Architecture

9 hours ago
As the state's worst wildfire season ever refuses to end, an analyst from UCLA considers how land use and building codes determine the location and extent of the damage.
The Conversation
Yesterday
The list of the 12 most "memorable" and "outrageous" controversies in the field of architecture looks a lot like a list of controversies in the field of planning.
The Architect's Newspaper
3 days ago
City council members of Burlingame, a small, affluent suburb south of San Francisco, are not happy with new laws that take away their discretion to reject developments that fail to meet "neighborhood character" criteria, but meet zoning requirements.
The Daily Journal
4 days ago
Joel Kotkin and Alan M. Berger discuss their new book, which analyses what the suburbs are and will become, in both the United States and around the world.
The Architect's Newspaper
November 29, 2017, 12pm PST
A mixed-use infill project on a tiny lot in Milwaukee is causing a proportionate share of anxiety
Urban Milwaukee
Blog post
November 29, 2017, 6am PST
The Grenfell Tower Fire in London took the lives of 71 people, and investigators are still searching for lessons from the tragedy. American planners shouldn't neglect these lessons, either.
Kayla Matthews
November 28, 2017, 8am PST
Building with wood is back in fashion, but lumber producers have to reckon with thorny politics and new timber-based materials that have yet to be truly defined.
The Architect's Newspaper
November 27, 2017, 9am PST
A new 800-foot tower is rising from the ashes of the demolished Hudson's store site. Noted Detroit patron Dan Gilbert is developing the new building.
Detroit Free Press
November 25, 2017, 1pm PST
Christopher Hawthrone discusses the rise of a "quiet style" in architecture that returns to basic shapes and resists the urge to look futuristic.
The Los Angeles Times
November 16, 2017, 2pm PST
"You could be forgiven for reading the art as a message to less-than-opulent New Yorkers: You’ve lost your place," writes Michael Friedman.
CityLab
November 14, 2017, 12pm PST
When it comes to prefabricated housing, Japan is far ahead of the rest of the world. Will techniques from Japan's efficient modular home manufacturers inform a growing prefab industry in the United States?
Curbed
November 11, 2017, 1pm PST
History shows that there's more than one way to control flooding, but the best ideas are also urban amenities.
Houston Chronicle
November 4, 2017, 9am PDT
The Easy Bay of the San Francisco Bay Area isn't known for skyscrapers, with none of its high-rise buildings topping 25 stories. A newly proposed development could change that.
The Mercury News
November 2, 2017, 11am PDT
The first phase of Washington D.C.'s The Wharf is now open, bringing glitz to a formerly quiet section of waterfront.
The Architect's Newspaper
October 28, 2017, 7am PDT
An unsolicited proposal from the engineering firm reimagines a stretch along the L.A. River as a mixed-use mega-development, rich in housing and jobs.
The Architect's Newspaper
October 21, 2017, 1pm PDT
Toyota Motor Company of North America has arrived in Texas.
The Dallas Morning News
October 17, 2017, 12pm PDT
There's a design for a 400-square-foot house spread over three floors.
New Atlas
October 13, 2017, 5am PDT
Arcaid has collected a shortlist for its 2017 architectural photograph of the year.
The Guardian
October 9, 2017, 1pm PDT
One of the most influential, and controversial, figures of modern architecture and design is more accessible than ever.
Arch Daily
October 6, 2017, 5am PDT
LEGO fans rejoice! Bjarke Ingels Group has made the LEGO house of your dreams a full-sized reality, and it's stocked full of LEGOs.
The Architect's Newspaper