Detroit's Beautiful Ruins
Back to the Drawing Board
Goodbye, 2 Columbus CircleA refurbished New York landmark fails to preserve the spirit of the original.
Bringing Brutal BackCan restoring Paul Rudolph's signature building rescue the architect's reputation as well?
Renzo Piano's California Adventure Part II
Renzo Piano's California AdventurePart I: Los Angeles.
Obama's ColumnsWhat they really symbolized.
Instant HouseWould you buy a home that was made in a factory?
Thom Mayne's U.S. Federal Building
Forgotten EeroRediscovering Saarinen, the man behind the Gateway Arch, Dulles, and some really comfy chairs.
Mirror ImagesWhy is symmetry so satisfying?
The Architecture of Edward HopperExploring the painter's buildings, from his famous diner to his cottage on Cape Cod.
Borrowed TimeHow do you build a public library in the age of Google?
Back to the Drawing Board Louis Kahn and the lost art of sketching.
That Dogma Won't HuntWhy are architects so obsessed with schools and rules?
Can Cities Save the Planet?Scientists are skeptical. Planners are hopeful. The Dutch are pragmatic.
For Sale: 200,000-Square-Foot BoxWhat happens to the store when Wal-Mart leaves town?
Renzo Piano's California AdventurePart II: San Francisco.
Renzo Piano's California Adventure Part I
The Pentagon MemorialIt tells us more than we need to know—and, at the same time, not enough.
Thom Mayne's U.S. Federal BuildingCan the iconoclastic architect design a structure that's cheap, green, and secure?
Buckminster Fuller Inventor, tireless proselytizer, inspirational cult figure, something of a flimflammer.
If You Build ItTwo visions of the ideal city rise in the Persian Gulf.
Architecture Is a Team SportSo why do they award the Pritzker Prize to just one person?
The Architecture of Edward Hopper