North is an expensively produced lifestyle magazine along the lines of Kinfolk or Monocle. Except it’s published by a Chicago real-estate developer.
A new book reveals how airline flight maps have evolved over the past century, from exoticizing to stylish to more basic.
To untangle the roads of Allegheny County, a 1940s traffic engineer devised an ingenious way to help people like me find their way around.
Behind the dry-as-dust name is a powerful (and controversial) tool for financing urban redevelopment. Here’s a quick guide to understanding TIF.
The renovated and expanded Museum of Modern Art looks to connect the museum to New York City while telling a fuller story about modernism.
What’s behind the enduring popularity of all these medieval-themed living-history festivals?
Ed Logue was a powerful agent of urban renewal in New Haven, Boston, and New York City. But his plan to build low-income housing in suburbia came to nought.
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.”