Studies show that people's environments influence their mood. The same is true of homeless shelters, which can either help or hurt residents' psychological well-being — and, possibly, their futures.
Mexico City desperately needs a new airport. It also needs more green space. One landscape architect thinks the Mexican capital's new Norman Foster-designed international airport can be both.
A first glimpse of the low-income housing scheme, designed in collaboration with West, raises red flags.
Sixty two countries are represented at this year's International Architecture Exhibition. In the Australian Pavilion, 65 species of grassland plants fill a black cube.
Why not turn the moat of parkland enclosing Parliament House into a new inner-city?
Building features can be analyzed in the same way that facial recognition software works, revealing previously hidden elements of history.
Of the thousands of churches erected to serve the fast-growing communities of post-war Australia, very few are protected. Are we happy to lose buildings that are so much part of our modern heritage?
By expanding our understanding of streets and enhancing their design, every street corner could become a space to socialise, to exercise, to play, or to trade.
Ventilation and natural light are two simple measures which can make buildings better for people to live and work in.
Despite a boom in the construction of trendy buildings and classrooms, the evidence for their link to boosting learning outcomes is limited.
Three innovative projects set to be completed this year are geared toward strengthening communities that have been left out of the economic recovery.
An innovative collaboration between government, a non-profit group and philanthropists has found a way to provide urgently needed housing on land that would otherwise be left vacant for years.
From a heritage perspective, the transformation of Cape Town's grain elevator into an art museum delivers an innovative and creative solution to retaining and reusing industrial heritage sites.
A community-led development has been officially declared the UK’s best new building.
Digital media on building facades are changing the appearance of our cities. This creates a need for new urban policy guidelines to retain architectural quality and promote social engagement.
Vancouver may be one of the most beautiful cities in the world, but the president of Emily Carr University says the city could benefit from the discipline of design.
Tall buildings are an increasing feature of Australia's city landscapes, although they're still relatively small compared to overseas. But is there a limit on how high we can build?
Cities aren't just a male creation, but women's contributions have been sidelined. There are ways we can rediscover and restore these women to their rightful place in the stories of our cities.
By putting the users of buildings – people – at the centre of the process of designing buildings and infrastructure, we can create healthier, more human-centred spaces.
We asked five architecture experts to name one building or structure they wish had been preserved, but couldn't resist the tides of decay, development and discrimination.