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Surface Travel Awards
The Standout Cultural Institution Debuts of 2019

A museum inspired by a desert rose in Doha, a Canadian library festooned with curvaceous red cedar,

Partnership
Resetting What Metal Means, One Facade at a Time

As Pure+FreeForm’s Geoffrey Hahn tells it, new technologies have created a new materials...

Commission
Eight Design Firms Imagine a Border Without Walls

Takes on a more playful, inviting, and humane meeting of the U.S. and Mexico.

On The Rise
For This Architectural Curator, Buildings Are Not The Main Event

For Storefront for Art and Architecture executive director José Esparza Chong Cuy, humanity...

Partnership
America’s Industrial Past Offers a Vision of Its Post-Mall Future

A clutch of locations across the country in post-industrial locations across have been transformed...

The Boundaries Issue
Artistic Director Yesomi Umolu Mixes Architecture and Activism for the third Chicago Architecture Biennial

This year's biennial expands its scope to engage every fiber of the urban fabric. Yesomi Umolu...

Fashion
Kanye West’s YEEZY Foam Runners Are What Would Happen if Zaha Hadid Designed Crocs

A teasing image of the multihypenate star's latest footwear release suggests curves and shapes...

Need To Know
For Architect Neil Logan, Less Isn’t More—It’s Everything

“People should remember that architecture is also a service industry—as humble as that might...

Architecture
Almost Finished After 130 Years, Gaudí’s Sagrada Família Faces a Kind of Death

After six generations, the architect's signature work is heading towards completion—but the...

Design
The Best New Coworking Spaces of 2019

From the Chicago to Brussels, designers have injected new ideas into what is now one of the...

Architecture
Diller Scofidio + Renfro and Others Pitch New Visions of The La Brea Tar Pits

Along with the veteran firm, Dorte Mandrup and WEISS/MANFREDI have offered proposals for rehabbing...

Architecture
Three Years After Her Death, Zaha Hadid’s Dubai Development Nears Completion

As the Opus prepares to open, we're afforded another look at the greatness and vision of the late...

Architecture
Ho Chi Minh City’s Central Park Steps Into The Future

On what was once a set of 19th-century French railroad tracks, Ho Chi Minh City's revamped Central...

Art
Magdalene Odundo Teams Up With David Adjaye to Stunning Effect

The ceramicist and the architect have turned the Norman Foster-designed Sainsbury Centre for Visual

Architecture
At Notre-Dame, a Statement of Rebirth

Ravaged by a fire earlier this year, the historic cathedral receives a pop-up place of worship...