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    The National Mall may need fixing, but why is that an excuse to prohibit the Solar Decathlon from being held there?

  • Downtown Turnaround

    Communities across the country are contending with devalued real estate, and architects need to step up and help rethink these cities.

  • Ellicott City & Columbia, Md.

    Although they represent different eras in Maryland's growth, Ellicott City and Columbia drive Howard County's economic and real estate development.

  • Facing up to the Numbers

    For too long, architecture schools shied away from teaching business basics. That’s changing—fast.

  • The Rise and Fall (and Rebirth) of CSD

    How the recession undid CSD Architects, one of Baltimore's oldest design firms, and how the practice made a partial comeback.

  • The Evolving Debate Over Smart Growth

    Jeff Speck, co-author of the recently published "Smart Growth Manual," dissects New Urbanism's critics.

  • Designs on Local Government

    A recent architecture graduate goes to work for his county councilman and finds that a design education can solve problems, and mend fences.

  • New Life, Old Fabric

    When the 1975 P/A Awards jurors honored the Faneuil Hall Marketplace proposal, they couldn’t have realized how successful the project would be.

  • The Gateway, Maryland Institute College of Art

    A mixed-use facility by RTKL Associates provides housing for MICA students and a focal point for the Baltimore art school.

  • U.S. Green Building Council Corporate Headquarters

    To meet the demand for LEED training and certification, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has been growing its staff at a bewildering rate. As a result, the organization was crowding itself out of its old headquarters in Washington, D.C., and in 2005 USGBC leadership began to consider the...