architecture

American architects find creative freedom in Shanghai

Feb 20, 2015
Some view China as an opportunity to be bold.
Posted In: Shanghai, architecture, China

Building a school with a future

Aug 14, 2014
How to design a school that will still be functional in 30 years.
Posted In: edtech, future, architects, architecture, school design

Britain's Crystal Palace could rise again

Oct 11, 2013
A Chinese property developer has unveiled plans to recreate the Crystal Palace, a cast iron and glass building that burned down in the 1930s, in south London.
Posted In: Britain, London, architecture

Parisian skyscrapers raise sky-high concerns

Jul 9, 2013
Lifted ban on high rise office towers in Paris has created a building boom and controversy in the city of light.
Posted In: architecture, skyscraper, paris

Redefining the archi-TECH-ture of Silicon Valley

Apr 23, 2013
It's momument-building time in the land of tech. Apple and Google both have expansive new headquarters on the drawing board.
Posted In: apple, Facebook, architecture, Silicon Valley

The Shard, Europe's tallest skyscraper, opens today

Jul 5, 2012
Europe's tallest skyscraper is opening today on the south bank of the Thames River. It's called the Shard -- as in a shard of glass -- and it's more than a thousand feet tall. But the real challenge wasn't just building it; they also need to find a way to fill it up.
Posted In: London, architecture, The Shard

Changing the Washington, D.C. skyline

Apr 12, 2012
Leaders in Washington D.C. are talking about changing the current height regulations on buildings in the city.
Posted In: Washington D.C., architecture

Americans choose renting

Jan 5, 2012
Despite record-low mortgage rates, Americans are yet to wade back into home-ownership.
Posted In: rental, apartments, interest rates, architecture, unemployment

Financial Architecture

Oct 27, 2010
Imagine if someone got it into their head to build their own white house
across from the White House near 16th and Pennsylvania in Washington. ...
Posted In: architecture, david brancaccio, economy 4.0, picture this, treasury

Greenwashing is a gateway drug

Apr 5, 2008
In Amy Westervelt's recent Sustainable Industries interview with L. Hunter Lovins, Lovins makes the case that greenwashing is good. "Hypocrisy is...
Posted In: architecture, building, GE, Lovins, marketing