The Latest: Halt to church construction 'only viable option'

Dec 27, 2017

A Swedish-based construction company says it tried to continue construction at a New York church destroyed in the Sept. 11 attack but in the end had to stop work

Facebook to add 800 jobs in London as it opens new office

Dec 4, 2017

Facebook has opened a new office in London, adding 800 jobs and creating the biggest engineering hub for the company outside the United States

Eminent architecture historian Vincent Scully dead at 97

Dec 2, 2017

Yale University scholar Vincent Scully, a revered architecture historian and professor, died Nov. 30 at age 97. Scully joined the Yale faculty and remained for more than 60 years, with students ranging David McCullough to Maya Lin

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

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