Archived Articles: Architecture

3D-Printed Columns Use Ancient Technique Against Earthquakes

Bringing together cutting-edge technologies and an ancient approach to resisting earthquake damage, the so-called Quake Column marries tradition and high-tech ...

Capital Idea: Bridge to Elevated Park for Washington D.C.

A freeway bridge linking historically divided sides of Washington, D.C. on either side of the Anacostia River is set to become a vibrant, High-Line-style ...

Schematic of Structures: 90 Buildings, Prehistory to Present

This stunning blueprint-inspired poster takes you on a visual tour of 90 celebrated structures around the world, highlighting architectural achievements ...

Shape-Shifting Architecture: Material Morphs with Heat & Air

This project asks a question that goes to the heart of how we think of buildings, asking: what if architectural shapes and structures could be more than just ...

Deserted for Decades: Derelict Old Building Houses New School

A remarkable example of architectural rehabilitation, this abandoned structure has been given a second life via a fresh facade wrapping a rundown shell. The ...

Balancing Buildings: 14 Seemingly Gravity-Defying Structures

Heavy structures seem to hover in mid-air, supported only by spindly poles or narrow beams of concrete. Towers lean toward the ground at alarming angles. ...

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Aerial Rugs: Images from Above Converted to Carpet Patterns

Created by an architect and landscape enthusiast, this limited edition series of custom textiles derives its geometries and colors from aerial views shot ...

Vandalized Villa Savoye: Imagining a Modernist Icon in Ruins

Le Corbusier’s “machine for living in” is one of the most-studied works of Modern architecture, but what would it look like if it ceased to ...

Istanbul Demolishing 3 Skyscrapers to Preserve City Skyline

After a huge and lengthy legal battle fought on various fronts by developers, municipalities and the Council of State, the Turkish government has ordered the ...

Racing Pigeons: Garbage City Hosts World’s Oddest Pastime

In the trash-ridden outskirts of Cairo, Egypt, precariously lofted structures rise up on stilts, home to birds that, come sunset, are set loose as the strange ...

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