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Justin Davidson

December 12, 2011 |
The Year in Classical Music

Perfect Janácek, Soviet cartoon scores, and alfresco drums.

December 12, 2011 |
The Jimmy Question

With transitions in the air all over town, the Met considers life after Levine. Reluctantly.

November 28, 2011 | Feature
Less Really Is More

SHoP Architects, masters of post-boom buildability.

November 21, 2011 | The Classical Music Review
The Hook of Mormon

“Keep sweet,” sing the five wives of Nico Muhly’s opera Dark Sisters. If only I could.

November 7, 2011 | Intelligencer
Forward Thinking on Behinds

City planners make more space for just sitting still.

November 7, 2011 | The Classical Music Review
White Heat

The London Symphony Orchestra brings an overachieving spirituality to Lincoln Center.

October 31, 2011 | Encounter
45 Minutes With Rem Koolhaas

Before an afternoon dip in the pool, the architect talks about the New York buildings he’s never put up.

October 17, 2011 |
What New York Can Steal From Hong Kong

Or Copenhagen, or Tokyo, or even Medellín. The building of a better capital of the world.

October 17, 2011 |
Emergency Architecture: Occupy Caracas

The Torre de David was meant to be a gleaming office tower. Now it’s a sky-high squat site. With no elevators.

October 17, 2011 |
Design: City As Lab

Everywhere, metropolises big and small are percolating with ideas on how to improve themselves, their apartment complexes, their bridges, their kindergartens, their beds.Here are some of the best. 

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