of Ave Maria will be open to all, but the town’s theology is obvious in its design.
Combining a sensitivity to site with an elemental feel for materials and an affinity for people, Peter Bohlin has created a body of work grounded in the principles of enduring architecture.
The Visionary Thinking of John Todd
The winner of the Buckminster Fuller Challenge has a plan for Appalachia and it could be the design model of the future.
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The Way Forward
Buffeted by criticism from Prince Charles, Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners forges ahead with new ideas for old problems.
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