Buildings

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New York City, as Seen Through the Typography of Its Numbers

Nick DiLallo has been aggressively cataloging the digits he sees around the city.

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Important Buildings We Lost in 2013

Say goodbye to these fallen icons.

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The Closest Look Yet at the Relative Energy Efficiency of Big Buildings

How do you reduce the greenhouse gas emissions of skyscrapers? For starters, make a chart. 

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The Best New Architecture in the Muslim World

From Indonesia to Morocco, twenty examples of great design via the Aga Khan Award shortlist.

One Man's Obsessive Mission to Draw Every Building in New York

A new book by Australian artist James Gulliver Hancock captures all the ones he's done so far.

Babak Golkar

Turning a Persian Rug Into a City

Babak Golkar makes architectural designs out of carpet patterns.

The Most Talked About Buildings of 2012

From residences to gardens to installations, a look at the most compelling works of the year.

Reuters

Feat of the Day: One World Trade Center, New York's Tallest Building

The building height of One World Trade Center rose above 1,250 feet today, surpassing the Empire State Building.

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Why the Most Environmental Building is the Building We've Already Built

A new report suggests that retrofitting is almost always more energy efficient

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John King on Watching a City Change Through its Buildings

The San Francisco Chronicle's urban design critic examines the buildings that define his city