Architecture

Steven Bingler and Martin C. Pedersen pen a withering critique of the architecture profession's obsession with glamorous contracts at the expense of context-sensitive, community-focused designs.
10 hours ago   New York Times
<p>An automobile tour through Bangkok explores the city that epitomizes urban decentralization in Asia.</p>
Nov 21, 2006   Urban Tours by Rental Car
<p>As its population declines and homes are taking up more space, home designers in Japan are looking to the self-sufficient designs of space stations to guide the development of environmentally sustainable homes.</p>
Nov 21, 2006   BBC
<p>Richard Weinstein, a professor of architecture and urban design at UCLA, and dean from 1985-94, comments on the role design competitions can play in building a better downtown.</p>
Nov 20, 2006   The Los Angeles Times
<p>An iconic piece of popular culture passes into history after the factory producing the bright pink lawn art shuts down.</p>
Nov 20, 2006   The New York Times
<p>Despite high-rise condo projects featuring name-brand architects sprouting up all over Philadelphia, an innovative design for low-income housing steals the top prize from the city's AIA.</p>
Nov 17, 2006   The Philadelphia Inquirer
<p>As more and more Boomers begin to retire, builders are noticing increasing demand for home renovations and additions that will allow seniors to "age in place".</p>
Nov 14, 2006   CNNMoney.com
<p>William McDonough illustrates a model for the sustainable building of the future in Fortune Magazine.</p>
Nov 14, 2006   Fortune
<p>With more than 1.6 million Britons living in high-risk flood areas -- a number expected to double or even triple within 75 years -- lawmakers and environmentalists are looking for safer ways to house people on floodplains.</p>
Nov 14, 2006   Times of London
<p>Technology such as Google Earth is dramatically transforming how the public perceives architecture and how architects design buildings.</p>
Nov 13, 2006   The Los Angeles Times
<p>These renderings for a new project in Denmark show how towers and open space combine to promote mass transit and reject old-fashioned ideas about monolithic design.</p>
Nov 13, 2006   Streetsblog