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Architecture Archive

August 13, 2007
Royal Flush

The city’s most awe-inspiring new landmark is a giant piece of plumbing.

July 23, 2007
Don’t Call David Adjaye a Starchitect

Lauded and pilloried (well, by one client), the U.K. sensation heads to our shores.

October 24, 2005
Way Outside the Box

In Santiago Calatrava, New York may have found an architectural savior. And lucky for us, he’s even moving to town.

October 25, 2004
Modern Love

At the Cooper-Hewitt and Cooper Union, two exhibits highlight Modernism’s legacy—from bobby-pin necklaces to a wild cyclone of an atrium.

October 18, 2004
String Theory

David Rockwell has created hotels, restaurants, and the odd musical. Why not a puppet set?

August 9, 2004
Tower Records

MoMA QNS’s “Tall Buildings” exhibit features thrilling international twists on the skyscraper. Why can’t Manhattan learn to think as big?

May 17, 2004
Flower Power

Just in time for spring, a new entrance gives the city’s most expansive garden a gateway commensurate with the glories inside.

May 2, 2004
Light Fantastic

A new entrance to the Brooklyn Museum and a plan to reinvent Lincoln Center’s north campus add sparkle and spaciousness to aging fortresses.

April 19, 2004
Tall Tales

The Skyscraper Museum settles down—in the spot where the city went vertical in the first place; modern times at the Cooper-Hewitt.

March 1, 2004
Twin Piques

Having designed a center that revels in the exuberant complexities of Columbus Circle, Time Warner’s architects stint on the details.

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