Architecture

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11 hours ago   Fast Co. Design
<p>New York City's Landmarks Preservation Commission refused to designate the 19th century Colonial Club as historic. Instead, the building will be stripped of its cornice, pediments, and pilasters -- and be reborn with a new facade of aluminum and glass.</p>
Nov 10, 2006   The New York Times
<p>In the latest volume of his encyclopedic history of the development, architecture and planning of New York City, author Robert A. M. Stern has written the most complete history of any city.</p>
Nov 9, 2006   The New York Sun
<p>Despite its booming growth and the recent announcement of a world-class office tower, downtown Calgary is suffering from a lack of human-scale planning, writes Lisa Rochon.</p>
Nov 9, 2006   The Globe and Mail
<p>While the current housing market in decline, analysts are starting to think about meeting the different housing demands and preferences of younger households.</p>
Nov 9, 2006   RealEstateJournal.com
<p>Two new environmentally-friendly housing projects in Chicago are geared towards the city's homeless population.</p>
Nov 8, 2006   The New York Times
<p>Architects and other observers are still debating whether or not the built environment can contribute to social decay and urban unrest.</p>
Nov 7, 2006   The Globe & Mail
<p>FEMA may not be utilizing the Katrina Cottage, but as an innovative solution to affordable gulf coast housing -- and beyond-- the charming 'little cottage that could' is finding new life through the private sector.</p>
Nov 7, 2006   The Washington Post
<p>With an urban renaissance already underway, local designers are pushing the city to recognize the importance of good architecture and urban design.</p>
Nov 7, 2006   The Kansas City Star
<p>With skyscrapers in Dubai and around the world pushing ever higher, engineers are introducing new elevators that save space and reduce waiting times.</p>
Nov 6, 2006   ITP Business
<p>Architects, builders and preservationists met in Pittsburgh to discuss ways to get federal guidelines for historic structures to play nice with green building principles.</p>
Nov 5, 2006   Pittsburgh Tribune-Review