A retrospective look at Swiss photographer René Burri's career reveals a portrait of the twentieth century.
The architect's plans for a memorial to the 34th President of the United States received yet another blow last week.
The "Star Wars" creator had an aesthetic change of heart when he chose Beijing-based MAD Architects to design his new museum.
Designers from RISD, Brown, and the University of Applied Science Erfurt developed a prototypical home that actually generates 50% more energy than it uses.
Often the designer of choice for mega events, David Rockwell imagines the ideal design of a stadium.
The Austrian architect was a pioneer of Postmodernism, for whom everything was architecture.
The architect talks about his new book, his decades-long career and practice, and what's next.
The razing of the Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects-designed building is expected to be completed by the summer.
The Congress for the New Urbanism's new appointment signals a shift in the organization's goals and outlook.
Why plans to remove a downtown highway in New Orleans's Treme neighborhood are easier said than done.
The architect's controversial comments have come under fire. But might Zaha be right?
A new commemorative timeline reveals how Apple sees itself and the creative people that use its products.
How late is too late? Julia Morgan, FAIA (1872-1957) posthumously awarded the AIA's Gold Medal—56 years after her death.
Metropolis speaks with architect Raphael Sperry about his efforts to keep architects from designing inhumane prison environments.
The New York architect Alexander Gorlin discovers Kabbalah imagery in the architecture of modernists like Louis Kahn and Le Corbusier and in the art of Mark Rothko.
New research seems to point towards a correlative between skyscraper-building and wealth inequality.
The philanthropist Peter B. Lewis, known in the architectural community for his support for Frank Gehry, died on Saturday.
Japan unveils its largest solar park as part of a larger effort to "re-think" energy.
New book, The Nature of Urban Design: A New York Perspective on Resilience, defines a new era
The next building environment today: sustainable architecture is yet to be realized
The critic, writer, teacher, public voice of New York, dead at 72
Now that the euphoria surrounding the Daniel Libeskind announcement has faded, we’ve all had time to look at the fine print. This is the urban planning equivalent of a hangover. It’s clear that the program is still being driven by…
Date: July 16, 2003 Place: Ground Zero Gate 7 Purpose: To celebrate a “historic collaboration” between World Trade Center developer Larry Silverstein; architect David Childs, of Skidmore Owings & Merrill; and WTC master site planner Daniel Libeskind. The Cast of…
The Bank of America NYC tower’s LEED Platinum rating apparently isn’t. What’s going on?
The next built environment today: planning and the urban form
In the post–Ray Anderson era, Interface sets itself even higher goals.
Partnering with the Sioux and Assiniboine tribes of Montana, Brad Pitt’s foundation to build 20 LEED Platinum homes.
Norman Foster is not an easy architect to get on the phone. We’ve covered a number of Foster + Partners’ projects in the past, and requests for interviews with the boss were often met with “Lord Foster is traveling in…
If you rebuild it, will they come?
Steven Hall talks about his watercolor drawings
All of Steven Holl’s buildings begin the same way: with an intuitive brush stroke, usually first thing in the morning. “For me, drawing is a form of thought,” he says. “I start every project with a concept diagram. I used…
China has the size, the wealth, and the “political will” capable of leading us to a cleaner, greener future
By drawing complex diagrams of our bodies, the designer transforms constraints into sources of creativity.
For visualizing concepts and pulling all aspects of a project together, the architect is a firm believer in the art of the watercolor.
Andy Revkin talks about his view of the environmental road ahead