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...
The Anti-Luxury Hotel
Sure, you could take a vacation in Switzerland and stay in one of many posh hotels, eating gourmet meals, taking bubble baths,...
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? Four years ago, there was a petition circulated to save the 1961 Richard Neutra building...
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.
8 Endangered Modern Structures
These modern gems are slated for demolition, in need of repair, or the subject of fundraising campaigns.
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...
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.
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...
Molding the Modern City
Many of us have taken “professional development” courses, if only to keep up with the pre-teens already coding their own social...
10 Space-Saving Interiors For Multifunctional Living
Given the movement of inhabiting smaller, more modest homes, dedicated rooms and room-specific furniture are becoming more and...
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...
Textiles in Motion
Sydney-based embroidery designers MaricorMaricar hit our radar screen back in August with a series called Turns of Speech,...
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...