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Weekly Poll (9)

A Chinese company has just built a 57-story skyscraper in 19 days from prefab components. Would you live in it?

The UK, which has the world's smallest houses, has for the first time adopted minimum space requirements in homes. Good idea or bad idea?

A Dutch architect is suing a former museum client, saying its expansion plans "mutilate" his design. Should architects retain legal rights over their design after the project is completed?

How do you rank your priorities in building design today?

Los Angeles officials are weighing an ordinance that would require property owners to quakeproof thousands of vulnerable buildings within the next 30 years. Good plan?

Critics say that today’s “starchitects” are pushing design extremes that are structurally risky. What do you think?

What should a builder do if he or she encounters design or specification issues that may affect a building’s integrity or performance?

One World Trade Center’s spire has earned it the honor of tallest U.S. building. What should “tallest building” mean?

What should be uppermost in the mind of an architect when designing a building?


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