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Alexandra Lange
Art On Campus
11.18.13

A review of the renovated Blaffer Art Museum and James Turrell's latest skyspace, "Twilight Epiphany."

Alexandra Lange
Learning New Tricks
09.24.13

Harvard doesn't have any design courses, but I've found new friends in "material culture." What it's like for a critic to go back to school.

John Thackara
Trust Is Not An Algorithm
06.07.13

By some accounts the world’s information is doubling every two years. This impressive if unprovable fact has got many people wondering: what to do with it?

John Thackara
Healing The Metabolic Rift
01.14.13

John Thackara on the possibilities and issues global business leaders will face at the 2013 World Economic Forum.

Alexandra Lange
Kicked A Building Lately?
01.08.13

That question, the title of the 1976 collection of Ada Louise Huxtable’s work for the New York Times, embodies her approach to criticism.

Alexandra Lange
Having Fun at the Museum
John Thackara
Top Down Nature
Rob Walker
The Built Villain
06.16.12

A Dallas condo dispute considered as a monster movie, starring a built villain.

Alexandra Lange
Fixing South Street Seaport: Is New Architecture Enough?
Alexandra Lange
Reassembling the American Dream
Alexandra Lange
Who Are We Competing For?
Alexandra Lange
Architecture Research Office
10.19.11

Interview with Stephen Cassell and Adam Yarinsky on the occasion of their National Design Award

Fred A. Bernstein
The Next World’s Fair: A Proposal
08.30.11

Fred Bernstein makes a case for New York City to be the host of the next World's Fair.

Alexandra Lange
New Apple HQ, 1957
06.11.11

Wouldn't it be more radical for Apple to move back to town?

Alexandra Lange
The Moms Aren’t Wrong
02.01.11

Why planning cities for children would make them better for us all.

Alexandra Lange
Rendering v. Reality in Sukkah City
09.24.10

I was not planning to post anything about
Sukkah City. It all just looked like an architecture studio: so much effort, such worked-over results, and an inability to see the forest for the trees.
Jane Margolies
Renewing the Riverfront
09.20.10

Report on an exhibition showcasing efforts to revitalize a derelict patch of Brattleboro, Vermont.

Alexandra Lange
Culture Shed: Where’s the Neighborhood?
07.20.10

CultureGrrl 
offers a critique of the NEA grant for Culture Shed, the Diller Scofidio + Renfro and Rockwell Group design for a Kunsthalle with retractable roofs over at Hudson Yards.
John Thackara
Whole, Whole on the Range
05.31.10

As a juror on the 2010 Buckminster Fuller Challenge, John Thackara reviews the highlight.

Alexandra Lange
Jane Jacobs Is Still Watching
05.11.10

Despite my dislike of Jane Jacobs's beef with architects and planners, so many points seem strangely prescient.

Alexandra Lange
Welcome to Fort Brooklyn
03.01.10

Let us sincerely hope that the Atlantic Terminal Entrance in Brooklyn, a gateway to the LIRR and the hub’s many subways, marks the end of empty transport monumentality.

Jeff Speck
New Words on the Block
09.09.09

Jeff Speck reviews the Street Design Manual of the New York City Department of Transportation.

Alexandra Lange
Won't Get Fooled Again
09.03.09

News of the redevelopment of the Atlantic Yards keeps getting worse.

Alexandra Lange
Waiting On the Dream
07.29.09

I wrote a piece on the (lack of) development in Midtown West , also known as the Hudson Yards.

Mark Lamster
A Plea for Crazy in Architecture
07.17.09

John Beckmann of the firm Axis Mundi is promoting an alternative to the Jean Nouvel tower that looks like a half-baked amalgam of several MVRDV projects.


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