architecture

A conversation with Dr. David Landau, Dr. Marcella Ansaldi, Director of the Jewish Museum of Venice, and Dr. Steven Zucker while walking through the German Synagogue (founded 1528), the Italian…
Dubbed the “queen of curve,” Zaha Hadid was an Iraqi-British architect who shaped modern cities the world over.
Between 1922 and 1943, Italy was ruled by the Fascist government of Benito Mussolini. Central to the regime’s ideology and imagery was the ancient Roman Empire, to which it looked for inspiration and…
Watch how two architects use 3D printing to build new coral reefs and address California’s housing crisis.
Forget the "idle" pyramids of Egypt and the "useless" temples of Greece, the aqueducts of ancient Rome are the "most marvelous structures in the whole world." So claimed Roman writers in the 1st…
Giovanni Battista Piranesi was the greatest printmaker of the 18th century. Although he consistently signed his work ‘architetto,’ he is famous for his engravings of the monuments of ancient Rome,…
Furnishings designed by the architect play an integral role in Frank Lloyd Wright homes, completing a picture of how people—and their things—were meant to occupy his iconic buildings.
Rescued from the dustbin of history, remnants of the wrought iron that once decorated Paris are now treasured works of art.