History

 

History

  • A History of Tension

    Frei Otto's Olympic Stadium for the 1972 Summer Games in Munich, Germany, intimated a future filled with organic and mind-bending forms. Have tensile fabric structures lived up to their promise?

     
  • Unbuilt Washington

    The Architect of the Capitol surveys the city of Washington that almost was, in an exhibit at the National Building Museum.

     
  • Contemporary Mosque: Placing Worship

    Drawing from African, Turkish, and Spanish influences, architects are pushing mosque design toward the contemporary.

     
  • Building Blocks

    An excerpt from Blaine Brownell’s new book, Material Strategies: Innovative Applications in Architecture, examines mineral use.

     
  • Book: 'Alcatraz: History and Design of a Landmark'

    Alcatraz has a history of intrigue, but it also has a history of architectural styles, as documented in a new book by San Francisco architect Donald McDonald.

     
  • Embracing History

    In a home embedded in the landscape, the Natural History Museum of Utah expands its offerings while minimizing its environmental footprint.

     
  • The Burden of History

    Is it possible to appreciate Tod Williams and Billie Tsien’s new Barnes museum in Philadelphia on its own merits?

     
  • Deep Dive

    Tracing the legacy of architect Robert R. Taylor.

     
  • Back to the Future

    Koolhaas and Obrist's history of how postwar Japanese Metabolists looked to the future of architecture.

     
  • Roman Candle

    The works of William MacDonald reveal as much about contemporary architecture as they do about ancient Rome.

     
 
 
 

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