With major world cities growing in size and economic power, could the next step be independence?
Jul 18, 2006 BBC News
In advance of the anticipated September release of Daniel Libeskind's plans for Denver's Civic Center, a group of Denver-based architects and planners discuss what their own proposals would look like.
Jul 17, 2006 The Rocky Mountain News
A couple build their house using corrugated metal shipping containers.
Jul 15, 2006 The Los Angeles Times
The Banner Bank Building expected to join the handful of buildings worldwide that have received a Platinum LEED award from U.S. Green Building Council.
Jul 14, 2006 The Idaho Statesman
Filling empty Chicago rooftops with plants seemed a little strange six years ago when Mayor Richard Daley installed a garden on the roof of city hall. But now more than 200 buildings in Chicago boast rooftop gardens, and the trend is spreading.
Jul 14, 2006 The Christian Science Monitor
Quick and inexpensive yet sturdy and charming, the Katrina Cottage, a housing type born out of the aftermath of the storm, could potentially change the way affordable housing is built.
Jul 13, 2006 Cottage Living
As part of a larger, worldwide series, Guardian's architecture critic Dejan Sudjik writes about grand plans for Detroit's turnaround.
Jul 12, 2006 BBC News
Architect Teddy Cruz shares his philosophy on architectural and urban planning solutions for the problems that proliferate in international border zones.
Jul 12, 2006 Architecture Radio
Architects, artists, urban planners, developers, designers and historians comment on the world's formerly most livable city, why it's lost the title and how to can reclaim it.
Jul 11, 2006 The Age
National Public Radio's Chris Arnold tracks how the green building movement is sweeping the construction industry in the United States.
Jul 11, 2006 Weekend Edition Sunday, National Public Radio