Moscow’s Constructivist architecture under threat by government demolition plan

A proposal to raze Soviet era housing and relocate 1.6 million residents has caused so much concern that thousands turned out to protest this weekend

Lord Rogers and leading UK architects call for clarity on EU...

Architects say Brexit will damage the industry if practices across Britain cannot continue to employ EU staff

Harvard’s first online architecture course: Does it make the grade?

The free course, which launched in February on edX, is called “The Architectural Imagination.”

Are American Cities in Crisis?

These are uneasy times for the American city, and especially New York. Officially despised, targeted for punitive cuts in federal funding, gentrified into a rictus of bland affluence ...

The Show That Fuses Architectural Critique With Real-Estate Porn

Smarter than HGTV and livelier than PBS, the British program ‘Grand Designs’ celebrates architectural problem-solving.

Commercial Architecture Trends for 2017

Auto insurance is just another bill to pay, and if you don’t have much spare cash, you might be tempted to skip paying for a new insurance policy.

Saving China’s abandoned Tulou homes

Tulou buildings are some of the China's most stunning historic structures and Lin Lusheng, who grew up in a tulou, is on a mission to shine new light on the intriguing design

High Performing Green Buildings are Changing the Urban Landscape

Green Buildings are taking over the urban landscape. Newer construction methods and design features drastically improve a structure’s performance while also reducing waste

A 23-Foot-Tall Air Purifier Gets a Tryout in Smoggy Beijing

The Smog Free Tower, an outdoor air cleaner, was tested in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. The challenge will be bigger when it is moved in September ...

Endless cities: will China’s new urbanisation just mean more sprawl?

The announcement that new megacity Xiongan will be built near Beijing is the latest attempt to take pressure off China’s biggest metropolises. Can it work?

The First House Antoni Gaudí ever designed is Now an Incredible...

What was once a private home in Barcelona, built for the broker Manel Vicens from 1883 to 1885, will be transformed into a museum dedicated to Gaudí this fall

Mississauga waterfront proposal needs a rethink

Though there’s much to admire, the designers have overlooked the most fundamental element of successful cities — the street, writes Christopher Hume

Màquina Total: Crema El Bosc

Retro ramblings around French brutalist buildings for the Barcelona natives latest

Cinema Alesia / Manuelle Gautrand Architecture

In 2011, the Gaumont-Pathé group decided to renovate the existing building in order to upgrade the cinemas and to improve user comfort

Inside N.Y.C.’s Plan To Fight Climate Change Through Architecture

The city wants architects to start designing for bigger, badder weather.

Diplomatic design: New US embassies make an architectural statement

Later this year, the new US Embassy in London will open, a giant glass cube on a formerly industrial site south of the River Thames

East Hampton Mid Century Reboot / LABhaus

The woods of East Hampton were the site of active architectural exploration throughout the post-war era

Battle for Belgrade: why activists are pushing back against Serbia’s loss...

Since the fall of Yugoslavia, many formerly state-funded cultural institutions have fallen foul of privatisation, but some activists in Serbia are pushing back against the loss of public space

St Joseph Residential Development / KUD

The St. Joseph project is a luxury residential development situated in Abbottsford, Victoria.

Chester Storyhouse: how a repurposed art deco cinema could revitalise the...

Cinema, theatre, library… what was once the Chester Odeon has been turned into an exciting new communal space