Architecture

Architecture fundamentally impacts a traveler’s experience of place, from where one eats, sleeps, waits for buses, trains, etc., to the overall architectural traditions that help give a certain place its feel.

Matador’s community has fans and students of various schools of architecture. Through their stories and photo essays, we hope to share our appreciation for architecture, and help travelers see architecture as be a point of entry into a place’s culture and history.

Architecture Articles

The failed socialist utopian dream that helped make Dallas a major city

by Julia Barton
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Check this rad mountain shelter built on skis

by Morgane Croissant

This is what the Sagrada Familia will look like when completed in 2026

by Morgane Croissant

Here’s why some of China’s biggest and most expensive buildings sit empty.

by Jessica Phelan

28 photos that show Los Angeles turning into the new New York

by Colin Heinrich
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This reclusive artist has spent 25 years building underground masterpieces in the desert

by Matt Hershberger
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21 Instagrams that will inspire you to visit Los Angeles

by Nick Pachelli
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These tents could be the future of refugee camps around the world

by Morgane Croissant
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15 architectural achievements every Chicagoan should be proud of

by Michael Bonocore

Can you name these famous buildings? [QUIZ]

by Morgane Croissant

This crew built the most epic homestead ever. Treehouse. Hot Tub. Skate Bowl!

by Alex Scola
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Forget the tiny house, what you need is an ecocapsule

by Morgane Croissant

Sleeping in a gondola above the French Alps might be the best Airbnb experience of your life

by Morgane Croissant

Oddly enough, Moscow is becoming ‘European’

by Dan Peleschuk

WATCH: havesting marble is a work of art

by Morgane Croissant
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20 of the world’s most remote homes, structures, and towns

by Joe Batruny

25 images of Thailand’s most beautiful temples

by Daniel Nahabedian
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Defensive urban architecture: How city planners are giving you the finger

by Emma Thieme
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