Architecture

America’s Favourite Cities for Architecture

In 1947, writer John Gunther named Knoxville, Tennessee, the “ugliest city” he visited during his 13-month-long transcontinental survey of the United States. Spurred by the ...

6 Modern Houses Totally at Home in their Rustic Surroundings

There’s a time and a place for gathering inspiration and sketching out ideas, but at the start of a new project, those at MacKay-Lyons Sweetapple Architects prefer to get ...

5 of the Best-Designed Marijuana Shops Across America

With each passing year, it seems the societal taboos around marijuana are slowly fading into thin air. Consider, for example, the following fact: According to a recent Gallup ...

SOM Explains the Design for Thailand’s Largest Private-Sector Development Ever

Known for its web of street-level bustle, Bangkok is now poised to become a lot more vertical. A new 40-acre development, planned by architecture firm SOM, will soon introduce a ...

How Future Airports must be Designed

As just about every building type has been pushed toward greater energy efficiency, airports have been something of a stubborn holdout, relics of a more consumptive era. In Oslo, ...

6 Most Beautiful Horse Racing Venues in the World

Horse racing, like boxing and wrestling, is among the oldest sports in the world. The relationship between animal and jockey is a bond not found in any other athletic event. ...

Apple’s New Campus has Cutting-Edge Features that will Amaze You

Apple Park, the tech giant’s soon-to-be-completed new headquarters, was the final vision of the firm’s inimitable founder: Steve Jobs. So invested in the project was ...

Zaha Hadid Unveils Luxury Apartment in Mexico that Honours its History

Zaha Hadid Architects (ZHA), one of the most venerable names in the world of architecture, has spent decades separating itself from other firms by designing swooping silhouettes ...

8 Spectacular Buildings Designed by Frank Gehry

It’s not often the case that architects grow to become household names. But Frank Gehry has never lived by any common practice. The award-winning architect has spent more ...

How New York Is Redesigning Its 19th-Century Infrastructure

A lot has changed since construction on the Erie Canal began 200 years ago. The 524 total miles of waterways that would eventually connect the Hudson River to the Great Lakes ...