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Frank Gehry Is Right: 98% Of Architecture Today 'Has No Respect For Humanity'

At a press conference in Spain a few weeks ago, a journalist asked world-famous architect Frank Gehry what he would say to critics who accuse him “of practicing showy architecture.” Gehry, who was in town to receive a prestigious Princess of Asturias Award, responded by extending his middle finger. …

An elevator 'revolution': Going up, down or sideways

A century and a half ago, the invention of the passenger elevator triggered an urban revolution. All of a sudden, buildings taller than four or five storeys could be built and the result was skyscraper cities, like New York.<p>Today, those same elevators are proving a hindrance to ever-taller towers, …

Going Green in the Urban Jungle

<i>This week,</i> Daily Intel <i>profiles five inventors with big ideas that could make life a little bit better and more interesting for everyone.</i><p>If you wanted …

How the architects of the new Sandy Hook Elementary School addressed the town’s past, and its future

For residents of Newtown, Connecticut, the small town devastated by a deadly school shooting nearly two years ago, replacing Sandy Hook Elementary School was going to require more than a tear-down and a simple redesign.<p>Working with the theme “We Choose Love,” the architecture firm Svigals + …

Columbine High School

6 Bizarre Ways Architecture Is Designed to Ward Off Ghosts

When designing a building, you have to account for things like terrain, materials, weather, handicapped accessibility and, of course, ghosts.<p>You can …

This Revolving House Folds In On Itself - iQ UK

The house that changes every season<p>All seven floors of the luxury building have been directly designed around the changing nature of its exterior …

Architecture

Exploring Architecture: Discover the Secrets of Georgian Style

“Georgian architecture” refers to the architectural style of the period between 1720 and 1830. It takes its name from the four British King Georges …

Architecture

4 Key Space-Planning Considerations

Space planning sounds simple, doesn't it? Throw a sofa here, build a cabinet there and make sure everyone has enough room to walk around — voilà! A …