A guide to Soviet modernism in the Armenian capital

Architect Tigran Harutyunyan picks Yerevan’s 10 most interesting modernist buildings.

​‘Projects in developing countries should not be designed like charity’

The Advanced Urban Design team explores the issues of food insecurity and poverty in Johannesburg’s troubled Hillbrow neighborhood.

The young architects changing the face of Moscow (Part 2)

Meet the people behind the large-scale renovation of the Russian capital's streets.

Blockchain and energy cooperatives vs permafrost: How to keep the Russian Far North warm

Why the territories that contain most of Russia’s oil and gas resources lack energy and what can be done to change it

Svobodny: A look at a remote single-industry Russian city on the brink of a radical transformation

A city in the Russian Far East that has been falling into desolation since the fall of the Soviet Union is set to become a booming industrial hub.

Russia’s role in the New Silk Road: Opportunities and challenges

Bringing the ancient trade route back to life could turn Russia into a major global trade channel. But there are many obstacles ahead.

How to transform a college into a community hub

A project by Strelka alumni has won the Europan NL competition for the redevelopment of the Media College in Amsterdam.

Philip Johnson’s AT&T Building may get landmark status after Snohetta overhaul protests

Protected status for the Midtown Manhattan postmodern icon could stop a major renovation plan that would significantly alter its base.