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Why so many architects are angered by ‘Making Federal Buildings Beautiful...

Kai Gutschow, Carnegie Mellon University Decades of federal architectural policy would be upended if the Trump administration follows through on an executive order that was...

Shelter design can help people recover from homelessness

Jill Pable, Florida State University Some 544,000 people in the United States have no shelter every night, according to the U.S. Department of Housing and...

I run ‘facial recognition’ on buildings to unlock architectural secrets

Peter Christensen, University of Rochester About a decade ago, a modest update to Apple’s iPhoto software showed me a new way to study architectural history....

Architecture in 2018: Look to the streets, not the sky

Sean Weiss, City College of New York A decade after the global economic collapse, urban development is booming. This is good news for architects. Indeed,...

Remembering America’s lost buildings

Kevin D. Murphy, Vanderbilt University; Carol Willis, Columbia University; Daniel Bluestone, Boston University; Kerry Traynor, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York,...

The next step in sustainable design: Bringing the weather indoors

Kevin Nute, University of Oregon A building’s primary purpose may be to keep the weather out, but most do such an effective job of this...

How the 19th-century rebuilding of Britain’s Houses of Parliament made air...

  <span><a href="https://theconversation.com/profiles/timothy-hyde-332059">Timothy Hyde</a>, <em><a href="http://theconversation.com/institutions/massachusetts-institute-of-technology-1193">Massachusetts Institute of Technology</a></em></span> <p>Impressionist painter Claude Monet was able to see beauty in the swirl of fog encompassing Britain’s Houses...

Could razing Hitler’s first home backfire?

Despina Stratigakos, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York The Austrian government has announced that it will demolish or completely remake the house...

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