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URBAN PLANNING
How Dead Malls Are Getting a New Lease on Life

As the retail apocalypse continues to shutter America’s shopping malls apace, developers are...

URBAN PLANNING
Amsterdam’s Controversial Plan to Relocate Its Red Light District

The collective Failed Architecture is calling on architects to refuse working with the Dutch...

URBAN PLANNING
Can an Ambitious New Park Unite a Divided Cyprus?

Eleftheria Square, a newly completed public park by Zaha Hadid Architects, is designed to reunite...

URBAN PLANNING
A Floating Public Pool Is Coming to New York’s East River

Yes, you read that correctly. The city has approved plans for an Olympic-size swimming pool, shaped

URBAN PLANNING
Paris Will Transform the Champs-Elysées Into a Massive Green Space

Anne Hidalgo, the mayor of Paris, greenlights a $300 million transformation of the Champs-Élysées

Urban Futures
Floating Islands Will Soon Scatter Copenhagen’s Center

In response to rising sea levels, Studio Fokstrot and Marshall Blecher designed a series of...

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...

SOCIAL
Satisfy Your Inner Urban Planning Nerd With This Census-Themed Twitter Account

Artist and urban planner Neil Freeman has programmed a Twitter bot to share bird’s-eye views of...

NEED TO KNOW
Need to Know: Michelle LaFoe and Isaac Campbell of OFFICE 52 Architecture

"Working with a variety of building materials, as a medium for exploring spatial ideas, provides...

NEED TO KNOW
Need to Know: Vincent Eschalier of Studio Vincent Eschalier

"The impact it has today is difficult to quantify, but I certainly try to travel as much as...

THE UTOPIA ISSUE
What Amazon HQ2 Could Have Been

On the heels of Amazon’s controversial New York City about-face, five local firms envision a high

ON VIEW
“FUTURES OF THE FUTURE” Celebrates Architect Sou Fujimoto’s Out-of-the-Box Perspective

On view at Japan House Los Angeles through Jan. 6.

Real Estate
Stephen M. Ross to Architects: Drop Your Egos

The Related Companies founder and chairman discusses building sustainable cities and his massive...

DESIGN
Mexico City Reexamines Its Urban Plan After the Earthquake

Ahead of the city’s role as World Design Capital 2018, and in the wake of a severe natural...

Architecture
Buffalo, New York, Is Staging a Comeback

The city’s dynamic architectural past is fueling its transformation.