Architecture

How 50 Airbnb Listings Became Adorable Birdhouses

The company commissioned a team of artists to make miniature versions of the homes they rent.

Victor Enrich

88 Ways to Reimagine This Dull, Boxy Building

A photographer offers a host of new ideas, set to piano music.

SHUTTERSTOCK.COM

Texas Architects Will Soon Have to Be Fingerprinted

Is this really necessary?

Neoscape

How We Hate on Architecture Now

Bold projects, like Zaha Hadid's stadium in Qatar, have to be ready for nasty nicknames.

Henry Hargreaves photography/Facebook

The Louvre and Guggenheim, Recreated in Gingerbread

Delicious candy architecture.

AFP news agency/Youtube

A Massive Louis Vuitton Suitcase Descends On Moscow, Angering Russian Politicians

Capitalism, not in moderation.

Kanye West Goes to Harvard, Delivers Manifesto on Architecture

"Everything needs to actually be 'architected'," says the hip-hop artist.

Luxigon

An Unusual Proposal to Block Architectural 'Death Rays' in Dallas

It's 400 feet tall, and sunlight-responsive.

Mark Lennihan/AP

One World Trade Center Is Officially America's New Tallest Building

At an "official" height of 1,776 feet, the new skyscraper supplants Chicago's Willis Tower. 

Reuters

Beijing Prepares to Wow the World With Its 'Big Penis' Building

The headquarters of the Communist Party's official newspaper is getting a golden coating in preparation for its debut.

Associated Press

Will the Astrodome Survive Today's Referendum?

Voters will decide whether or not they want Harris County to put up $217 million in bonds to turn it into a convention facility. 

Bauhaus Dessau Foundation

Now You Can Rent a Bauhaus Dorm Room For $50 a Night

The interior design is, as expected, wonderfully minimalist.

Has Architecture Lost Touch With the People?

Are designers preoccupied with making artistic statements rather than spaces where people would actually want to be?

10 Gorgeous, Nostalgic Photos of New York's Old Penn Station

Fifty years after its destruction, the iconic building is gone but not forgotten.

Fosters+Partners/City of Cupertino

Steve Jobs: The Starchitect of Cupertino

Ultimately, Apple's spaceship campus will be a legacy.

Melody Joy Kramer/Flickr

Wanna Spend a Night in Philip Johnson's Glass House? It'll Cost You $30,000

A "gift" sold in the Neiman Marcus Christmas Book, because of course.

Reuters

Beijing's Amusingly Phallic New Skyscraper

The new headquarters of the People's Daily is only the latest example of the capital's unusual architecture.

Rieder Smart Elements

Zaha Hadid's New Library in Vienna Looks Like a Looming Deathship

A Star Destroyer from George Lucas's fevered imagination, perhaps?

Q4 Architects

An Ingenious Home Built to Battle Tornadoes

How to design disaster-proof places where people would actually want to live.