Architecture

A book review of the newly released book, "Dream Cities," by Wade Graham.
3 hours ago   The New York Times
<p>The new plan would transform Sydney's White Bay into an environmentally-friendly community designed to mitigate the city's ecological impact and combat global warming.</p>
Jun 8, 2007   ABC News
<p>Steven Holl's new addition to the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City is reviewed by The New York Times Architecture Critic Nicolai Ouroussoff.</p>
Jun 7, 2007   The New York Times
<p>Minneapolis' signature street has fulfilled its promise as an urban oasis. But belching buses and sidewalk cafes don't mix.</p>
Jun 6, 2007   Minneapolis Star Tribune
<p>Tokyo is rapidly developing -- and redeveloping. One of the unique characteristics about the city is the temporal nature of its buildings and spaces, which are often replaced after very short lives with new visions of the city's future.</p>
Jun 6, 2007   Wired
<p>Do great civic spaces evolve or can they be invented? A look at the impact of "Disney-esque' developer Rick Caruso, the creator of The Grove, a successful retail complex in Los Angeles.</p>
Jun 4, 2007   The Los Angeles Times
<p>Tom Engelhardt explores the architectural and political significance of the mammoth US embassy construction project in Baghdad.</p>
Jun 2, 2007   TomDispatch
<p>The Chicago suburb of Evanston, Illinois is considering two competing proposals for new skyscrapers in its downtown.</p>
May 31, 2007   The Chicago Tribune
<p>Scottish adventurer Rory Stewart and the Turquoise Mountain Foundation are striving to preserve and restore the unique qualities of old Kabul as it recovers from decades of war.</p>
May 31, 2007   The Globe and Mail
<p>This column from <em>The Washington Post</em> examines the city's general opposition too revising its building height restrictions -- limits that have been in place for nearly 100 years.</p>
May 29, 2007   The Washington Post
Houston or Holland? The rapidly growing suburbs of Madrid uncomfortably (and instructively) amalgamate some of both. Blog Post
May 28, 2007   By James S. Russell