The ebb and flow of nature, economic base and the passage of time are always ripe for observation. Below, take note of one walk's illustration of two towns, their edges and the spaces between.
"Architecture is much more than art. And it is by far more than just building buildings." Meet award-winning architect Diébédo Francis Kéré from Burkina Faso in this interview about his architectural philosophy.
Renzo Piano speaks in a soft voice and listens carefully to the questions posed to him. It was especially so at the inauguration of his latest building in Paris, the city where he made his name with the Pompidou Museum of Modern Art almost 40 years ago.
I was impressed on a recent visit to the Orrick law firm to see its "Beta" office. At its Silicon Valley branch, the global enterprise is testing the type of design common with its start-up clients but rare within its profession: It has put attorneys, paralegals, and staff in an open space without private rooms.
Sensing the city is a personal experience owned by each of us. From a legal perspective, it is an urban property right that transcends public and private domains. It is a form of place-decoding that deserves more illustration and attention.
Traditionally you associate innovation with perseverance -- to fight for your ideas and plow through the obstacles -- but sometimes it is when your road is blocked that you are forced to go new ways and discover new territory.
Factory. Hold that word in mind for a moment and it is likely to evoke images of a gritty industrial landscape: smokestacks and foul air, railroad freight yards, steaming mills and roaring machinery -- places no family would want in their neighborhood.
For over a decade, the holy city of Mecca has been going through rapid and radical makeover. The majority of Mecca's ancient-to-millennial architectur...
Wade Guyton is one of those names that constantly pops up in frenzied contemporary art auctions, such as the wildly successful Christie's sale this past May, "If I Live I'll See You Tuesday."
Anyone with a serious desire for an intimate look at Cuba would do well to sign up for a tour sponsored by the intrepid Finca Vigia Foundation in earl...
Seven million are under carceral supervision. What's more, this seemingly compulsive desire to confine, which was once exclusively associated with America, is now becoming a global phenomenon.
According to the New York Times' Roger Cohen, France is struggling with changing times, including how perception of classic physical space is evolving as the role of cyberspace expands.
Arguments over the style of a North Carolina architect's home - the focus of a recent media firestorm - are being heard today by a judge in Wake Count...
Besides some failed emblem of American exceptionalism shining brightly abroad, it seems reasonable to conclude that national security and its according intelligence tools were and remain the principle role for such a massive presence abroad.
The obscure menace of the interior is the fascinating and deftly implemented curatorial concept for Interiors, a group show of photographs.
Jacinta leads the landscape architecture, masterplanning, urban design, and environmental planning practice within AECOM, a Fortune 500 global plannin...