#unesco Stories

This Museum of Stolen Artifacts Aims to Empty Itself

UNESCO and Interpol are developing an immersive virtual museum tracking hundreds of stolen cultural

Should Chernobyl Be Designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site?

Officials hope recognition from the UN’s culture agency will boost the site as a tourist...

Frank Lloyd Wright’s Buildings Are Added to the UNESCO World Heritage List

From the Guggenheim Museum to Fallingwater, eight of the famed architect’s designs join the...

The Legacy Issue
Detroit: City of the Past, City of Tomorrow

Detroit has a storied design history full of monumental midcentury figures. Now, a new class of...

The Upgrade
Cultural Must-Sees in Kathmandu

Four years after a devastating earthquake caused large-scale destruction in Nepal, our columnist...

Designer of the Day: Kenneth Cobonpue

The humanitarian designer on classic sports cars, his forthcoming boutique hotel, and raising...

Poems for Detroit

Ten original compositions inspired by historic landmarks in the Motor City, now one year in as a...

The Sri Lankan Escape on a Former Tea Estate

Nestled in the green, rolling terrain of the surrounding UNESCO-protected land, Santani, the...