Anne Quito

Anne Quito is a reporter at Quartz.

The First Chilean Architect to Win the Pritzker Prize

Alejandro Aravena is known for building designs that consider social and environmental impact.

The Knight Cities Challenge Returns

The Knight Foundation is inviting literally anyone to come up with the best project ideas for enhancing civic life.

Tokyo Has Scrapped Its 2020 Olympics Logo Amid Allegations of Plagiarism

A Belgian designer claims the logo copied his work.

Breathtaking Views of Restored Monuments Damaged By the D.C. Earthquake

Photographer Colin Winterbottom also captured the hard work of the crews responsible for building and maintaining the city's monuments.

Two Designers of Las Vegas's Iconic Neon Signs Died on the Same Day

Remembering neon pioneers Betty Willis and Brian "Buzz" Leming.

Make Cherry Blossom Trees Magically Appear in Your Neighborhood

Gritty urban streetscapes transform into dreamy vistas with this map hack.

The Resurrection of One of Chicago's Most Endangered Landmarks

A young businessman may be the perfect savior for this ornate performance hall.

Glass Architecture Is Killing Millions of Migratory Birds

Architects, however, are becoming more attuned to the issue.

Bali's Bamboo Architecture Is Sustainable—and Spectacular

With recent breakthroughs in insecticide treatment, the material now appears to be a viable alternative to timber.

China Has Built a Giant Apartment With a 3D Printer

The five-story building was made with recycled construction waste and a 150-meter long printer.