Built Environment

In Light of the Election, Seattle Design Fest Is Questioning the Idea of Power

Produced by Design in Public, the Seattle Design Festival aspires to reveal and explain the reach of design in our lives through two weeks of …

Seattle

Exploration of Architectural Journalism in India

The new book, <b>"Exploration of Architectural Journalism in India"</b> authored by architect Pappal Suneja is an attempt to explore the basics of …

Journalism

Spotlight on Sustainability: Emerging Trends in the Built Environment

Join business leaders at the Los Angeles office of<p>to discuss emerging trends, technologies and practices improving sustainability in the built …

Sustainability

Driving future infrastructure

DRIVERLESS cars have gone from science fiction and fantasy to reality. Autonomous vehicle (AV) technologies are now reshaping societies, and they …

Cities

How social equality is linked to health, as manifested in the built environment

<i></i>Residents of the outer suburbs tend to travel much longer distances between home, work and the services they need daily. Getting around necessarily …

Sleep Deprivation

Illustrating Homeless Architecture

The city of Los Angeles manufactures the myth of its own aspirational promise with cult-like fervor showcasing both spectacular virtuosity and deep …

Frank Lloyd Wright

Programs

Why Study Real Estate Development and Design?<p>With its longstanding educational leadership in the key disciplines of MAKING the built environment – …

Real Estate

Cities Held Hostage: Who Owns Montreal?

VIDEO: New documentary examines city's changing built environment<p>Forty years ago, a young Montreal Gazette journalist named Henry Aubin explored a …

Cities

What's equity got to do with health in a higher-density city?

<i>This article is the last of a series of articles based on new research into the place of lower-income and disadvantaged households in a compact …

Cities

Maps Show a Tourist’s-Eye View of Cities

(Credit: Beñat Arreg)What does your city look like through the eyes of tourists? A new project from data visualizer Beñat Arreg aims to answer that …

Maps

Cathy Smith named as inaugural Turnbull Foundation scholar

Architect, interior designer and academic Cathy Smith has been named as the inaugural recipient of the Turnbull Foundation Women in Built Environment …

Australian Universities

How automation and technology will change the buildings we live in

Viktor Weber, Founder and director, Future Real Estate<p>Our built environment and its entire value chain are in the wake of a severe transformation. …

Intelligence

Maps of Airbnb Reviews Reveal How Tourists Understand New Cities

Tourists pick up on all sorts of subliminal cues in just a few days.<p>Like many modern travelers, when data visualizer Beñat Arregi visited Athens for …

Maps

NEWS: Strategic planning not politics should determine pathways for our cities - Metis - policy, strategy and training for the built environment

Research released this week by the Property Council of Australia shows that Sydneysiders want experts to make planning decisions on large …

Cities

What will the 'office' look like in 10 years' time?

It happens every few years: a seismic shift in the way we live our lives fuels a change in human behaviour so significant, it blows the concept of …

The Workplace

Photos of Tiny, Lone Figures Dwarfed by Large Buildings

<i>Insignificant Moments</i> is a photo series by Australian photographer Thomas Ryan that juxtaposes tiny, lone human figures against the architecture of …

Photography

How Architecture Affects Your Brain: The Link Between Neuroscience and the Built Environment

<i>This article was originally published by Common Edge as "Sarah Williams Goldhagen on How the Brain Works and What It Means for Architecture."</i><p>Sarah …

The Brain

Search

In the fields of transportation and land use planning, the public sector has long taken the leading role in the collection, analysis, and …

Big Data

Physical activity inequality can explain obesity differences | Ars Technica

Unwalkable cities, activity inequality, and obesity are a tricky blend.<p>On average, people in the US take around the same number of steps daily as …

Social Justice

ThyssenKrupp unveils the world's first sideways-moving elevator system

The world's first rope-less, horizontal-vertical elevator system – akin to Willy Wonka's glass elevator – has been installed inside a purpose-built …

Construction

With better data access, urban planners could help ease our weight problems

A recent episode of ABC TV’s Ask the Doctor pointed to poor urban planning as a major culprit in worsening obesity rates and associated lifestyle …

Cities

PERSONALITY OF THE WEEK: Emma Miloyo

In Summary<p>I actively seek to connect young women professionals in built environment to each other, to young graduates and to students.<br>• Through various …

Kenya

Construction: The next great tech transformation

Mired by underdigitization and fragmentation, construction must find a new way to build.<p><b>Imagine you want to</b> buy a new car. You find the make and …

Construction

Coverage: Core77 Design Awards

What is Core77?Since its inception in 1995, Core77 has served as a hub for creatives and designers of all ages and experience levels to get together …

Avant-garde

Our country’s rich diversity is reflected in its architecture

<i>Thunder Bay architect John K. Stephenson was elected OAA president earlier this year.</i><p>By the time the Blitz was over and the Luftwaffe had turned so much of London into rubble, the resolute Winston Churchill, calling for reconstruction of the great city, remarked: "We shape our buildings, and …

Sears Canada

LETTER: Trump’s climate move frustrates architect

As an architect, one of my key goals is designing sustainable buildings for current and future generations who will live and work in the structures …

Climate

Great article by Maryn McKenna on the hunt for new antibiotics w/ crowdsourcing help

This is definitely worth a read:<p>Or a listen to since there is an audio version of the story (see below).\<p>The article basically discusses work by Adam …

Microbiology

Miami’s Feminine Footprint

<i>Miami is the only major American city to be founded by a woman - once you start looking for her legacy, it’s almost impossible not to see it</i> …

Everglades National Park

Alleged mishandling of Flint Legionnaire’s outbreak leads to manslaughter charges for MI health chief

This is a pretty big deal.<p>Nick Lyon is the highest-ranking state official to be charged in the crisis.<p>The director of the Department of HHS in …

Toranoko Nursery: A Multi-Generational Hub for Young and Old - INDESIGNLIVE SINGAPORE | Daily Connection to Architecture and Design

Landlocked Yamanashi prefecture is well known for its forests and natural parks, but it’s the imposing beauty of sublime Mount Fuji that’s truly …

Architecture