The wildly successful Lawn on D Street is a temporary park that took no tedious city planning. Should we let more urban design emerge organically?
"Branding" revamped neighborhoods for a barely past history can feel like a backhanded homage.
It's the end of the summer, but it's starting to feel like the end of an era.
The Pruitt-Igoe projects were razed in 1972, but their influence on Ferguson's social and financial divides echo today as redevelopment is planned.
Conventional zoning is an outdated barrier against good urbanism, but there's disagreement on the best way forward.
A new survey shows how much food influences the vibrance of urban centers.
A new exhibit at the AIA New York Center for Architecture examines the changing function of parks and other open urban centers.
History views master planners Frederick Law Olmsted and Robert Moses very differently.
"Suburbs are like cholesterol," says Robert A.M. Stern — there's good and there's bad, all to be sensibly calibrated.
You might be sick of hearing about this generation, but two recent surveys show they can't, and shouldn't, be dismissed.
In the relentless Boston bombing anniversary coverage, the tagline on one local news channel is, "Let's Remember, Let's Run." Can we really do both?
The city has been celebrated as an international model. Naturally, it's time for a backlash.
"Common sense has been almost completely lost in my profession," says the architect.
Technology has always influenced how we shop for, and buy, the places we live.
A first step toward retrofitting the suburbs.
As classes shift online, some are predicting a radical overhaul of academic infrastructure.
Bold projects, like Zaha Hadid's stadium in Qatar, have to be ready for nasty nicknames.
The shift from close-in spaces to far-flung outposts like Denver International reflects changes not only in travel, but in the culture.
France is supposed to be implementing a sweeping law similar to the Americans with Disability Act, and the capital is utterly unprepared.