Architecture

Get Lost in Google's World Wonders Project

A specialized Street View collaboration with UNESCO has a lot to offer fans of urban exploration.

Gotham City, Under Construction

Batman: Death By Design, explores the link between Batman and architecture.

Portfolio of the Week: Detroit's M1/DTW

An interview with architect Christian Unverzagt of M1/DTW, who uses Detroit's history and resources to create better designs.

Scenes From the World's Tallest Tower

The Skytree debuts in Tokyo.

The Right Way to Zone for Transit-Oriented Development

We need a legal framework that creates many different types and scales of building around public transportation.

Construction Finally Ends at CCTV's Beijing Headquarters

After many setbacks, Rem Koolhaas's  "reinvention of the skyscraper" is nearly ready to open.

Coming Soon to Seoul, a Hashtag-Inspired Building

BIG's newest project condenses a neighborhood into a tic tac toe board.

A New Vancouverism

Moving beyond the City of Glass.

The Evolution of the American Dream, from Colonial Times to Today

A big new exhibit at the National Building Museum explores the history of house and home in the U.S.

Can Georgia Shake Its Post Soviet Past With Bold New Buildings?

The country's 21st century architecture is eye-catching, but it's not doing much to revitalize the economy.

Extreme Placemaking: Inside the Army's Mock Afghan Villages at Fort Polk

For several years now, the U.S. military has been trying to replicate Afghan and Iraqi towns on U.S. soil to prepare soldiers to go there.

2012's Most Interesting Buildings So Far

Under-the-radar but exciting new buildings.

The U.K.'s Most Depressing Shopping Centers, When They Were New

An unpolished look back at post-war urban renewal in Great Britain.

Wild Design of the Day: A Skyscraper Prison to Rehabilitate Jersey City's Convicts

Two University of Pennsylvania students designed this futuristic, arching prison meant to reduce recidivism rates in New Jersey.

An Ice Cream Truck for Architecture Dorks

The Coolhaus truck serves up scoops with a modernist twist.

The Curious Case of the 'Imposturbs'

Themed real estate developments have spread urban mimicry all over the world. But why do we want these places?

Portfolio of the Week: Melbourne's Studio505

An Australian-based architect with a China-heavy portfolio talks about the differences in building trends between the two countries.

Paul Rudolph and the Challenge of Preserving Modern Architecture

A photographer sets out to capture as many of the architect's remaining buildings as he can, before they're gone.

Skyscrapers of the Mad Men Era

Mysterious, simple, intimidating. These buildings define the 1960s just as much as a certain show.