When Bertrand Goldberg returned to his native Chicago in 1936 the city was in the midst of an architectural revolution. The emergence of steel-frame architecture in the final years of the previous century had ushered in a generation of soaring buildings, earning Chicago a reputation for architectural
Henry Mather Greene and his brother, Charles Sumner Greene who established the architectural firm of Greene and Greene, were influential American architects. Active primarily in California, their bungalow houses and larger-scale ultimate bungalows are prime exemplars of the Arts and Crafts movement.
When newly elected Socialist President Francois Mitterand announced that I.M. Pei had been hired to design the subterranean entrance to the Louvre, many critics flew to their respective podiums. How could a political party so outspoken about American imperialism allow an American to resurrect their m
Asia is one of architecture's most fecund frontiers. The vast number of cultures, the rapid growth of its cities, and the global information network carrying in influences from all over the world -- all are sending Asian architects in radically new directions. Hamzah and Yeang are on the forefront of