I Would Prefer Not To

Why do architects turn down commissions? An interview series conceived and produced by MIT's Critical Broadcasting Lab, and presented in collaboration with The Architectural League, sheds light on an unexamined part of architectural practice.


Design as Translation

JA Architecture Studio draws on its Iranian-Canadian identity to bring new architectural ideas to its Toronto neighborhood.


American Roundtable

An Architectural League initiative offering on-the-ground perspectives on the condition of small to mid-size American communities.


Taller de Permiso

ChristinaMaria Xochitlzihuatl Patiño Houle explora una iniciativa que examina las regulaciones de vendedores ambulantes.

Urban Omnibus is The Architectural League’s online publication dedicated to observing, understanding, and shaping the city.


Vito Battista’s journey from public architecture to right-wing politics is an echo of New York’s own cyclical, reactionary tides—and a reminder of how closely the city's politics are tied to the fate of its urban fabric.