A new temporary light installation designed by School of Architecture faculty is part of a state transportation project to transform a forgotten piece of land under I-93 into a multi-modal link between two Boston communities.
“Buildings are living organisms,” says world-renowned architect Moshe Safdie, who discussed his work on Wednesday at Northeastern. “As soon as you finish them, they’re bound to change.”
A traveling exhibit on how Japan’s architectural community responded to the Great East Japan Earthquake is at Northeastern, the sole U.S. stop on a global tour.
Architecture students tasked with imagining new housing opportunities for an unused parcel in Boston’s Dudley Square say mixed-use development would bring in new residents without hurting the existing community.
Four students and alumni received Entrepreneurial Spirit Awards from the College of Arts, Media, and Design for channeling their creativity and leadership skills through film, theater, music, and architecture.
Ivan Rupnik, an assistant professor of architecture, has conducted an architectural study of the relationship between oil and urbanism in Baku, Azerbaijan, the largest city on the Caspian Sea.
Ivan Rupnik, an assistant professor of architecture at Northeastern, says that the iconic structures built for the Olympics help cities establish themselves on the world stage.
A dazzling new Gallery 360 exhibit showcases the clever, incredibly detailed work of Martin Ulman, which includes sculptures of seaships, spaceships and airships.
Xavier Costa, dean of Northeastern’s College of Arts, Media and Design, reflects on how globalization, rapid urbanization and the expanding roles of technology will shape the field’s rapidly changing landscape.
Northeastern’s second Open Lab Experience, held Monday, highlighted work by architecture students and faculty.
Northeastern architecture professor designs gateway building that is drawing a rising number of visitors to the Harbor Islands recreation area
Visiting scholar at health research center calls on architects, doctors and community leaders to collaborate on hospital designs that reduce patient stress
Who decides what gets built in cities? Both in the U.S. and around the world, it’s up to governments, planning agencies, and community groups. But how it all works—and the outcomes—vary widely. These issues will be discussed today at a Northeastern-sponsored conference, “Public Participation and Design in Contested Cities Since the 1960s.” Here, George Thrush, professor and director in the architecture school, discusses public influence in the approval process for new development—and how it might be transformed in the future.
Fifth-year chemical engineering student Devyesh Rana has some creative ideas for constructing buildings that withstand sun and earthquake damage — make them out of plants