Legal Issues

Jean Nouvel Loses Court Case for Philharmonie de Paris Alterations
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Jean Nouvel Loses Court Case for Philharmonie de Paris...

The French architect lost his legal battle to have his name and image removed from... Read more

Best Practices: Protect Your Designs
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Best Practices: Protect Your Designs

Three legal experts dish advice on how architects can avoid copyright infringement... Read more

Christo Overcomes Another Legal Hurdle in Federal Court Case
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Christo Overcomes Another Legal Hurdle in Federal Court Case

The two-week installation, "Over the River," was upheld for a second time against... Read more

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Zaha Hadid Reaches Settlement in Lawsuit Against The New York Review of Books, Martin Filler Zaha Hadid Reaches Settlement in Lawsuit Against The New York Review of Books, Martin Filler

The London-based architect accepted apologies regarding an article published about her that she claims included false statements, and will be donating settlement money to a labor rights charity. Read more

Morning News Roundup: Jan. 14, 2015
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Morning News Roundup: Jan. 14, 2015

Rem Koolhaas is working with a Russian art collector to build a Moscow museum, HOK... Read more

Christo's Proposed Installation Over the Arkansas River Gets a Key Win in Court
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Christo's Proposed Installation Over the Arkansas River Gets a...

Over the River, an installation by artists Christo and the late Jeanne-Claude,... Read more

Best Architecture Feuds of 2014
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Best Architecture Feuds of 2014

This year offered several feuds for the ages. A retrospective look at some of the... Read more

Morning News Roundup: Dec. 16, 2014
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Morning News Roundup: Dec. 16, 2014

Israeli-born architect Eli Attia alleges that google stole his ideas for building... Read more

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Performance-Based Contracts Put Money Behind the Promise of Green Design Performance-Based Contracts Put Money Behind the Promise of Green Design

To ensure energy-efficient buildings live up to their namesake, building owners and the government may begin expressing their expectations in legal documents. Read more

Modern Home in Raleigh Overcomes Historic Preservation Challenge
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Modern Home in Raleigh Overcomes Historic Preservation Challenge

Judge to rule in favor of Raleigh architect's modern home caught in controversial... Read more

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