Architecture

Alfredo Barsuglia's latest work, "Social Pool," is located in an undisclosed location in the middle of the Mojave Desert. Visitors only receive keys and GPS coordinates as their directions on the day of their reservation.
3 hours ago   Los Angeles Times
An interactive diagram that explains how the world's second largest concrete building is being built with the help of the Putzemeister, a small but integral part of the building's construction.
Sep 25, 2006   The Chicago Tribune
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Sep 25, 2006  By Sean Garretson, AICP
Huston Eubank, director of the World Green Building Council, answers Grist's questions.
Sep 25, 2006   Grist Magazine
This column from the UK's <em>New Statesman</em> bemoans the drab similarity of English towns. A report concludes that 42% of the nation's town's are essentially 'clones'.
Sep 24, 2006   New Statesman
Peter Calthorpe, an early pioneer of the new urbanism and smart growth movements, recently received the prestigious J.C. Nichols Prize for Visionaries in Urban Development by the Urban Land Institute.
Sep 23, 2006   The San Francisco Chronicle
During its short history, the University of New Mexico at Taos has developed a campus spirit that reflects and complements its surrounding community and environment.
Sep 22, 2006   Terrain.org: A Journal of the Built & Natural Environments
An exhibition at Venice Architecture Biennale makes the case for using stone as a building block of future cities.
Sep 22, 2006   International Network for Traditional Building, Architecture & Urbanism
Architect and urban planner Andres Duany has been hired to plan a new town near Inverness, Scotland -- one that he assures will not resemble Seaside.
Sep 21, 2006   The Guardian
In a comparative study of English towns, one small village with a compact and walkable design has been shown to seem much larger to pedestrians than a comparable area in a big city -- mainly because there is more to see there.
Sep 21, 2006   Western Mail
In "L.A. the King of Sprawl, Not at All," Robert Bruegmann reports that Los Angeles is one of the densest areas in the country. His article reinforces the notion that L.A. is already a very dense place, but is it true?
Sep 20, 2006   Livable Places