Senior Editor, Features
Jersey boy Eric Wills grew up in East Windsor and was an undergraduate at Princeton before making the big move to Manhattan, where he got his master’s in journalism at Columbia University. Eric has written about architecture, archaeology, and urbanism for publications such as Smithsonian and Preservation; he worked as an editor for the latter prior to joining the ARCHITECT team. One of Eric’s stories for Preservation, “Field of Forgotten Dreams,” about a Negro League baseball stadium in Paterson, N.J., was cited in Best American Essays 2010.
Organization warns that sequestration would lead to the loss of 60,000 jobs, to deferred maintenance for federal buildings, and would dampen the overall economyRead More
His passing, at 96, occurs as the fate of two of his Brutalist buildings remains uncertain.Read More
Midcentury master Eero Saarinen is known for designing Dulles International Airport, the Tulip Chair, and the Gateway Arch in St. Louis. But the curator of an exhibit at the Architecture and Design Museum finds that he also designed the workflow chart during World War II. Read More
West Virginia reported the greatest percentage increase in resident licenses.Read More
Stanley Tigerman, the unofficial dean of Chicago architecture, sat down with the Dutch architect to discuss his vision for the school.Read More
On the 100th anniversary of his death, architect Frank Furness gets a revival of recognition for designing hundreds of Philadelphia's buildings—and for influencing Louis Sullivan. The Philadelphia Museum of Art hosts an exhibition that focuses on Furness's relationship with his protégée.Read More
Austrian-born designer Josef Frank helped warm up characteristically cold Modernism with his floral patterns and eclectic designs. A revival of popularity for his patterns results in a new exhibit, 'The Enduring Designs of Josef Frank.'Read More
They are the powerful and the philanthropic, the talented and the profitable. Our fourth annual ranking of U.S. architecture firms answers the question: Who had the best year?Read More
The firms that did the best in our rankings according to net revenue per employee and change in net revenue from fiscal year 2010.Read More
How the Top 50 firms' revenue changed in 2011 compared to 2010.Read More
The firms that did the best in our rankings according to their commitment to sustainability practices and the green certifications of their projects.Read More
The firms that did the best in our rankings according to the awards they have won for their design and their commitment to pro bono work.Read More
The Top 50 firms answer questions related to their pro bono practices.Read More
We asked the Top 50 firms what types of projects they completed in 2011.Read More
Here is the system behind how ARCHITECT magazine determines the results of its annual ranking of architecture firms.Read More
The largest inner-city redevelopment project in Europe, HafenCity, will headline the AIA Europe International Conference and Chapter Meeting in October.Read More
On this Tumblr site from a Princeton University School of Architecture grad student, you'll be escorted through the coolest lost-and-found of concrete items.Read More
In the first issue of the Twin Cities’ new magazine, 'Thirty Two,' an award-winning travel writer named Frank Bures has written a rather long takedown of Richard Florida’s Creative Class theory of urban revitalization.
Amid all the recent lamentations about the war on midcentury architecture, there comes an enlightened statement in the form of a new monograph on Kahn's Yale Center for British Art.Read More
‘The New York Times’ culture writer Kathryn Shattuck declares Peavey Plaza in downtown Minneapolis is “another battleground” in the standoffs between preservation-minded advocates and developers looking to start anew. Read More
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