SmartPlanet stories related to the practice of planning, designing and constructing buildings and other physical structures.
The Boston-based architect will use his new reality television show to showcase some of North America's most provocative public architecture.
2 | April 4, 2013 3:00am |
A new generation of architecture students is marshalling their brains and muscle behind projects that make a real-world difference for the disadvantaged, disabled or displaced.
1 | May 8, 2013 3:00am |
BUENOS AIRES -- Known as the "Paris of South America" for its Belle Epoque architecture, Argentina's capital is also home to prime examples of Brutalist buildings designed by Clorindo Testa.
7 | May 3, 2013 3:00am |
The winners of this year's two most influential architecture prizes have built careers predicated on rejecting modernism, but only one can truly claim that title.
5 | March 27, 2013 3:00am |
Architects are struggling with design responses for gun issues, everything from walled cities and fortified materials to better interior visibility and memorials at the sites of tragedies.
58 | April 10, 2013 3:00am |
There are few black architects in the pipeline, and fewer still with a high national profile. C.C. Sullivan looks at the latest news, which suggests a growing role for African-American designers.
35 | April 24, 2013 1:45am |
Known as the "Paris of South America" for its Belle Époque architecture, Argentina's capital Buenos Aires is also home to prime examples of Brutalist buildings designed by Clorindo Testa.
May 2, 2013 1:06pm
Women architects face many challenges. Even when they are top collaborators at recognized firms, they can be overlooked by prize committees. Can we blame the myth of the singular "genius"?
1 | May 15, 2012 8:31pm |
Modular solutions can speed the construction process, but only when they contribute positively to the overall precision and elegance of an architectural design.
1 | February 27, 2013 3:00am |
Robert Ivy, CEO of the American Institute of Architects, says architects are focusing more on public health and resilience -- and interdisciplinary collaboration.
November 8, 2012 8:34am |
A French architecture firm has designed an aquatic farm in the Indian Ocean to help absorb excess carbon dioxide.
12 | April 4, 2013 1:36pm |
Architects have mastered the art of defensive building, says SmartPlanet columnist C.C. Sullivan. But can an emerging architecture restore our sense of humanity as well?
2 | January 16, 2013 4:14am |
A tiny mobile theater with chimneys made from coal scuttles played host to audiences of up to six during Clerkenwell Design Week in London last week.
June 2, 2012 1:37pm |
From Minecraft to BIM, SmartPlanet's columnist C.C. Sullivan shows how virtual architecture and real architecture are getting closer together, helping us tell stories and teach the next generation.
1 | September 6, 2012 4:38am |
PARIS -- Local artist discusses new installation in heart of Paris that brings art and architecture together on an unlikely canvas.
November 23, 2012 3:00am |
Museum architecture usually tends to be as conventional as the boards behind then, but at their best they allow for a global presentation of new and important talent.
1 | March 13, 2013 2:04am |
Now architects -- along with business executives and doctors -- are using video games as training tools.
December 20, 2012 8:38pm |
Dubai's economy suffered during the late 2000s, yet the emirate has seen it bouncing back recently. Luxe buildings and over-the-top properties are still part of its strategy.
5 | January 9, 2013 7:43pm |
Hip-hop architecture is a growing and global movement, in spite of a reputed "first" in Australia, says SmartPlanet's resident architecture columnist, C.C. Sullivan.
4 | August 23, 2012 3:19am |
MADRID -- Contemporary artists and architects design high-end pieces of jewelry, sold only online -- a first in the luxury sector.
January 7, 2013 1:28am |