Architecture and Design

Art Gensler with the LAFC Performance Center and Shanghai Tower (Credit: Courtesy of Gensler, Emily Hagopian, Blackstation)
National

Arthur Gensler, architecture pioneer, dies

M. Arthur Gensler Jr., who for decades led one of the world’s most prolific architecture firms, died at his home in Mill Valley, California. He was 85. Gensler, the firm he co-founded in 1965...

Arthur Gensler, architecture pioneer, dies
Helmut Jahn (Getty)
Chicago

Prolific Chicago architect Helmut Jahn dies at 81

Helmut Jahn, a world-renowned architect who designed some of Chicago’s most notable buildings, died Saturday from injuries suffered in...

Prolific Chicago architect Helmut Jahn dies at 81
Anne Lacaton and Jean-Philippe Vassal and École Nationale Supérieure d’Architecture de Nantes. (photos courtesy of Laurent Chalet and Philippe Ruault)
National

French architects Lacaton and Vassal take Pritzker Prize

The winners of this year’s Pritzker Prize for architecture are not starchitects known for glittering skyscrapers or controversial designs....

French architects Lacaton and Vassal take Pritzker Prize
Renderings of Amazon HQ2 and Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos (Photos via NBBJ/Getty)
National

Amazon unveils woodsy plans for HQ2

Amazon has unveiled new plans for its second headquarters in Northern Virginia that will have an outdoorsy, woodsy theme. The tech giant’s second phase of its campus in Arlington, Virginia, will include three 22-story...

Amazon unveils woodsy plans for HQ2
The Vessel at Hudson Yards (Getty)
New York

Related closes Vessel after third suicide

Related Companies has closed the Vessel, the Thomas Heatherwick-designed sculpture at the Hudson Yards megaproject, after a third person died by suicide by jumping from the structure. The developer is working with suicide prevention...

Related closes Vessel after third suicide
Feds put Neoclassical architecture policy into practice
Weekend Edition

Feds put Neoclassical architecture policy into practice

President Donald Trump never implemented a proposed measure that would have effectively banned new federal buildings from being constructed...

Feds put Neoclassical architecture policy into practice

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