A celebrated architect goes out on a limb with a bold new take on building tall
The old and the new crash into each other beautifully in the former Carnegie mansion
What inspired the architectural object at the center of the Hunger Games arena?
Going green is good, but could architects be doing more for two segments of our population?
Literally, that is. Two firms have been selected to design Norway’s new currency.
A 70-year-old chapel on the campus of a Florida university is being restored thanks to new, innovative technology
From a floating house to a mobile city shaped like a giant lilypad, designers offer up some wild solutions for a wetter future
This year's nominees focus on wearable technology
The history of the device that is well on its way to becoming, well, history
More than a million years old, the hand axe is over due for an update
The Cooper Hewitt National Design Museum is renovating and rebranding with a tailor-made typeface
A construction company aims to build more efficiently with modular connecting bricks
The debacle of the Eisenhower memorial is only the most recent entry in a grand D.C. tradition of fraught monuments
The Universal Typeface Project Averages the World's Handwriting to Produce an Incredibly Average Font
With your help, ballpoint pioneer BIC aims to create a font as common as their pens
Musicians, developers, and inventors prove that there's more to records than vinyl
For centuries the humble bathroom has been shaping the space we live and work
Architect/historian Eugène Emmanuel Viollet-le-Duc suggested that the balcony was forged in the heat of battle.
Batman has been guarding Gotham for 75 years, but its city limits weren't defined until 1998
How innovations in photography helped this 19th century journalist improve life for many of his fellow immigrants