The history of Washington features plenty of mudslinging, fighting and division, and that's without even going inside Congress. Here's how the capital developed from the small, dirty, disorganized town it was in the 19th century into today's capital — and how that history still shapes the city.
Mosques have huge variations in their designs and decorations. But when it comes to designing new mosques in the US, one architect wants to focus on sustainability instead of ornate designs and big chandeliers.
New York Times chief architecture critic Michael Kimmelman says the World Trade Center site feels like it does not belong in New York. In a new review, he writes that the long-awaiting 9/11 Memorial did not successfully balance the competing and legitimate interests surrounding the project.