Architecture

A short case study in Lean Urbanism, compliments of Victoria Beach, Manitoba.
17 hours ago   PlaceShakers
ACD convened in Los Angeles from June 5-7 for its annual conference, <em>Telling Stories</em>, held in conjunction with the ACSA's Affordable Housing Design Forum. Major sponsors of the events include Citibank, Woodbury University, Enterprise Community Partners Los Angeles, and the Fannie Mae Foundation. Exclusive
Sep 27, 2006  By Connie Chung
Despite a rocky start, the 30 years old John Hancock Tower has become Boston's greatest example of modern architecture.
Sep 27, 2006   The Boston Globe
The winning of a housing design competition sponsored by actor Brad Pitt end environmental non-profit Global Green USA demonstrates how eco-friendly architecture can remake New Orleans.
Sep 26, 2006   MSNBC
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
An ongoing Planetizen series profiles professionals in planning, design, development and related fields. Learn what influenced people to enter the field, what work they have been doing, and what advice they have to offer others interested in planning and development. Exclusive
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