Architecture Sitemap - Page 4 2015-03-04

Dallas Hotel Indigo, Conrad Hilton Moves Into Texas, 1925
The historic 1925 Dallas Hilton hotel may have changed names throughout the years, but its architecture has stayed true to form. Find out more.

Wilson Building, 1904, One of Dallas' Oldest Skyscrapers
The Wilson Building is one of Dallas' oldest, continually used tall buildings. And now you have the opportunity to live there. Learn more.

Perot Museum of Nature and Science, Thom Mayne Architecture in Dallas
The Perot Museum, named after billionaire Texan Ross Perot, is a modernist design by Pritzker winner Thom Mayne. Learn more about this Dallas center.

Nasher Sculpture Center combines unique architecture and landscaping.
The Nasher Sculpture Center was there first. Why is a 2013 residential skyscraper threatening the architecture of Renzo Piano? Find out.

JFK Memorial by Philip Johnson - Dallas Art and Architecture
A modernist tribute to JFK by Pritzker Laureate Philip Johnson has met with criticism. Find out more about this Dallas, Texas memorial architecture.

Bank of America Plaza, Tallest Building in Dallas, Texas
What's the tallest building in Dallas, Texas? Learn more about this 1985 skyscraper.

Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge - Architecture of Dallas
Texans cross the Trinity River into Dallas via a bridge designed by Santiago Calatrava. It's become a functional tourist attraction.

Art Deco at Fair Park - Buildings of the Texas State Fairgrounds
Dallas is home to one of the largest collections of art deco buildings in the United States. You can see them every year at the Texas State Fair.

Kalita Humphreys Theater - Frank Lloyd Wright in Dallas, Texas
The Kalita Humphreys Theater is one of the few remaining circular venues designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. Learn more about this architecture in Dallas.

Winspear Opera House by British architect Norman Foster
Sir Norman Foster's opera house for Dallas, Texas is high-tech housing for a traditional horseshoe auditorium. Learn more about the design.

Wyly Theatre - Dallas Art and Architecture
The box-like exterior of Dallas' Wyly Theater is a simple cover for the flexible interior configurations. Learn more about this 21st century design.

Dallas City Hall designed by I.M. Pei - Buildings in Dallas
The 1977 City Hall was designed to complement the growing skyscrapers of Dallas, Texas. Learn about I.M. Pei's unique solution for the City of Dallas.

Rem Koolhaas - Modern Dutch Architect
Born November 17, 1944 in The Netherlands, Rem Koolhaas has mystified the world with his modernist, deconstructionist, humanist works. Is it possible to know Rem?

Viking Log Homes in Novgorod, Russia
Russia not only spans different continents, but its history runs from prehistoric to modern. Here are highlights from an architecture perspective.

Lenin's Mausoleum in Moscow, Russia
Designed by Alexei Shchusev, Lenin's Mausoleum in Moscow is made of simple cubes in the form of a step pyramid.. Page 9.

Smolny Cathedral in St. Petersburg, Russia
Designed by the famous Italian architect, Rastrelli, the Rococo Smolny Cathedral in St. Petersburg, Russia is like a fancy cake.. Page 6.

Romantic Castles - World's Most Romantic Castles
For castle lovers everywhere, here's a roundup of the world's most romantic castles, with links to photos and resources.

Boldt Castle in the Thousand Islands, New York State
Boldt Castle in the Thousand Islands was built for love, and no expense was spared. Here are facts and photos for Boldt Castle.

Spooky Buildings and Scary Buildings
Prepare to be spooked! Here are some of the scariest buildings in the world.

Funny Buildings and Flawed Buildings and Silly Structures
Architects aren't perfect. Even the greatest designers build structures that are impractical, absurd, or just plain funny-looking. Here are some of my favorite silly projects.

Architects and Math
Students often worry about the math courses they'll need to take in college. Is all that mathematics really necessary to be an architect?

Monuments and Memorials Resources
Net links index of resources for learning about great monuments and memorials.

Famous Monuments and Memorials
Browse our master index for great monuments and memorials around the world, including war memorials, memorials for veterans, September 11 memorials, and Holocaust memorials.

Theories and Approaches in Architecture
From Feng Shui to Bauhaus, the things we believe define the way we build. Join us as we explore important theories and approaches to architecture.

100 at 11th, Residences Designed by Jean Nouvel
Pritzker-prize winner Jean Nouvel describes his NYC residential high-rise as being like an insect's eye. Find out more. Page 2.

Agbar Tower in Barcelona, Spain, Jean Nouvel, architect
Agbar Tower in Barcelona, Spain, Jean Nouvel, architect. Page 3.

Buildings and Projects by Jean Nouvel - Photos of Buildings by Jean Nouvel
Defying expectations, Pritzker-prize winning architect Jean Nouvel experiments with light and shadow. His works have been called exuberant, imaginative, and experimental. This photo gallery presents some highlights of Nouvel's prolific career.

Reader Submissions: Post-War (WWII) Houses
Was your home built in the middle of the 20th century? This is your place to share photos and also see pictures of post-World War II houses submitted by our readers.

Post-War (WWII) Houses
Was your home built in the middle of the 20th century? This is your place to share photos and also see pictures of post-World War II houses submitted by our readers.

Reader Submissions: Call For Writers
Submit your articles and illustrations to the architecture pages at About.com.

Reader Submissions: Architecture and Construction Words
Find definitions for words related to architecture and construction, ask for help defining architecture vocabulary, or submit your own word definitions.

Definitions - Architecture Vocabulary Words - Word Definitions
Find definitions for words related to architecture and construction, ask for help defining architecture vocabulary, or submit your own word definitions.

Careers in Architecture and Design - Architecture and Design Careers
An interest in architecture can open the door to many different careers, from building design to urban planning. These pages written by our readers describe interesting careers related to architecture and design.

Reader Submissions: Japan Pictures
Welcome to our pictorial record of architecture in Japan. See pictures of shrines, castles, skyscrapers, office buildings, houses, and other types of architecture in Japan. Also submit your own Japan pictures.

Reader Submissions: Career Profiles: Architects, Designers & More
An interest in architecture can open the door to many different careers, from building design to urban planning. These pages written by our readers describe interesting careers related to architecture and design.

Christmas Decorations - Christmas Decoration Pictures
Strings of Christmas lights and other holiday decorations let you highlight architectural features of your home. Here's how our readers have decorated their homes for the holidays. Browse photos, get design ideas, and send us photos of your own holiday decorations.

Reader Submissions: Outdoor Christmas Decorations
Strings of Christmas lights and other holiday decorations let you highlight architectural features of your home. Here's how our readers have decorated their homes for the holidays. Browse photos, get design ideas, and send us photos of your own holiday decorations.

Reader Submissions: Spanish and Mediterranean Style Houses
Was your house inspired by Spain? Tell us about your Spanish or Mediterranean style house, share pictures of your house, and see pictures of Spanish and Mediterranean style houses submitted by our readers.

Our House Design - Designs for New Houses
See featured house designs by homeowners and architects. Also, submit your own house design for publication on the architecture pages at About.com.

Reader Submissions: House Designs by Homeowners & Architects
See featured house designs by homeowners and architects. Also, submit your own house design for publication on the architecture pages at About.com.

