October 12, 2012, 11am PDT
<em>Architectural Record</em> explores the rebirth of the American city through the lens of three cities reinventing themselves through public initiatives, architecture, and urban design: Pittsburgh, Cleveland, and Oklahoma City.
September 27, 2012, 8am PDT
Finally, some good (?) news for the decimated architecture profession. A survey conducted recently by McGraw-Hill Construction predicts that by 2014, U.S. architecture firms expect a shortage of qualified designers, reports William Hanley.
September 18, 2012, 10am PDT
While the decades long effort to augment and improve New York's atrocious Penn Station have stalled, D.C. is moving ahead with plans to expand Union Station and redevelop the land above its tracks. Fred A. Bernstein looks at the two projects.
May 16, 2012, 11am PDT
Despite a dramatic decline in the number of, and attendance at, conventions nationwide, cities across America are investing their limited resources in building and upgrading convention centers. Fred A. Bernstein explores the irony.
March 27, 2012, 12pm PDT
A recent panel held at the Museum of Modern Art in conjunction with their current exhibition, <em>Foreclosed: Rehousing the American Dream</em>, provided a reality check for the visionary thinking depicted in the show, writes Jayne Merkel.
February 6, 2012, 11am PST
Ben Adler writes about the growing contingent of policy wonks, architects, and architectural critics who believe that preservationists have acquired too much power.
January 31, 2012, 11am PST
The Miami City Commission will give a nonprofit group the green light to rehabilitate Miami Marine Stadium, an abandoned Modernist landmark that was identified as one of the country's most endangered places in 2009, reports David Sokol.
January 24, 2012, 8am PST
A new documentary aims to challenge the existing narrative surrounding the birth, life, and death of the Pruitt-Igoe public housing development.
July 28, 2011, 11am PDT
More and more theme parks are being planned across Asia, which is creating new opportunities for designers.
June 10, 2011, 12pm PDT
In rural Georgia, a New Urbanist style development is slowly materializing, andhoping to be a sustainable antidote to urban sprawl.
June 10, 2011, 8am PDT
A local firm is leading an effort in New Orleans to manage the city's water more like the Dutch.
May 4, 2011, 11am PDT
Michel Martelly is the newly elected president of Haiti. He faces the large challenge of rebuilding much of the country's population center, which was devastated by an earthquake in January 2010.
May 2, 2011, 12pm PDT
Various plans and strategies have been crafted over the years to try to help New Orleans recover from the devastation of Hurricane Katrina. While early plans took a stronger stance, the city is now taking a less heavy-handed approach.
May 2, 2011, 7am PDT
The US State Department Bureau of Overseas Building Operations plans to release new guidelines for design excellence to inform the architecture of embassies around the world.
March 10, 2011, 9am PST
Drastic flooding inundated Queensland, Australia, and damaged many of the city's buildings. As recovery begins, some are rethinking the city's development patterns.
October 28, 2010, 2pm PDT
New designs for the surrounding park offer a chance at a brighter future for the Eero Saarinen-designed Gateway Arch in St. Louis.
October 28, 2010, 9am PDT
New Songdo City is rising in South Korea, part of an effort to lure foreign investment and business that will help revitalize the struggling economy.
September 6, 2010, 5am PDT
A documentary airing nationally on PBS today looks at the work of Daniel Burnham and the emergence of the urban planning profession.
December 19, 2009, 5am PST
Through advancements in technology, digital facades are becoming significantly easier to implement on a wide variety of architectural projects. Programmable surfaces maybe a big part of the future of buildings.
September 23, 2009, 1pm PDT
The Lincoln Highway was the first road to reach from coast to coast. A Pennsylvania group is building a museum to celebrate this stretch of asphalt. Designs for the museum have just been released.