Architecture

Bittersweet sayonara to a Tokyo landmark

Bittersweet sayonara to a Tokyo landmark

Tokyo's Okura Hotel is cramped and dated, but its history, charm and devotion to customer service are worth preserving
 Hovercrafts and giant wheels: The future of North Korean architecture?

Hovercrafts and giant wheels: The future of North Korean architecture?

An architect from North Korea dreams up futuristic designs for sustainable tourism developments in the country
How elevators will work in the world's tallest building

How elevators will work in the world's tallest building

High rolling residents of Saudi Arabia's Kingdom Tower will be able to summon elevators with their phones
World's next tallest tower: Super green, very pink

World's next tallest tower: Super green, very pink

Architects hope their design for a one-kilometer-tall building in the Chinese city of Wuhan will be completed by 2017
Is architecture dead? Not if these concrete cows have anything to do with it

Is architecture dead? Not if these concrete cows have anything to do with it

Some 65 nations have contributed to this year's Venice Biennale, A.K.A. the Olympics of Architecture
6 ugliest buildings in Britain nominated

6 ugliest buildings in Britain nominated

Shortlist announced for annual award for (dis)services to architecture -- have you seen worse?
Abu Dhabi unveils plans for 'underground park'

Abu Dhabi unveils plans for 'underground park'

Parched desert landscape on top, lush green park beneath -- Al Fayah Park will give the U.A.E.'s capital "a sense of identity"
Copy craft: China claims greatest architectural hits

Copy craft: China claims greatest architectural hits

Replica towns that mimic some of the world's most famous landmarks have sprung up all over the country in the last decade
Reader choice: Most futuristic buildings

Reader choice: Most futuristic buildings

CNN iReporters share their favorite futuristic buildings and space-age skyscrapers
Beautiful buildings, ingenious innovation: Africa's most exciting architects

Beautiful buildings, ingenious innovation: Africa's most exciting architects

African architectural talent is on the rise with $220 billion spent on building projects last year
World's best new skyscraper is...

World's best new skyscraper is...

The best buildings completed in the last year and more than 100 meters high -- is your favorite on the list?
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