You see it as soon as your plane touches down in Havana -- in the decades of texture worn into a pastel wall, in a brightly colored car parked on a quiet city street, in an elderly woman with flowers…
By Saskia de Melker, Sam Weber
Well designed, architecturally striking housing for the homeless is starting to emerge across the country.
By PBS NewsHour
In northern Peru, workers are fortifying the ancient site of Chan Chan, once the largest city in the Americas and the largest adobe city on the world. Earlier this year climatologists predicted strong El Nino weather effects in 2015, threatening…
By Tracy Wholf
The indoor mall became a ubiquitous symbol of American suburbia in the 20th century. But America's first shopping mall, still landing in Edina, Minnesota, was designed, like every enclosed mall modeled after it, to bring some urbanity to suburbia. NewHour…
For 40 years, New Mexico photographer Robert Christensen has captured portraits of buildings that reflect the rugged and independent spirit of New Mexico.
By PBS NewsHour
In the early 1960s, a Cuban architect who had fled to South Florida designed the Miami Marine Stadium, an ambitious structure that hosted concerts, boat races, religious services and political rallies. But the city decided to abandon the venue when…
By Rebecca Jacobson, Inside Energy
After Hurricane Sandy devastated the New York City area, winners of the Rebuild By Design competition found that New Yorkers needed more than flood walls. They needed to change the way they live with water.
By Lorna Baldwin
Firefighters in Glasgow, Scotland today battled to save what they could of the Glasgow School of Art, one of Scotland’s most famous and treasured buildings. The main doors of the Glasgow School of Art. Photo by Flickr user…
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