House Paint Colors - What Color Is Your House - Share Photos of Your House
New paint colors can really transform a home. See photos of newly painted houses from our readers. Tell us about your own house painting project and share photos of your house.

Reader Submissions: House Paint Colors
New paint colors can really transform a home. See photos of newly painted houses from our readers. Tell us about your own house painting project and share photos of your house.

Reader Submissions: Architecture Books
Browse books from our architecture authors, read excerpts, and see illustrations. Share pictures and passages from your own book about architecture and home design.

Architecture Books - Author Pages - Books About Architecture and Home Design
Browse books from our architecture authors, read excerpts, and see illustrations. Share pictures and passages from your own book about architecture and home design.

Old House Renovation - Old House Renovation Pictures
Tell us about your old-house renovation project, share pictures of your old house, and see pictures of old house renovation projects submitted by our readers.

Reader Submissions: Old House Renovation
Tell us about your old-house renovation project, share pictures of your old house, and see pictures of old house renovation projects submitted by our readers.

Dream House - Draw Your Dream House
Imagine if you could have any house you wanted. Money is no object. What would that house look like? See the amazing houses submitted by our readers. Then send us a drawing, sketch, or computer rendering of your own dream house.

Reader Submissions: Dream Houses
Imagine if you could have any house you wanted. Money is no object. What would that house look like? See the amazing houses submitted by our readers. Then send us a drawing, sketch, or computer rendering of your own dream house.

Weird Buildings - Share Pictures of Weird Buildings
Ever seen an upside-down house? A building shaped like a tea cup or a shoe? A place that made you laugh out-loud? What's the weirdest building you've ever encountered? See the weird buildings submitted by our readers. Then tell us about a weird building you've seen. Better yet, send us a photo!

Reader Submissions: Palm Springs, California
Palm Springs, California is a virtual museum of mid-twentieth century architecture, with landmark examples of Desert Modernism, Googie architecture, Spanish Eclectic architecture, and so much more. Learn what our readers have discovered in Palm Springs and share your own stories and photos about architecture in Palm Springs.

Palm Springs Architecture - Share Pictures of Buildings in Palm Springs California
Palm Springs, California is a virtual museum of mid-twentieth century architecture, with landmark examples of Desert Modernism, Googie architecture, Spanish Eclectic architecture, and so much more. Learn what our readers have discovered in Palm Springs and share your own stories and photos about architecture in Palm Springs.

Reader Submissions: Weird Buildings
Ever seen an upside-down house? A building shaped like a tea cup or a shoe? A place that made you laugh out-loud? What's the weirdest building you've ever encountered? See the weird buildings submitted by our readers. Then tell us about a weird building you've seen. Better yet, send us a photo!

Queen Anne Victorians
Tell us about your Victorian Queen Anne house, share pictures of your Queen Anne house, and see pictures of Queen Anne houses submitted by our readers.

Reader Submissions: Great Monuments
Some of the world's most inspiring structures are monuments and memorials. See photos of monuments and memorials submitted by our readers, and share your own photos and stories.

Reader Submissions: Is your house a Queen Anne?
Tell us about your Victorian Queen Anne house, share pictures of your Queen Anne house, and see pictures of Queen Anne houses submitted by our readers.

Great Monuments - Share Photos of Great Monuments and Memorials
Some of the world's most inspiring structures are monuments and memorials. See photos of monuments and memorials submitted by our readers, and share your own photos and stories.

Reader Submissions: Haiti Pictures
Welcome to our pictorial record of architecture in Haiti, before and after the earthquake. Follow the links below to view Haiti pictures submitted by our readers. Also please help us add to this collection by uploading your own photographs of houses, churches, schools, stores, offices, and other buildings in Haiti.

Reader Submissions: Design a building for an alien planet
See buildings and structures our readers designed for alien planets where human conventions and earthly laws of physics don't apply. Then, take our architecture challenge: Submit your own designs for a far-away, alien world. architecture challenge

Childhood Creations - Submit Your Childhood Creations
Some of the most creative ideas come from the very young. On these pages readers tell about their earliest adventures in architecture. Find out about strange and wonderful things they made when they were children and teenagers. Then tell us about something you made when you were younger.

Reader Stories: Childhood Creations
Some of the most creative ideas come from the very young. On these pages readers tell about their earliest adventures in architecture. Find out about strange and wonderful things they made when they were children and teenagers. Then tell us about something you made when you were younger.

Reader Submissions: Is your house modern?
Tell us about your modern house, share pictures of your modern house, and see pictures of modern houses submitted by our readers.

Modern Houses - House Pictures - Modern House Pictures
Tell us about your modern house, share pictures of your modern house, and see pictures of modern houses submitted by our readers.

Architecture School Ratings - Rate Your School
Find ratings and reviews for schools that offer degree programs in architecture and related fields, including landscape architecture, urban design, industrial design, and interior design. Also add your own school ratings.

: Architecture School Ratings - Rate Your School>
Find ratings and reviews for schools that offer degree programs in architecture and related fields, including landscape architecture, urban design, industrial design, and interior design. Also add your own school ratings.

Bungalow Pictures
Tell us about your bungalow, share pictures of your bungalow style house, and see pictures of bungalows submitted by our readers.

Bungalow Pictures
Tell us about your bungalow, share pictures of your bungalow style house, and see pictures of bungalows submitted by our readers.

Bungalow Pictures
Tell us about your bungalow, share pictures of your bungalow style house, and see pictures of bungalows submitted by our readers.

Bungalow Pictures
Tell us about your bungalow, share pictures of your bungalow style house, and see pictures of bungalows submitted by our readers.

Reader Submissions: Is your house a Bungalow?
Tell us about your bungalow, share pictures of your bungalow style house, and see pictures of bungalows submitted by our readers.

New Home Construction - Building a New Home
Learn about new houses constructed by our readers, see photos of new houses, get home-building advice, and share your own experiences building a new house.

Reader Submissions: Building a New House
Learn about new houses constructed by our readers, see photos of new houses, get home-building advice, and share your own experiences building a new house.

Park51 Renderings - Reviews of the Park51 Renderings
Many people have criticized plans to build a Muslim community center near Ground Zero, the site of the 2001 terrorist attacks. However, architecture critics praise preliminary drawings for the modernist building. What's your view of the Park51 renderings? See what our readers think and add your own commentary.

Reader Submissions: Do you live in an old house?
Tell us about your old house, share pictures of your bungalow style house, and see pictures of bungalows submitted by our readers.

Old House - House Pictures - Pictures of Old Houses
Tell us about your old house, share pictures of your bungalow style house, and see pictures of bungalows submitted by our readers.

Reader Submissions: Design an Emergency Shelter
Every year, earthquakes, hurricanes, floods, and other natural disasters leave thousands of people homeless. Many more are displaced by wars and other man-made catastrophes. How can so many people be sheltered? Here are emergency housing solutions submitted by our readers, and a chance to submit your own ideas.

Emergency Shelter - Design an Emergency Shelter
Every year, earthquakes, hurricanes, floods, and other natural disasters leave thousands of people homeless. Many more are displaced by wars and other man-made catastrophes. How can so many people be sheltered? Here are emergency housing solutions submitted by our readers, and a chance to submit your own ideas.

