The number of prisons in the U.S. has exploded from nearly 500 in the 1970s to almost 2,000 today, becoming a source of business for the architects who design them. But some in the profession are urging fellow architects to…
By PBS NewsHour
A new study shows moving to an open office dramatically cuts face-to-face conversations, but architects say not all open offices should be treated equal.
By Nsikan Akpan, Julia Griffin
These 3D-printed homes can be built in under 24 hours for as low as $4,000. They're designed to help solve the world's homelessness and housing problems.
By Rashmi Shivni
Interior designers say they are increasingly creating spaces with Instagram in mind, making businesses brighter, boldly-patterned, and instantly shareable.
By Corinne Segal
By Rebecca Robbins, STAT
New interior design programs train students to use lighting, acoustics, and fabric to make day-to-day living easier for people with medical conditions.
By Corinne Segal
Architect Laura Fitch describes cohousing communities as "privacy within your home, and community at your doorstep."…
By Cynthia Stone, KQED
These architect-designers are experimenting with 3D printers to eventually build houses and work spaces out of organic materials such as sand, salt and coffee grounds.
Where once stood a 16th Century theater that first staged Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, a new London complex, including a 37-story residential tower, is rising. As the skyline changes at a head-spinning clip, archaeologists, by law, are digging down, uncovering…
London’s Tate Modern has become the most visited modern art museum in the world since its grand opening in 2000, drawing 5 million visitors a year. Renowned for its innovative architecture and use of interior spaces, Tate Modern is putting…
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