In the wake of ongoing school shootings, architects are designing schools to minimize risk and increase student connection.
Pascale Sablan was told she'd never become an architect because she's Black and a woman. Now she works for one of the world's top firms and she wants more people who look like her to join the field.
The British architect is known for his crisp, understated, elegant work. "He enhances the quality of people's lives through a poetic sensation that always flows from his buildings," the jury said.
The Uruguayan-born architect died unexpectedly this week from an aneurysm, his New York-based firm said. He was 78.
Unlike Germany, which after World War II underwent a rigorous de-Nazification effort, pride, rather than shame, is the emotion many Italians feel for the symbols of the country's fascist past.
A new public art monument dedicated to Martin Luther King Jr. and Coretta Scott King was unveiled Friday. It immediately drew consternation and jeers as well as plaudits.
Kelly Moore mentioned to a friend that she was hoping for “something unique” when she was looking for a home. Her friend knew just the house — one built from rock indigenous to the soil.
Michael Heizer began work on his massive installation in the Nevada desert more than 50 years ago. One of the largest artworks in the world, it cost $40 million (so far) and is now open to the public.
The Japanese architect was known as a post-modern giant who blended culture and history of the East and the West in his designs. He won the Pritzker Prize, the highest honor in the field, in 2019.
Each week, the guests and hosts on NPR's Pop Culture Happy Hour share what's bringing them joy. This week: Midwest Modern Twitter account, Unclear and Present Danger podcast, Gemini Rights and more.
Heavily criticized 40 years ago for her Vietnam Veterans' Memorial design, the artist-architect-activist prefers to talk about her artistic process rather than her life
The Macon-Bibb County Pedestrian Safety Review Board is set to offer a public training session to teach locals how to identify safety concerns in their own neighborhoods through group walking audits.
An exhibit at the Museum of Modern Art shows how Bangladesh, India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka celebrated their freedom with a revolutionary vision for buildings and cities. Women played a vital role.
The 2022 Pritzker Architecture Prize honors Diébédo Francis Kéré, who comes from a village with no school in Burkina Faso. He has designed primary schools for "many children to be happy and learn."
The Smithsonian Institution says it is in touch with contacts inside Ukraine who specialize in rescuing and preserving cultural heritage sites in times of crisis.