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Exclusive: Selma Church That Helped Spark the 1965 Voting Rights Act Is Endangered

Alabama’s Brown Chapel AME Church, which hosted the Selma to Montgomery marchers in 1965, is quickly falling into ruin
Architecture

Exclusive Look at Pittsburgh's Tree of Life Building Redesign by Daniel Libeskind

After the mass murder in October 2018, the inimitable architect spent months speaking with survivors and victims’ families before drafting his design
Architecture

See Inside the World’s First Airport for Flying Cars

The eco-friendly structure can be built on land or sea
Architecture

Exclusive Tour of Olson Kundig’s Sleek New York City Studio

The AD100 firm’s brand-new Manhattan office represents a commitment to big cities in the wake of COVID-induced departures from locations such as New York City
Architecture

Exclusive Tour of the All-New Serena Williams Building on Nike’s Campus

Designed by the Portland-based firm Skylab, the one-million-square-foot structure is now the largest office building at Nike World Headquarters 
Architecture

This New IKEA Store Is a Sustainable Masterpiece That's Designed Like a Beautiful Shelving Unit

Located in Vienna, Austria, the design is an eye-catching structure punctuated by full-size trees on each floor
Architecture

The Architect of New York’s Central Park Has an Incredibly Unexpected Legacy

Frederick Law Olmsted, who was born 200 years ago, is best known for designing Central Park, and was also a well-documented supporter of the abolition of slavery
Architecture

Foster + Partners’ New Manhattan Skyscraper Is Powered Entirely by Renewable Energy

The JPMorgan Chase & Co.’s incoming Park Avenue headquarters will be a sustainable marvel
Architecture

See Inside the World’s Skinniest Skyscraper

On the famed Billionaire’s Row, SHoP Architects and Studio Sofield have delivered on a long-awaited promise
Architecture

Zaha Hadid Architects’ New Net-Zero Project Took Nine Years to Complete—But It Was Worth the Wait

Located in the UAE, BEEAH Group’s headquarters fuses technology and sustainability with inimitable design
Architecture

This Tropical Island Is Developing Into the World’s First Bitcoin Economy

In the middle of the South Pacific, Satoshi Island could chart a new path for capitalism—and architecture
Architecture

Zaha Hadid Architects Is Building a Virtual City for the Metaverse

AD has an exclusive talk with ZHA’s principal architect Patrik Schumacher about designing a futuristic cyber-city
Architecture

Tour K-Pop’s All-New Headquarters—It’s Stunning

Designed by the Dutch firm UNStudio, bands such as BLACKPINK, BIGBANG, and more now have a new industry home
Architecture

This Insane Swedish Treehouse Is Made of 350 Bird Houses—And It's a New Hotel

Designed by Bjarke Ingels Group, the new design is an architectural marvel
Architecture

The Eiffel Tower Is Now 20 Feet Taller

The one-time tallest structure in the world has earned an additional bump in its vertical height
Architecture

The 2022 Pritzker Prize Is Awarded to Diébédo Francis Kéré

Born in Burkina Faso, the 56-year-old architect has amassed major awards for his sustainable designs in buildings from Mali to China
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The Enduring Legacy of Gilded Age Architecture—Now on HBO

During the prosperous end to the 19th century that is currently the subject of a star-studded HBO drama, architects like Stanford White and Richard Morris Hunt put their own spin on Beaux-Arts classicism