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Justin Davidson

September 15, 2008 | Feature
The Glass Stampede

As this last great building boom winds down, our architecture critic asks: Does the new see-through city look better or worse than the one it replaced? A building-by-building survey.

August 11, 2008 | Feature
Milo’s Musical Education

Can you teach your kid to have taste?

July 28, 2008
Finding the Fab in Prefab

MoMA celebrates mass-­produced machines for living.

June 9, 2008 | The Classical Music Review
My Building Has Every Convenience

David Byrne attempts to turn a derelict ferry terminal into one immense musical instrument.

June 2, 2008 | The Classical Music Review
Lost Love

Peter Lieberson’s Neruda Songs, written for his late wife to sing, finds a new interpreter.

May 5, 2008 |
One Man’s Ceiling Is Another Man’s Floor

Paul Simon’s tribute at BAM was a triumph. So why’d he look so glum?

May 5, 2008 | Feature
Show & Tell: Five Franklin Place

In this plan for a Tribeca building, architect Ben Van Berkel brings cloth out of doors.

April 28, 2008 | Feature
Where a 75-Story Tower Blends Right In

The “contextualists” have it all wrong: Jean Nouvel’s beast is exactly what 53rd Street needs.

April 28, 2008 | The Classical Music Review
The Long March of Philip Glass

Satyagraha’s rivers of sound convey an endless quest for enlightenment. Or they’re really tedious.

April 14, 2008 |
The New York Canon: Architecture

Where the mightiest towers meet the most delicate details.

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