History

The National Mall Finally Gets Its Crown
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The National Mall Finally Gets Its Crown

As the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History & Culture opens... Read more

When Bulldozers Roamed the Earth
Is It Me, or Is PoMo Making a Comeback?
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Is It Me, or Is PoMo Making a Comeback?

Say hello to pastels and neon, Platonic forms, and winks at architectural history.... Read more

The Bungalow: Small House, Big Porch
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The Bungalow: Small House, Big Porch

From Arts and Crafts to Colonial Revival, exploring the housing style's rise to... Read more

An Ode to the Architecture of the Wildwoods
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An Ode to the Architecture of the Wildwoods

One photographer’s effort to document the midcentury hotels that have long lined... Read more

Emerging Architectural Historians Win Awards
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Emerging Architectural Historians Win Awards

The Society of Architectural Historians grants support authors of forthcoming... Read more

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The Last Howard Johnson’s Standing
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The Last Howard Johnson’s Standing

The chain used consistent design elements to market reliable food service to... Read more

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"Hippie Modernism" at Cranbrook
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"Hippie Modernism" at Cranbrook

The exhibition attempts to resurrect a lost era that resonates with the current... Read more

The ‘Chicago Picasso’ Turns 49 Today
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The ‘Chicago Picasso’ Turns 49 Today

The former Mayor Richard J. Daley would present the sculpture with a birthday cake... Read more

Washington’s Mount Vernon Estate and Architectural Authenticity
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Washington’s Mount Vernon Estate and Architectural Authenticity

Wood siding that has been beveled and sand-cast to emulate stone at the American... Read more

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Fondaco dei Tedeschi Fondaco dei Tedeschi

Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA)

Feltrinelli Porta Volta Feltrinelli Porta Volta

Herzog & de Meuron

Laidley Street Residence Laidley Street Residence

Designed by Michael Hennessey Architecture in San Francisco, this compact, Custom...

Westlight Westlight

TEN Arquitectos

Engel & Völkers Headquarters and STRANDHAUS Engel & Völkers Headquarters and STRANDHAUS

Richard Meier & Partners Architects

Vessel Vessel

Heatherwick Studio

Soundport Headquarters Soundport Headquarters

Foster + Partners

G.R.O.W G.R.O.W

Alex Loh

Breiavatnet Lanterna Breiavatnet Lanterna

Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects, SJ Arkitekter

Blumenhaus Blumenhaus

Wiel Arets Architects

Kin[a]esthetics Kin[a]esthetics

Jonathan Izen

The Academy The Academy

James Skimin

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