Architecture and Design

China’s prefabricated hospital in Wuhan on January 30. (Credit: Getty Images)

Building the Coronavirus hospital in just 10 days

On Monday, China’s authorities plan to open a 25,000-square-foot prefabricated hospital in the city of Wuhan to treat Coronavirus...

Building the Coronavirus hospital in just 10 days
Bernhard Karpf and Parsa Khalili

Richard Meier & Partners alums launch architecture firm

The architect who oversaw Richard Meier & Partners after its founder was accused of misconduct has launched a new...

Richard Meier & Partners alums launch architecture firm
Steven Holl (Photo by Axel Dupeux)

The Closing: Steven Holl

Famed architect and watercolorist Steven Holl founded his company as a two-person practice in Chelsea in 1977. The firm has since grown to 40 people across two offices, one around the corner from Hudson...

The Closing: Steven Holl
Santiago Calatrava with the Constitution Bridge in Venice and the Oculus (Credit: Getty Images)

It’s not just the leaking Oculus: Santiago Calatrava hit with suit over Venice bridge

A Venice court has fined world-renowned architect Santiago Calatrava for going $5 million over budget on a bridge. The...

It’s not just the leaking Oculus: Santiago Calatrava hit with suit over Venice bridge
César Pelli (Credit: Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects)

Renowned architect César Pelli dies at 92

Acclaimed architect César Pelli, whose firm designed some of the world’s most distinctive buildings, died Friday. He was 92. La Gaceta, a newspaper in San Miguel de Tucumán, his hometown in northern Argentina, reported...

Renowned architect César Pelli dies at 92
Architect Stefan Behling (right) and Senior Director for Apple Retail and Design Chris Braithwaite talk about the Board Room part of Apple Carnegie Library in Washington, DC (Credit: Getty Images)

The secret rooms inside Apple stores

Millions of people flock to Apple stores every day, and most are familiar with the stores’ signature layout and aesthetic. What’s lesser known, though, is that many of these stores contain a private “boardroom,”...

The secret rooms inside Apple stores
I.M. Pei, who designed monuments of culture, dies at 102

I.M. Pei, who designed monuments of culture, dies at 102

I.M. Pei, the architect who began his career designing buildings for William Zeckendorf and went on to bring to...

I.M. Pei, who designed monuments of culture, dies at 102
NYC developers have been using this loophole to build taller. But not for long

NYC developers have been using this loophole to build taller. But not for long

Manhattan developers for years have boosted the heights of their towers by using a loophole in the city’s zoning...

NYC developers have been using this loophole to build taller. But not for long
Notre-Dame fire calls attention to other historic properties that could be in jeopardy

Notre-Dame fire calls attention to other historic properties that could be in jeopardy

The fire that ravaged the more than 850-year-old Notre-Dame Cathedral could put a spotlight on other historic structures around...

Notre-Dame fire calls attention to other historic properties that could be in jeopardy
France unveils international design competition for Notre Dame spire

France unveils international design competition for Notre Dame spire

France plans to hold an international competition to come up with a replacement design for Notre Dame Cathedral’s spire,...

France unveils international design competition for Notre Dame spire
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