Technological advances have made many buildings less environmentally friendly.
Lessons from ancient architecture can help us design buildings that provide comfort and convenience without costing the earth.
The utopian 20th-century model of a modern city – one that has been replicated around the world – is being exposed as unsuitable for adapting to the pace of change in the 21st century.
Philadelphia’s LOVE Park, featuring a sculpture by American artist Robert Indiana, shows how love can shape our cities and their futures.
City dwellers love their homes but there are different types of love that shape how cities are viewed and how they work.
An image from the New Art Gallery of Western Australia, Structural Engineering Brochure, 1979.
Public Works Department of WA
Often described by critics as dehumanising, depressing and oppressive, Brutalism is having a moment – especially on social media.
Jane Jacobs holds up documentary evidence at a 1961 press conference during the campaign to save the West Village.
In an age of data-driven urban science, we need to remember how Jane Jacobs gave voice to the multiple languages, meanings, experiences and knowledge systems of a vibrant city.
Le Corbusier drew influence from the machine age for Villa Savoye, inspired by his fascination with steamships.
Some 33 kilometres outside of Paris, in the town of Poissy, sits a true “design classic”, Villa Savoye. The work of seminal Swiss architect Le Corbusier, Villa Savoye is a constructed experiment, a manifesto…