Archives for Construction and architecture
This week, the Obama administration announced a smart cities initiative that promises $160 million to help cities find new solutions to timeless problems.
A highlight of Ethiopia, Lalibela's masterpiece is the Church of Saint George, carved to appear like a three dimensional Greek cross.
Located about 12 miles (20km) north of Beirut, Harissa has been a famed pilgrimage site in Lebanon for over a century.
As the first European Games are set to begin, one new rule is striking Baku residents as excessive: officials are prohibiting locals from taking photos in Baku’s historic Old Town.
Today it was as hot as 45°C (112F°) in the United Arab Emirates, but once I entered Al Bastakiya in Dubai, it felt up to 10°C cooler.
Method opened its LEED Platinum certified South Side Soapbox factory last week in the Pullman Park district of Chicago.
The 16-year relationship between Whirlpool and Habitat for Humanity is enduring and mutually beneficial.
Google has proposed a new campus and is offering Mountain View US$200 million in infrastructure and public benefits. But some locals are dubious.
As any knowledgeable plumber or wastewater manager will tell you, there is no such thing as flushable wipes.
The design firm Perkins + Will released a plan that suggests a 660-acre area northeast of downtown Los Angeles is ripe for investments in urban agriculture.
Famed yacht designer Christian Grande of Italy has proposed AbiFloat, which combines modular building and luxury in a floating village setting.
Gaze at the architecture while enjoying a coffee or cocktail and watch the world go by when enjoying Trieste at night.