devastation at rockaway beach in new york following hurricane sandy, which hit the east coast in october 2012.

‘Designing Recovery’ Competition Launched in Three Cities

An ideas competition launched at the Clinton Global Initiative calls for better design to reduce damage caused by natural disasters. Those...





  • USGBC Names Class of 2014 LEED Fellows

    This year's 48-person group includes Robin Guenther, FAIA, of Perkins+Will, as well as representatives from Atelier Ten, HKS, and Westlake...

  • Top Five Events to Attend in Archtober

    Don't miss these exhibitions, panels, films, and competitions at New York's month-long architecture and design festival.

  • Three Ways Neuroscience Can Inform and Improve Architecture

    Designers and researchers discussed brains and buildings at the 2014 meeting of the Academy of Neuroscience for Architecture.

lara almarcegui at the spanish pavilion

Construction Materials as Art at Venice Biennale

Two highlights from the Venice Biennale: the U.S. Pavilion and the Spanish Pavilion, where artists link construction with beauty.

the houses silhouette echoes the forms of the surrounding landscape.

Wyoming Vacation Home Mirrors Its Rocky Mountain Site

A Wyoming vacation home mirrors the stark beauty of its setting.

With the Rocky Mountains as a staggering backdrop, a contemporary Wyoming vacation home manages to mirror the beauty of its vast and gorgeous surroundings.


Custom Sinks by Pyrolave

These sinks from Pyrolave are made with lava stone extracted from volcanic craters in...


AnTeak Tiles by Walker Zanger

AnTeak tiles and mosaics are made with FSC-certified, antique reclaimed teak wood.


DCS Built-In Patio Heater

The DCS built-in patio heater extends the outdoor entertaining season with 56,000 BTUs...


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New Books for Summertime Reading

A roundup of the latest architectural releases for your reading pleasure.

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