House Color Questions - Get Help Choosing Paint for Your House
Share pictures of your house, get help choosing colors, and see house photos submitted by our readers.

Wedding Venue - Our Romantic Wedding Venue - Romantic Wedding Locations
Romantic architecture offers the perfect setting for a wedding. Browse these pages to find photos and stories about romantic wedding venues. Also, share your own wedding story and photos.

Reader Submissions: House Color Questions
Share pictures of your house, get help choosing colors, and see house photos submitted by our readers.

Reader Submissions: Romantic Wedding Venues
Romantic architecture offers the perfect setting for a wedding. Browse these pages to find photos and stories about romantic wedding venues. Also, share your own wedding story and photos.

: Spain - Great Architecture in Spain>
Spain! From the ancient Alhambra Palace to modernist works by Santiago Calatrava, the sunny country offers an exotic mix of architecture. Browse these pages to see photos and reviews submitted by our readers. At the end of each page, follow the links to learn more about great architecture in Spain.

Spain - Great Architecture in Spain
Spain! From the ancient Alhambra Palace to modernist works by Santiago Calatrava, the sunny country offers an exotic mix of architecture. Browse these pages to see photos and reviews submitted by our readers. At the end of each page, follow the links to learn more about great architecture in Spain.

: Park51 Renderings - Reviews of the Park51 Renderings>
Many people have criticized plans to build a Muslim community center near Ground Zero, the site of the 2001 terrorist attacks. However, architecture critics praise preliminary drawings for the modernist building. What's your view of the Park51 renderings? See what our readers think and add your own commentary.

The Caribbean - Great Architecture in the Caribbean Islands
Browse these pages to see photos and reviews submitted by our readers. At the end of each page, follow the links to learn more about architecture in the Caribbean islands.

: The Caribbean - Great Architecture in the Caribbean Islands>
Browse these pages to see photos and reviews submitted by our readers. At the end of each page, follow the links to learn more about architecture in the Caribbean islands.

Reader Submissions: New Orleans Pictures
Welcome to our pictorial record of architecture in New Orleans, before and after Hurricane Katrina. Follow the links below to view New Orleans pictures submitted by our readers. Also please help us add to this collection by uploading your own photographs of houses, churches, schools, stores, offices, and other buildings in New Orleans.

Architect's Portfolio - Designs by Architects and Design Professionals
See featured designs by architects and other design professionals. Also, submit your own project description for publication on the architecture pages at About.com.

Reader Submissions: Featured Projects by Architects and Design Professionals
See featured designs by architects and other design professionals. Also, submit your own project description for publication on the architecture pages at About.com.

Define Architecture - How to Define the Meaning of Architecture
What is architecture? Even great architects don't agree. Tell us how you define the word architecture, and read the definitions posted by others. Page 7.

Define Architecture - How to Define the Meaning of Architecture
What is architecture? Even great architects don't agree. Tell us how you define the word architecture, and read the definitions posted by others. Page 8.

Define Architecture - How to Define the Meaning of Architecture
What is architecture? Even great architects don't agree. Tell us how you define the word architecture, and read the definitions posted by others. Page 3.

Define Architecture - How to Define the Meaning of Architecture
What is architecture? Even great architects don't agree. Tell us how you define the word architecture, and read the definitions posted by others. Page 4.

Define Architecture - How to Define the Meaning of Architecture
What is architecture? Even great architects don't agree. Tell us how you define the word architecture, and read the definitions posted by others. Page 5.

Define Architecture - How to Define the Meaning of Architecture
What is architecture? Even great architects don't agree. Tell us how you define the word architecture, and read the definitions posted by others. Page 6.

Cape Cod Houses - House Pictures - Cape Cod House Pictures
Tell us about your Cape Cod house, share pictures of your Cape Cod house, and see pictures of Cape Cod houses submitted by our readers.

Reader Submissions: Is your house a Cape Cod?
Tell us about your Cape Cod house, share pictures of your Cape Cod house, and see pictures of Cape Cod houses submitted by our readers.

Define Architecture - How to Define the Meaning of Architecture
What is architecture? Even great architects don't agree. Tell us how you define the word architecture, and read the definitions posted by others. Page 2.

Reader Submissions: House Style Questions
Share pictures of your house, get help with questions about the architecture of your home, and see house photos submitted by our readers.

Get Answers to Questions About Your Home
Share pictures of your house, get help with questions about the architecture of your home, and see house photos submitted by our readers.

Define Architecture - How to Define the Meaning of Architecture
What is architecture? Even great architects don't agree. Tell us how you define the word architecture, and read the definitions posted by others.

: South America - Great Architecture in South America>
Browse these pages to see photos and reviews submitted by our readers. At the end of each page, follow the links to learn more about architecture in South America.

Words in Architecture
Share your views on the use and misuse of inscribed words in building design, and see what other readers think.

Domes - Favorite Domes and Domed Buildings
What's your favorite domed building? Tell us what you like about the dome and read what others have written.

House With a Strange Roof - Comment on the House With a Strange Roof
Use this simple form to comment on the

World Wonders - World's Most Wonderful Buildings and Structures
Of all the world's buildings and structures, ancient and modern, which one is THE greatest? Add to our list of World Wonders, and see which architecture ranks the highest.

Colors for a Red-Roof House - Pick colors for a house with a red roof
Discuss color ideas for house with a red tile roof. Also find resources for picking house colors and siding.

Architecture that Inspires - Places for Artists and Writers and Creative Thinkers
Writers, artists, and other creative people often find inspiration in their homes and studios. Our readers pick these places for artistic work.

Math in Architecture - Is Beauty in Architecture Mathematical
We need math to design buildings that are strong and stable. Is math also necessary to design buildings that are beautiful? Can great architecture be expressed in a mathematical formula? Share your ideas, and read what others have written.

Best Architecture Novel - Recommend an Architecture Novel
Architects are heroes in many great novels. What's your favorite fun, fictional book about Architecture? Who wrote the novel? What made that novel so great?

School Architecture - How Can We Build Better Schools
Students learn best when they have a safe, comfortable space to interact with their teacher and classmates. What features would you include in the design of your dream school building? Share your vision, and read what others have written.

School Design - Is Your School Beautiful
Every school offers its own unique landscape. Tell us about the buildings and grounds at your school, college, or university, and read what others have written.

Architecture Charities - Non-Profit Organizations and Social Service for Building and Construction
These emergency relief organizations and volunteer groups help provide desperately needed construction and design services. Find recommended charities, and tell us your favorite non-profit organizations for building and design services.

What Makes a Neighborhood Great? - Urban Design Poll - Describe the Ideal Neighborhood
Many people say that we need to re-think the way we design our neighborhoods. But how? Tell us what features you look for in an ideal neighborhood, and read what others have written.

Architecture Reference Books - What's the Most Important Reference Book for Architecture
What's the most important reference book for architecture? Tell us the title and author of the book you find THE most important, and describe why you recommend it.

Shopping Plaza Design - What Style Is Your Shopping Plaza
How would you describe the shopping plaza in your town? What architectural details do you notice? What styles are the buildings? Describe your town's shopping plaza, and read what others have written.

Modern Buildings - Favorite Buildings from Modern Times
What's your favorite modern? Tell us what makes the building great, and read what others have written. Page 2.

