10 buildings you must see around the new boom-time Washington
Architecture got bolder but — heaven forfend — not too bold. It is D.C.
66-year-old arrested in Kansas days after killing man outside KC home, prosecutor says
A 66-year-old Kansas City man, Marshall Celestine, has been arrested and charged in the shooting death of Morris “Mac” Clay as he was leaving a home Aug. 17, according to the Jackson County Prosecutor’s Office.
Young Architect Guide: 12 Perfect Notebooks for Architects and Designers
Charles Eames was onto something when he said: “The details are not the details. They make the design.” When it comes to notebooks, Eames’ wisdom holds true. Designers tend to be picky and uncompromisingly detail-oriented and know that the perfect balance between aesthetics, functionality and comfort really matter in a notebook. While technology has brought…
How to Measure the Benefits of a Landscape
“We can’t achieve sustainability without considering the landscape. Performance happens there,” argued Barbara Deutsch, FASLA, president of the Landscape Architecture Foundation (…
Motorcyclist dead after colliding with Kansas police vehicle, chief says
A motorcyclist died after colliding with a Tonganoxie, Kansas, police vehicle Friday night, authorities said. The crash happened near State Avenue and Village Street while an officer was trying to conduct a traffic stop.
10 Weirdest and Uniquely Shaped Buildings (buildings with shape, shape buildings)
From concept structures to famous buildings. Meet some of the most bizarre, yet amazing, architectural wonders. (buildings with shape, shape buildings)
How Modern Architecture In Cuba Can Start With Schools
I was born and raised in Havana, a city with a very rich architectural heritage. Architecture is omnipresent in the life of all Habaneros. My daily life was an architectural tour that spanned from colonial architecture to 1950s modern architecture. I lived in a Colonial guest house converted into apartments. The store where we bought our cloth and food was a great example of 1950s Cuban modern architecture, with an intricate brise-soleil. I played baseball in a park that, while dilapidated, was still a magnificent piece of modern architecture. All of this still has a great influence in my approach towards architecture In a way, the school was designed for the 14 year-old Ernesto that lived in Cuba. While the world changes at a rapid pace, Cuban culture, society and everyday life evolves…
Best advice for aspiring architects
What's the best advice you received as an architect? AIA Architects pay it forward and share theirs.
Ask These 10 Questions Before Hiring A Residential Architect
Don't hire a residential architect for your build or remodel project until you have the answers to these questions.
Five tips for a successful Memorial Day weekend grill
With Memorial Day weekend coming up, Judith Fertig and Karen Adler, cookbook authors of "Red, White and 'Que" (Running Press), demonstrated five tips for a successful grilling at Smoke 'n' Fire in Overland Park.