Once an elegant and fashionably trendy locale, the Presidential Hotel played host to...

August 11, 2010

Discovery World at Pier Wisconsin, Milwaukee's new 120,000-sf science and technology museum, sits on a man-made peninsula constructed in the 1950s from soil dredged from the lake bottom. This small slit of municipal...

August 11, 2010

Site-cast tilt-up concrete construction is more likely to be associated with big-box suburban warehouse stores than with boutiques on Main Street. A row of 60 storefronts that adorn the Mount Pleasant (S.C.) Towne...

August 11, 2010

With its bent edifices, pop-eyed windows, and mangled mix of metallic shapes and appendages, Frank Gehry's surrealistic and thought-provoking design of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Center for Computer...

August 11, 2010

The perception that sustainable design and construction inherently contains a substantial cost premium, especially for big projects, is belied by the completion of the south campus addition to the Toyota Motor Sales...

August 11, 2010

For years, St. Louis struggled to attract convention-goers to its 2.7 million sq. ft. downtown America's Center, something even a 1991 building expansion didn't help the city achieve.

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August 11, 2010

Close up, amid saplings and green lawns in a courtyard enclosed by brick and vinyl-sided townhouses, you'd think you were viewing another cookie-cutter housing development anywhere in Suburbia, USA. Zoom back, though...

August 11, 2010

As the home to Harvard's Hasty Pudding Theatricals—the oldest theatrical company in the nation—12 Holyoke Street had its share of opening nights. In April 2002, however, the Faculty of Arts and Sciences decided the...

August 11, 2010