Modern Buildings - Favorite Buildings from Modern Times
What's your favorite modern? Tell us what makes the building great, and read what others have written.

Colours for a Lattice Fence - Pick House Paint Colors - Lattice Fence Colors
The owner would like to paint her lattice fence. What colors do you suggest? Suggest ideas, and read what others have written.

New York World Trade Center - What's Your Vision for New York - Rebuilding the New York World Trade Center
After many years of planning, New York City is rebuilding on the World Trade Center site that was destroyed by terrorists on September 11, 2001. Some critics question the building designs and dispute the master plan. What's your vision for New York City?

Colors for Stucco and Brick - Pick House Paint Colors - Stucco and Brick house
The combination of stucco, brick, and vinyl on this home make choosing colors especially difficult. What colors would you pick?

Colors for a California Contemporary Home - Pick House Paint Colors - California Contemporary
What colors would bring out the beauty of this contemporary home in California?

Paint this Dutch Colonial Anything But White - Pick House Paint Colors - Dutch Colonial Revival
The owner of this Dutch Colonial Revival home says she does not want white. But, what else will go with the red roof?

Must-See Cities in the USA - Best American Cities for Architecture
Every city has its architectural wonders, from historic monuments to soaring new skyscrapers. What's the best American city for exploring architecture? Tell us your favorite city, and read what others have written.

Architect Qualities - What qualities make a great architect
What qualities does it takes to be a great architect? Optimism? Realism? Persistence? Insanity? Tell us what qualities or personality traits you think an architect should have, and read what others have written. Page 3.

Architect Qualities - What qualities make a great architect
What qualities does it takes to be a great architect? Optimism? Realism? Persistence? Insanity? Tell us what qualities or personality traits you think an architect should have, and read what others have written. Page 2.

Architect Qualities - What qualities make a great architect
What qualities does it takes to be a great architect? Optimism? Realism? Persistence? Insanity? Tell us what qualities or personality traits you think an architect should have, and read what others have written. Page 4.

Architect Qualities - What qualities make a great architect
What qualities does it takes to be a great architect? Optimism? Realism? Persistence? Insanity? Tell us what qualities or personality traits you think an architect should have, and read what others have written.

Frank Lloyd Wright Buildings - Favorite Frank Lloyd Wright Buildings
What's your favorite building by Frank Lloyd Wright? Tell us what you like about the architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright, and read what others have written.

Bungalow Colors - Pick House Paint Colors
The owner of this charming bungalow is looking for colors that suit the period and style. What colors would you pick?

Colors for a Folk Victorian House - Pick House Paint Colors
What colors would you pick for this rambling Folk Victorian house?

Frank Lloyd Wright Buildings - Favorite Frank Lloyd Wright Buildings
What's your favorite building by Frank Lloyd Wright? Tell us what you like about the architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright, and read what others have written. Page 3.

Accent Colors for a Traditional Farmhouse - Pick House Paint Colors
The owner would like to add color accents to this traditional farmhouse. What colors do you suggest?

Frank Lloyd Wright Buildings - Favorite Frank Lloyd Wright Buildings
What's your favorite building by Frank Lloyd Wright? Tell us what you like about the architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright, and read what others have written. Page 2.

Does a Colonial House Have to be White - Pick House Paint Colors
Does a Colonial house have to be white? What colors would you pick for this Colonial home?

Purple and Yellow Bungalow - Pick House Paint Colors
When the owners bought this Texas bungalow, it was smothered under aluminum siding. Now it's zippy purple and yellow. But do the colors work?

Add Color to a Gray Ranch - Pick House Paint Colors
Readers suggest great solutions for a drab, gray Ranch house. What colors would you pick?

New Colors For Ranch House - Pick House Paint Colors
This ranch style house used to be sided in natural cedar, but the previous owners painted the wood and the foundation a dull white. What colors would you pick?

Colors for a Remodeled House - Pick House Paint Colors
The owners of this remodeled house are looking for color ideas that will bring out the architectural details. What colors would you pick?

Queen Anne Colors - Pick House Paint Colors
The new owners of this Queen Anne Victorian are planning major repairs. What colors would bring out the beauty of the home?

Happy Colors for an Historic Bungalow - Pick House Paint Colors
Are historic colors always drab? What colors would you paint this Bungalow?

New Colors For Cedar Siding - Pick House Paint Colors
This ranch style house used to be sided in natural cedar, but the previous owners painted the wood and the foundation a dull white. What colors would you pick?

Craftsman Colors - Pick House Paint Colors
This Craftsman house is sided with green aluminum siding and brown board and batten. The owner wants to change the color scheme. What colors would you pick?

Color This Victorian - Pick House Paint Colors
Should the owners of this Victorian house paint this Victorian house pink, tan, or something else? What colors would you pick?

Spooky Buildings - Scary Buildings - Haunted Architecture
Do some buildings give you the creeps? Tell us about the spookiest building you've ever seen, and read what others have written. Page 2.

Spooky Buildings - Scary Buildings - Haunted Architecture
Do some buildings give you the creeps? Tell us about the spookiest building you've ever seen, and read what others have written. Page 3.

Color This Mansard Mansion - Pick House Paint Colors
The high mansard roof on this Second Empire style house brand new, and now the house needs new colors for the trim and the siding. Should the trim color be a darker or lighter color than the body? What colors would you pick?

Spooky Buildings - Scary Buildings - Haunted Architecture
Do some buildings give you the creeps? Tell us about the spookiest building you've ever seen, and read what others have written.

Neverland - Share Your Dreams For Neverland - Michael Jackson's Home at Neverland
Pop star Michael Jackson built a Disney-like fantasyland at his California home, Neverland. Now that Michael Jackson is gone, how should Neverland be used? Page 3.

Neverland - Share Your Dreams For Neverland - Michael Jackson's Home at Neverland
Pop star Michael Jackson built a Disney-like fantasyland at his California home, Neverland. Now that Michael Jackson is gone, how should Neverland be used?

Neverland - Share Your Dreams For Neverland - Michael Jackson's Home at Neverland
Pop star Michael Jackson built a Disney-like fantasyland at his California home, Neverland. Now that Michael Jackson is gone, how should Neverland be used? Page 2.

Favorite Architecture Gifts - Gifts For Architecture and Home Design
What's the best gift you've ever given - or received! - related to architecture or home design? Where did you find it? What made the gift special? Share your gift ideas, and see gift suggestions from our readers.

Save Energy - Tell How You Save Energy - See How Others Save Energy
You don't have to do a complete remodel to save energy. Even small changes can make a big difference in your utility bills. Have you found a way to save energy at your house? Share your energy-saving tips.

House Color Tools - Share Your House Color Tips
Have you discovered a handy tool for selecting colors for your house? Do you know any tricks to help homeowners pick the best colors? Tell us how you do it, and read tips from other readers.

Architectural Salvage - Favorite Architectural Salvage Finds
Readers tell about exciting architectural salvage finds at architectural salvage centers, garage sales, and demolition sites.

Secrets to a Peaceful Home - How to build or remodel a calm and peaceful home
Your home is your sanctuary from outside worries and stresses. Read home design tips and tell us your own secrets for creating a peaceful home.

