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The Brutalist design by a famed landscape architect will be preserved, but not without better visibility and improved lighting.
The Architect's Newspaper
March 14, 2018, 10am PDT
One writer argues that cost, versatility and visual appeal makes this new building material exactly what the state will need if planned regulatory changes go through.
The Architect's Newspaper
March 12, 2018, 6am PDT
Six winners in three categories—signaling, subway cars, and communications—have won the MTA's unique crowd-sourcing exercise.
The Architect's Newspaper
March 9, 2018, 9am PST
Politicians are taking positions on a controversial California housing bill to densify by transit. Even after amendments were accepted on March 1 in response to concerns about displacement and demolitions, the mayor of Los Angeles remains opposed.
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February 20, 2018, 1pm PST
A "once-in-a-generation" redevelopment plan, called for in Portland's Central City 2035 Plan, has inspired big thinking from architects and planners.
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February 2, 2018, 11am PST
In the drive to begin construction in New Mexico, the Trump Administration has bypassed dozens of federal environmental regulations.
The Architect's Newspaper
January 12, 2018, 8am PST
The terminus of the I-10 freeway is a 7,000-foot concrete trench across the heart of Santa Monica. The city's new downtown plan calls for a cap, and a new master plan will hammer out specifics.
The Architect's Newspaper
January 8, 2018, 11am PST
Mass timber is a major structural element of an increasing number of skyscrapers, according to a CTBUH survey; now, the fire codes just have to follow.
The Architect's Newspaper
December 27, 2017, 9am PST
The headline on the New York Times when the "Genius Transit Challenges was announced: "M.T.A. Asks Transit Fans, ‘Who Wants to Be a Subway-Saving Millionaire?’" Now it looks like the winner will already be a millionaire.
The Architect's Newspaper
December 14, 2017, 9am PST
Fifteen years later, a sports and entertainment district will rise from the parking lots around Boston's Fenway Park.
The Architect's Newspaper
December 10, 2017, 5am PST
The list of the 12 most "memorable" and "outrageous" controversies in the field of architecture looks a lot like a list of controversies in the field of planning.
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December 7, 2017, 8am PST
Joel Kotkin and Alan M. Berger discuss their new book, which analyses what the suburbs are and will become, in both the United States and around the world.
The Architect's Newspaper
November 28, 2017, 8am PST
Building with wood is back in fashion, but lumber producers have to reckon with thorny politics and new timber-based materials that have yet to be truly defined.
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November 13, 2017, 7am PST
Merlin Entertainments chooses the upstate New York hamlet of Goshen for its ninth Legoland theme park.
The Architect's Newspaper
November 8, 2017, 9am PST
New Orleans could create the largest stretch of public riverfront in the U.S., thanks to a public land swap.
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November 2, 2017, 11am PDT
The first phase of Washington D.C.'s The Wharf is now open, bringing glitz to a formerly quiet section of waterfront.
The Architect's Newspaper
October 28, 2017, 7am PDT
An unsolicited proposal from the engineering firm reimagines a stretch along the L.A. River as a mixed-use mega-development, rich in housing and jobs.
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October 26, 2017, 5am PDT
Threats facing major U.S. cultural sites today include development, drilling, and the federal government.
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October 25, 2017, 5am PDT
Gowanus Creek was channelized in the 1800s and has been accumulating sludge ever since.
The Architect's Newspaper
October 13, 2017, 8am PDT
Professionals and academics of the built environment were recognized for their genius this week by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.
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