Archived Articles: Architecture
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.
The Under Line: Derelict London Tube Tunnels as Public Paths
Transforming unused sections of the London Underground, this bold proposal envisions a network of subterranean paths for pedestrians and cyclists as well .
Rustic Swiss Structure Hides Modern Underground Home
Set into a landscape of grassy hills and deteriorating stone walls, a rustic 200-year-old wood and stone structure hides a wholly unexpected modern residence. .
London Approves Europe’s First City-Spanning Bike Superhighway
Catering to some of the 170,000 cyclists that ride across London every day, this segregated bicycle lane will stretch from west to east, pass through the heart .
See Through Stone: 13 Aging Structures with Glass Extensions
The crumbling stone ruins of churches, farmhouses and barns are integrated into new structures that preserve and display their historic character while adding .
Groundscrapers: Survivalist Condos in Converted Missile Silos
Located in a converted subterranean silo near Concordia, Kansas, the first complex of these high-end survival accommodations is already sold out and their .
Chapter 11 File: Eleven Eerie Closed & Abandoned Libraries
Better dead than read? Though the librarians' shushing days are long past, you still won't find many places quieter than these 11 abandoned libraries.
Desert Cities: Modular Nodal Network Idea for the Middle East
A combination of contemporary regionalism and sustainable urbanism, this design strategy proposed by an Italian architecture firm involves a series .
Food Futures: Arctic Seed Vault Adds 100,000 New Varieties
Adding to its existing collection of over 800,000 seeds, the Svalbard Global Seed Vault has just received a series of 4 deliveries representing species from .
Skinny Portable House for Singles Takes Just 1 Day to Build
These narrow, movable, single-person residences provide affordable housing for young people shut out of more conventional options by the housing crisis in .