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In 1981, Yale architecture student Maya Ying Lin was named winner of a competition to design the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

  • AP

Architect I.M. Pei is 99. 

  • By Barbara A. Robinson Special To The Arizona Daily Star

The story of our family’s straw bale home began in the mid-1970s, when my husband, Lytle Robinson, retired and wanted acreage to carry out his…

  • By Gabrielle Fimbres Special to the Arizona Daily Star

Crushed volcanic rock from Flagstaff was mixed with cement; walls were built on site.

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A onetime Tucson guest ranch that attracted many celebrities is for sale.

  • By Gabriela Rico Arizona Daily Star

New feature identifies construction projects around town.

  • By Tom Beal Arizona Daily Star

The $13.5 million renovation of the University of Arizona’s oldest building will be completed on time in August, project managers for the cons…

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Owner of 'super-marketing' firm says spillover from Congress Street revitalization will invigorate nearby neighborhoods.

  • By Ben Lepley Special to the Arizona Daily Star

Conservative think tanks like The Goldwater Institute may be permanently altering who builds our city landmarks and large projects.

Giving the first University of Arizona building a new purpose, while keeping its history and extending its life, is an architectural puzzle.

Gresham designed modern buildings with an appreciation of their historical setting.

Weekes, a pioneer of gamma-ray astronomy, searches for the enormously energetic particles coming from pulsars, supernovae and black holes.

The team behind a plan to revitalize the historical Rex Ranch in Amado and turn it into a nonprofit science and art residency has been given a…

  • By Darren DaRonco Arizona Daily Star

A controversial dirt lot in downtown Tucson could finally see some long-anticipated construction now that lawsuits among the developer, city a…


More than 2,500 people came out to learn the history and experience the nostalgia at last year’s inaugural Tucson Modernism Week.

The treasurer of the nonprofit Xerocraft Hackerspace, Jeremy Briddle, was excited about the group’s planned move into the old Steinfeld Wareho…

  • Arizona Daily Star

We want density and infill development in the Tucson area — all the plans, visions and town halls say so.


Arcosanti currently consists of about 14 primary buildings and has a population of 90. Paolo Soleri originally conceived an ecologically sensi…

  • Nancy Engebretson

Paolo Soleri

  • The Associated Press The Associated Press

PHOENIX - Italian-born architect Paolo Soleri, who began building a futuristic community called Arcosanti north of Phoenix more than 40 years …