Architecture News

Nomination of Chicago’s Thompson Center to National Register Blocked by New Owner

Purchased by Prime Realty in late 2021, Helmut Jahn’s glassy mid-1980s office block was recently announced as the future secondary Windy City headquarters for Google.

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New Research Spotlights the Career of 1930s L.A. Architecture Tastemaker Mary Louise Schmidt

The report profiles the driving force behind the 1936 California House and Garden Exhibition, which featured model homes by Richard Neutra, Paul Revere Williams, and others. 

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Two Intricate Structures by Hiroshi Nakamura Enhance the Experience of a 17th-Century Shinto Shrine

The Shrine Amulet Place of Conferment and a Meditation Pavilion create a spiritual inner approach to the Ueno Toshogu Shrine.

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March 2023 Editor’s Letter: All Inclusive

For nearly 90 years, each issue of RECORD has been anchored by a building-type study, but one—devoted to civic uses—elicits more questions in the selection process than any other.

logo.png  By IG  Mar 16, 2023