The pioneering French designer and architect is the subject of a new retrospective at the Fondation Louis Vuitton in Paris.
A prototype in the San Francisco Bay is testing a vision for floating buildings built to withstand sea-level rise. And it’s distancing itself from some other utopian visions for floating cities.
The celebrated architectural theorist, who died this week, left a down-to-earth legacy: thoughtfully designed buildings and landscapes for people with cancer.
Oklahoma City’s new Scissortail Park is a serious investment in the public realm, paid for by the city’s special sales tax for capital projects, called MAPS.
Goldsmith Street, a publicly funded development of 105 homes in the U.K. city of Norwich, is a “modest masterpiece,” has won the RIBA Stirling Prize.
Chicago Architecture Biennial participants are focused less on physical buildings than on laying the foundations of an overtly political approach to design.
Meet Joseph Jacinto Mora, the king of California pictorial cartography.
Armed with a street-design tool called the knip, the Dutch capital is slashing car access in the city center, and expanding public transit hours.
While many schools outfit their libraries with 3-D printers, virtual-reality gear, and escape rooms, students would rather just have books (and good Wi-Fi).
The idiosyncratic design of a hub of Cold War physics research, the Fermi National Accelerator Lab in Illinois.
Two artists are on a mission to replace the monoculture of the turf lawn with “leafy green goodness” from seeds that lie dormant in the soil.
Two years into the Myanmar refugee crisis, life for the Rohingya trapped in Bangladesh has improved, thanks to infrastructure and design improvements.
Alejandro Aravena, who helped a city recover from an earthquake and a tsunami, says participatory design is not just inclusive but “more efficient.”
Will developers start to copy the look of urban squatter and protest communities? London’s Nomadic Community Gardens suggests they might.
Growing up in Israel, I relied on landmarks to navigate; today’s residents rely on smartphones. But what are they missing?
In some cities, a skyline full of construction equipment has become synonymous with change and displacement. But there are things cranes can’t tell you.
The sites that get the most public votes will win a total of $2 million from the National Trust for Historic Preservation and American Express.
A new book of vintage brochures, maps, and other park ephemera doubles as a whirlwind tour of American graphic design.
Cities that require builders to provide off-street parking trigger more traffic, sprawl, and housing unaffordability. But we can break the vicious cycle.
My relationship has unfolded across three cities. But now my boyfriend and I are heading into uncharted territory.
With a large share of affordable housing and restrained architecture, the six-acre project seeks to fit into—rather than shake up—New York’s Lower East Side.