Architecture

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
June 20, 2001, 6am PDT
"Bigger is better" has been the mantra of the real estate world and housing market for many decades. Maybe it's wrong.
The Town Paper
June 19, 2001, 8am PDT
A community plot offers city residents a place to get their hands dirty and commune with the earth.
The Boston Globe
June 18, 2001, 10am PDT
Norton Commons, designed by Duany PlaterZyberk is the first new urbanism project to make its way to Louisville. Will is succeed?
Louisville Courier-Journal
June 18, 2001, 9am PDT
The transit village is a compact, mixed-use community centered with a transit station that, by design, invites residents, workers, and shoppers to drive their cars less and ride mass transit more.
The Town Paper
June 16, 2001, 7am PDT
How good design and thoughtful regulation can tame the residential garage.
Planning Magazine
June 15, 2001, 1pm PDT
An editorial in The New York Times cites the recent neglect of the city's parks, and calls for parks to be positioned higher on the political agenda for the coming mayoral election.
The New York Times
June 14, 2001, 12pm PDT
Santiago Calatrava, a Spanish architect and engineer, is one of the many famous European architects with high profile cultural projects in the U.S.
MetropolisMag.com
June 14, 2001, 11am PDT
A $6 million restoration of the Beaux Arts Classical-style building in Hollywood has begun.
The Los Angeles Times