The uproar over Zaha Hadid's Qatar World Cup Stadium will dissipate once it has been built, but as a "feminine structure," it must prove its success.
The associations of buildings as masculine or feminine impose problematic cultural implications, defying political correctness and common sense.
Defensive structures reminiscent of mid-century war technology offer new landscape perspectives.
The Dutch firm RAAAF builds Secret Operation 610, commemorating the Cold War and for use in technological research.
Barbieri's new book explores the loss of substance and scale in architectural photography.
The Italian photographer shoots buildings from new perspectives, making whole cities look like minuscule toy landscapes.
Architects are not worse than they used to be, but it now takes exceptional circumstances to produce buildings that improve upon their replacements.
When it comes to office buildings, Aaron Betsky argues that reusing architecture is an environmental and social necessity.
Current New York exhibits examine the meaning in what we make.
Collections at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Guggenheim Museum, and Gagosian Gallery explore concepts of time and space.
A shading system, proposed by New York-based firms REX and FRONT, would track the sun and unfold panels to block the influx of light reflecting off the Nasher Sculpture Center onto the Museum Tower.
Sculptural sun screens might mitigate the reflections off the Museum Tower at the Nasher Sculpture Center in Dallas, but is the idea feasible?