October 19, 2001, 7am PDT
Architects say that new skyscrapers may incorporate some design changes but the building form is an "American tradition" and will not die. A report from Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat.
October 18, 2001, 10am PDT
Architect William McDonough designs eco-friendly offices and factories.
The Christian Science Monitor
October 18, 2001, 8am PDT
Reviews of "Why Architecture Matters" by Blair Kamin and "Preserving the World's Great Cities," by Anthony Tung.
The San Francisco Chronicle
October 17, 2001, 8am PDT
The "shadow ordinance" in Fort Lauderdale, FL, prevents buildings from casting too much shadow on to the beach. Architects complain that the resulting building designs are expensive and look the same.
October 16, 2001, 12pm PDT
Vilano Beach, FL, is developing a "town center" with residential and commercial uses.
October 16, 2001, 9am PDT
In the aftermath of the Sept. 11th terrorist attacks, Boston is tightening security at public spaces. A look at how the world of security and high density design mix.
October 16, 2001, 6am PDT
New store designs by top architects blur the line between retail and public cultural spaces.
International Herald Tribune
October 15, 2001, 2pm PDT
City is losing precious public space to concerns about another terrorist attack.
October 15, 2001, 11am PDT
American architect Joseph Allen Stein spent nearly half a century in India and designed some of it's most important modern buildings.
October 15, 2001, 5am PDT
Herbert Muschamp comments on the efforts of the NYC Rebuild Task Force, a coalition formed to develop a plan for rebuilding New York's financial district.
October 11, 2001, 8am PDT
Hans Butzer, co-designer of the Oklahoma City National Memorial, says it is still too early to design a memorial for those who died in the Sept. 11th terrorist attacks. He describes the process that resulted in the Oklahoma City memorial.
October 11, 2001, 7am PDT
A month after the terrorist attacks, MIT structural engineers provide an in-depth analysis of the collapse of the World Trade Center towers. They point out the vulnerabilities of tall buildings and present recommendations for strengthening skyscrapers.
October 11, 2001, 6am PDT
Exploring under the rubble of the World Trade Center in New York, firefighters, police officers, and engineers have surveyed and mapped the damage.
October 11, 2001, 5am PDT
Experts are considering bold new ideas for improving evacuation from tall buildings including nets, flying platforms, and parachutes.
October 9, 2001, 2pm PDT
Selected quotes about skyscrapers by famous personalities such as Henry James, Louis Sullivan, Lewis Mumford, and others.
The San Francisco Chronicle
October 9, 2001, 1pm PDT
Roger K. Lewis writes about the importance of striking a balance between implementing security measures and "preserving an accessible and thriving urban community."
October 9, 2001, 10am PDT
Environmentalists protest against the Ballona Wetlands project in Southern California and urge architect Frank Gehry to quit the project.
October 9, 2001, 7am PDT
Will the skyscraper be the first casualty of the "first war of the 21st century?"
October 8, 2001, 1pm PDT
In the aftermath of the World Trade Center attacks, architectural sensibilities are changing.
October 8, 2001, 8am PDT
From the wreckage of the World Trade Center emerge new details of the cause of the towers' collapse.