World Trade Center Concourse

The first piece of a $4 billion transit hub. the World Trade Center Concourse, opened last Thursday. The underground passageway that has been closed since 9/11, and connects the WTC transit hub to the Winter… Read More

Green8 by Agnieszka Preibisz and Peter Sandhaus

A new design for a conceptual skyscraper in Berlin has been unveiled. The design features a twisted figure-eight structure curving around an elevated network of gardens and greenhouses, slotted into the two openings created by… Read More

Gippsland Water Factory

Housing the offices and laboratory functions for a major water recycling plant, the Gippsland Water Factory’s Vortex Centre is designed to be sustainable. The structure is built over an artificial lake that cools the building… Read More

Solarwalk, George Washington University

Using PV floor panels manufactured by a Onyx Solar, a Spanish tech company, students at George Washington University have created a 100-square-foot walk-able solar-panel pathway. Each panel of the Solar Walk has a non-slip surface… Read More

Mycelium Chair by Eric Klarenbeek

A collaboration between Eric Klarenbeek and scientists at the University of Aachan has developed a chair printed with a living organism, a fungus that grows inside the structure to give it strength. Klarenbeek believes that… Read More

Sustainable Mini-City, Incheon International Airport

Set to open by 2018 in Incheon International Airport, South Korea’s largest and busiest airport, the 7.4 million square-foot Terminal 2 will include running waterfalls, acres of gardens, a shopping district, optimized natural ventilation, and… Read More

AIA Tour d'Architecture Sacramento

The Sacramento Press has an article with lots of photos from a fun AIA event held this week, a 10-stop bicycle tour of Sacramento’s urban core. The tour included stops at the historic R street… Read More

Here’s a fun video from the YouTube Reserve Channel looking at some of the best examples of architecture across the US, from the US Air Force Academy chapel to Frank Lloyd Wright’s falling water. It’s… Read More

Coloured lithograph by Augustus Butler showing Jospeh Paxton's Crystal Palace in 1851.

Ni Zhaoxing, a Chinese billionaire and chairmen of a property development firm, has proposed plans to construct a replica of the Crystal Palace in south London, on the same site where the original burned down… Read More

Oakton CC Science & Health Center

Waukegan-based Legat Architects has designed a dramatic new science center for Oakton Community College in Illinois. But its striking appearance is not all that distinguishes this new structure. It is being built on a riverside flood… Read More

Park View School

Glasgow-based Stallan-Brand architects have designed a rather cheery and modern elementary school building in Halfway, UK. The Park View Primary School building is small, with only 7 classrooms, all of which open into a central space… Read More

Ed Mazria

Award-winning 72-year-old architect Ed Mazria first shook up the world of architecture in 2003 by releasing research showing that U.S. building sector was responsible for producing over half of all greenhouse gas emissions in the country.… Read More

Chicago Skyline, Night

The New York Times put out a really nice interactive piece today titled “A Short History of the Highrise”. Using photos from the Times’ rich archives, the feature traces the history of highrise structures all… Read More

International Architectural Education Summit 2013

Archinect has an interesting article on highlights from this year’s International Architectural Education Summit. The piece centers around 7 main themes expressed by speakers at the conference, all relating to needed changes in architectural education in… Read More

Jean-Claude Carriere Theatre

The bold and unique exterior of the Jean-Claude Carriere Theatre is a sight to behold. Designed by the A+ Architecture firm, the theater is bright and colorful, standing in contrast to the lush pine forest… Read More