Architecture

19 hours ago
"Why does Old City keep burning?" That's the question posed by Philadelphia Inquirer architecture critic Inga Saffron.
The Philadelphia Inquirer
3 days ago
A highly controversial proposal hit the newswire this week, as JP Morgan announced its plans to demolish 270 Park Avenue (formerly known as the Union Carbide tower), designed by architect Natalie Griffin de Blois.
The New York Times
4 days ago
A "once-in-a-generation" redevelopment plan, called for in Portland's Central City 2035 Plan, has inspired big thinking from architects and planners.
The Architect's Newspaper
February 16, 2018, 8am PST
How many now-classic design features are actually tax-avoidance strategies?
99% Invisible
February 16, 2018, 7am PST
If electric vehicles are the future, can gas stations be re-imagined into centers promoting exercise and healthy eating?
Modern Cities
February 12, 2018, 11am PST
Bournemouth native Stuart Semple is intent on "naming and shaming the bodies who fund and install these things."
The Art Newspaper
February 4, 2018, 9am PST
This isn't a joke about the Philadelphia Eagles. This story is about the deadly consequences of planning and architecture decisions.
USA Today
February 4, 2018, 7am PST
Urbanists and planners might consider looking at the development outside U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis on Super Bowl Sunday. Gone are the vast parking lots surrounding the Metrodome, replaced with mixed use and a popular park, the Commons.
The New York Times
February 4, 2018, 5am PST
When the Eagles and the Patriots face off this weekend, they'll do it at Minneapolis' U.S. Bank Stadium, a billion-dollar venue that "aspires to more than football."
The Philadelphia Inquirer
February 3, 2018, 7am PST
Santiago Calatrava has run into trouble over the maintenance of his bridge projects in the past—this time it looks like it's not his fault.
Dallas Observer
January 29, 2018, 1pm PST
With Campus Kilpatrick, Los Angeles County has made a serious investment in progressive design to support progressive programming.
Metropolis Magazine
January 29, 2018, 6am PST
A piecemeal, reactive approach to historic preservation in the capital may burden the future with too many buildings of "middling merit."
Greater Greater Washington
January 26, 2018, 12pm PST
A series of renderings by a Seattle architect shows the recently completed high-rises, along with under construction, proposed, and rumored projects. Seattle is changing, quickly.
The Urbanist
January 26, 2018, 10am PST
As the Portland City Council considers the Central City 2035 plan, downtown residents, many of whom live in high-rises, are actively opposing regulations that would allow new high-rises.
Willamette Week
January 24, 2018, 2pm PST
The sprawling locations where new hospitals are built in Minnesota provides insight for nationwide trends, and share traits with the siting of new schools
Streets.MN
January 23, 2018, 1pm PST
The economic case for investments in resilience just got a lot stronger.
Smart Cities Dive
January 22, 2018, 2pm PST
A study of a poorer neighborhood in Buenos Aires reveals that a delicate balance of design, public space, planning, and access are keys to success.
Next City
January 15, 2018, 8am PST
The State Lands Commission filed suit shortly after San Francisco voters approved Prop. B in June 2014, requiring waterfront developments exceeding height limits to obtain voter approval rather than go through the Planning Commission process.
San Francisco Examiner
January 14, 2018, 7am PST
Curbed has produced a list of ten megaprojects that will reshape U.S. cities this year.
Curbed
January 13, 2018, 1pm PST
Of the city’s newest, tallest building John King writes, “[it’s] as if the creators were so busy being tasteful they forgot that big buildings can be fun."
San Francisco Chronicle