How urban design is making our cities more verdant, walkable, and sociable.
Do Americans want their cities big or small? Compact or spread out? Old or new?
Bing Thom’s audacious expansion of Washington, D.C.’s Arena Stage.
Richard Rogers’ dazzling addition to the Acacia Life Building, reviewed.
Rediscovering the parking lot, the big-box store, the farmers market, the gas station.
Singapore hires Michael Graves to build a casino.
How Andrea Palladio influenced the design of the White House, the New York Stock Exchange, and other American landmarks.
What Frank Lloyd Wright’s Guggenheim Museum looks like without any art on the walls.
Adolfo Carrión Jr.’s Office of Urban Affairs should beware of the temptation of centralized city planning.
Walter Gropius, Mies van der Rohe, and why we’re still fascinated by the Bauhaus.
The East Building, the John Hancock Tower, Fallingwater, and other ambitious architectural failures.
What Dubai’s Burj Kahlifa—the tallest building in the world—owes to Frank Lloyd Wright.
The enduring influence of architect Christopher Alexander, author of A Pattern Language.
Augustus Saint-Gaudens, America’s greatest public sculptor.
The Barnes Collection is moving. Does its new Philadelphia home measure up?
Why it’s a good thing Frank Gehry isn’t going to design Brooklyn’s Atlantic Yards development.
Forest Hills Gardens: A walkable, transit-oriented, architecturally rich planned community, built 100 years ago.
The history and future of airport design.
Visiting Philip Johnson’s Glass House.
Are high ceilings a sign of wretched architectural excess or just good taste?