The Cities We Want Part I: Do we want urban spaces that are big or small? Spread out or compact? New or old?
A Renaissance in WashingtonPart 1: Richard Rogers' dazzling addition to the capital's venerable Acacia Life Building.
How the Brits Stole High-TechAmerican architects invented the style, but Brits like Norman Foster made it sing.
Falling for FallingwaterOn its 75th birthday, Frank Lloyd Wright's iconic home gets a book worthy of its magical achievement.
The Death of the McMansionWhen the housing market returns, we'll want smaller homes built closer together.
How To Save Dying CitiesThey don't need light rail, downtown stadiums, or flashy new museums. They need smart people.
A Discourse on Emerging Tectonic Visualization and the Effects of Materiality on PraxisOr an essay on the ridiculous way architects talk.
The Cities We WantPart II: How urban design is making our cities more verdant, walkable, and sociable.
A Renaissance in Washington, D.C.Part 2: How do you breathe new life into the U.S. capital's architecture? Hire a Canadian.
Ordinary PlacesRediscovering the parking lot, the big-box store, the farmers market, the gas station.
The Godfather How a 16th-century Italian influenced the design of the White House, the New York Stock Exchange, and other American landmarks.
Don't Plan On ItCentralized city planning is not the answer to the problems facing America's cities.