Architecture

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A 984-foot tower, with an observation deck, shaped like a tulip, won over planners, but not the mayor, in London.
The Architect's Newspaper
July 8, 2019, 5am PDT
Eight buildings designed by Frank Lloyd Wright are the first works of U.S. modern architecture to be named UNESCO World heritage sites.
Chicago Tribune
Feature
July 7, 2019, 1pm PDT
Architecture critic Paul Goldberger analyzes the evolution of baseball stadiums and celebrates their essential connection to cities in "Ballpark: Baseball in the American City."
Josh Stephens
July 2, 2019, 2pm PDT
One Dalton Street, the third tallest building in Boston, is almost complete.
The Boston Globe
June 21, 2019, 9am PDT
A renovation saved the Portland Building, designed by postmodern pioneer Michael Graves, from demolition, but its likely doomed its status on the National Register of Historic Places.
The Architect's Newspaper
June 21, 2019, 5am PDT
After a decade of skyward expansion, even more skyscrapers are on the horizon in Manhattan.
The New York Times
June 20, 2019, 2pm PDT
Local governments didn't want the Texas State Legislature to approved HB 2439, but now the bill is officially law. Some communities worry that they can no longer control the aesthetics of new development.
NBC DFW
June 19, 2019, 5am PDT
The second biennale in Amsterdam highlights design and infrastructure projects that put biking front and center.
Fast Company
June 17, 2019, 10am PDT
The progressive Northern California project is adapting to the times.
The New York Times
June 17, 2019, 8am PDT
California's Senate Bill 50, to increase housing near transit hubs and job centers, failed amid fears of density. If the next version is to succeed, architects and urban designers must ensure that critics' fears are not realized.
The Architect's Newspaper
June 16, 2019, 9am PDT
Richard Driehaus attests to the importance of intentional, context-oriented design on the neighborhood level.
Crain's Chicago Business
June 13, 2019, 11am PDT
Built as an embodiment of the ideals of prison reformers, the Eastern State Penitentiary had running water and central heating before the White House, and housed the first synagogue built in an American prison.
Penn IUR Urban Link
June 8, 2019, 7am PDT
Bostonians love to hate City Hall Plaza. That could change, as the city finalizes a renovation project that aims to transform the way the public sees the city's government.
The Boston Globe
June 7, 2019, 1pm PDT
Former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder will be involved in vetting the American Institute of Architect's awards process in the future.
The Architect's Newspaper
June 6, 2019, 6am PDT
In the multi-family residential market of Washington, D.C., LEED-certified buildings ask higher rents of residents.
Urban Turf
Feature
May 31, 2019, 8am PDT
New Urbanism was in part born of the criticisms of 20th century planning principles popularized by Jane Jacobs, but Jacobs infamously derided the new school of thought.
Fanis Grammenos
May 31, 2019, 7am PDT
Neighborhoods in Philadelphia are undergoing rapid, unprecedented change. Proposed legislation would ban the architectural signifiers of that change.
The Philadelphia Inquirer
May 19, 2019, 11am PDT
A group has proposed a monumental tower to advertise San Jose and Silicon Valley to the world. The city would be better off focusing on its streetscape rather than its skyline.
California Planning & Development Report
May 15, 2019, 9am PDT
A key signal of economic strength for the planning and development industries delivered bad news for the first time in a long time.
American Institute of Architects
May 11, 2019, 9am PDT
City inspectors and federal regulators will not be favorably portrayed in this story.
Phoenix New Times