Architecture

A 1980 law protecting pedestrians from falling debris has spawned a labyrinth of sidewalk sheds: the covered walkways that often support scaffolding. Many of these "temporary" structures linger for years.
Yesterday   Crain's New York Business
Katrina Cottages held such great promise 10 years ago, as an alternative to FEMA trailers. But a host of roadblocks stood in the way. After a decade, has the tiny house time arrived?
Aug 11, 2015   PlaceShakers
What can be learned from music videos about popular culture's relationship to architecture?
Aug 10, 2015   ArchDaily
Twenty-five years have passed since the United States approved a civil rights law with broad and positive affect on the build environment as we've come to know it.
Aug 10, 2015   Curbed
According to a new rule, developers building over known faults will need to drill or take samples to find the rift's exact position. While it slows down construction, the measure might prevent catastrophic future quake damage.
Aug 7, 2015   KPCC
The wave of skyscraper construction in New York is about to jump the East River.
Aug 6, 2015   Crain's New York Business
A data visualization project illustrates the long and varied traditions of American single-family housing.
Aug 4, 2015   The Washington Post
Paterson, New Jersey's diverse immigrant population holds the potential to revive the city's declining economy. Writer Jeff Byles documents key resources the city has and how similar postindustrial cities have harnessed community-driven planning.
Aug 3, 2015   Doggerel
That's the question some members of Santa Barbara's Architectural Board of Review are asking the coffee and donut chain as they pursue their invasion of the Golden State. Dunkin' Donuts is eyeing a Taco Bell site in the city.
Jul 28, 2015   Noozhawk
Institutional projects, and the end of winter, are driving a resurgent architecture industry.
Jul 28, 2015   The Architect's Newspaper
Could something as simple of the material selected for a residential tower prove the "antidote to suburban blandness"? A Parisian suburb thinks so.
Jul 23, 2015   Frame