On Penang island, it's all about art, eats and old streets

Nov 28, 2017

Penang in Malaysia is the rare tropical island where hitting the town beats lazing on the beach

Architect Wright's winter home draws fans to Arizona desert

Nov 27, 2017

Frank Lloyd Wright's winter home known as Taliesin West draws more than 100,000 fans annually to the desert of Scottsdale, Arizona, where they learn about America's premier architect through tours of structures fashioned from rocks embedded in concrete.

Taco Bell designer and ex-president Robert McKay dies at 86

Oct 6, 2017

Robert L. McKay, who with founder Glen Bell turned Taco Bell from a quirky food stand into a fast-food empire, has died

British architect to renovate 500-year-old Venice landmark

Oct 4, 2017

British architect David Chipperfield is bringing his expertise in restoring historic buildings to the 500-year-old Procuratie Vecchie in St. Mark's Square, which will house a new initiative to help disadvantaged people around the globe

Geffen gives $150M for new galleries at LA County art museum

Oct 4, 2017

Entertainment mogul David Geffen is donating $150 million for construction of a new building at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Battersea Power Station re-development underway in London

Oct 2, 2017

The Battersea Power Station is the centerpiece of a dramatic new residential and office development that will include 4,000 homes, retail shops, tourist attractions as well as Apple's London headquarters

Innovative Cambodian architect Vann Molyvann dies at age 90

Sep 28, 2017

Cambodian architect Vann Molyvann, whose innovative modernist style was admired by colleagues the world over, has died at age 90

Film academy museum names building for donor of $50M gift

Sep 27, 2017

The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures is naming its main building in honor of Cheryl and Haim Saban, who donated $50 million to the project

Mexican experts rush to inspect quake-damaged buildings

Sep 23, 2017

Mexican architects, engineers volunteer to inspect quake-damaged buildings

Church lost on 9/11 rises again at World Trade Center

Sep 8, 2017

A Greek Orthodox church taking shape across from the World Trade Center memorial plaza will glow at night like a marble beacon when it opens sometime next year

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