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Architecture

  1. drama
    Trying to Untangle the Princeton Architecture Department DramaPaging Sandra Oh.
  2. 9/11: 20 years later
    9/11 Gave Us Two Decades of Anxious ArchitectureAfter the attacks, we had a chance to build the downtown that New York deserves. Two decades later, timidity and fear have us hemmed in at every turn.
  3. our climate
    What If New York Stopped Knocking Down Buildings?A vast amount of captured carbon would stay where it is.
  4. forest fantasy
    At Amazon’s HQ2, Pretending to Be Green Takes a Lot of EnergyAll those trees can’t cancel out the costs of growing them on a tower.
  5. he’s got a new cubicle
    An Architecture Critic Just Won a State Senate Seat in PennsylvaniaThe DSA’s Nikil Saval, former editor-in-chief of n+1, knows his cities.
  6. cityscape
    How Real Architecture Inspired Westworld’s Futuristic CitiesThe meaning behind season three’s deluxe urban dystopia, agleam with prosperity and gentrified to a high polish.
  7. cityscape
    Farm Livin’ Is the Life for Me, Ja? Rem Koolhaas Tries Out Country LifeFor “Countryside, the Future,” a city boy goes to the sticks.
  8. cityscape
    Trump’s Classical-Architecture Edict Is Dumb — But Not Worth the OutrageIt’s boneheaded. But it doesn’t censor architects or stifle creativity in the country at large.
  9. in conversation
    Frank Gehry Doesn’t Know How to RetireIn conversation with the most famous architect alive, who’s fully engaged and working nonstop as he turns 91.
  10. cityscape
    ‘Slum Clearance’ Tore Down Much More Than TenementsA new exhibition at the Center for Architecture documents the mid-century misfire of urban renewal.
  11. cityscape
    The Elemental Architecture of Jeanne GangA Chicago architect renowned for sublime engineering whose buildings really work for New Yorkers.
  12. cityscape
    Two New Buildings Break Free of the Glass StraitjacketFaçade materials that are able to show their age.
  13. cityscape
    Does the Future of Public Housing Lie in These Cozy London Projects?Peter Barber’s cozy brickwork obliterates the usual concrete severity.
  14. cityscape
    Spending $9 Billion on New Architecture Will Not Solve the Rikers ProblemAttitudes toward crime and incarceration, rather than the physical place, are most of the problem.
  15. cityscape
    At Battersea Power Station, the Best We Could Hope for (in Both Senses)Yet another spectacular building becomes mixed-use luxury.
  16. cityscape
    The New MoMA Tries to Get Out of Its Own Way. We’ll See If It Can.An attempt to manage the crush of visitors that’s made the museum hard to love.
  17. accessibility
    The Important Thing I Didn’t See at the New Hunters Point LibraryTechnically, the great-looking new public library in Queens is ADA-compliant. But that doesn’t mean it’s fully accessible.
  18. cityscape
    Àlvaro Siza Vieira, an Architect’s Architect, Comes to TownA legend in the profession, little-known here, builds his first New York tower.
  19. cityscape
    Steven Holl’s Subtle ‘Reach’ Humanizes the Kennedy CenterThe architect has managed to strike an impossible balance in his addition to the venerable icon.
  20. cityscape
    The Berkshires Have the Culture of a Major City — and New Architecture to MatchBig-city institutions amid the cow pastures.
  21. cityscape
    OMA Adds a Dose of Delirium to the New MuseumPrince Street will now dead-end into a plaza formed by the new wing.
  22. tribes
    After a Splashy Launch, JFK’s TWA Hotel Has Become an Aviation Nerd’s ParadiseOn the runway with the “av geeks.”
  23. cityscape
    A Staten Island Outlet Mall Intends to Defy the Retail ApocalypseWith bargains and lively architecture.
  24. cityscape
    LACMA Is Leaping Over Wilshire Boulevard, and L.A. Isn’t Sure Whether to Join ItA plan that’s either bold or gimmicky.
  25. the master remembered
    From 2017, a Portrait of I. M. Pei at (Nearly) 100Having conquered modernism, he moved beyond it to etch his legacy into the past century.
