The sustainable and inclusive development of the St. Lawrence River is essential. A prolonged laissez-faire attitude will have harmful consequences on people and the environment.
Successful housing projects for people living with disabilities have inviting communal spaces, private individual dwellings, commercial opportunities for residents and on-site support.
The theory of supportive design considers
positive distraction, perceptions of control and social support.
Architect Christopher Alexander’s work will continue to be important not only for designing buildings but also in light of contemporary debates about how data always comes from specific settings.
Building houses better at withstanding the impacts of climate change is one way we can protect ourselves in the face of future catastrophic conditions.
The west African master has been awarded for his lifelong focus on grassroots architecture and empowering local communities.
What the world stands to lose due to Putin’s unprovoked war.
The Spanish word ‘destierra’ describes the psychological trauma of being uprooted, displaced or dispossessed from a loved place.
It’s time to rethink these physical environments with peoples’ fundamental human needs at the heart of design.
Pubs like the John Curtin Hotel are more than just buildings – the loss of the hotel would also be a loss of our living cultural memory.
Between the first and second world wars, Australia’s high-end architecture was strongly influenced by exotic scenery from Hollywood’s rapidly accelerating movie industry.
Naturalistic thinking has long helped humanity grapple with complex urban predicaments. What role can it play today?
What we can learn from squatters, climate protestors and desert hippies.
There is a reason your body draws you back to the same place again and again. It’s not simply habit, it is also the ways a place makes our body feel.
Lessons from ancient architecture can help us design buildings that provide comfort and convenience without costing the earth.
For a long time the roof has been an afterthought in urban design, but the future is definitely looking up.
If you’re stuck in mall traffic this holiday season, spare a thought for Victor Gruen, whose grand urban vision turned into today’s suburban reality.
Barns are practical buildings, designed to safeguard farm animals and equipment. Why are so many of them painted to stand out from the landscape?
After Fidel Castro took power, government plans to build new housing, schools and factories were hindered by sanctions and supply chain issues, forcing architects to come up with creative solutions.
One-tenth of global emissions result from the production and supply of building materials – and the construction process itself.