Eero Saarinen Design - Favorite Eero Saarinen Design
What's your favorite work by Eero Saarinen? Tell us what you like about Eero Saarinen, and read what others have written.

Architecture Software - Architecture Software Reviews
Have you ever used architecture software? Do you have a favorite computer program for designing buildings, houses, floor plans, and landscapes? Have you tried a program that didn't work out? Tell us the good and the bad.

Best Skyscraper Movie - Recommend a Skyscraper Movie
What's the best movie you've ever seen about skyscrapers or great buildings? What happened? Who starred? What made that film so great? Recommend your favorite skyscraper film.

Is the South Bank Ugly - Tell Us What You Think of the South Bank in London
One reader calls the South Bank in London a

Storage Secrets - Where do you store your belongings
No matter how many closets you have, there never seems to be enough storage space. Have you found a creative way to add storage to your home?

Design a Healthy Home - How to make your home healthy
To design a healthy home, it's so important to choose healthy, environmentally-friendly paints, furnishings, and construction materials. Where do you begin? Tell us what steps you've taken to make your own home a healthier place.

Unusual Bathrooms - Tell Us About Unusual Bathrooms - Bathroom Design
No matter how grownup we try to be, the very mention of bathrooms can make us giggle. But architects and engineers work hard to design bathrooms that are pleasant and practical. Have you ever encountered a really unusual bathroom? Tell us all about it!

Dumb Design - Silly and Impractical Buildings - Dumb Architecture
Architects aren't perfect. Among the great museums, theaters, skyscrapers, and stadiums, there are some doozies. Maybe they're impractical, silly looking, or just plain dumb. What famous buildings are the dumbest?

Is America Ugly - Urban Design Poll - Tell Us Whether America Is Ugly
New Urbanist thinker James Howard Kunstler says that America's Cities have become unattractive and inhumane. Do you agree? Page 2.

Is America Ugly - Urban Design Poll - Tell Us Whether America Is Ugly
New Urbanist thinker James Howard Kunstler says that America's Cities have become unattractive and inhumane. Do you agree?

Tell Us Your House Horror Tales - What Went Wrong At Your House
If you've ever designed, built, or purchased a home, then you know that many things can go wrong. Use this simple form to tell us your house horror tales.

Give Your House Curb Appeal - How We Added Curb Appeal to Our Homes
Curb appeal is that elusive quality that makes a house warm, welcoming, interesting, and inviting. Have you discovered a way to bring out the beauty in your own home? Tell us what you did to add curb appeal.

1929 Stucco Home - Comment on the 1929 Stucco Home
Use this simple form to comment on the 1929 Stucco Home featured in our House Style Workshop, and read what others have to say about the house.

English Cottage Revival Home - Comment on the English Cottage Revival Home
Use this simple form to comment on the English Cottage Revival Home featured in our House Style Workshop, and read what others have to say about the house.

Skyscrapers - Favorite Skyscrapers and Tall Buildings
What's your favorite skyscraper? Tell us what you like about the skyscraper, and read what others have written. Page 2.

Skyscrapers - Favorite Skyscrapers and Tall Buildings
What's your favorite skyscraper? Tell us what you like about the skyscraper, and read what others have written.

Stucco House With New Roof - Pick House Paint Colors - Stucco House Colors
This stucco house has a brand new roof. What colors should the owner paint the house and trim? Suggest color ideas, and read what others have written.

Brick Rowhouse - Comment on the Brick Row House
Use this simple form to comment on the brick rowhouse featured in our House Style Workshop, and read what others have to say about the house.

Save on Building Costs - Share Your Saving Tips
Have you found a creative way to cut costs when building or remodeling? How did you save money?

Frank Gehry Buildings - Favorite Frank Gehry Buildings
What's your favorite building by Frank Gehry? Tell us what you like about Frank Gehry, and read what others have written.

New House With a Blue Roof - Suggest Colors for a New House With a Blue Roof
Use this simple form to suggest siding colors for a new house with a blue roof, and read what others have to say about the house.

Colors for a New Farmhouse - Suggest Paint Color Ideas
Use this simple form to suggest siding colors for a new farmhouse, and read what others have to say about the house.

Colors for a Square Stucco House - Suggest Paint Color Ideas
Use this simple form to suggest siding colors for a craftsman-era square stucco house, and read what others have to say about the house.

A Puzzling Victorian - Comment on the Puzzling Victorian House
Use this simple form to comment on the puzzling Victorian house featured in our House Style Workshop, and read what others have to say about the house.

Mysterious Michigan Victorian - Comment on the Puzzling Victorian House
Use this simple form to comment on the mysterious Michigan Victorian house featured in our House Style Workshop, and read what others have to say about the house.

Storybook Kit Home - Comment on the Storybook Kit Home
Use this simple form to comment on the mysterious Storybook Kit Home featured in our House Style Workshop, and read what others have to say about the house.

Favorite House Style - What's Your Favorite House Style
Use this simple form to tell us about your favorite house style, and read what others have to say about the house. Page 2.

Favorite House Style - What's Your Favorite House Style
Use this simple form to tell us about your favorite house style, and read what others have to say about the house. Page 3.

Favorite House Style - What's Your Favorite House Style
Use this simple form to tell us about your favorite house style, and read what others have to say about the house.

Colonial-Craftsman-Tudor - Comment on the Puzzling Colonial-Craftsman-Tudor House
Use this simple form to comment on the Colonial-Craftsman-Tudor house featured in our House Style Workshop, and read what others have to say about the house.

Add Color to a Split-Level Stucco Home - Pick House Paint Colors
Discuss color ideas for a split-level stucco home from our house color workshop and find resources for picking house paint colors.

Are Mid-Century Buildings Historic - Mid-Century Modernism and Historic Preservation
Are buildings from the mid-twentieth century historic? Should they be restored and preserved? Share your views, and read what others have written.

Castles - Favorite Castles and Fortresses
What's your favorite castle? Tell us what you love about the castle, and read what others have written.

Colors for a White Colonial - Pick House Paint Colors
This modern day colonial style house is white with a black roof. The owner plans to keep the roof, but change the siding. What colors would you pick for the siding and trim? Join the discussion.

Great-Grandmother's House - Comment on the Great-Grandmother's House
Use this simple form to comment on the Great-Grandmother's House featured in our House Style Workshop, and read what others have to say about the house.

1896 Alabama Home - Comment on the 1896 Alabama Home
Use this simple form to comment on the 1896 Alabama Home featured in our House Style Workshop, and read what others have to say about the house.

Favorite Woman Architect - Name Your Favorite Woman in Architecture
Use this simple form to tell us about your favorite women in architecture, and find out the favorite women architects our readers have picked.

Pick Trim Colors for a Brick Home - Pick House Paint Colors
Discuss color ideas for a brick home from our house color workshop and find resources for picking house paint colors.

Kentucky Brick Home - Comment on the Kentucky Brick Home
Use this simple form to comment on the Kentucky brick home featured in our House Style Workshop, and read what others have to say about the house.

Missouri Mystery House - Comment on the Missouri Mystery House
Use this simple form to comment on the Missouri Mystery House featured in our House Style Workshop, and read what others have to say about the house.

Colors for a Cottage - Pick House Paint Colors
Discuss color ideas for a small cottage from our house color workshop and find resources for picking house paint colors.

