In a nation obsessed with acquiring the most stuff at the lowest price, how well do we understand the value of the buildings and products we buy? How do our purchases impact the future of our neighborhoods? Visit Loop Value: The How Much Does It Cost?
Four Chicago academic institutions present visions for the future of city life in the Chicago Architecture Foundation’s exhibition Unseen City: Designs for a Future Chicago. The participating designers encourage us to ask, “What might this neighborhood and city become?”
The Architectural League and Socrates Sculpture Park present the winning entry in a competition for a contemporary reinterpretation of the architectural folly.
Reconsidering an Iconshowcases visionary designs for the adaptation of Bertrand Goldberg’s 1975 Prentice Women’s Hospital.
Green, Urban, Glocal is the Center for Architecture's annual exhibition featuring student work from Philadelphia's five Architecture and Design schools: Drexel University, Philadelphia University, Temple University, University of the Arts and the University of Pennsylvania.
Traditional learning has taken place in a transmission mode: one adult transmits information to many students. This “old school” approach supported the accumulation of information; “new school” learning supports exploration and problem solving.
Detroit has lost nearly sixty percent of its population since the mid-1950s. Sociologist and photographer Camilo José Vergara has traveled to Detroit for over twenty-five years to document not only the city’s precipitous decline but also how its residents have survived.
For decades the Motor City was America’s icon of prosperity, but Detroit has fallen into an incredible state of dilapidation since the decline of the American auto industry.
Fueled by a famously free economy, and reputation as a gateway to China, Hong Kong has continued to grow over the past 15 years.