Notre Dame in Paris: Sadness in Flames and Hope in Spire Competition

The Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris suffered terrible damage in a fire this week. The…

Newhouse Competition for High Schoolers!

The Chicago Architecture Center invites Chicago area high school students to participate in the 2019…

We Love Louis!

Louis Sullivan (1856 – 1924) was a genius. There is so much to say about him as…

Draw an Arch with a Piece of String

With some found-around-the-house tools and some patience, you can draw perfect archs – just like…

People in Plastic Houses Should Not Throw Stones…

We just happened upon these portable Geodesic Dome structures on a plaza today, in Evanston…

A 3D Printed Bridge – WOW!

In Shanghai China, inventive designers and engineers created a bridge that was built by a…

Rolling Bridges Don’t Fall Down

Rather than design a single rigid element that fractures to allow river traffic through, Heatherwick…

Tulips and Pickles in London

For a number of years, one of the most interesting skyscrapers in London was the…

About Perspective Mural is BIG

We installed a large mural in Evanston Illinois for the summer. It is a giant…

Summer Architecture Workshops – ArchforKids in NY

Lucky kids who live in New Rochelle will be able to attend a workshop series…

Building up to the Pritzker Prize

In the world of architecture, the Pritzker Prize is a huge award. Architect and designer,…

2018 Hip Hop Architecture Camp in St. Louis

Summer is back! And so is Hip Hop Architecture camp. St. Louis County Library’s Natural…

Making a Model of the Big Apple

An artist, Zeyd Menk, made a scaled model of Manhattan (New York City) out of…

Grow this Building Material!

Hemp is a natural plant and a natural building material that has been around since…

Kids Learn about Architecture in Richmond, VA

Wanted to let you know that there is an exciting architecture for kids event planned…

People Who Live in Paper Houses…

We still have not been able to get to Washington DC in a really long…

Brave Women of Architecture!

Women have not always been welcome in the field of architecture. It is a sad…

A Sort of an Architect…

Sometimes someone trains as an architect and does not design any  structures at all. Sometimes…

Pink Houses in Sweden

Artist Olek wanted to create a work (or two) that would recognize the difficulty of…

What Lies Underneath the City?

Author Kate Ascher shows us what runs our cities – literally, how the water travels…

Gingerbread Fallingwater House

So you want to build a gingerbread house? Why not impress your  neighbors and friends,…

Holiday Gift Idea of Coloring Architecture Coloring Book!

We created a coloring book for kids and adults alike! Coloring Architecture, Interiors is our…

A Century of I.M.Pei

Ready set go…blow out those birthday candles, Mr. Pei! This famous architect turned 100years old…

Mini Homes in the Future

What do you think houses will look like in the future? Will you live in…

SOMe Work by SOMe Firm Named SOM

SOM. What is that? In the heads of architects and architecture firms, SOM is SOMewhat…

Maudie’s House

We just saw a movie titled “Maudie,” about an artist who lived up in the…

Fallingwater Colors

In Mill Run Pennsylvania, a house of stone, concrete, steel and glass straddles above a…

Which One Does Not Belong?

Frank Lloyd Wright was one of America’s most famous architects. This year celebrates the 150th…

Hip Hop Architecture for Kids

Hip Hop Architecture Camp is taking place this summer. What is it? These are free, weeklong…

Things are Looking Up!

Los Angeles design firm, Freeland Buck, designed a fascinating installation for the Renwick Gallery at the Smithsonian…

150 Years of Frank Lloyd Wright

2017 will be a yearlong celebration of the 150th anniversary of Frank Lloyd Wright’s birth. There will…

Free Architecture School? For Real?

In an old factory in Los Angeles, some people have gotten together and created an…

Google Salutes Architect Zaha Hadid

The Google Doodle today, May 31, 2017, recognizes the architect Zaha Hadid and her unique…

architecture for kids is OK in OK

Bad pun, admittedly. We love that librarians and artists are teaming up in Oklahoma to…

Architecture Camps for Kids 2017

We are working on collecting information about camps that teach about architecture for kids. There…

Architect Dreams of 4 Golden Pigs

UPDATE! THIS IS GOING TO HAPPEN! Later in summer 2017 for ONE DAY! We will…