Other stories by Lindsey M. Roberts

  • Book: 'Furniture Studio'

    A survey of the University of Washington's furniture studio by Jeffrey Ochsner reveals the linkage between materials and making that defines the field of architecture.

  • Exhibit: ‘Urban Fabric: Building New York’s Garment District’

    Architects in the '20s designed the largest concentration of skyscrapers in the world, to house most of the U.S. clothing-manufacturing business. An exhibit at New York's Skyscraper Museum explores the transformation from then to today's high-end fashion headquarters.

  • Pittsburgh Becomes Third 2030 Eco-District in U.S.

    The former industrial-focused Pittsburgh has now committed 61 properties and over 23 million square feet to become carbon-neutral by 2030, as the third eco-district in the country.

  • Exhibit: 'Now Boarding'

    In the post-9/11 era, there is great potential for airports to be soul-sucking, stressful places. Working hard to make the utilitarian pleasant is Denver's Fentress Architects, which has six of its airports now on exhibit at the Denver Art Museum.

  • Pipeline Project Introduces Louisiana Students to Architecture

    The Louisiana Chapter of the National Organization of Minority Architects and the Tulane School of Architecture partner up to create a new design camp: Project Pipeline Architecture and Design Camp.

  • Royal Institute of British Architects Promotes Olympic Contributors

    Following an angry editorial and a t-shirt protest, RIBA’s Angela Brady continues to contest the ban against allowing firms to market their Olympic Games contributions with a "name-drop” of contributors.

  • New Robot 3D Prints Sand Structures

    Students from Spain print sand castles, and other architectural formations, including load-bearing sand walls and bottom-bearing sand stools.

  • Take Architectural Photographs Like the Greats

    Capture pictures of architecture, not food, on your vacation this summer, with tips from professional photographer Tim Fraser. Your scrapbook will thank you for it. And so will your portfolio, if you bring your newfound expertise home.

  • Give Architects Olympic Credit, Says RIBA President

    “Drop the ban and share the success,” says RIBA President Angela Brady, as support grows for relaxing the prohibition on firms and suppliers promoting their contributions for the 2012 London Olympics.

  • Beverly Willis Architecture Foundation Director Steps Down

    Wanda Bubriski, the head of the for-women, nonprofit Beverly Willis Foundation, will become founding director after eight years as executive director.