clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile


The New Bauhaus, a radical design school before its time

Led by visionary László Moholy-Nagy, the Chicago school had an unorthodox vision for industrial design.

What does a presidential building look like?

Barack Obama wants to create a new kind of presidential library. Why has that proven so contentious?

Chicago Architecture Biennial, in second act, will tackle architects' roles in a frayed society

Curators Sharon Johnston and Mark Lee talk to Curbed about their ambitions for the biennial’s sophomore iteration.

This industrial-chic hostel was designed for Instagram lovers

Guests are encouraged to connect with each other over Instagram before checking into the new Chicago hostel.

Juan Gabriel Moreno designs for the underdog

In a city of big towers and broad shoulders, the Chicago-based architect aims to uplift overlooked and underserved communities through good design and architecture.

Why is Donald Trump so afraid of architecture critics?

Maybe because they speak the truth

Why urban green roofs aren't just pretty gardens

In the latest installment of Engineered Nature, Karrie Jacobs explores the world's largest rooftop farms in Brooklyn and Chicago and discovers the place where high tech strategies and mother nature meet.

Breaking: Obama Presidential Library will be designed by Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects

The high-profile Chicago architecture commission is expected to open in 2020 or 2021.

Witches Will Cast a 'Protective Spell' on a Chicago Neighborhood to Stop Gentrification

Take a Virtual Trip to the 1893 World's Fair, Site of Devil in the White City

Globetrotting Architecture Photographer Iwan Baan on Finding the Soul of a Building

10 Instagrams to Get You Excited for the Chicago Architecture Biennial

How Jeanne Gang's Firm Designed a Better Police Station