Trim Colors for a Ranch House - Pick House Paint Colors
Discuss trim color ideas for a ranch style home from our house color workshop and find resources for picking house paint colors.

Colors and Siding for an Arts & Crafts Home - Pick House Colors and Siding
Discuss color and siding ideas for an Arts & Crafts home from our house color workshop and find resources for picking house colors and siding.

Beautiful Architecture - What Makes a Building Beautiful
What makes a building beautiful? Graceful lines? Simple form? Functionality? Tell us what qualities you think an architect should have, and read what others have written. Page 2.

Beautiful Architecture - What Makes a Building Beautiful
What makes a building beautiful? Graceful lines? Simple form? Functionality? Tell us what qualities you think an architect should have, and read what others have written. Page 3.

Beautiful Architecture - What Makes a Building Beautiful
What makes a building beautiful? Graceful lines? Simple form? Functionality? Tell us what qualities you think an architect should have, and read what others have written.

Colors for a 1906 Brick Queen Anne Victorian - Pick House Colors and Siding
Discuss color and siding ideas for an 1906 Brick Queen Anne Victorian from our house color workshop and find resources for picking house colors and siding.

A Mysterious Mid-Century Modern - Comment on the Mysterious Mid-Century Modern House
Use this simple form to comment on the mysterious Mid-Century Modern house featured in our House Style Workshop, and read what others have to say about the house.

An Archie Bunker House - Comment on the Archie Bunker House
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We Think Our House Is Ugly - Comment on the This House
Use this simple form to comment on the Mississippi house featured in our House Style Workshop, and read what others have to say about the house.

Colonial or Craftsman - Comment on this House
Use this simple form to comment on the stucco and shingle house featured in our House Style Workshop, and read what others have to say about the house.

Adobe House - Comment on the Adobe House
Use this simple form to comment on the adobe house featured in our House Style Workshop, and read what others have to say about the house.

Tudor Bungalow - Comment on the Tudor Bungalow
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Trim Colors for a Brick House - Pick trim color
Discuss color and siding ideas for a brick home from our house color workshop and find resources for picking house colors and siding.

Colors for a White Foursquare House - Pick colors for a foursquare house
Discuss color ideas for white foursquare house from our house color workshop and find resources for picking house colors and siding.

Log Cabin Colors - Suggest Trim Colors for this Log Cabin
Use this simple form to suggest trim colors for the log cabin featured in our House Color Workshop, and read what others have to say about the house.

Favorite Antoni Gaudí Buildings
What's your favorite building by Antoni Gaudí? Tell us what you like about Antoni Gaudí, and read what others have written.

New England Cottage - Comment on the New England Cottage
Use this simple form to comment on the New England cottage featured in our House Style Workshop, and read what others have to say about the house.

Museum Buildings - Favorite Museum Buildings
What's your favorite museum building? Tell us what makes the building great, and read what others have written.

Happy Architecture - Architecture That Makes You Happy
Scientists and psychologists say that our physical surroundings affect the way we think and feel. Certain shapes, colors, and textures bring us joy. Light, sound, and temperature also influence our emotions. Can you remember a building where you felt especially cheerful? Describe a happy building, and read what others have written.

Favorite Architecture Destinations - Best Destinations For Great Architecture
From Timbuktu to Kiyoumizu, architectural wonders can be found in every part of the world. What country or city would you choose for a truly fabulous architecture journey? Recommend a trip, and read trip recommendations from our visitors.

Railroad Home - Comment on the New Jersey Railroad Home
Use this simple form to comment on the railroad home featured in our House Style Workshop, and read what others have to say about the house.

Southern Cottage - Comment on the Southern Cottage in Atlanta Georgia
Use this simple form to comment on the southern cottage featured in our House Style Workshop, and read what others have to say about the house.

White House Passion: Writing About a Nation's Old House
The White House cornerstone laid on October 13, 1792 marks the beginning of a famous history. Learn more from the books written about America's First Multiple-Use Residence.

Presidents' Places
US Presidents build legacies in many ways. Celebrate American presidents with a look at important homes, monuments, and historic buildings.

Frank Furness - Philadelphia Architect Frank Furness - Gilded Age Master
Elaborate architecture flourished during America's Gilded Age, and Frank Furness designed some of the most flamboyant. Born in Philadelphia, PA on November 12, 1839, Furness built hundreds of buildings, never far from home.

Stanford White - Gilded Age Architect
Learn about the famous and flamboyant Gilded Age architect, Stanford White, born November 9, 1853 and gunned down in the prime of his life.

Jean Louis Charles Garnier - Designer of the Paris Opera
Phantom of the Opera? Not French architect Charles Garnier, best known today for designing the phantom's Parisian Opera House. Learn more about Garnier, born in Paris on November 6, 1825.

Republic Polytechnic Designed by Fumihiko Maki and Associates
The Republic Polytechnic Woodlands Campus displays Japanese architect Fumihiko Maki's full sense of modern, green design. View a 50 year portfolio.

Kaze-no-Oka Crematorium Designed by Fumihiko Maki
The low rise of Maki's design creates a subtle integration of this crematorium with the surrounding cemetery landscape. View a portfolio of Maki architecture.

Steinberg Hall Detail Designed by Fumihiko Maki
Steinberg Hall was the very first commission by future Pritzker Prize winner Fumihiko Maki. View a portfolio of Maki architecture.

Kemper Museum Designed by Fumihiko Maki
Kemper Museum marked Fumihiko Maki's continued relationship with Washington University at St. Louis. View a portfolio of Maki architecture.

Spiral Building Designed by Fumihiko Maki
Well-known in Tokyo, the Spiral Building displays many features of Maki architecture. Learn more about this building and other projects.

Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium Designed by Fumihiko Maki
The Tokyo Gymnasium complex is included in a portfolio of projects designed by Japanese architect Fumihiko Maki from over a fifty year career.

Hillside Terrace Complex Designed by Fumihiko Maki
Tokyo's Hillside Terrace became a laboratory for Fumihiko Maki's urban design. View a portfolio of Maki architecture from over a fifty year career.

MIT Media Lab Designed by Fumihiko Maki and Associates
Overlooking the Charles River and the Boston skyline, the MIT Media Lab site gave architect Fumihiko Maki the perfect venue to experiment with light.

Iwasaki Art Museum Designed by Fumihiko Maki
Almost unbelievable in Western traditions, this art museum is part of a Japanese resort spa. Learn more about the architecture of Fumihiko Maki.

Annenberg Public Policy Center Building Designed by Fumihiko Maki and Associates
The glass-clad Annenberg Center is typical of Fumihiko Maki's modern designs. View a portfolio of Maki architecture from over a fifty year career.

Toyoda Memorial Hall Designed by Fumihiko Maki
The first Japanese project for Fumihiko Maki was at Nagoya University. Toyoda Memorial Hall shows a simplicity in spirit and a lightness in design.

Designed by Maki and Associates, 4 World Trade Center
Japanese architect Fumihiko Maki became part of NYC's rebuilding when his design was chosen for Tower 4. Learn more about this and other Maki architecture.

Spaceship Earth - Buckminster Fuller and Geodesic Domes
When Buckminster Fuller conceived the geodesic dome, he dreamed that it would house humanity on our planet, Spaceship Earth.

