Architecture

July 11, 2001, 9am PDT
Independence Township, MI, is growing. To be approved, development plans must comply with the master plan that prefers "English country-style" architecture.
The Detroit News
July 11, 2001, 7am PDT
Frank Gehry has been hired to plan and design, with other architects, 60 acres of the former DreamWorks site.
The Los Angeles Times
July 10, 2001, 9am PDT
A model city of the future-north of Guadalajara-is being designed by celebrity architects at a cost of $400 million.
The Los Angeles Times
July 9, 2001, 8am PDT
The L.A. Times architectural critic praises the historic preservation of Los Angeles' City Hall, but notes a few minor flaws.
The Los Angeles Times
July 7, 2001, 8am PDT
A new avant-garde architecture federal building shocks San Francisco sensibilities. Critics say the design belongs in L.A. or Houston.
The San Francisco Chronicle
July 7, 2001, 6am PDT
Researchers are testing out a theory that ancient Egyptian monuments could have been constructed with the help of a kite to lift large objects.
National Geographic
July 5, 2001, 9am PDT
Planned subdivision in Urbana, IL, inspired by New Urbanism, receives mixed reactions from residents.
News-Gazette
June 30, 2001, 9am PDT
A new technology office complex in Silicon Valley will offer the ultimate in work environments. It's a throw-back to college.
Business Wire
June 29, 2001, 9am PDT
Los Angeles is home to the first major cathedral to be built in North America in a century. But is the new cathedral ugly?
New Times-LA
June 28, 2001, 10am PDT
Can a big-name architect and a $100 million gift put Madison, Wisconsin on the urban design map?
MetropolisMag.com
June 28, 2001, 9am PDT
In a surprising move, Fairfax County officials are opposing a high-profile mini-city proposed by Andres Duany in Tyson's Corner.
The Washington Post
June 26, 2001, 7am PDT
A National Geographic photographer summarizes her thoughts in writing about sprawl in the U.S.
National Geographic
June 25, 2001, 9am PDT
Dan Burden identifies the top ten strategies planners can use to craft a walkable community.
Planetizen
June 25, 2001, 8am PDT
Andres Duany is hired to build a new-urbanist mini-city in Tyson's Corner. Not everyone believes in the concept, however.
The Washington Post
June 25, 2001, 7am PDT
America's universities are the most wired places in the nation. Why are they looking to 19th century architecture for guidance?
The Industry Standard
June 23, 2001, 10am PDT
Planners are increasingly using new urbanist and smart growth principles to build suburbs. The result is the 'New Suburb.'
National Geographic
June 23, 2001, 9am PDT
A "sustainable" building design for a federal office tower in San Francisco is not allowed under current zoning, but local planners have no jurisdiction.
The San Francisco Chronicle
June 21, 2001, 1pm PDT
This feature article compares the current and past work of six Postmodern architects.
Architecture
June 21, 2001, 8am PDT
Europe’s increasingly tougher environmental laws have forced developers to take the "green" approach to building.
Urban Land Magazine
June 21, 2001, 6am PDT
The waterfront arch would top the 630-foot-tall Gateway Arch in St. Louis -- currently the world's tallest monument.
The Buffalo News