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Why suburbia sucks

I’ve written some in the past about how the predominant suburban design of the US of the worst features of life here, viewed from the perspective of …

Urbanism

Whole-wheat bread and other 'healthy' foods diet experts avoid

<b>(CNN) —</b> We know nutrition pros load up on wild salmon, ancient grains, and kale, but what virtuous-seeming fare will you never find on their plates? Here are the health-halo items they leave right on the shelves.<p>No-Sugar-Added Ice Cream<p>"I never buy no-sugar-added or light ice creams. The …

Tadao Ando's Knockout Studio is a Love Note to Concrete

Step inside the Japanese Pritzker Prize winner's inspiring workspace<p>74-year-old Japanese architect Tadao Ando—a Pritzker Prize winner (in 1995) and former boxer—is known for his masterful use of concrete. So it's no surprise that his studio is, essentially, a love letter to the rugged material. And …

Modern Architecture Is Making Istanbul More Vibrant Than Ever

Istanbul is a beautiful, glorious, and radiant city, and Turkish architect Yener Torun aims to prove that to anybody who makes the proper decision to …

Just Turned 40? An Architect Says It's Time To Design For Aging

When Architect Matthias Hollwich was approaching 40, he wondered what the next 40 years of his life might look like. He looked into the architecture that serves older adults, places like retirement communities and assisted living facilities, and didn't like what he saw. But what if we changed our …

University of Pennsylvania

Dutch family of four living in experimental urban greenhouse home

People living in northern climes don't have the year-round greenery that people living in the tropics can enjoy. Unless they live in a greenhouse, …

People and Planet Benefit From ‘Green’ Buildings

<b>By Paul Brown, Climate News Network</b><p><i>The headquarters of the U.S. Green Building Council in Washington, D.C. (Ted Eytan via Flickr)</i><p><i>This Creative</i> …

Green Living

The Top Places To Watch Architectural Lectures Online

The online lecture, similar to the podcast, is an easy, often entertaining way of absorbing knowledge and the opinions of thinkers and practitioners …

The Startup That Designed Its Office to Confuse Workers

If you visit the beautiful office building Procore Technologies recently opened near Santa Barbara, you might get lost. Actually, given its chaotic …

Santa Barbara

Daniel Libeskind: The emotional impact of architecture - CNN Style

Written by Daniel Libeskind<p>Polish-American architect Daniel Libeskind was CNN Style's guest editor for July 2015. Exploring the theme of architecture and emotion, he commissioned a series of features on the relationship between the buildings we create and the way they make us feel.<p>Many people don't …