Forget the solar panels and the rain barrels—if you want to save energy, leave the suburbs.
Public competitions for architectural commissions don't necessarily produce the best buildings
The discovery and replanting of a century-old lost landscape
Soon America's most venerated icon will have a new, and more appropriate, home
By trying to keep up with the times, the Museum of Modern Art may obliterate its architectural diary of modernism
Seiji Ozawa Hall, at Tanglewood, is modeled on the world's few great concert halls.
To make cities work better, make them smaller
After a century of evolution, shopping malls are now urban centers, with post offices, hotels, counseling centers, and even amusement parks—all in a weather-protected, safe, clean place. Now signs of real life are starting to appear
A whole two days off from work, in which we can do what we please, has only recently become a near-universal right. What we choose to do looks increasingly like work, and idleness has acquired a bad name. Herein, a history of leisure.
Big houses may someday look as outdated and impractical as big cars, for many of the same reasons