Architecture

Michael Demkowicz says that steel, aluminum, and concrete are among materials we understand least, but all have big possibilities for engineers.
6 days ago   MIT Spectrum
Having recently shown off its vibrant and dense downtown at the 2006 World Urban Forum, planners from around the world are looking to Vancouver as a model for sustainable urban planning.
Sep 1, 2006   New Matilda
A new book from the former editor of Dwell Magazine details the search for a stylish, modern urban home for around $100 a square foot.
Sep 1, 2006   The New York Times
The demolition of small homes and construction of mansions on the modest-sized lots is prompting a backlash in Southern California cities.
Sep 1, 2006   The Los Angeles Times
Joe Massaro simply wants to build an unrealized design for a spectacular Frank Lloyd Wright house. Along the way, he is learning that the merits of posthumous architect are controversial.
Aug 31, 2006   The Guardian
The editors of Travel + Leisure magazine released their annual list of best cities to visit.
Aug 30, 2006   Travel + Leisure
Big employers, developers, and cities are beginning to see the advantages of being eco-friendly.
Aug 30, 2006   The Los Angeles Times
Some communities are limiting or outright banning cul-de-sacs, but residents still value the privacy and security they provide.
Aug 29, 2006   The New York Times
While New Urbanism seems to have caught on in and around Atlanta, high home prices mean that the average homebuyer isn't benefiting.
Aug 29, 2006   Pine Magazine
What New Orleans can learn from Denver.
Aug 25, 2006   Slate
Five years after the terrorist attacks on September 11th, 2001, new security measures are "sucking the soul" out of urban life.
Aug 24, 2006   Salon.com