After years of vacancy, name changes, and collapsing ceilings, the Attucks still holds a special place in the collective memory of Norfolk’s black community.
An effort to restore one of the last remaining Negro League ballparks uncovers a hidden history of America’s pastime.
In his new book Capital City, Samuel Stein contends that real-estate interests have co-opted urban planning and made planners complicit in gentrification.
For years, photographer Bill Bamberger traveled all over the U.S. and to a dozen other countries in search of one thing: basketball hoops.
The San Pedro Creek Culture Park stands to be a transformative project for nearby neighborhoods. To fight displacement, the city is creating a risk mitigation fund.
Captured in a new book, they serve as a delightful snapshot into the city’s recent history.
Despite its olive trees and piazza, the new temple will look familiar to American eyes.
Threatened by authorities, Cuban street artists are finding resourceful ways to continue their work.
The “Vessel” at New York’s Hudson Yards—like so many of his designs—look as if the dystopian world of 1984 has been given a precious makeover.
A roundup of reads for fans of Walter Gropius, Mies van der Rohe, Marcel Breuer, and other big names of the Bauhaus art and design movement.
Walter Gropius’s lofty rhetoric about equality fell short of the essentialist differences that the art school’s founders perceived between the sexes (and imposed on women at the school).
Despite changes in architectural fashion and a debate over its future, the Brutalist Atlanta-Fulton Central Library will live on.
With super-tall glass towers, a luxury mall, and a ’grammable urban spectacle, Hudson Yards is very much a development of its time.
If Tel Aviv’s history is a story of sanctuary and self-isolation, then its buildings designed in the Bauhaus style are monuments to just that.
The design school at Chicago’s IIT is a direct descendant of the Bauhaus. Its slick new building is, in some ways, everything the Bauhaus was not.
How an architecture firm turned a Mies van der Rohe-designed Esso in a remote section of Montreal into the La Station community center.
An exhibition at the Elmhurst Art Museum shows how the Bauhaus was defined by its conflicting ideologies.
How Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, the final director of the Bauhaus school, sparked an architectural arms race in downtown Toronto among Canada’s major banks.
Many imitators of the famous art school’s output have missed the surreal, sensual, irrational, and instinctual spirit that drove its creativity.
With their traveling project, the Savvy Contemporary collective hopes to examine power relations in the context of globalization and the impact of these on design and ideas.