What is a brownfield site?
In the U.S. alone there are hundreds of thousands of brownfields. Throughout the world, many more exist. Learn more in our Architecture Dictionary.

Frank Lloyd Wright In New Hampshire - Architecture Trips
If you're anywhere in New England, southern New Hampshire is nearby. See two Usonian style Frank Lloyd Wright houses in Manchester, NH, and use this travel guide to plan your trip.

New York’s Tallest Building, 1 WTC
November 2014. It's big news. Lower Manhattan has re-opened its doors for business with the occupancy of One World Trade Center, and the spire atop has changed the New York skyline - perhaps forever.

David Childs, SOM Architect for Time Warner Skyscraper
Construction of David Childs' connected twin tower skyscrapers for Time Warner was begun the year before lower Manhattan's Twin Towers fell in 2001.

Projects of American Architect David M. Childs, including 1 WTC
Freedom Tower may be David Childs' most recognizable building, but his career spans over 40 years representing Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM).

David Childs, Tower Seven Architect
Discover the work of architect David Childs, designer of both 7 World Trade Center and 1 World Trade Center, or Freedom Tower.

Bertelsman Tower Designed by SOM Architect David Childs
David Childs designed this Times Square skyscraper for Bertelsman, the German media company. Now building is simply known by its address, 1540 Broadway.

Robert C. Byrd United States Courthouse Designed by David Childs, SOM
Skyscraper architect David Childs designed a low-rise, linear federal building appropriate for the small city of Charleston, West Virginia.

U.S. Embassy in Ottawa, Canada, Designed by David Childs
Although known for his New York City skyscrapers, architect David Childs has designed low-rise buildings like the American Embassy in Canada.

Bear Stearns Building at 383 Madison Avenue, NYC
David Childs' New York City skyscraper on Madison Avenue is an Energy Star Labeled Building.

Charles Rennie MacKintosh Glasgow Modernist
Although born on June 7, 1868, Scottish designer and architect Charles Rennie Mackintosh may have influenced the Arts and Crafts style of your home. Explore his life and works.

THINK's World Cultural Towers
How would the New York skyline look if the THINK team had won the competition to rebuild the World Trade Center site? Examine drawings for buildings you may never see built.

Libeskind's Vertical World Gardens
When architects compete for jobs, some will lose. Here we take a look at master plans proposed for Ground Zero. How different the skyline might have been!

Futuristic Skyscraper by United Architects
If United Architects had the won the 2002 competition to rebuild the World Trade Center site, the landscape may look a lot more futuristic than it does today.

High-Tech Twins by Norman Foster and Partners
Norman Foster's replacement Twin Towers

Memorial Square by Meier, Eisenman, Gwathmey/Siegel, & Holl
Will we ever see these skyscrapers designed by a team of the most famous architects in America? Probably not, because they lost the competition to redevelop the WTC site.

Promenade to Battery Park by Peterson / Littenberg
The 2002 WTC site master plan submitted by Peterson and Littenberg was very popular with the public, but it lost the competition. Take a look at what they proposed.

Sky Garden Design by SOM/SANAA
How did SOM get to design One World Trade Center but their team did not win the 2002 competition to redesign the WTC site? Find out what happened.

Steven Holl: Time, Space, Light and Materials
American architect Steven Holl, born in Washington State December 9, 1947, has created designs all over the world, each one capturing the local light. Learn more about this thought-provoking artist.

Zaha Hadid - First Woman to Win a Pritzker Architecture Prize
Born in Baghdad, Iraq on October 31, 1950, Zaha Hadid was the first woman to win a Pritzker Architecture Prize. Learn about the life and continued work of Dame Zaha.

Home Designer, DIY Software by Chief Architect - Review
Are you tempted to try a DYI design software program like Home Designer(R) from Chief Architect? How hard is it, really? Will it really let you design your dream house? Here's the scoop.

Henry Hobson Richardson, Known for the Richardsonian Romanesque Style
Learn about the life and works of American architect Henry Hobson Richardson, born September 29, 1838 and famous for inspiring the Victorian style known as Richardsonian Romanesque.

Wang Shu, 2012 Pritzker Laureate
Chinese architect Wang Shu, born November 4, 1963, is a craftsman and scholar who won the prestigious Pritzker Architecture Prize for 2012. Learn about Wang Shu's life, works, and partnerships.

Get the Wright House Plans
Ever dream of building a house like the ones Frank Lloyd Wright designed? Maybe you can.

Construction Seduction
What building stirs your heart? Let's talk about the contenders.

Modernism Week
Modernism Week in Palm Springs is a wonderful opportunity to tour rarely-seen architecture from the mid-twentieth century.

Who was Waddy Wood?
The architecture of Waddy Wood can be seen throughout Washington, DC, yet this 19th century architecture remains relatively obscure.

Byzantine!
How did religion inspire architecture? Learn about the beginnings of Byzantine architecture.

What's Up With Junkitecture?
Was Frank Gehry's 1978 remodeling job junk or art? German architect/artist Martin Kaltwasser is taking architectural salvage to new extremes. He and his wife Folke Köbberling have constructed a London theater out of trash.

Honest Abe: Master Remodeler?
Abraham Lincoln remodeled his Springfield, Illinois house for several years before he became President.

Architecture & Romance
Famous people tie the knot in famous places. Where would you like to wed? Some romantic ideas.

Aalto's Three-Legged Stool
Alvar Aalto is known for both his buildings and his furniture designs. Learn about Alvar Aalto.

Elevator Magic
Celebrate the invention of the first safe passenger elevator, installed by Elisha Otis into the Haughwout building.

Architecture to Live In
You don't have to be rich to live in an apartment designed by a famous architect.

Old House, Energy Hog?
Check your house for ways to improve energy efficiency.

World's Most Creative Architects
Which architects living today are designing the most interesting and unusual buildings? Check out Jacques Herzog, born April 19, 1950.

Earth Igloos
Students at the Adobe Alliance are discovering ancient building techniques of African earth domes. But can they be designed to look beautiful? Find out.

Sustainable Development - Definition
What is Sustainable Development? Learn the meaning and find resources for learning about Sustainable Development, green design, and green architecture.

Colorful Buildings - Architects' Exterior Choices
Serious architects in the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries turned away from playful palettes, but a few rebel architects have bucked the trend. See brightly-colored buildings by these rule-breakers.

Look Skyward in St. Louis
On October 28, 1965, the last piece of the Gateway Arch was put into place. But St. Louis, Missouri has over 250 years of history and many more landmarks to look up to.

Arts and Crafts with a Western Flair
The 1904 Riordan Mansion in Flagstaff, Arizona is Arts and Crafts style with a frontier flavor. Learn more about this historic custom-built duplex now open to the public.

The Woodpecker Tapestry (detail)
The Woodpecker tapestry designed by William Morris has brought the Arts and Crafts movement into the living spaces of modern consumers. Learn more.

William Morris Designs for Today's Consumer
The 19th century Arts and Crafts movement is alive and well today with a variety of consumer products inspired by William Morris. Choose simple intricacy.

Elvis Presley Family Memorial and Burial Grounds at Graceland
Elvis Presley is now buried in the family grave site in Meditation Garden at Graceland Mansion. Learn more.

