Efforts are underway to find a future for Taipei's old Japanese-style houses
Avant-garde art curator Johnson Chang's reconstruction of an entire ancient village, complete with traditional rites and artisans, may be one of the most futuristic things happening in China. But is this monument to the past conceptual art, a new community—or a subtle form of protest?
Experts from heritage group Historic Scotland have developed a technique using lasers to create precise digital representations of enormous sites. Mount Rushmore is the next location to be captured.
Berlin’s plan to erect a fake Baroque palace, a copy of the Hohenzollern Stadtschloss, captures Berlin in a nutshell, as a city forever missing the point of itself.
Struggling to preserve the amusement park attractions at Coney Island.
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Over the last five years, Ben Wood has transformed himself from a successful Boston architect into a Shanghai powerbroker whose designs translate into billions of dollars in development.
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The postwar icon is wooing a new generation. Yes, your folks' house is cool again.
To the builders of the 21st-century World Trade Center, the river wall under West Street is both an obstacle and an engineering marvel of 19th-century New York.
Decades removed from its heyday as a playground for the rich and famous, the Byron Hot Springs Hotel in Contra Costa County is now a crumbling eyesore. But one man hopes to restore the landmark to its former glory.
The Appian Way, dotted with historical sites like the Villa of the Quintili, is facing chronic traffic congestion, vandalism and, some of its guardians grumble, illegal development.