Identifying mistakes in designers' basic assumptions is a first step to a healthier, more sustainable built environment.
Like the McMansion, the McMain Street attempts to mimic the complex roof massing of many buildings in a single building. Here are ideas on better ways to preserve or create Main Street character.
How to design buildings with human scale and proportion (and Modernism’s ongoing inability to get it right).
A large-scale development raises the bar for new design in Charleston, while re-connecting neighborhoods and anchoring a 1.6-mile-long linear park.
To understand architecture and design buildings successfully, we need to acknowledge core human tendencies that secured our survival.
Here’s what you need to know about a wide range of building types that make up mixed-use cities and towns, how they work, and why they matter.