Architecture

Google Street View

Get Lost in Google's World Wonders Project

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

Courtesy: Chip Kidd

Gotham City, Under Construction

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

M1/DTW

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.

Reuters

Scenes From the World's Tallest Tower

The Skytree debuts in Tokyo.

Courtesy: Moule & Polyzoides

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.

OMA/Jim Gourley

Construction Finally Ends at CCTV's Beijing Headquarters

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

BIG architects

Coming Soon to Seoul, a Hashtag-Inspired Building

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

ph5 architecture

A New Vancouverism

Moving beyond the City of Glass.

William Henry Jackson; The National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution.

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.

J. Mayer H. Architects

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.

Operations Group public affairs

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.

Aedifica Architects

2012's Most Interesting Buildings So Far

Under-the-radar but exciting new buildings.

C.E. Fudge

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

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

Greg Knobloch/Andreas Tjeldflaat

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.

Reuters

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?

Studio505

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.

Chris Mottalini

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.

Flickr/leander.canaris

Skyscrapers of the Mad Men Era

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