March 25, 2019, 5am PDT
The metamorphoses of suburban commercial buildings reflect a story of the urban landscape waiting to be told.
The American Conservative
December 23, 2018, 11am PST
Tim Keane says quality design isn’t negotiable and developers need to aim higher.
September 15, 2018, 9am PDT
A competition in the San Francisco Bay Area highlights projects considering new ways to design for impending environmental changes.
August 28, 2018, 7am PDT
A research program at Auburn University in Alabama seeks to go national, but experience from the program’s evolution means a cautious move forward.
July 26, 2018, 1pm PDT
Unlike other measures of value, writes Jeanne Gang, pay is a number. And that should make it easy for architecture firms to address any existing wage gaps.
May 23, 2018, 12pm PDT
Wendy's has been updating the look and design of their restaurants since last year, but now a new layout will shrink the footprint and add efficiency to the fast food spot.
April 19, 2018, 10am PDT
Kate Wagner argues that moral arguments about what kind of architecture is fitting, can stand in the way of good planning.
February 13, 2018, 6am PST
A planner who used vulgar terms to complain about an article on the subject of a "female approach to development" gets schooled about #TimesUp.
December 12, 2017, 2pm PST
Frank Greene and Kenneth Ricci discuss the changing paradigms of half a century of justice architecture and what we should ask — and expect — from courts and jails.
May 30, 2017, 8am PDT
UIC architecture students competed to design improvements for the spaces under Chicago's South Side "Skyway," which carries drivers from the city to and from Northwest Indiana.
March 16, 2017, 2pm PDT
The Denver FUGLY Facebook page makes the case that developers are building too many boring tan and rust-colored buildings in Greater Denver.
March 13, 2017, 1pm PDT
Ironically, some of the greatest architecture of the past came from the most nefarious of sources: monarchies and dictatorships. Democratic design, though, can be bland and generic. What of design in our new undemocratic age?
March 12, 2017, 7am PDT
Fatehpur Sikri, an example of Mughal architecture in Northern India, has some lessons and reminders for modern architects, writes Indian trained Bay Area architect, artist, and planner Ayub Patel.
February 21, 2017, 10am PST
From warehouse to art studio to luxury loft: the SoHo model of industrial-zone gentrification has become familiar around the world. A team of New York-based designers developed a proposal for spreading the benefits of economic growth in these areas.
December 27, 2016, 5am PST
New York has promised to create 1,500 affordable live/work spaces for artists. Architect Emma Fuller believes that careful consideration of building typologies could make it easier to reach this target.
December 17, 2016, 1pm PST
Is it possible to create a community combining the best elements of Lowcountry southern living, cuisine, and architecture with industry and New Urbanism?
December 15, 2016, 6am PST
Architects at Gresham, Smith & Partners discuss designing for health and wellness, aligning with the US Green Building Council's WELL Building Standard.
August 13, 2016, 9am PDT
A look at the future of interior lighting, from LED lighting to connected lighting platforms where lights will no longer simply accessorize spaces, they’ll be fully integrated within them. Also discussed are "smart buibs," and comments from experts.
December 4, 2015, 7am PST
Too many new buildings today are simply ugly—with little to add to urban streets, and resembling buildings in every other city. Jason Hart, AIA reviews some design basics, which he hopes will arrest the ugly building epidemic.
August 10, 2015, 8am PDT
What can be learned from music videos about popular culture's relationship to architecture?