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Architecture

  1. street view
    Could We Really Get a Good Penn Station?Yet another wisp of hope.
  2. street view
    What Could Governors Island Be?An aquatic botanical garden, a film-set landscape, and more: Four fanciful transformation plans, commissioned by Curbed.
  3. gallery view
    MoMA’s First Show on Race in Architecture Chooses Lofty Ideas Over Pragmatism“Why settle for the probable when we could instead imagine what is possible?”
  4. the covid memorial project
    David Lang Turned Remote Learning Into a SongPart 11 of 15 proposals to help us remember the pandemic’s toll.
  5. the covid memorial project
    Weiss/Manfredi Evokes a Doctor’s Trip Through Despair Into LightPart 7 of 15 proposals to help us remember the pandemic’s toll.
  6. the covid memorial project
    A Glass Teahouse for All Seasons in a Year of UpheavalPart 3 of 15 proposals to help us remember the pandemic’s toll.
  7. the covid memorial project
    Bronze Hands to Commemorate the Barely Seen Delivery WorkerPart 2 of 15 proposals to help us remember the pandemic’s toll.
  8. executive reorder
    Call in the Brutalists! Biden Implodes Trump’s Classical Architecture MandateGood riddance to “Making Federal Buildings Beautiful Again.”
  9. 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.
  10. street view
    Would You Want to Live in a Mid-Century Office Tower on East 38th Street?We asked an architectural firm to game out a (theoretical) conversion.
  11. preservation watch
    Change Is Coming to the McGraw-Hill Building’s Fantastic Deco Lobby. Or Is It?Preservationists sound the alarm; architects swear they’re not trashing a treasure.
  12. rendering judgment
    The Tower Replacing the Grand Hyatt Is an Absolute BehemothOne more big shadow over Grand Central.
  13. preservation
    L.A. Doesn’t Need to Save Every Unremarkable Little BuildingWhen NIMBYs sneakily invoke nostalgia for something that’s neither old nor architecturally significant, it’s time to say no.
  14. 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.
  15. gifts they might actually want
    The Best Gifts for Architects, According to ArchitectsMuch of which is (not surprisingly) all black.
  16. whut
    Trump Keeps Talking About ‘Tiny Windows,’ And No One Knows What He MeansMake fenestration great again?
  17. street view
    Two New Office Buildings Open, When Nobody’s Going to the OfficeMillions of new square feet. Pretty good architecture. Is anyone going to rent it?
  18. the longest lives
    What I’ve Learned So FarLessons from artists and thinkers.
  19. 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.
  20. 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.
  21. 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.
  22. spooky
    Step Inside Kimye’s Haunted MansionAll ghost everything.
  23. 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.
  24. cityscape
    ‘Slum Clearance’ Tore Down Much More Than TenementsA new exhibition at the Center for Architecture documents the mid-century misfire of urban renewal.
  25. cityscape
    The Elemental Architecture of Jeanne GangA Chicago architect renowned for sublime engineering whose buildings really work for New Yorkers.
  26. cityscape
    Two New Buildings Break Free of the Glass StraitjacketFaçade materials that are able to show their age.
  27. cityscape
    Does the Future of Public Housing Lie in These Cozy London Projects?Peter Barber’s cozy brickwork obliterates the usual concrete severity.
  28. art and architecture
    Two Critics — Art and Architecture — Compare Their New MoMA ExperiencesSaltz and Davidson on the newly expanded museum.
  29. 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.
  30. cityscape
    At Battersea Power Station, the Best We Could Hope for (in Both Senses)Yet another spectacular building becomes mixed-use luxury.
  31. 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.
  32. the urbanist
    An Architect’s Guide to ChicagoA backroom beer bar, historic hotels, and the boat tour worth taking.
  33. 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.
  34. cityscape
    Àlvaro Siza Vieira, an Architect’s Architect, Comes to TownA legend in the profession, little-known here, builds his first New York tower.
  35. 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.
  36. cityscape
    The Berkshires Have the Culture of a Major City — and New Architecture to MatchBig-city institutions amid the cow pastures.
  37. 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.
  38. cityscape
    OMA Adds a Dose of Delirium to the New MuseumPrince Street will now dead-end into a plaza formed by the new wing.
  39. tribes
    After a Splashy Launch, JFK’s TWA Hotel Has Become an Aviation Nerd’s ParadiseOn the runway with the “av geeks.”
  40. cityscape
    A Staten Island Outlet Mall Intends to Defy the Retail ApocalypseWith bargains and lively architecture.
  41. cityscape
    LACMA Is Leaping Over Wilshire Boulevard, and L.A. Isn’t Sure Whether to Join ItA plan that’s either bold or gimmicky.
  42. 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.
  43. 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?
  44. notre-dame
    What Was Lost and Saved in the Notre-Dame FireAn accounting of the damage to the iconic cathedral of Paris.
  45. cityscape
    A Pair of New U.S. Embassies, Arriving at an Undiplomatic MomentReimagining the American compounds in New Delhi and Mexico City.
  46. urbanism
    Is Hudson Yards Really the City of Tomorrow?A debate between four starchitects.
  47. cityscape
    The Showy but Restrained Museum of the International BaroqueIn Puebla, Mexico, a subtly flamboyant tribute to the gaudiest, most spectacular art.
  48. 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.
  49. cityscape
    The High Line Has Become a Tunnel Through Glass TowersAnd the views now belong to a few very rich neighbors.
  50. 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.
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