Anti-Demolition Petition in Goshen
It's been well-documented that architect Paul Rudolph's brutalist yet expressive aesthetic hasn't held up well to the whims of...
Saved From Demolition, a Japanese Sake Warehouse Sees a Second Life
In a provincial town of Japan's Yamanashi prefecture, locals band together to reboot a derelict inner-city site.
New York's Newest Park Sits on Recycled Demolition Debris
A newly completed landscape design by West 8 continues the transformation of a once abandoned military base in the New York City...
Midcentury Modern Building in Lexington, Kentucky Faces Looming Demolition
The Peoples Bank in downtown Lexington may face demolition.
Near St. Louis, A Midcentury-Modern Public Library Faces Demolition
Preservationists mount a last-ditch effort to save the Lewis and Clark branch, designed by Frederick Dunn.
Cyclorama Saved from Destruction (For Now)
Remember the Gettysburg Cyclorama?...
Smart Interior Update Shows When a Gut Renovation Isn't Necessary
An intervention from a clever interior designer spares an old beach house on Fire Island, New York, from demolition.
The Stunningly Restored Hassrick Residence by Richard Neutra Hits the Market at $2.2M
The iconic architect’s midcentury modern home in Philadelphia’s East Falls neighborhood faced demolition before being rescued and...
8 Endangered Modern Structures
These modern gems are slated for demolition, in need of repair, or the subject of fundraising campaigns.
How a Smart Interior Design Saved This House
An intervention from a clever interior designer spares an old beach house on Fire Island, New York, from demolition.
Time Capsule
The impending demolition of Kisho Kurokawa’s Capsule Tower strikes a nostalgic nerve in writer Tom Vanderbilt, who travels to...
Michael Gainer
When Michael Gainer moved from Boston to the Rust Belt city of Buffalo, New York, he had no idea he’d end up in...
Q&A with Paper Engineer Matt Shlian
Apophenia: the experience of seeing meaningful patterns or connections in random or meaningless data.
Ice House Detroit
American cities are not short on abandoned houses, but for great swathes of residential vacancy, Detroit takes the cake.
Brooklyn Bridge Park Continues
Fancy waterfalls, grassy parks, and picnicking families have been replacing concrete, refuse, and pier sheds at the bottom end of...
A Plea from New Orleans
I recently received an email from filmmaker Evan Mather, alerting me to his most recent—and urgent—project, which I thought I'd...
Preserving New England Houses
In the past few decades, overdevelopment throughout New England has erased some of the region's most inspired Modernist homes.
Shelter From the Storm
After three years of legal wrangling, a Raleigh couple find peace in their modern dream home.
A Transformative Attic Renovation in Montreal
Removing a sloping ceiling adds five feet of headroom to this brightened live-work space.
Escape to a Bio-Passive Vacation Refuge in a Bavarian Nature Park
Set in a nature park and beech forest in the small Bavarian town of Betzenstein, Germany, is a modern bio-passive vacation house...