Since its construction in the mid-1920s, Seattle's Skinner Building has undergone numerous capital improvements to enhance the mixed-use building's operations and aesthetics. But three years ago, an earthquake shook...

August 11, 2010

Designed by the Swiss firm Herzog & de Meuron, the amoeba-shaped building has a wide range of functions. In addition to housing books and other media for Brandenburg Technical University in Cottbus, Germany, it...

August 11, 2010

While the trend in sports facilities is retro stadiums, parks and arenas, Denver's Invesco Field at Mile High is a departure. The new home of the NFL Broncos fulfills the desire of the football team's ownership by...

August 11, 2010

Brutalism is the architectural term perhaps most closely associated with concrete. Stark in nature, dull in color, big-box retail and industrial buildings are more apt to come to mind than more...

August 11, 2010

The best seat in the house at the new Seahawks Stadium in Seattle isn't on the 50-yard line. It's in the southeast corner, at the very top of the upper bowl. "From there you have a corner-to-...

August 11, 2010

The McCormick Tribune Campus Center, designed by the Pritzker Prize-winning Dutch architect Rem Koolhaas, is, with Helmut Jahn's recently completed State Street Village student residence complex, among the first new...

August 11, 2010

In February 2003, a snowstorm sent the roof of Baltimore's B&O Railroad Museum Roundhouse crashing down, causing $30 million in damage. A stunned museum staff found the historic locomotives, exhibits, and rolling...

August 11, 2010

Asbury United Methodist Church's 180-foot-high steeple is a new landmark on the east side of Tulsa, Okla. Visible for miles, it invites the curious to come face-to-face with Gothic-style architecture that is seldom...

August 11, 2010

Engineers and engineer/architects as a group fared better than other Building Team disciplines last year, according to Building Design & Construction's 2003 survey of the top 300 firms.

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August 11, 2010



It was supposed to be the perfect new office. In July 2003, Two Rivers Marketing Group...

August 11, 2010