RESILIENT SHORES: After Sandy, climate scientists and architects explore how to co-exist with rising tides

AFTER THE WIND, RAIN AND WAVES of Hurricane Sandy subsided, many of the modest homes in the Chelsea Heights section of Atlantic City, New Jersey, were filled to their windows Continue Reading →

Shell Structures for Architecture: Form Finding and Optimization

Edited by: Sigrid Adriaenssens, Philippe Block, Diederik Veenendaal and Chris Williams, with a foreword by Pritzker Prize Winner Shigeru Ban Publisher: Routledge: Taylor and Francis, 2014 This book presents contemporary Continue Reading →

The City Lost and Found: Exhibition examines creative responses to urban changes in ’60s, ’70s America

THE AMERICAN CITY OF THE 1960S AND 1970S witnessed seismic physical changes and social transformations, including shifting demographics and political protests as well as the aftermath of decades of urban Continue Reading →

First Princeton-Fung Global Forum held in Shanghai

Architects, engineers and other scholars gathered in February in Shanghai for the inaugural Princeton-Fung Global Forum to discuss population growth, social trends, climate change and other factors determining “The Future Continue Reading →