The world’s tallest skyscraper officially opened Monday in Dubai to great fanfare, but also to questions about the emirate’s crushing debt problems. Known until Monday as the Burj Dubai (“Dubai Tower”), the Middle Eastern monolith was given a new moniker … Continue reading
Architect Renzo Piano speaks with Jeffrey Brown about his work building the new modern wing to the Art Institute of Chicago. Continue reading
The city that gave birth to the skyscraper and modern architecture has added a fresh facade to its landscape that is being hailed as a “temple of light.” The Art Institute of Chicago opened up its Modern Wing this week.
Despite ongoing hurricane relief efforts in Bridge City, Texas, residents remain barred from returning to their homes. Tom Bearden reports on the destruction and the latest developments. Continue reading
The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City, Mo., recently opened an architecturally unique addition that has prompted a range of reactions. The NewsHour presents a report. Continue reading