Engaging Architecture

Engaging Architecture

Visiting Grace Farms in New Canaan, Where Pleasure and Purpose Converge

Exploring a sequence of transparent pavilions set in an idyllic landscape.
Michael Webb
4.16.19
Engaging Architecture

An Iconic Museum Rises From the Qatari Waterfront

A Jean Nouvel-designed masterpiece in Doha.
Michael Webb
4.1.19
Engaging Architecture

Hong Kong Raises the Bar on Train Travel with the Soaring Grandeur of West Kowloon Station

On the other side of the world, trains have regained an allure missing in the US.
Michael Webb
3.15.19
Engaging Architecture

How the World’s Greatest Architects Joined Forces To Create the World’s Most Beautiful Hospitals

In honor of his late wife, Maggie, Charles Jencks embarked on a project to create a serene environment for the terminally ill. Today, more than a dozen of the world’s leading architects have designed a Maggie’s Center.
Michael Webb
3.7.19
Engaging Architecture

Weiss/Manfredi Architects Help New York Rediscover Its Watery Roots

Here are two shining examples of how to enhance the waterfront while protecting against floods.
Michael Webb
2.28.19
Engaging Architecture

Frank Gehry, the Enfant Terrible of Architecture, Turns 90

Crafting masterpieces by hand—with an assist from software.
Michael Webb
2.27.19
Engaging Architecture

Recreating the Lascaux Caves in Rural France

Snøhetta simulates a hidden treasure that can no longer be visited.
Michael Webb
2.23.19
Engaging Architecture

Singapore’s Green City Within a City

Marina One is a tropical version of New York’s Rockefeller Center.
Michael Webb
1.16.19
Engaging Architecture

Close-up on a Master of Modern Architecture: Le Corbusier

There is no substitute for engaging a building first hand, but Richard Pare’s atmospheric images come close.
Michael Webb
1.2.19
Engaging Architecture

Steven Holl Fuses Light and Geometry in His Latest Houses

A new book from Rizzoli highlights this Pritzer Prize-ready architect.
Michael Webb
11.29.18
Engaging Architecture

The Glenstone Museum’s New Pavilions Combine Art with Nature

A new cluster of galleries at this private museum in Maryland opened in early October.
Michael Webb
11.15.18