Architecture

January 23, 2002, 9am PST
Famous architect Rem Koolhaas is designing several major projects in the U.S.
Newsweek
January 23, 2002, 7am PST
Newsweek profiles a collection of 50 sketches and multimedia projects for a a new World Trade Center.
Newsweek
January 22, 2002, 9am PST
Architect Johannes Van Tilburg argues that cities need to be more stringent in telling developers what kinds of buildings they will design.
The Planning Report
January 21, 2002, 11am PST
Is urban planner Omar Akbar trying to poison the historical memory of the most important design movement of the 20th century?
Indiana Daily Student
January 20, 2002, 9am PST
Eugene planners develop a plan to revitalize an unsuccessful pedestrian mall.
Eugene Register-Guard
January 19, 2002, 10am PST
The Iowa Chapter of the American Planning Association recently cosponsored a "box city festival" in Cedar Rapids where children participated in the development of a city, including obtaining necessary permits for construction.
Iowa Chapter American Planning Association
January 18, 2002, 11am PST
Des Plaines, IL, may rebuild part of its downtown with a "Main Street" feel.
Daily Herald
January 16, 2002, 2pm PST
Laurie Kerr suggests that Osama Bin Laden may have had a more personal and architectural reason for attacking the World Trade Center towers.
Slate
January 16, 2002, 11am PST
A well-known example of urban development, Celebration is not without its flaws.
Urban Land Magazine
January 16, 2002, 9am PST
Given a choice between traditional Colonial and modernist residential architecture, most Americans choose traditional.
Sun Spot
January 16, 2002, 8am PST
The three homes in Southern California are in the Fantasy Revival style, also known as Storybook architecture.
The Los Angeles Times
January 16, 2002, 5am PST
Barry Ludwig is using lessons from ancient cities and urban planners to build cutting-edge office parks.
Fast Company
January 15, 2002, 9am PST
The New Urbanism movement is gaining mainstream acceptance nationwide as more citizens begin to realize the consequences of urban sprawl.
The Washington Post
January 14, 2002, 8am PST
Michael Sorkin discusses the impact of Sept. 11 on culture and architecture.
MetropolisMag.com
January 13, 2002, 11am PST
Supermarkets are finding that good urban design equates to more business.
The Chicago Tribune
January 9, 2002, 1pm PST
Boca Raton, FL, known for its strict design codes, is working on an ordinance lays down the rules for the design of front porches.
Sun-Sentinel
January 9, 2002, 7am PST
History may record that September 11 ended the modernist dream for cities.
Planetizen
January 9, 2002, 4am PST
After the attack on the World Trade Center, monumental architecture and "swagger buildings" are no longer popular.
The New York Times
January 8, 2002, 8am PST
Tokyo's largest builder says Tokyo's future is in growing upward with office and residential high-rises.
The New York Times
January 7, 2002, 1pm PST
Winner of a MacArthur Foundation 'Genius' grant, architect Samuel Mockbee dies at 57.
The New York Times