Some of the world’s most amazing structures are also the most practical. Read more
Category: Discover: Modern Miracles
Houses You Can Hardly See
Oh, to live in a house made of glass, floating above field and marsh. In the mid-twentieth century, architects Mies van der Rohe and Philip Johnson dazzled the world with their crystal creations, and contemporary architects have built upon the idea. Read more
When LAX Just Isn’t Big Enough – The First Commercial Space Terminal
Today’s mega-sized airports handle air travel but not space travel. Famous for his “high tech” buildings, architect Norman Foster designed a special spaceport to solve this problem. The New Mexico Spaceport Authority Building, “Spaceport America,” sprawls across desert landscape in New Mexico.