Architecture

March 2, 2002, 5am PST
Plans for a public safety building are on hold pending criticisms about Feng Shui.
The San Francisco Chronicle
March 1, 2002, 1pm PST
New National Center For Preservation of Democracy
The Planning Report
March 1, 2002, 8am PST
Prominent architects oppose a proposal to designate a row of historic buildings on Chicago's Michigan Avenue as a landmark district. They claim the proposal is a "veiled insult" to the architecture profession.
The Chicago Tribune
February 27, 2002, 11am PST
Herbert Muschamp explains why some of the best new architecture in New York is created by foreign architects and not architects from the U.S.
The New York Times
February 27, 2002, 5am PST
The Capitol's lawn and grounds are being torn up to be replaced with a "Disneyland-like" orientation center.
The Christian Science Monitor
February 26, 2002, 9am PST
San Francisco's Four Season's Tower captures the forces shaping the City, writes John King.
The San Francisco Chronicle
February 26, 2002, 5am PST
Experts ranging from Jane Jacobs to William Pedersen weigh in on tall buildings in the next millennium.
The Village Voice
February 25, 2002, 9am PST
Influenced by New Urbanism, a development in Corona del Mar, CA, incorporates elevated walkways limited to pedestrians and commands high prices.
The New York Times
February 25, 2002, 6am PST
John King reviews the 'Harvard Design School Guide to Shopping' -- The design of the city is really about shopping.
The San Francisco Chronicle
February 23, 2002, 8am PST
Dr. Chuma Obiudu is helping a community discover the power of community gardens.
East Bay Express
February 22, 2002, 1pm PST
The Millennium Bridge in London was closed down three days after its first opening after complaints that it tended to sway in the wind. It was reopened after structural improvements.
The Washington Post
February 22, 2002, 9am PST
The Christian Science Monitor profiles James Kunstler, and points out his interesting contrasts -- from gadfly to urban planning expert.
The Christian Science Monitor
February 22, 2002, 8am PST
A columnist for the Boston Globe pokes fun at Summerlin, Nevada.
The Boston Globe
February 22, 2002, 6am PST
The annual International Builders Show has typically offered some pretty lousy home designs. This year the push is for "fusion homes."
The Philadelphia Inquirer
February 18, 2002, 8am PST
Ignoring the "star architect" approach popular with many universities, Chicago's DePaul University uses sensible planning and "solid, unremarkable buildings" to blend the campus with its neighborhood.
The Chicago Tribune
February 18, 2002, 7am PST
Behind their quaint, cozy facades, New Urbanist towns still fail to combat the pattern of sprawling, auto-centric suburban development.
Planetizen
February 15, 2002, 10am PST
Neal Pierce reviews a plan to revive the Miami River with a 5.5 mile greenway.
The Washington Post Writers Group
February 14, 2002, 12pm PST
A new glass coating keeps windows clean.
The Washington Post
February 14, 2002, 10am PST
Two architecture students win design competition to improve a temporary structure at the famous Washington monument.
The Washington Post
February 13, 2002, 8am PST
Herbert Muschamp reviews Renzo Piano's design for the addition to the Morgan Library in New York.
The New York Times