Archived Articles from Architecture | Page 3
From classic ideas of city construction to suburban sprawl and urban renewal, these articles cover everything from landscape and new urbanism to forms not yet fully defined - click through to see the cities of our past, present and future.
Lawless Metropolis: Kowloon Walled City, Then and Now
The demolished Kowloon Walled City in Hong Kong was once a teeming, crime-ridden 6.5-acre metropolis packed with 50,000 people; now it's a peaceful park.
Game, Cassette, Match: 10 Abandoned Video Stores
Once as common as the VHS or Beta tapes they rented out, video stores are fading away faster than the images on a well-worn cassette someone forgot to rewind.
Revealing Historical Photos Show US White House Gutted
The already-aging White House had been retrofit with a maze of modern amenities like plumbing, electricity and heating - none of which were factored into the original plan.
Ruin Academy: Urban Lab in an Abandoned Building
An abandoned building in Taipei serves as an urban laboratory for architecture and design students to incorporate nature and transient structures into cities.
Transforming Dhaus Designers Announce Origamic DTable
Imagine a view you can control on demand, particularly around annual weather cycles - a fully modular year-round abode, now with a table to match.
Visionary Videos: 7 Awe-Inspiring TED Talks on Architecture
From timeless architectural insights to new building technologies, watch these videos and you will never see built environments in the same way again.
Drowned Out: 9 Abandoned Lifeguard Huts & Towers
Battered by wind, waves and relentless weathering, these 9 abandoned lifeguard towers still stand watch though the watchers have long since left.
World's First Mobile Research Station Opens in Antarctica
Built for some of the world's most extreme weather conditions, the Halley VI Research Station in Antarctica is now open and ready for use.
Twin Tree-Covered Towers: The World's First Vertical Forests
Concept designs from far-fetched futurists have toyed with the idea for years, but one firm has finally made the vision a reality: towers extensively populated with trees.
Bread Balks: 13 Old & Moldy Abandoned Bakeries
This baker's dozen of abandoned bakeries have closed their oven doors for good; victims of flour play, management missed cakes and muffin'd opportunities.