In the wake of the tragic shootings in Connecticut, parents are asking if there's any way to make schools more secure. Architect Roger Lewis explores the challenge of designing schools that are both secure and welcoming for kids.
Nearly 50 years after the founding of this integrated, planned community, Columbia, Md., has a new vision: high-rise buildings and a walkable, urban center. We explore what the changes will mean for Columbia’s unique character.
A 1950s-era home designed by Frank Lloyd Wright for his son is facing demolition. The house in a Phoenix neighborhood has fallen into the hands of a developer that wants to build on the site. But a group of preservationists is trying to stop that from happening. Many architectural experts say it's in this structure that Wright worked out his coiling plan for the Guggenheim in New York City.
Amid fanfare over the many new and renovated libraries around the District, debate continues over what to do with the historic Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library, designed by modern master Mies van der Rohe.
Dancer Carlos Acosta left Cuba and went on to become a star with London's Royal Ballet. With the help of a renowned British architect, he hopes to return to his homeland and revive a long-abandoned, landmark ballet school. But his plans are facing opposition, including from the original architect.
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