Architecture

What was promised as the tallest building in the world built by modular construction is delayed and the subject of lawsuits. State documents, recently made public, describe water damage, tolerance challenges, and unanticipated repairs.
18 min ago   City Limits
<p>In this article from <em>Metropolis Magazine</em>, architect and planner Andrés Duany looks at New Orleans through a new lens to find the city's true character -- and to redefine how the city can restore itself.</p>
Feb 18, 2007   Metropolis Magazine
<p>A historic New Orleans Catholic church lauded for its engineering ingenuity is now at the crossroads of recovery and respect.</p>
Feb 14, 2007   New Orleans Times-Picayune
<p>Plans for a massive glass skywalk over the Grand Canyon, hotels, and a golf course are aimed at revitalizing a small reservation but critics say the development will commercialize a natural and national treasure.</p>
Feb 12, 2007   By Abhijeet Chavan
<p>Dirt is the latest material being used in homes as environmentally conscious homeowners look to live more sustainability.</p>
Feb 11, 2007   The New York Times
<p>Architecture critic Blair Kamin questions a recent list of American's favorite buildings.</p>
Feb 10, 2007   The Chicago Tribune
<p>While many argue over the costs and benefits of requiring LEED-certification, some affordable housing developers have shown that building green doesn't require following the program's recommendations.</p>
Feb 6, 2007   CityLimits.org
<p>As shopping centers and malls boom in India, a recent seminar looks at how to plan their development in a sustainable way.</p>
Feb 6, 2007   The Telegraph
<p>With ground floor rents in Manhattan skyrocketing, many independent merchants are moving their storefronts to once vacant second stories.</p>
Feb 5, 2007   The New York Times
<p>A new building in Boston's historic rowhouse laden south end neighborhood looks ahead without disrespecting its traditional context.</p>
Feb 4, 2007   The Boston Globe
<p>This article from <em>WorldChanging</em> discusses a new network for architects and designers to share and improve ideas. The network's creators hope this interactivity will help architects to create solutions for slum dwellers.</p>
Feb 3, 2007   WorldChanging