Architecture

2 days ago
A planned and approved building in Portland would have pushed Cross Laminated Timber to new heights, but fell short of the needed financing to get done.
The Architect's Newspaper
3 days ago
In post-bankruptcy Detroit, planner Maurice Cox and his interdisciplinary team are making vacancy an asset, revitalizing through preservation, and listening to residents who know the city the best.
Urban Omnibus
6 days ago
Did we mention David Beckham is behind the proposal?
Miami Herald
July 12, 2018, 10am PDT
The Diamond will be the third tallest building in London when it's complete. The two taller buildings aren't built yet either.
The Guardian
July 10, 2018, 12pm PDT
Quarters can be cramped for growing families in Philadelphia's many two-story rowhouses. Rather than decamp to the suburbs, more and more homeowners are simply adding a third story, known as an "overbuild."
Philadelphia Inquirer - Philly.com
July 10, 2018, 9am PDT
A new study shows that over the last several decades the price of real estate has been heavily influenced by the actual and anticipated effects of climate change.
CityLab
July 10, 2018, 7am PDT
An international design firm has completed the planned designs for a new transit station in the city of Chicago.
Chicago Tribune
July 3, 2018, 12pm PDT
This isn’t a speculative, unfunded design competition. The city has already promised to borrow $4 billion toward the $8.5 billion O'Hare 21 expansion plan.
The Architect's Newspaper
June 29, 2018, 6am PDT
Mechanical voids or stilts—whatever you call the trick of architecture that has been pressing the residential skyline in New York ever higher, the city is ready to regulate.
Crain's New York Business
June 25, 2018, 12pm PDT
After decades of planning, the city hopes several huge developments will draw millenials and empty-nesters.
Curbed
June 23, 2018, 9am PDT
A 77-story skyscraper proposed for Downtown Los Angeles would be the tallest building west of the Mississippi River.
The Architect's Newspaper
June 18, 2018, 7am PDT
Urban environment author Carol Berens visits the new Cornell Tech campus on New York City’s Roosevelt Island.
UrbDeZine
June 11, 2018, 8am PDT
All that empty acreage means that these big, rapidly developing cities don’t really have to sprawl.
CommercialCafe
Blog post
June 7, 2018, 12pm PDT
An exhibit by Congolese artist Bodys Isek Kingelez at the Museum of Modern Art invokes urban idealism at the same time that it serves as a foil for poverty and deprivation in the megacities of the developing world.
Josh Stephens
June 7, 2018, 10am PDT
A new park on the East River in Williamsburg adds "one hell of an amenity" to Brooklyn.
Gothamist
June 7, 2018, 5am PDT
Pulitzer Prize-winning critic Blair Kamin assesses the remodeled Gateway Arch in St. Louis, prior to its big public opening on July 3.
Chicago Tribune
June 5, 2018, 9am PDT
Seriously.
The Architect's Newspaper
June 1, 2018, 11am PDT
Buoyed by a strong economy and robust fundraising, a wide variety of arts institutions in Milwaukee want to remodel or relocate to new buildings. Here's a look at some of their plans.
Urban Milwaukee
June 1, 2018, 9am PDT
In neighborhoods with lots of new development, buildings cited in the Chicago Historic Resources Survey are coming down fast.
Chicago Magazine
June 1, 2018, 7am PDT
The hulking structures proposed to handle UberAIR's fleet of flying taxis won't be able to serve 4,000 passengers per hour. And that's just one of their many deficiencies, Alissa Walker writes.
Curbed