Why the AIA Just Gave Its Most Prestigious Award to a Subway System

It's a question that pops up again and again during the perennial cycle of annual architecture awards: Why do we only honor new buildings for great design, when the test of time is yet to come? It's an inequality that the American Institute of Architects has being trying to address for decades. »1/20/14 4:40pm1/20/14 4:40pm