A new biography of the architect tells of his rise from small-town Indiana to partnerships with Disney and Target, and how disability shaped his outlook.
This change to the urban skyline could make a big dent in carbon emissions.
The GOP’s tax reform bill has put the federal historic tax credit on the chopping block. Here are just a few of the buildings it helped revive since 1978.
A plan by the design firm Snøhetta to remake Philip Johnson’s AT&T Building has sparked anger in the architecture world.
To share concepts from its “low-stress” bicycle master plan, Montgomery County, Maryland, chose the ultimate stress-busting medium of the coloring book.
From graphic explainers of government regulations to board-game-style community workshops, new MacArthur Fellow Damon Rich uses design to make cities more democratic.
A new exhibit explores postwar life in the suburbs of Canada’s largest city.
Scientists were surprised to find that this smart and solitary species had built a cephalopod city. Why?
The deer population of the eastern U.S. has exploded and cities are trying to keep it in check. But the options available to them are limited, and fraught.
In her new book, Sarah Williams Goldhagen presents scientific evidence for why some buildings delight us and others—too many of them—disappoint.
Conservatives have long opposed Modernism, but in the video age, avant-garde buildings can become potent symbols in the hands of groups like Infowars and the NRA.
The Pentagon thinks better designed, more walkable bases can help curb obesity and improve troops’ fitness.
A team of architects tried to understand the appeal of New York City’s most-loved buildings by recreating them for the 21st century.
Smarter than HGTV and livelier than PBS, the British program ‘Grand Designs’ celebrates architectural problem-solving.
The Bay Area’s knowledge jobs are dispersed across a vast, car-choked landscape of suburban office parks. And that’s the way the industry likes it.
In the new book Atlas of Another America, architect Keith Krumwiede mixes satire, sci-fi, and the sublime in his plans for utopian villages built out of suburban mega-homes.
President Trump is gung-ho about the U.S. producing more goods. But what, exactly, should cities be making in the 21st century?
President Trump’s ban on immigration from several Muslim countries triggers mass demonstrations at airports nationwide.
At one charter school in Washington, D.C., grown-ups work alongside children in an unusual two-generation model.
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