University campuses, affordable housing, and absurdly grand state building complexes define the liberal legacy of the former New York Republican.
Lurking in the background of today’s Jane Jacobs vs. Robert Moses stories is a man who had a little bit of both in his soul.
The grim prefab Khrushchyovkas helped solve the USSR’s housing crisis after World War II. Now, Moscow plans to demolish 8,000 of them, displacing more than 1.5 million people. Should any be preserved for posterity?
A cartoon from a romcom uses humor to criticize formulaic apartment construction under Brezhnev.
To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the De Stijl movement, Richard Meier’s only project in the Netherlands is getting an extremely Dutch treatment.
SoundTransit’s campaign uses disarming creatures to help riders in the famously passive-aggressive city learn how to coexist.
The author of a new book on the Brutalist architect explains why his buildings are both admired and imperiled today.
A short film looks at the personal side of the much-maligned service, the same year it shut down for good.
Except as something really fast and elegant.
“What we’ve learned about modern cities in China was always from the West. But after 30 years of this practice, we see problems and new ideas emerging.”
The signage at Bathurst station is getting the Honest Ed’s treatment for the rest of 2016.
Hidden Urbanism is a thorough exploration of the 80-year-old transit system and its future.
From the concrete vaults of Harry Weese’s Metro to Gordon Bunshaft’s doughnut-shaped Hirshhorn Museum, there’s no lack of heroic architecture to see in the nation’s capital.
A central library in Niagara Falls, New York, survived a decade of water damage and related legal battles. But Paul Rudolph’s career was never the same.
A new map marks a path through the Russian capital in pursuit of Soviet avant-garde architecture.
The $1.2 billion Mercedes-Benz Stadium isn’t vital to the city’s existence, but its surroundings may still see benefits from it.
East London’s Robin Hood Gardens, designed by Peter and Alison Smithson, were once the future of public housing.
TFW your mayor is eaten alive by rats on the subway he built.