Urban Design

BIG and Heatherwick Studio Named Architects for Google’s New London Headquarters
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BIG and Heatherwick Studio Named Architects for Google’s New London Headquarters

The duo will work with the internet giant on a new overseas project, which will be... More

Postcard from Dubai
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Postcard from Dubai

Aaron Betsky's visit to Dubai reveals that the city's downtown, though rapidly... More

The “Future of Suburbia,” according to MIT
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The “Future of Suburbia,” according to MIT

The Center for Advanced Urbanism's new research initiative is long overdue but... More

ArchitectChats: Episode 4 with Jose Sanchez on Video Games and Architecture
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ArchitectChats: Episode 4 with Jose Sanchez on Video Games and Architecture

Neighborhood-building simulation games grow up and get serious with Block’hood. More

How the Salt Shed Happened
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How the Salt Shed Happened

Why this piece of New York infrastructure ended up so gorgeous. And why something... More

This Week in Tech: Turning the MetLife Building into a Vertical Farm
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This Week in Tech: Turning the MetLife Building into a Vertical Farm

A playful approach to a much-needed overhaul. Plus, a not-so-academic journal from... More

Calatrava's Transportation Hub Finally Takes Flight
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Calatrava's Transportation Hub Finally Takes Flight

Does the architect's World Trade Center station live up to its $4 billion price... More

Worldwide Total of Supertall Buildings Reaches 100
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Worldwide Total of Supertall Buildings Reaches 100

That number doubled over the last five years, reflecting rapid growth in... More

‘Wabash Lights’ to Illuminate Chicago’s Elevated Tracks
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‘Wabash Lights’ to Illuminate Chicago’s Elevated Tracks

The proposed installation will launch a beta next month, giving a luminous update... More

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