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Architecture

  1. the longest lives
    What I’ve Learned So FarLessons from artists and thinkers.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. spooky
    Step Inside Kimye’s Haunted MansionAll ghost everything.
  6. 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.
  7. cityscape
    ‘Slum Clearance’ Tore Down Much More Than TenementsA new exhibition at the Center for Architecture documents the mid-century misfire of urban renewal.
  8. cityscape
    The Elemental Architecture of Jeanne GangA Chicago architect renowned for sublime engineering whose buildings really work for New Yorkers.
  9. cityscape
    Two New Buildings Break Free of the Glass StraitjacketFaçade materials that are able to show their age.
  10. cityscape
    Does the Future of Public Housing Lie in These Cozy London Projects?Peter Barber’s cozy brickwork obliterates the usual concrete severity.
  11. art and architecture
    Two Critics — Art and Architecture — Compare Their New MoMA ExperiencesSaltz and Davidson on the newly expanded museum.
  12. 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.
  13. cityscape
    At Battersea Power Station, the Best We Could Hope for (in Both Senses)Yet another spectacular building becomes mixed-use luxury.
  14. 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.
  15. the urbanist
    An Architect’s Guide to ChicagoA backroom beer bar, historic hotels, and the boat tour worth taking.
  16. 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.
  17. cityscape
    Àlvaro Siza Vieira, an Architect’s Architect, Comes to TownA legend in the profession, little-known here, builds his first New York tower.
  18. 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.
  19. cityscape
    The Berkshires Have the Culture of a Major City — and New Architecture to MatchBig-city institutions amid the cow pastures.
  20. you need a permit for that
    Kanye West’s Star Wars–Themed Affordable-House Plan Hits a SnagWest has 45 days to file building permits or the domes are going the way of Uncle Owen and Aunt Beru.
  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. urbanism
    Is Hudson Yards Really the City of Tomorrow?A debate between four starchitects.
  30. cityscape
    The Showy but Restrained Museum of the International BaroqueIn Puebla, Mexico, a subtly flamboyant tribute to the gaudiest, most spectacular art.
  31. 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.
  32. cityscape
    The High Line Has Become a Tunnel Through Glass TowersAnd the views now belong to a few very rich neighbors.
  33. 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.
  34. cityscape
    Will the AT&T Building Ever Really Work? A Look at the (Revised) RenovationA first look at the revised renovation plan.
  35. 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.
  36. cityscape
    Norman Foster’s Tulip Is Instagram Architecture at Its EmptiestThe Gherkin is getting a sperm-shaped neighbor.
  37. art
    The Best New Architecture Books To Gift For the HolidaysFrom McKim, Mead & White to Mark Foster Gage.
  38. cityscape
    Columbia U. Tries to Welcome the Neighbors — and Keeps Them at Arm’s LengthThe Manhattanville campus is simultaneously open and remote.
  39. out of office
    A Stylish Travel Guide to Mexico CityFrom a New York City expat with great taste, Abby Clawson Low.
  40. 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.
  41. space of the week
    A New Condo Building Steeped in Art Deco TraditionThe Fitzroy, Roman and Williams’s third from-the-ground-up project, reflects the city’s architectural history.
  42. properties
    13 New York Buildings That Stick Out Like Sore ThumbsThe ultramodernist brownstones, teeny townhouses, and Japanese pagodas that aren’t like their neighbors.
  43. architecture
    The MoMA’s Tribute to Yugoslavia’s ‘Concrete Utopia’ Is a RevelationThis hugely ambitious show portrays an idiosyncratic, multiethnic, and open postwar society that propelled itself into the industrial age with brio.
  44. the city
    Superhuman City: A Walk Through Hudson YardsHudson Yards, a mega-neighborhood built from scratch, comes into view.
  45. architecture
    This Time, a Much More Promising Attempt to Fix the FrickA plan that looks far subtler and less invasive than its predecessors.
  46. the urbanist: san francisco
    The Architecture Buff’s Guide to San FranciscoA construction boom is underway and it’s driven by tech dollars. These are the buildings you need to know.
  47. 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.
  48. women at work
    What Would a World Designed by Women Look Like?As more women rise to power in the architecture world, we’re starting to find out.
  49. sexual harassment
    Creator of Sh*tty Architecture Men List Wants to Make Sexual Predators Afraid“I became acutely aware that my gender and my youth and my looks and charm were instrumental to the development of my career.”
  50. The Case for the (Non-Harassing, Worth the Trouble) Creative GeniusWe don’t want more James Levines. But how about more Zaha Hadids?
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