SmartPlanet stories related to the practice of planning, designing and constructing buildings and other physical structures.
The energy exerted by runners at the Paris Marathon won't be wasted. Here's how.
7 | April 5, 2013 9:17am |
Watch the videos of world-renowned architectural firms' proposals for the Kimball Art Center in Park City, Utah's renovation and expansion project.
January 18, 2012 4:00pm |
A new study has architecture students worrying about their career choice. But their starting salaries, and prospects for graduate degree holders, may be more promising than expected.
1 | January 7, 2012 9:28am |
This week, Virgin Atlantic opened its newest Clubhouse lounge in JFK International Airport.
March 8, 2012 2:00pm |
The inventor of IBM's Smarter Cities architecture discusses Big Blue's new urban platform to make cities safer and less wasteful through the power of information at Meeting of the Minds 2012.
October 10, 2012 11:46am |
Modern glass and steel buildings are "energy guzzling glass boxes," according to the Prince of Wales. Does he have a point?
1 | February 4, 2012 12:36pm |
Have you ever dreamed of a transportation device that combines biking, running, and flying? Probably not. But you should check out this bike concept anyway.
37 | September 3, 2012 7:13pm |
SFMOMA curators offer a glimpse at the next phase of art museum's expansion project as the current building prepares to (temporarily) close for construction.
April 3, 2013 10:58am |
Canadian Architect magazine has awarded the Remai Art Gallery of Saskatchewan in Saskatoon one of its eight 2011 Awards of Excellence.
3 | December 18, 2011 11:00pm |
SmartPlanet columnist C.C. Sullivan assesses the trend toward high-tech, high-touch healthcare architecture. It's a growing market that's getting greener, say top firms, with some of the biggest...
1 | November 10, 2011 4:21am |
Sure, food trucks and pop-up stores are fun cultural fads. But they also symbolize a powerful, era-defining design trend: the value of impermanence in the 2010s.
December 21, 2011 11:49am |
A new windmill design has no moving parts. Here's how it works.
30 | April 2, 2013 1:28pm |
Thanks to a new, innovative roof, Germany's Speedskating Stadium Inzell has earned the title of best sports building in the 2011 World Architecture Awards.
November 8, 2011 6:34pm |
France's most iconic university is planning a new research center in the heart of Paris. Take a look at the first prize plans from Danish design firm BIG and Parisian firm OFF Architecture.
1 | November 18, 2011 8:45pm |
According to Guardian architecture critic Jonathan Meades they might.
2 | September 23, 2012 4:39pm |
The year's Play category winner of the Annual Design Review Awards is a welcome calm after the starchitecture design storm of 2011.
December 21, 2011 4:17am |
A provocative essay in "Vanity Fair" argues that for the first time in a century, U.S. design hasn't refreshed within a 20-year cycle. Should designers be worried they're losing an innovative edge?
December 11, 2011 8:19pm |
Better data -- on students, learning disabilities, school district resources and more -- is helping architects create better schools, says SmartPlanet's Chris Sullivan.
1 | October 25, 2012 4:15am |
Architecture's postmodern heroes have left the building.
August 15, 2012 9:36pm |
The University of Maryland's WaterShed won the Architecture Contest of the 2011 US Department of Energy Solar Decathlon.
1 | September 29, 2011 12:50pm |