SmartPlanet stories related to the practice of planning, designing and constructing buildings and other physical structures.
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 |
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 |
For SmartPlanet's The Take, columnist C.C. Sullivan finds new books (and exhibitions) that will shape the big architecture debates in 2013. Read these new books, if you read any.
4 | January 2, 2013 4:07am |
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 |
At the Clinton Global Initiative's Annual Meeting, leaders in the architecture field discussed how innovation in the built environment can help empower women and girls worldwide.
6 | September 24, 2012 3:00pm |
On a new website and an exhibition at Design Miami, a chic dog accessory project founded by MUJI's creative director plays with the boundaries of intellectual property.
1 | November 28, 2012 8:12pm |
Princeton University scientists have successfully combined organic tissue with electronics, potentially extending the boundaries of human hearing beyond natural limits.
2 | May 14, 2013 6:55pm |
The multiple award winning and boundary breaking architect wins the 2012 Jane Drew Prize.
1 | April 12, 2012 4:42pm |
Women in Architecture infographic asks why the number of women in architecture has fallen.
March 20, 2012 12:44pm |
Should architecture and urban design have a role in improving overall health and well-being? An exhibit at the Canadian Centre for Architecture says yes.
1 | March 7, 2012 2:34pm |
Known for a resilient library that survived the 2011 earthquake in Japan, architect Toyo Ito is awarded one of design's highest honors.
March 18, 2013 8:09pm |
Can the secrets behind Disneyland's facades act as oracle? Where do we draw the line between Disney-fied experience and authentic, noncommercial social interactions?
9 | October 12, 2012 3:30am |
A new and ambitious exhibition at MoMA taps architects to come up with solutions to America's recent real estate bust. We review the show and ask the curator what trends are emerging from it.
3 | March 7, 2012 9:38am |
According to a survey by McGraw-Hill Construction, yes and soon.
5 | October 4, 2012 6:35pm |
Business execs hoping to connect and network with their counterparts might consider investing in a road bike and pair of cycling shoes.
3 | May 9, 2013 10:18am |
Don't go out at night?
2 | May 9, 2013 3:54am |
At Art Basel Miami Beach and Design Miami, galleries, collectors, and the host city all benefitted from the intersection of high art and high design. And high sales figures.
December 11, 2012 10:05pm |
A prototype of interactive electronic fabrics would generate power from the human body to alter the look of clothes.
April 18, 2013 4:00am |
Optimism, playfulness, a high regard for relaxed storytelling, and a respect for clients' constraints all motivate one of today's most ambitious and respected design stars.
1 | September 10, 2012 9:00pm |
Creating an "invisibility" cloak could one day be cheap enough to do at home.
1 | May 8, 2013 1:57am |