Front Room at Graceland Mansion - Home of Elvis Presley
Elvis Presley chose white, Louis XIV furnishings for the front room at his home, Graceland Mansion

Game Room at Graceland in Memphis Tennessee
Elvis Presley chose red paisley for the game room at Graceland, his home in Memphis Tennessee. Learn more.

Dining Room at Graceland Mansion
See the red and black dining room at Graceland, the Memphis home of rock star Elvis Presley.

Elvis' Graceland Mansion (Photo Tour)
Join us for a photo tour of Graceland, the Memphis, Tennessee home of rock star Elvis Presley.

Esplanade Performance Center in Singapore
Should architecture fit in or stand out? The 2002 Esplanade performance center in Singapore brings that question to the water's edge.

Hundertwasser-Haus - Hundertwasser House in Vienna
Viennese artist Friedensreich Hundertwasser created the colorful Hundertwasser-Haus with architect Joseph Krawina. Learn about the amazing Hundertwasser House in Vienna, Austria.

Hemicycle Design - The Hemicycle Curtis Meyer House by Frank Lloyd Wright
Frank Lloyd Wright's Curtis Meyer House in Galesburg, Michigan and his Jacobs II House in Wisconsin are both hemicycles. Learn about Frank Lloyd Wright and hemicycle design.

Frank Lloyd Wright Details at the Curtis Meyer Residence - Curtis Meyer House Details
The Curtis Meyer Residence by Frank Lloyd Wright was built with commercial grade concrete blocks and and accented with Honduras mahogany inside and out. Learn about details at the Curtis Meyer House by Frank Lloyd Wright

Curtis Meyer House by Frank Lloyd Wright
In the 1940s, a group of scientists who worked for the Upjohn Company asked architect Frank Lloyd Wright to design homes for a housing subdivision in Galesburn, Michigan. Learn about the Curtis Meyer house that Frank Lloyd Wright designed.

Florence Knoll, Architect of Mid-Century Corporate Interiors
Born in Michigan on May 24, 1917, Florence Knoll transformed modern office spaces by integrating interior design with architectural design. Learn more about this mid-century pioneer.

Michael Graves - Postmodern Architect and Product Designer
Learn about the life and works of postmodern architect Michael Graves, born in Indiana July 9, 1934, and today known for his product designs and whimsical buildings.

South Bank Centre - Urban Design in London
Although now a thriving arts center, South Bank Centre in London has been criticized for its cold, harsh architecture. The following commentary comes from Caroline Jones, a resident of London.

Liz Diller, diller scofidio + renfro
Discover the varied interests of New York-based Elizabeth Diller in this profile of the artist, educator, and architect.

East Meets West in the Monterey Revival
The Monterey Revival home is a wonderful combination of Eastern and Western styles. Journey through the many Spanish influences on house styles found in the US.

Spanish Houses in the Northern United States - Spanish Eclectic Architecture
Stucco-sided Spanish style houses can be found in every part of the United States, even in the chilly north. Learn about America's love affair with architecture inspired by Spain.

How a Canal Inspired Architects - Spanish Houses and the Panama-California Exposition
Why did America fall in love with Spanish houses? One architect fueled the passion when he designed for the Panama-California celebration in San Diego.

Churrigueresque Architecture - Spanish Houses and Romantic Buildings Inspired by Spain
Architect Bertram Grosvenor Goodhue reawakened an interest in Spanish Baroque architecture when he designed fanciful Churrigueresque towers.

The Florida Renaissance - Spanish Revival Architecture and Spanish Style Houses
How did Boca Raton become a luxurious resort community? Join us as we trace the evolution of America's Spanish style houses and the Florida Renaissance.

Spanish Revival Architecture and Spanish Style Houses of Santa Barbara, California
See Spanish style architecture at its finest in Santa Barbara, California, a town built anew after a devastating earthquake in 1925.

Spanish Style and Spanish Revival Architecture in Florida
Boca Raton and other Florida communities have elegant Spanish style houses designed by California architect Addison Mizner. Learn about the Florida movement that Mizner launched.

Art Deco and Spanish Deco Houses - Homes Inspired by Architecture from Spain
You know Art Deco architecture, but have you seen examples of the Spanish Deco style? Stroll the streets of Morningside, Florida for a look at these romantic homes.

Spanish House Styles - Architecture Inspired by Spain
The traditions of many cultures blended in fanciful Spanish house styles, popular in the United States from 1915 to about 1940. Learn more from these photos.

Spanish Eclectic Homes in the United States
Do you live in a Spanish style house? If your American home has details that remind you of Spain, it might be Spanish Eclectic. Here's how to tell.

Mission Style Houses, Spanish Houses, and Architecture Inspired by Spain
With tile roofs, parapets, and other romantic details, America's Spanish style homes suggest the architecture of Mission churches. Learn more about this style.

Book Review: Building a Dream - The Art of Disney Architecture
About.com's guide to Architecture discusses Beth Dunlop's book, Building a Dream: The Art of Disney.

Frank Gehry's Residential Housing Skyscraper
Frank Gehry's residential skyscraper, within walking distance of New York's World Trade Center, sits atop PS 397 - a local school with Gehry icing.

BoKlok Apartment Building in Norway
Prefabricated manufactured housing, popular in the mid-20th century post-war building boom, remains desirable as affordable housing in the 21st century.

Hansaviertel Residential Housing Project
Hansaviertel in Berlin, Germany was rebuilt after World War II with help from some of the world's most famous architects, including the Finnish Alvar Aalto.

Olympic Housing by Niall McLaughlin Architects
Housing built for the Olympic games is often repurposed for the general public after the event. Should the Olympics influence the form of design?

Albion Riverside Residential Housing Project
British architect Sir Norman Foster has created a modern geometry along the River Thames. Learn more about the Albion Riverside.

The Shard, London Mixed Use Skyscraper
London's Shard by Renzo Piano is the first 1,000 foot skyscraper in Western Europe. The mixed-use glass pyramid overlooks the River Thames in all directions.

Cayan Tower, residential skyscraper in Dubai
Buildings with twisting designs are becoming as common as residential skyscrapers. What might we call this organic-inspired 21st century architecture?

Hadid Residences, Milan, Italy, 2013
Together in Italy, Zaha Hadid and Daniel Libeskind have created modern residential complexes that complement each other. Learn more about Milan's urban redevelopment.

Residential Housing Projects - Habitat '67 and More
Explore a gallery of multifamily housing projects, starting with the award-winning Habitat '67, which launched the architecture career of Moshe Safdie.

Aqua Tower, Chicago Residential Housing
Chicago's Jeanne Gang made her architectural mark in 2010 with the modern, swirling Aqua Tower skyscraper. It's architecture you can live in.

Architecture in New York City
Plan your trip to New York City to see some of the world's greatest architecture, from soaring skyscrapers to jewels of art deco design. Here are must-see landmarks and travel tips.

Direccion De Faros in Veracruz
A reader finds a mysterious postcard from his grandfather. Join us as we uncover the mystery of Faro de Venustiano Carranza.

Architecture Books - Main Index of Architecture Books
From the thousands of books on architecture and home design, we've scouted out the best. This index lists the categories, including books for homeowners, student references, and even some lively fiction.