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.
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
Mark Lamster defends the concrete and dynamic styles of the 1960s following news that several signature buildings from that time period will soon fall prey to the wrecking ball. Read More
Some of the AIA's other awards: Young Architects Award, Associates Award, Whitney M. Young Jr. Award, Collaborative Achievement Award, and Thomas Jefferson Awards for Public Architecture.Read More
Ettore Sotsass is getting two retrospectives in Berlin. Through June 23; through June 9.Read More
Artist Maya Lin makes recreates rivers, seas, and mountain topography out of silver, plywood, and other materials. Through May 13.Read More
Is it possible to appreciate Tod Williams and Billie Tsien’s new Barnes museum in Philadelphia on its own merits?Read More
How this firm has secured new clients with its blog.Read More
How a blog helped personalize this multinational firm.Read More
Some architects have embraced social media and telecommunications, but others struggle to discern the actual benefits.Read More
Smartphones and ever-growing workloads have broken down the walls between home and office.Read More
With the rate of natural disasters seemingly on the rise, the architecture profession is playing a pivotal role in prevention and relief work.Read More
How prepared are various global hot spots for impending natural disasters?Read More
Can Shigeru Ban's paper architecture change the world?Read More
Once reviled, Henry Cobb’s Hancock tower wins AIA’s Twenty-Five Year Award.Read More
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