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A rendering of the American Dream Mall in Miami, Florida.

The largest mall in the US is coming to Miami, and it will have a massive indoor water park and ice rink

Miami is building a $4 billion shopping and entertainment complex — called the American Dream — that will be even larger than the Mall of America and King of Prussia. As hundreds of malls close around the US, the American Dream mall could be a more viable model for retail developments in the future.
The renovated Cristo Rey St. Martin College Prep school in Waukegan, Illinois.

Before-and-after images show how an abandoned Kmart was transformed into a high school

In the Chicago suburb of Waukegan, Illinois, the design firm JGMA converted an old Kmart into a bright blue-and-green high school. Before the transformation, the big-box store laid abandoned.
150 Charles, an condo complex in New York City designed by COOKFOX Architects, DPC and Alan Wanzenberg Architect & Design.

The most exceptional new homes in North America, according to architects

The American Institute of Architects announced the winners of its 2018 Housing Awards, considered one of the most prestigious prizes in the field of architecture. This year's competition features several types of homes.
A rendering of Wayaland, a conceptual city of modular, floating pyramids.

This proposed city of $420,000 floating pyramids is seeking ‘citizens’

Architecture firm Lazzarini Design Studio launched a crowdfunding campaign to build Wayaland, a city of 20 floating pyramids. Lazzarini is now enrolling "citizens" for the city.
The original Penn Station in New York City is one of many buildings that has fallen from grace. It was sold and demolished in 1962.

Then and now: 12 iconic American buildings that fell from grace

Some of the most notable buildings in the US are the ones that have fallen from grace, from Manhattan's original Penn Station to Houston's Astrodome.
The Hadrian X, a brick-laying robot developed by Fastbrick Robotics.

This home-building robot can lay more than 1,000 bricks an hour — and construct a home quicker than a human

According to developer Fastbrick Robotics, the Hadrian X robot can help build a small house by laying 1,000 bricks an hour. The company said its technology can improve safety, speed, and accuracy in home construction.
Boring Company founder Elon Musk.

Elon Musk’s Boring Company will sell Lego-like bricks that can be used to construct affordable houses in just a few days

Musk tweeted that the Boring Company will offer bricks — made of its leftover rocks — that interlock so that people can build low-income houses and other structures.

Kanye West says he’s launching an architecture arm to his company Yeezy, and he’s looking for designers who ‘want to make the world ...

On Sunday, Kanye West tweeted that he's looking for architects and industrial designers who "want to make the world a better place." The project will be called Yeezy Home.
A rendering of Amazon's new office building in Vancouver, Canada.

Amazon has been blamed for hurting the USPS — and now it’s moving into an old post office

Vancouver's former post office will soon become the home of an Amazon office development, which is expected to bring 3,000 jobs to the city. The announcement comes amid a controversial move by Amazon to halt its Seattle expansion and following Trump's accusations that Amazon has hurt the USPS.
A rendering of the East Side Coastal Resiliency Project, part of the larger BIG U.

Manhattan plans to build a massive $1 billion wall and park to guard against the next inevitable superstorm

Ambitious plans on a giant flood barrier on the edge of Manhattan are moving forward. Designed by Bjarke Ingels Group, the project includes a park, seawall, and levees. HUD and the City of New York have given nearly $1 billion toward the project.