Our writer visits a zero-energy home built into a San Diego hillside.
A new cell-phone platform will make it easy for citizens to mount grassroots campaigns for urban improvements.
An exhibition at the New Museum explores the architecture of prison spaces.
Despite Google Maps’ dominance, an MIT researcher continues to refine his own interactive mapping software.
Michael Sorkin takes readers on a discursive, curmudgeonly stroll through the city.
A new Web site documents just how much public space major cities have devoted to post-9/11 security measures.
Jeremy Till argues that architects should consider the unpredictable forces that will change their buildings over time.
The Emerson professor talks about his team’s incorporation of 3-D virtual worlds into the planning process.
The idea that beautiful buildings make us happy is comforting and intuitive. It’s also almost certainly wrong.
The speakers at last week’s AIA-organized conference presented big ideas for sustainable cities, but they glossed over some sticky issues.
Title aside, MoMA’s latest is all building and little landscape.
There’s “an assumption in architecture culture that architecture’s at the top of the pyramid,” says the editor of the new book Urban Design.