  26. cityscape
    TWA Takes Flight Again, Without Leaving the GroundSure, it whitewashes the past some. But can you imagine a better place to have a drink when your flight is delayed?
  27. notre-dame
    What Was Lost and Saved in the Notre-Dame FireAn accounting of the damage to the iconic cathedral of Paris.
  28. cityscape
    A Pair of New U.S. Embassies, Arriving at an Undiplomatic MomentReimagining the American compounds in New Delhi and Mexico City.
  29. cityscape
    The Showy but Restrained Museum of the International BaroqueIn Puebla, Mexico, a subtly flamboyant tribute to the gaudiest, most spectacular art.
  30. cityscape
    A Built-From-Scratch Neighborhood in Washington That Doesn’t Feel PrefabThe Wharf doesn’t gaslight us into pretending it’s something it isn’t.
  31. cityscape
    The High Line Has Become a Tunnel Through Glass TowersAnd the views now belong to a few very rich neighbors.
  32. cityscape
    When a Developer Comes for Your Little Neighborhood ParkIn Nolita and Nashville, two cautionary tales: If it’s not absolutely locked down as green space, it can become a building site.
  33. cityscape
    Will the AT&T Building Ever Really Work? A Look at the (Revised) RenovationA first look at the revised renovation plan.
  34. cityscape
    Growing Out of the ’60s: The Ford Foundation Building Gets RenewedPlantings that work, restored mid-century credenzas — and, finally, wheelchair access that’s not through the back.
  35. cityscape
    Norman Foster’s Tulip Is Instagram Architecture at Its EmptiestThe Gherkin is getting a sperm-shaped neighbor.
  36. cityscape
    Columbia U. Tries to Welcome the Neighbors — and Keeps Them at Arm’s LengthThe Manhattanville campus is simultaneously open and remote.
  37. cityscape
    Newark’s Revival Is Finally Real. So Is Its Latest Problem.“We’ve been down so long we have to get it right,” one observer says.
  38. properties
    13 New York Buildings That Stick Out Like Sore ThumbsThe ultramodernist brownstones, teeny townhouses, and Japanese pagodas that aren’t like their neighbors.
  39. the city
    Superhuman City: A Walk Through Hudson YardsHudson Yards, a mega-neighborhood built from scratch, comes into view.
  40. architecture
    This Time, a Much More Promising Attempt to Fix the FrickA plan that looks far subtler and less invasive than its predecessors.
  41. architecture
    How Can It Take 15 Years and $32 Million to Build a Neighborhood Library?We’re getting better public buildings, but not without a big downside.
  42. properties
    The Turrets of New York — and the People Who Inhabit ThemA survey of the city’s tiny medieval towers on the Upper West Side, in Crown Heights, and on Staten Island.
  43. urbanism
    A Stage Full of Starchitects Debates the State of the IndustryBillie Tsien, Robert A.M. Stern, and Daniel Libeskind talk about museums as malls, architecture as performance, and who will design the Trump library.
  44. The Megamall–Hotel–Condo–Concert Hall That Ate New York CityTime Warner Center and the West Side it made.
  45. tomorrow
    9 Top Architects Share Their Dream Projects to Improve (or Save) New York CityNorman Foster, Charles Renfro, Rafael Viñoly, and David Rockwell have big ideas.
  46. architecture
    Casting a Skeptical Eye on the AT&T Building RenovationRipping off a lot of the granite skin is not the answer to the problems afflicting 550 Madison Avenue.
  47. architecture
    New Plans for the Domino Sugar Complex, RevealedA first look at Vishaan Chakrabarti’s plans for the former Domino Sugar factory in Williamsburg.
  48. The Views (Real and Virtual) From Cornell TechRoosevelt Island’s new campus looks out at the city and beyond.
  49. A Basic Device Can Prevent a Barcelona-Style Attack. Why Not Use It More?Bollards, strategically deployed, can foil terrorist techniques.
  50. architecture
    The Strange State of New York’s Street-Level Retail StorefrontsThey’re experiencing a combination of withering and supersizing that could have a powerful effect on a city that has always been shaped by shopping.
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